Upcoming Events

He-Man Character Guide and World Compendium – Book Launch & Signing


On Saturday 27th May, He-Man historian James Eatock returns to Orbital for an all-day book launch and signing for his latest book, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: Character Guide and World Compendium!

The universe of He-Man and She-Ra is full of mystery. And thanks to over four thousand individual entries covering characters, beasts, vehicles, locations, weapons, and magic, you can learn the secrets of this entire universe! This is the most comprehensive MOTU guide ever published, covering all things Masters of the Universe and Princess of Power from 1982 through today!

James will also be bringing more animation cels to sell from his extensive collection! It’s rare opportunity to see original artwork from one of the most fondly-remembered series of the 80’s, so don’t miss your chance to purchase a slice of animation history!

‘Portrait of a Thousand Punks’ Book Launch & Signing


Orbital is very pleased to announce the UK launch and a signing by Canadian illustrator and comic artist Nick Craine of his forthcoming graphic novel ‘Portrait of a Thousand Punks: Hard Core Logo‘ on June 7th. The book premieres at TCAF in May and this will be another great exclusive Orbital Event!

Nick Craine was born in Toronto in 1971 and is a critically acclaimed visual artist whose illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post and many more. In 2008 he was chosen as one of six Canadians included in the TASCHEN international illustration anthology, Illustration Now. He is a much sought after conceptual illustrator and adapted Bruce McDonald’s films Dance Me Outside and Hard Core Logo into graphic novels; the latter was nominated for an Ignatz award in the Outstanding Artist Category.

Bonkers DC Silver Age Exhibition

bonkers-poster-web Between 1964 and 1970, the creative geniuses at DC produced some of the wildest, most outlandish characters, plots and covers ever seen in comics, Orbital celebrates this bonkers era with an exhibition from May 1st to May 31st.

Sean Murphy Signing and Tokyo Ghost Director’s Commentary – CANCELLED!!


Sadly, due to transport problems, this event has been CANCELLED. We hope to reschedule for later in the year, so keep your eyes peeled for further news… or sign up to our weekly newsletter to be up to date on upcoming events!

In a rare UK appearance, celebrated comic artist Sean Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus, Joe the Barbarian, The Wake) will be stopping by Orbital for a signing, followed by an after-hours Director’s Commentary for his creator-owned title, Tokyo Ghost.