Award winning and best selling Marvel Comic artist Will Sliney is set to host an exhibition of 14 different prints at the Winterval Festival, which takes place in Waterford from November 29 to December 31. Will has created a brand new fictional ŒViking¹ Character especially for the festival; ŒValgaard¹ created for the festival as the […]
Will Sliney is the 2013 inductee in the Irish Comic News Hall of Fame. This Cork born and raised creator had his beginnings in the small press on ‘Sleepwalker’ within the pages of FutureQuake and rose all the way to the House of Ideas with the all-female cast of Fearless Defenders at Marvel Comics. A […]
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: […]
It had been announced previously, but for those who missed it, Will Sliney discussed the plans for the follow-up to his hugely successful Celtic Warrior book at DICE. During the ‘Rise and Rise of Irish Comics’ panel, Will showed a preview image depicting the book’s hero; Celtic legend Fionn macCumhnaill. As with the first volume […]
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This weeks sees two doses of Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney’s Fearless Defenders hit shelves. First up is issue 8 of the series along with the collected edition of the opening arc ‘Doom Maiden’s’ covering issues 1 through 6. Both covers can be seen below and both are now on sale.
This week we have an artist who’s done licensed properties with Star Wars, creator owned work with Celtic Warriors (which he also wrote) and now is working with Marvel on Fearless Defenders, Will Sliney. 1. What was the first comic work you did that was published? I drew a comic strip called Sleep Walker for FutureQuake, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Will Sliney continues his one man mission to take over RTE with a further appearance on the nation’s box this Friday. He will be appearing on Elev8. http://www.rte.ie/trte/elev8/ It’s brilliant to see him getting so much attention and long may it last. I’ll also stick his video from his slot at TEDx here, as I […]
IF ANYONE HAS THE ABILITY TO YOUTUBE WILL’S SECTION CAN YOU DO IT AND SEND ME THE LINK SO I CAN POST IT? tommiekellyATgmailDOTcom In case you have been living in a cave, I thought I’d mention that Will Sliney will be appearing as a guest tonight on the most famous of all Irish Chat […]
Will Sliney will be signing copies of his hit graphic novel ‘Celtic Warrior’ at Sub City comics on Saturday May 11th from 12 till 3pm.
On Wednesday, for the second time in as many weeks, Marvel artist (and local hero) Will Sliney was in Cork to launch a graphic novel. After the huge success of Celtic Warrior, Will was making an appearance at the City Library for Discordia, a graphic novel anthology put together by Cork teenagers.
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 […]
Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn Created by: Will Sliney Published by: The O’Brien Press Price: €14.99 It’s probably fair to say that this there is a lot of expectations resting on the shoulders of Will Sliney and his new original graphic novel from O’Brien Press with Celtic Warrior The Legend of Cú Chulainn. Not […]
Announced this morning is news that Will Sliney’s long awaited creator owned Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn graphic novel will get its launch on April 11th in Waterstone’s store in Cork City.
Will would like to point out: Cringe! Note many Irish artists have worked with Marvel, I said Cork in the interview. (Just so Declan Shalveys feelings do’t get hurt)
2Dcast Episode 19 : God Bless Will Sliney Day!!!!! To celebrate the launch of the Fearless Defenders we break bread with the soon to be global sensation Will Sliney about his comics career. He tells us about what to expect in his Marvel work , and other projects that he has on its way. Wills […]
NEW TEAM! NEW VILLAINS! NEW CREATORS! Valkyrie and Misty Knight are the Fearless Defenders and not since Power Man and Iron Fist has an unlikely duo kicked this much—well, you know. Writer Cullen Bunn (Venom, Sixth Gun, The Fearless) and new-to-Marvel artist Will Sliney (MacGyver, Star Wars) bring you the book everyone is going to […]
Rob Curley writes a piece called “Self-Publishing Without a League of Volunteers” today for top comics news site Bleeding Cool, in which he traces how he went from selling his own collection of comics at a flea market, to opening Dublin comic shop Sub City, to founding Atomic Diner and publishing comics like Freakshow, League […]
As we gear up for the launch of Fearless Defenders on February 6th in The Big Bang, the book which heralds the first Marvel Comics work for Cork’s Will Sliney you of course have to realise that Sliney worked hard to reach the point in which he now finds himself. There was of course a time when […]
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 […]
Take a look inside Image Comics new MacGyver: Fugitive Guantlet issue which went on sale Wednesday featuring art by Will Sliney. The first issue is a critical and fan favourite and has gone back for a second printing.
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 […]
With details on Will Sliney’s new Marvel project thin on the ground until yesterday, ICN got together with the Cork artist to talk about how a DICE portfolio review led to a gig at The House of Ideas and Will gives us the lowdown on the new book written by Cullen Bunn. David O’Leary: Hey Will, […]