Steve Carter & Antoinette Rydyr

Based in the state of Victoria, Steve Carter and Antoinette Rydyr are a pair of artists/writers going by the nomenclature of ‘S.C.A.R‘. Get it? Together, they work in the fields of sci-fi, horror, fantasy, satire, and surrealism — often bending the borders between each. “We create in a variety of mediums including prose fiction, illustration,…

Fil Barlow & Helen Maier

Fil Barlow and Helen Maier are pioneering Australian creators based in Melbourne who chose comics as their “medium of expression”, and have just published the 30th anniversary reprint of their landmark title Zooniverse, which begins its serialization in Island magazine, published by Image Comics. To be honest, they’re an incredible pair better left to explain…

Mark Hobby

Mark Hobby is a writer from Sydney whose day job might be in the media industry — but otherwise this is the creator, writer, editor and art director of Job Dun, Fat Assassin… a sci-fi comic book series about a rotund gun-for-hire and part-time porn clerk, not to mention his adventures in the perve-heavy, augmented…

Nat Karmichael

Queenslander Nat Karmichael is the publisher of Australia’s only nationally-distributed, local content comic magazine Oi Oi Oi!, which with #7 debuted the first ‘native’ superhero appearing on newsagency shelves (Magpie) for over 25 years. Since returning to comics in 2011, after an absence of over 20 years, Karmichael has in fact published 15 books and magazines under…

Skye Ogden

These days based in Tokyo, Skye Ogden is the art director for Perth’s ground-breaking Gestalt Comics, as well as a freelance illustrator. He made his graphic novel debut with VOWELS, a 2008 Gold Ledger-winning book that examines the human condition through eyes not human at all. Ogden also illustrated zombies in Ancient Rome for Gestalt’s Rombies…