Here are some pages from a book called "Truth, Justice and the American Way: The Joe Shuster Story". (Based the true events in the life of the artist who created Superman.) This Graphic Novel, was written by Julian Voloj and is in the process of being illustrated by Sydney-based Thomas Campi, whose work I absolutely adore. Although the work may not be finished for another eighteen months, I just had to sign: the work looks that brilliant. YES! I have been publishing comics and comic-related books since I was a teenager and today, many years later, for the very first time, I have signed my very first contract! This is a body of work I am really excited about. Here are some sample pages....
If you have enjoyed seeing these images, check out more on my May 26th posting...
Hopefully, over the next eighteen months, there will be some more sneak peeks at what will be a beautiful book! Plans already are for the First Edition to be a Limited Print run of only 500 copies....
...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.