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SelfMadeHero at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Forty years ago French comics veteran Edmond Baudoin abandoned a career in accountancy to devote himself to bandes dessinées. In October he makes another wise move by travelling to Kendal for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, which takes place from 14th-16th … 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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SelfMadeHero at the Lakes Comic Art Festival

The Lakes Comic Art Festival is now so firmly ingrained in the cultural calendar, its guest list so illustrious, its festival mascots so deeply rooted in our collective consciousness, that it’s difficult to believe this is only its third year. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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ELCAF Returns: SelfMadeHero in Hackney

This weekend, 20th & 21st June, we’re heading to Hackney for the East London Comics and Arts Festival. This year’s event takes place across two venues: SPACE on Mare Street (for the talks and workshops) and The Laundry on Warburton Rd (for … Continue reading

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Andrzej Klimowski and Danusia Schejbal at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Andrzej Klimowski and Danusia Schejbal will discuss the creative life with Sydney Padua at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival on Sunday 7 June at 4pm. The conversation will be chaired by Resonance FM presenter Alex Fitch. Tickets are available here. Two recent … 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 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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SelfMadeHero to Celebrate Spring with a Party at Gosh! Comics

We’re hosting a party at Gosh! Comics on Friday 7th March – and everyone’s invited! Quite aside from the free booze, there’ll be signings from three of our finest creators: Reinhard Kleist (The Boxer), ILYA (Room For Love) and Mark … Continue reading

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