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Event: Barbara Yelin and Reinhard Kleist to Speak at London’s Goethe-Institut on 3rd March

Our spring season kicks off with the launch of two brilliant German graphic novels in translation: Irmina by Barbara Yelin and An Olympic Dream by Reinhard Kleist. On Thursday 3rd March we’re celebrating the release of both books with a free event at … Continue reading

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OK Comics Top 10 SelfMadeHero titles

(click here for full size image) We were delighted to see that OK Comics – one of the best comic shops in the UK – had compiled a Top Ten of SelfMadeHero graphic novels. So, without further ado (and in 140 characters or … Continue reading

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Waterstone’s – back in business

Props to Emily, the manager of Waterstone’s Plaza Oxford Street – your promotion of graphic novels rocks! If you love graphic novels and work locally, why not pop in at lunchtime and tell them that they rock too. Not only do … Continue reading

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The Reinhard Kleist interview

Why did you decide to make a comic about Fidel Castro? First and foremost, it is a biography. My aim was to inform people about what was going on during the revolution, what kind of character Castro is, where he … Continue reading

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Who won the Castro original art competition?

[drum roll] Congratulations go to… Nick Hilditch, winner of the beautiful painted portrait of Fidel Castro by Reinhard Kleist. Nick was our seventh entrant, chosen fair and square by Random.org (see below): We had an amazing response to the competition … Continue reading

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Win an original Castro painting by Reinhard Kleist (deadline extended!)

To celebrate the launch of Castro: a graphic biography we’re running a competition to win a original watercolour and ink portrait of Fidel Castro by Reinhard Kleist… and we’ve extended the deadline for another week, to Tuesday 26th July. The … Continue reading

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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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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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