Archive for the 'Editor’s Choice' Category

NEWS: Murder Might Be Fatal But Success Isn’t With Alan Nolan

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August saw the release of the first of a new series of graphic novels from O’Brien Press based around ideas from Alan Nolan. The first book to hit the shelves was Death By Chocolate which dropped to large acclaim. The second in the series Six Million Ways To Die is due on shop shelves on […]

ART: Brian Wood Posts Shalvey Northlanders Page

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Northlanders writer Brian Wood via Twitpic posted a page from Declan Shalvey for his upcoming arc on the popular Viking series from Vertigo. Shalvey’s first issue will ship in October with issue #45. Take a look at the page below.  

NEWS: Sub City Giving Away 2 Tickets To See Batman Live!

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Sub City Comics is giving away two tickets to see the Batman Live stage show in the O2 on September 28th. All you have to do is go to Sub City’s Twitter page at @SubCitycomics and tetweet the competition announcment to be in with a chance to win the tickets. About the show: Faithfully adapted […]

NEWS: Stephen Coffey’s Celtic Knights, Who You Call If Everyone Else Is Busy

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It has been several years since the acclaimed Irish comedy superhero book Celtic Knights hit with its one and only issue from Stephen Coffey and artist Ger Hankey. In the intervening time efforts to get the book on shelves again proved fruitless as the book was hampered by various factors, chiefly among them artists who […]

COMPETITION: Design the ICN mascot!

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  A good few people have suggested that ICN needs some sort of cartoon mascot rather than just the typeface. So, I decided that as we are all very creative individuals, why not open this up as a “competition”. I put that in quotes as there probably won’t be a prize other than we will […]

IN MY OPINION: The Zen of Comics. [TK:IMO]

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  The Zen of Comics. Or How to be happy while not quite being where you want to be.   In the words of Bjork “I’m no fucking Buddhist” but I do have very keen interest in their thought system and how they approach the problems of life. The fascinating thing about Buddhism is (as […]

DEATH BY CHOCOLATE Advance Look!

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FROM ALAN NOLAN’S FACEBOOK: “They’re in! Check out the advance copy of Death By Chocolate, the first in my Murder Can Be Fatal series, published by The O’Brien Press 15th August — in just 2 short weeks! http://www.obrien.ie/book947.c​fm“

Pre-Order The Indifference Engine

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The Indifference Engine: A Holographic Novel The Indifference Engine: A Holographic Novel Cy Dethan (writer) Rob Carey (art) Melanie Cook (colors) 100 pages Full Color $15.99 / £10.99p Responding to a strangely specific job advertisement, a distinctly ordinary twenty-something suburban slacker named Alan Blake finds himself in the middle of an inter-dimensional task force staffed […]

EXCLUSIVE Will Sliney new Project Artwork!

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I can say no more about it :) But its exciting! Click image for much bigger version!

WEBCOMIC: A Hibernian in Hellas Episode 4

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Episode 4 of Maeve Clancy’s amazing A Hibernian in Hellas has been posted. Click Image to read the whole thing!

ICN now with CHAT!

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You heard it! On the bottom right of your screen you should now see a chat App. It’s easy to use, if you sign into your ICN login your name will appear, you can also sign in with twitter or facebook. If you don’t sign in at all you will be given a random name. […]

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ICN EXCLUSIVE: Nestor Page By Anthony O’Neill

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In an ICN exclusive we have been given first look at an interior page of issue two of upcoming comic Nestor written by the Eagle Award nominated writer Mike Lynch and Martin Green and drawn by Anthony O’Neill. With the first issue due later this year from artist Mike Ball and Anthony’s issue due after, the […]

TOMMIE KELLY PRESENTS#1 Now on Sale!!!

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TKP#1 is a 33 Page digital PDF comic optimised for the Ipad but looks equally awesome on a monitor or mobile device. It contains the first new Road Crew storyline in Two years PICTURES OF FAITH AND DEVOTION and has the first proper chapter of DOWN. Included is an interview between Tommie Kelly and himself […]

ART: Are You An Artist Looking For Work?

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Writers Martin Greene and Mike Lynch are looking for an artist for a new sci-fi  project that is tentatively scheduled for a summer 2012 release. If you think you are the person to bring the story to life give a read below to the information provided by Mike Lynch: I am looking for an artist or […]

NEWS: Want To Be In A Comic Movie Filmed In Ireland?

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Following on from an exclusive post on ICN several weeks ago where it was rumoured that the new Asterix film Asterix: God Save Britannica would be filmed in Clare, it is now confirmed that the film will be filmed in September in West Clare. The film will provide an oppurtunity for around 200 extras to […]

PODCAST: New Sunnyside Comics Episode

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  Season 2 Episode 6 – FX2, the Revenge  http://sunnysidecomics.com/season-2-episode-6-fx2-the-revenge   Just kidding – the effects are kept to a bare minimum this week. We do a run-down of developments on the various iPad comic stores, chat about Locke & Key and some other things.  Direct download of the episode here. Don’t forget to tell […]

EVENT: What is Comic Barcamp?

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I awoke in the dead of night to find Andy Luke at the bottom of my bed again. “I’m thinking of arranging a Comics Barcamp”, he whispered. “What’s a Barcamp?” I asked.   He answered: “Barcamp.org describes it as ‘an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open […]