Disney / PIXAR Animation Day! Newsletter 3/11/16

 

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DISNEY PIXAR ANIMATION DAY!!!
Saturday, March 12th from 11am to 9pm

“The Good Dinosaur” recently made its BluRay/DVD debut, and “Inside Out” just won an Oscar for “Best Animated Feature,” so to celebrate, join us on Sat., March 12th, when…

The FIRST 150 GUESTS at 11am ONLY will receive a FREE “INSIDE OUT” STICKER!!!

PLUS, SAVE 10% On ALL KIDS & ANIMATION BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

And, ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 DISNEY / PIXAR FAN PACKS!!!

The Fan Packs consist of:
1 INSIDE OUT MAGIC 8 BALL
1 “THE GOOD DINOSAUR CINESTORY COMIC” BOOK (378 pages!)
1 “DISNEY / PIXAR COMICS TREASURY” (800 pages!)
1 THE GOOD DINOSAUR: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE” HARDCOVER, and
1 BING BONG POP! VINYL FIGURE!!!

All winners will be called on Monday, March 14th!!!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible. ONE entry PER PERSON, please. To keep the raffle fair to all entrants, multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.)

 

 

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BOARD GAME MEETUP
Saturday, March 12th from 5pm to 9pm

Do you enjoy Board games? Got a fantastic new game and no one at home to play it with? Well, bring it on down to our Emerald City Board Game Meet-Ups!

No purchase necessary to come down and have fun! The festivities start at 5pm. Even if you don’t have your own games to play, fear not — we have a wide variety of free-to-play demonstration copies for anyone to use in our game room!

Drink and snack purchases are available!

Our Board Game Meet-ups are open to all — players under age 13 are welcome with an adult.

 

 

POKEMON
POKEMON YOUTH LEAGUE
Sundays from 4pm to 6pm

Ages 8-16
New players always welcome!

Our Pokémon Youth League provides a nearby place for you to get together with other fans of both the Pokémon Trading Card Game and the Pokémon video games, and have some fun!

Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do!

What IS the Pokémon Trading Card Game?

Download the rules here…
http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-tcg/rules

…or stop by during our events to see first-hand how the game is played!

“You are a Pokémon Trainer! You travel across the land, battling other Trainers with your Pokémon, creatures that love to battle and that have amazing powers! Your deck of cards represents your Pokémon as well as items and allies that help you on your adventures.

Trading card games are strategy based and use collectible cards to let each player customize his or her game. The best way to learn to play the Pokémon TCG is with a Trainer Kit. This has two ready-to-play decks that walk you through the game, step by step. From there, try a theme deck to get an idea of the different kinds of decks out there. Once you’re ready, you can start building your collection of cards with Pokémon TCG booster packs. Trade with your friends for the strongest Pokémon or collect all your favorites! Then, build your own 60-card deck, play with your friends, and show off your own personal Pokémon team!

In the Pokémon TCG, your Pokémon battle your opponent’s Pokémon. The first player to take all of his or her Prize cards wins! Also, if your opponent cannot draw a card at the beginning of his or her turn, or has no Pokémon left in play, you win the game!”

 

 

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CLEARWATER COMIC CON & NEAL ADAMS GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!
Wednesday, March 16th from 11am to 9pm

The Clearwater Comic Con 2016 is Sat., March 19th from Noon-6pm, and EC will be there!!! Plus, DC recently celebrated a month of Neal Adams variant covers!!!

Join us on Wed., March 16th, when EC recognizes the library’s event with the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am & 7pm receiving a FREE DC ESSENTIALS BOOKMARK!!!

AND, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 sets of NEAL ADAMS VARIANT COVERS from the FIRST TWO WEEKS of FEBRUARY!!!

All winners will be called on Friday, March 18th!!!

*Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)

 

 

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STAR WARS X-WING MINIATURES GAME NIGHT
Thurday, March 17th from 6pm to 9pm
and every other Thursday

Emerald City is proud to present an evening for casual game play of the popular and exciting Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game!

We will have a staff member on hand to teach this game, and to get people involved in playing duels with other participants. We have several 3×3′ gaming areas and four 2×2′ demo tables to play on for quicker games.

What IS the Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game?

For more information, rules and how to play video:
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/x-wing/

“Control the most advanced starfighters and outstanding pilots in the galaxy! In the X-Wing Miniatures Game, you take the role of squad leader and command a group of merciless Imperial or daring Rebel pilots in furious ship-to-ship space combat.

Featuring stunningly detailed and painted miniatures, X-Wing recreates exciting Star Wars space battles from small engagements of only a couple of craft to large conflicts where multiple squadrons clash. Select and equip your ships, pick your crew, plan your attack, and complete your mission!”

 

 

HeroClix
HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT – BIZARRO, OR NOT TO BIZARRO?
Friday, March 18th from 6:30pm to 9pm

$5 entry fee.

Modern Age (recent tournament-legal minis only). 400 pt constructed, with a twist! At the beginning of each round, it will be randomly determined whether that round is a Bizarro round or not. If the round IS a Bizarro round, all characters will start on their last click, and turn their dials clockwise, instead of counter-clockwise, that game.

We will be playing for the Superman Enemy OP kit, consisting of limited edition game pieces for Lobo, Composite Superman, and an all-new sculpt featuring President Lex Luthor!

WHAT IS HEROCLIX?

Read the rulebook to find out more…
http://heroclix.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/2014-HeroClix-Core-Rulebook.pdf

…or stop by during a tournament to see how it’s played!

“The HeroClix Core Game is a tabletop combat game using 3-D collectible miniature figures of your favorite characters. By building a force from your collection of figures, you can take on the roles of your favorite characters and challenge your friends to epic battles!

What you need to play:
Any number of players can play a game of HeroClix, but the game plays best with two to four players. For a two-player game, you will need the following: a selection of characters, a rule book, 1 game map, 1 Powers and Abilities Card, and 2 six-sided dice (2d6). You might find that a few coins or other small objects to use as action tokens and a length of string or other object to use as a straight edge will help you play the game. When playing an advanced game with Powers and Tactics, you may also need 6 object tokens and terrain markers.”

 

 

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CLEARWATER COMIC CON DAY @ EC!!!
Saturday, March 19th from 11am to 9pm

We’re thrilled to be part of the Clearwater Library Comic Con on Sat., March 19th from Noon-6pm!!! We’ll be there with BATMAN & WOLVERINE, LIVE and IN-PERSON!!! We also invite you to extend your Comic Con experience even further, by stopping by to see us after the Con for our special BOOK-LOVERS RAFFLE!!!

ALL GUESTS on Sat., March 19th can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 BOOK-LOVERS FAN PACKS!!!

The Fan Packs consist of:
1 CIVIL WAR paperback,
1 BATMAN VOL. 1: THE COURT OF OWLS paperback,
1 WALKING DEAD Vol. 1: DAYS GONE BYE  paperback, and
1 RAT QUEENS VOL. 1: SASS & SORCERY paperback!!!

We’ll also have a SECOND FAN PACK RAFFLE just for KIDS!!!

The KIDS’ BOOK-LOVERS FAN PACKS consist of:
1 FROZEN LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK,
1 DC SUPERFRIENDS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK FAVORITES,
1 MARVEL MASTERPIECE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 paperback, and
1 MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC VOL. 1 paperback!!!

All winners will be called on Monday, March 21st!!!

* Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible. ONE entry PER PERSON, please. To keep the raffle fair to all entrants, multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.)

 

 

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EASTER CELEBRATION WITH FLASH & SUPERGIRL!!!
Saturday, March 26th from 11am to 9pm

Join us for a day of family fun during our annual EASTER EGG HUNT, with special guest hosts FLASH & SUPERGIRL,** who will be celebrating their TV cross-over event, which premieres on Monday, March 28th!!!

ALL GUESTS can roam the store looking for Easter Eggs filled with candy, toys, stickers, and EC Coupons and EC GIFT CERTIFICATES!!!

ONLY at Emerald City, where your BEST memories are HERE!!!

Keep checking our Facebook page for more details!
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** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC’s Facebook Page or contact the store for updates.

 

 

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Featured Comic Books:

 

DISNEY PRINCESS 1
DISNEY PRINCESS #1
JOE BOOKS INC.
(W/A/CA) Amy Mebberson
Disney’s beloved heroines have returned in this hilarious collection of Disney Princess comic strips! Featuring laugh-out-loud stories from the worlds of Ariel, Belle, Rapunzel, Tiana, Cinderella, Aurora, and more, this charming new ongoing series will make all your royal dreams come true!

 

HAUNTED MANSION 1
HAUNTED MANSION #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Jorge Coehlo (CA) E.M. Gist
WELCOME, FOOLISH MORTALS, TO THE HAUNTED MANSION!
It seems that no one lives in the elegant mansion on the hill…but then where’s that creepy organ music coming from? Are the iron gates meant to keep people out…or some things in? Get ready to meet the 999 ghosts of the Haunted Mansion…but be warned, they’re looking for the 1000th! The delightfully chilling Disney attraction comes to (after)life in an all-new story, penned by JOSHUA WILLAMSON with art by JORGE COELHO! Don’t miss the next great Disney Kingdoms adventure, and the most spine-tingling experience you’ll find this side of a Doom Buggy!
Rated T

 

INFINITY ENTITY 1
INFINITY ENTITY #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jim Starlin (A/CA) Alan Davis
FROM THE PAGES OF THE THANOS: THE INFINITY RELATIVITY OGN!
When last we saw Adam Warlock, he was a captive of Annihilus of the Negative Zone. So where does THE INFINITY ENTITY #1 find him? Hanging with the original Avengers? Then things start getting weird. But what else would you expect from the cosmic team of Jim Starlin and Alan Davis? Guest starring the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Rated T+

 

MARS ATTACKS OCCUPATION 1
MARS ATTACKS OCCUPATION #1 (OF 5)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) John Layman (A) Andy Kuhn (CA) John McCrea
The Martians came. The Martians saw. The Martians conquered. Now the space invaders cruelly rule over humanity, which has no hope for liberation… until Ruby Johnson decides that she has had enough.

 

MOCKINGBIRD 1
MOCKINGBIRD #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chelsea Cain (A) Kate Niemczyk (CA) Joëlle Jones
BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! Now in her own ongoing series!
Bobbi Morse is Mockingbird, S.H.I.E.L.D.’s most versatile, most in-demand agent!
But a string of missions gone wrong indicate that something strange is lurking within S.H.I.E.L.D.’s own medical and recovery network. How far will Mockingbird have to go in order to solve this puzzle box and get to the truth? Bestselling author Chelsea Cain teams with newcomer Kate Niemczyk.
Rated T+

 

STARFIRE 10
STARFIRE #10
DC COMICS
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Elsa Charretier (CA) Amanda Conner
It’s a girls night out-super-style! Partying in an underground kingdom has never been so weird! And Starfire, Stella and Atlee have an adventure  interrupted when an old enemy makes good on his promise to destroy Atlee.

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL TP VOL 01
BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL TP VOL 01
DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV & Various (A) Tony S. Daniel & Various (CA) Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea
Not many years ago, Batman and Robin worked the most disturbing case of their crimefighting careers: bringing down the organization of the human trafficker known only as Mother. At the time, Dick Grayson did not understand the scope of that case, but now its darkest secrets are coming back to haunt him and everyone else who ever worked with Batman! Collects BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL #1-12, plus the eight-page story from BATMAN: ENDGAME SPECIAL EDITION #1.

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE HC VOL 07
JUSTICE LEAGUE HC VOL 07 DARKSEID WAR PART 1
DC COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Jason Fabok & Various (CA) Jason Fabok
The Justice League came together to stop the forces of Darkseid from destroying Earth five years ago. Now the ruler of Apokolips returns, but this time he’s set his sights on the world-shattering Anti-Monitor. Will the combined might of the Justice League be enough to protect Earth from becoming collateral damage as gods fight? This new JUSTICE LEAGUE hardcover collects JUSTICE LEAGUE #40-44 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1.

 

STEVEN UNIVERSE TP VOL 02
STEVEN UNIVERSE TP VOL 02
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Jeremy Sorese (A) Coleman Engle (CA) Bridget Underwood
Join Steven as he starts his next adventure from trying to save the local library to getting lost inside Pearl’s head! It’s always a good day to be Steven Universe when you’re surrounded by such amazing friends and family. Collects issues #5-8, including all the covers and shorts.

 

TOKYO GHOST TP VOL 01
TOKYO GHOST TP VOL 01 ATOMIC GARDEN (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Sean Murphy
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99
The Isles of Los Angeles 2089: humanity is addicted to technology. Getting a virtual buzz is the only thing left to live for, and gangsters run it all. Who do these gangsters turn to when they need their rule enforced? Constables Led Dent and Debbie Decay are about to be given a job that will force them out of the familiar squalor of LA and into the last tech-less country on Earth: The Garden Nation of Tokyo.
Collects TOKYO GHOST #1-5

 

 

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“Justin’s Jabber” — Back Issues
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Comics for sale. Gently used. Very awesome.

 

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Batman #1 (Vol. 2, 2011) Ethan Van Sciver variant cover, Near Mint Minus (9.2) condition, $100.
Nice copy here folks, something tells me that CGC would just LOVE to grade it for you!

 

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Batman #23.1, 3-D lenticular cover, Near Mint Minus (9.2) condition, $25.
Crazy 3-D Joker popping off of the cover of this one. You can almost smell his icky halitosis.

 

fear_19
Fear #19, first appearance of Howard The Duck, Very Good Plus (4.5) condition, $20.
First Howard The Duck!! Don’t let the haters fool you, Howard is the man.

 

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Original Sin #2, 1 in 50 Gabriele Dell’Otto Black Panther variant cover, Near Mint Minus (9.2), $40.
SWEET Black Panther variant. Black Panther is going to be a movie star very soon, so don’t be surprised if the prices on this book continue to climb.

 

Welp, that’s what I gots for this week. Be excellent to each other.

 

(Please note that the digital samples above are for clear image references only, and are NOT the actual books being offered for sale.)

 

 

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SMASHUPIYF
SMASH UP: IT’S YOUR FAULT!
You’ve done it this time …
We asked for your help and this is what you get — Dragons, Mythic Greeks, Superheroes, and Sharks!
You’ve made one of the best Smash Up sets ever!  We let the fans vote and determine new factions for Smash Up, and you came through with some awesomeness. All four factions in this box were the top of thousands of nominations, and then survived a bracket vote, all to get to you today!
Smash Up: It’s Your Fault includes Sharks, who plan to make chum of their opponents. Also inside you’ll find Superheroes, flying off the comics page to defeat enemies.  You chose to bring the legends of Greek Myth to the table, and finally the imposing might and destructive power of Dragons!

 

Brochure
CROSSING
Point, Grab, and Steal! It’s the time of the Summer Solstice in the small town of Crossing! Soon Life Stones will begin to appear on the mushrooms in the surrounding fields and forests, and anxious representatives from six different races will descend on Crossing in a battle of wits and timing to harvest stones (and glory!) for their people.

 

PokemonTriplePower
POKEMON TCG: TRIPLE POWER TIN
Featuring one of three Pokemon EX (Mewtwo-EX, Machamp-EX, or Shiny Gyrados-EX), each Triple Power Tin comes complete with a foil promo card of the showcased Pokemon, four Pokemon TCG booster packs, and a Code Card for the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online.

 

Brochure
TIME STORIES: A PROPHECY OF DRAGONS EXPANSION
7553 AT: Forget all you know about the Middle Ages. Explore a new reality where magic changes everything in A Prophecy of Dragons, the third scenario for T.I.M.E. Stories.

 

UglyDollLoonacy
UGLYDOLL LOONACY
Uglydoll Loonacy is a rapid-fire game where players race to be the first to empty their hand of seven cards by matching one of two images with the images on the open piles in front of them. Speed of hand and luck of the draw determine the winner in this frenzied free-for-all! Remember: always be ugly!

 

 

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Toys / Collectibles
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alien bank
ALIENS ALIEN QUEEN BUST BANK
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Talk about protection! Your spare change is safe and sound under the watchful eye of this all-new Xenomorph queen Vinyl Bust Bank. Based on the matriarch’s appearance in Aliens, this beautifully rendered bank features a detailed sculpt by Eli Livingston and a collectible-quality paint application, and stands alongside some of the finest Alien collectibles. But she also has a coin slot in back and an access door in the base, so she’ll guard your quarters like they were her own children! If you were going to put all your eggs in one basket, this is it! Comes packaged in a clear polybag with dorsal spines.

 

dbz
DBZ FRIEZA & GOKU PINT GLASS
SURREAL ENTERTAINMENT
From Classic Imports! Frieza and Goku from Dragonball Z star on three new pint glasses! Choose from a single glass that depicts them together, or get a two-pack that features them as opponents on separate glasses!

 

black canary
DC COMICS COVER GIRLS BLACK CANARY STATUE
DC COMICS
DESIGNED BY STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
Black Canary bursts onto the music scene in the pages of her new solo series-and now she’s one of DC’s cover girls, as designed by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau!
Limited Edition of 5,200
Measures Approximately 9.75″ Tall

 

haunted mansion poster
HAUNTED MANSION #1 BY GIST POSTER
MARVEL COMICS
24″ x 36″

 

predator
PREDATOR JUNGLE HUNTER 1/4 SCALE AF
NECA
Based on the original 1987 Predator film, this massive action figure marks the triumphant return of the Jungle Hunter to NECA’s 1/4-scale line! Long out of production, this very first Predator 1/4-scale has been updated to include LED lights in the mask’s targeting system and in the wrist computer, which flips open. The figure stands an impressive 19″ tall and is entirely accurate to the movie design, with over 20 points of articulation and mesh body suit netting. Comes with removable backpack, trophy skulls and necklace accessories. Uses button cell batteries, included.

 

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY @ EC!!! MEET STABBITY BUNNY'S RICHARD RIVERA!!!

    During our Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC! event, you'll meet Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera, AND Solar Flare Comic's James Haick, PLUS, Mindbender Scout Comics's James Pruett... ALL from Scout Comics!!!

    PLUS, FREE COMICS, GAMES with All Things Nerdy, and an EXCLUSIVE STABBITY BUNNY RAFFLE!!!

    Check out the details below!!!

    Saturday ONLY... and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC!

    January 13, 2018, 11:00am - January 13, 2018, 9:00pm

    Stabbity Bunny is Scout Comics's biggest-selling title yet!!! And, with its blend of mirth and menace, it's not a big "leap" (See what we did there?) to see why!!! On Saturday, January 13th, the FIRST 100 TEEN+ GUESTS will receive a FREE Halloween Comicfest Marvel's Runaways #1 COMIC from Marvel!!...

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    STAR WARS DESTINY: LEGACIES

    Expand your Star Wars: Destiny collection with Legacies, a new set of booster packs for the collectible dice and card game!

    Legacies continues the evolution of Star Wars: Destiny, expanding on classic archetypes while introducing new mechanisms, including a new die symbol and a new card type. As a new Base Set, Legacies is a solid starting point for Destiny newcomers while introducing innovative new concepts that challenge classic gameplay and tactics.

    TOPIARY

    In Topiary, players try to position their visitors on the outer edge of a beautiful topiary garden in order to give them the best view possible. Visitors can see the closest topiary sculpture to them and any behind that, in the same sight line, that are larger. You can score bonus points for visitors who see multiple topiary sculptures of the same type. Players slowly fill in the garden by adding tiles until everyone has placed all their visitors.

    DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: DUNGEON TILES REINCARNATED

    Breathe life into your tabletop game with these full color dungeon tiles. Infinitely expandable and easy to set up, these dungeon tiles allow you to create the adventures you want to play.

    Available in the following sets:

    -Dungeon

    Tiles to make fantastic dungeon maps: contains 16 durable, double-sided, fully illustrated tile sheets, featuring dungeon rooms, corridors, caverns, tunnels, and other terrain elements that Dungeon Masters can use to build exciting encounters.

    -Wildernesss

    Tiles to make fantastic wilderness maps: contains 16 durable, double-sided, fully illustrated tile sheets, featuring grasslands, ruins, sandy beaches, and other terrain elements that Dungeon Masters can use to build exciting encounters.

    -City

    Tiles to make fantastic city maps: contains 16 durable, double-sided, fully illustrated tile sheets, featuring city streets, buildings, sewers, and other terrain elements that Dungeon Masters can use to build exciting encounters.

    VALERIAN: ALPHA MISSIONS

    Valerian: The Alpha Missions gives fans of tabletop gaming and the Valerian franchise the opportunity to discover Alpha, a vast metropolis in which species from across the universe gather over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. After assembling a team of agents, players must cooperate to explore a contested zone of Alpha, race to complete objectives while battling and evading enemies. Complete the missions and get to the extraction site in time to win!

    The game board consists of randomly placed tiles that are revealed as agents move around the map, creating a unique experience each game. Players will never know who or what they might encounter – enemies could attack or players may discover valuable resources to power their mission gear. Each player must decide whether to split up and accomplish their objectives faster or sacrifice valuable resources to save their teammates. As the clock runs down and enemies gain ground, only the most skilled team of agents will complete their missions to return as heroes.
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    STAR WARS DESTINY: LEGACIES Expand your Star Wars: Destiny collection with Legacies, a new set of booster packs for the collectible dice and card game! Legacies continues the evolution of Star Wars: Destiny, expanding on classic archetypes while introducing new mechanisms, including a new die symb...

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    ECBC: Comics recommendations by “Doctor Vince”! 1/12/18

    “Doctor Vince” is a rocket scientist by day, and an EC Book Club (ECBC) moderator by night! EC Book Club - Hawkeye vol 2: Little Hits! is the featured book at our next ECBC meeting.

    Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught his attention in this month’s Previews (in addition to his usual pull list, and EC’s picks this month!). To ensure that you get these books when they arrive, please call the store at 727-398-2665 or email our Books & New Comics Merchant at stephanie@emeraldcitycomics.com, to reserve a copy!

    From the Previews Catalog #352, January 2018 (for books arriving mainly in March 2018)…
    www.previewsworld.com/catalog

    One story spanning eight timelines - told by Europe’s mightiest comics creators (examples from the original French editions)

    Infinity 8 #1 (pages 378-379) - The deep-space cruise ship "Infinity 8" encounters a field of debris of unknown origin, and eight of the ship's top security agents are sent to investigate in eight separate parallel time-loops. But secrets lie within the inter-species population on the ship, some of whom may know more than they lead on. The debut of a far-out, pulpy, sci-fi series of parallel adventures in the tongue-in-cheek tradition of the original Heavy Metal, but for a new generation (Newsarama).
    ($3.99)
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    Join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session!

    If you're not familiar with the featured game, or need a quick refresher, you can join our Learn & Play from noon to 2pm, where our friendly and patient friends from All Things Nerdy will teach you the game and answer your questions! Or you can join us for Open Play of the featured game, or any of our gaming demos during that time!

    Free Promo items will be given out!

    NO ONE gets you into the game like Emerald City Comics!!!

    The featured game for this session is... POTION EXPLOSION

    Potion Explosion is a game for 2 to 4 players by Horrible Games.

    Dear students, it's time for the final exams of the Potions class! The rules are always the same: Take an ingredient marble from the dispenser and watch the others fall. If you connect marbles of the same color, they explode and you can take them, too! Complete your potions using the marbles you collect, and drink them to unleash their magical power. Remember, though, that to win the Student of the Year award, being quick won't be enough: you'll also need to brew the most valuable potions in Potion Explosion!
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    EC Game Day: Potion Explosion

    January 13, 2018, 12:00pm - January 13, 2018, 2:00pm

    Join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host a Learn & Play session, followed by an Open Play session! If you're not familiar with the featured game, or need a quick refresher, you can join our Learn & Play from noon to 2pm, where our friendly and patient friends from All Thin...

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    In honor of this Saturday's Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC! event, we're giving out extra prizes!!! (You know how rabbits multiply...!)

    And, Liam Neeson's new suspense thriller, The Commuter," from Lionsgate & STUDIOCANAL hits theaters this weekend, so we're giving away a special prize pack!!!

    On Wednesday, Jan. 17th, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLES for a chance to win* a FREE STABBITY BUNNY JUNIOR FAN PACK!!! (1 XL and 1 L Stabbity Bunny Tee Shirt, and a Stabbity Bunny ornament!) from SCOUT COMICS!!!

    And / or a

    THE COMMUTER PRIZE PACK!!!
    (The prize pack includes 1 Commuter Stocking Cap, 1 Commuter Tee Shirt, 1 pair of Commuter ear buds, and 1 mini movie poster!!!)

    The winner will be called on Thursday, January 18th!

    * Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)
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    Stabbity Bunny and the Commuter Raffle at EC!

    January 17, 2018, 11:00am - January 17, 2018, 9:00pm

    In honor of this Saturday's Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC! event, we're giving out extra prizes!!! (You know how rabbits multiply...!) And, Liam Neeson's new suspense thriller, The Commuter," from Lionsgate & STUDIOCANAL hits theaters this weekend, so we're giving away a sp...

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    STABBITY BUNNY #1 IS SOLD OUT!!! BUT MORE ARE ON THE WAY!!!

    That's right! The much-talked-about first issue of Stabbity Bunny from Scout Comics is sold out at Emerald City, but we'll have plenty more in time for our Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC! event THIS SATURDAY!!!

    Get a FREE Halloween Comicfest Marvel's Runaways #1 COMIC from Marvel at 11am, MEET Stabbity writer / co-creator Richard Rivera, Solar Flare Comic's James Haick, and James Pruett from Mindbender Scout Comics, and play games with All Things Nerdy from Noon-2pm!!!

    Last, but not least, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE, for a chance to win* a STABBITY BUNNY FAN PACK!!!

    Check out all the details in the link below!!!

    Stop by and see your friends at Emerald City Comics, and see why this great new comic is in such high demand!!!

    This Saturday ONLY, and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC!

    January 13, 2018, 11:00am - January 13, 2018, 9:00pm

    Stabbity Bunny is Scout Comics's biggest-selling title yet!!! And, with its blend of mirth and menace, it's not a big "leap" (See what we did there?) to see why!!! On Saturday, January 13th, the FIRST 100 TEEN+ GUESTS will receive a FREE Halloween Comicfest Marvel's Runaways #1 COMIC from Marvel!!...

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    THE TEEN TITANS GO! KIDS ARE COMING TO THEATERS!!!

    Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Comics have just released a teaser trailer for their animated Teen Titans GO! movie, coming to theaters soon!!!

    But, if you love Teen Titans, whether it's the animated versions, or the heroes you know from current and classic comics, you'll find lots of cool TT books, comics, toys, collectibles and more, right here at EC!!!

    ENJOY!!!
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    Stabbity Bunny is Scout Comics's biggest-selling title yet!!! And, with its blend of mirth and menace, it's not a big "leap" (See what we did there?) to see why!!!

    On Saturday, January 13th, the FIRST 100 TEEN+ GUESTS will receive a FREE Halloween Comicfest Marvel's Runaways #1 COMIC from Marvel!!! (Rated T for "Teen;" Kids will be given an alternative item.)

    Runaways is a smash hit on Hulu, and this comic, from Brian K. Vaughan, Adrian Alphona, and David Newbold will get you right in on the action!!!

    PLUS, MEET "STABBITY BUNNY" WRITER / CREATOR Richard Rivera from 11am-7pm!!! He'll be here to sign copies of his books, prints, and other materials!!!

    ALSO, Solar Flare Comic's James Haick will be here from 11am-2pm to sign copies of his top-selling comic series!!! You can also ask him about the upcoming 80s-themed The Mall Comic, which is coming soon!!!

    Our friends from All Things Nerdy will be hosting EC GAME DAY: POTION EXPLOSION from Noon - 2pm!!!

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a STABBITY BUNNY FAN PACK!!! (The fan pack includes: 1 Stabbity Bunny plush toy, signed by Richard Rivera, 1 XL and 1 L Stabbity Bunny T-Shirt, a four-pack of the original Kickstarter comics; numbers 1-4, a four-pack of character stickers, and a Stabbity Bunny ornament!!!

    The drawing will be held on Monday, January 15th!

    * Winners do not need to be present to win and will be notified by the phone number/email given on the entry ballot. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER! All winners must collect their prize(s) within 2 weeks of the drawing date. (EC reserves the right to alter/substitute give-aways and raffle prizes when unexpected circumstances occur. One entry per person, please. All entries must be printed legibly to be considered eligible.)
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    Stabbity Bunny's Richard Rivera and Solar Flare at EC!

    January 13, 2018, 11:00am - January 13, 2018, 9:00pm

    Stabbity Bunny is Scout Comics's biggest-selling title yet!!! And, with its blend of mirth and menace, it's not a big "leap" (See what we did there?) to see why!!! On Saturday, January 13th, the FIRST 100 TEEN+ GUESTS will receive a FREE Halloween Comicfest Marvel's Runaways #1 COMIC from Marvel!!...

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