Archive for March, 2003

Monday, March 31st, 2003





41 Bourke st. Melbourne City

THROUGHOUT April and May2003

Opening 3rd of April and May 2003

A show of recent paintings by Wyndham Award Winning artist Gregory Mackay, encompassing autobiographical and observational subject matter, sculpture, painting and comics

Comic book artist Gregory Mackay paints from reality. Reinventing childhood ephemera, modern fixtures and objects; he paints in an observational style through the filters of a dedication to comic art.

Available on the night are comics and printed material drawn and created by the artist

For further information contact:

Gregory Mackay:


Travel, Electric Gubulla, Tibet, War Tax, Zines, Mr. T

Thursday, March 27th, 2003

Comix Travel: Apotik Komik will be in the USA this August.

Pete Ashton of BugPowder is going rural.

Comics comics comics: Also from BugPowder: From Japan Electric Gubulla, wishing cultural exchange through comics. If you liked Nambanga you might like this.

Jen Feinberg gets some well-deserved press.

Dylan Horrocks’ intriguing analysis of ‘Tintin in Tibet’, one of my favorite comics. Perhaps not the favorite comic for the Chinese government, however.

War War War:

Ambiguous ‘Duck and Cover’ type emergency signs.

The real price we pay for the war.,0,6710044.story?coll=orl-opinion-headlines

Some really immature fun courtesy of the T’Nator.

Zines zines zines: Portland Zine Emporium.


Saturday, March 22nd, 2003

A few days earlier, I’d mentioned giving back the Statue of Liberty. As a JOKE.

Oh dear me.

What’s running through Australian PM John Howard’s mind? From an ‘anonymous’ cartoonist in country Victoria:

Good to see people getting out and marching. They’re blocked the central business district in Melbourne for 3 days.

Provocative discussion on Coffee.

Long Beach Area Peace Network


Saturday, March 22nd, 2003

North Korean Cuisine:

Full writeup on the other blog.


Friday, March 21st, 2003

Two bucks at the Russian Market in Phnom Penh: Rambo III. Anyone remember this film? At the time, it was one of the most expensive films ever made, featuring Rambo and the heroic Mujahideen.