Author name: David Mahler

DAVID MAHLER is a comic artist and filmmaker and Comics + Art Editor for The Suburban Review. Their first comic book ‘Deep Park’ was published in 2013 and their most recent, ‘The Secret Ingredient’ was hand-risograph printed and released during a residency at Tree Paper Comics in 2018. Their work has been published in The Lifted Brow, Cordite Poetry Review, Entropy, Voiceworks and more. They are interested in comics which utilise form to support a story. Additional graphic design at TSR is thanks to David.

Q&A with Chris Marks

A photo of Chris is superimposed on a white background. On the left is a strip of brown and orange rugged textures and a thumbnail of The Suburban Review #19 cover. The photograph is a selfie with Chris looking up at the camera. Chris is wearing a grey cap and t-shirt with a denim shirt over it. A sideswept fringe swoops across Chris’s oversized black-rimmed glasses.

CHRIS MARKS is a Filipino freelance animator who ate four slices of expired ham yesterday and discourages people from doing the same. The toastie wasn’t even worth it. Our Art + Comics Editor, David Mahler, spoke to Chris about their comic, ‘Anime Cave’, in #19: Echo. David: Chris Marks, thank you so much for joining me […]

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Q&A with Darren Fisher

An image of Darren Fisher beside the cover of the suburban review issue 20. Darren's image is in greyscale. Darren is light skinned, with some short facial hair and cropped head hair. He is smiling slightly, looking straight at the camera.

DARREN FISHER is a lecturer in Animation at Swinburne University and a 2019 ABC Top 5 Humanities and Social Sciences Scholar, a prize awarded to a select few upcoming early career researchers within Australia each year. Darren is a self-publishing graphic storyteller working across autobiography, fantasy, and educational/informational comics for print and web, and his

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