Belfast comic creator Patrick Brown has just released the fifth print issue of his epic webcomic The Cattle Raid of Cooley. Patrick has been publishing roughly a page per week since August 2008, and his interpretation of one of Ireland’s most famous folk legends, the Táin Bó Cúailnge, now boasts 140 pages. To mark the release, Kevin Squires interviewed Patrick for rabble.ie:
1. The Cattle Raid of Cooley by Patrick Brown Currently standing at 140 pages online, this is an ambitious project that has been published every Wednesday for over three years. Self scripted and hand drawn in a rough and ready – but highly effective – manner, this is an outstanding body of work. If you like it, you should support the artist and buy the print editions. 2. Between Worlds by … Read More
The presidential puppies have just two days left to yelp about who should be top dog in the Áras, so rabble took some time out to examine their prospects – saving you the pain of paying any more attention to what’s been a miserable farce. If you are sheltering from the rain in front of the TV tonight, be careful friends – Pat Kenny is hosting the final#Aras2011 debate at 9.40pm on RTE 1.
We’ve totally wankered our backs over the past few days dragging bundles of the first issue around town. You can have a look at our pick up points over here. The list is by no means exhaustive. So, if there is somewhere we are missing out on let us know. A couple of our rabble scatterers are busy smuggling bundles of the magazine to cities and campuses around the country, … Read More
Finally! A few thousand copies of a magazine called rabble landed in Dublin last night. Over the weekend we will be arranging distribution in the city centre. Expect it to appear in all of the usual places and hopefully some you wouldn’t expect.