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New Comics & Books For 6/23/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BATMAN REPTILIAN #1 DC Comics (W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Liam Sharp What strikes fear into the hearts of those who terrorize Gotham? It used to be Batman, but something far more frightening than a mere man stalks the shadows—and it’s after Gotham’s villains. […]

New Comics & Books for 6/16/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: STATIC SEASON ONE #1 DC Comics (W) Vita Ayala (A) ChrisCross, Nikolas Draper-Ivey (CA) Khary Randolph At long last, the most famous face of the Milestone Universe is making his shocking return! Bullied nerd Virgil Hawkins wasn’t the kind of kid you’d normally […]

VERSUS SYSTEM 2PCG TOURNAMENT!

Sunday, July 18th from 1pm to 4pm This event will start at 1pm. Please arrive by 12:30 to register and get pairings done. $5 entry fee, and all players get a foil card! This will be a “MODERN FORMAT” tournament. Banned cards The following cards are not allowed to be played in the Modern Format: […]

New Comics & Books for 6/9/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kevin Shinick (A) Rob DiSalvo (CA) Gurihiru Peter Parker. Spider-Man. Scientist. Troublemaker? Thanks to none other than Tony Stark, a new scientific research station for the teenage heroes of the Marvel Universe has just been completed […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected AUGUST 2021!

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 […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/6/21

Cindy Brady: “Marvel, Marvel , MARVEL!”   All I sell is Marvel these days! C’mon man! I DARE someone to come in here and ask me for a non-Marvel key! PLEASE! I’M BEGGIN’ YA!!   A young guy came in the other day and asked me for some Robert Crumb stuff and it made my […]

EC BOOK CLUB – SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL!

Wednesday, July 7th 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 (or by remote conference on Zoom during the COVID-19 crisis), to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics […]

MEET DEADPOOL CREATOR ROB LIEFELD!

Friday, July 9th from 1pm to 7pm Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Deadpool & X-Force with their creator (and Cable creator) ROB LIEFELD! We use tickets and the Telegram app for our big signings, to make them easier and safer for everyone involved! How it works: Come to the store to get your ticket, […]

New Comics & Books for 6/2/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE #1 DC Comics (W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Alvaro Martinez Bueno Everyone who was invited to the house knows Walter—well, they know him a little, anyway. Some met him in childhood; some met him months ago. And Walter’s […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected JULY 2021!

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 […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/28/21

We got us a coupla’ books here what’s been signed an’ another coupla’ books what ain’t been signed! There is an old saying that states that “ain’t” ain’t a word. That is true, “ain’t” AIN’T a word. It’s a contraction. “Ain’t” is actually two words combined to form one super-word! Super words for super books… […]

New Comics & Books for 5/26/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: MADE IN KOREA #1 IMAGE COMICS (W) Jeremy Holt (A/CA) George Schall A QUICKSTART GUIDE FOR YOUR PROXY STEP 1: Remove box. STEP 2: Power on. STEP 3: Raise your child. For Jesse, the world’s first true A.I. system, growing up means learning […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/21/21

Lot of people asking me “How about these prices” (or some version of this) lately. Simple economics folks. Demand is up and, at least for a lot of the most collectible back issues, available supply is perceived to be declining. To all of my fellow collectors I recommend the following: buy only what you really […]

New Comics & Books for 5/19/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #66 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Mark Bagley • On the other side of King’s Ransom, Spider-Man is left to pick up the pieces. • If he can manage to put them together he is going to be horrified with what […]

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2021!

Saturday, August 14th from 11am to 8pm In 2020, the COVID pandemic turned Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) into Free Comic Book Summer. In 2021, FCBD will jump forward in time to Saturday, August 14th, so that vaccinations and other COVID-defeating measures will allow the event to run at that time. FCBD 2022 is expected […]

POWER RANGERS SIGNING WITH WALTER E JONES!

Saturday, June 5th from noon to 3pm Meet Walter E Jones, who played Zack Taylor, the original Black Ranger on the hit television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers! We use tickets and the Telegram app for our big signings, to make them easier and safer for everyone involved! How it works: Come to the store […]

New Comics & Books for 5/12/21!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: TIME BEFORE TIME #1 IMAGE COMICS (W) Declan Shalvey, Rory McConville (A) Joe Palmer, Chris O’Halloran (CA) Declan Shalvey The year is 2140, and to escape a world with no future, many turn to the Syndicate, a criminal organization who, for the right […]

THE MANDALORIAN SIGNING WITH ‘GEKKO’ – DOMINIC PACE!

Saturday, August 7th at 11am   Dominic Pace is the actor who portrayed the bounty hunter Gekko in the first and third chapters of The Mandalorian – and you can meet him on Saturday, August 7th, here at EC! Pace is a lifelong Star Wars fan, and described his time on set and in costume […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/7/21

This complete set of The Crew that we have here would make a nice companion piece to The Truth set that I featured a few weeks back. First appearance of father and son respectively, two generations of the Bradley family! I still have them both so, y’know…if you’re interested…you just go ahead and let us […]

EC BOOK CLUB – BLACK WIDOW BY KELLY THOMPSON TP VOL 01 TIES THAT BIND

Wednesday, June 2nd 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 (or by remote conference on Zoom during the COVID-19 crisis), to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics […]