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Things To Do In London This Week If You Like Comics – JMS To Tintin
But don't you fret! There are comic book things! Cameron Stewart, Will Simpson, JMS and Tintin! Saturday 4th January Cameron Stewart is signing at Gosh! Comics tomorrow Creator of the award-winning comic Sin Titulo, and artist on such mind blindingly good titles as Batman and Robin and Sea Guy will be at Gosh! on January the 4th from[...]
Orbiting Julie Morah And Nicola Streeten
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/10174/0/orbital-podcastjuliemaroh.mp3] Bleeding Cool's Chris Thompson chaired a conversation at Orbital Comics, London, between Julie Morah (of Blue Is The Warmest Color) and cartoonist Nicola Streeten. Why not listen in? [audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/10174/0/orbital-podcastjuliemaroh.mp3] Bleeding Cool's Chris Thompson chaired a conversation at Orbital Comics, London, between Julie Morah (of Blue Is The Warmest Color) and cartoonist Nicola Streeten. Why not listen in? [...]
Sylvain Runberg, Coming To America
Sylvain Runberg is the author of French graphic novel series Orbital, Darwin's Diaries and Hammerfall He is also the author chosen to adapt the Millenium novel trilogy as a series of graphic novels for Dupuis. And now… he's coming to America. He wrote on Facebook; Today I've just signed my first US comics/graphic novel contract[...]
Things To Do In London This Weekend If You Like Comics
Now it's preserved for posterity in a beautiful double-gatefold volume collecting all the strips in a deeply satisfying smorgasbord, along with a spicy side order of analysis. Contributors to the new fifth issue of The Comix Reader are a rogues gallery of the UK's funniest, edgiest and weirdest cartoonists, such as Elliott Baggot, Alex Potts, Mike[...]
Things To Do In London – MCM, Jeffrey Catherine Jones And Hic & Hoc
I'm taking my girls and one of the eldest's friends to the show – and we'll probably be going by cable car! This evening, Orbital Comics is putting on the film Better Things about the life of artist Jeffrey Catherine Jones, and I understand a number of his contemporaries may be in the audience Orbital Comics[...]
Sophie Aldred Signs At Orbital Comics Tonight To Close Her Exhibition
With a special performance alongside from Sylvester McCoy. She's at Orbital Comics in London again today for a signing, between 6pm and 7pm tonight, followed by an exhibition closing celebration Andrew Cartmel and other Who luminaries should be along too…   [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/75394100[/vimeo] Close up of Sophie Aldred at the opening of the exhibition of Steve Cook's manipulated[...]
Podcast: Orbiting Last Week's Comics
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/9504/0/orbital-podcast127.mp3]Robin Harman writes; Welcome to Episode 127 of the Orbiting Pod! This week, we fight forever with Eternal Warrior #1, get damaged with Henry and Glenn Forever & Ever #1, head to another dimension with villains month week 2 (Lobo, Riddler, Harley Quinn), defend the earth with Kings Watch #1, get caged in with Mighty Avengers #1,[...]
Sophie Aldred At Her Own Exhibition At Orbital Comics
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iNSoW5fhAE[/youtube] So Orbital Comics in London, launched their exhibition of Steve Cook's photographs of actress Sophie Aldred, best known as Ace from Doctor Who Taken years ago, Cook has digitally manipulated them to make all sorts of entertaining and interesting images, from a recreation of a non-existent 1963 episode of Doctor Who starring Aldred, as would[...]
PODCAST: Orbiting Last Week's Comics
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8938/0/orbital-podcast117.mp3] Robin Harman writes; Welcome to Episode 117 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we rise up with Lazarus #1, don't feel ruff over Hawkeye #11, get declassified with Hoax Hunters: Case Files #1, check in on the lost boys with Young Avengers #6, unite the world's finest for Batman/Superman #1, and much more! Follow us on Twitter: The Podcast – @theorbitingpod Chris –[...]
PODCAST: Orbiting Comics For Two Hours
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8888/0/orbital-podcast116.mp3] Robin Harman writes; After a couple of weeks of specials, panels and extra curricular activity, the crew get back to the PG (that's program, and it's easy), talking comics for nearly a solid 2 hours, looking at Sergio Aragones Funnies, Wild Blue Yonder, X-Files, Conan, Liberator, Thor: God of Thunder, A Matter of Life, A+X, Superman:[...]
Orbiting Herb Trimpe
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8841/0/orbital-podcast-herb-trimpe.mp3] Rob writes; Welcome to another special episode of The Orbiting Pod! Earlier this month, Chris Thompson once again made a trip to the emerald isle to attend the increasingly popular 2D Festival! Whilst there, he had the honour of hosting a panel interview with comics legend (and first artist to draw Wolverine in a comic, fact fans)[...]
Podcast: Orbiting Man Of Steel
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8771/0/orbital-podcast115.mp3] Robin Harman writes; Welcome to Episode 115 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we dive deep with The Wake #1, don the cape for Adventures of Superman #1, wonder Y not, with X-men #1, go nocturnal with Blood Blokes #3, get disorientated with Daredevil: Dark Nights #1, reminisce with Herobear & The Kid Special, get articulated with Supermag,[...]
Things To Do In London If You Like Comics
Tonight, Orbital Comics launches Satanic Mojo from Jason Atomic, with Shaky Kane, Garry Leach and a bunch of others Adults only, obviously. Tomorrow it's the official launch of a bunch of SelfMadeHero titles, including The Man Who Laughs by David Hine and Mark Stafford, at Gosh Comics. Saturday, there's the Orbital Comics Pop Up Shop at Ritzy[...]
Podcast: Orbiting Around Man Of Steel
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8763/0/orbital-podcast-manofsteel.mp3] Chris Thompson writes; Welcome to another special episode of The Orbiting Pod! With it being the 75th Anniversary, and with a new film out this weekend, DC Comics have dubbed today Man of Steel day! To celebrate, the Orbiting Pod crew have dedicated a whole episode to Superman! To fully understand the appeal of Kal-El, we journey back[...]
Orbital Comics Opens A Pop Up Shop In Brixton's Ritzy Cinema For Man Of Steel
Regular readers will know Orbital Comics of London well, if only by reputation A West End London basement shop that moved and expanded, creating a pop culture room and a gallery space, it stands up against the older and more established Gosh Comics and Forbidden Planet. But this weekend they are doing something new Crossing the[...]
Orbiting Roy Lichtenstein
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8709/0/orbital-podcast-image-duplicator.mp3] Chris Thompson writes; It seems Image Duplicator has got people talking … The private view, attended by a number of artists including co-curators Rian Hughes & Jason Atomic, Dave Gibbons, Garry Leach, Steve Cook, DJ Food, Robin Barnard and friends, has been covered extensively, and people can't get enough of the ongoing discussion about Lichtenstein and[...]
Image Duplicator At Orbital – The Best Comic Art Exhibition You'll See This Year
In a couple of weeks, Orbital Comics in London will be filling its gallery with pieces below, and more, comic book artists re-appropriating the works of Roy Lichtenstein, tracking them back to their original source material and then creating a new comic book image that credits the original artist, curated by Rian Hughes and Jason[...]
Signed Walking Dead Bookplates From Orbital Comics
Walking Dead Vol 17, when you buy it from Orbital Comics, will come with the Charlie Adlard bookplate below, signed by Adlard The first three hundred copies that is… The book is published on Novermber 21st Hmm, that's my fortieth birthday How hard will I have to hint? Walking Dead Vol 17, when you buy it[...]
Orbital Comics Spices Up Hallowe'en
Orboital Comics plans for Hallowe'en are, well, um… Private view/Halloween party Oct 31st 2012 7.30-9.30 at Orbital Comics Costumes are, apparently, encouraged Or, it seems, a lack of them The exhibition runs from now for a month… Exhibition artists include Junko Mizuno, Rockin' JellyBean, Rufus Dayglo, Graham Humphreys, Gaye Black, Shaky Kane, Dennis Franklin, Tom Spencer, Billy[...]
Orbital Comics Hires Gay Club For Astonishing X-Men #51 Party
Orbital Comics in London is situated close to Soho, the gay mecca of London And on Frith Street, lies CIRCA, a gay club that opened last year. To celebrate the wedding of Northstar & Kyle in Astonishing X-Men #51 Orbital will be hosting a wedding reception/party at there on Tuesday June 19 from 7:15pm. There will be[...]
When Si Spurrier Joined The Legions Of The Crossed
As well as Crossed: Badlands from Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows, Crossed: Wish You Were Here, is a free weekly Crossed webcomic also launched, by Si Spurrier, Javier Barreno and Gary Erskine. Well, Si Spurrier popped by Orbital Comics in London yesterday, and found some makeup waiting for him A quick session with an artist later,[...]
Orbital Comics Goes Crossed For C-Day
Free Crossed comics, a new Crossed series by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows, masks, all sorts of giveaways… and a number of stores have transformed themselves into dens of gore to join in the celebration. This is Orbital Comics of London and their staff today Si Spurrier, writer of the Crossed Wish You Were Here webcomic, also[...]
Feel The Folds… Star Wars In Cardboard Form
We've seen his Doctor Who, his He Man and his DC Superheroes, now let's take a look at Ryan Hall's snowy cardboard display as Snowmen Attack Star Wars in this cardboard display, currently up at  Orbital Comics in London £25 each. And you don't get discount for an Ewok.   We've seen his Doctor Who, his He[...]
He-Man In Cardboard Form
We've seen his Doctor Who and his DC Superheroes, now let's take a look at Ryan Hall's He-Man cardboard display at Orbital Comics in London. They're £25 a pop, but perfect for the He-Man or She-Ra in your life this Christmas, surely? Star Wars tomorrow… We've seen his Doctor Who and his DC Superheroes, now let's take[...]
A Very Doctor Who Nativity
Orbital Comics in London is currently showing off a display of pop culture cardboard cut-out constructs by one Ryan Hall Including a Doctor Who Nativity scene Each piece is available to buy for £25 in the shop It's well worth a visit… I'll show off the He Man, Superhero and Star Wars displays tomorrow…   [...]