Upcoming Events

X-Men Competition!

Are you a HUGE X-Men fan? Excited about the upcoming release of Dark Phoenix? Live in London? Then we want to hear from you! Tell us in no more than 200 words why YOU are the biggest X-Men fan and you could be eligible to join us for a special fan event this week at Orbital Comics.

Please send your answers to orbitaldarkphoenix@gmail.com by Thursday 23rd May and successful candidates will be selected to come down, join in the fun and receive some extra special X-Men goodies.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Competition Time!

WIN FREE TICKETS!!!

Here is a sweet competition tying in with a pop-up comics and movie-themed exhibition in our gallery space commencing this Friday, 24th May. You have the chance to win:

Limited Edition Fan-Art Dark Phoenix posters from our friends at 20th Century Fox!

• 1 pair of tickets for X-Men: Dark Phoenix at Cineworld Leicester Square!

• 1 pair of tickets for Spider-Man: Far From Home, also at Cineworld Leicester Square!

• 3 Priority Entry Tickets for MCM London at the Excel for Saturday 25th May from our friends at Reed Pop!

To be in with a chance of winning you MUST be at Orbital Comics between the hours of 12PM and 1PM Friday 24th May and answer some Marvel Movie questions.

You must be in-store, in person to win and receive your prize from A VERY SPECIAL GUEST!

Can you answer these three simple questions about the Marvel Cinematic Universe? If you can, you may be in for a chance to win! Just register for the competition by filling in the form below.

1. How many Infinity Stones are there?

2. Who is the Dark Phoenix?

3. Who plays Spider-Man in the forthcoming movie?

Register for the competition here:

Geoff Senior Exhibition and Signing | 1-17 July

Orbital Comics is proud to welcome 35-year veteran artist of the UK comic book industry, Geoff Senior, with an exhibition of distinctively cool art!

This awesome exhibit also features pages from brand new series “To The Death” – a 10-issue maxi series set in a distant future on a near-desolate Earth.

To learn more about this thrilling new title, and check out a free preview, visit to-the-death.com

The exhibition opens on Monday 1st July, and concludes when “To The Death” co-creator Simon Furman joins Geoff Senior for a fun-filled in-store signing on Wednesday 17th July at 5:30pm!

X-Men Dark Phoenix Life Drawing Class | Friday 7th June

X-Men Dark Phoenix Life Drawing Class | Friday 7th June

£20.00

Timed to coincide with the red-carpet premier of the new X-men movie “Dark Phoenix” at Leicester Square, the Art Model Collective return to Orbital with a session that takes us back to the roots of the Phoenix saga.

Drawing inspiration from the mutant mayhem of the original Marvel comics our models evoke the flame-haired telekinetic Phoenix, Jean Grey and her cool as ice psi-powered rival Emma Frost as the Black & White Queens of the Hellfire Club.

This dynamic, costumed life drawing session is suitable for all levels but aimed at providing a resource for comic artists, illustrators and designers.

So sharpen those pencils and grab your sketchbooks, it’s drawing time!

Starring:
Alysia as Jean Grey, the Black Queen / Marvel Girl / Phoenix
Manko as Emma Frost, the White Queen

Hosted by artist Jason Atomic.
Basic materials and refreshments provided.
Price: £20
Date: Friday 7th June 2019
Time: 7pm (for a strict 7.30 start)
NB: No physical tickets will be sent out. Your payment will secure your name on our list at the door.
Tickets are non-refundable.

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The Toybox Exhibition | 1-30 June

Returning with a new coat of paint, Orbital Comics is proud to welcome back crafty creators of custom curios with their refreshed exhibition — The Toybox!

This exciting show spotlights the craft of action figure customising, and celebrates everything from fan art of instantly recognisable characters, to hybrid designs, to intricate original builds.

The Toybox runs from 1-30 June, with a special opening night on Saturday 1st June.

Comic Book Writing Workshop with Cecil Castellucci | Friday 14th June

Comic Book Writing Workshop with Cecil Castellucci | Friday 14th June

£15.00

Looking to hone your comics writing skills, or perhaps you’re just starting out?

Continuing our series of comics craft workshops, Orbital is delighted to welcome Cecil Castellucci for a session on comic book writing on Friday 14th of June. Cecil is an accomplished writer who specialises in books for Young Adults. Having wrapped up Shade the Changing Girl / Woman, she is currently writing Female Furies for DC Comics, and will be taking over writing duties for Batgirl with issue #37 in July. She also has a Snow White adaptation on the horizon with Dark Horse. Additionally, Cecil is a prolific novelist, creating her own worlds with the likes of Don’t Cosplay With My Heart, as well as working on properties likes Star Wars.

Cecil also has teaching experience, speaking regularly at both schools and universities alike.

The workshop is ticketed, with limited spaces. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch some insights from one of the most versatile writers working today!

Price: £15
Date: Friday 14th of June
Time: 7PM (for a strict 7:30PM start)

NB – No physical tickets will be mailed out: your payment secures your place on our list at the door. Tickets are non-refundable.

Cecil will also be doing a public signing from 6PM, same day, and open to all!

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