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NEW GAMES! 6/5/2020

SANTA MONICA In Santa Monica, you are trying to create the most appealing neighborhood in southern California. Will you choose to create a calm, quiet beach focused on nature, a bustling beach full of tourists, or something in-between to appeal to the locals? Each turn, you draft a feature card from the display to build […]

EC BOOK CLUB – DEADLY CLASS TP VOL 05 CAROUSEL

Wednesday, July 1st 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 6/3/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: CATWOMAN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100 PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1 DC COMICS (W) Ed Brubaker & Various (A) Cameron Stewart & Various (CA) Joëlle Jones Our gal Catwoman is turning 80 next year (and looking very good, if we meow say), and DC is celebrating […]

New Toys & Collectibles for 6/03/2020!

POP AVENGERS ENDGAME I AM IRON MAN PX GITD FUNKO From Funko. A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Capture the most epic moment from Avengers: Endgame for your collection with Funko! This PREVIEWS Exclusive Iron Man Pop! features the signature Funko style fans have come to know and love. The dramatic battle-damaged Tony Stark kneels on a sculpted […]

KIDS RAFFLE!

Saturday, June 6th from 11am to 8pm ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a prize assortment of some kid-friendly toys, a game, & a book! EC is a safe space! * ONE entry per person, please. No purchase necessary to enter! Winners do not need to be […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/29/20

VENOM STUFF!!! I know I featured a first appearance of Venom the week before last but what can I say? I’m in a Venom kind of mood these days, I guess? Besides, if Venom comics didn’t sell so well, then I wouldn’t feature them so often. So, if you’re tired of me featuring Venom comics, […]

New Comics & Books for 5/27/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: VENOM #25 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Ryan Stegman SPECIAL OVERSIZED 25th ISSUE! VENOM ISLAND FINALE! Caught between a Brock and a hard place! Eddie must make a life-altering decision. How does Eddie move on from the events of VENOM […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected AUGUST 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 comics@emeraldcitycomics.com, to add these books, comics, and/or series to your in-store subscription! Don’t have a […]

Black Widow raffle!

Wednesday, May 27th from 11am to 7pm! All Guests all day can enter our FREE raffle to win* 1 of 2 copies of the BLACK WIDOW#1 TRAVIS CHAREST “PRE-RELEASE”VARIANT COVER! The series will be released later this year! BLACK WIDOW #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Elena Casagrande Best-selling, Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson (CAPTAIN […]

MEMORIAL DAY SALE!

Monday, May 25th from 11am to 7pm EC will be OPEN during our REGULAR HOURS of 11am – 7pm on Monday! ALL DAY MONDAY, May 25th, SAVE 10% on ALL BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS AND ALL GAMES & GAMING SUPPLIES THROUGHOUT THE STORE – AND ON OUR ONLINE SHOP! We give much thanks to those […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/22/20

How about some more New Gods stuff? Movie coming! Get ’em while they’re hot!! What else do we have here? First Batgirl! You know you need one of those! First Hulk Annual! Classic Jim Steranko cover!! Love ’em like you should!   Detective Comics #359, first Barbara Gordon as Batgirl, Very Good Plus (4.5), $400. […]

New Comics & Books for 5/20/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: DCEASED UNKILLABLES #3 DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Karl Mostert, Trevor Scott (CA) Howard Porter It’s the epic finale of the next chapter in the DCeased saga as heroes and villains collide with one epic purpose: to escape the coming of the […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/15/20

Although I’m sure you’ve probably heard the good news already, let me nevertheless formally re-invite you lovely, lovely individuals to once again enter our front doors and peruse our wares live and in person! It’s been what … a month since anybody’s been allowed in the store, so I know you folks are thirsty to […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/12/20

So I was telling the boss man about the New Gods movie that DC is making, and he’s all like “They’re making a New Gods movie?” and I was like “Dude! You own a comic book store!” Gotta stay on top of the comic book movie news if you wanna sell comics in the twenty-twenty! […]

EC BOOK CLUB – THE MAGIC ORDER BY MARK MILLAR & OLIVIER COIPEL!

Wednesday, June 3rd 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 […]

NEW2U COMIC BOOK DAY – 20% OFF!

Wednesday, May 13th from 11am to 7pm! Since our comics distributor has temporarily suspended shipping during the COVID-19 crisis, we don’t expect new comics shipments until Wednesday, May 20th. …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 the time […]

STAR WARS DAY – “MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU!”

Monday, May 4th from 11am to 6pm To celebrate Star Wars Day (“May the 4th be with you!”) AND our official re-opening to the public, we are offering 10% OFF all Star Wars merchandise in the store! [We are re-opening in accordance with the Governor’s new orders of 25% capacity and 6’ distancing. For more […]

Re-opened to Guests Monday 5/4/20!

Great news, EC Family! In accordance with the Florida Governor’s new orders of 25% capacity and 6’ distancing, we re-opened our doors to Guests on Monday, May 4th!  Starting Friday, May 8th, these will be our hours: Sundays 12-6 Mondays – Thursdays 11-7 Fridays & Saturdays 11-8   We care about your health and safety: We […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 5/1/20

A back-to-back Jabber!  (we’ve lost track of time without Guests in the store, so we forgot to post the last one earlier) The Mask! Remember him? Jim Carrey hamming it up in a yellow zoot suit? Yeah well, the comic is … significantly … more violent than the film. In fact, the cover art is […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/30/20

HEY-HEY! Check out our Shopify page! https://shopify.emeraldcitycomics.com/ Tons of goodies available; sure to meet all of your quarantine needs! Do a little safe, non-contact shopping with us on those inter-nets that all the kids are talking about. As far as this post’s Jabber books are concerned: how’s about some story sets? Haven’t done that in […]