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CCCT | 27 APRIL - 1 MAY |CTICC 2 | CAPE TOWN

CCA | 26-29 SEPT | JHB EXPO CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG

Karl Mostert

Karl Mostert

Comic book artist

KARL MOSTERT is a South African comic book artist who has worked mainly for DC Comics. He is the artist on the hit DC Universe series, DCeased, I Am Batman, Batman Urban Legends, and more. He also collaborated with award-winning writer JOHN LAYMAN, also a confirmed international guest, on the sci-fi comedy series, The Man Who F###ed Up Time, as well as the soon-to-be released DC one-shot, APE-RIL SPECIAL #1 !   Karl’s additional work includes the creator-funded project, STAINED, with writer & colorist, David Baron. Karl’s work focuses on the meticulous details of the characters he draws, placing emotion and realism in every line !

All Sessions by Karl Mostert

DAY FIVE ARTIST ALLEY 01 May 2024
13:00 - 13:45

STAINED : THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CREATOR-OWNED COMIC

ARTIST ALLEY STAGE

David Baron, colourist and writer, discusses his creator-owned project, Stained, a 5 issue limited series originally published independently in 2017, along with the artist on the soon-to-be released second series, South Africa’s very own Karl Mostert ! American creator/writer David Baron meets his South African collaborator for the first time, and the creative team chat about their upcoming sci-fi adventure.

DAY ONE ARTIST ALLEY 27 Apr 2024
11:00 - 11:45

IS TRADITIONAL COMIC BOOK ART DEAD?

Artist Alley Stage

Computer generated art has taken the world by storm, not to mention the highly controversial issue of AI generated art, and creating art on a tablet has become almost universal, with comic book artists almost invariably working on a tablet or similar digital device. So this begs the question -  is traditional art dead ? Four professional comic artists, from various regions, have a frank discussion on the subject : US artist Todd Nauck, Cape Town’s own Karl Mostert, Joburger Jason Masters, and Zimbabwean artist Bill Masuku

14:00 - 14:45

COLLABORATING ON CREATING COMICS – FROM ACROSS THE POND

ARTIST ALLEY

Top American comics writer John Layman has collaborated with South African artist Karl Mostert on more than one occasion, having worked on the time-twisting sci-fi comedy series from Image Comics, The Man Who Effed Up Time, and now just recently, on the DC one-shot, Ape-Ril Special. The creative duo discuss the creative process and the challenges of collaborating while separated by a continent – until now ! John and Karl finally meet up at comic con !