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Stalag-X Volume One – A graphic novel from
Kevin J. Anderson and Steven L. Sears

The print edition of Stalag-X Volume One is now solicited through Diamond Comics Previews catalogue, for release to the direct comics market worldwide in October 2014. Written by award-winning author Kevin J. Anderson in partnership with TV writer/producer Steven L. Sears, and illustrated by Mike Ratera (X-Men, Conan the Conqueror), Stalag-X reinterprets the ‘prisoner-of-war’ tale […]

Nine Years of Gestalt Comics!

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, […]

‘Comic Book Heroes’ wins four WA Screen Awards

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 […]

The Undertaker Morton Stone #2 by Gary Chaloner, Ben Templesmith and Ashley Wood on Comixology

The Undertaker Morton Stone #2 is now available for sale on comiXology. A classic of the Australian comics scene, The Undertaker Morton Stone was something of a launch platform for both Ben Templesmith and Ashley Wood, with local legend Gary Chaloner leading the charge. In issue #2, Morton  and his faithful hound, Cryptoe are on […]

OzComic-Con Exclusive: Broken Line print edition

OzComic-Con Melbourne will see Gestalt unveiling their first ever Convention Exclusive! Broken Line, written by Andrew Constant and illustrated by Emily Smith, has been attracting tremendous critical acclaim – and attendees of OzComic-Con Melbourne will have their opportunity to procure an exclusive print edition signed by the writer himself. The Broken Line convention exclusive edition […]

Gestalt guests at OzComic-Con Melbourne

OzComic-Con comes to Melbourne on the 5th-6th July, 2014 at the Royal Exhibition Building, with Gestalt creators numbering amongst their special guests. With TV and Film stars including Richard Dean Anderson (Macgyver, Stargate), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm St), Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon A Time) and Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who) among many others, OzComic-Con […]

‘Lark Case Files’ print editions to debut at OzComic-Con Sydney

September 2014 will see the appearance of both novels in the Lark Case Files series as print editions. Previously only available in eBook format, Black City and newly announced sequel Devil City, will make their print debut at Oz Comic-Con in September 2014. Author Christian Read will be at the Gestalt booth signing both these […]

Devil City – A new ‘Lark Case Files’ novel announced

Following the success of Christian Read‘s acclaimed debut novel, Black City, Gestalt are pleased to announce that a second novel in the Lark Case Files series, Devil City, will be available next month. Gestalt’s Editor-in-Chief, Wolfgang Bylsma, has been absolutely delighted with how well Black City was received. “The decision to publish Black City as […]

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

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 […]

Vale Mel Tregonning

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 […]