Thursday, 10 April 2014

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

London, April 8th

SEQUENTIAL, the graphic novel storefront and reader app focused on literary graphic novels, has announced that it has started releasing titles by pioneering art comics and graphic novel publisher Top Shelf. Titles now available on SEQUENTIAL from Top Shelf include:

• Alec by Eddie Campbell
• Wizzywig by Ed Piskor 
• The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire
• March: Book One by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

amongst others.

These Top Shelf titles have been released as part of SEQUENTIAL's expanded catalogue which now includes US publishers such as Fantagraphics, NBM and Secret Acres.

Top Shelf director of digital Chris Ross said, “Top Shelf is very pleased to bring our library of critically-acclaimed graphic novels to SEQUENTIAL. We always strive to combine literary sophistication and depth with heart, so we're excited to present our authors and their books to SEQUENTIAL readers.”

Released in August 2013, SEQUENTIAL is focused on book format art comics and literary graphic novels. It aims to help promote comics as an art form and has been offering titles from Fantagraphics, NBM, Secret Acres, Jonathan Cape, Knockabout, Myriad Editions, SelfMadeHero and Blank Slate Books amongst others.

SEQUENTIAL founder Russell Willis said, “We are thrilled to be able to add these Top Shelf titles to the app and will be adding even more shortly. Top Shelf is one of the most important players in the world and has played a significant part in expanding the horizons of the form. It publishes the best writers and artists the form has to offer."

The SEQUENTIAL app now features the work of Alan Moore, Brian Bolland, David Lloyd, Eddie Campbell, Ellen Lindner, Hunt Emerson, Isabel Greenberg, Jaime Hernandez, Nick Abadzis, Rutu Modan, Winshluss and many, many more.

For more information on SEQUENTIAL and to download it for free from the App Store visit:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sequential-digital-graphic/id629759394?mt=8