Category Archives: Books & New Comics!

New Comics & Books for 7/10/19!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BLACK CAT #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jed MacKay (A) Travel Foreman (CA) J. Scott Campbell Felicia Hardy prides herself on the fact that she can get into ANYWHERE… but does that REALLY include Doctor Strange’s SANCTUM SANCTORUM?! Can the Black Cat get into […]

JUSTIN PONSOR MEMORIAL CHARITY EVENT!

Saturday, September 14th from 11am to 8pm Justin Ponsor (“JPo”) was a world-class comic book colorist, and a friend to the Team here at Emerald City. He passed away in May after a two-year public battle with cancer. “As anyone who ever met Justin Ponsor knew, he was never just a colleague or colorist or […]

EC BOOK CLUB: BONE VOL 1 BY JEFF SMITH!

Wednesday, August 7th 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, to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics 101” slideshow giving some historical, artistic, or social background on […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected SEPTEMBER 2019!

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 reserve a copy! From the Previews Catalog #370, JULY 2019 (for books arriving […]

New Comics & Books for 7/3/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: AERO #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Zhou Liefen, Greg Pak (A) Pop Mhan, Keng (CA) Keng CATCH THE WAVE! ALL NEW ONGOING SERIES! The breakout stars of WAR OF THE REALMS: AGENTS OF ATLAS debut in an oversized team-up book! Get ready for the […]

New Comics & Books for 6/26/19

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: BATMAN DAMNED #3 DC COMICS (W) Brian Azzarello (A/CA) Lee Bermejo The stunning conclusion to the groundbreaking miniseries by the critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo is here! Batman’s most baffling case brings him face to face with his […]

New Comics & Books for 6/19/19!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SUPERMAN YEAR ONE #1 DC COMICS (W) Frank Miller (A/CA) Danny Miki, John RomitaJr From the burning world of Krypton to the bucolic fields of Kansas, the first chapter of SUPERMAN YEAR ONE tracks Clark Kent’s youth in Kansas, as he comes to terms […]

New Comics & Books for 6/12/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SILVER SURFER BLACK #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Tradd Moore Spinning out of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1, almost the entire galaxy’s defenders have been blown through a black hole, including the Silver Surfer! But the story doesn’t end there… In order […]

NERDIER THAN THOU: A LITERARY CON hosted by Wordier Than Thou!

Saturday, July 20th from 11am to 8pm AND Sunday, July 21st from noon to 6pm! 15% OFF all books & graphic novels in the store! Wordier Than Thou is a St. Pete-based organization focused on literature and local authors! It began as an open mic night, and has since expanded its reach to north Pinellas […]

$1 OFF COFFIN BOUND #1!

COMICS OMNIVORE PROGRAM! com·ics om·ni·vore [kom-iks om-nuh-vohr] noun A person who consumes all manner of comics, regardless of publisher, age, genre, or format, with the only requirement being quality. COMICS OMNIVORE is a new national program aimed at growing the readership of quality comics! Publishers may submit a title to the Comics Omnivore Panel for […]

$1 OFF REAVER #1!

COMICS OMNIVORE PROGRAM! com·ics om·ni·vore [kom-iks om-nuh-vohr] noun A person who consumes all manner of comics, regardless of publisher, age, genre, or format, with the only requirement being quality. COMICS OMNIVORE is a new national program aimed at growing the readership of quality comics! Publishers may submit a title to the Comics Omnivore Panel for […]

$1 OFF USAGI YOJIMBO #1!

COMICS OMNIVORE PROGRAM! com·ics om·ni·vore [kom-iks om-nuh-vohr] noun A person who consumes all manner of comics, regardless of publisher, age, genre, or format, with the only requirement being quality. COMICS OMNIVORE is a new national program aimed at growing the readership of quality comics! Publishers may submit a title to the Comics Omnivore Panel for […]

EC BOOK CLUB: FRANK MILLER’S RONIN!

Wednesday, July 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, to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics 101” slideshow giving some historical, artistic, or social background on […]

New Comics & Books for 6/5/2019

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: BLACK CAT #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jed MacKay (A) Travel Foreman & Various (CA) J. Scott Campbell SPINNING OUT OF THE PAGES OF AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES! The Black Cat is back and starring in her first ever ongoing series! Felicia Hardy has […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected AUGUST 2019!

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 reserve a copy! From the Previews Catalog #369, JUNE 2019 (for books arriving […]

New Comics & Books for 5/29/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion (CA) Greg Capullo Bruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum. Young. Sane. And…he was never Batman. So begins this sprawling tale of the Dark Knight as he […]

New Comics & Books for 5/22/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS AOR JABBA THE HUTT #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Emilio Laiso & Various (CA) Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson IT’S GREAT TO BE JABBA! • Across the galaxy, Imperials, rebels and scoundrels alike speak in hushed tones of JABBA THE HUTT, […]

New Comics & Books for 5/15/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: GIANT MAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Leah Williams (A) Marco Castiello (CA) Woo Cheol WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS! At the behest of All-Mother Freyja, four men must rise to monstrous heights and infiltrate the most savage territory of […]

Introducing the “COMICS OMNIVORE” PROGRAM with THUMBS #1 from Image Comics!

com·ics om·ni·vore [kom-iks om-nuh-vohr] noun A person who consumes all manner of comics, regardless of publisher, age, genre, or format, with the only requirement being quality. GET $1 OFF DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! Offer valid from June 5th thru June 11th, 2019! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine […]

New Comics & Books for 5/08/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: WAR OF REALMS NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Lim, Gang Hyuk (CA) Billy Tan FEATURING MARVEL’S NEWEST HEROES WAVE, AERO & SWORD MASTER! A “War of the Realms” tie-in series! As Sindr, Immortal Queen of Muspelheim, and her […]