A unique eye for a story »

Rooftops marks Ord’s first foray into graphic novels, a luxury and challenge for someone who has been distilling her graphic memoirs into far tighter narratives for over 10 years.

Drawing on life »

What is the fate of the artist in modern society? Graphic novelist Eddie Campbell gamely tackles the issue by offering up his own life for scrutiny…

The Dark Knight— a retroactive delight »

Eddie Campbell tackles The Batman? What next, Frank Miller on Barbie?

Australian Stories »

Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan and The Sacrifice by Bruce Mutard.

Kirby Your Enthusiasm: Got Milkshadow? »

Dann Lennard reviews books and comics published by local company Milkshadow Books in the latest episode of Kirby Your Enthusiasm.

Graphic flair beguiles the mainstream »

A six-year labour of love, Greenberg’s makeover of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s much-loved classic, is at once audacious and reverential. In an inspired conceit, [Nicki] Greenberg reimagines Fitzgerald’s larger-than-life ensemble of characters as bizarre, barely-clad creatures, starkly exposing their grotesque and capricious natures.

Something blotted in the state of Denmark »

As befits Shakespeare’s longest and arguably best known play, [Nicki] Greenberg unleashes her narrative ambitions onto a sprawling, stylised, 427-page canvas bristling with colour and imaginative brio. And, as with Gatsby, she makes the work her own while honouring the source material, creating a sad, striking and richly layered adaptation.

Aussie comix reviews, a five-year recap

Aussie comix reviews, a five-year recap »

Dann Lennard posts a few bullet reviews from his past work for the US publication Zine World.

Podcast: Kirby Your Enthusiasm: Super Giant Album #24

Podcast: Kirby Your Enthusiasm: Super Giant Album #24 »

Listen to the Kirby Your Enthusiasm podcast featuring 1977’s Super Giant Album #24.

Small slices of inner-city life »

“I had a phase of craving the wild adventurous travel experience. Now I love the rhythm of the everyday.” In a rare instance of self-conscious analysis during a visit with her sister’s family in Belgium, Mandy Ord underscores the nature and appeal of her work. The account is one of several short graphic narratives in Sensitive Creatures, a collection of idiosyncratic, autobiographical vignettes from the prolific underground cartoonist that pulse with warmth, wit and unfailing candour.