Free Comic Book Day – May 3

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*) […]

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 […]