On July 9th, FilmBase in the heart of Dublin City’s Temple Bar will play host to an entire event dedicated to small press and independent Irish publishers!
We’re all more than familiar with the Marvel’s & DC’s of the world but Ireland has a booming community of quality comic book creators and story tellers that deserve their time in the spotlight & Forbidden Planet Dublin‘s Small Press Day aims to do just that!
Present at Forbidden Planet’s Small Press Day will be a massive variety of Irish Comic creators including:
- Paul Bolger (The Hound)
- Jason Browne (Button Press Publications)
- Ciaran Marcantonio & Cormac Hughes (Lightning Strike Comics)
- Sarah Bowie (Lidless Comics/ The Comics Lab)
- Anthea West (Fate)
- Leeann Hamilton (Kiteenies/ Finn & Fish)
- Justie Byrne (Justie Comics)
- Amy & Oliver Murrell (Wobblyrock)
- Rob Curley (Atomic Diner Comics)
- Olly Cunningham (Black Lines)
- Clare Foley (La Grande Breteche)
- Coimicí Gael (Ruaille Buaille)
- Kinga Korska (Brain Fetish)
- Matt Melis (Non Gravity)
- Paddy Lynch (Last Bus)
- Elida Maiques (Polen)
On hand through out the day will also be the great guys from The Irish PubCast who will be hosting discussion panels throughout the day which will be no doubt highly entertaining!
Make sure you get yourself down to FilmBase (2 Curved Street, Temple Bar) on July 9th and find out for yourself why we are currently in very exciting times and a Golden Age for self & micro-publishing within Ireland & the UK!