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Starting Wednesday, August 26th at 11am In celebration of the highly anticipated Batman: The Three Jokers prestige miniseries, DC and EMERALD CITY COMICS are dealing fans the ultimate wild card by offering a free with purchase souvenir playing card for each of the three issues of the series, while supplies last! Featuring breathtaking new artwork by […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/21/20

HO-BOY!! We’ve got a Fantastic Four number forty-eight here folks! Probably the book I get asked about more than any other these days. Well everybody, we have one now so come ‘n get it!! Oh yeah, and then there’s also the first Morbius, first Punisher, and everybody’s favorite Neal Adams Batman cover. No big deal… […]

New Games! 8/21/2020

BACK TO THE FUTURE: BACK IN TIME “Wait a minute, Doc, are you telling me you built a time machine…out of a DeLorean?” The photo of the McFly family is slowly fading… It’s 1955, and you’re wrapped up in a time paradox with Biff, Lorraine, George, and Doc Brown! Cooperate to move around Hill Valley […]

New Comics & Books for 8/19/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: MAESTRO #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Peter David (A) German Peralta, Dale Keown (CA) Dale Keown THE STORY YOU’VE WAITED DECADES FOR: THE ORIGIN OF MAESTRO! Almost 30 years after the landmark story Future Imperfect, legendary INCREDIBLE HULK scribe Peter David returns to the far-future […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/14/20

Somebody over here order a big ol’ plate of X-Men keys? Careful hon’ – that plate’s really hot!   X-men #141, Days Of Future Past Part One, first appearance of Rachel Summers, Destiny, Avalanche, and Pyro, signed on first inside page by John Byrne, Very Fine/Fine (7.0), $99.  

New Games! 8/14/2020

POKEMON TCG: DARKNESS ABLAZE The velvet night glows, burns, and blazes astoundingly bright as the Legendary Pokémon Eternatus arrives as a Pokémon V alongside Centiskorch V, Mew V, Galarian Slowbro V, and many others. You’ll also find towering Pokémon VMAX in their Gigantamax forms: Charizard VMAX, Grimmsnarl VMAX, Butterfree VMAX, and more! Light a fire […]

New Comics & Books for 8/12/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: VENOM #27 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A) Juan Gedeon (CA) Ryan Stegman When a new and dangerous foe erupts into Eddie Brock’s life, it threatens to rip away everything Eddie holds dear. His son, his symbiote, even himself – EVERYTHING Eddie Brock […]

“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 […]


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, 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 […]


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 […]