Comicoz is proud to announce today the artists and cartoonists who have kindly contributed to Australia! the anthology of comic stories to benefit beyondblue:
Garrett Beisler, Andrez Bergen, Georgina Chadderton, Benjamin Constantine, Julie Ditrich, Dave Dye, Pete Fairfax, Rob Feldman, Adi Firth, Greg Gates, Paul Harris, Owen Heitmann, Dave Hodson, Glenn Lumsden, Paul Mason, Tim McEwen, Michael Michalandos, Dillon Naylor, Mandy Ord, Rose Rigley, Virginia Rooke, Haylee Snook, Ian Thomas, Don Ticchio, Chris Wahl, Andrew Weldon, Lesley Vamos, Dani Vittz, and Danny Zemp.
...acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to elders past, present, and emerging, and extend that respect to all First Australian peoples.
Over the past decade (2011 - 2020) Nat has self-published ten comic-related books and was Publisher-Editor of Oi Oi Oi! - the last nationally-distributed comic book of original comics stories to appear on Australian newsstands. He edited Inkspot, the journal of the Australian Cartoonists Association for 14 issues from late 2015 to 2019 and is a current member of the ACA's Committee. In his spare time, he is a husband, a father (to six) and grandfather (to fourteen), and works in the Psychiatric Emergency Centre in Queensland's largest public hospital.
Comicoz is Nat Karmichael's publishing imprint. Nat is committed to preserving a permanent collection of Australian comic and comic strips. He feels that there is a need to recognise comics' contribution to and depiction of Australian culture.