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Adi Granov On Swiping His Own Iron Man For Boba Fett

Adi Granov On Swiping His Own Iron Man For Boba Fett

Today, Ilkley-based comic book artist Adi Granov, posted the following image and commentary on a Forbidden Planet Star Wars #1 variant cover from several years ago A signed CGC version of which just sold for $200 with a raw B&W variant selling for $100 On Facebook today, Granov reminisced about its creation.[caption id="attachment_1301944" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Forbidden Planet International Also Has A Lockdown Click &#038 Collect

Forbidden Planet International Also Has A Lockdown Click & Collect

The other week, Bleeding Cool ran plans for Forbidden Planet launching Click And Collect for the first time, across its range of stores Of course, that's only half the Forbidden Planet stores, as the other half is Forbidden Planet International, a corporate split that goes way back But the other Forbidden Planet chain wanted to[...]

James Tynion IVs Razorblades Available In The UK &#8211 Forbidden Planet

James Tynion IV's Razorblades Available In The UK – Forbidden Planet

Which is where Forbidden Planet in the UK has come in, making the first two issues available, with their own exclusive covers to boot Which means a few may be shipped back to collectors in the US, with seems to defeat the purpose of the exercise, but there you go.Razorblades #1 can be ordered here,[...]

Forbidden Planet Launches Its First Curbside Service In The UK

Forbidden Planet Launches Its First Curbside Service In The UK

For the first time, from this Monday, Forbidden Planet Ltd will be offering a curbside service, what they call "Call & Collect" The largest comic book chain in the UK, even when split into two different companies, the last lockdown saw the stores close completely This time, they will stay open so that customers can[...]

Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover

Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover

Forbidden Planet has commissioned a retailer exclusive cover by Brian Bolland for Rorschach #1, the unauthorised Watchmen sequel by Tom King and Jorge Fornes to be published by DC Comics next month And he is referencing one of his own famous covers to do so The Killing Joke.[caption id="attachment_1264869" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brian Bolland Redraws Killing[...]

More War Stories And Time Travel Comics From Garth Ennis

More War Stories And Time Travel Comics From Garth Ennis

In Garth Ennis' video interview with Titan Comics and Forbidden Planet's Andrew Sumner for the 42nd anniversary of Forbidden Planet, he talked about his upcoming plans for comic books, some he can talk about, some he can't He tells us I've got a new series coming out from Artists Writers and Artisans which is Axel Alonso's[...]

Steve Ditko Designed Spider-Man to be Orange and Purple

Steve Ditko Designed Spider-Man to be Orange and Purple

When Jonathan Ross talked with Forbidden Planet about his In Search Of Steve Ditko BBC documentary, Ross revealed one Spider-Man snippet from when he talked to the late Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko that, as far as I can tell has never been shared by anyone before So I thought I'd share it Ross tells us; "I said[...]

Simon Pegg and Crispian Mills Working On Big Event TV Show

Simon Pegg and Crispian Mills Working On "Big Event TV" Show

As part of Simon Pegg's interview with Andrew Sumner for Forbidden Planet's 42nd birthday, Pegg states that he is "writing something at the moment with Crispian Mills which is a big piece of event TV I can't wait to talk about -  I can't yet sadly As soon as it comes out I won't be[...]

Mark Millars Plans For Jupiters Legacy 3 Prodigy 2 and John Romita

Mark Millar's Plans For Jupiter's Legacy 3, Prodigy 2 and John Romita

In Mark Millar's video interview with Titan Comics and Forbidden Planet's Andrew Sumner for the 42nd anniversary of Forbidden Planet, Millar talked about his upcoming plans - that would have involved him taking a year off this year, but then everyone else went and did that as well Mark Millar lays out what's coming from[...]

Alice Cooper and Neil Gaiman Fiddling Around With Something

Alice Cooper and Neil Gaiman "Fiddling Around With Something"

In Alice Cooper's video interview with Titan Comics and Forbidden Planet's Andrew Sumner for the 42nd anniversary of Forbidden Planet, Alice Cooper talked about signing there with Neil Gaiman for their Last Temptation music and comics project with Michael Zulli And suggests there may be something more in the works between Gaiman and Cooper."Where else[...]

15 Hours Of Celebrity Interviews For Forbidden Planets 42nd Birthday

15 Hours Of Celebrity Interviews For Forbidden Planet's 42nd Birthday

But today for Forbidden Planet's 42nd birthday, they have released around 15 hours of celebrity interviews and a tonne of behind-the-scenes histories behind the iconic comic book store that began in Denmark Street in London That includes fifty minutes of Garth Ennis and Dan Slott, an hour of Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Ross and Kevin Smith[...]

Alice Cooper Compares Forbidden Planet to The Rolling Stones

Alice Cooper Compares Forbidden Planet to The Rolling Stones

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and Alice Cooper has been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first a little snippet, comparing Forbidden Planet to the Rolling Stones.https://youtu.be/-pUbNhsazrk "Then I look at Jeff Beck, I look at Paul McCartney, I look at the Stoness[...]

When The 13-Year-Old Simon Pegg Discovered Forbidden Planet Existed

When The 13-Year-Old Simon Pegg Discovered Forbidden Planet Existed

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and Simon Pegg has been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first, when Simon Pegg realised that Forbidden PLanet was.. a thing.https://youtu.be/ChwKqWTJEuQ"I travelled up to London to see Return Of The Jedi for the first time from Gloucestershire and[...]

Leigh Baulchs Early Designs For The Sandman Looked Like David Bowie

Leigh Baulch's Early Designs For The Sandman Looked Like David Bowie

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and Forbidden Planet's Group Operations Director Leigh Baulch has been video-interviewed by colleague Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th - but not about the store, but his own contribution to the designs of Sandman. More designs for Saturday...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf_6syii_Ao "It's smaller than I think most people make[...]

Neil Gaiman On Forbidden Planet Becoming His Haunt

Neil Gaiman On Forbidden Planet Becoming His Haunt

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and  Neil Gaiman has been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first a little snippet of nostalgia from thirty-seven years ago.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxeoV3hxaio "I know that 1983-ish when I started as a young journalist, writing about comics and things, there was Forbidden Planet[...]

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss on Doctor Who at Forbidden Planet

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss on Doctor Who at Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and Sherlock Holmes, Draculs and Doctor Who's Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first, we have Steven and Mark talking about their early impressions of the store, and the[...]

Jonathan Ross Cleaners Threw Away Original Art From Forbidden Planet

Jonathan Ross' Cleaners Threw Away Original Art From Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and Jonathan Ross has been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first, we have Jonathan talking about a truly tragic moment and how it is all Forbidden Planet's fault.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C9cD5p5bP4 "I've still got a bone to pick with Forbidden[...]

How Forbidden Planet Made V.E. Schwab Feel Far Cooler Than She Was

How Forbidden Planet Made V.E. Schwab Feel Far Cooler Than She Was

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and V.E Schwab has been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Laura Dodd and Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first, we have Victoria, one of FP's all-time favourite fantasy authors (and the creator of the upcoming Extraordinary graphic novel series from Titan),[...]

Mark Millars Very First Experience Of Forbidden Planet

Mark Millar's Very First Experience Of Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday and Mark Millar has been video-interviewed with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday, August 29th But first, he talked about how he read about Forbidden Planet in the comics long before he actually could go to the place..[...]

Dan Slott On His First Comic Shop Forbidden Planet

Dan Slott On His First Comic Shop, Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet is about to celebrate its 42nd birthday - a very important figure for this Douglas Adams-loving chain of stores Dan Slott has conducted a video interview with Forbidden Planet and Titan Comics' Andrew Sumner, going live at forbiddenplanet.com/fp42 on Saturday August 29th But first, here he is talking about how, as an American living[...]