Tag Archives: graphic novels

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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Guest Blog: ILYA on Room For Love (Part One)

In the first in a series of blog posts about the inspirations behind his new graphic novel, Room For Love, ILYA reveals one of the stories that inspired the book. ROOM FOR LOVE: BASED ON A TRUE STORY Pamela Green, one … Continue reading

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Video Blog: The Park by Oscar Zarate

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SelfMadeRobots at Caption Comics Festival

This year’s August bank holiday isn’t just about the Edinburgh Book Festival’s graphic novel-focussed programme; it also sees some brilliant artists and writers gather in Oxford for Caption, the UK’s longest running comics festival. Showcasing the work of amateur and … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, 18th-20th October

This October sees the inaugural Lakes International Comic Arts Festival take place in Kendal, Cumbria. Festival Director Julie Tait has put together the most extraordinary list of guests and programmed events: there’s something for everyone, from superhero creators to literary … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero at the 2nd East London Comics & Art Festival

This Saturday, no less than seven – yes, seven – SelfMadeHero creators will be attending the second East London Comics & Arts Festival (ELCAF) in Bethnal Green’s York Hall. After a hugely successful inaugural event in 2012, ELCAF’s organisers have … Continue reading

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Launch: The Castle by Jaromír 99 and David Zane Mairowitz

This week sees the launch of a graphic adaptation of Franz Kafka’s The Castle by the Czech artist Jaromír 99 and David Zane Mairowitz, who previously adapted The Trial for SelfMadeHero. The launch party will take place in Bar Prague … Continue reading

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How to Adapt Don Quixote into a Graphic Novel in Seven Easy Steps by Rob Davis

Forbidden Planet International have kindly let us crosspost this superb piece by Rob Davis on the process of adapting Don Quixote into graphic novel form. Enjoy! “Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he … Continue reading

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Spring 2012

Welcome to the bright new world of 2012! Would you like to see what we have in store for Spring? Of course you would! Read on… Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin… March 2012 The Wolf Man (by Richard … 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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