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Saturday, 19 January 2013
Atomic Diner prep lauch of 'Noe the Savage Boy'
Atomic Diner will be hosting a launch of their new book Noe The
Savage Boy #1 in Forbidden Planet Belfast on Saturday February 9th from
1.00 to 3.00pm.
On hand will be the title's creators - Rob Curley (plot) Malachy Coney (script) and Stephen Downey (art) - and copies of the comic on sale will feature a Forbidden Planet Belfast Exclusive Cover.
Noe’s story begins in the village of Baltimore, Cork in 1631 in
which the entire community is kidnaped by Barbary pirates and brought to
Africa as slaves. Noe’s faith lies in the hands a group of clandestine
monks who help train him to become a true warrior and overcome is dark
Savage Boy is Coney’s first work for Atomic Diner after a
career in comics that featured work at Top Cow/Image Comics The Darkness
book and titles at Harris Comics and Fantagraphics, among many others.
Atomic Diner was set up in 2004 by Robert Curley, primarily to produce
and publish a line of cross genre titles from horror to detective and
of course good time super heroes. The company is 100% independent and
prides itself on good story telling from Ireland's top creators. Over
the past six years they have helped launch the careers of artists such as
Stephen Mooney, Declan Shalvey, Will Sliney, Stephen Thompson and Bob
Byrne and are proud to continue this tradition by working with people
such as Terry Kenny, Maura McHugh, Stephen Daly and Gareth Gowran.