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New Comics & Books for 1/22/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Juan Cabal Once, they were a team of misfits. Now they’re a family, and they’ve earned their peace. But the universe is not a peaceful place — and it’s only getting worse. The […]

BOOK SIGNING WITH NICOLA CUTI, AUSTIN JANOWSKY, AND SLASHVENTURES’ UNDERSCORE & TILDE!

Saturday, January 25th from 11am to 2pm (store open until 8pm) Celebrating multiple generations of comic book creators! Meet Nicola Cuti, Austin Janowsky, and Underscore & Tilde from 11am to 2pm!** Also, FREE random BLOCKS minifigure for the first 100 Guests at 11am! These BLOCKS feature characters from DC & Marvel Comics, Star Wars, Star […]

Thank you!

THANK YOU to all of our “EC Family Members” for helping to keep Emerald City in business by shopping here on a regular basis! Everything we do here at EC begins with our gratitude to you for buying your comics and games and collectibles here. Can we ask a favor? We’d LOVE your help in […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/17/20

Sexy kissing on the front cover! Ooooooo! Is this sort of content approved by the Comics Code Authority? Oh, wait … there isn’t a Comics Code Seal of Approval on the front cover, so I guess the answer is “No, this content definitely is NOT approved by the Comics Code Authority.” Well I guess I […]

New Games! 1/17/2020

CORALINE: BEWARE THE OTHER MOTHER Coraline: Beware the Other Mother is a co-operative card game for 1-4 players, based on the beloved stop-motion animated film from director Henry Selick, best-selling author Neil Gaiman, and acclaimed animation studio LAIKA. It tells the haunting tale of a young girl’s journey to an alternate version of her life, […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 1/15/2020!

ALTER NATION BASIC AF PANDA MONY TOY BRANDS LLC The product of a military experiment on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean, the Alter Nation is a team of human-animal hybrid given extraordinary powers and abilities to create the ultimate soldier! Known as the GK Delta Special Forces Team, they uncover the secret conspiracy […]

GET $1 OFF TARTARUS#1 DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE!

Offer valid from February 12th through the 18th! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) TARTARUS #1 Image Comics Written by Johnnie Christmas Illustrated by Jack Cole $5.99 – ONLY $4.99 DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! SERIES PREMIERE! A new adventure series with all the sci-fi […]

New Comics & Books for 1/15/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: VENOM THE END #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Adam Warren (A) Chamba (CA) Rahzzah THE FINAL VENOM STORY! The alien symbiote who bonded with Eddie Brock has been through a lot… but not nearly as much as he has coming. In a tale that literally […]

COMEDY SHOW AT EC!

“COMICS LOVING COMICS” A COMIC STORE COMEDY SHOW! Saturday, February 1st from 4pm to 6pm in our Events Room Local comedians JAMES ESTERLINE and ZOE BOE host a family-friendly comedy show at EC! Scheduled to appear:** MACJAMEZ NIKIE DECAY ZOE BOE ART ZAGLER NATHAN GELARDI RAFIQ SHAHEEN LAWRENCE GREEN LUCIEN VAN REENAN Also, all Guests […]

New Games! 1/10/2020

SORCERER CITY Every year, Sorcerer City gets built and rebuilt in magically new ways, with blocks moving and rotating in crazy directions. You and your fellow players are rival wizard architects in charge of building the same city district over five years, expanding it and rebuilding it to gain the most money, influence, magic, and […]

EC ‘PAINT AND TAKE’ EVENT: OWLBEAR!

Saturday, February 22nd from 2pm to 4pm in our Events Room Join Emerald City Comics for a ‘Paint and Take’ event! Get your hands on the ‘D&D Nolzur’s Marvelous Miniatures: Owlbear‘ figure and join in with friends and family in this exciting ‘Paint & Take’ event here at EC! New and experienced painters welcome. Space […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/10/20

So Marvel relaunched the New Mutants title again; this is of course a good thing, however I’m afraid that I’m going to have to take issue with the use of the term “new” in the title. I hate to get hung up on a minor detail, but so far there are really only two members […]

EC BOOK CLUB – LOCKE & KEY: WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT TP

Wednesday, February 5th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm The Emerald City Book Club meets the FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm, in “The Hub” at the center of the store, to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics 101” slideshow giving some historical, artistic, or social background on […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 1/8/2020!

AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER FIGURE ASSORTMENT DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys release! This assortment of 7-inch scale action figures shines a spotlight on Season 3 of the hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Aang, Katara and Zuko each come with accessories and interchangeable parts, and each comes packaged on a blister card. […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected MARCH 2020!

Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews! To ensure that you get these books when they arrive, please call the store at 727-398-2665, or email our Books & New Comics Merchant at comics@emeraldcitycomics.com, to add these books, comics, and/or series to your in-store subscription! Don’t have a […]

New Comics & Books 01/08/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: MARVELS X #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Alex Ross, Jim Krueger (A) Well-Bee (CA) Alex Ross David has a problem. He lives in a world of monsters that would love to devour him. He’s the last boy on Earth. The last human being on Earth. […]

2019’s BEST-SELLING BOOKS & COMICS AT EC!

Here’s our top 50 best-selling books in 2019: MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 MY HERO ACADEMIA GN VOL 01 ISOLA TP VOL 01 SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 01 APOCALYPSE SUITE MISTER MIRACLE TP – TOM KING & MITCH GERADS ADVENTURE ZONE GN VOL 01 HERE THERE BE GERBLINS IMMORTAL […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/3/20

Welcome to 2020! New decade, new old comics. The comics in question are new in as much as we have recently added them to our inventory and made them available for sale. The comics are old in as much as they were not published terribly recently. Hence, “new old comics.” I find that it always […]

New Comics & Books for 01/01/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Charles Soule (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) R. B. Silva “No…I am your father.” In the wake of the events following The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet…scattered […]

Back Issue Comics Sale!

Saturday, January 11th from 11am to 8pm Includes all back issue comics on the main sales floor! Excludes vintage, key, and consignment comics. 99¢ EACH if the guide price is under $5! 50% OFF guide price if it’s $5 or more! 99¢ EACH for all black-marked $1.99 Comics – or 10 for $7.99! 49¢ EACH […]