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ICN TV: A Look At Pre ICN Irish Comics Part 1 – Gazebo By Liam Geraghty and Phil Barrett

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ICN launched in June 2011 and in that time there have been scores of Irish comics released. But pre ICN the scene was still quite active. So in a short series of vignettes and posts, we will be delving into the past to highlight some of these books. The first book is from Liam Geraghty […]

NEWS: RTE Lyric FM Broadcast Ties In With Phil Barrett Art Competition

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The Comic Cast’s Liam Geraghty has made a report for Culture File (broadcasts weekdays on RTÉ Lyric fm 6.40pm in Ireland) about the rarely told story of when famed film director Alfred Hitchcock came to the playwright Sean O’Casey’s place for dinner. The podcast can be heard here: http://culturefilepod.tumblr.com/post/37787914344/this-time-on-culture-file-the-long-lost-story-of Comic artist Philip Barrett (www.blackshapes.com) has also made […]

NEWS: Indy Comics Have A New Online Shop Front In ‘Comicsy’

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Comicsy is a new online marketplace whereby indy creators can set up a specific store on the website to sell their books. As the sites new press release tells us; “Comicsy is a new marketplace for indie comics creators and artists to sell their goods. Small press creators can sign up and open their own ‘Comicsy Shop’ to […]

LINK: The Dublin Comic Jam On The Radio

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The Comic Cast’s Liam Geraghty pointed us towards a recording for Culture File on RTÉ Lyric FM featuring Liam where he is joined by Paddy Lynch, Phil Barrett and more. “The Dublin Comic Jam takes place once a month in the Lord Edward pub in Dublin. Reporting for Culture File on RTÉ Lyric fmLiam Geraghty joined Paddy […]

NEWS: New Sci-Fi Transmedia Series Announced

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Watch. Play. Read.  beActive Launches Brand New Sci-Fi Transmedia series based on Collider Experiments Dublin based and Multi-award-winning transmedia production company beActive has today announced the launch of Collider, a sci-fi story told across a range of different platforms from the 4th of June. Collider tells the story of six people transported to a post-apocalyptic […]

PODCAST: The Comic Cast Robo City

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DOWNLOAD OR STREAM AT BOTTOM OF POST This week on the Comic Cast, we talk to Irish illustrator Matthew Griffin who loves, in equal parts, the traditional and the futuristic and occasionally likes to combine the two. His work is a mixture of ink and digital methods. Here he talks about how he got started, […]

VIDEO: Bob Byrne Animates A Pat Kenny Segment

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Bob Byrne’s latest Eclectic Micks contribution is a funny animated segment from the Pat Kenny show featuring a lady talking from a Social Welfare Office. Just follow the link below to view. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=s3LSVMxV1TQ www.clamnuts.com http://www.eclecticmicks.blogspot.com/

MEDIA: Andy Luke’s The Invisible Artist

Last year Andy Luke made a documentary about comics in Belfast called The Invisible Artist, for local TV station NVTV. It’s now online!

The Invisible Artist from Northern Visions/NvTv on Vimeo.

NEWS: Article on Irish Comics in Look Left

Feature on Irish comics in Look Left magazine

 Look Left, the Irish left-wing political magazine, has a new issue on the stands, and alongside articles on the PUP’s Billy Hutchinson, the American left, and what Engels wrote about Ireland, there’s a two page piece on Irish comics, featuring Atomic Diner‘s League of Volunteers, Róisín Dubh and Jennifer Wilde, Damien Goodfellow’s Brian Boru from […]

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