Star Wars Day with the 501st Legion! Newsletter 4/8/16

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STAR WARS DAY!!!
Saturday, April 9th from 11am to 9pm

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is finally on home video!!! And to celebrate, join us for a day of fun and good deeds!!! EC will host an appearance by our friends at the 501st TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, to raise money for Gamers On The Edge, who benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!!!

Join us on Sat., April 9th, when the FIRST 50 GUESTS at 11am will get their CHOICE of a STAR WARS PIN or PATCH!!! (These items are from past FUNKO STAR WARS SMUGGLER’S BOUNTY COLLECTOR BOXES!)

PLUS, SAVE ON SELECT STAR WARS MERCHANDISE!!!

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You’ll also get to MEET your favorite STAR WARS CHARACTERS from the TAMPA BAY 501st SQUADRON** from 11am to 1pm!!! They’ll be here taking donations for GAMERS ON THE EDGE!!! Gamers on the Edge will be with us most of the day to take your donations and answer questions!

Gamers on the Edge

And, ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 STAR WARS FAN PACKS!!!

The Fan Packs include:
The online-only, SOLD-OUT SMUGGLER’S BOUNTY BOX, from January 2016 (which includes a BB8 patch, a Resistance pin, 1 C3-PO MUG, 1 STAR WARS XL T-Shirt (in one of four colors), and 1 “Flocked” (or “fuzzy’) EXCLUSIVE CHEWBACCA POP! VINYL FIGURE!!!), the winners will also receive 1STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA (Hardcover, Full Color, 224 pgs.), and 1 STAR WARS LITHO by SKOTTIE YOUNG!!!

One of the winners will get our GRAND PRIZE, which is all of the above, PLUS, 1 THE ART OF STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Hardcover, Full Color, 256 pages), and 1 STAR WARS CATCH-PHRASE GAME!!!

JUST ADDED!!! STAR WARS TERVIS TUMBLERS!!!
Our friends at Tervis have given us a 24 oz. TERVIS TUMBLER for each of our two raffle winners. The cups will be first-come-first-served, but they’re both awesome tumblers, so we think it’s a win-win!!! The winner of each of our two raffles can choose between the CHEWBACCA tumbler with black lid, or the STORMTROOPER cup with white lid!!!

All winners will be called on Monday, April 11th!!!

We’ll also be joined by The Frigid Frog of Pinellas, who will have some delicious shaved ice treats for sale from 10:30am-2pm!!! They accept both cash and credit/debit cards!!!

* 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. Local actors, not affiliated with the films.

 

 

BOARD GAME MEETUP
BOARD GAME MEETUP
Saturday, April 9th 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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HOPE NICHOLSON MEET & GREET!
Monday, April 11th from 6pm to 8pm

Join us for a special meet-and-greet with editor, researcher, producer, publisher, and passionate fangirl, Hope Nicholson on Monday, April 11th from 6-8pm!!!

Hope will be here signing copies of her book, “The Secret Loves of Geek Girls”, and is more than happy to discuss how to succeed in the comics and publishing industry!

From hopenicholson.com:
“Hope has dedicated herself, in part, to bringing back things that have fallen from view” – Margaret Atwood

“Hope has a national and international reputation for doing fantastic work in terms of recovering lost pop-culture and lost comics.” – Dr. Candida Rifkind

I am an editor, researcher, producer, publisher, and passionate fangirl. My aim in life is to help create space for stories to be told, that aren’t commonly told but are highly desired. Community building and helping others succeed is the aim of the company I’ve developed, Bedside Press.

I love comics.

Especially, sharing this passion with others. For the last few years I have been discovering and republishing out-of-print comics and helping artists & writers to create new stories in exciting projects.

I live in Winnipeg and have a soft spot for regional representation and promotion.

I worked within the film industry for several years as a researcher and marketer. Now I own Bedside Press, a niche publisher specializing in archival and anthology collections. I support diverse representation and am passionate about the inclusion and safety of women in the comics industry & fandom. I speak frequently at conventions and events on women in fandom, Canadian comic book history, and self-publishing.

You can learn more about Hope at https://hopenicholson.com!

 

 

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MOON KNIGHT AND UNCLE GRANDPA GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!
Wednesday, April 13th from 11am to 9pm

The new “Moon Knight” from fan-faves Jeff Lemire & Greg Smallwood debuts at EC on Wed., April 13th, and Uncle Grandpa is quickly becoming a cult animated classic!!! To help you discover these future-favorites…

Join us on Wednesday, April 13th, when the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am & 7pm will receive a FREE MOON KNIGHT #1 MINI POSTER!!!

PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 copies of “UNCLE GRANDPA AND THE TIME CASSEROLE”!!! (Paperback; All Ages,144 pages.)

Winners will be called on Friday, April 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. 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.)

 

 

X-WING MEETUP
STAR WARS X-WING MINIATURES GAME NIGHT
Thursday, April 14th 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 TOURNAMENT MEETUP
HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT – TMNT TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES RELEASE WEEK SEALED TOURNAMENT
Friday, April 15th from 6:30pm to 9pm

Entry is $25.  As part of your entry, you will receive 7 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles single figure booster packs.

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 is ‘Sealed’?: Sealed format tournaments are played by having a pool of boosters at the beginning of the tournament. The first few minutes will consist of everyone selecting their packs, and then constructing their team based on what they pull. You will need to build you best 200pt (or as close as you can get to 200 point) team from your pool of figures.

What do you need to play?: For sealed tournaments, you receive figures to play with as part of the event, and we have special maps to play on. Players are only required to bring their own dice and tokens (object and action tokens). The store has a limited number available if you forget, but please try to bring your own.

How are the prizes distributed?: For this tournament, we have prizes for our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers, and a fellowship prize. The prizes for this tournament consist of a TBA exclusive figure from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe, and a double-sided playmat that is exclusive to this event.

1st place will receive a figure and a map
2nd place will receive a figure and map
3rd place will receive a map
Fellowship will receive a map

 

 

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POE DAMERON & CRIMINAL GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!!!
Saturday, April 16th from 11am to 9pm

You’re probably STILL watching your “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” BluRay, but now’s a great time to take a break and celebrate the release of your favorite new fighter pilot’s Marvel comic, “Poe Dameron” #1 (on EC’s shelves now!); and, Deadpool, Wonder Woman, Commissioner Gordon, Two-Face, and Superman’s Dad (or at least the actors who played them) all converge for the high-octane thriller “Criminal,” which crashes into theaters on April 15th!!!

Join us on Sat., April 16th, when the FIRST 50 GUESTS at 11am will get a FREE POE DAMERON BUTTON!!!
And, the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am will receive a FREE POE & BB8 LITHOGRAPH by JOE QUINONES!!!
Once the lithos are gone, the NEXT 20 GUESTS will receive a FREE “CRIMINAL” MOVIE POSTER!!!
(Posters are courtesy of Lionsgate Entertainment.)

PLUS, ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 CRIMINAL MOVIE FAN PACKS!!!

The Fan Packs include:
1 “Criminal” MINI MOVIE POSTER and a
“CRIMINAL” LOGO STOCKING CAP!!!

All winners will be called on Monday, April 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. 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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EC @ DADDY KOOL RECORDS!!!

EC will be joining our friends at DADDY KOOL RECORDS at 666 Central Ave. in Downtown St. Pete on Saturday, April 16th for RECORD STORE DAY 2016!!!

EC will be there from 8am – 2pm with FREE COMICS (while they last), and DEADPOOL, LIVE & IN-PERSON** for photo ops!!!

** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC’s Facebook Page or contact the store for updates. Local actor, not affiliated with the films.

 

 

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OPHIDIAN 2350 GAME DEMONSTRATION!
Saturday, April 16th from noon to 5pm

Double Exposure, Inc. Envoy and Emerald City present an Ophidian 2350 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:

The world of Ophidian 2350 is centered around gladiatorial combat. These gladiators are aliens, bio-enhanced humans, mystics, and all sorts of otherworldly beings.
Theme aside, this CCG, originally released at Gen Con 2003, has some unusual new mechanics that separate it from the pack.

First, Players use “credits” to supply their gladiators with equipment and minions (support characters). Ophidian 2350 has a mechanic called “The Flow”. Each card has a “+” or “-” on it. Play a positively charged card, and you can keep playing cards. Play a negatively charged card and your turn ends and your opponent can start playing their cards. Basically, it helps provide a little “momentum” incentive, and adds strategy.

Creating combos that allow you to keep The Flow while you prepare for a killer blow, while making sure that the crowd is entertained … that’s the key to victory! If you don’t entertain the crowd, your opponent can use their own popularity with the crowd to turn The Flow against you … so show off and impress that crowd!

Here’s a link to the BoardGameGeek page for the game:
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/7203/ophidian-2350

And here’s the page from Fireside Games:
http://hackandslashgames.com/ophidian/about-ophidian-2350

 

 

HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT MEETUP

HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT – DC 400PT MODERN CONSTRUCTED BRAVE AND THE BOLD OP
Friday, April 22nd from 6:30pm to 9pm

$3 entry fee.

400 pt Modern Age constructed, DC characters only.

We’re playing for The Flash 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 ‘Modern Age’?: Modern Age is a limited format that is a relative standard for HeroClix, especially for competitive play. This tournament is limited to DC Comics sets, so the sets that are available for players to use are:

-Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (and it’s Fast Forces set)
-World’s Finest (and it’s Fast Forces set)
-Superman / Wonder Woman
-Justice League: Trinity War (and it’s Fast Forces set)
-The Flash (and it’s Fast Forces set)
-The figures from the Justice League Strategy Game(Which come with Heroclix dials)
-War of Light (including it’s Scenario pack and Power Battery releases)
-Superman and the Legion of Superheroes (and it’s Fast Forces set)
-Batman: Arkham Origins
-Batman Classic TV Series (Batman ’66) (including the ’66 Batmobile)
-The Heroclix dials from the Batman: Gotham City strategy game.

Refer to this event on our Events Calendar to see Convention exclusive figures that are available for use in Modern 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.

 

 

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ECBC! Emerald City Book Club
Tuesday, May 3rd from 7pm to 8pm

THE FIRST ECBC WAS A SUCCESS!!!
Thanks so much to everyone who participated in our very first ECBC! Emerald City Book Club, where the lasting merits of “The Dark Knight Returns” were discussed!!!

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

The featured book is 20% OFF for the month leading up to its ECBC meeting!
(Discount will be calculated at the register, and does not combine with any other discounts or programs).

The featured book for this meeting is SAGA volume 1, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. SAGA is an epic space opera/fantasy comic book series created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples, published monthly by Image Comics. The series is heavily influenced by Star Wars, and based on ideas Vaughan conceived both as a child and as a parent. It depicts two lovers from long-warring extraterrestrial races, Alana and Marko, fleeing authorities from both sides of a galactic war as they struggle to care for their newborn daughter, Hazel, who occasionally narrates the series.

The featured book for next meeting will be announced at the end of the current meeting.

 

 

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:

 

BLACK PANTHER 1
BLACK PANTHER #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A/CA) Brian Stelfreeze
A new era for the Black Panther starts here!
Written by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner TA-NEHISI COATES (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend BRIAN STELFREEZE, “A Nation Under Our Feet” is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther’s struggle to do right by his people as their ruler. The indomitable will of Wakanda — the famed African nation known for its vast wealth, advanced technology and warrior traditions — has long been reflected in the will of its monarchs, the Black Panthers. But now the current Black Panther, T’Challa, finds that will tested by a superhuman terrorist group called The People that has sparked a violent uprising among the citizens of Wakanda. T’Challa knows the country must change to survive — the question is, will the Black Panther survive the change?
Rated T+

 

BLOODLINES 1
BLOODLINES #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) J. T. Krul (A/CA) V Kenneth Marion
When a meteor crashes to Earth, bringing with it an unspeakable alien presence that terrorizes a nearby small town, the lucky ones die first. As for the rest, they find themselves  locked in a hellish struggle for control of their bodies and their minds. This isn’t just an invasion. It’s an infestation. What would you do if the greatest threat to humanity was hidden away inside you?
Award-winning writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans, Green Arrow, Jirni) and superstar-in-the-making V. Ken Marion (All New Soulfire, Jirni) bring you their dark and horrifying science-fiction epic about tortured souls who are cursed to a fate worse than death…much worse.

 

BRUCE LEE DRAGON RISES 1
BRUCE LEE DRAGON RISES #1
DARBY POP
(W) Jeff Kline, Shannon Lee (A) Brandon McKinney (CA) Bernard Chang
Bruce Lee never died. And he hasn’t aged. But, Bruce has no idea who he is or why so many “thugs” want a piece of him. Co-written by Bruce’s daughter, Shannon Lee, and Jackie Chan Adventures EP Jeff Kline. With alternate Frank Cho cover. Double-sized first issue!

 

EMPRESS 1
EMPRESS #1 (OF 7)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Stuart Immonen
Imagine you’re married to the worst bad guy from your favorite sci-fi movie. An alien dictator feared throughout the universe, who will kill you if you leave — but you need to escape for the sake of your three children. All you have are your wits, your bodyguard, and three guns. Welcome to EMPRESS, your new favorite comic.
RATED T+

 

HARLEY QUINN AND SUICIDE SQUAD APRIL FOOLS SPEC 1
HARLEY QUINN & SUICIDE SQUAD APRIL FOOLS SPECIAL #1
DC COMICS
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel, M.D., welcomes you to Evil Anonymous, the support group for super villains in need; where no problem is too insane or homicidal, and where discretion is assured as only a clown princess of crime can-which is to say, not at all. But when Harley Quinn starts using her patients’ own evil schemes against them, it turns out that a much bigger, far more dangerous, and truly life-altering joke is being played on her.

 

STAR WARS POE DAMERON 1
STAR WARS POE DAMERON #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule, Chris Eliopoulos (A/CA) Phil Noto
AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES SPINNING OUT OF STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS!
Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission…Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force. Revealing backstory leading directly into the holidays’ greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order brought to you by writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil) and artist Phil Noto (Star Wars: Chewbacca, Black Widow)!
Rated T

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

AMADEUS CHO GENIUS AT WORK TP
AMADEUS CHO GENIUS AT WORK
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente (A) Various (CA) Gary Frank
• Get to know Cho! That’s teen genius Amadeus Cho, the seventh smartest person in the world – but who’s counting?
•  When Cho is declared “Mastermind Excello” by an intelligence contest, his life suddenly spins out of control – and now he’ll need all his smarts just to stay alive!
•  Luckily, Cho – and his adorable coyote pup, Kirby – quickly meet and befriend two of the Marvel Universe’s strongest powerhouses: Hercules and the Incredible Hulk!
•  When Cho investigates his sister’s fate, a complex web begins to unravel. Who has been manipulating him? And why?
•  Can the seventh smartest person on the planet solve the riddle of his own past and future?
•  Collecting material from AMAZING FANTASY (2004) #15; INCREDIBLE HULK (2000) #100; and INCREDIBLE HERCULES #126, #133, #135 and #137.
One-Shot/Rated T+

 

COLOR YOUR OWN CIVIL WAR TP
COLOR YOUR OWN CIVIL WAR TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W/A) Various (CA) TBD
Whose side are you on? Colored pencils, crayons or felt-tip pens? Reach a decision across page after page of all-out costumed warfare featuring Steve McNiven’s exquisitely rendered artwork just waiting for you to add the color! Captain America and Iron Man are the feuding Avengers leading the two sides of heroes that battle it out over the rights and wrongs of superhuman registration. This war is far from civil as friendships and teams are torn apart, and one fact is certain: The issues are anything but black-and-white. Luckily, that’s where you come in! From Shellhead’s gleaming red and gold to the stars and stripes of the Sentinel of Liberty, these monochromatic Marvels are crying out to be brought to life in an eye-popping kaleidoscope of conflict. The battle lines have been drawn – now, can you stay inside them?
All Ages

 

GIANT DAYS TP VOL 02
GIANT DAYS TP VOL 02
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) John Allison (A) Lissa Treiman, Max Sarin (CA) Lissa Treiman
Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends because their dorm rooms were next to each other. Now, away from home for the first time, all three want to reinvent themselves. But in the face of hand-wringing boys, “personal experimentation,” influenza, mystery mold, nuchauvinism, and the willful, unwanted intrusion of “academia,” they may be lucky just to make it to spring alive. Collects issues #5-8.

 

WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 01
WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 01
DC COMICS
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Yanick Paquette
In this new installment of the New York Times best-selling Earth One original graphic novel line, Grant Morrison (THE MULTIVERSITY) joins with Yanick Paquette (SWAMP THING, BATMAN, INC.) to reimagine  Wonder Woman for a new era. Encompassing the vision of her original creator, William Moulton Marston, Morrison presents a Diana who yearns to break free from her mother and the utopian society on Paradise Island to learn about the forbidden outside world. Her dreams may come true when Air Force pilot Steve Trevor crashes on their shores, and she must defy the laws of the Amazons to return him to Man’s World.
Is she ready for the culture shock that awaits her in America? And is the world ready for this Wonder Woman?

 

 

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“Justin’s Jabber” — Back Issues
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Hey-hey! Check out these sweet Batman keys that came in this week.

 

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Detective Comics #359, first appearance of Barbara Gordon as Batgirl, Very Good Minus (3.5) condition, $175. That’s right, very first appearance of Barbara Gordon. How ya’ like us now!

 

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Detective Comics #474, first appearance of Bronze Age Deadshot, Fine Plus (6.5) condition, $55. Now don’t let yourself become confused, this is the first appearance of Bronze Age or “New Look” Deadshot. This is the first time he dons the crazy red jumpsuit, wrist guns and the distinctive silver full face mask with the targeting reticle over the eye. Really this is the classic Deadshot look, not the goofy Golden Age look with the tophat and tails. I mean c’mon, is this guy supposed to be a top flight assassin or a Southern dandy?

 

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Hey look! It’s another raw copy of New Mutants #98, first appearance of Deadpool, Very Fine/Fine (7.0) condition, $250. Better come scoop this one up. You’d hate to be the last kid on your block to get a copy.

 

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Marvel Spotlight #32, first appearance of Spider-Woman, Very Fine/Fine (7.0) condition, $40.
Before she gave birth to her love child. Before she’d even decided to let her hair hang out of the back of her mask. Dynamite!

 

Comics for President 2016! U.S.A!! U.S.A.!!!

 

(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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Games
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MyFirstStoneAge
MY FIRST STONE AGE
People haven’t always lived the same way they do nowadays! Back in the Stone Age, for example, men and women would need to hunt for food and build their own settlement from scratch. Playing My First Stone Age, let your imagination take you back to that time of adventure and fun as you take on the role of two stone age children, Jono and Jada, collecting berries, going fishing, and exploring the primitive world!

 

ShadowsOverInnistrad
MAGIC THE GATHERING: SHADOWS OVER INNISTRAD
On the plane of Innistrad, humanity is beset on all sides.
Horrors stalk in the shadows. Terrors scratch at doors in the night.
Only grim determination and staunch faith in their guardian archangel, Avacyn, keep them alive in this nightmarish realm. But odd things are afoot: the forces that had protected them have been twisted into something dark and strange.
The first of two in the Shadows Over Innistrad block, this 297-card expansion for Magic:The Gathering is offered in Booster Packs, Fat Packs, Intro Packs, and a Deck Builder’s Toolkit.

 

GameOfThronesTrivia
HBO GAME OF THRONES: THE TRIVIA GAME
Use your knowledge to conquer your foes and claim the Iron Throne! In Game of Thrones: The Trivia Game, two to four players or teams compete for control of key locations throughout Westeros by answering questions about the first four seasons of the hit HBO series. Choose more difficult questions to gain more control, accumulate resources to earn the favors of iconic characters, and strategically make (or break) alliances with other players. Featuring more than 1,200 questions, Game of Thrones: The Trivia Game offers fresh challenges and new details about Westeros.

 

KnitWit
KNIT WIT
In Knit Wit, players craft word categories using loops and spools, then find fun answers that match as many categories as possible. The more categories you match, the more points you score! Who will be quick enough to grab the bonus buttons? Every point counts when victory only hangs by a thread!
Designed by Matt Leacock, creator of Pandemic, Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert: Thirst for Survival.

 

ThunderNLightning
THUNDER AND LIGHTNING
In Thunder & Lightning, take on the role of Thor or Loki and fight your way through your opponent’s army in an epic mythological showdown. Because Loki has stolen Odin’s Crown, the Allfather entrusted his son Thor with his prized ring of power, Draupnir, to help him defeat the vile trickster. But who really has what it takes to gain control over both relics and therefore claim the throne of Asgard?

 

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: ICONS OF THE REALMS SET 4- MONSTER MENAGERIE
Here There Be Monsters! In Monster Menagerie you will find a vast array of challenges for your heroes to overcome and allies to fight by your side. Face Bulettes as they use their powerful claws to tunnel through the earth when they hunt. Or the Gelatinous Cube as it scours dungeon passages in silent, predictable patterns, leaving perfectly clean paths in its wake. Or the Displacer Beast which takes its name from its ability to mask itself with illusion, displacing light so that it appears to be somewhere it is not. Will your heroes rise to the challenge?
Collect all 45 figures from Monster Menagerie, the latest set of randomly sorted monsters and heroes in the Icons of the Realms D&D miniatures line.
Each Icons of the Realms: Monster Menagerie Standard Booster contains four figures (one Large and three Medium or Small figures).

 

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MARVEL HEROCLIX: CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR MOVIE STARTER SET & GRAVITY FEED
Celebrate the release of the blockbuster Captain America: Civil War movie with this all-new Marvel HeroClix starter! Each Starter Set includes six figures (Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, Falcon, Winter Soldier, and Black Panther) with all-new dials, one Avengers Compound map, a rulebook, a Powers and Abilities Card (PAC), Object and Terrain tokens, and Dice and Character cards.
Also available:
The Marvel HeroClix: Captain America Civil War Movie Gravity Feed brings all the action from the latest Marvel movie blockbuster to your tabletop with 10 different figures from the film to add to your HeroClix collection, four of which are exclusive to the core-hobby market. Each Gravity Feed contains 24 single-figure foil packs.

 

 

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LEGO MINIFIGURE DISPLAY CASE 16 RED/BLACK
ROOM COPENHAGEN
From Room Copenhagen. The Minifigure Displays are system-built, which allows you to build and expand as the collection grows. The Minifigure Display is easy to open and re-organize, or to fill up with new minifigures. There are holes in the back of the display to mount the display on the wall, or you can choose to have the display sitting on a shelf or on your desk. The Minifigure Display holds either 16 Minifigures. Comes in colors: Bright Red or Black. The LEGO Minifigure Displays bring fun to any room, whether you are a kid, a collector or an adult with a playful heart. NOTE: LEGO Minifigures not included.

 

PENGUIN
DC SUPERHERO BEST OF FIG COLL MAG #6 PENGUIN
EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS LTD
The best figurines from the DC Super Hero Collection are being relaunched in metallic polyresin with new packaging, improved figurine bases and updated magazines. The collection features 1:21 scale figurines of DC Comics greatest heroes and villains. Each figurine comes with a 16-page booklet detailing the character’s history. Actual Figurine Size 3½ inches.

 

GREEN ARROW
DC SUPERHERO BEST OF FIG COLL MAG #8 GREEN ARROW
EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS LTD
The best figurines from the DC Super Hero Collection are being relaunched in metallic polyresin with new packaging, improved figurine bases and updated magazines. The collection features 1:21 scale figurines of DC Comics greatest heroes and villains. Each figurine comes with a 16-page booklet detailing the character’s history.

 

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MARVEL PREM COLL THOR STATUE
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Thou shalt not pass… without checking out this statue! The second full-size resin statue in the all-new Marvel Premier Collection is none other than Thor, God of Thunder! Based on a famous 1969 cover image, Thor wears his timeless classic outfit and swings his hammer as if preparing to hurl it skyward. Crouching on a circular base designed to represent Bifrost, the rainbow bridge of Asgard, this approximately 9″ statue of Thor is limited to only 3,000 pieces, and comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Sculpted by Clayburn Moore!

 

PONY
MY LITTLE PONY MYSTERY PONY
HASBRO TOY GROUP
Which beautiful pony figure is in this bag? There’s only one way to find out! You could get any one of 24 different ponies, and you won’t know which one it is until you open it. Each pony figure comes with a collector card, and you can collect all 24! Blind mystery box packaging.

 

DEATHSTROKE
POP HEROES DEATHSTROKE PX VINYL FIGURE METALLIC
FUNKO
A Previews Exclusive! Longtime Teen Titans arch-villain and current foil to TV’s Arrow, Deathstroke, is captured as this cute POP! vinyl figure, available in Regular and Metallic colorways!

 

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    Cartoon Network 's Space Ghost Coast to Coast star, and voice of Space Ghost, George Lowe (Official) will be here at Emerald City Comics for an autograph signing and meet-and-greet, LIVE & IN-PERSON, Saturday, Aug. 5th, from 11am-4pm**!!!

    Plus, MEET SPACE GHOST (for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS) during George Lowe's visit**!!! (Local cosplay actor; not associated with the Cartoon Network series. See information below for cost of George Lowe autographs.)

    The FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE Halloween Comicfest DC / HANNA-BARBERA PREVIEW COMIC!!! (Rated T; we'll have stickers for small kids.)

    SAVE 10% on ALL HANNA-BARBERA MERCHANDISE, ALL DAY LONG!!! (Vintage and New Comics are not included in the sale.)

    Plus, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE to win* a SPACE GHOST FAN PACK!!!

    The Fan Pack includes: 1 Space Ghost Coast to Coast Season 1 DVD signed by George Lowe, 1 Space Ghost Graphic Novel from DC Comics, 1 Space Ghost Toon Tumbler, and 1 Future Quest Vol. 1 Paperback from DC Comics and Hanna-Barbera!!!

    The winners will be called on Monday, Aug. 7th.

    GEORGE LOWE SIGNATURE PRICES:

    SELFIES - $10
    AUTOGRAPHS - $20
    SIGNATURE ON MERCHANDISE - $20
    VOICE MAIL RECORDING - $20
    HEAD-SHOT DRAWING - $30

    You can also pick up a Tampa Bay Comic Con / Emerald City Comics EXCLUSIVE SPACE GHOST & BLIP FIGURE PACK!!! This exclusive bundle will be available at the con and through Figures Toy Company for $49.99 until June 31st, and $59.99 after June 31st. We will have these sets at EC during the George Lowe event, available for signing!!!

    * 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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    Space Ghost Coast to Coast Star George Lowe at EC!

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    Cartoon Network 's Space Ghost Coast to Coast star, and voice of Space Ghost, George Lowe (Official) will be here at Emerald City Comics for an autograph signing and meet-and-greet, LIVE & IN-PERSON, Saturday, Aug. 5th, from 11am-4pm**!!! Plus, MEET SPACE GHOST (for FREE PICS & AUTOGRAPHS) during ...

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    At EC, we're always striving to bring you the best special guests... and we have some awesome folks lined up that you're going to want to meet!

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    He had a great time with our EC Guests, and we were mesmerized by his great sense of humor, his hypnotic English accent, and his brilliant drawings!!!!

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    Saturday is our 80's Celebration at Emerald City Comics!! The FIRST 50 ADULT GUESTS at 11am will receive their CHOICE of a FREE 80's CARTOON OR MOVIE BUTTON!!!

    The FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE "FIRST STRIKE" COMIC PREVIEW from IDW Publishing, featuring G.I. Joe, Transformers and other 80's favorites!!!

    And, while supplies last at 11am, we'll have FREE Valerian COMICS & MOVIE PASSES from STX Entertainment!!!

    MEET 80s WWE SUPERSTAR Brian Blair of The Killer Bees and JOHN CROWTHER from The Killer Bees - Comic Book Miniseries from 11am-2pm**!!! Each Guest who stops by his table can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* a "Dream Big" WWE Slam Crate from Loot Crate feat. an Ultimate Warrior POSTER!!!

    PLUS, MEET 80's COMICS, G.I. JOE & TRANSFORMERS ARTIST MARK PENNINGTON from 11a-2pm**!!!

    The Suncoast Ghostbusters will be here from 11a-1pm, taking donations while providing FREE PHOTO OPS!!!

    All Things Nerdy host Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (The Movie)'S EXCELLENT BOARD GAME from Noon - 2pm!!!

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* an 80's FAN PACK!!!

    The Fan Pack includes: 1 Funko Pop! Rides Back to the Future Trilogy Time Machine figure, 1 Funko Pop! Rides The A-Team Van, 1 Funko Dorbz Ridez Ghostbusters Ecto-1 with Spengler Figure, 1 Back To the Future OUTATIME Dice Game, and 1 Die Hard Coloring Book!!!

    Then, join us again on Sunday at Noon for our Pride Sunday at Emerald City Comics! event, when the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE RAINBOW BATMAN DARGO FIGURE!!! (Compatible with Lego playsets!), and all guests, all day, can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win a PRIDE FAN PACK featuring Harley Quinn., Poison Ivy, and the Young Avengers!!! Plus, Pokémon Youth League from 4-6pm!!!

    That's THIS weekend ONLY, and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    EC IN THE NEWS!!! In case you missed it, here is the segment from Mark Rivera regarding Star Wars' Carrie Fisher with Darryl, our Marketing Director, on 10News WTSP!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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    June is National LGBT Pride Month, and the St Pete Pride Parade is this Saturday!!! Join us in celebrating Pride Month with our special event!!!

    On Sunday, June 25th, the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a
    FREE "RAINBOW BATMAN" FIGURE!!! (From Dargo; compatible with Lego figures!)

    AND, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* an EC PRIDE PACK!!!

    The Pride Pack includes: 1 Harley Quinn Bombshells figure, 1 Poison Ivy Bombshells figure, 1 "Harley & Ivy" hardcover and 1 Young Avengers Vol. 1 paperback!!!

    The raffle winner will be called on Monday, June 26th!

    * 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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    Pride Sunday at Emerald City Comics!

    June 25, 2017, 12:00pm - June 25, 2017, 6:00pm

    June is National LGBT Pride Month, and the St Pete Pride Parade is this Saturday!!! Join us in celebrating Pride Month with our special event!!! On Sunday, June 25th, the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE "RAINBOW BATMAN" FIGURE!!! (From Dargo; compatible with Lego figures!) AND, ALL GUESTS...

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    EC IN THE NEWS!!!

    If time permits, Mark Rivera of 10News WTSP Channel 10, will air a brief interview with Darryl, our Marketing Director, about the passing of Star Wars star Carrie Fisher TONIGHT at 11pm.

    As news of her autopsy was released today, EC wishes Carrie's family, friends and fans much peace and happy memories of this amazing woman, who was loved by millions.
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    Our EC Family Members LOVE Halloween, and so do WE! In fact, we love it so much that last year, we decided to get started a little early and have a celebration at the beginning of October, just to get everyone in the mood!!!

    We gave away free Halloween Comic Fest comics, hosted a few rounds of Mysterium with our friends from All Things Nerdy, hung out with Dracula, and raffled off some cool Halloween-themed prizes!!!

    Of course, things would have been REALLY horrifying without YOU, so thanks to all who stopped by to help us scare up some fun!!!
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    Our EC Family Members LOVE Halloween, and so do WE! In fact, we love it so much that last year, we decided to get started a little early and have a celebration at the beginning of October, just to get everyone in the mood!!! We gave away free Halloween Comic Fest comics, hosted a few rounds of Mys...

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    For the first time ever, EC participated in Free RPG Day, and our Guests LOVED it!!! We were also celebrating the release of The LEGO Batman Movie on home video, and payed tribute to a beloved superhero icon!!!

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    As part of our Lego Batman event, we gave out free Joker/Batman figures, Lego Batman movie posters, and held a special raffle!!!

    Our special guests were Lego Batman, and Batman '66 (in honor of the recent passing of Batman (TV series) star Adam West!!!

    Thanks so much to everyone who was part of our day!!!
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    It's the decade that gave us some of the most iconic movies ever... that we STILL love TODAY!!! EC is celebrating the decade with a special salute to the decade that showed music videos on MTV, gave us PAC-MAN Fever, and made it totally okay to do crazy things to your hair while gagging yourself with a spoon!!!

    Join us on Sat., June 24th, when the FIRST 50 ADULT GUESTS at 11am will receive their CHOICE of a FREE 80's CARTOON OR MOVIE BUTTON!!!

    The FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive a FREE "FIRST STRIKE" COMIC PREVIEW from IDW Publishing, featuring G.I. Joe, Transformers and other 80's favorites!!!

    MEET 80s WWE Network SUPERSTAR BRIAN BLAIR of The Killer Bees from 11am-2pm**!!! Each Guest who stops by his table can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* a "Dream Big" WWE Slam Crate from Loot Crate feat. an Ultimate Warrior POSTER!!!

    PLUS, MEET 80's COMICS, G.I. JOE & TRANSFORMERS ARTIST MARK PENNINGTON from 11a-2pm**!!!

    The Suncoast Ghostbusters will be here from 11a-1pm, taking donations while providing FREE PHOTO OPS!!!

    Join us for gaming demos and sessions!!! All Things Nerdy host
    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (The Movie)'S EXCELLENT BOARD GAME from Noon - 2pm!!!

    PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* an 80's FAN PACK!!!

    The Fan Pack includes: 1 Funko Pop! Rides Back to the Future Trilogy Time Machine figure, 1 Funko Pop! Rides The A-Team Van, 1 Funko Dorbz Ridez Ghostbusters Ecto-1 with Spengler Figure, 1 Back to the Future OUTATIME Dice Game, and 1 Die Hard Coloring Book!!!

    The winners will be called on Monday, June 26th!

    * 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.)

    ** Scheduled to appear; subject to change without notice. See EC's Facebook Page, or contact the store for updates.
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    80's Celebration at Emerald City Comics!

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    It's the decade that gave us some of the most iconic movies ever... that we STILL love TODAY!!! EC is celebrating the decade with a special salute to the decade that showed music videos on MTV, gave us PAC-MAN Fever, and made it totally okay to do crazy things to your hair while gagging yourself wit...

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    TODAY'S THE BIG DAY!!! POP'S DAY... AND POP!-A-PALOOZA, TOO!!!

    It's a big day today, both for dad, AND for Funko Pop vinyls fans, too!!!

    Bring your favorite superhero to Emerald City Comics today for our Father's Day POP-A-Palooza Sales Event at EC!, where at Noon, the FIRST 50 DADS will receive a FREE FATHER'S DAY CARD!!!

    Each card will have a HIDDEN EC DISCOUNT!!! The discounts will be $1, $3, $5, or $10... and ONE card will contain a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    PLUS, SAVE 10% ON ALL POP! VINYLS IN THE STORE!!!

    AND SAVE 50% OR MORE on items in our FUNKO POP! CLEARANCE!!! You'll find Pop!s, Dorbz figures, Fabrikations, etc., too!!!

    Here's a SNEAK PEEK at our Pop! Vinyl Clearance, tables, but you'll save 10% on ALL Funko items, too!!!

    And, join us for Pokémon Youth League from 4-6pm!!!
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    It's a big day tomorrow, both for dad, AND for Funko Pop vinyls fans, too!!!

    Bring your favorite superhero to Emerald City Comics tomorrow for our Father's Day POP-A-Palooza Sales Event at EC!, where at Noon, the FIRST 50 DADS will receive a FREE FATHER'S DAY CARD!!!

    Each card will have a HIDDEN EC DISCOUNT!!! The discounts will be $1, $3, $5, or $10... and ONE card will contain a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    PLUS, SAVE 10% ON ALL POP! VINYLS IN THE STORE!!!

    AND SAVE 50% OR MORE on items in our Funko POP! CLEARANCE!!! You'll find Pop!s, Dorbz figures, Fabrikations, etc., too!!!

    Here's a SNEAK PEEK at our Pop! Vinyl Clearance, tables, but you'll save 10% on ALL Funko items, too!!!

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    Flashback Friday!!! Back in September, EC held a special event to bring awareness to our ever-growing Manga section, and who better to do than than Dragon Ball Z's Goku and Prince Vegeta!!!

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    Thanks to everyone who made the day a success!!!
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    GET A FREE BATMAN FIGURE - NO JOKE! - THIS SATURDAY @ EC!!! PLUS FREE RPGs!!! 10% OFF GAMES, TOO!!!

    This just might be one of the best give-aways we've ever offered... and it's THIS SATURDAY at EC!!! During our Free RPG Day at EC! and Free RPG Day and Lego Batman Event at EC!, the FIRST 100 GUESTS at 11am, will receive this awesome Lego-compatible DARGO JOKER-BATMAN FIGURE!!! The FIRST 50 GUESTS will get a FREE POSTER from The LEGO Batman Movie!!!

    PLUS, the first 100 EC Guests at 11am can each choose one of 16 Free RPG Day promo items!!! Plus, you can roll a 20-sided die, and the first 6 people to roll a 20, can choose an ADDITIONAL Free RPG Day promo item!!! (Just a few examples of the FRPGD promo items are shown below.)

    We also have two AMAZING, FREE RAFFLES ALL DAY LONG!!! Check the links for details!!!

    AND, you can SAVE 10% on ALL GAMES & GAMING SUPPLIES!!!

    That's THIS Saturday ONLY and ONLY at Emerald City Comics!!!
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    It's Way-Back Wednesday, and today, we're spotlighting a past celebration of all things sci-fi with the Predator, some sci-fi themed cars, and of course, our out-of-this-world EC Family Members!!!

    The event was to celebrate the release of Star Trek's latest entry, Star Trek Beyond!!! We gave out free Star Trek pins and a poster print, a Star Fluxx gaming session with our friends from All Things Nerdy, and a free, all-day raffle for Funko's Star Wars' Return of the Jedi box, a Firefly book and more!!!

    For galactic-sized fun, EC is the place to be!!!
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    Former WWE Network superstar Dave Bautista (Batista) is one of the best parts of this year's Marvel Cinematic Universe hit Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," and he's also owning smaller roles as well, with "Enter the Warrior's Gate," on BluRay and DVD now!!! And, "All-Star Batman, Vol. 1" is just released, and you'll find it here at EC!!!

    Join us on Wed., June 21st, when the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE "ENTER THE WARRIOR'S GATE" MOVIE POSTER!!!

    Plus, ALL GUESTS can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* a FREE COPY of the "ALL-STAR BATMAN, REBIRTH VOL. 1: MY OWN WORST ENEMY" HARDCOVER!!!
    (2017; color, 160 pgs.)

    (The winner will be called on Thursday, June 22nd!)

    * 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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    Bautista and Batman Give-Away & Raffle at EC!

    June 21, 2017, 11:00am - June 21, 2017, 9:00pm

    Former WWE Network superstar Dave Bautista (Batista) is one of the best parts of this year's Marvel Cinematic Universe hit Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," and he's also owning smaller roles as well, with "Enter the Warrior's Gate," on BluRay and DVD now!!! And, "All-Star Batman, Vol. 1" is just re...

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    EC's Spider-Man statue on our storefront is an official PokemonGo Pokestop for Pokemon Go: Pinellas County! And, EC is the place to get everything Pokemon, like the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more!!!

    Back in August, we hosted a series of Pokemon GO Happy Hours, and we decided to have a big launch party to make everyone aware!!!

    The day included free Pokemon action figures, a visit from Pikachu and Ash Ketchum cosplayers, and our favorite Pokemon fan, Pikabellechu, who showed up with some of her favorite toys, and her amazing PikaBug!!!

    The Happy Hours may be over, but we're still a PokeStop, we still have an amazing assortment of Pokemon cards and accessories, and we always offer a Pokemon Youth League every Sunday from 4-6pm!!!

    Come see your friends at EC, where you can always catch 'em all!!!
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    EC's @[101198429956076:274:Spider-Man] statue on our storefront is an official @[1776329949268687:274:PokemonGo] Pokestop for @[1740451442901957:69:Pokemon Go\: Pinellas County]! And, EC is the place to get everything Pokemon, like the @[108602492497921:274:Pokémon Trading Card Game] and more!!! ...

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