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Out: 3rd February 2015

Hotly anticipated graphic novel from the creator of Understanding Comics

The Sculptor

Scott McCloud

David Smith is giving his life for his art - literally.

Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands. But now that he only has 200 days to live, deciding what to create is harder than he thought, and discovering the love of his life at the eleventh hour isn't making it any easier.

This is a story of desire taken to the edge of reason and beyond; of the frantic, clumsy dance steps of young love; and a gorgeous, street-level portrait of New York City. It's about the small, warm, human moments of everyday life... and the great surging forces that lie just under the surface. Scott McCloud wrote the book on how comics work; now he vaults into breathtaking, funny, and unforgettable fiction.

Out: 20th November 2014

A journey beyond the walls of sleep

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

H.P. Lovecraft

"Three times Randolph Carter dreamed of the marvelous city, and three times was he snatched away while still he paused on the high terrace above it.” 

In a world beyond the walls of sleep, Randolph Carter goes in search of an opulent and mysterious sunset city. First, he must go to Kadath, home of the Gods, where he hopes to be guided to the city of his dreams. No one has ever been to Kadath, and no one even knows how to get there – but that won’t stop Carter from trying. In this masterful adaptation of Lovecraft’s classic novella, I. N. J. Culbard captures Carter’s journey through the dangerous and spectacular Dreamlands in beautiful, gripping detail.



Ground-breaking non-fiction – memoir, history and reportage – from some of the world’s finest creators


This timely, beautifully drawn account provides a wonderfully involving history lesson

— Comic Book Resources

Eye Classics

The world's best graphic novelists reimagine the classics, from Tristram Shandy to Pride and Prejudice

Every page is both extraordinary, and extraordinarily beautiful, and I urge you to go out and buy it.
— The Observer, Graphic Novel of the Month

Graphic Biography

Graphic novel biographies of some of the world’s most intriguing characters, from Castro to Johnny Cash

Way beyond any stereotypes people may have about comics and graphic novels
— The Independent

Sci-Fi & Horror

Award-winning science fiction and horror from British and international creators

a perfect introduction to the writer's eldritch work, and an unspeakable delight for longtime fans
— David McComb, Bizarre

Crime Classics

The world's most famous crime stories get the graphic novel treatment

A real treat to both fans of the great detective and readers who appreciate a well-produced graphic novel
— The Bookseller

Manga Shakespeare

SelfMadeHero's critically acclaimed manga adaptations of the Bard's great works

In many ways ... manga and Shakespearean tragedy are perfectly suited
— The Financial Times


Quirky comic-strip humour from talented graphic artists


dirty-minded, potty-mouthed, thong-flaunting...Posy Simmonds

— The Glasgow Herald

Gift Books

Beautifully produced non-fiction titles featuring some of our best-loved cartoon characters

packed with strength-giving, healthy recipes.
— The Guardian

Art Masters

The lives of the great artists rendered in graphic novel form


Graphic Freud

Freud's most famous case studies documented in graphic novel form

a dark, inky adaptation of Freud's most famous case study
— The Times

Short Stories

Graphic short stories from new and established creators

The mix of illustrators is so good... The book succeeds in making the reader look at the city with fresh eyes
— TimeOut