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Saturday, February 22nd at 11am Celebrating the release of an all-new WOLVERINE #1 on Wednesday 2/19/20! This is the first ongoing Wolverine series since October 2014, when the previous series concluded, leading into the “Death of Wolverine” miniseries! FREE randomly-chosen recent Marvel Comics #1 issue for the first 100 Guests! Our younger Guests will receive […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/21/20

Boy I’ll tell ya, I sure would be up for a really awesome Silver Surfer video game. Surfer has only ever had his own video game one time, and it was on the old NES – and it SUCKS! It’s way too hard and super un-fun to play. Consider this week’s post a plea to […]

New Games! 2/21/2020

CLINIC: DELUXE EDITION Your Town Center is flourishing, but as the city grows, the need for emergency medical care grows with it. Fortunately, you and your business partners have the wherewithal to build a clinic to help those in need of more than first aid. You quickly get a pre-admissions facility built to help process […]

New Comics & Books for 2/19/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: WOLVERINE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Ben Percy (A) Adam Kubert, Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Adam Kubert THE BEST IS BACK! Wolverine been through a lot. He’s been a loner. He’s been a killer. He’s been a hero. He’s been an Avenger. He’s been to hell […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/14/20

Well I hope you folks weren’t expecting some sort of Valentine’s themed post from me today in honor of the holiday. The reasons for this decision are variegated, but the primary factor would have to be a distinct lack of key issues featuring romantic imagery in our recently arrived inventory. I’m sure that if I […]

New Games! 2/14/2020

VIDEO VORTEX Video Vortex is a competitive deck-building game for 2-4 players set in a radioactive future Earth inhabited by video-obsessed mutants. Each genre-worshiping character must strategically employ their individual mutant powers while battling opponents and navigating game effects in an attempt to seize control of the wasteland. On their respective turns, players will spend […]

New Comics & Books for 02/12/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: HARLEY QUINN & BIRDS OF PREY #1 DC COMICS (W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A/CA) Amanda Conner DC Black Label Prestige Plus 8.5″ x 10.875″ The creative team that transformed Harley Quinn forever returns to shake up her world once more-and this time, the […]


Saturday, March 7th from 11am to 6pm (store remains open until 8pm) It’s time once again for an EC favorite! Our Garage Sale is back, and we’ve got lots of new additions for you to pick up, at prices that are sure to make you smile! Shop our displays of DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS on… BACK […]


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 […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/7/20

Eternals movie – coming in hot! Principal photography has wrapped! Cast photos all over the internet! Black Widow movie! Right around the corner! May 1st! Set the date! MOVIES! COMICS! GET FIRED UP!!!   Eternals #1, first appearance of Ikaris and Deviants, Fine Minus (5.5), $60.  

New Games! 2/7/2020

THROW THROW BURRITO The world’s first dodgeball card game. Collect cards. Play your hand. Throw things at your friends. Throw Throw Burrito is what you get when you cross a card game with dodgeball. Try to collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponents while simultaneously ducking, dodging, and throwing squishy airborne burritos. The […]


Wednesday, March 4th 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 […]


Offer valid from March 4th through 10th! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) KING OF NOWHERE #1 BOOM! Studios Story by Maxwell Prince Art by Tyler Jenkins $3.99 – only $2.99 during its first week of release! Eisner Award-nominated writer W. Maxwell Prince (Ice Cream Man) […]

New Comics & Books for 2/5/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: STAR WARS DARTH VADER #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) In-Hyuk Lee “JOIN ME, AND TOGETHER, WE CAN RULE THE GALAXY AS FATHER AND SON!” THE TRAGEDY OF DARTH VADER CONTINUES! In the shattering climax of The Empire Strikes […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected APRIL 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, to add these books, comics, and/or series to your in-store subscription! Don’t have a […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/31/20

Boy, do we have some beauties for you this week! Some fresh catches here and they are some WHOPPERS! Record breaking, have-them-mounted-and-put-on-the-wall-type fish here, folks!     Walking Dead #1, first appearance of Rick Grimes, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0), $900.  


Every Wednesday EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play a featured game from 6-7pm, then stay for Open Play of that game from 7-8pm — or any of our gaming demos of your choice! Saturdays’ “EC Game Day” events with All Things Nerdy run from Noon-2pm, and […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 1/29/2020!

NBX SELECT SERIES 7 FIGURE ASSORTMENT DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s that time of year again! The Nightmare Before Christmas is about to begin once more, and the hit action figure lines continues with three all-new figures, each with a piece of a larger diorama! Snowman Jack, Big Vampire and […]

New Comics & Books for 1/29/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: RAVENCROFT #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Frank Tieri (A) Angel Unzueta (CA) Kyle Hotz RAVENCROFT REOPENED! After the hellish horrors of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, the Ravencroft Institute has received a much-needed facelift and is open for business with a new staff, including JOHN JAMESON, looking to […]


Offer valid from February 26th through March 3rd! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) FINGER GUNS #1 Vault Comics Story by Justin Richards Art by Val Halvorson $3.99 – ONLY $2.99 DURING ITS FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! Two troubled teenagers discover they can manipulate emotions by […]