NEWS: More on Stray Lines

Stray Lines cover by Paddy Lynch

A little more information on the forthcoming anthology Stray Lines is sneaking out via Cardboard Press. Each artist has 12 pages to do their thang. Phil Barrett‘s contribution is called “Endless Lap” and is described as “a cryptic blind alley”; Barry Hughes, who you may remember from Malsaine back in 2005, contributes something concerning a “hallucinogenic dream-world only accessible through a glass coffee table”, and is responsible for that gorgeous cover; Chris Judge, one of Ireland’s leading illustrators, is collaborating with his brother Andrew on the story of an illustrator caught up in the Second World War. What Gus Hughes and Paddy Lynch are contributing has not yet been made clear, but Paddy’s track record in creating vivid contemporary fiction in comics form should be well-know to anyone who follows Irish comics, and while I can’t claim to be familiar with Gus’s work, if he can hold his head up in this company I think we can expect great things.

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