Tag Archives: australia

Vote Nick Xenophon Of The X-Men (Black Widow Cosplay Update)

This is a campaigning poster from Australian Senator Nick Xenophon. You’ll of course note the X-Men reference, and even the 60′s styled “the”. As well as sounding like a mutant supervillain, Xenophon is a Senator for the state of South …

Australian Government Comic Exposes Unofficial Immigration Policy

Two days ago, we reported on the Australian comic book being distributed abroad and being used to specifically target Afghan asylum seekers. But in doing so, it seems to have confirmed a policy that the Australian Governmnt has repeated refused …

Friday Morning Runaround – A Very Deadly Valentine

A ROGUE VALENTINE E-Online runs superhero-styled “Truthful” Valentine’s Day cards. LADIES’ DARK KNIGHT Fantom Comics in Washington DC has new plans for its clientele. Ladies Night. Washington Post reports, Among the women were Capitol Hill interns, an aspiring screenwriter and …

Australian Government Uses Comic Books To Stop Asylum Seekers

This comes to us from News.com.au as the Australian Federal Government is using comic books to try and stop Afghans from trying to enter Australia illegally by way of boats. The campaign was started under the previous Rudd government but continues under …

Comic Book Boxing Day Sales Around The World (UPDATE)

It’s December 26th! Boxing Day! A day when all the folk who live upstairs in Downton Abbey box up presents and leftovers for those downstairs and the general poor in the area. Or, nowadays, an excuse to run a post-Christmas …

Dexter Down Under – A New Australian Adventure For Our Favourite Serial Killer From His Original Creator

Jeff Lindsay, creator of the Dexter series of novels, on which the successful TV series was bases, is writing a new adventure for the serial killer of serial killers, swapping Miami for Australia, as a comic book series for Marvel. …

Baz Luhrmann Would Like To Convert Moulin Rouge To 3D, Make A Film Half-Set In China

Baz Luhrmann is in China to promote The Great Gatsby and whilst here’s there he’ll be having a lot of meetings.

Wolverine And The X-Men Goes Back To The Days Of Australia, Marc Silvestri And The Reavers…

If you are in your late thirties, there is a period of time in The Uncanny X-Men which is probably very special to you. Chris Claremont obviously, but also Australia, Reavers, Marc Silvestri and early Jim Lee. When you pick …

You’ll Believe A Man Can Fly. Possibly Spitting Blood.

Today Melbourne Storm rugby club in Australia took on on Cronulla Sharks today, wearing Man Of Steel jerseys. Thankfully for Warner Bros marketing, Melbourne storm crushed them. And…. awwww.

DC Comics Knocks Out Cheqout Over Superman Trademark Case

DC Comics has won an appeal in Australia that we reported on earlier this year as part of a series of case being pursued ahead of the release of the Man Of Steel movie. Fitness company Cheqout has advertised a …

Warners Want Australian Man Of Steel Fans To Commission Some Structural Architecture

The Warners release date website for Man Of Steel has links to country-specific versions of the Man Of Steel site from all around the globe… Except for Australia

Australian MP Really Really Wants Doctor Who To Go Down Under

Fanboy and Australian MP makes with the petitions, celeb campaigns and letters to Moffat.

Review: Winter City

David Holloway is Bleeding Cool’s Australian correspondent Winter City is far from unique as a self-published comic hoping to do good – but I have to say it’s one of the most polished ones I’ve seen this year. Co-written by …

Australian Cartoonist Vs Australian Prime Minister

Cartoonists over the centuries have often targeted the great and the good, and since the sixties especially, the highest in the land have been considered viable targets for the most vociferous abuse, as long as it’s in pen and ink, …

Video From The Set Of The Wolverine Shows A Scene Underway

Having a look at a Wolverine set in action.

Four Aussie Comics And A Podcast

David Holloway is Bleeding Cool’s Australian corresponent. You might have caught my coverage of Oz Comic-Con, which was pretty much focused on the fairly significant shortcomings organisation-wise. Griping over, I wanted to take some time to showcase some Australian comic …

Canadian And Australian Comic Stores Close

It’s not just American comic stores that are under strain. Canada and Australia are also feeling the bite. Dragon Lady Comics of Toronto, a shop that has stood for over thirty-three years, fifteen years in its current location, is closing, …

Australian Insurance TV Ad Turns To Comic Stores

Youi is an Australian brand of insurance. And in their latest TV campaign, they’ve run a series of ads showing what good listeners their staff are. By talking to really boring people and still being interested in what they have …