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In partnership with Pulse College and Dublin Comic Con, Lightning Strike Comics has hosted numerous different leading industry speakers and workshops, some of which have been archived here.

World-renowned Voice Director Andrea Romano joined Pulse College live via Zoom to discuss her career at length and share advice for aspiring voice actors. The discussion covers everything from Andrea's own educational background and industry break-through moment, to her experience working on legendary shows such as Tiny Toon Adventures, DuckTales and Batman: The Animated Series. This conversation is a must see for any fan of animation and VO artistry.

Legendary voice artist for Wonder Woman, Susan Eisenberg, Zoomed in live to the Pulse College Workshop Room to take fan questions for #DublinComicCon2023 Susan has voiced Wonder Woman across multiple different shows and films including; #justiceleague, #justiceleagueunlimited and video games; #injustice and #dcuniverseonline Susan also talks about her work as The Sorceress in #mastersoftheuniverserevelation and working with fellow legends such as; Andrea Romano, Michael Rosenbaum, Carl Lumbly, Phil Lamarr, Maria Canals-Barrera, George Newbern and the late great Kevin Conroy.

In this recording from Dublin Comic Con's Summer Edition of Aug. '22, Co-Producer of 'The Simpsons', Nikki Isordia answers a series of fan questions live to the Convention Centre, Dublin via Zoom, ranging from her experiences working on the show and its technical production, to how things have changed for ‘The Simpsons’ during and post-Covid. You can stream episodes of 'The Simpsons' along with special shorts from Disney+.

In this recording from Dublin Comic Con's Summer Edition of Aug. '22, Co-Producer of hit sci-fi series, 'The Orville', Tom Costantino answers a series of fan questions ranging from the technical production of the show to hopeful plans for the future. All three seasons of The Orville are now streaming on both Disney+ and Hulu.

Jess Nesling, Actress and Voice Artist, Zoomed in live to Dublin Comic Con to discuss her career and future projects ranging from acting for screen and stage to her upcoming play about the prisoners of Kilmainham Gaol, which Jess is currently writing and workshopping. A range of discussion points are covered from performing for video games, stage and writing screenplays.

Acclaimed comic book writer and editor Tom Peyer Zoomed in live to Dublin Comic Con 2022, March Edition to talk about his career and work with AHOY Comics and 'The Wrong Earth'. Tom also shared advice for budding creators and took a Q&A session with attendees.

Michael Avon Oeming and Taki Soma both zoomed in live for the March Edition of Dublin Comic Con to chat about their careers, share advice that was shared with them along the way and take fan questions.

Senior Creative Editor at Titan Comics and creator of 'Psycho Gran', David Leach Zoomed in live to Dublin Comic Con 2022, March Edition to talk about his career and share advice for those looking to break into industry.

Creator and director of the new web series High Functioning, Samantha Brooks, Zoomed in live to DCC to discuss the premise of her new show and share advice with other creators with similar aspirations. Samantha discusses her process and answers questions on crowd funding and the genesis of the show's concept. Please subscribe to Samantha's YouTube channel for further updates on High Functioning here.

Author of 'The Legend of William Lamport' Eoin McAuley spoke via Zoom with the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) on 17th November 2022, as part of the committee of a research project entitled: “An Irish poet in New Spain: Toward the creation of a digital repository on the life and work of William Lamport”, which is a part of the Research Coordination of the Philosophy and Letters Faculty of the university. This talk was translated live into Spanish necessitating a slower pace of delivery and periods of pause for the translator. For more information on the project and to read the latest installments of teh graphic novel for free, please visit:

'The Legend of William Lamport' is an online graphic novel telling the tale of a real life 17th Century Adventurer and Spy. This video was animated by Donal Hanway. Music and Audio was by Louis Claffey. Voice Talent was provided by John Kelly ( Art by Cormac Hughes. Colours by Ellie Wright. Letters by Robin Jones.

Trailer for the upcoming release of 'The Legend of William Lamport'.

Art by Cormac Hughes.

Colours by Ellie Wright.

Letters by Robin Jones

Video edited by Donal Hanway

Music by Louis Claffey

Think of this guy as Zorro's father and Batman's grandfather. Eoin is writing a graphic novel about William Lamport a real 17th century historical adventurer who left Ireland to spy on Mexico for the King Of Spain only to become a hero for Mexican Independence. How's that for a 4th of July story?

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