8 days to Unmasked #3

20 Aug 2013

Scheduled for release on 28 August, Unmasked #3 is written by Christian Read and illustrated by Australian comics legend Gary Chaloner! The third book in the story of supervillains-turned-mere-criminals will be released digitally on Graphicly, Amazon Kindle and iBooks, with ComiXology to follow. > Unmasked #1 > Unmasked #2 […]

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Second Edition of Flinch in September

14 Aug 2013

The first print run of Flinch has completely sold out following its promotion in the television documentary Comic Book Heroes which went to air on ABC1 last night. Gestalt’s engaging book of graphically depicted stories plays on interpretations of ‘flinch’: from traditional to non-traditional hauntings, facing the ‘other’ within ourselves … the stories are told […]

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‘Comic Book Heroes’ airs tonight on ABC1 in Australia

13 Aug 2013

Screening tonight on ABC1 and ABC iView in Australia, ‘Comic Book Heroes‘ is a new documentary that tells the inside story of Australia’s most ambitious comic book creators – and their passionate fight to conquer the American market. Filmed over two years in Tokyo, Perth and San Diego, the documentary chronicles the rise of Gestalt […]

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‘Comic Book Heroes’ documentary screening at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

05 Jul 2013

Oz Comic-Con return to Melbourne on the 6-7th July, 2013 at the Royal Exhibition Centre, with a huge continent of Gestalt creators numbering amongst their special guests. With TV and Film stars including William Shatner, Ron Perlman, and Cary Elwes,  Oz Comic-Con have taken their commitment to comics guests very seriously with local talent, including […]

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SCOOP magazine discovers the graphic novel

25 Sep 2012

It’s always nice to be noticed by mainstream media; and on page 80 of this season’s SCOOP magazine, Gestalt Publishing appears in the ‘Books’ section. Featured in the photo are Christian Read, Wolfgang Bylsma, Tom Taylor, Colin Wilson and Andrew Constant, but the article is more general as the magazine discovers Gestalt, and graphic novels, for the […]

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Grit, sweat and super-villain realism

18 Sep 2012

The taste of grit, sweat and stubble in Christian Read and Emily K. Smith‘s latest graphic novel, Unmasked #2, is reflected through the latest Deer In The Xenon-Arc Lights review. “Comics don’t often play by real rules when it comes to the real societies that they set themselves in and Christian uses this book to call them […]

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Exclusive Release of ‘Unmasked 2’ on Graphicly

12 Sep 2012

Today Unmasked 2 was exclusively released on Graphicly. The digital exclusive comic is a Christian Read and Emily K. Smith creation, and book number two in a four-part series. Can a super-villain really go straight? Would they even want to? Former super-villains and now married couple working penny-ante jobs, Simon and Nancy keep it on […]

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The Momus Report reviews ‘The Eldritch Kid’

09 Jul 2012

The Momus Report – promoter of Australian graphic novel titles – reveals how Emmet O’Cuana fell in love with The Eldritch Kid: Whiskey & Hate: “I would generally only trust the likes of Garth Ennis or Joe R. Lansdale on name recognition alone anyway – which is why Read’s line indicating that supernatural forces have been […]

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The Eldritch Kid blows Melbourne away

01 Jul 2012

In just two days the Eldritch Kid: Whisky & Hate has sold out at the Oz Comic-Con, blowing away fans with its cast of characters that unashamedly break genre conventions. This graphic novel by Christian Read and Michael Maier is an old West tale where every myth, monster and magic is real. “The entire book is dripping with […]

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Gestalt heads to Oz Comic-Con this weekend

28 Jun 2012

We’ve just recovered from an incredible Perth Supanova on the 22-24 June weekend, and now Gestalt Publishing’s Editor-In-Chief, Wolfgang Bylsma, and some of our award-winning creators are heading to Melbourne for the Oz Comic Convention. Presented by DCA Enterprises, Oz Comic-Con (30 June – 1 July) sees Tom Taylor (The Deep: Here Be Dragons), Andrew Constant, […]

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