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Hail comic book launch

Hail is a superhero comic about a woman called Lena who crumbles into shards of glass whenever she has an episode of anxiety. This makes it hard for her to make it through each day without anyone finding out. But every time she falls apart, she learns more about how …

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Her Maj is back!

Her Royal Portrait, 2016 By Madame Camille Antoine Design by Baroness Nadine Kessler The Southernmost Tasmanian graphical celebration in the NATION June 3-9, 2016 HOBART. For further information and full program: http://hobartgraphicsfestival.tumblr.com/

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Hail comic on Kickstarter

Hail is a superhero comic about a woman who crumbles into shards of glass, now releasing online with eight new pages every month…   Lena shatters into glass whenever she has an anxiety attack, which makes her dream to become a lawyer even more difficult. But it also spurs her …

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Creator Snapshot: Louie Joyce

Name: Louie Joyce Town/State: Austinmer, NSW Website/Blog: www.louiejoyce.com 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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Truth, Justice and the Australian Way

Free Comic Book Day and Graphic Journalism in Australia By Anthony N. Castle Giving away product for free might not seem the wisest response to lagging sales but that is precisely the idea behind Free Comic Book Day, an annual promotional event that takes place on the first Saturday of …

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Creator Snapshot: Karen Beilharz

Name: Karen Beilharz Town/State: Sydney, NSW Website/Blog: http://hivemindedness.com/ 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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2016 Ledger Award winners announced!

The 2016 Ledger Awards Ceremony was held last night at All Star Comics Melbourne. A very large crowd was in attendance to see an emotional MC, Bernard Caleo, take out the Platinum Award. Here is the full list of recipients… 2016 GOLD LEDGER Neomad: The Complete Collection. Sutu, The Love Punks, …

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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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Monsters on Pozible

The spider in the corner of the ceiling. The monster under the bed. The dark and the great unknown. These are the things we fear – both as children and as adults. Karen Beilharz, and some of Australia’s best independent creators, explore our deepest fears over 11 terrifying, provoking and …

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