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Orbital Comics to Revive Zippo Records in Londons West End

Orbital Comics to Revive Zippo Records in London's West End

And advertisement that was rather close to home. Soho Music are pleased to announce the opening of a new record store in Soho @ Orbital Space, the legendary comics shop in Seven Dials on Saturday 31st October This Dad and Lad team have also recently opened Zippo Records in Stoke Newington @ Bolt Motorcycles (N16 0AH)[...]



Taking Pride In Small Press Day In London Yesterday

Taking Pride In Small Press Day In London, Yesterday

I went out with the girls to enjoy the sights, the music, the clothes, the general free spirit of liberation and the lesson that they are free to be whoever they are.It's a pretty good lesson, underlined by ice cream and frozen yoghurts from the appropriate venues along the way.And since the parade was winding[...]



It May Be Free Comic Book Day 2016 But At Orbital Comics Its 2000AD

It May Be Free Comic Book Day 2016 But At Orbital Comics It's 2000AD

Bleeding Cool scooped the news that the Brits would be getting the standard magazine size 2000AD Free Comic Book Day version while the Americans would get the smaller, cramped, magazine sized version.But picking up your free 2000AD on May 7th, 2016 in Orbital Comics will give you an added reason to thank it's increased cover[...]

Craig Thompson Now At Orbital Comics In London Tomorrow

Craig Thompson, Now At Orbital Comics In London, Tomorrow

If you missed Craig Thompson's £8 a ticket talk at the British Library in London, last night, with Paul Gravett, there's still a chance for something of that ilk tomorrow.Orbital Comics will see Craig Thompson, author of Blankets and Habibi, visit for a signing on Wednesday from 5-7pm, followed by a Director’s Commentary with Craig talking the audience through his latest[...]

Local Comic Shop Day 2015 In London &#8211 Forbidden Planet And Orbital #LCSD

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.

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[...]

The Big Auction At Orbital Comics Last Night Cost Me Dear&#8230

The Big Auction At Orbital Comics Last Night Cost Me Dear…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjCUpUndORULast night, I went to a comic book art auction at Orbital Comics, to raise money for the Lakes Festival, held every year in Kendal It was hosted by Jonathan Ross and leader of the Liberal Democrats and Kendal MP, Tim Farron I was a university acquaintance of Farron, so it was nice to see[...]

Orbital In Conversation With Action Lab At SDCC 15

Orbital In Conversation With Action Lab At SDCC '15

It’s the kind of chaos you’ve come to expect in a climate that can only be described as idyllic!And never fear, you can still enjoy the Pop Culture Hound back-catalogueright here, as we continue to put out the same quality interviews and discussion with Orbital in Conversation going forward It’s only gonna get better, folks!To[...]

Orbital In Conversation: Matt Hawkins Andres Salazar &#038 Christian Beranek

Orbital In Conversation: Matt Hawkins, Andres Salazar & Christian Beranek

It’s a wonderful and varied series of talks with as much depth as we could manage in the time we had.And never fear, you can still enjoy the Pop Culture Hound back-catalogueright here, as we continue to put out the same quality interviews and discussion with Orbital in Conversation going forward It’s only gonna get[...]

Things To Do In London In August If You Like Comics

Things To Do In London In August If You Like Comics

Time for me to pick and choose...Saturday August 1stMark Buckingham Signing, Exhibition Launch and Musical Evening at Orbital Comics 5-7pm.Mark Buckingham is signing Fables #150, and every purchase puts you into a raffle to win an original page of art from the final issue And music by Matt Stevens.Alice In Cartoonland exhibition, The Cartoon Museum,[...]

Orbital In Conversation Looking Back At SDCC 15

Orbital In Conversation Looking Back At SDCC '15

[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podpress_trac/web/4847/0/OiCPodcastEpisode139.mp3]by Chris ThompsonWith James, Liz & Karl from Orbital Comics …Following on from last week’s chat with Skottie Young at SDCC (which you can still listen to here), this time I’m back with James Wilson, Liz Jordan & special guest host Karl to discuss our recent trip to San Diego Comic-Con International.Karl slips into the[...]

Home From A Free Comic Book Day In London

Home From A Free Comic Book Day In London

The line at Orbital snaked around the block from opening to at least 2pm when we had to leave 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]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5UQ-QUtutw[/youtube]Forbidden Planet also had a long line but they were able to disperse[...]

Chip Zdarsky &#8211 Duck Criminals Flying Over Europe

Chip Zdarsky – Duck Criminals Flying Over Europe

Chip Zdarsky is doing a European tour in April. London, Dublin and Paris, though only the first two have these posters… …which I have to say, is a rather fun way to join his two big comic book projects together right now, Sex Criminals and Howard The Duck.. Quack.  

35 Things To Do In London In November If You Like Comics &#8211 From Jacques Tardi To Kieron Gillens Watchmen

35 Things To Do In London In November If You Like Comics – From Jacques Tardi To Kieron Gillen's Watchmen

Exhibitions through November:Pre Code Horror Exhibition, Orbital Comics, Great Newport Street Until 13th November. Orbital Comics & Pop Culture Hound present a new exhibition based on the theme of Pre-Code Horror Using the classic EC, Harvey & ACG comics as inspiration, a variety of today’s artists present their own take on the classic pre-code style, including:Alison Sampson, Andy Belanger, Colin[...]

Previewing Graveyard Orbit

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 from my recent surgery at my parents' home But you can get a peek at what I[...]