Paul looks forward to meeting all his fans on the Gold Coast in April 2019.
Paul will give a Q&A panel, and sign autographs throughout Saturday and Sunday.
Further information on Paul’s panels will be listed in our Event Programme, released closer to the convention.
Dr. Paul Mason (DVA) is a comic book illustrator and writer for Frew Publications, publishers of The Phantom in Australia since 1948. Paul illustrates Kid Phantom, which is currently the only locally-created, regularly released comic book in national newsagencies. Kid Phantom is an all-ages comic and trade paperback series written by Andrew Constant, featuring The Phantom on adventures as a young boy.
Paul is also the writer and illustrator of The Phantom: Vietnam, telling stories of The Phantom during the height of the 1960s conflict. The first story debuted January 2019 in The Phantom 2019 Annual: The Phantom at War, with more in development.
Paul has also worked for Gestalt Comics, pencilling and inking The Eldritch Kid: Bone War, a supernatural western mini-series and soon-to-be hardcover release, written by Christian Read.
As part of his honours and doctorate, Paul created The Soldier Legacy comic book series, published by Black House Comics — which once featured on TV as part of a Youi Insurance TV ad campaign, and has worked on other titles such as Dark Detective: Sherlock Holmes with writer Christopher Sequeira, and The New Adventures of the Human Fly, based on the 1970s Marvel Comic character.
A sessional lecturer for the Griffith Film School, Paul teaches animation pre-production, art direction, visual story/story boarding, and comics, helping to oversee graduating animated films, undergrad illustrative projects, and honour year students that attend the University.
In his spare time, Paul enjoys kickboxing and taekwon-do. A 4th Degree black belt, Paul has competed in 5 World I.T.F Taekwon-do Championships, winning medals in sparring, team power breaking and team patterns. He was also the assistant/sparring coach for Team Australia in 2014, and 2017.
This information is correct at the time of writing but please check the Event Programme for the final timetable, including time and location within the events.
Guest confirmed, health and other commitments pending.
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