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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/7/20

Spider-Man and his goblins. Does Miles Morales have his own goblins, or does he just help Peter Parker out with his goblin problems? Maybe Miles should have a rogues gallery populated by villains based around a different monster from Medieval folklore? Brownies? Hippogriffs? Duendes? I’m trying to think of monsters that Marvel haven’t used as […]

New Games! 8/7/2020

FRIDAY THE 13TH: HORRO AT CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE In Friday the 13th: Horror at Camp Crystal Lake, an anxiety-driven, press-your-luck horror game, players take on the roles of cliché camp counselors like the stereotypical Nerd, the Partier, the Nice Guy, the Final Girl, the Diva, and the Jock as they rely on chance and strategy […]

EC BOOK CLUB – BATWOMAN ELEGY

Wednesday, September 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 […]

New Comics & Books for 8/5/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS #5 MARVEL COMICS (W) Charles Soule (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) R. B. Silva The next steps on Luke Skywalker’s search for Jedi wisdom begin here! • Following a mysterious vision he received on CLOUD CITY, Luke travels to a lost planet looking […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/31/20

Come get it Kiss Army! One of the coolest pieces of vintage Kiss merch right here folks! Marvel Comics Super Special #1. The infamous issue containing a bit of each band members blood added to the printing ink. You can actually own a physical piece of the band’s original lineup for the low, low price […]

New Games! 7/31/2020

POKEMON: BATTLE ACADEMY Join the Pokémon Trainers at the Battle Academy! Prepare for a Pokémon battle with the ready-to-play Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy! The Battle Academy includes everything two players need to play, with guides so your first game is easy to follow. You can choose Charizard or Pikachu to lead your team […]

New Comics & Books for 7/29/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS DARTH VADER #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) In-Hyuk Lee GHOSTS OF VADER’S PAST! • In his quest to destroy everyone who hid the existence of his son, Luke Skywalker, from him, Darth Vader has formed an unlikely […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected OCTOBER 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 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! 7/24/20

STEP ASIDE!! MAKE WAY!! Giant-Size X-Men #1 coming through!! One side, less valuable back issues! Step to the SIDE!! Top Ten Bronze Age Key coming through!!   Giant-Size X-Men #1, first appearance of Colossus, Nightcrawler, Storm, & Thunderbird, Fine Plus (6.5), $2,200.  

New Games! 7/24/2020

SCOOBY DOO: BETRAYAL AT MYSTERY MANSION Based on the award-winning Betrayal at House on the Hill board game, Betrayal at Mystery Mansion is the mash-up fans have been clamoring for! Play as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, or Fred as you explore the mansion and its grounds, finding clues, encountering strange occurrences, and maybe even catching […]

FREE RPG DAY!

Saturday, July 25th from 11am to 8pm FREE ROLE-PLAYING GAME DAY is an annual gaming event celebrating the joy of tabletop role-playing, popularized by games like DUNGEONS & DRAGONS! Established in 2007, Free RPG Day works with participating hobby game retailers and RPG publishers to bring new and exclusive RPG quickstart rules and adventure modules into […]

New Comics & Books for 7/22/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: GREEN HORNET #1 DYNAMITE (W) Scott Lobdell (A) Anthony Marques (CA) Lee Weeks From writer Scott Lobdell (Flash, Uncanny X-Men) and artist Anthony Marques (Vampirella, Red Sonja) comes the return of the Green Hornet! The Green Hornet and Kato have met their fair share […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/17/20

We’ve got some nice, fresh keys for you folks this week! Let’s see those dollars! Who wants to add these beauties to their collection? Don’t sleep on these ones, because I guarantee you that they will not last long!   X-Men #94, second appearance of the New X-men line up and first Chris Claremont X-Men […]

New Games! 7/17/2020

UNMATCHED: COBBLE AND FOG In battle, there are no equals. Unmatched: Cobble & Fog features four new heroes for the Unmatched system. Invisible Man uses fog to dart around the board and strike without warning. Sherlock, with the trusty Watson by his side, schemes and calculates to ensure victory. Dracula and the sisters slowly drain […]

New Comics & Books for 7/15/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: EMPYRE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Dan Slott (A) Valerio Schiti (CA) Jim Cheung • The Kree and the Skrulls have united under a new emperor – and their war fleet is on a collision course for our world. • On the […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/10/20

These days the Hollywood rumor mill is constantly turning discount comics into key issues overnight. This isn’t really any sort of recent development though. I’d be willing to bet that when the Batman movie serials were first shown in theaters way back in the forties, that sales on Batman comics enjoyed a nice little uptick. […]

New Comics & Books for 7/8/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: EMPYRE: FANTASTIC FOUR #0 MARVEL COMICS (W) Dan Slott (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Jim Cheung “The Last of the Kree/Skrull Warriors” – a pivotal issue, not just for EMPYRE, but for the future of the FF! In the most unlikely of places, the […]

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

FREE Marvel recap guide!

FREE “Previously in Marvel Comics” recap guide for the first 25 Guests who purchase a Marvel comic, starting at 11am Wednesday 7/8/20! Get caught up on what’s been happening in the Marvel Universe! You can also find recaps here: https://www.marvel.com/recaps

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/3/20

Hulk versus Thor! There’s an imaginary fight for the ages! Pretty evenly matched, those two. My money’s on Hulk though.   Journey Into Mystery #112, classic Hulk versus Thor story, CGC 6.5 (Fine Plus), $349.