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Here’s some news that made my day yesterday; the excellent folk at Self Made Hero have acquired the translation rights to 3 great graphic novels, which are being readied for a Spring 2014 release. First...

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Review: The Man Who Laughs

June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Man Who Laughs Adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo, written by David Hine and illustrated by Mark Stafford SelfMadeHero SelfMadeHero certainly have a thing for a good adaptation, have done from the outset,...

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News, Views and Oddities #9

December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

News, Views and Oddities, where we link to various bits and bobs which have grabbed our attention, encompassing comics, books, illustration, design and film. Clicking fingers at the ready. Mike Maihack  returns to give us another Christmas...

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New For 2012 – SelfMadeHero

January 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mid December – I put out a twitter call for new work from UK comic people that would see the light of day in 2012. It’s not more than halfway through January 2012. I’m late,...

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We remember Glyn Dillon – from way, way back in the days of Deadline. He was one of the secon generation of Deadline artists, coming in after the initial incediary rush of the mag had...

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The Hot Rock Original novel by Donald Westlake, adapted and illustrated by Christian Lacroix (LAX) SelfMadeHero Donald Westlake, writing as Richard Stark, was responsible for one of the best books of 2009 in Darwyn Cooke’s...

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The Man in Black

February 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

SelfMadeHero has a video up to accompany Alex Fitch‘s interview with German comics creator Reinhard Kleist discussing his brilliant Johnny Cash bio-graphic novel, with art from the book, photos from his Comica appearance and footage...

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Best of the Year – Doug Wallace’s picks

January 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Today’s guest for our annual Best of the Year slots is Doug Wallace, publisher at UK press SelfMadeHero who publish the Manga Shakespeare range and a number of excellent literary graphic novels adaptations we’ve been...

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Cash: I See a Darkness, soundtrack edition

December 9, 2009 | 2 Comments

Doug at the fine indy press Self Made Hero (who have been publishing a variety of graphic novels we’ve really been loving this year) tells me that they’ve collaborated with Ave Comics on a digital...

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what have I become? my sweetest friend everyone I know goes away in the end and you could have it all my empire of dirt I will let you down I will make you hurt...

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