Avery Hill joins SEQUENTIAL, offers “Grey Area” exclusive from Tim Bird

The Beginner's Guide to Being Outside by Gill Hatcher


SEQUENTIAL and British independent comics and zines publisher Avery Hill Publishing have just announced the launch of a number of Avery Hill comics and graphic novels as digital editions, exclusively available via the SEQUENTIAL app for iPad, a platform which is proving manna from heaven for fas of great British independent comics, some of them hard to find.

SEQUENTIAL was created to be a curated digital graphic novel and comics app for iPad featuring intelligent, entertaining, life-enhancing storytelling at its best – and to provide the best browse, buy and read experience on the planet.

Avery Hill, whose titles we’ve regularly plugged, specialise in working with the best new talent around, as well as providing a home for personal projects by some of the finest, established creators.

“We know SEQUENTIAL are exactly the right partner for us to enter into the digital arena with as they’re as committed as we are to giving readers the best experience possible. They provide a cutting edge digital platform for the greatest comics around, and we’re honoured to have our titles join them,” commnented
Ricky Miller and David White, the Co-Publishers, Avery Hill Publishing.

“We’re really delighted to welcome Avery Hill to SEQUENTIAL,” enthuses Chloë Pursey, the Editorial Director at SEQUENTIAL. “Their eclectic, engrossing, lovingly-produced titles represent some of the very best of the UK small press scene and we’re thrilled to be able to present their books in exciting new digital versions.

Readers can download the free SEQUENTIAL App from the App Store, and check out these titles from Avery Hill at 50% off print price:

The Beginner’s Guide to Being Outside by Gill Hatcher

Megan is a 14-year-old girl who lives in Manchester with her mum and stepdad. Like most teenagers she is entirely reliant upon technology, until a family trip to the Scottish highlands reconnects her with nature and helps her to find solace during a turbulent time in her home life.


Days by Simon Moreton - Cover


Days by Simon Moreton

A collection covering Moreton’s comics output from 2011 and 2012, including three out-of-print issues of his acclaimed ongoing autobiographical series SMOO, and ten strips created for anthologies, including one previously unpublished piece.


Grey Area  I - III by Tim Bird


Grey Area I-III by Tim Bird

Exclusive to SEQUENTIAL, a collection of the first three issues of Tim Bird’s Grey Area series (Issues 1 and 2 are out of print) featuring a brand new cover by Bird.

“This is beautiful work,” opined Richard Bruton, Forbidden Planet International of the book, “Bird creating images that sit there and demand the reader ask questions, images that look gorgeous yet also demand that the reader engage.”


Maleficium by EdieOp - Cover

Maleficium by EdieOP

The story of Huxley Leighton-Lomax; an aspiring wizard who should know better than to feed the dark forces that lurk in the corners of his home. Will Huxley know enough magic when it’s up to him to save the day?

More about Maleficium

Download the SEQUENTIAL app from the App Store:

• SEQUENTIAL Website: http://www.sequential.cc

• Avery Hill Website: www.averyhillpublishing.com

• Avery Hill page on SEQUENTIAL: http://store.sequential.cc/catalogue/publisher/avery_hill/44


John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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