Thursday , August 24 2017


Creator Snapshot: Louie Joyce

Name: Louie Joyce Town/State: Austinmer, NSW Website/Blog: Title/Publisher: MISHMASH, HODGEPODGE/Self Published, Past the Last Mountain/Comics Experience What comics format do you work in? Whatever suits the story I’m trying to tell best. I do a lot of standard comics format stuff, but I’ve also created concertina-style booklets, one page …

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Creator Snapshot: Karen Beilharz

Name: Karen Beilharz Town/State: Sydney, NSW Website/Blog: Title/Publisher: Hivemindedness Media What comics format do you work in? Comic books, anthologies and graphic novels. What is your skill area and role as a creator? Writer, editor, letterer, publisher. What are your major comics publishing credits so far? Kinds of Blue: …

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The Ledger Awards interview: Gary Chaloner

Interview by Anthony N. Castle The Ledger Awards is the premiere event for Australian comics, offering a platform solely for celebrating the quality and diversity of this country’s creators. As the initiative continues to evolve, awards organiser Gary Chaloner spoke about the event’s history and future, as well as the …

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Interview with Gregory Mackay

By Anthony N. Castle Gregory Mackay is a Melbourne-based cartoonist, creator of the dark Francis Bear series, and is also an award-winning autobiographical storyteller. Anders and the Comet, Mackay’s first all-ages book for Allen & Unwin, is a combination of some of these elements and we chatted with the creator …

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Interview with Villawood creator Safdar Ahmed

Interview with Villawood creator Safdar Ahmed By Anthony N. Castle Villawood: Notes From An Immigration Detention Centre is a webcomic by artist and academic Safdar Ahmed that retells the stories of asylum seekers and refugees inside Sydney’s Villawood detention centre. The project collects the testimonies of men, women and children …

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Full interview with Sutu, creator of NEOMAD

Full interview with Sutu, creator of NEOMAD By Anthony N. Castle The NEOMAD comic series was created with the community of Roebourne, Western Australia as a part of Big hART’s Yijala Yala Project. This project works to highlight Aboriginal heritage as living and present, rather than of the past. As …

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