Archive for the Paddy Lynch Tag


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Up this time we have a creator who is greatly admired by other creators (and yours truly). He gave an excellent talk early last year on his work at a Laydeez Do Comics event. He does an excellent job of it here too (he provided all the art and all the links!). Taking centre stage […]



BIG JIM  Written by: Rory McConville Art by: Paddy Lynch Published by: The O’Brien Press Book Summary: The story of Jim Larkin and the lockout of Dublin workers in 1913 led by William Martin Murphy, told in graphic novel form. On August 26th 1913, the trams of Dublin stopped. The Great Dublin Lockout had begun. […]

EVENTS: Mindpuss Issue 2 Launch Thurs 25th April


OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF MINDPUSS 2 THIS COMING WEEK!   Where? The Workman’s Club, Wellington Quay, Dublin. -Thur 25th April -8.30pm onwards -Comic will cost €5   If you are attending the ‘Big Jim’ by Paddy Lynch graphic novel launch this coming Thursday, then you’re in for a double treat as Ronan Kennedy (Mindpuss) will follow […]

50 Reasons to love Ireland – No.5 IRISH SUPERHEROES!!

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Well begorrah! Would you look at the top 5 in the ’50 reasons to love Ireland’ section of The Irish Times.  It seems that despite the gloom, miserably relentless rain and endless IMF conversations there is a silver lining of hope in the form of the great comics we produce. Phil Barrett, Paddy Lynch, Rob […]

COVER ART: Big Jim Graphic Novel

Big Jim Cover

Paddy Lynch has posted the cover art to Big Jim, the graphic novel from Lynch and Rory McConville about Jim Larkin and the famed 1913 lock out due out later this year. Take a look below. BOOK SUMMERY: In 1913, the largest industrial relations dispute in Irish history took place. Throughout this struggle,the workers of Dublin […]



A sequel of sorts to 2012’s astonishingly sexy Romantic Mayhem, the National Tragedy team have once again come together and pooled their skills and passion into creating the upcoming COURAGEOUS MAYHEM! COURAGEOUS MAYHEM! is a 68 page comic inspired by the Hotspur, Victor and Warlord boy’s annuals of yesteryear. Harking back to a time when […]

EVENT: Comic Book and Collectors’ Fair in Belfast on Sunday

Haymarket Arcade Belfast - Comic Book and Collectors' Fayre

This Sunday, 9 December, there’s a Comic Book and Collectors’ Fayre being held in Avalon Arts in the Haymarket Arcade, Royal Avenue, Belfast, from 12 noon to 6.30pm. Confirmed guests include local creators like myself (Paddy Brown) and Andy Luke, and top talent from further afield including Gar Shanley, Paddy Lynch and the Lightning Strike […]

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 […]

2Dcast Episode 17: Paddy Lynch

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In this Intrepid adventure of the 2dcast we have the long overdue oppertunity to speak to Paddy Lynch about the success of the Stray Lines anthology, about internet funding, and his likes and dislikes in comics. Bobby and Ciaran take time to review some comics and also to discuss Thanksgiving tradition , Felix Healy, a festival announcement and the […]

REVIEW: Stray Lines Anthology


Stray Lines Writers/Artists: Gus Hughes, Philip Barrett, Andrew Judge, Chris Judge, Paddy Lynch, Barry Hughes Published by: Cardboard Press Price: €8 physical edition; €2 PDF (both available here) Reviewed by: Colin O’Mahoney Anthologies are often tricky beasts to review; comprising different work by different creators, it is difficult to judge them as a whole. Stray […]

Stray Lines is Now Available!

Stray-Lines-500x181 Cardboard Press’s first anthology, Stray Lines, features new work from Philip Barrett, Barry Hughes, Gus Hughes, Chris Judge & Andrew Judge, and Paddy Lynch. Conceived as an opportunity to showcase some of Irelands most exciting and original indie comic creators together in a beautifully designed and produced publication, Stray Lines will make a handsome addition […]

LAUNCH: Stray Lines book launch TONIGHT!


Stray Lines – book launch – Working Mans Club – 8pm – Friday 19th October The Stray Lines anthology, having been successful in their summer FundIt funds being raised and which features work by Philip Barrett, Barry Hughes, Gus Hughes, Chris Judge & Andrew Judge, and Paddy Lynch, will be launched on Friday the 19th […]

EVENTS: All Ages Comic Jam at Kildare Readers Festival this Saturday


Dublin Comic Jam has posted up all the lovely doodles from the birthday bash event back in August.  Running 4 years now, the birthday jam has turned out some great pages of nuttiness, as can only be expected from any of the comic jams. Octobers Comic Jam will be taking place on the 25th October […]

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.   […]



This week we have Paddy Lynch (The Last Bus, Aquarium) stepping in as a Guest Noodler. Make sure to check out Paddys work on and

LINK: The Dublin Comic Jam On The Radio


The Comic Cast’s Liam Geraghty pointed us towards a recording for Culture File on RTÉ Lyric FM featuring Liam where he is joined by Paddy Lynch, Phil Barrett and more. “The Dublin Comic Jam takes place once a month in the Lord Edward pub in Dublin. Reporting for Culture File on RTÉ Lyric fmLiam Geraghty joined Paddy […]

NEWS: More on Stray Lines

Stray Lines cover by Paddy Lynch

A little more information on the forthcoming anthology Stray Lines is sneaking out via Cardboard Press. Each artist has 12 pages to do their thang. Phil Barrett‘s contribution is called “Endless Lap” and is described as “a cryptic blind alley”; Barry Hughes, who you may remember from Malsaine back in 2005, contributes something concerning a “hallucinogenic dream-world […]

ICAW: Stray Lines: teaser from Paddy Lynch

Stray Lines cover by Paddy Lynch

Paddy Lynch teases us with this rather lovely cover for Stray Lines, a forthcoming anthology he’s working on with fellow Irish comics luminaries Phil Barrett, Barry Hughes, Gus Hughes, and Andrew and Chris Judge. No information on the contents yet, but, well, I’m teased.

ICAW: Some Suggestions of Irish Comic you should buy PART 1

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So you want to support Irish Comics during this intense period of Irish Comic Appreciation Week but not sure what to get? Try some of these fine places online: Online Store for Phil Barret and John Robbins Comics Bookstore for Patrick Brown’s Epic Ulster Cycle. Shop for all Uproar Comics titles. […]

UPDATES: Paddy Lynchs poster for Independents Day


As you probably well know by now the Independents Day comic/zine/fair event is taking place tomorrow, and if you don’t then check out the reminder by Dave here with Elida Maiques fantastic poster for it   – the original promotion of the event here – Paddy Lynch has also done a number of […]

ART: Paddy Lynch’s Captain America


ART: Paddy Lynchs Angel Shark sketch


Paddy Lynchs tumblr blog – Check out the latest sketch via the link above Angel Shark is his recent offering as he explores sharks in general.

EVENT: Dublin Comic Jam Thurs 22nd March


MARCH DUBLIN COMIC JAM – Februarys comic jam details are now up on the site.  The next jam is due this week on Thursday 22nd March from 8pm onwards in the Lord Edward Pub beside Christchurch. For a full scope on last months pages just click the link above – and a taster of […]

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Paddy Lynch & Rory McConville Talk Up Big Jim


Today I’m delighted to present an exclusive  interview with the writer and artist of the forthcoming historical graphic novel Big Jim due from O’Brien Press later this year telling the tale of famed Irish trade union leader and activist Jim Larkin. Rory McConville, speaking to us all the way from San Diego and Paddy Lynch have both […]

ART: Dublin Comic Jam offerings


We’re a fair distance from Christmas at this stage, mince pies and tinsel should be long gone unless you got a 5 for 6 deal in some of the shops.  Either way the sell by date is probably well gone and eating them would induce hallucinogenic effects from the chemicals.  Either that or they’re built […]