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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 […]

FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… DEIRDRE DE BARRA

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Deirdre de Barra is launching a new comic, Brian Boru and The Battle of Clontarf, (written by Rory Mc Conville and lettered by John Robbins) at the Battle of Clontarf Millenium Festival this weekend (Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th April) and hopefully in various shops as well. She talks about this and more in this […]

PREVIEW: SPARKS

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Here’s a some preview images of Sparks written by Irish writer Glenn Matchett and artist Kell Smith. The book is about Melanie (Mel) Sparks who is a PI in London and is investigating the death of a famous actress. Her investigation is filled with danger and possibilities and an ending that will leave you on […]

2DCast Episode 39 with special guest Ruth Redmond!!!!!

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Welcome to the latest episode of the 2DCast!!! In this episode we make our pre Wrestlemania predictions, we talk movies ( chiefly Godzilla and The Winter Soldier), we review the latest issues of Ghost Rider and Inhuman, we discuss Bobby’s forthcoming WEDDING , and a bunch more. We also have the opportunity to finally talk […]

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 […]

FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… UNA GALLAGHER

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Another 7 questions this week and another creator that you can meet at this weekend’s MCM Expo. Writer/artist Una Gallagher answers this time. Read on, like her Facebook page, check out her Tumblir and then get some of stuff this weekend. What was the first comic work you did that was published? I guess that […]

NEWS: MORE BOOKS TO CHECK OUT @MCMExpo

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As mentioned in his recent ICN interview, Alan Nolan will be launching a new edition of Sancho — Ireland’s favourite Dublin-based Mexican ex-exorcist-priest-cum-demon-hunter black-horror-comedy comic. The launch will be this weekend at the MCM Ireland Comic Con in the RDS. Previously shortlisted for two prestigious Eagle awards and written and illustrated by Alan Nolan, this […]

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/  

INTERVIEW: ANTHEA WEST ON HER SKETCHBOOK & MORE

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Anthea West has recently funded a sketchbook to be launched at MCM this weekend. I asked about the Fundit process and what we should expect from the book. I also asked about creating Earthbound God and the future of that world. I want to start with Earthbound God. What was the inspiration behind that book? […]

FERGUSON’S 7 QUESTIONS WITH… SADHBH LAWLOR

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It’s time for another 7 questions. This time it is with Splitting Borders’ writer, and occasional artist, Sadhbh Lawlor. Read on and enjoy a couple of episodes of Splitting Borders at the end. What was the first comic work you did that was published? Splitting Borders is the first comic work I have published. It […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW: WILL SLINEY ON SPIDER-MAN 2099

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Will Sliney has had a lot of Spider-man news of late. He drew an issue of Superior Team-Up and it was announced that he’d be doing a story in the final issue of Superior Spider-man which was big news but there was bigger still. He is going to be series artist on a new Spider-man […]

Fund Paul Bolger’s Hound on Kickstarter

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As Shaenon Garrity’s review in the Comics Journal of two comics based on the same story (my own The Cattle Raid of Cooley and MK Reed’s About a Bull) reminds us, the legend of Cú Chulainn is open to all sorts of different interpretations. We’ve also seen Will Sliney’s Celtic Warrior and Colmán Ó Raghallaigh […]

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 […]

EVENT: COMIC BOOK ART AND SEQUENTIAL STORYTELLING COURSE

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Next Saturday sees a one day course in storytelling featuring tutors Stephen Mooney (Half Past Danger, Angel) and Nick Roche (Death’s Head, Transformers). Here are the details: This Course Will Cover: The process of drawing a comic strip from a script; how best to convey the visual narrative on the page; pacing, framing, shot-choices and […]