Monthly Archives: October 2010

Guest blogger, I.N.J. Culbard: HERE BE MONSTERS!!! (and spoilers!!!)

It’s really difficult to talk about At the Mountains of Madness without spoiling the story. So if you’ve never read it, go buy the book and come back and read this post later. Often Lovecraft’s creatures are ‘unimaginable, indescribable’ horrors. … Continue reading

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The exclusive Lovecraft bookplate for ‘At the Mountains of Madness’: Oh R’lyeh? Gosh!

The exclusive Gosh! bookplate, for the eldritch comics fan Gosh! Favourite Ian Culbard (The Picture of Dorian Gray, A Study in Scarlet) is no stranger to the bookplate edition. You’ll no doubt remember his last one from the Hound of … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash gets a brand new iPad Soundtrack Edition

This is the menu that allows you to choose the songs to insert into the story You may have seen our Johnny Cash “Soundtrack Edition” in the iPhone app store earlier year, well now you can read Johnny Cash: I See … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: WIll Bingley on comic writing

Now that COMICA 2010’s in full swing I thought I’d take a break from Hunter S Thompson related blogs to give you an insight into composing comic books. To start off here’s a working page from my Gonzo script: It’s a … Continue reading

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A new Moomin exhibition

(c) Tampere Museum, Finland Bury Art Gallery, near Manchester, have bagged themselves an exhibition of Tove Jansson’s original artwork to celebrate 65 years of the Moomins – and they are the only venue in the UK to host it! The Finnish … Continue reading

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Win a bundle of Moomins goodies and a very hot ticket!

Following on from Friday’s competition to win tickets to the Closing gala the London Children’s Film Festival (which is still open, by the way!) we thought you’d also like to know how you can win a whole bundle of Moomin … Continue reading

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Win tickets to the premiere of Megamind 3D!

You heard right. SelfMadeHero have two exclusive tickets to the SOLD OUT preview screening of Paramount Pictures’ latest blockbuster Megamind 3D on November 7th. The screening will take place in the luxurious surroundings of Cinema no.1 at The Barbican Centre … Continue reading

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That’s Novel! A new graphic novel exhibiton at London Print Studio

Oh how time flies! It seems like yesterday that we were writing about last December’s ComiXmas exhibition at the amazing London Print Studio. It was great seeing some of our graphic novels blown up like works of art to 3m … Continue reading

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