“Justin’s Jabber” – Back Issue Comics! 4/5/18

I’m sure we’ve all seen the photos from the set of the Captain Marvel movie.

Don’t hate on the green costume.
Remember, when Captain Marvel was first published by Marvel he wore a green costume.
Observe…

Marvel Super-Heroes #12, first appearance of Mar-Vell, CGC 8.0 (Very Fine), $400.

 

Marvel Super-Heroes #13, first appearance of Carol Danvers, CGC 9.0 (Very Fine/Near Mint), $1,500.

 

 

Ms. Marvel #1, first appearance of Ms. Marvel, PGX 9.2 (Near Mint Minus), $225.

 

 

Captain Marvel #1, CGC 6.5 (Fine Plus), $100.

 

No disrespect to Carol Danvers but my favorite Captain Marvel is good ol’ Billy Batson, a.k.a. Shazam.

No disrespect to Mar-Vell but my favorite Kree is Noh-Varr.

Hey Marvel! Where’re my new Noh-Varr stories?
Are you guys even READING the emails I send you?!

 

(Please note that the digital samples shown are for clear image references only, and are NOT the actual books being offered for sale. Please call us at 727-398-2665 for condition, availability, or any other questions about the books!)

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    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!!!

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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)…

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    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.
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    SHARKEY BOUNTY HUNTER #1
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    BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01
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    (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!
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    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"!!!

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    WAKANDA FOREVER!!!
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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!!!

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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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    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!!!

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

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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.

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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!!!

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    FALL FESTIVAL TOMORROW!!! SAVE 10% ON BOOKS & VINTAGE COMICS!!! 20% ON BACK ISSUES!!!

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

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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.

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

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    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!!!

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