Shane W Smith

Shane W Smith

Shane W Smith

Shane W Smith is an award-winning Australian graphic novelist and screenwriter who works across a broad spectrum of genre fiction. His books have been shortlisted for awards a total of six times, including twice for the fan-favourite Undad.

Triumviratus, his latest work, is an epic fantasy graphic novel about jealousy, betrayal, and a world brought to its knees by the misadventures of three young people in love. It won the Best Fiction award in the 2019 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards.

Shane has a Bachelor degree in Creative Writing, and might be the only person in the world to get a comic published in a refereed academic journal. He lives in Australia with his wife and four young children.

Awards won:-
ACT Writing and Publishing Award 2019: Triumviratus - Best Fiction
ACT Writing and Publishing Award 2016: All The King's Men - highly commended
ACT Writing and Publishing Award 2015: Undad - highly commended
Australian Shadows Awards 2015: Undad - finalist
Aurealis Awards 2014: The Game - shortlist
Aurealis Awards 2013: Peaceful Tomorrows - shortlist

Work is of these types/genres:-
Sci Fi, Political Thriller, Fantasy, long form Graphic Novels, zombie, family drama

Talents Include:-
Comic Artist
Comic Creator

Secondary Talents:-

Titles Contributed To:-


All the King's Men

James Flamestar and the Stargazers

Peaceful Tomorrows

The Game

The Lesser Evil



State:- ACT

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  • Shane W Smith

    Hero is Training. Fearless Leader of ComX: Doing all I can to promote the Australian Comic Community and Industry. Brought up on continual rations of Team based comics, from West Coast Avengers to the Legion of SuperHeroes to New Mutants to JLA to Gen13 to New Men to DV8 to Titans to Young Justice to ALL things X. I’ve happily dropped all those to explore the wonderous world of Australian Comics.

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