• ICN Awards 2018 Nominee

    I've been nominated for the Irish Comic News Awards 2018 in the Best Irish Writer (Major Publisher) category for my Judge Anderson script for 2000 AD.

  • Wom@rts Exhibition in Maribor

    The comic book narrative I created at the Womarts Illustrators & Comics Residency in Angoulême, France is part of a roaming international exhibition, and its first showing will be in Maribor, Slovenia from 26 April - 1 June 2019.

  • Mansion of Madness

      Especially for Halloween, pick up a copy of the new horror comic book anthology, Mansion Of Madness, which is edited by Lee Robson and Dan Hill. You can get it on ComiXology now. I’ve written a story in it called ‘Words Are Not Real’, with art by Alex Patterson, and lettering by Bolt-01. Here’s a blurb about its premise: MALLET PRODUCTIONS RETURNS FROM THE GRAVE! The classic British studio has been resurrected under new ownership and releases a one-off special of their classic horror comic Mansion of Madness United Kingdom, 2018: After almost forty years, the classic British studio Mallet Productions is back, with new owners and a brand…

  • Omagh Comic Fest 2018

    I’m really pleased to be invited as a guest to the inaugural Omagh Comic Fest, taking place in the Strule Arts Centre, Townhall Square in Omagh on 8 September 2018. I’ve always been very welcomed at Northern Irish conventions, and I look forward to attending this one and visiting Omagh for the first time. Plus, I’ll be in great company:

  • Talking comics again on Arena

    I’ve been on the RTÉ Radio 1 arts and culture show, Arena, twice recently. On Monday, 25 June I was discussing the 2000 AD Special Sci-Fi Magazine, and on Monday, 2 July I was reviewing the new Cambridge Companion To The Graphic Novel. I always enjoy being on Arena, and chatting to presenter Sean Rocks, but I particularly love talking about comics and expressing my passion for this artform to a wider audience.

  • 2000 AD Summer Special is out

    The 2000 AD Summer Sci-Fi Special magazine has hit the newsstands, and above is the cover (by Tula Lotay) and the online variant cover (by Emily Zeinner). There is a huge array of talent in the comic, and you can check out a comprehensive rundown of them all here. I’ve written a Judge Anderson story called ‘SPA Day’, drawn by Emma Vieceli, coloured by Barbara Nosenzo, and lettered by Ellie De Ville. It was an honour to write the iconic Judge Anderson, a hero of mine as a kid. Thanks to Emma, Barabara, and Ellie for bringing the story to life. Florix Grabundae Mighty Tharg (Matt Smith) for the gig.…

  • Interview on The Thin Air

    Today I’m interviewed on The Thin Air by Loreana Rushe, where I discuss comics, influences, and in particular my forthcoming work for 2000 AD.

  • Zarjazzed

    In an exclusive, The Hollywood Reporter announced yesterday that: this summer’s 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special, which — for the first time in the anthology’s 41-year history — will feature an all-female creative lineup when it’s released in June, from writers and artists to colorists and letterers, working on some of the title’s biggest characters and series, including Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper and Psi-Judge Anderson. I’m very pleased to say that I’ll be writing one of the strips for this special edition. I’m thrilled and honoured to be among such good company, and to have the opportunity to write for such an iconic comic. Growing up in a small town in…

  • Guest of Honour Interview with Claire Wendling

    I’m honoured that I’ll be interviewing Artist Guest of Honour, Claire Wendling, at WorldCon 75 in Helsinki. It will be taking place at noon on Friday, 11 August in Messukeskus, Room 103. Claire is a French comic book artist, illustrator, and video games concept designer, who started her career by winning the prestigious “Alph-Art avenir” (“future”/young talent) prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival while still in her third year of art school. Since then she has drawn the award-winning Les lumières de l’Amalou (written by Christophe Gibelin), helped design the visuals for Alone in the Dark IV (Infogrames), illustrated numerous titles, and drawn for a variety of comic books,…