Monthly Archives: June 2013

SelfMadeHero at the 2nd East London Comics & Art Festival

This Saturday, no less than seven – yes, seven – SelfMadeHero creators will be attending the second East London Comics & Arts Festival (ELCAF) in Bethnal Green’s York Hall. After a hugely successful inaugural event in 2012, ELCAF’s organisers have … Continue reading

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Rob Davis takes Don Quixote to the Instituto Cervantes

SelfMadeHero is delighted to be taking part in this year’s El Día E (Spanish Day) celebrations at the Instituto Cervantes in London on Saturday 22nd June.  Writer and artist Rob Davis will be talking with broadcaster and journalist Alex Fitch … Continue reading

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Rosie Goldsmith in Conversation with Typex at Waterstones Covent Garden

Dutch writer and artist Typex will discuss his acclaimed graphic biography of Rembrandt at Waterstones Covent Garden on Thursday 20th June. The graphic novel, which depicts the artist’s colourful life and paintings, was commissioned with the support of the recently … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero is Popping Up in Bloomsbury

SelfMadeHero is making its presence known in Bloomsbury as it creates a pop-up shop for two weeks. From Monday 17th June, we’re taking over the Continental Stores on Tavistock Place. There’ll be wonderful artwork, beautiful books and free coffee: what … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero’s Spring Party at Gosh! Comics

To celebrate the publication of three fabulous new books, we’re having a Spring Party at Gosh! Comics in London next Friday, 14th June, 7-9pm. Creators I. N. J. Culbard (The Shadow Out Of Time), Rob Davis (Don Quixote), and Mark … Continue reading

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Launch: The Castle by Jaromír 99 and David Zane Mairowitz

This week sees the launch of a graphic adaptation of Franz Kafka’s The Castle by the Czech artist Jaromír 99 and David Zane Mairowitz, who previously adapted The Trial for SelfMadeHero. The launch party will take place in Bar Prague … Continue reading

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How to Adapt Don Quixote into a Graphic Novel in Seven Easy Steps by Rob Davis

Forbidden Planet International have kindly let us crosspost this superb piece by Rob Davis on the process of adapting Don Quixote into graphic novel form. Enjoy! “Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he … Continue reading

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