October 14, 2017

The Lakes International Comics Art Festival

September 18, 2017

Thought Bubble 2017

May 13, 2017

TCAF 2017


Stray Lines are proud to exhibit at TCAF 2017 at Toronto Reference Library and the surrounding Bloor/Yonge neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Matt Melis will represent the group and bringing over 30 titles from a fantastic array of Irish comics artists. Check out the spread below:



April 23, 2017

Dublin Comic Arts 2017

DECAF logo

The Dublin Eight Comic Arts Festival is an ongoing series of small press comic book events. Our premiere event will be at the Fumbally Stables on Sunday, April 23rd from 11am-4pm.

DECAF is a small press comic book event, created to showcase local comic creators and celebrate the spectrum of Irish sequential art. The small press comic scene has been growing in Ireland for years, but Irish comic creators often travel across the globe to find Comic Arts Festivals to exhibit their work. We feel it’s time for some Comic Arts Festivals closer to home!

DECAF is organized by Matthew Melis & The Comics Lab of the Stray Lines comic collective.

The Fumbally Stables
Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8

Dublin Comic Arts poster by Charlotte Kristensen

September 2, 2016

Helsinki Comics Festival 2016


Stay Lines are travelling to Finland!

We’re super excited to exhibit at the Helsinki Comics Festival from the 2nd-4th September 2016. Alan Dunne, Debbie Jenkinson and Elida Maiques will represent the group at the event carrying books and comics from all members.


And that’s not all! Debbie, Elida and Alan will perform stories live, check out the teaser below.

We are interested in exploring the potential of this medium, using it to tell our stories, about our Irish experience, with our irreverent point of view, they say. We’re eager to bring more Irish stories to a wider audience, to give a platform for all the talent we see every month in Dublin Comic Jam and The Comics Lab. We’re a nation of storytellers; now we’re ready to tell our stories in this format too.


October 14, 2016

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

the Lakes Festival logo

We’re coming to Kendall! Stray Lines will be tabling at the excellent Lakes International Comic Art Festival this October.