Tag Archives: Gonzo

SelfMadeHero’s Kapow! signings

London’s 2nd Kapow! Con is nearly upon us and we’ve got a great selection of creators lined up to dedicate and sketch copies of their latest SelfMadeHero titles. We’re also bringing some specially reserved H.P. Lovecraft Anthology vol II blood … 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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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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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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What is GONZO?

GONZO – a graphic novel biography of Hunter S Thompson from SelfMadeHero on Vimeo. “If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up” “The great American iconoclast, the … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Anthony Hope-Smith – the artists who inspire me

A while back the SelfMadeHero gang asked their artists to put together Influence Maps of exactly that – our influences! Well a million years after the fact, here I am with my own verbose version…. Now this is no easy … Continue reading

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Exclusive Gosh! Bookplate Edition

[shamelessly adapted from the Gosh! blog] “Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men’s reality. Weird heroes and mold-breaking … Continue reading

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Inking GONZO

When SelfMadeHero commissioned Will Bingley and Anthony Hope-Smith to produce a graphic novel biography of Hunter S. Thompson, we didn’t realise that so many people had drawn Hunter S. Thompson before. We were, of course, huge fans of Ralph Steadman’s … Continue reading

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Wrappers’ Delight

Christmas is almost upon us and SelfMadeHero are planning to go out with a bang! On the second of December we’re publishing GONZO, a graphic biography of Hunter S. Thompson by Will Bingley and Anthony Hope-Smith. To make GONZO the perfect present … Continue reading

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From the desk of Will Bingley: Hunter in his own words

A chap called Doug (who quite incidentally happens to be one of my editors), recently had a sustained rant at me on the subject of why everyone loves lists.  As in blogs that take the form of lists.  What his … Continue reading

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