Archive for March, 2012

PREVIEW: Declan Shalvey On Thunderbolts #172


As the countdown continues to Marvel Comics upcoming rebranding  of fan favourite Thunderbolts to Dark Avengers, we share a preview of next weeks issue of Thunderbolts #172 featuring art by Declan Shalvey. Take a look. Writer : Jeff Parker Artist : Declan Shalvey Publisher : Marvel Diamond code : FEB120616 UPC : 75960605602617211 Book Description: […]

ART: Ger Hankey’s Mr. Incredible


Via the Sketch Paddys blog, Ger Hankey has posted a great pin up of Mr. Incredible. As Ger explained in his comment with the piece, “I always thought his old suit was much better than his boring red one.” Take a look below.

ART: Anthony Boland’s Masqeurade


Anthony Boland has posted the following piece on his blog which is a great visual that combines nicely a great colour palate and design. Take a look below.  

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Deirdre de Barras Shakara


In my less sensible moments, when I think I might fall in love with an alien….I think I might fall in love with Shakara.  In those moments….I also might not be right in the head. It’s all the fault of Robbie Morrison and Henry Flint who created him and presented him to the world in […]

PREVIEW: Another sneaky peek at Stephen Thompsons comic


On the eclectic micks blog Stephen Thompson teased us with another sneaky peek at the personal project comic he is working on.  Another smashing panel, and if this is any indication to what is in store for the entire thing, we’re in for a real treat! Check it out below but go visit for […]

COMICS: Jammin’ with Phil Barrett


On Phils blog he has openly asked for some doodles in a bid to comic jam and see what happens.  His latest jam with Laura Lmnopxx has resulted in the cool little piece below: Feel like taking on the challenge?  Then check out

UPDATES: Cattle Raid of Cooley Chapter 6 pg28


Paddy Browns The Cattle Raid of Cooley chapter 6 page 28 is now online so make sure click on the link to get all the previous installations of this epic tale.

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Ian Pettitt Guest Noodle

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Our guest noodler this week is Ian Pettitt with a character pin up of Mira from the CHMP comic he is currently working on.  His comic SMILING AT THE SKY with writer Peter Loftus, is available in comic shops and online at More of Ians artwork can be found on and

NEWS: Take A Look At Our Top Posts This Week


Here is the breakdown of our top clicked on posts from this past week. 1. IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Anthony O’Neill’s Classic Joker 2. NEWS: Ben Hennessys character designs 3. IRISH COMIC NOODLER: Deirdre de Barras Superman 4. ART: Rob Careys Deadpool Sketch 5. ART: Collective Thinking Blog – Zombies! 6. PREVIEW: Daisy Chain Artwork for […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Alan Nolans Teslas Journal


This is a page torn out of Tesla’s journal, featuring some characters from “Death By Chocolate” — see for more info!

ART: Rob Careys Deadpool Sketch


PREVIEW: Hellraiser #12 – Thompson Art, Return Of Clive Barker To Writing


On the shop shelves today is Stephen Thompson’s newest Hellraiser issue from BOOM! Studios. What is notable about this issue is that it is the return to full scripting in continuity writing from Hellraiser creator Clive Barker. Take a look below for a preview of the issue. BOOK INFORMATION: Writer :  Clive Barker & Mark Miller Artist : Stephen Thompson,  Janusz […]

UPDATES: Bob Byrnes 2000AD work in progress

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A sneak peek at some of his upcoming work for a 2000AD project –

POGOSHOTS: Peanutted


NEWS: Release Date Info For Alan Corbett’s Ghost Of Shandon


Alan Corbett’s Ghost of Shandon will be launched on Saturday the 11th of August in the children’s book department of the Cork City Library. The book will also be released in book shops throughout the Cork region in August and also made available online through the publishers website; Also Corbett reported on his blog that […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Anthony O’Neill’s Classic Joker

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The clown prince of crime the joker, as well as cap he,s always one of my favourites to play around with this is a bit closer to the classic version as opposed to the heath ledger version you guys seen a few weeks back    let me know what you guys think regarding preference or […]

IRISH COMIC NOODLERS: Hilary Lawlers Justice League-ish


Justice League-ish fun quick doodle – pencils first, then a quick brush pen version.  Different scanner this week, and it compromised the grayscale and b&w to the point that the pencils looked really dirty and so did the page.  The brush pen catches some of the energy at least and was that bit cleaner so […]

NEWS: Ben Hennessys character designs


Ben has been working away at some character designs for the Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Island of Diamonds project, and has released some of the artwork on his blog A taster of some of his work is below but make sure to check out his blog for the full story and remaining […]

ART: PJ Holdens Hellboy Colour Sketch


A fantastic warm up sketch from PJ Holden up on his blog this week, make sure to check out the rest of his work over on

COMIC: FREE Issue 2 Vanguard now available online


VANGUARD ISSUE 2 Issue 2 of Vanguard can be obtained, FREE, online.  It also comes available in printed format with a bonus number of goodies exclusive to the printed version – namely a free gift of a 16pp full colour comic supplement featuring one of the characters who appears in Vanguard, and also a set […]

WEBCOMIC: Space Avalanche and Rambo IV


Latest offering from Space Avalanche is now up on his site, and don’t forget to check out the previous brilliant offerings as well as his busking hat on the site:

COMICS: Stephen Thompsons teaser artwork


Stephen Thompsons creator owned project is well underway it seems, and with some of the teaser art released on the eclectic micks blog it is going to be amazing to say the least.  Here is this weeks posting by Stephen but make sure to check out his blog for more updates :

EVENT: Spring Anime Con 14th April 2012


ANIME DUBLN 14th APRIL 2012 Open from 10.30am Saturday 14th April Central Hotel Dublin 2 A Spring time event for Anime Lovers! Details for the event taken from their facebook page describe it as: ‘ a special one day event on the 14th April, 2012! Lovingly created by Eirtakon and Nom-Con, the largest anime conventions […]

PREVIEW: Daisy Chain Artwork for new comic


Mike Lynch has a new project in the works which is still in its early stages.  Alfred Paige, Mike and Rodney C Jacobs are the current team lined up for the comic, and the cover art below by Rodney, is ‘Daisy Chain’  the main character, Jessica Frazer. For more updates go to


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