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Jeff Parker: Writing for Drawing – Video

Few people are as uniquely qualified to talk about the act of scriptwriting for comic books like Eisner-nominated writer and artist Jeff Parker! Join us as Jeff delves deep into his rich catalogue of work and learn about his process…

ORBITAL READING LISTS: SPIDER-MAN – PART 2

Welcome back to our latest Orbital Reading List! In celebration of Spider-Man: Homecoming slinging it’s way into cinemas we’re taking a deep-dive into NYC’s favourite wall-crawler. This segment concentrates on the later incarnations, namely Miles Morales, The Ultimate Spider-Man. Onwards,…

‘In Real Life’ bookplate

We are thrilled to announce we will have an Orbital exclusive bookplate edition of Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang’s upcoming graphic novel In Real Life. The book is a comic adaptation of one of Doctorow’s short stories originally titled Anda’s…

Live #QuickDraw at the Design Museum this Friday!

Every Thursday night OFF LIFE, the UK’s only street press comic magazine, tweets #QuickDraw, and so begins their weekly illustration challenge, wherein artists have 90 minutes to draw and post their interpretations. Its a chance for creators new and old…

Orbital Super Sale!

The Orbital Super Sale is back, starting Thursday, December 27th at 10:30am!!! Half-price on all back issues and thousands of incredible bargains on graphic novels, trades and manga! See you there!

Best of 2012

2012 was a great year for comics. Here’s a list of our favourites … What did you enjoy? CHRIS’ SELECTION: Book: Wild Children by Ales Kot and Riley Rossmo Ongoing Series: The Walking Dead New Series: Hell Yeah! Mini Series:…

The Walking Dead Bookplates Have Arrived!

Following up on Wednesday’s exciting announcement of our first ever bookplate edition, we’re now proud to show you the finished product which is available to pre-order in-store and online (click here). The bookplate features a brand-new illustration of Rick Grimes…

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Holy Exploding Sharks Batman! Orbital will be open from 12 to 6pm this Bank Holiday Monday (August 27th) to satisfy all your comic needs. Why would you want to be anywhere else? We’ll be operating at regular times over the…