Category Archives: Games!

New Games! 6/22/2018

CHOCOBO CRYSTAL HUNT CARD GAME Help the Chocobos on their crystal hunt! In Chocobo’s Crystal Hunt, you send your cute Chocobos on a journey to steal your opponents’ crystals…before they can steal yours! Use your intuition and observation skills in this fast-paced, fun and addictive game.     MAGIC THE GAHTERING: GLOBAL SERIES – JIANG […]

New Games! 6/15/2018

FUNEGON PARTY Stack dice on your forehead, bounce dice into the box, knock down a meeple surrounded by dice, balance a meeple on a stick — these and many more wacky quests await a traditional dungeon party in the nontraditional dungeon crawler Fungeon Party. Each quest adds 30 seconds to the game, and an average […]

EC YARD SALE!!!

Saturday, June 23rd from 11am to about 6pm DEEP, DEEP, DISCOUNTS on books, comics, games, toys, and more!!! Yard Sale ends by 6pm, but the store remains open until 8pm as usual!

New Games! 6/8/2018

MAGIC THE GATHERING: BATTLEBOND Welcome to Battlebond, where competitors battle in pairs. Recruit a trusted partner and fight shoulder-to-shoulder, hand-in-hand, or back-to-back for glory and the roar of the crowd! Forge an unbreakable bond with your combat companion and claim your place in the pantheon of champions!     UNLOCK! SERIES 3 Unlock! Secret Adventures […]

Free RPG Day, with Firegirl!!!

Saturday, June 16th 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!!! Of course, no one gets you into the game like EC, so… Join us on Sat., June 16th, when the FIRST 100 ADULT GUESTS at 11am […]

New Games! 6/1/2018

MARVEL CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS: BATTLEREALM Choose your Champion, Enter the Contest! Inspired by the critically acclaimed mobile game, Contest of Champions: Battlerealm is a game of combat, strategy, and chance. Choose one of 13 fan-favorite Marvel champions, including Contest of Champions exclusives like Guillotine and Civil Warrior, roll the dice, and carefully allocate your ISO-8 […]

GAMING IN JUNE 2018 AT EC!

Every Wednesday from 6 – 8pm, EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play, where our friendly and patient friends from All Things Nerdy will teach you the game and answer your questions! Then you can join us for Open Play of the featured game, or any of […]

MEMORIAL DAY SALE!!!

Monday, May 28th from 11am to 7pm 10% OFF ALL GRAPHIC NOVELS & BOOKS! 10% OFF ALL GAMES AND GAMING SUPPLIES!

New Games! 5/25/2018

WAY OF THE PANDA Way of the Panda is a worker-placement game in which players control three different figures — monk, merchant, and warrior — on a board. With a worker-placement mechanism, the players choose their action to move around the board, build buildings, train their character in fighting, and gain wisdom (which nets victory […]

Versus System 2PCG Tournament!

  Sunday, June 24th from 1pm 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! PRIZES! An Organized Play Kit (most likely #5) will be used as prize support. First place gets to choose either the […]

New Games! 5/18/2018

MORDENKAINEN’S TOME OF FOES Discover the truth about the great conflicts of the D&D multiverse in this supplement for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. This tome is built on the writings of the renowned wizard from the world of Greyhawk, gathered over a lifetime of research and scholarship. In his travels to other realms and […]

MARVEL HEROCLIX: AVENGERS INFINITY RELEASE DAY ORGANIZED PLAY TOURNAMENT (CONSTRUCTED)

Saturday, May 19th from 4pm to 8pm Cost of Entry is $3 per person. We will be playing for a to-be-announced exclusive figure from the brand new Marvel HeroClix: Avengers Infinity set! Exclusive Maps will also be distributed while supplies last. 400 points, Modern Age.

Upcoming Games! 5/11/2018

Hello all! It’s been a slow week for board game releases, so I want to take this time to point out some upcoming releases that we here at EC are super excited about!!!     Dungeons and Dragons RPG: Mordenkainen`s Tome of Foes (Pre Release 5/18) Mordenkainen hails from the City of Greyhawk, but over […]

New Games! 5/4/2018

BARKER’S ROW Barker’s Row is a 2-4 player game in which you are a carnival barker trying to fill your 3D chipboard seats with “rube” meeples by playing the most fantastic attractions. You draft these barker cards from a community pool and play them into the midway. Then you use those cards to play one […]

INFINITY WAR! VERSUS SYSTEM 2PCG TOURNAMENT

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! Every card in your deck must have a Marvel logo (no Aliens or Predator cards). Legal Main Characters: Avengers Captain America Hulk Iron Man Defenders Dr. Strange Guardians Drax […]

GAMING IN MAY 2018 AT EC!

Every Wednesday from 6 – 8pm, EC and All Things Nerdy host “EC Game Night” where you can Learn & Play, where our friendly and patient friends from All Things Nerdy will teach you the game and answer your questions! Then you can join us for Open Play of the featured game, or any of […]

New Games! 4/27/2018

It’s the last new games post before tomorrow’s International Tabletop Day event! Don’t forget to invite all your friends and come have a great day of Board Games, Raffles, and Sales!!!   SPACE BASE In Space Base, players assume the roles of Commodores of a small fleet of ships. Ships begin docked at their stations […]

INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY!!!

Saturday, April 28th from 11am to 8pm It’s the biggest event of the year for game-lovers, and EC gets you in the game like no one else, during our International Tabletop Day celebration!!! International Tabletop Day is an annual event celebrating tabletop games, and the people who love to play them – or want to […]

New Games! 4/20/2018

It’s another big week of games, a perfect time to pick up a new game before International Table Top Day!!!   SUNSET OVER WATER Sometimes you need to get off the beaten path to find a beautiful landscape to paint. Wake up early, hike deep into nature, and find your perfect spot. Some paintings sell […]

SLAP CAT CARD GAME RAFFLE!!!

Wednesday, April 18th from 11am to 8pm Cat-lovers rejoice!!! There is yet another cat-based card game that’s just as much fun as our real feline friends!!! Slap Cat is a fast-paced game of cards where you, as a mad scientist, set out to create the most adorable cat ever!!! Your helped with such can’t-miss accessories […]

  • Categories!

  • EC on eBay!

  • Social!

  • Rate us!

    If you are happy with your EC experience, rate us on Google!

    If you are not, please email our General Manager with your feedback, and we will do our best to make it right for you.

    We want to be the best part of your day!

  • EC email!

    Give us your email address, and you'll get the weekly EC email!

    Join Our Email List

    Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you may unsubscribe at any time.

  • Store Info!

    4902 113th Ave N
    Clearwater, FL 33760
    727-398-BOOK (2665)

    Store Hours:
    Sun 12–6
    Mon-Tue 11-7

    Wed–Sat 11–8

    Holiday Hours:
    • New Year’s Day: regular hours
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: regular hours
    • President’s Day: regular hours
    • Good Friday: regular hours
    • Easter Sunday: closed
    • Memorial Day: regular hours
    • Independence Day: if Mon-Sat, 11-6; if Sun, closed
    • Labor Day: regular hours
    • Halloween: regular hours
    • Veterans Day: regular hours
    • Thanksgiving: closed
    • Christmas Eve: open-6
    • Christmas Day: closed
    • New Year’s Eve: open-6
  • EC in-store comics subscription service!

  • Join our Team!

  • Recent Posts!

  • EC Facebook feed!

    TOMORROW (AND SUNDAY) IS THE BIG DAY!!! YARD SALE DAY @ EC!!!

    Tomorrow is the BIG Day at EC as we present one of your favorite EC events... the Yard Sale at EC! event!!!

    Get DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS on BOOKS, COMICS, GAMES, TOYS, COLLECTIBLES & MORE!!!

    The Yard Sale runs from 11am-6pm, and then all remaining Yard Sale items will be available in our Hub, (the center of the store), until we close at 8pm, and will be avaialble again on Sunday from Noon - 6pm!!!

    NO ONE offers you SAVINGS like Emerald City Comics!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 days ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    2 days ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    2 days ago

    Emerald City Comics

    HAPPY PRIDE WEEKEND!!!

    June is LGBT Pride Month, and this weekend is St Pete Pride!!!

    At EC, we celebrate diversity daily in our employees, our Guests, and the merchandise we offer!!!

    Regardless of who you are, where you're from, or who you love, your friends at Emerald City LOVE our straight and LGBTQ friends, and welcome ALL to be part of our huge, amazing EC Family!!!

    ENJOY A SAFE & HAPPY PRIDE WEEKEND, EVERYONE!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 days ago

    Emerald City Comics

    CHOCOBO CRYSTAL HUNT CARD GAME

    Help the Chocobos on their crystal hunt!

    In Chocobo's Crystal Hunt, you send your cute Chocobos on a journey to steal your opponents' crystals...before they can steal yours! Use your intuition and observation skills in this fast-paced, fun and addictive game.

    MAGIC THE GAHTERING: GLOBAL SERIES - JIANG YANGGU VS MU YANLING

    These Global Series decks, featuring all-new cards and characters, represent the work of Chinese writers, artists, and designers, created for Chinese players but now available in the United States.

    STAR WARS X WING: SAW'S RENEGADES

    Take the skies with Saw Gerrera and his renegades with the Saws Renegades Expansion Pack! In this expansion, youll find two ship miniaturesa U-wing and a T-65 X-wing, both pre-painted in the stunning black-and-white paint scheme of Saw Gerreras freedom fighters. With these ten ship cards and fifteen upgrade cards, plus the maneuver dials, tokens, and rules included in this expansion pack, the Saws Renegades Expansion Pack gives you everything that you need to take the fight to the Empire!

    STAR WARS X WING: TIE REAPER

    Engineered as a high-performance troop transport for in-atmosphere missions, the TIE reaper also made its debut in Rogue One. Equipped with advanced ailerons for precise atmospheric maneuvering, thick armor plating, powerful laser cannons, and the capacity to carry elite infantry, this menacing vessel struck fear into Rebel forces across the galaxy. In the TIE Reaper Expansion Pack, youll find the pre-painted TIE reaper miniature, four different ship cards, eleven upgrade cards, a maneuver dial, and all the other tokens that you need to bring the Empires deadliest troopers into the heat of battle.
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    4 days ago

    Emerald City Comics

    CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH WITH EC!

    June is LGBT Pride Month, and St Pete Pride is this weekend!!! If you're looking for stories that feature LGBT characters, EC is the place to go, to find what you're looking for!!!

    You'll find LGBT characters in numerous publications from DC Comics, Marvel, Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, and more on our special hub display in the store!!!

    We've featured just a few of our favorites below that are available now at EC!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    6 days ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    HAPPY FATHER'S DAY FROM EC!!!

    Take Dad to his favorite place, EC of course, during our Father's Day Event at EC! and get free comics, coloring sheets and bookmarks from Marvel at Noon, while supplies last, and take part in our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a Batman FAN PACK from DC Comics for Dad... or even yourself!!!

    Check out the details in the link below!!!

    Today ONLY and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    1 week ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    1 week ago

    Emerald City Comics

    The long-awaited, much-debated new entry in the Star Wars sage, Solo: A Star Wars Story has finally soared its way into theaters, and EC was here to help fans celebrate this exciting new release!!!

    Our Guests were greeted with free Marvel preview magazines from the Star Wars (comic book series), Han Solo block figures, and free passes to see The Incredibles 2, courtesy of Disney and Disney Pixar, and our friends from Monkeys Fighting Robots!!!

    As if that weren't enough, they were then greeted by the always-amazing TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, and their fantastic entertainers!!! We added our own Han Solo and Lando Calrissian, and everyone had a great time!!!

    Of course, our friends from All Things Nerdy were here as well, and we had a special Han Solo Kids and Adult raffle, featuring full Cosmic Card binders from Winn-Dixie, and Tervis Tumblers!!!

    Now that the fun is over, we're ready to see the movie again!!! Thanks to the 501st, and everyone who came out to make our day so much fun!!!The long-awaited, much-debated new entry in the Star Wars sage, Solo\ has finally soared its way into theaters, and EC was here to help fans celebrate this exciting new release!!!

    Our Guests were greeted with free Marvel preview magazines from the Star Wars (comic book series), Han Solo block figures, and free passes to see The Incredibles 2, courtesy of Disney and Disney Pixar, and our friends from Monkeys Fighting Robots!!!

    As if that weren't enough, they were then greeted by the always-amazing TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, and their fantastic entertainers!!! We added our own Han Solo and Lando Calrissian, and everyone had a great time!!!

    Of course, our friends from All Things Nerdy were here as well, and we had a special Han Solo Kids and Adult raffle, featuring full Cosmic Card binders from Winn-Dixie, and Tervis Tumblers!!!

    Now that the fun is over, we're ready to see the movie again!!! Thanks to the 501st, and everyone who came out to make our day so much fun!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    FREE RPG DAY... AND FREE POKEMON FIGURES THIS SAT @ EC!!!

    Join us for Free RPG Day 2018 at EC! and in addition to all sorts of cool RPG swag (see details in the link), the FIRST 150 GUESTS at 11am will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE Pokémon FIGURE!!!

    That's THIS Saturday ONLY, and ONLY at EC!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    Check out these awesome pics from our recent Deadpool Movie Day!!!

    Thanks so much to everyone who came out to celebrate Marvel's Merc with a Mouth!!!20th Century Fox and Marvel's second Deadpool Movie has been a massive hit!!! So, of course, EC hosted a special (and morally questionable) day in his honor!!!

    Our EC Family Members were treated to free Deadpool block figures, and of course, an amazing Deadpool raffle, featuring a Diamond Select Toys action figure, a Deadpool version of Monopoly, and more!!!

    Deadpool has a LOT of friends, so we got visits from Supergirl, Black Cat and more!!! Who knew such a smart-alec could be so popular?!?

    Check out these pics from the event, but we will give a word of WARNING!!! These ARE pics form a DEADPOOL event, so some of the pics are a little more "grown up" than what you'll usually see at our events! There's definitely a PG-13 vibe here, so proceed with caution!!!

    If you still can't get enough Deadpool, stop by and see your friends at EC for the best in Deadpool books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    20th Century Fox and Marvel's second Deadpool Movie has been a massive hit!!! So, of course, EC hosted a special (and morally questionable) day in his honor!!!

    Our EC Family Members were treated to free Deadpool block figures, and of course, an amazing Deadpool raffle, featuring a Diamond Select Toys action figure, a Deadpool version of Monopoly, and more!!!

    Deadpool has a LOT of friends, so we got visits from Supergirl, Black Cat and more!!! Who knew such a smart-alec could be so popular?!?

    Check out these pics from the event, but we will give a word of WARNING!!! These ARE pics form a DEADPOOL event, so some of the pics are a little more "grown up" than what you'll usually see at our events! There's definitely a PG-13 vibe here, so proceed with caution!!!

    If you still can't get enough Deadpool, stop by and see your friends at EC for the best in Deadpool books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more!!!20th Century Fox and Marvel's second Deadpool Movie has been a massive hit!!! So, of course, EC hosted a special (and morally questionable) day in his honor!!!

    Our EC Family Members were treated to free Deadpool block figures, and of course, an amazing Deadpool raffle, featuring a Diamond Select Toys action figure, a Deadpool version of Monopoly, and more!!!

    Deadpool has a LOT of friends, so we got visits from Supergirl, Black Cat and more!!! Who knew such a smart-alec could be so popular?!?

    Check out these pics from the event, but we will give a word of WARNING!!! These ARE pics form a DEADPOOL event, so some of the pics are a little more "grown up" than what you'll usually see at our events! There's definitely a PG-13 vibe here, so proceed with caution!!!

    If you still can't get enough Deadpool, stop by and see your friends at EC for the best in Deadpool books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more!!!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    EC Book Club: Watchmen! is Wednesday, July 11th in "The Hub" in the center of the store!

    The EC Book Club normally meets the FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm to chat about the featured book (it's the SECOND WEDNESDAY this time due to Independence Day).

    We usually begin each meeting with a "Comics 101" slideshow giving some historical, artistic, or social background on the book, and then we dive right into discussion! Here's the Comics 101 slideshow for our previous ECBC meeting for SCOTT PILGRIM VOL 1!EC Book Club\ is Wednesday, July 11th in "The Hub" in the center of the store!

    The EC Book Club normally meets the FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm to chat about the featured book (it's the SECOND WEDNESDAY this time due to Independence Day).

    We usually begin each meeting with a "Comics 101" slideshow giving some historical, artistic, or social background on the book, and then we dive right into discussion! Here's the Comics 101 slideshow for our previous ECBC meeting for SCOTT PILGRIM VOL 1!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    MAGIC THE GATHERING: BATTLEBOND

    Welcome to Battlebond, where competitors battle in pairs. Recruit a trusted partner and fight shoulder-to-shoulder, hand-in-hand, or back-to-back for glory and the roar of the crowd! Forge an unbreakable bond with your combat companion and claim your place in the pantheon of champions!

    UNLOCK! SERIES 3

    Unlock! Secret Adventures features three new "escape room" scenarios that you can play on your tabletop.

    Unlock! is a cooperative card game inspired by escape rooms that uses a simple system which allows you to search scenes, combine objects, and solve riddles. Play Unlock! to embark on great adventures, while seated at a table using only cards and a companion app that can provide clues, check codes, monitor time remaining, etc. The three scenarios are (according to the app):

    -"A Noside Story"
    -"Tombstone Express"
    -"The Adventurers of Oz"

    PROWLERS PASSAGE

    In the heart of the sleeping city, there lies incredible wealth. The city gates are well guarded, but no one is watching what’s under their feet. The dead of night provides just enough cover for you to tunnel your way to untold riches and plunder the city from within. But you must act quickly, because a rival thief has the same plan.

    In Prowler’s Passage, you and your rival burrow into the city through a network of underground passages to grab valuable items while attempting to gain control of key districts. Steal the best items, create the longest passages, and control districts to become the premier prowler!

    On your turn, you must (1) place a passage, then (2) collect the tile where you placed your passage, and (3) move control markers for the districts adjacent to that passage. The tile you collect will either be an item tile, which are scored in sets during each scoring phase, or a shovel tile, which allows you to move control markers further. You might also steal statues and/or complete achievements on your turn.

    MULTIUNIVERSUM

    You’re part of a team of brilliant scientists working on the super secret lab: CERN. While experimenting with teletransportation your team came across a wonderful discovery: portals to new dimensions!

    Just imagine! Once a portal is open a whole new magical dimension is suddenly very close. All you need to do is take one step forward and you're there.

    The problem is... The crazy wild creatures from those other dimensions can now walk in.

    Oh no.

    Close the portals NOW!

    Multiuniversum is a card game puzzle in which players use actions on their cards to do research, move between 5 modules of the Hadron Collider, preparing tools so they can close portals to alternative realities.

    Each player has 3 cards on hand and 3 actions to make during their turn. Using these cards players can:

    -do research (draw 2 cards)
    -prepare a tool
    -move to any machine module
    -close portal
    -use module ability

    When the player closes a portal he gets a sample from this universe (allows player to get bonus points) and knowledge points - described on card.

    Each 5 modules open 5 portals. The game ends immediately when three portals piles have run out. The scientist who got the most knowledge points receive a Nobel prize and wins the game.
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    THE NEW HALLOWEEN TRAILER IS HERE!!! BOO!!!

    In a world of reboots, re-imaginings and retcons, no one would blame you for rolling your eyes at yet another Hollywood makeover of a beloved classic!

    This time, however, we're feeling chills - in a good way - about Blumhouse Productions,Universal Studios, and Miramax's upcoming Halloween Movie!!!

    It has Director John Carpenter's blessing, (he and Jamie Lee Curtis are exec-producing), the script is co-written by Danny McBride (actor), and Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her role as Laurie Strode... and she's going to put an end to Halloween Michael Myers once and for all!!!

    Check out the trailer below, and if you're wanting to get into the spirit of Halloween today, stop by and see your friends at Emerald City Comics!!!

    We've scared up lots of horror books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more for you to engage with... with the lights on, of course!!!

    ENJOY!!!Subscribe for more official Trailers, TV Spots, Movie Clips, Featurettes and exclusive content!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook

    2 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics
    View on Facebook

    3 weeks ago

    Emerald City Comics

    EC IN THE NEWS!!!

    Tune in tonight to FOX 13 News - Tampa Bay at 10pm to see Barry Wong's profile on Emerald City Comics!!!

    Neil and Darryl will be talking about how comic culture and a string of comic book-based blockbuster films are affecting the comics industry!!!

    Edited to add the link to the story!
    www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/comic-book-shops-reap-benefits-of-movie-popularity
    ... See MoreSee Less

    View on Facebook
  • Archives!