STAR WARS SALES WEEKEND @ EC!!!


Friday, May 25th through Sunday, May 27th from open to close

The latest entry to the Star Wars saga, “Solo: a Star Wars Story” opens in theaters everywhere, Friday, May 25th, and EC will get you prepared like no one else!!! SAVE BIG, ALL WEEKEND LONG, on your favorite Star Wars characters and merchandise!!!

On Friday, May 25th,
SAVE 20% ON ALL NEW & BACK ISSUE STAR WARS COMICS!!!
(Sale does not include Vintage Comics.)

On Saturday, May 26th,
SAVE 20% ON ALL NON-VINTAGE STAR WARS TOYS!!!
(Sale does not include Vintage Toys.)

On Sunday, May 27th,
SAVE 20% ON ALL STAR WARS BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

THANOS RAFFLE!!!


Wednesday, May 23rd from 11am to 8pm

Did Thanos’ finger-snap destroy the Multiverse… or SAVE it? Thanos seems to think he’s the hero, but he’ll have yet another chance to “save” it again from an enemy from the future, with only his brother Eros at his side!!!

Jim Starlin and Alan Davis return for this first part of a new trilogy, starring your favorite gauntlet-wearing MCU villain!!! And it can be YOURS in our latest raffle!!!

On Wednesday, May 23rd, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a FREE “THANOS: THE INFINITY SIBLINGS” HARDCOVER from MARVEL COMICS!!!
(2018; 112 pgs. , Rated T+!)

The winner will be called on Thursday, May 24th!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/18/18

Everybody ready for some sweet Deadpool cinematic sequel action?

Good!

Everybody also ready for some sweet Deadpool back issue action?

Even better!

 

New Mutants #98, first appearance of Deadpool, Fine Plus (6.5), $200.

 

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New Games! 5/18/2018

MORDENKAINEN’S TOME OF FOES

Discover the truth about the great conflicts of the D&D multiverse in this supplement for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.

This tome is built on the writings of the renowned wizard from the world of Greyhawk, gathered over a lifetime of research and scholarship. In his travels to other realms and other planes of existence, he has made many friends, and has risked his life an equal number of times, to amass the knowledge contained herein. In addition to Mordenkainen’s musings on the endless wars of the multiverse, the book contains game statistics for dozens of monsters: new demons and devils, several varieties of elves and duergar, and a vast array of other creatures from throughout the planes of existence.

 

 

FAE

In Fae, first released as Clans, each player is trying to achieve victory by scoring as many points for their color as they can. This is tricky as each player’s color is chosen at random and kept hidden until the end of the game. Each region of the board contains five areas, each one of five different types. Each area receives one hut each of five different colors. On their turn, a player moves all huts from one area containing less than seven to an adjacent area, all the while trying to hide which color is theirs. After moving, if one or more areas are completely surrounded by empty areas, they are scored. If all colors are present in a scoring, any colors with only one hut present are removed. The epoch track allows a limited number of areas to score before the game ends, and each scoring will either gain a bonus or score nothing depending on the terrain type in which scoring occurred and how far along the track the game has progressed; each scoring advances the track, and each section of the track gives different terrain types bonuses and penalties.

Once at least twelve areas have scored the game ends, then players reveal their colors to find out who was best able to score the most points while keeping their color a secret.

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New Toys & Collectibles for 5/16/2018!

DBZ CREATOR X CREATOR SHENRON FIGURE
BANPRESTO

From Banpresto! Rising into the air, the dragon Shenron of Dragonball Z is the next release in Banpresto’s Creator x Creator series! The mighty dragon, surrounded by the dragon balls, stands 5 7/8″ tall.

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New Comics & Books for 05/16/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!

 

Featured Comics:

X-MEN WEDDING SPECIAL #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Marc Guggenheim & Various (A) Greg Land & Various (CA) J. Scott Campbell
CHRIS CLAREMONT RETURNS TO THE X-MEN!
One of the biggest milestone events in X-Men history is almost here! Kitty Pryde and Colossus are finally about the tie the knot…but what’s a wedding without the respective bachelor and bachelorette parties? Join Marc Guggenheim and Kelly Thompson for two parties that can only be celebrated Marvel style! All this, plus, a Kitty and Colossus story by legendary X-Men scribe, Chris Claremont!!!
RATED TEEN+

 

NEW CHALLENGERS #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, Aaron Gillespie (A) Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson (CA) Andy Kubert
From the pages of DARK NIGHTS: METAL! Challengers Mountain has returned to the DC Universe and chosen a new team of explorers! Five misfit strangers are given a second chance at life, but only if they obey the orders of the mysterious Professor and execute deadly missions in the most unexplored corners of the multiverse! And if the new Challengers of the Unknown fail…it will be more than just their own lives that hang in the balance!

 

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INJUSTICE RAFFLE!!!


Wednesday, May 16th from 11am to 8pm

You already love the Injustice 2 video game; now you can see the world of Injustice through the eyes of Harley Quinn!!! Now, Harley must team up with her old nemesis, Batman, to take on Superman and his gang of misguided ex-heroes!!! Can she manage to survive … especially when an old flame returns? The creative team of Brian Buccellato, Christopher Sebela, Pop Mhan, Tom Derrenick, and Daniel Sampere, join forces to bring you another exciting installment of the fan-favorite series!!!

On Wednesday, May 16th, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a FREE “INJUSTICE: GROUND ZERO, VOL. 1” PAPERBACK from DC COMICS!!!
(2017; 144 pgs. , Not Rated!)

The winner will be called on Thursday, May 17th!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

Infinity War Day — and more!!!

INFINITY WAR DAY!!!
Saturday, May 19th from 11am to 8pm

Thanos is destroying both the Marvel Cinematic Universe AND the global box office, and your friends at EC are celebrating with one of our biggest cosplay events – ever!!! Plus, you’ll be able to assemble your own Marvel universe with our special sale!!!

On Saturday, May 19th, the FIRST 30 HOUSEHOLDS at 11am will receive a FREE BLACK PANTHER BLURAY POSTER!!!
The FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE MARVEL PREVIEWS MAGAZINE (Rated T+), AND a FREE TRUE BELIEVERS “REBIRTH OF THANOS” COMIC!!!
(Rated Teen; an ALL AGES prize will be given to small kids!)

PLUS, SAVE 20% on ALL MARVEL BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

MEET CAPTAIN AMERICA, THOR, SPIDER-MAN, BLACK PANTHER, GAMORA & WINTER SOLDIER for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from 11am – 1pm ONLY!!!**
(Local cosplay actors; not associated with any Marvel film or TV productions.)

PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY, can enter our TWO FREE RAFFLES for a chance to win* a KIDS or ADULT AVENGERS FAN PACK!!!

The ADULT FAN PACK includes:
1 Infinity Gauntlet Bank,
1 Thanos Rising Game,
1 Diamond Select Spider-Man action figure, and
1 Diamond Select Drax and Baby Groot figure!!!

The KIDS FAN PACK includes:
1 Avengers Vs. Thanos paperback (2018; 128 pgs., All Ages),
1 Avengers Assemble: Civil War paperback (2016; 88 pgs., All Ages), and
1 Guardians of the Galaxy: An Awesome Mix paperback (2017; 112 pgs., All Ages)!!!

The winners will be called on Monday, May 21st!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC’s Facebook Page, or contact the store for updates. Costumed Heroes are local cosplay actors, not affiliated with any movies or TV shows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

STAR WARS SALES WEEKEND @ EC!!!
Friday, May 25th through Sunday, May 27th from open to close

The latest entry to the Star Wars saga, “Solo: a Star Wars Story” opens in theaters everywhere, Friday, May 25th, and EC will get you prepared like no one else!!! SAVE BIG, ALL WEEKEND LONG, on your favorite Star Wars characters and merchandise!!!

On Friday, May 25th,
SAVE 20% ON ALL NEW & BACK ISSUE STAR WARS COMICS!!!
(Sale does not include Vintage Comics.)

On Saturday, May 26th,
SAVE 20% ON ALL NON-VINTAGE STAR WARS TOYS!!!
(Sale does not include Vintage Toys.)

On Sunday, May 27th,
SAVE 20% ON ALL STAR WARS BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

 

 

 

 

DEADPOOL DAY!!!
Saturday, June 2nd from 11am to 8pm

FREE DP FIGURES @ 11am, RAFFLE, and DEADPOOL COSPLAYER 11a-1p & 3-5p!!!

MARVEL HEROCLIX: AVENGERS INFINITY RELEASE DAY ORGANIZED PLAY TOURNAMENT (CONSTRUCTED)


Saturday, May 19th from 4pm to 8pm

Cost of Entry is $3 per person. We will be playing for a to-be-announced exclusive figure from the brand new Marvel HeroClix: Avengers Infinity set! Exclusive Maps will also be distributed while supplies last.

400 points, Modern Age.

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/11/18

Hola chicos and chicas!

This week we have two Marvel books that I’m quite certain I’ve featured in this column at least a few times in the past, and two DC books that I’m pretty sure I’ve never mentioned in Jabber ever before.

Notice the price difference between the two that I’ve featured before and the two that I haven’t.
There is a direct correlation between rarity and price in the secondary comic book market — in case you hadn’t noticed…

 

All Star Comics #5, first appearance of Hawkgirl, CGC 3.5, $2,600.

 

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Upcoming Games! 5/11/2018

Hello all! It’s been a slow week for board game releases, so I want to take this time to point out some upcoming releases that we here at EC are super excited about!!!

 

 

Dungeons and Dragons RPG: Mordenkainen`s Tome of Foes (Pre Release 5/18)

Mordenkainen hails from the City of Greyhawk, but over the eons he has expanded his mastery of the major conflicts in the multiverse. Similar to 2016`s Volo`s Guide to Monsters, Mordenkainen`s Tome of Foes not only contains everything you need to run challenging new monsters at the table with your friends but also provides tons of storytelling information on some of the most contentious relationships in the multiverse. You`ll learn more about the schism between drow and other elves, githyanki and githzerai, and dwarves and duergar, in addition to reading about the incessant Blood War between demons and devils. Players will love to delve into Mordenkainen`s Tome of Foes to search for story hooks to use with their characters, as well as try out some of the player options for races like tieflings and elves, or maybe an otherworldly githyanki or githzerai. Dungeon Masters looking for inspiration and greater challenges for players who have reached higher levels of play will find much to explore in Tome of Foes.

 

 

Munchkin Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (7/25)

Using the much beloved and extremely popular Munchkin Game Rules, by Stece Jackson Games, Munchkin Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, blends the humor and gameplay of Munchkin with the enemies and team up themes of the iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles comics. In Munchkin TMNT, the Turtles and their pals are in a race to the Level 10 Pizza Parlor, as the first one there eats for Free! It`s all good dudes, except Screddar, and the Food Clan, are out to spoil the pizza party. Ages 10 & up. 3-6 Players. Game time 60-120 Minutes.

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New Books & Comics recommendations! 5/9/18

Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews!

To ensure that you get these books when they arrive, please call the store at 727-398-2665, or email our Books & New Comics Merchant at comics@emeraldcitycomics.com, to reserve a copy!

From the Previews Catalog #356, MAY 2018 (for books arriving mainly in JULY 2018)…

 

CATWOMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W/A/CA) Joëlle Jones
The wedding night’s barely over, but Catwoman’s back on the streets, this time to expose a copycat who’s pulling heists around Gotham City. As Selina cracks the whip on her former criminal cohorts, she’s attracting unwanted attention from one of Gotham’s most dangerous groups. The mob? Nope. Try the GCPD. And as if the Bat-Bride didn’t have enough problems, don’t miss the debut of an all-new villain determined to make trouble for all nine of Selina’s lives. Don’t miss the start of an all-new monthly series written and illustrated by Eisner Award-nominee Joëlle Jones!

 

 

SUPERMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis
A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes… with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the city of Metropolis and the planet Earth. His first job? Getting the planet back out of the Phantom Zone!

 

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New Toys & Collectibles for 5/09/2018!

STRANGER THINGS DEMOGORGON DLX AF
TMP TOYS / MCFARLANE’S TOYS

From McFarlane’s Toys. From a parallel universe known as the Upsidedown, the monster that was soon nicknamed the Demogorgon by the young group of friends, it travels between two worlds wreaking havoc in it’s own world as well as in the town of Hawkins, Indiana. This 10″ deluxe figure features a spectacular likeness of the Demogorgon sculpted from images from the show Stranger Things. Designed with 12+ points of articulation for dynamic posing, the figure features a stylized Stranger Things branded disc display base and is showcased in retro-themed packaging.

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New Comics & Books for 05/09/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!

 

Featured Comics:

JUSTICE LEAGUE NO JUSTICE #1
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A/CA) Francis Manapul
DARK NIGHTS: METAL left the DCU transformed in ways both terrifying and wondrous-and only the Justice League is strong enough to face the threats to come…or are they? Four giant beings comprised of the universe’s major energies-Mystery, Wonder, Wisdom and Entropy-who sustain their life force by devouring planets are on their way to destroy the planet of Colu. The only way to take down this unimaginable threat is for the superhero teams of Earth to forget everything they thought they knew and form new alliances.
What secrets of the cosmos will Superman, Martian Manhunter and Team Mystery discover? Will Zatanna, Wonder Woman and Team Wonder awaken alien magic they cannot put back to sleep? What can Harley Quinn possibly have to teach the rest of Team Wisdom? And most importantly…why the heck is Beast Boy on Team Entropy with Lobo and Batman? Find out all this and much more in the most exciting, bombastic event of summer 2018!
In this kickoff issue to the four-issue miniseries, after Brainiac systematically takes down all of Earth’s super-teams, the last thing the League expects is for him to ask for their help! Without their aid, his home planet and the universe are both doomed!

 

 

VENOM #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
A NEW SERIES BY DONNY CATES & RYAN STEGMAN!
In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers – VENOM! Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents in New York, this never-before-seen threat could force Venom to relinquish everything it holds dear – including Eddie Brock! Join two of the hottest creators in comics today, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, for a VENOM adventure a thousand years in the making!
RATED TEEN+

 

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MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION!!!


Sunday, May 13th from 12pm to 2pm

Celebrate your favorite female superhero during our Mother’s Day event at EC!!!

The FIRST 50 MOM’S will receive a FREE MOTHER’S DAY CARD!!! Each card will contain a hidden EC DISCOUNT of $1, $3, $5, $10… and ONE card will have a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

SUPER WOMEN DAY WITH ROCHELLE’S JOHN CROWTHER!!!

Mother’s Day is almost here, so while you’re celebrating the super women in your life, EC is dedicating the entire weekend to the women we love!!! We’ll be having special events both Saturday AND Sunday, and both could save you money!!!

On Saturday, May 12th, the FIRST 100 GUESTS at 11am will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE 2018 Free Comic Book Day DC SUPERHERO GIRLS COMIC BOOK (All Ages) OR a FREE 2017 FCBD Betty & Veronica COMIC by Adam Hughes (Rated Teen)!!!

PLUS, SAVE 20% on ALL FEMALE-TITLED BOOKS!!!
(Any book with the heroine’s name in the title is on sale! For example, Wonder Woman, SpiderGwen, “Faith,” “Betty & Veronica” are on sale; Justice League feat. Wonder Woman, or Avengers feat. Captain Marvel would be regular price.)

MEET John Crowther, CREATOR of Rochelle.The Teen Cockroach!!! He’ll be here from 11am -3:30pm signing copies of Rochelle Vol. 2, #1, and other books and comics**!!!

PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY, can enter our TWO FREE RAFFLES for a chance to win* a KIDS or ADULT SUPER WOMEN FAN PACK!!!

The ADULT FAN PACK includes: 1 Betty & Veronica by Adam Hughes paperback (2017; 104 pgs., Rated Teen), 1 Wonder Woman: the True Amazon paperback (2016; 128 pgs., Not Rated), 1 The Unbelievable Gwenpool, Vol. 1: Believe It paperback (2016; 152 pgs., Rated T+), and 1 Faith, Vol 1: Hollywood & Vine paperback (2016; 112 pgs., T+)!!!

The KIDS FAN PACK includes: 1 DC Super Hero Girls 4-Pack graphic novel set (2018; All Ages), 1 Color Me Powerful Coloring Book (2017; 144 pgs., Ages 6+), and 1 Sweet Dreams, Supergirl hardcover (2018; 32 pgs., All Ages)!!!

The winners will be called on Monday, May 14th!!!

Then, join us on Sunday, May 13th, when the FIRST 50 MOMS at 11am, will receive a FREE MOTHER’S DAY CARD, with HIDDEN EC DISCOUNTS of $1, $3, $5, $10 and ONE CARD will have a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

THE PUNISHER RAFFLE!!!


Wednesday, May 9th from 11am to 8pm

Comic legends Garth Ennis and Goran Parlov team up to tell this violent and riveting tale (is there any other kind for the Punisher?), of Frank Castle’s first military command – and his first kill!!! Find out just what “made” the Punisher!!!

On Wednesday, May 9th, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a FREE “PUNISHER: THE PLATOON” PAPERBACK from Marvel!!!
(2018; 136 pgs. EXPLICIT CONTENT!)

The winner will be called on Thursday, May 10th!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

New Games! 5/4/2018

BARKER’S ROW

Barker’s Row is a 2-4 player game in which you are a carnival barker trying to fill your 3D chipboard seats with “rube” meeples by playing the most fantastic attractions.

You draft these barker cards from a community pool and play them into the midway. Then you use those cards to play one of fifty or so attractions that will amaze and delight the rube meeples in your seats while giving you a special power to use later in the game. Stay tuned for some drafts of these attractions, such as Lobster Boy, Goose-Necked Girl, and the Fiji Mermaid. Each time you play an attraction, you climb higher on the strongman tower, making the next one harder to play, serving as an elegant and thematic catch-up mechanism. The player to first fill all their seats wins!

 

 

LUCIDITY: SIX SIDED NIGHTMARES

Lucidity: Six-sided Nightmares is a press-your-luck dice collection and manipulation game for 2–4 players. It takes less than a minute to learn and 20–30 minutes to play.

Whenever you close your eyes, you fall into the dream realm: a world of vivid hallucinations and dark monsters. You must use your wits to draw power from the dream realm and break its hold on you, before the monsters can track you down and consume you!

Each turn, you randomly draw a number of dice from a shared bag. This represents the dreams you will encounter this turn. Return two to the bag to represent your chosen path through the dream realm and roll the remainder. After you have suffered the effects of your roll, you must choose whether to rest (and clear your card of one or two dreams) or press on and try your luck on another turn – going deeper and rolling more dice every time you do so.

You win by collecting 15 power symbols on your rolled dice – freeing yourself from the dream world’s grasp. But if you collect too many of the wrong symbols, you may find yourself twisted and turned by the monsters, until you too become a dreaded Nightmare. Or something’s dinner.

Should you become a Nightmare, your game completely changes. You can still win, but only by consuming the dreams of the remaining Dreamers, or sending minions after them to prevent them from becoming more powerful than you. If nobody has escaped by the end of the game, the most powerful Nightmare is the victor.

Without dreams, you cannot win. But without control, you risk becoming that which you fear most.

Or maybe that was your plan all along.

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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!!


Saturday, May 5th from 11am to 8pm

IT’S THE BIGGEST DAY IN COMICS!!!

Join us for our Annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!! FCBD is a celebration of comics, which allows you to get FREE comics, discover new titles, and cherish old favorites!!! And, as you would expect, at EC we celebrate it like no one else!!!

Join us Saturday, May 5th, when ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY will get FREE COMICS!!!
(Each Guest can choose ANY THREE FCBD 2018 comics of their choice!)

PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL AGES, ALL DAY DRESSED IN COSPLAY CAN CHOOSE TWO ADDITIONAL COMICS!!!

Artist GREG KRIVAC will be here from 11a-4p signing art prints of your favorite characters!!! We’ll also have special guests FIERCE COMICS; and BATMAN & SPIDER-MAN will be here from 11a-1p!!!**

PLUS, all Guests will SAVE 25% on ALL BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS, ALL DAY LONG!!!

All Guests can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* one of TEN COMPLETE SETS OF EC’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2018 COMICS!

See this year’s FCBD comic offerings at freecomicbookday.com/catalog

Where to park!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC’s Facebook Page, or contact the store for updates. Costumed Heroes are local cosplay actors, not affiliated with any movies or TV shows.

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/4/18

Everybody’s seen Infinity War by now, right?

That part where Thanos stomped Forbush Man to death and then tossed his saucepan helmet into outer space —
tragic … so heartbreaking … I was sobbing so loudly in the theater that I had to excuse myself until I regained my composure.

 

New Teen Titans #2, first appearance of Deathstroke, CGC 9.4 (Near Mint), $295.

 

 

Batman #258, first appearance of Arkham Asylum, CGC 9.0 (Very Fine/Near Mint), $220.

 

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    MORDENKAINEN'S TOME OF FOES

    Discover the truth about the great conflicts of the D&D multiverse in this supplement for the world's greatest roleplaying game.

    This tome is built on the writings of the renowned wizard from the world of Greyhawk, gathered over a lifetime of research and scholarship. In his travels to other realms and other planes of existence, he has made many friends, and has risked his life an equal number of times, to amass the knowledge contained herein. In addition to Mordenkainen's musings on the endless wars of the multiverse, the book contains game statistics for dozens of monsters: new demons and devils, several varieties of elves and duergar, and a vast array of other creatures from throughout the planes of existence.

    FAE

    In Fae, first released as Clans, each player is trying to achieve victory by scoring as many points for their color as they can. This is tricky as each player's color is chosen at random and kept hidden until the end of the game. Each region of the board contains five areas, each one of five different types. Each area receives one hut each of five different colors. On their turn, a player moves all huts from one area containing less than seven to an adjacent area, all the while trying to hide which color is theirs. After moving, if one or more areas are completely surrounded by empty areas, they are scored. If all colors are present in a scoring, any colors with only one hut present are removed. The epoch track allows a limited number of areas to score before the game ends, and each scoring will either gain a bonus or score nothing depending on the terrain type in which scoring occurred and how far along the track the game has progressed; each scoring advances the track, and each section of the track gives different terrain types bonuses and penalties.

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    MONOPOLY DEADPOOL

    Deadpool meets the Monopoly game -- like peanut butter and fried trout, it’s a perfect match! In the Monopoly: Deadpool Edition game players build their own team of Mercs for Money as they purchase the contracts of the world’s best mercenaries. Some are Deadpool’s allies, some are Deadpools from alternate universes, and one is just Deadpool in a maid outfit. Other players have to pay a fee when they land on Mercs.
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    Our friends at Agents Of SLABS Signature Service will be participating in a Private Signing with DC Comics Co-Publisher and legendary artist JIM LEE during Megacon 2018 weekend!

    Be sure to contact them if you have any questions about this opportunity!

    And of course, stop by EC to find great comics for Jim Lee to sign!!!Here's something you CAN'T miss out! We'll be participating in a Private Signing with DC Comics Co-Publisher and legendary artist JIM LEE during Megacon 2018 weekend!

    **PLEASE PM us for more information about pricing, cut off dates and more!**
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    BLACK PANTHER MUSIC!!!

    Now that Marvel Studios' Black Panther is out on home video, and you're preparing to meet our Black Panther Cosplayer at our Avengers: Infinity War at EC! event this Saturday, we thought you'd enjoy this violin cover of Kendrick Lamar and SZA's soundtrack hit, "All The Stars!"

    The cover is by Godwin Strings, and his cover is every bit as sumptuous, fascinating, and moving as the film itself!!!

    Check it out below, and we'll see you this Saturday at EC!!!

    ENJOY!!! Oh, and, of course... WAKANDA FOREVER!!!Excited to share my violin arrangement to the soundtrack of the greatest superhero movie of all time, #blackpanther All the stars By Kendrick Lamar X Sza X M...
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    WE'VE JUST ADDED ANOTHER AWESOME PRIZE TO OUR INFINITY WAR RAFFLE!!!

    This Saturday, you've got ONE MORE REASON to attend our Avengers: Infinity War at EC! event!!!

    In addition to a 20% OFF SALE ON ALL MARVEL BOOKS, awesome Black Panther POSTERS, Marvel PREVIEWSworld magazines featuring Spider-Man, and Thanos COMICS, and a HUGE assortment of Avengers COSPLAYERS, and TWO RAFFLES, we've added another prize to our adult raffle... an AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR MOVIE SPECIAL with a DIAMOND EXCLUSIVE COVER!!!

    It's 98 pages of full-color photos, behind-the-scenes info, cast interviews, Infinity Stone breakdowns and more!!!

    Don't miss out on the excitement THIS SATURDAY and this Saturday ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    DEADPOOL SINGS!!!

    The Deadpool Movie is almost here, and star Ryan Reynolds is certainly going all-out to promote it!!! Seeing no opportunity too big or too small (especially when rainbows and unicorns are involved), Ryan recently appeared on South Korea's "King of the Masked Singer" disguised as an anime unicorn, singing "Tomorrow," from "Annie"!!!

    Not only do we admire Mr. Reynolds' courage and musical tastes, but he's got a pretty impressive set of pipes!!! (Maybe Deadpool 3 should be a musical?)

    Check it out below (you can also see the star's reveal to the audience in the connected video), and when you're ready for more of Marvel's Deadpool, and possibly a unicorn or two, stop by to see your friends from Emerald City!!!

    ENJOY!!!'unicorn' Identity ▶ Playlist for THIS episodes → www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtqYizcPqxZTgnC5cRunCVf0risGo8oFs ▶ More ‘Mask King’ clips are avail...
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    GET "SCHOOLED" BY DEADLY CLASS!!!

    Image Comics' Deadly Class from Rick Remender and Wes Craig Comics is coming to SYFY!!! If you haven't read the comics or graphic novel collections yet, we highly recommend you get on board now, as the series is being produced by the Russo Brothers, who are the same directors behind Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Infinity War, which we're pretty sure you've heard of, and enjoyed!!!

    Stop by and check out the graphic novels now, here at EC, and in the meantime, you can check out the promo for the series below!!!

    ENJOY!!!Subscribe To SYFY ►► po.st/SYFYsub Watch more SYFY shows: Watch Face Off ►► po.st/WatchMoreFaceOff In this competition/elimination series, spec...
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    SATURDAY @ EC!!! SAVE 20% ON ALL MARVEL BOOKS... AND MEET OUR HUGE TEAM OF AVENGERS!!!

    This Saturday at EC, Thanos is destroying both the Marvel Cinematic Universe AND the global box office, and your friends at EC are celebrating with one of our biggest cosplay events - ever!!! Plus, you'll be able to assemble your own Marvel universe with our special sale!!!

    On Saturday, May 19th,during our Avengers: Infinity War at EC! event, the FIRST 30 HOUSEHOLDS at 11am will receive a FREE Black Panther BLURAY POSTER!!!
    The FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE MARVEL PREVIEWSworld MAGAZINE (Rated T+), AND a FREE TRUE BELIEVERS "REBIRTH OF THANOS" COMIC!!!
    (Rated Teen; an ALL AGES prize will be given to small kids!)

    PLUS, SAVE 20% on ALL MARVEL BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

    MEET Captain America, Thor, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Gamora & Winter Soldier for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from 11am - 1pm ONLY**!!! (Local cosplay actors; not associated with any Marvel Studios film or TV productions.)

    Play the Thanos Rising game with our friends from All Things Nerdy from Noon - 2pm!!! (You may win a copy in our adult raffle, too!!! See photos below!!!)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY, can enter our TWO FREE RAFFLES for a chance to win* a KIDS or ADULT Avengers FAN PACK!!!

    That's THIS Saturday ONLY, and ONLY @ Emerald City Comics!!!
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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY!!! CELEBRATE YOUR FAVORITE SUPER WOMEN @ EC!!!

    Join us Saturday for our Super Women Saturday with Rochelle at EC! for FREE COMICS, 20% OFF ALL FEMALE-TITLED BOOKS, and MEET Rochelle.The Teen Cockroach creator John Crowther!!!

    Plus TWO FREE RAFFLES, and games with All Things Nerdy!!!

    Tomorrow ONLY, and ONLY Emerald City Comics!!!
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    Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews!

    To ensure that you get these books when they arrive, please call the store at 727-398-2665, or email our Books & New Comics Merchant at comics@emeraldcitycomics.com, to reserve a copy!

    From the Previews Catalog #356, MAY 2018 (for books arriving mainly in JULY 2018)…

    www.previewsworld.com/catalog

    CATWOMAN #1
    DC COMICS
    (W/A/CA) Joëlle Jones
    The wedding night's barely over, but Catwoman's back on the streets, this time to expose a copycat who's pulling heists around Gotham City. As Selina cracks the whip on her former criminal cohorts, she's attracting unwanted attention from one of Gotham's most dangerous groups. The mob? Nope. Try the GCPD. And as if the Bat-Bride didn't have enough problems, don't miss the debut of an all-new villain determined to make trouble for all nine of Selina's lives. Don't miss the start of an all-new monthly series written and illustrated by Eisner Award-nominee Joëlle Jones!

    SUPERMAN #1
    DC COMICS
    (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis
    A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes... with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the city of Metropolis and the planet Earth. His first job? Getting the planet back out of the Phantom Zone!

    CAPTAIN AMERICA #1
    MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Alex Ross
    IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.
    For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra's takeover of the nation, Captain America is a figure of controversy, carrying a tarnished shield...and a new enemy is rising!
    Who are the Power Elite? And how do they intend to co-opt and corrupt the symbol that is Captain America?





    JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1
    BOOM! STUDIOS
    (W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey
    Writer Adam Smith ( Jim Henson's Labyrinth 2017 Special) and artist Alexandria Huntington (Avengers Origins) present a new sequel to the hit film! The realm of Mithra is being rebuilt by the newly-crowned Ember Queen Thurma. But while she seeks to save all people, a long-forgotten tribe of Firelings disputes the legitimacy of her reign... and they have proof that another Fireling is the true heir to the throne.

    RELAY #1
    AFTERSHOCK COMICS
    (W) Zac Thompson & Various (A) Andy Clarke (CA) Andy Clarke, Dan Brown
    A perfect future of intergalactic travel and community. Every newly discovered planet is unified culturally through a monolithic structure known as the Galactic Relay. Although the towering monument is meant to inspire conformity of ideas, technology, and progress - many resent the foreign structure. Jad Carter, a Relay employee, must keep the peace and act as an emissary to new civilizations. But when he finds the Relay's mythological creator, Hank Donaldson, his idea of reality and the universe shatters.

    Equal parts The Fifth Element and Philip K Dick, and directly springboarding off the previously released Free Comic Book Day RELAY #0, this series is an exploration of monoculture, identity, and the deceptive nature of legend set in a thriving future where humanity forcibly assimilates new worlds.

    Written by Zac Thomspon (Cable, The Dregs, HER INFERNAL DESCENT), with art by Andy Clarke (REPLICA, Batman), and a story conceived by Zac Thompson, Eric Bromberg (PESTILENCE) and Donny Cates (BABYTEETH, Dr. Strange, Thanos, Venom, God Country), this powerhouse of a series that HAD to be told at AfterShock!





    ADVENTURE ZONE GN VOL 01 HERE THERE BE GERBLINS
    :01 FIRST SECOND
    (W) Clint McElroy (A/CA) Carey Pietsch
    Based on the McElroy family's smash hit podcast, a graphic novel following the metafictional adventures of three D&D characters and their interfering Dungeon Master, with art from rising star Carey Pietsch. Harken to my tale. Once upon a time (a couple of years ago) there were these brothers who had a bunch of really successful podcasts, and they decided to do a new podcast with their dad, where they all played D&D together as a family, and lo, this new podcast was called The Adventure Zone, and verily did it get downloaded over 10 million times, and wow did it totally eat the brains of all who listened, because: It was just. That. Rad. And then did these guys team up with artist Carey Pietsch, and make a graphic novel where the weirdly sweet and brilliant but also super vulgar and honestly kind of bizarre story of The Adventure Zone got adapted into a goofy, innovative, and compelling graphic novel!
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    DEADPOOL INVADES EUROPE!!!

    20th Century Fox and Ryan Reynolds have released a new Deadpool Movie promo, where Deadpool himself warns Europe about the movie's release and its Canadian culture invasion!!!

    As expected, it's pretty hilarious, and a little Not Safe For Work, but it also includes a riotous behind-the-scenes look at his music video with fellow Canadian Céline Dion, and a crazy ad for Trolli Sour Brite Tiny Hands candy, available exclusively at 7-Eleven, which, yes, is apparently a real thing!!!

    Anyhoo, if you're on the hunt for more Deadpool craziness, stop by and see your friends at EC for all the Deadpool books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more, that your tiny - or any other sized hands - can carry!!!

    ENJOY!!!Deadpool 2 Wade Loves Canada Trailer New (2018) Ryan Reynolds Superhero Movie HD Subscribe for more official Trailers, TV Spots, Movie Clips, Featurettes and...
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    DID YOU MISS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY?!?

    Yesterday was Free Comic Book Day at EC, and we had an AMAZING crowd of Guests and EC Family Members, old and new!!!

    If you missed out, you can still get in on the fun!!! We still have FCBD comics available in our Hub (the center of the store) for ONLY 75 CENTS!!! (And, there are no limits; you can get as many as you want!!!

    You can choose from DC Comics, Marvel, Image Comics, ARCHIE COMICS, BOOM! Studios, Scout Comics, Valiant, Dynamite, IDW Publishing, and many more!!!

    THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF YOU WHO MADE OUR FREE COMIC BOOK DAY SUCH A SUCCESS!!!
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