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London's Orbital Comics Gallery Welcomed Comics Creators Last Night
Orbital Comics Art Gallery had a gathering of artists, comics creators, friends, and family last night courtesy of Missed Deadline and Jessica Kemp Creators like Rian Hughes, Mark Stafford, Pete Hogan, and Will Potter, and publishers like Tony Bennett, mixed with exhibited artists and staff from the Cartoon Museum, for drinks and general bonhomie Those[...]
Orbital Gallery Opens
Orbital Space Comics launched its new status as a West End art gallery this weekend Handily scheduled after the Shaky Kane/Krent Able signing at Gosh Comics, the great and the good turned out I turned up late, missing the likes of David Hine and Ryan Hughes, but Mark Stafford was among the many artists and[...]
Orbital Space Art Gallery
Today is the birthday of Damian Keeng, owner and operator of Orbital Space Comics, the comic shop in London that's right next to Leicester Square Once upon a time, its location was the old Photographer's Gallery and over the decades they have used the length of the store for art galleries But with the newly[...]
London's Orbital Space Comics to Open Art Gallery on Thursday
The new Orbital Gallery is launching in the new look Orbital Space comic shop in London from this Thursday with artists Billy Chainsaw, Gerard Don Daniel, GirlShit, JRoldan, and Mister Wim Orbital posted; Hello everyone, Orbital is excited to announce that our art gallery will be opened for public viewing from the 1st of July! We[...]
Orbital Comics Of London Transforms Into New Art Gallery This Week
Orbital Comics, the comic book store that famously quit Diamond Comic Distributors a year-and-a-half ago, is to reinvent itself as a new white-wall art gallery, taking over the store's two side rooms, and in the historic location once occupied by the London Photographers' Gallery Orbital Gallery occupies two rooms within the location's spectacular 3000 sq[...]
Cycling Through London The Day Before Tier 2 Restrictions Come In
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
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 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
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 – 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[...]