Monthly Archives: March 2010

A letter from America

We received this lovely letter recently from a reader of our Manga Shakespeare series in America. Our American cousins can’t get hold of the historical titles in the series, as Christopher mentions, so we did the honourable thing and sent … Continue reading

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Sneak peek of ‘Tristram Shandy’

This morning, we were thrilled to receive the first bound copies of Martin Rowson’s wonderful graphic novelisation of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. It is the physically largest book we have published yet and only the second … Continue reading

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Martin Rowson on William Hogarth

We were pleased to see that Martin Rowson‘s brilliant Bloomberg TateShot on William Hogarth had been posted to YouTube. It was filmed around London and takes in sites, including the excellent Sir John Soane’s Museum. Rowson’s epic graphic novel adaptation … Continue reading

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Klimowski at Oxford Literary Festival

Professor Andrzej Klimowski will be speaking about his life in illustration at the Oxford Literary Festival this Friday. He’ll also be exhibiting some of his original artwork. Apart from collaborating with Danusia Schejbal on graphic novel adaptations of Dr. Jekyll … Continue reading

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Avant Noir! at London Word Festival

Photo: Fen Oswin: Fenris Photography Our favourite event during this year’s London Word Festival was the brilliant Avant Noir! at East London’s Toynbee Hall. It featured four writers who read new pieces of Noir fiction on stage accompanied by dark, … Continue reading

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China in your hand

South China Post Originally uploaded by SelfMadeHero We were delighted to see a wonderful review of Robert Deas’ Macbeth in the Young Post supplement of ‘The South China Post’. If you click through to Flickr you should be able to … Continue reading

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Russian Holmes to read Sherlock every week

JETIX 1 ­– inside Originally uploaded by SelfMadeHero This is how the Russian language version of Edginton and Culbard’s ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ looks to the lucky kids who subscribe to Jetix magazine. We hope that other language versions … Continue reading

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LDN Loves

London Word Festival poster Originally uploaded by SelfMadeHero The lovely people at London Word Festival, namely Tom Chivers, Sam Hawkins and Marie McPartlin, invited us to the launch of their festival last night at Rivington Place in Shoreditch. We’re big … Continue reading

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All your book are belong to us

Spines Out Originally uploaded by SelfMadeHeroWe originate most of our graphic novels here in the UK. That means that we work predominantly with British-based artists and authors who get the opportunity to see their work in often quite different looking … Continue reading

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