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Undad Volume 2 Kickstarter

More than just another zombie story, Undad is about the challenges of being a husband and father while being literally dead inside… Shane W Smith, two-time Aurealis Award finalist, is the creator and writer of the Undad comic series. Smith is seeking to fund the creation of a second Undad …

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Inkers and Thinkers 2015; interdisciplinary comics symposium

Inkers and Thinkers 2015 is an interdisciplinary symposium with a separate day of creative workshops. Aurealis Award-winning graphic novelist Pat Grant, experts and creative professionals from across Australia will come together to present on the comic book medium and its many alternative forms and creative voices. This year’s Inkers and …

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Jasper in his new ‘down under’ adventure

Award winning Canuck-Aussie author/artist Glen Lovett has just released The Solar Trial, the third volume in his graphic novel series for kids, The Adventures of Jasper.  What’s it all about? Here’s a brief excerpt from a review by comic album and book reviewer, Narayan Radhakrishnan in Trivandrum, India. The Lovetts- Glen …

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Highwayman webcomic launches

Highwayman, a webcomic written and drawn by Conan Sinclair, has recently launched with eight pages now available for free online. Sinclair is the co-creator of Outbreak and also involved in SIN ARS STUDIOS, a small independent game development studio located in Victoria, Australia. Part thriller, part noir and part spaghetti …

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Balaclava Junction Book Launch

“The comics medium with its self-consciously stylised representations of reality, is an ideal form for mythologising the real world that we live in, and for pulling into focus the smaller details of our lives that we take for granted” – Ted Janet February 19, 2015 will mark the launch of crowd-funded …

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Xtreme Champion Tournament #2 Kickstarter launches

Xtreme Champion Tournament: Awaken the Baykok is the latest comic from Melbourne locals Shaun Paulet and Brendan Halyday, with pencils drawn by BOOM! Studios Jerry Gaylord (Fanboys Vs. Zombies). The XCT series was successfully backed on Kickstarter back in March 2014 and the trio are back with issue #2 (the …

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Comics Masterclass launches its 2015 program

Comics Masterclass™ is delighted to launch its 2015 short courses program with a workshop on “Breaking into European Comics: How to Find Professional Work on the Continent”, which will be presented by award-winning Italian graphic novelist Thomas Campi who recently immigrated to Australia on a Distinguished Talent Visa supported by …

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Anders and the Comet, by Gregory Mackay

Meet Anders, Eden and their new friend, Bernie. It’s the school holidays, and there are comics to be made, games to be played and ice cream to be eaten! Anders and the Comet is an adventure story that celebrates the everyday things kids get up to. Anders isn’t a superhero: …

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Alisha Jade’s Mini Comics Workshops

Alisha Jade (minicomics powerhouse and creator of the great Aussie comic, Seven) is running a series of workshops on minicomics across January. Alisha is running the events to help foster creativity and community locally in Brisbane. All workshops are free and will cover from the very basics to practical activities, …

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