Philip Barrett

Philip Barrett is an illustrator, designer and comic artist originally from Co. Donegal and currently based in Galway. In 2012 he illustrated the O’Brien press children’s book best-seller ‘Where’s Larry?’ and in 2016 illustrated the follow-up ‘Where’s Larry This Time?’. His illustrations and comics have appeared in publications as diverse as the Irish Times and Rabble.

He has been self-publishing his comic ‘Matter’ since 2001 and has contributed to numerous anthologies. Philip set up Blackshapes Books in 2014 to publish longer form graphic novel work of which to date he has published John Robbins ‘Unlucky Unlikely’ and his own collection of comics ‘In Bits’.