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New Games! 2/15/2019

BEHOLDER TROPHY Capture beauty in the eyes of the Dungeons & Dragons Beholder Trophy Figure, but beware, one glance can put you to sleep, place you under a charm, or even lead to your demise! The Dungeons & Dragons Beholder Trophy is made of foam rubber and latex that’s carefully hand-painted for realistic detail. It […]

HELLBOY DAY / ARON POHARA SIGNING!

Saturday, March 23rd from 11am to 8pm Dark Horse Comics has declared March 23rd to be HELLBOY DAY 2019, in advance of the April 12th release of the all-new HELLBOY film! The first 100 Guests will receive a free HELLBOY DAY 2019 BUTTON and the HELLBOY DAY 2019 SEED OF DESTRUCTION comic book – a […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/15/19

How’s this for a Spider-Man story idea? Otto Octavius possessed by the Venom symbiote! They haven’t done that one yet have they? DOCTOR OCTO-VENOM! NOT A WHAT-IF!! NOT A HOAX!!! NOT AN IMAGINARY STORY!!! Well … I guess it would be an imaginary story in the sense that it would be a fictional story… But […]

EC BOOK CLUB: MISTER MIRACLE BY TOM KING & MITCH GERADS!

Wednesday, April 3rd 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 2/13/2019

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Ron Garney (CA) Alex Ross THE ANCIENT CULT OF KOGA THUN. A MYSTICAL TREASURE. AND THE ONLY MAN WHO CAN SAVE THE HYBORIAN AGE! Adrift at sea. No food. No weapons. Death surely […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 2/13/2019!

BATMAN TAS PREMIERE HARLEYS HOLIDAY HARLEY QUINN STATUE DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys Release! It’s time for a holiday! Harley Quinn debuted 25 years ago in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series, and for this new Premier Collection statue, she’s taking a day off with her two pet hyenas! Based on […]

CAPTAIN MARVEL DAY / WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION!

Saturday, March 9th from 11am to 8pm The Captain Marvel film arrives Friday, March 8th! AND, March is Women’s History Month! Help us celebrate both on Saturday, March 9th from 11am to 8pm: Free CAPTAIN MARVEL comic book for first 100 Guests! Free all-day raffle* for a Captain Marvel fan pack: Mighty Captain Marvel #1 […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/08/19

Batwoman, The Red Death, Ace The Bat-hound, Batwing, Batman Beyond, Chief-Man-Of-Bats, BAT-MITE (a personal favorite of mine, as the capitalization indicates). …just a few of the many of faces of Batman.   Detective Comics #233, first appearance of Batwoman, CGC 3.0, $1,500.  

New Games! 2/8/2019

NARABI In Narabi, players are dealt 3-4 cards at the start of the round, with those cards bearing either a blank or a number from 0 to 9. Each card is sleeved, and within the sleeve on its back is a rule explaining how this card can be swapped with another card: swap it with […]

EC BOOK CLUB – CAPTAIN MARVEL TP VOL 01: HIGHER FURTHER FASTER MORE!

Wednesday, March 6th 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 […]

STAR WARS’ COLIN CANTWELL PRESENTATION & SIGNING, WITH THE 501ST!

  Saturday, March 16th from Noon to 4pm** (EC store hours: 11am to 8pm) Star Wars ship designer Colin Cantwell was the original concept artist and modeler for all things that flew in the first 1977 Star Wars movie, “A New Hope”! He will give a video presentation in our Events Room at 12:30, followed […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/6/19

According to Wikipedia, bats are used as food across Asia and the Pacific Rim. I’m a pretty adventurous eater, but I don’t know that I’d be too keen on consuming the flesh of a bat. I dunno… maybe… if the bat were cooked well… I guess….   Batman #200, CBCS Verified Signature 8.5 (Very Fine […]

New Comics & Books for 2/06/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: DAREDEVIL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Marco Checchetto, Chip Zdarsky (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco CLASSIFIED   RED SONJA #1 DYNAMITE (W) Mark Russell (A) Mirko Colak (CA) Amanda Conner No man knows the place of her birth, nor where she learned to […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 1/30/2019!

MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 3 IRON SPIDER-MAN AF DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Toys release! This 7-inch scale action figure of Spider-Man features his “Iron Spider” look from the movie, and features approximately 16 points of articulation and interchangeable parts and accessories. Packaged in the full-color, display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf […]

New Comics & Books for 1/30/2019

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: AGE OF X-MAN ALPHA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Phil Noto The age of X-Man dawns… and the X-Men cannot stop it.   FIGHT CLUB 3 #1 DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) […]

GAMING IN FEBRUARY 2019 AT EC!

Every Wednesday EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play a featured game from 6-7pm, then stay for Open Play of that game from 7-8pm — or any of our gaming demos of your choice! Saturdays’ “EC Game Day” events with All Things Nerdy run from Noon-2pm, and […]

New Games! 1/26/2019

VICTORIAN MASTERMINDS Sherlock Holmes is dead! And with London’s greatest detective out of the way, those with villainous minds decide to wreak as much terror as possible on the populace — and you are one of those dastardly no-goodniks! While Europe sits unprotected in Victorian Masterminds, you and other players send your henchmen to different […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/25/19

Yeah Baby! First appearance of ULTIMATE SPIDER-HAM! I’m doing it! FEATURED BOOK! We’re promoting it! Book of the year!! BOOK OF THE CENTURY!!!   Ultimate FF #4, first appearance of Ultimate Spider-Ham, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0), $25.  

EC YARD SALE / BLACK HISTORY MONTH SALE!

Saturday, February 23rd from 11am to 8pm DEEP, DEEP, DISCOUNTS on books, comics, games, toys, and more!!! The Yard Sale ends by 6pm, but the store remains open until 8pm as usual! 20% OFF graphic novels & books starring black characters, in honor of Black History Month! * One entry per person, please. NO PURCHASE […]

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL DAY!

Saturday, February 16th from 11am to 8pm FREE manga comic book for the first 100 Guests! Each Guest can choose one of the following comics… Battle Angel Alita (Mature Readers)   My Hero Academia (Teen)   Pokemon (All Ages)