5 Things You Might Not Know About Alan Nolan
See Alan in Action at the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival (details below)
1. Alan was born with a full head of red hair. It fell out before he was six months old and grew back dark brown. It’s now falling out again!
2. His first comic was called Splat and featured a lazy superhero character called the Bedspread who travelled around in the Bedmobile (a double bed with wheels) and lethargically fought crime in Slug City. The Bedspreads arch-enemy was called Wakey Wakey.
3. Alan loves spiders, caterpillars and beetles (in fact, he loves all ‘creepy crawlies’), but he’s deathly scared of mice and rats.
4. He has read every Charles Dickens novel at least twice. His favourite is A Christmas Carol, which he owns fives copies of – one with illustrations by Arthur Rackham, and one illustrated with puppets made by Fluck & Law of Spitting Image fame.
5. He used to be a huge fan of Star Trek, and has a full Star Trek The Next Generation costume in his wardrobe. Unfortunately, over the years the shirt and waistband of the uniform trousers have ‘shrunk in the wash’.
See Alan in Action at the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival
My Favourite Superheroes with Alan Nolan - Comic Book Fun for All the Family
Assembly Room, County Hall, Dun Laoghaire Saturday September 13th @ 10.30 to 11.30am
e4 per child (age 7+)/e6 per adult To book: 01 2312929 or www.mountainstosea.ie