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Graphic Detail on ABC TV Big Ideas

The Perth Writer’s Festival discussion, Graphic Detail, featuring Gestalt’s Wolfgang Bylsma, Justin Randall and Emily K. Smith, will be broadcast this weekend on ABC TV Big Ideas. With such a rich print history, do graphic novel’s translate well to the digital age? Gestalt’s personalities debate the concept with digital author/illustrators Anthony Sweet, Tyson Mowarin and Stu Campbell. The […]

Four of Gestalt Comics’ titles win Gold Ledger Awards

At tonight’s Ledger Awards in Melbourne, four of Gestalt Comics‘ graphic novels have been announced as Gold Ledger Award winners. Vowels, by Skye Ogden, was first announced for a retrospective Gold Award for 2008; Digested 2 by Bobby.N  was then announced for a Gold for 2009; then Flinch – an anthology by a number of […]

Digested #2, Flinch and Changing Ways Book 1 receive Gold Ledger Awards

Digested 2, Flinch and Changing Ways 1 have just been announced retrospective Gold Ledger Award recipients at tonight’s awards night in Melbourne. The Ledger Awards, established to acknowledge and promote excellence in comic arts and publishing in Australia, were re-launched with tonight’s ceremony in Melbourne. Inaugurated in 2005, and return after a five-year hiatus with a new structure […]

VOWELS wins Gold Ledger Award

At tonight’s Ledger Award Night, VOWELS is the first of Gestalt Comics’ graphic novels to be announced as a Gold Ledger Award recipient. The graphic novel by Skye Ogden has won a Gold Ledger for 2008 – the wordless story of VOWELS spans five imaginary eras, examining the human condition through eyes that aren’t human at all […]

The Deep Vol 2 wins Aurealis Award

At tonight’s Aurealis Awards The Deep: The Vanishing Island was declared ‘Best Illustrated Book or Graphic Novel’ in 2013. The graphic novel is the second in the series by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer which is published by Gestalt Comics. The President of Aurealis Awards organisers Conflux Inc, Nicole Murphy, said to all finalists: “to be […]

‘Comic caper gets Pilbara pupils animated’ – The Age

The Age has discovered Neomad in its tablet format, a story that we’ve seen in print as well as its interactive App form. The full article goes into depth about the beginnings of Neomad, going from a long-term cultural and arts-based grants project to engage young Indigenous students’ interest and attendance in school and to […]

Gestalt at Perth Writers Festival This Weekend

The spectacularly good Perth Writers Festival is on this weekend and Gestalt Publishing will be sending some of our finest to a couple of the sessions on at the University of Western Australia’s Octagon Theatre on Saturday, 22 February. At 4pm figurative sleeves shall be pushed up arms for Graphic Detail, the debate purists and lovers […]

The Vanishing Island among 2013 Aurealis Awards finalists

The Deep Vol. 2: The Vanishing Island by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer has been announced among this year’s finalists for the Aurealis Award category ‘BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOK OR GRAPHIC NOVEL’. President of Conflux Inc. (2013 Aurealis Awards organisers), Nicole Murphy, congratulated all the finalists via the media today: “To be judged as producing one […]

Beardy and the Geek interview Gary Chaloner

This month Beardy and the Geek interview the renowned comics creator Gary Chaloner about his new book The Undertaker Morton Stone, which is set for release by Gestalt Comics in 2014, with the first digital issue currently queued for release with Comixology. Chaloner talks about the story line of Morton Stone and collaborating with Ashley […]