Tag Archives: adaptation

New exhibition: Sława Harasymowicz at The Freud Museum

We are delighted to announce that London’s Freud Museum will host an art installation by SelfMadeHero artist Sława Harasymowicz based on her work for the graphic novel, The Wolf Man, written by Richard Appignanesi. The show will combine an installation … Continue reading

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The Rum Diary – popcorn, Gonzo, action!

Ooh, we’ve just seen the trailer for the film adaptation of the ‘lost’ Hunter S. Thompson novel, The Rum Diary! It looks ace (see the link at the bottom of the post). In a nutshell, (thanks Wikipedia) “the story involves a journalist … Continue reading

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Best Graphic Novel of the Year Award!

Congratulations! Congratulations to I.N.J. Culbard for his win at this year’s British Fantasy Awards in ‘Best Graphic Novel or Comic’ category! He beat off some stiff competition from Clint Mark Millar, Grandville Mon Amour Bryan Talbot, Neonomicon Alan Moore & Jacen Burrow and Unwritten … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Rob Davis: Don Quixote – The self-made hero

When Cervantes started writing Don Quixote he had no idea where it was going, he certainly never imagined one 500 page novel, let alone two! That sense of a book growing in the author’s hands is there for the reader … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Rob Davis – Are you mad?

Are you mad? When I told people I was adapting Don Quixote they looked at me in much the same way the characters in the book look at the crazy knight of La Mancha himself. “You must be mad!” Turning … Continue reading

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King Lear – production blog (4 of 4)

In this final post I’m looking at how page layout and panel design affects manga narrative. Before drawing up any chunk of script from text adaptor into actual page art, I would first scribble “thumbnails” – small rough sketches that break … Continue reading

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Alice Duke: Dagon sketches

Earlier this year we published The Lovecraft Anthology: volume I, edited by Dan Lockwood. With so many contributors we didn’t get round to giving you a glimpse behind-the-scenes of every story. So, for your viewing pleasure, we’d like to share with … Continue reading

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King Lear – the production blog (3 of 4)

Drawing style I deliberately don’t do shonen or shojo: the teenage market styles that so heavily characterise most of what we see of manga outside of Japan. There’s just so much more to manga – an entire comic-book medium or narrative … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Matt Badham talks to D’Israeli ‘It seriously freaked me out…’

Further to yesterday’s interview with writer Ian Edginton, here’s a chat I conducted with artist D’Israeli, aka Matt Brooker. Matt is Ian’s collaborative partner on an adaptation of ‘The Call of Cthulhu’ for the new Lovecraft Anthology from SelfMadeHero. Lovecraft’s writing was as … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Matt Badham ‘I read Lovecraft at a very impressionable age’

I recently interviewed a whole bunch of people for a piece about SelfMadeHero’s new Lovecraft Anthology. The resulting article for the Judge Dredd Megazine included quotes from writer INJ Culbard, which came from the below interview. I’m grateful to Ian for his … Continue reading

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