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Swear Jar by Abraham Christie

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Swear Jar collects a series of short comics drawn between 2014 and 2015 by Abe Christie, one of the most talented and unique creators to come out of the UK small press in recent times.

Occupying itself chiefly in flirting with neurosis and mundanity, Abe’s work attempts to keep a gentle humour whilst querying the value of ones nemesis, failed friendships, and the inconveniences of finding oneself radioactive and powerless.

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Abe is a cartoonist and former art student based in London. He spends his days working a dead end job where he dreams of other lives he might have lived, then attempts to live them in comic form. Swear Jar is the first published collection of his work.

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Printed in full colour, across 40 pages.

Between the Billboards & the Authoring of Architecture by Owen D. Pomery

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“From the composition of his visuals it’s readily apparent that Pomery is one of those creators who fully appreciate the unique storytelling opportunities inherent in the comics page”

Andy Oliver, Broken Frontier

Avery Hill are delighted to announce the release of Between the Billboards & The Authoring of Architecture, a collection of the comics work of award-winning architectural illustrator Owen D. Pomery, on the 9th May 2015.

Collecting Pomery’s acclaimed self-published series Between the Billboards for the first time, readers will be able to experience the story of existential protagonist James Ebner in a newly formatted and edited edition, as Pomery always envisaged.

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A is For Amos by Daria Hlazatova

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Avery Hill are delighted to announce the release of A is for Amos, an illustrated musical A to Z by internationally renowned artist Daria Hlazatova, on Record Store Day, 18th April 2015.

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Taking its inspiration from childhood A to Z books, A is for Amos features subjects from the world of music, all hand-picked by Daria, and re-created in her astonishingly detailed and fantastic style across twenty-six original illustrations. Bowie sits alongside Tchaikovsky. Zappa with Florence. Kate Bush with Underworld.

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A is for Amos is printed in full colour, 7″ perfect bound format across 60 beautiful pages, and is essential for music fans and art lovers alike.