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Saturday, July 27th from 11am to 8pm EC celebrates your favorite collectibles with the return of one of your favorite EC events … it’s the return of POP!-a-palooza! Save on all of your favorite characters, complete your collections, and find new favorites during this special sales event! 10% OFF ALL POP! VINYLS AND ALL OTHER […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 7/19/2019!

DISNEY SHOWCASE MALEFICENT DRAGON FIGURINE ENESCO CORPORATION Celebrate the villain Maleficent from Walt Disney’s classic Sleeping Beauty with this spectacular statue. The Disney Showcase Sleeping Beauty Maleficent Dragon Statue is made of stone resin. Measures about 8 1/4-inches long x 7 9/10-inches tall x 7-inches wide. VAMPIRELLA 6` JOSE GONZALEZ STANDEE & FLOOR DISPLAY DYNAMITE […]

New Games! 7/19/2019

CORINTH Under a blazing sun in 4th century BCE, traders come from all corners of the Mediterranean Sea to Corinth to sell their goods; Persian carpets, Cretan olive oil, Roman grapes, and Egyptian spices are highly prized by traders. Players have a few weeks to secure their place in Corinthian lore as its most savvy […]


Saturday, July 20th at 11am Don’t miss out on the “Dark Days” panel at Nerdier Than Thou this weekend, as we discuss dark fiction and horror in entertainment. Advance screening passes and posters for Fox Searchlight’s upcoming thriller READY OR NOT will be given away during this panel to celebrate its upcoming release. Don’t miss […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/19/19

Absolute Carnage is right around the corner folks! Don’t be the last kid on the block who doesn’t have a copy of the first appearance of the character. The other kids on the block are super mean! If you don’t have an Amazing Spider-Man #361 they’re going to tease you until you cry.     […]

$1 OFF Once & Future #1!

COMICS OMNIVORE PROGRAM! com·ics om·ni·vore [kom-iks om-nuh-vohr] noun A person who consumes all manner of comics, regardless of publisher, age, genre, or format, with the only requirement being quality. COMICS OMNIVORE is a new national program aimed at growing the readership of quality comics! Publishers may submit a title to the Comics Omnivore Panel for […]

New Comics & Books for 7/17/19!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: VAMPIRELLA #1 DYNAMITE (W) Christopher Preist (A) Ergun Gunduz (CA) Frank Cho In July 1969, the world was first introduced to Vampirella. 50 years later, she doesn’t look a day older!!!! Now, to celebrate her gold anniversary, Dynamite is launching a brand-new, ongoing series […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/12/19

It’s a DC kind of week! There are a lot of Marvel loyalists out there, but we must remember that if DC hadn’t paved the way, there would very likely be no Marvel Comics as we know it today. We all love Marvel – they make fine comics and fine motion pictures, but remember to […]

New Comics & Books for 7/10/19!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BLACK CAT #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jed MacKay (A) Travel Foreman (CA) J. Scott Campbell Felicia Hardy prides herself on the fact that she can get into ANYWHERE… but does that REALLY include Doctor Strange’s SANCTUM SANCTORUM?! Can the Black Cat get into […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/5/19

Anyone remember the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles breakfast cereal? They haven’t made it in years, which is a shame because it was top-notch. Basically it was Chex with little marshmallows shaped like ninja stars and stuff like that. I think we need the Turtles cereal back on the market immediately. They brought back Crystal Pepsi […]


Saturday, September 14th from 11am to 8pm Justin Ponsor (“JPo”) was a world-class comic book colorist, and a friend to the Team here at Emerald City. He passed away in May after a two-year public battle with cancer. “As anyone who ever met Justin Ponsor knew, he was never just a colleague or colorist or […]


Saturday, July 6th from 11am to 8pm Celebrating the July 5th release of the film SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME! FREE Spider-Man FCBD 2019 comic book for the first 100 Guests! FREE all-day raffle* for a SPIDER-MAN FAN PACK: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (2015) SPIDER-MAN “SEASON ONE” HARDCOVER GRAPHIC NOVEL AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TIN SIGN MARVEL UNIVERSE SPIDER-MAN […]


Wednesday, August 7th 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, to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics 101” slideshow giving some historical, artistic, or social background on […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected SEPTEMBER 2019!

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 reserve a copy! From the Previews Catalog #370, JULY 2019 (for books arriving […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 7/03/2019!

DC GALLERY METAL DROWNED PVC FIGURE DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC A Diamond Select Release! How deep is your Gallery? The DC Gallery line of PVC dioramas goes even deeper with another addition to the Dark Nights: Metal series of sculptures – The Drowned! Leaping from the water surrounded by the tentacles of some huge beast, […]

New Comics & Books for 7/3/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: AERO #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Zhou Liefen, Greg Pak (A) Pop Mhan, Keng (CA) Keng CATCH THE WAVE! ALL NEW ONGOING SERIES! The breakout stars of WAR OF THE REALMS: AGENTS OF ATLAS debut in an oversized team-up book! Get ready for the […]


Celebrating our national pastime and the MLB All-Star Break! From Tuesday 7/9 through Sunday 7/14 we will be showcasing our autographed baseballs and batting helmets in “The Hub” at the center of the store – at low low prices! We have a huge selection of Tampa Bay Rays!


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 […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/28/19

You ever run into one of these folks who pronounces the name Darkseid “Dark-seed”? C’mon folks! The character’s name has been spoken aloud in plenty of cartoons and movies and video games and stuff. If you’re still trying to convince everyone that the name is pronounced “Dark-Seed” then you’re clearly in violation. It’s “Dark-Side” not […]

New Games! 6/28/2019

THINGS FROM THE FLOOD RPG Somewhere out there beyond the cordons, beyond the fields and marshes, abandoned machines roamed like stray dogs. They wandered about impatiently, restless in the new wind sweeping through the country. They smelled something in the air, something unfamiliar. Perhaps, if we had listened closely, we would also have heard it. […]