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    Black Friday (Weekend) Sale! Newsletter 11/21/14

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      This will be our biggest Black Friday Weekend Sale yet!!! Read on below for details...   BIG DVD/BLURAY CLEARANCE SALE!!! Saturday, November 22nd at 11am through Sunday at 6pm We're liquidating our DVDs and Blu-rays to make room for more product, and YOU can reap the bene…
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    BATMAN ’66 SALE Saturday, November 15 from 11am – 9pm Now that you've binge-watched all 3 seasons of the "Batman" series Blu-Ray you bought this week, you can come in and SAVE 20% ON ALL "Batman '66" items (and any Batman '66 TV-Show-Related merchandise that doesn't say "'66" but has the Ada…
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    We're always eagerly awating our chance to use the cheesy Batman TV show sound effects in our newsletters — and we have a legitimate reason again this week!!! See the items below about our Batman '66 raffle and sale!     HARLEY QUINN AUTOGRAPHED COPIES @ EC!!! If you misse…
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Black Friday (Weekend) Sale! Newsletter 11/21/14

 

This will be our biggest Black Friday Weekend Sale yet!!!
Read on below for details…

 

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BIG DVD/BLURAY CLEARANCE SALE!!!
Saturday, November 22nd at 11am through Sunday at 6pm

We’re liquidating our DVDs and Blu-rays to make room for more product, and YOU can reap the benefits!!!

Saturday and Sunday:

ALL SINGLE DVDs are $3 each!!!

ALL Multiple DVD sets (TV shows, box sets, etc.), are only $6 each!!!

ALL Blu-rays are 20% OFF!!!

Stop in this weekend to complete your home video library or check out titles you’ve been meaning to see, but just never got to!!!

The sale includes a wide variety of comedy, horror, sci-fi, romance, comedies, comic characters, TV shows, and more!!!

 

 

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EC’S BIG HERO 6 DOUBLE-RAFFLE!!!
BUT WAIT!!! WE’VE ADDED…PIXAR IN CONCERT?!?!
Friday, November 21st at 11am through Saturday at 9pm

As you know, we are raffling away “Big Hero 6″ Prize Packs from our friends at Sundial Muvico, but we also have friends at The Florida Orchestra, too! (What can we say? We’re a popular bunch!) and they have given us a PAIR of TICKETS to see “Pixar in Concert”!!!

So. first things first…

Nov. 21st – ALL GUESTS can enter our FRIDAY RAFFLE for a chance to win the BIG HERO 6 PRIZE PACK:

1 Large “Big Hero 6″ POSTER (2′ 3”’ x 3′ 2¼”)
1 MUVICO IMAX TICKET (good for 1 admission)
1 $10 MUVICO GIFT CERTIFICATE and
1 $5 Emerald City DISCOUNT COIN!!!

There will be 1 winner; drawing is on Sat. , 11/22 @ 11am!!!

SATURDAY, Nov. 22nd, ALL GUESTS can enter our raffle for a chance to win the BIG HERO 6 GRAND PRIZE:

1 Large BAYMAX MOVIE POSTER, (3′ ¼” x 2′ 1/3″)
AND the Baymax / Hiro MOVIE POSTER from Friday, PLUS TWO IMAX TICKETS,
TWO $10 MUVICO GCs, and
TWO EC $5 COINS!!!

There will be 1GRAND PRIZE winner, with the drawing on Sunday, Nov. 23rd at 11am!!!

And now, the GRAND FINALE…

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BOTH DAYS you can enter our raffle for a chance to win one PAIR of TICKETS to see The Florida Orchestra’s “PIXAR IN CONCERT”… AND you’ll have YOUR CHOICE of location!!!

You can see the concert at Straz Center for the Performing Arts (yes, also Friends of EC) on Friday, Nov. 28th at 8pm, OR Saturday, Nov. 29th at 8pm at Mahaffey Theater (who are not OFFICIAL Friends yet, but they probably WILL be. We ARE pretty loveable….)!!!

Experience the joy of Pixar’s most beloved characters and memorable scores with beautiful orchestral accompaniment. Featuring clips from Pixar’s 14 animated films, including music from Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, A Bug’s Life, WALL-E, Toy Story 2, Cars, Up, The Incredibles, Monsters, Inc., Cars 2, Brave, Toy Story 3 and Monsters University, watch stunning HD, widescreen images while The Florida Orchestra performs the music live. Lawrence Loth conducts.

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts, copyright Disney/Pixar.

The winning ballot will be drawn on Monday, Nov. 24th @ 11am!

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!

Winners must claim their prize(s) within two weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

 

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SPIDER-WOMAN & NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!!!
Wednesday, November 26th from 11am to 7pm

To celebrate the new Spider-Woman series, and the debut of the Falcon as the new Captain America, the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm, on 11/26, will receive a FREE SPIDER-WOMAN / CAPTAIN AMERICA & the Mighty Avengers DOUBLE-SIDED MINI-POSTER!!!

Plus, ALL GUESTS can enter our Wednesday-Only Raffle for a chance to win a set of THREE AVENGERS VOL. 1 HARDCOVER BOOKS!!! (A $75 value!!!)

The three titles are:
The Avengers, Vol. 1, by Bendis and Romita, Jr.
The Avengers, Vol. 1: Mission to Mars by Brubaker and Deodato and
The New Avengers, Vol. 1: Everything Dies by Hickman and Epting!!!

The winning raffle ballots will be drawn on FRIDAY, NOV. 28th at 11am!

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!

Winners must claim their prize(s) within two weeks of the drawing date.

(EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

 

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CLOSED THANKSGIVING

EC will be closed Thursday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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PAUL MOUNTS SIGNING!
Friday, November 28th from 12pm to 2pm

Paul Mounts is one of the most sought after colorists in the comic book industry. He works with top talent on projects, and is the go-to colorist for Harley Quinn’s cover artist and co-writer Amanda Conner! You have seen his work on such titles as Fantastic Four, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, The Ultimates, The Pro, Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre, Power Girl, and several other titles. Stop by during our Black Friday sale and say hi!

 

 

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BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND SALE!!!

Friday 11/28 from 11am – 2pm:
25% off EVERYTHING in the store except for new comics!
This includes graphic novels, back issues, vintage back issues, toys, statues, games, apparel, posters, trading cards, and supplies for comics and cards and games!

The ENTIRE weekend from Friday through Monday:
20% off ALL back issues AND vintage back issues!

Saturday 11/29 all day:
20% off TOYS and STATUES!

Sunday 11/30 all day:
20% off GAMES!

Cyber Monday 12/1 all day:
20% off BOOKS! (graphic novels and trade paperbacks)

(Items on consignment are not discounted)

 

 

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ERIC & THE LEGION PODCAST
November 29, 2014 5:00 PM

Eric and the Legion podcast LIVE!

Are you a fan of comics from the Silver Age? Does the show Mystery Science Theater 3000 hold a special place in your heart? Eric and the Legion is a read-through style podcast which focuses on the Silver Age adventures of the Legion of Superheroes. Eric takes you through each issue featuring the Legion of Superheroes, adding in his own brand of humor along the way. What useless machine will the Legion needlessly spend their hard-earned money on? How many candidates with useless powers will apply? Will we see another groan-inducing appearance of Jimmy Olsen or, even worse, the Legion of Super-pets?

Stop by and hear these adventures live with an added visual element!

Eric can be contacted through any of the following methods:
Official Website: http://ericandthelegion.podbean.com
Twitter: @LegionnaireEric
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ericandthelegion
E-mail: ericandthelegion@gmail.com

(Details subject to change. Check our Facebook page for the latest updates: http://www.facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics)

 

 

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STOCKING STUFFERS? SECRET SANTA GIFTS? EC’S GOT ‘EM!!!

Emerald City is a great place to find unique and sure-to-be-treasured stocking stuffers, Secret Santa gifts and small trinkets of appreciation for teachers, postal carriers, etc.

Check out our wide variety of keychains, Pop! Vinyls, ReAction figures, banks, salt & pepper shakers, pint & shot glasses, Mini Mates, Blind Box Minis, and more!!!

EC will make you a super-gift-giver this holiday season!!!

 

 

Always get the latest EC updates on our Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

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Featured Comic Books:

BATMAN 66 LOST EPISODE 1
BATMAN 66 THE LOST EPISODE #1
DC COMICS
(W) Harlan Ellison, Len Wein (A) José Luis García-López, Joe Prado (CA) Alex Ross
During the original Batman television series run, legendary science-fiction writer Harlan Ellison turned in an outline for a story that would have introduced Two-Face. The story never made it to air, and Two-Face never entered the TV show’s Rogues Gallery. Now, “The Two-Way Crimes of Two-Face” is adapted to comics by two comic book legends: writer Len Wein and artist José Luis Garcia-Lopez. Also included in this special edition are Ellison’s original prose story outline and the complete, original pencils by Garcia-Lopez.

 

EPOCHALYPSE 1
EPOCHALYPSE #1
LEGENDARY COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hennessey (A/CA) Shane Davis
Legendary Comics turns history on its head with the sci-fi adventure Epochalypse, a mind-bending new series from historical author Jonathan Hennessey (The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation) and acclaimed artist Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One). When a mysterious space-time phenomenon causes 600 years of human history to collapse into a single era, societies from the past, present, and future are forced to coexist in a dystopian civilization. To set the timeline straight, an elite team of Resynchronization Officers must rid the world of Anachronisms – futuristic artifacts that threaten the very laws of time. To ensure our future, we must undo it. As one defiant officer leads the manhunt for elusive scientist Dr. Tomorrow and notorious outlaw The Salesman, he is challenged by shadowy agencies, rebel militias, and forbidden desire. Can our hero save history – or doom the future?

 

INTERSECT 1
INTERSECT #1  (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Ray Fawkes
Blood rains from the skies. A hypnotic voice trills over the airwaves as bodies shift and grow in horrifying new directions. Are you ready for the new world? RAY FAWKES, acclaimed creator of One Soul and writer of Constantine and Batman: Eternal, launches a terrifying monthly odyssey of madness and warped flesh in this lush, fully-painted debut issue!

 

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MULTIVERSITY PAX AMERICANA #1
DC COMICS
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Frank Quitely
Brace yourselves for the next exciting chapter of THE MULTIVERSITY as the acclaimed ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely investigate the conspiracy on Earth-4, home of Pax Americana! Told backwards through an experimental storytelling technique that reveals new mysteries with each turn of the page, PAX AMERICANA stars The Question, Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, Nightshade and Peacemaker like you’ve never seen them before! As the assassination of the U.S. president leads to political intrigue, interpersonal drama and astro-physical wonder, the truth behind the crime and those involved will blow your mind! What confidential conversation between the president and Captain Atom could reveal everything? How far will The Question take his hunt for the truth before he hurts his former friends – or himself? And who is the steel-handed bogeyman operating in the shadows?
Discover all this and more in this exciting stand-alone issue which also acts as chapter four of the MULTIVERSITY storyline. Join us, if your dare, for THE MULTIVERSITY!

 

SINERGY 1
SINERGY #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Michael Avon Oeming, Taki Soma (A) Taki Soma, Michael Avon Oeming (CA) Michael Avon Oeming
FROM THE CO-CREATOR OF THE HIT SERIES POWERS!
Jess was on her way to college with an athletic scholarship-until her first sexual experience enabled her to see inter-dimensional monsters who live secretly among us and feed on SINERGY (energies emitted by sin)!
Oh, and did we mention that her boyfriend is one of them and that her father wants her to start hunting these monsters with him?

 

SPIDER-WOMAN 1
SPIDER-WOMAN #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Greg Land
New Ongoing Series/Spider-Verse Tie-In!
Jessica Drew has been an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and agent of S.W.O.R.D., an Avenger and so much more. But nothing could prepare her for the multidimensional insanity that is Spider-Verse! A war is brewing, and every spider-character in the multiverse is a target! But being a target is something Jessica Drew just won’t abide. She’s a woman with a mission and with Silk, the newest spider-character on the block at her side, she’ll have to put all her training to the test if she wants to make it out of Spider-Verse alive!
SPIDER-VERSE KICKS OFF A NEW ONGOING SERIES!
•  Dennis Hopeless (CABLE & X-FORCE, AVENGERS: ARENA) and Greg Land (UNCANNY X-MEN) bring you a universe spanning adventure starring Jessica Drew Spider-Woman and the newest spider-hero, SILK!
Rated T+

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

BOUNCE TP
BOUNCE TP  (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Joe Casey (A) David Messina & Various (CA) Sonia Harris, David Messina
THE ENTIRE MIND-BENDING SAGA OF THE BOUNCE – ALL IN ONE BOOK!
Experience the story as it was meant to be experienced! Japser Jenkins is living a double life…along with a handful of newly-superpowered freaks. But is it really his life? Or ours? The hidden secret of our very existence can be found within this book!
Collects THE BOUNCE #1-12

 

PRINCESS UGG TP VOL 01
PRINCESS UGG TP VOL 01
ONI PRESS INC.
(W/A/CA) Ted Naifeh
A new series from Courtney Crumrin creator Ted Naifeh! Princess Ülga isn’t your standard princess, but her royal lineage goes back for generations. At her mother’s bequest, Ülga travels to the city-state of Atraeska, where the prestigious Princess Academy lies, so that she can learn about things like diplomacy-hopefully for the benefit of her rough and tumble people. But Ülga will learn that she’s more behind in her studies than she realized–and that when you’re a princess, you’re bound to have a few enemies.

 

RUNAWAYS TP VOL 02
RUNAWAYS COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 02
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A) Adrian Alphona & Various (CA) Jo Chen
Teenage fugitives Nico, Gert, Karolina, Chase and Molly are survivors. After learning their parents were secretly super villains, the kids discovered special skills of their own and toppled their parents’ criminal empire, the Pride. Now, the Runaways meet Victor Mancha, unknowing son of another infamous super villain, as a meddling ex-super-hero support group tries to force the Runaways off the streets! Meanwhile, one Runaway deals with an unexpected legacy, and the team helps Cloak and Dagger hunt a stalker – which leads to confrontations with the New Avengers and the X-Men, who have their own ideas about what’s best for the Runaways. But all of this pales when the Pride returns – with an all-new lineup! Who are these shadowy new players, and what do they want with the Runaways?! Collecting RUNAWAYS (2005) #1-18 and FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2006 (X-MEN/RUNAWAYS) #1.
Rated T+

 

TOMB RAIDER TP VOL 01
TOMB RAIDER TP
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Gail Simone (A) Nicolas Daniel Selma, Juan Gedeon (CA) Dan Dos
Lara and the other survivors of the Endurance are experiencing horrific visions after their ordeal in the lost kingdom of Yamatai. But the visions lead to a darker fate . . . Can Lara survive the calamities that await her as she struggles to piece this new mystery, and her life, back together? Collects Tomb Raider #1-#6.
o Written by comics superstar Gail Simone!
o A bold reimagining of the classic character.
“Gail Simone is . . . very suited to tell us this tale of mystery, magic, and adventure.”-Comic Booked

 

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Y’know what Emerald City Newsletter readers, sometimes I worry that we aren’t giving enough attention to our favorite super-heroines. Think about it. It’s always the masculine pronoun “superhero”, never “super-people,” and all too often we refer to our female super-people as “superheroes,” never “superheroines.” At any rate, this week’s selection of awesome back issues is devoted entirely to the wonderful “superheroines” who keep our favorite imaginary worlds safe from all those wicked “super-villainesses”.

Let’s start out with Ms. Jennifer Walters Esquire, also known as the Savage and/or Sensational She-Hulk. We have her first appearance in Savage She-Hulk #1 in Near Mint- (9.2) condition for $35. Even though she’s a huge green mesomorph, she’s also a lawyer from Cleveland. Neat right?

Next up we have a Very Fine (8.0) copy of New Mutants Annual #2 for $30. This one is the first appearance of Psylocke. Now just to be clear this is the first American appearance of original Psylocke, not sexy-ninja Psylocke. Also, when I say “sexy-ninja” I’m just using the more familiar terminology. My first though was to go with “beguiling-ninja” but “beguiling” seems a bit archaic, so then I thought “alluring-ninja” but then I thought … ahhh … y’know what, let’s just move on.

Next up we have Ms. Marvel Volume 1 #1 in Very Fine/Fine (7.0) condition for $150. Also note that when I say Very Fine/ Fine that isn’t some sort of value qualification based on the character’s appearance, that’s just the grade of the book. I’m not one to use the term “fine” when describing someone and I’m certainly not one of those “Oh, I’d say she’s about a 7″ type of guys. I mean don’t get me wrong, she’s very attractive for an imaginary person but… Hoo boy, this isn’t going very well is it? Never mind, let’s go to the next one.

Last but not least we have NYX #3 in Very Fine- (7.5) condition for $60. This is the first appearance of X-23, the female clone of Wolverine. Odd that she’s considered a “clone” even though she’s a woman and Wolverine is a man. Not really a “clone” if it’s not an exact replica, is it? More like Wolverine’s … daughter? Maybe? Not exactly sure how cloning works. Well, that one didn’t go too badly, did it? I just hope I haven’t offended any clones who might be reading this….

 

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LOVE LETTER: LETTERS TO SANTA
If you want all of  your Christmas wishes brought by the big guy, you’ll need to make sure your letter makes it to him. The closer you get the letter to Santa, the more likely you are to win!  But watch out for the wily Krampus, out to dash your yuletide dreams!
Letters to Santa is a Christmas edition of the award-winning Love Letter coming to stores this Christmas season. This simple but elegant card game is easy enough for even the youngest players, and engaging enough for adults.

 

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SHADOWRUN: BEGINNER BOX
The Shadowrun Introductory Box Set is the easiest way to get involved in the intrigue, grit, and action of one of the most enduring role-playing settings of all time.
•A compact rulebook designed to be accessible and simple to use.
•Adventures to provide hours of gaming fun.
•A world book to give the flavor and background of the Shadowrun setting.
•Pre-generated characters players can use to jump right into an adventure.
•Maps to help players and gamemasters keep track of the action.
Grab your dice, pack your gear, and get ready to survive the worst the Sixth World has to offer!

 

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PATHFINDER BATTLES: THE LOST COAST
The Lost Coast is the name given to the coastal land of southwestern Varisia stretching from the city of Magnimar to the Fogscar Mountains. It is a wild and desolate country full of lingering fogs, small woodlands of pine and nettles along a rocky coastline of ragged bluffs and crashing waves. Many an adventuring party has travelled to the Lost Coast seeking fame and riches, never to be heard from again…
Lost Coast is the latest 45-figure set release in the award-winning Pathfinder Battles line of miniatures from Paizo and WizKids Games! The Lost Coast features friends and foes from the region of the same name, and is sure to please Pathfinder fans new and veteran alike!

 

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DRAGON AGE RPG BOX SET 3
This is what Dragon Age RPG fans have been waiting for! Set 3 completes the core rules of the game, providing everything players need to take their characters from level 11 to 20. They will love new specializations like the chevalier, force mage, and shadow, plus new spells, talents, and backgrounds. Game Masters get a host of fearsome monsters to deploy, including stats for high dragons and the dreaded Archdemon itself. Set 3 also introduces rune magic for weapons and armor, and narrative rules for mass battles. And of course it wouldn’t be Dragon Age without lore, and Set 3 delivers on that score as well, with new info on Orlais, the Tevinter Imperium, and more. A full-length adventure and handy accessories complete the package, making Set 3 a must for any Dragon Age fan!

 

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: ICONS OF THE REALM TIAMAT
WizKids Games, the industry leader in quality pre-painted plastic miniatures, brings the queen of evil dragons from the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe to life with the Dungeons & Dragons Icons of the Realms Tiamat Premium Fantasy Miniature Figure! This fantastic, pre-painted premium figure stands several inches tall and towers over all of the other D&D Icons of Realms fantasy miniatures. The perfect adversary for your next adventure, the D&D Icons of the Realms Tiamat Premium Fantasy Miniature Figure is a beautiful display piece as well!

 

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: ICONS OF THE REALM BAHAMUT
WizKids Games, the industry leader in quality pre-painted plastic miniatures, brings the king of all good dragons from the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe to life with the Dungeons & Dragons Icons of the Realms Bahamut Premium Fantasy Miniature Figure! This fantastic, pre-painted premium figure stands several inches tall and towers over all of the other D&D Icons of Realms fantasy miniatures. The perfect encounter for your next adventure, the D&D Icons of the Realms Bahamut Premium Fantasy Miniature Figure is a beautiful display piece as well!

 

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ROBIN
BATMAN LIL GOTHAM ROBIN MINI ACTION FIGURE
DC COMICS
BASED ON THE ART OF DUSTIN NGUYEN
The characters of Gotham City get an adorable make-over in the newest figures from DC Collectibles! Based on the designs by fan-favorite artist and co-writer of BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM comes Batman, Robin, The Joker and Harley Quinn like you’ve never seen them before.
ROBIN – 2.75″

HARLEY
BATMAN LIL GOTHAM HARLEY QUINN MINI ACTION FIGURE
DC COMICS
BASED ON THE ART OF DUSTIN NGUYEN
The characters of Gotham City get an adorable make-over in the newest figures from DC Collectibles! Based on the designs by fan-favorite artist and co-writer of BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM comes Batman, Robin, The Joker and Harley Quinn like you’ve never seen them before.
HARLEY QUINN – 3.25″

 

BATMAN
BATMAN ANIMATED NBA BATMAN AF
DC COMICS
The highly anticipated line from DC Collectibles is finally here! Based on the designs from the hit New Batman Adventures and Batman: The Animated Series comes the first wave of figures of Batman, Mr. Freeze, Catwoman and Two-Face! Each figure comes with multiple accessories!
•  BATMAN – THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES – 6.25″

 

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EC Logo T-shirt!!!

Introducing the EC logo T-shirt!!!

 

Show your support for your favorite pop-culture superstore!

 

The EC logo T-shirt makes a great gift for your friends and family!

 

You can do ANYTHING in an Emerald City shirt!

 

Read comic books!

EC shirt comics

Play games!

EC shirt games

Enjoy your toys!

EC shirt toys

 

We are organizing the order for our EC logo shirts now!

We will contact you when the shirts arrive, so you can purchase them the next time you visit!

Use the following link to enter the sizes and quantity you want:
http://www.customink.com/signup/afvnzigy

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Some folks have asked to see our Figures Toy Company figure display, so here it is!!!

 

Figures Toy featured section

 

Figures Toy section

 

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mc chris at EC! Newsletter 11/14/14

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BATMAN ’66 SALE
Saturday, November 15 from 11am – 9pm

Now that you’ve binge-watched all 3 seasons of the “Batman” series Blu-Ray you bought this week, you can come in and SAVE 20% ON ALL “Batman ’66” items (and any Batman ’66 TV-Show-Related merchandise that doesn’t say “’66” but has the Adam West logo featured) ALL DAY!!!

 

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INTERSTELLAR GRAND PRIZE @ EC!
Saturday, November 15 from 11am – 9pm

Thanks to our friends at MUVICO SUNDIAL 19 (formerly MUVICO BAYWALK) at 151 2nd Ave. N., in St. Pete, EC is having a huge Grand Prize Interstellar raffle!

SATURDAY, Nov. 15th, ALL GUESTS can enter our raffle for a chance to win the INTERSTELLAR GRAND PRIZE:

1 GIANT Interstellar MOVIE POSTER, (4′ x 5½’!!!)
1 Large Interstellar Poster (3¼’ x 2¼’)
1 Mini Interstellar Poster (1′ x 1¼’)
1 Mini IMAX Poster (1′ x 1¼’)
1 Bookmark Pack
2 IMAX ticketS (good for 1 FREE IMAX film)
2 $10 MUVICO Gift CertificateS (good for concessions) and
2 $5 Emerald City Discount Coins

There will be 1 GRAND PRIZE winner!!! The drawing will be held on Sunday, Nov. 16th at 11am!!! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY!!!

 

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CARTOON NETWORK’S mc chris – LIVE, IN-PERSON @ EC!
Sunday, November 16 from 3pm – 4pm

Meet rapper/singer/artist/actor/Cystic Fibrosis Fighter/
you-name-it-he-can-do-it entertainer mc chris!!!

You know him from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim shows Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, Space Ghost: Coast to Coast, the Brak Show, and more!!!

He also has a large following in the musical realm as well as a rapper for adults AND for kids!

mc chris is in town promoting his Ghost Hunter Tour show at Crowbar in Tampa on the same day, but you can come to Emerald City for a special meet-and-greet from 3-4pm – ONLY at Emerald City!!!

We will also be raffling off tickets on Wednesday, November 12th, but if you would like to guarantee a seat, you can purchase tickets at the links below!!!

ticketweb.com

daddykooltickets.com

The show is at Crowbar:
1812 17th Street North
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813.241.8600

 

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DRAGON BALL Z TCG TOURNAMENT
Monday, November 17 from 7pm – 10pm

Swiss/Constructed Tournament

Entry Fee: $5.00

Participation promo cards for the first 20 players.

1st place prize: A DBZ Playmat and a promo Time is a Warrior’s Tool
2nd place prize: Uncut 2×2 Card Sheet and Time is a Warrior’s Tool

Current gameplay FAQ:

https://paniniamericadbz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/faqv3.pdf

 

 

Always get the latest EC updates on our Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

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Click here for new releases!

 

 

Featured Comic Books:

ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA 1
ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Stuart Immonen
• This is it! The all-new, Spy-Fi, highflying adventures of Sam Wilson Captain America and Nomad begin here!
•  Hydra is growing, the terrorist band have has infiltrated the Marvel Universe completely! But what is their ultimate goal?
•  United by Hydra, Cap’s rogue’s gallery gathers to take down the new untested Captain America and Nomad!
Rated T+

 

BIGGER BANG 1
BIGGER BANG #1 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) D.J. Kirkbride (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas
The Big Bang created all life as we know it. The Bigger Bang creates just one: a being named Cosmos. Is he a destroyer? A hero? A god? All he knows is that he’s completely alone in what was our universe… so he seeks out another where he’ll try to atone for the sins of his mysterious creation. From the inventive minds of D.J. Kirkbride (Amelia Cole, Never Ending) and Vassilis Gogtzilas (Augusta Wind) comes a sprawling space-epic of multi-dimensional proportions.

 

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND MIGHTY AVENGERS 1
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND MIGHTY AVENGERS #1 AXIS
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Luke Ross
AXIS TIE-IN!
Spinning directly out of AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS! Sam Wilson has become Captain America, and when he assembles the Mighty Avengers, he has a whole new mission statement in mind for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. But how do the events of AXIS already spell doom for the team’s new direction? And what is Luke Cage doing meeting with the head of the notorious Cortex corporation? And why is Spider-Man trying to rejoin the team–doesn’t he know Luke and Jessica have been itching for payback ever since he tried to take their daughter to Child Services back when he was “Superior”?!
They’re the Avengers for the people, of the people – helping whoever needs it, however they need it.
And together with Sam Wilson – the all-new Captain America – they are Mighty.
But in the wake of the earth-shattering events of AXIS, are they truly together? Or about to fall apart?
Guest-starring the apologetic arachnid – Spider-Man!
Rated T+

 

DEEP STATE 1
DEEP STATE #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Justin Jordan (A) Ariela Kristantina (CA) Matt Taylor
WHY WE LOVE IT: You know all those conspiracy theories you hear about? Like how the Jonestown Massacre was a failed MKULTRA experiment by the government, or how Lee Harvey Oswald was trained and brainwashed to be an assassin? Well, what if some of those were true? DEEP STATE is a dream (nightmare?) come true for conspiracy theory nuts like us here at BOOM!
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: With LUTHER STRODE, DEAD BODY ROAD, and SPREAD Justin Jordan has become one of the eminent voices in hardintelligent, original comics, and Ariela Kristantina (DEATH OF WOLVERINE) brings her unique, idiosyncratic style that has made her a breakout talent. If you’re even remotely interested in conspiracy theory stories from comics like PLANETARY and SLEEPER to films like ENEMY OF THE STATE and THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR, you’ll be gripped by DEEP STATE!
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: John Harrow doesn’t exist, and his job is to make sure that other things don’t exist, too. At any given time, the government is running dozens of black book operations, experiments that aren’t on any official record and are never acknowledged to exist. Some of these are innocuous. Some of them are monstrous beyond reason. And most of the time, they go as expected and the public is never the wiser. Most of the time. John Harrow’s job is to handle them when things go wrong, and do anything to make sure the government’s secrets stay just that-secret.

 

DRIFTER 1
DRIFTER #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Ivan Brandon (A/CA) Nic Klein
FROM THE CREATORS OF VIKING: Writer IVAN BRANDON (Wolverine, Men of War) and artist NIC KLEIN (Captain America, Thor) reunite to bring you a sci-fi ONGOING SERIES joining the dark revenge themes of Unforgiven with the mind-bending sci-fi universe-building of Dune.
In its frantic rush to survive itself, mankind has spread across the universe, colonizing and strip-mining countless planets. Abram Pollux barely survives a crash landing on Ouro, a lawless backwater world where life is cheap. What starts as a struggle for survival quickly becomes a journey to the very edges of what it means to be human.

 

THOR 2
THOR #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
• Get ready for a Thor like you’ve never seen before!
•  Witness the mysterious all-new Thor in action for the very first time!
•  With an army of Frost Giants invading the earth, she may be the world’s only hope!
Rated T+

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

BATMAN SUPERMAN TP VOL 01
BATMAN SUPERMAN TP VOL 01 CROSS WORLD (N52)
DC COMICS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Jae Lee & Various (CA) Jae Lee
In this first title collecting BATMAN/ SUPERMAN #1-4 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.1: DARKSEID, learn how these two legends met for the first time in The New 52 as they launch into a mysterious adventure that takes them to the world of Earth 2!

 

MOUSE GUARD BALDWIN BRAVE OTHER TALES HC
MOUSE GUARD BALDWIN BRAVE OTHER TALES HC
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W/A) David Peterson (CA) David Petersen
WHY WE LOVE IT: Whether you’re of claw, wing or scale, fairy tales and fables never cease to warm our hearts and fill our imaginations. Every year, we look forward to Archaia’s Free Comic Book Day MOUSE GUARD short story by Eisner Awardcreator David Petersen. Now, four of the stunningly illustrated fables are collected for the first time, alongside two brandMOUSE GUARD tales in a beautiful hardcover.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: If you like fantasy stories that not only feature action and adventure, but also a lot of heart, you’ll instantly love MOUSE GUARD. Fans of J.K. Rowling’s THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, STUFF OF LEGENDS, or classics like WIND IN THE WILLOWS will love this collection of tales meant to be read again and again.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Every hero was once a child, listening to stories of the heroes who came before them. It is the same with the Mouse Guard. Six mouse fables are spun to a few familiar youngfurs, reminding us all to be brave, stay true to ourselves, and follow our hearts. Brandstories include “Service to Seyan,” set in the land where Mouse warriors travel after death, and “Oh Day Away,” a tale of the insect faeries of the Mouse world!

 

TALES OF HONOR TP VOL 01
TALES OF HONOR TP VOL 01
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Matt Hawkins (A/CA) Sang-Il Jeong
THE HONORVERSE EXPANDS TO COMICS!
Based on the bestselling military science fiction novels by David Weber, this original comic book series introduces spaceship captain Honor Harrington on the eve of her execution. From prison, Honor relays her epic adventures, starting with a command outpost to a hellish backwater star system that ends up being the lynchpin of an interstellar crisis that will bring war to her home planet.
Collects TALES OF HONOR: ON BASILISK STATION #1-5

 

WICKED AND DIVINE TP VOL 01
WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 01 THE FAUST ACT (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods. But remember: just because you’re immortal, doesn’t mean you’re going to live forever.
Collects THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #1-5

 

 

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(Sung to the tune of “Spider-Man” by  Paul Francis Webster and Robert “Bob” Harris.)

SPIDER-MAN!! SPI-DER-MAN!! DOES WHAT-EVER A SPIDER CAN!! THERE’S A BLACK COST-UME, HE WEARS SOME-TIMES! HE WORE IT IN #252! 75 BUUUCKS! AND IT IS A VF PLUS!!

VENOM’S LIKE SPI-DER-MAN! IF HE WAS A DRACULA!! VENOM’S TEETH ARE REAL SHARP! AND HIS TONGUE IS LONG AND GROSS! A.S.M. THREE HUN-DRED!! IT’S A 9.0 FOR TWO HUNDRED BUCKS!!!

SECRET WARS!! SEE-CRET WARS!! SPIDEY’S COS-TUME IS AN A-LI-EN!! IT’S NOT CLOTHES! THAT IS WEIRD!! IT’S A-LIVE!! THAT IS GROSS! SE-CRET WARS 8!! 9.2 FOR SIXTY BUCKS!!

Umm…SQUIRREL GIRL!! SQUIR-REL GIRL!! SHE’S A GIRL, WHO TALKS TO SQUIRRELS!! SHE’S UN-BEAT-ABLE!! SHE HAS HER OWN BOOK!! COM-ING OUT!! REAL SOON! MARVEL SUPERHEROES #8! 6.0 ONLY TWENTY BUCKS!!

(For those of you who are less bemused than you are annoyed by the nonsense above here is the information conveyed in the above song parody written out in plain speech:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #252, INTRO. BLACK COSTUME, VERY FINE+ (8.5), $75
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #300, INTRO. VENOM, VERY FINE/NEAR MINT (9.0), $200
SECRET WARS #8, FIRST BLACK COSTUME, NEAR MINT- (9.2), $60
MARVEL SUPER-HEROES VOL. 2 #8, INTRO. SQUIRREL GIRL, FINE (6.0) $20
The new monthly title “The Unbeatable Squirrel girl” should be excellent and it ships in January. Preorder your copy today. But only order it from us. If you were to buy it somewhere else…well…we just can’t be held accountable for what may happen…

We appreciate your patience.  -The Editorial Staff)

 

 

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KINGOFNEWYORK
KING OF NEW YORK
There’s always something happening in the city that never sleeps. Maybe it’s the lights, maybe it’s the energy, or maybe it’s the giant monsters trying to demolish the place!

King of New York is a standalone game from designer Richard Garfield that keeps the core ideas of King of Tokyo while introducing new ways to play. As in King of Tokyo, your goal is to be the first monster to collect 20 victory points (VPs) or to be the last monster standing. On your turn, you roll six dice up to three times, then carry out the actions on those dice. Claws cause damage to other monsters, hearts heal damage to yourself, and energy is stored up so that you can purchase power cards that provide unique effects not available to anyone else.

What’s new in King of New York is that you can now try to become a star in the big city; more specifically, you can achieve “Fame”, which nets you VPs, but superstar status is fleeting, so enjoy your time in the spotlight.

The game board for King of New York is larger than in King of Tokyo with each monster occupying a district in the city and everyone trying to shine in Manhattan. When you attack, you can displace a monster in another district, whether to escape military forces or to find new smashing opportunities. Yes, smashing because you can now destroy buildings and get bonuses for doing so, but the more destruction you cause, the more intense the military response.

The monsters from King of New York can be used in King of Tokyo and vice versa, but the power cards are specific to this game.

 

SHERIFFOFNOTTINGHAM
SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM
Prince John is coming to Nottingham! Players, in the role of merchants, see this as an opportunity to make quick profits by selling goods in the bustling city during the Prince’s visit. However, players must first get their goods through the city gate, which is under the watch of the Sheriff of Nottingham. Should you play it safe with legal goods and make a profit, or risk it all by sneaking in illicit goods? Be mindful, though, as the Sheriff always has his eyes out for liars and tricksters and if he catches one, he very well may confiscate those goods for himself!

In Sheriff of Nottingham, players will not only be able to experience Nottingham as a merchant of the city, but each turn one player will step into the shoes of the Sheriff himself. Players declare goods they wish to bring into the city, goods that are secretly stored in their burlap sack. The Sheriff must then determine who gets into the city with their goods, who gets inspected, and who may have their goods confiscated!

Do you have what it takes to be seen as an honest merchant? Will you make a deal with the Sheriff to let you in? Or will you persuade the Sheriff to target another player while you quietly slip by the gate? Declare your goods, negotiate deals, and be on the lookout for the Sheriff of Nottingham!

 

7WONDERSBABEL
7 WONDERS: BABEL
7 Wonders: Babel includes two modules for use with the 7 Wonders base game, and they can be used individually or together in any combination with other expansions.

In one half of 7 Wonders: Babel, players draft quarter-circle tiles at the start of the game prior to drafting anything else; each tile depicts a law that affects all players should it be put into play, e.g., all single resource cards provide an infinite number of resources each turn, or winners in military conflicts receive fewer points than normal.

During the game, players now have an additional option when discarding a card. Instead of gaining three coins, they place one of these tiles in the next open space on a circular display; the law on this tile remains in effect until the end of the game or until it’s covered. (Should a fifth tile be placed, for example, it’s placed on top of the first tile played.) At the end of the game, players receive points based on how many tiles they played.

In the second half of 7 Wonders: Babel, one of five law cards is randomly revealed at the start of each age, and a number of tokens are placed on it, based on the number of players. This card imposes a tax on players who want to play cards of a certain color. When a player pays this tax, he takes one of the tokens from this law card. At the end of the age, if all of the tokens have been removed, then players receive a bonus (which is depicted on the card) for each token they have; if tokens remain on the card, then each player without a token is penalized.

Just as the cost of cards increases in each age, the number of resources required to pay the tax also increases.

 

DRACOMAGI
DRACO MAGI
Myrgos, the powerful and benevolent Dragon King has passed into the next world after an extended illness, and the land is now gripped with uncertainty. As the laws of succession dictate, only one of his remaining apprentices can rise to the position of “Draco Magi”.

With the death of the Draco Magi, the wizard-lock on the succession strongbox of each apprentice has completely dissipated. Inside each box, an apprentice will find a succession scroll. Contained on the scroll is the last piece of knowledge required to become the Drago Magi — but only one can claim the title. Each scroll holds a different “Spell of Succession” that may be executed only with the correct combination of rare gems. These magically imbued gems appear in sets of three only during times of succession and must be collected by dragons at the command of each apprentice. The competitor who is first to collect the gems needed to complete his Spell of Succession becomes the new Drago Magi. For the loser, the unofficial title whispered under the breath of the people is “Novitius Eterna” or “Forever a Novice”.

Be swift and remember, there is little room for error.

Draco Magi is a card game designed by Richard Launius and Robert Burke. To start, each player selects an apprentice dragon mage he wishes to play. Each mage receives a deck of dragon cards that includes multiple copies of four different chromatic dragons (Green, Red, Black & Purple), four different metallic dragons (Gold, Silver, Brass & Bronze), and two special dragon cards (the Battle dragon and the Polar dragon). Each dragon has a different strength, weakness and special ability. Players will send their dragons, one at a time, to capture gems on different battlefields; each battlefield offers a different effect that may give an advantage or disadvantage to certain types of dragons.

Players alternate playing dragon cards on battlefields until they have played all eight of their Dragon cards. Each player can play a maximum of three dragons on a single battlefield. When a dragon is placed, it may make a ranged attack. Not all dragons have a ranged attack breath weapon, but those that do have a breath weapon icon with a number. The number indicates the number of battle cards the player may reveal when attempting to hit with a ranged attack. A defender may defend with the number of cards equal to the dragon’s shield value. A ranged attack can take place immediately only when the card is played against an opposing dragon. If a ranged attack is not used at this moment, the ranged attack is forfeited for the current round.

After all dragon cards have been played, the melee phase of the battle begins. Each dragon has a “melee attack” value printed on its card which represents the number of battle cards the player can draw for the battle. The melee battle mechanism is a unique attack and counter system that provides opportunity for deduction, subtlety, and deadly combos. Players will also earn advance battle cards that build up their decks over the course of the game. The player with the most dragons present on a battlefield wins that gem. In the case of a tie, the dragons and gem remain for the next round.

Draco Magi is a fast game heavily connected to its theme that incorporates area control, bluffing, hand management, deck building and deduction.

 

FLASHBOOOSTERS
DC HEROCLIX: FLASH
DC Comics’ “scarlet speedster” races into the spotlight in the newest expansion from WizKids Games.

For the first time ever, Central City’s favorite hero is featured in an all-new HeroClix set! DC HeroClix: The Flash spans the careers of many heroes who have been known as “The Flash” and includes friends, family and enemies from all eras of the Flash’s history!

DC HeroClix: The Flash sub-themes include the Rogues, the Flash’s allies, the Authority, and more! DC HeroClix: The Flash also features the Harley Quinn HeroClix World Champion Piece and 2013 DC Fan Vote Winner Etrigan the Demon!

Available in Booster Packs and a Fast Forces Pack, which features the Rogues.

 

pokemoncollectortin
POKEMON COLLECTOR’S CHEST TIN
Packed with Pokemon Treasures! Carry your collection anywhere, or share a giant Pokemon grab bag with a fan! This sturdy metal case contains a variety of special Pokemon treasures, including many not found anywhere else.

Contains:
-5 Pokemon TCG booster packs
-3 foil preview cards featuring Treecko, Torchic, and Mudkip
-A cool Pokemon coin
-2 sticker sheets including Legendary Pokemon
-A mini album to store your favorite cards
-A Pokemon notepad
-4 pencils with a unique Pokemon design
-A bonus code card for the Pokemon TCG Online

 

khansgiftbox
MAGIC THE GATHERING: KHANS OF TARKIR HOLIDAY GIFT BOX
-Four Khans of Tarkir booster packs
-Beautiful storage box that can hold more than 2,000 Magic cards
-Twenty Khans of Tarkir basic lands
-Six illustrated plastic dividers
-Sticker sheet for customizing the dividers
-An alternative-art Sultai Charm from the Khans of Tarkir set

 

 

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ADULTSWIM
ADULT SWIM PLAYING CARDS TIN
NECA
Kids in bed? Then it’s time for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim time. No minors allowed! There has to be some fringe benefits for those of us who pay taxes! So feel free to indulge in the raw life with these playing cards that feature graphics from the Adult Swim program. Cards come in a colorful metal tin.

 

GODZILLA
GODZILLA 2-IN 6-PC CHIBI SD FIG DIORAMA
BANDAI AMERICA
From Bandai America! Unleash Super-Deformed “Chibi” versions of Godzilla ’93, Mechagodzilla ’93, Mothra ’92, King Ghidorah ’91, Gigan ’72, and Destoroyah, all in a single diorama 6-pack!

 

BAYMAX
BIG HERO 6 DLX FLYING BAYMAX AF
BANDAI AMERICA
Large and in-charge, this massive Baymax is ready to fly into battle using all his great weapons and features to save the day, just like in Disney’s Big Hero 6. Baymax is huge at 11″ tall with a wingspan that extends to 18″. Activate the lights and sounds or save San Fransokyo using Baymax’s launching rocket first. Baymax comes with a 4 1/2″ Hiro Hamada figure which, when attached to Baymax’s back, unlocks additional flying sounds that vary from descending rocket sounds to ascending sounds depending on whether Baymax is pointed up or down.

 

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS
UNIVERSAL MONSTERS POP VINYLS
FUNKO
“It’s a perfect night for mystery and horror! The air itself is filled with…monsters! Funko is bringing the legendary Universal Monsters to life in a new Pop! series! Dracula, Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Mummy, Creature From the Black Lagoon, and Metaluna Mutant are all creepy cute!”

Freddy
NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST 30TH ANNIVERSARY ULTIMATE FREDDY AF
NECA
To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the original Nightmare on Elm Street we are proud to present the definitive version of Freddy as he first appeared in the 1984 classic. Freddy stands nearly 7? tall and features an all new fully articulated lower body featuring ball-hinged thighs and knees. Freddy includes 3 interchangeable heads including closed mouth, open mouth grimace, and skull face. He features an interchangeable left hand with 2 fingers cut off and includes a dead skin mask, tongue phone, and his trusty fedora. Loaded with features, detail and articulation this is the Freddy figure to own.Packaged in a Deluxe 30th Anniversary window box.

 

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BAM! SOCK! KAPOW! Newsletter 11/7/14

We’re always eagerly awating our chance to use the cheesy Batman TV show sound effects in our newsletters — and we have a legitimate reason again this week!!!
See the items below about our Batman ’66 raffle and sale!

 

 

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HARLEY QUINN AUTOGRAPHED COPIES @ EC!!!

If you missed our Harley Quinn Day signing event with Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner last week, you can STILL get authentic, SIGNED COPIES of the Harley Quinn Vol. 1 Hardcover – or several issues of the Harley Quinn comic at their cover prices – that’s right – at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE!!!

These signed copies will make great holiday-or-sooner gifts for yourself or your friends and family (and where else can you get a super-impressive gift for less than $5?)!

Come see your friends at Emerald City and get your autographed copies of the hottest creative team in comics today, while they last!!!

 

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INTERSTELLAR WEEK STARTS MONDAY @ EC!!!

Thanks to our friends at MUVICO SUNDIAL 19 (formerly MUVICO BAYWALK) at 151 2nd Ave. N., in St. Pete, EC is having a week-long “Interstellar” Give-Away & Raffle EVENT!!!

MONDAY, Nov. 10th – The FIRST 25 GUESTS @ 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE INTERSTELLAR BOOKMARK PACK featuring 5 bookmarks (with beautiful images from the film)!!!

TUESDAY, Nov. 11th – The FIRST 12 GUESTS @ 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE INTERSTELLAR IMAX MINI-POSTER!!!

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12th – The FIRST 25 GUESTS @ 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE INTERSTELLAR MINI-POSTER!!!

FRIDAY, Nov. 14th – ALL GUESTS can enter our FRIDAY RAFFLE for a chance to win the INTERSTELLAR PRIZE PACK:
1 Large Interstellar Poster (3¼’ x 2¼’)
1 Mini Interstellar Poster (1′ x 1¼’)
1 Mini IMAX Poster (1′ x 1¼’)
1 Bookmark Pack
1 IMAX ticket (good for 1 FREE IMAX film)
1 $10 MUVICO Gift Certificate (good for concessions) and
1 $5 Emerald City Discount Coin

There’ll be 2 winners, with the raffle on Sat. , 11/15 at 11am!!!

SATURDAY, Nov. 15th, ALL GUESTS can enter our raffle for a chance to win the INTERSTELLAR GRAND PRIZE:

1 GIANT Interstellar MOVIE POSTER, (4′ x 5½’!!!),
and EVERYTHING in the Prize Pack above; only the IMAX ticket, $10 MUVICO GC, and EC $5 Coin are DOUBLED!!!

There will be 1GRAND PRIZE winner!!! The drawing will be held on Sunday, Nov. 16th at 11am!!! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY!!!

 

 

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MARVEL DICE MASTERS AVENGERS VS X-MEN STORYLINE OP MONTH TWO
Monday, November 10th from 7pm – 10pm

“I am fire and life incarnate! Now and forever – I am Phoenix”
– Cyclops, Avengers vs. X-Men #12

The Phoenix Force is approaching earth. Two of the most powerful groups of heroes The Avengers and The X-Men find themselves at odds. As Dice Masters brings electric story of Avengers vs X-Men to a six months of new and exciting Organized Play Events. Will players use the power of Earths Mightiest Heroes, or The Children of the Atom? Battle it out and collect the exclusive Hero and Basic Action Cards and take the fight to the Phoenix Force!

Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs X-Men is a six-month Story Line Organized Play event that will energize the player community and inspire new players to join the fight in Avengers vs X-Men.

For more information and to sign up please follow this link: http://www.wizkidseventsystem.com/event.php?EVENT_ID=91614

Entry Fee is $2.00.

Will also require purchase of 10 packs of either set available.

1st – 3rd place get Spider-man, The Amazing Limited Edition Card

All Participants will receive a Rally! basic action card!

Maximum 20 players.

 

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BATMAN & mc chris GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!!!
Wednesday, November 12 from 11asm – 9pm

Emerald City has two big events coming up (our BATMAN ’66 SALE and our meet and greet with Adult Swim star MC CHRIS), so to get you ready, EC is featuring them in our Wednesday Give-Away & Raffle!!!

On Wednesday, Nov. 12th, the FIRST 21 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE BATMAN TV SHOW BUTTON featuring the beloved fight sounds (you know… POW! SPLAT! OOOOFF!!) from the show!!!

Then… ALL GUESTS can enter our Wednesday Give-Away & Raffle for a chance to win one of two pairs of TICKETS to see MC CHRIS LIVE, IN-CONCERT, on Sunday, November 16th at Crowbar in Tampa!!!

The winning ballots will be drawn on Friday, November 14th at 11am.

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! (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

BATMAN TV SERIES 1

BATMAN ’66 SALE
Saturday, November 15 from 11am – 9pm

To celebrate the release of the Batman Complete TV Series Blu-ray, Emerald City is having a sale on all related merchandise! We will take 20% off any 1960’s Batman TV Series-related comic books, graphic novels, toys, games, and other collectables!

 

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CARTOON NETWORK’S mc chris – LIVE, IN-PERSON @ EC!!!
Sunday, November 16 from 3pm – 4pm

Meet rapper/singer/artist/actor/Cystic Fibrosis Fighter/
you-name-it-he-can-do-it entertainer mc chris!!!

You know him from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim shows Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, Space Ghost: Coast to Coast, the Brak Show, and more!!!

He also has a large following in the musical realm as well as a rapper for adults AND for kids!

mc chris is in town promoting his Ghost Hunter Tour show at Crowbar in Tampa on the same day, but you can come to Emerald City for a special meet-and-greet from 3-4pm – ONLY at Emerald City!!!

We will also be raffling off tickets on Wednesday, November 12th, but if you would like to guarantee a seat, you can purchase tickets at the links below!!!

ticketweb.com

daddykooltickets.com

The show is at Crowbar:
1812 17th Street North
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813.241.8600

 

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DRAGON BALL Z TCG TOURNAMENT
Monday, November 17 from 7pm – 10pm

Swiss/Constructed Tournament

Entry Fee: $5.00

Participation promo cards for the first 20 players.

1st place prize: A DBZ Playmat and a promo Time is a Warrior’s Tool
2nd place prize: Uncut 2×2 Card Sheet and Time is a Warrior’s Tool

Current gameplay FAQ:
https://paniniamericadbz.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/faqv3.pdf

 

 

PLAY GAMES AT EC!

In addition to the gaming events listed above, Emerald City runs a number of regular gaming events every week! Check the Events page of the EC website for details and updates: http://emeraldcitycomics.com/events/

 

 

Always get the latest EC updates on our Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

 

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FAIRY QUEST OUTCASTS 1

FAIRY QUEST OUTCASTS #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba (CA) Humberto Ramos
WHY WE LOVE IT: FAIRY QUEST is the passion project of Paul Jenkins and Humberto  Ramos, the team behind REVELATIONS and a legendary run on Spectacular SpiderMan.  They have put their heart, love, and creative wonder into this groundbreaking series, and we’re excited to explore more of the world of Fablewood!
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: We all grew up reading fairy tales. We all love fairy tales! But if you enjoy your fairy tales with a twist like Fables, Fairest, or Once Upon a Time, FAIRY QUEST is the perfect series for you. Plus, Paul and Humberto have already made the fans their co-publishers with a successful Kickstarter.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The adventures of Red and Mister Woof have only just begun. In  Fablewood, all of the stories that have ever been told live side-by-side.  But it is an evil place, overseen by the awful Mister Grimm and his cadre of Think Police. Red and Woof want to escape to a world where their friendship isn’t prohibited, but nothing can prepare them for what lies ahead in the Dark Forest.

 

FUSE 7

FUSE #7  (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Antony Johnston (A/CA) Justin Greenwood
“GRIDLOCK,” Part One
22,000 MILES UP, THERE IS (STILL) NO BACKUP.
They call it Gridlocking-maglev-bike races across the Fuse’s vast solar arrays. Fast, dangerous, and very illegal. When a gridlocker turns up dead, Klem and Ralph begin their own race to catch a killer!
PLUS: Bonus backup strip “TABLOID” starts this issue!

 

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HUMANS #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Keenan Keller (A/CA) Tom Neely
Apart, they are nothing…deemed by society as outcasts, misfits, losers, no good punks! But together, they are THE HUMANS! The HUMANS is a high-octane, no-holds-barred, ape-biker-gang chopper ride into ’70s exploitation genre bliss. Follow Bobby, Johnny, and all The HUMANS as they fight and fly down the road to oblivion on a ride filled with chains, sex, leather, denim, hair, blood, bananas, and chrome.

 

SPIDER-VERSE TEAM UP 1

SPIDER-VERSE TEAM UP #1 (OF 3)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christos N. Gage, Roger Stern (A) David Williams & Various (CA) David Williams
SPIDER-VERSE TIE-IN!
Which is obvious from the title!
•  TWO SPIDEY-STORIES PER ISSUE!
•  The old-man Spider-Man from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #500 and Spider-Ham team-up to recruit BEN REILLY!
•  Spider-Man Noir and a Six-Armed Spider-Man go on a mission that terrifies them more than anything they’ve ever seen!
Rated T

 

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED 9

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #9
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
FINAL ISSUE
This is it – the extraordinary finale of Scott Snyder and Jim Lee’s Superman saga, surrounded by an epic wraparound cover! It’s a battle in the sun as Superman and Wraith accept their destinies…and Lex Luthor pulls the trigger on his ultimate weapon!

 

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TOOTH & CLAW #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Kurt Busiek (A/CA) Ben Dewey
MARVELS and ASTRO CITY writer KURT BUSIEK returns to Image Comics with rising-star artist BEN DEWEY for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Conan meets Game of Thrones meets Kamandi in an original high-fantasy epic for mature readers, as a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary champion back through time to save the world, with disastrous consequences. The action begins in a spectacular DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with forty-eight pages of story with no ads for the regular price of just $2.99!

 

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 09

AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 09 RIFT PART 3
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Gene Luen Yang & Various (A/CA) Gurihiru
Written and drawn by the creative team behind the best-selling The Promise and The Search, in collaboration with the creators of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and the perfect companion to Korra!
o The official continuation of Airbender from its creators!
“As with much of what the show and comic series have done, it’s nothing like what I expected, and is still so satisfying.”-Fandom Post

 

DAY MEN TP VOL 01

DAY MEN TP VOL 01
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson (A/CA) Brian Stelfreeze
WHY WE LOVE IT: Not only did we trip over ourselves to have the first ongoing comic book work from industry legend Brian Stelfreeze since 2005, but Matt Gagnon (FREELANCERS) and Michael Alan Nelson (SUPERGIRL, HEXED) have created a nuanced, action-packed piece of genre fiction that is core to BOOM!’s DNA.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Any fan of smart, sexy vampire fiction will love the juxtaposition of classic crime noir elements in DAY MEN. The world of DAY MEN is utterly unique and completely engrossing.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: For thousands of years, the world has been controlled by the “50 Families,” a secret network of vampire covens engaged in a timeless struggle for power. But when the sun rises, the vampires are forced to employ the services of a human who acts as their daytime fixer and protector. Trained for centuries to be the mortal soldiers of their vampire employers, the Day Men go forth at sunrise, alone into the world, to do the bidding of their sleeping benefactors.

 

ELEKTRA TP VOL 01

ELEKTRA TP VOL 01 BLOODLINES
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Haden Blackman (A/CA) Mike Del Mundo
The beautifully violent return of the world’s deadliest assassin! As Elektra prepares to shed her past and change her future, she braves the dangers of Monster Island – and the psychotic killer Bloody Lips – in her search for the elusive assassin known as Cape Crow! But the hunt becomes murkier when the hit is revealed as more than it seems. This might be one quest for which Elektra is ill-prepared. Will Marvel’s deadliest femme fatale defeat Cape Crow and collect the biggest bounty of her career? Or will she do what she’s never done before – protect the mark, and help the hardened killer and his son escape? Legendary assassins go head-to-head at the edge of the world, but it looks like Elektra’s soul is right at Death’s door. Collecting ELEKTRA (2014) #1-5.
Rated T+

 

MILES MORALES ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01

MILES MORALES ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 REVIVAL
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Various (CA) David Marquez
Miles Morales, the Ultimate Spider-Man, is back in action with a new status quo and a new outlook on life! But a big villain from Peter Parker’s past is alive and well, and about to turn New York upside down! Now, Miles must face with the worst nightmare of the Spider-Man legacy: Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin – the man who killed Peter Parker or did he? Is Peter Parker back from the grave, or is this an amazing simulation? As events explode in a way nobody saw coming, Spidey takes on Spidey – and only one of the two Ultimate Spider-Men will rise! Plus: It’s the anniversary of Peter’s death – but as the world mourns the original Spider-Man, a gathering of Spidey’s friends and foes reveals some shocking truths! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #200 and MILES MORALES: THE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-5.
Rated T+

 

WAKE HC

WAKE HC (MR)
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Sean Murphy
The entire 10-issue, Eisner Award- nominated series is collected in one volume! When Marine Biologist Lee Archer is approached by the Department of Homeland Security for help with a new threat, she declines but quickly realizes they won’t take “no” for an answer. Soon she is plunging to the depths of the Arctic Circle to a secret, underwater oil rig filled with roughnecks and scientists on the brink of an incredible discovery. But when things go horribly wrong, this scientific safe haven will turn into a house of horrors at the bottom of the ocean!

 

 

 

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(SUNG TO THE TUNE OF “BATMAN THEME” BY NEAL HEFTI)

Ahem…NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH! BATMAN! BATMAN! BATMAN! BAT-MAN! #37! FAIR (1.5) CONDITION! IT’S $90!! BATMAN! BAT-MAN!!

NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH, NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH! NEW MUTANTS! NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH, NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH #87! IT’S FIRST CABLE, VERY FINE- (7.5) CONDITION! $55!!

Uhmm…A little bit quiter now…X-Men! X-Men!! X-Men #12! It’s first Juggernaut! Very Good (4.0) condition….$125!!! NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH, NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH! JUGGER-NAUT!!!

A little bit louder now…WEIRD WAR TALES!! NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH, NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH!! WEIRD WAR TALES!! #1!! FINE/VERY FINE (7.0)!! $85!!

And to close our program, a short interlude…NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH! COMICS! NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH, NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH-NAH COMICS! COMICS! COM-ICS!!

 

 

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EPICTINYKINGDOMS

TINY EPIC KINGDOMS
You are a tiny kingdom with big ambition. You want to expand your population throughout the realms, learn powerful magic, build grand towers, and have your neighbors quiver at the mention of your name. The conflict? All of the other kingdoms want the same thing and there’s not enough room for everyone to succeed…

In Tiny Epic Kingdoms, a 4x fantasy game in a pocket-size package, each player starts with a unique faction (which has a unique technology tree) and a small territory. Throughout the game, players collect resources, explore other territories, battle each other, research magic, and work to build a great tower to protect their realm.

 

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: THE RISE OF TIAMAT
Avert the Cataclysmic Return of Tiamat in this Adventure for the World’s Greatest Roleplaying Game.

The Cult of the Dragon leads the charge in an unholy crusade to bring Tiamat back to the Realms, and the situation grows more perilous for good people with each passing moment. The battle becomes increasingly political as opportunities to gather allies and gain advantage present themselves. From Waterdeep to the Sea of Moving Ice to Thay, it is a race against Evil. Succeed or succumb to the oppression of draconic tyranny. Win or lose, things will never be the same again.

 

RARRR

RARRR!!
In RARRR!!, players first draft monster power cards in order to build their perfect monster, then draft power bid cards to fuel their monsters’ rampages through cities. Cities are destroyed using a bidding system, and players are limited in their bids by the amount of each type of power that their monster possesses.

Will you build a super fire-spewing dragon monster, or a more balanced monster that can flatten cities time and time again for the long haul? Either way, it’s not a good day to live in the metropolis.

 

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CASTLES OF MAD KING LUDWIG
In the tile-laying game Castles of Mad King Ludwig, players are tasked with building an amazing, extravagant castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria…one room at a time. You see, the King loves castles, having built Neuschwanstein (the castle that inspired the Disney theme park castles) and others, but now he’s commissioned you to build the biggest, best castle ever — subject, of course, to his ever-changing whims. Each player acts as a building contractor who is adding rooms to the castle he’s building while also selling his services to other players.

In the game, each player starts with a simple foyer. One player takes on the role of the Master Builder, and that player sets prices for a set of rooms that can be purchased by the other players, with him getting to pick from the leftovers after the other players have paid him for their rooms. When a room is added to a castle, the player who built it gains castle points based on the size and type of room constructed, as well as bonus points based on the location of the room. When a room is completed, with all entranceways leading to other rooms in the castle, the player receives one of seven special rewards.

After each purchasing round, a new player becomes the Master Builder who sets prices for a new set of rooms. After several rounds, the game ends, then additional points are awarded for achieving bonus goals, having the most popular rooms, and being the most responsive to the King’s demands, which change each game. Whoever ends up with the most castle points wins.

 

CARWARS
CAR WARS CLASSIC
Drive Offensively! Car Wars is a game featuring freeways of the future in which the right of way goes to those with the biggest guns. Players choose their vehicle — complete with weapons, armor, power plants, suspension, and even body style — then they take them out on the road, either to come home as “aces”, or to crash and burn. If a driver survives, his abilities improve and he can earn money to buy bigger and better cars. Advanced rules let players design their own customized cars, trucks, and cycles.

 

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MAGIC THE GATHERING: COMMANDER 2014
For the first time, you can lead your forces with a Planeswalker commander in this exciting multiplayer Magic format. Dominate the battlefield with new combinations of strength and skill. Fight wisely, for only one commander will prevail.

 

 

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Toys / Collectables
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STUPIDHEROES
STUPID HEROES SERIES 1 T/C BOX
WAX EYE LLC
Wax Eye, Stuff That’ll Make Your Eyes Melt! launches Stupid Heroes Trading Cards Series 1! Written and painted my Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Package artists, this 55-card set parodies absurd adventures and cheesy champions from the super hero universe. Chase cards include first-time-ever X-Ray Vision, 1-of-a-kind sketch cards! 8 cards per pack, 24 packs per box.

 

VOLTRON
VOLTRON 30TH ANNIVERSARY LION GIFT SET
TOYNAMI INC
Celebrating 30 years, the legendary Voltron returns! Standing 11″ tall (nearly 13″ with its display base), the 30th-anniversary edition will feature LED light-up eyes, powered by replaceable batteries, and sturdy die-cast and ABS construction, and will include a special signature Voltron badge. This badge, when properly transformed, will become a key taht can be used to activate light and sound features on the display base, including the legendary “lion’s roar.” The 30th separates into individual lions, including the lion’s mouth blade accessory, and will come packaged in a retro-styled anniversary box.

 

WALKING DEAD
WALKING DEAD FISH TANK LED PAPERWEIGHT
CARLISLE CO.
Keep your desk tidy with this LED-illuminated Walking Dead paperweight!

 

HALO
HALO 2014 AF
TMP TOYS / MCFARLANE’S TOYS
Ten years ago, Halo 2 made its debut on the original Xbox and changed multiplayer gaming on consoles forever. To commemorate the game’s 10th-anniversary, McFarlane Toys is offering two new figures of the Master Chief, one based on his Halo 2 look, the other updated to his latest look. The Halo 2 Master Chief figure captures all the details of this first version of his Mark VI armor, from the five indentations on his hand and ankle armor to the smooth, undamaged plating on his chest. The new Master Chief figure, based on his latest look, includes his removable multi-layers, wind-swept cloak, the perfect accessory for keeping the harsh, glittering desert sands out of his armor. The Master Chief’s helmet also features a cracked visor.

 

ASSASSINS
ASSASSINS CREED SERIES 3 AF
TMP TOYS / MCFARLANE’S TOYS
From McFarlane Toys. Assassin’s Creed® Series 3 brings collectors more great new figures from the blockbuster Assassin’s Creed video game franchise. Series 3 includes all-new characters, outfits, and weapons from the original Assassin’s Creed, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and even a secret assassin from the next chapter in the Assassin’s Creed saga. Like all of our Assassin’s Creed figures, each Series 3 collectible will include a unique code to unlock great new Assassin’s Creed content! Choose from Secret Assassin (includes two signature weapons), Altair ibn-La’Ahad (in classic white robe & blood red sash with sword & dagger), Ezio Auditore da Firenze (in ornate dark grey robes with sword & dagger) and Ah Tabai (with feathered spear).

 

PREDATOR
PREDATORS 7IN BAD BLOOD PREDATOR AF
NECA
Introducing the most mind-blowingly complex Predator ever! Bad Blood Predator has gone solo and is making his first appearance as an action figure, packed with detail and accessories. He’s based on the Dark Horse series Predator: Bad Blood by Evan Dorkin and Derek Thompson. The figure stands approximately 8″ tall and features over 25 points of articulation. Comes with sword, spear, trophy heads, piercings and more paint applications and decoration than any of the previous Predator figures released in NECA’s popular collection. Bad Blood will also be packaged in deluxe packaging utilizing original art from the Dark Horse series.

 

 

 

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Harley Quinn Day! Newsletter 10/31/14

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HARLEY QUINN DAY, WITH AMANDA CONNER AND JIMMY PALMIOTTI!!!
Saturday, November 1st from 11am – 9pm

Saturday, don’t sleep in with a candy hangover… you’re going to want to be here: we have HARLEY QUINN and her super-slick Batmobile LIVE, IN-PERSON for pics, autographs, (and possibly a felony or two), from Noon-2pm and 3-5pm.

PLUS, the red-hot HARLEY QUINN creative team of Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner will be here signing books, comics and more from 3-5pm!!!

HOLD ON, there’s MORE!!! Anyone dressing in COSPLAY will SAVE 10% OFF their TOTAL PURCHASE — ALL DAY!!!
(Recognizable characters, and family-friendly only, please.)

As for Sunday? We’re totally tapping out. We’ve got nothing.

BOO! Are you kidding? This is Emerald City!!! Even on a “normal” day, we’re here for you with the best comics, books, games, toys, tchotchkes, collectables and MORE!!!

Come hang out with your friends at EC, where we’re always scaring up SAVINGS and FUN!!!

 

 

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BATMAN GIVE-AWAY AND MICHAEL USLAN TICKETS RAFFLE!
Wednesday, Nov. 5th from 11am – 9pm

On Wednesday, Nov. 5th, the FIRST 25 guests at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE copy of BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR #1 from DC Comics Essentials!!!

It’s a perfect introduction to the new graphic novel, “The Black Mirror” from Scott Snyder (Swamp Thing) and Jock (Nightwing)!!!

PLUS… ALL GUESTS can enter our WEDNESDAY-ONLY RAFFLE for a chance to win one of 2 pairs of tickets for a film mixer with MICHAEL USLAN (presented by the SARASOTA FILM COMMISSION) on Wed., Nov. 12th!!! (a $20.00 value, per pair)

Mr. Uslan is the producer of the Batman films (1989-present), as well as The Lego Movie and the upcoming Batman vs. Superman, Doc Savage and Shazam!

The winning ballots will be drawn on Friday, Nov. 7th, at 11am.

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! (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

 

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CARTOON NETWORK’S mc chris – LIVE, IN-PERSON @ EC!!!
Sunday, November 16 from 3pm – 4pm

Meet rapper/singer/artist/actor/Cystic Fibrosis Fighter/
you-name-it-he-can-do-it entertainer mc chris!!!

You know him from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim shows Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, Space Ghost: Coast to Coast, the Brak Show, and more!!!

He also has a large following in the musical realm as well as a rapper for adults AND for kids!

mc chris is in town promoting his Ghost Hunter Tour show at Crowbar in Tampa on the same day, but you can come to Emerald City for a special meet-and-greet from 3-4pm – ONLY at Emerald City!!!

We will also be raffling off tickets on Wednesday, November 12th, but if you would like to guarantee a seat, you can purchase tickets at the links below!!!

ticketweb.com

daddykooltickets.com

The show is at Crowbar:
1812 17th Street North
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813.241.8600

 

 

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HEY, WHAT WAS THAT….?

Because of our guests’ enthusiasm for great stories, it’s not unusual for us to sell out of our new hardcover and paperback books, and you may wonder, “What book was that?”

To help you get the books you really want, EC is now posting each empty book space with a sign, letting you know what it was, and that it can be ordered for you, and into your hands as soon as possible (usually less than a week; Monday requests are usually in by Thursday).

Look for these signs on our new books wall. Our new signs will also include the title and volume number so that you know exactly which book you’re requesting.

And, of course, there’s no fee for placing special orders.

Now more than ever, it’s easy to get EXACTLY what you want at Emerald City Comics!!!

 

 

 

Always get the latest EC updates on our Facebook page:

http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

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Click here for new releases!

 

Featured Comic Books:

AXIS CARNAGE 1

AXIS CARNAGE #1 Of(3)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Rick Spears (A) German Peralta (CA) Alexander Lozano
AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS TIE-IN!
•  Carnage is back in NYC and the city will never look at him the same way again!
•  Something incredible has happened to the symbiote serial killer in AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS that will have Cletus and you reeling!

 

AXIS REVOLUTIONS 1

AXIS REVOLUTIONS #1 Of(4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dennis Hopeless, Simon Spurrier (A) Ken Lashley, Tan Eng Huat (CA) Ken Lashley
AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS TIE-IN!
•  Companion series to Marvel’s newest blockbuster event, AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS!
•  Featuring stories from the Avengers and X-Men’s epic battle with the Red Skull!
•  As the Red Skull broadcasts hate across the globe, will our heroes be able to quell the madness? Or might they just be swept up in it?
Rated T+

 

BALTIMORE WOLF AND THE APOSTLE 1

BALTIMORE WOLF AND THE APOSTLE #1 (OF 2)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden (A/CA) Ben Stenbeck
When Inquisition agents come to destroy a wolf that used to be one of their own men, they don’t stand a chance without the ultimate ally!

 

DARK GODS 1

DARK GODS #1 (MR)
AVATAR PRESS INC
(W) Justin Jordan (A/CA) German Erramouspe
Justin Jordan is unleashed in an epic all-new, ongoing series!   Murdock leads The Storm, humanity’s last line of defense against the brewing Primordial Chaos and The Serpent, Tiamet herself!  But her children slowly emerge ahead of her return, as human-monster hybrids inflicting horrors in their wake. The Storm has to keep this bottled up, prevent the rest of humanity from breaking into panic, and hold back the flood of horrors that come with the return of the original evils, the Dark Gods themselves!   Available with Regular and Wraparound cover from series artist German Erramouspe, sultry Siren cover from Christian Zanier, a fully-painted Deity cover by Michael DiPascale, and a special Nightmare Retailer Order Incentive cover also by Zanier.

 

DEATHLOK 1

DEATHLOK #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nathan Edmondson (A/CA) Mike Perkins
“Enemy of My Enemy”
•  After Michael Collins, there was Henry Hayes
•  A medic who travels to war zones to heal the wounded, he has no idea that when he’s in the field, he’s activated by a mysterious group and becomes the ultimate weapon of assassination and war: DEATHLOK
•  From the writer of BLACK WIDOW and THE PUNISHER comes a new take on the iconic cyborg character making waves on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Rated T+

 

GODKILLER WALK AMONG US 1

GODKILLER WALK AMONG US #1 (RES) (MR)
BLACK MASK COMICS
(W) Matt Pizzolo (A) Anna Wieszczyk (CA) Ben Templesmith & Various
Described as Saga meets Johnny The Homicidal Maniac, Godkiller: Walk Among Us is a twisted sci-horror adventure about a boy’s search for a new heart to save his dying sister in a post-nuclear wasteland populated by fallen gods, sex magic, and quantum physics technowizards. Based on the cult hit animated series starring Davey Havok (singer AFI), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), and Nicki Clyne (Battlestar Galactica).

 

HARLEY QUINN ANNUAL 1

HARLEY QUINN ANNUAL #1
DC COMICS
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) John Timms (CA) Amanda Conner
We have to warn you, readers: This issue stinks! Seriously! Like, unpleasant odors are literally in the story! In this first-ever HQ ANNUAL, take a trip to Harley’s home of Coney Island in a groundbreaking “scent-ticular” issue, featuring actual, honest-to-gosh smells. This issue comes polybagged to contain the stench.

 

RASPUTIN 1

RASPUTIN #1  (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Alex Grecian (A) Riley Rossmo, Ivan Plascencia (CA) Riley Rossmo
DRACULA AT DOWNTON ABBEY!
In one night Rasputin was poisoned, beaten, stabbed, shot in the head, drowned, then tied up and thrown in a frozen river. It was really bad timing. His beard was just coming in nicely.
New York Times bestselling author ALEX GRECIAN and fan favorite artist RILEY ROSSMO reunite for the first time since their critically acclaimed series PROOF!

 

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

COWL TP VOL 01

COWL TP VOL 01 PRINCIPLES OF POWER (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel (A) Rod Reis (CA) Trevor McCarthy
The Chicago Organized Workers League once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable “brotherhood” of Super-Villains. Now, in 1962, the union faces a disillusioned public, scandal, and a new era of threats. Here’s what the press has been saying about the hit new series:
“A down and dirty Mad Men meets Heroes in ’60s Chicago.”-Entertainment Weekly
“A gorgeous book, and the story is just as captivating as the art.”-The AV Club
“There’s a touch of Mad Men’s style and sex appeal as well as Watchmen’s serious approach to heroes…Stunning.”-Mental Floss
Collects issues #1-5 of the breakout series.

 

ORIGINAL SIN HC

ORIGINAL SIN HC
MARVEL COMICS
(W/A) Various (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
Who killed the Watcher? Uatu, the mysterious space-god who observes mankind from the moon, is dead. Thus begins the greatest murder mystery in Marvel history! As Nick Fury leads a cosmic manhunt to the far corners of the universe, other forces marshal and other questions arise. Who is the Unseen? What was stolen from the Watcher’s lair? Just when the Avengers think they’ve cornered their murderer, everything explodes – unleashing the Marvel Universe’s greatest secrets and rocking the heroes to their core! What did the Watcher see? As all the truths come tumbling into the light, discover the Original Sins of dozens of major characters, from the Inhumans to Dr. Doom to J. Jonah Jameson! Collecting ORIGINAL SIN #0-8, ORIGINAL SINS #1-5 and material from POINT ONE #1.
Parental Advisory

 

STRAY BULLETS TP VOL 01

STRAY BULLETS TP VOL 01 INNOCENCE OF NIHILISM (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) David Lapham
With the return of STRAY BULLETS, it’s time to roll out the “by story arc” trades of DAVID LAPHAM’s influential crime masterpiece….
These are their stories. Follow the lost lives of people who are savagely torn apart by events beyond their control. As the innocent world of an imaginative little girl is shattered when she witnesses a brutal double murder. Or an introverted young boy on the verge of manhood gets a lesson on just how far is too far when he falls for a needy woman who lives life in the fast lane. Or party with a pair of low-rent hoods who learn about what is really important in life just when they shouldn’t. And even learn the story of the most infamous gangster who ever lived, Amy Racecar, who talks to God, lunches with the President, and just may be responsible for the end of the world. These are some of the tales that will rip out your guts and break your heart.
Collects STRAY BULLETS #1-7

 

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN TP VOL 01

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN TP VOL 01 TOMORROW NEVER LEARNS
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Latour (A/CA) Mahmud A. Asrar
Welcome to the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning, where Wolverine, Storm and a star-studded faculty educate the next generation of mutants! But with their own lives steeped in deadly enemies and personal crises, how can the X-Men guide and educate – let alone defend – the school? And what mysterious organization waits in the shadows to destroy Wolverine’s mutant sanctuary? The mysterious Phoenix Corporation wants Quentin Quire, but why? As Wolverine clings to life, Storm, Idie and the kids make a stand against the Phoenix Corporation – while a fleeing Quentin finds a new ally in Cyclops! And only Evan can save Fantomex from certain death, but does he dare? Wolverine and Storm reach a breaking point as the X-Men take on the Phoenix Corporation – with their very future hanging in the balance! Collecting WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN (2014) #1-6.

 

 

 

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Editor’s Note: We regret to inform our readers that Mr. Wallner could not be reached in regards to his assigned newsletter post for this week. Mr. Wallner’s whereabouts are unknown as of this time and any information as to his status or current state of mind would be greatly appreciated by us, his employers, as well as his family. Do be warned that Mr. Wallner is known to be a master of disguise as well as very leery of strangers and has also been known to behave erratically and sometimes violently when approached. We also have reason to fear that he may be armed with some form of improvised weaponry like a bicycle chain or a homemade cudgel. If you think that you may have spotted Justin Wallner please call us at our 24 hour hotline with any information you may have.

Thankfully, we here at Emerald City have found a terse, handwritten note left by Mr. Wallner on the day before his disappearance. It leaves no clues as to his whereabouts, but it did contain a series of abbreviated notations, scrawled in a barely legible form of shorthand, which we believe may have been a preliminary draft of his weekly newsletter post. The note was peppered throughout with several comments made in very unprofessional language as well as a few coarse illustrations doodled in the margins which we have taken the liberty of ommitting to protect any youngsters or those of tender sensiblities who may be reading. After the difficult task of deciphering the note was complete, we were able to glean the following information about the key back issues which Mr. Wallner intended to spotlight in his newsletter post this week:

Detecive Comics (New 52 series) #1 very fine/near mint (9.0) condition $30

Hawkman (vol. 1) #4, first appearance of Zatanna, very good- (3.5), $150

Incedible Hulk #181, first appearance of Wolverine, very good/fine (5.0) $850

Amazing Spider-Man #300, first appearance of Venom, very fine- (7.5) $150

New Mutants #98, first appearance of Deadpool, fine+ (6.5) $125

If you are interested in any of the books mentioned above or have any information concerning the location of Justin Wallner, please stop by the store or call us at (727)398-2665. We thank you all very much for your help and support during this trying time.

 

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MUNCHKIN: LOOT LETTER
Get a ton of treasure! You NEED it!
Steal the treasure and backstab your friends – without all of the silly card-playing stuff. Well, without some of it. OK, without all but 16 cards of it, at least.
Munchkin Loot Letter is based on the award-winning world-wide hits Love Letter, by Alderac Entertainment Group, and Munchkin, by Steve Jackson Games. Loot Letter’s 16 cards provide hours of fun for kids and adults while they scramble to grab all the loot and leave their friends in the dust. Loot Letter also comes with an exclusive Munchkin carrying bag and an exclusive Munchkin game card!

 

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EVOLUTION
In Evolution, players adapt their species in a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce and predators lurk. Traits like Hard Shell and Horns will protect your species from Carnivores, while a Long Neck will help them get food that others cannot reach. With over 4,000 ways to evolve your species, every game becomes a different adventure.
Evolution packs a surprising amount of variety for a game with simple rules. The variety comes from the synergies between the trait cards and from the different personalities at the table. Some players thrive on creating Carnivores to wreak havoc on their fellow players. Others prefer to stay protected and mind their own business. Evolution encourages both play styles by giving each of them multiple paths to victory. And it is the mix of play styles at the table that ultimately determines the eco-system in which the player are adapting. So gather your friends and see who can best adapt to the changing world around them.

 

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ATTACK WING: DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS
Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing uses the core rule set of the FlightPath game system seen previously in Star Wars: X-Wing and Star Trek: Attack Wing, but with a Dungeons & Dragons twist as the players now control dogfighting dragons, while also having forces on the ground such as giants and magic users. As with Star Trek: Attack Wing, the Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing game series consists of a starter set and expansion packs.
The Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing – Starter Set includes three pre-painted dragons, maneuver dials, and upgrade cards and tokens.

 

 

YAHTZEE: FIREFLY
Firefly Yahtzee has Landed
Roll your way to victory and defeat the Alliance with the Firefly Collector’s Edition of YAHTZEE.   Includes a replica of Serenity with the cargo bay as the dice cup and custom dice colored after the engine itself.

 

DICEMASTERS

MARVEL DICE MASTERS: THE UNCANNY X-MEN DICE BUILDING GAME
Marvel Dice Masters: Uncanny X-Men is a collectible dice-building tabletop game designed by Quarriors! creators Michael Elliott and Eric M. Lang.
In this game — which features Wolverine, Magneto, Cyclops, Iceman, Psylocke, the Sentinels and more — each player fields a superhero team, with each hero being represented by custom-tooled dice; each team must be composed of 15 dice, and a player can “purchase” dice only from his team. Each hero also has one or more character reference cards, which show the special abilities for the characters based on the die rolls. Different versions of these cards will be available in booster packs, allowing for more customization of your team. Players use these dice to collect energy, recruit new heroes, and battle head-to-head. In addition, each player brings two basic action cards to the game, which are placed in the center of the table; both players can purchase these cards. A player wins once the opposing player has been reduced to zero life.
The Marvel Dice Masters: Uncanny X-Men starter set comes with 44 custom dice, 38 cards, two dice bags, and a core rulebook. Booster packs include two dice with two matching character cards.

 

 

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SPACEINVADER

SPACE INVADERS BOTTLE OPENER
50FIFTY LTD
Pop open your favorite bottled drink with this Space Invaders Bottle Opener!

 

DRWHO

DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANN 4TH DOCTOR 16OZ GLASS 2PK
ENTERTAINMENT EARTH LLC
Celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th-anniversary with these 16-ounce drinking glasses! Each pack comes with two glasses. These 16-ounce glasses feature the official Doctor Who 50th-anniversary logo and a collage of artwork that evokes a silhouette of the Fourth (Tom Baker) Doctor. Look for more to come throughout the year!

 

STARTREK

STAR TREK USS ENTERPRISE BLACK BOTTLE OPENER
BROTHERS ENTERTAINMENT MERCH
Crack open a bottle with this Star Trek bottle opener in the shape of the USS Enterprise! This special version features a black finish.

 

GODZILLA

GODZILLA MINIMATES SERIES 1 BOX SET
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys Release! What’s the best way to stop a towering atomic monster? Put him in your pocket! Celebrating 60 years of Godzilla movies, this box set of classically-styled Minimates includes Godzilla and three of his most famous friends and foes: Mothra, Gigan and Titanosaurus! Each Minimate mini-figure stands approximately 2 inches tall and features a variety of interchangeable parts. Packaged on a blister card. Designed by Art Asylum!

 

REDHOOD

DC COMICS DESIGNER SER 2 CAPULLO RED HOOD AF
DC COMICS
Based on the designs from the fan-favorite artist of BATMAN, Greg Capullo, comes the next wave in the hit Designer Series from DC Collectibles.

 

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Halloween ComicFest 2014! Newsletter 10/24/14

 

 

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HALLOWEEN COMICFEST 2014
Saturday, October 25 from 11 am to 9 pm

During Halloween ComicFest, adults and kids can come to Emerald City and get free Halloween and horror themed comics and mini-comics published specifically for Halloween ComicFest! This year there are 19 titles available to choose from that are great for kids and adults, with twelve full-sized comics and seven mini-comics.

Guests can each choose two different comics from those available!
Here’s the full list of comics:

FULL-SIZED COMICS
ABSTRACT STUDIO Rachel Rising #1
ACTION LAB Hero Cats Princeless
ARCHIE COMICS Afterlife with Archie #1
ASPEN Michael Turner’s Fathom Adventures of Ernie
AVATAR PRESS Extinction Parade
DC COMICS Scooby Doo Team Up #1 Featuring Batman, Batman Legends Dark Knight Halloween
IDW PUBLISHING My Little Pony
MARVEL COMICS Marvel Comics #1, Secret Wars #1
VIZ MEDIA Resident Evil
ZENESCOPE Grimm Fairy Tales Halloween Special

MINI COMICS
ACTION LAB COMICS VAMPLETS UNDEAD PET SOCIETY
ARCHIE COMICS ARCHIE BETTY & VERONICA
BOOM! STUDIOS HALLOWEEN SPOOOKTACULAR
DARK HORSE COMICS PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: TIMEPOCALYPSE
IDW PUBLISHING ANGRY BIRD COMICS
VIZ MEDIA LITTLE BATTLERS EXPERIENCE

All day, graphic novels will all be 20% off!!!
And comic book story packs will be 50% off their already discounted price!!!

And and AND you can meet the X-Men’s Wolverine and Colossus LIVE, IN-PERSON* for pics and autographs!!!

*Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice.

 

 

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PREPPING FOR HALLOWEEN? EC CAN HELP!!!

Of course you know that Emerald City is your go-to place for classic and modern horror. We feature toys, comics, tchotchkes, games and more based on all your favorites — Universal Monsters, Freddy, Jason, Chucky and more! But here’s something you may not know: this year, EC is partnering with the RADLEY HAUNTED HOUSE and THEATRICAL FANTASY COSTUMES to help you REALLY get in the mood for a good scare — and we offer SAVINGS to boot!

If you attend the Radley Haunted House, (which seriously rivals anything you’ll see at the big theme parks), you’ll also receive a coupon for $5 off your next EC purchase while you’re there!!!
www.RadleyHaunt.com

And, if you stop in to the surprisingly huge Theatrical Fantasy Costumes shop for all your costume and accessory needs, be sure to come to EC FIRST and pick up a COUPON for $5 OFF a $25 purchase, or $10 OFF a $50 purchase!!! (Coupons are available at our media table by the front register!)
www.fantasycostumesflorida.com

Sometimes we scare OURSELVES at Emerald City, but you should never be afraid to come see your friends at EC, have fun… and SAVE!!!

 

 

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HARLEY QUINN DAY with JIMMY PALMIOTTI & AMANDA CONNER!!!
Saturday, November 1st from 3pm to 5pm

Join your friends at Emerald City as we celebrate everyone’s favorite cray-cray Harlequin and her red-hot creative team of Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, Saturday, November 1st, from 3-5pm!!!

They’ll be here for autographs and pictures to celebrate the occasion!!!

And, because Harley is also quite the fashion icon, and it’s the day after Halloween, anyone who dresses in cosplay, (recognizable, family-friendly only, please), will receive 10% OFF his or her total purchase — ALL DAY!!!

Come on out for fun and savings — ONLY at Emerald City!!!

 

 

 

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Featured Comic Books:

ARKHAM MANOR 1
ARKHAM MANOR #1
DC COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Shawn Crystal
When catastrophe strikes Arkham Asylum, where will Gotham City house the world’s most dangerous criminals, and when inmates are found murdered, what is Batman prepared to do in search of justice? Arkham’s madness comes home in ARKHAM MANOR! A bold new series brought to you by the mad minds of Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) and Shawn Crystal (Deadpool, Wolverine and the X-Men).

 

DEATHSTROKE 1
DEATHSTROKE #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tony S. Daniel (A) Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea (CA) Tony S. Daniel
The DCU’s deadliest assassin stars in his own ongoing series by writer/artist Tony S. Daniel! See him as never before in this explosive new series, with one surprise after another as we see Slade Wilson in the fight of his life!

 

GONERS 1
GONERS #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jacob Semahn (A/CA) Jorge Corona
“WE ALL FALL DOWN,” Part One
From the colonization of Roanoke to the Cold War, the world famous Latimer Family has been humanity’s lone defense against paranormal horrors for centuries…until tonight. A deadly assault on the lineage forces an unprepared brother and sister to solve their parents’ murder while trying to escape the grim landscape of horrors that stalk the children themselves.

 

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MULTIVERSITY THE JUST #1
DC COMICS
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Ben Oliver
The next chapter of the greatest adventure in DC’s history is here!
When they last collaborated, Grant Morrison joined artist Ben Oliver (LOBO, BATMAN/SUPERMAN) for the acclaimed ACTION COMICS #0. For their next team-up, the two superstars take a spin around the self-obsessed Earth-16 – a.k.a. Earth-Me!
With all of the world’s threats having been handled long ago by their parents, the next generation of supers – including Chris Kent, Damien Wayne, Alexis Luthor, Offspring, Megamorpho, Donna Troy and more – find themselves labeled as superstars more often than super heroes. But with that fame comes complacency, and when a massive threat unlike anything they’ve ever seen surfaces, this pampered crew finds themselves in way over their head. What secret is Damien keeping from Chris that could tear the world’s finest friends apart? Who is the mysterious killer lurking behind the scenes among these spoiled super-children? And what chance do they stand against the monstrous villain that’s murdering its way across the Multiverse? All that and more in this exciting stand-alone issue which also acts as chapter three of the MULTIVERSITY saga. Join us, if your dare, for THE MULTIVERSITY!

 

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PREDATOR FIRE AND STONE #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Chris Mooneyham (CA) Dan Brown, Lucas Graciano
As the Perses begins her long journey home, a deadly stowaway forces the crew into a savage conflict! While the crew defend themselves against this unseen predator, the hunter itself stalks a much more substantial game!

 

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TMNT GHOSTBUSTERS #1 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (A/CA) Dan Schoening
When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City. One with a whole lot more ghosts… and Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to learn to get along quickly, because a new foe from the Turtles past has followed them and aims to conquer NYC!

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

MARVEL 100TH ANNIVERSARY TP
MARVEL 100TH ANNIVERSARY TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W/A) Various (CA) David Lopez
A remarkable artifact from the future of Marvel Comics! What happens when Marvel’s favorite heroes hit the centennial mark? It’s 2061, and the world of the Fantastic Four has been turned upside-down, complete with the granddaughter of Doom and the Richards-Banner twins! It’s 100 years after Spider-Man’s creation, and the Kingpin has stolen Spidey’s ultra-powerful techno-symbiote suit! Have the X-Men of 2061 achieved Xavier’s dream of mutants and humans living in harmony? How will the Avengers of 2061 cope following the failed Badoon invasion of Earth and America’s disappearance into the Negative Zone? And just in time for the release of their seventh epic motion picture, the Guardians of the Galaxy take on the Silver Galactus! Collecting 100TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: FANTASTIC FOUR, SPIDER-MAN, X-MEN, AVENGERS and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.
Rated T+

 

ORIGINAL SIN HULK VS IRON MAN TP
ORIGINAL SIN TP HULK VS IRON MAN
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mark Waid, Kieron Gillen (A) Mark Bagley, Luke Ross (CA) J. G. Jones
In the wake of the Watcher’s murder, the Marvel Universe’s greatest secrets are being revealed! And there’s one secret so big, so green, so earth-shattering that it will shake a seminal Avengers’ relationship to its core. As everyone knows, Bruce Banner was transformed into the Hulk after he was caught in the explosion of an experimental gamma bomb. But could billionaire weapons manufacturer Tony Stark have been responsible for the accident all along? A startling new development threatens the love/hate relationship you’ve been following on screen and in comics as Mark Waid and Kieron Gillen’s blockbuster writing runs on HULK and IRON MAN come to their colossal conclusions! Collecting ORIGINAL SIN #3.1-3.4.
Rated T+

 

RAI TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO NEW JAPAN
RAI TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO NEW JAPAN
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Clayton Crain
JAPAN IN THE 41st CENTURY!
The year is 4001 A.D. – led by the artifi cial intelligence called “Father,” the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father’s empire – the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit… the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father’s benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed… and his own long-lost humanity… Collecting RAI #1-4 by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Unity, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage), start reading to discover an astonishing new vision of the future that Comic Book Resources calls “an immersive experience… unlike anything else in comics.

 

SILVER SURFER TP VOL 01
SILVER SURFER TP VOL 01 NEW DAWN
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dan Slott (A/CA) Michael Allred
The universe is big. Bigger than you could ever imagine. And the Silver Surfer, lone sentinel of the skyways, is about to discover that the best way to see it… is with someone else. Meet Dawn Greenwood, the Earth girl who’s challenged the Surfer to go beyond the boundaries of the known universe – into the strange, the new and the utterly fantastic! Who is the Never Queen? How is the universe’s future tied into her very existence? And why is she trying to destroy the Surfer? And when the Surfer tries to return Dawn home, he gets swept into a strange battle against Shuma-Gorath alongside Dr. Strange, the Hulk and more! The problem is, to stop Shuma-Gorath, Dawn will have to pay the price – with her life. Collecting SILVER SURFER (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.
Rated T+

 

 

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Back Issues / Vintage Comics
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Okay, class. CLASS! Will you all please settle down and take your seats. The bell has rung, enough nonsense, now PLEASE just settle down. Good. Now please take your seats and open your workbooks to…Mr. Johnson, is that gum? I thought so, please spit it into the trash can and then take your seat. We’re waiting! Very good. Now class, open your workbooks to page 23 so that we may begin today’s lesson.

Question one, who is Adam Strange? Anybody? Yes, Mr. Schwartz? Yes, that is correct. Adam Strange is the one with the jetpack and the Zeta-Beam. Now, can you name his first appearance as well as the price for Very good (4.0) copy of said book? Excellent Mr. Schwartz! That’s correct, Showcase #17 and the price is $550.

Question two, can anybody name Jonah Hex’s first appearance as well as the price for a very good/fine (5.0) copy of the issue in question? Anyone? Oh come on! This one is easy! Nobody? Oh come on, just guess then! Yes, Mr. DeZuniga? That’s it! All Star Western #10 for $125. Good guess, Mr. DeZuniga. Let’s hope your luck holds out until next weeks quiz, eh?

Next question, What does the acronym M.O.D.O.K stand for? Ah, yes, Mr. Tarleton? That is correct. Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing. I also would have accepted Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing, or Mobile Organism Designed Only for Killing. What’s that Ms. Williams? Yes, that’s true, the acronym M.O.D.O.K. does seem to ignore the word “for” in the phrase Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing but it is considered acceptable in common usage to ignore certain prepositions and pronouns for brevity’s sake when constructing an acronym, since acronyms are by their very nature non-formal and used mostly as part of technical or industrial speech. Good question though, Ms. Williams.

Now, Mr. Tarleton, for bonus extra credit on next week’s quiz, can you name M.O.D.O.K.’s first appearance as well as the price of a very good/fine (5.0) copy of that particular issue? Excellent, Mr. Tarleton, Tales of Suspense #94 for $30. You’re always such a good student, Mr. Tarleton! Here’s a gold star next to your name on the blackboard. You’ve earned it!

Okay class, last question. What is the first appearance of Venom? To be more specific, I mean the first in comics appearance of Eddie Brock wearing the black symbiote costume as the character “Venom”. Oh, my! So many hands! Venom is quite popular amongst you boys and girls, isn’t he? Well, let’s see, Mr. Zeck? Yes, very good, Amazing Spider-Man #299. Now, who can tell me how much a very fine (8.0) copy of that issue would cost? Yes, Mr. Thompson, that is correct, $40, but in the future please raise your hand before shouting out the answer.

Okay class, that’s all for today! Time for recess. Please be safe during free play and KEEP YOUR HANDS TO YOURSELVES!

 

 

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ASCENSIONTHEMEPACKS

ASCENSION: THEME PACKS
Ascension theme packs feature 12 game cards that can be added to any Ascension expansion to put a new twist on existing gameplay! Embrace the chaos with Rat King and Rat Queen, chase Pots of Gold with Leprechaun, or take part in Samael Claus’s gift-giving mischief!

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DC HEROCLIX: FLASH GRAVITY FEED SINGLES
Featuring 10 figures with flat rarity and all-new dial designs, the DC HeroClix – The Flash Gravity Feed is an excellent addition to your HeroClix collection. Each single-figure foil pack contains one HeroClix figure and character card!

Play as Max Mercury, Golden Glider and more as you encounter the mysterious Gorilla City Soldiers and authoritative Central City Police!

PANAMAX
PANAMAX
After one hundred years in service, the Panama Canal still is one of the most important and impressive engineering achievements in modern times.

Built in 1914, it held a prominent role in the deployment of military vessels during WWI and in the conflicts that have followed. Nowadays commercial usage is the core business of the Channel; its economic impact is profound and has not only developed the region, but in fact helped define shipping throughout the world.

In the wake of the Canal’s opening hull designs were influenced accordingly; ships fell into three categories, those that could travel through easily and in groups (Feeder class), massive ocean going ships too big to enter the Canal (ULCV or Ultra Large Container Vessels), and the new standard – designed to the maximum limits of the Panama Canal. These ships are called PANAMAX.

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POKEMON TCG: BATTLE ARENA DECKS – XERNEAS VS. YVELTAL
Pokémon TCG Battle Arena Decks are ready to go head to head, with powerful cards and winning strategies worthy of an ace Trainer! Both of these 60-card decks bring you never-before seen cards: Trevor makes an appearance as a powerful new Trainer card, and the Legendary Pokémon Xerneas and Yveltal appear on special cards of their own, bringing brand-new attacks that get better when they’re battling each other! What’s more, these decks include 20 foil cards in all—including the first appearance of foil Fairy Energy! Let the battle of life and destruction begin!

MONSTERCODEX
PATHFINDER ROLEPLAYING GAME: MONSTER CODEX
Take monsters beyond the basics! The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Monster Codex takes 20 of fantasy’s most iconic monsters and gives you a mountain of new rules and premade stat blocks to challenge your heroes. Perfect for busy Game Masters, this invaluable tome gives a wide range of challenges for a variety of foes, from the nefarious drow to ruthless orcs. Each monster includes an in-depth look at its society and ecology, new rules like feats and spells designed to complement the race, and archetypes built to give monsters a new edge. From a simple encounter to an entire campaign, this book gives you everything you need to make these monsters the center of the action!

 

 

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Toys / Collectables
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SHERLOCK

SHERLOCK SHERLOCK HOLMES 1/6 SCALE FIGURE
BIG CHIEF STUDIOS LTD.
Sherlock is the master of deduction, a consulting detective, the only one in the world as he invented the job. He is brilliant, a proper genius, and self-proclaimed high functioning sociopath. Should you ever meet him, he will no doubt read your family history in your mobile phone and your occupation in the way you hold yourself. He is not a man who has time for social graces, so you may find him more than just a little insulting at times. If you do have a problem to solve which is worth his time, open and shut domestics need not apply, Sherlock can be contacted via his website. Officially licensed by the makers of Sherlock, Hartswood Films, each figure features a fully realized likeness of Benedict Cumberbatch, suited in his trademark costume, together with signature accessories and a display base.

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SHERLOCK DR JOHN WATSON 1/6 SCALE FIGURE
BIG CHIEF STUDIOS LTD.
A man with a history of military service, nerves of steel and strong moral principle, Dr. John Watson is a crack shot marksman acclimatized to violence. Not the kind to make friends easily, John chose to befriend and trust Sherlock Holmes and they are now solving crimes together from their shared flat at 221B Baker Street. John now works as a GP at a local surgery; however, should you wish to book an appointment with him, expect him to be running late as he is prone to falling asleep at his desk after he and Sherlock have been working late on a case. He recounts his most recent experiences and has written up their cases on his blog. Officially licensed by the makers of Sherlock, Hartswood Films, each figure features a fully realized likeness of Martin Freeman, outfitted in his trademark costume, together with signature accessories and a display base.

PREDATORWOLF
AVP PREDATOR WOLF S.H.MONSTER ARTS AF HEAVY ARMORED VERSION
TAMASHII NATIONS
S.H.MonsterArts continues its aim to be the number one series of high quality monster action figures on the market today with the newest addition coming straight from Alien vs. Predator: Requiem – the Predator Wolf (Heavy Armed Ver.)! This 7″ tall deluxe figure is only available as a web exclusive in Japan, but comes to North American shores as a regular release. Tamashii Nations’ creative team has made use of both resin and diecast materials for the very best results in quality while perfectly maintaining the realism seen on screen. This version of the character contains extra tools, such as claymores with removable holsters and two shurikens. Additionally, this version of the Predator Wolf will feature two plasma cannons, a big cannon, and alternative parts in order to depict the cannon after being broken. Both short and long spears, as well as coiled and uncoiled whip parts are also featured, in addition to interchangeable heads and a full array of interchangeable hands. In the world of AVP, there’s no hunter better equipped.

CONSTANTINE
DC COMICS NEW 52 JL DARK CONSTANTINE AF
DC COMICS
From their appearances in DC Comics-The New 52 Justice League Dark, come the mistress of magic, Zatanna, and the occult detective John Constantine.

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BATMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY ACTION FIGURE 4 PACK SET 1
DC COMICS
The first special edition action figure 4-pack celebrates Batman’s 75th Anniversary-with figures of the Dark Knight based on the designs of Bob Kane, Jim Lee, Darwyn Cooke, and the best-selling Batman: Arkham Origins video game! Featuring a unique paint deco only seen here!

 

 

 

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Walking Dead SALE! Newsletter 10/17/14

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WALKING DEAD SEASON 5 PREMIERE EVENT
Saturday, October 18 from 11 am to 9 pm

In celebration of The Walking Dead’s Season 5 premiere (which some of you are STILL talking about!!), Emerald City will help you prepare for the next jaw dropping (or is that jaw-chewing?) episode with a special sale:

GET 20% OFF SELECT WALKING DEAD MERCHANDISE, INCLUDING THE GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

Come in and see our special display of sale items featuring all your favorite Dead characters, past and present, comic and TV…!!!

The sale is ALL DAY, so Walk on over and prepare to SAVE!!!

PLUS, enter our special Walking Dead Raffle for a chance to WIN one of 5 Walking Dead All Out War promo posters!!!

 

 

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WOLVERINE & X-MEN GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!!!
Wednesday, October 22 from 11:00am – 9:00pm

To celebrate the release of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” on home video, we’re all about the X-Men!!!

On Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE Tampa Bay Comic Con 2014 WOLVERINE POSTER!!!

PLUS… ALL GUESTS can enter our WEDNESDAY-ONLY RAFFLE for a chance to win one hardcover copy of SAVAGE WOLVERINE VOL. 1 by Frank Cho and ALL-NEW X-MEN VOL. 1: YESTERDAY’S X-MEN by Bendis and Immonen!!! (a $24.99 value, each!!!)

The winning ballot will be drawn on Friday, October 24th at 11am.

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! (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

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HALLOWEEN COMICFEST 2014
Saturday, October 25 from 11 am to 9 pm

During Halloween ComicFest, adults and kids can come to Emerald City and get free Halloween and horror themed comics and mini-comics published specifically for Halloween ComicFest! This year there are 19 titles available to choose from that are great for kids and adults, with twelve full-sized comics and seven mini-comics.

Guests can each choose two different comics from those available!
Here’s the full list of comics:

FULL-SIZED COMICS
ABSTRACT STUDIO Rachel Rising #1
ACTION LAB Hero Cats Princeless
ARCHIE COMICS Afterlife with Archie #1
ASPEN Michael Turner’s Fathom Adventures of Ernie
AVATAR PRESS Extinction Parade
DC COMICS Scooby Doo Team Up #1 Featuring Batman, Batman Legends Dark Knight Halloween
IDW PUBLISHING My Little Pony
MARVEL COMICS Marvel Comics #1, Secret Wars #1
VIZ MEDIA Resident Evil
ZENESCOPE Grimm Fairy Tales Halloween Special

MINI COMICS
ACTION LAB COMICS VAMPLETS UNDEAD PET SOCIETY
ARCHIE COMICS ARCHIE BETTY & VERONICA
BOOM! STUDIOS HALLOWEEN SPOOOKTACULAR
DARK HORSE COMICS PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: TIMEPOCALYPSE
IDW PUBLISHING ANGRY BIRD COMICS
ONI PRESS MERMIN
VIZ MEDIA LITTLE BATTLERS EXPERIENCE

All day, graphic novels will all be 20% off!!!
And comic book story packs will be 50% off their already discounted price!!!

And and AND you can meet the X-Men’s Wolverine and Colossus LIVE, IN-PERSON* for pics and autographs!!!

*Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice.

 

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PREPPING FOR HALLOWEEN? EC CAN HELP!!!

Of course you know that Emerald City is your go-to place for classic and modern horror. We feature toys, comics, tchotchkes, games and more based on all your favorites — Universal Monsters, Freddy, Jason, Chucky and more! But here’s something you may not know: this year, EC is partnering with the RADLEY HAUNTED HOUSE and THEATRICAL FANTASY COSTUMES to help you REALLY get in the mood for a good scare — and we offer SAVINGS to boot!

If you attend the Radley Haunted House, (which seriously rivals anything you’ll see at the big theme parks), you’ll also receive a coupon for $5 off your next EC purchase while you’re there!!!
www.RadleyHaunt.com

And, if you stop in to the surprisingly huge Theatrical Fantasy Costumes shop for all your costume and accessory needs, be sure to come to EC FIRST and pick up a COUPON for $5 OFF a $25 purchase, or $10 OFF a $50 purchase!!! (Coupons are available at our media table by the front register!)
www.fantasycostumesflorida.com

Sometimes we scare OURSELVES at Emerald City, but you should never be afraid to come see your friends at EC, have fun… and SAVE!!!

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THE GIFT GIVING SEASON IS ALREADY HERE!!! (THANKS A LOT BIG RETAIL STORES…!)
BUT, EC HAS GIFTS FOR THE HARDEST-TO-BUY-FOR PEOPLE YOU KNOW!!!

If you need a gift for the hard-core Star Trek, animation, or superhero fan-that-has-everything in your life, EC has plenty of great gift ideas that you never knew existed!!!

From now until the Holiday Season is over, EC will help you find something for every person on your list – even if they’re not at all interested in comics – which, we personally find a little hard to believe, but, hey, what can you do…?!

Today, we’re highlighting something for the true collector – salt & pepper shakers… featuring some of your favorite characters!!! These magnetic shakers are from Westland Giftware, established in 1972. Each shaker set is hand-painted and magnetic to help hold them in place!

They’re perfect for tables, shelves, desktops, nooks, curio cabinets, or any spot that could use a little pop-culture flair!!! EC has a variety of shaker sets available from all of your favorites: DC, Marvel, Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera, Star Trek, Disney and more… including The Wizard of Oz, of course!!!

Looking for a collector’s paradise? Emerald City is your place!!!

 

 

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WINTER’S NOT HERE YET, BUT EC IS ALREADY FROZEN!!!

That’s right, Fans of “Frozen”, stop by and see your friends at EC for unique gifts featuring everyone’s favorite frost-bitten Disney characters!!!

We have buttons, keychains, Pop! Vinyls, books, toys, and MORE!!!

It’s hot outside, but it’s ALWAYS COOL at Emerald City!!!

 

 

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Click here for new releases!

 

 

 

Featured Comic Books:

DEADPOOLS ART OF WAR 1
DEADPOOL’S ART OF WAR #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Scott Koblish
Sun Tzu’s Art of War has been called the definitive work on military strategy and tactics and has influenced leaders in both warfare and business for hundreds of years…which means it’s totally in the public domain and ripe for being ripped off by Deadpool! And what’s Deadpool’s plan to ensure his version of Art of War outsells the original? Make sure the entire world is at war when it comes out!
Parental Advisory

 

DOCTOR WHO 12TH 1
DOCTOR WHO 12TH #1 REG ZHANG
TITAN COMICS
(W) Robbie Morrison (A) Dave Taylor (CA) Alice X Zhang
As the eighth series of Doctor Who hits BBC America, don’t miss the stunning debut of the twelfth Doctor’s all-new comics adventures! Freshly regenerated and with a new head full of unanswered questions, the Doctor whisks Clara Oswald away to a strange and distant world. Clara thought she was in for an evening of marking essays, followed by a date, if things went well. Instead, she’s facing down murderous alien fauna in her best dress, without a clue what the Doctor is searching for, or what is going to try to kill them should they find it! Offering shocks, surprises, and timestream-shaking revelations, don’t miss your chance to get on board this amazing ongoing series!

 

ORIGINAL SIN ANNUAL 1
ORIGINAL SIN ANNUAL #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) TBD (A) Enis Cisic (CA) TBD
Everybody has one…
Rated T+

 

Q2 RTN QUANTUM AND WOODY 1
Q2 RTN QUANTUM & WOODY #1 (OF 5) REG CVR BRIGHT
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Christopher Priest (A/CA) MD Bright
The most demanded return in comics is finally here! The original Quantum and Woody are back! Legendary creators Christopher Priest and M.D. Bright return to one of the most acclaimed series of the modern era for an all-new mini-series event!
Whatever happened to the world’s worst superhero team? Twenty years past their prime, the unlikely crime-fighting duo known as Quantum and Woody (not a couple) have long since parted ways…until a middle-aged Quantum suddenly reappears with a brand-new teenage partner. Now Woody is out to break up the all-new, all-different Quantum and Woody and put an end to Quantum’s recklessness…just as Quantum takes on a life-or-death personal mission for national security. Can these former friends set aside their differences…and their age…and their numerous health difficulties…to join forces one last time without driving each other crazy?

 

SLEEPY HOLLOW 1
SLEEPY HOLLOW #1 (OF 4)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Marguerite Bennett, Noelle Stevenson (A) Jorge Coelho, Noelle Stevenson (CA) Phil Noto
WHY WE LOVE IT: As fans of the SLEEPY HOLLOW television series (now entering its second season on Fox), we knew we had to make a comic just as haunting, engaging and visually gorgeous as the show itself. Featuring multilayered characters, intense visuals, and creepy storylines, SLEEPY HOLLOW is primed for comics.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: One of the most exciting young writers working today, Scott Snyder protégé Marguerite Bennett is currently writing Archaia’s BUTTERFLY and has worked on DC’s LOBO, SUPERMAN: LOIS LANE, and BATMAN: JOKER’S DAUGHTER. Even if you don’t watch the show, SLEEPY HOLLOW is perfect for fans of SUPERNATURAL.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: After dying on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War, Ichabod Crane awakes in present-day Sleepy Hollow, New York. His resurrection is tied to the reappearance of the Headless Horseman, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Realizing it is his mission to help stop the end of the world, Ichabod teams with Lt. Abbie Mills to meet each evil threat head on. When minor miracles start to sweep the town, they’re glad something good seems to be happening for once. No decapitations, no headless horseman, no worries, right? But as one by one the miracles start to backfire, more and more violently, Abbie and Ichabod must find time between saving the world to save the citizens of Sleepy Hollow…

 

TRINITY OF SIN 1
TRINITY OF SIN #1
DC COMICS
(W) J. M. DeMatteis (A) Yvel Guichet (CA) Guillem March
Pandora, The Phantom Stranger and The Question have hated each other for centuries…and nothing has changed! Now the Trinity of Sin are forced to work together to save humanity and uncover the darkest secrets of the universe in this new ongoing series!

 

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UNCLE GRANDPA #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W/A) Scott Roberts & Various (CA) Bob Flynn, Cory Fuller
WHY WE LOVE IT: Adventure Time. Regular Show. The Amazing World of Gumball. Can you tell we love Cartoon Network’s shows? We’re excited to welcome Uncle Grandpa to KaBOOM! comics. It’s quirky, goofy, and ohsofun-a perfect formula for the four-color page.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: This MAD Magazine-style comic is going to feature all manner of short strips, games, and more goofy things. If you are a a fan of cartoonists like Don Martin, Gary Larson, and Tex Avery, you’ll enjoy UNCLE GRANDPA.
WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Uncle Grandpa is everyone’s magical uncle and grandpa, and he’s come to help kids with their problems in surreal and wacky ways! It’s a collection of zany shorts, games, and strips starring Uncle Grandpa, Pizza Steve, Mr. Gus, and all the other crazy characters from the hit Cartoon Network show created by Peter Browngardt.

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

ALL NEW ULTIMATES TP VOL 01
ALL NEW ULTIMATES TP VOL 01 POWER FOR POWER
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Michel Fiffe (A) Amilcar Pinna
The next generation of Ultimates is here! Spider-Man, Black Widow, Kitty Pryde, Bombshell, Cloak and Dagger unite to tackle the vicious, rampant crime wave overtaking Hell’s Kitchen! But the young Ultimates are put to the test as they try to survive their first mission: going head-to-head with the city’s most ruthless gang, the Serpent Skulls, led by Diamondback! Meanwhile, detective Brigid O’Reilly and her anti-gang unit are on the hunt for a serial mask killer called Scourge! As Jessica Drew adjusts to the mantle of Black Widow, Spider-Man falls for a villainess, and Bombshell’s life is changed by tragedy, Crossbones joins the fray! These young heroes have fought Galactus, but can they survive super-powered street gangs and psychopaths? Written by Michel Fiffe, creator of the acclaimed indie series COPRA! Collecting ALL-NEW ULTIMATES #1-6.
Rated T+

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 PARKER LUCK
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dan Slott (A) Humberto Ramos (CA) TBD
The greatest super hero of all time returns! The world may have changed since Spidey’s been gone, but so has Peter Parker. This is a man with a second chance at life, and he’s not wasting a moment of it. But his old foes are back, as well! Re-energized, out of control and madder than ever, Electro and the Black Cat demand revenge! And as if dealing with them isn’t enough, a new revelation rocks Spider-Man’s world to its core: the radioactive spider that granted Peter his powers bit someone else, too! Who is Silk, and where has she been all these years? Find out as Peter Parker retakes his life, putting the “friendly” back in the neighborhood, the “hero” back in “super hero” – and the “amazing” back in “Spider-Man!” Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2014) #1-6.
Rated T+

DEADPOOL DRACULAS GAUNTLET HC
DEADPOOL DRACULAS GAUNTLET HC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn (A) Reilly Brown (CA) Frank Cho
You’ve witnessed Deadpool’s marriage to the succubus queen Shiklah! Now, experience their first meeting and learn the secrets of their bloody romance! When Dracula hires Deadpool to transport a highly valuable delivery for him, Wade has no idea what kind of trouble he’s in for. It’s a crazy journey across the world – and into the dark heart of the Merc with the Mouth! Guest-starring Blade, M.O.D.O.K., Hydra Bob, Werewolf by Night and more! Collecting DEADPOOL: DRACULA’S GAUNTLET #1-7.

MS MARVEL TP VOL 01
MS MARVEL TP VOL 01 NO NORMAL
MARVEL COMICS
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Adrian Alphona, Jake Wyatt (CA) Sara Pichelli
Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City – until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she’s comin’ for you, New York! It’s history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (RUNAWAYS)! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.

 

 

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As my breakfast burrito is congealing rapidly, allow me to be blunt:

Not a bad batch of new old comics this week folks. Leading the charge is the highly sought after X-Factor #6, the first full appearance of the nefarious star of the X-Men: Days of Future Past Post-Credits-Marvel-Movie-Teaser-Scene, Apocalypse! None of that final splash page cameo appearance jazz for our beloved customers, this one here is the first FULL appearance of that big blue Egyptian baddie. You want it? The proffered price is $65 for a lovely Very Fine- (7.5) copy. It’s our only copy folks — hesitation is not recommended.

AHHH! I spilt breakfast burrito on my pants! Look what you made me do! Oh well, no use crying over spilt burrito. The brave soldier on…

Found this little beauty whilst we were cleaning out our front office: what we have here is a copy of the classic Marvels #1 in Near Mint (9.4) condition for $35. “Near mint” you might say, “Not bad” you may exclaim. Oh wait, dear reader, there’s more to come. This particular copy is also the Dynamic Forces limited edition signed by none other than series creators Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross complete with certificate of authenticity. Yes, THAT Alex Ross! The famed comic book illustrator, not the New York Times music critic of the same name. It’s important to do what one can to eliminate any potential confusion. Wouldn’t you agree?

Okay, I’ve finished eating my burrito…

You folks now have my undivided attention, and I hope I have yours because this next one’s a doozy. Whoa! It’s Saga #1! Holy cats, it’s a first print! Jeez, it’s in Very Fine- (7.5) condition! Dear me, it’s only $75! Good gracious, you’d better hurry in and buy it!

Hey, do you like Harley Quinn? You know, the Joker’s manic ladyfriend? I thought you might enjoy her antics, so here’s what I’m prepared to do: I’m offering to you, not all the other people who have read this — to YOU specifically and only you, a copy of Detective Comics #23.2 in Near Mint (9.4) condition for $35. Now this copy, the one I’m offering JUST TO YOU, is the way awesome 3-D lenticular cover of the super cool Harley Quinn Villains Month one shot, not the also cool but not nearly as cool standard non-3-D cover. So keep it under your hat, okay. I’m trying to hook you up here.

Gotta tell you, that burrito was tasty but it’s left me a bit parched, so I’m going to let you know about one more book and then I’m going to go grab a cold beverage…

Now you may well be saying to yourself, “Self, what is this guy’s deal? First, he’s eating burritos and not offering me a bite, and now he’s foisting all these Modern Age comics on me without letting me know about any of that old school awesomeness he’s got laying around!” Well first of all, cool it! I don’t like giving people bites of my burrito, it’s not hygenic. Secondly, you know I’ve got plenty of that old school for you. I just like to save the best for last. It’s called showmanship.

So by way of my farewell for now, I offer you our sole copy in stock of X-Men #94 in Very Good+ (4.5) condition for $225. This one is the first issue of the ongoing X-men series penned by the one and only Chris Claremont, creator of such characters as Rogue, Psylocke, Shadowcat, Phoenix, Mystique, Emma Frost, Sabretooth, and Gambit amongst others. Claremont’s run on X-Men is undeniably the most important in the history of the title. None of us would probably even know what an X-Man was if it weren’t for this guy. Only copy folks! Please reference my statement from the last sentence of the first paragraph vis-a-vis hesitation.

Alright! That’s all I’ve got for this week. Cold beverage time! JUSTIN OUT!

 

 

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LORDSOFXIDIT
LORDS OF XIDIT
The Black Southern Host has arisen, corrupting the hearts of the indigenous creatures. Afflicted by a mysterious sickness, they are attacking human cities. The last remaining hope for restoring peace to Xidit lies with the Kingdom’s noble heirs, the Idrakys. As one of them, you must roam the Kingdom recruiting brave soldiers and reclaiming threatened cities. Your bravery will not go unrewarded: accumulate wealth, send bards to sing your praises, and build Sorcerers’ Guilds!

Lords of Xidit features simultaneous programming and an elimination-based scoring system that leaves no room for complacency! In more detail, at the end of the game players compare their influence in one category and the player with the least influence is eliminated and his pieces removed from the board; players then compare influence in another category, with a player again being removed. The order of elimination is randomly determined at the start of play, forcing you to thinking in different ways each game.

Prepare to ride out, Idrakys, and forge your legend!

 

MONSTERFLUXX
MONSTER FLUXX
With Monster Fluxx, Looney Labs returns to the monster theme first explored in Zombie Fluxx, but now the zombies are joined by vampires, skeletons, an angry mob of villagers, and even Bigfoot — all in a simple version of Fluxx!

As with all versions of Fluxx, the rules start in Monster Fluxx as “Draw 1, Play 1″, but players can play New Rule cards to change the rules of the game. Goal cards change the winning conditions, which are met by a player having certain Keeper cards in front of him. Players also play Action cards for one-time effects.

 

MASCARADEEXPANSION
MASCARADE EXPANSION
The masquerade resumes anew! Will you succumb to the charms of the Courtesan or the spells of the Necromancer?

The Mascarade Expansion includes thirteen new characters for use with the Mascarade base game, which is required for play.

 

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LEGENDARY: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY EXPANSION
Legendary: Guardians of the Galaxy, an expansion for Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game, adds five new heroes to the game for players to recruit. Using these heroes, players can create their own powerful combos on the fly, combining their heroes’ awesome abilities to take down nasty Marvel Masterminds like the Kree Supreme Intelligence!

 

SENTINELSTACTICS
SENTINELS TACTICS: FLAME OF FREEDOM
Sentinel Tactics: The Flame of Freedom is a tactical combat game that uses a hex grid map to represent terrain. Each player controls one or more heroes or villains, each of which has unique powers. Combat is based on the rolling of six-sided dice. Whereas Sentinels of the Multiverse is a fully cooperative game, Sentinel Tactics is a team-based game. Groups of players will cooperate against either a villain player or against another team of players, so while the game is competitive, cooperation and teamwork are still vital to the gameplay.

 

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DRAGONBALL Z 2014 TCG
Starter Decks will include one of two pre-constructed 60 card decks and five starter-deck-exclusive Prizm Technology cards featuring one of six characters from the animated series: Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Friza, Piccolo, or Krillin.

Each Booster Pack will include 12 cards, with one rare card in each pack. Booster-pack-exclusive cards will include additional main personalities and the seven Dragonballs.

This edition of the game will feature 200 new cards and new characters, introducing new strategic options, as well as reprints of cards from the earlier edition.  It will remain completely compatible with the original game!

 

 

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DC SCRIBLE
SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED BMB MINI FIGURES SER 4
DC COMICS
In Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, Maxwell unites with Batman, Superman and the rest of the Justice League to restore order to the DC Comics Universe. Each tray contains 18 pieces of 8 different figures (some rarer than others), including Lex Luthor, Catwoman, Beast Boy, and MORE!
Each Measures Approximately 2.25″ Tall

 

HAWKEYE
MARVEL COMICS AVENGERS NOW HAWKEYE ARTFX+ STATUE
KOT
From Kotobukiya. Marvel Comics is the next great property to get Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ statue treatment, and so of course the first series is none other than the Avengers, specifically the characters as they appear in Marvel Now!  In 2012 the comic book company relaunched several titles, shifting some characters into different books and updating some for a modern audience.  More than anything, it provided a perfect jumping on point for new readers.  Now the characters are brought to life as never before based on concept artwork by superstar artist Adi Granov.  Joining his previously released teammates the Hulk, Black Widow, and Captain America is the expert archer HAWKEYE!
Created in 1964 by Stan Lee and artist Don Heck, Clint Barton was an orphan working in a carnival who learned archery to become a master marksman.  After dabbling in crime he chose the path of righteousness and became a costumed superhero, working alongside the Avengers for years and even appearing in the blockbuster film celebrating the hero team.  In the Marvel Now Hawkeye stars in his own highly popular book, though he still finds time to defend the Earth alongside his allies as he does in this new ARTFX+ lineup!  While some of the other Avengers stand at attention, Clint is prepared for anything with an arrow nocked on his bow as he leans back in an archer’s stance.  Of course he wears his modern, sleek purple and black outfit that’s perfect in every detail down to his cool glasses, pistol at his thigh, and quiver on his back.
Hawkeye stands 7 ½ inches tall (in the ARTFX+ 1/10th scale) on his included magnetic display base.  Clint is ready to use his bow and arrow against enemies of justice all by himself or displayed alongside the other Avengers in the Marvel Now ARTFX+ collection!

 

GOTMAGNET
GAME OF THRONES MAGNET SET 4 PACK
DARK HORSE COMICS
A set of 4 round magnets featuring popular House Sigils from Game of Thrones. Each magnet is 1.25″ and the set is packaged in a clear hinged plastic case, which measures 2.75″ x 3.75″.

 

 

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Avengers – X-Men: AXIS is here! Newsletter 10/10/14

AXIS

 

…and that’s AXIS, not SIXIS!!!

The logo is most certainly hard to read, but flip it upside down!

…mind blown….

Once you get over that logo, read on below to find out more about Marvel’s epic new, um … epic, AVENGERS AND X-MEN: AXIS, featuring “the greatest evil the Marvel Universe has ever known.”

 

 

THE CW’S FLASH & ARROW PREMIERE EVENT
Saturday, October 11th from 11:00am – 9:00pm

Join us at Emerald City Saturday, Oct. 11th, as we celebrate the series premiere of The CW’s new series, “The Flash,” and the Season 3 premiere of “Arrow”!!!

First, see The Flash and Green Arrow LIVE, IN-PERSON from Noon – 2pm and 4-6pm!!!
YOU will be able to CHALLENGE THEM TO A RACE (just like Superman did!) from 5-6pm, and win Flash comics and Emerald City Discounts, just for playing!!! ALL AGES are welcome to participate!!!

SAVE 20% on SELECT FLASH & GREEN ARROW merchandise ALL DAY!!!

Then, at 6pm, join us in our Event Room to watch an exclusive rebroadcast of the Flash premiere with snacks, surprises and a raffle for these prizes:

A hard-to-find Flash/CW poster!!!
An Arrow Season 3/CW poster!!!
The popular DC Comics Deck-Building Game from Cryptozoic Entertainment!!!

And, MEET CW44’s T.M. POWELL, your host for this RSVP-ONLY party!!!

To RSVP, simply click “Join” here, or register in the store at Emerald City Comics!

Come join us for food, fun, and awesome prizes- ONLY @ Emerald City Comics!!!

 

 

FELLOWSHIP 2014 – A LORD OF THE RINGS: THE CARD GAME EVENT
Saturday, October 11th from 11:30am – 4:30pm

What is the Fellowship 2014 Event?

The Fellowship 2014 Event is for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, a living card game by Fantasy Flight Games. It is a chance for players to come together and share their appreciation of the game even as they attempt to navigate the treacherous turns and trials of a special, all-new scenario.

The centerpiece of October’s Fellowship Event is the new, standalone scenario, Fog on the Barrow-downs. This fifty-five card scenario, produced by FFG’s in-house manufacturing, comes complete with seven quest cards and forty-one encounter cards. During the event, players will play through the scenario in groups, and each player who participates will walk away with his or her own copy!

Additionally, each player who participates in October’s Fellowship Event will receive an exclusive playmat, featuring art from The Black Riders, and an alternate art version of the Core Set Aragorn.

The fee for participation in the Fellowship Event is $15.

 

 

WALKING DEAD SEASON 5 PREMIERE EVENT GIVEAWAY AND RAFFLE
Wednesday, October 15th from 11:00am – 9:00pm

The Walking Dead are back!!! (Hopefully on TV only!)

But, just to be safe, your friends at EC will have you totally prepared for any zombie apocalypse!!!

The FIRST 30 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE Zombie Apocalypse Survival Kit!!!

PLUS…

ALL GUESTS can enter our WEDNESDAY-ONLY RAFFLE for a chance to win one of 3 copies of “THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 1: Days Gone Bye”!!! (a $14.99 value, each!!!)

The winning ballot will be drawn on Friday, October 17th at 11am.

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!
(EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

 

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Featured Comic Books:

ALIEN VS PREDATOR FIRE AND STONE 1
ALIEN VS PREDATOR FIRE AND STONE #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Christopher Sebela (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) E.M. Gist
As the mercenary crew of the Perses leave the horror of LV-223 behind them, one passenger reveals a terrible new danger, and the crew soon find themselves in a deadly struggle between predator and prey!

 

AVENGERS X MEN AXIS 1
AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #1 (OF 9)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A) Adam Kubert (CA) Jim Cheung
ACT I: THE RED SUPREMACY
•  The Red Skull has exploited the gifts of the world’s greatest telepath to broadcast pure hatred across the globe. Now, born of the murder of Charles Xavier, World War Hate has begun.
•  Tony Stark discovers a secret truth that will upend not only his life, but also the lives of everyone he cares for.
•  Can The Avengers and X-Men finally unite? Would their combined strength be enough to hold back the darkness of the Red Onslaught?
•  Magneto murdered the wrong man, releasing the greatest evil the Marvel Universe has ever known. Now Rogue and Scarlet Witch are all that stand in its way.
Rated T+

 

BATGIRL 35
BATGIRL #35
DC COMICS
(W) Cameron Stewart, Brendan Fletcher (A) Babs Tarr (CA) Cameron Stewart
Barbara Gordon is no stranger to dusting herself off when disaster strikes… so when a fire destroys everything she owned, she spots the opportunity for a new lease on life – and seizes it! Following the rest of Gotham’s young adults to the hip border district of Burnside, Barbara sets about building an all-new Batgirl… and discovers all-new threats preying on her peers! It’s a re-invention of Batgirl from the boots up, by the incredible creative team of Cameron Stewart (BATMAN INC.), Brenden Fletcher (WEDNESDAY COMICS), and rising star Babs Tarr!

 

BIRTHRIGHT 1
BIRTHRIGHT #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Andrei Bressan, Adriano Lucas
For the Rhodes family, losing their son was the most devastating thing that could’ve ever occurred… but it couldn’t prepare them for what happened when he returned.
Skybound’s newest original series turns fantasy into reality in this EXTRA-SIZED FIRST ISSUE for just $2.99, by creator/writer JOSH WILLIAMSON (GHOSTED, NAILBITER) and artist ANDREI BRESSAN.

 

EARTH 2 WORLDS END 1
EARTH 2 WORLDS END #1
DC COMICS
(W) Daniel H. Wilson & Various (A) Ardian Syaf & Various (CA) Ardian Syaf, Jaime Mendoza
Daniel H. Wilson, New York Times best-selling author of Robopocalypse and Robogenesis, delves into the world of EARTH 2 for the start of a new weekly series that will see the origins of a world much like the New 52 Earth, but yet so different. A world that saw its greatest heroes die – and new ones take their places. A world where Superman became it’ greatest villain, and a man named Zod seeks to save it, along with Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash and other heroes. A world they can only save from the forces of Apokolips through great personal sacrifice! Death and destruction will follow each week, and you’ll never know who will live and who will die! It all begins with this extra-sized debut issue!

 

THANOS A GOD UP THERE LISTENING 1
THANOS A GOD UP THERE LISTENING #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Rob Williams (A) Neil Edwards & Various (CA) Dustin Nguyen
• At the close of INFINITY, Thane discovered he was the son of Thanos and that his touch was death.
•  Now, accompanied by the constantly whispered advice of the Ebony Maw, he wants to discover his father’s history, and his own future.
Rated T+

 

WYTCHES 1
WYTCHES #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jock
Across the globe, century after century, men and women were burned, drowned, hanged, tortured, imprisoned, persecuted, and murdered for witchcraft. None of them were witches. They died protecting a terrible and hidden truth: witches, real witches, are out there. They are ancient, elusive, and deadly creatures that are rarely seen and even more rarely survived. This October, superstar creators SCOTT SNYDER (SEVERED, Batman) and JOCK (SNAPSHOT, Batman) unveil WYTCHES, and introduce you to a world of unimaginable horror in a special EXTRA-SIZED FIRST ISSUE with 30 pages of story and no ads for just $2.99

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

ALL NEW DOOP TP
ALL NEW DOOP TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Peter Milligan (A) David Lafuente (CA) TBD
Living in the margins, Doop has freaked out X-Men and readers alike. But when he gets deeply involved in X-Men business – and Kitty Pryde’s personal life! – Doop will be thrust into the spotlight! Behind the scenes of BATTLE FOR THE ATOM, Doop’s unrequited love for Kitty forces him to drag Iceman into Doopspace for some highly unusual questioning. Doop soon discovers the shapeshifting Raze isn’t really Kitty Pryde from the future – but Raze has a dark secret that just might stop Doop from telling the other X-Men his true identity! Now, Doop must struggle to halt the craziness corrupting the real world! As Kitty and Doop find themselves in the middle of the scariest moment of their lives with no one to turn to, will Kitty finally accept Doop’s proposal of…marriage? Collecting ALL-NEW DOOP #1-5.
Rated T+

 

CAPTAIN MARVEL TP VOL 01
CAPTAIN MARVEL TP VOL 01 HIGHER FURTHER FASTER MORE
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A) David Lopez (CA) TBD
Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth’s Mightiest Hero with an attitude to match, is launching headfirst into an all-new adventure! As Carol Danvers comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life – and the entire Marvel Universe – in the months to come. But as Carol takes on a mission to return an alien girl to her homeworld, she lands in the middle of an uprising against the Galactic Alliance and the Spartax! Investigating the forced resettlement of Rocket Girl’s people, Carol discovers that she has a history with the man behind the plot. But when the bad guy tries to blackmail Carol and turn the Avengers against her, it’s payback time! Guest-starring the Guardians of the Galaxy! Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2014) #1-6.
Rated T+

 

HAWKEYE TP VOL 03
HAWKEYE TP VOL 03 LA WOMAN
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Matt Fraction (A) Javier Pulido, Annie Wu (CA) TBD
Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles to get away from New York, life and Clint Barton – but she can’t escape trouble! Because Madame Masque is hanging out poolside with the rich and famous, as well! As Kate helps a reclusive and sixties-damaged pop-music genius find his lost masterpiece, Madame Masque finds Kate. By which we mean starts trying to kill her again. This one has it all! Characters! Plot! Story! Dialogue! Theme! Meaning! Message! Action! A little exposition! Fire! Arrows! Criminals! Neighbors! Large bodies of water! Clients! Cops who don’t care! A system that victimizes the victims! The dog! In a broken town where cynicism and apathy has its claws around the throat of the good and decent, Lady Hawkguy is the only hero you can trust! Collecting HAWKEYE (2012) #14, #16, 18, #20 and ANNUAL #1.

 

SHE-HULK TP VOL 01
SHE-HULK TP VOL 01 LAW AND DISORDER
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule (A) Javier Pulido, Ronald Wimberly (CA) Kevin Wada
Jennifer Walters is the She-Hulk! A stalwart member of the Avengers and FF, she’s also a killer attorney with a pile of degrees and professional respect. But juggling cases and kicking bad guy butt is a little more complicated than she anticipated. With a new practice, a new paralegal and a mounting number of super villains she’s racking up as personal enemies, She Hulk might have bitten off more than she can chew! When Kristoff Vernard, the son of Victor Von Doom, seeks extradition, it’s an international jailbreak, She-Hulk-style! Then, She-Hulk and Hellcat must uncover the secrets of the Blue File – a conspiracy that touches the entire Marvel Universe! And when someone important to She-Hulk is killed, and won’t let it stand – but who can she trust? She-Hulk takes on her most terrifying role yet: defendant! Collecting SHE-HULK (2014) #1-6.

 

 

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Back Issues / Vintage Comics
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My friends…oh, goodness gracious my friends do we have some goodies for you this week.

For all you Bat-men and women out there we have a set of Detective Comics issues 871-881. Not only are these the final pre-New 52 issues of the long running series that put both the “D” as well as the “C” in D.C. Comics but these are also the very first issues of Batman penned by current fan favorite Bat-writer Scott Snyder. These ten issues are very sought after by Bat-fans the world over and they can be Bat-yours for only one hundred Bat-dollars (I’m being hyperbolic of course, please don’t bring in actual Bat-dollars, if such a thing even exists).

If old school horror is more your bag then what we have here will most definitely put the monster in your mash. We have recently come into possession of the very hard to find early issues of the infamous old monster mag Famous Monsters of Filmland from all the way back in 1958! We’ve got issue #1 in good+ (2.5) condition for $125, issue #2 in good (2.0) condition for $50 and issue #4 in fair/good (1.5) condition for $25. These old ghoulies may have seen better days but you’ll never find another store in the area with copies of these vintage gems so come on down to the crypt today and unearth these entombed relics from the golden age of monsterdom!

For those of us who like our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man in his black and white formal wear we have a copy of Amazing Spider-Man #252 back up on the wall. This one is the first time Spidey dons his symbiote spider-suit in the pages of his longest running monthly title. We sell copies of this book like the proverbial hot cakes so you’d better haul yourself on down and slap $45 down on the barrelhead for this lovely very fine- (7.5) copy before it disappears into the shadows once again.

If you’re a Taskmaster fan (and let’s be honest, aren’t we all) then you can cop yourself a copy of his first appearance in Avengers #196 in very fine- (7.5) condition for $35. Swing by and grab our only copy of this hot selling key issue before someone copies your style and gets it first (true Taskmaster fans will get the bad joke tucked into that last sentence).

One more Marvel key before I depart for the week, how does a Nova #1 in fine (6.0) for $40 sound. Not too bad I would think since this book has been skyrocketing in price just like the Human Rocket himself. We’ve only got one of these in stock so don’t drag your feet hurry up and buy it before this one blasts off into outer space. Okay, I’m all out of terrible puns for now but I promise I’ll have more for you next week. See you soon back-issueists!

 

 

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Games
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ABYSS

ABYSS
The Abyss power is once again vacant, so the time has come to get your hands on the throne and its privileges. Use all of your cunning to win or buy votes in the Council. Recruit the most influential Lords and abuse their powers to take control of the most strategic territories. Finally, impose yourself as the only one able to rule the Abyssal people!

Abyss is a game of development, combination and collection in which players try to take control of strategic locations in an underwater city. To achieve this, players must develop on three levels: first by collecting allies, then using them to recruit Lords of the Abyss, who will then grant access to different parts of the city. Players acquire cards through a draft of sorts, and the Lords of the Abyss acquired on those cards grant special powers to the cardholder — but once you use the cards to acquire a location, that power is shut off, so players need to time their land grabs well in order to put themselves in the best position for when the game ends.

 

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THROUGH THE BREACH
Through the Breach is a tabletop roleplaying game set in the world of Malifaux. Players take on the roles of various citizens, such as Gunfighters, Drudges, Dabblers, and Entertainers. Each of these characters is as unique as the players themselves. These are the Fated. As a Fated, you know your future, it has been told to you, as cryptic as the sparrow on a moonless night. It is your task to rush headlong into the arms of destiny, or to carve your own future.

One player takes on the role of the Fatemaster. It is his duty to craft the legends of the other players, to narrate the story of Malifaux in his own vision, and to move each Fated along towards the moment when they must choose between their fortune and their soul.

Available now are the Fated Almanac, Fate Master’s Almanac and Fatemaster’s Kit.

 

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FADING SUNS
A New Dark Age.

A New Dark Age has descended upon humanity, for the greatest of civilizations has fallen and now even the stars are dying. Feudal lords rule the Known Worlds, vying for power with fanatic priests and scheming guilds.

NOBLES… PRIESTS… ALIENS… KNIGHTS

It is the dawn of the sixth millennium and the skies are darkening, for the suns themselves are fading. Humans reached the stars long ago, building a Republic of high technology and universal emancipation — and then squandered it, fought over it, and finally lost it.

Fading Suns is a saga of humanity’s fate among the stars — a space fantasy game of deadly combat, vicious politics, weird occultism, alien secrets and artifacts, and unknown and unmapped worlds.

The Fading Suns Player’s Guide contains rules for character creation, skills, traits, psychism, theurgy, technology, cybernetics, starships, and much, much more!

This core rulebook is for players and Game Masters. For a complete Known Worlds experience, the GM will require a copy of the Fading Suns Game Master’s Guide, also available.

 

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MACHI KORO
Welcome to the city of Machi Koro. You’ve just been elected Mayor. Congrats! Unfortunately the citizens have some pretty big demands: jobs, a theme park, a couple of cheese factories and maybe even a radio tower. A tough proposition since the city currently consists of a wheat field, a bakery and a single die.

Armed only with your trusty die and a dream, you must grow Machi Koro into the largest city in the region. You will need to collect income from developments, build public works, and steal from your neighbors’ coffers. Just make sure they aren’t doing the same to you!

Machi Koro is a fast-paced game for 2-4 players. Each player wants to develop the city on his own terms in order to complete all of the landmarks under construction faster than his rivals. On his turn, each player rolls one or two dice. If the sum of the dice rolled matches the number of a building that a player owns, he gets the effect of that building; in some cases opponents will also benefit from your die (just as you can benefit from theirs). Then, with money in hand a player can build a landmark or a new building, ideally adding to the wealth of his city on future turns. The first player to construct all of his landmarks first wins!

 

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MUNCHKIN PANIC
Munchkin Panic is a semi-cooperative board game that blends the all-for-one gameplay of Castle Panic and the all-for-me gameplay of Munchkin.

In this hybrid game, the Munchkin monsters have found the Castle Panic towers and are on the rampage! Players need to combine cards to hit and slay the monsters before they destroy the castle. The card combos available in Munchkin Panic are created from a unique mixing of the decks of the two source games. Each defeated monster becomes a trophy and gives up its treasure to the victor. If players work together to defeat the monsters, the player with the highest point count becomes Master Munchkin — but players must balance their self-interest with the cooperation necessary to survive. If players get too greedy, the monsters will stomp the castle flat while the players are too busy fighting amongst themselves!

 

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HOLIDAY FLUXX
Like Fluxx, Holiday Fluxx is a card game in which the cards themselves determine the current rules of the game. By playing cards, you change numerous aspects of the game: how to draw cards, how to play cards, and even how to win.

At the start of the game, each player holds three cards and on a turn a player draws one card, then plays one card. By playing cards, you can put new rules into play that change numerous aspects of the game: how many cards to draw or play, how many cards you can hold in hand or keep on the table in front of you, and (most importantly) how to win the game.

Holiday Fluxx is intended to serve as a family-friendly introduction to Fluxx and will feature holidays from New Year’s Day to Halloween to Hanukkah to Christmas.

 

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COUP: REFORMATION
Coup: Reformation, an expansion for the original version of Coup: City State from La Mame Games, adds new cards to the game and rules for factions and team play that increases tension in the early stages for four or more players and (thanks to 15 additional character cards) allows Coup to be better played with up to ten players.

With Coup: Reformation, each player must declare himself either Catholic (Loyalist in the second edition) or Protestant (Resistant) and can target only members of the other faction. Conversion is possible, however, for yourself or for another player by paying a charitable donation to the Almshouse (Treasury). Like all factions, once you have eliminated or converted the other group, you just descend into in-fighting, so there’s still only one winner and no second place.

Coup: Reformation adds a new fluid team dynamic to Coup as players jostle with their allegiance to take advantage or seek protection in the early stages of the game.

 

 

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Toys / Collectables
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NEW AND NEW-TO-US TOYS ARE HERE @ EC!!!

 

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Many of you will be THRILLED to know that we just received a large collection of G1 Transformers in fantastic condition! You really need to see these for yourself!

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There’s also lots of cool new action figures and toys available now, like the Earth 2 Hawkgirl, The Guardians of the Galaxy MiniMates, the Aliens MiniMates figure, and some cool, retro superhero tin signs!!!

 

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Emerald City is your toy destination… EVERY day!!!

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Who is the new THOR? Newsletter 10/3/14

THOR 1
THOR #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
• The great hammer MJOLNIR lies on the moon, unable to be lifted by anyone in all the heavens! Even THOR!
•  Something dark has befallen the God of Thunder, leaving him weakened and for the first time in forever… UNWORTHY!
•  But when Frost Giants invade the Earth, the hammer will be lifted and an all-new Thor will arise! A Thor unlike any we’ve ever seen before!
•  Who is this new GODDESS OF THUNDER? Not even Odin knows!
•  JASON AARON teams with hot up-and-coming artist RUSSELL DAUTERMAN (CYCLOPS) to create a bold new chapter in the storied history of Thor!
Rated T+

 

 

THE CW’S FLASH & ARROW PREMIERE EVENT

Join us at Emerald City Saturday, Oct. 11th, as we celebrate the series premiere of The CW’s new series, “The Flash,” and the Season 3 premiere of “Arrow”!!!

First, see The Flash and Green Arrow LIVE, IN-PERSON from Noon – 2pm and 4-6pm!!!

SAVE 20% on SELECT FLASH & GREEN ARROW merchandise ALL DAY!!!

Then, at 6pm, join us in our Event Room to watch an exclusive rebroadcast of the Flash premiere with snacks, surprises and a raffle for these prizes:

A hard-to-find Flash/CW poster!!!
An Arrow Season 3/CW poster!!!
The popular DC Comics Deck-Building Game from Cryptozoic Entertainment!!!

And, MEET CW44’s T.M. POWELL, your host for this RSVP-ONLY party!!!

To RSVP, simply join on Facebook, or register in the store at Emerald City Comics!

Come join us for food, fun and awesome prizes — ONLY @ Emerald City Comics!!!

 

 

 

EMERALD CITY ON BLEEDINGCOOL.COM!!!

BleedingCool.com (a fantastic source for comics news, interviews, scoops, and more) stopped by Saturday during EC’s 25th Birthday Extravaganza and captured some great shots of the store and our guests!!! Check it out via the link below, and see if you can spot yourself!

Then, check out the rest of BleedingCool.com, (which is so addicting, it may take most of your day), and get the latest news you need to know!!!

Thanks, BleedingCool.com for spreading the word about EC!!!

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/09/29/tampa-bays-emerald-city-comics-celebrates-25-years/

 

 

 

FELLOWSHIP 2014 – A LORD OF THE RINGS: THE CARD GAME EVENT
Saturday, October 11, from 11:30am – 4:30pm

What is the Fellowship 2014 Event?

The Fellowship 2014 Event is for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, a living card game by Fantasy Flight Games. It is a chance for players to come together and share their appreciation of the game even as they attempt to navigate the treacherous turns and trials of a special, all-new scenario.

The centerpiece of October’s Fellowship Event is the new, standalone scenario, Fog on the Barrow-downs. This fifty-five card scenario, produced by FFG’s in-house manufacturing, comes complete with seven quest cards and forty-one encounter cards. During the event, players will play through the scenario in groups, and each player who participates will walk away with his or her own copy!

Additionally, each player who participates in October’s Fellowship Event will receive an exclusive playmat, featuring art from The Black Riders, and an alternate art version of the Core Set Aragorn.

The fee for participation in the Fellowship Event is $15.

 

 

 

BATMAN ’66 MEGO SHARED EXCLUSIVES NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE @ SHOP.EMERALDCITYCOMICS.COM!!!

ONLY Emerald City has shared EXCLUSIVES of the newest Officially Licensed DC / Mego 8″ figures!!! Some of these are exclusives with other merchants, but ONLY Emerald City has them ALL at this time!!!

TODAY you can come to Emerald City to get:

The Batman / Riddler Boxing Duo!!!
The Joker in his prison suit and tie!!!
Joker in his prison uniform, playing baseball!!!
Joker in his Pagliacci clown costume!!!
Batman in his pink, contaminated cowl!!!

Early next year, EC will introduce another ALL-NEW shared exclusive! Who do YOU think it will be???

If EC is not in your local area, but you still want to get our amazing Batman TV Megos, you can get them online!!! Visit us at http://shop.emeraldcitycomics.com/ and order yours today!!!

 

 

Always get the latest EC updates on our Facebook page: http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

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Click here for new releases!

 

 

 

Featured Comic Books:

 

BUCKY BARNES WINTER SOLDIER 1
BUCKY BARNES WINTER SOLDIER #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ales Kot (A/CA) Marco Rudy
• Following the tragedy of Original Sin, what becomes of Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier? Find out in this new ongoing series.
Rated T+

 

DEATH OF WOLVERINE 3
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 Of(4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Steve McNiven
IT’S THE BEGINNING OF THE END – 3 MONTHS TO DIE ENDS HERE!
•  The beginning of the end is now here … THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE!
•  THREE MONTHS TO DIE, the loss of Wolverine’s healing factor–all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade.
•  Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does…but even the best fade away eventually.
•  Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher-and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he’s never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.
Rated T+

 

FICTION SQUAD 1
FICTION SQUAD #1 (OF 6)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Ramon Bachs (CA) Ramon Backs, Michael Dialynas
WHY WE LOVE IT: After publishing the first two volumes of FAIRY QUEST, we kinda have a thing for Fablewood, where all fairy tales and bedtime stories live side-by-side. So when Paul Jenkins came up with a mystery and fantasy mash-up adventure set there and enlisted his CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE artist Ramon Bachs, we hopped aboard faster than Alice went down the rabbit hole.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: In FICTION SQUAD, every nursery rhyme is a crime scene in the making. If you like your mystery mashed up with fantasy, this has got you covered. Fans of FABLES and ONCE UPON A TIME will find a lot to love. And if you enjoyed Humberto Ramos’ art on FAIRY QUEST, then you will not be disappointed when you see Ramon Bachs’ gorgeous line work. Plus, the project has thousands of Kickstarter copublishers like you!
WHAT’S IT ABOUT: Fablewood is a pretty dangerous place, but no area is more dangerous than the City of Rimes, deep in the heart of the Children’s Realm. After transferring in from the realm of Mystery, a failed detective from an unfinished prose novel, Frankie Mack, is about to uncover a conspiracy that could unmake storytelling itself. After Humpty Dumpty is pushed to crack and Jack (of Jack and Jill) goes AWOL, Frankie and his partner, Simple Simon, are put on the case.

 

GOTHAM ACADEMY 1
GOTHAM ACADEMY #1
DC COMICS
(W) Becky Cloonan, Brendan Fletcher (A/CA) Karl Kerschl
WELCOME TO GOTHAM ACADEMY! Gotham City’s most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It’s got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by…like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange is the students!
Like, what’s up with Olive Silverlock? Is she crazy or what? Where did she go last summer? And what’s the deal with her creepy mom? And how come that Freshman MAPS is always following her around? And is she still going out with Kyle? P.S. Did you hear the rumor about the ghost in the North Hall?!
GOTHAM ACADEMY is a new, monthly teen drama set in the shadow of Batman and the craziness of Gotham City, with new characters and old plus a secret tie to Gotham’s past…

 

GREEN LANTERN NEW GODS GODHEAD 1
GREEN LANTERN NEW GODS GODHEAD #1
DC COMICS
(W) Robert Venditti & Various (A) Pete Woods & Various (CA) Francis Portela
“GODHEAD” Act 1, Part 1: Highfather, leader of the New Gods, has long studied the infinite and infinitely mysterious Source Wall which surrounds the universe. Now, he has learned that during “Green Lantern: Lights Out,” the ring-wielders broke through the Wall and stole secrets of cosmic importance. Determined to breach the Source Wall himself, Highfather must gain one of each colored ring in the emotional spectrum. But even mighty Highfather doesn’t know all, and the forces he’s about to unleash will have transformative effects on the whole DC Universe! Cosmic mystery, overwhelming odds, familiar and brand-new New Gods – This one’s got it all! This issue also includes a special fold-out that will take you to the Source Wall like never before!

 

LOBO 1
LOBO #1
DC COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Reilly Brown (CA) Aaron Kuder
The all-new Lobo brings the ultraviolence to his new ongoing series! If the first few blood-soaked pages of this issue don’t shock you – nothing will!

 

MEN OF WRATH 1
MEN OF WRATH BY JASON AARON #1 Of(5) (MR)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ron Garney
Ever since Great Grandfather Isom killed a man over some sheep, a black cloud has hung over the Rath family. Now, over a century later, Ira Rath, the coldest hitman ever to walk on Alabama soil, has taken a job that will decide the fate of his cursed family once and for all. Writer Jason Aaron (Southern Bastards, Scalped) and artist Ron Garney (Weapon X, Thor: God of Thunder) team up once again, to bring you the story of a Southern family, whose only heirloom is violence.
Mature

 

 

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

ALL NEW GHOST RIDER TP 1
ALL NEW GHOST RIDER TP VOL 01 ENGINES OF VENGEANCE
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Felipe Smith (A) Tradd Moore (CA) TBD
With four on the floor, Marvel’s newest Ghost Rider puts vengeance in overdrive! Amid an East Los Angeles neighborhood running wild with gang violence and drug trafficking, Robbie Reyes has been given an awesome new power! But can the teen handle it, or will it drive him to a path of destruction? As a war brews in the criminal underworld, the streets of East L.A. flare up with drug-fueled gang violence from Dr. Zabo’s power-enhancing narcotics – and Mr. Hyde launches a diabolical plan to expand his underground empire. Robbie meets the mysterious entity behind his possession, but will he submit to the sprit inside him and go too far in protecting his neighborhood? The all-new Ghost Rider takes on Mr. Hyde with all-out action and a twist that will hit you at 100mph! Collecting ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER #1-5.
Rated T+

 

BATMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY TP COLLECTION
BATMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY TP COLLECTION
DC COMICS
(W/A) Frank Miller & Various
Celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary with this spectacular slipcase collection featuring the classic trade paperbacks of three of his greatest epics: BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, written by Frank Miller with art by Miller and Klaus Janson, BATMAN: HUSH, written by Jeph Loeb with art by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, and BATMAN VOL. 1: THE COURT OF OWLS, written by Scott Snyder with art by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion!

 

MAGENTO TP 1
MAGNETO TP VOL 01 INFAMOUS
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Gabriel Hernandez, Javi Fernandez (CA) Paolo Rivera
Once the deadliest, most feared mutant mastermind on the planet, Magneto is no longer the man he was. After allying with Cyclops and the X-Men, he became a pawn in another man’s war. But now, determined to fight for mutantkind’s survival on his own terms, Magneto sets out to regain what he’s lost…and remind the world why it should tremble at the sound of his name. Magneto will safeguard the future of the mutant race by hunting down each and every threat that would see his kind extinguished – and bloody his hands that they may never be a threat again. But as horrors from his past loom large and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents pursue him, will Magneto soon become the villain he once was? And how will a mysterious woman from his past affect his mission? Collecting MAGNETO (2014) #1-6.

 

MOON KNIGHT TP 1
MOON KNIGHT TP VOL 01 FROM DEAD
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Declan Shalvey (CA) TBD
Marc Spector is Moon Knight! Or is he? It’s hard to tell these days, especially when New York’s wildest vigilante protects the street with two-fisted justice and three – that’s right, count ‘em – three different personalities! But even with the mystical force of Egyptian moon-god Khonshu fueling his crusade, how does the night’s greatest detective save a city that’s as twisted as he is? The road to victory is going to hurt. A lot. Be there as Moon Knight punches ghosts(!), investigates a sleep experiment that’s driving its patients insane, travels to the mushroom graveyard planet(!!), faces the Black Spectre and takes on twenty mob enforcers to save an abductee…alone. Marvel’s most mind-bending adventure begins as Moon Knight sleuths his way to the rotten core of New York’s most bizarre mysteries! Collecting MOON KNIGHT (2014) #1-6.
Rated T+

 

NAILBITER TP 1
NAILBITER TP VOL 01 THERE WILL BE BLOOD (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Mike Henderson
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE!
“Where do serial killers come from?” and why has Buckaroo, Oregon given birth to sixteen of the most vile serial killers in the world? NSA Agent Nicholas Finch needs to solve that mystery in order to save his friend, and he’ll have to team up with the infamous Edward “Nailbiter” Warren to do it.
JOSHUA WILLIAMSON & MIKE HENDERSON deliver a mystery that mixes Twin Peaks with the horror of Se7en!
Collects NAILBITER #1-5

 

 

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Back Issues / Vintage Comics
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Well, well now. Let us see what old Uncle Justin has for you, my little poppets.

What we have here is a pack of Batman, New 52 series, issues 13 through 17, which comprises the best bits of the Death of the Family story arc featuring the de-faced Clown Prince of Crime, The Joker. All five issues can be yours for the scandalously low price of $30.

We here at the Emerald City have also recently procured an extremely rare copy of Gen 13 volume one number 11. “What’s so rare about that?” one may well ask. Well, dear reader, allow me to retort by mentioning that this particular copy is one of the rare 1999 Megacon exclusive chromium cover editions, personally signed by series co-creator J. Scott Campbell complete with certificate of authenticity (or C.O.A. if you’re into the whole brevity thing). How is that for rare, mon frere? In spite of its incredible scarcity, this pretty thing can be yours in exchange for only twenty American dollars.

Whilst we’re on the subject of chromium covers allow me to point out another hard to find little staple bound jewel we have to offer you: this one is a copy of The Darkness volume one number 11. For those of us who still remember the early days of variant covers, The Darkness #11 shipped with nine different variant covers, each by a different artist. The copy we have here is the rare tenth variant cover in all of its bedazzling chromium glory. Since we love you all so much, we’re selling this one for only $18. That’s practically giving it away!

And lastly, for the true vintage connoisseur, we have a truly rare and hard to find oldie. Any true old school collector will probably remember the Marvel Value Stamps. For those not in the know, these were little collectable “stamps” that were printed on the letters page of Marvel comics published between 1974 and 1976. Each stamp featured an image of a particular Marvel character, and there were 100 different stamps in the first series. Marvel offered a special mail-order only stamp book which you could paste all of your value stamps into. These stamp books were not sold in stores and are most difficult to find. Well, we have ourselves one of these tough-to-find treasures complete with 78 of the 100 stamps already included. Most rare indeed! For $275 it’s yours.

Whew! I doubt there has ever been a single document in the history of the English language with such gratuitous use of the word “rare”!

 

 

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Games
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DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS MONSTER MANUAL
A menagerie of deadly monsters for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.

The Monster Manual presents a horde of classic Dungeons & Dragons creatures, including dragons, giants, mind flayers, and beholders—a monstrous feast for Dungeon Masters ready to challenge their players and populate their adventures.

The monsters contained herein are culled from the D&D game’s illustrious history, with easy-to-use game statistics and thrilling stories to feed your imagination.

 

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PATHFINDER ADVENTURE CARD GAME CLASS DECKS
The new decks can be played with either the original Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords or Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull & Shackles.

The decks will also be required to play in the new Pathfinder Society Adventure Card Guild Organized Play program.

Each of the seven 109-card decks contain all the cards a single character needs to play an entire Pathfinder Adventure Card Game – Adventure Path.
Each deck has four playable characters of the same class, and each character will have two roles to choose from. Each deck will have a mix of new and old cards.

The seven Class Decks are Bard, Cleric, Fighter, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, and Wizard.
Join us in our events room every Tuesday night from 7pm till close to play in the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Guild where you can build and grow your class deck of choice through a series of new Guild exclusive adventures!

 

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LORD OF THE RINGS: THE CARD GAME – THE ROAD DARKENS
Step into the beloved fantasy world of J.R.R. Tolkien, continue the journey out of Rivendell, and avoid the fearsome Nazgûl as you accompany Frodo on a desperate journey while the fate of all Middle-earth hangs in the balance!

The Road Darkens is the second Lord of the Rings Saga Expansion for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. Its 165 cards introduce three new scenarios to the game, along with two heroes, twenty-seven player cards (three copies each of nine different player cards), eight boons, and seven burdens. Together, these cards allow you to immerse yourself in some of the most pivotal moments of Middle-earth’s Third Age as you join Frodo Baggins and his companions on their all-important quest!

 

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WARHAMMER 40,000: CONQUEST THE CARD GAME
In Warhammer 40,000: Conquest, a two-player Living Card Game, you take the part of a warlord, leading your armies into battle against your opponent in a bid to claim glorious victory. Even as you lead your bravest warriors into battle, you must plan for the future, establishing a presence on planets before the tides of war consume them in blood and fire. You must conquer the Traxis sector by strength of arms for in the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war.

Warhammer 40,000: Conquest introduces seven distinct factions: Space Marines, Astra Militarum, Orks, Chaos, Dark Eldar, Eldar, and Tau. Each of these factions possesses a unique flavor and style of play, and an alignment wheel introduces the possibility of forming an alliance between two factions.

 

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BANG!: HALO AND THE WALKING DEAD
Board the Infinity in HALO Bang! and fight for Red, Blue, or Black (as the Lone Spartan).  HALO BANG! is based on the world’s best-selling shoot ‘em up card game Bang!, WHERE players battle one another for supremacy! With an array of weapons, vehicles, and equipment at your disposal, you must choose attacks carefully in order to defeat the canny defenses of your enemies.

And…

BANG!: The Walking Dead is a shoot ‘em up card game where your favorite Walking Dead factions face off in a battle to survive! Each player becomes a famous Walking Dead character while taking on the roles of Leader, Savior, Survivor, or Loner.

The Leader of the survivors is revealed to all and attempts to protect everyone while staying alive.
Saviors, who hide their identities, aim to kill the Leader of the Survivors.
Survivors, who also go incognito, aid the Leader in staying alive.
The Loner, who is of course working alone, tries to defeat everyone else while accomplishing his/her own objective.

BANG!: The Walking Dead adds Walking Dead flavor to the original BANG! game and can be played as a stand alone game or mashed up with classic BANG!

 

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FIREFLY: THE GAME – BLUE SUN EXPANSION
Fire up your engines and full burn out to the edge of the ‘Verse. Firefly: The Game – Blue Sun expands the game with a new 10″ x 20″ map extension that adds new systems to explore and exploit in an area of space known as the Rim.

Rim Space is not a place for the faint-hearted, and a ship pushing past Border Space out towards the raggedy edge of space had best be ready to deal with what’s out there. Navigate this frontier space with a new Nav Deck. A new Supply Planet offers new Gear to purchase and new Crew to hire. Two new Job Contacts offer new opportunities and unique game-changing challenges while the game’s other Contacts have new Jobs to claim a piece of the Rim for themselves. Two new Leaders present new strategies for players to execute as they focus on three new Story Cards. Two additional Reaver Cutters and new rules for these dangerous savages put the ‘Verse on high alert. Reaver activity is on the rise and your Crew is on the menu!

 

 

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Toys / Collectables
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STAR WARS BLACK SPEEDER BIKE DLX 6IN AF
HASBRO TOY GROUP

From Hasbro Toy Group.  Star Wars Black Series 6″ figures take Star Wars action figures to the next level with the introduction of iconic in-scale vehicles and alien creatures, all featuring the incredibly accurate design and high level of articulation fans have come to expect from the Star Wars Black Series.

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TMNT BOTTLE OPENER
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC

A Diamond Select Toys Release! Wash down that slice of pizza with a brand-new metal bottle opener from DST! Measuring about 4 inches tall, this classically-styled opener depicts the Turtles’ resident foodie Michelangelo dining on his snack of choice, and features magnets on the back for refrigerator door display. Cowabunga! Packaged in a collector box with a full-color wrap. Designed by Art Asylum!

ARKHAM 3 PACK
ARKHAM ORIGINS 3 PACK DEATHSTROKE JOKER COPPERHEAD
DC COMICS

Three of the most dangerous criminals to hit the streets of Gotham City are collected in a special action figure 3-Pack. Based on designs of the hit videogame Batman: Arkham Origins comes Copperhead, The Joker as Red Hood and Deathstroke (unmasked) to add to your collection!
COPPERHEAD – 6.6″
THE JOKER AS RED HOOD – 7″
DEATHSTROKE UNMASKED – 6.75″

 

 

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