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The Forbidden Planet International · 2h ago

The City and the City

I went to the City and the City preview followed by question and answer session, nearly a ...
The Forbidden Planet International · 2h ago

Comics – More details for this year’s ELCAF announced

We’ve already posted that this year’s ELCAF – the East London Comic Art Festival – will take place across the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of June this summer, but now Nobrow’s Angela has been in touch to fill us in on the details which were announced this we...
The Forbidden Planet International · 1d ago

Reviews: From Distant Stars

From Distant Stars, Sam Peters, Gollancz From Darkest Skies was a strong mystery story set in a well fleshed-out, instantly immersive, sci-fi world. It felt like season one of a good, mid-budget television show – character-driven, compelling, but wit...
The Forbidden Planet International · 1d ago

The Weekly 2000AD – Previewing Prog 2078

Prog 2078 is out in your local comic shop and maybe even your local newsagent on the 25th April…. here’s what’s inside to tempt you… Cover by Carlos Ezquerra, who really brings the action to Johnny Alpha this episode. Cracking cover. Judge Dredd: Fla...
The Forbidden Planet International · 3d ago

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #160

Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve ...
The Forbidden Planet International · 5d ago

Competitions: score some cool Deadpool 2 gear!

We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are...
The Forbidden Planet International · 5d ago

The Hero With a Thousand Issues

This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having power and a will to use it for t...
The Forbidden Planet International · 6d ago

Edinburgh Comic Con

(all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was...
The Forbidden Planet International · 6d ago

Happy birthday, Superman!

Hard to believe, but one of the most iconic superheroes of all time is celebrating his eightieth birthday. As Action Comics hits the remarkable issue #1000 mark (an amazing run for any comic) we celebrate eighty years of Superman, the hero who made u...
The Forbidden Planet International · 6d ago

Time to be Vigilant once more!

Announced earlier, 2000AD and Rebellion are bringing some absolutely classic Brit super-types back in their brand-new one-shot The Vigilant, coming in August. It features a wealth of classic (or possibly just weird) superhero types from the archives ...