Digested #2, Flinch and Changing Ways Book 1 receive Gold Ledger Awards

11 Apr 2014

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 […]

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Gestalt at Perth Writers Festival This Weekend

17 Feb 2014

The spectacularly good Perth Writers Festival is on this weekend and Gestalt Publishing will be sending some of our finest to a couple of the sessions on at the University of Western Australia’s Octagon Theatre on Saturday, 22 February. At 4pm figurative sleeves shall be pushed up arms for Graphic Detail, the debate purists and lovers […]

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Beardy and the Geek interview Gary Chaloner

10 Dec 2013

This month Beardy and the Geek interview the renowned comics creator Gary Chaloner about his new book The Undertaker Morton Stone, which is set for release by Gestalt Comics in 2014, with the first digital issue currently queued for release with Comixology. Chaloner talks about the story line of Morton Stone and collaborating with Ashley […]

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Gestalt Halloween Comic Specials!

24 Oct 2013

With Halloween on its way, Gestalt Comics has put together some Halloween gift bundles to ensure fans can enjoy a chilling night’s reading … We could get into the origins of Halloween, originating from ‘All Hallows’ Even’, but really, here at Gestalt we enjoy the annual excuse to get nerves tingling and skin crawling! Here […]

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Gestalt at Cosmic Comics Halloweeniversary

22 Oct 2013

Cosmic Comics is having a Halloweeniversary ComicFest this weekend, with guest appearances by Gestalt Comics’ Wolfgang Bylsma and Justin Randall. Cosmic Comics Australia is one of the newest comic shops to open in Western Australia and to get into the ‘spirit’ of things, they are hosting a drawing competition and giving away comics – after […]

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Justin Randall talks to Capsule Computers

02 Oct 2013

Capsule Computers talk to Gestalt Comics’ creator Justin Randall about his books in the Changing Ways series. Here’s a preview: 1. Firstly I want to say that the two volumes of Changing Ways had me absolutely glued to the page. What inspired the story? Moths flying around a lightbulb is where it all began. Creatures […]

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‘The Example’ on ComiXology

16 Sep 2013

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 […]

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The Undertaker Morton Stone is Coming

20 Aug 2013

The Undertaker Morton Stone #1 is being digitally released in October, with a print collection slated for 2014. These classic stories from Gary Chaloner, Ben Templesmith and Ashley Wood, are being reprinted for the first time along with new material featuring Justin Randall and others. Morton Stone is a strange and twisted creature, searching for the […]

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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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