Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mojito Monday – The Castro launch at Foyles

As we all know, Monday night is the new Thursday night, which in itself is the new Friday night. Next Monday is also American Independence Day! So what better way to spend Monday 4th July is there, than spending it with … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Patrick McEown: Process (3/3)

Again, like the story, my method of working is somewhat convoluted and non-linear. Writing and drawing are part of a fluid process whereby they each respond to one another almost simultaneously. I move back and forth very quickly between the … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Patrick McEown: Characters (2/3)

One of the challenges Hair Shirt posed for me was developing credible characters over an extended narrative, which I’d only attempted once or twice before and very early on in my career. The results of those early efforts were predictably … Continue reading

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Dan Lockwood: The Lovecraft Anthology – volume II

Something’s wrong. Something’s terribly wrong, but I can’t quite seem to put it into words. I barely know where to start. If only… if only my nerves were stronger. But I can’t pretend any longer; I must tell someone about … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Patrick McEown: How It Came to Be (1/3)

The exact genesis of Hair Shirt, like the story itself, is a little nebulous and hard to locate precisely in time and space. It’s the most recent and fully developed manifestation of some ideas I’ve been working with for some … Continue reading

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Castro – the launch party

We invite you to have a mojito or two at the launch of a truly brilliant graphic biography: CASTRO by Reinhard Kleist. In association with the Goethe Institut and the COMICA Festival, SelfMadeHero is celebrating the publication of the graphic biography CASTRO … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero at Latitude

We are now allowed (and delighted) to inform you that SelfMadeHero will be doing two  fun graphic novel events at Festival Republic’s ace Latitude Festival 2011. We have prepped two exclusive, late night treats for the Literary Stage. On Friday night, just after … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Nora Mahony: On translating David B.’s BLACK PATHS

Par les chemins noirs by David B. particularly piqued my interest because it tells an Italian story in French. As a translator working from both languages, I hoped I’d bring something extra to the party, and the first email from … Continue reading

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At the Mountains of Madness – the Lovecraft literary podcasts

The wonderful H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast, hosted by Chris Lackey and Chad Fifer, has almost completed its grand tour of Lovecraft’s masterpiece – At the Mountains of Madness – in podcast form. You get to listen to the novel read in … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero invites you to celebrate the publication of a graphic novel

We’re delighted to invite fans of David B. to come and meet the author on this extra special evening. If you haven’t been to the launch venue – the bookshop Clerkenwell Tales – then you won’t know that it is … Continue reading

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