TANGO #8: LOVE AND FOOD

The eight volume of Bernard Caleo’s romance comics anthology, TANGO, is launching next month. Over the last 11 years TANGO has become an institution in the Australian comics scene. This year’s book is bigger and better than ever, thanks to a grant from Arts Victoria: 70 stories for a total of 242 pages. I have a six page story, illustrated by frequent collaborator J. Marc Schmidt, in the book. I believe that that there are stories by Bruce Mutard, Bobby N, Paul Bedford and Matt Emery, Andrew Fulton, Nicky Greenberg, Jo Waite,Daniel Reed, Mandy Ord ,Tolley, Bernard himself, and no doubt...

New Site Goes Live

Hey everyone, Welcome to the new version of www.jasonfranks.com. I’ve streamlined the site down a bit, as you can see. The journals have gone, I’m afraid–perhaps I’ll start converting some of the travel-related stories into wordpress blog entries, but most of them are gone, now. I know that will disappoint some of you, but the purpose of this site has changed now and I’m drawing a lot more hits now–I’m just not comfortable showing so much personal information to so much wider an audience. The sketchbook section is gone, too.  I’m a writer, you don’t need to see me scribbling. ...