Panels + Papers & Pixels
Wooly Bully, North Melbourne’s stockist of fine comics, music, and coffee have a one year anniversary celebration tomorrow night with musical performances and an exhibition that includes comic makers Joanna Anderson and Chris O’Brien, Sam Wallman, Marc Pearson and Chris Stapp.
Online zines and comics from Perth based (I think) Girl over here.
Cartoonist’s from Melbourne’s dedicated comics studio Squishface will be running a marathon weekend of open invitation comics workshops at the Cowwarr Art Space Sat, Sun 7-8 July 11-5pm. Printmaker: Sue Fraser & Squishface Comic Studio Artists Marta Tesoro, Ben Hutchings, Ive Sorocuk, David Blumenstein, Sarah Howell, and Jo Waite will be exhibiting at Cowarr Art Space from6th July to 29th August.
Ladies and gentlemen:
After 3 years and 100+ pages, my comic strip “Showman? The Bret Braddock Adventures” is coming to a (horrible) end. You are invited to witness this end.
Attendees at BRET BRADDOCK’S FINAL MEETING (July 14, from 6:15pm) will become part of a half-arsed theatrical spectacular which will BAMBOOZLE and BEMUSE. Those who experienced BRET BRADDOCK’S AWKWARD WORKPLACE FUNCTION at 2010’s Melbourne Fringe Festival will have some idea of what to expect.
Squishface Comics Studio
309 Victoria St, Brunswick
One of those interesting items that occasionally surface on ebay from the golden age of Australian comic books, a printers plate for a Crimson Comet page by John Dixon.
Maude Farrugia checks in with a brief report from the far north of New Zealand.
Andrew Stone at The New Zealand Herald writes about Venus: A Quest, a new feature-length documentary from The Comics Show director Shirley Horrocks in collaboration with her husband Roger Horrocks and son Dylan Horrocks.
New Webcomic: Richard Fairgray’s Ghost Ghost
I wrote about New Zealand and Australian connections with the forthcoming Judge Dredd movie here.
Today’s column is brought to you by the following gorgeous pulp sci-fi cover illustrations by Stanley Pitt and Monty Wedd.
Stanley Pitt covers Second Variety