Category Archives: Back Issue Comics!

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/18/19

Movie rumors swirling around The Black Knight — who would’ve ever thought? Then again I remember being very perplexed when I heard that Marvel Studios was going to be making a Guardians of the Galaxy movie, so I suppose I should learn to expect the unexpected.   Avengers #47, first appearance of Dane Whitman, Very […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/11/18

We’ve got some Neal Adams Batman issues here folks! The Adams Batman is the gold standard!! Heck, let’s go ahead and call it the Platinum Standard!!! How can you resist the Platinum Standard?!   Batman #251, return of the Joker, Good (2.0), $100.  

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 1/4/19

Welcome to 2019 everybody! I’m willing to bet that your New Year’s resolution was something along the lines of “make my comic book collection as awesome as possible,” right? Of course it was! Well, allow me to help you kick off the New Year right with a few quick recommendations…   Amazing Spider-Man #9, first […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/28/18

Everybody have a very Merry Christmas? Did Saint Nicholas bring you lots of awesome comics that he got from your friends here at EC? Well, just in case he forgot a couple, consider spending a bit of that sweet, sweet Christmas cash on a few of these…   Batman #81, seventh appearance of Two-Face, Very […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/21/18

ALRIGHT FOLKS! THIS IS IT!!! Crunch time! T-Minus four days until X-Mas 2018 is upon us! Mere days remaining to come on down to EC and score those last few gifts for the pop culture enthusiast on your list! Should you happen to need a recommendation, might I direct your attention toward these little gems? […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/14/18

Comics are a wonderfully unique gift item. Take a look at the prices on this week’s books! Very affordable. How much does one of those gift baskets with the cheese and summer sausage cost? Fifty bucks? C’mon! Comics are a way better gift idea than snacks…   Amazing Spider-Man #194, first appearance of Black Cat, […]

MYSTERY COMIC PACKS ARE HERE!!!

Everyone loves a good mystery, and comics grab bags are always a great surprise!!! EC is now offering mystery, or “MysterEC!” comic packs!!! Each pack contains 12 COMICS for ONLY $9.99!!! We’ve made getting comics you’ll love even better by marking on the outside the age ranges included and the category, such as ONLY DC […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 12/7/18

If you don’t happen to follow us on social media, do us a solid and give us a follow on all of the majors. https://www.facebook.com/EmeraldCityComics https://www.instagram.com/emeraldcitycomics https://twitter.com/ECComicsFL If you’re a back issue collector, and I have to assume that you are if you’re reading this, pay particular attention to our Instagram feed as I always […]

EC in-store Gift Registry!

Take the hassle out of gift giving & getting! Here’s how it works: Write down anything you want as a gift that’s available at EC! We keep this list. Tell all your friends and family that you’re registered at EC! You’re already done! When your friends and family come to the store, all they have […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/30/18

I’m not trying to slander the name of a beloved cultural icon here, but I just want to make sure that anyone reading this is aware of the fact that Santa Claus doesn’t know a whole lot about comics. I love the guy, but he’s charmingly out of touch with most modern pop culture trends. […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/26/18

Less than a month until X-Mas folks! Time to swing by EC and pick up a few key issues for the comic book collector on your shopping list. If you don’t have a comic book collector on your shopping list…then it’s time to get a new shopping list…   Avengers #1, first Avengers, Very Good […]

STOCKING STUFFER & SMALL GIFT IDEAS THIS 2018 HOLIDAY SEASON!!!

During the Holiday Season, there are always those little invites that come unexpectedly, office gift swaps, last minute party guests, and the need for stocking stuffers!!! If you need a small gift that says something big about the way you feel, EC has you covered!!! We’ve got great gifts that have that personal touch, and […]

BLACK FRIDAY SALE & FALL FESTIVAL 2018!!!

Friday, November 23rd through Monday, November 26th The Holiday Shopping Season is officially underway, and your friends at EC want to make it as fun as possible!!! Not only can you get the BEST gifts for the most hard-to-shop-for people on your list, but you can avoid the crowds at the mall and Big Box […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/16/18

Stan Lee, 1922-2018. R.I.P.   Amazing Spider-Man #14, first appearance of Green Goblin, PGX Certified Signature 9.6 (Near Mint Plus), signed by Stan Lee, $21,995.  

LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY 2018!!!

Saturday, November 17th from 11am to 8pm Local Comic Shop Day, the day celebrating the independent spirit of local comic book specialty shops, returns for its fourth annual event Saturday, November 17, 2018, and EC is a proud participant!!! Join us for a day of fun, prizes, special purchases and special guests, as we celebrate […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/9/18

Only in Imagination Land would a man orphaned by the murder of his parents decide to dress in a skin tight bat costume in order to launch a vigilante campaign against crime. An even more preposterous concept would be that the teenage daughter of a local police commissioner would become so inspired by the aforementioned […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 11/2/18

Signed books here, folks! Autographed! In ink! By comic creators you know and love! Here’s your chance to own an item touched by the hand of the gal and/or feller who wrote and/or drew said item — or at the very least someone who was somehow involved in said item’s creation.   Batman #21, CGC […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/31/18

Woody Harrelson as Carnage, eh? What the heck! Why not? He’s played a psychotic serial killer to some acclaim in the past, but he’ll always be Woody the Bartender to me. “How’s life treating you Mr. Peterson?” Good stuff…   Amazing Spider-Man #361, first appearance of Carnage, Near Mint Minus (9.2), $125.  

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 10/19/18

Batman sure does have terrible taste in women. Every woman he has ever expressed any romantic interest in turns out to be some sort of arch-criminal, or journalist seeking to reveal his secret identity. Maybe Batman should try using his world famous detective skills to figure out why he’s so oblivious to his own terrible […]

YARD SALE 10/20/18!!!

Saturday, October 20th from 11am to 6pm DEEP, DEEP, DISCOUNTS on books, comics, games, toys, and more!!! The Yard Sale ends by 6pm, but the store remains open until 8pm as usual!