TANGO 9

A bit late to post it, but Cardigan Comics’ TANGO #9 was launched last Thursday. It’s a big fat beautiful book, more than 300 pages of Australian indie comics goodness, edited by the inimitable Bernard Caleo with covers by Peter Ra. The book contains stories by, among other people, Bruce Mutard, Ed 9mmed Siemienkowicz, J. Marc Schmidt, Bobby N., Mandy Ord, Nicky Greenberg, Owen Heitman, Bernard Caleo, Tom Bonin, Jo Waite, Paul Bedford & Renan L’Hopsum, Jen Breach and Trev Wood, Marita Obst and Luke Pickett, Andrew Fulton, Richard Butler, Daniel Reed, Phillip Bentley, and literally dozens more creators. I’m...

2009

Big plans for 2009: From Blackglass, another 2 KAGEMONO volumes–or perhaps one big one. UNGENRED, a trade collection of ‘literary’ stories (by which I mean the stories that don’t have monsters, gunfights and exploding vehicles) Finally, my graphic novel MCBLACK (which is exclusively about monsters, gunfights and exploding vehicles) THE SIXSMITHS, a graphic novel/webcomic with J. Marc Schmidt. DEUCE, a miniseries with Nic Hunter. I’ll also be aiming to finish up my novel FAERIE APOCALYPSE pretty soon, and I’m still looking for a home for BLOODY WATERS. — JF FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail

New Site Goes Live

Hey everyone, Welcome to the new version of jasonfranks.com. I’ve streamlined the site down a bit, as you can see. The journals have gone, I’m afraid–perhaps I’ll start converting some of the travel-related stories into wordpress blog entries, but most of them are gone, now. I know that will disappoint some of you, but the purpose of this site has changed now and I’m drawing a lot more hits now–I’m just not comfortable showing so much personal information to so much wider an audience. The sketchbook section is gone, too.  I’m a writer, you don’t need to see me scribbling. ...