Archive for the 'Competition' Category

LINK: A Seven Irish Artist A4 Print Is Up For Grabs On Facebook

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This sweet competition is currently running over on facebook. From: https://www.facebook.com/tommiekellyartist Paddy’s Day Prints Give Away – win a bumper pack of seven high quality A4 prints from seven Irish artists! To be in with a chance to win this awesome prize, just share this image, along with the hashtag #paddyprints, on your wall by midnight […]

COMPETITION: Innocent Tales #2 Giveaway

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ICN is delighted to join up with Green Monkey Comics to give one reader a chance to win a print copy of Innocent Tales #2. To be in with a chance of winning your choice of any one of the three covers below for the issue you just need to answer this question: What real life […]

NEWS: ‘…And The Blood Flowed Green’ Competition Winners

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Following the competition last week where we put 5 copies of Alan Nolan’s new book from O’Brien Press ‘…And The Blood Flowed Green’ up for grabs, the winners have been chosen. Our sincerest thanks go to the fine folk over at O’Brien Press for letting us run this competition. We had another great response to […]

NEWS: Competition Winners For At War With The Empire Graphic Novel From O’Brien Press

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Over the last couple of weeks we were running a competition in conjunction with O’Brien Press for Gerry Hunt’s new graphic novel At War With The Empire. We were delighted with the response to the competition and five winners were chosen at random. They will be receiving their books in the post very soon. Winners: […]

Competition : Zombie Hi give away from Uproar Comics and The 2dcast.

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Competition : Zombie Hi give away from Uproar Comics and The 2dcast. To celebrate the success of the 6th issue of Zombies Hi , the recent success of Culture Techs Zombie night and the forthcoming 2d Festival Podcasts 10th episode ,the 2dcast and Uproar comics have teamed up for a top notch give-away EXCLUSIVELY through […]

COMPETITION: Only you can save the Amazing Mr. X!

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The University of Dundee and D. C. Thomson are running the second Dundee Comics Prize. To stand a chance of winning the first prize of £500 plus publication in the Sunday Post and the Dundee University publication Anthology, or one of the runners-up prizes of £250, they’re inviting comics creators to submit a two or […]

COMPETITION: Win Paul McCallan Original Art (External Link)

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Abandoned Comics, the publisher of Nestor and Wire & Gas are currently running a competition on their site whereby you can win original Paul McCallan art. You can check out the details by following this link and take a look below at some of the art up for grabs on the site: http://www.abandonedcomics.com/2012/07/competition-time/

NEWS: The Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize 2012

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The Observer, Jonathan Cape and Comica announce the Graphic Short Story Prize for 2012. It’s open to anyone resident in the UK or Ireland, and they’re looking for four page stories, which will be judged by writer-artist Hannah Berry (Britten and Brulightly, Adamtine) and comics evangelist and man at the crossroads Paul Gravett, as well as comedian […]

ICAW: Saturday Competition Bob Byrne

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Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced. Today we have the chance for you to win the sketch below by the amazing Bob Byrne.   HOW TO WIN THE ARTWORK Simply answer this question: What is the name […]

ICAW: FRIDAY COMPETITION ORIGINAL THUNDERBOLTS SPLASH PAGE BY DECLAN SHALVEY

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Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced. Today is your chance to win an1x15′ original splash page from Thunderbolts 163.1 (issue where they go to Ireland) drawn by Declan Shalvey. CLICK FOR BIGGER HOW TO WIN THE ARTWORK […]

ICAW: THURSDAY’S COMPETITION

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Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced To win a virtual Hamper of PDF’s from Irish Independant comics creators such as: John Robbins Tommie Kelly Patrick Brown Andy Luke Stephen Coffey Phil Barret AND MORE TO BE ADDED […]

ICAW: WEDNESDAY’S COMPETITION JUDGE DREDD

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Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced. Today’s Competition is an original PJ HOLDEN Judge Dredd! Pj is currently working hard on this as I type, so here are some in progress pics:   HOW TO WIN THE […]

ICAW: TUESDAY’S COMPETITION TRANSFORMERS ARTWORK

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Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced. Today’s Competition is an original Nick Roche Transformers Sketch!     GO CHECK OUT http://nickroche.blogspot.ie/ FOR MORE NEWS AND ARTWORK FROM THE ICN AWARD WINNING NICK ROCHE!   HOW TO WIN THE ARTWORK […]

ICAW: MONDAY’S COMPETITION HALF PAST DANGER

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Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced. First up is an original HALF PAST DANGER Variant Cover Artwork (ARTWORK AT BOTTOM OF POST)  from the mighty Stephen Mooney! So What Exactly is Half Past Danger? STEPHEN EXPLAINS: “Well, […]

IRISH TIMES.COM ULYSSES COVER COMPETITION

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I thought this might interest some of you: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2012/0608/1224317494844.html Competition The great James Joyce cover-up To mark Bloomsday, and to be in with a chance of winning €250, we’d like you to design a cover for ‘Ulysses’, and here are some tips to get you started. THERE HAVE BEEN many jacket designs for Ulysses, in […]

ART COMP: Cork Art Supplies Art Competition

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Just a quick posting to let people know that Cork Arts Supplies are holding a competition – see the image below for the theme and the rules.  What is really tasty is the prize is a €100 voucher for their store, which would probably be spent in record time to say the least. So to […]

COMPETITION WINNER: We Have A Winner Of Our Abandoned Comics Comp

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Our thanks go out to all tohse who entered our Abandoned Comics competition this past few days. The response was great and from all our responses, the 25th correct answer to the question was from Aisling O’Meara of Dublin 3 who correctly answered that the next book due out from Abandoned Comics would be Wire […]

NEWS: Lightning Strike Announce Winner Of Cover Competition

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Following from the competition that ICN ran last week in conjunction with Lightning Strike Comics, the company has announced a winner. Reader were asked to participate in the competition by viewing sample pages of art from strips that will appear in the first issue which goes on sale soon. We had a fantastic response from […]

UPDATE: The Lightning Strike Competition Is Now Closed

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UPDATE: We at ICN wish to thank everyone who voted on the Lightning Strike cover competition this past week. The competition is now closed and those good folk over at Lightning Strike Comics will now be counting the results ahead of announcing which strip will adorn the cover of the first issue. ORIGINAL POST: Just a […]

COMPETITION: Choose The Cover To The Lightning Strike Comics Anthology Part 1

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Lightning Strike Comics in conjunction with ICN are giving you the chance to choose the cover to the first volume of their new upcoming anthology series. What you have to do is to take a look at some preview pages from the stories contained in the book and based on which strip you like the look […]

COMPETITION: Choose The Cover To The Lightning Strike Comics Anthology Part 2

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Here is the second batch of preview art for the Lightning Strike Comics Anthology cover competition. If any of these pages strike your fancy then follow the link to the competition poll here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/H263XZX and cast your vote and your choice may make the first issues front cover! There is a third post of art to […]

COMPETITION: Choose The Cover To The Lightning Strike Comics Anthology Part 3

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Check out the final set of pages in the Lightning Strike Comics Anthology cover competition. Follow the link to the poll counter here if any of these pages take your fancy and you deem that strip worthy of gracing the cover to the new books first issue later this Spring: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/H263XZX  Remember, March 9th is the […]

NEWS: Nominations Voting Now Closed

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The nomination process for the inaugral Irish Comic News Awards is now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted their vote. As we here at ICN HQ tally up what we got, let us say that we are delighted with the response we have gotten both in the voting itself and also for the support on […]

COMPETITION: Limited Edition Transformers/GI Joe #1 Free Comic

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Following on from a very successful push for Facebook ‘likes’ a couple of weeks ago where our target was reached in less than seven hours and our 125th like walked away with a free first printing of Neil Gaiman’s 1602 #1, ICN is giving away another free comic. If you are our 150th ”like’ on […]