Graphic novelist Justin Randall and author-illustrator James Foley discuss the differences between ‘showing’ and ‘telling’ and consider whether one picture really is worth a thousand words – or more?
Justin Randall is an award winning Graphic Novelist and VR artist from Perth, Western Australia, best known for his supernatural thriller series Changing Ways, interior artwork and novel covers for 30 Days of Night and cover art for the Silent Hill comics. His clients include Simon & Schuster, IDW, Gestalt Publishing, and Image Comics. He is currently working on his new title Cavity, interiors for Talgard and the First Nations Indigiverse comic series, Dark Heart.
James Foley makes picture books, middle grade novels and comic books for kids. James is the author and illustrator of the S. Tinker Inc graphic novel series and the illustrator of the Toffle Tower series by Tim Harris. His latest release is the picture book Stellarphant. He lives in Perth with his wife, 2 kids, and a Labrador and comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts.