Alternative Comics’ Graphic Novels
Launch on the SEQUENTIAL iPad app
Cupertino, California, June 25th, 2014 — Alternative Comics, the graphic novel and comic book publisher established in 1993 by Jeff Mason, announced today that several of its books will now be available digitally on SEQUENTIAL, the graphic novel storefront and reader tablet application focused on literary graphic novels.
Alternative Comics graphic novels now available on SEQUENTIAL:
• Whatever, The Lodger and Failure by Karl Stevens
• Peanutbutter and Jeremy’s Best Book Ever! by James Kochalka
• The Big Feminist BUT edited by Shannon O’Leary and Joan Reilly
• Look Straight Ahead by Elaine M. Will
• Red Eye, Black Eye by K. Thor Jensen
All titles are just $4.99.
Also available now is the anthology Alternative Comics #4. The comic is a great introduction to Alternative’s artists and includes work from Noah Van Sciver, Sam Alden, James Kochalka and Sam Henderson. Covers are by Mike Bertino and Theo Ellsworth with Craig Thompson. Alternative Comics #4 is priced at $0.99.
Marc Arsenault, Alternative Comics’ General Manager, said, “We are thrilled to be part of an intimate reading environment where our books feel at home with friends instead of being lost in a supermarket that is overcrowded with capes, zombies and guns.”
SEQUENTIAL founder Russell Willis said, “We’re really pleased to have Alternative Comics on board. They offer work from some of the most exciting and innovative comics creators working at the moment, and their original, imaginative range is a perfect fit on SEQUENTIAL.”
SEQUENTIAL is focused on literary comics and graphic novels and aims to help promote comics as an art form, offering titles from Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, NBM, Secret Acres, Jonathan Cape, Knockabout, Myriad Editions, SelfMadeHero and Blank Slate Books amongst others.
For more information on SEQUENTIAL and to download it for free from the App Store visit:
The range of Alternative Comics titles is listed on the SEQUENTIAL website here:
About Alternative Comics
Alternative Comics releases some of today’s most original and intelligent creator-owned comic books and graphic novels. Their cartoonists and publications have been nominated for and have won multiple comics-industry awards, as well as several Emmys.
SEQUENTIAL is a graphic novel storefront app for iPad, launched by digital publishers Panel Nine in August 2013. They work with the best publishers of graphic novels across the world, including Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, NBM, Jonathan Cape, Knockabout, Myriad Editions, Secret Acres, SelfMadeHero, and Blank Slate Books, as well as a number of other small press publishers.
They make quality graphic novels available digitally via their ‘gold standard’ platform and aim to expand the market for graphic novels for adults with a superhero-free, carefully curated selection of material.