Showing posts with label Mandy Ord. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mandy Ord. Show all posts

Sunday, January 19, 2014

12 Comics You Can Buy Right Now From Polyester Books!

Part one of a series of irregular posts spotlighting comics with blurry photos that you can buy from various places. The following comics are a sample of the shelves in Polyester Books 'World's Freakiest Bookstore', 330 Brunswick St, Fitzroy Melbourne.



Thursday, November 7, 2013

Paper Trail

The First 17% of Suburban Archaeology (after Anna Krien) by Mandy Ord.

The National Library in Wellington is hosting Cartoon Colloquium: Looking at women and cartoons today on Friday 15 Nov with a variety of speakers and topics in discussion. More details here.

Sharon Murdoch, "Are you looking at me?", 13 April 2013. Ref: DCDL-0024808.

Adrian Kinnaird and various cartoonists will be at signing events in Wellington tomorrow and Auckland next week. More details here.

Chris Anthony Diaz asks Simon Hanselmann 5 questions.

Caitlin Major and Matt Hoddy at SPX 2013

Every once and a while you'll get treated to a new page at Tiny Kitten Teeth. The latest treat.

The Comic Spot October review episode includes a review of James Davidson's Moa comics.

There's a lot of nice things to look at on Marijka Gooding's tumblr.

Hannah Valmadre profiles Five Female Street Artists to Watch in Melbourne.

 Dave Mahler writes about Katie Parrish.

Aru Singh on Arkham City Comics and Chromacon Event.

Sarah Dunn interviews Damon Keen for the Nelson Mail.

Ah heck, here's a bunch of 'Famous Yank Comics', Australian reprint editions collecting various American newspaper strips from the 1950's.

Paper Trail masthead courtesy of Toby Morris.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Art Spiegelman & Françoise Mouly Melbourne Visit

In Melbourne for a couple of speaking engagements during early October, Art Spiegelman & Françoise Mouly met up with a handful of local cartoonists at Squishface Studios to talk comics, art and publishing.

Sarah Gooding wrote about Françoise Mouly's career overview with Penny Hueston at the Wheelers Centre on Oct 9th.

Bernard Caleo wrote about Art Spiegelman & Françoise Mouly's Squishface visit at An Island Art.

pic by Bernard Caleo

 Art Spiegelman and Shaun Tan

Colin Wilson and Ben Hutchings

Jo Waite lunch sketch

Pic by Bernard Caleo

All pics by M.Emery unless credited otherwise

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Everyday Life Can Be Pretty Interesting Stuff - 14th June 2013

Pictures from art show at Signal following a five week course for young cartoonists in Melbourne. Michael Fikaris and Kieran Mangan comic below excerpted from a 100 page anthology produced over the five weeks. Guest tutors included: Mandy Ord, Michael Fikaris, Sam Wallman, Simon Hanselmann, Kieran Mangan, and Stewart Cole. Everyday Life Can Be Pretty Interesting Stuff and many other fine comics are available from the Silent Army Storeroom.

Yashar Hosseini

M P Fikaris