Big Planet Comics Archives

Joel Pollack Retires, Big Planet Comics In Maryland Changes Hands
Big Planet Comics' store in Bethesda, Maryland, in operation since 1986, has recently changed owners.  The store's founder Joel Pollack has retired after more than 36 years in the job Joel Pollack attended and then worked on comic conventions in the sixties and seventies, and worked in his father's drapery business before becoming a sales[...]
Check Out These SPX Previews: The Blue Anthology And Lorel From Big Planet Comics
While we previously ran some previews of comics that are coming to SPX from Retrofit Comics in partnership with Big Planet Comics, Big Planet Comics also have two separate debuts of their own, an anthology of comics called "Blue", which looks quite promising and has a wealth of styles and content and the rather alluring[...]
Six Indie Publishers Join Forces For A Free Comic Book Day Exclusive
This year, Free Comic Book Day will include a joint comic from publishers, Retrofit Comics, Peow! Studio, Oily Comics, Uncivilized Books, Study Group Comics, and Big Planet Comics The comic book is titled Free 2015 and is published by Retrofit Comics/Big Planet Comics. Free 2015 will feature a color cover by Chuck Forsman and 40 pages[...]
Image Watch: On Alex+Ada Being The Most Underrated Series Being Published
By David Dissanayake  I once bumped into Sarah Vaughn, co-creator of Image Comics' Alex+Ada (with Jonathan Luna), without knowing it.  I was going to my old local comic shop, Big Planet Comics, on U St in Washington, DC.  It was a Wednesday, and I was in a terrible mood after an exceptionally long day of exceptionally annoying[...]
Spotlight on ComiXology Submit – Beach Girls, Clockwork Game, 4th Hanzo
And that makes them winners. Top Pick: Beach Girls, written and illustrated by Box Brown  The indie favorite imprint Retrofit Comics founded by Box Brown teased that in 2014 they'd be making their comics available digitally after their partnership with Big Planet Comics, and here we have Box Brown's Beach Girls in digital glory Though much of[...]
Retrofit Comics And Big Planet Are Ready For 2014 With Twelve New Comics
Entering their second year, Retrofit joined a small but growing contingent of indie press publishers teaming up with local comic shops to help with printing costs and distribution at their increasing slate of friendly retailers throughout the country by partnering with Big Planet Comics, native to Washington DC. Always a hot booth destination at indie comic[...]