Orang Utan Comics at London Super Comic Convention!

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Orang Utan Comics are proud to be official sponsors of London Super Comic Convention!

We hope you can all join us at the show on March 15th and 16th 2014 as we release two eagerly anticipated new books – Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus and The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley!

To celebrate these spectacular new releases we have a range of exciting special offers for you at the Orang Utan Comics booth (B11).

Buy Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus or The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley and get a free Eagle Award nominated anthology!

Buy any two graphic novels and get a free comic (Shrapnel: Case Files #1 or The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley #1 Convention Exclusive Edition)!

The Alpha Gods: Emergence Special Edition hardback will be available at the special LSCC price of just £10 (regular price £12.99). Further special discounts across our range of graphic novels, see the list below for details.

Special convention offer Five Book Deal: Alpha Gods: Emergence HC, The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley LSCC Exclusive HC, Hero: 9 to 5, Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus and the Hypergirl Ltd Ed HC for just £60! (Regular price for all five is £68.92).

Free set of cosplay art cards with ANY purchase!

And, yes, these offers stack! So if you buy the Five Book Deal you will also receive the Eagle Award nominated anthology, a free comic and a set of art cards, a total value of £83.87 for just £60!

All offers are while stocks last, visit Orang Utan Comics at booth B11 early to avoid disappointment!

We’re also launching the first print collection of our thrice weekly regular web comic, Spacescape.

Pre-ordering is available for both Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus and The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley.

LSCC Price List:

Alpha Gods: Emergence HC – £10 (RRP £12.99)
Hero: 9 to 5 – £10 (RRP £10.95)
Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus – £10 (RRP £11.99)
Hypergirl SC – £10 (RRP £13.99)
Hypergirl Ltd Ed HC – £15
The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley LSCC Exclusive HC – £15 (RRP £17.99)
Spacescape #1 – £2.50

Pre-Order Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus and The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley NOW!

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The creative minds at Orang Utan Comics have teamed up with UK graphic novel publishing power house Markosia to bring you two thrilling new books in time for the London Super Comic Con.

In Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus the creative team of Ian Sharman, David Gray and Yel Zamor return us to a world where the rich can afford the best in super hero protection, but the poor have to get by with the heroic equivalent of third party, fire and theft. The “Lone Knight” returns from the pages of Hero: 9 to 5, but how will The Loner and the finest men and women that publicly funded super hero protection can supply cope when a mysterious figure leaves a trail of unconnected corpses in his wake? How will a young hero deal with the loss of his mentor? And, more importantly, how will Thunder Woman get her groceries when she runs into Lash Lady at the store? In a world where being a super hero is just another job, what happens when there’s nobody left alive to pay the bill? Quietus – some men just want to watch the world die.

Zakk Ridley is just your average smuggler and rogue until he and his robotic partner, Dan, get caught up in an intergalactic conspiracy. Zakk dreams of an easy life roaming the galaxy and making a fast buck or two, but as they say, in space no one can hear you dream… The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley is written by Orang Utan Comics’ founders Ian Sharman (Alpha Gods/Hero: 9 to 5) and Pete Rogers (The Interactives) with stunning fully painted art by Ewan McLaughlin.

Those who’ve been following the fortunes of Orang Utan Comics will know that these two books have been a long time coming,” said Hero: 9 to 5 and Zakk Ridley writer, Ian Sharman. “2013 was something of a roller coaster year for me and it feels exceptionally satisfying to be starting 2014 with the launch of two books I’ve been looking forward to getting into people’s hands for years.” Orang Utan Comics have plans for more releases throughout the year, including a hardback collection of Alpha Gods: Betrayal, a series that should also be seeing its animated debut later in the year, and the first print collection of their ongoing web comic series, Spacescape.

The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley and Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus are both now available to pre-order from the Orang Utan Comics online store. Both books will be released at London Super Comic Con on 15th-16th March 2014 at the Excel Centre in London, and there are options to pre-order to pick up at the convention and to pre-order for mail order delivery after the show. All mail ordered books will be shipped signed by writer Ian Sharman, who will be on hand to personally sign books at LSCC. Both books are offered at special LSCC discount prices. The regular price for The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley is £17.99 but you can get this 100 page, full colour hardback for just £15. The regular price for Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus is £11.99 but you can get this 96 page, full colour softcover for just £10.

Here are direct links to the listings:

Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus Softcover Convention Pick Up

Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus Softcover Mail Order

The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley LSCC Exclusive Hardcover Convention Pick Up

The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley LSCC Exclusive Hardcover Mail Order

Also, to celebrate the release of these new books, they’re offering the Alpha Gods: Emergence hardcover for the special price of just £10 (regular price is £12.99).

Remember guys: Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus is now available to pre-order from your local comic shop!

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Together again, for the first time..Sharman, Gray and Zamor bring you Hero: 9 to 5…but for just a few pages we’ve teamed up on the art.

This particular page of the forthcoming sequel, Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus, features the book’s three creators combining their artistic talents, with Gray pencilling and Zamor colouring as usual, and Sharman joining them on inks.

Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus is now available to pre-order from your local comic shop!

Read a free preview of the book here, and an interview with Hero: 9 to 5 writer and creator Ian Sharman here.

Order from your local comic shop by quoting Diamond order code MAY130752, or pre-order now from any of these great online retailers:

TFAW – Forbidden Planet – Westfield Comics – Mail Order Comics

Midtown Comics – SciFi Genre

Please note: Due to the nature of the comic book industry, pre-ordering is essential to ensuring that you get a copy of the book. Please do not simply assume that your local comic shop will be ordering the book anyway, as it’s highly likely that unless you tell them you want it they won’t order it at all.

Don’t forget guys: Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus is now available to pre-order from your local comic shop!

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Together again, for the first time..Sharman, Gray and Zamor bring you Hero: 9 to 5…but for just a few pages we’ve teamed up on the art.

This particular page of the forthcoming sequel, Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus, features the book’s three creators combining their artistic talents, with Gray pencilling and Zamor colouring as usual, and Sharman joining them on inks.

Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus is now available to pre-order from your local comic shop!

Read a free preview of the book here, and an interview with Hero: 9 to 5 writer and creator Ian Sharman here.

Order from your local comic shop by quoting Diamond order code MAY130752, or pre-order now from any of these great online retailers:

TFAW – Forbidden Planet – Westfield Comics – Mail Order Comics

Midtown Comics – SciFi Genre

Please note: Due to the nature of the comic book industry, pre-ordering is essential to ensuring that you get a copy of the book. Please do not simply assume that your local comic shop will be ordering the book anyway, as it’s highly likely that unless you tell them you want it they won’t order it at all.

Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus is now available to pre-order from your local comic shop!

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Read a free preview of the book here, and an interview with Hero: 9 to 5 writer and creator Ian Sharman here.

Order from your local comic shop by quoting Diamond order code MAY130752, or pre-order now from any of these great online retailers:

TFAW – Forbidden Planet – Westfield Comics – Mail Order Comics

Midtown Comics – SciFi Genre

Please note: Due to the nature of the comic book industry, pre-ordering is essential to ensuring that you get a copy of the book. Please do not simply assume that your local comic shop will be ordering the book anyway, as it’s highly likely that unless you tell them you want it they won’t order it at all.

Pre-Order Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus!

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You have until May 18th to pre-order Hero: 9 to 5 – Quietus from your local comic shop.

If you want a copy then please don’t just assume your retailer will order it in and you’ll just be able to pick it up when you see it on the shelf in July, because odds are that you probably won’t. If you want it, preorder it. Preorder it now.

To aid you in this, here’s a handy form that you can print out and take along to your local comic shop. It includes all the details that they need to order the book for you. It’s as easy as that.

Alternatively, order it from your regular online retailer, such as Forbidden Planet.