Category Archives: Books & New Comics!

EC BOOK CLUB – BATWOMAN ELEGY

Wednesday, September 2nd 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 (or by remote conference on Zoom during the COVID-19 crisis), to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics […]

New Comics & Books for 8/5/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS #5 MARVEL COMICS (W) Charles Soule (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) R. B. Silva The next steps on Luke Skywalker’s search for Jedi wisdom begin here! • Following a mysterious vision he received on CLOUD CITY, Luke travels to a lost planet looking […]

New Comics & Books for 7/29/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS DARTH VADER #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) In-Hyuk Lee GHOSTS OF VADER’S PAST! • In his quest to destroy everyone who hid the existence of his son, Luke Skywalker, from him, Darth Vader has formed an unlikely […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected OCTOBER 2020!

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 add these books, comics, and/or series to your in-store subscription! Don’t have a […]

New Comics & Books for 7/22/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: GREEN HORNET #1 DYNAMITE (W) Scott Lobdell (A) Anthony Marques (CA) Lee Weeks From writer Scott Lobdell (Flash, Uncanny X-Men) and artist Anthony Marques (Vampirella, Red Sonja) comes the return of the Green Hornet! The Green Hornet and Kato have met their fair share […]

New Comics & Books for 7/15/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: EMPYRE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Dan Slott (A) Valerio Schiti (CA) Jim Cheung • The Kree and the Skrulls have united under a new emperor – and their war fleet is on a collision course for our world. • On the […]

New Comics & Books for 7/8/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: EMPYRE: FANTASTIC FOUR #0 MARVEL COMICS (W) Dan Slott (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Jim Cheung “The Last of the Kree/Skrull Warriors” – a pivotal issue, not just for EMPYRE, but for the future of the FF! In the most unlikely of places, the […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected SEPTEMBER 2020!

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 add these books, comics, and/or series to your in-store subscription! Don’t have a […]

EC BOOK CLUB – BANDETTE VOL 1: PRESTO

Wednesday, August 5th 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 (or by remote conference on Zoom during the COVID-19 crisis), to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics […]

FREE COMIC BOOK SUMMER!

Wednesday, July 15th through Wednesday, September 9th! Free Comic Book Day, the comic book industry’s largest annual promotional event, is traditionally scheduled to take place the first Saturday in May each year. However, the impact and spread of COVID-19 prevented the event from being celebrated at its normal time this year. Now, the beloved event […]

New Comics & Books for 7/1/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: NEGAN LIVES #1 IMAGE COMICS (W) Robert Kirkman (A) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn (CA) Charlie Adlard, Dave McCaig The greatest f*@king comic book villain of ALL-TIME returns. ‘Nuff said.   GODDAMNED VIRGIN BRIDES #1 IMAGE COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) R. M. Guera NEW […]

New Comics & Books for 6/24/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: HARLEY QUINN & THE BIRDS OF PREY #2 DC COMICS (W) Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner (A/CA) Amanda Conner Over the course of her illustrious and very high-class career, Harley’s met pretty much every super-villain who ever worked in Gotham City. Some hate her. Some […]

THE WALKING DEAD WILL RISE AGAIN IN SPECIAL ‘NEGAN LIVES #1’ STORY JULY 1st!

It’s no secret that comic book shops have had a rough go of it during the COVID crisis. From distribution being temporarily shut down, to people sheltering in place, to figuring out curb-side pick up or delivery, it hasn’t been easy. Well, Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard wanted to see if they could do something […]

New Comics & Books for 6/17/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL #1 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion (CA) Greg Capullo Get ready for the earth-shattering encore! The legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth take center stage and reunite for one […]

WEDNESDAY IS NEW COMIC BOOK DAY!

Enough people have asked us about this, so we want to put this out so we’re all on the same page: DC Comics has declared Tuesdays as their new release day, but have not yet found a way to reliably get their comics to stores early enough for that to happen (we get comics on […]

New Comics & Books for 6/10/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: BATMAN #92 DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A) Guillem March (CA) Yasmin Putri The greatest heist in history is underway in Gotham City, courtesy of the mysterious crime master known as the Designer! Batman knows what he needs to do, but in order […]

Previews of new DC comics expected Wednesday, June 10th!

See them here!

EC BOOK CLUB – DEADLY CLASS TP VOL 05 CAROUSEL

Wednesday, July 1st 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 (or by remote conference on Zoom during the COVID-19 crisis), to chat about the featured book. We usually begin each meeting with a “Comics […]

New Comics & Books for 6/3/2020!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases!   Featured Comics: CATWOMAN 80TH ANNIVERSARY 100 PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1 DC COMICS (W) Ed Brubaker & Various (A) Cameron Stewart & Various (CA) Joëlle Jones Our gal Catwoman is turning 80 next year (and looking very good, if we meow say), and DC is celebrating […]

New Comics & Books for 5/27/20!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: VENOM #25 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Ryan Stegman SPECIAL OVERSIZED 25th ISSUE! VENOM ISLAND FINALE! Caught between a Brock and a hard place! Eddie must make a life-altering decision. How does Eddie move on from the events of VENOM […]