Archive for the 'Art' Category

INTRODUCING: Artist Nick Fahey


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.  

ART: Anthony O’Neill Salvage Art

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Last week we reported that Abandoned Comics had changed their publishing plans on upcoming book ‘Salvage’ which is to be published as a graphic novel rather than a two issue mini series as previously planned. Anthony O’Neill has sent us an image of what could possibly have been the second issue cover image for the […]

ART: Saracen Warrior By Gary Reynolds


I always like to check in the very talented Gary Reynolds’ blog to see what wonders he has put up and this Saracen Warrior piece he has done recently done with no reference in Photoshop is just just beautiful. Head on over to his site and check out other great pieces here.

COVER ART: Len O’Grady’s Colours On Walt Simonson’s Star Slammers


IDW will revisit Walt Simonson’s oft travelled property ‘Star Slammers’ and as the book gears up for its launch in March, a Len O’Grady coloured cover for #3 has just hit online. Take a look below.

ART: John Cullen Embarks On New 365 Day Comic Plan

John Cullen

Back in 2011 and 2012 John Cullen met his mark on producing 365 one page comics for his blog all in the space of 12 months, some of which we covered here at ICN at the time. Well, he’s at it again and has this month embarked on a second wave of page a day […]

ART: Kevin Keane’s Batman


Kevin Keane has a new facebook page up and as he describes it, his pursuit of a career in illustration is what it’s all about. Here’s a sample Batman done with airbrush that he has put up recently. If you want to follow him on his journey just follow this link and click ‘Like’:



I thought I would put aside my Scroogery for a moment (I start Christmas every year on the 14th and not before!!) and share something festive. It is a piece from Ruairí Coleman’s days of Christmas pieces. You can check out the rest here: Ruairí Coleman Illustration on Facebook Ruairí Coleman on Twitter

INTERIOR ART: Crimson Blade #2 Pencils By Dave O’Sullivan

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Some preview penciled pages from artist Dave O’ Sullivan for the upcoming issue #2 of Rob Curley’s 1790′s adventure series Crimson Blade appeared on the Atomic Diner facebook page yesterday. Take a look below.

FIRST LOOK: Art For The Celtic Clan #3

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The Celtic Clan scribe Nigel Flood has given ICN an exclusive first look at the art from the next installment by Frank J. Right. Take a look below at the first few pages of art. When we get word of the issues release we will let you know.    

ART: Some ‘Perceptions’ Art From Ruairi Coleman


We are less than a month out from the release of Innocent Tales #2 from Green Monkey Comics and some art has begun to appear for it. Below is the beginning of Perceptions written by Green Monkey founder Gavin McCumiskey and art by Ruairi Coleman with colour work by Eoin Hurrell.

COVER ART: SIX – A New Green Monkey Comics Production


Gavin McCumiskey has this evening revealed the cover to upcoming comic SIX in production now with Brian Naughton (The God Helmet, Djinn Tales) from Green Monkey Comics. As we get more details on this enticing project, we’ll update.

ART: Super Inspiration by Anthony O’Neill


ANTHONY O’NEILL This image was done as a result of all of the inspiration iv been getting from all of the 75th anniversary pics that are floating around at the minute, I was also really interested in just seeing my own superman suit design in action so I figured “why not throw that on there”.  



Robert Curley posted this image on Twitter and artist Leeann Hamilton has shared it too so I thought I’d share it on here. This is a cover by Leeann Hamilton for Jennifer Wilde: The Wilde Hunt if/when it goes to a 2nd printing.

COVER ART: Innocent Tales #2 Variant By James Seymour

Innocent Tales #2 Variant

Green Monkey Comics have released the James Seymour variant cover to Innocent Tales #2 featuring character fromthe ‘Perceptions’ storyline. Take a look below.

COVER ART: The Emerald #1

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Emerald Comics have just revealed the cover art to their upcoming new book The Emerald via their facebook fan page. The book should be sale in the new year. Take a look at the cover work below with art by Steve Trappe.

COVER ART: Earthruler Variant By Stephen Mooney


Stephen Mooney has revealed on his twitter account today the cover inks to his variant cover to Darrin O’Toole and Shawn Langley’s Earthruler book which will be launching at DICE at the end of the month. Take a look below.

UPCOMING: Mutopia: Derry 2020


Mutopia: Derry2020 is an upcoming four issue mini series from NN Comics that will hit in 2014 that will focus on a mutant populated Derry of the near future. From the duo of Niall Cavanagh and Nathan Donnell comes the first page of issue one that appeared online recently along with several character pieces, all […]

ART: Pete Hernandez’ BlackStar Pin Up


Company Man creator Pete Hernandez unleashed the below pin up featuring Mike Lynch’s BlackStar upon us over the past few days. In a successful recent period for BlackStar, Book One of the series went to the number one spot on iTunes paid books section. You can find Pete Hernandez in the pages of Company Man […]

NEWS: Maeve Clancy – exhibit at Barrington Court


MAEVE CLANCY EXHIBITION at Barrington Court – UPDATE features an amazing blog posting outlining the installation and finished exhibit for the Barrington Court in Somerset. Her paper cutting work is featured as part of the  ‘Make the Most Exhibition’ which will run from September 21st  to October 6th and is a core element of […]

UPCOMING: Angels To Launch At Arcade Con


If you are at Arcade Con next weekend, you may want to keep an eye out for a new comic that will be launched at the event in the Ballsbridge Hotel. Angels is the product of writer Andrew Kavanagh and artist Saoirse Ní Chiaragáin. You can take a look below at an unlettered art sample […]

COVER ART: Lightning Strike #3


Lightning Strike have given folk their first look at the cover for Lightning Strike Issue #3. It features new story ‘Customs’ written by Mike Lynch and David Lynch with art and colours by Kevin Weldon and Ruth Redmond. The cover itself is drawn and coloured by Luca Pizzari. LightningStrike #3 goes on sale at Arcade Con […]

ON SALE NOW: Try Hard #1

Try Hard Cover

Patrick O’Malley has been in touch to say that his new book Try Hard is now available in Forbidden Planet Dublin and Sub City Dublin. Take a look below at the imaginative cover design and some interior art. BLURB: “Rugby is a game where you go hard, or you go home. Bobby Phillips is about to […]

ART: Earthruler By Brian Naughton


As the Earthruler Kickstarter passes its goal and works towards stretch goals Brian Naughton has produced his take on the Darrin O’Toole and Shawn Langley superhero.

COVER ART: Zombies Hi! Volume 1 From Ruairí Coleman

Zombies Hi! Vol. 1

Unveiled earlier today by current Zombies Hi! artist Ruairí Coleman is the cover art for the collected edition of the celebrated horror book. Collecting the first five issues, the black and white volume is illustrated by Kevin Logue who also provided colours for the cover over Coleman’s pencils. There are a limited number of the books […]

TEASER IMAGE: ‘Long Live The Leader’ By Ross Bampflyde & Mike Lynch


The second issue of The Psychedelic Journal Of Time Travel will be launched at Melksham in the UK on August 31st. The issue will include a strip by Mike Lynch and indy comics journey man Ross Bampflyde. A teaser image for the story has appeared online which you can see below.