Monthly Archives: July 2010

GONZO: Thumbnails into pencils

Hello all! I’m Anthony, the artist on the upcoming GONZO: a Graphic biography of Hunter S. Thompson with writer Will Bingley, and I would like to share a few, small tidbits about my process with you today. This is actually … Continue reading

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Ones to watch from Mr Paul Gravett

The wonderful Paul Gravett has flagged one of our forthcoming titles Dance By The Light Of The Moon (SelfMadeHero) by Judith Vanistendael as ‘one of the graphic novels I’m most looking forward’ on his website. This is what Paul Gravett … Continue reading

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Sneak peek – At the Mountains of Madness

Sneak peek – At the Mountains of Madness Originally uploaded by SelfMadeHero Ian Culbard’s unlettered page from his H.P. Lovecraft adaptation, ‘At the Mountains of Madness’ (Out October 2010, SelfMadeHero) This is what Culbard has to say on his blog … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero’s BIG Moomins competition

SelfMadeHero are delighted to announce our BIG Moomins competition with our friends at Drawn & Quarterly. We’re celebrating three things this month – the publication of the Moomins Cookbook by Tove Jansson and Sami Malila (SelfMadeHero), the publication of Moomin: … Continue reading

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Eisner and Harvey nominations for Kleist

It was announced yesterday that Reinhard Kleist, the creator behind SelfMadeHero’s Johnny Cash: I see a darkness, has been nominated for a Harvey Award! Named in honour of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the … Continue reading

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Win a copy of the Moomins Cookbook before the weekend!

Our friends – Bronte and Jonas –  who run the excellent Scandinavian Kitchen on Great Titchfield Street in London not only stock the Moomins Cookbook but are also giving a copy away in a little competition. Here’s the lowdown from … Continue reading

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The Moomins – a family affair

  Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian If you didn’t get a chance to read the lovely profile of Sophia Jansson, niece of Tove Jansson – creator of The Moomins – in last Saturday’s Guardian then fear not… you can … Continue reading

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