ComicCity Festival in Derry/Londonderry

Irish Comic News has passed along the news that ComicCity, Derry/Londonderry’s new festival of comics, illustration, and storytelling will be taking place from 12 – 13 September, 2015 in the Millennium Forum. The event is being organised in partnership with CultureTech, The Millennium Forum, and The Nerve Centre.

There will be a packed programme celebrating Comics and the Creative Arts, as well as showcasing some of the top UK and Irish talent working in the creative industries today, including:

  • Declan Shalvey (Deadpool, Venom, Moon Knight, Injection)
  • Jordie Bellaire (Eisner award-winning colourist with Marvel, Image, Valiant Comics, etc.)
  • Stephen Mooney (Grayson, Half Past Danger, CSI, Teenwolf).
  • Maura Mc Hugh (Witchfinder, Jennifer Wilde).
  • John McCrea (Judge Dredd, Hitman, JLA, Mars Attacks, Mythic).

With many more guests to be announced, ComicCity promises to be an unmissable event. For further details contact: info@comiccityfestival.com.

The 2D Festival in Derry/Londonderry was one of my favourites, so I’m thrilled to see another comic book festival rise up to take its place.