• comic books,  Conventions

    Irish Comics Chat on Saturday

    I’m a guest at an event called Irish Comics Chat, which will take place at the Rua Red arts centre in Tallaght in Dublin from 12.30pm – 6pm on Saturday, 29 March, organised by Lightning Strike Comics. I’ll be on a panel with Darrin O’Toole, Ruth Redmond, and Rob Curley, which will be moderated by Ciaran Marcantonio, during which we’ll be discussing our career thus far and our comics. The panel will be recorded for The Irish Pubcast podcast. Here’s the schedule of events: 12.30pm: Opening. 12.45pm: Panel Talk with Maura McHugh, Ruth Redmond, Robert Curley and Darrin O’Toole. 1.30pm: Break and cake. 2.00pm: Panel Talk with Dave Hendrick and Robert Carey. 2.45pm: An Aimsir Óg…

  • comic books,  Conventions,  geekery

    ArcadeCon – Special Guest

    The problem with any announcement on the 1st of April is everyone asks if it’s an April Fool’s joke. In this case it’s assuredly not – I’ve been asked to be one of the Special Guests at ArcadeCon 2013, which is taking place from 5 – 7 July in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. ArcadeCon celebrates the love of fantasy/horror/science fiction and geeky obsessions across all media. Other Special Guests announced so far include: Virginia Hey (Farscape), Darrin O Toole (DOT Comics), The Irish Pubcast, Gareth David-Lloyd (Torchwood), Lucas Wilson (Twinfools in FightingDreamersPro), Nova VandorWolf (FightingDreamersPro), Professor Elemental (Entertainer), Riot Games, and Chipzel (Chip-musician). I’ve known about this since late last…