Preacher SALE / give-away / raffle! Newsletter 5/20/16

…and our first ever MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY for DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1!!!
Read all about the event at its entry below, but here’s the early scoop on the comic book itself:

DC Rebirth 1 DC Rebirth 1 variant

DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Gary Frank & Various (CA) Gary Frank
It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
THEY SAID IT: “Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe,” says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns. “It brings back what has been lost, the legacy of the characters, the love and the hope of the DCU!”

 
Preacher
PREACHER GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE – AND A VERTIGO SALE!!!
Saturday, May 21st from 11am to 9pm

“Preacher” possesses AMC on Sunday, May 22nd!!!
It’s based on the Vertigo comic by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, and it’s so shocking, so controversial, that you have to read it to believe it!!
And, of course, EC is going to give you that chance!

Join us on Saturday, May 21st when the FIRST 50 GUESTS at 11am only will receive a FREE PREACHER PROMO COMIC!!!
(The comic will ONLY be given to adults 18+.)

Plus, SAVE 10% on ALL VERTIGO BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!
(The sale excludes all New Comics.)

ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 “PREACHER: BOOK ONE” PAPERBACKS!!!

All winners will be called, Monday, May 23rd!!!

* 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.)

 

 

BOARD GAME MEETUP
BOARD GAME MEETUP
Saturday, May 21st from 5pm to 9pm

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

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

Drink and snack purchases are available!

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

 

 

POKEMON YOUTH LEAGUE MEETUP
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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DC REBIRTH #1 MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY!!!
Tuesday, May 24th from midnight to 1am

DC’s Rebirth is HERE!!! And, to celebrate, EC is doing something we’ve NEVER done before – a MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY!!!
Join us on Tuesday, May 24th from 11:59pm until 1am!!! We’ll have a sale, gifts, refreshments, and lots of fun!!!

The FIRST 100 GUESTS at 12:01am will be able to purchase the exclusive “REBIRTH” #1 MIDNIGHT RELEASE VARIANT at the same $2.99 cover price!
(The regular version will also be available)

The FIRST 50 GUESTS will receive a FREE DETECTIVE #27 REPRINT COMIC!!!

Plus, the FIRST 25 GUESTS will receive a FREE JIM LEE LITHOGRAPH!!!

During this event, SAVE 25% on ALL BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS!!!

We’ll also have an exclusive raffle for 1 of 2 DC COMICS DECK-BUILDING GAME CRISIS EXPANSIONS!!!*

AND THAT’S NOT ALL! In addition, ALL DC – AND MARVEL – new comics scheduled for sale on 5/25 will ALSO be available to purchase EARLY during this event!!!
(Other publishers’ comics will be available at 11am Wednesday)

Enter our COSTUME CONTEST for a chance to win a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

We’ll be joined by Special Guests:**

MEGA CON GUEST AUSTIN JANOWSKY (Iron Man, Evil Dead 2), who will be doing sketches for $20-$50,
ADAM RICHES (G.I. Joe, Star Trek / Green Lantern) who will be doing sketches for $20, and
MICHAEL PAYNTER (Satan), a local artist / self-publisher, who will offer free signings!!!

ROBBIE KOOL from DADDY KOOL RECORDS in Downtown St. Pete will be our Guest DJ!!!

VOYAGE COLD BREW COFFEE will also be outside at 10pm, so you can purchase refreshments!!!

While you’re waiting for us to open, you can join our friends at PAIR O’ DICE BREWING (4400 118th Ave. N. Suite. 208 Clearwater, FL 33762) from 8pm – midnight to play the DC COMICS DECK-BUILDING GAME – PLUS, enter a FREE RAFFLE to win a copy of the game!!!

* 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.)

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

 

 

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MARVEL & MUNCHKIN GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!!!
Wednesday, May 25th from 11am to 9pm

Marvel is on a roll, and for good reason! Their list of classic and iconic tales seems to be endless!!! Of course, your friends at EC will make it even easier to get to the good stuff, and become a Marvel superhero while you’re at it!!!

Join us on Wed., May 25th, when the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE MARVEL COLLECTIONS CATALOG!!!

Plus, ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 MUNCHKIN: MARVEL EDITION GAMES!!! (3-6 Players; ages 10+)

All winners will be called on Friday, May 27th!!!

PLUS, join us for a MUNCHKIN: MARVEL MYSTIC MAYHEM DEMO on Sunday, May 29th any time from Noon – 5pm!!!
(see details at event below)

*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.)

 

 

HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT MEETUP
HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT – CLONE WARS 400 PT GOLDEN AGE CONSTRUCTED
Friday, May 27th from 6:30pm to 9pm

400 pt Golden Age constructed. No team bases. Your team must consist of different versions of the SAME character (Example: multiple versions of Booster Gold, Storm, Shredder, etc.) You may only play 1 copy of any version (meaning set #, not different dial levels) of a particular character, with a 3 figure minimum in effect.

We’re playing for Green Lantern from the Brave and the Bold Organized play kit.

What’s this about?: HeroClix tournaments are a sanctioned series of events that offer players opportunities for competitive play and exclusive figures. Tired of beating your friends? Bring your A-game here and see how you do. First time players at EC always get a figure!

What do you need to play?: For constructed tournaments, you’ll need to supply your team, meeting the requirements that week’s format issued. It’s also recommended that you bring your own maps, so you have the advantage should you win the roll for map choice. However, Dice and Maps are available in limited numbers.

What is ‘Golden Age’?: Golden Age is essentially an unrestricted format. Any figure can be used, as far back as Marvel HeroClix: Infinity Challenge (the first set). The only figures that cannot be used are the Purple Ringed promo figures, and other non-comic sets, such as Lord of the Rings, Kick-Ass 2, Mage Knight, Yu-Gi-Oh, and DOTA 2 (unless specified by the format). All Errata is in effect for Golden Age play.

How are the prizes distributed?: For standard Constructed play, we usually issue a prize for 1st place, 2nd place, and Fellowship. Fellowship is a sportsmanship prize, and can be awarded to someone who the judge feels carried themselves in an exemplary fashion in demeanor during the event. Usually, if everyone qualifies for the Fellowship prize, this is awarded via roll-off.

Read the rulebook to learn the game…

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!

 

 

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KIDS DAY!!!
Saturday, May 28th from 11am to 9pm

As an alternative to MegaCon for our Guests with children, we offer KIDS DAY @ EC!

The first 50 kids at 11am will receive a free all-ages comic book!

Meet Matt Van Kleeck, author of children’s book WILLIAM THE DINOSAUR, from 11am to 3pm!

Meet Naruto and Dragon Ball’s Goku, live in-person, from 11-1 & 3-5!**

All graphic novels & books in our Kids & Animation section will be 10% OFF all day!

Also, enter our free all-day raffle to win* an all-ages prize pack!
(winner will be announced Monday, May 30th)

See our Facebook page for more details as they are announced:
http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

* 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.)

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

 

 

MunchkinMarvel
MUNCHKIN MARVEL EDITION GAME DEMONSTRATION
Sunday, May 29th from noon to 5pm

Double Exposure, Inc. Envoy and Emerald City present a Munchkin Marvel Edition game demonstration!

Herald Bill Eastman will be with us once again to demonstrate the game. He will be teaching new players how to play the game and to show off to the public all the fantastic components that make up this excellent game!

Here’s some info about the game:

Munchkin Marvel Edition, an all-new Munchkin game that fuses the classic card game fun of monster-slaying and role-playing with the most iconic characters from the Marvel universe.  Created under license from Steve Jackson Games and in conjunction with Marvel, Munchkin Marvel Edition comes complete with new monsters (villains), allies (heroes) and custom S.H.I.E.L.D. Identification Cards, and is the perfect gift for Munchkin fans who are ready for an epic Marvel battle!

Here’s a link to the BoardGameGeek page for the game:
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/189848/munchkin-marvel

And here’s the page from USAopoly:
http://usaopoly.com/games/munchkin-marvel-game-edition

 

 

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ECBC: CIVIL WAR!!!
Tuesday, June 7th from 7pm to 8pm

The ECBC (Emerald City Book Club), meets the FIRST TUESDAY of every month from 7-8pm to discuss the featured book!!! This month’s selection is “Civil War” by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven!!!

The session is open to everyone and takes place on June 7th from 7-8pm!!!

The group will share their opinions on the emotional twists and turns of the story, its impact on the Marvel comic and cinematic universes, and more!!!

Whether you attend the session or not, the “Civil War” book is 20% OFF from now until end-of-business on June 7th!!!
(The discount will be calculated at the register, and does not combine with any other discounts or programs)

 

 

Always get the latest EC updates on our Facebook page:
http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

And also see the Events page on our website for upcoming events:
http://emeraldcitycomics.com/events

 

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/ECComicsFL

 

(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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COMICS
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Click here for new releases!

http://emeraldcitycomics.com/new-releases

 

Featured Comic Books:

 

CIVIL WAR II 0
CIVIL WAR II #0 (OF 7)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Olivier Coipel
From the creative team that brought you House of M and Siege comes a blistering first chapter in Marvel’s new explosive event. Watch as the players are introduced and the table is set for a storyline that fans will be talking about for years.
Rated T+

 

DEADPOOL LAST DAYS OF MAGIC 1
DEADPOOL LAST DAYS OF MAGIC #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Scott Koblish (CA) Humberto Ramos
From the pages of Doctor Strange…the Empirikul are waging a war on magic with the goal of wiping the fantastical from the pages of existence. This concerns Deadpool, because some of his best friends are magic. As the Empirikul forces batter the defenses of the Monster Metropolis ruled by his demonic wife, Deadpool wades into battle alongside his most spell-casting-est friends. And you know the old saying “Nothing ever goes wrong in a war.” That’s a saying, right?
PARENTAL ADVISORY

 

FUTURE QUEST 1
FUTURE QUEST #1
DC COMICS
(W) Jeff Parker (A/CA) Evan Shaner
When the adventurous and inquisitive Jonny Quest and his adoptive brother Hadji make a startling discovery in the swamplands of Florida, they are pulled into an epic struggle between the Space Rangers and a dangerous villain who threatens the galaxy. Now it’s up to the combined forces of Team Quest, Inter-Nation Security, Space Ghost, and a host of Hanna-Barbera’s greatest action heroes to stop him and save their universe!
Don’t miss the start of this new, monthly series that features character designs by comics superstar Darwyn Cooke and kicks off with an extra-sized story and a wraparound cover!

 

MICRONAUTS 1
MICRONAUTS #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) David Baldeon (CA) J. H. Williams
THEY CAME FROM A DYING UNIVERSE! ACROYEAR, SPACE GLIDER, BIOTRON and their allies are back, on the run from the evil BARON KARZA, and blasting through a universe where magic and science vie for control! With resources dwindling, the long-lost TIME TRAVELERS may hold the key to salvation… but will it mean armageddon for our world?

 

SABRINA 5
SABRINA #5
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Roberto Aguirre Sacasa (A) Robert Hack, Jack Morelli (CA) Robert Hack
Sabrina has to face the Witches Council for an accusation of conspiring with a mortal against the Church of Night. It will take a series of unnatural tests to prove her innocence, but none of it will bring her beloved Harvey back. She’ll have to take matters into her own hands to find Harvey’s missing soul. Recruiting two other young witches (from a neighboring coven), Sabrina holds a séance, but as ever, Madame Satan is pulling the strings behind the scenes, and what Sabrina taps into is much more dangerous – and diabolical. And will send our beloved teen witch on an epic quest. For TEEN+ readers.

 

TANK GIRL 2 GIRLS 1 TANK 1
TANK GIRL 2 GIRLS 1 TANK #1 (OF 4)
TITAN COMICS
(W) Alan Martin (A) Brett Parson (CA) The Black Frog
Fresh off the back of their latest calamitous chapter comes this shiny new Tank Girl tale from series creator Alan Martin and artist extraordinaire, Brett Parson! Expect a healthy dose of delirium and plenty of ball-crunching action in this high-octane crosscountry skirmish that asks the question: is this world really big enough for two Tank Girls? Strap yourself in, folks; It’s gonna be one helluva ride!

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

APOCRYPHA NOW HC
APOCRYPHA NOW HC
IDW – TOP SHELF
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Shannon Wheeler
Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler’s faithful-yet-irreverent approach to the Bible made their book GOD IS DISAPPOINTED IN YOU a modern cult classic. Now, by popular demand, they turn their attention to the best parts left out of the canonical Bible, including the Midrash, the Apocrypha, Gnostic Gospels, and more! And if you thought the BIBLE had some weird stuff in it…

 

JOKER ENDGAME TP
JOKER ENDGAME TP
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A) Greg Capullo & Various (CA) Greg Capullo
Gotham City is overrun by Jokerized victims, and The Joker himself is prowling the streets. Even as Batman confronts the Clown Prince of Crime, ordinary citizens and Arkham inmates must confront the mark The Joker has left on the city and themselves. Is anyone truly safe? This jam-packed collection features stories from BATMAN #35-40, BATMAN ANNUAL #3, GOTHAM ACADEMY: ENDGAME #1, BATGIRL: ENDGAME #1, DETECTIVE COMICS: ENDGAME #1 and ARKHAM MANOR: ENDGAME #1.

 

MIGHTY THOR PREM HC THUNDER IN HER VEINS VOL 01
MIGHTY THOR PREM HC THUNDER IN HER VEINS VOL 01
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
When Dr. Jane Foster lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, the Mighty Thor! Her enemies are many as Asgard descends further into chaos, and unrest threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet she wages her greatest battle against a far more personal foe: the cancer killing her mortal form. When Loki steps back into Thor’s life, will it ease her troubles or only add to her pain? There’s no such question about Malekith as he continues to fan the flames of a looming War of Realms – when he isn’t wedding planning, that is! And as Asgard is torn apart, the skies will shake in one of the bloodiest battles of all time: It’s Thor vs. Odin like never before! Collecting MIGHTY THOR (2015) #1-5.
Rated T+

 

STAR WARS KANAN TP VOL 02
STAR WARS KANAN TP VOL 02 FIRST BLOOD
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Greg Weisman (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks
Continue to explore the early days of Kanan Jarrus, the sensational star of STAR WARS REBELS! You’ve seen Kanan’s last adventure as a Padawan, now witness his first! The boy who was Caleb Dune must find his feet as the Clone Wars rage all around him. When the Jedi Temple comes under attack, what can a mere Padawan do to make a difference? Caleb and his new master, Bilaba, will take command of their own clone troop, and lead them into the furious Battle of Mygeeto. But lying in wait for them there are a pair of Separatist Generals, one of whom is one of the most deadly threats in the entire galaxy! Can Caleb and Bilaba survive Grievous? Collecting KANAN #7-12.
Rated T

 

 

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“JUSTIN’S JABBER” — BACK ISSUES
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Ho-Key Do-Key, folks. Let’s see what we’ve got in the ol’ bag…

 

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Batman #121, first appearance of Mr. Freeze, Very Good Minus (3.5) condition, $425.
Whoa Doctor! I’ve never even SEEN a copy of this book before! Now this is the first EVER Mr. Freeze appearance, back when he was called Mr. Zero. This one here is the real deal. Accept no substitutes.

 

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Tales of the Teen Titans #44, first appearance of Nightwing, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $50.
What’s that you ask? Is the collar on Nightwing’s costume popped? Why don’t you take a look at that cover and tell me what you think.

 

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Death of Wolverine #1-4, full set, $40.
This ain’t the first time I’ve listed one of these and I doubt that this will be the last one either.

 

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Power Man #48, first Power Man and Iron Fist team up, Fine Plus (6.5) condition, $30.
I think this one is a steal at $30. I’m pretty sure that both of these characters have Netflix series coming up and this is a team up that made superhero history. You better come grab it before I do jive turkey.

 

Sweet Christmas! Those are some rad books! Come buy them so that some of their rad may transfer to yourself via osmosis. Rad osmosis.

 

(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!)

We have a lot more where those came from on our two — count em’ TWO — vintage comics walls! So stop in for a nostalgic treat, or check out our online shop for select vintage comics:
http://shop.emeraldcitycomics.com/Comics/Vintage-Back-Issues-/index.php

 

 

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GAMES
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WarhammerQuestSilverTower
WARHAMMER QUEST: SILVER TOWER
The long-awaited return of the classic dungeon-crawl!
Throughout the mortal realms the legends of the Silver Tower are recounted with awe and admiration. Tales of disparate champions good and evil, brought together by naught more than fate, battling against sanity-shredding horrors in the ever-shifting domain of the Gaunt Summoner of Tzeentch. Tales of bravery, heroism, treachery and betrayal. Tales of teamwork, success, and glory-hunting failure.
Some who tackle the Silver Tower seek a boon from the Gaunt Summoner, others wish to learn his true name, that they might destroy him. All must face foul, writhing monsters, bizarre, labyrinthine corridors bristling with traps and strange, maddening riddles before they even gain the chance to stand before his fell sorcery. The greatest champions, those who grow in strength over time as they solve the Silver Tower’s secrets, even they may fall at this hurdle – yet the riches, power and freedom they could gain drive them ever forward. But for every tale that ends in glory, another falls short, bringing only madness and despair…
Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower is a stunning boxed game for 2-4 players, set in the shifting, labyrinthine lair of a sinister Gaunt Summoner! Work with your friends to conquer the secrets of the Silver Tower, or take the glory for yourself – characters carry over the skills and treasures they have earned in previous games. The 13 double-sided board tiles mean no two adventures need be the same; a roll of the dice can send your adventurers off on wild tangents, with literally thousands of different dungeon-crawl combinations.

 

EpicPVP2Expansion
EPIC PVP: FANTASY EXPANSION 2
What do Halflings, Cat Folk, Clerics and Dark Knights have in common? Well, nothing aside from the fact they`re about to enter the arena and help you achieve mastery over your opponents in battle! Each of these new decks is playable on its own but is also compatible with those in Epic PvP: Fantasy and Epic PvP: Fantasy Expansion 1, allowing you to create unique and powerful combinations for your battles. This second expansion for Epic PvP: Fantasy comes with two 20-card character decks and two 20-card race decks, as well as a board for each.

 

StorylineFairyTales
STORYLINE: FAIRY TALES
Tell your own fanciful adventure stories with Fairy Tales, the debut game of the StoryLine collection. In this simple, beautifully-illustrated card game, players create a story together, with each player contributing characters, places, objects, and events to the narrative.

 

PokemonTCGShinyKalosTins
POKEMON TCG: SHINY KALOS TINS
Three great, Legendary Pokemon-EX are revealed! Choose the forest majesty of Shiny Xerneas-EX, the destructive force of Shiny Yveltal-EX, or the battle-ready power of Zygarde-EX! Each of these rugged tins contains a foil card of a mighty Pokemon-EX from the Kalos region ready to battle and ready to win, as well as four Pokemon TCG boosters and a code card to unlock a playable deck in the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online.

 

 

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TOYS / COLLECTIBLES
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deathbank
ARKHAM ORIGINS DEATHSTROKE PX BUST BANK
MONOGRAM PRODUCTS (HK) LIMITED
A PREVIEWS Exclusive! The world’s greatest assassin, Deathstroke, steps out of the best-selling video game Batman: Arkham Origins for this impressive bust bank! No one will dare touch your loose change when you store it in Deathstroke!

 

darkbank
DARK KNIGHT RETURNS BATMAN PX BUST BANK BLUE VER
MONOGRAM PRODUCTS (HK) LIMITED
A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Frank Miller’s powerful depiction of Batman from his seminal graphic novel Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is sculpted for this new bust bank from Monogram! Made of vinyl, the bank stands roughly 6″ tall and approximately 9″ wide. This piece can serve as a decoration in your office or home, or you can use it to store your loose change! Available only through PREVIEWS and your local comic shop, this bank is offered in two colors – a Blue costume or a Black costume.

 

HOTFETT
HOT TOYS BOBA FETT
HOT TOYS
In Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, Jabba the Hutt has sentenced Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Chewbacca to death by casting them into the Great Pit of Carkoon on Tatooine, but Luke Skywalker has saved themselves from the terrible fate by fending off the fearsome bounty hunter Boba Fett and Jabba’s minions! In a memorable moment in the film, Han Solo accidentally hits Boba Fett and knocked the Mandalorian down into the Sarlacc’s pit. The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Boba Fett in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. It features a finely sculpted Boba Fett helmet and armor, his signature jetpack, detailed weaponry, accessories, and figure stand. This deluxe version will exclusively include a specially crafted Sarlacc diorama figure base and two life-like jetpack thrust fire accessories!

 

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    FREE COMIC BOOK DAY IS NEXT SATURDAY, MAY 6TH @ EC!!!

    It's almost here!!! Free Comic Book Day at Emerald City Comics! is our BIGGEST event of the year!!! (And, if you've ever attended one of our events, you KNOW that's saying something!!!!)

    Stop by and see us for FREE COMICS, SPECIAL COMICS INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS like DC Comics' Harley Quinn colorist Paul Mounts, IDW Publishing artist The Art of Adam Riches (WWE, Back To the Future, G.I. Joe, Micronauts), Marvel and Dynamite actor and artist Austin Janowsky (Iron Man, Red Sonja) and MANY MORE!!!

    MEET local cosplay actors as BATMAN & ELSA for FREE PICS!!!

    Enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of TEN FCBD COLLECTIONS, FUNKO BOXES for Superman, Doctor Strange, and Star Wars, and Tervis TUMBLERS!!!

    NO ONE does FREE COMIC BOOK DAY like EC!!! Our Team Members are knowledgeable and friendly!!! Our Guests are relaxed and there's no pushing or shoving, so come out and have fun with us ALL DAY LONG!!!

    If you don't know what FCBD is all about, here's a helpful video....!!!

    At EC, your BEST memories are HERE!!!
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    TODAY'S THE BIG DAY!!! INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY @ EC!!!

    SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING MERCHANDISE!!!

    (Sale includes all board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, and any supplies in our Games dept., such as paints, dice and deck protectors!)

    Our friends from All Things Nerdy will be hosting and teaching tabletop games from Noon to 5pm!!! Guests participating in the games will receive a variety of TABLETOP DAY FREEBIES!!!

    Everyone is invited to stay, and continue playing any of the games in our vast Demo Game Library in our Events Room!!!

    ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* our TABLETOP DAY GAMING FAN PACK!!!

    (The Fan Pack includes exclusive International Tabletop Day 2017 merchandise, and your choice of one of the following "EC Favorites" games: DC Comics Deck-Building Game, Settlers Of Catan Board Game, Smash Up Board Game, or Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game!!!)

    There will be an additional raffle for a PAIR OF TICKETS to see "Let's Play Live" with Rooster Teeth at Straz Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday at 7:30pm!!!

    That's TODAY ONLY and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY!!! INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY @ EC!!! SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING MERCHANDISE!!! (Sale includes all board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, and any supplies in our Games dept., such as paints, dice and deck protectors!) Our friends from Al...

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY!!! INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY @ EC!!!

    SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING MERCHANDISE!!!

    (Sale includes all board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, and any supplies
    in our Games dept., such as paints, dice and
    deck protectors!)

    Our friends from All Things Nerdy will be hosting and teaching tabletop games from Noon to 5pm!!! Guests participating in the games will receive a variety of TABLETOP DAY FREEBIES!!!

    Everyone is invited to stay, and continue playing any of the games in our vast Demo Game Library in our Events Room!!!

    ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* our TABLETOP DAY GAMING FAN PACK!!!

    (The Fan Pack includes exclusive International Tabletop Day 2017 merchandise, and your choice of one of the following "EC Favorites" games: DC Comics Deck-Building Game, Settlers Of Catan Board Game, Smash Up Board Game, or Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game!!!)

    There will be an additional raffle for a PAIR OF TICKETS to see "Let's Play Live" with Rooster Teeth at Straz Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday at 7:30pm!!!

    That's tomorrow ONLY and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    HAPPY NATIONAL SUPERHERO DAY FROM EC!!!

    Today is National Superhero day, and it's the perfect opportunity for us to say THANK YOU to all of our EC Family Members (hey, that's YOU!) for your support of us, but also for all the super-heroic things you do on a daily basis that impact those around you for the greater good!!!

    It's also a chance for us to say THANK YOU to our other real-life superheroes, such as our police, military, fire officers, teachers, volunteers and others who sacrifice to make life better for others!!!

    And, most of all, THANK YOU to all of our amazing cosplayers who donate their time, talent, energy and money to our local fundraising groups such as TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, Gamers on The Edge, Costumers With a Cause (CWC), Suncoast Ghostbusters, 2Wheel Heroes, the MUCH Foundation, and more!!! THANK YOU for ALL you do!!!

    Here's a great example of a MUCH Foundation event covered by 10News WTSP and Dion Lim just a few months ago!!!
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    It's that time again! Into the Wormhole is here, with Into the Wormhole Live! Episode 42 (S2E18)! This week, Poey, Ben, and Vince, discuss the episode "Profit and Loss", and in honor of the NFL draft, we each make picks for the Deep Space Nine Football Draft! Come hang! Emerald City Comics Star Trek...

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    INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY @ EC!!!

    This Saturday is the BIGGEST day of the year for everyone who loves games!!! Join us for our International Tabletop Day at EC!, where you can SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING MERCHANDISE!!!

    (Sale includes all board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, and any supplies
    in our Games dept., such as paints, dice and
    deck protectors!)

    Our friends from All Things Nerdy will be hosting and teaching tabletop games from Noon to 5pm!!! Guests participating in the games will receive a variety of TABLETOP DAY FREEBIES!!!

    Everyone is invited to stay, and continue playing any of the games in our vast Demo Game Library in our Events Room!!!

    ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* our TABLETOP DAY GAMING FAN PACK!!!

    (The Fan Pack includes exclusive International Tabletop Day 2017 merchandise, and your choice of one of the following "EC Favorites" games: DC Comics Deck-Building Game, Settlers Of Catan Board Game, Smash Up Board Game, or Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game!!!)

    NO ONE gets you into the game like Emerald City Comics!!!
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    MAY THE FARCE BE WITH YOU!!!

    The demented geniuses at Bad Lip Reading have done it again!!! This time, they've light-sabered Star Wars The Force Awakens, and it's nothing short of hilarious!!!

    Chewbacca steals the show, once again, and Han Solo is voiced by none other than...Mark Hammill!!!

    Once you're done giggling, you can stop by and see your friends at Emerald City Comics, where we have an entire Star Wars section... that is nothing to laugh at!!! It's filled with treasures you won't find anywhere else in one place!!!

    Enjoy!!!

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    GEEKS & THE CITY!!!

    A few days ago, we met with our new friends from Geeks And The City, and we are SUPER-excited about their new YouTube Channel!!!

    Geeks & the City is a female-centric group of fans who really know their comics, horror, cosplay and every other faction of geekdom!!! (Seriously, check out their Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer review, and we pretty much guarantee you'll learn something!)

    This is a great channel to keep you informed on the things women (and men, too) care about, and it's done in a fast, fun and entertaining way!!!

    Meet the ladies below, and be sure to subscribe so that you don't miss out on any of the information or fun coming your way!!!

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCHi_syq5FI
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    DC Comics and Warner Bros. Pictures recently released their latest animated hit: "Teen Titans: The Judas Contract," and EC was there to celebrate with our Teen Titans GO! Day, featuring free Teen Titans buttons and an appearance by Raven and Robin!!! ... See MoreSee Less

    @[11648563484:274:DC Comics] and @[296025760408983:274:Warner Bros. Pictures] recently released their latest animated hit: "@[104074242963036:274:Teen Titans]: The Judas Contract," and EC was there to celebrate with our @[270742869698704:274:Teen Titans GO!] Day, featuring free Teen Titans buttons a...

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    International Tabletop Day is an annual event celebrating tabletop games, and the people who play them — or want to START playing them!!!

    All day long, ALL GAMES AND GAMING MERCHANDISE will be 10% OFF!!!
    This includes board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, and any supplies in our games category such as paints and dice and deck protectors!
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    International Tabletop Day at EC!

    April 29, 2017, 11:00am - April 29, 2017, 9:00pm

    International Tabletop Day is an annual event celebrating tabletop games, and the people who play them - or want to START playing them!!! On Sat., April 29th, SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING MERCHANDISE!!! (Sale includes all board games, trading card games, miniatures games, role-playing games, a...

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    Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success with lots of hidden treasures throughout the store... and even FREE The Smurfs figures and EC GIFT CERTIFICATES!!!

    On Sunday, April 9th, we held a special day for Thor, including FREE COMICS and a MARVEL FUNKO RAFFLE!!!

    Thanks to everyone who came out to support these events! At EC, we always try to give you lots of free stuff and great memories!!!

    After all, at Emerald City Comics, your BEST memories are HERE!!!
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    Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success with lots of hidden treasures throughout the store... and even FREE @[125628237476762:274:The Smurfs] figures and EC GIFT CERTIFICATES!!! On Sunday, April 9th, we held a special day for Thor, including FREE COMICS and a MARVEL FUNKO RAFFLE!!! Thanks ...

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY!!! TEEN TITANS DAY @ EC!!!

    Be sure to join us for all the fun at EC tomorrow during our Teen Titans Day at EC!, starting at Noon!!! The FIRST 50 GUESTS at Noon will receive a FREE TEEN TITANS BUTTON of THEIR CHOICE!!!

    Plus, MEET ROBIN, and (for the FIRST TIME @ EC) RAVEN for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from Noon - 4pm!!!

    ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* a TEEN TITANS BOOK PACK!!!

    The Book Pack contains 1 Teen Titans GO!: Mumbo Jumble Paperback and 1 Teen Titans: Year One Paperback!!!

    Then, stay and play a few rounds of Pokémon during our Pokemon Youth League from 4-6pm!!!

    We still have some Hot Toys left from our sale today, so they will STILL be available at UP TO 25% OFF ON SELECT HOT TOY FIGURES!!!

    That's tomorrow ONLY and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    ANOTHER "SUPER" WEEKEND STARTS TOMORROW @ EC!!!

    The weekend is here, and if you're looking for something fun to do, EC has you covered!!!

    Tomorrow, our Spring Cleaning and Hot Toys Sales Event at EC! event will help you get all your spring comic organizing done, and help you beat the Hot Toys heat as you SAVE UP TO 25% ON SELECT HOT TOYS FIGURES!!!
    (Sale applies only to select Hot Toys in our sales display, not ALL Hot Toys items.)

    PLUS, SAVE 20% ON ALL COMIC BOOK COLLECTING SUPPLIES IN THE STORE!!!
    (Sale includes bags & boards, storage boxes, mylar archivals, topload comic protectors, comic showcase frames, comic stor-folios, and title divider cards.)

    You can also join us for EC Game Day, as our friends from All Things Nerdy host FINAL TOUCH from Noon - 2pm!!!

    On Sunday, we bring you Teen Titans Day at EC!, when the FIRST 50 GUESTS at Noon will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE TEEN TITANS BUTTON!!!

    MEET RAVEN & ROBIN for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from Noon - 4pm**!!! (Local cosplay actors; not associated with the DC / Warner film.)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a TEEN TITANS BOOK PACK!!!

    The book pack includes 1 Teen Titans GO!: Mumbo Jumble Paperback, and 1 Teen Titans Year One Paperback!!!

    And, as always, you can bring the kids in to play Pokemon Youth League from 4-6pm!!!

    That's this weekend at Emerald City Comics, where your BEST memories are HERE!!!
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    THE WEEKEND IS ALMOST HERE!!!

    And this weekend is yet another time of fun and savings with your friends at EC!!!

    On Saturday, our Spring Cleaning and Hot Toys Sales Event at EC! offers savings of up to 25% on SELECT HOT TOYS, and 5% OFF on ALL COMIC BOOK COLLECTING SUPPLIES!!!

    On Sunday, our Teen Titans Day at EC! event will be a great time for Titans fans of all ages!!! The FIRST 50 GUESTS at Noon will receive THEIR CHOICE of a FREE TEEN TITANS BUTTON!!!

    MEET RAVEN & ROBIN for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS from Noon - 4pm**!!! (Local cosplay actors; not associated with the DC / Warner film.)

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS ALL DAY can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a TEEN TITANS BOOK PACK!!!

    The book pack includes 1 Teen Titans GO!!: Mumbo Jumble Paperback, and 1 Teen Titans Year One Paperback!!!

    PLUS, there's our EC Versus System 2PCG Tournament!!!

    Click on the tags for more details!!!!
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