Archive for December, 2011

NEWS: Article on Irish Comics in Look Left

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 Look Left, the Irish left-wing political magazine, has a new issue on the stands, and alongside articles on the PUP’s Billy Hutchinson, the American left, and what Engels wrote about Ireland, there’s a two page piece on Irish comics, featuring Atomic Diner‘s League of Volunteers, Róisín Dubh and Jennifer Wilde, Damien Goodfellow’s Brian Boru from […]

LINK: Dave’s 2011 Best Of… At ComicRelated.com

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American Comic site ComicRelated.com have once more posted my annual best of, covering the more mainstream comics and creators I enjoyed these past twelve months.  CR was my first site to write for and I contribute several articles of description a month for them. My thanks for the acknowledgments and words of thanks from Scott […]

NEWS: On The Shelves Next Week – Thompson, Holden, Shalvey & Ennis

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As the first Wednesday of the new year draws ever closer take a look below at the books hitting shelves that featre Irish talent in the credits! Image Comics  – Fearless TPB Writer :  Mark Sable & David Roth Artist :  PJ Holden Publisher : Image Comcis Diamond code : SEP110399 ISBN : 9781607064671 From the creator of GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES and GROUNDED comes […]

NEWS: Take A Look At Our Top 10 Posts From This Past Week

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Now that the Christmas is beginning to die down, we will be getting back to our regular publishing scheudule soon. In the meantime take a look at our top ten most clicked on posts from this past week. 1. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Gary Reynolds’ Skeletor 2. ART: Sliney’s Eighty Awesome Eighties Action Heroes 3. HAPPY […]

ART: Brian Naughton’s Batman

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Take a look below at The Whole World writer/artsit Brian Naughton’s Batman with some nice nods to old school colouring and check out his blog on the link below to see more recent works. http://toomanylimbs.blogspot.com/

ART: Cover Art For The Wren #8 Released

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The Land of Button Press’ Jay Kent has released the cover art for the next issue of the all ages title The Wren. This is the second image to be posted by Kent on the Land of Button Press blog but his liking of the first cover changed and he decided to go with this […]

ART: Sliney’s Eighty Awesome Eighties Action Heroes

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For a good while now Will Sliney has had a sidebar on his blog where he aims to showcase some of the very best 80′s pop culture icons and plans to number 80 in total when finished. Take a look below for some of the last few and a peek at his MacGyver of which you […]

WEBCOMIC: Space Avalanche: Born Into Servitude

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I just wanted to highlight the latest edition of Space Avalanche titled Born Into Servitude, a webcomic  which as usual throws up great strips from creator Eoin Ryan. http://www.spaceavalanche.com/

NEWS: Nick Roche On Board One Of Two New Transformers Books In January

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Nick Roche has revealed that in the new year he will be contributing to one of two new Transformers books out of IDW Publishing. Exploring the fallout from IDW’s Chaos event. Roche will be working on Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye. Last Friday, Roche revealed via the Eclectic Micks blog that this book will […]

HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM ICN

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It’s Christmas Eve, only one more sleep til the big day… Just want to say thanks so much to everyone here at ICN for their amazing hard work and dedication in making the site what it is. So a round of applause to David O’Leary, Hilary Lawler and Patrick Brown. And a big hug for […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Maeve Clancy

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www.maeveclancy.com SEE ALL OF MAEVE’S NOODLE IMAGES THE IRISH COMIC NOODLERS WILL RETURN ON MONDAY THE 2nd OF JANUARY 2012

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Alan Nolan’s The Walrus

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http://www.alannolan.ie SEE ALL OF ALAN’S NOODLE IMAGES ALAN SAYS: “This is a sketch of two very minor supervillain characters from my current project “Destination: Homicide!”, due next March. Happy Christmas to one and all, and rest up — 2012 will be the year of fighting back!”

IN MY OPINION: Nast-y goings on New Jersey [PB:IMO]

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Thomas Nast, one of the great American political cartoonists, who fearlessly exposed the corruption of Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall in New York City the 1870s, not to mention creating Uncle Sam, the elephant and the donkey to symbolise the Republican and Democratic Parties and the modern look of Santa Claus, has been nominated to […]

INTERVIEW: Paddy Brown on EamonnMallie.com

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Eamonn Mallie is a journalist who runs EamonnMallie.com, a site covering news, current affairs and the arts in Northern Ireland – a site I’ve done an interview for! I spoke to Matthew Symington, one of his contributing writers, mainly about The Cattle Raid of Cooley, earlier in the week and it’s now online, so why […]

NEWS: Avatar Announce New Bi-Weekly Crossed Series With Ennis Returning

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Avatar Press have announced a new bi-weekly Crossed series for March 2012 with the original creative team of Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows reuniting for the first time since the initial book. Although Burrows has done covers for subsequent mini series this will be the first time that he will be doing interior Crossed work […]

NEWS: Check Out Our Top Posts From This Past Week

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Check out our top 15 posts from this past week: 1. FREE COMICS: Happy Christmas TOMMIE KELLY 2. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Gary Reynolds’ Batman 3. EVENT: Andy Luke’s ComicsWest con report 4. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Tommie Kelly’s Frank Miller 5. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Alan Nolan’s Clint 6. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Anthony O’Neill’s Lady Deathstrike 7. […]

NEWS: The Legendary MacGyver Is Coming To Image Comics With Will Sliney

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Comic Con International 2011 broke some news from the Image Comics panel when it announced that for the first time in comics the legendary action man MacGyver was being resurrected with a five issue mini series beginning in the summer of 2012. The announcement included details of who was going to be the creative team. Tony […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Gary Reynolds’ Skeletor

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http://g-reyart.blogspot.com/ SEE ALL OF GARY’S NOODLE IMAGES   GARY SPEAKS: ‘This is one of those happy accident moments where I started painting not knowing where I was going exactly. It turns out I was painting Skeletor, but a creepier one than the cartoon version. Took about 3-4 hours in Photoshop.’

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Anthony O’Neill’s Lady Deathstrike

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Road Crew: Crossroads 20-23

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REVIEW: Roisin Dubh #2

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ROISIN DUBH #2 Story by: Robert Curley & Maura McHugh Art by: Stephen Byrne Publisher: Atomic Diner REVIEW: The latest book in Atomic Diners slew of new original material is in the form of the second issue of Roisin Dubh. It is the latest cog in the ever expanding wheel that Rob Curley is making […]

Happy Christmas from Crap Man

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PODCAST: The Comic Cast Christmas Special: Apocalypse

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Download Link: The Comic Cast Christmas Special 2011 Have yourself a merry little Christmas . . . with Liam & Craig for the Comic Cast Christmas Special! Let your heart be light . . . as they review Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson, Klaus by Richard Short, Bad Island by Doug TenNapel, […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Hilary Lawler’s Super Noodle

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Road Crew: Crossroads 16- 19

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