Last two episodes of Air Hawk and The Flying Doctors Sunday strip "The Missile" illustrated by Hart Amos in collaboration with Air Hawk creator John Dixon, and published in October 1974. Amos worked with writer/artist Dixon on Air Hawk from 1970-1977. Two collections of Air Hawk strips are available from Comicoz with a third volume due this year.
John's friend and publisher Nat Karmichael has posted on FB of John's passing. Sincere condolences to John's family and friends.
Roger Langridge writes about the year to come.
All Star Comics in Melbourne are my LCS, happy to see them relocating to a bigger main street premises at, ground level, 53 Queen Street in 2015. The Eisner winning All Star are a great example of comics retailing done right and well worth seeking out if you are visiting Melbourne.
Comicoz announce an ambitious coffee table anthology of Australian cartoonists for 2015. (picture possibly not relevant but it was handy.)
Catching up on 2014 links: AV Club interview Simon Hanselmann.
Above: Examples of John Dixon's Crimson Comet comics from the 1940's. I mentioned it yesterday but as an excuse to run some more lovely John Dixon art from yesteryear: Nat Karmichael via Comicoz recently shared the news of veteran Australian cartoonist John Dixon entering into palliative care in his Californian home. Nat has suggested any fans of Dixon or Australian comics in general to send well wishing cards to Dixon via Comicoz.
Hey look at these New Zealand editions of Flash Gordon comics that I couldn't afford to bid on.
Kelly Sheehan reviews Nothing Fits by Mary Tanblyn and Alex McCrone.
Paper Trail masthead courtesy of Toby Morris.