UK-based independent publisher SelfMadeHero aims to publish works that provoke, entertain, inspire, and inform through visual narratives. We are proud to publish ground-breaking and beautiful work by authors and artists from across the globe, from the quirky and humorous to the political and profound.
Pénélope Bagieu is a French cartoonist and illustrator, known the world-over for her blog Ma vie est tout à fait fascinante (My life is quite fascinating), where she shares moments of her everyday life. In September 2008 released the first volume of Joséphine, a comic which features a character controlled by the Femina …read more
Marc Bell was born in London, Ontario, and has befuddled and bemused his readers for almost twenty years. He is the author of Hot Potatoe, Pure Pajamas, and Shrimpy and Paul and Friends. His comics have appeared in many Canadian weeklies,Vice, and LA Weekly. He is a twin. Marc Bell’s …read more
Boulet, the pen name for Gilles Roussel, is a French comic book creator and cartoonist born February 1, 1975 in Meaux, France. He was among the first French cartoonists to become famous by publishing a comic strip weblog, starting in July 2004. Roussel studied art at the Graduate School of …read more
Lynda Barry has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher and found that they are very much alike. She lives in Wisconsin, where she is assistant professor of art and Discovery Fellow at University of Wisconsin Madison. Barry is the inimitable creator behind the seminal …read more
Pascal Blanchet was born in Trois-Rivières, Québec in 1980. His books include the beautiful White Rapids, Baloney, La Fugue, and Nocturne. They have been published in multiple languages by esteemed publishers Les Éditions de la Pastèque (French), Drawn & Quarterly (English), and Barbara Fiore (Spanish). As a professional illustrator, he has done work for clients such …read more
Charles Burns’ earliest works include illustrations for the Sub Pop fanzine, and Another Room Magazine of Oakland, California, but he came to prominence when his comics were published for the first time in early issues of RAW, the avant-garde comics magazine founded in 1980 by Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman. …read more
MASSIVE GOODS brings original and archival gay manga and art from Japan to Anglophone audiences. Our artists include Gengoroh Tagame, JIRAIYA, Kaz Ichikawa, Seizoh Ebisubashi and Inu Yoshi, to name a few, and our work includes a wide range of fashion and publishing products. Our own book, “Massive: Gay Erotic …read more
Drawn & Quarterly is the Montreal-based publisher of the world’s best cartoonists, including Adrian Tomine, Lynda Barry, Tove Jansson, Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware, Kate Beaton, Chester Brown, Seth, and many other luminaries of the medium.
Rotopolpress is a publishing house for graphic storytelling. Our range of products focuses mainly on comics and illustration books, but also includes high-quality art prints, paper games, calendars, postcards and hand-made sketch books. Carefully chosen in line with our taste and elaborately produced, our books and products touch upon the …read more