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New Comics added to SEQUENTIAL app, including “Meanwhile”, “Love and Rockets”

Some great graphic novels have recently been added to the SEQUENTIAL digital comic app, including the brilliant Love and Rockets by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez and the recently-revamped Meanwhile… anthology published by Soaring Penguin. The new additions reads like a bucket list of some of the best comics published in the past 30 years. They certainly back up the stated aim of the ... Read More »

Europe Comics Invades London! (with help from Pat Mills, Posy Simmonds, Paul Gravett and others)

EuroVisions: Comics Cordiale

This month, Europe Comics will be travelling to London with various events scheduled all across the capital featuring a host of comic creators, including Pat Mills, Chris Riddell, Sarah McIntyre, Mike Medaglia and Posy Simmonds. Working in association with Comica London, they’ll be participating in the London Book Fair (Graphic Novel Bar, 2B15) as well as London Book & Screen Week, and they’ll also have some very exciting ... Read More »

SEQUENTIAL Offers free iPad Guide to Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics Exhibiton

Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics SEQUENTIAL Guide

SEQUENTIAL, the iPad app for digital graphic novels, has partnered with London’ House of Illustration to provide a free digital guide for their new exhibition Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, as well as digital graphic novels displayed within the exhibition itself. As we’ve previously reported, Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, which opened on Friday, is the UK’s largest ... Read More »

Online Classic UK Comic Zines Archive Repository Launched

After months of hard work scanning and contacting their original creators for permission to publish them online, David Hathaway-Price has launched his much-anticpated archive of British comics zines – classicukcomicszines.weebly.com – a fascinating online repository of classic print fan magazines devoted to comics, spanning the 1960s to the 1990s. The aim of his site is to create a digital repository of the ... Read More »

Is Anyone Reading Digital Comics? London Book Fair aims to find out…

Top Shelf on SEQUENTIAL

  In the UK, the impact of digital migration on the graphic novel market has been less pronounced than in other areas of the book industry. This is often attributed to graphic novel readers’ attachment to print: nothing, you’ll hear them say, can replicate the look and feel of ink on paper, nothing can simulate the turn of the printed ... Read More »

London Book Fair Celebrates Graphic Novels with Dedicated Showcase

SEQUENTIAL London Book Fair Promotion

  Graphic novels are one of the fastest growing areas of book publishing and the London Book Fair, the world’s second largest publishing show with over 25,000 visitors, held April 14~16, 2015, is celebrating the fact with a specially-designed pavilion to showcase the form. Comics and graphic novel rights will be available for licensing and translation through bespoke software designed by ... Read More »

Dark Horse Comics Partners with the SEQUENTIAL Graphic Novel App

Dark Horse on SEQUENTIAL

  Dark Horse Comics has announced that its graphic novels will be included in the SEQUENTIAL iPad app, with the first tranche of titles available now. The move makes SEQUENTIAL the first third-party digital comics app to distribute a full range of titles from Dark Horse. Founded in 1986, Dark Horse has grown to become the third-largest comics publisher in ... Read More »

David Hine’s “Strange Embrace” arrives on SEQUENTIAL app

Strange Embrace - Cover

  Terrific news this week for digital comic fans, with word from publisher Russell Willis that SEQUENTIAL has added David Hine‘s stunning Strange Embrace title to their catalogue – a work that helped redefine graphic novel horror when it was first released by Atomeka Press back in 1993. (The story was subsequently collected by Richard Starkings’ Active Images, then reprinted by Image. ... Read More »

Digital Comics under the spotlight at October’s Lakes Festival

Art by Daniel Merlin Godbrey

Top digital comic creators from both sides of the Atlantic form part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival line-up, and several events will focus on this rapidly-evolving comics form, which offers the tantalising opportunity of reaching out to the same kinds of mass audiences who once avidly followed daily newspaper strips in their millions in the twentieth century, ... Read More »

Leading Graphic Novel Publisher Top Shelf Partners with the SEQUENTIAL Digital Graphic Novel App

Top Shelf on SEQUENTIAL

SEQUENTIAL, the graphic novel storefront and reader app focused on literary graphic novels produced by Panel Nine, has announced that it has started releasing titles by pioneering art comics and graphic novel publisher Top Shelf Productions. Top Shelf Productions, which regularly partners with British publisher Knockabout with joint releases and are a regular visitor to British conventions, is the literary ... Read More »

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