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Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia In July If You Like Comics (UPDATE)

Wednesday, July 16th Forbidden Planet at 832 Broadway in New York will host writer Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts, Solar, Blackout, New Avengers Annual) at a signing for the launch of his new comic with Victor Santos from Boom!, Black Market  …

Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics – Neil Gaiman, Melinda Gebbie, Steve Rude, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dave Gibbons, Robert Crumb And More

I live in London. And it seems that, in 2014, it’s The Year Of Comics. So many cool things happening in and around the city. Here’s what’s coming up in the coming month – feel free to send in your …

Forbidden Planet Exclusive Covers – Doctor How?

Two days ago, British retailers discovered that, yes, they would be able to order copies of Doctor Who comics from Titan after all. And there was much rejoicing. Then yesterday, Forbidden Planet announced arranged exclusive covers. And there was much …

Let’s Cook! – Titan Announces Breaking Bad ‘Heisenberg Collection’ Vinyl Figures

Today, Titan Merchandise are announcing a new line of vinyl collectibles in their TITANS range, already much in demand in their Doctor Who line-up. But now their licenses have extended through Sony to Breaking Bad as well, and expect to …

The Jetpack/Forbidden Planet Exclusive Cover For Launch Of The Wicked + The Divine

Not long now. The Jamie McKelvie exclusive cover for the upcoming launch of The Wicked + The Divine shared by Forbidden Planet in the UK and Jetpack Comics in the US… Both Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie will be launching the comic …

The Look Of Free Comic Book Day 2014 In London

The first time we went to Orbital Comics, the line was round the block… So, with the girls and their schoolfriends we first popped by Forbidden Planet… … and then Gosh… Before heading back to Orbital, Five Guys… …and home. …

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 …