Everyone who reads this is invited to the 30th Anniversary of the Rotary Cartoon Awards, to be held at The Bunker Cartoon Gallery in Coffs Harbour on the first weekend in September. PLUS there's more! On the Friday night (on 31 August), Comicoz will officially launch the Bold Ben Hall book to the world at The Bunker!
But wait! There's even more! In just about two weeks' time, at the Ledger Awards in Sydney (6 July) at the Bryan Brown Theatre and Function Centre - that's at 80 Rickard Road, Bankstown, Graeme Cliffe will be talking for the very first time about his book From SUNBEAMS.... It's a FREE event: so you ought to come on down for this evening of Australian comic history!
And the excitement doesn't stop there! Comicoz' other book, The Men Behind Superman, is due to arrive from the printer on 23 May..... less than a week away! Who says this isn't the age of Australian comic excitement ….??!
...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.