Monthly Archives: May 2011
Róisín Dubh is going to Derry’s 2-D Comic book Festival!
The event is taking place from the Thursday, 2nd June – Saturday, 4th of June, and is completely free.
The Guests of Honour are Mark Chiarello, Mick McMahon and Glen Fabry. The guest list includes both Irish and International comic book writers and artists, including Stephen Downey who is the artist on another Atomic Diner title, Jennifer Wilde.
I’ll be attending from Friday evening, and copies of Róisín Dubh will be available to buy all day on Saturday.
The first issue of Róisín Dubh is set in Garvagh, in Co. Derry, so in some ways Róisín will be going home.
There are lots of events going on at the festival, as can be seen from the below trailer:
I look forward to meeting comic book fans in Northern Ireland!
Dublin has been locked down for almost a week and a half thanks to a visit by Queen Elizabeth II, the funeral of respected politician Garret Fitzgerald and the state visit of USA President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to Ireland.
Despite the decrease in foot traffic in Dublin, sales of Róisín Dubh have been brisk. Plus, there are sales coming in via the Atomic Diner web site, which is not subject to the vagaries of police barricades.
So far the feedback from those who have purchased issue 1 has been positive, with most people demanding issue 2 as soon as possible.
We will do our best!
Also, thanks to Jenni Hill and the fabulous women at Bad Reputation, for their two-part interview with me about Róisín Dubh.
We are hugely appreciative of everyone who supports our project!
The Queen of Darkness, aka Róisín Dubh, arrived today in Sub-City in Dublin and has already been selling well.
If you wish to purchase it online it costs €5.50, plus €1.00 postage for Ireland, €1.50 for England and and extra €0.50 for other countries.
Copies will be arriving in Sub-City in Galway by the weekend, and in other outlets soon.
Issue 1 is a limited run, so get your copies while you can!