One of our more backwards and archaic laws gets the puntastic treatment by Emare.
Our chief messer in ink, Mickey Bananas had this rather cutting take on Brexit up Norn Iron for #rabble12.
One of our readers sent this in. It’s a dole based comic strip about a group of factory workers facing regular lay offs and making ends meet on the scratcher. It’s creator Dylan Fitzgerald says: “It’s about the main character Match-head and his buddies Mo & Bob who are factory workers but are laid off at irregular intervals. It deals with the trials and tribulations of being employed and unemployed in that system. The theme of the strip is that not all people on the dole are trying to screw the system and this story follows those people who rarely … Read More
What a perfect piece of comic commentary on our changing urban fabric. This was sent into us by a reader who spotted it in The Guardian over the weekend. It’s Grayson Perry’s iconic Four Stages of Gentrification. Kinda reminds us of a few parts of Dublin that could well fall victim to the plague of plywood fitted out cafes and over priced brunch menus. Don’t hate us for hipster bating, we like a good flat white ourselves when the price is right. You might remember Perry the artist for some “bolshy comments about how rich people don’t create culture” a … Read More
We’ll be getting all the bits and bobs from #rabble11 up on the site over the next week or two. First there’s this fully immersive 2d role playing game we developed in the weeks prior to Christmas. Download it and kill some time on the bus home. Just open it up on your phone and use a wipe-able marker so you don’t fuck up your screen with scrawls. Let us know how you get on.
Stumbled across this while lost in a haze of browser tabs a few weeks ago. It’s a short comic by a lad called Antonio Carty and appears as part of a graphic comic collection edited by Gar Shanley. Here’s what it says on the tin: “The comic story is an expression of characters heroic personal revolt against austerity and urban imprisonment, it echoes the story of Alexander the Great who is also seen as a Don Quixote. Escaping capitalist mono rationalism Alexander discovers nature is still there alive and full of wonder!” Lovely drawings and manic script. There’s an interview … Read More
Say hello to Political Moose. It’s an irony laden online comic strip with one eye on current affairs and the other on the absurd. That Enda one cracked me up. Give it a gander.