Category Archives: Back Issue Comics!

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 8/7/20

Spider-Man and his goblins. Does Miles Morales have his own goblins, or does he just help Peter Parker out with his goblin problems? Maybe Miles should have a rogues gallery populated by villains based around a different monster from Medieval folklore? Brownies? Hippogriffs? Duendes? I’m trying to think of monsters that Marvel haven’t used as […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/31/20

Come get it Kiss Army! One of the coolest pieces of vintage Kiss merch right here folks! Marvel Comics Super Special #1. The infamous issue containing a bit of each band members blood added to the printing ink. You can actually own a physical piece of the band’s original lineup for the low, low price […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/24/20

STEP ASIDE!! MAKE WAY!! Giant-Size X-Men #1 coming through!! One side, less valuable back issues! Step to the SIDE!! Top Ten Bronze Age Key coming through!!   Giant-Size X-Men #1, first appearance of Colossus, Nightcrawler, Storm, & Thunderbird, Fine Plus (6.5), $2,200.  

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/17/20

We’ve got some nice, fresh keys for you folks this week! Let’s see those dollars! Who wants to add these beauties to their collection? Don’t sleep on these ones, because I guarantee you that they will not last long!   X-Men #94, second appearance of the New X-men line up and first Chris Claremont X-Men […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/10/20

These days the Hollywood rumor mill is constantly turning discount comics into key issues overnight. This isn’t really any sort of recent development though. I’d be willing to bet that when the Batman movie serials were first shown in theaters way back in the forties, that sales on Batman comics enjoyed a nice little uptick. […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 7/3/20

Hulk versus Thor! There’s an imaginary fight for the ages! Pretty evenly matched, those two. My money’s on Hulk though.   Journey Into Mystery #112, classic Hulk versus Thor story, CGC 6.5 (Fine Plus), $349.  

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/27/20

Well…remember last week when I said that we were down to our last copy of Ultimate Fallout #4? First off all that copy has sold…of course. Secondly, We do still have second printings and some Halloween Comic Fest reprints left, so two big thumbs up there! And also sets, because I like sets! Ultimate Fallout […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/19/20

Okay, folks! This is it! This is our last copy of Ultimate Fallout #4! THE VERY LAST ONE IN THE ENTIRE STORE! So if you’d like this copy here you’d better hurry up and let us know because I sold like five of these in the past few days.   Ultimate Fallout #4, first appearance […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/12/20

Marvel keys, as you please! Nice Bronze Age books here folks, all published by the House Of Ideas. I’ve just learned that The House Of Ideas is an actual place in the Marvel Universe, an actual literal house. That’s a nice little nod there. I wonder if it’s located at the corner of Excelsior Avenue […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 6/5/20

WHOOF!!! Pricey assortment this week! These books are not for the faint of wallet, but rest assured their awesomeness is commensurate to their hefty price tags. Observe the awesomeness!   All Star Comics #7, first Superman Batman Team-Up, CGC 7.0 (Very Fine/Fine), $3,399.  

“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, […]

“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. […]

“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! […]

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 […]

“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 […]

“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/17/20

Mail order only now folks! Gotta stay safe here, y’know? Just give us a call at 727-398-2665 or shoot us an email at orders@emeraldcitycomics.com, tell us what you’re looking for, and we’ll totally hook you up. Unless it’s toilet paper, paper towels, or hand sanitizer; we can’t really spare those. Also, I guess make sure […]

“MYSTEREC!” COMICS GRAB BAGS AND “INSTANT COLLECTIONS”!

Our Grab Bags are 10 comics for only $9.99 – themed or totally random! Themes may include: 1980s, 1990s, Batman, “Cape-less,” DC, Marvel, Spider-Man, X-Men – just ask what’s available. Our “Instant Collections” are 15 different #1 issue comic books in a comic-themed “stor-folio” box – a $60-80 value – for only $39.99! These are […]

EC on eBay and Amazon!

In addition to our online shop, and calling or emailing us with requests, we also have eBay and Amazon listings of great stuff – check ’em out! https://www.ebay.com/usr/eccomicsfl https://www.amazon.com/shops/eccomicsfl