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WHAT CAN YOU TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELVES IN 100 WORDS OR LESS?

EC has been in business since 1989!

We make our Guests happy by offering you the pop culture merchandise you want in a clean and neat store staffed by a friendly and knowledgeable Team!

We carry a stellar selection of comic books, games, and toys for all ages and interests!

Your best memories are here at EC!

 

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WHEN DOES MY EC ONLINE SHOP ORDER SHIP? HOW MUCH DOES SHIPPING COST?

We normally ship USPS Priority Mail, insured. Orders ship on the next business day, and usually arrive within three days after shipping. You can also choose an in-store pickup option if you are near our physical location.

These are the primary methods we use to ship orders, to give you a general idea of the shipping cost of your order (your total shipping cost will show before you enter your payment):

  • Legal Envelope: $7.00.  Ships up to 6 comic books (or 1-2 graded & slabbed comics). Comics are secured within a cardboard T shipper.
  • Medium Box: $13.75.  Ships up to 2 Mego-sized figures. Can also fit up to 60 bagged and boarded comics.
  • Large Box: $19.00.  Ships 3 or more Mego-sized figures, more than 60 comics, or other large items. This is the maximum shipping fee charged by our online shop.

 

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DO YOU ACCEPT PAYPAL FOR ONLINE PURCHASES?

For international orders, or if you do not have a credit card, you can send an email to orders@emeraldcitycomics.com with your PayPal email address and shipping address, and a detailed list of what you want, and we can send you a PayPal invoice that includes your shipping quote.

 

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WHEN ARE EACH WEEK’S NEW COMICS AVAILABLE?

New comics are usually available when we open every Wednesday.

Games and other merchandise can arrive almost any day of the week.

 

HOW DO I FIND THE COMICS I WANT?

New comics are racked alphabetically by title. Exception: superhero titles are racked by the character’s name instead of title (“Amazing Spider-Man,” for instance, is racked under “Spider-Man”). This week’s new comics have a “New!” label in front of them for easy browsing.

Graphic novels are racked as follows:

  • DC Superheroes / DC Animation / DC Vertigo
  • Marvel Superheroes / Star Wars / Coloring Books
  • Fiction & Literature — publisher subsections:
    • Dark Horse Comics
    • Image Comics
    • Boom Studios
    • Dynamite Entertainment
    • IDW Publishing
  • Fiction & Literature (all other publishers)
  • Archival Collections (collections of newspaper strips and vintage comics)
  • Art / Reference (including “How To”)
  • Manga (Japanese comics, translated into English)
  • Young Adult
  • Kids & Animation

Back issues are filed alphabetically by title (as listed in the annual Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide).

 

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WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND?

Every week, the Emerald City staff each has their own recommended new comic displayed on the counter just inside the store, and we feature a selection of new comics at the register counter. We also have a “Featured Books” table of some of our favorite and best-selling graphic novels. We’re always happy to help you find a comics story you might enjoy, but we will not recommend any new comics for their potential future investment value — we believe the primary value in comics is the reading experience.

 

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WHAT IS THE EC REWARDS CARD?

Sign up for our in-store Rewards Card — we promise not to sell your information or otherwise use it for nefarious purposes! Currently, back issue comics (non-vintage), graphic novels, games, and toys count towards their own frequent-buyer programs. After you buy so many, you get a discount on the next one equal to the average you’ve spent on the previous items. For back issues and graphic novels, it’s 10 items. For games or toys, it’s 20 items. You have a full year to purchase all the items you need to complete each program. Then you have another full year to use the credit you receive for completing a program!

Read all about it on our Rewards Card page here: http://emeraldcitycomics.com/rewards-card/

 

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DO YOU OFFER A MILITARY DISCOUNT?

Yes we do! A discount is offered to all active military, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service: 10% off new comics, non-vintage back issue comics, and books & graphic novels; 5% off everything else in the store, including toys & collectibles, games, vintage comics, collecting supplies, apparel, trading cards, wall art, and snacks & drinks (excludes consignment items). Just sign up for a Rewards Card and present it with each purchase, and we will add the Military discount to your account. This discount will supersede our Rewards Programs, as it is the better savings of the two. Our system always gives you the best discount available, so when we have a sale with a larger discount, you will be upgraded to that instead of your Military discount for that purchase.

 

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WHAT IS YOUR IN-STORE COMICS SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE?

This service holds new comic books and graphic novels for you, so you never miss a chapter of your favorite stories. Here’s how it works:
• It’s FREE. You pay only for the merchandise as you pick it up.
• Just let us know which comic book titles and graphic novels you would like, and we will hold them for you when they arrive. Please subscribe to at least three titles.
• Please pick up everything in your file at least once a month. Delinquent subscription files will be put on hold, and the books will be returned to stock.
• We will gladly try to keep you informed about upcoming comics and merchandise, but we also recommend Previews, our distributor’s monthly catalog. You can use this catalog every month to order items that are not already on your subscription file.
• If you order an item that cost $75 or more, please leave a 50% deposit. This deposit is nonrefundable unless the item is canceled by the manufacturer or distributor.
You can sign up online here!

 

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WHAT IF I CAN’T FIND THE ITEM I WANT?

If you see an item in the Previews catalog that you want, or if you don’t see an item in the store that you’re looking for, please ask us. We can often special order it for you. If you order an item that cost $75 or more, please leave a 50% deposit. The deposit is nonrefundable unless the item is canceled by the manufacturer or distributor.

 

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DO YOU OFFER LAYAWAY?

Yes we do!
• The service is free — there is no layaway charge.
• The down payment is 20% of the total pre-tax retail price of the merchandise. This payment holds the merchandise for up to two months.
• Merchandise on layaway must be paid for in full within two months, or the layaway will be canceled. No partial takeouts of a multiple-item layaway are permitted.
• You may cancel this layaway at any time before your last payment is made.
• In the event of cancellation, we will refund all money you have paid, less a cancellation charge of 20% of the total pre-tax retail price of the merchandise.
• Sales and discounts do not apply to merchandise on layaway.

 

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HOW DO YOU PRICE BACK ISSUE COMICS?

Back issue comics (vintage and regular) are graded for their condition and priced according to the current price guides (both in-print and online). Most newer back issues are priced at their cover price, plus the price of a bag & board.

 

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DO YOU SELL GIFT CERTIFICATES?

Absolutely! Don’t know what to get that special someone? That’s why we offer EC Gift Certificates! They are available in any amount over 99 cents. They are available in increments of $1 on the online shop, but they are currently only usable in our physical store.

 

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WHAT PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

For in-store purchases, we accept:
•    Cash
•    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, ATM/Debit cards
•    In-state checks up to $50 with a valid Florida driver’s license (for mail orders, we ship the order after the check has cleared)
•    EC Gift Certificates
•    Store credit

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CAN I RETURN AN ITEM I PURCHASED?

You may return an item
•    for store credit
•    with a receipt
•    within 15 days of purchase
•    if the item and packaging are in their original condition.

If the above points do not apply, we may be unable to accommodate a return, but we will do our best to take care of you.
Our goal is making our Guests happy!

 

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WILL YOU BUY MY COMICS AND COLLECTIBLES? WHAT COMIC BOOKS WILL YOU BUY?

We do buy comics and collectibles that we are sold out of, and that we think we can sell.

If you have a large collection, send or bring us a list we can review. For comics, email backissues@emeraldcitycomics.com; for toys & collectibles, email toys@emeraldcitycomics.com.

If you have a small box of comics or collectibles, call ahead at 727-398-2665 to make sure a buyer is available before bringing them in (our Toys Merchant uses this calendar to schedule time to look at collectibles).

For comic books, we do buy older “vintage” comics — those that were published before 1974, as well as select “key issues” that our Guests are always in the market for.

What we would recommend is to take a close look at the publication dates on your comics. The publication date is normally printed in small print on either the inside front cover or more commonly on the bottom of the first (or sometimes last) page of the comic.

You can also check the cover price of a comic to get some idea of how old it is. Vintage comics usually have a cover price of 20 cents or less, and the oldest ones have a cover price of 10 or 12 cents.

We would be happy to take a look at any of your comics that were published before 1974 as long as they are in relatively good condition; we have a hard time selling coverless, incomplete, or very badly damaged comics.

As mentioned, we do also buy “key issues.” Here’s a list of newer Key Issues that we will usually buy. If you happen to have any of the books from this list in your collection, we would be happy to take a look at those as well.

 

 

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DO YOU MAKE CHARITABLE DONATIONS?

We are always happy to donate comics for a good cause. Please contact us about a week in advance so we can prepare a donation, and bring a letterhead or receipt for our records.

 

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Not a FAQ, but here’s a picture of our Grand Opening of the superstore!!!

 

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CW Tampa’s “44 On the Town” segment on us!

 

OUR ADS!

 

 

 

And the original EC TV ad from wayyyyyy back in the day!!!

#ThrowbackThursday

 

 

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

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    Wed–Sat 11–8

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    13 hours ago

    Emerald City Comics

    Marvel's Killmonger, from the hit Marvel Studios movie, Black Panther is now starring in his own solo series, available now on EC's New Comics Wall!!!

    To celebrate, we invited T'Challa himself to come out and test some new warriors through his Beach Ball Challenge!!!

    We also gave a way Black Panther bracelets and stickers, and, of course, held a raffle for BP goodies, including an EC Gift Certificate for kids, and a $100 EC Gift Certificate for adults!!!

    We had a lot of fun, and you can check out the pics here!!! Be sure to go to the back to see Black Panther's poses for his autograph pics!!!

    Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see us!!!
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    THE NEW GODZILLA TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Films have released a new trailer for its upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and it gives us the best look yet at the small army (well, maybe "small" isn't the right word) of monsters... and they look incredible!!!

    If you're in the mood for monsters, big and small, stop by to see your friends at EC!!! We have lots of books, comics, games, toys, collectibles and tchotchkes to keep you entertained!!!

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    4 days ago

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    Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews!

    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 comics@emeraldcitycomics.com, to reserve a copy!

    From the Previews Catalog #363, DECEMBER 2018 (for books arriving mainly in FEBRUARY 2019)…

    www.previewsworld.com/catalog

    FEMALE FURIES #1
    DC COMICS
    (W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Adriana Melo (CA) Mitch Gerads
    All their lives the Female Furies have been raised to be the meanest, most cunning and most ruthless fighting force on all of Apokolips. So why are Granny Goodness' girls left behind every time the men go to war? With the might of New Genesis hanging over the planet, and the Forever People making mincemeat out of Darkseid's army, Granny thinks it's about time that changed.
    And so, Big Barda, Aurelie, Mad Harriet, Lashina, Bernadeth and Stompa set out to beat the boys at their own game. Little do they know the game is rigged-and one accidental murder could spell disaster for them all!
    FEMALE FURIES is an exciting new miniseries starring some of Jack Kirby's coolest Fourth World characters by the writer of SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL and the artist of PLASTIC MAN!

    SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #1
    MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Ron Garney (CA) Alex Ross
    THE ANCIENT CULT OF KOGA THUN. A MYSTICAL TREASURE.
    AND THE ONLY MAN WHO CAN SAVE THE HYBORIAN AGE!
    Adrift at sea. No food. No weapons. Death surely awaits him. But the lionhearted CONAN is not so easily subdued, by Crom! When Conan finds himself captured, he unleashes his might on an unsuspecting pirate crew...one whose dark secrets will plunge Conan on the trail of an ancient treasure that may prove to be his undoing!
    An all-new age of SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN begins with a five-part tale of swords and sorcery by Gerry Duggan (DEADPOOL, INFINITY WARS) and illustrated by legendary artist Ron Garney (DAREDEVIL, THOR: GOD OF THUNDER) with covers by the incomparable Alex Ross, and breathtaking variant covers by Garney, Rahzzah, comics legend George Perez, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman!
    Welcome to the deadly Hyborian Age-hope you survive the experience!

    SHARKEY BOUNTY HUNTER #1
    IMAGE COMICS
    (W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Simone Bianchi
    MINISERIES PREMIERE
    Set in a brilliant new sci-fi universe, Sharkey is a blue-collar bounty hunter who tracks criminals across the galaxy in his converted, rocket-powered ice-cream truck. Aided and abetted by his ten-year-old partner, he's out for the biggest bounty of his career.

    RICK AND MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS TP
    IDW PUBLISHING
    (W) Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Zub (A/CA) Troy Little
    #1 New York Times-bestselling fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss, acclaimed comics writer Jim Zub, and Eisner-nominated artist Troy Little bring you the comics crossover of the year! You've got to (bellllch!) roll for initiative, Morty! Two pop culture juggernauts are teaming up and neither multiverse is prepared for what comes next! When Morty sees a cute girl at school playing Dungeons & Dragons, he asks Rick to show him the ropes, only to discover that his grandfather is a veteran gamer. Next thing he knows, the entire family has been pulled into a campaign that escalates from virtual D&D simulations to alternate universes governed by the rules of the game. And as it turns out, Rick isn't the only one who knows his way around a d20.

    BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01
    DYNAMITE
    (W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Darick Robertson
    All-new printing collecting the first 14 issues of the critically acclaimed series, now heading to live-action on Amazon Prime!
    This is going to hurt! In a world where costumed heroes soar through the sky and masked vigilantes prowl the night, someone's got to make sure the "supes" don't get out of line. And someone will!
    Billy Butcher, Wee Hughie, Mother's Milk, The Frenchman, and The Female are The Boys: A CIA-backed team of very dangerous people, each one dedicated to the struggle against the most dangerous force on Earth - superpower! Some superheroes have to be watched. Some have to be controlled. And some of them - sometimes - need to be taken out of the picture. That's when you call in The Boys! After the opening story arc introducing Hughie to the team (issues 1-6), Dark avenger Tek-Knight and his ex-partner Swingwing are in trouble (issues 7-14). Big trouble. One has lost control of his terrifyingly overactive sex-drive, and the other might just be a murderer. It's up to Hughie and Butcher to work out which is which, in Get Some. Then, in Glorious Five-Year Plan, The Boys travel to Russia - where their corporate opponents are working with the mob, in a super-conspiracy that threatens to spiral lethally out of control. Good thing our heroes have Love Sausage on their side.
    Featuring some ever-so-slight tweaks the creators have meticulously restored, The Boys Omniobus Volume 1 also features bonus art materials, the script to issue #1 by Garth Ennis, a complete cover gallery, and more!

    LOIS LOWRY GIVER GN
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
    (W) P. Craig Russell, Lois Lowry (A/CA) P. Craig Russell
    The Giver is a modern classic and one of the most influential books of our time. Now in graphic novel format, Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world is accompanied by renowned artist P. Craig Russell's beautifully haunting illustrations. In this new graphic novel edition, readers experience the haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas and his seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Witness Jonas' assignment as the Receiver of Memory, watch as he begins to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community, and follow the explosion of color into his world like never before.

    GOOD OMENS
    WILLIAM MORROW
    (W) Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett (A/CA) Various
    The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, soon to be an original series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant. According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon, both of whom have lived amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle, are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist...
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    BLACK PANTHER IS A WINNER!!! COME SEE HIM TOMORROW @ EC!!!

    We know you're super-focused on multiple viewings of today's Avengers trailer, but there's some other big news from Marvel Studios today, too!!!

    Black Panther has just received some MAJOR awards nominations!!! BP is a Golden Globes nominee for Best Picture - Drama, (the FIRST superhero movie to ever receive a nomination in this category!!!), Best Original Score (Ludwig Goransson), and Best Original Song Kendrik lamar and SZA's "All the Stars"!!!

    Speaking of the BP soundtrack, the Grammy Awards are pledging "Wakanda Forever," too!!! The BP soundtrack has received nominations for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Rap Song, Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, and Best Score Written for Visual Media!!!

    After all, that, you're DEFINITELY going to want to get in on the fun during our Black Panther Day at EC! event, where we'll have FREE STICKERS and BRACELETS at 11am, followed by FREE PICS, AUTOGRAPHS and GAMES with our Black Panther cosplayer from 11a-1p and 3-5p!!! PLUS, a KIDS and ADULT RAFFLE ALL DAY!!!

    Check out the details below!!!

    WAKANDA FOREVER!!!
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    THE NEW "AVENGERS 4" TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    Marvel Studios has FINALLY released their trailer for Avengers 4: Endgame, and we're still shaking!!!

    If you haven;t seen it, check this out, and then stop by to see your friends at EC for all kinds of Avengers goodness!!!

    ENJOY!!!Avengers 4: Endgame Official Trailer (2019) Marvel Superhero Movie HD Subscribe for more official Trailers, TV Spots, Movie Clips, Featurettes and exclusive ...
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    1 week ago

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    MYSTERY COMIC PACKS ARE HERE!!!

    Everyone loves a good mystery, and comic packs are always a great surprise!!!

    EC is now offering mystery, or "MysterEC!" comic packs!!!

    Each pack contains 12 COMICS for ONLY $9.99!!!

    We've made getting comics you'll love even better by marking on the outside the age ranges included, and the category, such as ONLY DC COMICS SUPERHEROES, TOTALLY RANDOM, CAPELESS (NO SUPERHEROES), CHARACTERS SEEN ON TV & MOVIES, and more!!!

    Remember when you used to get those 3-packs of comics when you were a kid? We certainly do, and this is just like that, only you get EVEN MORE comics in the bag!!!

    To help set the mood, we've added some old pics we found of some of the comic packs that used to be sold in stores!!!

    ENJOY!!! Then come see us for mystery comic fun!!!
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    Give the gifts of Stories, Art and Limitless Imagination!
    Available daily at Your Local Comic Shop!

    New for Dec 5 from PREVIEWSworld:
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    #comics #StopAtAComicShop #SupportYourLCS #shoplocal #shopindie #shopping #gift #holidays #holidaygifts
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    THIS SATURDAY!!! JOIN BLACK PANTHER FOR FREE BRACELETS, GAMES & MORE!!!

    This Saturday is our Black Panther Day at EC! and we'll be giving away FREE Black Panther STICKERS & BRACELETS!!! Plus, play games with our Black Panther cosplayer for extra prizes!!! Plus, get free pics & autographs, too!!!

    You can also enter our KIDS & ADULT RAFFLES!!!

    Check out the details below!!! This Saturday ONLY and ONLY at EC!!!
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    THE NEW "CAPTAIN MARVEL" TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    Marvel Studios has released a new trailer for their upcoming Captain Marvel movie... and we can't wait to see it!!! (What can we say? We love Captain Marvel, and Skrulls are super-cool!!! It's so great to see them finally on film!!!)

    If you're as excited as we are, then you'll want to pop in to see your friends at EC, where we can get you set up with all you need to know about Captain Marvel!!!

    We have a vast array of comics, books, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more, so stop by and see us for all things Carol Danvers and more!!!

    ENJOY!!!Captain Marvel Official Trailer #2 (NEW 2019) Marvel Superhero Movie HD Subscribe for more official Trailers, TV Spots, Movie Clips, Featurettes and exclusiv...
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    2 weeks ago

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    SATURDAY'S THE BIG DAY!!! FREE SUPERMAN BLOCK FIGURES & MORE!!!

    Tomorrow, during our EC's Annual Superman Santa Event!, the FIRST 100 GUESTS at 11am will receive a FREE SUPERMAN BLOCK FIGURE!!!

    PLUS, MEET SUPERMAN, LIVE, & IN-PERSON from 11a-1p and 3-5p for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS**!!! (Local cosplay actor; not associated with any DC or Warner Bros. TV or film productions.)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* ONE of FOUR $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATES!!!

    The winners will be called on Monday, Dec. 3rd!
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    2 weeks ago

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    THE RIVER

    In The River, you and the other mayoral players each struggle to create the best pioneer settlement by developing land along a river bed in your town, collecting resources from the area, and constructing buildings. As you explore and build up the untouched frontier, your workers will settle down along the way, meaning that your other workers will shoulder more of the burden to do what you want to do, which includes making nicely organized landscapes to please the aestheticians in town.

    Every decision counts in this fast and streamlined tile-placement game, and in the end the player with the most impressive settlement will win!

    RWBY: COMBAT READY

    RWBY: Combat Ready is an exciting cooperative game for 2-4 players. It captures the flavor and excitement of the animated web series RWBY from Rooster Teeth, with fast-paced battles, where all players are actively involved and engaged at the same time.

    Players play as one of the four main heroines in the series: Ruby, Weiss, Blake, or Yang. Each of them have their own separate deck of cards, representing their attacks, actions, and moves. Each character plays a little differently, using their own unique tactics and strategies. Players record their key stats on their Scrolls (player tracking boards), including their Aura (health), Experience, Battle Fury, and their Semblance (unique special ability).

    Before each game, players choose a scenario to play from the scenario book. Each scenario will have them fighting one or more battles. Battles are against a particular Villain, with a particular set of rules and may include one or more objectives. No two battles are ever the same!

    HOLDING ON: THE TROUBLED LIFE OF BILLY KERR

    "All my life I've kept my mouth shut - out of loyalty, out of fear... out of shame. And look where it's got me, lying here with my rear-end hanging out of a blue gown, all you lot fussing around me. Sure, that's no way to live. No way to die."

    Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr is a co-operative game where players work as nursing staff tasked with providing care for the terminally ill. Your latest patient has been rushed in following a massive heart attack on a flight from Sydney to London. When the game begins, all you know is this - his name is Billy Kerr, he is sixty years old, and he has been given days to live.

    Players must work together to provide Billy with appropriate care, responding to medical emergencies while gaining his trust. Over ten fully replayable Scenarios, you will need to piece together a lifetime of memories while being drawn deeper into his troubled past. As you discover more about Billy, can you help him find the courage required to confront the three regrets that keep him holding on?

    Dealing with themes of dying and regret, Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr invites players to experience the extraordinary life of an ordinary person in his final days.

    ARCHITECTS OF THE WEST KINGDOMS

    Architects of the West Kingdom is set at the end of the Carolingian Empire, circa 850 AD. As royal architects, players compete to impress their King and maintain their noble status by constructing various landmarks throughout his newly appointed domain. Players need to collect raw materials, hire apprentices, and keep a watchful eye on their workforce. These are treacherous times, and rival architects will stop at nothing to slow your progress. Will you remain virtuous, or be found in the company of thieves and black marketeers?

    The aim of Architects of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points (VP) at game's end. Points are gained by constructing various buildings and advancing work on the Archbishop's cathedral. Throughout the game, players need to make a lot of moral decisions. However, only at game's end will their virtue be judged. A few underhanded deals here and there might not seem like much, but fall too far and you will be punished. The game ends once a set number of constructions have been completed.
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    SATURDAY @ EC!!! FREE SUPERMAN BLOCK FIGURES & EC GIFT CERTIFICATE RAFFLE!!!

    This Saturday, during our EC's Annual Superman Santa Event!, the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE Superman BLOCK FIGURE!!!

    PLUS, MEET SUPERMAN from 11am - 1pm & 3-5pm, and give him your wish lists to take to Santa!!! You can also get FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS, too!!!

    ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* one of FOUR $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATES!!!

    That's THIS Saturday ONLY, and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    FALL FESTIVAL TOMORROW!!! SAVE 10% ON BOOKS & VINTAGE COMICS!!! 20% ON BACK ISSUES!!!

    Tomorrow is going to be a ton of fun!!! Bring the kids and take part in our Fall Festival!!! We'll have lots of comic-based games for your kids to play with our Batman and Spider-Man cosplayers, with prizes, face-painting by Fun.E.Faces Face Painting by Karen, and foam fighting with the Vargar Company from 11am -1pm!!!

    All day long, you can SAVE 10% OFF BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS AND VINTAGE & KEY BACK ISSUES! AND 20% OFF ALL BACK ISSUES (NON-VINTAGE/NON-KEY)! (Consignment items not included in the sale.)

    Bring the whole family... and SAVE!!!
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    3 weeks ago

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    BLACK FRIDAY @ EC!!! SAVE 25% from 11a-3p!!!

    IT'S OUR BLACK FRIDAY SALE!!! We'll be OPEN from 11am - 8pm!!!

    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!

    AND 20% OFF ALL BACK ISSUES (NON-VINTAGE/NON-KEY) FROM 3-8PM!!!

    Today ONLY and ONLY @ EC, where the BEST GIFTS are HERE!!!
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    3 weeks ago

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    HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM YOUR FRIENDS @ EC!!!

    We hope that all of our EC Family Members (yes, that definitely includes you) have had an excellent day of thanks, celebration, and relaxation.

    BECAUSE NOW THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON IS HERE!!! OH, THE LINES!!! OH, THE CROWDS!!! OH, THE CONFUSION!!!

    Hey, wait a sec!!! If you're spending your Holiday Shopping Season with us, you don't have to worry about ANY of THAT nonsense!!!

    Here at EC we have everything you need to give gifts that will impress; showing that you know them well enough to know what they truly love!!! (And, if you don't... we have EC Gift Certificates!!!)

    So, avoid the crowds, the stress, the fighting, and let us fill your gift list with great things they'll cherish!!! And, you can even save 25% off EVERYTHING in the store (except new comics and consignment items) from 11am-3pm!!!

    After that, we have even more sales from 3pm tomorrow to 7pm Monday night, so be sure to check out our Facebook Events page for more details!!!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!!!
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    3 weeks ago

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    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! LET'S CELEBRATE WITH A NEW "LION KING" TRAILER!!!

    Disney is giving us a fantastic Thanksgiving day treat by releasing the first trailer for The Lion King live-action movie!!! They've certainly nailed the icon images from the animated feature, so now all we have to do is wait for the movie to arrive!!!

    That won't be until Summer of next year, but in the meantime, you can stop by to see your friends at EC for lots of Disney goodness!!!

    ENJOY!!!The Lion King Official Trailer (NEW 2019) Disney Live Action Movie HD Subscribe for more official Trailers, TV Spots, Movie Clips, Featurettes and exclusive ...
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