It’s uncanny how these things always seem to come together all at once. May is going to be a mammoth month of awesome comic festivities!

First cab off the rank in May is the fantastic Homecooked Comics Festival at the Northcote Town Hall (30 April – 1 May 2016), which has grown from strength to strength over the last few years as a truly unique celebration of comics, graphic novels and their creators. Homecooked is a two day event with a number of creative workshops held on Saturday 30 April, tickets for which can be bought here and a Market Day on Sunday 1 May of which I’m fortunate enough to be a part. Homecooked is also running a Pozible campaign to raise funds for the event and you can make your pledge here.

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Poster artwork by Vikky Ong

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Floorplan of the exhibitors on Market Day, Sunday, 1 May at Northcote Town Hall from Midday.
Come and visit me at table 18!

The following weekend on Free Comic Book Day, sees the exciting launch of the fourth issue of Melbourne Comics. I’m very happy to announce that my artwork graces the cover of issue four and features the enigmatic Mimi, from my series Falling Star. It’s a proud send off as it marks the final instalment of Falling Star to appear in Melbourne Comics. The issue is jam packed with awesome content and will also contain Killeroo by Darren Close and Adam Rose, Sugar and Space by Louie Joyce, Nic J. Shaw and Neville Howard, Mini Tom by Thomas Tung, Wrestlers in Space by Dean Rankine and Nathanael Hopkins-Smith, and a centre spread by S.C.A.R – Steve Carter & Antoinette Rydyr. The issue will be launching from 2pm on  7 May at Bartronica.

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Cover artwork by me, yours truly, featuring the central protagonist of Falling Star, Mimi.

The third weekend in May sees me attending Comic Gong in Wollongong. There are a number of events on Saturday 14 May, the details of which can be found here. The day goes from 10am to 4pm. I will be exhibiting and can be found, along with a number of other creators and artists, in the Wollongong Town Hall in the Music Lounge. It will be the first time that I’ve attended this event but by all accounts it’s a great day so I’ll be looking forward to meeting many new people and new fans!

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3D poster artwork by Marcelo Baez

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Floorplan of the exhibitors in the Wollongong Town Hall, Saturday, 14 May from 10am to 4pm.
Come and visit me in the Music Lounge.

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