Panels+Pixels: news and events, 7 October
The Australian Comics Journal now has a Events Calendar. Upcoming events are shown at right. The main menu link at left will take you to the monthly calendars. If you would like your event listed, please contact us with all the details.
Thursday, 31st October: Black Mermaid Productions (BMP) will be exhibiting at Liverpool City Library at “Comics in the Space” on Halloween, along with several other top homegrown comics talent including Marcelo Baez (ManBat), Naomi Hatchman (Zeera the Space Pirate) and Sorab Del Rio (Zombie Cities). Further information about the event here.
Halloween Comics Party 10 TEN horror themed comics all launching in the same place on the same scary FRIGHT-day night, November 1. Brunswickarts, Melbourne:
Frank Candiloro: Mail Order Mutants
Josh Santospirito: Sleuth
Ash Luscombe: I Died In a Sweatervest
David Blumenstein: Scare Campaign
Matthew H T Emery: Paul Bedford Does Backstroke in Paddling Pool of Cum
Bernard Caleo and son Joesph: Mask
Matthew Dunn: Grandpa Versus The Third Reich’s Juggernaut Of Doom And Despair
Andrew Fulton/Ive Sorocuk/Azza McKazza: D.R.A.X.
Also, ones by Alex Clark and Anthony Woodward.
Come in costume! Buy some local comics! Visit the FB page!
Behind the Panels previews Da’n’Dill: The Showbag Years and Squirt-Stone: The Collected Plump Oyster – Volume 1, both from Milk Shadow Books.
Adam Ford has a chat to Christian Read about his comics work, but mainly about Read’s first novel, Black City.
Robot 6‘s Tim O’Shea talks to Pat Grant about his graphic novel, Blue. “I missed out on Pat Grant‘s debut graphic novel Blue when it was initially released in 2012. But now that Top Shelf has the book back in print, I got in touch with the Australian writer/artist to learn more about the 96-page book, described as “a fascinating blend of autobiography and fiction with a sci-fi twist.” “
Capsule Computers catches up with Justin Randall and discusses his graphic novel series, Changing Ways.