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TEMPORARY STORE HOURS!

These are our temporary store hours, while our storefront is closed to Guests during the COVID-19 threat (we are still here for curbside delivery and mail order!): Sunday 12-6 Friday 11-7 All other days 11-6

EC BOOK CLUB – SAGA VOL 6 BY BRIAN K VAUGHAN & FIONA STAPLES!

Wednesday, May 6th 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 conferencing using ZOOM if there is still a COVID-19 “stay at home” order), to chat about the featured book. We usually […]

Lady Mechanika’s Joe Benitez helps comic book shops during the coronavirus pandemic!

  http://www.joebenitez.com   And if you’re new to Lady Mechanika, here’s a link to read Issue #0 (from the FCBD issue) for FREE! http://www.joebenitez.com/lmfcbdissue0

TKO Studios helps comic book shops during the Coronavirus threat!

We carry some of TKO’s graphic novels, such as SARA by Garth Ennis and Steve Epting! We offer curbside pickup and mail order if you are uncomfortable entering a storefront right now – just call 727-398-2665 or email orders@emeraldcitycomics.com! And our friends at TKO Studios have an offer of their own to help comic book […]

“NEW2U” COMIC BOOK DAY!

Wednesday, April 1st from 11am to 8pm Since our comics distributor has temporarily suspended shipping during the COVID-19 crisis, we won’t have a new comics shipment for Wednesday 4/1/2020. …but – EVERY comic and graphic novel is new to SOMEONE! We still have many comics on our NEW WALL and tons of graphic novels! Now’s […]

FREE COMICS FOR BORED KIDS!

We still have FREE 5-packs of comic books available for pickup while supplies last! We ask that you please respect a 1-per-household limit so we can get these into the hands of as many different folks as possible. As you can see in the photo, the selection is a wide variety of comics that will […]

VAULT ANNOUNCES LOCAL COMIC SHOP GIFT CARD INITIATIVE!

Buy a Gift Certificate at Emerald City Comics, and Vault Comics will send you free advance copies of HEAVY #1 and HUNDRED WOLVES #1, months in advance! Vault Announces Local Comic Shop Gift Card Initiative Vault’s LCS Gift Card Initiative has five easy steps: Call, email, or reach out via social media to your local […]

Sell your “indie comics” at EC!

Emerald City is always happy to sell local/indie creators’ comics on consignment! First, we review the work to ensure it’s relevant to our Guests and our image (creators can stop in with a sample of their work, or send a sample to email@emeraldcitycomics.com). If approved, we display the work on consignment, and split the cover […]

EC BOOK CLUB – FRANKENSTEIN HC by JUNJI ITO – on Zoom!

EC BOOK CLUB – FRANKENSTEIN HC JUNJI ITO STORY COLLECTION!  Wednesday, APRIL 1ST from 6:30pm to 7:30pm on Zoom!  https://zoom.us/download “EC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.” Topic: EC Book Club: FRANKENSTEIN by Junji Ito! Time: Apr 1, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/535209974 Meeting ID: 535 […]

COVID-19 update for our EC Family!

Our 03/24/2020 new comics shipment was the last one for what should hopefully be a short time. Everyone’s comic book distributor, Diamond Comic Distributors, has TEMPORARILY shut several of their warehouses due to the Coronavirus. Some printing outlets have also been closed due to the pandemic. Many states have ordered all non-essential work places closed […]

“EC Curbside Delivery” and Mail Order!

Starting Friday, April 3rd, Emerald City Comics will be able to offer only “curbside delivery” and mail order through April 30th, in compliance with the state-wide COVID-19 orders on 4/1/20 and 4/2/20: call us at 727-398-2665 or email us at orders@emeraldcitycomics.com with your order, and we’ll give you your total (with shipping if mail order) […]

GARAGE SALE LEFTOVERS 50% OFF!

Saturday, March 14th from 11am to 6pm (store remains open until 8pm) We still have a bunch of books, comics, games, and toys left over from the Garage Sale; so here’s what we’re gonna do: All items left over from the Garage Sale will be 50% OFF the already-low Garage Sale prices! (We will enter […]

GAMING IN MARCH 2020!

Every Wednesday EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play a featured game from 6-7pm, then stay for Open Play of that game from 7-8pm — or any of our gaming demos of your choice! Saturdays’ “EC Game Day” events with All Things Nerdy run from Noon-2pm, and […]

BOOK SIGNING: ROB ANDERSIN!

Saturday, March 21st from 11am to 2pm Meet comics creator ROB ANDERSIN from 11am to 2pm!** Mr. AnderSiN – The INDIE DEVIL – is The UNBOXABLE ADVOCATING CREATOR who is the Devilish Indie Comic Book Creator who will tempt you with his tales! The INDIE DEVIL will talk about the POWER of being an INDIE […]

MARVEL COMICS GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!

Saturday, February 22nd at 11am Celebrating the release of an all-new WOLVERINE #1 on Wednesday 2/19/20! This is the first ongoing Wolverine series since October 2014, when the previous series concluded, leading into the “Death of Wolverine” miniseries! FREE randomly-chosen recent Marvel Comics #1 issue for the first 100 Guests! Our younger Guests will receive […]

GARAGE SALE!

  Saturday, March 7th from 11am to 6pm (store remains open until 8pm) It’s time once again for an EC favorite! Our Garage 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 displays of DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS on… […]

EC BOOK CLUB – MONSTRESS TP VOL 02: THE BLOOD!

Wednesday, March 4th 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 […]

GAMING IN FEBRUARY 2020!

Every Wednesday EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play a featured game from 6-7pm, then stay for Open Play of that game from 7-8pm — or any of our gaming demos of your choice! Saturdays’ “EC Game Day” events with All Things Nerdy run from Noon-2pm, and […]

GET $1 OFF FINGER GUNS #1 DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE!

Offer valid from February 26th through March 3rd! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) FINGER GUNS #1 Vault Comics Story by Justin Richards Art by Val Halvorson $3.99 – ONLY $2.99 DURING ITS FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! Two troubled teenagers discover they can manipulate emotions by […]

GET $1 OFF “ON THE STUMP” #1 DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE!

Offer valid from February 19th through the 25th! (Price will be automatically reduced at the register; does not combine with any other discounts) ON THE STUMP #1 Image ComicsWritten by Chuck Brown Illustrated by Prenzy $3.99 – ONLY $2.99 DURING ITS FIRST WEEK OF RELEASE! SERIES PREMIERE! Each issue of arc one features a connecting […]

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