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.
Super Ready Battle Armour #1-4 Team SRBA, 2016 Writer: Bradley Adan New South Wales is very far from Japan. But Australian creators Bradley Adan and Michael Milhan have immersed themselves in the type of manga genre called akuma shonen, and delivered a story which is clearly a cousin to a title such as “Tokyo Ghoul“.
The Five #1 (review) ( Mysteria Maxima Media, April 2016) Writer: Laith Tierney An independent publication from Australia, issue one of “The Five” explores the creation of a modern Illuminati. Members of this secret society are a pantheon of sorts: a god of international money markets, a god of global fame, a goddess of pornography,