SMILING DAMNED

FOUR THE HARD WAY Learn the ins and outs of the super-villain business from three-time Best Solo Supervillain award winner The Prince. Watch Mr Ex orchestrate a supercrime the smart way. Destroy a wind farm with gun-crazy pro-pollution-activist Monochrome. Take a fully automatic tour of Transylvania with murderer-for-hire McBlack. Impress your friends by quoting Shakespeare–then rob and kill them. If you ever wanted to be a supervillain, this is the book for you. Written by Jason Franks; illustrated by Daniel Watts, Brendan Halyday, and Aly Faye; coloured by Jason Quest and Garth Jones. Cover by Graeme Jackson. This 24 page issue will be available July...

Continuum 13

Hi all, I will be attending Australia’s National Speculative Fiction convention, Continuum, in Melbourne next month, and I’m going to be a part of a number of different sessions.  Here’s the provisional list: Saturday 10th June, 2pm | Fae in the City A discussion about the urban fantasy genre with Amanda Pillar, Ju, Freya Marske, and Guest of Honour Seanan McGuire. Saturday 10th June, 4pm | Genre Conventions Talking about the distinction, or lack thereof, between genre and literary fiction, with Earl Livings, Laura Goodin, JS Breukelaar, and Likhain. Sunday 11th June, 10am | Visual Storytelling: the Art and Science of Writing Comics (2...

Feast Your Eyes On This

A short graphic novel about the crew of the starship Gourmand Go, whose mission is to seek out new life–and eat it. But when times are lean, which they frequently are, the officers are not above eating more… human… cuisine. Featuring interior artwork by Harold Purnell, Laura Renfrew, Gavin Thee Thomson, Matt Kyme, Nic Lawson, Aly Faye and Ben Byrne. Colours and design by Garth Jones. The book is in the final stages of production and will be available this year, likely as two single issues and then a collection. FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail

The Sixsmiths vol.02 in stores NOW!

This is it, folks. The second volume of The Sixsmiths is in stores worldwide this week. I know that many of you have been waiting a very long time to see what happens after the volume 1 cliffhanger and now is finally your chance! Church burning, office politics, schoolyard hinjinx, splinter factions and more specialty baked goods than you can shake your trident at. Ralf, Annie, Cain, Lilith, Jezabelle and Furfur return! Dennis O’Dowell gets a makeover! A satanic vicar Melmoth goes vegetarian! Look for it now in your favourite comic store.             FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail

Sherlock Holmes: The Australian Case Files

Like it says on the cover: a collection of short stories about Sherlock Holmes in Australia, edited by Christopher Sequeira. Containing stories by Lucy Sussex, Kaaron Warren, Narrelle Harris, Kerry Greenwood, and others. Including me. Should be in bookstores in November this year. I worked hard to get into this book and I’m pretty stoked to see this coming to fruition. I’ll be sure to let you know as soon as it’s available! FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail