Many thanks to Brisbane OZ Comic-con homegrown for the invitation to attend their convention at the end of March 2022. I haven't set foot inside a convention since late 2019 so this *should* be fun. Here's the very kind write up on their Facebook announcement, and more self-indulgent nonsense via their bio.
"Welcome comic book writer and illustrator Dr. Paul Mason to Oz Comic-Con Homegrown Brisbane! Paul is the illustrator for the Frew Publications Kid Phantom series, writte
A big thank you to The Australian Society of Authors for accepting my portfolio into their curated ASA Style files. The style files are "A one-stop shop for publishers, advertising creatives, journalists, editors, writers, agents, in fact anyone searching for the very best Australian illustrators." The profile features a few sneak peaks at work on my upcoming creator-owned title FLOCK.
https://asastylefile.com/illustrator/dr-paul-mason/ It is an honour to be among the fellow
I am very pleased with the news that both ELDRITCH KID: BONE WAR and my story from the 2019 Phantom Annual 'IT TOLLS FOR THEE' have made the short list of the 202 annual Ledger Awards, for excellence in Australian Comics and Graphic Novels. http://ledgerawards.org/2020-short-list-announced/ Truth be told, I don't normally pay attention or enter these things, but was encouraged by my close friend and writer Christopher Sequeira to enter works from 'SuperAustralians', and decid
A big congratulations to writer Christian Read, as well as Gestalt Comics, Justin Randall and Wolfgang Bylsma, and thank you to the people who pledged on the Kickstarter to bring the Eldritch Kid: Bone War graphic novel into existence. I learnt a lot over the course of drawing that book, so am happy to see it a finalist for a 2019 Shadow Award in the Graphic Novel category. More details here: https://australasianhorror.com/australian-shadows-awards/2019-awards/ Congratulation
Griffith Film School recently released their 2018 film slate for online viewing, including THE ELDRITCH KID: JUGGERNAUT: A small joint project with GFS animation students and Gestalt, to bring a couple of their characters to life on-screen. https://www.griffith.edu.au/arts-education-law/griffith-film-school/graduate-productions/2018 A huge thank you to the talented and hardworking Griffith Film School Animation students who brought this project to life (lead by director Xena
Thank you again to Supanova for the invite to their show. I may only be there on the Saturday due to Lecturing commitments, but will be looking forward to visiting where I grew up on the Coast. https://www.supanova.com.au/guests/paul-mason/ I plan on bringing Phantom and Kid Phantom books, Eldritch Kid graphic novels, sketchbooks and perhaps a Phantom print or two. Thanks again :) #PaulMason #KidPhantom #ThePhantom #AustralianComics #FrewPublications #KingFeatures #EldritchK
Thanks to Frew Publications and Gestalt Comics, you can now find my work for Kid Phantom, Phantom and Eldritch Kid: Bone War comics and graphic novels available via Comixology; the digital comics platform that allows readers world-wide to access comics without having to rely on physical copies arriving via expensive shipping costs. You can find the following titles online now by clicking the titles: Kid Phantom Kid Phantom Kollection vol 1 Trade Paperback (issues 1-4 plus ext
The weekend of the 8th and 9th of June saw the release of Gestalt comic's The Eldritch Kid: Bone War at Melbourne Oz Comic-Con, written by Christian Read, scribbled by me, coloured by Justin Randall, and lettered & edited by Wolfgang Bylsma. The softcover trade paperback is complete, and is apparently on its way to backers of the original kickstarter backers soon. Also close to completion is the hardcover edition, which is in the binding process, according to the latest updat
The graphic novel edition of The Eldritch Kid: Bone War is now available for pre-ordering, via Gestalt Comic's website. The brand new cover has just been revealed, illustrated by series colourist and award-winning artist Justin Randall. Details of the project here: Eldritch Kid: Bone War Gestalt have a special discounted price for pre-orders, with the hardcover book shipping in May 2019. Here's the link!: http://www.gestaltcomics.com/shelf/graphic-novels/eldritch-kid-bone-war
https://www.supanova.com.au/guests/paul-mason/ It's been years since I’ve been to the Gold Coast, so I am venturing out of the work bubble in April.; thank you for the invitation to attend. Looking forward to the opportunity to spread the word on ‘Kid Phantom/The Phantom’ etc. alongside my collaborator Andrew Constant. Will have super limited supply of copies of Kid Phantom #1-7, TPB vol1, the 2019 Phantom Annual, masks, stickers, bookmarks, Universe Cards. Happy to scribble
The penultimate chapter to the Gestalt Comics series Eldritch Kid: Bone War is now available to purchase and download from Comixology! Click here for previews and link! Written by Christian Read (Lark: Case Files, Karnak, Unmasked) , with pencils and inks by Paul Mason (Kid Phantom, The Phantom: Vietnam), colours by Justin Randall (Changing Ways, Silent Hill), edited by Wolfgang Bylsma (Executive producer of The Deep), and guest cover artist Emily K. Smith (Cleverman #1, Unm
Eldritch Kid: Bone War #3 (of 4) is now available to Kickstarter backers, and will be out in a few weeks for the public via Comixology. Previous chapters are available now: https://www.comixology.com/The-Eldritch-Kid/comics-series/118115 Written by Christian Read, drawn by Paul Mason, colours by Justin Randall, Letteres/Edited by Wolfgang Bylsma, with a cover by Emily K. Smith. Published by Gestalt Comics. Also: Kid Phantom is now available in Norway via IP Comics: http://www
Written by Christian Read, pencils and inks by Paul Mason, colours by Justin Randall, and letters and edited by Wolfgang Bylsma. This issue has an awesome cover by Douglas Holgate (Last Kids on Earth, Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race).
https://www.comixology.com/The-Eldritch-Kid-2/digital-comic/692886?ref=Y29taWMvdmlldy9kZXNrdG9wL3NsaWRlckxpc3Qvc2VyaWVz #PaulMason #GestaltComics #GestaltPublishing #ChristianRead #JustinRandall #WolfgangBylsma #DouglasHolgate #eldritch
The first chapter of The Eldritch Kid: Bone War #1 published by Gestalt Comics, is now available via Comixology. Written by Christian Read (Karnak, Unmasked), with scribble by Me, colours by Justin Randall (Changing Ways, Silent Hill), lettering and edited by Wolfgang Bylsma (EIC The Deep, Cleverman co-writer) and an amazing cover by Nicola Scott (Black Magick, Wonder Woman). https://www.comixology.com/The-Eldritch-Kid-Bone-War-1/digital-comic/673510 Issue 2 is set fro releas
Very pleased to say that the Eldritch Kid: Bone War Kickstarter campaign is finished, and fully funded :D Not only that, but all of the stretch goals were hit, as the team raised almost $5,500 over the $2,500 target. So, we'll have all hardcover releases, with original Justin Randall covers for the books. More updates soon. Thank you again to all of those who shared and/or backed the book, including a number of retail outlets across Australia. Cheers! #paulmason #ChristianRea
We've hit our funding target super quickly, and now eying off the stretch goals. Get onboard here: www.eldritchkid.com This Kickstarter is for the complete 88+ page graphic novel by writer Christian Read [ELDRICH KID: WHISKY & HATE, KARNAK and UNMASKED] and artist Paul Mason [KID PHANTOM and SOLDIER LEGACY] as a hardcopy print book AND digital version. The lineart is completed, with colours and letters underway on the second chapter (of four) now. We have amazing artists line