Showing posts from February, 2010

This Town

My new 48 page comic to be put out by Sure Shot Comics . This book will be launched at the Zine fair in Melbourne on the 13th of February. The comic precedes the subscription comic, 'Good to Go', and documents our move to Canada late 2007, which means this comics has been in the making for around two years!

Rick Amor, comic artist

 Rick Amor, Landscape with a Car, 2000 Panel from Star bores, by Rick and Tina Amor,  1978 After a little digging I confirmed that the Rick Amor from Falcon comics, is indeed the Famous Australian painter Rick Amor, and Tina Amor was wife. 1970 Amor rejoins his old jugband as a guitarist and meets Tina Schifferle,1 the washboard player. In September he moves in with Tina in a shared house in Hawthorn and begins full-time employment at the Public Works Department’s survey section as a field assistant. Amor and Schifferle marry on 27 November. 1975–76 Amor’s professional relationship with Brown ends abruptly. Amor finds work illustrating five English educational comics for Macmillan Publishing Company, which he compiles with his wife Tina, and receives a Visual Arts Board Grant from the Australia Council. The dismissal of the Whitlam government in November marks the commencement of his involvement with the Australian Labour Party and the Trade Union movement. From here,

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