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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/6/19

I know I already featured our ungraded copy of Amazing Spider-Man #129 the week before last but we recently received a different copy that…well you’ll see. Amazing Spider-Man #129, first appearance of The Punisher, CGC Signature Series 9.6 (Near Mint Plus), Signed by John Romita Sr., Signed and Remarked “Excelsior!” by Stan Lee, $10,000.

New Games! 12/6/2019

FIRST CONTACT An exceptional party game where imaginary ancient Egyptians are trying to overcome the language barrier with… Aliens. In each turn Aliens would draw weird symbols, trying to explain which earthly items they’d like to collect. Puzzled Egyptians are to figure out what this could mean. On top of that, Aliens compete for being […]

New Comics & Books for 12/04/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: POWER RANGERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #1 BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Ryan Parrott (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Dan Mora * THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MEET FOR THE FIRST TIME! * The Power Rangers arrive in New York […]

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER DAY!

Saturday, December 14th from 11am to 8pm We’re celebrating STAR WARS in anticipation of the 12/20/2019 release of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER! FREE ‘Boba Fett’ or ‘Star Wars Adventures’ comic for the first 100 Guests! FREE Star Wars stickers for the kids, while supplies last!     The 501st LEGION TAMPA BAY SQUAD will be […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/29/19

Geez! I almost forgot to write this week’s Jabber! It’s been a busy Black Friday, and we’ve got sales going on all weekend and into Cyber Monday, so swing on by this weekend! Just check this very website for more information on our Black Friday EXTRAVAGANZA! Significant savings here folks!   Fantastic Four #52, first […]

TABLETOP GAMING CELEBRATION!

We’re sharing our love of tabletop gaming! FREE HeroClix Miniatures Game random DC or MARVEL Limited Edition superhero figure for the first 50 Guests!   FREE all-day raffle* – THREE WINNERS will each get to pick TWO GAMES from the following (first come, first served): Light & Dark Multiuniversum The Stars Align Visioo Welcome to […]

GAMING IN DECEMBER 2019!

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 Comics & Books for 11/27/2019

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER #1 DC COMICS (W) Si Spurrier (A) Aaron Campbell (CA) John Paul Leon John Constantine is back in London, back to his old tricks-and just in time, as things have become very dark indeed in his old stomping grounds. A small-time […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected FEBRUARY 2020!

Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in the December 2019 Previews Catalog! 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 […]

New Games! 11/22/2019

  DUNGEONS & DRAGONS VS RICK AND MORTY TABLE TOP RPG The world’s greatest roleplaying game meets television’s most dysfunctional family! What could possibly go wrong? Coming this fall, D&D has partnered with Adult Swim to bring this boxed set blending the world of Dungeons & Dragons with the mad narcissistic genius of Rick Sanchez’s […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/22/19

It’s strange that Frank Castle decided to call himself “The Punisher.” He isn’t really punishing people – he’s actually murdering them. Frank should have went with “The Murderer” instead of “The Punisher,” because “The Murderer” is more accurate. I’m just saying, Mr. Castle. …please don’t murder me.   Amazing Spider-Man #129, first appearance of The […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 11/20/2019!

MARVEL SELECT CARNAGE AF DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Release! Spider-Man’s deadliest foe returns! The sold-out, fan-favorite, highly in-demand Carnage action figure makes its triumphant return to the Marvel Select line, and it’s every bit as awesome as it’s always been! Standing approximately 8 inches tall, the symbiotic slayer features numerous interchangeable parts […]

Fake reviews of EC!

Unfortunately, we are the target of “review sabotage” on Google, and possibly other sites or social media. Regular Guests would know that these incidents seem “off,” but we are saddened that a new potential EC Guest might see these fake reviews and be misled. These recent 1-star reviews are fake, written by an eBay seller […]

LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY / DR. WHO DAY!

Saturday, November 23rd from 11am to 8pm On this day in 1963, the British science-fiction television show DOCTOR WHO first premiered! We’re celebrating with a double give-away… A FREE DOCTOR WHO random BLOCKS figure AND a DOCTOR WHO – 13TH DOCTOR comic book for the first 100 Guests! FREE ‘FROZEN’ STICKERS for our younger Guests! […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/15/19

More Avengers keys this week. Think of it as a continuation from last week’s post. We’ve got Avengers keys for days! Please do us a favor and come buy some these. There are just too many! Frankly it’s a bit overwhelming.   Avengers #1, first appearance of The Avengers, Fair (1.0), $500.  

‘BLACK FRIDAY’ WEEKEND SALE!

  Friday, Nov. 29th IT’S OUR BLACK FRIDAY SALE! 25% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE EXCEPT NEW COMICS 11AM-3PM! THIS INCLUDES GRAPHIC NOVELS, BACK ISSUES, VINTAGE BACK ISSUES, TOYS, STATUES, GAMES, APPAREL, POSTERS, TRADING CARDS, AND SUPPLIES FOR COMICS AND CARDS AND GAMES! OUR 25% OFF ‘BLACK FRIDAY’ SALE WILL INCLUDE OUR ALREADY CLEARANCE-PRICED REMAINING […]

New Games! 11/15/2019

MARVEL CRISIS PROTOCOL Marvel: Crisis Protocol is a tabletop hobby miniatures game set in the Marvel Universe. Players assemble, paint, and collect an ever expanding line of highly detailed plastic miniatures representing iconic Marvel characters. Players choose characters from their collections to form their own Marvel inspired dream team and then pit their chosen forces […]

$1 OFF RED MOTHER #1 DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE!

Offer valid from DECEMBER 11TH THROUGH THE 17TH! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) RED MOTHER #1 BOOM Studios Written by Jeremy Haun Illustrated by Danny Luckert $3.99 – ONLY $2.99 FOR THE FIRST WEEK! Jeremy Haun returns to his The Beauty roots as he teams […]

EC BOOK CLUB: VISION BY TOM KING COMPLETE COLLECTION TP!

EC BOOK CLUB: VISION BY TOM KING COMPLETE COLLECTION TP! Wednesday, January 8th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm The Emerald City Book Club normally 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. This time, it’s the SECOND WEDNESDAY because […]

$1 OFF BLACK STARS ABOVE #1!

GET $1 OFF BLACK STARS ABOVE #1 DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! Offer valid from November 13th through the 19th! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) BLACK STARS ABOVE #1 Vault Comics Written by Lonnie Nadler Illustrated by Jenna Cha $3.99 – only $2.99 during […]