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Comics Published in IrelandEdit
Results are now in on the 2012 Irish Comic News awards!
Barbara Nolan (right), cartoonist and illustrator, died at home in Allihies, West Cork, on 13 August 2012.
Sadhbh Lawlor | Splitting Borders | The Craigs | Space 1990 | Tom Carson | The Golden Walnut | Cat Tales for the Kiddies | Fonn | The Doings of Dudly | Darrin O'Toole | The Earthbound God | Desolate Ceremony | Noe: The Savage Boy | The Helix | Brendan McCarthy | Nigel Flood | Ryan O'Connor | Martin Greene | Frank J. Right | Naomi Bolger
Irish creators abroadEdit
J. R. Monsell, from Cahirciveen, County Kerry, drew for British nursery comics in the 1900s.
Bryan Coyle has been nominated for the 2013 Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer for his graphic novel Babble.
Irish artist S. W. Cavenagh drew for the British comic The Funny Wonder in the 1890s.
Irish-born cartoonist Joe Doyle drew strips for newspapers in Philadelphia and New Jersey in the 1910s.
Corkman W. Howard Baker was the editor who launched Air Ace Picture Library in 1960, and wrote scripts for many of Fleetway's picture library titles.
Little Reggie and the Heavenly Twins | The Wrangle Sisters | Rory McConville | Extracurricular Activities | The Mundane Overrated Misadventures of Spudman | J. Louis Smyth | Fizog | Mike Hubbard | Dorothea | Digitek | Peter Hoye | Presidential Material: John McCain | Patrick Hickey | Carnival of Cabbage | Waiting for the Mothership | Monstrum Horrendum | Tag Team | The Iron Moon | Harry McAvinchey
Belfast's Brian Spencer draws political cartoons for Slugger O'Toole and the Huffington Post...
Austin Molloy | The Celebrity Zoo | William Beckett ("Maskee") | William Brunton | Don Conroy | John Byrne | Illuminations: 101 Drawings from Early Irish History | Sean Mac Murchadha | Images of Erin in the Age of Parnell | Jon Berkeley | Apes and Angels: The Irishman in Victorian Caricature | The Book of Friers | Riotous Living | James O'Donnell | Bernard Dowd | Oisín | Q.E.D. | Phelim Connolly | The Unkindest Cut
We've been finding out more about Phil Blake, who, as well as drawing political cartoons for the Weekly Freeman around the turn of the 20th century, illustrated the "controversial and scurrilous" 1908 novel The Moneylender by Joseph Edelstein, depicting Jewish moneylenders in Dublin.
Basil Temple Blackwood | George Altendorf | Jon Berkeley | Philip Blythe | René Bull | Claude Byrne | Harry Clarke | Henry Edward Doyle | Beatrice Elvery | Jim Fitzpatrick | Richard King | P. J. Lynch | Norah McGuinness | W. C. Mills | George Monks | Seán Slattery | J. Louis Smyth | Hugh Thompson
On this day: 27 March
- 1938: R. C. Orpen, cartoonist, architect and comic performer
- 1976: Anne Taylor ("Tor"), political cartoonist
- All month: Will Sliney exhibition at Winterval Festival, Waterford
- Thur 5: Belfast Comics Pub Meet, The Cloth Ear, Waring Street, Belfast, 9pm
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