Archive for October 2011

Best Independent Podcaster – Irish Web Awards 2011

October 23, 2011

(PHOTO: Entertainment.ie)

We are genuinely surprised and thrilled to have won the Best Independent Podcaster award at the 2011 Irish Web Awards last night in the Mansion House. The Comic Cast began life back in 2008 and since then we’ve knocked out a show every two weeks (give or take a week – you know what we’re like!). We’ll continue reviewing comics and interviewing artists and just generally having a laugh. We hope you’ll continue to join us.

- Liam & Craig (Bad Boys for Life)

Listen to the moment Rick O’Shea announced the award here: The Comic Cast

The Comic Cast by candlelight

October 17, 2011

This week on the recently award-nominated (IWA & ICN)  Comic Cast, we review Daybreak by Brian Ralph, Animal Man #2 by Jeff Lemire/Travel Foreman, Isle of 100,000 Graves by Jason/Fabien Vehlmann, The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists by Seth and Game of Thrones #1 by  Daniel Abraham/Tommy Patterson. On the Irish comic book scene we review The Big Break Dectectives Casebook by Alan Nolan, Finn & Fish#2 by Leeann Hamilton, The Wild Rover by Fabio Rosati and The Well Below and Other Stories by John Robbins/Sean MacRoibin. If all that wasn’t enough, we  unveil our thoughts on Batman: Year One out this week on DVD/Blu-Ray and come to fisycuffs over the casting of Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises. Enjoy!

Show Link: The Comic Cast 17/10/11

also available through iTunes

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