Archive for January, 2012

ART: Stephen Mooney’s Grifter

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Grifter has been on a tear since being newly realized in the new 52 from DC and now Stephen Mooney has posted a superb fully coloured piece featuring the character on the Eclectic Micks blog. which you can see below. http://www.eclecticmicks.blogspot.com/

NEWS: Sliney’s Darth Maul Prequel Comic From Titan Due This Week

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Titan Comic will release an all new Star Wars comic on February 2nd that will feature a Will Sliney drawn 3D sequence. The strip will feature Darth Maul before he is revealed to Qui-Gonn and Anakin before the Jedi find him. From Titan: “Totally: The Phantom Menace goes 3D mad and brings to life the menacing […]

ART: Joanna Hayden’s Robin Hood & Maid Marian

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Dublin based and former DreamWorks and Disney Paris animator Joanna Hayden has posted a neat Robin Hood and Maid Marian piece on her blog which you can see below. http://joannacomicwork.blogspot.com/

EVENT: Unique Online Web Comic Convention This Weekend

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ICN recieved a press release this morning from the crew over at Shadowbinders where they were giving us information on a unique web and digital comic online convention taking place this weekend. The online con will have a virtual artists alley, video conference calls, Q & A’s and more. You can follow the link below to get […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Hilary Lawler’s Spider

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http://hilbo.blogspot.com/ SEE ALL OF HILARY’S NOODLE IMAGES

PREVIEW: Hellraiser #10 & The Boys #63

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Two books hitting shelves this Wednesday featuring Irish talent are Stephen Thompson’s Hellraiser #10 and Garth Ennis’ The Boys #63. Take a look below for a preview of the books and please be aware that The Boys is a mature audiance book. HELLRAISER #10 THE BOYS #63  

INTERVIEW: Jason Connors Of The Wren

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I’m delighted to present an interview with the man behind one of Ireland’s most successful indie books of recent years. Jason Connors concieved The Wren in 2005 and over the course of a few years he worked to get his ideas in print with the help of several associates. Now with the next issue going to […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Tommie Kelly’s V

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www.TommieKelly.com CLICK TO SEE ALL OF TOMMIE KELLY’S NOODLE POSTS

ART: Ciaran Lucas’ Paved Paradise

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Ciaran Lucas’ newest blog post caught my eye with a great looking art post. I’ll let you read what Ciaran had to say about how the piece came to be and you can look below that for the piece itself. http://charcocomics.blogspot.com/ “When I was a kid I was meant to be going for a walk […]

LINK: Nick Roche Interview At The IDW Boards

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye artist Nick Roche was recently interviewed by tronprogram for the IDW forums. Click on the link to give it a read where Nick discusses his beginnings at IDW and his Transformers work to date. http://forum.idwpublishing.com/viewtopic.php?t=11154

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

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Below is a breakdown of what comics are going to be released this Wednesday featuring Irish creators. There are two books from Garth Ennis, a new Hellraiser from Stephen Thompson and a Declan Shalvey cover from BOOM! Studios Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes. Dynamite Entertainment – The Boys #63 Writer :  Garth Ennis Artist :  Russell […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Adam Law’s Boba Fett

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http://www.99reasonstowin.com CLICK TO SEE ALL OF ADAM LAW’S NOODLE POSTS

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Maeve Clancy

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www.maeveclancy.com SEE ALL OF MAEVE’S NOODLE IMAGES

NEWS: Our Top Posts From This Past Week

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Take a look at our top ten most clicked on posts from this past week. 1. ART: Declan Shalvey’s U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701 E) 2. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Gary Reynolds’ El Brutal 3. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Hilary Lawler’s Harley Comic 4. MEDIA: Andy Luke’s The Invisible Artist 5. PUBLISHERS: Grayhaven Comics 6. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Anthony […]

POGOSHOTS: The Doctors Part 2

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CLICK FOR BIGGER http://www.twitter.com/stephencoffey Pogoshots by Stephen Coffey.

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Alan Nolan’s Miss Marple

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http://www.alannolan.ie SEE ALL OF ALAN’S NOODLE IMAGES

EVENT: Roisin Dubh Creator Signing In February

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Via the facebook fan page, it has been announced that there will be a Roisin Dubh creator signing in the Library Bar at the Central Hotel in Dublin, from 7pm onwards on the 17 February. The signing will be attended by writer Maura McHugh, artist Stephen Byrne and Atomic Diner head Rob Curley. If it […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Gary Reynolds’ El Brutal

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http://g-reyart.blogspot.com/ SEE ALL OF GARY’S NOODLE IMAGES GARY SAYS: ‘This pic is a work in progress for a larger piece I’m working on. It’ about a future where the drug cartels now rule Mexico(who says they don’t already). Set in a not too distant future, Mexican wrestling has become much more gladiatorial with fights to […]

NEWS: An interview with Andy Luke by Gar Shanley

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AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY LUKE by Gar Shanley: Who is Andy Luke and just what the bloody hell does he think he’s doing? Well, Andy has a long and unique history in the Irish world of smallpress comics. Before we continue, go check his wiki: http://irishcomics.wikia.com/wiki/Andrew_Luke Did you check it out? Good, now that you’re […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Anthony O’Neill’s Millar

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http://anthonylukeoneill.blogspot.com/ SEE ALL OF ANTHONY’S NOODLE IMAGES ANTHONY SAYS: “I’ve always adored marks stuff. Anything he does just instantly becomes a hit in my eyes: ultimates, kick ass, nemeses, civil war, American Jesus, old man Logan, red son, all of these, just to name a few, are absolute gold! I eagerly await to see what he’ll […]

POGOSHOTS: Hero

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http://www.twitter.com/stephencoffey Pogoshots by Stephen Coffey. CLICK TO SEE PAST POGOSHOTS

ART: Rob Carey’s Leman Russ

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Recently on the Sketch Paddys blog Rob Carey posted a highly detailed picture of Leman Russ from Warhammer 40,000. The detail is great and the time put in on this piece must have been huge. Take a look below. http://sketchpaddys.blogspot.com/

ART: Cover Art To Atomic Diner’s Jennifer Wilde #2

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Via the facebook fan page to Atomic Diner’s Jennifer Wilde comes Stephen Downey’s completed cover for the issue. You can see it below.

WEBCOMIC: Dan Walsh’s Garfield Minus Garfield

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I wish here to highlight Dublin’s Dan Walsh’s webcomic Garfield minus Garfield. As the site explains about its intentions; “Garfield Minus Garfield is a site dedicated to removing Garfield from the Garfield comic strips in order to reveal the existential angst of a certain young Mr. Jon Arbuckle. It is a journey deep into the […]

NEWS: John McCrea Lands New Mars Attacks Series From IDW – #1 Ships With 55 Covers!

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No, you didn’t read the banner wrong. John McCrea’s new book from IDW, Mars Attacks, with writer John Layman (Chew), will indeed ship the first issue with 55 covers. Describing it as a new appraoch to variant covers IDW insist that there is a reason for the unorthadox approach by explaining that each cover will […]