Drawn Onward. A Back to Front to Back Tale of Hopelessness and Hope Fremantle Press, 2017 Writer: Meg McKinley Critics are bone-cracking omnivores. As a rule, the more there is to consume, the better to whet sharp incisors, and there are more bits to pick from our teeth. Drawn Onward, A Back to Front to
The Resurrected #1 Carnouche Productions, 2017 Writer:Christian Carnouche This is a science fiction story, with modern political undertones. In particular, The Resurrected touches upon many contemporary issues in indigenous Australian relations. These heated topics, historical in origin but echoing into present-day Australian society, include Aboriginal deaths in custody, 19th century genocide of Aborigines by European
American comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis, scripting “Uncanny X-Men” (volume 3, #3) in 2013 for US comic book publisher Marvel Comics, allows one of his creations, an Australian super powered mutant named Tempus, to have a flashback to school. Tempus is a young woman from the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The character is
Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever HamishDownie.com, 2017 Writer: Hamish Downie This review is the third of our critiques of independent publishers, following upon Free Comicbook Day. This time, we look at a bishoojo manga out of Osaka in Japan, but, curiously, written by an Australian filmmaker. The writer of “Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever” is Hamish Downie.