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New Comics & Books for 12/19/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS DARTH VADER #25 MARVEL COMICS (W) Charles Soule (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Elia Bonetti FORTRESS VADER: FINALE! • The FORTRESS is complete. The door will be opened. • VADER finds everything he has ever desired. • THE DARK LORD gets […]


Sunday, January 13 from 12:30pm 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! RULES! You must use a Photographic Universe deck. During this Format you can use cards from the following expansions: MCU Battles MCU […]

Black Panther Day 12/8/18 photo album!


Of course, you know that EC is the place to find the most personable gifts ever, and this year is no different!!! Plus, we’re here to make things easier by giving you the tools you need to make gift-giving simple, and hassle-free!!! Our EC Team Members are extremely knowledgeable and helpful when it comes to […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/14/18

Comics are a wonderfully unique gift item. Take a look at the prices on this week’s books! Very affordable. How much does one of those gift baskets with the cheese and summer sausage cost? Fifty bucks? C’mon! Comics are a way better gift idea than snacks…   Amazing Spider-Man #194, first appearance of Black Cat, […]

New Games! 12/14/2018

PANDEMIC 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION Celebrate a decade of curing diseases with the game that started it all. With new art, a special box, and quality components, this special anniversary edition is a must-have for fans of Pandemic. Comes with Special pre-painted promo figures! (While Supplies Last)     MARVEL STRIKE TEAMS Marvel Strike Teams puts […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected FEBRUARY 2019!

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 #363, DECEMBER 2018 (for books arriving […]

New Games! 12/7/2018

MAGIC THE GATHERING: ULTIMATE MASTERS Throughout the history of Magic, many of these spells have drawn their power from the graveyard. Ultimate Masters celebrates that legacy by bringing together some of the most potent graveyard-themed cards and mechanics ever printed. Master the power of life and death as you draft your way to immortality. Forty […]


Everyone loves a good mystery, and comics grab bags are always a great surprise!!! EC is now offering mystery, or “MysterEC!” comic packs!!! Each pack contains 12 COMICS for ONLY $9.99!!! We’ve made getting comics you’ll love even better by marking on the outside the age ranges included and the category, such as ONLY DC […]

SPIDER-VERSE DAY 12/15/18!!!

Saturday, December 15th from 11am to 8pm Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse swings into theaters on Thursday, Dec. 13th, introducing Miles Morales and a plethora of Spideys to audiences everywhere… and EC is ready to get the party started!!! On Saturday, December 15th, The FIRST 100 Guests at 11am will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/7/18

If you don’t happen to follow us on social media, do us a solid and give us a follow on all of the majors. If you’re a back issue collector, and I have to assume that you are if you’re reading this, pay particular attention to our Instagram feed as I always […]


Wednesday, January 2nd 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 […]

New Comics & Books for 12/05/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SHAZAM #1 DC COMICS (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so […]

EC in-store Gift Registry!

Take the hassle out of gift giving & getting! Here’s how it works: Write down anything you want as a gift that’s available at EC! We keep this list. Tell all your friends and family that you’re registered at EC! You’re already done! When your friends and family come to the store, all they have […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 12/05/2018!

  GHOSTBUSTERS SELECT AF SERIES 9 DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time to get real! The Ghostbusters get animated in the newest assortment of Select action figures from Diamond Select Toys, with figures based on the classic Real Ghostbusters cartoon! Egon, Winston and Slimer make up the assortment, with the […]


Saturday, December 8th from 11am to 8pm Black Panther’s greatest villain, Killmonger, gets his own Marvel Comics series, and it will be available on EC’s New Comics Wall on Wednesday, Dec. 5th!!! To celebrate, we’re bringing back T’Challa himself, as he stops by to help our Guests improve their warrior skills!!! On Saturday, December 8th, […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/30/18

I’m not trying to slander the name of a beloved cultural icon here, but I just want to make sure that anyone reading this is aware of the fact that Santa Claus doesn’t know a whole lot about comics. I love the guy, but he’s charmingly out of touch with most modern pop culture trends. […]

New Games! 11/30/2018

THE RIVER In The River, you and the other mayoral players each struggle to create the best pioneer settlement by developing land along a river bed in your town, collecting resources from the area, and constructing buildings. As you explore and build up the untouched frontier, your workers will settle down along the way, meaning […]


Every Wednesday from 6 – 8pm, EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play, where our friendly and patient friends from All Things Nerdy will teach you the game and answer your questions! Then you can join us for Open Play of the featured game, or any of […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 11/28/2018!

DC GALLERY CATWOMAN COMIC PVC FIGURE DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys release! How purr-fect is your Gallery? The DC Gallery line of PVC dioramas has an unauthorized visitor, as Catwoman breaks into the breakout series of collectibles from DST! Perched atop a massive Egyptian cat-headed statue, Selina Kyle steals the spotlight in […]