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Daniel Best
Attended Craigmore High School
Lives in Australia
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Published Projects: Where To Buy My Words These Days
Here's a quick run down of what I've had published recently and where you can get it all, if such is your desire.  All of these publications are print editions, I'll list where you can get e-Books later this week.  I'll update this blog each time something ...
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Rondo Awards: Frankenstein: The Australian Connection, Pts. 1-3
So, here's the deal. Last year I decided to step back from writing about comic book related stuff and change direction. I moved into writing about horror movies, their history in Australia and the impact that they had upon our society as a whole - with a fo...
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“Dear John” - Never Before Seen Alex Toth Letters
Toth by Michael Netzer Alex Toth should need no introduction to anyone with even a passing interest in comic books and art.  Toth began drawing comic books in the 1940s and was widely regarded as being one of the most visionary artists to ever grace the med...
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The Jack Kirby Settlement Rumour
Over at the Bleeding Cool web-site, Rich Johnson has reported a rumour  t hat was rife at the recent New York City Comic Con  about the recent settlement between Marvel/Disney and the Jack Kirby Estate.  Johnson claims that, "..my very well-connected source...
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76 Days Of Bramley: Day #1
For no other reason than to celebrate one of the finest comic book cover artists that Australia, and possibly the world, has ever seen, over the next 76 days I'll be showcasing a cover that Maurice Bramley drew.  Why 76?  I'll let people guess and see if th...
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July 10, 1977: The End Of An Era
In the history of Australian comic books and cartoons the date July 10 th , 1977 is a milestone that nobody really knows about.  So, what
happened on that day?   Simply put its the day that an era ended for good.   Syd Nicholls, the creator of Fatty Finn, M...
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The Mysteries of Gredown Soon to be Revealed
The past few months have seen me engaged in some serious research into the history of one of my favourite Australian publishers, Gredown.  The main thing that I have learnt was that virtually everything we know about Gredown, and all that's been reported (i...
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The Most Powerful People In Comic Books - Forty One Years Later
In 1973 publisher and editor Joe Brancatelli compiled what
he felt was the ten most powerful men in the comic book industry.  Unlike a lot of his contemporaries,
Brancacettli wasn't afraid to call a spade a damned shovel, and his list, even
today, makes for...
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76 Days Of Bramley: Day 2
Continuing the theme...Day Two: A Dream Of Love #22
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Digital Museum - Marvel In Australia Part 1
A few weeks ago I went on a road trip to Canberra and
Melbourne to visit both the National Archives and also the National Library,
with the goal to sit down and study the John Ryan collection in Canberra, a
number of comic books and correspondence in the Ar...
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Plenty of time to grab your free copy and learn about a legendary Australian comic book artist.
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Writer, Data Services Officer for SA Government
Employment
  • Writer, present
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Currently
Australia
Previously
Adelaide, South Australia - Melbourne, Victoria
Story
Bragging rights
Author of The Trials Of Superman series, Andru & Esposito: partners For Life, Gentleman Jim Mooney and countless articles.
Education
  • Craigmore High School
    1980 - 1984
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