I am in Seattle for Emerald City Comic Con as I write this. ECCC is the beginning of the 9 months the comics industry affectionately refers to as “Con Season.” 9 month seasons. Not so bright. Comics Industry- ok at making comics, less ok at everything else. Anyway, I flew in on the Forbidden Planet [...]
Hey Dudes and Dudettes! Turns out there is a storm of epic proportions coming our way and they are closing the subways down because of it. Unfortunately this means we are closing early today, 6PM to be exact. So make sure to head down here now and stock up on stuff to read, movies to [...]
Take a break from the Con this weekend for some great deals at Forbidden Planet NYC! *Existing discounts or specials; e.g. Magic the Gathering Booster Packs, Student Discounts, Manga Deals; do not apply.
Nominations for The Harvey Awards for books released in 2009 have been announced, and are presented below. Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by creators – those who write, draw, ink, letter, color, design, edit or are otherwise involved in a creative capacity in the comics field. They are the only industry awards [...]
The old gal got a costume change in the pages of this week’s Wonder Woman #600 and it’s caused quite the stir. I’m closing the NYC store this evening, and reaction has been mixed… but vocal. VERY vocal… and the update, as designed by Jim Lee (so that’s why she looks like a member of [...]
We here at the Planet know what a grind traveling on Thanksgiving holiday weekend can be. My dad moved to Jersey in the 90s and I can personally attest to the many varied horrors of Penn Station and the NJT on the Wednesday before Turkey day. Shudder. So here’r some reading suggestions of books releasing [...]
The most creative show that was formerly on television, Pushing Daisies, won four Emmys Sunday night, including the absolutely adorable and totally awesome Kristin Chenoweth taking Best Supporting Actress in a comedy. Series creator Bryan Fuller spoke about the award wins: It’s a tremendous honor to see ‘Daisies’ win in so many categories — and [...]
This Wednesday the final days of Mitchell Hundred as New York City Mayor begins with Ex Machina #45. For what has been probably my favorite series since moving to Manhattan almost five years ago, Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris’s Ex Machina has been close to my heart since being here. So to see the [...]