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SelfMadeHero Heads to the West Coast for The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

On Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21, we’ll be on Canada’s west coast for the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival. Now organised in partnership with TCAF, which takes place (with these SelfMadeHero-related activities) the weekend before, the festival has a stellar guest … Continue reading

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Aimée de Jongh, Chris W. Kim and Paolo Bacilieri join SelfMadeHero at TCAF

This weekend, we jet off to Canada for one of the highlights of our year: the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. With guests including Jillian Tamaki, Pénélope Bagieu and Dave McKean, this year’s show looks like it’ll be as good as ever. What’s more, … Continue reading

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It’s Our 10th Birthday!

A decade ago today, SelfMadeHero published its first two books. A party at Bloomsbury’s Horse Hospital saw the launch of the first two titles in the Manga Shakespeare series: Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet. Since then, we’ve published over 100 graphic novels, and our list has grown to include graphic … Continue reading

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Thought Bubble 2016: Box Brown, Aimée de Jongh, Leah Moore and John Reppion

The British comic book community shares a peculiar quirk: we actually look forward to November. Why? Two words: Thought Bubble. On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November, we’ll be laying out our wares in New Dock Hall (tables 90-92). There you’ll find signed books, exclusive prints … Continue reading

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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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Aimée de Jongh joins SelfMadeHero at the Small Press Expo

This weekend we’re escaping the muggy confines of SelfMadeTowers and jetting off to Bethesda, MD for the Small Press Expo, the USA’s premiere small press convention. At tables W20-W21 you’ll find the full SelfMadeHero spread: new releases, limited edition prints, discounted … Continue reading

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Revealed: SelfMadeHero’s Spring Releases

Winter may have come, but already there are five green shoots on the horizon… That’s right, folks: we can now announce our releases for the first half of 2016 – and my, what a fine bunch of graphic novels they … Continue reading

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Thought Bubble 2015: SelfMadeHero in Leeds!

In the autumnal gloom, a ray of sunlight: Thought Bubble is upon us! That’s right: this weekend, we’re jumping on the train to Leeds for what is always the highlight of the comic book calendar. Joining us in The Royal Armouries’ New … 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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Coming Soon: Our Autumn List Revealed

Ok, the summer may be vanishing and the days getting shorter, but it’s not all bad. In fact, we can prove without doubt that there are at least six reasons to be looking forward to the autumn. Confectionary storms? Check. … Continue reading

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