This Saturday night check out the new animated short by Forbidden Planet’s very own Josh Weisbrod. Josh’s new short How top Talk to Women will be playing at the Audience Choice Screenings for the 8th Annual NYC Downtowm Short Film Festival. It’s all going down this Saturday May 21st at 8PM at Duo Theater 62 [...]
Meet Onrie Kompan of Yi Soon Shin fame this Thursday at Noon, right here at Forbidden Planet!
Grab your self a fresh pair of underwear cause those cool cats from MF Gallery are hosting an awesome B-Horror themed art show that will make you crap! Some good friends of mine (who just so happen to be killer artists) like Michael Nirenberg and Kirsten Flaherty are involved so show your support. Here’s a [...]
Coming this Tuesday, April 5th… comic artist superstar Frank Quitely (We3, Batman and Robin) in conversation with Jose Villarrubia (Conan, Batman Year 100) a few blocks away from Forbidden Planet! Forbidden Planet’s hawking advance tickets in-store. They’re also available from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, who have prints and signed postcards to commemorate the [...]
You read the title… The opening reception for the Matt Jones exhibition Multiverse at Freight+Volume is today. So get off your butt and go check out some art! What: Matt Jones Multiverse Opening Reception When: Today Thursday March 31 6PM Where: Freight + Volume 530 W. 24th Street (btw 10th and 11th Ave) Manhattan NY [...]
Fans of Wolverine, Stephen Hawking and Black Flag make sure to mark your calendar’s for Matt Jones Multiverse! Matt is a good friend of mine (and a great customer for that matter) and this is his first solo art exhibit at the Freight + Volume gallery so I want everyone to make an effort to [...]
I just wanted to extend a sincere thanks to everybody who came out this past Friday for the Bad Biology Blu-ray release party with Frank Henenlotter and Anthony Sneed. It was a total success with plenty smiles abound, but none bigger than mine. Here’s a little taste of what you missed… But don’t fret you [...]
Less than 24 hours left before Frank Henenlotter and Anthony Sneed grace Forbidden Planet with their presence. Here’s a sneak peek at the limited edition Basket Case and Bad Biology shirts… Hope to see you tomorrow!
When I first heard about Fantagraphics’ Destroy All Movies The Complete Guide To Punks On Film I immediately knew this book was for me. Being a “punk” myself and a huge cult film nerd how could I not be excited. Destroy All Movies is an informative, hilarious and impossibly complete guide to every appearance of [...]
The GeeksOUT mission: Comic conventions draw giant crowds for a number of reasons: For some, it’s a chance to dress up as their heroes and read, game and gawk at passers-by; for others, cons are a serious networking opportunity or a chance to check out emerging work in a vital art form. But while everyone’s [...]
Our buddy Michael Furth, who was just featured as an inker in the pages of How to Break Into Comics the Marvel Way, is developing a new site to preserve and document the comics making process called The Comic Archive. The techniques and technologies behind making comics are at best ill-documented and at worst never [...]
British artist Steve Dillon, well- known for his work on Preacher, Punisher, and Wolverine: Origins, will visit Forbidden Planet in New York City on June 8 to benefit Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization helping comic creators in need. The event takes place: Tuesday, June 8, 5 p.m. Forbidden Planet New York 840 Broadway New York, [...]
Is your sweetie a LOST fan? Consider passing them a LOST-themed Valentine from artist Lee Bretschneider. Also, if you dig these, you may also dig one of the artist’s other clever prints. They may be viewed, and purchased, here at his Adventuring Company store. Plus, all proceeds garnered from now until February 28th will be [...]
In light of this morning’s aftershock near Port-au-Prince I thought I’d do my small part in further highlighting a noble effort by members of the comic community to aid the victims of this tragedy. Heroes 4 Haiti is a grassroots movement of artists seeking to raise money for organizations helping victims of the recent Haitian [...]
The Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street between Park and Lex in NYC, opens its 2009 Spectrum exhibit this Tuesday night, September 1st. “Spectrum” is on display at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators. Featuring the best contemporary “fantastic” art from renowned fantasy, science fiction, horror, and surreal artists from [...]