Sequential, a comics storefront app focused on literary graphic novels, has released a new version of the app with upgraded features in addition to offering three specially-enhanced titles from acclaimed U.K. comics publisher SelfMadeHero. The three titles feature exclusive art as well as video and audio interviews with the artists.
The three specially-enhanced SelfMadehero digital editions added to Sequential are Kiki de Montparnasse by Jose Louis-Bocqet, a portrait of Man Ray’s muse featuring nine pages of extra artwork, H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness adapted by I.N.J. Culbard with additional audio and video content; and Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederick Peeters with extra video of Peeters drawing the work.
These special digital editions are available exclusively through Sequential. All three works are priced at $13.99 each.
SelfMadeHero founder and publisher Emma Hayley said, “We’re delighted to be making our first selection of titles available for digital readers through Sequential. It marks a significant new phase in SelfMadeHero’s efforts to bring graphic novels to the widest audience possible in this changing landscape of publishing today.”
The Sequential app was first released in August 23013 by Russell Willis and his digital publishing venture, Panel Nine, an imprint of the Tokyo-basd software developer iEnglish. Sequential is focused on book format art comics or literary graphic novels, and offers about 102 titles for sale weighted towards the work of such U.K. comics publishers as Jonathan Cape, Knockabout, Myriad Editions, and Blank Slate Books as well as other indie comics publishers. Sequential features such artists as Alan Moore, Brian Bolland, Neil Gaiman, Ellen Lindner, Gilbert Shelton, Hunt Emerson, Kevin O’Neill and others.
Since the app was first released, Sequential as added titles and upgraded features like the preview and now enhanced digital editions.
Sequential founder and Panel Nine publisher Russell Willis said, “SelfMadeHero are one of the most exciting graphic novel publishers in the UK right now, and we’re thrilled to be working with them. These three books are a fantastic sample of SelfMadeHero’s innovative, interesting and beautifully created graphic novels, and the Sequential versions, with the exclusive expanded features and our gold standard comics software, are the perfect way to experience them.”