Two HUGE event days on the horizon! Newsletter 4/22/16

 

Both INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY and FREE COMIC BOOK DAY are almost here!!!
Read all about them, and all of our other great events and give-aways and raffles, below!

 

 

BOARD GAME MEETUP
BOARD GAME MEETUP
Saturday, April 23rd 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 PREVIEWS & MAGIC: THE GATHERING GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!!!
Wednesday, April 27th from 11am to 9pm

DC Rebirth is here!!! And, EC can help you get all the game-changing first issues, so you don’t miss a beat!
Plus, it’s International Tabletop Day, April 30th!!! To get you ready for these major events…

Join us on Wednesday, April 27th, when the FIRST 25 GUESTS at 11am & 7pm will receive a FREE DC PREVIEWS MAGAZINE & CHECKLIST!!!

PLUS, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 “MAGIC: THE GATHERING – ARENA OF THE PLANESWALKERS” BOARD GAMES!!!
(Ages 10+; 2-5 players.)

Winners will be called on Friday, April 29th!

* 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 28th 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
MARVEL HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT: UNCANNY X-MEN PRE-RELEASE
Friday, April 29th from 6:30pm to 9pm

Players will have an opportunity to get a sneak peek at the figures from the Marvel HeroClix: Uncanny X-Men set before official world-wide release!

The Marvel HeroClix: Uncanny X-Men set features three major sub-themes of the All-New X-Men, the Marauders, Freedom Force and much more!

Entry Fee: $16 per person — each participant receives one 5-figure booster pack of Marvel HeroClix: Uncanny X-Men.

NEW PLAYERS! If the following tournament details seem daunting to you, feel free to come and play at a “beginner’s table,” where one of our EC Team Members can get you started playing a non-tournament “casual” game with other new players!

Style: Sealed Swiss
Force Construction: DRAFT

Drafting Instructions: Players open their boosters and draft a team of 5 figures from the boosters — for the purpose of drafting, seat all players in groups of 4. Each player choose one figure out of their first booster and each booster passed to them until all players have drafted a team of 5 figures. Players play all 5 figures as their team.

Action Limit: The action limit for the tournament is 1 action per 100 points of drafted team with the lowest team build total.
EXAMPLES:
If the player with the lowest team build total has a 275 point team, the tournament is run as 2 actions per player.
If a player with the lowest team build total has a 315 point team, the tournament is run as 3 actions per player.

Prizes:
Players keep the 5 figures from the Marvel HeroClix: Uncanny X-Men set that they drafted for their team.

Players also have a chance to win one Limited Edition (LE) Marvel HeroClix: Uncanny X-Men Map or a Limited Edition (LE) Prize Figure.

For more information:
http://wizkids.com/heroclix/marvel-heroclix-uncanny-x-men/

To sign up, please visit:
http://win.wizkids.com/event.php?EVENT_ID=160681

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY
Saturday, April 30th from 11am to 9pm

This is a celebration of all things TABLETOP!

All day long, games will be 20% 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!

Join us for an all-day event of tabletop gaming. All are welcome to come and play. We look forward to seeing our gaming community come together to support this event, and to see anyone who has ever wanted to “roll dice” come visit and learn to play!

Every International Tabletop Day we here at EC strive to make it the best day of gaming for you!

To this end we have set up several games to be demonstrated throughout the day!

Check out the list below!*

FUSE
Intruders have made their way on to your ship! Their goal: Total Destruction! Twenty bombs have been detected onboard, and the countdown has begun. Your elite Bomb Defusal Team (BDT) has been called to neutralize the threat. Does your team have what it takes to work through the intricacies of the bombs and defuse them in time? You’d better get moving, because this game will self-destruct in 10-minutes… FUSE is a real-time, cooperative dice game where players work together to quickly save their ship from impending doom!

ONITAMA
Carved into the crags of the mist-shrouded mountains of ancient Japan lies the ancient shrine of Onitama. Masters of the Arts journey there with their most promising disciples to prove their superiority in battle. Part of the Dice Tower Essential line, Onitama is an elegant, abstract strategy game which captures the flavor of martial arts. In this game of elegance and simplicity, two players compete in 10-15 minute matches. With endless re-playability, players can be engaged for hours! Will you hazard the journey and meet within Onitama’s hallowed walls to prove your superiority?

DINGO’S DREAMS
Dingo and his friends have gotten lost on Walkabout! Visit their dreams to lead them home!
Dingo’s Dreams is a delightful and clever family game for 2-4 players. Each player competes to be the first to successfully guide his animal through the dream world.

SUPERFIGHT
In Superfight, Skybound’s wildly popular party game of absurd arguments, players use cards to generate ridiculous characters and then argue about who would win in a fight. From this 500-card core deck, you might have a T-rex with laser eyes VS. Bruce Lee made of steel, or a pirate swinging a shark on a chain VS. a kindergarten class that breathes fire!

CASH N’GUNS
Short Tempers! Cold Cash! Hot Lead! The big heist may have been a success, but it all goes wrong when every crook wants a larger cut. With this much money on the table, bullets speak louder than words! In Cash ‘n Guns, players point foam pistols at each other and try to intimidate their opponents into letting them have the largest share. The bravest crooks enjoy the most money – but only if they live long enough to spend it!

PADEMIC: THE CURE
In Pandemic: The Cure, a stand-alone, dice-based version of the award-winning Pandemic board game, four diseases threaten the world and it falls to your team to save humanity. Players take on different roles, each with its own unique set of dice and abilities, and must take advantage of their specializations if they have any hope of (surviving!) winning the game. If, at any time, a region is infected with more than three dice of a given color, an outbreak occurs, spreading disease into an adjacent region. If too many outbreaks take place, or the rate of contamination gets too high, all the players lose. If, however, the players can discover the cures to the four diseases, humanity endures…until the next epidemic!

Our friends at Gamer’s On The Edge will be running a demonstration table with the following games. They will also be holding raffles for prizes. Donations go the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
http://www.gamersontheedge.com/

MUNCHKIN
Go down in the dungeon. Kill everything you meet. Backstab your friends and steal their stuff. Grab the treasure and run. Designed by Steve Jackson, the Munchkin card game captures the essence of the dungeon experience as you and your friends compete to kill monsters and grab magic items!

LOVE LETTER
All of the eligible young men (and many of the not-so-young) seek to woo Princess Annette of Tempest. Unfortunately, she has locked herself in the palace, and you must rely on others to bring your romantic letters to her. Will yours reach her first? Love Letter is a game of risk, deduction, and luck for 2-4 suitors.

Double Exposure Envoy Bill Eastman will also be on hand to demonstrate the following games. Trying out these games will gain you some International Tabletop Day giveaways while supplies last.

CASTLE PANIC
The forest is filled with all sorts of monsters. They watched and waited as you built your castle and trained your soldiers – but now they`ve gathered their army and are marching out of the woods! Can you work with your friends to defend your castle, or will the monsters tear down your walls and destroy the precious castle towers?

DON’T TURN YOUR BACK
Walk the twisted streets of the Mad City in a boardgame that fuses worker placement with deck building. Extract dreams in the City Slumbering, and use them to buy favors from Nightmares. Procure special services in the Bizarre Bazaar. Score points through skillful play in Mother Whens deadly High School and the sinister 13th District. Compete for the Wax Kings favor, and the ultimate prize…escape! In this game rooted in the sinister world of the Dont Rest Your Head roleplaying game, your opponents lurk around every corner, waiting to attack. Can you outsmart your friends and win the Nightmares game? Whatever you do, Don’t Turn Your Back!

*Times when the demonstrations will be running will be listed soon.

We will also be featuring a Paint & Take table. There will be plenty of paints and brushes for you to paint a miniature and take that miniature home with you!

Hungry? David’s Dawg House will be on hand to take care of your hunger!
http://davidsdawghouse.com/

Check out this great promotional video, made by our friends at Gamers on the Edge!
https://youtu.be/03lGfO7MqvA

 

 

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

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.

 

 

HOPS TABLETOPS MEETUP
HOPS & TABLETOPS @ PAIR O’ DICE BREWING CO.
Wednesday, May 4th from 7pm to 10pm
at Pair O’ Dice Brewing Company
4400 118th Avenue North #208, Clearwater, FL 33762

Roll the dice @ Pair O’ Dice with Emerald City Comics!

The Emerald City folks are back every other Wednesday with even more games to play! Stop in to see what’s new in the world of board gaming and craft beer!

Pair O’ Dice Brewing Company will have plenty of room for your favorite tabletop and card games. This event is free to take part in and welcomes all newcomers to board gaming! If there is a game you have been wanting to try, or want to get a group together to play, then this is the night for you!

 

 

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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!!
Saturday, May 7th from 11am to 9pm

As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops.

Each of our Guests will be able to choose any three comics from those available! Here is what is being offered this year:

http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/981

ALL DAY, 25% OFF ALL GRAPHIC NOVELS AND BOOKS!

Also all day, enter our raffle to win* one of ten sets of ALL 50 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY COMICS!

Winners will be announced Monday, May 9th.

From 1-4pm, come and meet** comic book creators Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Rob Hunter, and Adam Riches!

Also, photo ops with BATMAN and SPIDER-MAN!**
(times to be determined — check with the store or our Facebook page for updates)

* 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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10% OFF ALL TOYS AND GAMES
Sunday, May 8th from noon to 6pm

Comics get all the love on Free Comic Book Day — so TOYS and GAMES start to feel left out! So come back Sunday the 8th to share the love with 10% off anything in our Toys and Games categories!!!

 

 

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http://facebook.com/emeraldcitycomics

 

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

 

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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)

 


 

Click here for new releases!

http://emeraldcitycomics.com/new-releases

 

Featured Comic Books:

 

DISNEY PRINCESS 2
DISNEY PRINCESS #2
JOE BOOKS INC.
(W) Georgia Ball (A/CA) Amy Mebberson
The hit series continues! Disney’s beloved heroines have returned in this hilarious collection of Disney Princess comic strips! Featuring laugh-out-loud stories from the worlds of Ariel, Belle, Rapunzel, Tiana, Cinderella, Aurora, and more, this charming ongoing series will make all your royal dreams come true.

 

HAUNTED MANSION 2
HAUNTED MANSION #2 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Jorge Coehlo (CA) E.M. Gist
YOU CAN ENTER, BUT YOU CAN NEVER LEAVE…!
•  Get ready to meet the 999 happy haunts residing in the mansion…but some of them aren’t quite so happy!
•  Madame Leota! The Hatbox ghost! Constance the Bride! The Hitchhiking ghosts! You never know who of the legendary cast from Disney’s world-famous attraction will appear!
•  Danny is trapped within the Haunted Mansion, but who is trying to help him, and who is using him for their own ghoulish plot?
•  Don’t miss the next chapter in the delightfully chilling story based on the fan-favorite Disney attraction!
Rated T

 

KARNAK 3
KARNAK #3
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Roland Boschi (CA) David Aja
• Just when you thought Karnak couldn’t get more intense and insane, it does.
•  The trail left by the kidnapped Inhuman gets nuclear and Karnak is caught in the mushroom cloud.
Rated T+

 

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST 3
POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #3
MARVEL COMICS
(W) David Walker (A/CA) Sanford Greene
BROMANCING THE STONE!
•  POWER MAN and IRON FIST are swimming through New York City’s currents of crime trying to retrieve the SUPERSOUL STONE. Beware the underworld undertow!
•  Meanwhile, JENNIE and BLACK MARIAH’s nefarious plans begin to bear fruit.
•  With a magic-fueled crisis at its tipping point and all of New York hanging in the balance it’s the perfect atmosphere to rekindle a smoldering friendship, so GET IT TOGETHER ALREADY, LUKE AND DANNY!
Rated T

 

SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL 4
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #4
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joe Kelly (A/CA) Ed McGuinness
• Double date, Deadpool style!
•  Spider-Man finally agrees to hang out with Deadpool outside of adventures, but he might regret it when he discovers that his date is a friend of Deadpool’s wife, Shiklah, demon queen of Monster Metropolis.
•  Who’s Deadpool’s date? Guest-star THOR!
Rated T+

 

TOKYO GHOST 6
TOKYO GHOST #6  (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Sean Murphy
NEW STORY ARC
Flak world’s new CCO, Davey Trauma, is making some changes to The Isles of Los Angeles more to his suiting. How could it get any worse? You’ll see. Constable Led Dent returns to his brutal beat, but he’s haunted by a ghost from Tokyo.

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 01
DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 01 MILLIONAIRE WITH MOUTH
MARVEL COMICS
He’s annoying. He’s dangerous. He smells terrible. But the public loves him! That’s right – the Merc with a Mouth is now the most popular hero in the world. Eat that, Spidey! But with great popularity comes overbearing responsibility, so Wade has called in a little help being him. You won’t believe – or recognize – who he signed up! (Unless you’ve memorized every volume of the Official Handbook.) But when an imposter sets out to ruin Wade Wilson, our hero has the perfect bait to lure the baddie out: his innocent daughter, Ellie! Plus: Jump 84 years into the future for an even-newer, even-different-er Deadpool 2099! And – in an entirely Spanish-language tale – meet Masacre, the Deadpool of Mexico! This book has more Deadpool than you can handle! Collecting DEADPOOL (2015) #1-6 and #3.1: TRES PUNTO UNO.
Parental Advisory

 

I HATE FAIRYLAND TP VOL 01
I HATE FAIRYLAND TP VOL 01 MADLY EVER AFTER (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Skottie Young
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99
From superstar writer and artist SKOTTIE YOUNG (Rocket Raccoon, Wizard of Oz, Fortunately, The Milk), comes the first volume of an all-new series of adventure and mayhem.
An Adventure Time/Alice in Wonderland-style epic that smashes its cute little face against grown-up Tank Girl/Deadpool-esque violent madness. Follow Gert, a forty-year-old woman in a six-year-old’s body, who has been stuck in the magical world of Fairyland for nearly thirty years. Join her and her giant battle-axe on a delightfully blood-soaked journey to see who will survive the girl who HATES FAIRYLAND. Collects I HATE FAIRYLAND #1-5

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARKSEID WAR POWER OF THE GODS HC
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARSKEID WAR POWER OF THE GODS HC
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi & Various (A) Fernando Pasarin & Various (CA) Francis Manapul
The world’s greatest heroes have gained the powers of the New Gods-but how will they handle them? And how will this affect the winds of war? Find out in these stories from the JUSTICE LEAGUE: DARKSEID WAR one-shots starring Batman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Superman, Lex Luthor and Shazam!

 

STAR WARS TP VADER DOWN
STAR WARS TP VADER DOWN
MARVEL COMICS
Two of the biggest titles in comics collide in the first crossover of the new Marvel age of STAR WARS! When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the rebel fleet on his own, he is sent crashing onto a nearby planet. Will the rebels seize this opportunity to put an end to one of their greatest enemies – or will they be made to feel the full power of the dark side? The Sith Lord may be down, but he isn’t out! All your favorites are here, old and new, good and evil: Luke! Vader! Leia! Aphra! Han! Threepio, Artoo, Triple-Zero and BT-1! And in a hair-raising battle of the Wookiees, Chewbacca versus Black Krrsantan! ROOOARRGH UR ROO! Collecting STAR WARS: VADER DOWN, STAR WARS (2015) #13-14 and DARTH VADER #13-15.
Rated T

 

 

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“Justin’s Jabber” — Back Issues
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Sorry, I can’t really think of any funny stuff to say this week. I’m still bummed about Prince dying.

 

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Runaways #1, Very Fine/Fine condition, $45.

 

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Wolverine #154, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $25.

 

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Green Lantern Green Arrow #85, Speedy Drug Story Part one, Very Good/Good (3.0) condition, $60.

 

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Booster Gold #1, first appearance of Booster Gold, Very Fine/Fine (7.0) condition, $20

 

Little Red Cor-Vette! Baby You’re Much Too Fast.
Little Red Cor-Vette! You Need To Find A Love That’s Gonna Last.

 

(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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ApexTheropod
APEX THEROPOD: DECK-BUILDING GAME – 2ND EDITION
Apex is a deck-building game, played solo or with up to 5 friends. You play as a prehistoric predator competing for territory and resources against other predators. Each playable species has a unique deck to master. Each deck has different strengths, weaknesses, and strategies— creating a varied and constantly evolving experience.
Your species must overcome a very brutal environment including harsh climate changes, disease, attacks from predators, grievous wounds, infections, and deadly prey. The game incorporates many dinosaurs that behave in their own distinct way. The goal of the game is to endure the environment, build up the population and evolve your species, and become the apex predator.

 

DragonPunch
DRAGON PUNCH
Take it Anywhere, Play it Anywhere! Ready to Fight? Dragon Punch is a super-fast, ultra-portable, two-player card game that plays just like your favorite fighting games – it’s all about trying to outwit your opponent with the timing and positioning of your attacks and defenses. Dragon Punch doesn’t require a table or other surface to play, and the tiny wallet fits right in your pocket.

 

Kenjin
KENJIN
A merciless war is raging throughout feudal Japan, fueled by the hunger for power or the desire for peace of its great lords. As one of them, you must defend your territory from the enemy threatening your borders. Now it’s time to command you troops and read through your opponent’s strategy to take over the battlefield and prevail!

 

MillenniumBlades
MILLENNIUM BLADES
Millennium Blades is a board game about a fictional collectible card game, which is also called Millennium Blades. You begin the game on pre-release night with just your starter deck. You’ll open new packs, form collections, and sell your junk cards on the aftermarket to buy hot new cards. Trade with your friends, build up your deck, and prepare to compete at Millennium Blades Worlds for the title of World Champion! This is a game about competitive deck building. You get a limited pool of cards, and then you tinker them into the most unfairly over-powered, table-flippingly broken deck that you can imagine. And your deck had better be pretty crazy, because your opponents won’t be giving any quarter, and they all have unique collections with access to their own high-tier power cards. In addition to deckbuilding, you’ll be speculating on blind pack buys, selling and buying cards on the aftermarket, and fusing your cards to make rarer and better ones to get an advantage over the competition. You might even make a few friends, if you’re willing to help them out.

 

VsSystemAForce
VS SYSTEM 2PCG: MARVEL A-FORCE EXPANSION
In VS System: 2PCG, players choose a main character, build a deck with exactly sixty cards, and attempt to stun the other player’s main character in a game of superhero battles and suspense! This expansion features all new playable content based on Marvel’s A-Force.

 

WizkidsClixFX
WIZKIDS CLIXFX BASE ACCESSORY KIT
The ClixFX Accessory Pack contains eleven sculpted bases for use in your HeroClix campaigns that act as visual indicators of ongoing game effects from standard or special powers, including Smoke, Ice/Wall, Web, and more!

 

 

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Toys / Collectibles
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ghostbusters
GHOSTBUSTERS SELECT AF SERIES 2
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys Release! We’re getting the team back together! Joining Series 1’s Winston, Ray and Louis, Series 2 of Ghostbusters Movie Select action figures features none other than Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Egon Spengler and Dana Barrett as Zuul! Each 7-inch scale action figure features approximately 16 points of articulation, and Peter and Egon each include their proton packs and wands. Plus, each figure includes a section of the rooftop temple diorama — collect all 15 figures in the line to re-create the original movie’s final scene! Each figure is packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!

 

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T-800 GUARDIAN
HOT TOYS
In the newest installment of the Terminator series, when John Connor, leader of the human resistance against Skynet, sends Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect his mother, Sarah Connor, from a Terminator assassin, an unexpected turn of events creates an altered timeline. Instead of a scared waitress, Sarah is a skilled fighter and has a Terminator Guardian by her side. Faced with unlikely allies and dangerous new enemies, Reese sets out on an unexpected new mission to reset the future.
To celebrate the launch of this film, Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are pleased to present the T-800 Guardian Sixth Scale Figure from Terminator Genisys.
The T-800 Guardian collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Arnold Schwarzenegger from the movie and features two newly developed head sculpts, a leather-like jacket licensed by Matchless, the oldest British brand of motorcycles and clothing, a detailed weapon, and an LED light-up figure base.

 

JOKER
LAUGHING FISH JOKER BUST
DIAMOND SELECT
This time, the Joker isn’t after human lives; he wants the royalties! The Batman: The Animated Series Laughing Fish Joker Bust features the infamous villain as seen in a classic episode from Batman: The Animated Series. What’s he’s got there? Why, it’s his very own creation, the Laughing Fish, and the copyright documentation to prove it! The Clown Prince of Crime is going to make a killing, and you can too. Pick up this 6-inch tall resin statue. With incredible detailing and unique paintwork, it’s a limited edition of just 1,000 pieces worldwide!

 

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    EC YARD SALE, THIS SATURDAY @ EMERALD CITY COMICS!!!

    This Saturday is one of your favorite events... The EC Yard Sale!!!!

    SAVE BIG, with DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS ON BOOKS, COMICS, GAMES, TOYS, COLLECTIBLES, TCHOTCHKES AND MORE!!!

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    DOUBLE YOUR FUN THIS WEEKEND @ EC!!!

    This weekend, we're DOUBLING the fun you can have with Emerald City THIS SATURDAY!!!

    First, there's our SECOND ANNUAL Emerald City Comics Fest!, at the Forbes Recreation Center in Pinellas Park, with Celebrities like Space Ghost: Coast to Coast's George Lowe (Official), WWE's Fred Ottman, aka Tugboat & Typhoon, Batman's Chuck Dixon, Omar Francia of AfterShock Comics, Jamie Jones, Pikabellechu, Javier Lugo, Austin Janowsky Art, FIREGIRL COMICS, and many more!!! Admission and parking are FREE!!! Plus, you can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win a $100 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    After the EC Comics Fest, you can take part in our Walking Dead Day at EC! event, and help us celebrate The Walking Dead comics's 15th anniversary!!! We'll have FREE TWD BACKPACK CLIPS, TWD BOOKMARKS, and you can purchase our EXCLUSIVE EC VARIANT COVER, and Image Comics' TWD BLIND BAG COMICS!!! You can also enter our raffle for a chance to win a FREE SET of the EC Exclusive Comic, and ALL 15 BLIND BAG COMICS!!!

    Check out the links highlighted in this post!!! BOTH events are THIS SATURDAY ONLY... and ONLY with Emerald City Comics!!!DOUBLE YOUR FUN THIS WEEKEND @ EC!!!

    This weekend, we're DOUBLING the fun you can have with Emerald City THIS SATURDAY!!!

    First, there's our SECOND ANNUAL Emerald City Comics Fest!, at the Forbes Recreation Center in Pinellas Park, with Celebrities like Space Ghost: Coast to Coast's George Lowe (Official), WWE's Fred Ottman, aka Tugboat & Typhoon, Batman's Chuck Dixon, Scout Comics' James Haick, author of Solar Flare Comic, Long Live Pro Wrestling, and The Mall Comic, Omar Francia of AfterShock Comics, Jamie Jones, Pikabellechu, Javier Lugo, Austin Janowsky Art, FIREGIRL COMICS, and many more!!! Admission and parking are FREE!!! Plus, you can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win a $100 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    After the EC Comics Fest, you can take part in our Walking Dead Day at EC! event, and help us celebrate The Walking Dead comics's 15th anniversary!!! We'll have FREE TWD BACKPACK CLIPS, TWD BOOKMARKS, and you can purchase our EXCLUSIVE EC VARIANT COVER, and Image Comics' TWD BLIND BAG COMICS!!! You can also enter our raffle for a chance to win a FREE SET of the EC Exclusive Comic, and ALL 15 BLIND BAG COMICS!!!

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    MONSTERPOCALYPSE: PROTECTORS AND DESTROYERS STARTER SETS

    Monsterpocalypse is a fast-moving, action-packed battle miniatures game played with detailed hobby miniatures that players assemble and paint to portray the most fearsome giant monsters on Earth!

    When the battle begins, you’ll command your monster and lead your units into the city to hunt down and destroy your opponent’s monster. Your monster and units each have weapons and abilities that are activated by special dice to help you achieve ultimate victory.

    Monsters can increase their power throughout the game by smashing buildings and destroying enemy units. When two monsters fight each other, the results are devastating—they can throw each other across the city, rampage through buildings, and suplex each other into radioactive rubble! The last monster standing wins the game.

    MESOZOOIC

    The age of the dinosaurs is back — this time safely behind glass! Build the best dino zoo and impress your guests in a frantic, real-time puzzle game.

    Dinosaurs are back and the world is clamoring to see them! In Mesozooic, it's your job as the director to plan and construct a zoo that will surpass any others. Fill your zoo with a variety of crowd-pleasing features: wow your visitors with towering dinosaur enclosures, entertain them with prehistoric attractions, and let them travel around the zoo in style on a network of monorails.

    Over the course of three rounds, players draft the most desirable features into their hand, piece their zoo together in real-time, and score each layout to see who has created the best zoo.

    After drafting your favorite features, you’ll have to organize them in your zoo—but things won’t always go as planned! Race against time by frantically sliding the cards one at a time to match up features and optimize your zoo’s layout. Complete dinosaur enclosures, connect monorail tracks, and maintain your attractions to score points. The zoo with the best layout will score the most points!

    When drafting cards, you can choose to customize your zoo however you like. Choose from attractions, monorails, dinosaur enclosures, or topiary.

    Guests will be dazzled by the larger-than-life attractions at your zoo. Pterodactyls soar through the aviary, dinosaur eggs hatch in the nursery, and underwater creatures swim through the bright blue waters of the aquarium. Your zoo can include any or all of these attractions! To keep things running smoothly, attractions need to be regularly maintained. In order to score attractions in your zoo, you must keep a maintenance truck next to the attraction.

    While visiting your zoo, guests will need to get around. Hopping on the monorail will quickly transport your guests to other corners of the park. In order to be effective, the monorail’s route must be connected. If you can continue the track, each connection will score points for your zoo.

    The highlight of the zoo is, of course, the dinosaurs themselves! Let guests come face to face with these creatures from another age. Create the perfect environment for gentle herbivores or powerful carnivores, each in their own enclosure. Each completed enclosure will score points.

    Careful planning and quick thinking can give you the edge. Astonish guests with the amazing creatures from a land before time. Will guests flock to your dinosaur zoo?

    TROIKA

    Not far into the future, a stone was found in a star — then more stones were found, and it turns out that if you combine three of these stones in the right way, you create a very valuable jewel. What's more, you can combine them in a different way to create fuel.

    In Troika, you are an adventurer who has dreamed of making a fortune, so you've travelled to this star along with other wanderers. Unfortunately, your spacecraft has no more fuel, so while you'd like to create jewels, if you don't also create fuel, you'll die as the richest person at the end of the universe!

    In the game, you place all the heptagonal tiles face down on the table, and on a turn you either draw a face-down tile or take a face-up tile that someone returned to the table. You have a hand limit of seven tiles, and within that limit you're trying to collect both three tiles of the same number (to serve as fuel) and three tiles in numerical order (to transform into a gem). If you have no fuel, you can't win the game; of those who do have fuel, the player with the most valuable jewel wins.

    LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS RPG

    It is an era of sudden change and upheaval in Rokugan. Mortal schemes, natural calamities, and celestial turmoil alike have disrupted the political, military, and spiritual equilibrium of the land. Long-simmering rivalries and fresh betrayals ripple through the courts and on the battlefield. The Chrysanthemum Throne is beset by threats from without and within, and the honor of the seven Great Clans shall be put to the test. Who among the clans will prove strong enough to guide Rokugan in these tumultuous times? Will their names be lifted up beside those of the honored ancestors, or will they fall among the ranks of the empire’s most infamous villains?

    This is the stage of the Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Core Rulebook, a new roleplaying experience in the world of Rokugan.

    KING OF TOKYO: ANUBIS MONSTER PACK

    He is coming for you! While rampaging through a history museum, you accidentally stepped on a sarcophagus, causing Anubis to appear, intent upon avenging the profaned mummy. Can you escape the wrath of the God of the Dead as he showers curses on the town?

    The Anubis Monster Pack is compatible with the King of Tokyo and King of New York base games and with all their expansions. The Anubis Monster Pack introduces a new game component in the form of the die of fate! You can use the die of fate in your games even if you play without Evolution cards or are not playing with Anubis.
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    THE NEW "PET SEMATARY" TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    Paramount Pictures has just released the first trailer for Stephen King's Pet Sematary, and it looks PURR-fectly terrifying!!!

    You'll have to wait until April for this to claw its way into theaters, but in the meantime, your friends at EC have a mausoleum full of horror books, comics, games, toys, collectibles, tchotchkes and more to stir up plenty of scares until then!!!

    We even have Halloween decorations, so don't be a scaredy-cat... come on in. Just tell your friends you'll "be right back"!!!!

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    DOUBLE YOUR FUN THIS WEEKEND @ EC!!!

    This weekend, we're DOUBLING the fun you can have with Emerald City THIS SATURDAY!!!

    First, there's our SECOND ANNUAL Emerald City Comics Fest!, at the Forbes Recreation Center in Pinellas Park, with Celebrities like Space Ghost: Coast to Coast's George Lowe (Official), WWE's Fred Ottman, aka Tugboat & Typhoon, Batman's Chuck Dixon, Scout Comics' James Haick, author of Solar Flare Comic, Long Live Pro Wrestling, and The Mall Comic, Omar Francia of AfterShock Comics, Jamie Jones, Pikabellechu, Javier Lugo, Austin Janowsky Art, FIREGIRL COMICS, and many more!!! Admission and parking are FREE!!! Plus, you can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win a $100 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

    After the EC Comics Fest, you can take part in our Walking Dead Day at EC! event, and help us celebrate The Walking Dead comics's 15th anniversary!!! We'll have FREE TWD BACKPACK CLIPS, TWD BOOKMARKS, and you can purchase our EXCLUSIVE EC VARIANT COVER, and Image Comics' TWD BLIND BAG COMICS!!! You can also enter our raffle for a chance to win a FREE SET of the EC Exclusive Comic, and ALL 15 BLIND BAG COMICS!!!

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    Meet Space Ghost: Coast to Coast actor George Lowe (Official) at our Emerald City Comics Fest, Saturday, Oct. 13th from 11am-5pm!!!

    He is also known for a variety of roles on your favorite TV shows: Cartoon Network's Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, Perfect Hair Forever, American Dad, The Brak Show, Celebrity Deathmatch, and more!!!

    Get more details about our EC Comics Fest by going to the Emerald City Comics Facebook Events Page!!!
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    "THE BOYS" TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    The upcoming Amazon.com Prime series, The Boys (comic book), based on the Dynamite comic series, just released their New York City Comicon trailer!!!

    The series will debut in 2019, and stars Karl Urban, Chace Crawford, Elizabeth Shue, and Simon Pegg (as main character Hughie's dad; Pegg was the model for Hugie in the comics)!!!

    If you haven't read "The Boys," be sure to stop by and see your friends at EC where we have back issues and trade paperbacks to help you get caught up on this ground-breaking, and very adult, series by Garth Ennis' THE BOYS stories, and Darick Robertson!!!

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    SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS: A GEMSTONE MINING GAME

    Play Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Gemstone Mining Game and press your luck as you collect valuable gems from the mine and earn bonus points by discovering gem combinations from Snow White objectives.

    In the game, which is based on Quartz, you and your fellow dwarfs do what you do best — mine for gemstones. It's off to work you go, collecting as many as you can to trade in for Snow White pie points. Beware of your friends as well as the dangers that lurk in the mine that could force you to return home empty-handed. Have the most pie points after five days in the mine, and you win!

    FALLOUT WASTELAND WARFARE

    In Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, players build their own crew from a wide range of factions, allies, and iconic characters from the Fallout series, then play in apocalyptic games of 3-30 high-quality 32mm scale resin miniatures through a huge variety of iconic scenery and settlement buildings, from the Red Rocket to Sanctuary Hills, Nuka-Cola vending machines and wrecked vehicles. Settlements include buildings, defenses, and resources that impact the crew's army list and abilities in the wasteland.

    Fallout: Wasteland Warfare includes an entire narrative campaign arc as well as unique random missions with narrative-style objectives, and crew caps recovered in missions can be used to improve the crew's perks, weapons, gear, and upgrades for the next encounter. In either player vs. player or tournament mode, players try to survive the tabletop wasteland.

    The game also comes with a customizable solo-play AI deck to control enemies that play to their strengths and replicate a faction's tactics while attempting a narrative mission or perfecting settlement-building strategy. Players can also team up with a friend to defend a larger settlement or explore narrative missions in cooperative games against AI forces or the post-apocalyptic dangers of the wasteland.

    The Fallout: Wasteland Warfare two player starter set contains 32mm scale high-quality hardened PVC miniatures with scenic bases. Miniatures are fully assembled. You can upgrade this with the resin miniatures upgrade kit to get all the miniatures in multi-part high-quality resin.

    RICK AND MORTY TRIVIAL PURSUIT

    Trivial Pursuit: Rick and Morty allows fans of the hit television series to test their knowledge from 600 questions relating to Frienemies, Technology & Science, Locations, Rick and the Family, History & Events and a Wubalubadubdub Wild Card category.

    SPACE PARK

    Ride a rocket to extraordinary destinations across our galaxy. During your travels you will gather exotic crystals that further our understanding of what’s out there. Use these crystals to complete exploration badges and turn them in at the mysterious Outpost 13 to prove yourself as the galaxy’s next great space explorer!

    Space Park features a modular board where seven destinations are randomly arranged to form a circle between players. During a player's turn, rockets will be on three of the board's seven destinations. These rockets symbolize what destinations are available for a player to travel to. Once a player travels to a destination by performing its action, that rocket moves to the next open destination clockwise.

    Destinations feature actions such as gaining a certain type of crystal, acquiring a new badge to work toward, turning in your crystals for Explorer Points, or using your trusty explorer-bot Scout to help out. The player with the most Explorer Points at the end of the game wins.

    MICROPOLIS

    Gather your ants in Micropolis, and send them through the anthill to do your bidding. What do you want? Fruit? Warriors? A queen? Even more ants?!

    Each player starts with a central location that will be surrounded by ten tiles over the course of the game, with the tiles being connected by a series of tunnels. Over ten rounds, players draft tiles one at a time, with the player with the largest army going first. They can take the first tile in line, or place an ant on each tile they want to pass to get to something better. The tiles have various roles on them: Queens who if alone can improve their space; Nannies who give you extra ant soldiers; Architects who let you take any tile for free; Warriors who attack the first player; Generals who manage the movement of your ant soldiers; and Fruit gatherers who collect fruits, which score based on the variety you have.

    Ants at the end of the game are worth one point each, and whoever has the largest army earns an additional 5 points.

    FOLKLORE: THE AFFLICTION

    Embark on a cooperative epic adventure that is Folklore the Affliction. Find and destroy the source of the evil spreading its claws into the heart of the land, decimating its people and resources. Free the denizens from the scourge of vampirism and lycanthropy and expand your power and abilities. Are you a survivor, or will you play as your ghost? Will you fall to the bloodlust or the taint of lycanthropy yourself?

    Folklore: The Affliction is an expandable ongoing horror RPG board game for 1-5 players that focuses on immersive storyline, strategic combat, character development and intense character customization elements. Your successes and failures, encounters and challenges can affect the entire group raising the ante and fueling interaction. Play one of six customizable and unique characters in a quest to gain Lore by conquering the supernatural Afflictions. Travel the land and enter dark locations where the action becomes a miniature based dungeon crawl. Uncover deeper and more intriguing storylines as you go further into darkness in your quest to drive the evil back into the hell it came from.

    Dying in Folklore is not the end for your character... dead characters play on as their ghost with ethereal powers to strike down your foes from beyond the grave. You are never truly out of the action. Customizable abilities even include those that can strengthen your character in the afterlife!
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    Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews!

    To ensure that you get these comics when they arrive, please call the store at 727-398-2665, or email our Books & New Comics Merchant at comics@emeraldcitycomics.com, to reserve a copy!

    From the Previews Catalog #361, October 2018 (for comics arriving mainly in December 2018)…

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    BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1
    DC COMICS
    (W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jock
    Left rattled by the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the nightmares spawned from the Dark Multiverse. But even though evil devoured evil in the collapse of Challengers Mountain, the Dark Knight still has his doubts. He discovers that the Batman Who Laughs not only survived the fight with The Joker at the end of METAL, but now he is enacting a sinister plan across the Multiverse-something both terrifying and oddly familiar. But when Bruce Wayne realizes the only way to stop this madman is to kill him, he must consider violating the very rule Batman won't break...the same rule that created this insatiable villain-the Batman Who Laughs!

    MISTER MIRACLE TP - TOM KING & MITCH GERADS
    DC COMICS
    (W) Tom King (A/CA) Mitch Gerads
    The critically acclaimed 12-issue mini-series!
    Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great that he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, the former Female Fury known as Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of Mister Miracle, he has made a career for himself showing off his acrobatic escape techniques. He even caught the attention of the Justice League, which counted him among its ranks.
    You might say Scott Free has everything...so why isn't it enough? Mister Miracle has mastered every illusion, achieved every stunt, pulled off every trick-except one. He has never escaped death. Is it even possible? Our hero is going to have to kill himself if he wants to find out.

    MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #1
    MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javi Garron (CA) Brian Stelfreeze
    Balancing his normal life, school, parents, etc...and super-heroing has never been easy, but when the Rhino and a cadre of mysterious criminals start plaguing Brooklyn, things take a dark turn. And Miles doesn't even know the half of it yet. Eisner Award-winner Saladin Ahmed (BLACK BOLT) and Young Gun Javier Garrón (ANT-MAN & THE WASP) bring you the latest incarnation of the coolest character in the Marvel Universe!

    ASTONISHING X-MEN BY MATT ROSENBERG TP UNTIL OUR HEARTS STOP
    MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Greg Land, Travel Foreman (CA) Oscar Bazaldua
    The Reavers are back, and they have a new weapon that only Havok knows about. It's going to take a ragtag group of X-Men to save a world that hates and fears them! But after his villainous turn, can any of his old friends really trust Alex Summers? And can he blame them? Find out as Havok, Beast, Warpath, Colossus and Dazzler reluctantly form an all-new, all-different, all-astonishing squad! But their enemies might not really be what they seem - and Havok's dark days may not quite be behind him! Plus: Jean Grey struggles to make sense of her life post-resurrection. Who better to help than her oldest friends - Beast, Angel and Iceman? How about a rather unexpected guest: their former mentor, Professor Charles Xavier - now the man known as X! Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN (2017) #13-17 and ASTONISHING X-MEN ANNUAL (2018) #1.

    TONY STARK IRON MAN TP VOL 01 SELF MADE MAN
    MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Dan Slott (A) Valerio Schiti, Lim, Gang Hyuk (CA) Alexander Lozano
    From the cusp of tomorrow's dreams to the forefront of imagination, one man always soars on the cutting edge of adventure! You know his name. Everyone knows his name! Tony Stark is Iron Man. And Iron Man...is an idea. Always changing. Always evolving. Now, Dan Slott and Valerio Schiti propel the ultimate self-made hero to new heights of inventiveness! But Tony has been holding back an enormous secret since his return, and there's only one person on Earth he'd trust with it: James Rhodes! This will change everything. Plus: Jocasta! Machine Man! The Gauntlet! The Wasp! Sunset Bain! Arno Stark! And the Manticore, the most powerful assault vehicle in the Marvel Universe! Tony Stark is Iron Man. The future is now. Strap in! Collecting TONY STARK: IRON MAN #1-5.

    DIE #1
    IMAGE COMICS
    (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Stephanie Hans, Stephanie Hans
    THE WICKED + THE DIVINE writer KIERON GILLEN teams up with artist supernova STEPHANIE HANS (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE 1831, Journey Into Mystery) for her first ongoing comic! DIE is a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning unearthly horror they barely survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron's in a rush, he describes it as "Goth Jumanji." That only captures a sliver of what you'll find in oversized debut issue-where fantasy gets all too real.

    PRODIGY #1
    IMAGE COMICS
    (W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
    Edison Crane's not content being the world's smartest man and most successful businessman-his brilliant mind needs to be constantly challenged. He's a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, genius composer, Olympic athlete, an expert in the occult, and now international governments are calling on him to fix problems they just can't handle.

    NEW WORLD TP
    IMAGE COMICS
    (W) Ales Kot (A) Tradd Moore, Heather Moore (CA) Tradd Moore & Various
    The United States of America-after the Second Civil War.
    Two people meet and fall in love. One, a very orderly vegan hacker ready to make some mess. The other, a chaotic cop with a reality TV show that never stops.
    With the entire Republic of New California after them, they run.
    A ballistic sci-fi action romance miniseries in the vein of Mad Max and Romeo and Juliet by ALEŠ KOT, TRADD MOORE, and HEATHER MOORE.

    HELLBOY WINTER SPECIAL 2018
    DARK HORSE COMICS
    (W) Mike Mignola, Various (A) Various (CA) Mike Mignola
    Three wintry tales featuring a Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck team-up for a New Year's Eve séance gone wrong when Hellboy visits a family's English home, Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá revisit B.P.R.D.: Vampire with a new tie-in story, and Tonci Zonjic returns to write and draw Lobster Johnson.

    ROCKETEER REBORN #1
    IDW PUBLISHING
    (W) Elsa Charretier, Pierrick Colinet (A/CA) Javier Pulido
    A Rocketeer for a new century!
    It's been 80 years since Cliff Secord first found an experimental jet pack and soared through the skies as The Rocketeer, becoming a hero along the way.
    Now, decades later, The Rocketeer is all but forgotten, a legend of a bygone era — until Cliff's jet pack is found, but in a most unexpected way — one that causes conflict for several people, each of whom are drawn to the jet pack... some for good and some for evil! A pulp-inspired modern-day adventure!

    TANK GIRL #1 - ACTION ALLEY
    TITAN COMICS
    (W) Alan Martin (A/CA) Brett Parson
    TANK GIRL'S FIRST ONGOING IN 30 YEARS!
    Original creator ALAN MARTIN and fan-favorite artist BRETT PARSON bring Tank Girl into a whole new era! THE TANK GIRL UNIVERSE BEGINS HERE! Explore the backstories and secrets behind the world of the post-apocalyptic punk icon! THE ORIGINS OF THE MUTANT KANGAROOS and Booga himself, revealed in this first arc! Summer Holiday meets Damnation Alley!
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    THE NEW "SABRINA" TRAILER IS HERE!!!

    ARCHIE COMICS and Netflix are just about to release their streaming series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, starring Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka, and it's the perfect blend of horror and dark comedy!!! It's from the producers of Riverdale, so you know it's going to be great!!!

    If you want to get started on Archie-related goodness, we've got what you're looking for here at EC from Afterlife With Archie, to Jughead Jones: The Hunger, we've got the whole gang here!!! (We even have tema-ups with KISS, Batman 66 and more!!!

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    TOMORROW'S THE BIG DAY!!! THE 1980s ARE BACK!!! SAVE 20%!!!

    During our 80s Saturday with "The Mall"'s James Haick at EC! event, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY will SAVE 20% ON ALL BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS and ALL GAMES & GAMING SUPPLIES!!!

    PLUS, the FIRST 100 GUESTS will receive THEIR CHOICE of a 1980s POP CULTURE MINI BUTTON!!!

    MEET Scout Comics' James Haick, author of the 1980s-set The Mall Comic, Solar Flare Comic, and Long Live Pro Wrestling!!! He'll be here all day, from 11a-8pm with artist Greg Krivac!!!

    PLUS, enter our THREE 1980s RAFFLES for The Dark Crystal, The Golden Girls, or 80s Hollywood Movies, with prizes from Die Hard, Back to the Future Trilogy, and He-Man and ThunderCats!!!!

    Tomorrow ONLY and, like, ONLY @ EC!!!
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    Awesome always awaits at Your Local Comic Shop!

    New releases for Sept 26 from PREVIEWSworld: www.previewsworld.com/NewReleases

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    SAVE 20% ON BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS and GAMES & GAMING ACCESSORIES THIS SATURDAY!!!

    That's right!!! During our 80s Saturday with "The Mall"'s James Haick at EC!, you'll get to meet Scout Comics' James Haick, author of 1980s-set The Mall Comic, Solar Flare Comic, and Long Live Pro Wrestling, you'll get YOUR CHOICE of a 1980s POP CULTURE MINI BUTTON, you can enter our THREE 1980s RAFFLES, featuring The Dark Crystal, The Golden Girls, and movies Die Hard, Back to the Future Trilogy, and He-Man and ThunderCats!!!

    AND... you'll SAVE 20% ALL DAY ON BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS, and GAMES & GAMING ACCESSORIES!!!

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