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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/20/17

New Walking Dead season starting in a few days! Halloween’s right around the corner! Good time to buy survival horror comics! Come on by and grab some of those early Walking Dead issues to complete your full run. If you don’t, someone else will buy them first — and then they will have a full […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/11/17

Egads! We’ve got ourselves an AWFULLY expensive book in this week! This is one of those books that’s so darn expensive that it’s kind of embarrassing to mention the price. The book in question is a very nice copy of one of the big Golden Age keys; and if you know comics, then you know […]

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THE EC YARD SALE WITH KELLEE RILEY & NICK CUTI!!!

Saturday, October 14th from 11am to 6pm*** One of your favorite EC events is back!!! And, it will be hosted by two more EC favorites … and one of our special guests has ties to “My Little Pony: The Movie,” which is in theaters now!!! Join us on Saturday, Oct. 14th, when the FIRST 100 […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/6/17

So if you read last week’s dispatch, you may remember that I was heard to remark that September 2017 proved to be a very slow month for buying collections here at the store. Well, if the past few days are any indication of how October 2017 will shape up to be, then expect business to […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/29/17

September sure has been a slow month for buying collections here at EC. It’s weird, I’ve never had a month where I came in this far under budget. No need to worry though, I don’t believe that we will ever suffer from a shortage of sweet stuff that we have to offer. Take for instance […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/22/17

I love super-hero and/or villain duos with referential names. For example: Cloak & Dagger, Thunder & Lightning, Hammer & Sickle, Rose & Thorn (not really a “duo” but still counts), or perhaps… Showcase #75, first appearance of Hawk & Dove, Very Fine (8.0) condition, $100. If you were interested in the first appearances of any […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/15/17

Hello fellow Hurricane Irma survivors! Hope that you and yours weathered the storm with minimal damage to persons and property. If you’re lucky enough to have power back on at your place and are able to read this, please feel free to peruse this week’s selection of featured books!   Tales of the Teen Titans […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/8/17

Hurricane coming! You’ve got all of your storm supplies already, so why not swing by the store and stock up on comics before Irma rolls through town? Your power might go out, y’know. No TV, no internet, no radio, no Blu-Rays, no video games. Add reading material to your list of Hurricane essentials. It’s just […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 9/1/17

Movies and television shows! That’s what drives back issue sales. Even the rumor of a movie or television show being developed is enough to send prices — on what was previously a very inexpensive back issue — through the roof overnight! Me? I’m not really current on all of the hot shows and flicks. I […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/25/17

Just imagine: if Batman aged in real time, that fool would be almost eighty years old! Batman would be fighting crime in a wheelchair. Actually he’d probably be one of those Jack LaLanne types who’s spry well into the golden years. Batman would be a silver fox for sure….   Batman #10, early Catwoman appearance, […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/18/17

Clayface is really gross looking to me. He doesn’t really look like he’s made out of clay. He looks like he’s made out of … well, you know … poo. I’ll admit that isn’t a terribly flattering comparison, but the book I have here is not at all … well … poo-like, I guess? I […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/9/17

I’m sure we’ve all seen the photos of Josh Brolin as Cable and ummm … whats’er name … (references Google) … Zazie Beetz (wow, that’s a really cool sounding name! I wish my name had three Z’s in it. My name doesn’t have ANY Z’s in it!) as Domino from the upcoming Deadpool sequel. First […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/2/17

Hola chicos and chicas! Everybody still buzzin’ from all the Summer Convention Season excitement? SAN DIEGO COMIC CON! So much excitement! Announcements! So very many ANNOUCEMENTS! INFINITY WAR! SETH ROGEN! MOVIES ABOUT BOOKS ABOUT VIDEO GAMES! EXCELSIOR!! Did you guys hit Tampa Bay Comic Con this past weekend? So much excitement! Grouchy vendors! WILD COSPLAY […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/26/17

Question: Who do you think would win in a fight — Michael Meyers or Magnus Robot Fighter? Answer: Jack Skellington … or Chewbacca. …maybe Chewbacca….   Halloween II: Blackest Eyes #1, Dynamic Forces Red Foil variant with Certificate of Authenticity (Limited to 500 copies), Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0) condition, $100.  

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/21/17

*GASP* OMIGOD! SOMEBODY WROTE ON THE COVER!! It … it’s … damaged… IT’S NOT MINT!!! SIGNIFICANT FRONT COVER DAMAGE!! Oh … wait … it’s graded! Signature Series Yellow Label! Okay, it’s all good … whew … scared myself there didn’t I?   X-Men #101, first appearance of Phoenix, CGC Signature Series 9.0 (Very Fine/Near Mint) […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/12/17

Just graded books this week. You can’t read ’em, but they sure do look pretty. And, hey — if you think you might want to sell ’em in the future, graded is the way to go! These are kinda pricey books. If you wanted to read ’em you can always grab yourself a nice, inexpensive […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/5/17

Dave told me a story awhile back that I’d like to share: Apparently back when he was in high school, he and a few buddies bought an old school bus and used it as a mobile barbershop. These guys, they drove around soliciting people on the streets; offering to bring them on the school bus […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/28/17

I believe that all collectors of neat stuff find themselves in the following conundrum from time to time. As collectors we often find ourselves in search of particular items of the sought-after variety. Said items often vary in price based on any number of factors and when we’re talking about comic books condition is a […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/23/17

I’ve said this a few different times in this … blog, I guess you could call it … but I’ll say it once again: don’t hate on my boy Howard The Duck. Howard was an innovator in this comic book movie game; he was one of the first ones out of the gate. Howard was […]

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“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/15/17

We took in a nice collection of Batman books a few days ago which included a few rare, or as they frequently abbreviate on eBay, “HTF” (hard to find) issues. I won’t tell you what I originally thought HTF was an abbreviation for; I’ll only intimate to you that I thought it was an abbreviation […]

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    It's our favorite time of year, and this Halloween is going to be scary-awesome as we celebrate Halloween Comicfest!!! If you love Free Comic Book Day, it's the same idea, but with a spookier vibe!!! However, it's still fun for the WHOLE FAMILY!!!

    Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28th, when the FIRST 150 GUESTS at 11am ONLY will receive a FREE "STRANGER THINGS" DOUBLE-SIDED COLLECTIBLE POSTCARD & the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE Stranger Things RUBBER BRACELET from Netflix!!!

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, of ALL AGES, ALL DAY can choose THREE FREE HALLOWEEN COMICFEST COMICS!!!

    If you're dressed in costume, you can CHOOSE FOUR HCF COMICS!!!

    MEET GROOT at 11a - 3pm ONLY, for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS!!!**
    (Local cosplay actor; not associated with any Marvel Studios productions.)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter for a chance to win* one of TWO RAFFLES!!!

    Our STRANGER THINGS RAFFLE includes: 1 Stranger Things trucker hat, 1 ST2 Logo Tee Shirt, and 1 Stranger Things: Dustin Pop! Keychain from Funko!!!

    You can also enter our FUNKO HALLOWEEN RAFFLE for a chance to win*:
    1 Haunted Forrest Disneyy Treasures box from Funko (featuring the Maleficent Dragon Pop! that is in high demand online), and 1 Stranger Things Dustin Pop! Keychain!!!

    The winners will be called on Monday, Oct. 30th!

    * Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

    ** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC's Facebook Page, or contact the store for updates.
    Costumed Heroes are local cosplay actors, not affiliated with any movies or TV shows.
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    Halloween ComicFest at EC!

    October 28, 2017, 11:00am - October 28, 2017, 9:00pm

    It's our favorite time of year, and this Halloween is going to be scary-awesome as we celebrate Halloween Comicfest!!! If you love Free Comic Book Day, it's the same idea, but with a spookier vibe!!! However, it's still fun for the WHOLE FAMILY!!! Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28th, when the FIRST 15...

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    IMPORTANT UPDATE!!! SPIDEY CANCELLATION FROM 3-5PM!!!

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, SPIDER-MAN WILL NOT BE APPEARING FROM 3-5PM TODAY!!!

    We apologize for any disappointment and inconvenience. However, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will be back soon, and he looks forward to meting his friends and fans!!!

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!!!
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    COME "HOME" TO EC THIS WEEKEND FOR SPIDEY & EC COMICS FEST!!!

    This is the action-packed weekend you've been waiting for!!!

    We're celebrating the release of Marvel Studios and Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming on BluRay & DVD with our Spider-Man Homecoming Event at EC!, with FREE COMICS & FOOM MAGAZINES, 10% OFF SPIDEY MERCH, SPIDER-MAN COSPLAY, and a FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE featuring the Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Collector Corps box from Funko!!!

    Plus, JOE PRUETT from AfterShock Comics will be here from 11a-2p, and we'll have a SECOND ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a set of THIRTEEN Aftershock comics, and a tee shirt!!!

    The fun continues with EC Game Day: Raxxon! from Noon-2p with ALL THINGS NERDY!!!

    Then, on Sunday, it's our FIRST-EVER Emerald City Comics Fest! at the FORBES RECREATION CENTER!!! Admission and parking is FREE, and we'll have lots of special guests, and free activities!!!

    It's another great weekend at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    BEARS VS BABIES

    Bears vs Babies is a card game in which you build handsome, incredible monsters who go to war with horrible, awful babies.

    The shared deck of cards consists of bear parts (and other monster parts) and baby cards. When you draw a part, you use it to build a monster for yourself; when you draw a baby, it goes in the center of the table. When babies are provoked, they attack, and anyone who has fewer monster parts than the number of attacking babies loses their monster; everyone with more parts than babies defeats this infantile army and scores.

    PHOTOSYNTHESIS

    The sun shines brightly on the canopy of the forest, and the trees use this wonderful energy to grow and develop their beautiful foliage. Sow your crops wisely and the shadows of your growing trees could slow your opponents down, but don't forget that the sun revolves around the forest. Welcome to the world of Photosynthesis, the green strategy board game!

    MUNCHKIN WONDERLAND

    Munchkin Wonderland transports players to the iconic world of Lewis Carroll's Wonderland novels. Move around the illustrated game board. If you land on a monster like the Jabberwock or Cheshire Cat, beat it with a roll of the dice and Treasure cards like Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, the Vorpal Blade, or Stolen Tarts! Maybe you'll even get help from the Caterpillar or Dormouse.

    When the deck of Treasure cards runs out, whoever has the most loot wins!

    TOMB OF ANNIHILATION

    In the Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game, you play a heroic adventurer. With amazing abilities, spells, and magic weapons, you must explore the jungle of Chult, as well as the Tomb of the Nine Gods, where you will fight monsters, overcome traps and find treasure.

    Following in the path of the other critically-acclaimed D&D board games, Tomb of Annihilation features multiple scenarios, challenging quests and game play designed for a single player or a cooperative group of 2-5 players. The Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game features new trap and spell decks for even more exciting game play content! That’s not all: monsters can now gain conditions!

    Tomb of Annihilation can also be combined with the other D&D Adventure System Cooperative Play Board Games, including the terrifying Temple of Elemental Evil, The Legend of Drizzt, Castle Ravenloft, and Wrath of Ashardalon, to create an even more exciting experience.

    TICKET TO RIDE: GERMANY

    Ticket to Ride: Germany is a standalone game in the Ticket to Ride series. Over the course of the game, players collect cards in order to then claim routes on the game board between two cities. Ideally the players create a network of routes that connect the cities showing on their secret ticket cards. Players score points both for claiming routes and for completing tickets, with incomplete tickets counting against a player's score.

    In addition to scoring points for tickets, whenever a player places a route on the board, they claim a passenger from the two cities that form the endpoints for that route (assuming that the passengers have not already been claimed). At the end of the game, whoever has the most passengers of each of the six colors scores 20 points for that color; whoever has the secondmost passengers in a color scores 10 points. Whoever has the most points at the end of the game wins.

    Ticket to Ride: Germany combines most of Zug um Zug: Deutschland and the Deutschland 1902 expansion in one box. Zug um Zug: Deutschland, published solely for the German and Austrian market, consisted of the same map as Ticket to Ride: Märklin, but ZuZ:D didn't include the passenger mechanism from Märklin in which players scored additional points by moving passengers from city to city. The Deutschland 1902 expansion introduced a different method of scoring passengers, and that method is now present in this collection.
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    BEARS VS BABIES Bears vs Babies is a card game in which you build handsome, incredible monsters who go to war with horrible, awful babies. The shared deck of cards consists of bear parts (and other monster parts) and baby cards. When you draw a part, you use it to build a monster for yourself; whe...

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    MY LITTLE PONY'S EQUESTRIA GIRLS ARE HERE!!! AND, SO IS KELLEE RILEY!!!

    Hasbro, Inc. has just released a trailer for their online My Little Pony series My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks and it sure to have MLP fans filled with joy and wonder!!!

    WE'RE filled with joy and wonder, too, because Kellee Riley, Hasbro's artist for MLP, Monster High, DC Super Hero Girls, Barbie and Star Wars will be at our VERY FIRST EC COMIC CON, the Emerald City Comics Fest! THIS SUNDAY!!!

    Check out all our special guests in the link, and in the meantime... ENJOY this MLP trailer!!!
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    Join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session!

    If you're new to the game, worry not!!! Our ATN friends will help you learn in a friendly, patient and welcoming atmosphere, and you're sure to have lots of fun!!!

    NO ONE gets you into the game like Emerald City Comics!!!

    The featured game for this session is...

    RAXXON:

    Raxxon is a 1-4 player cooperative card game set in the Dead of Winter universe at the start of the zombie apocalypse. Players each choose one of six different specialists assisting Raxxon with the evacuation of healthy citizens from among the sick. Citizens take the form of face-down square cards in a grid. Through game actions, these can be flipped to reveal whether they are sick or healthy. There are various types of sick and healthy cards, each triggering different effects when flipped or killed. Flip too many Chaotic sick and you'll add more citizens to the crowd, or even end the round prematurely. Killing off the healthy can have similar negative effects.

    Each round begins by creating a crowd - a grid of citizens from the citizen deck. Players take turns performing one action at a time after resolving any consequences marked on their character sheet. Character actions are powerful effects (kill, quarantine, evacuate, etc) that interact spatially with the crowd (killing a row or column, evacuating one card and adjacent cards of your choice) and have stacking consequences. At the start of each turn, a player must resolve all their consequences from previous turns (flip citizens, add citizens, infect citizens, lose evacuated citizens, etc) before performing another action - and adding another consequence. Some consequences require players to draw Raxxon cards. Much like Crossroads cards from Dead of Winter, Raxxon cards feature stories relating to characters in play. Many have multiple parts with different outcomes depending on the choices players make. Often, the choices that make the game easier also grants power to the Raxxon corporation which can lead to defeat. Consequences don't clear until that player passes for the round.

    Once all players have passed, the citizen deck is rebuilt using remaining cards in the deck, the discard, new sick citizens, loosely quarantined citizens, and any cards still in the grid. The deck is shuffled and used to create a new crowd at the start of the next round. Players win when all healthy citizens are evacuated. Players lose if the infection deck runs out (the deck of only sick people added to the citizen deck each round) or Raxxon maxes out on power and takes over the city.
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    EC Game Day: Raxxon!

    October 21, 2017, 12:00pm - October 21, 2017, 2:00pm

    Join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session! If you're new to the game, worry not!!! Our ATN friends will help you learn in a friendly, patient and welcoming atmosphere, and you're sure to have lots of fun!!! NO ONE ge...

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    THE NEW "PUNISHER" TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    Netflix has just released a new trailer for their latest Marvel series, Marvel's The Punisher, and it is explosive, to say the least!!!

    And, like any good assassin, he's snuck up on us, and taken us by surprise - not only does this series look even better than expected, but he'll be here before you can blink!!!

    The Punisher streams on November 17th, giving us ALL something to be thankful for!!!

    ENJOY!!!
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    IT'S A GREAT WEEKEND TO COME "HOME" TO EC!!!

    We've got your weekend plans covered!!! First, on Saturday, it's our Spider-Man Homecoming Event at EC! event!!! We're celebrating Marvel Studios and Sony's BluRay and DVD release of Spider-Man: Homecoming with FREE COMICS, 10% OFF SPIDER-MAN MERCHANDISE, a SPIDEY COSPLAYER, a FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE that includes the Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Collector Corps box from Funko and Marvel!!! Plus, MEET JOE PRUETT of AfterShock Comics!!!

    Then, on Sunday, you can be part of history by attending our FIRST-EVER COMIC CON at our Emerald City Comics Fest!!! It will be held at the Forbes Center in Pinellas Park, and will feature lots of comic professionals, vendors and free activities!!!

    Spend your weekend with your friends at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING @ EC THIS SATURDAY!!!

    This Saturday at EC is our Spider-Man Homecoming Event at EC!, where you'll get FREE Spider-Man COMICS and a FOOM MAGAZINE from Marvel!!

    You'll also SAVE 10% on SPIDER-MAN MERCHANDISE!!! (New and Vintage Comics and Consignment Items are not included in the sale.)

    PLUS, MEET our SPIDER-MAN cosplayer for FREE pics and autographs!!!

    JOE PRUITT from AfterShock Comics will be here from 11a-1p!!!

    There's games with All Things Nerdy from Noon-2pm, and ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY cane enter our TWO RAFFLES!!!

    First it's an AFTERSHOCK COMICS COLLECTOR'S PACK, with THIRTEEN Aftershock comics, a preview magazine and a tee shirt!!!

    You can also enter for a chance to win a SPIDEY RAFFLE, which includes the Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Collector Corps box from Funko!!!

    Check out this cool Funko preview... and we'll see you here at EC Saturday, and at the Forbes Recreation Center on Sunday for our Emerald City Comics Fest!!!!

    ENJOY!!!
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    It’s a bird!

    It’s a plane!

    It’s a new figure from Emerald City Comics and Figures Toy Company!
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    Direct from the nearest phone booth he can find, it’s a brand new Clark Kent figure. It looks like we have caught him in the middle of a super transformation!

    Comic fans would feel a sense of excitement when danger hits Metropolis, and Clark Kent would tear open his shirt, revealing the legendary “S” logo as he prepared to become Superman. Emerald City Comics and Figures Toy Company have captured that feeling and used it as inspiration for their latest release! The new Clark Kent figure features a new head sculpt, and is clothed in Clark’s reporter's attire, with his shirt bursting open to show the Superman costume underneath! Additional accessories include removable glasses, a fedora, Superman's uniform, and boots to complete the transformation! It’s like getting two figures in one, with Clark Kent fully transforming into the Man of Steel!

    This is the figure "Mego" toy fans always wanted from when they were kids, and now it can be yours! The new Clark Kent will be making headlines in-store at EC and at www.emeraldcitycomics.com on Friday, October 20th. The new figure will be limited to 200 pieces worldwide, and offered at a retail price of $49.99. Don't miss out on this opportunity to own FTC's first transformable release!
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    Don’t forget about other updates to DC Comics favorites — new Joker and Harley Quinn figures are in the works, as well as others like the Batman Classic TV Series Catwoman figures and the first series of Wonder Woman figures! Those will also arrive in the near future — so make sure you’re keeping up by searching #MMFTCNEWS on social media every Friday, to find out what else is in the works (and when they're expected) from Figures Toy Company!
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    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a new figure from Emerald City Comics and Figures Toy Company! figurestoycompany.com/emeraldcitycomicsexclusives.aspx Direct from the nearest phone booth he can find, it’s a brand new Clark Kent figure. It looks like we have caught him in the midd...

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    THE NEW BLACK PANTHER TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    Marvel Studios has just released a new trailer for next year's Black Panther movie, and it looks like a guaranteed hit!!!

    Speaking of hits, if you're a Marvel fan, you'll definitely want to attend this Saturday's Spider-Man Homecoming Event at EC!, with FREE COMICS, 10% OFF SPIDER-MAN MERCH, a visit from our Spider-Man cosplayer and Joe Pruett of AfterShock Comics, plus a chance to win a Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Collector Corps box from Funko!!!

    Then of course, Sunday is our Emerald City Comics Fest! with DC Comics and Marvel stars like Paul Mounts, Karl Moline, Chuck Dixon, Kellee Riley, Sergio Cariello, John Crowther of Squared Circle Comics, Austin Janowsky Art and many more!!!

    Plus, FREE entertainment from Gamers on The Edge, Vargar Company, TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, Pokémon Youth League, All Things Nerdy and lots of other amazing guests!!!

    It's a great week ahead at Emerald City Comics!!!

    Enjoy!!!
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    Join us for EC Game Night, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session!

    If you're not familiar with the featured game, or need a quick refresher, you can join our Learn & Play from 6-7pm, where our friendly and patient friends from All Things Nerdy will teach you the game and answer your questions! Then you can join us for Open Play of the featured game, or any of our gaming demos, from 7-9pm!

    NO ONE gets you into the game like Emerald City Comics!!!

    The featured game for this session is...

    CAMPY CREATURES!

    Players are mad scientist in need of precious mortals for future experiments. Rather than getting your hands dirty, your army of campy creatures awaits to do your bidding. Capture the most valuable mortals over the course of three nights to win. But be warned — the mortals won't go down without a fight.

    Campy Creatures is a ghoulish game of bluffing, deduction, and set collection for 2-5 players. Players begin each round with the same hand of creatures. Their goal is to capture valuable mortals by outguessing their opponents with the creatures they play. Each player has perfect information at the start, so knowing what a person might do in a particular situation is key.
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    EC Game Night: Campy Creatures!

    October 18, 2017, 6:00pm - October 18, 2017, 9:00pm

    Join us for EC Game Night, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session! If you're not familiar with the featured game, or need a quick refresher, you can join our Learn & Play from 6-7pm, where our friendly and patient friends from All Things N...

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    DOUBLE EVENTS THIS WEEKEND WITH EC!!!

    First, it's our Spider-Man Homecoming Event at EC! to celebrate the release of Marvel and Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming on BluRay and DVD, with FREE COMICS, 10% OFF SPIDER-MAN MERCHANDISE (except new and vintage comics), a visit with our Spider-Man cosplayer and Joe Pruett of AfterShock Comics, game time with All Things Nerdy during our EC Game Day: Raxxon!, and a FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a SPIDEY FAN PACK, featuring the Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Collector Corps box from Funko!!!

    Then on Sunday, it's our Emerald City Comics Fest! at the Forbes Recreation Center in Pinellas Park!!! Admission and parking are FREE!!! We'll have lots of FREE ACTIVITIES with Gamers on The Edge, All Things Nerdy, Pokémon Youth League, the Vargar Company, the TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, and more!!!

    Meet DC Comics' Harley Quinn colorist Paul Mounts and Batman's Chuck Dixon, and Karl Moline (also known for his work on Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Kellee Riley from DC Super Hero Girls, Monster High, My Little Pony, Barbie, Star Wars and more, plus, many other comic creators and vendors!!!

    This weekend, no one will get you into comics like Emerald City Comics!!!
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    ECBC: Comics recommendations by “Doctor Vince”!

    “Doctor Vince” is a rocket scientist by day, and an EC Book Club (ECBC) moderator by night! EC Book Club - Moonshine by Brian Azzarello & Eduardo Risso! is our current featured book (20% off!) and next meeting.

    Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught his attention in this month’s Previews (in addition to his usual pull list). 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 stephanie@emeraldcitycomics.com, to reserve a copy!

    From the Previews Catalog #349, October 2017 (for books arriving mainly in December)...
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    “An unprecedented opportunity to see inside the souls of some of the most talented creators in the world”

    The Secret Loves of Geeks - tpb (page 58) - anthology of stories by top writers (including Margaret Atwood author of “The Handmaidens Tale" and Gerard Way) and artists about love, sex, and dating. Perfect Valentines Day gift is what I’m thinking. ($14.99)

    "Celebrate the season with Sgt. Rock punching Nazis on Hanukkah"

    DC Universe Holiday Special 2017 (page 87) - another anthology but this time featuring The World’s Greatest Super-Heroes in holiday themed stories by Tom King, Greg Rucka, Max Landis(?!), Steve Epting, Francis Manapul and more. Save this one for Christmas Eve along with a stack of Newman-O’s and a cup of cocoa. ($9.99)
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    Sony & Marvel Studios' box-office smash, Spider-Man: Homecoming is finally released on BluRay & DVD on Tuesday, Oct. 17th, and to celebrate, we're honoring everyone's favorite web-head!!!

    Join us on Saturday, Oct. 21st, when the FIRST 100 GUESTS at 11am ONLY will receive a FREE "FOOM" #1 MAGAZINE from Marvel, and THEIR CHOICE of a FREE Halloween Comicfest SPIDEY" #1 COMIC (Rated T for "Teen"), or a "TRUE BELIEVERS Spider-Man" #1 COMIC!!!

    PLUS, SAVE 10% SPIDER-MAN MERCHANDISE IN THE STORE!!!
    (Vintage and New Comics are not included in the sale.)

    MEET SPIDER-MAN from 11a-1p and 3-5pm for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS!!! **
    (Local cosplay actor; not associated with any Marvel / Sony productions.)

    AfterShock Comics' Joe Pruett will be here from 11a-1p!!!
    You can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win an
    AFTERSHOCK COMICS COLLECTOR PACK of 13 COMICS, a tee shirt, and a preview magazine!!!

    All Things Nerdy will be hosting EC Game Day: Betrayal at Baldur's Gate! from Noon - 2pm!!!

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a SPIDEY FAN PACK!!!

    The Fan Pack features, 1 Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Collector Corps box from Funko, 1 "Spider-Man Marvel Digest Comics" #1 paperback, and 1 "Color Your Own Spider-Man" coloring book!!!

    The winner will be called on Monday, Oct. 23rd!

    And, if that's not enough comic book excitement for you, be sure to check out our Emerald City Comics Fest! event on Sunday from 11am-6pm at the FORBES RECREATIONAL CENTER!!!

    * Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

    ** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC's Facebook Page, or contact the store for updates.
    Costumed Heroes are local cosplay actors, not affiliated with any movies or TV shows.
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    Spider-Man Homecoming Event at EC!

    October 21, 2017, 11:00am - October 21, 2017, 9:00pm

    Sony & Marvel Studios' box-office smash, Spider-Man: Homecoming is finally released on BluRay & DVD on Tuesday, Oct. 17th, and to celebrate, we're honoring everyone's favorite web-head!!! Join us on Saturday, Oct. 21st, when the FIRST 100 GUESTS at 11am ONLY will receive a FREE "FOOM" #1 MAGAZI...

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    EC'S YARD SALE IS STILL ON!!!

    It's getting cloudy out, with some light rain expected later today, but that won't stop your friends at EC!!!

    If it should happen to rain, our yard sale tables will go indoors, allowing you to shop and save BIG!!!
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    AfterShock Comics has truly "shaken up" the competition with such unique and engaging comics as "Super Zero," "Rough Riders," "Jackpot!," "Animosity," "Replica," and more!!!

    Now you can get even closer to the next wave of ground-breaking comics, by meeting Joe Pruett, CCO and Publisher of Aftershock!!!

    He'll be here from 11a-1p to sign comics, answer your questions and give you the inside scoop on what amazing adventures lie ahead!!!

    Plus, while you're here, you can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* an AFTERSHOCK COLECTOR'S PACK!!!

    The Collector's Pack includes THIRTEEN Aftershock comics, and Aftershock preview magazine, and an Aftershcok Logo tee shirt!!!

    The winner will be called on Monday, Oct. 23rd!

    * Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)
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    Aftershock Comics Signing with Joe Pruett at EC!

    October 21, 2017, 11:00am - October 21, 2017, 1:00pm

    AfterShock Comics has truly "shaken up" the competition with such unique and engaging comics as "Super Zero," "Rough Riders," "Jackpot!," "Animosity," "Replica," and more!!! Now you can get even closer to the next wave of ground-breaking comics, by meeting Joe Pruett, CCO and Publisher of Aftersho...

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    DOOMSDAY CLOCK, from DC Comics!!!

    DC Comics presents to you a 12-issue maxi series from the critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns, artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson. You are not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages, good readers!

    On sale 11/22/17!!!

    The third image, featuring Rorschach, is the LENTICULAR COVER!

    In the most anticipated story of the year, New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns confirms Watchmen will make an epic return to the DC Universe this November. As “The Button” crossover comes to a close in FLASH #22 this Wednesday, the four page epilogue affirms the mystery will continue with DOOMSDAY CLOCK from Johns and legendary artists Gary Frank and Brad Anderson.

    “It’s time. Last year, the DC Universe confronted the legacy of Watchmen in Rebirth the way Watchmen confronted the legacy of superhero comics three decades ago,” explains writer Geoff Johns. “Thematically, and metaphorically, there was no better choice than to use Dr. Manhattan. If you’re going to have a conflict between optimism and pessimism, a battle between the very forces of hope and despair, you need to have someone who personifies the cynicism that has leaked into our hearts and also has the ability to affect the entire DCU. It’s all paying off this November with DOOMSDAY CLOCK.”

    “DOOMSDAY CLOCK is a story for fans who love the DC Universe and Watchmen and want to see what a master of this genre creates when he puts them together,” says Frank. “As for my artistic approach to the series, each panel is extremely detailed and I am constantly thinking through the position of every single element.”

    Read the first pages here

    www.dccomics.com/reader/#/comics/433545

    Here’s a video teaser from DC Comics:

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9zXJYNwRGA

    Start an in-store comics subscription at EC, and add DOOMSDAY CLOCK:

    emeraldcitycomics.com/subscription
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    The shadow of Bhaal has come over Baldur's Gate, summoning monsters and other horrors from the darkness!

    Join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session!

    If you're new to the game, worry not!!! Our ATN friends will help you learn in a friendly, patient and welcoming atmosphere, and you're sure to have lots of fun!!!

    NO ONE gets you into the game like Emerald City Comics!!!

    The featured game for this session is...

    BETRAYAL AT BALDUR'S GATE

    As you build and explore the iconic city's dark alleys and deadly catacombs, you must work with your fellow adventurers to survive the terrors ahead. That is, until some horrific evil turns one — or possibly more — of you against each other. Was it a mind flayer's psionic blast or the whisperings of a deranged ghost that caused your allies to turn traitor? You have no choice but to keep your enemies close!

    Based on the award-winning Betrayal at House on the Hill board game, in Betrayal at Baldur's Gate you'll return to Baldur's Gate again and again thanks to the fifty included scenarios only to discover it's never the same game twice.

    Can you and your party survive the madness, or will you succumb to the mayhem and split (or slaughter!) the party?
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    EC Game Day: Betrayal at Baldur's Gate!

    October 14, 2017, 12:00pm - October 14, 2017, 2:00pm

    The shadow of Bhaal has come over Baldur's Gate, summoning monsters and other horrors from the darkness! Join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session! If you're new to the game, worry not!!! Our ATN friends will help yo...

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