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Gerry Hunt (born 1936)[1] is an Irish cartoonist. He worked as an architect for 25 years, including 18 years at IDA Ireland. In 1986 he turned to cartooning, first drawing political cartoons, then creating a Spanish-language comic which he gave away to friends.[2] In 2003 he created a short series of inner-city Dublin fables told in rhyme, In Dublin City, published by Atomic Diner.[3] He then founded Dublin Comics,[4] which published his crime graphic novel, Streets of Dublin, coloured by BrenB, c. 2005, and a collected edition of In Dublin City, also coloured by BrenB, c. 2007.[1] In 2009 he created Blood Upon the Rose, a graphic novel retelling the events of the Easter Rising
Easter Rising
of 1916, again coloured by BrenB, published by O'Brien Press.[5] He is working on the forthcoming Draugr in Dublin City, about a dead Viking reawakened in modern Dublin.[6] References[edit]

^ a b National Library of Ireland catalogue ^ O'Brien Press author bio ^ Danielle Lavigne, Rob Curley: The Interview, Octocon, 8 July 2009 ^ New Writing from Ireland, Ireland Literature Exchange, 2009/2010, p. 35 ^ Blood upon the Rose at O'Brien Press ^ Ken Sweeney, " Cartoonist
Cartoonist
tears strips of Spire", Irish Independent, 5 August 2010

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