A self-portrait by Barbara Stok, author of Vincent. Stok draws herself hard at work on her newly released graphic biography of Van Gogh. Read an interview here.
Reinhard Kleist will be discussing his brand new graphic novel, The Boxer, with Paul Gravett at the Goethe-Institut in London, Thursday 6th March, from 7pm. Admission is free. More info here.
We’re having a party at Gosh! Comics on Friday 7th March, and ILYA, Mark Stafford and Reinhard Kleist will all be signing. Join the event on Facebook here.
[It] is almost impossible to put down. — PopMatters reviews The Castle
This gloriously bizarre imaginative exercise deserves to be your next purchase. — The Telegraph reviews Aama Vol. 1 by Frederik Peeters
REVEALED: SelfMadeHero’s brand new catalogue. Seven reasons to be cheerful in spring 2014.
It’s funny and elegant and disturbing.’ — Slate reviews Pachyderme by Frederik Peeters
Peeters’ tale of self-discovery is enthralling; in the author’s hands, Cold War paranoia and thoughtfully subverted realist art provides commentary on other kinds of secrets, other kinds of betrayals and the conflict between duty and need. — Publishers Weekly on Pachyderme by Frederik Peeters
In May, SelfMadeHero will be publishing The Good Inn, a book penned by Pixies’ Black Francis and the band’s biographer Josh Frank, with art by The Guardian's Steven Appleby. Read more here.
A story with a raw honesty that demands attention. — Broken Frontier reviews Room For Love by ILYA
Glyn Dillon’s copy of Aama Vol. 1, signed and sketched by Frederik Peeters at Thought Bubble
Room For Love bookplates have arrived! Reminder: Launch party at Gosh! Comics this Friday. See you there! More info here.
A wry and likeable tale. — The Guardian reviews The Park by Oscar Zarate here