Walking Dead Day! Newsletter 2/12/16

walking dead

WALKING DEAD DAY!!!
Saturday, February 13th from 11am to 9pm

AMC’s The Walking Dead returns on Sunday, Feb. 14th (er… happy Valentine’s Day…?), and to celebrate…

Join us on Sat., Feb. 13th, for our Walking Dead Day!!!

SAVE  10% on ALL WALKING DEAD MERCHANDISE in the store!!!
(Sale INCLUDES Vintage & New Comics!!!)

AND, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY can enter our FREE RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 DARYL & RICK FAN PACKS!!!

The Fan Packs include:
1 RICK GRIMES COLLECTOR’S MODEL FIGURINE with collectible booklet,
1 DARYL COLLECTOR’S MODEL FIGURINE with collectible booklet,
1 WALKING DEAD GROUP SHOT 24 oz. TERVIS TUMBLER, and
1 WALKING DEAD DARYL 24 oz. TERVIS TUMBLER!!!

The winners will be called on Monday, Feb. 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.)

 

 

board game meetup
BOARD GAME MEETUP
Saturday, February 13th 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
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!

 

 

x-wing
STAR WARS X-WING MINIATURES GAME NIGHT
Thurday, February 18th from 6pm to 9pm
and every other Thursday

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!

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 demo tables (2×2) to play on for quicker games. We will be posting a signup sheet for interest in a once-a-month Saturday tournament also. So please sign up if interested!

For more information, rules and how to play video:
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/x-wing/

 

 

yard sale
EC YARD SALE!!!
Saturday, February 20th from 11am to 6pm

Once again, it’s time for our Yard Sale, where you can get DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS on specially-marked toys, games, books, comics, collectibles and more!!! The Yard Sale will run from 11am-6pm, so be sure to stop by and pick up some missed favorites and hidden treasures!!!

 

 

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/

 

(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:

 

ALL NEW HAWKEYE 4
ALL NEW HAWKEYE #4
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Ramon K. Perez
It’s a brand-new adventure all about Kate-Hawkeye!
A sneak peek into Kate’s past reveals more about her mysterious father.
Back in the present, Clint leads a S.H.I.E.L.D. team to rescue the kids from the clutches of Hydra!
Rated T+

 

BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT BATGIRL AND HARLEY QUINN 1
BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT BATGIRL AND HARLEY QUINN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Matthew Clark & Various (CA) Matthew Clark
Contents updated 1/13/16:  Now runs 40 pages and includes two stories. One starring Batgirl and Harley Quinn, plus a story starring Batgirl! In the 20-page Batgirl and Harley Quinn story, Barbara Gordon struggles with her role as Gotham City’s newest masked avenger, while Arkham Asylum’s Dr. Harleen Quinzel battles her own inner demons as her criminal career as Harley Quinn is just beginning. Written by Tim Seeley, with art by Matthew Clark, Wade von Grawbadger and Sean Parsons, this story appears in print for the first time here and includes appearances by Batman and The Joker. This issue now will include a 10-page story featuring the stunning origin of Batgirl in in the Batman: Arkham universe! Written by Tim Seeley, with art by Matthew Clark and Wade von Grawbadger, this story was previously available in 2015 in giveaway comic at conventions and digitally.

 

DARTH VADER 16
DARTH VADER #16
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Kaare Andrews
NEW STORY ARC!
The planet Shu-Torin (introduced in the Darth Vader Annual) is revolting.
Darth Vader is tasked with leading a military assault.
Has Vader’s rise to glory begun?
Rated T

 

HARLEYS LITTLE BLACK BOOK 2
HARLEY’S LITTLE BLACK BOOK #2
DC COMICS
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) John Timms (CA) Amanda Conner
Guest-starring Green Lantern! Black and red are kind of Harley Quinn’s thing…so when the most unique power ring in the universe crosses her path, she has no choice but to put it on, right? Unfortunately for Harley-and everyone else-this hybrid ring is fueled by rage and death…and things are gonna get out of hand very quickly!

 

INVADER ZIM 7
INVADER ZIM #7
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Kyle Starks (A) Dave Crossland (CA) Kyle Starks
ZIM’s tragic past revealed? Nope! No. Never. Why. But other things will be revealed! Critically acclaimed comedy cartoonist Kyle Starks and also critically acclaimed cartoonist Dave Crosland join forces on this explosive issue!

 

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LOW #11 SHORE OF THE DYING LIGHT PART 1 (OF 5)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Greg Tocchini
NEW STORY ARC
Sisters Stel and Della Caine return to their family home haunted by ghosts of their past. Do they seek blood or redemption?

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

BATMAN HARLEY AND IVY DELUXE ED HC
BATMAN HARLEY AND IVY DELUXE ED HC
DC COMICS
(W) Paul Dini, Ty Templeton (A) Bruce Timm & Various (CA) Bruce Timm
From Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, the masterminds behind the critically acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series, comes this early adventure of Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, packed with hilarious hijinx and tons of action! Harley and Ivy want to take down the Batman once and for all, but first, Harley’s got to prove that she has what it takes to make it as a bona fide villain in Gotham City. This new hardcover also includes tales from BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1, BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT #14, BATMAN AND ROBIN ADVENTURES #8, BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #1, BATMAN ADVENTURES #1 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #3, all featuring Harley Quinn!

 

CONSTANTINE THE HELLBLAZER TP VOL 01
CONSTANTINE THE HELLBLAZER TP VOL 01 GOING DOWN
DC COMICS
(W) Ming Doyle, James TynionIV (A) Riley Rossmo & Various (CA) Riley Rossmo
THE FIRST COLLECTION OF THE NEW DC SERIES IS HERE!
The dark adventures of DC’s foremost occult detective continue in issues #1-6 of his all-new series, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM! #2, as he investigates the cruelest case he’s ever come across-his own dark history!
Someone is murdering ghosts, a supernatural crime so impossible to solve that John Constantine is forced to return to London and seek help from the one person he hates more than any other; a magician above reproach, a darling of London high society, and a friend to superheroes everywhere. She is Georgiana Snow…the HECKBLAZER!

 

DEADPOOL FIRSTS TP
DEADPOOL FIRSTS TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W/A/CA) Various
He’s your number one, and these are his #1s! (Plus some other weird numbers.) Deadpool’s dazzling debut steals the New Mutants’ spotlight, leading to his very first limited series. Then brace yourself as the degenerate regenerates into nine new titles! The ever-social sociopath gives top billing to his bro Cable, teams up with a demigod and even hangs with his own zombified head before assembling a whole Corps of alternate Deadpools! Plus: Five completist-confounding comics with the exact same name, from the Classic era to the All-New All-Different age! All together now: “Deadpool’s #1! Deadpool’s #1!” Collecting NEW MUTANTS (1983) #98, DEADPOOL: THE CIRCLE CHASE #1, DEADPOOL (1994) #1, DEADPOOL (1997) #1, CABLE & DEADPOOL #1, DEADPOOL (2008) #1, DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH #1, DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #899, DEADPOOL CORPS #1, DEADPOOL (2013) #1 and DEADPOOL (2015) #1.
Parental Advisory

 

LOVE AND ROCKETS NEW STORIES TP VOL 08
LOVE AND ROCKETS NEW STORIES TP VOL 08
FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
(W/A/CA) Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez
Jaime takes us to the punk reunion that Maggie & Hopey were road tripping to in the last issue where lots of old friends and enemies make appearances. Meanwhile, Gilbert serves up the second and concluding part of “The Magic Voyage of Aladdin,” which establishes the rivalry of its two stars, Fritz and Mila. Who’s Mila, you ask? You’ll have to read Love and Rockets: New Stories No. 8 to find out!

 

 

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“Justin’s Jabber” — Back Issues
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WHOOOOOA! COMICS!
WHO’S GOT COMICS?
WE GOT COMICS!
C-O-M-I-C-S! COMICS!
COMICS! COMICS!
GOOOOOOO COMICS!
YAY! WOOOOOOO!

 

venom_carnage
Venom Carnage #1-4, first appearance of Toxin, full set for $40.

 

sunfire_bighero6
Sunfire and Big Hero 6 #1, first appearance of Baymax, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $25.

 

killing_joke
Batman The Killing Joke, first print, Near Mint Minus (9.2) condition, $85.

 

sandman4
Sandman #4, first appearance of Lucifer, Very Fine Minus (7.5) condition, $35.

 

Who do you think would win in a fight between Toxin, Joker, Lucifer, and Baymax?
Actually, I suppose the answer is pretty obvious.
Baymax FTW.
BAYMAX!
BAYMAX!
GOOOOOOOO BAYMAX! WOOOOOO!!

 

(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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5.0.3
CTHULHU MONOPOLY
Intermingle with the Great Old Ones, descending deeper into twilight realms best left forgotten as you face some of the most notorious creatures from H.P. Lovecraft’s stories. In this custom illustrated game, use “insanity points” to buy, sell, and trade monsters and elder gods from the mythos.

 

CthulhuYahtzee
CTHULHU YAHTZEE
Shake, Score, and Scream! H. P. Lovecraft`s dark mythos comes to life as you roll classic combinations like full house, straight, or the high scoring YAHTZEE! with custom Cthulhu dice. Play now and play often before the Great Old One reclaims dominion over the Earth!

 

TokaidoMatsuri
TOKAIDO: MATSURI EXPANSION
This expansion to Tokaido brings new cards and tokens to the game, allowing players to experience Japanese feasts and festivals on their path to enlightenment along the East Sea Road.

 

AndthenWeHeldHands
AND THEN, WE HELD HANDS
Featuring beautiful, evocative illustrations by Marie Cardouat (Dixit, Steam Park), …And Then, We Held Hands is a non-verbal, cooperative board game about finding inner balance as two players must complete emotional objectives, each from their own perspective, in their quest for harmony.

 

QueensNecklace
QUEEN’S NECKLACE
In Queen’s Necklace, a fast-paced, card driven game of jewel trading and intrigue, players compete to craft and sell the most exquisite jewels to the Queen and her court. The jeweler who earns the most prestige will earn the coveted title of King’s Jeweler and a place at his court.

 

LOTRLCGGreyHavens
THE LORD OF THE RINGS LCG: THE GREY HAVENS
Exploration and discovery lie at the heart of The Grey Havens, the fifth Deluxe Expansion for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. Its 165 new cards allow you to adventure past the westernmost edges of Middle-earth and across the uncharted waters where the proud hosts of Numenor met their doom many long generations back. Three new scenarios feature mechanics for ships and sailing, as well as a heavy emphasis on exploration. Meanwhile, two new heroes and new player cards for each sphere of influence lend further support to the expansion`s nautical themes.

 

ZombicideBlackPlague
ZOMBICIDE: BLACK PLAGUE
Zombicide: Black Plague takes the zombie apocalypse into a fantastical medieval setting! The arcane powers of the Necromancers have unleashed a zombie invasion in the age of swords and sorcery, and it’s up to your group of straggling survivors to not only stay alive during these dark times, but to take back the realm and punish those responsible for the apocalypse! Zombicide: Black Plague allows you take control of paladins, dwarves, knights, and magicians, wielding powerful swords, crossbows, and even magic spells to defeat the zombie hordes and its Necromancer overlords. Equip your survivor with equipment like chainmail armor or shields to defend against the undead, pick up spellbooks to perform fantastic enchantments, or light up a pool of dragon bile to create an all-consuming inferno of dragon fire!

 

YUGIOHWINGRAIDERS
YU-GI-OH! TCG: WING RAIDERS
The Wing Raiders Special Booster Expansion for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game contains brand-new Xyz cards and cards from the new Yu-Gi- Oh! ARC-V series! With the 60-cards introduced in Wing Raiders, Duelists can power up their Xyz strategies with new, powerful cards like Raidraptor – Satellite Cannon Falcon, and try their hand at commanding two new monster themes that’ll take their Xyz strategies to the next level – the spectral Phantom Knights and the Super Quantum mecha pilots!

 

 

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Toys / Collectibles
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batmobile
BATMAN TAS BATMOBILE BANK
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Where does Batman get those wonderful toys? He saves up for them! In fact, if Batman used a piggy bank, it would probably be in the shape of the classic, streamlined Batmobile as seen in Batman: The Animated Series. This approximately 12″ long vinyl bank looks like it just drove off the streets of animated Gotham City, and has a coin slot in the top and an access door underneath so you can save up for that grappling hook you’ve had your eye on.

 

flash
DC MULTIVERSE 6IN FLASH TV AF
MATTEL TOYS
From Mattel Toys. The Scarlet Speedster from the blockbuster CW series races into the DC Multiverse line with a detailed sculpt, and generous articulation, and part of the Collect & Connect Justice Buster figure!

 

arrow
DC MULTIVERSE 6IN GREEN ARROW TV AF
MATTEL TOYS
From Mattel Toys. Oliver Queen as depicted in the hit CW TV show comes to the DC Multiverse line comes with a detailed sculpt, bow & arrow and generous articulation, and part of the Collect & Connect Justice Buster figure!

 

joker
DC MULTIVERSE 6IN ENDGAME JOKER AF
MATTEL TOYS
Explore the worlds of DC Comics with three new figures from Mattel’s DC Multiverse 6-Inch Action Figures! These figures feature detailed sculpts and paint decorations, multiple points of articulation, and accessores. Choose from The Joker from the best-selling “Endgame” storyline, Arrow from the hit CW television series Arrow, or The Flash from the hit CW television series The Flash. Plus, each figure comes with a piece for the Collect & Connect Justice Buster Batman figure, also based on the “Endgame” storyline! Blister card packaging.

 

enterprise
STAR TREK ENTERPRISE NX-01 SHIP REISSUE
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
It’s been over a decade since we explored the early days of the Federation in the Star Trek TV series Enterprise, and now DST and Art Asylum are bringing their first-ever electronic starship out of drydock! Not available since 2002, the U.S.S. Enterprise NX-01 has been given a full overhaul, with new paint, new lights, new sound effects and new dialogue straight from the show, featuring Captain Archer! The press of a button triggers the electronic features, as the 12-inch plastic ship rests atop a plastic display base. Packaged in a full-color window box with try-me feature.

 

rickgrimes
WALKING DEAD TV GRIMES 10IN VIG ED DLX AF
TMP TOYS / MCFARLANE’S TOYS
The blood-splattered “Vigilante Edition” of Rick Grimes depicts his transformation from a peace keeping deputy to judge, jury and executioner
Figure includes an alternate arm and hand to create additional character poses with various weapon combinations
Figure includes authentic in-scale replicas of the machete with red handle, revolver, knife and d-rings.

 

 

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