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Things To Do In London In March During British Comics Month

I do like Gosh Comics of London. And Gosh Comics like comics. Lots of them. And in March they have a lot to show for it, announcing British Comics Month. Let’s have a look at what they, and others, have …

Pulp Fiction, Mary Poppins Among Library Of Congress 2013 Film Registry Selections

I haven’t heard of many of these. Time to get to work…

Things To Do In London This Week If You Like Comics. And Especially Like Jeffrey Brown. (UPDATE)

While the American comics social scene seems to be taking a breather for Thanksgiving, London has nothing to be thankful for. So, instead, we get the following to be very thankful for instead. TONIGHT: Alan Moore in conversation with Lance …

Things To Get Signed This Week In London If You Like Comics – Before The Thought Bubble Pops!

Next weekend sees the Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds. But first, on Wednesday, November 20th, Nathan Fox will be signing his full colour graphic novel Dogs Of War, in paperback and hardback, at Forbidden Planet in London from 6pm to …

The Fifth Beatle Comes To New York And Miami

On November 19th, The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story hits stores. The graphic novel by VivekTiwary, Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker and similarly titled feature film tells the story of the man who discovered the Beatles in a basement …

Things To Do In London This Weekend If You Like Comics

TODAY: Poles Apart, a free exhibition of twelve innovators in the field of Polish comics, begins at Windows Gallery at Central Saint Martins near King’s Cross under the 16th, with a free workshop for students at the Platform Theatre Foyer …

Big Time Comic Fan, Jeffrey Babbitt, Dies After Race Hate Attack

New York Times reports on the death of Jeffrey Babbitt; “He was just a really, really, really sweet guy,” said Jeff Ayers, a manager at the store who has known Mr. Babbit for years. “One of our staff just had …

Things To Do: Trifecta, Wordburglar, Caption And John Miers

Si Spurrier reminds us that there’s a 2000AD-esque signing at Forbidden Planet and London today, 6-7pm. Rob Williams, Al Ewing and Si Spurrier, celebrating the release of the big unholy Dredd-world crossover thing, Trifecta. Wordburglar lets us know that on …

Neil Gaiman Happy To Lick His New Novel Repeatedly

Heri Mcochka writes; At the Forbidden Planet Signing this past Tuesday for some reason known only to Neil Gaiman.. He started to Lick his own book…. At least he found it embarrassing at the end. It distracted me from taking …

When Occupy Comics Occupied Forbidden Planet, New York

By Hannah Means-Shannon The much anticipated first issue of Occupy Comics published by Black Mask Studios reached shops in digital and print format on Wednesday May 22nd, bringing with it the promised chock-a-block contributions from remarkable creators in the field …

Uber Exclusives Announced for Forbidden Planet & Midtown

Kieron Gillen‘s Uber #0 met with excitement and sell outs at its debut in comic shops one week ago.  Within hours of its release, the hard to find covers and variants were commanding a premium price online and the general …

When Will You Start Lining Up To Get Your Complete Brian Bolland Judge Dredd Signed?

Brian Bolland doesn’t do that many signings. So his appearance at Forbidden Planet in London this Saturday for a whole hour is a rare one, signing copies of The Complete Brian Bolland Judge Dredd. Just signing mind, if he was …

Garth Ennis And Jacen Burrows Come To Forbidden Planet London, And More

Here’s a list of upcoming Forbidden Planet signings in the UK, including Kevin Eastman, Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows flying in. Tuesday 16th October 6 – 7pm – DANIEL POLANSKY will be signing TOMORROW THE KILLING, the follow-up to LOW …

The New New York Forbidden Planet On Broadway

Frazer Brown writes for Bleeding Cool on the new location for Forbidden Planet New York… right round the corner of the old one. Walking in to the new NYC Forbidden Planet flagship store (conveniently approx 3 doors own from the …

Pics Of Alan Moore, Kevin O’Neill, Pat Mills And Simon Bisley Signing In London Right Now – Are The Eighties Back Again?

There’s the man himself wearing a fetching black vest and exposing his manly arms to the elements.   The queue was immense, and both Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill have another hour of allotted signing time… there will not be …

Forbidden Planet Launches Doctor Who/Star Trek Variant Cover Giving Everyone The Sniffles

I blame Chris Bachalo. He started it around the time of Death, The High Cost Of Living, giving cute characters a smudge on their nose. Possibly to suggest some kind of indentation, a raising of the nose, even freckling. You …

David Tennant Is The Professor!

The Sun newspaper reports that David Tennant is the model for the Simon Cowell-alike character in America’s Got Powers, with writer Jonathan Ross comparing the resemblance to Bryan Hitch’s appropriation of Samuel Jackson for the Ultimates and hoping that the …

Forbidden Planet In Manchester Attacked By Rioters (UPDATE)

The Manchester branch of the comic store chain Forbidden Planet is currently being attacked by rioting youth in Manchester’s city centre. Here’s a shot of the store earlier this evening… UPDATE: The shutters are finally down… Current tweets include; Chloe …