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Past Events

Jan. 17, 2019: Fangoria #2 Signing

Fangoria is back… again! That’s right Forbidden Planet fans, what better way to ring in the new year than with a launch party for our fiendish friends over at Fangoria. Join us on Thursday January 17th from 6 PM to 8 PM where you’ll be able to get your grubby little mitts on the highly anticipated Fangoria volume 2 issue 2. Yes, that is a week earlier than the issue is officially on shelves! Meet Fango editors of the past and present, get your copy signed by contributors, and mingle with the minds that make it the most important horror related magazine on the stand. Seriously, what more could you ask for?

Here’s who we have on board.

Phil Nobile Jr. Editor in Chief, FANGORIA
Tony Timpone former EIC FANGORIA
Michael Gingold former EIC FANGORIA
Meredith Graves MTV, lead singer of punk band Perfect Pussy
Rich Krusell cover effects artist, Gotham FX
Ben Kissel Last Podcast on the Left
Marcus Parks Last Podcast on the Left

If you made it out to our launch party for the now out of print issue one, you’ll have an idea as what to expect. If not, just strap yourself in and prepare yourself for a wild ride cause you never know who, or what might show up!

Dec. 19, 2018: Livewire #1 Launch Signing

Writer Vita Ayala (The Wilds, Supergirl, Puerto Rico Strong) appears at Forbidden Planet on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1 PM to sign their latest ongoing for Valiant Comics, Livewire #1.

Nov. 1, 2018: My New York Marathon Signing

Forbidden Planet NYC is pleased to announce that writer/artist Sebastien Samson will be here to sign copies of his new graphic novel My New York Marathon on Thursday November 1st, 2018 at 6:00 PM.

Oct. 25, 2018: Maniac Director Signing

Director William Lustig appears on Thursday, October 25th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Forbidden Planet for an exclusive meet and greet!

He is an exploitation titan with an insane list of genre-defining films like Maniac, Vigilante, and the Maniac Cop series on his directorial resume. Coupled with his work restoring and releasing under-appreciated cult classics through his company, Blue Underground, Lustig is and continues to be one of the most important and influential people in the world of genre cinema.

Pre-order the brand new Blu-ray release of the seminal New York City horror classic, Maniac. This limited edition Maniac Blu-ray is a new 4K restoration from the original 16mm camera negative and will not be available until December 11th, but if you come down to the event and pre-order a copy, you will receive the Blu-ray cover and a limited edition poster to get signed. Then, when the product is officially released, you can come back to Forbidden Planet to pick up your copy. But wait, that’s not all! Maniac will have a special reduced price of 29.99 at the event, what more could you ask for?

Immediately available at the signing will be DVD and Blu-ray copies of Lustig’s other films.

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