Big Planet Comics of College Park

7315 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740-3235

Past Events

March 16, 2016: Another Castle/Doorman Signing

Big Planet Comics is proud to welcome local artists Kendall Goode and Paulina Ganucheau for their two new comic series, The Doorman from Heavy Metal, and Another Castle from Oni Press on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM!

In The Doorman, Henry Clay Waters is The Doorman of Earth and hasn’t had an interstellar visitor in decades until… his last day on the job when an extraterrestrial assassin darkens his doorstep. Saved by the neurotic alien Detective Flower, the two must team up to solve the galaxy’s biggest mystery or get killed trying!

In Another Castle, Princess Misty of Beldora longs for a more exciting life, but gets more than she bargained for when she is captured by Lord Badlug, the ruler of the neighboring kingdom of Grimoire. He intends to marry her and conquer Beldora, leading the land into ruin and chaos. Together with the long-suffering citizens of Grimoire and a certain bumbling prince, Misty must fight to protect her kingdom and free both realms from Badlug’s tyrannical rule.

Aug. 29, 2015: Zodiac Starforce Signings

Big Planet Comics is proud to welcome our hometown heroes, Kevin Panetta and Paulina Ganucheau, for two signings for their new Dark Horse Comics series, Zodiac Starforce! They will appear at the Vienna store on Saturday August 29th from 1:00-4:00 PM and at the College Park store from 4:00-6:00 PM!

We will have an EXCLUSIVE Big Planet Comics variant of issue #1 for sale, as well as a limited edition print of the cover!
Zodiac Starforce is an elite group of teenage girls with magical powers have sworn to protect our planet against dark creatures… as long as they can get out of class!

These high-school girls aren’t just combating math tests. They’re also battling monsters! But when an evil force infects leader Emma, she must work with her team to save herself—and the world—from the evil Diana and her mean-girl minions!

March 21, 2015: Dave Roman Drawing Party

Cartoonist Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Teen Boat) appears at Big Planet Comics on Saturday, March 21st from 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm for a special drawing party!

Feb. 4, 2015: George O'Connor Signing

Big Planet Comics is proud to welcome New York Times bestselling creator George O'Connor, for his series Olympians!

The newest book in the Olympians series is Ares: Bringer of War. In Ares, the myth continues in the tenth year of the fabled Trojan War where two infamous gods of war go to battle. The spotlight is thrown on Ares, god of war, and primarily focuses on his battle with the clever and powerful Athena. As the battle culminates and the gods try to one-up each other to win, the human death toll mounts. Who will win this epic clash of power? And how many will have to die first?

Olympians website: http://www.olympiansrule.com/

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.