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ICAW: COMPETITION WINNERS

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AND THE WINNERS ARE: VIRTUAL INDEPENDENT COMIC HAMMER: Honeycombcakes THUNDERBOLTS PAGE: Patrick McAleer JUDGE DREDD: joinedupwriting HALF PAST DANGER: Chris O’Halloran BOB BYRNE: Kathleen Doran TRANSFORMERS: Marc Graham. You shall all be contacted shortly.  

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 […]

MOTIVATION: 10 Things I Wish Someone Had told me.

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FOUND THIS ON THE NET, thought it was relevant to the week. CLICK FOR BIGGER

ICAW DAY FIVE

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Here’s what you have missed so far: WIN ORIGINAL STEPHEN MOONEY ARTWORK PJ HOLDEN’S COMIC CREATOR TIPS EMMET O’NEILL ON THE IRISH COMIC SCENE IRISH COMIC SUGGESTIONS WIN TRANSFORMERS ART FROM NICK ROCHE STEPHEN MOONEY ON GOING FROM MAINSTREAM TO CREATOR OWNED DAMIEN MULLEY’S OUTSIDE VOICES POST: DAMAGE MORE IRISH COMIC SUGGESTIONS GET YOUR MAILING […]

Jam – Irish Comics Anthology from Dublin School

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This week has been an interesting one on Irish Comics News, it’s shown the variety and vibrancy of the Irish comics scene. I think that Tommie has started something really interesting with Irish Comics AppreciationWeek. I hope it gains momentum and we see something even bigger next year. The week has certainly put a few […]

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 […]

COMIC: The Earthbound God Preview

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FROM: http://theearthboundgod.tumblr.com/ antheawest: Second and final part of this preview. Part one can be read here: http://theearthboundgod.tumblr.com/ This is part one of the preview part two can be seen here: Here you go guys, a 13-page preview of my upcoming comicbook: The Earthbound God If you enjoyed what you read and want to see more please consider […]

ICAW DAY FOUR

Gary Reynolds

It’s hard to know what is happening today, it all depends on “things”. But rest assured that we have some great stuff coming your way. Here’s what you have missed so far: WIN ORIGINAL STEPHEN MOONEY ARTWORK PJ HOLDEN’S COMIC CREATOR TIPS EMMET O’NEILL ON THE IRISH COMIC SCENE IRISH COMIC SUGGESTIONS WIN TRANSFORMERS ART […]

ICAW: Happy Birthday ICN from Ronan Kennedy

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Ronan (Mindpuss) Kennedy just sent us this “picture of a dodgy politician, possibly B.Ahern under extreme celebration of the 1st birthday of the Irish Comic News site.” Thanks Ronan! http://mindpuss.com/

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 Day Three

Gary Reynolds

Ok, so it’s new comics day. I hope we all know the drill at this point and have picked out at least one Irish Comic to add to our shopping list, right? Anyway, today we have an Original Art competition for the mighty Judge Dredd by the equally mighty PJ Holden! We have a company spotlight […]

ICAW: Stray Lines: teaser from Paddy Lynch

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Paddy Lynch teases us with this rather lovely cover for Stray Lines, a forthcoming anthology he’s working on with fellow Irish comics luminaries Phil Barrett, Barry Hughes, Gus Hughes, and Andrew and Chris Judge. No information on the contents yet, but, well, I’m teased.

ICAW: Free comics from Longstone

Longstone Comics Vol 4 and Smiling at the Sky

Our friends at Longstone Comics are making two of their comics available for FREE this week! Longstone Comics Vol 4 is an anthology featuring work by Peter Loftus, Deirdre de Barra, Ian Pettitt and Hilary Lawler; Smiling at the Sky is an unsettling story of a Russian orphan with unexplained abilities, by Peter and Ian. […]

ICAW: PJ Holden’s 10 MUST DO Comic Creator Strategies

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The comics industry is a wretched hive of scum and villainy. And to help you get a leg up from wannabe to professional, I’ve compiled a list of 10 MUST DO strategies:   At a convention, who has time to shower? Make an impression by having some lingering BO. Portfolios are at their most impressive […]

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, […]

ICAW: THIS WEEK IS IRISH COMIC APPRECIATION WEEK!!!

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WHAT IS ICAW? To celebrate the first birthday of the site, ICN has decided to launch ICAW, an annual event where fans and creators in the Irish Comic scene make a big push to support, promote and encourage Irish comics and Irish comic Creators. The idea is to spend one week of the year and really make […]