UK – An Evening w/ Boba Fett

Actor Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi) appears for a special screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens the Blackfriars Ouseburn Cinema on Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 PM! Get tickets at the link…

Before the movie, Jeremy Bulloch will pose for photographs, then after the movie, He’ll answer your questions and recount stories from playing the role of Boba Fett in the original trilogy!

A STAR WARS photo booth will be there on the night and there will be photo opportunities with our Stormtroopers, Darth Vader and other Star Wars costumed characters too!

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The BOC, Blackfriars @ The Ouseburn, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2TQ

 

UK – FCBD: Torchwood #2.1 Signing

Neil Edwards signs TORCHWOOD 2.1* at Forbidden Planet Liverpool on Saturday 6th May from 1:00 – 2:00 PM to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper and the rest of the crew of the Ice Maiden investigate a case the likes of which even they haven’t seen before! Does the ship’s unconventional crew have what it takes?

Neil Edwards has worked on numerous titles for Marvel and DC, including Fantastic Four, Dark Avengers and DC Rebirth, including Green Lantern and Justice League. He’s the artist on Titan Comics’ Assassin’s Creed and Torchwood series as well as providing the artwork for Titan Comics’ much-celebrated Doctor Who: The Four Doctors.

* Please note that the Torchwood comics are not free – only FCBD Branded titles are free.

Forbidden Planet
92 Bold Street Liverpool L1 4HY
0151 707 1491

UK – Saucer State #1 Signing

Paul Cornell signs SAUCER STATE #1, CHALK, VAMPIRELLA #1 and EMPEROR OF THE DALEKS at Forbidden Planet London on Wednesday 10th May from 6 – 7pm!

She was abducted by aliens. Now she’s the President. She’s going to use the power of that office to find out what really happened. But will they let her?

Saucer State is the sequel to and the conclusion of the Hugo Award nominated Saucer Country. It’s House of Cards does The X-Files. It’s a bulletin from the brightest timeline. She will break the world to find who hurt her.

One of the very few mainstream comics to be nominated for SF’s prestigious Hugo Award.

Paul Cornell has been Hugo-nominated for his work in TV, comics and prose, and is a BSFA award-winner for short fiction. He has also written some of Doctor Who’s best-loved episodes for the BBC, and for the Sherlock-inspired TV show Elementary, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu.

Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
0207 420 3666

UK – FCBD: Emma Vieceli Signing

Artist Emma Vieceli appears at Dark Side Comics from 11am – 3pm on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

From self-publishing to some of the biggest book publishers in the world, Emma loves telling stories with pictures. Her work includes: Doctor Who for Titan Comics, the New York Times-bestselling Vampire Academy graphic novel series for Penguin Random House, Avalon Chronicles for Oni Press and the critically acclaimed independent web series, BREAKS with co-creator Malin Ryden. She is now working on the Alex Rider series for Walker books, The Adventures of Supergirl for DC comics, and provides guest art for titles like Marvel’s Young Avengers, IDW’s Jem & The Holograms & Vertigo’s Dead Boy Detectives. Alongside comics, she worked on the A&E television series, Bates Motel, providing the sketchbook found by Norman Bates. That’s right, we’ve got Jem & The Holograms, Supergirl and Doctor Who artist IN-STORE!!! She’ll be here all day with prints, sketches and signing!!

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Dark Side Comics UK
47 Viaduct Road, CM1 1TS Chelmsford, Essex
+44 1245 357656

UK – First Order Comics Signing

 

Jamie Delano (World Without End, Hellblazer, Captain Britain) and Katie Bass (Reverie, W.O.T.U.) sign at First Order Comics on Saturday April 22nd from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

First Order Comics
1 Bull Lane, PE27 5AX St Ives, Cambridgeshire UK
+44 1480 465852

UK – FCBD: World War Tank Girl Signing

ALAN MARTIN signs WORLD WAR TANK GIRL at the brand new Forbidden Planet Newcastle Megastore on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, Saturday 6th May from 1:00 – 2:00 PM!*

With a few bars of gold left, and Sub Girl’s uneasy feeling that she left something behind, Tank Girl hires her scientist friend to reinvent time travel.

The Third Reich have no idea what is coming their way!

Alan Martin and artist Jamie Hewlett created Tank Girl in 1988 for Deadline magazine. Their anarchic heroine is now a cult icon that has given us strips, monthly comics, graphic novels, prose novels and a Hollywood movie. Now, artist Brett Pearson joins Alan Martin for this brand new series with an #1 Forbidden Planet exclusive variant cover by Ben Oliver!

* Please note that the Tank Girl comics are not free – only FCBD Branded titles are free.

Forbidden Planet
49 Grainger Street Newcastle NE1 5JE
0191 261 9173

 

UK – FCBD: Detective Comics Signing

Artist Ben Oliver (Injustice: Ground Zero, Martian Manhunter, Batwing) signs at The Comic Book Shop on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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The Comic Book Shop
70 Chestergate, Macclesfield SK11 6DY, UK
+44 1625 408689

UK – FCBD: Black Bolt #1 Signing

Artist Christian Ward signs BLACK BOLT #1 at Forbidden Planet on Saturday 6th May from 1 – 2pm as part of the Free Comic Book Day celebration.*

THE KING OF THE INHUMANS’ FIRST SOLO SERIES!

Black Bolt imprisoned! But by who? And where exactly? The answers to both will shock you! But to learn those answers, Black Bolt must first win a fight to the death with a fellow inmate – The Absorbing Man! Award-winning science fiction writer Saladin Ahmed (Throne of the Crescent Moon) crafts a story as trippy as it is action-packed, with truly mind-bending art from the one and only Christian Ward!

After 10 years of encouraging London teenagers to draw anything other than comics, Christian Ward is now a full-time comic book artist, illustrator and writer. Alongside being the artist on Marvel’s new BLACK BOLT series with writer Saladin Ahmed, as well as the regular cover artist on THE ULTIMATES, he is also the co-creator of ODY-C with Matt Fraction for Image Comics. He’s also collaborated with writers such at Nick Spencer, Kieron Gillen and Margaret Atwood. Christian currently lives in Shrewsbury with his wife Catherine and a pug named Thor.

* Please note that the Black Bolt comics are not free – only FCBD Branded titles are free.

Forbidden Planet Birmingham Megastore
74 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AD

UK – Free Comic Book Day 2017 Signing

Gosh! Comics celebrates Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 will art workshops, creator signings, and free comics!

Window painting 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM with Lizzy Stewart, Dan White, Rebecca Bagley, Rachael Stott, Eleni Kalorkoti, and Lando

10:00 – 11:00 AM Bog Eyed Books and friends (Gary Northfield, Wilbur Dawbarn, Roger Langridge, and Alexander Matthews)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Phoenix Comic (Neill Cameron, Faz Choudhury, Lorenzo Etherington, Fred Fordham, and James Turner)

12:00 – 1:00 PM Flying Eye Books (Ella Bailey, Katie Harnett, Ben Newman, and Joe Todd-Stanton)

Oni Press Signing 1:00 – 2:00 PM with John Allison, Marc Ellerby, and Sarah Graley

Big Screen Signing 3:00 – 4:00 PM with Al Ewing, Kieron Gillen, and Rob Williams

2000AD Signing 4:00 – 5:00 PM with Dan Abnett, Rufus Dayglo, and Richard Elson

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Gosh Comics
1 Berwick St, SoHo, London W1F0DR
United Kingdom

UK – Black Bolt #1 Signing

Artist Christian Ward signs BLACK BOLT #1 on Wednesday 3rd May from 6:00 – 7:00 PM at Forbidden Planet.

THE KING OF THE INHUMANS’ FIRST SOLO SERIES!

Black Bolt imprisoned! But by who? And where exactly? The answers to both will shock you! But to learn those answers, Black Bolt must first win a fight to the death with a fellow inmate – The Absorbing Man! Award-winning science fiction writer Saladin Ahmed (Throne of the Crescent Moon) crafts a story as trippy as it is action-packed, with truly mind-bending art from the one and only Christian Ward!

After 10 years of encouraging London teenagers to draw anything other than comics, Christian Ward is now a full-time comic book artist, illustrator and writer. Alongside being the artist on Marvel’s new BLACK BOLT series with writer Saladin Ahmed, as well as the regular cover artist on THE ULTIMATES, he is also the co-creator of ODY-C with Matt Fraction for Image Comics. He’s also collaborated with writers such at Nick Spencer, Kieron Gillen and Margaret Atwood. Christian currently lives in Shrewsbury with his wife Catherine and a pug named Thor.

Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
0207 420 3666

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