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Saturday, June 29th from 11am to 8pm Celebrating the July 4th release of Stranger Things Season 3! FREE Stranger Things FCBD2019 comic book for the first 100 Guests! FREE all-day raffle* for a STRANGER THINGS FAN PACK: STRANGER THINGS TP VOL 01 OTHER SIDE POP STRANGER THINGS ELEVEN HOSPITAL GOWN VINYL FIGURE STRANGER THINGS DART […]


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! 5/31/2019

KEYFORGE: AGE OF ASCENSION Become a new Archon in Age of Ascension! As a new set of KeyForge, Age of Ascension mixes up the cardpool with 204 brand-new cards, joining 166 cards first introduced in Call of the Archons to create an entirely new pool of 370 cards and billions upon billions more Unique Decks […]


It’s a game day centered around all things STAR WARS! On Saturday, June 8th, from 2-6pm, join us for an open play event for Star Wars Legion, Star Wars Destiny, and Star Wars X-Wing!   We will have multiple tables set up with game mats for X-Wing and Legion and space for Destiny!   Promo […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected AUGUST 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 #369, JUNE 2019 (for books arriving […]

New Comics & Books for 5/29/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion (CA) Greg Capullo Bruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum. Young. Sane. And…he was never Batman. So begins this sprawling tale of the Dark Knight as he […]


Saturday, June 1st from 11am to 8pm INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY is an annual event celebrating tabletop games, and the people who play them — or want to START playing them! All day long, on Saturday, June 1st, ALL GAMES AND GAMING MERCHANDISE will be 15% OFF! This includes board games, trading card games, miniatures games, […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/24/19

Did everybody read Savage Avengers number one? Wolverine versus Conan! Never thought I’d live to see the day. To be honest, it never occurred to me that Marvel would first regain the publishing rights to Conan and then go so far as to integrate him into the Earth-616 universe. Keep surprising me, Marvel. Keep surprising […]

New Games! 5/24/2019

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: GHOSTS OF SALTMARSH Explore the waves above and the fathoms below in these watery adventures for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Nestled on the coast of the Azure Sea is Saltmarsh, a sleepy fishing village that sits on the precipice of destruction. Smugglers guide their ships to hidden coves, willing to slit […]

New Comics & Books for 5/22/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS AOR JABBA THE HUTT #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Emilio Laiso & Various (CA) Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson IT’S GREAT TO BE JABBA! • Across the galaxy, Imperials, rebels and scoundrels alike speak in hushed tones of JABBA THE HUTT, […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 5/22/2019!

DC BOMBSHELLS POISON IVY SEPIA TONE VARIANT STATUE DC COMICS This exclusive Poison Ivy “Sepia Tone” variant is part of a Bombshells limited-edition series designed to evoke the color tone that was frequently found in photos of the past. • Limited to 5,000 pieces • Figure measures 10.6″ tall

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/17/19

“What if Chewbacca Battled A Carnage-Symbiote-Possessed-Redwing (Falcon’s pet … falcon)?” I’ll be the first to admit that the title is a bit clunky, but I feel that the story concept is rock solid. That is a premise that will sell copies, am I right?   Captain America #117, first appearance of Falcon, Very Fine Minus […]

New Comics & Books for 5/15/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: GIANT MAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Leah Williams (A) Marco Castiello (CA) Woo Cheol WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS! At the behest of All-Mother Freyja, four men must rise to monstrous heights and infiltrate the most savage territory of […]

Introducing the “COMICS OMNIVORE” PROGRAM with THUMBS #1 from Image Comics!

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. GET $1 OFF DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! Offer valid from June 5th thru June 11th, 2019! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/11/19

Just Todd McFarlane books this week. You gotta admire a fella with enough self confidence to refer to himself as “The Todd-Father.” The guy talks Marvel’s most popular artists into leaving the company en masse to start their own company, spends millions on sports memorabilia, and walks around calling himself “Todd-Father.” Gotta admire the chutzpah. […]

New Games! 5/10/2019

HARRY POTTER LABYRINTH Who can keep a clear watch over the Harry Potter labyrinth and find paths to the well-known residents of Hogwarts? Harry, Ron, Hermione, Professor Dumbledore, Hagrid, and Harry’s owl Hedwig are all waiting for you to find them. If you move the labyrinth around cleverly, you’ll surely discover new paths that were […]

New Comics & Books for 5/08/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: WAR OF REALMS NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Lim, Gang Hyuk (CA) Billy Tan FEATURING MARVEL’S NEWEST HEROES WAVE, AERO & SWORD MASTER! A “War of the Realms” tie-in series! As Sindr, Immortal Queen of Muspelheim, and her […]

Detective Pikachu Day / Manga Sale!

Saturday, May 11th from 11am to 8pm Pokemon: Detective Pikachu hits theaters on May 10th! On Saturday, May 11th, EC is celebrating its release! The first 100 Guests at 11am will receive a “Free Comic Book Day 2019” POKEMON I CHOSE YOU & POKEMON ADVENTURES COMIC! 15% OFF ALL MANGA all day long!   Also, […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/3/19

Cassandra Cain, also known as Batgirl or more recently The Black Bat. She’s silent but deadly… By which I mean that she was trained as an assassin and also happens to be mute … I meant silent but deadly that way … not like … y’know….   Batman #567, first appearance of Cassandra Cain, Very […]

EC BOOK CLUB: SAGA VOL 4 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples!

Wednesday, June 5th 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 […]