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New Release: Outburst by Pieter Coudyzer

Pieter Coudyzer is well known for his animation work, including the short films Tree and My Heart is not Here. Now, he’s turned his considerable talent to comics – and the results are astonishing. Outburst, released this month, is a disturbing, atmospheric and utterly absorbing debut … Continue reading

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London: The Tetris Block Party, with Box Brown

On Thursday 3rd November Box Brown, author of Tetris: The Games People Play, is the special guest at SelfMadeHero’s Tetris Block Party, which takes place at London’s premiere gaming bar, Scenario (97 Stoke Newington Rd, N16 8BX; nearest station: Dalston … Continue reading

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TCAF 2016: Barbara Yelin, Edward Ross and Mike Medaglia join SelfMadeHero in Toronto

It’s our favourite time of year. We’ll soon be packing up our bags and heading to Toronto for Canada’s foremost comic book extravaganza. TCAF takes place on 13th, 14th and 15th May, with exhibitors laying out their wares in the … Continue reading

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Comix Creatrix: Catherine Anyango, Barbara Yelin and Hannah Berry in Conversation

This Saturday, 5th March, we’ll be at the House of Illustration in King’s Cross for an event featuring three creators whose work is on display in the gallery’s brilliant exhibition Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics. Catherine Anyango (Heart of Darkness), … Continue reading

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Launch Party: One Year Wiser by Mike Medaglia

Our first release of the autumn, One Year Wiser by Mike Medaglia, is hot off the press – and it looks beautiful! You can join us at Gosh! Comics to celebrate its release on Wednesday 9th September, 7-9pm. Mike Medaglia is the creator of oneyearwiser.com, where … 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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SelfMadeHero to offer Same-Day Delivery Service to Londoners this Christmas

Live or work in Central London? Get graphic novels through your letterbox within hours with SelfMadeHero’s pioneering drone-free delivery service. For two weeks from Monday 1st December, SelfMadeHero will be offering a free same-day delivery service to addresses in Central … Continue reading

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Typex brings Rembrandt to The National Gallery

“First there was Rembrandt, then there was Typex!” Nick Cave Typex, creator of the acclaimed graphic novel biography of Rembrandt, will be in London next week to lead two workshops at The National Gallery. His trip coincides with the Gallery’s Rembrandt: The … Continue reading

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How to Create and Publish a Graphic Novel: A Guardian Masterclass

Later this month, we’re bringing together some of the finest experts and creators in the business for a Guardian Masterclass in graphic novel creation. This in-depth, full-day seminar will cover everything you need to know about the art of the graphic … Continue reading

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How to Pitch to Publishers: A Short Course at the British Library

To tie in with its Comics Unmasked exhibition, the British Library is hosting a series of workshops aimed at aspiring comics artists – and SelfMadeHero’s founder and Publisher, Emma Hayley, is lending a hand. Next Wednesday, 2nd July, Emma will join … Continue reading

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