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Action Comics #1000
Superstar artist Jock has revealed his Action Comics #1000 retailer exclusive variant cover, available in limited quantities and in several purchasing options from Forbidden Planet Jock posted the cover on Twitter. My cover for the landmark ACTION COMICS #1000 #Superman — jock (@Jock4twenty) February 27, 2018 Jock also revealed the original sketch: Original sketch #ActionComics1000 — jock (@Jock4twenty) February[...]
Tales Of The Night Watchman Told At Forbidden Planet
Baristas by day and crime-solving sleuths by night, and the only ones there to help the world from an influx of paranormal activity. And now, the fifth issue in the series is coming out! Containing two stories, Tales of the Night Watchman#5 has the penultimate chapter in the ongoing mystery, and a second story sees the characters[...]
Next Week… I'll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?
Browne, Ryan Jenkyns Sabine Rich, Sean O'Conner, Sebastian von Buchwald Simon Birks, Solo Endeavour, Sonesh Joshi Comics, Steven D Quirke, Laura Braga, Paolo Pantalena, Tanya Roberts, The Art of Tommy Castle, The Heart of Time, The Rogues Gallery Creation of a Super Villain,The Wildlands and WJC. And the exhibitors will include Bleeding Cool's owners Avatar Press (with publisher William Christensen manning the booth), CGC, Comic Geek Speak, Markosia, Comicana Direct, 2000AD,[...]
Local Comic Shop Day 2015 In London – Forbidden Planet And Orbital #LCSD
A day in which comic stores can join in to receive exclusive variant editions and collections of comic books for sale only in participating stores at premium prices. I went to Forbidden Planet and Orbital Comics, two of the very few participants in the UK and metres from each other. Forbidden Planet opened at 10am, I turned[...]
Only Two Comic Stores Are Participating In Local Comic Shop Day In The UK. Three In Europe.
There are two comic stores participating in the Local Comic Shop Day promotion in the UK. Forbidden Planet (not Forbidden Planet International) with shops in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Coventry, Croydon, Liverpool, London, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Southampton. And then Orbital Comics in London. There's also Big Bang Comics in Dublin as well. That's it for the British Isles – and Europe as a whole. Given that Local Comic Shop Day is gearing up[...]
Forbidden Planet, Big Bang, Green Brain, Beguiling And Kings Are New CBLDF Champions
Recently free speech comic book charity, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, ran a recruitment drive amongst comic book retailers. It saw them either sign up or get renewals from over 471 stores, raising an extra $66,100 in the process. And they'd like to honour five retailers for gaining Champion level memberships after giving $1000 each towards Forbidden Planet, The Big Bang Comic Shop, Green Brain Comics, The[...]
Things To Do In London In August If You Like Comics
6-7pm.   Comics Gosh!p: Gosh Comics Monthly Reading Group this month featuring – 'The End of Summer' by Tillie Walden & 'A Quiet Disaster' by Alex Potts Paul Cornell and Neil Edwards signing This Damned Band and Doctor Who: The Four Doctors at Forbidden Planet 6-7pm Jay Faeber signing Copperhead at Orbital Comics, 6-7.30pm Thursday, August 13th Superheroes, Ages 8-12, 11am-1pm, Cartoon Museum The[...]
Want To Acquire A Rare Variant Of We Can Never Go Home Today In London?
The truly runaway success of a comic We Can Never Go Home from Black Mask Studios could never stay in stock for long at Forbidden Planet in London, and that turned out to be true everywhere. First printings of the comic, as well as con variants of #1 are hovering around 60 dollars and upwards (as[...]
Home From A Free Comic Book Day In London
They are famous for having all the comics you want in depth but you will have to wait to get them… Let's make it move…. [youtube][/youtube] Forbidden Planet also had a long line but they were able to disperse them by handing out pre-selected bags of free comics to all and sundry fast, fast fast which gave the[...]
The Forbidden Planet FCBD Doctor Who Signing Is In The FCBD Doctor Who Comic
Plenty of folk have managed to get their comic store onto the front of a Doctor Who comic thanks to IDW and Titan's retailer cover variant schemes. But Forbidden Planet in London has managed to get their store onto the inside In a manner of speaking. This weekend, Forbidden Planet London is hosting two signings, one for[...]
Valiant Grows Sales Department To Better Communicate With Retailers
I'm champing at the bit to be boots on the ground at comic shops, working closely with the people who have dedicated their lives to keeping the direct market thriving for consumers." Klein worked at Forbidden Planet NYC as a retail associate from 2011 to 2014 and is a producer and lead script developer for Six[...]
35 Things To Do In London In November If You Like Comics – From Jacques Tardi To Kieron Gillen's Watchmen
Sky Studios is filled with even more X-Men action to make your day out one to remember. Events: Saturday 1st November Ben Willsher signing Dredd Uprise #1 and Diamond UK Exclusive Variant.Forbidden Planet, Shaftesbury Avenue, London 1 – 2pm. Comica Comiket – CANCELLED Monday 3rd November Kieron Gillen Talks Watchmen. Gosh Comics, Berwick Street. 7.30pm-9pm. "A year ago in the pub, a friend asked[...]
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  from 6:30 to 8:30PM. Thursday, July 17th Midtown Comics Downtown will host John Romita, Jr in a signing[...]