UK – Spandex Signing

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Martin Eden signs at Forbidden Planet on Thursday 24 May 2012 from 18:00 – 19:00. 

Forbidden Planet London Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR

Press Release:

CREATOR MARTIN EDEN SIGNING AT FORBIDDEN PLANET LONDON ON THURSDAY 24th May 6 – 7pm

Prowler, Liberty, Glitter, Indigo, Butch, Mr Muscles, Diva – all superpowered, all British, and the first all-gay super-hero team there ever was!

Created by independent creator Martin Eden, Spandex charts the highs and lows of a group of Brighton-based heroes, doing battle with 50-foot lesbians, a group of deadly pink ninjas, as well as their own complicated love lives! A super-hero book like no other!

 

UK – Spirit of Hope Signing

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Press Release:

Forbidden Planet is delighted to host one of our trademark multi-author signings. At 1:00pm on Saturday July 23rd, Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London will host to: -

Alan Cowsill, Eva Perkins, Grant Perkins, David Leach, G M Jordan, Kev Hopgood, Jessica S Kemp, Si Spencer, Tim Pilcher, Jason Atomic, Jasper Bark, Jon Haward, Martin Eden, Martyn Pick, Peter Hogan, Gary Gilbert, Dan Rachael, Natalie Abadzis and many more.

The British comics community has come together to help raise funds for disaster victims of New Zealand and Japan’s earthquakes and tsunami with a stunning new graphic novel anthology, Spirit of Hope.

Comic Book Alliance Chair Tim Pilcher, said, ‘When the earthquake hit Japan on the afternoon of 11 March 2011 the CBA, like the rest of the world, was stunned. Overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of the disaster we felt impotent to do anything. But standing idly by was simply not an option. So we did what comics people do best, we put a call out to the artistic community and asked for a strip, pin-up or anything that encapsulated that devastating situation for them.’

Over 85 writers, artists, colourists, letterers and editors from across the globe all donated their time and work free of charge, to produce a powerful statement, all within an incredible two and a half weeks after the Japanese tsunami hit. Consequently, the stories have a raw emotiveness and impact that can only come from such immediacy.

Please note that all pre-orders may not be signed by all attendees.