• comic books,  Conventions

    Return to Derry

    I’m delighted to see the return of a comics-focused festival in Derry/Londonderry after the demise of the much-lamented 2D Comics Festival. The ComicCity: Comics and Creative Arts Festival is happening this weekend, and features a huge array of talent from north and south of the border in Ireland, along with visitors from abroad. These special guests, exhibitors and dealers will be in attendance throughout the weekend and there will also be a full programme of talks and workshops. I’ll be selling a very limited number of full sets of the five single issues of the Sir Edward Grey: Witchfinder mini-series which I co-wrote with Kim Newman, with art by Tyler Crook, coloured by Dave…

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    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…