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New Comics & Books for 10/21/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!     Featured Comics: SCUMBAG #1 IMAGE COMICS (W) Rick Remender (A) Lewis LaRosa, Moreno DiNisio (CA) Lewis LaRosa “JAZZ APPLE ARMAGEDDON,” Part One: The fate of the world rests in the hands of the worst person on it! NEW ONGOING SERIES from the writer of […]

New Comics & Books for 10/14/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!     Featured Comics: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason “LAST REMAINS” STARTS HERE! • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we’re celebrating Spider-Style! • Spider-Man just took the beating of his life and we’re just getting started. • Artist […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 10/13/2020!

STAR TREK STARSHIPS FIG MAG #180 BORG CUBE STAR TREK: FIRST Hero Collector This incredible collection of Star Trek models includes the most significant ships from the Star Trek TV series. Every ship has been painstakingly recreated in die-cast and high-quality ABS materials, then hand-painted with an incredible level of detail. The collection features a […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/9/20

What do we have here? Two villain first appearances and two girlfriend first appearances. Gotta watch out for that Molten Man – he’s a “mystifying menace”!   Amazing Spider-Man #20, first appearance of Matt Gargan as The Scorpion, Fine Minus (5.5), $499.  

New Games! 10/9/2020

SILK The Imomushi silkworms can live only in the cold peaks of the Akaishi Mountains, and they produce the most delicate and expensive silk in the world. Very few people can withstand the hardships of the lonesome life a shepherd of giant silkworms leads. It is a solitary existence that requires great dedication and strength […]


Wednesday, November 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 (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 […]

New Comics & Books for 10/7/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!     Featured Comics: BATMAN #100 Written by: James Tynion IV Art by: Jorge Jimenez, Various Cover Art by: Francesco Mattina “The Joker War” comes to a city-shattering conclusion as Batman battles The Joker in a brutal, no-holds-barred duel! This is a fight 80 years in […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected DECEMBER 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 […]


Saturday, November 7th from 11am to 2pm! To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, please wear a face mask and maintain a 6-foot distance from other Guests – both inside the store and outside in line. Depending on how many Guests are in the store, we may ask new Guests to wait outside until the […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/2/20

Treasury Edition crossovers! For those who may be unfamiliar, these here are BIG comics – “big” in terms of physical dimensions, not “big” in the figurative sense. “Big” as in larger than ordinary comics, not “big” as in “bigger than sliced bread” big. Although if you find these comics to be “big” in the figurative […]

New Games! 10/2/2020

MY CITY My City is a competitive legacy game in which you develop a city on your own playing board through the ages. The game consists of 24 episodes, beginning with the development of a city in its early preindustrial stages and progressing through industrialization. During each game, players customize their experience by adding elements […]

New Comics & Books for 9/30/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 Written by: Geoff Johns Art by: Jason Fabok Cover Art by: Jason Fabok Pages: 48 As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into […]

COVID-19 update 9/28/2020!

Though Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Friday 9/25/20 that the state was moving to “Phase 3” reopening from the coronavirus pandemic (primarily concerning restrictions on restaurants and bars), Pinellas County has confirmed that our COVID-19 ordinance is still in effect: “Executive Order 20-244, signed Friday by Governor DeSantis, does not impact the local ordinance Pinellas […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/25/20

I mentioned the whole Jim Steranko X-Men logo thing last week, so I figured that I’d feature the first issue to actually have the redesigned logo this week. X-Men number forty-nine and fifty are definitely companion pieces. Can’t have one without the other. X-Men #50, classic Jim Steranko cover and first X-Men issue to feature […]

New Games! 9/25/2020

MAGIC THE GATHERING: ZENDIKAR RISING Zendikar calls. A quest awaits. So gather your adventuring party and prepare for perilous challenges and priceless rewards. If you’re to find the truth and calm the Roil, you must be bolder than the rest…and just a little reckless.     FORT Fort is a 2-4 player card game about […]

New Comics & Books for 9/23/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!     Featured Comics: X OF SWORDS CREATION #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz X OF SWORDS – CHAPTER 1 A tower. A mission. A gathering of armies.   UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS #1 BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Dan Panosian (A) Marianna Ignazzi (CA) Dan […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/18/20

I gotta buncha Mah-vils for ya guys! You have to imagine that I’m saying that with a thick Bostonian accent. Mah-vils! I gotta buncha Mah-vils!! Sorry if you’re from Boston or the surrounding area…   Conan The Barbarian #1, first Marvel appearance of Conan, Fine Minus (5.5), $199.  

New Games! 9/18/2020

SPLENDOR: MARVEL Bring together a team of super heroes and prevent Thanos from ending the world! The Infinity Stones are scattered throughout the Multiverse. Use their essence to recruit heroes and villains and gain Infinity Points. Assemble the Avengers, acquire locations and when ready, claim the Infinity Gauntlet! Pick your tokens carefully, recruit characters to […]

New Comics & Books for 9/16/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!     Featured Comics: YOU LOOK LIKE DEATH TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY #1 DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Gerard Way, Shaun Simon (A) I.N.J. Culbard (CA) Gabriel Ba The first Umbrella Academy spin off series! When 18-year-old Séance gets himself kicked out of the Umbrella Academy, and his […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/12/20

Amazing Spider-Man #39! I never get tired of looking at that cover. Poor guy is getting keelhauled behind the Goblin Glider. That is some predicament to find oneself in! Being dragged behind a rocket propelled aircraft. That sounds like bad times to me. Amazing Spider-Man #39, first John Romita Sr. art on Amazing Spider-Man and […]