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: 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: 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 – 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

UK – Surgeon X Signing

SARA KENNEY signs SURGEON X VOL. 1: THE PATH OF MOST RESISTANCE at Forbidden Planet on Wednesday 26th April from 6:00 – 7:00 PM.

In an antibiotic apocalypse in near-future London, brilliant surgeon Rosa Scott becomes Surgeon X, a vigilante doctor who treats those who’ve been abandoned by the system. Haunted by the murder of her mother and harassed by the mysterious Hippocrates, Rosa risks everything to save lives – but warps her medical oath to do so.

Sara Kenney is a writer, producer and director based in London, England. She started her career working in science, but left a good job with great career prospects to work in TV. For the last 16 years she’s worked as a filmmaker on documentaries, drama and animation (BBC, Channel 4, Discovery etc.) Surgeon X is her first comic.

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

UK – Briggs Land: State of Grace Signing

Join MACK CHATER signing BRIGGS LAND: STATE OF GRACE at Forbidden Planet Newcastle on Saturday 22nd April from 1:00 – 2:00 PM!

Briggs Land, nearly a hundred square miles of rural wilderness, contains the largest anti-government secessionist movement in the United States. When matriarch Grace Briggs wrests control of the operation from her incarcerated husband, she sparks a war within the community – and her immediate family – that threatens to bring the full power of the federal government down on their heads.

Mack Chater has always been into art, especially concept art, FX and comic book art. He loves working in a team, the creative buzz of working with other, like-minded people. Mack is the illustrator of Six, from master author George Pelecanos, and has done sequential work for Ashes, Earp: Saints for Sinners, The Fuse, and Smoke/Ashes.

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

UK – Doctor Who Ghost Stories Signing

Join GEORGE MANN signing DOCTOR WHO GHOST STORIES #1 (DUK Exclusive Variant) at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Thursday 13th April from 6:00 – 7:00 PM!

An all-new adventure with the Ghost, Lucy Fletcher, and the Doctor.

Follow the Ghost, from the stunning 2016 Doctor Who Christmas Special, ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio,’ into a brand-new, galaxy-spanning adventure. What part of the Ghost’s secret origin returns to threaten the universe? And a superhero needs a super-villain – so meet the Ghost’s dark shadow…!

George Mann is the author of the Newbury and Hobbes and The Ghost series of novels, as well as numerous short stories, novellas and audiobooks. He has written fiction and audio scripts for the BBC’s Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes. He is also a respected anthologist and has edited The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction and The Solaris Book of New Fantasy.

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

NYC – The Magdalena Signing

Writer Ryan Cady and artist Christian DiBari will be at Forbidden Planet NYC on Wednesday, March 22nd at 6:00 PM signing copies of Magdalena #1 and sketching.

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

UK – Jock Signing

JOCK will be signing two sensational new exclusive Giclee Prints at the Forbidden Planet Newcastle Megastore on Saturday 25th March from noon to 1pm.

These two high quality giclee prints feature the cover art from All Star Batman #6. Both measure 20 x 36 inches and are printed on 300gms smooth cotton rag paper and are ONLY available from our Newcastle Megastore!

The Signed All-Star Batman #6 Print is limited to 100 Worldwide and will be £49.99. Also available is the Variant Edition, limited to 50 Worldwide and costing £54.99.

See more information about the prints on our Log Page.

PLUS: Also available at the event will be the Forbidden Planet/Big Bang Exclusive Variant of the 2000AD 40th Anniversary special, featuring Judge Dredd cover art by Jock.

Jock won the 2001 National Comics Award for Best New Talent (2000 AD) and was nominated for a 2006 Eisner Award (The Losers) and the 2012 Stan Lee Award for Best Artist (Detective Comics). Jock has created storyboards and concept art for numerous films including The Dark Knight Trilogy, Dredd, Star Wars VIII and the Oscar winning Ex Machina. His comics creations include Green Arrow, Batman, Wolverine, Constantine and Judge Dredd.

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

NYC – Amazing Spider-Man #25 Signing

Writer DAN SLOTT (Silver Surfer, Superior Spider-Man) signs on Wednesday March 15th at 6:00 PM! Come celebrate the release of Amazing Spider-Man #25 at Forbidden Planet NYC.

RSVP on Facebook!

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

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