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

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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

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In Review: Lip Hook by David Hine and Mark Stafford

Lip Hook By David Hine and Mark Stafford Published by SelfMadeHero Out: Now from all good book shops Arriving just at the right time of year, as the light retreats in the face of the long, dark, dark nights, David Hine and Mark Stafford’s Lip Hook promises a deep, deliciously disturbing read right from theContinue reading In Review: Lip Hook by David Hine and Mark Stafford

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Creating Comics: Developing your Graphic Novel with Rachael Ball

The House of Illustration in London is offering an advanced, two-day intensive course for people who have already completed a beginners’ graphic novel course, or those working on a graphic novel, tutored by Rachael Bell – but there are very few tickets left. If you would benefit from further mentoring and help in structuring, scripting,Continue reading Creating Comics: Developing your Graphic Novel with Rachael Ball