Tag Archive: Local Focus

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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Oct 30 2013

Local Focus – Halloween Edition: Home Brew Vampire Bullets #0

Some of the best and brightest Australian comic book talent get grim and gritty in this new quarterly anthology that mixes horror, politics and a decent dose of humour. The anthology has a long tradition on the local scene, the birthplace of many underground comix and superstar artists alike, going at least as far back …

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Oct 29 2013

Local Focus: The List

As one of the first Australian graphic novels to be optioned for an international feature film, Paul Bedford‘s The List is a significant chapter for the local comic book scene. It’s certainly made a splash here in Australia, where Bedford’s regular appearances at conventions and book stores have helped push the book into the buyer’s …

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Oct 07 2013

Local Focus: Milk Shadow Books launches ‘Da ‘n’ Dill’ and ‘Plump Oyster’ collections

Australian comics have come back into focus with the success of the ABC documentary Comic Book Heroes, highlighting local publishing house Gestalt Comics. While they seem to be determined to take over the world, another local outfit, Milk Shadow Books, simply “aims to publish the weirdest trips, strangest journeys, and assorted stories that make you …

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