Tag Archives: Paul Gravett

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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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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SelfMadeHero to exhibit at CanalCon, Kings Cross

This Sunday, 20th September, we’ll be exhibiting at our very first canalside comic con. Our friends at Comica Festival have teamed up Floating Cinema to create the wonderfully named CanalCon, which is happening from noon until 6pm on the canalside steps at Granary … 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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Scott McCloud: Tour of England

To celebrate the release of The Sculptor, his first graphic novel in nearly a decade, Scott McCloud will embark on a tour of England that will take in talks at the University of Cambridge, the British Library and Leeds Town Hall, as well as … 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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Reinhard Kleist in Conversation with Paul Gravett, Thursday 6th March

To launch his brand new graphic novel, The Boxer, Reinhard Kleist will be in conversation with Paul Gravett at the Goethe-Institut in London on Thursday 6th March (from 7pm). Hosted jointly by SelfMadeHero and Comica, this event is your only chance … 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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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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Mojito Monday – The Castro launch at Foyles

As we all know, Monday night is the new Thursday night, which in itself is the new Friday night. Next Monday is also American Independence Day! So what better way to spend Monday 4th July is there, than spending it with … Continue reading

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