Category Archives: Books & New Comics!

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 […]

New Comics & Books for 11/28/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: HEROES IN CRISIS #3 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Clay Mann Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the “superhero hospital” called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And […]


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 […]

New Comics and Books for 11/21/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: WEB OF VENOM CARNAGE BORN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A) Danilo Beyruth (CA) Kyle Hotz • Join DONNY CATES as he continues to snake his tendrils through the VENOM mythos – this time visiting the sickening sociopath called CARNAGE! • A cruel […]


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 […]

Firefly #1 EC Exclusive Variant by Adam Riches!!!

We are proud to announce our newest EC EXCLUSIVE comic book variant, on sale November 14th!!! On Wed., Nov. 14th, artist ADAM RICHES of The Art of Adam Riches will be here to sign our EXCLUSIVE Firefly #1 EMERALD CITY COMICS VARIANT COVER from BOOM! Studios!!! Adam will be here from 6-8pm, and signatures are […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected JANUARY 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, to reserve a copy! From the Previews Catalog #362, NOVEMBER 2018 (for books arriving […]

New Books and Comics for 11/14/18!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: UNCANNY X-MEN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson & Various (A) Mahmud A. Asrar & Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK! New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it […]


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 […]


Wednesday, December 5th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm 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 […]

New Comics & Books for 11/07/18!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: GREEN LANTERN #1 DC COMICS (W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Liam Sharp Superstar writer Grant Morrison (Batman, All-Star Superman) returns to DC alongside red-hot artist Liam Sharp (The Brave AND the Bold, Wonder Woman) to launch a new, ongoing series: THE GREEN LANTERN! In this […]


Wednesday, November 7th from 11am to 8pm It was one of Image Comics’ biggest hits this year, and it’s finally collected in its first paperback volume! Isola is known as the Land of the Dead, and our protagonist, a young woman who is the Captain of the Guard, must take her queen there to reverse […]

New Comics & Books for 10/31/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: HEROES IN CRISIS #2 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Clay Mann Suspected of murder, [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It’s up to Batman to solve […]


Saturday, November 3rd from 11am to 8pm Halloween is here!!! Which also means it’s over soon enough!!! At EC we want to help you keep the Halloween “spirit” alive, and help you get any of the treats you may have missed this Halloween season!!! On Saturday, November 3rd, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can take part […]


Wednesday, October 31st from 11am to 8pm Win DC Comics’ CURSED COMICS CAVALCADE! More details to be announced soon on our Facebook page:

New Comics & Books for 10/24/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SPIDER-GEDDON #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Christos Gage, Dan Slott (A/CA) Jorge Molina The Inheritors have made landfall and have drawn first blood. Now the Spiders have to gather their army and start their missions. But can it possibly be enough for an incredibly powerful […]

New Comics & Books for 10/17/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SHURI #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nnedi Okorafor (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Sam Spratt FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BLACK PANTHER! The world fell in love with her in the movie. Now, the Black Panther’s techno-genius sister launches her own adventures – written by […]

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!

New Comics & Books for 10/10/2018!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: VENOM #7 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A) Iban Coello (CA) Ryan Stegman “THE ABYSS” STARTS HERE! • Just when you thought the blockbuster story of the summer couldn’t get any more intense, Donny Cates and special guest artist and Venom veteran IBAN COELLO […]


Wednesday, October 10th from 11am to 8pm The Joker’s insanity has been cured, and he’s on a mission to heal Gotham City! Along with Harley Quinn, he will destroy Batman and watch as everything begins to unravel, exposing everything hidden!!! All eight issues of the comic mini-series are collected here in this volume from superstar […]