May 1831-Dec 1833; organ of Comet Club which incl. Samuel Lover, J. C. Mangan, and J. C. OCallaghan, whose The Green Book: Gleanings of the Writing Desk of a Literary Agitator (1841) contains an account of the Comet Club, written in response to an erroneous account given in the Quarterly Review [June 1836].
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Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English: The Romantic Period, Vol 1 (1980): [Lever,] A Parsons Horn Book came from the presses of The Comet [Rafroidi ill. with plate of comic engraving by Lover, showing landlord hoisted aloft by suffering peasantry [see also MAC, 380]
Seamus Deane, gen. ed., Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing (Derry: Field Day Co. 1991), Vol. 2,: anti-tithe weekly, 1831-35 ; [JC Mangan, To My Native Land, from The Comet 1832 .
Sundry: Bartholemew P. Bowen in Irish Book Lover 28 (1942), pp.120-27; Brian McKenna, Irish Literature (Gale 1974), p.29. See also Mangan, RX and Ntry in connexion with Comet Club and contributions to the paper .
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Eaton Stannard Barrett edited a London satirical newspaper, The Comet [this
from PI? is probably erroneous since Rafroidi calls it a sort of pseudo-newspaper,
with satirical tracts, in prose and verse.
John Sheehan, a Comet Club member; was imprisoned for libel as sub-ed. of The Comet, 1833.