Press Release: ComicCity Festival Details

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The ComicCity Festival launches this September, in partnership with CultureTech, the Millennium Forum and the Nerve Centre, celebrating Comics, Illustration and the Creative Arts. The festival is free to enter and will be held in the Millennium Forum venue in Derry/Londonderry, N.Ireland over two days, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September, and will showcase some of the world’s best creative talent, including some of the comic industry’s top writers and artists.

These special guests, exhibitors and dealers will be in attendance throughout the weekend and there will also be a full programme of talks, workshops and activities.

ComicCity will be running alongside Invasion Derry, as Ireland’s premier costuming club, The Emerald Garrison, will be bringing their hugely popular Star Wars show to the city for the first time, featuring interactive sets, props, replicas and over 40 costumed characters!

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ComicCity Guests confirmed so far include:

JORDIE BELLAIRE
Eisner Award winning Colourist/Artist: Injection, Moon Knight, Magneto, Hawkeye

DECLAN SHALVEY
Artist: Injection, Moon Knight, Deadpool, Groot, Thunderbolts

MARC LAMING
Artist: Planet Hulk, Fantastic Four, All New Invaders, Kings Watch

JOHN MCCREA
Artist: Deadpool, Batman, Judge Dredd, Mythic, Section Eight

DAN MCDAID
Artist/Writer: Dr Who, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Judge Dredd, Jersey Gods

JOHN ALLISON
Artist/Writer: Bad Machinery, Giant Days, Scary Go Round

PJ HOLDEN
Artist: Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper, Robocop/Terminator, Numbercruncher, Gunsuits

MAURA MCHUGH
Writer: Witchfinder: Mysteries of Unland, Róisín Dubh, Jennifer Wilde

STEPHEN MOONEY
Artist/Writer: Grayson, Half Past Danger, CSI, Angel, A-Team

MICHAEL CARROLL
Writer: Judge Dredd, Jennifer Blood, New Heroes/Quantum Prophecy, Double-Crossing,

RUTH REDMOND
Colourist/Artist: Storm, Uncanny X-Men, Deadpool, New Warriors

RYAN BROWN
Artist/Digital Painter: Judge Dredd, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons, V Wars

STEPHEN DOWNEY
Artist: Torchwood, Turok, How to Train your Dragon, Flash Gordon, The Phantom, Jennifer Blood, Noe

PAUL BOLGER
Artist/Writer/Animator/Director:
Hound, The Pirates!, Arthur Christmas, Land Before Time, All Dogs Go To Heaven

PHILIP BARRETT
Artist/Writer/Designer/Educator: Blackshapes, Matter, Where’s Larry, Stray Lines, RTE, Irish Times

SARAH BOWIE
Artist/Writer:The Comics Lab, Mall Life, A Clock or a Crown, O’Brien Press

DEBBIE JENKINSON
Artist/Writer/Designer:The Comics Lab, Remorse, Stray Lines

LIGHTNING STRIKE
One of Ireland’s leading independent publishers

NATHAN STOCKMAN
Artist: Reyn, I Love Trouble, Anti-Hero

MARTIN HAYES
Writer: Abominable Glory, Project Luna: 1947, Aleister Crowley: Wandering the Waste

JOE CAMPBELL
Artist/Writer: Invisible Man, Amelia Earhart, Columba’s Cross