Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Day! Newsletter 3/4/16

…but first, a special announcement:

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Introducing ECBC! The Emerald City Book Club!
Tuesday, April 5th from 7pm to 8pm
and then the first Tuesday every month

Join us for the first-ever EC Book Club!!!

ECBC meets the FIRST TUESDAY of the month from 7-8pm to discuss the featured book.

For the month leading up to the meetiing, the featured book is 20% OFF!!!
(The discount is automatically calculated at the register, and does not combine with any other discounts or programs.)
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The classic 1986 Batman story THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS by Frank Miller is the book selection for this FIRST ECBC meeting!!! We hope you’ll join us to discuss this iconic book!!!

 

 

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MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS DAY!!!
Saturday, March 5th from 11am to 9pm

Part one of our Power Rangers Day on Wednesday was just to get you warmed up!!!
To celebrate the release of BOOM!’s Power Rangers #1, (available at EC starting Wed., March 2nd), join us again on Sat., March 5th, when…

The FIRST 150 GUESTS at 11am ONLY will receive a FREE POWER RANGERS LAUNCH PARTY KIT!!! (This kit, from Boom! Studios includes a coloring sheet, a Red Ranger poster, and a sticker sheet!!!) AND, a POWER RANGERS TEAM POSTER!!!

PLUS, SAVE 10% ON ALL POWER RANGERS MERCHANDISE!!! (Except new comics.)

AND MEET THE RED & GREEN RANGERS, LIVE & IN-PERSON** for FREE pics and autographs from 11a-1p & 3-5p!!! (Our Rangers are professional cosplayers; not associated with the TV series.)

** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC’s Facebook Page or contact the store for updates.

 

 

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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IRON MAN AND SHIELD GIVE-AWAY AND RAFFLE!
Wednesday, March 9th from 11am tyo 9pm

Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, the superstar creative team who scored a home run with “Daredevil,” are back!!!

And, this time, they’re helping Tony Stark take his game up to a whole new level, with “International Iron Man” #1!!! Also, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” return to ABC TV on Tues., March 8th, and to get ready for both debuts…

Join us on Wed., March 9th, when the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am & 7pm will receive a FREE INTERNATIONAL IRON MAN MINI POSTER!!!

AND, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* a S.H.I.E.L.D. / HYDRA XL FLIP T-SHIRT!!!

All winners will be called on Friday, March 11th!!!

* 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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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.

 

 

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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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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!
http://www.facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC’s Facebook Page or contact the store for updates.

 

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EC gathers all the stuff you need to see (including videos not posted on our social media sites), so you don’t have to miss a thing! You’ll even see music videos of songs we play in the store, so check it out and subscribe today!!!
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And also see the Events page on our website for upcoming events:
http://emeraldcitycomics.com/events/

 

(Please note: the following featured items were expected to ship, but are not guaranteed to be in-stock in the case of shortages or sell-outs)

 

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Click here for new releases!

http://emeraldcitycomics.com/new-releases/

 

Featured Comic Books:

 

BLACK WIDOW 1
BLACK WIDOW #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chris Samnee, Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee
S.H.I.E.L.D.’S MOST WANTED!
The Eisner Award-winning team of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are taking Black Widow on the lam! Natasha has spent years gathering secrets, and when some of the darkest ones begin mysteriously going public, no one is safe. With her betrayed former confederates at S.H.I.E.L.D. on her heels and a lifetime of training and ingenuity at her disposal, Natasha’s out for answers in a knock-down-drag-out tale of action and espionage! Hidden enemies, old friends and unusual allies collide, and all eyes are on Black Widow. The chase is on!
Rated T+

 

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS 1
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kyle Higgins (A) Hendry Prasetya (CA) Jamal Campbell
What’s to Love: Dive headfirst into an original, modern ongoing series that will appeal to both nostalgic fans and new readers who enjoy epic, action-adventure fantasy stories.
What It Is: This is Green Ranger Year One! The Green Ranger’s addition to the team has brought new instability and uncertainty to the Rangers. With remnants of Rita Repulsa’s control still stirring in the back of Tommy’s mind, he must confront the fact he may be more of a danger to his new team than a help. As Rita plays the heroes against each other, her ultimate plan begins to take form, and vengeance for the Green Ranger’s betrayal will be unleashed on Angel Grove. Also featuring a Bulk & Skull short story by Steve Orlando (Midnighter) and artist Corin Howell that puts the pair on the ultimate mission to impress Kimberly and Trini!

 

PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ELITEST OF ELITE 1
PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ELITEST OF ELITE #1 (OF 4)
TITAN COMICS
(W) Cavan Scott (A) Lucas Ferreyra
It’s the start of a senses-shattering four-part Penguins of Madagascar epic story! An army of robots threatens to take over the world – and only our four feathered friends can stop them! Plus, bonus stories featuring the North Wind, the Baby Penguins, and more!

 

PREDATOR LIFE AND DEATH 1
PREDATOR LIFE AND DEATH #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Brian Thies (CA) David Palumbo
Colonial Marines on the planet Tartarus battle extraterrestrial hunters over the possession of a mysterious horseshoe-shaped spaceship of unknown origin. The Weyland-Yutani rep wants the ship, and the marine captain wants to protect her crew. But neither objective is likely when a band of Predators attacks!

 

SPIDER-MAN 2
SPIDER-MAN #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Sara Pichelli
• The Avengers are down and Miles Morales stands alone against a villain with the power to destroy the universe.
•  More importantly, his grades are in the toilet.
Rated T

 

VAMPIRELLA VOL 3 1
VAMPIRELLA VOL 3 #1
D. E.
(W) Kate Leth (A) Eman Casallos (CA) Chrissie Zullo
Vampirella takes Hollywood in this new adventure of the classic demon-hunting, monster-slaying, thrill-seeking vampire queen. When her stately manor is attacked, she begins to unravel a plot as old as the silver screen, discovering what monsters really lurk in the shadows of the City of Angels. Writer Kate Leth (Adventure Time, Edward Scissorhands) says, “Can Vampirella be both a cult icon on the rise and take down an empire of ghouls and ghosts? Signs point to: Hell, yes!”

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

COLORING DC TP VOL 01 BATMAN HUSH
COLORING DC TP VOL 01 BATMAN HUSH
DC COMICS
(W) Jeph Loeb (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
DC Comics presents classic adventures in a whole new way: in black and white, on heavy stock suitable for coloring! This title collects the opening chapters of “Batman: Hush,” from BATMAN #608-611 and a story from Wizard #0, all featuring spectacular artwork by Jim Lee and Scott Williams!

 

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS TP VOL 01
DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS TP VOL 01 ENLISTED
DC COMICS
(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Marguerite Sauvage & Various (CA) Ant Lucia
In these stories from issues #1-6 of the hit series, learn the story behind this alternate reality where the Second World War is fought by superpowered women on the front lines and behind the scenes! It all begins with the stories of Batwoman, Wonder Woman and Supergirl.

 

EVIL DEAD 2 BEYOND DEAD BY DAWN TP VOL 01
EVIL DEAD 2 BEYOND DEAD BY DAWN TP VOL 01
SPACE GOAT PUBLISHING
(W) Frank Hannah (A) Oscar Bazaldua & Various (CA) Chris Summers, Bruce Campbell
Demonic Hordes! Possessed Parents! Severed Hands! The complete “sequel before the other sequel” collected in one handy Necronomicon-sized package, Evil Dead 2: Beyond Dead by Dawn Vol. 1 collects the complete first mini-series. Picking up where the Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell movie left off, Annie and Ash are trapped in Hell, fighting their way through a demon horde to rescue her parents, using only the Ex-Mortis and the Kandarian dagger. Is it enough? Or will they kick Ash? Featuring a Bruce Campbell photo cover!

 

HARLEY QUINN AND POWER GIRL TP
HARLEY QUINN AND POWER GIRL TP
DC COMICS
(W) Amanda Conner & Various (A) Stéphane Roux & Various (CA) Amanda Conner
It’s a cosmic adventure beyond your wildest imaginings: Power Girl and Harley Quinn, stranded in a forgotten dimension, on the homeworld of the amorous warlord Vartox! They’ll sacrifice anything they have to in order to get home…except their dignity! Kidding! That’ll be the first thing to go. Collecting the 6-issue miniseries!

 

 

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“Justin’s Jabber” — Back Issues
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I’ve probably mentioned this before but I’m going to go ahead and mention it again, y’know, for emphasis: I sure do love Modern Age keys. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with older key books; but Modern Age keys sell fast, fast, FAST! They’re not too expensive and they’re usually in nice shape. So come on in and pick up some of these nice Modern Age keys before they fly right out the door!

 

Amazing_Spider-Man_Vol_2_36
Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #36, 9/11 tribute issue, Very Fine Plus (8.5) condition, $35. Cool book, very sought after collectible issue, but I will say this by way of criticism vis-a-vis the story content of this particular issue … DR. DOOM DOES NOT CRY!

 

What_If_Vol_2_49
What It? (Vol. 2)  #49, What If Silver Surfer Possessed the Infinity Gauntlet?, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0) condition, $25. Cool book, but it’s not nearly as cool as What If D-Man Possessed the Power Cosmic?

 

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Batman/Danger Girl #1, J. Scott Campbell variant cover, Very Fine (8.0) condition $25.
Everybody loves a J. Scott Campbell cover, right? Harley Quinn is even on this one! Speaking of Harley Quinn…

 

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Batman Adventures : Mad Love (First printing), Origin of Harley Quinn, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $45. Suicide Squad! Movie!! HARLEY QUINN! HARLEY QUINN! HARLEY QUINN!

 

(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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DCDBGCRISIS3
DC COMICS DECK BUILDING GAME: CRISIS EXPANSION PACK 3
The DC Universe is in peril… again! In the DC Comics Deck-building Game Crisis Expansion, you will face some of the most epic challenges, events, and destructive forces in the history of comic-dom. Crisis Expansion Pack 3 unleashes 14 “Impossible Mode” Crime Syndicate Super-Villains to battle against and Crisis versions of eight oversized characters such as Lex Luthor, Sinestro, and Bane. Plus, you’ll also find six new playable, oversized characters and new main deck cards for competitive players.

 

PokemonMythicalCelebi
POKEMON TCG: MYTHICAL POKEMON COLLECTION – CELEBI
Rare and mysterious, Mythical Pokemon arrive when they choose – and disappear just as quickly! Step forward into a new level of playing with the Pokemon TCG: Mythical Pokemon Collection – Celebi, packed with a never-before-seen Foil Promo card featuring Celebi, a Celebi Collector’s Pin, two Special Pokemon TCG: Generations Booster Packs to expand your collection, and a Code Card for the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online.

 

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BOARDGAMES THAT TELL STORIES 2
Featuring a selection of the best articles published at boardgamesthattellstories.com – one of the most influential blogs dedicated to modern board games – Boardgames That Tell Stories 2 not only gathers the best from Ignacy Trzewiczek, but also serves as a compilation of great stories about game design and game publishing written by game designers from all over the world, including Mike Selinker, Rob Daviau, Bruno Cathala, Michal Oracz, Vlaada Chvatil, and Antoine Bauza.

 

FlipCityReuse
FLIP CITY: REUSE EXPANSION
Flip City Goes Green! Recycle for some extra cash, or gum up the works for your opponents with a Plumber’s Office in this this expansion to Flip City.

 

KingsForgeApprentices
KING’S FORGE: APPRENTICES
Hear ye! Hear ye! This ROYAL DECREE is issued to spread the news of looser government regulations and corporate oversight to all village craftspersons wishing to apply for position of King Alphons Sedwickson III’s court position of King’s Forge. The King has graciously approved the use of Apprentices (i.e. “glorified interns”) for any person wishing to apply for this royal court position.
This expansion was designed with modular components such that all or any combination of the following can be added into the base game:
Dice, Smithy tiles and rules to allow a fifth player.
Apprentice cards, which can be hired by the players to gain permanent bonuses.
Craft cards that emphasize both the easiest and most difficult parts of the Craft item spectrum.
Gathering cards to increase the size and diversity of each game’s Gather Deck.

 

ValeriaCardKingdoms
VALERIA: CARD KINGDOMS
Recruit hard-working citizens, slay vile monsters, expand your domain! Roll the dice and become ruler of Valeria! Menacing monsters plague the kingdom of Valeria. Use Strength to slay minions like pesky Goblins and mighty Owlbears to earn rewards. Then, defeat the boss in each region to clear the land and reinforce your reign. Valeria: Card Kingdoms is a tableau-building card game for 1-5 aspiring rulers.

 

 

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Toys / Collectibles
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batmobile
BATMAN 1966 BATMOBILE BANK
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Everyone knows that Batmobile has a lot under the hood, but now it’s got something else under there: your change! This vinyl version of the Batmobile from the Batman Classic TV Series measures 11 inches long, and has a coin slot between the seats and an access door in the base, meaning this high-quality vinyl replica is also a bank, for storing your non-giant pennies and scarred silver dollars. Park it in your home Batcave! Packaged in a clear polybag.

 

batgirl
BATMAN 1966 PREM COLL BATGIRL STATUE
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Batgirl of your dreams is now the centerpiece of your statue collection! The first full-size statue in our Batman Classic TV Series line, the Premier Collection edition of Batgirl depicts actress Yvonne Craig as the unforgettable sidekick to Batman and Robin, the way she appeared in the third season of the classic TV show. Sculpted by the legendary Clayburn Moore in her distinctive purple-and-yellow crime-fighting costume, this resin statue of TV’s Barbara Gordon stands approximately 12 inches tall atop a Bat-logo base. Packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity.

 

harley bank
BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES HARLEY QUINN BUST BANK
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! A good partner-in-crime is worth her weight in gold! The Joker often fails to appreciate the value of his loving assistant Harley Quinn, but her value won’t be in question once you fill her with your spare change. With a coin slot in the back and an access door in the base, this approximately 8″ vinyl bank depicts Harley as she appeared on Batman: The Animated Series, and features collectible-quality sculpting and paint. Best of all, she’s in scale to the companion Joker bank, so you can pair them up for the crime of the century! Packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Varner Studios.

 

harley
BATMAN PREM COLL MAD LOVE HARLEY QUINN STATUE
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Time for some Harley Quinn romance! The psychologist once known as Harleen Quinzel may have the hots for The Joker, but the Clown Prince of Crime doesn’t always realize what he’s got! This 12″ resin statue of Harley Quinn is based on her look in the timeless New Batman Adventures episode “Mad Love,” and depicts a dolled-up Harley wielding her mallet and pistol. Packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box, this statue is limited to 3,000 pieces and is a must-have item for any fan of Batman, Harley or the Joker himself. Sculpted by Clayburn Moore!

 

cthulhu mug
CTHULHU PX MOLDED MUG
SURREAL ENTERTAINMENT
A PREVIEWS Exclusive! The mighty Cthulhu, the Elder God from the works of H.P. Lovecraft, will rouse you from your slumber when you have your morning tea in this molded mug!

 

izombie fig
IZOMBIE LIV MOORE POWER UP PX AF
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! The iZombie action figure just got a power-up! This Previews-exclusive variant on DST’s action figure of Liv Moore from iZombie features Liv in full-on zombie mode, with red eyes, veiny skin and a mad-on for some brains. Based on the hit CW TV show, this 7-inch scale figure includes interchangeable hands and accessories, and comes packaged on a full-color blister card. Only available at comic shops and specialty stores!

 

insideout
PIXAR INSIDE OUT MAGIC 8-BALL
MATTEL TOYS
From Mattel Toys. Celebrate Disney Pixar’s Inside Out with fortune-telling fun! Ask the Magic 8 Ball anything you want then turn it over and your answer will appear in the window! Features 20 different phrases, including ones taken straight from the movie.

 

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    To help launch this awesome book, we invited Stabbity's writer and co-creator, Richard Rivera to stop by and sign copies for our Guests!!!

    He also brought along some special guests: James Pruett, writer and publisher of Mindbender Scout Comics, and Scout's Solar Flare Comic writer James Haick!!!

    It's always a party when these guys get together, and we thank everyone who joined in and made our day!!!
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    @[325971267611345:274:Stabbity Bunny] is now being published by @[1422709141363817:274:Scout Comics], and it's first issue is on EC's New Comics Wall right now!!! To help launch this awesome book, we invited Stabbity's writer and co-creator, @[100007744396401:2048:Richard Rivera] to stop by and si...

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    JOIN US FOR A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET AN AMAZING ARTIST!!!

    This Saturday, at EC, MEET Wolverine, Deadpool, Thor, and Marvel artist Jerry DeCaire!!!

    He'll be here selling prints of his work, and doing small and large commission sketches!!!

    Of course, there will also be FREE COMICS, and a FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a DEADPOOL OMNIBUS SIGNED BY JERRY DECAIRE!!!

    Saturday ONLY and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    Wolverine, Deadpool, Thor and Marvel Artist Jerry DeCaire at EC!

    January 20, 2018, 11:00am - January 20, 2018, 7:00pm

    In 2017 alone, artist Jerry DeCaire has had FIVE trade paperbacks of his work released from Marvel, featuring Wolverine, Deadpool, X-Men Comics, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and he's also known for his work on Thor, Hawkeye, Conan the Barbarian, The Phantom Comic Book Series, Green Hornet, and many m...

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    RICK AND MORTY FANS, REJOICE!!! Our friends at the Iberian Rooster Rooster in downtown St. Pete are hosting a Rick and Morty night, and we're providing prizes, including a Rick and Morty Monopoly game, a portal gun, graphic novel, button and a $25 EC Gift Certificate!!!

    We hope to see you there!!!
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    Citadel of Ricks! Cosplay Contest & Rick and Morty Fan Night

    February 1, 2018, 9:00pm - February 2, 2018, 3:00am

    Wubba lubba dub dub! Dress up as your favorite Rick and form the Citadel of Ricks with us! No Jerrys allowed. Birdpeople ok. No unsupervised Mortys. There will be a cosplay contest as well as R&M themed trivia, games and more! Be prepared to save the world and SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT! Of course, there...

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    Facebook is changing the way you see promotional content, clearing your News Feed of potentially unwanted posts — but if you're worried that you'll miss seeing posts from us, here's how to get them to show up:

    On your mobile device Facebook app...
    1. Search for "Emerald City Comics," and select our name in the results.
    2. Select "Following" (or "Follow").
    3. Select "See First" (pictured).

    On your desktop or laptop browser...
    1. Go to our page: www.facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics
    2. Click on the "Following" (or "Follow") button on our header.
    3. Click on "See First" (pictured).

    Please let us know if you have any questions.

    Thank you so much for your support!!!
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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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