Emily Dickinson at Gavin Aung Than's Zen Pencils
Luke Pickett and Gerard Dwyer close out chapter one of ACV with an epilogue. Read from part one here.
Nick Gazin reviews Karl Wills' Princess Seppuku in the Lower Depths for VICE. Wills' Jessica of the Schoolyard features in the forthcoming Michael Dowers curated, Treasury of Minicomics volume one, from Fantagraphics.
The Legend of Money Pig at Cakeburger.
Dylan Horrocks has started a new blog exploring spiritual belief, the year of belief. Horrocks' also featured in a creative commons case study for creativecommons.org.
Artic Circle cartoonist Alex Hallat talks to Soda magazine.
Tasmanian cartoonists Josh Santospirito and Chris Downes performed their live comic ghost story, The Shipwright & the Banshees to a sold out audience as part of MONA FONA 2013 in Hobart last night. Chris Downes' stunning poster is available here.
J Caleb Mozzocco at School Library Journal interviews Roger Langridge.
Roger Langridge contribution to SATAN IS ALIVE anthology
The recently launched New Zealand comics anthology Faction Comics is now available in free digital form.
Fil Barlow is offering 5 day design tutorial sessions here. Series writer Brandon Graham shared Barlow's upcoming cover for Prophet #37. You may see it or you may not, Barlow shares via facebook an interview he did with Brandon Graham from Prophet #28.
Now sold out but keep an eye out for future opportunities to buy Simon Hanselmann's Artist Trash!
Hanselmann shared pages from his forthcoming “Australian” comics/art anthology Victoria Drugs Scene at Girl Mountain.
Our handsome Paper Trail masthead is courtesy of Toby Morris, here's his rendition of Joseph Dredd having a cuppa.
In the neverending quest of cartooning archeology I picked up a pile of old Auckland newspapers, The Weekly News, which my brother has been scanning and making notes on for me. Here's a couple samples,
The Ornate masthead of The Weekly News
Sir Gordon Minhinnick cartoon from Feb 9th, 1944.
Upcoming on Pikitia Press from the work in progress folder:
Feature on Maori cartoonist Harry Dansey.
Wartime cartooning by Australian soldiers in Stand Easy after the defeat of Japan.
The early comics work of Tom Scott.