Gestalt’s Editor-in-Chief featured at the Perth International Arts Festival

17 Feb 2016

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in the life of an Australian comics publisher, beyond the story told as part of the Comic Book Heroes documentary, then the Perth International Arts Festival (PIAF) invites you to walk a mile in our co-founder Wolfgang Bylsma’s shoes. The PIAF event A Mile in My Shoes is […]

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‘Comic Book Heroes’ wins four WA Screen Awards

17 Jul 2014

ABC Arts feature documentary Comic Book Heroes by Nicholas Dunlop, has won four gongs at the 2014 WA Screen Awards. The feature documentary gave a rare glimpse into the lives of Australian comic book creators, Wolfgang Byslma and Skye Walker Ogden, and their battle to penetrate the US market by travelling to the heart of […]

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Rise in Creative Industries for WA’s South-West

03 May 2014

The Busselton Dunsborough Times of South-West Western Australia have reported there is a rise in creative industries in the region, including the arrival of Gestalt Comics. According to The Times, the creative industry workforce is growing at a rate of 3.6% per annum in the South-West. “Web developer and graphic novel publisher Wolfgang Bylsma relocated […]

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Graphic Detail on ABC TV Big Ideas

13 Apr 2014

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 […]

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SBS: “Pilbara’s Indigenous kids inspire new comic”

03 Apr 2014

OzComic-Con Perth recently played host to the official launch of the third book in the NEOMAD series, with four of the young creators on stage wearing the costumes and face-paint of their characters from the books. NITV journalist, Craig Quartermaine, interviewed them along with collaborator Stu ‘Sutu’ Campbell and Gestalt Comics’ Editor-in-Chief, Wolfgang Bylsma. > […]

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‘Comic caper gets Pilbara pupils animated’ – The Age

26 Feb 2014

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 […]

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