My last two months have been ultra mega busy and thus my paper trail links have piled up to oblivion. To get back on the horse I'll post a few mini Paper Trails this week. Maybe I'll even post that SPX report that I should have done last month...
Latest additions to the Pikitia Press Store, Mat Tait's Love Stories and David C Mahler's Deep Park are still searingly hot from their SPX debut's and make great Christmas presents!
Extra Ordinary recently their posted 300th strip.
Panels from Simon Hanselmann's forthcoming Life Zone from Spaceface Books. Preorder now.
Early place holder cover preview for Simon's Fantagraphics book MEGAHEX.
Bernard Caleo documents Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly's visit to Melbourne's Squishface Studios.
Teaser trailer for Karl Wills' Connie Radar short film adaption Over The Moon.
David Mahler writes about Evie Cahir.
Andrew Nette's Pinterest of Australian pulp novels. Love all the beautiful painted Horwitz covers.
Gerald Carr offers an in depth look at the case for Australian cartoonist/animator Pat Sullivan as the creator of Felix the Cat.
Jason Chatfield writes about South Australian State Labor Minister Chloe Fox's legal threat against The Adelaide Advertiser for publishing a cartoon and a story that she claims caused “distress, stress and damage to her personal reputation”.
Support your local comic shop so they can keep running their underground bare knuckle fight clubs.
Bobby N shares a page from the second volume of The Sixsmiths, a forthcoming collaboration with Jason Franks.
Campbell Whyte wrote an impassioned plea to whoever stole his families luggage in San Francisco.
I love Blakes 7.
After nine years PulpFaction administrator Maggie McFee will be retiring the Australian comics Pulpfaction message boards in the next few days. PulpFaction was notable for many things including hosting yearly 24 hour comic competitions and I believe introducing Tom Taylor to his frequent collaborator Colin Wilson.
"It's with a heavy heart, but a heart full of good memories, that I announce the closing of Pulp Faction and the forums. The forums will be put into read-only mode in the next couple of days, so please log in and say any goodbyes while you can. The forums will remain online in a read-only state for at least the next 12 months. †"
Roger Langridge suggests 10 rules for drawing comics.
Dylan Horrocks has been posting pages every few days lately from his serial Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen.
The Norman Lindsay Gallery and Museum is one of the archival institutions currently threatened by bush fires in Australian. Australian has sadly been stricken by many natural disasters in the last several years with lives and property and likely many works of art being lost. I recall an ebay auction for an original R. Wilson McCoy Phantom daily strip being sold to raise funds for flood relief.
A new television series of popular New Zealand comic character Terry Teo has been funded by NZ on Air.