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Pulp Fiction Newsletter Week of 9/7/16

Hello everyone! Lot’s of weekly deals for this Wednesday including Eclipse #1, a new science fiction series from Image/Top Cow. The Culver store will be hosting the writer (Zack Kaplan), the following Wednesday so check out Eclipse this week and then bring it back with you the following Wednesday to get it signed and chat with the creator!

I know in my absence at Culver, it’s been tricky to do trade-ins, but beginning this week they should be able to take your trade-ins any day but Tues and Wednesday. However, please continue to call ahead to get the all clear.

See you at the bottom…

Upcoming Events

Pulp Fiction Manga Club
Pulp Fiction Culver City Sunday, Sept 11 at 4PM
All are welcome!

Creator Appearance – Zack Kaplan (Eclipse)
Pulp Fiction Culver City Wednesday, Sept 14th from 11am to 2pm
Zack Kaplan is a comic book writer debuting his first book, Image Comics and Top Cow Production’s new sci-fi thriller series, ECLIPSE. ECLIPSE is a sci-fi thriller about a world where the sunlight will burn you alive. When a killer starts murdering his victims using the rays of the sun, it’s up to a disillusioned solar engineer to stop him.  Check out the preview here.

Kickstarter Class for Independent Creators
Pulp Fiction Culver City Sunday, September 25 from 12 – 3PM
Having successfully funded three Kickstarters for her comic Boston Metaphysical Society in 2014, writer/creator, Madeleine Holly-Rosing will share her very specific and practical strategies for running a successful Kickstarter with a goal of under 10K. This class is designed for individual creators who cannot afford to hire a team or a PR person.

New Comics Highlights

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

Alters #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Leila Leiz (CA) Brian Stelfreeze

From a diverse team of creators composed of differing genders, gender identities, ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientations comes a groundbreaking new series featuring the world’s first transgender superhero! As the world struggles to accept the emergence of a new kind of mutant species known as alterations, or “Alters,” a young woman begins her transition from male to female only to find herself also transitioning into a powerful Alter. Faced with persecution by the multi-powered fascist known only as Matter Man, she will face the world as Chalice–a  hero for a new age. But as Chalice navigates the path to becoming her true self, she must juggle the complications of her civilian life and the responsibilities of her newfound power. This groundbreaking series–years in the making–begins the saga of a young woman who can only really be herself…whenever she is not herself.

Eclipse #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Zachary Kaplan (A/CA) Giovanni Timpano

Imagine if sunlight burned you alive. In the near future, a mysterious solar event has transformed the sun’s light into deadly immolating rays. The world’s few survivors now live in nocturnal cities. But a killer emerges who uses sunlight to burn his victims, and when he targets the daughter of a solar power mogul, it falls to a disillusioned solar engineer to protect her.
Preview here.

Glitterbomb #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Jim Zub (A) K. Michael Russell (A/CA) Djibril Morissette-Phan

Farrah Durante is a middle-aged actress hunting for her next gig in an industry where youth trumps experience. Her frustrations become an emotional lure for something horrifying out beyond the water… something ready to exact revenge on the shallow celebrity-obsessed culture that’s led her astray.

Fan-favorite JIM ZUB (WAYWARD, Thunderbolts) and newcomer DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN tear into the heart of Hollywood in GLITTERBOMB, a dramatic horror story about fame and failure.

“A gut-punch of glitz and blood and starf**ked culture. You want to read this.” -Chuck Wendig (Blackbirds)

Skybourne #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) Frank Cho (A/CA) Frank Cho

* A new, original series from celebrated creator Frank Cho (Totally Awesome Hulk, Savage Wolverine)!
* Full of fast-paced action, Skybourne is James Bond with fantasy elements thrown in and is unlike anything Frank Cho has ever done before.
* The legend of King Arthur is alive and well in modern day. Only one man, Skybourne, can stop the evil Merlin from destroying the world.

Cyborg Rebirth #1 Deal of the Week 50% OFF!

(W) John Semper Jr. (A) Paul Pelletier, Sandra Hope, Tony Kordos (CA) Will Conrad

Victor Stone was once a star athlete and brilliant student with a bright future. But after a tragic accident destroyed over half of his body, Victor was kept alive by merging flesh with advanced technology. Today he is the Justice League co-founder called Cyborg. But is the young hero a man…or a machine that merely believes it’s a man?Victor Stone was once a star athlete and brilliant student with a bright future. But after a tragic accident destroyed over half of his body, Victor was kept alive by merging flesh with advanced technology. Today he is the Justice League co-founder called Cyborg. But is the young hero a man…or a machine that merely believes it’s a man?

Supergirl  #1

(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Brian Ching

“REIGN OF THE CYBORG SUPERMAN” part one! Supergirl is back and working for the DEO to defend National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself face-to-face with her father: the sinister Cyborg Superman!

Kill or be Killed #2

(W) Ed Brubaker (A) Elizabeth Breitweiser (A/CA) Sean Phillips

The second chapter in Brubaker, Phillips and Breitweiser’s new hit book!

Every killer has to have his first kill, and they’re never easy.

Kim and Kim #2

(W) Magdalene Visaggio (CA) Tess Fowler, Kiki Jenkins, Devaki Neogi, Claudia Aguirre (A/CA) Eva Cabrera

With fugitive Tom Quilt in tow, the Fighting Kims go off in search of the mysterious Lady Babylon, only to come up short. Turning to necromancy to help find her, things go about as badly as they possibly can.

Graphic Novel Highlights

Batman 66 Meets The Man from Uncle HC

(W) Jeff Parker (A) David Hahn, Pasquale Qualano, Karl Kesel (CA) Michael Allred

In this globe-trotting adventure, the man from U.N.C.L.E. needs help-from the Bat-Family! Gotham City’s most infamous villains are being recruited by the opposition, and thwarting T.H.R.U.S.H.’s latest scheme for world domination will take the combined efforts of our home-grown heroes and the suave and debonair men of U.N.C.L.E. As these teams venture through Europe, their first task is crashing the evil plot…and their second is maintaining their own secret identities!

Cover Price: $19.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $11.99 (40% OFF)

Batman HC Vol 9 Bloom

(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Yanick Paquette, Sean Murphy (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki

As the new Batman, former police commissioner Jim Gordon is in for the fight of his life against the bizarre threat of Mr. Bloom, who controls the underworld in Gotham City! At the same time, an amnesiac Bruce Wayne has discovered the truth of his past as the Dark Knight-and now, he must descend into the Batcave and reclaim that painful legacy. Don’t miss the latest helping of Dark Knight tales from issues #46-50 and a story from DETECTIVE COMICS #27.

Cover Price: $24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $14.99 (40% OFF)

Criminal TP Vol 7 Wrong Time Wrong Place

(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Sean Phillips

BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS return to their multiple award-winning series for two interlinked tales of the Lawless family in the 1970s. Teeg Lawless is trapped behind bars with a price on his head, doing anything he can to survive, while Tracy Lawless celebrates his twelfth birthday riding shotgun on a mission of death. Collects CRIMINAL: SPECIAL EDITION and CRIMINAL: 10th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

Cover Price: 14.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $10.49 (30% OFF)

The Lost Work of Will Eisner GN

(W) Will Eisner, Denis Kitchen (A/CA) Will Eisner

Unearthed in a collection of pre-WWII newspaper printing plates, the mid-1930s comic strips Uncle Otto and Harry Karry represent the earliest known cartooning of the great comics and sequential art pioneer Will Eisner. In these never-before-seen strips you see the young Eisner’s imagination expanding, as he experiments with the possibilities of serialized storytelling and works through his numerous influences. Contextualized with an exhaustive introduction by Denis Kitchen, these comics document the genesis of one of the most iconic and brilliant cartoonists of all time.

Cover Price: 24.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $19.99 (20% OFF)

Lumberjanes To The Max Ed HC Vol 2

(W) Shannon Watters, Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis (A) Brooke A. Allen, Carolyn Nowak (CA) Scott Newman

Together, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley take on everything that goes bump in the night. From scary stories to magical portals that lead to a land untouched by time, it’s definitely not your average summer! Camp counselor Jen just wants to have a normal lesson with her cabin, teaching them the basic survival skills needed without any supernatural intervention, when a blizzard hits camp! This deluxe hardcover edition collects issues #9-12, 14-17 of the New York Time bestselling series along with a wealth of behind-the-scenes material.

Cover Price: $39.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $31.99 (20% OFF)

Poison Ivy Cycle of Life and Death TP

(W) Amy Chu (A) Robson Rocha, Ethan Van Sciver, Stephen Segovia, Julio Ferreira, Al Barrionuevo, Cliff Richards, Jonathan Glapion, Art Thibert, Dexter Vines, Sandu Florea, Scott Hanna (A/CA) Clay Mann

Life. Death. Poison Ivy has power over both. But can she keep her friends and hold down a regular job at the same time? As Dr. Pamela Isley, she joins the prestigious plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens, but things quickly get complicated when a fellow scientist is murdered and it looks like the work of Ivy. Collects the acclaimed six-issue miniseries.

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

Secret Wars TP

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Esad Ribic, Paul Renaud (CA) Alex Ross

The Marvel Universe is no more! The interdimensional Incursions have eliminated each and every alternate universe one by one. And now – despite the best efforts of scientists, sages and superhumans – the Marvel Universe and Ultimate Universe have collided…and been destroyed! All that exists in the vast empty cosmos is a single, titanic patchwork planet made of the fragmented remains of hundreds of devastated dimensions: Battleworld! And the survivors of this multiversal catastrophe all bend their knee to Battleworld’s master: Doctor Doom! What strange creatures inhabit this world? Which familiar faces will return? And what happens when Battleworld’s domains go to war? The Marvel Universe is dead – and the victors of the Secret Wars will determine what comes next! Collecting SECRET WARS (2015) #1-9 and material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2015 (SECRET WARS) #0.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% OFF)

Star Wars HC Vol 1

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Simone Bianchi, Stuart Immonen (A/CA) John Cassaday

The greatest space saga of all returns to Marvel! The ragtag Rebel Alliance has just destroyed the massive Death Star – but the Galactic Empire is not toppled yet! Join Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 as they continue the fight for freedom against Darth Vader and his evil master, the Emperor! But when a rebel assault goes wrong, Luke comes face-to-face with the Dark Lord himself! The young Jedi’s quest to learn more about the ancient order will lead to an uncanny encounter with Boba Fett and land him in the middle of the Arena of Death. Meanwhile, Han and Leia face a mysterious woman from the charming smuggler’s past – one with a very personal grudge! Plus: Discover a secret chapter of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s story! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #1-12.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% OFF)

Thor by Aaron and Dauterman HC Vol 1

(W) Jason Aaron, Cm Punk, Noelle Stevenson (A) Various (CA) Russell Dauterman

The God of Thunder is unworthy. Mjolnir lies abandoned. But when Frost Giants invade Earth, a new hand will grasp its handle – and a mysterious woman will take up the mantle of the Mighty Thor! Who is this new Goddess of Thunder? That’s exactly what the Odinson wants to know – so brace yourself for Thor vs. Thor! All-Father Odin isn’t happy, either, and he’ll call on some very dangerous, very unexpected allies in a bid to reclaim the enchanted hammer. Meanwhile, Malekith the Dark Elf forges his most dangerous pact yet! But as the new Thor faces the unstoppable machine of death and destruction that is the Destroyer, she will prove herself a worthy successor to the heroic mantle! It’s a bold new chapter in the storied history of Asgard and Thor! Collecting THOR (2014) #1-8 and ANNUAL #1.

Cover Price: $34.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $20.99 (40% OFF)

That’s it for this week!

-Ryan