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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 […]

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

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. > […]

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 […]

NEOMAD wins Best Game/Multimedia Production

The interactive, multimedia iPad app NEOMAD, part of Big hART‘s Yijala Yala Project, has won the Best Game/Multimedia Production at the 2013 Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Tertiary and Industry Awards in Melbourne. The Gestalt team is absolutely delighted by this news as Gestalt Comics published the 3-episode comic book version of NEOMAD and has immensely […]

Here Be Dragons issue #3 on ComiXology today

Today The Deep: Here Be Dragons issue #3 has become available from comiXology. Dive into the first, award-winning, all-ages adventure of the Nektons, a multiethnic family of daring aquanauts, as their hunt for a dragon begins. The thing about monster hunting that no one ever contemplates is; what happens if you actually find a monster? […]

‘The Example’ on ComiXology

The eleven-page masterpiece by Tom Taylor and Colin Wilson, The Example, is now going to be digitally available on ComiXology. The Example is a comic based on a script written by Tom Taylor at the beginning of his professional writing career and illustrated by Colin Wilson – who was won over and pushed aside other projects to illustrate Taylor’s […]