Archive for the Half Past Danger Tag


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With the eminent release of the Half Past Danger hardcover, I decided to chat to Stephen Mooney about what we should expect from it and about his journey from the original idea up to its release. I’ve attended a few panels where you’ve mentioned wanting a hardcover. How does it feel to finally have it […]

Event: Half Past Danger Hardcover launch with Exclusive Bookplate

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From the folks at The Big Bang: Stephen Mooney’s amazing HALF PAST DANGER (which we dare say was one of the best comics of 2013) is getting the deluxe hardcover treatment, and there is no way we’d let that go without making it a thing! – 29TH OF JANUARY, 6.30 PM, EXCLUSIVELY IN BIG BANG […]

HALL OF FAME: 2013 Inductee Half Past Danger


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 […]

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


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 […]

Ferguson’s 7 Questions With… STEPHEN MOONEY


This edition is with the writer/artist Stephen Mooney who started out in Atomic Diner before moving to American publisher IDW to work on licensed properties such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Angel, Spike and The A-Team, and cinema’s The Mummy. For the last couple of years he has been working on his own book. A […]

COVER ART: Half Past Danger 2nd Printing


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.

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


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 […]

REVIEW: Half Past Danger #2


Half Past Danger #2 By Stephen Mooney Colours by Jordie Bellaire Published by IDW Publishing   Stephen Mooney really hit the ground running with Half Past Danger issue one. The mix of pulp, war, heroics and adventure serials was perfectly seasoned with humour, and readers and critics both showed their appreciation; following a series of […]



Finally the day has arrived, due in stores TODAY is Stephen Mooney’s HALF PAST DANGER #1.The issue is 27 story-pages in length, plus back-up material, and no ads. Variant cover by the mighty Tommy Lee Edwards!To celebrate, The Big Bang is having a launch Party: FROM Irish Comic Book Artist Extraordinaire Stephen Mooney’s launching […]



EDIT: Just got this in from John at The Big Bang: “Great News Everybody,Stephen”Moondog”Mooney just informed me when his jaw was picked up off the floor, the ORIGINAL ship date’s been re-instated. So Half Past Danger #1′s Launch Party is back on the 22nd of May. Sorry for the confusion, but hey, this is the […]

EVENT: Stephen Mooney Half Past Danger Signing In Sub City

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To coincide with the release of Stephen Mooney’s Half Past Danger in May, Sub City will be hosting the creator in store from 2pm-6pm on May 25th. Half Past Danger got an advance review from our reviewer Colin here: Take a look at the promo poster here and contact your retailer to grab this […]

COVER ART: Half Past Danger #4


With the release of the first issue of Half Past Danger rapidly approaching, Stephen Mooney added the cover art to the fourth issue to the Half Past Danger blog recently with the art done by himself. This issue will hit later this summer. Take a look beow:

VIDEO: Half Past Danger with Stephen Mooney


A chat with writer/artist Stephen Mooney in advance of the release of his new creator-owned adventure series from IDW, Half Past Danger Check out Ron’s other videos on his channel:

ICN TV: Stephen Mooney’s OFFICE SPACE


For the next installment of ICN TV Stephen Mooney takes us on a tour of his Art Studio. The camera flips half way through, so you’ll get the whole HD experience. check out Stephen’s new comic here:   AND SOME PANORAMIC PHOTOS (Click for bigger versions):  



STEPHEN MOONEY SAYS: Half Past Danger #1 is available for pre-order now on the Previews website and in the catalogue! This is very exciting for me. Here are the two order codes/links, the first for the rugular cover by me: MAR130351 And the second for the Tommy Lee Edwards variant cover: MAR130352 Please do pre-order the book […]

ART: Half Past Danger variant cover by Tommy Lee Edwards


HALF PAST DANGER Stephen Mooney has posted on his blog today that one of his variant covers for the ‘Half Past Danger’ first issue of the book will be Tommy Lee Edwards.  As featured on his blog below is one of the images being released as a teaser on @Tommyleeedwards via twitter. Make sure […]

COVER ART: Nick Runge Variant Cover To Half Past Danger


Over on his superb production blog, Stephen Mooney has posted Nick Runge’s variant cover to Mooney’s creator owned book Half Past Danger due out from IDW next year. Mooney says that he has agreed to do a variant cover to Runge’s World War 2 themed book ‘Fever Ridge’ due out in February in return.

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2DCast: Episode 13 Stephen Mooney

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2Dcast Episode 13: Talking Half Past Danger with Stephen Mooney Fresh up from his big announcement at last weekends DICE, we are joined on this weeks show by long-time friend of the 2dcast Stephen Mooney , who gives us the low-down on his new deal with IDW who will be publishing his creator owned property […]

Half Past Danger: D.I.C.E Print


  FROM: “Here’s the final print for the upcoming DICE show in 2 weeks. Can’t say how delighted I am with the job Jordie did on the colours, she absolutely nailed it. This print will be available FREE to anybody that attends the Half Past Danger panel on saturday the 29th at the show(time […]

ICAW: Stephen Mooney’s From Mainstream to Creator-owned.

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It was about this time last year that I decided that the time was right to take a stab at creating something of my own. I’d been working fulltime in comics for about eight years, mostly on licensed properties for IDW, and it had been great. Especially the three years or so working on their […]



Everyday this week we will be running compettions to win some amazing artwork from some of the amazing comic talent that Ireland has produced. First up is an original HALF PAST DANGER Variant Cover Artwork (ARTWORK AT BOTTOM OF POST)  from the mighty Stephen Mooney! So What Exactly is Half Past Danger? STEPHEN EXPLAINS: “Well, […]

ART: HALF PAST DANGER Issue 3 Cover Pencils

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FROM: STEPHEN MOONEY SAYS ON HIS HALF PAST DANGER BLOG: “Currently working on the cover for the third issue; pencils above. Currently trying not to get too nervous/excited about the fact that prospective publishers are running their critical eye over my book. Currently trying to maintain my calm exterior while sweating the proverbial bullets. Updates […]

PREVIEW: Stephen Mooneys ‘The End of Days’


Up on the blog of Stephen Mooney this week is news that he is on the last few pages of his Issue 1 of Half Past Danger.  The bonus news however, is that he’ll be making a preview issue available for a sneak peak on the weekend, at the 2D Festival in Derry, where he’ll […]

ART: Stephen Mooney’s Cover To Half Past Danger


Via Stephen Mooney’s excellent production blog for his upcoming creator owned project ‘Half Past Danger’ comes the coloured cover to the first issue. If you haven’t checked out the ‘veil being lifted approach’ to how Mooney is making this new book click on the link below for what is one of the best comic blogs […]