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Phil Barrett’s Visual Storytelling night classes

Phil Barrett's Visual Storytelling night class

Phil Barrett, creator of Matter, Blackshapes and O’Brien Press’ Where’s Larry?, and one of Ireland finest practitioners of the cartoonist’s art, is teaching an eight-week night class in Visual Storytelling at Marino College in Fairview, Dublin, on Monday nights from 7 til 9, starting on 27 January. Students will learn the basics of comic storytelling […]

EVENTS: Dublin Zine Fair 17th & 18th August 2013


DUBLIN ZINE FAIR 17TH & 18TH AUGUST 2013 THE EXCHANGE, TEMPLE BAR, DUBLIN 2 12 – 6pm Sarah Bracken of BABY BEEF independent press is running this event which is now in its second year.  As stated on her website, this fair is aimed at : supporting and promoting independent DIY publishing, zines and artist […]

EVENTS: Dr.Sketchys Dublin ‘Metropolis’ Sat 27th April


The lovely gang at Dr.Sketchys are doing a great life drawing class this coming Saturday based on ‘Metropolis’, in

4 Dame Lane, from 5-8pm.

Not a bad way to start your weekend is it?

For more visuals and tasty treats on what is in store visit

Their events normally sell out so booking in advance would be wise.  You can do this through this link:

If you haven’t managed to get a Dr.Sketchys or don’t know about it be sure to visit their site to see what they’re up to and what they’ve done in the past.

AS OTHERS SEE US: Ronald Searle draws Dublin

Trinity College by Ronald Searle, 1963

Ronald Searle, one of the 20th century’s greatest cartoonists, did a feature on Dublin for Holiday magazine in 1963. Perpetua, the Ronald Searle tribute site, has the pics.

UPDATE: Grant Morrison Conference at Trinity

Grant Morrison conference at Trinity

Remember how we told you back in April about the academic conference at Trinity on “Grant Morrison and the Superhero Renaissance” on 14 and 15 September? They’ve posted more details. Registration costs €8, but that just covers lunch and can be waived if you choose to make your own culinary arrangements. They’ve also published a preliminary schedule, including stuff […]

EVENTS: Dublin Zombie Walk 4th August 2012


DUBLIN ZOMBIE WALK Saturday 4th August 2012 This years Zombie Walk is creeping up fast again and will feature on the Saturday 4th August Bank Holiday weekend.  So if you haven’t already started deteriorating rapidly and haven’t decomposed parts of your body for authenticity purposes, then grab some fake blood and talcum powder for a […]

CONFERENCE: Grant Morrison and the Superhero Renaissance at Trinity

Grant Morrison and the Superhero Renaissance conference at Trinity College

Well, this is new: an academic conference on Grant Morrison and the Superhero Renaissance in the Long Room Hub building at Trinity College, Dublin, on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 September 2012. They want to “promote analysis, criticism and reflection on Morrison’s contribution to the re-making and re-valorising of the superhero” , and they’re calling […]

EVENT: Kevin O’Neill in Forbidden Planet Dublin on 6th August


Please note that for people that can’t attend this wonderful event that Forbidden Planet are offering a service to have books signed for you. Give them the dedication etc you want in the book and they’ll will get Kevin O’Neill to sign. You can either then collect them in the store, or have them mailed […]



WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT IS YOUR CONNECTION TO COMICS? I’m BRENB. I wrote, drew and co-published 7 (3 photocopied and 4 printed) issues of anthology comic book Toenail Clippings between 1998-2001. I contributed a fortnightly political comic strip to The Phoenix magazine and a weekly political strip to The Star on Sunday for 2 […]

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