Rogue Comics Ireland are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with Revolve Comics, The ComicCityCast, The Irish Pubcast, Angry Cherry, the Derry City and Strabane District Council and finally the Halloween Derry Festival to produce this years ComicCityFestival in Derry on Saturday the 27th of October.
This promises to be the best free pure comics event in 2018. We'll be bringing you more news over the coming weeks about which creators from our Rogues Gallery will be attending and what surprises they have in store for the good comic-loving people of Derry.
Huge thanks to Declan Shalvey for allowing the use of his wonderful Injection artwork to promote the festival.
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Small Press Day is back!
We cannot wait for this event. Last years small press day was a huge success, helping to highlight some of the best Indie Comic book talent in Ireland. Rogue Comics plans to keep the ball rolling in that regards when we strap on our organisers hats and in partnership with Forbidden Planet Dublin bring you another event packed to the brim with upcoming and established Indie Comic Book excellence. There will also be surprises and panels throughout the day. See you lovely people there.
Celtic Con returns for its second year. Last years event was a heck of a lot of fun, expect this years Con to be twice as fun.
Ciarán Marcantonio, Kevin Keane and Gillian Dempsey will be there to promote the release of Neon Skies, Wake and The Guards 2. Cormac Hughes will be selling prints as well as copies of Red Sands. Colm Griffin and Alice Coleman will also be there selling copies of their runaway success Ocean City and announcing when Issue 2 will be available.
Though Wayne Talbot and Clare Foley cant be there, fear not... Copies of both The Broker and La Grande Breteche will be available for sale at the Rogue Comics tables.
The Rogues will also be doing a panel on both days from 12:30pm - 13:15pm! if you've never been to one of our panels before be sure to come along, especially if you have an interest in creating and promoting your own comics. Our panels are the perfect place to ask creators from all backgrounds such as writing, drawing, colouring, lettering and editing the questions you need answered to make your own books.
We can't wait for Celtic Con to #GoRogue. We hope to see loads of you there! Check out the full line up of guests in the gallery below.
Enniskillen Comic Fest returns for another year of excellent Comic Book revelry.
This year Rogue Comics is going all out for the show, with an entire Rogue Squadron of creators appearing such as Ciarán Marcantonio (writer / Editor-In-Chief), Kevin Keane (Artist / Art Director), Gillian Dempsey (Editor), Cormac Hughes (Artist), Clare Foley (Artist), Colm Griffin (Writer/ Artist), Ellen O'Callaghan (Rogue Roadie) & Nessan Hughes (Rogue Bouncer). All will be promoting and sell their work. Expect the full Rogues Gallery of books to be available on the day featuring Red Sands, The Broker, Ocean City and La Grande Breteche.
There may even be some exclusive Neon Skies prints available!
You can find us at table 25-27 in the Main Hall, be sure to drop by and check us out especially if you're an aspiring comics creator. There's nothing we love more than meeting up and coming creators looking to show off their work so make sure to bring your portfolios!
But if we aren't enough to tempt you to come to the show, Enniskillen Comics Fest 3 has a pretty stacked guest list featuring many comics titans, workshops, talks and even a special sit down Q&A on Friday evening between the legendary Dan Abnett and Rogue Comics own father figure Michael Carroll .Just check out the gallery below for the full line up and timetable of events. Get yourself to Enniskillen for a fantastic weekend of comics.
Cosmic Rebels takes place on April 21st & 22nd at the Riverside Park Hotel in Enniscorthy. Ciarán Marcantonio and Kevin Keane will be attending to promote the release of Neon Skies. They will also have numerous books from the Gallery of Rogues. Hope to see you all there for a fun weekend.
Cork Comic Expo is Back! Spearheaded by Big Bang Comics and Will Sliney, this promises to be one of the highlights of the Comic Book calendar and Rogue Comics will be in attendance. Taking place at Mahon Point on April the 14th. We are really excited about the return of this event, it blew people away in its first year and this one is looking to continue the trend.
The Rogue Comics Team will be attending Dublin Comic Con Anime on March 31st and April 1st. We will be hosting a Panel on the Saturday at 12 noon in Panel room 1 titled "Rogue Comics, who we are and what we do" We will also be tabling in the artists alley, where you can pick up our books, artwork from our artists and chat about all things Comics. Ciaran, Kevin and Gillian will be promoting Neon Skies. Cormac Hughes will be attending to promote the new Rogue Edition of Red Sands. Wayne will be selling copies of The Broker and promoting his upcoming book A Town Called Kill.
Wayne will also be hosting Media Guest Panels on the Sunday, as well as the Cosplay competition. We hope to see you all there, the DCC shows are always a blast. We are really looking forward to this one.