Archive for the Stephen Mooney Tag

EVENT: COMIC BOOK ART AND SEQUENTIAL STORYTELLING COURSE

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Next Saturday sees a one day course in storytelling featuring tutors Stephen Mooney (Half Past Danger, Angel) and Nick Roche (Death’s Head, Transformers). Here are the details: This Course Will Cover: The process of drawing a comic strip from a script; how best to convey the visual narrative on the page; pacing, framing, shot-choices and […]

COVER ART: Dynamite To Release New Flash Gordon Series In April With Shalvey & Mooney Covers

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Eighty years after he debuted, Dynamite Entertainment are bring back Flash Gordon to comics with a new comic written by Jeff Parker, Evan Shaner and Jordie Bellaire in April. When issue one hits there will be two of the covers (of which there look to be about 9) done by Declan Shalvey and Stephen Mooney […]

INTERVIEW: STEPHEN MOONEY ON THE HALF PAST DANGER HARDCOVER

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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 […]

COVER ART: Solar By Stephen Mooney

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Half Past Danger creator Stephen Mooney has revealed the art that he is contributin to upcoming Dynamite Entertainment book Solar written by Five Ghosts scribe Frank J. Barbiere and artist Joe Bennett. Solar: Man of the Atom is a former Gold Key property that Dynamite acquired the rights for in 2013 with a view with […]

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

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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 […]

REVIEW: EARTHRULER BOOK ONE

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Review by David Ferguson Written by Darrin O’Toole Art by Shawn Langley Variant cover by Stephen Mooney Note: I backed this as a Kickstarter project at a level where I would be drawn in the book. Just in case people might question my review, I think it means I have more investment in it being […]

RED LINE BOOK FESTIVAL: GET GRAPHIC

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For those  with an interest in creating a graphic novel from the ground up, this talk with Stephen Mooney, Nick Roche and Leeann Hamilton on Friday the 18th of Oct should be well worth your time.

NEWS: Trio Of Irish Creators To Take Part In Red Line Book Festival Panel On The Graphic Novel

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The Red Line Book Festival which will take place in Tallaght and other venues from 15th to 20th October will be hosting a special talk featuring Stephen Mooney, Leeann Hamilton and Nick Roche who will talk about creating a successful Graphic Novel bringing along original artwork to show everyone. The talk takes place on Friday […]

CONFESSIONS OF A COMIC BOOK ART COLLECTOR

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“My name is David Ferguson and I am a comic book art collecting addict.” “Well done! The first step is admitting you have a problem!” “Who said it was a problem?” So, where does this piece come from? From sketches to commissions to original art pages, I collect the lot and, with DICE 2013 coming […]

COVER ART: Earthruler Variant By Stephen Mooney

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Stephen Mooney has revealed on his twitter account today the cover inks to his variant cover to Darrin O’Toole and Shawn Langley’s Earthruler book which will be launching at DICE at the end of the month. Take a look below.

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

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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 […]

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 […]

Ferguson’s 7 Questions With… STEPHEN MOONEY

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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

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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

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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: Stephen Mooney To Provide Earthruler Book 1 Variant Cover

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Earthruler writer Darrin O’Toole has announced that Stephen Mooney will be the artist to provide the variant cover to book oneof the Kickstater funded title. The Half Past Danger artist comes on board following the success of the fund raising initiave that concluded recently. Earthruler Book One becomes the latest Irish comic to be crowd sourced following […]

HALF PAST DANGER LAUNCHES TODAY!

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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 https://www.facebook.com/events/544158852303357/?fref=ts Irish Comic Book Artist Extraordinaire Stephen Mooney’s launching […]

[UPDATE- BACK TO ORIGINAL DATE] HALF PAST DANGER LAUNCH

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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: http://www.irishcomicnews.com/2013/04/review-half-past-danger/ Take a look at the promo poster here and contact your retailer to grab this […]

COVER: Stephen Mooney’s Night Ghost

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This is Stephen Mooney’s variant cover for the upcoming one shot Night Ghost which connects the U.S based characters like Atomic Rocket Group 66 and the Irish characters like the League Of Volunteers and Roisin Dubh etc, script is by Rob Curley with interior artist tba, due out late 2013

REVIEW: Half Past Danger

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Half Past Danger #1 Writer & Artist: Stephen Mooney Publisher: IDW Release date: May ‘For my Dad, Dermot Mooney who took me to the movies.’ This is the dedication that open’s IDW’s Half Past Danger. But even without this quote to spell it out, it’s clear where Half Past Danger’s roots lie. This is a […]

COVER ART: Half Past Danger #4

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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: http://www.halfpastdanger.com/

VIDEO: Half Past Danger with Stephen Mooney

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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: www.youtube.com/user/theonlyronster

ICN TV: Stephen Mooney’s OFFICE SPACE

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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: http://www.halfpastdanger.com/   AND SOME PANORAMIC PHOTOS (Click for bigger versions):