Category Archives: Books & New Comics!

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 […]

Detective Pikachu Day / Manga Sale!

Saturday, May 11th from 11am to 8pm Pokemon: Detective Pikachu hits theaters on May 10th! On Saturday, May 11th, EC is celebrating its release! The first 100 Guests at 11am will receive a “Free Comic Book Day 2019” POKEMON I CHOSE YOU & POKEMON ADVENTURES COMIC! 15% OFF ALL MANGA all day long!   Also, […]

EC BOOK CLUB: SAGA VOL 4 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples!

Wednesday, June 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, 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 5/01/2019!!!

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: SAVAGE AVENGERS #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Deodato (CA) David Finch The most savage, most unkillable team of characters in the Marvel Universe is assembled! Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And in their midst – Conan the Barbarian! Conan has returned to […]

FREE RPG DAY 2019 / PRIDE MONTH BOOK SALE!

Saturday, June 15th from 11am to 8pm FREE ROLE-PLAYING GAME DAY is an annual gaming event celebrating the joy of tabletop role-playing, popularized by games like DUNGEONS & DRAGONS! Established in 2007, Free RPG Day works with participating hobby game retailers and RPG publishers to bring new and exclusive RPG quickstart rules and adventure modules […]

EC YARD SALE!

Saturday, May 25th from 11am to 6pm Store remains open until 8pm It’s time once again for an EC favorite! Our Yard Sale is back, and we’ve got lots of new additions for you to pick up, at prices that are sure to make you smile! Shop our outdoor display of DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS on… […]

New Comics & Books for 4/24/2019

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: THANOS #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tini Howard (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Jeff Dekal THANOS IS DEAD! Executed by the deadliest assassin in the galaxy…his daughter, Gamora. But before their relationship came to a bloody end, how did it begin? Find out in this all […]

New Comics & Books for 4/17/19

Click here for the full list of new releases! Featured Comics: STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Roge Antonia, More (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Elia Bonetti ENTER SHADOW WING! THE EMPIRE’S SALVATION! THE REBELLION’S DOOM! As the war against the REBELLION stretches on, it is the innocent people of the GALACTIC […]

Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected JUNE 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 #367, APRIL 2019 (for books arriving […]