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Cycling Into London As Comic Shops (And Everything Else) Open Up

Cycling Into London As Comic Shops (And Everything Else) Open Up

I found a very large line outside Forbidden Planet that grew and grew I talked to a few people in the line I went past Orbital - still closed but should be open in a week's time I'll go back for that I went to Gosh Comics and had a wander round too Obviously I[...]

Forbidden Planet Will Be Opening Up English Comic Shops on June 15th

Forbidden Planet Will Be Opening Up English Comic Shops on June 15th

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the future of Forbidden Planet in the UK, especially the London Megastore I have cycled past it a couple of times, but a lack of posting on social media and the websites closing for maintenance has led to a fair amount of panic, and someone even setting[...]

Forbidden Planet UK Gets April 1st/8th US Titles for May 6th

Forbidden Planet UK Gets April 1st/8th US Titles for May 6th

But it appears that at least one UK store chain, Forbidden Planet, may have a few more than that.While the US will see Diamond US return to shipping comics, with the April 1st week in stores for sale on May 20th, US stores can also order DC Comics titles from new distributors UCS and Lunar[...]

Furloughed Funko and DC Packaging in The Daily LITG 26th April 2020

Furloughed Funko and DC Packaging in The Daily LITG 26th April 2020

Photo Credit: Tyler Roberts[/caption]Furloughed Funko, DC Comics packaging and Forbidden Planet fundraising - the 10 Most-Read Stories yesterday Bleeding Cool continues to report from the comics industry shutdown, as Funko furloughs its own Pops, DC Comics arrive wrapped in plastic and Forbidden Planet continue to appeal for help - Klaus Janson just donated a thousand dollars[...]

Furloughs Forbidden Planet and Funko in The Daily LITG April 25th

Furloughs, Forbidden Planet and Funko in The Daily LITG April 25th

With Marvel making Civil War a negatively priced commodity like oil and New York's Forbidden Planet fighting for its life, it's a very strange time Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail[...]

Will We Return to the Forbidden Planet The Daily LITG April 24th

Will We Return to the Forbidden Planet? The Daily LITG April 24th

With Marvel making Civil War a negatively priced commodity like oil and New York's  Forbidden Planet fighting for its life, it's a very strange time Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail[...]

Forbidden Planet of New York Launches GoFundMe To Survive

Forbidden Planet of New York Launches GoFundMe To Survive

Jeff Ayers of the Forbidden Planet store in Manhattan, New York, is running a fundraiser on GoFundMe in order to stop from going under A longstanding spinoff of the UK comic book chain, Forbidden Planet NYC is one of the oldest and biggest comic book stores in New York City The store has currently raised[...]

Forbidden Planet Closes All Stores Today

Forbidden Planet Closes All Stores, Today

Forbidden Planet is the largest chain of comic book stores, albeit one that is split in twain into two rival organisations But today, in a rare voice of unison, Forbidden Planet and forbidden Planet International announced they were closing all their stores at the end of the day The New York store already closed last[...]

Forbidden Planet NYC Closes For a Week &#8211 But JHU and Midtown Comics Stay Open

Forbidden Planet NYC Closes For a Week – But JHU and Midtown Comics Stay Open

As Manhattan reaches levels of post-apocalyptic zombie movies, Forbidden Planet NYC issued the following statement to their customers.Dear Friends of Forbidden Planet NYC,In the best interests of our staff and customers we will be closed for at least a period of one week It is our hope that we will re-open on Monday, March 23rd,[...]

Forbidden Planet To The Death&#8230 s Head

Forbidden Planet, To The Death… 's Head

This afternoon, Forbidden Planet Megastore in London was host to a signing for the new Death’s Head original series collection that was a real murderer’s row Death’s Head creators Simon Furman and Geoff Senior were there, also pushing their self-published series To The Death, with an early release of its final tenth issue[...]

BC Toy Spotting: MOTU WWE Funko McFarlane DC and More

BC Toy Spotting: MOTU WWE, Funko, McFarlane DC, and More!

Walmarts are getting these awesome Iron Giant and Forbidden Planet walking electronic robots for only $20![gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1162845,1162844,1162843"]What looks like it will be the final wave of Rise of the TMNT figures is hitting pegs now, mostly at Walmart.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1162817,1162815"]Marvel Legends collectors can still find the new fantastic Four and Spider-Man waves[...]

Charlie Adlards Cover to Simon Furman and Geoff Seniors To The Death #10 Finale

Charlie Adlard's Cover to Simon Furman and Geoff Senior's To The Death #10 Finale

Available from all good UK comic book stores (and a few lucky US ones) or direct from this website – and all issues are still available.Also, Simon Furman and Geoff Senior will be joining Bryan Hitch, John Higgins, Lee Sullivan and Simon Williams are signing at Forbidden Planet Megastore on Shaftesbury Avenue on the 29th February[...]

Steven Moffat Has Theatrical Plans &#8211 A Sherlock Signing With Sue Vertue at Forbidden Planet

Steven Moffat Has Theatrical Plans – A Sherlock Signing With Sue Vertue at Forbidden Planet

Today, in Forbidden Planet Megastore on Shaftesbury Avenue in London, Doctor Who/Sherlock/Dracula producer Sue Vertue popped by with her husband and writer/showrunner of all those shows, Steven Moffat, to do a little signing of Titan Comics’ Sherlock manga publications, that adapt the original scripts of the show in excruciating detail for manga readers in Japan,[...]

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics &#8211 December 2019

Things To Do In London If You Like Comics – December 2019

38 Comics & Storytelling + Figure Proportions & Actions 101, 6.30-8pm. Thursday, December 5th New Year's Evil Event, Join Ram V, Casper Wijngaard and Dan Watters signing copies of New Year's Evil #1, Forbidden Planet London Megastore, Shaftesbury Avenue, 6pm.Troopers, Guests only.Vanni: A Family's Struggle Through the Sri Lankan Conflict - a book discussion with speakers Benjamin[...]



Today Forbidden Planet Cardiff Celebrates Thirty Years &#8211 Sponsored by Funko

Today, Forbidden Planet Cardiff Celebrates Thirty Years – Sponsored by Funko

But today Forbidden Planet Cardiff is celebrating its 30th birthday with giveaways, cosplay competitions and raffle prizes.Sitting proud on 5 Duke Street in Cardiff city centre, Forbidden Planet Cardiff first opened its doors in 1989 Like its 14 sister shops around the country, it occupies a hallowed place in the hearts of local fans: although the[...]

Forbidden Planet Comic Stores in the UK Get Actual Dark Crystal Puppet Window Displays

Forbidden Planet Comic Stores in the UK Get Actual Dark Crystal Puppet Window Displays

 Three Forbidden Planet comic book stores in the UK have got rather special window displays, featuring actual puppets from the Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance TV series currently streaming on Netflix As well as lots of.. stuff.In Forbidden Planet Birmingham: Aughra's attendant, Podling and FizzgigIn Forbidden Planet Bristol: Brea and RianIn Forbidden Planet Cambridge: Deet,[...]


Diamond Select is Bringing a TON of Exclusives to SDCC This Year

Diamond Select is Bringing a TON of Exclusives to SDCC This Year

$10Forbidden Planet Vinimates Retro Robby Vinyl Figure Robby the Robot gets a new paint job in this new exclusive Vinimates vinyl figure! Sporting a classic red-and-blue color scheme inspired by the tin toys of yesteryear, this 4-inch vinyl toy comes in a full-color window box Limited to 250 pieces $10  Invader Zim Vinimates Extra Doom Vinyl Figure[...]