University College Dublin's Contemporary English Literature reading list has a seminar on comics, named after Paddy Lynch's Last Bus. Here's how it looks:
“Last Bus”. Patrick Lynch. Last Bus, Issue 1, Summer 2009.
Mr Amperduke. Bob Byrne. Dublin: Clamnuts, 2003.
Ness. Patrick Brown. Belfast: self-published, 2008?
The Monkey Head Complaint. Dublin: downright bockedy, 2009
I've hyper-linked in the shops for each of these. Alternatively you can or your store can purchase them all from Black Panel Distribution in Belfast at http://theblackpanel.blogspot.co.uk