Tag Archive: Comic Book Heroes

Aug 20 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 68 – Kick-Ass 2

In this issue, it’s the end of the Ultimate world as we know it, bonus Loki content and a wolf among us. THEN we report back from SMASH!, head to Infinity and beyond and watch some Comic Book Heroes. PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Kick-Ass 2! Directed by Jeff Wadlow and starring Aaron …

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Aug 15 2013

Second edition of ‘Flinch’ from Gestalt Comics in September

Following the screening of the first episode of Comic Book Heroes, the Nick Dunlop documentary on the history of Australia’s Gestalt Comics, their early anthology Flinch has completely sold out at the publisher level. As such, Gestalt have announced that they are going back for a second printing, due out in September 2013. The new …

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Aug 07 2013

TV Review: Comic Book Heroes

A fascinating look at the rise of Gestalt Comics in a documentary that was two years, thousands of miles and some punched walls in the making. It is difficult to speak of an ‘Australian comic book industry’ per se, but the rise of comic culture in this country is undeniable. Australia’s attendance at comic book …

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Aug 05 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 67 – The List

In this issue, a classic DC character flashes Arrow and Samuel Jackson lays furious vengeance on Colin Firth. THEN Australian comics take on the US industry, while everybody else comes to Sydney as GRAPHIC and Oz Comic-Con announce line-ups. PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: The List by Paul Bedford and Henry Pop, with very …

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Aug 04 2013

Watch a trailer for Gestalt Comics documentary ‘Comic Book Heroes’ online

Over two years in the making, Comic Book Heroes, a documentary about the rise of Australia’s premier publisher Gestalt Comics will air on ABC1 on Tuesday 13 and 20 August at 10pm AEST. (You can also catch up with it on ABC2 and iView, of course). Written and directed by Nicholas Dunlop, it shows how Wolfgang …

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