Henchmen #1 is one of those titles that appears out of nowhere and is so full of relatable characters and timely ideas that you just want to run down your local high street screaming like a madman and forcing copies of the book into the hands of anyone with a movie or comic-related image on their T-shirt.
OneNation is a highly polished effort that is both a feast for the eyes and an interesting take on the Superman and Captain America mythologies.
Takahata’s miserable masterpiece is one of great beauty, a melancholy piece which celebrates life and finds joy in the trivial.
Alongside Spirited Away, this adaptation of Eiko Kadono’s novel is perhaps Miyazaki’s most accessible take on “the gulf that exists between independence and reliance” in girls entering their teens. It’s a quaint film, but one which is no less touching for all its cosiness.
Cordyceps Tickles! is an autobiographical comic about “an ambiguously-gendered ex-shut-in trying to make sense of life outside their room by sketching down the cool parts.”
SelfMadeHero is delighted to be taking part in this year’s El Dia E. (Spanish Day) celebrations at Instituto Cervantes in London on Saturday 22nd June. UK writer and illustrator Rob Davis will be talking with broadcaster and journalist Alex Fitch about his much lauded adaptation of Don Quixote which has been published in two volumes.