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Previewing Graveyard Orbit

  As keen readers of Bleeding Cool on Wednesday may have noticed, Orbital Comics of London are hosting the launch of a new comic, Graveyard Orbit, on this coming Wednesday. I won’t be there sadly, I’m spending a week recuperating …

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 …

Leave Something Witchy At The Comic Shop

Here are some photos that Steve Cook took at Orbital Comics, London, the other night of the model Manko, appearing for Leave Something Witchy, a life drawing event aimed at comic strip illustration, with costumes, props and poses inspired by Hammer Horror, Underground comix & …

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. …

Whiskers McFadden – The All Ages, 1950s Astronaut Cat

Ryan Jenkyns works at Orbital Comics in London. It’s just possible you may have heard of that shop on Bleeding Cool before. Anyway he has a Kickstarter live right now… take it away, Ryan! For some, comic books are just …

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 …

Marvel Continues To Run Product Placements For Orbital Comics

I get my comic books every week from Orbital Comics in London. So do quite a few other people. And thankfully Marvel Comics seems to join in the promotion. This ran in Infinity #1. And today this runs in Iron …

Things To Do In London This Week If You Like Comics – JMS To Tintin

It’s January! it’s a New Year! So London is covered in rain, gloom and despair. But don’t you fret! There are comic book things! Cameron Stewart, Will Simpson, JMS and Tintin! Saturday 4th January Cameron Stewart is signing at Gosh! …

Orbiting Julie Morah And Nicola Streeten

Bleeding Cool’s Chris Thompson chaired a conversation at Orbital Comics, London, between Julie Morah (of Blue Is The Warmest Color) and cartoonist Nicola Streeten. Why not listen in?

Sylvain Runberg, Coming To America

Sylvain Runberg is the author of French graphic novel series Orbital, Darwin’s Diaries and Hammerfall. He is also the author chosen to adapt the Millenium novel trilogy as a series of graphic novels for Dupuis. And now… he’s coming to …

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 …

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 …

Things To Do In London – MCM, Jeffrey Catherine Jones And Hic & Hoc

Today, from 2pm till 7pm, is the first day of the MCM London Comic Con out at the ExCel Cetre. I’m taking my girls and one of the eldest’s friends to the show – and we’ll probably be going by …

Sophie Aldred Signs At Orbital Comics Tonight To Close Her Exhibition

Close up of Sophie Aldred at the opening of the exhibition of Steve Cook‘s manipulated photographs of her, back in the day. With a special performance alongside from Sylvester McCoy. She’s at Orbital Comics in London again today for a …

Podcast: Orbiting Last Week’s Comics

Robin Harman writes; Welcome to Episode 127 of the Orbiting Pod! This week, we fight forever with Eternal Warrior #1, get damaged with Henry and Glenn Forever & Ever #1, head to another dimension with villains month week 2 (Lobo, …

Sophie Aldred At Her Own Exhibition At Orbital Comics

So Orbital Comics in London, launched their exhibition of Steve Cook’s photographs of actress Sophie Aldred, best known as Ace from Doctor Who. Taken years ago, Cook has digitally manipulated them to make all sorts of entertaining and interesting images, …

PODCAST: Orbiting Last Week’s Comics

Robin Harman writes; Welcome to Episode 117 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we rise up with Lazarus #1, don’t feel ruff over Hawkeye #11, get declassified with Hoax Hunters: Case Files #1, check in on the lost boys with …