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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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Launch: Stardust Nation by Deborah Levy and Andrzej Klimowski

In July, Deborah Levy’s latest novel Hot Milk was longlisted for the Booker Prize. This week, we release her first graphic novel, Stardust Nation. Illustrated by Andrzej Klimowski and adapted from one of the centrepieces of Levy’s collection Black Vodka, Stardust Nation is a Freudian tale about memory, empathy and human … Continue reading

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Ruins by Peter Kuper wins the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album

That’s right, folks: Peter Kuper’s Ruins has won the biggest prize in English-language comics! Kuper’s graphic novel, which explores the shadows and light of Mexico through its past and present, scooped the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album. We love this book, and we’re … Continue reading

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The Real Life of Agatha Christie: An Evening with Anne Martinetti and Guillaume Lebeau

To celebrate the release of Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie, co-authors Anne Martinetti and Guillaume Lebeau visit the Institut Français in London to discuss their lively and surprising graphic biography of the Queen of Crime. The event takes … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero to publish Tetris: The Games People Play by Box Brown

Big news: in October, we’ll be bringing Tetris: The Games People Play by Box Brown to UK readers. This hotly anticipated – and, we can confirm, brilliant – graphic novel is a dramatic and surprising history of the most ubiquitous and addictive video game of all … Continue reading

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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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Filmish By Edward Ross Launches at Gosh! Comics

This Saturday, 7th November, Filmish by Edward Ross launches at Gosh! Comics in London. Join us in raising a glass (or bottle) to this brilliant visual guide to cinema between 7 and 9pm. Not only will you be able to grab a … Continue reading

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Halloween Celebration: Klaxon Launches at the Lord Clyde in Islington

This Saturday, we’re celebrating Halloween with the launch of Si Spencer and DIX’s disturbing urban horror story Klaxon. Join us for a good ol’ knees-up at Islington’s finest, The Lord Clyde on Essex Road, from 1.30-3.30pm. There’ll be booze, bands and liquorice allsorts. … Continue reading

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Hysteria launches at The Freud Museum

This coming Wednesday, 14th October, we’re celebrating the launch of Hysteria by Richard Appignanesi and Oscar Zarate, the long-awaited second book in our Graphic Freud series. The launch takes place at the Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX, 6.30-8.30pm. There’ll … Continue reading

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In Conversation: Peter Kuper at the Strand Book Store in NYC

On Tuesday 22nd September, fresh from his appearances at SPX and the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend, Peter Kuper visits New York City’s finest book store for the official launch of his hotly anticipated new graphic novel Ruins. The event takes place … Continue reading

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