The First Day of Stormont by Ian Knox (1998)

Belfast’s “Laughter in the Dark – Illustrating the Troubles” exhibition includes free workshop by 2000AD artist PJ Holden

A free political cartoons exhibition “Laughter in the Dark – Illustrating the Troubles” is running in Belfast’s Linen Hall Library for the rest of the month. The exhibition which charts the birth and rise of the political cartoon and its important role in the political landscape of Northern Ireland. It features examples of original artworkContinue reading Belfast’s “Laughter in the Dark – Illustrating the Troubles” exhibition includes free workshop by 2000AD artist PJ Holden

TitanCon Belfast 2014 logo

TItanCon Belfast announced for September

(via Andrew Luke): TitanCon Belfast returns in September, with tickets going on sale now from £15. The organisers can’t say too much about who’s coming, but comic creator and self publisher advocate Andrew Luke tells us he can confirm several popular guest scribes have already committed to making an appearance. There’ll be more new faces fromContinue reading TItanCon Belfast announced for September

Belfast Comics Fayre (Updated)

The “family fun day” event is run by Avalon Arts, a collective organising workshops, alternative and craft fairs and music performances. The site is a good one: Haymarket Arcade is located at the bottom of the central Royal Avenue, about five minutes walk from City Hall. The recently converted arcade has some resonance for comicsContinue reading Belfast Comics Fayre (Updated)

Belfast Comic Barcamp 2011

So how did Comics Barcamp go?

Cross-posted with permission from Andy Luke’s LiveJournal Comics Barcamp, an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment,  happened on 3rd September 2011 at Blick Studios, Malone Road, Belfast. Sponsored by Blick, DriveThruComics.com, Paper Tiger Comix, Don’t Panic! and Roger Sabin, it proved an intense event withContinue reading So how did Comics Barcamp go?