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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 […]

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 […]

NEWS: CREATOR OWNED DAY WEDNESDAY MARCH 5TH

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Creator Owned Day returns Wednesday 5th March 2014! The last two year’s challenge saw comic creators writing and drawing up new characters, readers celebrating their favourite creator-owned series and a trending topic on Twitter. Stephen Downey has posted some details on his blog: “A quick recap of the challenge details: Create a sketch of an […]

EVENT: The Big Bang Moon Knight Signing In March

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As the release date for Moon Knight #1 nears from the great creative team of Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire, The Big Bang have announced a signing in store from 6pm on March 5th in the Pembroke District of the Dundrum Shopping Centre. As always they’ll have an exclusive free print for the […]

EVENT: CORK COMIC CREATOR MEET-UP NEXT MONDAY

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Colin O’Mahoney has started a Cork Comic Creator meet up to try and get a comic scene going in Cork, and they are having a meet-up next Monday. It is their third meeting. The meeting is at 8:00PM in The Roundy Bar & Cafe. It’s an informal get together, newcomers welcome, to discuss comics, creating […]

EVENT REMINDER: Nick Roche Signing Tomorrow (Wed) At The Big Bang

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Tomorrow is the big day for Nick Roche and the release of REVOLUTIONARY WAR: DEATH’S HEAD II #1 . He will be signing at The Big Bang in the Dundrum Shopping Centre from 6pm to 8pm and as usual there will be a print for those who buy the comic as long as stocks last. Take […]

EVENT: FEBRUARY DUBLIN COMIC MART

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The next Dublin Comic Mart will be on Saturday February 1st. You can check out the event on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1444751469076194/?source=1

NEWS: Nom-Con Announce First Big Guest

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Nom-con is a non-profit Japanese animation and popular culture convention that is held annually over the course of three days and takes place in The Ballsbridge Hotel from August 1st to 3rd. They have just announced their first major guest for the show in the form of Christopher R. Sabat. As the Voice Director for Dragonaball Z […]

EVENT: Comic Mart In Ennis In March

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The second annual comic mart for Ennis will be held on Sunday March 23rd in The Templegate Hotel from 10am to 5pm. Much the same as last year, there will be a large amount of comic back issues on sale and details on attending small press tables and other dealers will be made available closer […]

EVENT: Lone Star Soul Exhibition In Donegal

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An exhibition that is going to be running in the Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre in Donegal  is a showcase of selected artworks relating to Peter Campbell’s Lone Star Soul  and the general idea is that it will show the progress and evolution of the production of the Comic Page across a number of large blown […]

Event: Half Past Danger Hardcover launch with Exclusive Bookplate

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From the folks at The Big Bang: Stephen Mooney’s amazing HALF PAST DANGER (which we dare say was one of the best comics of 2013) is getting the deluxe hardcover treatment, and there is no way we’d let that go without making it a thing! – 29TH OF JANUARY, 6.30 PM, EXCLUSIVELY IN BIG BANG […]

EVENT REMINDER: Akumakon Kicks Off 2014 Convention Season Next Week

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Akumakon is an Anime, Manga and Japanese Culture event that happens in NUI Galway and it kicks off the convention season for 2014 when it opens its doors on January 17th to 19th. Events that will be held include cosplay events, video game tournaments, Japanese culture events, nerd culture-related events, a pub quiz, special guests, […]

EVENT: Revolutionary War: Knights Of Pendragon Launch in Cork

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In  a unique and very welcome piece of news to fans down south, The Big Bang are coming to Cork for a launch of Revolutionary War: Knights Of Pendragon on which Will Sliney is artist. The launch party is in The Oliver Plunkett in the City on February 1st and there will be an exclusive print […]

EVENT: DUBLIN COMIC JAM CHRISTMAS MEETING TOMORROW

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The Christmas Dublin Comic Jam happens tomorrow night in the Lord Edward, from 8pm-ish. You can see scans from the November meet here: http://dublincomicjam.blogspot.ie/2013/12/november-2013.html

EXHIBITION: Ian Knox, “Lifelines and Deadlines”, Belfast

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Belfast’s finest political cartoonist Ian Knox,who’s been skewering politicians in Northern Ireland in the pages of the Irish News since 1989, and did something similar for BBC Northern Ireland’s political magazine show Hearts and Minds from 1996 to 2012, is holding an exhibition of his work, “Lifelines and Deadlines“, at the Crescent Arts Centre, University Road, Belfast. Ther […]

EVENT: DUBLIN COMIC MART this Saturday!

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EVENT REMINDERS: 2 Signings At The Big Bang This Week

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The Big Bang comic store in Dundrum are really spoiling comic fans this week with two signings. The first takes place tomorrow, Friday, at 6pm and in store will be comic artists MING DOYLE, JOE QUINONES and MARIS WICKS. MING DOYLE Probably better known for her work on Brian Wood’s MARA and the artist in the […]

EVENT: WILL SLINEY PRINT EXHIBITION AT THE WINTERVAL FESTIVAL WATERFORD

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Award winning and best selling Marvel Comic artist Will Sliney is set to host an exhibition of 14 different prints at the Winterval Festival, which takes place in Waterford from November 29 to December 31. Will has created a brand new fictional ŒViking¹ Character especially for the festival; ŒValgaard¹ created for the festival as the […]

REMINDER: LAYDEEZ DO COMICS BUMPER HOLIDAY MEETING THIS SATURDAY

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The next Laydeez do Comics – Dublin meeting will take place from 2.30pm – 5pm this Saturday in the Odessa Club, Dublin. Their guests are Leeann Hamilton, Michael Carroll, Gareth Gowran and Sadhbh Lawlor. In the spirit of the season they’re also having a comic swap – wrap up a comic and bring it along […]

EVENT: EIRTAKON 2013 ARTIST ALLEY

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Eirtakon is the largest and longest-running anime and manga convention in Ireland, held every year by the DCU Anime & Manga Society. It will be held in the Croke Park Conference Centre this weekend (November 22nd-24th 2013) and there will plenty of Irish creators on hand in Artists Alley including Anthea West, Leeann Hamilton, Ken […]

EVENT: ALEISTER CROWLEY: WANDERING THE WASTE GRAPHIC NOVEL EXHIBITION

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Exhibition of Roy H Stewart’s original artwork from Aleister Crowley: Wandering the Waste graphic novel The Atlantis Bookshop on London’s Museum Street will be holding an exhibition of original artwork from Martin Hayes and Roy H Stewart’s graphic novel Aleister Crowley: Wandering the Waste. The exhibition opens as part of The Atlantis Bookshop’s annual Crowleymass […]

EVENT: “ISLAND” ART EXHIBITION

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An exhibition of original paintings, drawings, sketches and prints from Barry Quinn’s illustrated story Island will take place in the main upstairs gallery space of the Market House in Monaghan and will run from Tuesday the 19th November until 16th January. It will feature original artwork from the book as well as early sketches and […]

EVENT: NOVEMBER DUBLIN COMIC ART

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The next show is Saturday November 2nd at the Central Hotel. There be have thousands of back issues at 50% discount and a 20 comics for 10 euro deal. Doors open at 10am, admission is Free.

EVENT: WILL SIMPSON TO VISIT SLIGO TOWN

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The much revered comic book artist, illustrator, storyboard artist, film production artist and director, Will Simpson will be giving a talk on comics, films, storyboarding, and designing Game Of Thrones at The Yeats Memorial Building in Sligo town on 2nd of November at 7.30pm. Derry born, Will Simpson made his debut as a professional comic […]

REMINDER: LADY BABYLON READING AND LAUNCH THIS WEDNESDAY

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Get into the Halloween spirit on Wednesday 30th October as Lady Babylon writer Darrin O’Toole reads excerpts from Lady Babylon: An Occult Romance in the haunting gloom of St. Kevin’s Park & Cemetery in what promises to be a comic book launch like no other. The reading will be followed by an evening of drinks […]