Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 8/2/17

Hello everyone! There’s lots of cool stuff to check out this week. We got cats and dogs, Hulks and mechs, old gods and new gods.

*sips milkshake*

The Culver store will be hosting Zack Kaplan, the writer of Eclipse, a science fiction about a future in which the planet’s surface is too hot to live on…so the last few weeks basically. Come chat him up this Wednesday morning! See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

Creator Signing – Zack Kaplan (Eclipse)
Wednesday August 9th 11am to 2pm

New Comics Highlights

Click here for a full list of all of the week’s new releases.

Generations Hulk One-Shot
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF

(W) Greg Pak (A) Matteo Buffagni

BRUCE BANNER. AMADEUS CHO. Both have carried the curse of the Hulk. Now they come face-to-face at last – but will they meet as friends or foes? Fan-favorite Hulk scribe GREG PAK is joined by red-hot artist MATTEO BUFFAGNI (X-MEN BLUE) for a time-bending tale that will finally answer the question on everyone’s minds: WHO IS THE STRONGEST ONE THERE IS?

Elsewhere #1
DEAL OF THE WEEK 50% OFF

(W) Jay Faerber (A) Sumeyye Kesgin

COPPERHEAD WRITER JAY FAERBER TEAMS WITH RISING STAR SUMEYYE KESGIN TO UNVEIL ELSEWHERE: THE FANTASTIC STORY OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO AMELIA EARHART! Mysteriously transported to a strange new world filled with flying beasts and alien civilizations, Amelia desperately struggles to return home. Along the way, she forges alliances and makes enemies as she goes from aviator to freedom fighter in a rebellion against a merciless warlord!

 

Dead of Winter #1
(W) Kyle Starks (A) Gabo

From the tabletop smash hit comes this new series starring beloved characters from Plaid Hat Games’ Dead of Winter, written by Kyle Starks (the Eisner-nominated Sexcastle), and illustrated by GABO (The Life After). In the pantheon of heroes, none are more lovable and loyal than everyone’s beloved good ol’ dog, Sparky. Surviving in the wintery apocalypse of the undead, this former TV star turned zombie killing machine just wants to make friends and be a good boy. As his fellow survivors scavenge for supplies in the frigid wasteland, will Sparky be able to protect his companions from threats both undead and not yet undead?

 

Grumpy Cat / Garfield #1
(W) Mark Evanier (A) Steve Uy

It’s the inevitable meeting of the sourpusses! Garfield, the reigning  cynical cat of newspapers and TV crosses paths with Grumpy Cat, the internet sensation whose scowl endeared herself to the world.  Who’s the most sarcastic?  Well, he likes lasagna and not much else… and she doesn’t even like lasagna.  Can these two inhabit the same comic book mini-series, let alone the same planet?  You’ll find out in a trio of issues written by Mark Evanier and illustrated by Steve Uy.  We’d say it’s the cat’s meow but neither of these cats meows.

Lark’s Killer #1
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Dos Santos

Lark is a runaway living rough on the streets of LA, when suddenly she’s transported to an alien world of swords, dragons and magic, where everyone wants her dead. And she likely won’t live long enough to find out why! Covers by Jen Bartel, Mark Dos Santos, Paulina Ganucheau, and Kari Lynn Smith.

Mech Cadet Yu #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Takeshi Miyazawa

Once a year, giant robots from outer space come to Earth and bond with young cadets from the elite Sky Corps Academy to defend the world from the terrifying aliens known as the Sharg. It’s a great honor to be chosen, but this year…well, the wrong kid was picked. Greg Pak (Totally Awesome Hulk) and Takeshi Miyazawa (Ms. Marvel) team up for an action-packed adventure perfect for fans of Amadeus Cho and Pacific Rim!

New Gods Special
(W) Shane Davis, Walter Simonson (A) Shane Davis, Walter Simonson

In a feature length story, Orion and Lightray must come to the aid of Forager and his people, as Kalibak has established a brutal dictatorship over the Bug colony. In confronting his evil brother, Orion faces the darker side of his own nature. And, in a back-up story, master comics writer/artist Walter Simonson tells a tale of a young Orion and his friend Seagrin. This issue also includes tales of Lonar of New Genesis reprinted from FOREVER PEOPLE #4 and 7, written and pencilled by Jack Kirby.

Robotech #1
(W) Brian Wood (A) Marco Turini

Harmony Gold’s cult ’80s television series Robotech returns or all-new adventures!

 

Turok #1
(W) Aubrey Sitterson, Chuck Wendig (A) Alvaro Sarreseca

The fascist Saurian soldiers of the Varanid Empire – part dinosaur, part man, all bad news – have seized control of the Lost Valley, and only the mysterious man known as Turok is willing to stand against them! But the all-new Turok only cares about one thing: he’s on a quest to track down a missing girl – and she might hold clues as to how the Lost Valley has changed so much! Now Turok must infiltrate a prison camp run by the Varanid Empire in order to get more information about her whereabouts – and beware, any Varanid soldier who gets in his way – because there’s a reason they call him the Dinosaur Hunter! Also: Doc Spektor, Part 2! The story of the all-new master (and we use the term lightly) sorcerer continues… as Doc banishes a demon from an Upper-East Side apartment AND commits fraud – all in a day’s work!
Graphic Novel Highlights

Paper Girls Vol 03 TP
(W) Brian K Vaughn (A) Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson
The multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and CLIFF CHIANG continues, as newspaper deliverers Erin, Mac, and Tiffany finally reunite with their long-lost friend KJ in an unexpected new era, where the girls must uncover the secret origins of time travel…or risk never returning home to 1988. Collects PAPER GIRLS #11-15

Cover Price: $12.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $9.09 (30% OFF)

God Country TP
(W) Donny Cates (A) Geoff Shaw
SOUTHERN BASTARDS meets American Gods in a high-stakes fantasy series that masterfully blends high-octane action and jaw-dropping worldbuilding. In GOD COUNTRY, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia. Emmett isn’t just a problem for his children-his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home-as well as the surrounding West Texas town-a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. An enchanted sword at the eye of the storm gives him more than a sound mind and body, however. He’s now the only man who can face these otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn down to the Lone Star State…In GOD COUNTRY, salvation is a double-edged sword.

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.89 (30% OFF)

Reborn HC
(W) Mark Millar (A) Greg Capullo
The MILLAR-CAPULLO smash-hit, sell-out REBORN is here. Where do you go when you die? Not heaven or hell–somewhere else. Somewhere you have to fight to survive. Somewhere the people from the past are waiting for you–the good and the bad. Superstar creators MARK MILLAR and GREG CAPULLO join forces to create the sci-fi story of the year, collecting issues 1-6.
Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $17.49 (30% OFF)

Superman (Rebirth) Vol 03 Multiplicity TP
(W) Peter J Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A) Patrick Gleason, Jorge Jimenez, Ivan Reis, Ryan Sook
All around the Multiverse, Supermen are going missing- someone is collecting them! Joining forces, the collective of Men of Steel must find a way to escape their cells and defeat their captor. Plus, Superman meets Swamp Thing! Collects SUPERMAN #14-17 and ANNUAL #1.

Cover Price: $16.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.19 (40% OFF)

Loki Journey Into Mystery by Kieron Gillen Omnibus HC
(W) Kieron Gillen, Matt Fraction, Dan Abnett (A) Doug Braithwaite, Mitch Breitweiser, and more
Kieron Gillen’s complete epic! The god of lies has been reborn, but will young Loki be Asgard’s savior? For when Earth is gripped by FEAR ITSELF, ancient prophecy says only Thor can stop the monstrous threat of the Serpent – but the plan is doomed to fail without help from Loki. Will the trickster find redemption – or damn himself for eternity? Either way, a Nightmare lies in wait hoping to rule the world, and Loki will have to risk everything on his craziest scheme of all! Plus: A forgotten hero returns, the New Mutants lend a hand, Captain Britain needs help with a godly war, and Hela sets her sights on the Holy Grail! But will all the nine worlds end in Surtur’s fire? Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (2011) #622-645, EXILED #1, NEW MUTANTS (2009) #42-43 and MIGHTY THOR (2011) #18-21.
Cover Price: $100.00
Pulp Fiction Price: $59.99 (40% OFF)

That’s it for this week!

– Ryan