A fun weekend at ZICS

  Last weekend was ZICS, Brisbane’s first ‘Zine and Indy Comic Symposium’, and it was a great event to see so many other creative people all in one room selling and showing their arty zines and comics.  It really does fill you with inspiration.   Here’s my latest mini comic from my table at ZICS featuring […]

Ringo and The Dark Artists ready for ZICS!

This weekend is ZICS, Brisbane’s first ‘Zine and Independent Comic Symposium’.  And I have got a table booked so please pop in and say hello if you are in Brisbane!  I will be selling a brand new Ringo the Possum mini comic and two issues of The Dark Artists. I have literally just completed, printed, folded and stapled my […]

The Dark Artists: Art and Climate Change

A few weeks ago I went to a seminar entitled ‘Climates that art can change’ at the Eco Centre at Griffith University to inspire the environmental artist in me.  A lot of focus was on photography, video and graphic design and how they reached their own target audiences and the questions that they provoked. It seemed […]

The Great Oz Eddventure #100 – Cartoon Tasting Platter

Living in Australia you have to visit a few vineyards to do some wine tasting.  Whilst we were in Orange I spotted a ‘wine tasting platter’ sheet of paper that I have seen used in other vineyards which gave me the idea to do a ‘cartoon tasting platter’.  As you can probably make out, the […]

The DARK ARTistS can now be bought through my blog

I have set up a PayPal ‘buy now’ button on the right hand side of my blog so that you can purchase my mini comic directly from me.  If you need any different payment or shipping requirements please email me on eddcross_art@yahoo.com. It was great to see many people laugh at my cartoon humour when they bought it […]

THE DARK ARTistS available at Smiths Alternative Bookshop!!

One of the best things that happened for me at the Zine Fair was when Amy from Smiths Alternative Bookshop approached my stall and asked if she could stock a couple of my DARK ARTistS comics in the bookshop.  Not only did she take some comics, but she also took some kangaroo postcard packs too!  Hoorah! So you […]