The Deep – Comics and Graphic Novels

06 Sep 2016

Netflix in the USA has been streaming the animated adventure series, The Deep, based on the graphic novels published by the Australia-based small press, Gestalt Comics. The internationally acclaimed graphic novel series was created by multi-award-winning best-selling comic book author and playwright Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among Us, All-New Wolverine), illustrated by James Brouwer (Justice […]

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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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Nine Years of Gestalt Comics!

17 Jul 2014

Today marks nine years since the launch of Gestalt Publishing Pty Ltd in Perth, Western Australia at an unassuming pub named Clancy’s which was filled to the gills with people looking to support our aspirations and ambitions. The company was founded by Wolfgang Bylsma and Skye Ogden, although they had previously been involved in creating, […]

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Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

15 May 2014

Multi-award-winning graphic novelist Justin Randall is in Margaret River, Western Australia, this week for the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival, 16 – 18 May 2014. Randall, an internationally published and commercial artist, has garnered critical and popular acclaim for his art on multiple books. His publications list includes work for IDW, Gestalt, Image and Simon & Shuster […]

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Vale Mel Tregonning

14 May 2014

It is with deep sadness that we farewell artistic creator Mel Tregonning, who has passed away. Tregonning was one of Western Australia’s emerging artists, in comics and illustration. From the age of 16 she drew a regular feature comic strip for a nationally distributed magazine and in 2005 she was a finalist in the international “Illustrators […]

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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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Free Comic Book Day – May 3

01 May 2014

It’s Free Comic Book Day this Saturday and some of Gestalt’s creators are heading to Sydney and Melbourne venues to take part. If you’re unfamiliar, Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across Australia around the world give away comic books (yes, free*) […]

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Brief Cases Receives Australia Council Emerging Writers Grant

13 Oct 2009

We are incredibly happy to announce that Tom Taylor has been selected as a recipient of an ‘Emerging Writers Grant’ through the Australian Society of Authors and the Australia Council. The total number of applications (226) was almost four times as high as the Literature Board received last year in the Emerging writers category (58). […]

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