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Saturday, July 28th from 11am to 8pm The Marvel Cinematic Universe is TEN YEARS OLD, and of course, your friends at EC are celebrating ten years of Marvel superhero greatness in a BIG way!!!! Join us on Sat., July 28th, when the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE “TRUE BELIEVERS: FANTASTIC FOUR: THE WEDDING […]


Wednesday, July 25th from 11am to 8pm The long-awaited return of Marvel’s First Family, the Fantastic Four, make their re-appearance in Fantastic Four #1, on sale here at EC on Wednesday, August 8th!!! To help you prepare, EC is giving you a chance to take home the story that brought them back, starring the Thing […]


Friday, July 27th from 6pm to 8pm The Mall writer James Haick and The Mall artist Rafael Loureiro will be signing from 6pm -8pm on Friday July 27th! Rafael, all the way from Brazil, is touring America for the time! Stop by and grab copies of the recently released The Mall #1 along with other […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/20/18

Spider-Gwen!!! Lady Deadpool!!! A raccoon who is also a rocket!!!! Extraneous exclamation points!!!!! EXCELSIOR!!!!!!   Edge of Spider-Verse #2, first appearance of Spider-Gwen, Very Fine Minus (7.5), $150.  

New Games! 7/20/2018

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA There is a secret world where ancient evil weaves a modern mystery… they call it Little China. It’s where Big Trouble was waiting for Jack Burton and his friends as they uncover an ancient diabolical plot. The evil minions of the immortal ghost-sorcerer Lo Pan are waiting to chop down […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 7/18/2018!

KINGDOM HEARTS SELECT SERIES 2 FIGURE ASSORTMENT DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys Release! It’s time to return to the Kingdom! The second series of Kingdom Hearts Select Action Figures brings fans new, beloved Disney characters as well as characters created for the Kingdom Hearts series of games! Three sets of figures arrive […]

New Comics & Books for 7/18/18

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BATMAN #51 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Lee Weeks The honeymoon’s over for Bruce Wayne as Gotham City’s most prominent citizen gets selected for jury duty in a chilling court case involving Mr. Freeze! Freeze claims the charges should be dismissed […]


Saturday, July 21st from 11am to 8pm This month we celebrated Independence Day, and in that spirit, we’re also celebrating our great independent publishers!!! If you’ve never ventured beyond the realms of Marvel, DC, and Image, here’s your chance to discover what you’ve been missing out on!!! Join us on Sat., July 21st, when the […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/13/18

One of the things I like about selling and collecting comics is that you learn something new about the hobby every day. For example, until the other day I didn’t know that Timely Comics, the World War II era company that originally published Captain America, decided to make the final issue of the original Captain […]

Batman Catwoman Wedding Day 7/7/18 photo album!!!

ECBC! The Emerald City Book Club: SAGA vol 3 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples!!!

Wednesday, August 1st from 6:30 to 7:30 pm 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 […]


Wednesday, July 18th from 11am to 8pm Superman #1 is available on EC’s New Comics Wall, and to celebrate, we thought we’d share with you one of the most recent Superman neo-classics: The Oz Effect!!! Mr. Oz, a villain from Superman’s past, is obsessed with the Man of Steel, wanting him to leave earth forever, […]

New Comics and Books for 7/11/18!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is…Spider-Man?! But that’s far from all you’ll find here – a revelation from the past puts Peter […]


Saturday, July 14th from 11am to 8pm Ant-Man and the Wasp are bigger-than-life at the box office, and EC is helping you celebrate their arrival with a special event, starring everyone’s favorite ant-sized giant (or is that giant-sized ant?)!!! Join us on Sat., July 14th, when the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE “ANT-MAN […]


Wednesday, July 11th from 11am to 8pm Now that everyone’s seen the spoilers and final results of the Batman and Catwoman wedding, we thought we’d keep the Bat-Family dysfunction going with a look at the history of the Joker’s Daughter!!! She was once known as Harlequin, so you can see how that would be confusing […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/6/18

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have Turtle Power. True Turtle Power has a lot to do with turtles being ectothermic. So kids, if you really want to be like your favorite Ninja Turtle, ask your physician to convert your body’s respiratory/vascular system from warm to cold blooded. Your doctor is going to throw a bunch […]

Upcoming New Books & Comics recommendations! 7/3/18

Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews! To ensure that you get these books when they arrive, please call the store at 727-398-2665, or email our Books & New Comics Merchant at, to reserve a copy! From the Previews Catalog #358, JULY 2189 (for books arriving […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 7/04/2018!

  DBZ MAJIN VEGETA S.H.FIGUARTS AF TAMASHII NATIONS From Tamashii Nations. The popular character from the Majin Buu arc, and so necessary for its climactic scene: Majin Vegeta! One of the series single most impressive and mercurial characters now joins S.H.Figurarts! First displayed in New York during the Tamashii Nations World Tour, this figure is […]

New Comics & Books for 7/4/18!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: BATMAN #50 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin & Various (CA) Mikel Janin It’s the wedding you never thought you’d see! The Batrimony is real as Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle are set to tie the knot in a can’t-miss, extra-length milestone […]


7/7 – JUNK ORBIT Space — the final junkyard. Good thing one planet’s trash is another planet’s treasure! In Junk Orbit, you’re captain of your own scavenger ship, picking up space junk and transporting it to any city that will take it. Launch your junk … uh, *cargo* … out of your airlock to propel […]