Wed, 06 July 2016 Horror Expo Ireland 2016
I’m pleased to announce I’ll be a guest at the inaugural Horror Expo Ireland event, which is taking place at The Freemasons Grand Lodge, Molesworth St, Dublin on Sunday, 30 October 2016.
There’s a terrific line-up of guests, and it should be a fun event in a splendid building.
Tickets go on sale at 6pm on Thursday, [...]
Fri, 13 November 2015 2015 BCA Award Winners
The 4th Annual British Comic Awards took place at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds as one of the opening night events for the Thought Bubble Festival‘s Comic Con Weekend.
The winners are:
Best Comic – Grey Area: From the City to the Sea by Tim Bird (Avery Hill Publishing)
Best Book – The Motherless Oven by Rob Davis (Selfmade Hero)
Young People’s Comic Awards – Star [...]
Fri, 02 October 2015 BCA Nominees 2015
The nominees for this year’s British Comic Awards have been announced.
Beast Wagon – Owen Michael Johnson, John Pearson and Colin Bell (Self published)
Grey Area: From the City to the Sea – Tim Bird (Avery Hill Publishing)
Hand Me Down – Kristyna Baczynski (Self published)
Lost Property – Andy Poyiadgi (Nobrow)
Strip – Sarah Gordon (Self published)
Comic Book Slumber Party: Fairytales for Bad Bitches [...]
Thu, 01 January 2015 Award, award!
I don’t know how many of you get the Father Ted reference in the headline, but considering my audience I suspect many of you will know to which scene I’m referring.
It’s always encouraging to be shortlisted for an award, but it’s rather nice to win one.
I was recently nominated for Best Irish Writer (comics) in [...]
Sun, 09 November 2014 Irish Comics News Awards 2014
The 4th Annual Irish Comic News Awards has opened for voting, and I’ve been nominated in two categories:
Best Irish Writer Published Outside of Ireland
Best Irish Creator Comic Published Outside of Ireland
Both of these nominations are for my work on Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland, which I co-wrote with Kim Newman, with art by Tyler Crook, coloured by Dave [...]
Mon, 11 August 2014 Loncon 3 schedule
I’m heading over to London on Wednesday evening for the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon 3), which is taking place in the ExCel, London Dockland from 14 – 18 August.
Here’s my schedule of events during the weekend:
12pm Friday, August 15
What Do You Mean You Don’t Watch … Orphan Black, Grimm or The Returned
Capital Suite [...]
Fri, 11 July 2014 ArcadeCon 2014
ArcadeCon is taking place in the Ballsbridge Hotel this weekend, and I’ll be dropping by for a couple of panels and to chat to people.
I was a special guest at ArcadeCon last year, and it was one of the friendliest conventions I’ve ever attended in Ireland – chock-full of fantastic cosplayers and fans who [...]
Tue, 01 July 2014 Laydeez do Comics, virtually
This evening I’ll be ‘beaming in’ to the London meeting of Laydeez do Comics in Foyles bookshop, 107 Charing Cross Road.
Laydeez do Comics is celebrating its 5th year running, and to showcase its network around the world it has created a bumper meeting with presentations from various LdC organisers:
Anna Brewer Visual storyteller – Glasgow LdC
Wed, 16 April 2014 MCM Ireland reviewed
My review of MCM Ireland Comic Con went up on the Forbidden Planet International blog today, along with some pictures I took at the event.
You can see all my photos from the con on my Flickr stream, including photos of many of the Irish comic book creators who were at the event.
By the way, have [...]
Mon, 14 April 2014 Sláine and Niamh
I had a great time at MCM Ireland Comic Con at the weekend (more of that soon). The best thing was meeting friends and getting my geek on.
While these kinds of events can get a little manic at their busiest, they always have a friendly atmosphere. I love seeing Cosplayer’s creativity, and how much pride [...]