Enniskillen ComicFest Charity Art Revealed

Chopper by Boo Cook

The first ever Enniskillen ComicFest has published some of the art that will be in its charity auction next weekend, to raise money for the Horizon West Children’s Hospice over the two days of the event.

Art has been donated to the non-profit event by a number of creators that including Boo Cook, Dan Abnett, Dan Cornwell, John McCrea, Alex Ronald and many more.

A stunning A3 piece by Dan Cornwell, artist on the new Rok Of The Reds comic written by John Wagner and Alan Grant

The Hulk by Mark Farmer

The Enniskillen Comic Fest will take place in the McArthur Hall in Darling Street on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th May, with a wide range of events taking place to celebrate comic art, culture and promote sequential art and storytelling. 

Judge Dredd by John McCrea

It includes a variety of workshops, talks, mentoring sessions and portfolio reviews over the two days with Friday 6th seeing our schools programme being run, while Saturday 7th is a full open day for the public. 

The charity auction will be highlight of the event and the grand finale to Saturday’ss programme.

All artwork will have a reserve price and if that is not met during the auction then they will be offered for online bids.

• For more about the event visit www.fermanaghlakelands.com/Enniskillen-Comic-Fest-Enniskillen-P57356

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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