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TCAF 2015: SelfMadeHero and Barbara Stok take on Toronto!

It’s that time of year again: we’re off to Toronto for Canada’s finest convention. This weekend, the Reference Library will transform into the comic book Mecca that is TCAF, and SelfMadeHero will be centre stage (tables 142-43), offering handsome graphic novels, … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtain Launches at the RCA

Behind the Curtain, Andrzej Klimowski and Danusia Schejbal’s much anticipated collaborative autobiography, launches at the Royal College of Art on Monday 27th April. The event takes place at 6.30pm in the Senior Common Room, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU – … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Martin Rowson’s Satirical Battle Bus Stops At Somerset House

This Saturday, Political Book Award-winner and Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson will visit Somerset House to discuss the history and function of visual satire over the last 32,000 years. The event, which forms part of Pick Me Up Festival‘s “Points of Contention” programme, takes place … Continue reading

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Barbara Stok brings Vincent to New York

This month, SelfMadeHero’s Art Masters series launches in North America with the release of Julie Birmant and Clément Oubrerie’s Pablo and Barbara Stok’s Vincent. The series has already won praise from the New York Observer, and this weekend Barbara Stok will be speaking at … Continue reading

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Pablo: Julie Birmant & Clément Oubrerie visit the Institut Français, London

On Wednesday 15th April, Julie Birmant and Clément Oubrerie will visit The Institut Français to discuss their award-winning graphic novel biography of Picasso. Pablo follows the artist’s career from his origins in penury to the advent of modern art. Taking in Picasso’s … Continue reading

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BitTorrent Release: Ricky Rouse Has A Gun

Ricky Rouse Has A Gun, Jörg Tittel and John Aggs’ acclaimed graphic novel, today becomes the first ebook to be sold through BitTorrent Bundle. You can now download the entire book for just $5 here. Apart from allowing you to … Continue reading

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Scott McCloud: Tour of England

To celebrate the release of The Sculptor, his first graphic novel in nearly a decade, Scott McCloud will embark on a tour of England that will take in talks at the University of Cambridge, the British Library and Leeds Town Hall, as well as … Continue reading

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New Release: The Sculptor by Scott McCloud

That’s right, folks: Scott McCloud’s first graphic novel in nearly ten years, The Sculptor, is out now! Released today (Feb 3), the book has already been lauded by early readers and reviewers. Here’s a selection: “What a brilliant and gripping book. As … Continue reading

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Political Book Award win for Martin Rowson

The Coalition Book, SelfMadeHero’s collection of Martin Rowson’s finest cartoons from the era of Cameron and Clegg, last night scooped the prize for the Best Humour and Satire Book of the Year at the Political Book Awards. The award was judged … Continue reading

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First Look: The Sculptor by Scott McCloud

That’s right, folks: The Sculptor, Scott McCloud‘s first graphic novel in nearly a decade, has arrived! Released on 3rd February, this 496-page graphic novel marks a triumphant return to fiction for the creator of Understanding Comics, Making Comics, Zot! and many other fine creations. … Continue reading

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