X-Men Day! Newsletter 6/10/16

 

best of the bay
FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: EMERALD CITY COMICS FOR BEST OF THE BAY!

It’s that time once again!!! Creative Loafing Tampa is prepping for the 2016 Best of the Bay!!!

Thanks to your generosity, we were proud to be made your Favorite Comic Shop in 2015!!! Can we hold the title…?

Well, dear EC Family members, our fate is in YOUR hands!!! You have until June 21st, but you can start nominating right away!!!

We humbly ask that you please consider nominating us again this year, at http://www.cltampa.com/botb under GOODS & SERVICES:
Best Comic Shop,
Best Local Bookstore,
Best Store Staff, and
Best Customer Service!

If you love our knowledgeable service, phenomenal selection, live superheroes, community support, weekly give-aways and raffles, amazing Team Members, sales events, subject matter expertise, fair and competitive collectibles pricing, interactive events, customer engagement and more, please make your voice heard, so we can retain the title again this year!!!

It only takes a few seconds (seriously, nominating is EASIER than EVER), and you only have to nominate in the categories you want to, so please show Creative Loafing your love for EC!!!

We also would like to encourage you to nominate our partners, under their respective categories: T.M. Powell, CW44 Media Critic, CW44 – WTOG Tampa Bay’s “44 On the Town,” Muvico Sundial 19 & IMAX, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Mahaffey Theater, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Justin Kucsulain, Pair O’ Dice Brewing, Dr Paul Bearer II, MUCH Foundation, TampaBay Squad FL Garrison, Costumers With a Cause (CWC), Gamers on The Edge, Joshua Cruz, William The Dinosaur author Matthew Van Kleeck, Justin Ponsor, Monkeys Fighting Robots, Joel D Wynkoop, Austin Janowsky Art, Swollen Nerd, Adam Riches, Rob Hunter, Rob Terry, Daddy Kool Records, Whiting’s BBQ, Voyage Cold Brew Coffee, The Brown Boxer Pub & Grille on Clearwater Beach, Dunedin Historical Museum, Safety Harbor Museum and Cultural Center, Chuck Dixon, Mr. Media Interviews by Bob Andelman, Dr Paul Bearer II, Yard of Ale St. Pete, Unmasked On Air … okay, we REALLY have A LOT of friends!!!

As always, THANK YOU SO MUCH for your support!!! We could never be the Best Comics Shop in the Bay without YOU!!!

 

 

x-men day
X-MEN DAY!!!
Saturday, June 11th from 11am to 9pm

X-Men: Apocalypse is a big hit!!! And, of course, EC is going to help you celebrate!!!

Join us on Sat., June 11th, and SAVE ON SELECT X-MEN MERCHANDISE!!!

PLUS, the FIRST 50 KIDS will receive a FREE WOLVERINE COLORING SHEET!!!

MEET CYCLOPS & WOLVERINE for FREE pics & autographs from 11a-1p & 3-5p**!!! (Our heroes are local, professional cosplayers, not affiliated with the film series. They are, however, amazing!!!)

Plus, Join us for the first meeting of Paper Grrrls, Sat., June 11th from 7-9pm at EC!!! The meeting is open to girls between the ages of 8-18, to get to know one another and talk about comics!!

To kick off the FIRST-EVER MEETING, each attendee will receive a FREE COMIC!!!

Plus, ALL GUESTS at EC ALL DAY Saturday, can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 copies of the LUMBERJANES VOL. 1 PAPERBACK!!!
(Winners will be called Monday, June 13th!)

*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.

 

 

paper grrrls
PAPER GRRRLS FIRST MEETING @EC!!!
Saturday, June 11th from 7pm to 9pm

Paper Grrrls is a club for girls between the ages 8 and 18 where we talk about women in comics, go on field trips, create zines & comics, learn from local artists & writers, and foster a love for reading and creation. The meeting is open to girls between the aged 8-18, where we will get to know one another and talk about comics!!

To kick off the FIRST-EVER MEETING, each attendee will receive a FREE COMIC!!!

Plus, ALL GUESTS at EC ALL DAY Saturday, can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* 1 of 2 copies of the LUMBERJANES VOL. 1 PAPERBACK!!!
(Winners will be called Monday, June 13th!)

*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.)

Follow Paper Grrrls at these links:

https://www.facebook.com/Paper-Grrrls-538967052942640/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

https://www.instagram.com/papergrrrls

 

 

51st state
51ST STATE GAME DEMONSTRATION
Sunday, June 12th from noon to 5pm

Double Exposure, Inc. Envoy and Emerald City present a 51st State 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 you know no longer exists. There is no government. No army. No civilization. The United States has collapsed, and now thirty years after the war started, new powers finally try to take control over the ruined country, try to establish a new order, try to control others and create a new country, a new state: the 51st State.

51st State is a card game in which players control one of four powers trying to build a new country. Players put new locations into play, hire leaders, and send people to work in buildings to gain resources and new skills. To do this, every card in 51st State can be used in three different ways:

Raze a location to gain many resources once.
Deal with this location to gain one resource every turn.
Build the location so that you can use its skill each turn.

Here’s a link to the BoardGameGeek page for the game:
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/192458/51st-state-master-set

And here’s the page from Portal Games:
http://portalgames.pl/new_en/all-game-list/51st-state-master-set

 

 

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!”

 

 

apocrypha now
MARVEL & APOCRYPHA NOW GIVE-AWAY & RAFFLE!
Wednesday, June 15th from 11am to 9pm

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” movie has passed ONE BILLION DOLLARS at the global box office, to become the biggest movie of 2016!!!! And speaking of global phenomena, there’s a new twist on the ultimate classic, that has been a big hit on the “Best Sellers” list!!! And, EC is here to celebrate both!!!!

Join us on Wed., June 15th, when the FIRST 20 GUESTS at 11am and 7pm will receive a FREE MARVEL WORD BUTTON!!!

Plus, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY, can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* one “GOD IS DISAPPOINTED IN YOU” / “APOCRYPHA NOW” HARDCOVER SLIPCASE EDITION!!!

All winners will be called on Thursday, June 16th!!!

* 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.)

 

 

HOPS TABLETOPS MEETUP
HOPS & TABLETOPS @ PAIR O’ DICE BREWING CO.
Wednesday, June 15th 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!

 

 

yard sale

tmnt

YARD SALE & TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE DAY!!!
Saturday, June 18th from 11am to 9pm

The Heroes in a Half Shell are BACK!!! And now that you’ve seen the movie, it’s time to celebrate your favorite ninjas!!! And, it’s Father’s Day Weekend, so we’ve got a big shopping event that he’s sure to love!!!

Join us on Sat., June 11th, for our latest YARD SALE!!!
Enjoy DEEP, DEEP DISCOUNTS on books, comics, games, toys, back issues, collectibles and more, from 11am – 6pm!!!

PLUS, the FIRST 100 KIDS at 11am will receive a FREE TMNT COLORING SHEET!!!
The first 150 KIDS at 11am  will receive their choice of a FREE TMNT STICKER!!!

Plus, ALL GUESTS, ALL DAY, can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLES for a chance to win* one TMNT KID’S FAN PACK or one TMNT ADULT COLLECTOR’S PACK!!!

All winners will be called on Monday, June 20th!!!

AND, ENGINE 53 PIZZA will be here from 10:30am -2pm with delicious, hot & fresh pizza any turtle would love!!!
(Credit & debit cards accepted!)

* 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.)

Our friends across 113th Avenue at Mercury Medical are allowing our Guests to use their huge parking lot, just past their building on the right after you pass our parking lot! The image shows you the yellow circles that are okay to park in, and the red X’s where the other businesses do not allow parking. If the “approved” lots fill up, it is definitely better to park along 113th Avenue (but not in the grass), than in one of the “unapproved” lots. It’s possible that another business owner could have vehicles towed from those lots.

parking

 

 

dead panic
DEAD PANIC GAME DEMONSTRATION
Saturday, June 18th from noon to 5pm

Double Exposure, Inc. Envoy and Emerald City present a Dead Panic 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 zombie apocalypse has begun, and you and your friends take on the roles of various characters who are all working to survive.

In Dead Panic, each player takes on the role of one of eight unique characters, which have special abilities. Players work together to survive in a remote cabin, at the center of the board, against waves of the undead that close in from the edges of the board. If the players can hold out, survivors bring pieces of the radio needed to call for rescue. Once rescue arrives, it’s up to each player to leave the safety of the cabin and make it out alive!

To fight the zombies, players use cabin cards, some of which are weapons that help players attack zombies at a distance or in hand-to-hand combat. If characters take too many injuries during combat, they die and return to the game as a zombie with customized rules as a member of the undead! Other cabin cards are items, which give the players various benefits and a better chance at survival. The supply of items and weapons is limited, however. Once the cabin deck is exhausted, it is not reshuffled. A separate deck of cards, called event cards, allow the zombies to have their turn. This deck not only brings a variety of zombies into play but each card also has a special effect when drawn.

Can you survive Dead Panic?

Here’s a link to the BoardGameGeek page for the game:
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/133437/dead-panic

And here’s the page from Fireside Games:
http://firesidegames.com/games/dead-panic

 

 

BOARD GAME MEETUP

BOARD GAME MEETUP
Saturday, June 18th 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.

 

 

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deathwatch

FATHER’S DAY @ EC!!!
Sunday, June 19th from noon to 6pm

Celebrate the SUPER man in your life at EC on Father’s Day!

The FIRST 50 DADS at Noon on Sunday, June 19th will receive a FREE FATHER’S DAY CARD!!!
Each card will contain HIDDEN EC DISCOUNTS of $1, $3, $5, $10… and ONE card will have a $25 EC GIFT CERTIFICATE!!!

PLUS, whether you’re a father or not, you can enter our FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLE for a chance to win* one WARHAMMER 40,000 DEATHWATCH OVERKILL GAME!!! (Ages 12+)

(The winner will be called Monday, June 20th!)

* 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.)

 

 

munchkinpanic
MUNCHKIN PANIC GAME DEMONSTRATION
Sunday, June 19th from noon to 5pm

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

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

Here’s some info about the game:

Munchkin Panic is a semi-cooperative board game that blends the all-for-one gameplay of Castle Panic and the all-for-me gameplay of Munchkin.

In this hybrid game, the Munchkin monsters have found the Castle Panic towers and are on the rampage! Players need to combine cards to hit and slay the monsters before they destroy the castle. The card combos available in Munchkin Panic are created from a unique mixing of the decks of the two source games. Each defeated monster becomes a trophy and gives up its treasure to the victor. If players work together to defeat the monsters, the player with the highest point count becomes Master Munchkin — but players must balance their self-interest with the cooperation necessary to survive. If players get too greedy, the monsters will stomp the castle flat while the players are too busy fighting amongst themselves!

Here’s a link to the BoardGameGeek page for the game:
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/156786/munchkin-panic

And here’s the page from Fireside Games:
http://firesidegames.com/games/munchkin-panic

 

 

HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT MEETUP
HEROCLIX TOURNAMENT – “LADIES NIGHT”! 400 PT GOLDEN AGE CONSTRUCTED
Friday, June 24th from 6:30pm to 9pm

$3 entry fee.

400 points. Golden Age format. Your team must consist of female characters ONLY.

We’re playing for Green Arrow from the Brave & The Bold Organized play kit.

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

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

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

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

Read the rulebook to learn the game…

http://heroclix.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/2014-HeroClix-Core-Rulebook.pdf

…or stop by during a tournament to see how it’s played!

 

my village

MY VILLAGE GAME DEMONSTRATION
Saturday, June 25th from noon to 5pm

Double Exposure, Inc. Envoy and Emerald City present a My Village 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:

A new chapter opens in the Village chronicles! In this standalone game, each player is in charge of his very own village, controlling its entire fate. Known places and characters conjoin with new mechanisms to make up a gaming experience that feels so familiar and is yet so different from Village!

Village enthusiasts will recognize some core elements, for example, the life-time track and the village chronicle, yet the new dice mechanism gives a whole new twist and dynamic to taking actions. My Village is of similar game weight as Village.

Here’s a link to the BoardGameGeek page for the game:
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/172381/my-village

And here’s the page from Stronghold Games:
https://strongholdgames.com/store/village-line/my-village

 

ecbc

ECBC! THE EMERALD CITY BOOK CLUB
Tuesday, July 5th from 7pm to 8pm

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

The featured book is THIS ONE SUMMER, by Mariko & Jillian Tamaki:
Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It’s their getaway, their refuge. Rose’s friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose’s mom and dad won’t stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. One of the local teens, just a couple of years older than Rose and Windy, is caught up in something bad. It’s a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it’s a good thing Rose and Windy have each other.

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

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).

Youtube videos about this wonderful book!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msZMngd5okQ&list=PL-yVE0Zrmk3hjPP4WtYwrv_M81irKJ72q&index=91

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq1CENzgW6Q&list=PL-yVE0Zrmk3hjPP4WtYwrv_M81irKJ72q&index=92

 

 

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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Click here for new releases!

http://emeraldcitycomics.com/new-releases

 

Featured Comic Books:

 

ACTION COMICS 957

ACTION COMICS #957
DC COMICS
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Patrick Zircher (CA) Mikel Janin
“PATH TO DOOM” chapter one
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrow’s newest protector: Lex Luthor. But it’s not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected – the new Clark Kent!
DON’T MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue!

 

AQUAMAN REBIRTH 1

AQUAMAN REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Oscar Jimenez (CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
Born to both the surface and the sea, Arthur Curry walks in two worlds but can find a home in neither. The king of Atlantis looks to reconcile his split heritage as he embarks on a new mission that may finally make him choose between his two paths.
POLITICAL PLAYER: “As the leader of a world power,” writer Dan Abnett says, “Arthur believes it’s time Atlantis became part of the global community. Atlantis has been on the outside for too long: feared, mysterious and misunderstood. But that means getting the world used to Atlantis…and vice versa.

 

CIVIL WAR II AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 1

CIVIL WAR II AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christos N. Gage (A) Travel Foreman (CA) Khary Randolph
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN GETS CAUGHT UP IN CIVIL WAR II! There’s a new Inhuman with the ability to seemingly predict the future, and as the heroes of the Marvel Universe continue to grapple with their feelings about his very existence one thing almost everyone can agree on is that he bears a tremendous responsibility to use his powers safely. Peter Parker, aka THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, knows a thing or two about that — too bad he’s also got the ol’ Parker luck working against him.
Rated T+

 

FLASH REBIRTH 1

FLASH REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Carmine Di (CA) Karl Kerschl
Spinning directly out of the epic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, the fastest man alive finds himself at the center of a DC Universe at a crossroads.
WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!

 

LUMBERJANES GOTHAM ACADEMY 1

LUMBERJANES GOTHAM ACADEMY #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Chynna Clugston-Flores (A) Rosemary Valero-O’Connell (CA) Mingjue Helen Chen
What’s to Love: We adore DC’s Gotham Academy and it’s been on our wish list to have them somehow meet the Lumberjanes. From the great characters to the fun stories, we saw a world in which these two groups could coexist. Fast forward and here we are-the crossover event we’ve dreamed about and can’t wait to bring to you!

What It Is: Something sinister is happening at a mysterious building deep in the woods, drawing the Lumberjanes and the Gotham Academy kids separately to investigate. Is it a weird cabin? An abandoned asylum? The two groups band together to find out what exactly is going on. Featuring a connecting subscription cover by Brooke Allen!

 

WONDER WOMAN REBIRTH 1

WONDER WOMAN REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Greg Rucka (A) Paulo Siqueira, Liam Sharp (CA) Liam Sharp
After suffering an unimaginable loss, Wonder Woman must rebuild her mission as Earth’s ultimate protector and champion.
DON’T MISS: New York Times best selling writer Greg Rucka returns to Wonder Woman with a tale that will forever alter the DC icon.

 

 

Featured Graphic Novels:

 

CAPTAIN MARVEL EARTHS MIGHTIEST HERO TP VOL 01

CAPTAIN MARVEL EARTHS MIGHTIEST HERO TP VOL 01
MARVEL COMICS
(W/A) Various (CA) David Lopez
Carol Danvers has a new codename and is determined to prove shes the best of the best! She’s forging a new future for herself as Captain Marvel, but finds she still can’t walk away from a challenge from her past! It’s a firefight in the sky as the Banshee Squadron makes its debut – but who are the Prowlers, and where has Carol seen them before? Witness her in blazing battlefield action that just may change the course of history! Then, the Avengers’ new Captain Marvel meets their old one: Monica Rambeau! But what’s Monica’s problem? And can they resolve it before a threat from the ocean depths attacks? Meanwhile, something is weakening Carol’s powers, threatening to leave the ace pilot grounded. Will her claim to the title of Earth’s Mightiest Hero be short-lived? Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2012) #1-12.
Rated T+

 

COLOR YOUR OWN YOUNG MARVEL BY SKOTTIE YOUNG TP

COLOR YOUR OWN YOUNG MARVEL BY SKOTTIE YOUNG TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W) TBD (A/CA) Skottie Young
Grab your pencils, crayons and pens, and go to town on Eisner Award-winner Skottie Young’s ever-adorable artwork! Loads of “Little Marvel” covers – together with indelible imagery featuring Rocket Raccoon, Young’s Avengers and plenty more – have been stripped down and rendered in crisp black-and-white, ready for your imagination to take over! Chaos or order, it’s up to you! You want an orange-and-purple Spidey? You got it! You’re turning Black Bolt pink? Fine! You like your Hulks green and red, only both at the same time? Polka-dot yourself out! But swapping Cap’s red, white and blues for yellow, indigo and ceruleans? Why, that’s downright un-American! Rediscover the pure, unadulterated joy of coloring – Marvel-style!
All Ages

 

DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 02

DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 02 END OF ERROR
MARVEL COMICS
(W/A) Various (CA) Tony Moore
The regenerating degenerate is now one of the most popular heroes in the world – a freaking Avenger, for crying out loud! But enough about Wade: If you like Deadpool, you’ll go crazy for yet more Deadpools! Like the Mercs for Money he’s recruited, in their own madcap adventures! And how about Deadpool 2099? You’re about to jump decades into the future to meet an all-new Merc with an all-different Mouth! But who is…she?! Plus: Say “hola” to Masacre – the Deadpool of Mexico! He’ll slaughter his way into your hearts in an entirely Spanish-language tale written, drawn and edited by folks who don’t speak it! It doesn’t get any Deadpoolier than this! Collecting DEADPOOL (2015) #6-7 and #3.1: TRES PUNTO UNO.
Parental Advisory

 

WARCRAFT BONDS OF BROTHERHOOD OGN

WARCRAFT BONDS OF BROTHERHOOD OGN
LEGENDARY COMICS
(W) Paul Cornell (A/CA) Mat Broome
Setting the stage for the highly-anticipated new film Warcraft, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official graphic novel prequel Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood. Based on the fantasy phenomenon from Blizzard Entertainment, this thrilling adventure of bravery, bloodshed and brotherhood is an original story conceived by Blizzard’s Chris Metzen, written by the award-winning Paul Cornell (Doctor Who) and featuring art from Mat Broome (Batman: No Man’s Land, WildC.A.T.S., Witchblade).

 

 

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“JUSTIN’S JABBER” — BACK ISSUES
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This morning our beloved General Manager Chad sent me a link to an article about a computer A.I. that wrote a screenplay which, like most screenplays, probably sucks.

The computer, which writes by algorithm, actually has a very unusual method for word choice and phrasing which made me decide to write a short poem about each of our selections for this week’s Jabber. Be forewarned: I have no formal training in poetry and I am going to make no attempt at any sort of fixed meter or structure. Sort of a Beat Poetry thing. Read at your own risk. There is no lifeguard on duty.

 

detective

Detective Comics #880, Jock Joker cover, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0) condition, $75.

The threefold Clown, Beast of many torn faces
Was found tossing his KNEES against the walls of the Temple of the Bat
Mind of black cacophony
A box made of bone, filled with shining screws
The rodent shrieks in the alley
Filth begets decay, decay begets Rebirth

 

power girl

Power Girl #1 (2009 series), Adam Hughes variant cover, Very Fine/Near Mint (9.0) condition, $30.

Blood of our Peasant King
The lifeboat bore you from the distant sphere, broken by the gravity of giggling Pride
Do not submit! Do not submit…Toss back their hungry glances!
Royalty be her harness! Beauty be her tomb
Within, like us all that know the name of your House, you are the Champion

 

wolverine

Wolverine : The Best There Is #1. Gabriele Dell’Otto Variant, Very Fine (8.0) condition, $40.

Robot Uncle! We have lost the Robot Uncle!
Gone away, I suppose, to nap under the cherry blossoms and scratch fleas with the wolves
Robbed of your fierce manner we are adrift in the Frozen Sea of Cowards
Here we have your daughter, here we have your son, next and next and next
Your rival, your lover, COWARDS! COWARDS!
Silver statue of Peace
SHATTER! Unbreakable myth. SHATTER!
Where have you trod off to, Robot Uncle?

 

what if

What If? #24, What If Spider-Man Had Rescued Gwen Stacy?, Very Fine Plus (8.5), $20.

You’ve traded your Go-Go boots for a hood of silken string
Your Pop the Cop is buried under a chimney over there
A whole ‘nother Universe ago
Wonder what it would have been had you not fallen from that bridge
Wonder what if…

 

Well, I think we’ll all agree that Allen Ginsberg I ain’t but what the hey!
Another first, and in all likelihood another last for Justin’s Jabber.
See you in the funny pages!

 

(Please call us at 727-398-2665 for condition, availability, or any other questions about the books!)

 

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

 

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TrivialPursuitStarTrek50th

TRIVIAL PURSUIT: STAR TREK 50th ANNIVERSARY
Boldly celebrate 50 years of Star Trek when you answer 1,200 questions from all 5 Star Trek television shows and the first 10 Star Trek movies. Categories include: Crew Members, Locations, Starfleet, Aliens, Ships and Science & Technology. The cards and die store inside a collectible Shuttlecraft case.

 

DoctorWho12th-Doctor-Expansion

DOCTOR WHO CARD GAME SECOND EDITION: THE TWELFTH DOCTOR EXPANSION
At Trenzalore, seemingly at the end of his life, the Time Lords gifted the Doctor with a new cycle of regenerations, and so he set off with Clara in the TARDIS on a whole new series of adventures! This expansion for Doctor Who: The Card Game gives you 42 new cards from the Twelfth Doctor`s adventures, from Madame Vastra and Strax, to Missy and the Boneless. It also contains all the components, counters, and cards you need to introduce a fifth player for adventuring in time and space.

 

MyVillage

MY VILLAGE
In this standalone game in the award-winning Village series, players are placed in charge of their very own village, guiding the fate and prosperity of its people. You’ll struggle to keep your church, markets, fields, city hall, and common buildings functioning while the local school prepares the next generation of leaders. Are you prepared for the pending rat infestation? And, which offices will you leave vacant when the Grim Reaper strikes?

 

StarWarsLCGGalacticAmbitions

STAR WARS LCG: GALACTIC AMBITIONS
Two great powers struggle for the galaxy across the Star Wars saga: the fledgling Rebel Alliance and the Sith Lord, Emperor Palpatine. The fifth deluxe expansion for Star Wars: The Card Game, Galactic Ambitions focuses the spotlight on the Rebel Alliance and Sith affiliations with five new objective sets apiece and new versions of iconic characters like Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, and Leia Organa, while new Fate cards raise the tension of every battle.

 

ValiantUniverseTranscendant

VALIANT UNIVERSE RPG: TRANSCENDENT’S EDGE
Hidden beneath Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary is a massive, secret Project Rising Spirit facility. Powered by unknown energies, it can morph and transform itself at will to keep horrific villains, creatures, and alien entities trapped within, while allowing endless experimentation. But rumors of the facility’s existence and its most prized possession have leaked, and the Valiant Universe’s most powerful organizations – the Harbinger Foundation, the Sect, the Abettors, and many more – are taking an interest. And the world may never be the same… Transcendent`s Edge is a campaign book for the Valiant Universe RPG.

 

OnceUponaTimeAnimalTales

ONCE UPON A TIME: ANIMAL TALES
Every Animal Has a Story! In fairy tales, owls guard great wisdom, wolves plot in the night, mice can be brave knights, and magic can transform even daring warriors into toads in the blink of an eye. Animal Tales is an expansion for Once Upon a Time 3rd Edition, the award-winning storytelling card game that encourages creativity and collaborative play.

 

 

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al

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC 8IN CLOTHED AF
NECA
NECA is thrilled to induct the legendary icon “Weird Al” Yankovic into our retro clothed action figure line – and this is only the beginning! More versions of Al will be coming later in 2016 and 2017 based on some of the musician’s most iconic song parodies. The first Al figure is dressed in tailored fabric clothing, similar to the toys that helped define the action figure market in the 1970s. The figure stands 8″ tall and comes with two interchangeable heads, so you can switch between Al’s classic look from the 1980s and his modern appearance. Includes microphone and accordion accessories and comes in collector-friendly window box packaging.

 

beerus

DBZ BEERUS S.H.FIGUARTS AF
TAMASHII NATIONS
From Tamashii Nations. From Dragon Ball Super, balancer of the worlds Bills (Beerus) the Destroyer is coming to S.H.Figuarts! Any Beerus figure wouldn’t be complete without an interchangeable yawning face that is so often seen in the anime and Tamashii Nations takes care of that and more! S.H.Figuarts Beerus additionally includes another interchangeable head, and 5 interchangeable hands. Also, don’t miss out on S.H.Figuarts SSGSS Son Goku (sold separately) for recreating scenes right out of the anime!

 

stormtrooper

STAR WARS E7 FIRST ORDER STORMTROOPER ARTFX+ STATUE
KOTO INC.
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s lineup of First Order forces continues with the STAR WARS First Order Stormtrooper ARTFX+ single pack! The First Order Stormtrooper stands at the ready, blaster in hand. These 1/10th-scale figures assemble easily and quickly with snap-fit assembly: no glue or painting required! The First Order Stormtrooper features magnets in the armored feet for added stability on the included base. Display alongside other Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens snap-together figure kits from Kotobukiya!

 

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    1 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 7" Figure from Diamond Select, and
    1 Pacific Rim Kaiju Otachi Action Figure with Stand from NECA!!!

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