Wave of New Guests Confirmed for ICE 2016

It’s not called Britain’s Coolest Comic Convention for nothing you know!

And this year ICE has become a Mecca for talented writers and artists  who want to be part of this annual convergence of comics  creativity and fun as we announce another wave of professionals attending this year’s expo.

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First up is prolific writer and creator Andy Diggle. Well known for his stints as writer on Daredevil, Green Arrow and Theif of Theives. He’s also been Tharg at 2000ad and editor at Sonic The Comic. A sought after writer, who has worked with all of the major publishers including Marvel, DC and Image, Andy is returning to ICE after a great year last year and we are more than happy to welcome him back and I’m sure you will be too.

 

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Next up is hot new cover artist Ryan Brown. This rising star digital cover artist and colourist was born in 1976 in Belfast and is currently wowing fans worldwide with his stunning cover art. Not only is his work beautiful to behold, but it carries a certain energy and power that few cover painters can match.

He has worked on comic books , board games , video games, concept art and album covers and his impressive client list includes Legendary Entertainment , Dark Horse Comics, Vertigo, IDW, 2000ad, Marvel and DC Comics among others.   Projects have included Mars Attacks, Judge Dredd, Creepy Comics, Ninja Turtles, V-Wars Jacked, and many more.
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Ryan has also collaborated with some of the best in the business such as Simon bisley , matt Wagner , glenn Fabry , Greg staples , Liam sharp.

stottyOur third new guest is returning after a great year of success the one and only Rachael Stott.

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Since breaking into the industry in 2015 with IDW’s Star Trek/Planet of the Apes crossover, Rachael Stott, British Comics Award’s Best Newcomer of 2015, has produced covers and interior work for a variety of publishers, but is most widely known as the current artist for Titan’s Twelfth Doctor comic and has become a regular fan favourite on these books.

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And last but certainly not least on or new guest announcements is one of Rachael’s collaborators on the Doctor Who series over at Titan Comics: Acclaimed writer Robbie Morrison.

Most well known for the long running 2000ad Classic serial Nikolai Dante, Robbie has also worked on The Authority, Batman and Wildcats. He also collaborated with Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard on the stunning Graphic Novel White Death, which both creators will available to sign copies of at the Expo.