Guests

Meet all the guests at 2D.

Alan Nolan

Artist / Writer / Educator Comics Work: Big Break Detectives, Death By Chocolate, Butterknut and Kronk (Irish Times), Sancho. Irish Comics News award winner – Best mainstream Published Irish Writer 2012

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Andy Diggle

Writer Superman, Daredevil, Batman, Green Arrow, Dr Who, the Losers, Hellblazer, Thunderbolts

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Cam Kennedy

Artist UK Comics Legend - Artist ­- Rogue Trooper, Judge Dredd, Star Wars, VCs, Batman, Lobo

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Cameron Stewart

Eisner­-award winning Artist / Writer Comics Work: Batman & Robin, Assassin’s Creed, Seven Soldiers, Catwoman, Seaguy, Sin Titulo, The Other Side, B.P.R.D: Hell on Earth.

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Chris Thompson

Writer / Editor Pop Culture Hound, The Orbiting Pod.

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Dan Berry

Illustrator / Designer / Cartoonist One of the leading Comics & illustration lecturers in UK. Comics/Illustration work: Cat Island, The Suitcase, After We Shot The Grizzly. Host of fantastic ‘Make It Then Tell Everybody’ podcast series.

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David Hine

Writer Daredevil, Storm Dogs, Crossed, Spiderman Noir, Detective Comics, Night of the living Dead, Spawn.

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Declan Shalvey

Artist Conan, Venom, Thunderbolts, Northlanders, 28 Days Later.

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Doug Braithwaite

Artist / UK Comics Legend Comics Work: Thor, Wolverine Origins, Storm Dogs, Punisher, Green Arrow, Brave and the Bold.

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Emma Vieceli

Artist / Writer / Illustrator Comics Work: Vampire Academy, Hamlet & Much Ado about Nothing (Manga Shakespeare), The Thrill Electric (Channel 4), Dragon Heir: Reborn, Avalon Chronicles.

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Garry Leach

Artist Dan Dare, Miracle Man, Warpsmiths, Judge Dredd, the VC's, Battlefields, The Twelve.

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Gary Erskine

Artist / Illustrator / Educator Comics Work: Star Wars, Dan Dare, Captain America, Terminator, Hellblazer, JSA, The Filth, The Mask, Judge Dredd, Roller Grrrls. Interactive Comic work: The Irons (Madefire).

Geoff Senior

Artist Transformers, Judge Dredd, 2000AD, Dr Who.

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Glenn Fabry

Artist Slaine, Preacher, Batman/Judge Dredd, The Authority, Hellblazer.

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Glyn Dillon

Artist / Writer / Illustrator / Storyboard Artist Author of graphic novel ‘The Nao of Brown’ - winner of the Prix Spécial du Jury at this year’s 40th Angoulême International Festival Of Bande Dessinée. Other Comics Work: Shade the Changing man, Deadline, Egypt. TV & Film Work: with Ridley Scott & Jim Henson.

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Jock

Artist / Illustrator Losers, Batman, Green Arrow, Scalped, Wolverine Max, Daredevil, Dark X­Men. Movie Work: Batman Begins, Judge Dredd, Battleship, Hancock.

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Jordie Bellaire

Colourist / Artist Hulk, the Rocketeer, John Carter of Mars, Mara, Captain Marvel, Comeback.

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Kate Brown

Artist / Writer / Illustrator / Comics Educator Comics Work: The Lost Boy (the Phoenix comic), The Spider Moon (DFC), Nelson, Fish+Chocolate.

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Mhairi Stewart

Writer / Comics Educator / Lecturer

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Mick McMahon

Artist / UK Comics Legend Judge Dredd, Slaine, Last American, ABC Warriors.

Mike Collins

Artist / Illustrator Comics Work: Dr Who, the Daleks Project, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, X-Men, Spiderman, Star Trek, Transformers, Slaine, Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper (and many more!).

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Nicholas Gurewitch

Eisner, Harvey, Ignatz Award winning Writer/ Artist / Animator / Film­maker Comics Work: Perry Bible Fellowship, Marvel Strange Tales. Animation work: Elite Fleet, Rumble Beach (BBC). Film work: Trails of Tarnation.

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Paddy Lynch

Writer / Artist / Illustrator / Designer Stray Lines, Last Bus. Publisher – Cardboard Press.

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Paul Duffield

Artist / Illustrator / Writer / Animator / Designer / Educator Comics Work: Freakangels (with Warren Ellis), the Tempest (Manga Shakespeare), The Firelight Isle, Sojourn, Best New Manga 2.

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Paul J Holden

Artist Comics Work: Judge Dredd, Robocop/Terminator, Rogue Trooper, Fearless, the 86ers, Battlefields.

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Rob Curley

Writer / Publisher / Irish Comics Pioneer Comics Work: Roisin Dubh, Freak Show, The League of Volunteers, Atomic Rocket Group 66.

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Rob Davis

Writer / Artist Don Quixote, Nelson, Dr Who, My Family and other Gypsies, Roy of the Rovers.

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Robbie Morrison

Writer Nikolai Dante, Judge Dredd, Blackheart Shakara, The Bendatti Vendetta, White Death.

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Roger Langridge

Writer / Artist Popeye, Muppets, Thor, The Rocketeer, Fred the Clown.

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Simon Furman

Legendary Transformers Writer Transformers, Dr Who, Death’s Head, X­Men: Evolution.

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Simon Gane

Artist Artist – Godzilla, Northlanders, Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story.

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Stephen Mooney

Artist / Writer Angel, Half Past Danger, The A­team, Teen Wolf, CSI, The Mummy.

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Tony Lee

Writer Comics Work: Dr Who, Star Trek, MacGuyver, Sherlock Holmes.

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Will Simpson

Artist Comics Work: Batman, Aliens, Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper. TV & Movie Work: concept/storyboard artist on HBO’s Game of Thrones, Reign of Fire, City of Ember.

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Will Sliney

Artist Comics Work: The Fearless Defenders (Marvel), Star Wars, MacGuyver, Celtic Warrior, Star Trek, Farscape.

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Phil Barrett

Writer / Artist / Illustrator / Designer / Educator Comics Work: Stray Lines, Blackshapes, Gazebo, The Vision Service (RTE), Culture File (RTE). Illustration Work: Where’s Larry (O’Brien Press).

Tula Lotay

Artist / Illustrator / Curator Comics work: The Hound (with Stuart Gordon), The Thought Bubble Anthology by Image Comics with Warren Ellis and Gail Simone and Elephantmen with Richard Starkings. Creative Director of Travelling Man, Director of the fantastic Thought Bubble Festival, Leeds.

Warwick Johnson Cadwell

Artist / Writer / Illustrator Tank Girl, Gungle

Will Dennis

Award Winning Group Editor at Vertigo/DC Comics Regarded as one of the best editors working in the comics industry today. Comics Work: 100 Bullets, Scalped, Before Watchman, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Joker, The Losers. He is the editor of the Vertigo Crime Line.

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Guillermo Ortego

Artist / Illustrator / Inker Comics Work: X-Factor, Wolverine vs Thor, Dark Wolverine, Green Arrow, Archer & Armstrong, Ghost Rider.

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Herb Trimpe

Legendary Marvel Comics Artist Best known or his eight year run on the Incredible Hulk and being the first artist ever draw Wolverine! Other Comics Work: Transformers, Godzilla, G.I. Joe, Defenders, Guardians of the Galaxy, BPRD.

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Aiden Courtney

Editor of fantastic Irish Language Comic RíRá Creator of Coimicí Gael, an initiative to promote Irish in a fun way. Publisher / Cartoonist / Writer: Irish Times, Irish Times, Sunday Tribune, The Phoenix.

Ryan Brown

Artist / Colourist / Publisher. Comics Work: Berserker Comics, Judge Dredd, Slaughterman’s Creed.

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Laura Howell

Artist, Writer, Educator First female artist in the history of the Beano comic. Comic Work: Beano, the Dandy, Toxic, DFC, Viz.

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Chris Judge

Writer/Artist/Illustrator/Designer Illustration Work: The Lonely Beast, The Great Explorer, The Brave Beast, Stray Lines

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Richard Starkings

Writer/Editor/Letterer Creator & Writer of Elephantmen, President of Comiccraft, Expert Font Designer

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Davy Francis

NI Comics Legend, Artist. Comics Work: Monster Fun, Oink, Electric Soup, Holy Cross.

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Deirdre De Barra

Artist/Writer. Comics Work: Romatic Mayhem, American Independent Feature Film, Downpour, Longstone Comics.

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Paddy Brown

Artist/Writer Comics Work: Ness, The Cattle Raid of Cooley, Romantic Mayhem.

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Gar Shanley

Writer/Filmmaker/Publisher Comics Work: Romantic Mayhem, Windell Superhero Showcase, Fugger.

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Maura McHugh

Writer Comics Work: Róisín Dubh, Jennifer Wilde, The Nail (Womanthology).

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Adam Brown

Comic Colourist / Graphic Designer. Founder - Berserker Comics. Comics Work: The Dead:kingdom of flies (Berserker), Lot 13 (DC) Jonah hex All-Star Western cover (DC).

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Joe Campbell

Writer/Artist/Illustrator/Musician Comics Work: Missing: Have You Seen the Invisible Man?, The Amelia Earhart Story, Columba’s Cross.

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Robert Cullen

Animator/Creative Director. Emmy-nominated Creative director of Boulder Media, an Irish animation studio responsible for multi award-winning cartoon The Amazing World of Gumball, for Cartoon Network.

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Hilary Lawler

Artist/Writer Comics Work: Superhilbo, Longstone Comics.

Alan Healy

Writer, Editor. Comics Work: Zombies Hi.

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Holly Stinson

Writer, Publisher, Editor Comics Work: Uproar Comics, Zombies Hi.

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Kevin Logue

Artist, Publisher, Editor, Educator Comic Work: Zombies Hi Fear, If Stones Could Speak.

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Danny McLaughlin

Writer, Publisher, Editor Comics Work: Zombies Hi, Fear, If Stones Could Speak.

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Si Spurrier

Author/Comics Writer Comics Work: X-Men, Silver Surfer, Crossed, Judge Dredd. Novels: Contract, A Serpent Uncoiled

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Frank Victoria

Artist /Concept Designer Comics work: White Cloud Worlds Tv work: Jane and the Dragon Film work: The Hobbit, Tin Tin.

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Olly Moss

Artist, Graphic Designer and Illustrator Olly Moss is an English artist, graphic designer and illustrator, best-known for his re-imagining of movie posters. His work is regularly featured in Empire magazine. Moss was commissioned by Marvel Entertainment executives Craig Kyle and Kevin Feige to create a poster for the cast of Thor. Other notable works include the cover artwork for the Resistance 3 video game, which prompted a trailer to be created in similar style. He graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2008 having studied literature. Moss is a regular guest on the IGN UK and A Life Well Wasted podcasts.

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