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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/19/17

Why don’t you come on by and pick up a few of these nice new Batman books? He drives around in a fancy car fighting crime. Y’know … just like a bat.   Batman #179, second Silver Age appearance of the Riddler, CGC graded 5.5 (Fine Minus) condition, $125.   Detective Comics #850, first Gotham […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/13/17

Now anyone who knows me well will tell you that I’m not the sort of guy to spread unfounded rumors but being, as I am, in the business of selling funny books I’m obligated by the duties of my position here at EC to keep my ear to the ground in order to anticipate the […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/5/17

Got some nice, fresh Deadpool and Batman books here. Get ’em before they’re gone ’cause they never last long. “That rhymes Marge and you know it rhymes!”   Deadpool #1 (2008 series), Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $15.

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/31/17

We bought lots of neato comics in collections this week. Too many in fact; please come buy some. I’m drowning in these things! DROWNING I TELL YA’! THROW ME A LIFE PRESERVER!! BUY SOME COMICS!!   Uncanny X-Men  #266, first appearance of Gambit, CGC Signature Series 9.8 (Near Mint/Mint) signed with Gambit sketch by Joe […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/22/17

Attention to any members of the Kiss Army! We have Marvel Super Special #1 — better known as the issue printed with ink infused with the blood of Gene, Paul, Ace, and Peter themselves — back in stock here at EC! We’ve got Super Special #5 too, another early Kiss comic appearance. No blood in […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/16/17

Just Marvel books this week. We’ve got plenty of cool DC books too. We don’t discriminate. We got DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, Undergrounds, and small press titles, magazines — all that, dawg!   Amazing Spider-Man #300, first appearance of Venom, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $200.   Incredible Hulk #340, Wolverine versus Hulk with […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/6/17

“I love GO-LD!” Goldmember? Austin Powers? Goldmember? Anybody out there? Is this thing on? I can’t believe this bit is bombing again! It killed at the Laugh Factory in Poughkeepsie! KILLED I tells ya’!   Venom : Lethal Protector #1 Gold Variant, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $75.   Wolverine #145 Gold Variant, Very Fine/Near […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 3/2/17

This is completely unrelated to this week’s batch of sweet back issues, but I’d just like to state the following for posterity: Tequila (that’s the name of Chow Yun Fat’s character from Hard Boiled) would totally win in a gun fight with John Wick. He just would — Tequila from Hard Boiled TOTALLY mercs out […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/22/17

Follow us on all of the big social media sites if you don’t already. Not only will you see lots of pictures of the very un-photogenic staff here at the store, but you’ll also see lots of cool new merchandise and stuff. We got in an excellent collection last week, and as soon as we […]

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EC Yard Sale is Saturday, February 25th!

EC YARD SALE!!! Saturday, February 25th from 11am to 6pm It’s time once again for an EC favorite!!! Our Yard Sale is back, and we’ve got lots of new additions for you to pick up, at prices that are sure to make you smile!!! And, if you’re a fan of EC, we’re giving you ONE […]

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Vintage Comics Bonanza! 2/15/17

We just got in this huge collection of great low-grade key vintage comics! For more information, please call for Justin or Neil or Jay or Chris at 727-398-2665, or email justin@emeraldcitycomics.com.

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/15/17

Hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s Day. For all members of the Lonely Hearts Club who decided to drown their sorrows with booze, please read my post from January the sixth for a dandy little home remedy for hangovers. Did you watch Legion last week? I thought it was pretty good. I’m looking forward […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 2/9/17

Fresh Spider-Man keys came in this week. They smell nice and minty too! Amazing Spider-Man #238, first appearance of Hobgoblin, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0) condition, $165. Before you ask, the answer is yes, the sheet of temporary tattoos are intact.

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Walking Dead SALE is Sunday, February 12th!

WALKING DEAD SALE!!! Sunday, February 12th from noon to 6pm The Walking Dead returns to AMC this Sunday, Feb. 12th, and EC has everything you need to prepare!!! On Sunday, Feb. 12th, SAVE 10% on ALL WALKING DEAD MERCHANDISE IN THE STORE!!! (Vintage & New Comics and Consignment items are not included in the sale.)

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/31/17

Alien symbiotes versus smart mouth mercenary with useful super power that makes him look like a burnt hot dog!! Action in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Excelsior! Face Front True Believer! WAAUUGH!! Deadpool #1, Fine Plus (6.5) condition, $45.   Deadpool #11, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $15.  

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/25/16

I’ve never eaten turtle. I’ve heard it’s pretty tasty though… Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1, 3rd printing, Fine Minus (5.5) condition, $75.   …I’ve never eaten penguin either, but it is edible. I Googled it. Penguin is totally edible. Batman #169, 2nd Silver Age appearance of the Penguin, Good/Very Good (3.0) condition, $65.  

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/18/16

Star Wars anybody? I don’t call it Star Wars; I call it Lazer Swordz. Notice the matching Z’s, Lazer Swordz! It’s better right? Star Wars #1, Very Fine/Fine (7.0) condition, $100.

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/11/16

AWWW! Baby Gwoot is sooo CUUUUTTE! Look at his wittle jacket! He’s ADORABLE!   Groot #4 & 5, first cameo and full appearance of Baby Groot, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0) condition, $30.

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/6/16

Everybody enjoy their respective New Years’ celebrations? Here’s Dr. Justin’s nice little home remedy for hangovers: a tall glass of tomato juice over ice. Add plenty of black pepper then down it as quickly as possible with a few of your favorite over the counter pain relievers. Follow it with a breakfast of bacon, hash […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/28/16

Best way to ring in the New Year is with new comics; but only comics that you bought from us. Other people’s new comics, they’re not even new half the time. That’s no way to start the New Year.   Giant Size X-Men #1, first appearance of Nightcrawler, Storm, & Colossus, CGC graded 7.0 (Fine/Very […]

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    The demented geniuses at Bad Lip Reading have done it again!!! This time, they've light-sabered Star Wars The Force Awakens, and it's nothing short of hilarious!!!

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    DC Comics and Warner Bros. Pictures recently released their latest animated hit: "Teen Titans: The Judas Contract," and EC was there to celebrate with our Teen Titans GO! Day, featuring free Teen Titans buttons and an appearance by Raven and Robin!!! ... See MoreSee Less

    @[11648563484:274:DC Comics] and @[296025760408983:274:Warner Bros. Pictures] recently released their latest animated hit: "@[104074242963036:274:Teen Titans]: The Judas Contract," and EC was there to celebrate with our @[270742869698704:274:Teen Titans GO!] Day, featuring free Teen Titans buttons a...

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    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, ALL GAMES AND GAMING MERCHANDISE will be 10% OFF!!!
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    International Tabletop Day at EC!

    April 29, 2017, 11:00am - April 29, 2017, 9:00pm

    International Tabletop Day is an annual event celebrating tabletop games, and the people who play them - or want to START playing them!!! On Sat., April 29th, SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING MERCHANDISE!!! (Sale includes all board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, a...

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    Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success with lots of hidden treasures throughout the store... and even FREE The Smurfs figures and EC GIFT CERTIFICATES!!!

    On Sunday, April 9th, we held a special day for Thor, including FREE COMICS and a MARVEL FUNKO RAFFLE!!!

    Thanks to everyone who came out to support these events! At EC, we always try to give you lots of free stuff and great memories!!!

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY!!! TEEN TITANS DAY @ EC!!!

    Be sure to join us for all the fun at EC tomorrow during our Teen Titans Day at EC!, starting at Noon!!! The FIRST 50 GUESTS at Noon will receive a FREE TEEN TITANS BUTTON of THEIR CHOICE!!!

    Plus, MEET ROBIN, and (for the FIRST TIME @ EC) RAVEN for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from Noon - 4pm!!!

    ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* a TEEN TITANS BOOK PACK!!!

    The Book Pack contains 1 Teen Titans GO!: Mumbo Jumble Paperback and 1 Teen Titans: Year One Paperback!!!

    Then, stay and play a few rounds of Pokémon during our Pokemon Youth League from 4-6pm!!!

    We still have some Hot Toys left from our sale today, so they will STILL be available at UP TO 25% OFF ON SELECT HOT TOY FIGURES!!!

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    ANOTHER "SUPER" WEEKEND STARTS TOMORROW @ EC!!!

    The weekend is here, and if you're looking for something fun to do, EC has you covered!!!

    Tomorrow, our Spring Cleaning and Hot Toys Sales Event at EC! event will help you get all your spring comic organizing done, and help you beat the Hot Toys heat as you SAVE UP TO 25% ON SELECT HOT TOYS FIGURES!!!
    (Sale applies only to select Hot Toys in our sales display, not ALL Hot Toys items.)

    PLUS, SAVE 20% ON ALL COMIC BOOK COLLECTING SUPPLIES IN THE STORE!!!
    (Sale includes bags & boards, storage boxes, mylar archivals, topload comic protectors, comic showcase frames, comic stor-folios, and title divider cards.)

    You can also join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host FINAL TOUCH from Noon - 2pm!!!

    On Sunday, we bring you Teen Titans Day at EC!, when the FIRST 50 GUESTS at Noon will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE TEEN TITANS BUTTON!!!

    MEET RAVEN & ROBIN for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from Noon - 4pm**!!! (Local cosplay actors; not associated with the DC / Warner film.)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a TEEN TITANS BOOK PACK!!!

    The book pack includes 1 Teen Titans GO!: Mumbo Jumble Paperback, and 1 Teen Titans Year One Paperback!!!

    And, as always, you can bring the kids in to play Pokemon Youth League from 4-6pm!!!

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    THE WEEKEND IS ALMOST HERE!!!

    And this weekend is yet another time of fun and savings with your friends at EC!!!

    On Saturday, our Spring Cleaning and Hot Toys Sales Event at EC! offers savings of up to 25% on SELECT HOT TOYS, and 5% OFF on ALL COMIC BOOK COLLECTING SUPPLIES!!!

    On Sunday, our Teen Titans Day at EC! event will be a great time for Titans fans of all ages!!! The FIRST 50 GUESTS at Noon will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE TEEN TITANS BUTTON!!!

    MEET RAVEN & ROBIN for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from Noon - 4pm**!!! (Local cosplay actors; not associated with the DC / Warner film.)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a TEEN TITANS BOOK PACK!!!

    The book pack includes 1 Teen Titans GO!!: Mumbo Jumble Paperback, and 1 Teen Titans Year One Paperback!!!

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    AND THE WINNERS ARE...

    Congratulations to the following EC Family Members for winning the following prizes!!!

    LEE NGUYEN won the Nuka Cola Checkers Set!!!
    SEAN WATSON won the Doctor Who Book Set!!!
    CRYSTAL WILLETTE won the Kids' Favorites Book Set!!!

    You could be a winner this week, too!!!

    During our Power Rangers Raffle at Emerald City Comics!, on Wed., April 19th, ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a Power Rangers:
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    Spring Cleaning and Hot Toys Sales Event at EC!

    April 22, 2017, 11:00am - April 22, 2017, 9:00pm

    Summer is soon upon us, and now is the time that many of us are spring cleaning and organizing our homes, and EC is here to help you get organized AND beat the heat with TWO special sales that we've never done before!!! Join us on Saturday, April 22nd, and SAVE UP TO 25% ON SELECT HOT TOYS FIGURES...

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    EC IS CLOSED FOR EASTER SUNDAY!!!

    Emerald City will be CLOSED or Easter Sunday, and will reopen for our usual hours of 11am - 9pm on Monday!!!

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    TODAY'S THE BIG DAY @ EC!!! EC EASTER EGG HUNT!!!

    It's one of our most popular EC Events!!! At our annual EC EASTER EGG HUNT, our theme this year is Smurfs & Doctor Who Easter Egg Hunt at EC!!!

    The FIRST 45 KIDS at 11am ONLY will receive one FREE The Smurfs COLLECTIBLE FIGURE!!!

    ALL GUESTS of ALL AGES can participate in our ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT from 11am-2pm!!!

    Each egg will have cool surprises, and some will have EC COUPONS and GIFT CERTIFICATES, some will even be redeemable for a select POP! VINYL FIGURE!!!

    Plus, 1 egg will have a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    ALL GUESTS can also enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win a Doctor Who BOOK SET and / or a KID'S FAVORITES BOOK SET!!!

    Plus, everyone is welcome to join us for EC Game Day: Mysterious Forest! with our friends from All Things Nerdy from Noon - 2pm!!!!

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY @ EC!!! EC EASTER EGG HUNT!!! It's one of our most popular EC Events!!! At our annual EC EASTER EGG HUNT, our theme this year is Smurfs & Doctor Who Easter Egg Hunt at EC!!! The FIRST 45 KIDS at 11am ONLY will receive one FREE The Smurfs COLLECTIBLE FIGURE!!! ALL GUESTS of...

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY @ EC!!! EC EASTER EGG HUNT!!!

    It's one of our most popular EC Events!!! At our annual EC EASTER EGG HUNT, our theme this year is Smurfs & Doctor Who Easter Egg Hunt at EC!!!

    The FIRST 45 KIDS at 11am ONLY will receive one FREE The Smurfs COLLECTIBLE FIGURE!!!

    ALL GUESTS of ALL AGES can participate in our ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT from 11am-2pm!!!

    Each egg will have cool surprises, and some will have EC COUPONS and GIFT CERTIFICATES, some will even be redeemable for a select POP! VINYL FIGURE!!!

    Plus, 1 egg will have a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    ALL GUESTS can also enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win a Doctor Who BOOK SET and / or a KID'S FAVORITES BOOK SET!!!

    Plus, everyone is welcome to join us for EC Game Day: Mysterious Forest! with our friends from All Things Nerdy from Noon - 2pm!!!!

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    THE NEW STAR WARS TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    The guests at Star Wars Celebration Wherever 2019 have probably all gotten a glimpse of this, but just in case you weren't able to go, here's a glimpse at the new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi!!!

    The folks at Star Wars / Disney have done it again!!! This trailer left us breathless!!!

    Once you've caught your breath, be sure to stop by to see your friends at Emerald City Comics, and our GALACTIC-SIZED STAR WARS SECTION!!!

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    HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM YOUR FRIENDS @ EC!!!

    Many of our EC Family Members are celebrating Easter & Passover this weekend, and in observation of these holidays, EC WILL BE CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY!!!

    We would also like to take this time to wish a HAPPY PASSOVER to those who observe these holy days from April 10th through April 18th!!!

    We would also like to wish everyone who observes Easter a HAPPY EASTER and a BLESSED GOOD FRIDAY!!!

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