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Aug 11 2015

Graphic 2015: Sydney festival features Kevin Smith, Nicola Scott, George Miller, Sequart and more!

GRAPHIC is returning to Sydney for another year, following their stellar 2013 season, with  a weekend of graphic storytelling, animation and music at the Sydney Opera House on 10 and 11 October.  This year they are headlining the event  with a special night with filmmaker and comics writer KEVIN SMITH, discussing his superhero multiverse. Smith, whose …

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Apr 08 2015

Where to Start Reading: Comic companions to Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ for Netflix

Marvel’s DAREDEVIL for Netflix is set to bring the Man Without Fear back to life, the first live action depiction of the character since 2003’s film with Ben Affleck. The 13 episode series stars Charlie Cox in the titular role of Matt Murdock (aka Daredevil), and launches the TV universe that will include AKA Jessica Jones, Luke …

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Nov 11 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 116 – Daredevil: Guardian Devil

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 116, the comic book show that’s known for its twist endings. In this issue, Hans Zimmer is confirmed as the composer on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We look forward to hearing those two notes again. THEN both Marvel and DC Comics reveal their big events for 2015. …

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Sep 21 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 6 – Quiver through Brightest Day (2001 – 2011)

Green Arrow was dead. Or at least, Oliver Queen and the book that carried his alter-ego’s name was. When the first ongoing Green Arrow series ended in August 1998, it came in at #94 on the sales figures charts for the month. While DC Comics and the industry generally began to get nostalgic at the turn of …

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Aug 30 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 5 – At the Crossroads of Death with Connor Hawke (1994 – 2000)

Green Arrow may have returned to the spotlight during the darker turns of the 1980s, but even he wouldn’t escape the superhero death toll of the 1990s. Mike Grell’s departure from the book coincided with a sea-change in the industry, with the Dark Age that arguably began with The Dark Knight Returns (1986) and culminated in the grunge …

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Jul 28 2014

SDCC 2014 Highlights: 10 things that excite us

  So that is this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego done and dusted, and whether you could be there or not, we stand by our belief that the Monday following such an event should be declared a geek public holiday. That should go for all ‘Cons actually. The sheer amount of news leading up to and coming …

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Mar 17 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 92 – V for Vendetta

Welcome to Issue 92 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that forgot the 5th of November. In this issue, Kevin Smith is back writing comics. Expect the first issue this year, and the second sometime in 2017. THEN Captain America is set to go head-to-head with Batman and Superman: it’s the most expensive …

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Dec 02 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 80 – Green Arrow: Quiver

In this issue, The Weinstein Company is developing a Sin City TV series. After Harvey Scissorhands is through with it, it’ll just be ‘City’. THEN Ghost Rider swaps his bike for a car. We assume helmet laws are to blame. PLUS our Kick Ass Pick of the Week, Green Arrow – Quiver by Kevin Smith, Phil Hester and …

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Aug 29 2013

DC Comics hardcover and trade paperbacks solicitations from June to August 2014

DC Comics (via their blog) have released a full list of their trade paperbacks and hardcovers being released from June 2014 through to August 2014. Some of highlights include: Batman: Arkham Asylum Living Hell Deluxe Edition HC, from Dan Slott and Ryan Sook. The 2003 miniseries introduced a number of characters, including Jane Doe (reintroduced …

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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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