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THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Daredevil #1 By Mark Waid, Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin Marvel Simon says: What a fantastic issue!  Averse as I am to re-numberings, Daredevil was in need of a fresh start after years of doom and gloom, and Waid certainly…

SPIRIT OF HOPE CHARITY SIGNING TODAY AT 3:30

In order to raise money to help victims of the recent earthquakes in both Japan and New Zeland, Comic Book Alliance have got together 87 comics creators, including Jason Atomic, David Leach, Si Spencer, Peter Hogan, Natalie Abadzis and more…

IF YOU LIKE…

Here at Orbital we are keen to get as many people reading as many diverse comics titles as possible. To this end we have started a fortnightly recommendation board next to the till in the store, based on peoples tastes…

EPISODE 31

Episode 31 of the Orbiting Pod is here! So what do we have lined up? Well: – Picks of the Week including Lady Mechanika #2 from Aspen, American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest #2 from Vertigo, Journey Into Mystery #625…

JACK KIRBY PANEL DISCUSSION

Following the success of the Jack Kirby tribute exhibition Hail To The King, we’re hosting a panel discussion of the King of comics’s work next Friday July 29th, with the exhibition’s curator Jason Atomic, Charles Hatfield (comics academic and writer for…

NEW COMICS – 20/07/2011

Dark Horse Conan The Barbarian Mask Of Acheron Doctor Solar Man Of Atom #7 DC Comics Batman #712 Batman Gates Of Gotham #3 (of 5) Cinderella Fables Are Forever #6 (of 6) Dc Retroactive Batman The 70s #1 Dc Retroactive…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Amazing Spider-Man #665 By Dan Slott and Ryan Stegman Marvel Chris says: Dan Slott does it again! Although issue 665 feels a little like the calm before the storm of “Spider-Island”, it still addresses some pretty weighty issues of its…

COMICS INTERNSHIPS AT THE LONDON PRINT STUDIO

Calling all 20-25 year old cartoonists and comics fans!  The London Print Studio is hosting their second and final round of comics internships starting this September.  The course is run by up-and-coming London-based cartoonist Karrie Fransman (whose debut graphic novel…

BENAROYA PUBLISHING PRESENTS: MARKSMEN EXHIBITION

Orbital Comics is very proud to present an exhibition of work by the great Garry Leach (Marvelman, Hitman, Dan Dare), including pages inked by Garry from Benaroya Publishing’s upcoming comic, Marksmen, which is released on Wednesday 13th. The exhibition, which…