Monthly Archives: May 2010

Patrick Warren short and MCM Expo

Patrick Warren is manga artist who created the Manga Shakespeares Henry VII and Richard III for us. Like some of the artists at SelfMadeHero, Patrick’s background is in animation. Patrick has a new site where he’s sharing some of his … Continue reading

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The Nao of Brown

Nao We’re stupidly excited at SMH HQ this afternoon! Late last year we heard about an incredible graphic novel from a London-based artist. When we finally got our hands on it, the script was quite simply the best thing we’d … Continue reading

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The Geek Syndicate podcast – A Study in Scarlet

 panels from A Study in Scarlet (Edginton / Culbard, SelfMadeHero 2010) If you have an hour spare, you should listen to Barry Nugent’s Geek Syndicate podcast. We bumped into Nuge at London Book Fair in April and made sure he … Continue reading

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At the Mountains of Madness – film trailer

OK, so this trailer is a fake. There is no film version of the At the Mountains of Madness “COMING SOON” – sorry! That said, you can look forward to I.N.J. Culbard’s wonderful graphic novel adaptation of Lovecraft’s chilling horror … Continue reading

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"I have ventured in a sea of glory… but far beyond my depth"

In April last year we published a manga adaptation of William Shakespeare’s little known history play, Henry VIII, in association with Historic Royal Palaces to mark the 500th anniversary of the real King Henry’s ascension to the throne.Patrick Warren, the … Continue reading

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EX LIBRIS

 Yesterday, we were delighted to welcome Cartoonist extraordinaire, Martin Rowson, to sample the shabby chic delights [ahem!] of SelfMadeHero HQ. Martin was here to illustrate a limited edition ‘Ex Libris’ plate for our beautiful new, hardback edition of his epic … Continue reading

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Bristol Comic Con

Just to let you all know that SelfMadeHero will be at Bristol International Comic and Small Press Expo in May. Space willing, we hope to be selling our new titles at special expo prices and you’ll see a number of … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Hay we go!

(c) Martin Rowson, Tristram Shandy One month to go until we pack our bags for The Guardian Hay Festival, our first literary festival of 2010 (if you don’t count Angouleme). We’re pleased to say that we have three events at … Continue reading

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