Category Archives: Events & Announcements!

Thank you!

THANK YOU to all of our “EC Family Members” for helping to keep Emerald City in business by shopping here on a regular basis! Everything we do here at EC begins with our gratitude to you for buying your comics and games and collectibles here. Can we ask a favor? We’d LOVE your help in […]

EC ‘PAINT AND TAKE’ EVENT: OWLBEAR!

Saturday, February 22nd from 2pm to 4pm in our Events Room Join Emerald City Comics for a ‘Paint and Take’ event! Get your hands on the ‘D&D Nolzur’s Marvelous Miniatures: Owlbear‘ figure and join in with friends and family in this exciting ‘Paint & Take’ event here at EC! New and experienced painters welcome. Space […]

EC BOOK CLUB – LOCKE & KEY: WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT TP

Wednesday, February 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 […]

2019’s BEST-SELLING BOOKS & COMICS AT EC!

Here’s our top 50 best-selling books in 2019: MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 MY HERO ACADEMIA GN VOL 01 ISOLA TP VOL 01 SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 01 APOCALYPSE SUITE MISTER MIRACLE TP – TOM KING & MITCH GERADS ADVENTURE ZONE GN VOL 01 HERE THERE BE GERBLINS IMMORTAL […]

Back Issue Comics Sale!

Saturday, January 11th from 11am to 8pm Includes all back issue comics on the main sales floor! Excludes vintage, key, and consignment comics. 99¢ EACH if the guide price is under $5! 50% OFF guide price if it’s $5 or more! 99¢ EACH for all black-marked $1.99 Comics – or 10 for $7.99! 49¢ EACH […]

GAMING IN JANUARY 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 […]

Free “Batman Who Laughs” BLOCK offer!

  Starting Saturday, January 4th at 11am – buy at least 3 BLOCKS figures and get a FREE “Batman Who Laughs” BLOCKS minifigure! (while supplies last). THE BATMAN WHO LAUGHS is the evil counterpart and alternate version of Batman within the multiverse. He is depicted as a hybrid of both Batman (Bruce Wayne) and Batman’s […]

VERSUS SYSTEM 2PCG TOURNAMENT!

Sunday, January 19th from 12:30pm to 4pm This event will start at 1pm. Please arrive by 12:30 to register and get pairings done. $5 entry fee, and all players get a foil card! RULES! “PHOTOGRAPHIC FORMAT” – you must use a Photographic Universe deck. During this Format you can use cards from the following expansions: […]

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER DAY!

Saturday, December 14th from 11am to 8pm We’re celebrating STAR WARS in anticipation of the 12/20/2019 release of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER! FREE ‘Boba Fett’ or ‘Star Wars Adventures’ comic for the first 100 Guests! FREE Star Wars stickers for the kids, while supplies last!     The 501st LEGION TAMPA BAY SQUAD will be […]

TABLETOP GAMING CELEBRATION!

We’re sharing our love of tabletop gaming! FREE HeroClix Miniatures Game random DC or MARVEL Limited Edition superhero figure for the first 50 Guests!   FREE all-day raffle* – THREE WINNERS will each get to pick TWO GAMES from the following (first come, first served): Light & Dark Multiuniversum The Stars Align Visioo Welcome to […]

GAMING IN DECEMBER 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 […]

Fake reviews of EC!

Unfortunately, we are the target of “review sabotage” on Google, and possibly other sites or social media. Regular Guests would know that these incidents seem “off,” but we are saddened that a new potential EC Guest might see these fake reviews and be misled. These recent 1-star reviews are fake, written by an eBay seller […]

LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY / DR. WHO DAY!

Saturday, November 23rd from 11am to 8pm On this day in 1963, the British science-fiction television show DOCTOR WHO first premiered! We’re celebrating with a double give-away… A FREE DOCTOR WHO random BLOCKS figure AND a DOCTOR WHO – 13TH DOCTOR comic book for the first 100 Guests! FREE ‘FROZEN’ STICKERS for our younger Guests! […]

‘BLACK FRIDAY’ WEEKEND SALE!

  Friday, Nov. 29th IT’S OUR BLACK FRIDAY SALE! 25% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE EXCEPT NEW COMICS 11AM-3PM! THIS INCLUDES GRAPHIC NOVELS, BACK ISSUES, VINTAGE BACK ISSUES, TOYS, STATUES, GAMES, APPAREL, POSTERS, TRADING CARDS, AND SUPPLIES FOR COMICS AND CARDS AND GAMES! OUR 25% OFF ‘BLACK FRIDAY’ SALE WILL INCLUDE OUR ALREADY CLEARANCE-PRICED REMAINING […]

EC BOOK CLUB: VISION BY TOM KING COMPLETE COLLECTION TP!

EC BOOK CLUB: VISION BY TOM KING COMPLETE COLLECTION TP! Wednesday, January 8th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm The Emerald City Book Club normally 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. This time, it’s the SECOND WEDNESDAY because […]

EC BOOK CLUB: SAGA VOL 5 BY BRIAN K VAUGHAN AND FIONA STAPLES!

Wednesday, December 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 […]

HELD OVER – EC GARAGE SALE!

WE’RE CONTINUING THE GARAGE SALE TODAY, SUNDAY 11/17/19, FROM NOON TO 6PM!!! (please disregard the “11AM” in the image – that was our opening time Saturday) Saturday, November 16th from 11am to 6pm It’s time once again for an EC favorite! Our Garage Sale is back, and we’ve got lots of new additions for you […]

EC SIGNING: ANDREA & ROBERTO MOLINARI WITH ROB ANDERSIN!

Saturday, November 2nd from 11am to 2pm (store remains open until 8pm) FREE “indie” comic for the first 100 Guests! (each Guest will receive a random age-appropriate comic from a selection of promotional comics from publishers such as Image, Fantagraphics, Boom, Action Lab, and Aspen) Meet comics creators Andrea Lorenzo Molinari, Roberto Xavier Molinari, and […]

GAMING IN NOVEMBER 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 […]

Harassment Guidelines

(Just to salve any potential worries: Nothing happened to spur this – we just want to assure new Guests and Team Members that we’ll do our best to make sure nothing bad DOES happen! We like the idea of potential new Guests online and actual new Guests entering the store seeing “EC is a safe […]