Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Reminder! John McCrea and PJ Holden are signing their new comics Thursday 11th at Comic Book Guys, The Spires, Wellington Street, Belfast, County Antrim BT1 6DW. Signing starts 5pm.

Also, Belfast resident, the legendary Glenn Fabry is running a Kickstarter for his new sketchbook. The amount has been raised, but with 5 days to go, it might be worth getting in on the ground floor for some special offers.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

[Updated]  Andrew's Comic, is the story by and about Andrew Fitzsimmons as he deals with terminal cancer. It's been co-produced by Danny McLaughlin of Uproar Comics. There's an aim to get 3,000 copies to hospitals across the province. Andrew's Comic will be launched at the Black Box on June 25th. From the 26th, the comic will be in exhibition open to the public there, with pages printed in large gallery format.

Donations are welcome. You can find out more by visiting 
[Source: Belfast Telegraph]

More June events below.

Sunday, 31 May 2015

To coincide with the release of GunSuits, Belfast's PJ Holden and John McCrea, of upcoming Hitman spin-off, Section Eight, will be signing copies at the Big Bang, Dublin on Wednesday 10th June at 6pm. The pair are following that with a signing at Belfast's Comic Book Guys, in The Spires on Thursday June 11th, at 5pm.

Paddy Brown has returned to work on The Cattle Raid of Cooley. Check out the final leg of this epic at, every Wednesday.

To End All Wars: A Graphic Anthology of World War 1 features a strip I've written, along by 30 or so others. The soft-cover is coming out this Summer, but the bug news is, it's already been nominated for two Eisners, in Best Anthology and Best Reality Based Work.

Bleeding Cool carries a piece on Stephen Downey's retailer incentive cover for Dynamite Entertainment's King: The Phantom #4.

Here's another look at it, courtesy of PJ Holden's Twitter feed.
And of course, Stephen's drawing for Flash Gordon too.

Photos from a Creator's meet at Stephen's studio. I took this one,

A few new pub meets to announce:

Way over in Enniskillen, Paul Trimble hosts a weekly meet on Saturday mornings, upstairs in the town's Wetherspoons.

And in Belfast, there's a monthly 2000AD meet up, in the lobby of the Europa at 1pm on the last Saturday of the month.