Forbidden Planet NYC
New York City, NY 10003
Past EventsJuly 13, 2018: Deep Red Magazine Signing
Forbidden Planet is beyond stoked to announce an in-store of epic proportions. Horror fans take note, this July, Friday the 13th is your lucky day. Join us for a party in celebration of the relaunch of Deep Red Magazine.
FantaCo publishing has resurrected the late great horror journalist Chas Balun’s legendary horror magazine Deep Red for a whole new generation of gore hounds. With a slew of original contributors on hand and a batch of talented new blood, they have put together a tome that lives up to the publications legacy and is more than worthy of it’s moniker. Put it this way… this magazine is not for wimps.
Just look at the line up we have in store.
Publisher – Tom Skulan – FantaCo Publications founder
Editor-in-chief – John Szpunar – Xerox Ferox
Writer – Chris Poggiali – Temple of Schlock
Writer – Dennis Daniel – original Deep Red contributor.
Writer – Nick Cato – The Atrocity Vendor
Writer – Mike Hunchback – Pulp Macabre
Writer – Art Ettinger – Ultra Violent
Artist – Matt “Putrid” Carr – Organ Fanzine
Artist – Eric Rot – Illustrator
So come on down to Forbidden Planet on Friday the 13th of July from 6-8. Pick the brains of some of the most feral journalists in the game, marvel at the lurid work by contributing artists (prints, etc. will be available for sale), mingle with the madmen who brought you the newest issue of one of the most important magazine in the history of the genre and honor the legacy of the one and only Chas Balun, the man who created the template for modern horror journalism. Make sure to mark your calendars because this is an event you won’t want to missJuly 11, 2018: Son of Hitler Signings
Writer Anthony Del Col (KILL SHAKESPEARE, ASSASSIN’S CREED, SHERLOCK HOLMES VS HARRY HOUDINI) will be signing his new comic Son of Hitler in and around New York City several times in the coming weeks.
Some are born to make history. In the darkest days of World War II a female British spy handler discovers a rumor: that when Adolf Hitler was stationed in France during the First World War he fathered a child. Armed with stolen Nazi files, she goes rogue to find this son and recruit him for a mission to meet his biological father and kill him to end the war’s greatest threat. But that may not be the end of the Hitler family saga…
A pulpy spy and alternative history thriller in the vein of The Man in the High Castle, Zero Dark Thirty, Inglourious Basterds, and John le Carré, this audacious graphic novel exploring one of the war’s greatest legends is from acclaimed writer Anthony Del Col (Assassin’s Creed, Kill Shakespeare), New York Times bestselling illustrator Jeff McComsey (FUBAR, Flutter) and newcomer Geoff Moore.June 13, 2018: The Weatherman #1 Signing
Creators Jody LeHeup and Nathan Fox will be at Forbidden Planet NYC on Wednesday, June 13 from 6:00 -8:00 PM to sign THE WEATHERMAN from Image Comics!
Nathan Bright had it all: an awesome girlfriend, a kickass dog, and a job as the number one weatherman on terraformed Mars. But when he’s accused of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in human history—an event that wiped out nearly the entire population of Earth—Nathan becomes the most wanted man alive and a target of a manhunt that spans the galaxy. But is Nathan truly responsible for such a horrific crime? And why can’t he remember? Writer JODY LEHEUP (SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER!), artist NATHAN FOX (DMZ, HAUNT, Dark Reign: Zodiac), and colorist DAVE STEWART (Hellboy, RUMBLE) present a full-throttle, widescreen science fiction epic about the damage we do in the name of justice and what it truly means to be redeemed…You don’t want to miss THE WEATHERMAN!June 8, 2018: Ricanstruction Signing
Writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (Creator of La Borinqueña) appears at Forbidden Planet on Friday, June 8th at 6:00 PM to sign RICANSTRUCTION! The second issue of Edgardo’s La Borinqueña will also be available.
100% of the proceeds from this anthology will go to the continued work to help over 3 million Americans living in Puerto Rico, providing solar-powered lamps, food, clothing and so much more.