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New Comics Wall!

Here’s our New Comics Wall, to use as a “menu” to order “curbside delivery” or mail order while our storefront is closed due to the COVID-19 threat! call us at 727-398-2665 or email us at orders@emeraldcitycomics.com with your order, and we’ll give you your total (with shipping if mail order) purchase EC Gift Certificates on our online […]

Vintage Back Issue Comics Wall!

Here’s our Vintage Back Issue Comics Wall, to use as a “menu” to order “curbside delivery” or mail order while our storefront is closed due to the COVID-19 threat! call us at 727-398-2665 or email us at orders@emeraldcitycomics.com with your order, and we’ll give you your total (with shipping if mail order) purchase EC Gift Certificates on […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/3/20

SOoo here’s the thing … we’re not allowed to have any Guests in the store right now. So what! No big deal! If you like these books, just give us a call or email and we’ll figure something out. Check out our website for info on how to set up a curbside pickup or a […]

EC BOOK CLUB – SAGA VOL 6 BY BRIAN K VAUGHAN & FIONA STAPLES!

Wednesday, May 6th 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 conferencing using ZOOM if there is still a COVID-19 “stay at home” order), to chat about the featured book. We usually […]

Lady Mechanika’s Joe Benitez helps comic book shops during the coronavirus pandemic!

  http://www.joebenitez.com   And if you’re new to Lady Mechanika, here’s a link to read Issue #0 (from the FCBD issue) for FREE! http://www.joebenitez.com/lmfcbdissue0

TKO Studios helps comic book shops during the Coronavirus threat!

We carry some of TKO’s graphic novels, such as SARA by Garth Ennis and Steve Epting! We offer curbside pickup and mail order if you are uncomfortable entering a storefront right now – just call 727-398-2665 or email orders@emeraldcitycomics.com! And our friends at TKO Studios have an offer of their own to help comic book […]

“NEW2U” COMIC BOOK DAY!

Wednesday, April 1st from 11am to 8pm Since our comics distributor has temporarily suspended shipping during the COVID-19 crisis, we won’t have a new comics shipment for Wednesday 4/1/2020. …but – EVERY comic and graphic novel is new to SOMEONE! We still have many comics on our NEW WALL and tons of graphic novels! Now’s […]

FREE COMICS FOR BORED KIDS!

We still have FREE 5-packs of comic books available for pickup while supplies last! We ask that you please respect a 1-per-household limit so we can get these into the hands of as many different folks as possible. As you can see in the photo, the selection is a wide variety of comics that will […]

VAULT ANNOUNCES LOCAL COMIC SHOP GIFT CARD INITIATIVE!

Buy a Gift Certificate at Emerald City Comics, and Vault Comics will send you free advance copies of HEAVY #1 and HUNDRED WOLVES #1, months in advance! Vault Announces Local Comic Shop Gift Card Initiative Vault’s LCS Gift Card Initiative has five easy steps: Call, email, or reach out via social media to your local […]

Sell your “indie comics” at EC!

Emerald City is always happy to sell local/indie creators’ comics on consignment! First, we review the work to ensure it’s relevant to our Guests and our image (creators can stop in with a sample of their work, or send a sample to email@emeraldcitycomics.com). If approved, we display the work on consignment, and split the cover […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/27/20

I’m pretty sure that all of the characters in the books featured this week are immune to any earth-born illnesses – so that’s good, right? Possible exception of Beta Ray Bill when he isn’t transformed into Thor mode. He’s an alien so he may actually be more susceptible to earth diseases when he’s not in […]

EC BOOK CLUB – FRANKENSTEIN HC by JUNJI ITO – on Zoom!

EC BOOK CLUB – FRANKENSTEIN HC JUNJI ITO STORY COLLECTION!  Wednesday, APRIL 1ST from 6:30pm to 7:30pm on Zoom!  https://zoom.us/download “EC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.” Topic: EC Book Club: FRANKENSTEIN by Junji Ito! Time: Apr 1, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/535209974 Meeting ID: 535 […]

COVID-19 update for our EC Family!

Our 03/24/2020 new comics shipment was the last one for what should hopefully be a short time. Everyone’s comic book distributor, Diamond Comic Distributors, has TEMPORARILY shut several of their warehouses due to the Coronavirus. Some printing outlets have also been closed due to the pandemic. Many states have ordered all non-essential work places closed […]

New Comics & Books for 3/25/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: ROAD TO EMPYRE KREE SKRULL WAR #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Robbie Thompson (A) Mattia De Iulis, Javier Rodriguez (CA) Phil Noto EMPYRE IS COMING! The build-up to Marvel’s massive event series of the spring begins here-but in actuality, it began a millennia ago, with […]

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

Things to do while under quarantine: Read comics … that’s really all that you’re allowed to do. Read comics … nothing else…. Oh! I guess that you can play board games too. As long as there are less than ten people playing. You can also play with and/or admire action figures, but really you should […]

“EC Curbside Delivery” and Mail Order!

Starting Friday, April 3rd, Emerald City Comics will be able to offer only “curbside delivery” and mail order through April 30th, in compliance with the state-wide COVID-19 orders on 4/1/20 and 4/2/20: call us at 727-398-2665 or email us at orders@emeraldcitycomics.com with your order, and we’ll give you your total (with shipping if mail order) […]

New Comics & Books for 3/18/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: BATMAN #91 DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez To save Gotham City, Catwoman will have to commit the greatest heist in the city’s history! But hot on her trail are the Penguin, the Riddler, a horde of assassins, and the master criminal […]

Stuck Indoors? Longer Board Games!

When everywhere is closed and we’re stuck inside, what better thing to do than play board games! Here are a list of a couple of our favorite longer games to play on those days when you’re stuck inside all day!     FURY OF DRACULA Fury of Dracula features all-new art and graphic design crafted […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/13/20

I didn’t watch Lost, but please don’t “@” me about not having watched the show; maybe I will one day but I haven’t yet, OKAY?! Apparently there were a few unresolved plot threads in Lost, including whether or not the numbers on the cover of Catwoman #51 had any significance to the events of the […]

New Games! 3/13/2020

THE SHINING All work and no play… You’ve traveled into the heart of the Rocky Mountains to take charge of the Overlook Hotel while it is closed for the winter — except you aren’t alone. The Hotel’s bloody history has made some of its past guests a permanent addition to the building, and with them […]

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