Laydeez do Comics – Dublin

Talking comics in Dublin

Inaugural meeting

Laydeez do Comics - DublinThe inaugural meeting of Laydeez do Comics – Dublin, will take place from 7pm – 9.30pm on Wednesday the 22 May, 2013 in the Rooftop Bar, 3rd floor, of the Odessa Club, 13 Dame Court, Dublin 2.

Laydeez do Comics is an international network of meetings celebrating the diverse expressions of the comic book medium. Started in 2009 in London, it now has groups across the UK, America, and now Ireland. The Dublin meeting is organised by writers Lynda Rucker and Maura McHugh.

Our guests for the first meeting will be Sarah McIntyre, Alan Nolan, and Maeve Clancy.

popSarah McIntyre will discuss her approach to promoting her work via events and social media, and balancing it with her work schedule.

popAlan Nolan will talk about the monthly comic book strip he’s drawn for The Irish Times called Skrewy Science with Prof Butterknut & Kronk.

popMaeve Clancy will talk about her work in the community, such as her current job documenting a craft/youth/mental health project through comics.

There is a suggested donation of €3-5 from everyone attending the meeting to cover the organisers’ costs.

The programme for the meeting is:

popIntroductions

popSarah McIntyre talk – 20 minutes

popAlan Nolan talk – 20 minutes

popMaeve Clancy talk – 20 minutes

popQ&A with all three guests

popWrap-up

If the first meeting is successful it’s envisioned that it will become a quarterly event in Dublin.

Please note the venue is not wheelchair accessible.

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5 comments on “Inaugural meeting

  1. fabhcun
    May 17, 2013

    This sounds great! I went on a bit of a rant on my blog and decided that screw it I’m writing comics and everyone can go to hell. And now I find this! Serendipity?

    http://cuppatae.wordpress.com/2013/05/16/being-a-female-comic-book-fan/

    • Maura McHugh
      May 17, 2013

      Best of luck with your ambition to write comics! I hope you can make the meeting. 🙂

    • Lynda
      May 20, 2013

      We’d love to see you there! Hope you can attend!

      • fabhcun
        May 21, 2013

        I’m scared!

        • Lynda
          May 21, 2013

          I promise that we are among the least scary people you could ever hope to meet. 🙂

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