Venue Details & Map
8A Great Newport StreetLondon ChinatownLondonWC2H 7JA
- +44 (0)20 7240 0591
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
A place like London has many many many comic book stores. Some are great. Some promising and some are downright bad. Orbital is the odd one out. It doesn´t fall in any of those categories. This one is a shining example of what a small comic book shop should look and maybe more importantly must feel like.
The first thing I noticed (and loved) was the clerk humming/singing behind the counter....more
friendly stuff, a lot of comics and graphics novels! not so crowded like 'forbidden planet' but definitely worth a visit!
the paintings are very cool - you can spot them in every corner of the store. you can also find some very unique children books and action figures!
Not far from Leicester Square tube station and always handy when you need to collect your comic of the week!more
My husband is a big fan of comic book stores. One of the nights we were relatively early for our dinner reservation, we stopped in to have a look around. My husband found lots of items he wanted to buy... but sadly very difficult with the small space we have in our flat in London.
Overall they have such a good selection between new and old stuff. I'm sure all of the big fans can spend...more
Of the three comic shops I know in London, this is the best. In part for its size, in part for its dedication to a wide range of comics, in part for the layout but also for it's staff, events and the people who shop here.
Orbital is always my (and should always be your) first stop for comics, from latest releases to 80s or 90s back issues, Orbital has it all. From an unassuming entrance...more
Funky comic book store for all comic lovers' needs, always up to date with the latest offerings and hosts exciting signings and talks every once in a while, from chip zdarsky to noelle Stevenson. Not the cheapest, but definitely worth a look.more