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February 18 2013

Sticking with Ireland, Anto Dillon of the long-running Loserdom zine has announced that date of the hugely popular Independents Day: Dublin, Sunday 23rd June. Recommended.

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Trinity College Dublin is hosting a lecture as part of Irish comic book month featuring Robert Curley, Robert Carey, Ciaran Marcantonio, Darrin O'Toole and Declan Shalvey.

The event is on Thursday March 14th from 7:15pm. You can find out more about the various speakers at thefreebirdswing podcast or by visiting the facebook .event

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February 15 2013

For a brief time, Department of the Peculiar #1 is available for free on Comicsy. The creatives are UK SP stalwarts, Bugpowder favourites Rol Hirst and Rob Wells, so, y'know do.

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February 11 2013
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February 10 2013

The FPI weblog continues to shine with a series of focus on creator-chosen comics selections spotlighting choices by Steve Tillotson, Graham Johnson, Rob Jackson, Lucy Knisley and Luke Pearson, to name but a few. Comics gold - spread the link: http://forbiddenplanet.co.uk/blog/.

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February 9 2013

Karen Rubins is running workshops for 8-12 year olds in London for CityRead 2013. From 19th-22nd February she'll be at Chipping Barnet Library with a Making Manga class for 12-18yr olds. Cost is 24
and bookings must be made through the Futureversity website.

Also, the West Dean College Comics and Graphic Novels Short Course, running from 7 9 June 2013. Located in "an unspoiled country manor house set in beautiful gardens and parkland. Topiary! Mosaics! Stuffed animals! Surrealist objects! It is a truly unique location, and a great experience just staying there."
More details here.

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