Archive for August, 2002

Monday, August 12th, 2002

Website for Institute Pacome:

Publisher of comics by Sylvain, Lucie, Tian, Lisa - artists who taught comics to foster and disabled children in Siem Reap and Battambang.

What is interesting is that they used theatre techniques to elicit stories from their classes. Been thinking a bit lately about the connection between comics and theatre. Especially after a great performance by Company Turak in Phnom Penh, ‘The Theatre of Objects’

URL farming courtesy Warren Ellis:


Sunday, August 11th, 2002

Comics coverage from The Age, with some references to the Melbourne comics scene.

There was a bit of local grumbling about the writer trying to fold everything into the ‘graphic novel’ category, but I’m sure there will be more and better press to follow.


Saturday, August 10th, 2002

A few tidbits:

Roger Langridge Recommends:

Warren Ellis recommends:

Aaron O’Donnell gets some press.

Antipodal Cons to keep an eye on.


> Bankstown Town Hall

> Cnr Rickard Road & Chapel Road North

> Bankstown, Sydney, Australia

> Open 10 am – 6pm Sat 16 November, and 10 am – 5pm

> Sun 17 November 2002.




> Michael Fowler Centre

> Wakefield Street

> Wellington, New Zealand



Thursday, August 1st, 2002

Tim Danko writes:

Australian HQ magazine has an article about the new crop of comic (oops,’graphic novelists’) including but not limited to Nicki Greenberg, Peter Savieri, Gregory Mackay, Matt Taylor, Lachlan Conn, Amber Carvan, and more more more.

National Young Writer’s Festival is looking for panel ideas and suggestions.

Katy Stevens | Anna Poletti

October 3 – 7

Newcastle, NSW

Melbourne’s Voiceworks is looking for an under 25 person to review comics. Might be paid.

Also Serbian comics magazine looking for submissions.

they would like b/w format A4 or A5

kovacevic dejaw

stari most 10/6

22000 sremska mitrovica

srbija, jugoslavija