Author Archive for Camila

We Are Refurbishing!

Starting next week, we are beginning a major refurbishment at Orbital. To accommodate significant electrical and plumbing works, the store will be closed next Monday and Tuesday the 10th and 11th of February, and also the following Monday and Tuesday,…

Staff Picks – Week of 13/02/2019

Space Wolf #3 Will Powers (w/a) Self-Published Joe says: Everyone’s favourite cosmic canis is back in his third adventure thanks to the frustratingly talented Will Powers. Despite the A5 trim size, Powers’ work feels grand in scale – the world…

Staff Picks – Week of 06/02/2019

A World of Wisdom James Chapman Self-published Will says: Language can be very confusing. Learning a new one is always a challenge for me and, at least in the case of English, can make no logical sense. Regardless, etymology fascinates…

Staff picks – Week of 30/01/2019

Book Love Debbie Tung Andrews McMeel Will says: To say that Debbie Tung (author of Quiet Girl in a Noisy World) is obsessed with reading is an understatement. Early into reading Book Love, it is obviously clear Debbie loves books,…

Orbital’s Favourite Books of 2018

Karl’s Favourites Best series: Mister Miracle by Tom King and Mitch Gerads Best Collection: X Men: Grand Design by Ed Piskor (w/a) Best Exhibition in the Gallery: Arthur Ranson Retrospective Best Orbital Event: Winston Smith Pop Up Exhibition and Signings Best…

Staff Picks – Week of 28/11/18

Heroes in Crisis #3 Tom King (w), Lee Weeks, Clay Mann (a) DC Comics Chief says: Trauma has always been at the centre of Tom King’s work. Whether it’s the psychological breaking of the Bat by Bane in Batman or…

New Comics – Week of 28/11/18

Dark Horse Hellboy And BPRD 1956 #1 (of 5) Stranger Things #3 DC Comics Action Comics #1005 Aquaman Justice League Drowned Earth #1 Batgirl #29 Batman Beyond #26 Batman Kings of Fear #4 (of 6) Books of Magic #2 DC…

Staff Picks – Week of 21/11/18

Flavor TPB Joseph Keatinge (w), Wook Jin Clark (a) Image Chief says: This came as something of a surprise to me, a book I judged (at least at first) solely on it’s cover. But hey its a comic. How else…

Staff Picks – Week of 14/11/18

The Terrible Elisabeth Dumn Against The Devils in Suits (One Shot) Arabson (w, a) Image / IHQ Studios Chief says: This caught my eye, mostly because of the pink neon, Paul Pope-esque cover and the beautiful format (gotta love an…

Staff Picks – Week of 07/11/18

Green Lantern #1 Grant Morrison (w), Liam Sharp (a) DC Comics Adam says: After what feels like years of constantly convoluted stories across far too many titles, the “main” title has returned with everyone’s favourite hot-head, Hal Jordan, back in…

Staff Picks – Week of 24/10/2018

Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes (30th Anniversary Edition) Neil Gaiman (w), Sam Kieth, Mike Drinberg, Malcolm Jones III (a) DC / Vertigo Chief says: Reissued this week on glossier paper, Neil Gaiman’s horror goth masterpiece recurring dream fiction is…

Staff Picks – Week of 03/10/2018

The Art of Arthur Ranson Arthur Ranson Orbital Gallery Exhibition Karl says: Currently in the Orbital Gallery we have an exquisite collection of artwork by British comics legend, Arthur Ranson. The exhibition spans four decades and includes original pages from…