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Delighted to hear that the splendid Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (an institution for generations in the city) is hosting a major exhibition of comics artwork by Frank Quitely this spring. From the...

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Fellow comic lovers, remember this weekend (Saturday 9th July) is Small Press Day across the UK, with many comics stores across the land celebrating our vibrant and diverse small press comics and zine scene. We’ve...

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Comics: Small Press Day in Glasgow!!!

June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’ve mentioned the upcoming Small Press Day on here already, a series of events happening all around the country on Saturday 9th of July. The Forbidden Planet Dublin crew have already announced a cracking plan...

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Comics: Rai Con coming soon to Glasgow!

February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Coming up very soon now is Scotland’s own great bash for manga and anime fans, Rai Con. Taking place in the splendid environs of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (just a moment’s walk from our...

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Red Thorn #1, David Baillie, Meghan Hetrick, DC/Vertigo I’ve been looking forward to this series since I first heard about it, partly because the writer, David Baillie, is one whose work I’ve followed for years...

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A very good chum of the blog and a stalwart of the UK small press scene (and now sometime 2000 AD writer!) , David Baillie is one of the creators who is part of the...

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Glasgow peeps, don’t forget that John Lees, scribe on the wonderfully creepy and disturbing And Then Emily Was Gone, has a new series, first issue just out, Oxymoron: the Loveliest Nightmare, and he’s going to...

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Quick reminder that the John Lees singing for the first issue of his new comic Oxymoron: the Loveliest Nightmare is now scheduled for next week, Thursday 27th August, from 6 to 7pm....

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John Lees signing in FP Glasgow!

August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bad news – the John Lees signing we mentioned last week isn’t happening as posted. Good news – it is happening the following week! Apologies for the confusion, there was a last moment hitch in...

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John Lees pays a return visit to Forbidden Planet Glasgow on Thursday 20th of August (from 6 to 7pm) to sign first issues of his brand-new comic Oxymoron: the Loveliest Nightmare. I thought John’s And...

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