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COVER ART: Three Covers To New Garth Ennis Avatar Book Caliban

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“Master storyteller GARTH ENNIS and Fashion Beast artist FACUNDO PERCIO team up to deliver a haunting new epic of science fiction horror. The crew of the Caliban travels hyperspace on nothing more than a routine trip for the giant vessel. Just human beings that have been inside a bit too long, confident of no other life […]

NEWS: Will Sliney To Be Launch Artist On Spider-Man 2099 With Writer Peter David

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As anyone following Dan Slott’s great run on Superior Spider-Man recently can attest to, Miguel O’Hara has been brought back to present day New York and in July he is going to get a new ongoing series from Marvel Comics. With original writer Peter David at the helm, it falls to Fearless Defenders artist Will […]

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: A + X #18 – Final Issue

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The final issue of A + X hits this Wednesday with a Vision/Kitty Pryde tale from Jim Kreuger, Will Sliney and Andres Mossa. The issue also features a Cyclops and Captain America story by Gerry Duggan and David Yardin. A preview of the issue can be seen below and be sure to ask your favourite […]

NEWS: Maura McHugh To Co-Write Mini Series For Dark Horse Within Hellboy Universe

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Maura McHugh this evening revealed that she is to co-writing a five issue mini-series with Kim Newman called Witchfinder which is part of the Hellboy universe and will be published by Dark Horse Comics. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Hellboy at Dark Horse. Joining McHugh and Newman on credits will be Tyler Crook and Dave Stewart on art. […]

COVER ART: Dynamite To Release New Flash Gordon Series In April With Shalvey & Mooney Covers

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Eighty years after he debuted, Dynamite Entertainment are bring back Flash Gordon to comics with a new comic written by Jeff Parker, Evan Shaner and Jordie Bellaire in April. When issue one hits there will be two of the covers (of which there look to be about 9) done by Declan Shalvey and Stephen Mooney […]

NEWS: The O’Brien Press Schedule Alan Nolan’s Fintan’s Fifteen For April

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Alan Nolan returns to The O’Brien Press this April with a new all ages graphic novel titled Fintan’s Fifteen. Telling the tale of Ray who is tired of losing every match he plays with his team, the Ballybreen Terries. Before they become the laughing stock of the leadership, Ray persuades Fintan Heffernan, ex-star player of U10′s […]

ON SALE THIS WEEK: Revolutionary War: Death’s Head II #1

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Nick Roche’s first work at Marvel Comics in the form of Revolutionary War: Death’s Head II #1, reviving the legendary Marvel UK character, goes on sale tomorrow. Along with a signing at The Big Bang in Dundrum tomorrow evening, why not take a look inside the book and head along to the event and get hold […]

ON SHELVES NOW: Mike Carroll’s Pens Final Issue Of Jennifer Blood

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FINAL ISSUE!!! Seriously wounded, betrayed, and captured, Jen faces her ultimate challenge… But an unexpected ally brings renewed hope, and she discovers that – maybe – there could be one final chance for something she has long believed to be impossible: Redemption. Writer: Mike Carroll Artist: Kewber Baal Genre: Crime Publication Date: 5th Feb 2014    

COVER ART: Len O’Grady’s Colours On Walt Simonson’s Star Slammers

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IDW will revisit Walt Simonson’s oft travelled property ‘Star Slammers’ and as the book gears up for its launch in March, a Len O’Grady coloured cover for #3 has just hit online. Take a look below.

ON SALE THIS WEEK: Ruth Redmond Colours Revolutionary War: Dark Angel

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Former Lightning Strike colourist Ruth Redmond gets a credit on a Marvel Comics release when Revolutionary War: Dark Angel goes on sale tomorrow (Wednesday). Always very pleasing when another great talent lands in the big time. Well done Ruth. REVOLUTIONARY WAR: DARK ANGEL #1  Part 2 of “Revolutionary War” • When Shevaun Haldane experiences a […]

NEWS: Marvel To Relaunch Moon Knight With Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey & Jordie Bellaire

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Marvel Comics have announced that they intend to relaunch Moon Knight with the tantalizing new team of Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire. It will be Marvel’s first Moon Knight series since a 12 issue run in 2011 which featured troubled Marc Spector as a TV producer in Los Angeles. The new series will […]

HALL OF FAME: 2013 Inductee Half Past Danger

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Half Past Danger was this week inducted into the ICNA Hall of Fame becoming the third inductee in this category following on from Bob Byrne’s two books Mister Amperduke in 2011 and Mbleh! last year. This first creator owned book from Stephen Mooney holds a significant position in the annals of Irish comic history as […]

NEWS: Ireland’s Top Creators Through Diamond September 2013

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Diamond have released the top 300 selling comics of September and several Irish creators have made the cut. Declan Shalvey makes several appearances with Deadpool #16 and #17 and Robocop: Last Stand #2 making the cut. Will Sliney‘s Fearless Defenders #9 comes in at #194 on the list. Nick Roche on cover duty for Transformers: […]

NEWS: New Volume Of Kill Shakespeare Released At NYCC

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Publishers Weekly are carrying the story this evening of a new volume of Kill Shakespeare from IDW that was released at NYCC. Kill Shakespeare: A Tale of Blood by Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery (whose father is from Dublin) and artist Andy Belanger is the latest volume in the multi award winnings series of books from […]

ON SALE THIS WEEK: Jennifer Blood #31

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The latest issue of Jennifer Blood went on sale this week. Not sure what to expect? TheTrades.com put it nicely talking about the last issue when they said “Mike Carroll and Kewber Baal deliver action and violence in the school of Quentin Tarantino.” What more do you need to convince you? Writer: Mike Carroll Artist: […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Numbercruncher #2

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Numbercruncher #2   Written by Si Spurrier Art by: PJ Holden Colours by Jordie Bellaire Letters by Simon Bowland Published by Titan Comics On Sale: Wednesday August 21st  REVIEW: Titan Comics were very generous in giving ICN an advance look at next weeks Numbercruncher #2 from Si Spurrier, PJ Holden and Jordie Bellaire. In issue one we were […]

ON SALE THIS WEEK: Fearless Defenders #8 & Volume 1

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This weeks sees two doses of Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney’s Fearless Defenders hit shelves. First up is issue 8 of the series along with the collected edition of the opening arc ‘Doom Maiden’s’ covering issues 1 through 6. Both covers can be seen below and both are now on sale.

ON SALE THIS WEEK COVER ART: Doomsday .1 #4 & Half Past Danger #4 & Bonus HPD Cover Art

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IDW have two books hitting shelves featuring an Irish creator. John Byrne is joined by Len O’Grady on colours as Dommsday .1 hits issue #4. Also dropping this week is the fourth issue in Stephen Mooney’s hit Half Past Danger. Cover art for both books are below along with Nick Runge’s stunning subscription cover. As […]

REVIEW: 1913 – Larkin’s Labour War

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1913: Larkin’s Labour War Written & Art by: Gerry Hunt Colours by: Alan Nolan Published by: The O’Brien Press Price: €12.99 Blurb: Low-paid workers – under the leadership of Big Jim Larkin – organised themselves into Unions to insist on better conditions. The business world retaliated by locking them out of their jobs without pay […]

NEWS: Mike Carroll’s Judge Dredd Year One: The Cold Light Of Day E-Book Now On Sale

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Jennifer Blood and Judge Dredd writer Mike Carroll’s new novel Judge Dredd Year One: The Cold Light Of Day went on sale this week. Announced by parent company Rebellion in August of last year as a series of e-books based on Judge Joe Dredd’s first year on the job (the stories in the comic strip […]

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: Red Team #4

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Garth Ennis’ latest issue of Red Team hits this week. It’s shaping up to be a great book as evidenced by a very strong opening arc so far. Take a look below for some interior art and book info. Writer: Garth Ennis Art: Craig Cermak ON SALE DATE: This Week! BOOK INFO: Red Team’s latest target could […]

NEWS: Ireland’s Top Selling Creators Through Diamond June 2013 – Carroll, O’Grady, Sliney & More

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Diamond have released their top 300 selling comics of June. In a month where Superman Unchained topped the charts with over 250,000 copies sold, there was room on the list for most of Ireland’s professional creators. Declan Shalvey led the way in #104 with his interior art on Venom #36 and was just ahead of […]

UPCOMING: 1913 – Larkin’s Labour War

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The O’Brien Press have solicited for release in August the latest historical graphic novel from Gerry Hunt in 1913 – Larkin’s Labour War. Set chronologically before Hunt’s two previous graphic novels, Blood Upon The Rose  and At War With The Empire, he is joined by award winning creator Alan Nolan (Sancho, Murder Can Be Fatal […]

COVER ART: Half Past Danger 2nd Printing

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Stephen Mooney has just announced via Twitter that Half Past Danger #2 gets a second printing with a brand new cover. Take a look below.

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: Jennifer Blood #29

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Take a look below at the latest issue of Mike Carroll’s run on Dynamite Entertainment’s Jennifer Blood which goes on sale next week. Writer: Mike Carroll Artist: Eman Casallos Colorist: Inlight Studio Publication Date: Jul 2013 Format: Comic Book Page Count: 32 pages ON SALE DATE: July 24 It’s a stand-off.  On one side, more […]