Want to discover comics and need a place to start? Then visit Forbidden Planet on Saturday 4th May - Free Comic Book Day!
Free Comic Book Day is perfect for fans and newcomers alike – if you love the idea of comics, these are titles to give you a great taste of what’s waiting for you. You can join the comics revolution – discover comics for the first time or return to the fold to see what you’ve been missing.
We have bags of comics to give away that will provide you with a perfect jumping-in point – and there will be loads of fantastic and cool titles to give away throughout the day*
We’ve got goody bags for kids and for grown-ups; characters ranging from The Walking Dead to Mass Effect, Judge Dredd and Star Wars to Mouse Guard and The Tick, from Superman to Sesame Street!
Check out the sample of Killjoys, written by My Chemical Romance main man, Gerard Way, which continues the themes and characters introduced in the band's last album.
At 11:00am meet writer David Tallerman, who will be signing copies of his comic Endangered Weapon B.
At 1:00pm come on down to meet the legends of 2000AD - Dan Abnett, Al Ewing, Ben Wilsher and, in a very rare signing appearance, Dredd artist Ron Smith!
May The Fourth Be With You! All afternoon the shop will be patrolled by Darth Vader, there to launch Vader's Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown. Full details here!
PLUS: Paul Collicut, creator of the critically acclaimed Murder Mile graphic novel is on an all day running tour of London bookshops to sign copies! Look out for him sometime around 2:00pm!
Whatever you’re into – get into Forbidden Planet on Free Comic Book Day!
*One bag per customer, while stocks last. Only comics marked as Free Comic Book Day titles are free of charge.