SelfMadeHero announces autumn releases

The Nao of Brown by Glyn DillonTalking of SelfMadeHero, the company has just announced some of its upcoming autumn releases

The graphic novel renaissance in Britain continues apace, and our creators are receiving more attention and acclaim than ever before. This year the company has already seen Glyn Dillon’s The Nao of Brown pick up the Prix Spécial du Jury at Angoulême and Paul Collicutt’s The Murder Mile win broad praise in the national press.

Autumn 2013 sees the launch of a humorous gift book, The (True!) History of Art, which ponders the nagging mysteries of art history; the two volumes of Rob Davis’ celebrated adaptation of Don Quixote are collected in a beautifully produced hardback; and Oscar Zarate’s stunning piece of original fiction, The Park, will also be released.

Frederik Peeters Aâma, Volume 1, French editionNovember will see the publication of the first volume of contemporary Swiss graphic novelist Frederik Peeters’ Angoulême award-winning space opera series, Aâma, and a terrific original graphic novel by Ilya, Room For Love.


The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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