Barking by Lucy Sullivan

Lakes International Comic Art Festival graphic novel launches revealed

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October in Kendal, will see the launch of several new graphic novels, including Barking by Lucy Sullivan from Unbound, commissioned by the organisation. The weekend-long event in Kendal will also see a quick fire celebration of Myriad Editions first Graphic Novel Competition, spotlighting some terrific new works. The FestivalContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival graphic novel launches revealed

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Sneak Peek: Rob Davis’s “Book of Forks” out in October, concludes “Motherless Oven” trilogy

This October, just in time for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, SelfMadeHero will publish The Book of Forks – the final book in Rob Davis‘s stunning abstract adventure trilogy that began with the brilliant The Motherless Oven back in 2014. This trilogy has been, for me, an absolutely incredible work, and I’m really lookiingContinue reading Sneak Peek: Rob Davis’s “Book of Forks” out in October, concludes “Motherless Oven” trilogy

Blossoms in Autumn by Zidrou, Aimée de Jongh

In Review: Blossoms in Autumn

Blossoms in Autumn By Zidrou, Aimée de Jongh Translated by Matt Madden Published by SelfMadeHero Blossoms in Autumn, a collaboration between Belgian writer Zidrou and Dutch creator Aimée de Jongh, touches on a subject we don’t see all too often – love in later life. We open with Mediterranea, a lady of mature years, dealingContinue reading In Review: Blossoms in Autumn

Guantánamo Kid: The True Story of Mohammed El-Gharani

In Review: Guantánamo Kid

Guantánamo Kid: The True Story of Mohammed El-Gharani Jérôme Tubiana and Alexandre Franc SelfMadeHero Life in the insanely oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia may be great, if you are rich and male and Saudi. If you are a teenage Muslim boy from Chad, though, you’re part of the large underclass that carries out many ofContinue reading In Review: Guantánamo Kid

Lip Hook - Cover - SNIP

Brighton’s Cartoon County delivers Lip Hook creators David Hine and Mark Stafford

Comic creators David Hine and Mark Stafford will be interviewed by Alex Fitch at the free Cartoon County in Brighton on Monday, discussing their brilliant recent graphic novel Lip Hook, published last year by SelfMadeHero, and their forthcoming book The Bad Bad Place, coming from Soaring Penguin Press at the end of this year. David Hine has been workingContinue reading Brighton’s Cartoon County delivers Lip Hook creators David Hine and Mark Stafford