UK Comics Journalist includes ‘Nocturne’ in his TOP TEN FOR 2015 list.

02 Jan 2016

Renowned UK comics journalist Paul Gravett has chosen Gestalt Comics’ Walled City Book 2: Nocturne as one of his TOP TEN graphic novels for 2015! Set in early 20th-century Hong Kong and Kowloon, and clocking in at over 450 large, ravishingly illuminated pages, this is something extraordinary. Opotowsky’s sparky conversations and occasional observational captions compliment […]

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Paul Gravett talks to Walled City creators

18 Jun 2014

Renowned comics journalist Paul Gravett speaks with Anne Opotowsky on the Walled City trilogy and her inspirations behind the beautifully told story which is sublimely illustrated by Aya Morton (book 1) and Angie Hoffmeister (book 2). The Walled City Trilogy follows three best friends, all of Chinese decent in Hong Kong, whose fates are intertwined […]

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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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The Deep Vol 2 wins Aurealis Award

05 Apr 2014

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 […]

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‘Comic caper gets Pilbara pupils animated’ – The Age

26 Feb 2014

The Age has discovered Neomad in its tablet format, a story that we’ve seen in print as well as its interactive App form. The full article goes into depth about the beginnings of Neomad, going from a long-term cultural and arts-based grants project to engage young Indigenous students’ interest and attendance in school and to […]

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Partners announced for The Deep television series

12 Sep 2013

Technicolor have just announced their partnership with ABC Television Australia and Australian Producer Avrill Stark‘s A Stark Production to develop Gestalt Comics’ popular graphic novel series The Deep as a CGI animated children’s series. The creators of the graphic novel series, Tom Taylor (Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Star Wars: Blood Ties, […]

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Tonight: final episode of Comic Book Heroes

20 Aug 2013

Tonight the second episode of Comic Book Heroes screens on ABC1 at 10pm. The second and final episode is a culmination of three years of filming, resulting in a documentary that intrusively follows Gestalt Comics behind the scenes at San Diego Comic-Con International, Supanova Pop Culture Expo and Oz Comic-Con. The documentary focuses on Gestalt’s founders Wolfgang […]

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The ‘David and Goliath’ battle of Gestalt Comics

14 Aug 2013

Just before Comic Book Heroes went to air last night, its creator and director Nick Dunlop spoke with Jillian McHugh, WAtoday.com.au entertainment and lifestyle reporter. In the interview, Dunlop said Comic Book Heroes really reflects the ‘David and Goliath’ battle of Wolfgang Bylsma and Skye Walker Ogden as they strive to compete in the comics […]

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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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