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SelfMadeHero at Thought Bubble 2014!

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ll know that this weekend sees Thought Bubble take over the Armouries in Leeds – and four of SelfMadeHero’s creators will be signing, sketching and talking their way through the weekend! Rob Davis, I. … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please: Our Spring 2015 List Revealed

The Indian summer has vanished and the days are drawing in – but today we forget winter and turn our thoughts to spring. That’s right, folks: already green shoots are appearing. Today, we reveal our UK releases for spring 2015! … Continue reading

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Free Event this Thursday: SelfMadeHero, Oscar Zarate, ILYA & Karrie Fransman in Wood Green

This Thursday, 30th October, SelfMadeHero brings together three of the UK’s top comics artists for a conversation about their craft. Oscar Zarate, Karrie Fransman and ILYA will discuss the burgeoning British graphic novel scene, the inspiration behind their work, and … Continue reading

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This Friday: Nick Abadzis signing at Gosh! Comics

Following on from his appearance at The Lakes Comic Art Festival at the weekend, Nick Abadzis will be signing at Gosh! Comics in London this Friday, 24th October, from 6-7pm. SelfMadeHero published The Cigar that Fell in Love with a Pipe, … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Ricky Rouse is coming to Kendal

That’s right, folks: the eponymous hero of Ricky Rouse Has A Gun, Jörg Tittel and John Agg’s acclaimed graphic novel, will be at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this weekend, 18th-19th October. What’s more, the authors will be in conversation with … Continue reading

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The Lakes Comic Art Festival: The Motherless Oven by Rob Davis

Ahead of this weekend’s Lakes Comic International Art Festival, we’re blogging about some of the books and creators we’ll be bringing with us to Kendal. First up, one of 2014′s most anticipated graphic novels: The Motherless Oven by Rob Davis. This brilliantly dark and … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

It seems like yesterday that we were hopping on the train to Kendal for the inaugural Lakes International Comic Art Festival. With a long list of incredible guests and an impressive programme of events, it promised to be good. But the scale … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero to Publish Scott McCloud’s The Sculptor in the UK

Finally, we can shout it from the rooftops: SelfMadeHero will be publishing The Sculptor by Scott McCloud in the UK! Of course, you’ll know Scott McCloud as the author of Understanding Comics, Making Comics, Zot! and many other fiction and nonfiction comics spanning thirty … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Bryan Lee O’Malley talks Seconds with Alex Fitch at The British Library

Did you miss Bryan Lee O’Malley’s sell-out talk at The British Library in August? Well, never fear: we captured the whole thing on film so you can enjoy it at your leisure. The creator of the bestselling Scott Pilgrim series was … Continue reading

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Friday 5th September: Ricky Rouse Has A Gun Launches at Gosh! Comics

Next Friday, 5th September, we launch Ricky Rouse Has A Gun by Jörg Tittel & John Aggs at Gosh! Comics, 1 Berwick Street, W1F 0DR, 7-9pm. You might’ve heard about this brilliantly bonkers action comedy, described by some as Die Hard set in a knockoff Disney … Continue reading

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