Category Archives: Events & Announcements!

X-MEN DAY!

Saturday, August 3rd from 11am to 8pm Celebrating the July 24th and 31st releases of the all-new X-Men comic book series, HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X! FREE “X-Men” comics for the first Guests! FREE all-day raffle* for an X-MEN PACK: HOUSE OF X #1 AND POWERS OF X #1 BROOKS CONNECTING VARIANTS (FORMING […]

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 […]

SPIDER-MAN FAR FROM HOME DAY!

Saturday, July 6th from 11am to 8pm Celebrating the July 5th release of the film SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME! FREE Spider-Man FCBD 2019 comic book for the first 100 Guests! FREE all-day raffle* for a SPIDER-MAN FAN PACK: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (2015) SPIDER-MAN “SEASON ONE” HARDCOVER GRAPHIC NOVEL AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TIN SIGN MARVEL UNIVERSE SPIDER-MAN […]

MLB All-Star Break: AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL SHOWCASE!

Celebrating our national pastime and the MLB All-Star Break! From Tuesday 7/9 through Sunday 7/14 we will be showcasing our autographed baseballs and batting helmets in “The Hub” at the center of the store – at low low prices! We have a huge selection of Tampa Bay Rays!

GAMING IN JULY 2019

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 […]

POP!-a-palooza!

Saturday, July 27th from 11am to 8pm EC celebrates your favorite collectibles with the return of one of your favorite EC events … it’s the return of POP!-a-palooza! Save on all of your favorite characters, complete your collections, and find new favorites during this special sales event! 10% OFF ALL POP! VINYLS AND ALL OTHER […]

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 […]

HELP ME GROW PINELLAS!

Sarah Richardson, the Outreach Coordinator for the Help Me Grow Pinellas program at 211 Tampa Bay Cares, will be here on Saturday, June 22nd from 11am to 1pm with some freebies for kids and information for families about the program! Help Me Grow is part of a national initiative that is a free service that […]

$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 […]

STRANGER THINGS DAY!

Saturday, June 29th from 11am to 8pm Celebrating the July 4th release of Stranger Things Season 3! FREE Stranger Things FCBD2019 comic book for the first 100 Guests! FREE all-day raffle* for a STRANGER THINGS FAN PACK: STRANGER THINGS TP VOL 01 OTHER SIDE POP STRANGER THINGS ELEVEN HOSPITAL GOWN VINYL FIGURE STRANGER THINGS DART […]

GAMING IN JUNE 2019

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 […]

STAR WARS GAME DAY!

It’s a game day centered around all things STAR WARS! On Saturday, June 8th, from 2-6pm, join us for an open play event for Star Wars Legion, Star Wars Destiny, and Star Wars X-Wing!   We will have multiple tables set up with game mats for X-Wing and Legion and space for Destiny!   Promo […]

INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY 2019!

Saturday, June 1st from 11am to 8pm INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY is an annual event celebrating tabletop games, and the people who play them — or want to START playing them! All day long, on Saturday, June 1st, ALL GAMES AND GAMING MERCHANDISE will be 15% OFF! This includes board games, trading card games, miniatures games, […]

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 […]

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 […]