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4 May 2019

3 x Forbidden Planet signings today - don't forget...

Forbidden Planet London have announced a 2000ad 'villains takeover special' signing...details below... 
As is says (here) on the Forbidden Planet website...

As part of our celebrations for Free Comic Book Day, Forbidden Planet are delighted to announce an event with Droids Matt Smith, Greg Staples, Keith Richardson and Pye Parr for the 2000AD Villains Takeover Special, taking place at our London Megastore from 1 - 2pm on Saturday 4th May!

The bad guys are taking over the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic - with a nefarious special one-shot full of criminal capers and villainous ventures!
We have the very best forbidden felons and outlandish outlaws, the lawman of the future faces a familiar rictus grin in Judge Death: The Judge Who Laughs by Rob Williams and Henrik Sahlstrom; there’s fiendish fantasy with Lord Weird Slough Feg: Lord Of The Hunt by Pat Mills and Kyle Hotz; there’s chem-wreathed criminality in the world of Rogue Trooper in Brass and Bland: The Professionals by Karl Stock and Kael Ngu; there’s the malefactory mutant-bountyhunters-turned-bad-guys, The Stix, from Strontium Dog in Stix: Sleeping Dogs Lie by Matt Smith and Chris Weston; and all rounded off by Terror Tale: Last of the Hellphibians by that master of the mendacious Henry Flint!
Matt Smith, alias Cyber-Matt, is a British comics editor. He became editor of 2000AD in January 2002, and took over as editor of the   Judge Dredd Megazine in February 2006. Smith is 2000 AD's ninth Tharg, and its longest serving. He has written several Judge Dredd novels, several one-off Dredd stories for FCBD and instalments of the syndicated Dredd newspaper strip, as well as Top of the World, Ma-Ma, a comic strip prequel to the movie Dredd. He won Eagle Awards for favourite editor in 2007, 2008 and 2011.

If  you can't make the signing then you can order a signed copy of the comic right here


As it says here...

As part of our celebrations for Free Comic Book Day, Forbidden Planet are delighted to announce a special TITAN COMICS signing, with Jessica Martin and Simon Furman, taking place at our London Megastore from 3 - 4pm on Saturday 4th May!

Jessica Martin has had a glittering career in theatre, comedy, television and radio. She’s been a teenage jazz singer, a cult Doctor Who guest star, a West End musical theatre actress and has become a comic creator and published graphic novelist. Jessica will be signing our EXCLUSIVE cover of the FCBD title Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor.
We will also have the normal cover available to be signed.

Simon Furman writes comics and TV animation, and is best known for his work on Transformers. He’s written (literally) hundreds of titles for the ‘robots in disguise’ for Marvel, in both the UK and US, for Dreamave and for IDW Publishing. He’s also written Doctor Who, Dragon’s Claws, Death’s Head, Alpha Flight, Turok, She-Hulk, and What If? His television titles include Beast Wars and Dan Dare. Simon oversees the editorial content of Titan Books’ Transformers titles and ‘Comics Creators’ series. He will be signing the FCBD title RoboTech.

And then at the end of the day...

As part of our celebrations for Free Comic Book Day, Forbidden Planet are delighted to announce a event with artist Trevor Hairsine for DCeased #1, including its Variant and Horror Variant editions, taking place at our London Megastore from 5 - 6pm on Saturday 4th May!

A mysterious techno-virus has been released on Earth, infecting 600 million people and turning them instantly into violent, monstrous engines of destruction. The heroes of the DCU are caught completely unprepared for a pandemic of this magnitude and struggle to save their loved ones first, but what happens to the World’s Greatest Heroes if the world ends?
Trevor Hairsine began his career drawing for the Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000AD. He spent some time working in the computer games industry as a concept artist, before returning to comics and working for Marvel Comics their Ultimate titles, X-Men, Captain America, the superhero/spy limited series Wisdom. as well as for a number of independent publishers on titles including the as yet unfinished Cla$$war for Com.X.

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