Octocon, the National Irish Science Fiction Convention, is on this weekend at the Camden Hotel in Dublin 2. This celebration of the weird and wonderful, attracting artists, writers, film-makers and fans from across the human sphere of influence.

This years Irish comic book guests include:

Michael Carroll (Judge Dredd, Jennifer Blood) http://www.michaelowencarroll.com
Robert Curley (League of Volunteers, Crimson Blade) http://www.atomicdiner.com/
Stephen Downey (Jennifer Wilde, Noe: The Savage Boy) http://www.stephendowneygallery.com/‎
Leeann Hamilton (Finn & Fish, Things Happened ) http://thecoolbean.net/
Maura McHugh (Jennifer Wilde, Róisín Dubh) http://splinister.com/
Alan Nolan (Sancho, Murder Can Be Fatal) http://alnolan.synthasite.com
Darrin O’Toole (Earthruler, Lady Babylon) http://www.darrinotoole.com

Guests of Honor are writers Gail Simone and Richard K. Morgan!

There will also be a number of Irish creators in the dealers room. More details can be found on their website http://www.octocon.com or you can follow them on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Octocon.

I’ll be covering the event for ICN. Hope to see you there!