Archive for the Bob Byrne Tag



Idiot Spanish Waiter Inspires Game. Comic book artist unveils Big Bad Spanish; a new way to learn Spanish by immersion. Valletta, Malta: After years of force feeding himself Spanish, Irish born comic book artist Bob Byrne made a shocking discovery after a chance encounter with a rude waiter in Spain. “I messed up, I asked […]

WIP: Bob Byrne’s Mister Amperduke sequel / prequel


FROM BOB: – See more at: Details are sketchy right now but right now the sequel / prequel to my wordless Graphic Novel Mister Amperduke is in production! The story follows two citizens from Amperville as they take part in a cultural exchange programme. Their hosts reside in a massive enclosure divided into cities controlled […]

REPORT: 2012 – The Year Of The Irish Comic Part 3 of 3

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In this final part of ICN’s breakdown of the 2012 comic scene in Ireland, we present the books that made it on sale from September on. Beginning in September we saw a number of books for the first time at the DICE event in Dundrum and it led to a busy end to the year. September DOT […]



The latest issue of Rira, the Irish language all ages anthology from Coimici Gael is now ready for download and for sale. Take a look below at Alma Ryan’s cover to the new issue featuring the talents of Bob Byrne, Alan Nolan, Philip Barrett, Maeve Clancy,  Alma Ryan, Alan Ryan, Stephen Downey, Elida Maiques, Fintan Taite and Davy […]

NEWS: Coimici Gael Announce RiRa #4 Creators


RiRa publisher Aidan Courtney has named the talent involved in the upcoming fourth issue. Listing an enviable cross section of Ireland best creators that include Bob Byrne, Alan Nolan, Philip Barrett, Maeve Clancy, Mike Lynch, Michael Ball, Alma Ryan, Alan Ryan, Eoin Ryan, Stephen Downey, Elida Maiques, Paddy Lynch, Fintan Taite and Davy Francis.   […]

VIDEO: Bob Byrne’s Mister Amperduke Trailer


Graphic Novel trailer – Mister Amperduke from Bob Byrne on Vimeo.

ICAW: Saturday Competition Bob Byrne


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 […]

REVIEW: Mister Amperduke


Life in Lego by Bob Byrne (Clamnuts Comics) Review by Ciaran Flanagan Since the introduction of the first Graphic Novel (The Death of Captain Marvel for those who are keeping score), there has been much promised and little delivered in terms of innovation and new scope in the relatively young medium. Sure we’ve had Watchmen, […]

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.

UPDATES: Bob Byrnes 2000AD work in progress

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A sneak peek at some of his upcoming work for a 2000AD project –

COMICS: Mr.Amperduke extended version on Graphicly


MR AMPERDUKE EXTENDED VERSION! Bob Byrnes Mr.Amperduke is a fantastically wonderful tale of a  minature town called Amperville which resides in the basement of a retired senior citizen.  This minature world enthusiast finds the sentient beings within the model coming to life and fighting epic battles while he watches on in a God like fashion. […]

UPDATE: Mr.Sir Storybook by Bob Byrne

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DR>MOKU & MR SIR Bobs runaway success of the Learning Japanese website that is Dr.Moku, has now crossed into the Spanish language.  A fantastic website that has all the markings of characters we’ve seen on Bobs comic sites, sees Mr. Sir storybook available as an app to assist children learn Spanish. Bob posted some sketches […]

REVIEW: Coimicí Gael’s Rírá #3


Rira #3 Story by: Various Art by: Various Cover by: Aidan Courtney Publisher: Comici Gael Cover Price: €2.50 Clare based Irish language publisher Coimicí released its third issue of Rírá recently after a prolonged absence from the shelves. Combining some of Ireland’s best comic talent inside one book this new offering is chock full of […]

NEWS: Ri Ra #3 On Sale Next Week With A Who’s Who Of Irish Talent On Show


Irish language comic Ri Ra from Clare based Comici Gael will finally go on sale next week. Boasting a who’s who of Irish talent the book will feature contrbutions from Alma Carroll, Alan Nolan, Luke Fallon, Mike Lynch, Dwayne Maloney, Bob Byrne, Maeve Clancy, Aidan Courtney and more. The book will have a mix of […]

NEWS: The Cult Of Lego Featuring Mr. Amperduke


A new publication written by Joe Meno and John Baichtal about the history of Lego and its many uses and influences in various media has just gone on sale. It features a section on comics that use minifigs in the art as an influenced from Lego. Included in that section is Andrew Summersgill (Dr. Sinister) […]



  WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT IS YOUR CONNECTION TO COMICS? My name is Bob and I was one of the first chumps to get serious about making Irish comics.  WHAT COMIC ARE YOU WORKING ON RIGHT NOW? 2000AD stories and various ones for my webcomic.  WHAT’S THE BEST PART OF MAKING COMICS? You can […]