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Criminal Element

Hey folks, Some of you will remember the beleaguered crime anthology, Criminal Element, which was available briefly in March before we discovered some serious misprints and pulled the book from sale. This book ontains a short story called the Delucci Bambino, featuring Old Smiley himself and the resolution to a loose plot point from McBlack […]

Beardy and the Geek

Beardy and the Geek, a new podcast about Australian comics by Ryan the Geek of Oz and Emmet O’Cuana, of the The Momus Report.
The first episode talks in depth about yours truly. Get into it!…

Oz Comic Con

Franks will be at Oz Comic Con this weekend selling various McBlack comics and GNs, including the brand new Two Shot, featuring art by Bruce Mutard, Luke Pickett, Rhys James and John Stewart. Look for him  in the Artist’s Alley, sharing table 80 with Gary Lau. The show is going to be huge, chock full of amazing […]


Emmet O’Cuana from the excellent pop culture news site The Momus Report gives McBlack Two Shot a nice review in his writeup of Supanova Sydney. Emmet sums up the project as: “…a relentless cartoon horrorshow, full of Droogian excessive violence that is perfectly pitched to achieve a sense of deadpan humour.” Which made me grin like […]