Monthly Archives: November 2010

Win a double-signed, sketched ‘GONZO’ with exclusive wrapping paper

GONZO – a graphic biography of Hunter S. Thompson is published this Thursday and we’re having a launch to celebrate it. In fact, if you’d like to come along, you probably can, space permitting! But we’ve almost reached capacity at … Continue reading

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Wrappers’ Delight

Christmas is almost upon us and SelfMadeHero are planning to go out with a bang! On the second of December we’re publishing GONZO, a graphic biography of Hunter S. Thompson by Will Bingley and Anthony Hope-Smith. To make GONZO the perfect present … Continue reading

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10 things to remember when pitching to SelfMadeHero

SelfMadeHero is heading North for Thought Bubble Festival! We’re looking forward to what has quickly become a much-looked-forward-to fixture in the SelfMadeHero convention calendar. Many creators who have worked with us or are working with SelfMadeHero at the moment will … Continue reading

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The Observer’s Graphic Novel of the Month: At the Mountains of Madness!

Congratulations to I.N.J. Culbard and his first solo adaptation, which was praised yesterday by Rachel Cooke for its “Boy’s Own derring-do”, which was “all pristine snow and leather goggles”. This is the second time that Culbard’s work has been named … Continue reading

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From the desk of Will Bingley: Hunter in his own words

A chap called Doug (who quite incidentally happens to be one of my editors), recently had a sustained rant at me on the subject of why everyone loves lists.  As in blogs that take the form of lists.  What his … Continue reading

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We’re having a party and you’re invited!

SelfMadeHero is having a party and you’re invited… to celebrate the launch of GONZO, a graphic biography of Hunter S. Thompson by Will Bingley and Anthony Hope-Smith. londonprintstudio | Thursday 2nd December | 6.30 – 9.30pm | Refreshments provided Will Bingley … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of the Moomins

Following the release of the film ‘Moomins and the Comet Chase’ earlier this month, the film’s Producer, Tom Carpelan, made a short film with some of the cast members who provided the voices for the Moomins. Helena Mattsson, Alexander Skarsgård, … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: I.N.J. Culbard – Detective Work

As well as illustrating At the Mountains of Madness I wrote the adaptation and I wanted to write a word or two about that process. Warning: may contain spoilers… but only very, very minor ones. Lovecraft wrote in a letter … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Anthony Hope-Smith –Prepping GONZO

Hello once again! In this post I will share with you some miscellaneous bits and pieces of Gonzo art. When preparing to work with the likeness of a real person I decided to spend some time practicing my approach to … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash – iSee a Darkness

There has been a lot of excitement recently about the “Soundtrack Edition” of our Johnny Cash graphic biography for iPad (Gizmodo, Digital Spy, Recombu, Comics Alliance). The app actually came out first on iPhone, but it has been re-designed in … Continue reading

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