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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: 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: […]

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 […]

NEWS: Ireland’s Top Selling Creators Through Diamond For May

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Comic distributor Diamond has released the top 300 selling comics for May 2013. In a month where X-Men #1 topped the charts with over 177,000 copies sold there was also a large collection of Irish creators on the list. The top selling Irish creator for May was Declan Shalvey whose work on Venom#35 came in […]

NEWS: Ireland’s Top Creators Through Diamond April 2013

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The grid below shows the top selling Irish creators that had books sell through Diamond in April. Will Sliney led the way with Fearless Defenders #2 coming in at #84 followed by Declan shalvey on Venom #32 in #100 making it two creators in the top 100. Shalvey is next again with cover work on […]

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond December 2012

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Diamond have released their top selling comics for December 2012 and as usual we have taken a look at it to see where the Irish contingent come on the list. Declan Shalvey led the way in December at #85 with Venom #28 followed by Garth Ennis a fair bit back at #145. Brendan McCarthy was just […]

NEWS: Garth Ennis Is Sole Irish Representative On Diamond Non Premier Comic List 2012

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Diamond Distribution have released their list of the top selling comics of 2012 that were sold by non premier publishers i.e. Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse and IDW. Of the 100 comics on the list that was released Garth Ennis is the sole Irish represetative with 13 entries on the list almost all of them […]

NEWS: John McCrea Is Top Irish Creator On Diamond Top 500 List of 2012

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This week Diamond Distribution released their list of the top 500 selling comics of last year. as expected the list is Marvel (219) & DC (260) heavy but it is Image Comics The Walking Dead #100 which took the number 1 spot. From an Irish point of view there were three comics worth noting on the […]

UPCOMING: Dynamite Entertainment Give Details Of New Garth Ennis Title ‘Red Team’

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Dynamite Entertainment have released details for Garth Ennis’ new title ‘red Team’ which is due this February. Full details below with cover art. Shipping: February, 2013 SKU: C725130202222 Rating: Mature Covers: Howard Chaykin (50%), Ryan Sook (50%) Writer: Garth Ennis Art: Craig Cermak Genre: Crime Awards: N/A Publication Date: Feb 2013 Page Count: 32 pages […]

NEWS: Top Irish Creators Through Diamond For November – O’Grady, Carroll, Sliney & More

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Diamond have released their top 300 selling comics for November in a month where there were a number of new Marvel NOW! books leading the way. But there was still room in the list for Irish creators and a welcome appearance for some new faces to this report. Leading the way is Len O’Grady who […]

NEWS: October’s Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond

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Diamond Distribution released their top selling comics for October recently and as always there are a few entries of an Irish nature on the list. In a month where Uncanny Avengers #1 sold over 300,000 copies and only 5 books sold over 100,000 books, Declan Shalvey leads the way for Irish creators coming in at […]

IN MY OPINION: A Farewell to The Boys (IMO:COM)

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This article is about The Boys, Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s series from Dynamite Entertainment, which just finished with issue 72. Though I avoid all specifics, it unavoidably contains some spoilers for the series.

NEWS: Top Selling Comics Through Diamond For July

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Diamond Distribution have released their top 300 selling comics for July. On the back of The Walking Dead #100 selling roughly 400,000 copies across all variants there was still room for several Irish professionals to appear o the list. Leading the bunch with the top two spots is Declan Shalvey in #72 and #73 with […]

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: The Boys #69 – Penultimate Issue

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Also on shelves in stores this week is the penultimate issue of Garth Ennis’ long running series The Boys. Take a look inside the 69th issue below and please note that it is for mature audiances only. Covers: Darick Robertson Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Russ Braun Colorist: Tony Avila Publication Date: Aug 2012 Age range: […]

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: Garth Ennis’ Fury MAX #5

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Take a look inside this weeks Fury MAX #5 from Marvel Comics written by Garth Ennis with art by Goran Parlov and Lee Loughridge. Take a look below and look for it on shelves of comic shops this week.

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For June

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Diamond Distribution have released the top 300 selling comics and graphic novels for June. Take a look below for the graphic novel list and below that for the monthy issue breakdown. A good month if you are Garth Ennis on this one as he is the sole Irish represetative on the list with SEVEN graphic novels […]

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For May

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Below is the list of comics released in May featuring Irish talent through Diamond Distribution in a month where the distributor said that it marked the highest month on record for them for comic sales since they started recording data in February 2003. Market research sugest that May was the top selling month for comics […]

ICAW: Our Top 50 Posts From Our First Year

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Have a look at the most clicked on posts from our first year where we published, with this one, 1349 posts to date, had almost 160,000 visits and almost 900 comments. Everyone at ICN would like to express our gratitude to everyone who took the time to visit our site this past year and we hope […]

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For April

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Diamond Distribution have released the list of the top selling comics for April. With Avengers Vs. X-Men leading the way, we took a look at the list to see which creator was leading the way for Ireland. That honour befell Declan Shalvey with two issues of Thunderbolts on the list. Issue #172 was the only book […]

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For March

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March was a heavy month for Garth Ennis releases and it showed on this months chart with no fewer than four appearances on the chart. He wasn’t the top selling Irish creator though, as that went to Declan Shalvey’s work on Thunderbolts #171 which broke the top 100 at #95. Nick Roche’s work on the cover […]

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE: The Boys #65 – Oversized Issue

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Today sees the release of The Boys #65 to shelves in what is a 40 page issue. Take a look at a preview of the book below and please note that the preview is for mature audiances only. Writer : Garth Ennis Artist : Russell Braun Publisher : Dynamite Entertainment Diamond code : FEB120905 UPC […]

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For February

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Diamond Distribution have released their top 300 selling comics and graphic novels for February. On the graphic novel list first, it is Will Sliney who is February’s top selling Irish creator with his flashback contribution on the first arc of Pigs. There follows three Garth Ennis books with a double Boys and the immortal Preacher. Breandan […]

NEWS: On The Shelves Next Week: Thompson, Sliney & Ennis

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Take a look below at the books hitting shelves next Wednesday featuring Irish talent. Will Sliney is flashback artist on the excellent Pigs #6, Stephen Thompson returns with one of BOOM! Studios premeire books in Hellraiser #11 while Garth Ennis’ Stitched #2 gets a special edition. Image Comics – Pigs #6 Writer :  Nathan Cosby Artist :  Breno Tamura & […]

NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For January

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Diamond Distribution has released their top 300 selling single issues and graphic novels for January. Although last month was a little lighter than previous months in terms of Irish representation there was still plenty to talk about on both lists. Garth Ennis was the top selling Irish creator on the single issue list with his […]