Orbital Comics

8 Great Newport Street
London, England WC2H 7JA

Current & Upcoming Events

May 23, 2018: Kid Lobotomy Signing

Writer Peter Milligan appears at Orbital Comics on Wednesday May 23rd, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM to sign copies of Kid Lobotomy: Volume 1.

A key forerunner of the “British invasion” that helped reinvigorate comics in the late eighties and early nineties, Peter Milligan is best known for his work at DC/Vertigo on titles such as Shade the Changing Man, Batman: Dark Knight, Dark City and Hellblazer, as well as at 2000AD (Skreemer, Hewligan’s Haircut) and Marvel (X-Force, X-Statix, X-men). His latest undertaking (with Rat Queens artist Tess Fowler) Kid Lobotomy is the debut title at IDW’s creator-owned Black Crown imprint.

Past Events

May 5, 2018: FCBD 2018: 2000 AD Signing

This Free Comic Book Day, Saturday 5th of May join Orbital Comics and a riot squad of 2000 AD creators including Matt Smith, Alec Worley, Colin Bell, Tanya Roberts, Ned Hartley, Neil Googe, Pye Parr, INDIO, Owen Michael Johnson and editor Keith Richardson as they sign copies of the Galaxy’s Greatest Free Comic! Drop in from 12PM for what promises to be a romper-stomper, gate-crashing, thrill-powered day of comics madness!

April 14, 2018: Lucio Parrillo Art Demo + Q&A

Lucio Parrillo is an illustrator and painter who for the past 15 years has worked for the most reputable companies in the comics and games industry. He has painted many covers for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and Dynamite Entertainment. He has worked on trading cards and other game productions, including Magic the Gathering and Warcraft.

During the day on Saturday 14th April, Lucio will be painting on canvas in the shop from 12-6pm – a perfect opportunity to observe a professional at work! You’ll also be able to get your comics and books signed by him as he works.

Sketches will also be available to commission, but orders MUST be placed through Scott’s Collectables beforehand to be collected in store at Orbital. A full list of pricing is available HERE but places will be limited, so act fast!

After hours from 7pm, we’ll be hosting a free Q&A session with Lucio, where we’ll delve into his creative process, his experiences in the industry, and answer some of your questions!

March 7, 2018: Shade the Changing Woman #1 Signing

Writer Cecil Castellucci (The Plain Janes, Odd Duck) appears at Orbital Comics on Wednesday March 7th from 1:30 – 3:00 PM for an impromptu meet & greet/signing to celebrate the release of Shade the Changing Woman #1 from DC/Young Animal!

Feb. 24, 2018: Improper Books Signing

Benjamin Read, Christian Wildgoose, Matt Gibbs, and Laura Trinder, the amazing artists and writers behind Improper Books, appear at Orbital Comics on Saturday 24th February from 2:00 till 6:00 PM.

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Monday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.