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BATMAN CREATURE OF THE NIGHT #1 (OF 4)
DC COMICS
(W) Kurt Busiek (A/CA) John Paul Leon
Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime…and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save the day. But as grief and rage builds inside Bruce until he feels he can’t keep it inside anymore, something strange starts taking wing in the Gotham night! Perhaps Bruce’s grief isn’t inside him after all? Modern masters Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon unite for the spiritual companion to the beloved SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY, putting a new spin you’ve never seen before on the legend of Batman-and the dark emotions that drive him!

 

DARKHAWK #51 LEG
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chad Bowers, Chris Sims (A) Kev Walker (CA) David Nakayama
The RETURN Part 1 (OF 1)
Years ago, Chris Powell discovered a mysterious amulet that allowed him to transform into the spacefaring gladiator known as DARKHAWK. With his newfound edge against crime, he stood against some of the most extreme threats the Marvel Universe has to offer! Now, when two members of the Fraternity of Raptors descend on New York with designs on stealing the amulet and returning it to the stars, it’s not Darkhawk who has to rise to the challenge…it’s Chris Powell!
Rated T+

 

JIM HENSON LABYRINTH 2017 SPECIAL #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Adam Smith & Various (A) Jared Cullum & Various (CA) Derek Kirk Kim
Celebrate Jim Henson’s Labyrinth with an all-new collection of short stories celebrating the various characters and creatures from the world of Labyrinth. Includes the never-before-told story of how Sir Didymus met his trusted steed Ambrosius. Also includes the story of a goblin running late to the famous “Dance Magic Dance” sequence from the film.

 

MYSTIK U #1 (OF 3)
DC COMICS
(W) Alisa Kwitney (A) Mike Norton (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
Leave the world of the mundane behind and step through the magical doors of Mystik U! After a tragic accident, a young Zatanna Zatara, under the guidance of Rose Psychic, enrolls in a mysterious university that teaches its students how to master their unique brands of magic. Will Zatanna fit in with her new classmates (Enchantress, Sargon the Sorcerer, Faust and more!) and unlock her true potential? Find out in this exciting bimonthly miniseries from novelist Alisa Kwitney (DESTINY) and Mike Norton (Revival, Runaways)!

 

STAR TREK DISCOVERY #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Mike Johnson, Kirsten Beyer (A/CA) Tony Shasteen
Warp into adventure with this new comic book series that ties into the new Star Trek television show premiering in late September on CBS All Access in the U.S., the Space channel in Canada and Netflix throughout the rest of the world! Details remain secretive so we can’t show you covers yet, but we can tell you that you won’t want to miss this very special KLINGON-centric series. Be prepared for action, adventure, and Star Trek at its best!
Bullet points:
* Co-written by Discovery writer and Trek novelist Kirsten Beyer and longtime Trek comic book writer Mike Johnson!
* Art by Star Trek comic book veteran and fan-favorite Tony Shasteen, of the hit series, Boldly Go!
* Explore the strange new worlds and new civilizations of Discovery each month!
* Each issue features a “ships of the line” cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire! A great first look at the new ships of Discovery!

 

SWORD OF AGES #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez
A mythic origin story you never expected to see! This winter, the Sword will be drawn for the first time ever, courtesy of writer/artist/Locke & Key co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez in a five-issue miniseries adventure of epic proportions! A young woman will become the first wielder of the most famous sacred weapon of all time to champion for her world’s survival, inspiring a legion of heroes to join her struggle against a merciless alien force. The line between science fiction and magic might get fuzzy, but the line between heroes and villains will be drawn in blood.
Bullet points:
* Alien worlds! The sacred sword! Brave knights and horrific demons!
* The legendary sword is first drawn here!

 

Featured Books:

FLASH BY GEOFF JOHNS TP BOOK 04
DC COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Alberto Dose & Various (CA) Michael Turner
The Fastest Man Alive clashes with his Rogues Gallery, including Zoom, Captain Cold, Mister Element, Mirror Master, Trickster and more! This new title collects THE FLASH #201-213!

 

JESSICA JONES TP VOL 02 SECRETS OF MARIA HILL
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) David Mack
Jessica Jones is back where she belongs: taking on cases as Alias Investigations! But as she digs even deeper into the mysteries of the Marvel Universe, Jessica uncovers a startling truth. Is this case too hot for even her? Will it shatter everything she’s built for herself? Can she put the pieces of her shattered life back together – or is it already too late? With the situation spinning out of control, Jessica struggles to get to the bottom of what she’s uncovered – but some dangerous people would prefer it to remain buried! Speaking of dangerous, Maria Hill has been ousted by S.H.I.E.L.D. – and is left with no choice but to turn to Jessica! But will Hill’s secrets open a door that can never be closed? How will they affect the MU – and Jessica’s fellow Defenders? Collecting JESSICA JONES #7-12.
Parental Advisory

 

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jody Houser, Duane Swierczynski (A) Emilio Laiso & Various (CA) Phil Noto
The Rebellion is here! The Rogue One crew makes the leap from the big screen to the comic-book page in this action-packed adaptation! All looks lost for the galaxy when the Empire’s new super-weapon is discovered. Any insurgency will quickly be thwarted by the devastating new Death Star! But maybe there’s hope for the Rebel cause when Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor lead a crew of new heroes on a desperate mission to steal the plans to the planet-destroying threat! A crucial tale in the Star Wars saga is told at last! Plus: In an all-new story, flash back to the ill-tempered first meeting between Cassian and scene-stealing droid K-2SO! Collecting STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION #1-6 and STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE – CASSIAN & K-2SO ANNUAL #1.
Rated T

 

SUPERMAN TP VOL 04 BLACK DAWN (REBIRTH)
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi & Various (A) Patrick Gleason & Various (CA) Ryan Sook
Something is foul in Hamilton, and Batman and Robin are here to investigate! But Batman mysteriously disappears and one after another they start to go missing. Superman must save them all but can he find his son in time? Or will Superboy turn to the dark side and become Superboy Black? Collects SUPERMAN #20-26.

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    MORDENKAINEN'S TOME OF FOES

    Discover the truth about the great conflicts of the D&D multiverse in this supplement for the world's greatest roleplaying game.

    This tome is built on the writings of the renowned wizard from the world of Greyhawk, gathered over a lifetime of research and scholarship. In his travels to other realms and other planes of existence, he has made many friends, and has risked his life an equal number of times, to amass the knowledge contained herein. In addition to Mordenkainen's musings on the endless wars of the multiverse, the book contains game statistics for dozens of monsters: new demons and devils, several varieties of elves and duergar, and a vast array of other creatures from throughout the planes of existence.

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    In Fae, first released as Clans, each player is trying to achieve victory by scoring as many points for their color as they can. This is tricky as each player's color is chosen at random and kept hidden until the end of the game. Each region of the board contains five areas, each one of five different types. Each area receives one hut each of five different colors. On their turn, a player moves all huts from one area containing less than seven to an adjacent area, all the while trying to hide which color is theirs. After moving, if one or more areas are completely surrounded by empty areas, they are scored. If all colors are present in a scoring, any colors with only one hut present are removed. The epoch track allows a limited number of areas to score before the game ends, and each scoring will either gain a bonus or score nothing depending on the terrain type in which scoring occurred and how far along the track the game has progressed; each scoring advances the track, and each section of the track gives different terrain types bonuses and penalties.

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    MONOPOLY DEADPOOL

    Deadpool meets the Monopoly game -- like peanut butter and fried trout, it’s a perfect match! In the Monopoly: Deadpool Edition game players build their own team of Mercs for Money as they purchase the contracts of the world’s best mercenaries. Some are Deadpool’s allies, some are Deadpools from alternate universes, and one is just Deadpool in a maid outfit. Other players have to pay a fee when they land on Mercs.
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    SUPERNATURAL SAVE YOUR SOULS CARD GAME

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    Our friends at Agents Of SLABS Signature Service will be participating in a Private Signing with DC Comics Co-Publisher and legendary artist JIM LEE during Megacon 2018 weekend!

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    BLACK PANTHER MUSIC!!!

    Now that Marvel Studios' Black Panther is out on home video, and you're preparing to meet our Black Panther Cosplayer at our Avengers: Infinity War at EC! event this Saturday, we thought you'd enjoy this violin cover of Kendrick Lamar and SZA's soundtrack hit, "All The Stars!"

    The cover is by Godwin Strings, and his cover is every bit as sumptuous, fascinating, and moving as the film itself!!!

    Check it out below, and we'll see you this Saturday at EC!!!

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    WE'VE JUST ADDED ANOTHER AWESOME PRIZE TO OUR INFINITY WAR RAFFLE!!!

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    In addition to a 20% OFF SALE ON ALL MARVEL BOOKS, awesome Black Panther POSTERS, Marvel PREVIEWSworld magazines featuring Spider-Man, and Thanos COMICS, and a HUGE assortment of Avengers COSPLAYERS, and TWO RAFFLES, we've added another prize to our adult raffle... an AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR MOVIE SPECIAL with a DIAMOND EXCLUSIVE COVER!!!

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    DEADPOOL SINGS!!!

    The Deadpool Movie is almost here, and star Ryan Reynolds is certainly going all-out to promote it!!! Seeing no opportunity too big or too small (especially when rainbows and unicorns are involved), Ryan recently appeared on South Korea's "King of the Masked Singer" disguised as an anime unicorn, singing "Tomorrow," from "Annie"!!!

    Not only do we admire Mr. Reynolds' courage and musical tastes, but he's got a pretty impressive set of pipes!!! (Maybe Deadpool 3 should be a musical?)

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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 #356, MAY 2018 (for books arriving mainly in JULY 2018)…

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    CATWOMAN #1
    DC COMICS
    (W/A/CA) Joëlle Jones
    The wedding night's barely over, but Catwoman's back on the streets, this time to expose a copycat who's pulling heists around Gotham City. As Selina cracks the whip on her former criminal cohorts, she's attracting unwanted attention from one of Gotham's most dangerous groups. The mob? Nope. Try the GCPD. And as if the Bat-Bride didn't have enough problems, don't miss the debut of an all-new villain determined to make trouble for all nine of Selina's lives. Don't miss the start of an all-new monthly series written and illustrated by Eisner Award-nominee Joëlle Jones!

    SUPERMAN #1
    DC COMICS
    (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis
    A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes... with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the city of Metropolis and the planet Earth. His first job? Getting the planet back out of the Phantom Zone!

    CAPTAIN AMERICA #1
    MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Alex Ross
    IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.
    For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra's takeover of the nation, Captain America is a figure of controversy, carrying a tarnished shield...and a new enemy is rising!
    Who are the Power Elite? And how do they intend to co-opt and corrupt the symbol that is Captain America?





    JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #1
    BOOM! STUDIOS
    (W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey
    Writer Adam Smith ( Jim Henson's Labyrinth 2017 Special) and artist Alexandria Huntington (Avengers Origins) present a new sequel to the hit film! The realm of Mithra is being rebuilt by the newly-crowned Ember Queen Thurma. But while she seeks to save all people, a long-forgotten tribe of Firelings disputes the legitimacy of her reign... and they have proof that another Fireling is the true heir to the throne.

    RELAY #1
    AFTERSHOCK COMICS
    (W) Zac Thompson & Various (A) Andy Clarke (CA) Andy Clarke, Dan Brown
    A perfect future of intergalactic travel and community. Every newly discovered planet is unified culturally through a monolithic structure known as the Galactic Relay. Although the towering monument is meant to inspire conformity of ideas, technology, and progress - many resent the foreign structure. Jad Carter, a Relay employee, must keep the peace and act as an emissary to new civilizations. But when he finds the Relay's mythological creator, Hank Donaldson, his idea of reality and the universe shatters.

    Equal parts The Fifth Element and Philip K Dick, and directly springboarding off the previously released Free Comic Book Day RELAY #0, this series is an exploration of monoculture, identity, and the deceptive nature of legend set in a thriving future where humanity forcibly assimilates new worlds.

    Written by Zac Thomspon (Cable, The Dregs, HER INFERNAL DESCENT), with art by Andy Clarke (REPLICA, Batman), and a story conceived by Zac Thompson, Eric Bromberg (PESTILENCE) and Donny Cates (BABYTEETH, Dr. Strange, Thanos, Venom, God Country), this powerhouse of a series that HAD to be told at AfterShock!





    ADVENTURE ZONE GN VOL 01 HERE THERE BE GERBLINS
    :01 FIRST SECOND
    (W) Clint McElroy (A/CA) Carey Pietsch
    Based on the McElroy family's smash hit podcast, a graphic novel following the metafictional adventures of three D&D characters and their interfering Dungeon Master, with art from rising star Carey Pietsch. Harken to my tale. Once upon a time (a couple of years ago) there were these brothers who had a bunch of really successful podcasts, and they decided to do a new podcast with their dad, where they all played D&D together as a family, and lo, this new podcast was called The Adventure Zone, and verily did it get downloaded over 10 million times, and wow did it totally eat the brains of all who listened, because: It was just. That. Rad. And then did these guys team up with artist Carey Pietsch, and make a graphic novel where the weirdly sweet and brilliant but also super vulgar and honestly kind of bizarre story of The Adventure Zone got adapted into a goofy, innovative, and compelling graphic novel!
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    DEADPOOL INVADES EUROPE!!!

    20th Century Fox and Ryan Reynolds have released a new Deadpool Movie promo, where Deadpool himself warns Europe about the movie's release and its Canadian culture invasion!!!

    As expected, it's pretty hilarious, and a little Not Safe For Work, but it also includes a riotous behind-the-scenes look at his music video with fellow Canadian Céline Dion, and a crazy ad for Trolli Sour Brite Tiny Hands candy, available exclusively at 7-Eleven, which, yes, is apparently a real thing!!!

    Anyhoo, if you're on the hunt for more Deadpool craziness, stop by and see your friends at EC for all the Deadpool books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more, that your tiny - or any other sized hands - can carry!!!

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    DID YOU MISS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY?!?

    Yesterday was Free Comic Book Day at EC, and we had an AMAZING crowd of Guests and EC Family Members, old and new!!!

    If you missed out, you can still get in on the fun!!! We still have FCBD comics available in our Hub (the center of the store) for ONLY 75 CENTS!!! (And, there are no limits; you can get as many as you want!!!

    You can choose from DC Comics, Marvel, Image Comics, ARCHIE COMICS, BOOM! Studios, Scout Comics, Valiant, Dynamite, IDW Publishing, and many more!!!

    THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF YOU WHO MADE OUR FREE COMIC BOOK DAY SUCH A SUCCESS!!!
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