Sidekicks is an independently published comic book created by Christian
White and Alice Carroll.
Christian is a Melbourne-based writer who has self-published several comics
and zines, but who now makes his living as a Video Editor at an adult
entertainment distribution company, editing porn! Check out his comic-blog at
Alice is a Canberra-based freelance illustrator whose clients include the ANU and National Portrait Gallery. Comics are one of her major loves, but she can't write a story to save her life. She spends every day drawing, which is good for her soul but not her posture.
They met on the artist-networking website redbubble.com, where they worked
together on a horror comic pitch called High School Carnivores. After being
rejected by several major comic book publishers, Christian penned the first
issue of Sidekicks, wherein the central character, Jeff, struggles with the
rejection of his own comic book idea, a Punisher/Sopranos crossover.
This black comedy follows the lives of three people who frequent a comic
book store. Along with Jeff there’s Maggie, who is stuck in a bad relationship
with a hipster, and Patrick, a high-functioning autistic man who seems to
alienate everyone he meets.
After a successful launch in Melbourne, Sidekicks #1 is currently selling in
several stores across the city. But now it’s Canberra’s turn…
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