Tag Archive: Australia

Oct 01 2015

Where To Watch Comic Book TV in Australia for 2015/2016

Watching genre TV in Australia has been a painful process over the last few years. If you want to stay above the line of the law, it’s involved a patchwork quilt of cable subscription, VPN streaming, US iTunes and recently launched streaming services like Netflix, Stan and Presto. The 2015/2016 season brings with it some …

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Jul 06 2015

Marvel places smallest hero on Australia’s big things for ‘Ant-Man’ promo

It was inevitable. Australian marketing for ANT-MAN has already seen some very tiny billboards going up around the country, and now they are going slightly bigger. Taking advantage of the local running joke around Australia’s big things, a series of novelty roadside attractions that are essentially tourist traps,  they have used the same theme as the …

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Feb 24 2015

Oz Comic-Con 2015: Tom Taylor is coming to all shows

OZ COMIC-CON has announced that Tom Taylor is coming to a city near you (assuming you live in Australia) in 2015. The writer of Injustice: Gods Among Us, The Deep and currently Superior Iron Man will be coming to the Oz Comic-Cons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. In other words, all of them. Taylor is …

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Jan 26 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 126 – Awkwood

Welcome to Behind The Panels Issue 126, the comic book show that comes from a land down under, where women glow and men ponder…why the women are glowing. In this issue, Marvel announces they are ending all their universes. It seems like a pretty extreme way to get rid of Spider Island, but who are …

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Jan 24 2015

Local Focus: Melbourne Comics Quarterly #1

The cream of the Melbourne comics crop is on display in a new anthology launching just in time for Australia Day. The Melbourne comics scene is soaring at the moment, so much so that it was the subject of last year’s fine documentary Graphic Novels! Melbourne from filmmakers Daniel Hayward and Bernard Caleo. As the …

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Jan 09 2015

Australian comics, graphic novels and events that excite us in 2015: Part 2

While penning the first part of a look at the year ahead in Australian comics, it became immediately obvious that there were just too many things to fit into a single post. Even more impressive was the response we had to the piece, with the creators not only sharing the article, but bringing a stack …

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Jan 07 2015

Australian comics, graphic novels and events that excite us in 2015: Part 1

After compiling a list of the comics and graphic novels that excited us in 2015, we noted a handful of Australian comics that had been on the horizon for a while. However, we knew that we’d missed a few Australians in the process, and wanted to capture the sheer amount of work that goes into …

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Nov 17 2014

Andrew Constant goes sideways: ‘Fly’ and ‘Broken Line’

If you go by his Gestalt Comics bio, writer Andrew Constant has voyaged through journalism, salesmanship, I.T. management, bartending, and being a hippy before finding his feet as a comic book writer. His debut graphic novel Torn, first published back in 2011, was a reverse werewolf story with art by Nicola Scott and Joh James. His two …

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Oct 02 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2015: Perth and Adelaide tickets now on sale

Are your Spider-senses tingling? Is your proton pack gathering dust? Oz Comic-Con have got the cure for what ails you, as they announce the first tickets going on sale for their 2015 Perth and Adelaide events! The 2014 season has only just finished, with the inaugural Brisbane and Sydney ‘cons held in September, the latter of …

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Sep 10 2014

TV: ‘The Deep’ series is ready to set sail

Gestalt Comics (via their website) reports that France’sTechnicolor, Canadian Nerd Corps Entertainment and Australia-based A Stark Production have reach final agreements over the partnership for the production of the CG adaptation of The Deep graphic novel series. The 26-episode The Deep TV Series is based on the award-winning books written by Australia’s Tom Taylor (Injustice, Earth …

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May 31 2014

Australia’s Winter City Productions accepting Creator Owned submissions

Building on the brilliant Winter City series, Australia’s Winter City Productions is now taking submissions for creator owned projects. In addition to co-founder Patrick Purcell’s upcoming all-ages book Mechanical Knight, with Diego Toro and David Aravena, a brand new title called Left Hand Path will also be launched in June from Jason Franks, Paul Abstruse …

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