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
I am very pleased to announce that I have been invited by Illustrate Your Life to exhibit some of my Kid Phantom/Phantom comic work as part of the Australian Comics exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, organised in partnership with the Australian Embassy and official 70 years of partnership commemorations between the two countries.
I'm honoured for some of my comic work to appear in this exhibition among other Australian comic makers, including some friends, peers and inspirati
To follow up from the last exhibition of poster images of Kid Phantom, The Phantom and The Phantom : Treasures of Drakon board game in 2019 at Brisbane Square Library, a new collection of my work (15 images) show a mix of the more recent covers and pages on display. The A1-sized images feature Frew Publication's KID PHANTOM, THE PHANTOM: VIETNAM and a couple of other images to be released in 2022 drawn by me, as well as a few WIP images and cover to the upcoming creator-owned
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 pleased to announce that our very last comic book adventure with Kid Phantom has finally seen print with the surprise release this week of Kid Phantom #10, written by Andrew Constant (DC Comics), cover & art by Paul Mason, and published by Frew Publications. The comic marks the end of the 10 issue (+ the 2020 special) series starting in 2017, wrapping up a two-part story carried on from #9. The series was the first new Phantom title by Frew in over 50 years, and one in
Paul is pleased and honoured to be a part of the Papercuts Comic Festival Art Exhibition Storytelling with a Stylus: Digital Comics Art, running in conjunction with a 4 day comics festival in Adelaide, South Australia this September. A colour comic page drawn by Paul will be included in the exhibition; page 16 of Kid Phantom #9, (2020) based on the script by Andrew Constant, published by Frew Publications. A limited number of prints of this will be available. The event will
I am very honoured to have been announced as nominated by fellow peers of the Australian Cartoonists Association for the 2020 Stanley Awards Comic Book Artist of the year, alongside some of my cartooning friends and inspirations. The ACA have graciously shared this year's Yearbook online, which has a page from Kid Phantom #9. It's great to see all of the categories and diverse range of styles and mediums: https://issuu.com/australianca.../docs/2020_20year_20book/98 It is an h
Unboxing video: the Production proof of 'The Phantom: Treasures of Drakon' board game by Frew Games, Alex Wynnter and Dale Maccanti, with a peek at box art by Daniel Picciotto, game art by Jamie Johnson, and Kid Phantom solo campaign game art by Paul Mason. Also recently shown as a preview to the character game pieces samples, featuring Julian Briones's modelling and a peek of Kid Phantom: Last chance pre-orders: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/treasure-room/produ
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
A huge thank you to writer/actor Duncan Munro for snapping this recently in New York City; a 'Friends of the Phantom' Meet up to celebrate The Phantom's 84th Birthday, and its longtime illustrator's birthday of Sy Barry. Sy Barry illustrated the King Features strip for 3 decades with writer and character creator Lee Falk, and to say he influenced a generation of illustrators of the Phantom worldwide is an understatement to his importance to the comic. I thought it would be ni
Many thanks to Jacob Mackay and Y'oel Hill for the heads up on this: Kid Phantom: Homework, the 2017 short animated student film created in conjunction with GFS and Frew, is now playing on Virgin Australia flights as part of their in-flight entertainment. A big congratulations to directors/producers Rye Elms, Jacob Mackay, co-producer Karis Spencer and the 2017 Griffith Film School animation crew that worked on the project. More info can be found on this website here: https:/
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
https://www.supanova.com.au/guests/paul-mason/ Many thanks to Supanova expo for the invite. Will be there with Phantom and Kid Phantom books, new sketchbook, sketch covers to draw on, and merch. Percentage of print sales to go into the kitty to donate to Open Doors charity. Also, there was a kind write up/mention of our Kid Phantom series by Supanova (thanks Sarah) re: The Phantom's Australian connection: https://www.supanova.com.au/the-phantoms-australian-connection/ See you
2104GFS Comics and Sequential Storytelling is set to kick off its 3rd year at Griffith Film school, with a second tutorial added to cater for demand. Students from Griffith Film School, Griffith University Southbank, can now view the course profile and enrol in T3, 2019. See here for information: https://www.griffith.edu.au/study/courses/2104GFS#trimester-3-south-bank-campus Delivered in intensive mode, this course will teach students the fundamentals of the comic book mediu
Many thanks to the Brisbane Square Library/Brisbane City Council Library service (specifically Martine, and Marcelle) for their invitation to exhibit some of my Kid Phantom and Phantom: Vietnam covers and illustrations (including one or two pics from the upcoming board game) in their Young Adult books, comics and graphic novel section. Also a huge shout out to Amanda Bacchi for all of her help in co-ordinating the set up, assistance with mounting and hanging the work, and Jef
Paul will be a comic guest at OZ Comic-Con Brisbane in September! He will be bringing copies of his Phantom and Kid Phantom work from Frew, as well as helping to promote his work with Amanda Bacchi in Chris Sequeira's SuperAustralians anthology book by Black House Comics. This will feature Paul's character The Soldier Legacy. He will also be bringing a new Phantom/Kid Phantom process sketchbook for sale too, with sketching and panels in the mix. More info shortly. Profile her
Find your copy of Kid Phantom issue 8 in Newsagents and participating comic shops around Australia. Or, you can buy online via Frew here: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/kid-phantom
Preview pages and full wraparound cover here: https://www.kidphantom8.masoncomics.com.au/page This issue was recently previewed in the Supanova 2019 Expo Guide: #KidPhantom #PaulMason #thephantom #FrewPublications #AustralianComics #AndrewConstant #supanova