Tag Archive: Unmasked

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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Oct 30 2014

Christian Read’s ‘Dread Empire’ explores Lovecraft’s cruel future

Plus supernatural investigator Karnak, the conclusion of Unmasked, and the unholy union of Celts, Romans, and zombies in Legio Ex Mortis. Readers and listeners around these parts will be familiar with Christian Read, the writer of comics The Eldritch Kid and Unmasked. When he last visited Behind the Panels, he had also just published Black City, …

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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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Aug 21 2013

Gestalt previews Tom Taylor’s ‘M.I.D.A.S.’, Ben Templesmith’s ‘The Undertaker Morton Stone’ plus ‘Unmasked #3’ and ‘Nocturne’

There are a lot of eyes on Australia’s Gestalt Comics right now, mostly thanks to the Comic Book Heroes documentary that finished airing on ABC1 last night (and is currently available on iView for Australian residents). The local publisher with eyes on the global market has taken the opportunity to annouce a slew of upcoming …

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Jun 11 2013

Behind The Panels One-Shot – The Christian Read Interview

This week, Richard and David had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Christian Read, the Australia writer of the new novel from Gestalt, Black City. He’s perhaps best known in the comics world for his mystical Western graphic novel The Eldritch Kid: Whiskey & Hate with artist Michael Maier. Christian chats about the Australian …

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