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EVENT: The Big Bang Announce Becky Cloonan signing By Chance Or Providence Hardcover

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The Big Bang have announced that A-List creator Becky Cloonan will be in store on the 28th of May signing her graphic novels By Chance or Providence  and True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys.  There will also be a Q&A session afterwards and an after party at the Thomas House where you will be serenaded […]

ON SALE NEXT WEEK: Alan Nolan’s Fintan’s Fifteen

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Alan Nolan’s newest work from The O’Brien Press, Fintan’s Fifteen goes on sale this Monday. More of an illustrated novel than an outright graphic novel, Fintan’s Fifteen tells the tale of Ray who is tired of losing every match with his U12 hurling team so he persuades Fintan Heffernan to come back to hurling to […]

NEWS: Our Top Posts From This Past Week

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Here are the most clicked on posts from this past week: 1. NEWS: Bluewater Announce Release Of Mike Lynch Penned Freddie Mercury Book 2. NEWS: MCM Announces MCM Comic Con Ireland For April 2014 3. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… DEIRDRE DE BARRA 4. EVENT UPDATE: Comic & Book Marketing With Michael Molcher 5. 2DCast Episode 39 with special guest Ruth […]

COMICS ON ICN: Pogoroboto: The Dusk Pogo Part 3

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Take a look at the beginning of this story: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2014/04/comics-on-icn-pogoroboto-the-dusk-pogo-part-1/ http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2014/04/comics-on-icn-pogoroboto-the-dusk-pogo-part-2/

NEWS: Dublin Writers Festival To Host Alan Nolan Comic Strip Workshop

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Alan Nolan will be making an appearance at the 2014 Dublin Writers Festival on Saturday May 24th from 2.45 to 4pm and will be doing a comic strip workshop. Entry fee is €3 per child and it will be held at the Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre. “Fancy yourself as a super-sleuth? Are you good at […]

EVENT UPDATE: Comic & Book Marketing With Michael Molcher

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There is a slight time change on the Michael Molcher talk this Thursday with the start time now at 6.30pm. “MICHAEL MOLCHER, PR coordinator for Rebellion Publishing (2000AD, Solaris, Abaddon Books, Ravenstone) will be giving a talk packed with top tips about marketing your comic book or novel, completely free! Our aim is to provide […]

NEWS: Our Top Posts From This Past Week

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Here are the most clicked on posts from this past week: 1. NEWS: MCM Announces MCM Comic Con Ireland For April 2014 2. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… SADHBH LAWLOR 3. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… UNA GALLAGHER 4. INTERVIEW: ANTHEA WEST ON HER SKETCHBOOK & MORE 5. COVER ART: Big Bastard #2 6. NEWS: MORE BOOKS TO CHECK OUT @MCMExpo 7. NEWS: Guest […]

COMICS ON ICN: Pogoroboto: The Dusk Pogo Part 2

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    Take a look at the beginning of this story: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2014/04/comics-on-icn-pogoroboto-the-dusk-pogo-part-1/  

COVER ART: Big Bastard #2

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Check out the cover to one of 2013 buzz books newest issue. Big Bastard from the duo of Danny McColgan and Neill O’Driscoll goes on sale at this weekends MCM event in the RDS. Be sure to stop by the guys table and pick up the next instalment from the Arcade Award winning title.

NEWS: Our Top Posts Of This Past Week

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Here are the top ten most clicked on posts of this past week: 1. NEWS: MCM Announces MCM Comic Con Ireland For April 2014 2. NEWS: Guest Update For MCM Ireland 3. FEATURE: Leeann Hamilton Shares Artist Alley and Panel/Workshop Advice 4. INTERVIEW: WILL SLINEY ON SPIDER-MAN 2099 5. Fund Paul Bolger’s Hound on Kickstarter 6. VOTE FOR HOUND ON GUINESS […]

FEATURE: Leeann Hamilton Shares Artist Alley and Panel/Workshop Advice

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NOTE: This article originally appeared on The Cool Bean and is very kindly shared with permission. Hey folks, I’ve just come back home from Kaizokucon yesterday after a successful weekend of selling at their Artists Alley. For Cork’s first dedicated sci-fi and anime convention, it set off to a solid start. Here’s to Kaizokucon 2015! Which brings me to […]

COMICS ON ICN: Pogoroboto: The Dusk Pogo Part 1

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Volume 2 of Pogoroboto begins today! Please note that Pogoroboto is a mature audience comic.      

NEWS: Guest Update For MCM Ireland

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MCM Ireland are beginning to make some frequent announcements regarding guests and events that will be taking place on April 12th and 13th in the RDS. Recently announced was the addition of Alexander Vlahos who fans may remember from his role as Mordred in the final season of the hit BBC1 series Merlin. Vlahos joins the […]

COVER ART: Three Covers To New Garth Ennis Avatar Book Caliban

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“Master storyteller GARTH ENNIS and Fashion Beast artist FACUNDO PERCIO team up to deliver a haunting new epic of science fiction horror. The crew of the Caliban travels hyperspace on nothing more than a routine trip for the giant vessel. Just human beings that have been inside a bit too long, confident of no other life […]

COVER ART: Tim & Lynn #3 By Scott Cosby

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The cover art to Tim & Lynn issue 3 has been revealed by writer Garth Cremona. Cremona will be joined by main artist Wayne Cambronero, Lui and Cosby on the book. The cover by Scott Cosby can be seen below:

NEWS: Will Sliney To Be Launch Artist On Spider-Man 2099 With Writer Peter David

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As anyone following Dan Slott’s great run on Superior Spider-Man recently can attest to, Miguel O’Hara has been brought back to present day New York and in July he is going to get a new ongoing series from Marvel Comics. With original writer Peter David at the helm, it falls to Fearless Defenders artist Will […]

NEWS: Our Top Posts Of This Past Week

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Here are the top ten most clicked on posts of this past week: 1. EVENT: COMIC BOOK ART AND SEQUENTIAL STORYTELLING COURSE 2. NEWS: MCM Announces MCM Comic Con Ireland For April 2014 3. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… HUGO BOYLAN AND KERRIE SMITH 4. HOW DO YOU READ YOURS? 5. 2DCAST EPISODE 38 6. TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: A + X […]

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: A + X #18 – Final Issue

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The final issue of A + X hits this Wednesday with a Vision/Kitty Pryde tale from Jim Kreuger, Will Sliney and Andres Mossa. The issue also features a Cyclops and Captain America story by Gerry Duggan and David Yardin. A preview of the issue can be seen below and be sure to ask your favourite […]

NEWS: Our Top Posts Of This Past Week

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Here are the top ten most clicked on posts of this past week: 1. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… THE PUBCAST 2. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… HUGO BOYLAN AND KERRIE SMITH 3. FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… JAMES MULHOLLAND 4. INTERVIEW: ALAN NOLAN ON SANCHO 5. NEWS: MCM Announces MCM Comic Con Ireland For April 2014 6. EVENT: IRISH COMIC CHAT 7. 2DCAST EPISODE […]

COMICS ON ICN: Pogoshots #70

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Why not catch up on the most recent episodes: Part #65: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2013/12/comics-on-icn-pogoshots-65/  Part #66: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2014/01/comics-on-icn-pogoshots-66/ Part #67: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2014/01/comics-on-icn-pogoshots-67/ Part #68: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2013/12/comics-on-icn-pogoshots-68/ Part #69: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2013/12/comics-on-icn-pogoshots-69/ Pogoshots will return for volume 2!

NEWS: Abandoned Comics Will Have A Wire & Gas Preview Issue At Ennis Comic Mart Next Week

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Abandoned Comics have said that they will have a special preview issue of their upcoming war comic Wire & Gas for sale at the Ennis Comic Mart taking place next Sunday. Wire & Gas is a World War 1 anthology from Mike Lynch, Aidan Courtney, Martin Greene, James Seymour, Jor Campbell, Mike Ball and Anthony […]

NEWS: Our Top Posts Of This Past Week

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Here are the top ten most clicked on posts of this past week: 1. ART: ROBERT CAREY’S X-MEN 2. WEBCOMICS: Mike Heneghan’s Five Hour Breakfast & Henbra Comics 3. INTRODUCING: Artist Nick Fahey 4. NEWS: Bluewater Announce Release Of Mike Lynch Penned Freddie Mercury Book 5. INTERVIEW: TOMMIE KELLY ON THE HOLY NUMBERS 6. EVENT: Comic & Book Marketing With Michael […]

INTRODUCING: Artist Nick Fahey

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We wanted to shine a spotlight on new artist Nick Fahey who is mostly found over on DeviantArt. Check out a selection of his art below and follow the link to see more.  

NEWS: Collider Film Gets An Emmy Nomination

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The International Digital Emmy Awards take place on April 7th in Cannes, France and up for a nomination is the film Collider which premiered in January based of the graphic novel of the same name. “Irish independent Film and TV company beActive received more good news today, as their movie COLLIDER has been nominated for […]

NEWS: Bluewater Announce Release Of Mike Lynch Penned Freddie Mercury Book

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Bluewater Comics have announced that the Tribute: Freddie Mercury book penned by Clare’s Mike Lynch will be released on April 16th. Artist Manuel Diaz will join Artos writer Lynch on the book who marks this as the second time he will have had a Bluewater release following his  L/Frank Baum last Autumn. The book will […]