BEYOND the high-street newsagent shelves stocked with X-Men, Spider-Man, Batman, and 2000AD comics exists a vibrant world of independent comic creation throughout the length and breadth of the land, but very much concentrated in Dublin.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
WHEN illustrator Alan Corbett published the children’s comic book, The Ghost of Shandon, in 2012, he felt he was a lone voice in Cork. Since then, there have been milestones: Marvel artist Will Sliney’s Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cú Chulainn on O’Brien Press, and the recent anthology I’m Awake, I’m Alive by local independent publisher, Turncoat Press.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2014
A graphic artist best-known for his work on Marvel Comics’ Spider-Man has drawn inspiration from chat-show host Graham Norton’s famous ‘red chair’ scenario to immortalise legendary Corkonians in a large city centre mural.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2014