Graeme Cliffe showed stills from the following film clip to fellow Australian comic historian John Clements a little while ago. I also shared it with Jan (see previous post). No-one seems to be able to identify all the Australian cartoonists in the film, so I shall post this here again, in the hope that one day someone may see it and recognise a loved one or relative or friend and thus identify the unknow bloke towards the end of the film. Those we do know: Jim Russell, John Dixon and Bob Clark. Jan confirmed that Keith Chatto was the cameraman. The artwork in the earlier sequence of the film was by Stanley Pitt, whose work John Ryan famously championed...
...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.