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Original Founder Of MCM Launches Rival UK Comic Con Called Megacon
There will then be additional MegaCon shows on the 2nd and 3rd of July in Dublin at the RDS Arena and on the 30th and 31st of July in Manchester's Manchester Central centre. The opening show expects attendance of 20.000 to 30,000 but "the festival creators have ambitious growth strategy, with plans to expand the show[...]
Dublin Comic Con
This weekend would have been the Dublin Comic Con Which would also have been a great time for all concerned In its place, there's an online version of video content, but that's just the start Comic book creators who would be attending have popularised the Dublin Comic Con #DCConline hashtag, and showing off their stuff[...]
Monstress, Charles Vess, Into The Spider-Verse Win Hugo Awards
Presented at the 2019 World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin last night, the annual Hugo Awards, as voted on by the attendees and supporters of the show They were first given in 1953 at the 11th World Science Fiction Convention, and have been awarded every year since 1955. This year's winner of Best Graphic Story was Monstress,[...]
Chip Zdarsky – Duck Criminals Flying Over Europe
London, Dublin and Paris, though only the first two have these posters… …which I have to say, is a rather fun way to join his two big comic book projects together right now, Sex Criminals and Howard The Duck.. Quack.   Chip Zdarsky is doing a European tour in April London, Dublin and Paris, though only the first[...]
Breaking Into Comics Part One: Getting Started
Colin O' Mahoney writes for Bleeding Cool; Dublin International Comic Expo is a smaller con than most, but for attendees, this means less time queuing and more time with their favourite creators This access to creators and editors, and a panel timetable that gives a lot of room to each topic, is giving D.I.C.E a reputation[...]
Ultron War For Spring/Summer 2013 – The News From D.I.C.E.
Dublin International Comics Expo took place over the weekend in a pavilion erected in Dundrum town centre, just opposite The Big Bang store, which runs the show. D.I.C.E being on a much smaller scale than most U.K and U.S cons, it was a completely different experience Attended by hundreds, and not thousands of fans, queuing time[...]
Vertigo To Increase Sci-Fi Comics For Its Twentieth Anniversary In 2013 (UPDATE)
Bleeding Cool writer Colin O' Mahoney reporting from Dublin comic convention D.I.C.E tells us that Vertigo editor Mark Doyle said that sci-fi "has been missing from Vertigo", and that this is something they intend to fix. Already announced is Collider from Exterminators writer Simon Oliver, and artist Robbi Rodriguez (Uncanny X-Force)  Mark Doyle described the series[...]
Tommy Lee Edwards' Variant Cover For Spider-Men #5 For Dublin Comic Con
Unless you live in Dublin, that is, then you'll be swimming in them. But Tommy Lee Edwards has created a variant exclusive cover for Spider-Men #5 for Dublin International Comic Expo, held at the on September 29th and 30th Guests include Tommy Lee Edwards (of course), Kelly Sue DeConnick, John Layman, Matt Fraction, Rafa Albuquerque, Jeff[...]
The Other Grant Morrison Con
Welcome to Grant Morrison And The Superhero Renaissance, a conference planned for Friday the 14th and Saturday 15th of September at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. An academic conference, they are currently inviting abstracts of up to 250 words from academic, ahead of longer planned pieces Here's their summation of the conference to come, and what is[...]