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 for an unspecified amount of time. With the warehouses closed, there is no way to process and ship the comics. With so many businesses around the country being forced to close, it also doesn’t make sense to keep shipping new material when there’s no one to receive it and no way for many of them to sell it. Diamond is “shutting down” their receiving of new material until it is safe and effective to start shipping again.

What does this mean for YOU, comics reader? New comics will be delayed for a little while, until we’re in the clear from this virus. On the other hand, Emerald City has TONS of comics and graphic novels in stock for your reading pleasure! Now’s the time to get caught up on your subscription file, or any comic book stories you’ve been meaning to read! We are still getting some new shipments of tabletop games and toys & collectibles! And we’re still buying private collections of comics, games, and toys that we don’t already have!

We are still open for now! 12-6 Sundays, 11-7 Mon & Tue, 11-8 Wed-Sat.

We continue to look out for everyone’s health and safety: we are regularly cleaning surfaces with disinfectant wipes, washing our hands, and using hand sanitizer. We are monitoring the amount of Guests in the store at one time, and also practicing ‘social distancing’ with everyone in the store at any given time – giving everyone expanded “personal space”!

If you are not comfortable entering the store, no worries! We offer “curbside” pickup and mail order – call us at 727-398-2665 or email us at!

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