Welcome to PREVIEWING PREVIEWS, Pulp Fiction’s monthly column highlighting great new reads, key issues and other shiny goodies from each month’s Previews catalog!

SEPTEMBER 2019 CATALOG
(FOR NOVEMBER RELEASES)

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Family Tree #1 >>  A new genre-defying series written by New York Times bestselling author JEFF LEMIRE (GIDEON FALLS, ASCENDER) and illustrated by acclaimed artist PHIL HESTER, FAMILY TREE combines mystery, action, and horror into an epic story about the lengths a mother will go to in order to keep her children safe.
Undiscovered Country #1 >>  In this special oversized first issue, from SCOTT SNYDER and CHARLES SOULE, readers will journey into the near future, and an unknown nation that was once the United States of America-a land that’s become shrouded in mystery after walling itself off from the rest of the world without explanation over thirty years ago. When a team seeking a cure for a global pandemic breaches U.S. borders, they quickly find themselves in a struggle to survive this strange and deadly lost continent!
Killadelphia #1 >>  When a small-town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father-the revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr.-he begins to unravel a mystery that leads him down a path of horrors that will shake his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality… and vampires.   Welcome to KILLADELPHIA.
 

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Excellence tp >>  KHARY RANDOLPH and BRANDON THOMAS ignite a generational war in this action-fantasy series, made entirely by creators of color, and committed to one truth above all others-Excellence is Real.
 
 

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HAZEL & CHA CHA SAVE CHRISTMAS TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY >>  The first Umbrella Academy spinoff!
BLACK HAMMER 3 FOR $1 >>  A perfect intro to three great storylines in the Black Hammer-verse for just one dollar! This three-in-one anthology features the first issues of the original Black Hammer run, Sherlock Frankenstein, and Quantum Age, collected together in a discount package!
WITCHFINDER REIGN OF DARKNESS #1 (OF 5) >> Sir Edward Grey takes on London’s most famous serial killer! But he’s the only one who thinks Jack the Ripper’s murders have an occult purpose.  PULLBOX CUSTOMERS / Hellboy Universe fans – You should SUBSCRIBE to this!
ELFQUEST STARGAZERS HUNT #1 (OF 6)
 

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Grendel Omnibus vol 1 Hunter Rose >> Just in time for the new mini series (and soon to be big screen movie), these early horrific tales of  Matt Wagner’s Grendel are back in print!
 
 

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DC WAR GIANT #1 >>  Includes 32 pages of new stories plus classic reprints!
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS GIANT #1 >>  Includes 24 pages of new stories plus classic reprints!
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #1 >>  Tour the 31st century with Brian Bendis!
QUESTION THE DEATHS OF VIC SAGE #1 (OF 4) >>  Eisner-winning writer Jeff Lemire joins forces with the legendary art team of Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz to resurrect Vic Sage, only to destroy him all over again…and again…
HE MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE MULTIVERSE #1 (OF 6) >>  This all-new miniseries features the most iconic eras and beloved takes on the Masters of the Universe!
JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER #1 >>  The original Constantine is back in this series from Si Spurrier (The Dreaming) and Aaron Campbell (Infidel), with nothing to his name but decades of bad memories and an unearned second chance. How, exactly, will he squander it? There’s only one way to find out…
TALES OF THE DARK MULTIVERSE >>  READ the dark multiverse “takes” on classic DC events BLACKEST NIGHT and INFINITE CRISIS
other new comics of note:  Infected King Shazam #1, Infected Scarab #1
DOLLHOUSE FAMILY #1 (OF 6) >>  The newest entry from JOE HILL COMICS, DCs new horror line, courtesy of Mike Carey (Lucifer, Unwritten), Joe Hill and Peter Gross!
FAR SECTOR #1 (OF 12)  >> From YOUNG ANIMALS!  N.K. Jemisin, the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Broken Earth and Inheritance science fiction trilogies, makes her comic book debut with bestselling Naomi artist Jamal Campbell as they thrust you into a stunning sci-fi murder mystery on the other side of the (Green Lantern) universe!
DOLLAR COMICS >>  reprinting classic 1st issues for only a dollar!  Choose from: Blackest Night #1, Flashpoint #1, Infinite Crisis #1, Luthor #1
 

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DIANA PRINCESS OF THE AMAZONS TP >>  From New York Times bestselling authors Shannon Hale (Princess Academy) and Dean Hale and artist Victoria Ying comes a heartfelt story about making mistakes, learning the hard way, and growing up to become a hero.
GREEN LANTERN LEGACY TP >>  From award-winning author Minh Le^ (Drawn Together) and artist Andie Tong comes the tale of a brand-new hero, the latest in the Green Lantern lineage!
more DC graphic novels to watch for include:
BLACK ORCHID by Neil Gaiman tp, BLACKHAWK BLOOD AND IRON HC by Howard Chaykin, DIAL H FOR HERO vol 1, GREEN LANTERN REBIRTH BY GEOFF JOHNS deluxe edition HC, MISTER MIRACLE BY STEVE ENGELHART AND STEVE GERBER HC, SUPER FRIENDS SATURDAY MORNING CARTOON HC
 

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TMNT ONGOING #100 >>  Over eight years of TMNT storytelling have led to this game-changing moment! Don’t miss it!
SAMURAI JACK 100 PAGER >>  A perfect intro to Samurai Jack, this massive “comic” contains a new story and classic tales from the past!
STAR TREK PICARD COUNTDOWN #1 (OF 3) >>  You’ve seen the trailer… now, witness the events leading to CBS All Access’s Picard.
 

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ROAD OF BONES TP >> Horror, history, and Russian folklore collide in this brutal survival tale, where the worst prison in the world is merely the gateway to even darker terrors.
 

MARVEL COMICS

 

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“DAWN OF X” >>  BRAND NEW TITLES FROM THE HICKMAN X-UNIVERSE INCLUDE:  NEW MUTANTS #1, X-FORCE #1, FALLEN ANGELS #1 launch, while X-MEN, EXCALIBUR and MARAUDERS continue with multiple issues and covers thise month…go to PULLBOX and pick out/order your favorite cover(s)!
Marvel MEGA Events continue in…
     ANNIHILATION SCOURGE ALPHA #1 >>  THE OPENING SALVO FOR DECEMBER’S MAIN EVENT!  Something is stirring in the Negative Zone…something that the Marvel Universe isn’t ready for!
     2099 ALPHA #1 >>  80 years ago, the Marvel Universe was born. 80 years from now, will it die?! THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!  Something is happening in 2099 that spans Nueva York and beyond and will shake up the official Marvel Future forever.   Marvel’s 2099 storyline continues in:  Amazing Spider-man #33, Conan 2099 #1, Punisher 2099 #1, Fantastic Four 2099 #1…collect them ALL!
PUNISHER SOVIET #1 (OF 6) >> Punisher to the MAX with GARTH ENNIS!!!
STAR WARS #75 >>  Last Issue (sortof!
SCREAM CURSE OF CARNAGE #1 >>  OUT OF THE ASHES OF ABSOLUTE CARNAGE!
More Mighty Marvel first issues:  DEADPOOL #1, MORBIUS #1, YONDU #1, SPIDERMAN & VENOM DOUBLE TROUBLE #1, FANTASTIC FOUR NEGATIVE ZONE #1
 

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HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X HC >>  Face the future – and fear the future – as superstar writer Jonathan Hickman changes everything for the X-Men!
MARVEL COMICS 1000 HC >>  Eighty years! An army of legendary creators! One story! All in one sensational hardcover!
MARVELS 25TH ANNIVERSARY HC >> The timeless classic that changed the way we look at Marvel super heroes celebrates its 25th birthday in style! Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross’ original tour through the early history of the Marvels – as captured through the lens of photojournalist Phil Sheldon – is collected in full!  *** HIGHLY RECOMMENDED ***
 
more MARVEL graphic novels to watch for include:
SILVER SURFER BLACK TP TREASURY EDITION, FANTASTIC FOUR GRAND DESIGN TP, LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD COMPLETE COLLECTION TP, X-MEN MILESTONES TP PHALANX COVENANT, THANOS TP ZERO SANCTUARY, X-MEN TP FALLEN ANGELS (1987), TIGRA COMPLETE COLLECTION TP
it’s an OMNIBUS month with the following massive collections available for order:
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 reg and DM covers, POWER PACK CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 reg and DM covers, X-MEN CHILDREN OF ATOM HC BOX SET SLIPCASE
 
September is Mighty Marvel reprint month, as several long out of print, much sought after collections, are finally being collected (again), including…
UNCANNY X-FORCE BY RICK REMENDER OMNIBUS, IRON MAN EPIC GOLDEN AVENGERS (EARLIEST IRON MANS), SILVER SURFER EPIC WHEN CALLS GALACTUS (1ST APP SILVER SURFER/GALACTUS), X-MEN EPIC CHILDREN OF THE ATOM
 
 

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FOLKLORDS #1 (OF 5) >>  Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt (Grass Kings, Black Badge) teams with acclaimed artist Matt Smith (Hellboy And The B.P.R.D.) challenge everything you know about the line between fantasy and reality in a new series for fans of Die, Middlewest and Fables.
MAGICIANS #1 (OF 5) >>  MEET THE NEW CLASS OF BRAKEBILLS COLLEGE!

B B FREE #1 (OF 12) >>  Writer Gabby Rivera and debuting artist Royal Dunlap present an adventure for fans of Blackbird and “mysterious destiny” heroic fiction like Naomi about finding your family when the whole world is against you.

HEARTBEAT #1 (OF 5) >>  Maria Llovet (Faithless) presents a dark, violent, decadent, disturbing story, in which life and death, blood, and love are inextricably intertwined. 
 
 

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BREATHERS #1 >>  From up and coming publisher It’s Alive, Breathers follows a small cast of individuals as they struggle to make sense of the dystopian world they live in, as a virus is unleashed into the air, rendering it deadly to humans.
RV9 #1 (Mad Cave Studios) >>  Former assassin Velveteen is on the run from the Order of the 9, the organization that took her from her family and forced her into a life where all she knows is secrecy, violence, and death. Now, after years of running, she is bringing the fight to them.
LAST STOP #1, WRETCHES #1 (Scout) >>  The newest entries in the new NONSTOP! Imprint where Scout releases a World Premiere issue followed by the entire story a few months later in one volume.
RAI #1 >>  The return of Rai!
 
Who’s the HOTTEST small press publisher right now…SOURCE POINT PRESS!  Check out all their new #1’s below and get them before the cost $1,000,000 on ebay!!!
OGRIES #1, MISPLACED #1, TOUCHING EVIL #1, SEERESS RECKLESS ONE-SHOT
 

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DARK RED TP VOL 01 >>   Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival) and Corin Howell (The Girl in the Bay) bring you a con-temporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America – one that’ll make you jump right out of your boots.

ROUGH RIDERS COMPLETE SERIES HC >>   Led by a young Theodore Roosevelt, a motley crew of soon-to-be American legends must work together to solve a mystery that threatens all of existence.

BRONZE AGE BOOGIE TP >>  What do you get when you combine all the best-loved pop culture genres of the 1970s: apes, monsters, Kung Fu, sword-and-sorcery, and cosmic adventure…Bronze Age Boogie!  (RYAN Recommends)!!

SPECTRUM ART BOOK VOL 26 >>   With art from books, graphic novels, video games, films, galleries, advertising and the fine arts, Spectrum 26 is both an electrifying art book for fans and an invaluable resource for clients looking for bright new talent.

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