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Call for Submissions: The Corbyn Comic Book

Writers, artists, comrades: this autumn, SelfMadeHero will publish an anthology of comics about the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. But first, we need some comics – and for this we need you. Here’s your summer challenge: make a comic on the … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero at the Edinburgh Book Festival

It’s that time of year again: the Edinburgh International Book Festival is nearly upon us. It begins this Friday, 15th August, and as ever there’s plenty to whet the appetites of graphic novel fans. This year’s Stripped 2015 programme features … Continue reading

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Pablo: Julie Birmant & Clément Oubrerie visit the Institut Français, London

On Wednesday 15th April, Julie Birmant and Clément Oubrerie will visit The Institut Français to discuss their award-winning graphic novel biography of Picasso. Pablo follows the artist’s career from his origins in penury to the advent of modern art. Taking in Picasso’s … Continue reading

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Free Event this Thursday: SelfMadeHero, Oscar Zarate, ILYA & Karrie Fransman in Wood Green

This Thursday, 30th October, SelfMadeHero brings together three of the UK’s top comics artists for a conversation about their craft. Oscar Zarate, Karrie Fransman and ILYA will discuss the burgeoning British graphic novel scene, the inspiration behind their work, and … 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 Create a Graphic Novel: A Guardian Masterclass

Everyone knows that the best resolution to make – and to keep – in January is to create a graphic novel. With this in mind, SelfMadeHero is teaming up with The Guardian to host a one-day masterclass in graphic novel creation. … Continue reading

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A Reading List from the Graphic Novel Masterclass

Following Saturday’s Guardian Masterclass, we thought we’d share some of the books the tutors recommended to up-and-coming graphic novel creators. These six quite different books form a useful reading list for anyone interested in writing or illustrating graphic novels: 1. Drawing … Continue reading

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SelfMadeHero’s Guardian Masterclass Tutors Recommend their favourite Graphic Novels

In advance of Saturday’s ‘How to Write a Graphic Novel’ masterclass, curated by SelfMadeHero for The Guardian, we asked four of the event’s speakers to recommend a key text to budding graphic novelists. Here’s what they had to say:   … Continue reading

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How to Write a Graphic Novel: A Guardian Masterclass

Next Saturday, 7th September, SelfMadeHero and The Guardian will host a masterclass in writing for graphic novels. Featuring some the industry’s biggest names, this day-long event will feature an introduction to the form by comics expert Paul Gravett (1001 Comics You … Continue reading

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