Upcoming Events

Earlham Mystics launch party with Luke Abbott + Gold Panda DJs


To celebrate the release of the debut EP by Earlham Mystics AKA Luke Abbott, NOTOWN Recordings are having a FREE ENTRY release party at London’s world-renowned Orbital Comics store.
The party will feature DJ sets by Luke Abbott and Gold Panda as Earlham Mystics DJs, from 7-9pm.

Refreshments will be served, records will be available. For more information please visit NotownRecordings.com

Comic Book Inking Masterclass with comic art legend Cam Smith


Comic Book Inking Masterclass with Cam Smith


Learn the art of comic book inking from an industry icon who has worked on everything from Spider-Man to Batman to 2000AD! Blue-lined artwork will be provided, but attendees are invited to bring their own work too, and will receive a recommended list of materials.

Friday 7th April, from 7pm
Limited to 30 places

(£15 regular ticket / £19.50 includes a pair of small and brush Pitt artist pens.)

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Medieval Comic Exhibition Launch and Talk – Thursday, March 23rd


Come join us for a night of mead-drinking and merry-making, with talks on the history of medieval comics with Dr Hana Videen of King’s College London and guests, and an exhibition inspired by medieval stories by comic creator Karrie Fransman.

Come and hear tales of serpent-tailed women, bleeding trees and lump babies. Come and see what the first panels and speech bubbles looked like. And come and drink mead. Yes. Mead.

Thursday, March 23rd, from 7:30pm.

RSVP on the Facebook event page.

Beyond 2000ad Exhibition – From Feb.11th


Orbital is very pleased to be hosting an exhibition in association with 2000AD and their ongoing Fortieth Anniversary celebrations. From February 11th the Orbital gallery will be displaying an awesome show entitled “Beyond 2000 AD: The broader cultural impact of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic“.

This unique exhibition will showcase items and ephemera from the last forty years inspired and influenced by the many characters and scenarios dreamed up by Tharg the Mighty and his legions of droids. The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic has inspired dozens of musicians, movie makers, gamers and sculptors over the last four decades, as well as spawning tons of incredible merchandise and spin offs.

Featuring a wide selection of figures, unseen artwork, a whole bunch of the groovy free gifts given away with the comic over the years, as well as numerous vinyl records, CD’s and even cassettes which have broadened the cultural reach of the comic like no other. And of course we will have oodles of the 2000 plus Progs available for perusal and sale, too!