Tag Archive: Gestalt

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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Jul 10 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Gestalt announces ‘The Deep: Voyages of the Aronnax’, ‘Kansas, Mars’, ‘Changing Ways Book 3’, ‘Flinch Volume 2’ and more

At Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne over the weekend (5-6 July), Gestalt Comics took to the stage to announce a slew of new comics and projects for the coming year, including a prequel to The Deep, a new volume of Justin Randall’s Changing Ways and a second volume of the best-selling Flinch anthology. The announcements were …

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Feb 20 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Australians Andrew Constant, Justin Randall and Wolfgang Bylsma added

Oz Comic-Con is a great showcase for local talent, being the Oz Comic-Con and all. The ‘Con has added three familiar names to the line-up this year: Gestalt owner and publisher Wolfgang Bylsma, plus creators Andrew Constant and Justin Randall. All three will be joining the event for the Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane shows. …

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Nov 03 2013

Local Focus: Unmasked #3

Local Focus is all about taking a closer look at recent release Australian comics. This time, we crack open a gritty take on capes that flips the script on the bad guys and literally punches the heroes in the face. The earlier issues of Unmasked recently got highlighted in the ABC documentary Comic Book Heroes, …

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Jul 02 2013

Behind The Panels One-Shot – The Justin Randall Interview

This week, Richard had the opportunity to chat with Australian writer and artist Justin Randall, the creator of the Aurealis Award-winning Changing Ways from Gestalt Comics. In addition to his creator-owned graphic novels, Justin has worked with IDW and Image Comics with art for 30 Days of Night: Eben and Stella, Silent Hill and contributions …

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May 31 2013

Stalag X promotional teaser trailer online ahead of Denver launch

Australia’s Gestalt Comics is set to launch a new series by Kevin J. Anderson at the Denver Comic-Con on 2 June 2013. From today, a convention exclusive version is available for free to all attendees! At the launch over the weekend, Anderson and partner/TV & Film writer/producer Steven L. Sears, the pair will discuss the book, show some …

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Apr 16 2013

Gestalt’s Changing Ways to receive French language hardcover

Our friends at Gestalt are pleased to announce that the first volume of Perth-based author and illustrator Justin Randall’s Changing Ways is getting a French hardcover edition in May. You might also recall that Randall’s Changing Ways: Book 2 has been nominated for an Aurealis Award this year, for the category Best Illustrated/Graphic Novel. It …

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Mar 27 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 51 – The Deep

In this issue, what the hell is going on at DC as everyone exits and Jon Stewart might be dead. Neil Gaiman and Brian Michael Bendis together at last, the Dark Knight Rises 60s style, Thomas Jane promotes banned substances andthe Pope just might be Batman.  THEN cameos galore in Marvel movies, Aquaman is a …

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Mar 22 2013

Gestalt launches Stalag-X from Kevin J. Anderson and Steven L. Sears in June

Gestalt Comics are pleased to announce a major new science fiction comic series, STALAG-X, a candid tale of human soldiers struggling to survive in an alien concentration camp. Written by award-winning author Kevin J. Anderson in partnership with TV writer/producer Steven L. Sears, and illustrated by Mike Ratera (X-Men, Bad Legion), Stalag-X reinterprets the ‘prisoner-of-war’ tale with a compelling …

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