Tag Archive: Justin Randall

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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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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May 05 2014

Douglas Holgate, Justin Randall announced as Children’s Picture Book Illustrators Initiative winners

Australian comic book cretaors Douglas Holgate and Justin Randall have been announced as some of the recipients of grants under the Children’s Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative. The Australian Society of Authors awarded the creators in the Developing Illustrator’s and Established Illustrator’s categories. Fifty applications were received from emerging, developing and established Australian illustrators. Applications were assessed by Sarah Foster, …

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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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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 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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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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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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