Preston Peace is a comic strip concerning the adventures of an unusual schoolboy, his friends and the staff at his progressive school. Preston appears in the Australian funnybook HAH?!, beginning with issue 1 in November 2018. Preston Peace was created by Dillon Naylor and Jason Towers. Owen Heitmann does a ton of the art.
Preston is on Facebook! Who'd have thought it?
1: "Preston Peace"
Appearing in HAH?! issue 1, available now from Ownaindi.
Concepts, story, art: Dillon.
Concepts, story, script, lettering, colours: Jason.
Appearing in issue 2 of HAH?! in 2019.
Episode 2 was first published in Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi issue 8, published June 2016. Still available from ComicOz.
Concepts, script, lettering, colours: Jason.
3: "Preston's Fan Club"
Appearing (pending complaints) in HAH?! issue 3, some time in 2020.
By Jason, Owen & Dillon.
Dillon Naylor — co-creator, co-writer, artist
Dillon has been illustrating for children and cool older people for more than a couple of decades. His creations include cult titles like Batrisha the Vampire Girl, Da 'n' Dill and Pop Culture & 2 Minute Noodles. He lives in rural Victoria, raising children and living the dream.
Jason Towers — co-creator, scriptwriter, letterer, colourist
Jason is a writer and illustrator from regional New South Wales. His comic strip work has appeared in Australian MAD Magazine, Whacka!, Pop Culture & 2 Minute Noodles, and the Sydney Sun-Herald. Oh, and HAH?! too.
Owen Heitmann — artist
Owen is a prolific comic creator from Adelaide. His comics have appeared in anthologies including The Tango Collection (Allen & Unwin) and Unknown Origins & Untimely Ends (Hic & Hoc). He has written for The Australian, The Age, and the Sydney Morning Herald. We totally ripped this bio off from the National Young Writers Festival 2016 where Owen appeared as a guest. See Owen's comics at Amplified Press.
HAH?! is a new home-grown Australian humour anthology with an all-star lineup of writers and illustrators, and Jason. You can order a copy from the renowned online purveyor of such things, Ownaindi.
Preston Peace is fiction. The characters and situations are made up. Any resemblance to persons living, living-impaired or otherwise is purely coincidental.
Illustrations used throughout this website are by Dillon Naylor. Unless we use some of Owen's art and forget to mention it.