February 13, 2023

Avery hill Publishing’s spring Line-Up exposed – includes ‘Pet Peeves’ by Nicole Goux, ‘Macbeth’ by K. Briggs, as well as ‘Big Ugly’ by Ellice Weaver

It’s that time of year when the routines for the next calendar year begin turning up in the BF inbox as well as very first up this year is Avery Hill’s set of spring releases. It’s a top-draw line-up including Pet Peeves from BF Award-nominated Nicole Goux, Macbeth from K. Briggs (whose very first comics evaluation came via BF method back in 2013), as well as 2016 damaged Frontier ‘Six to Watch’ artist Ellice Weaver. full details in the press release below.

Kickstarter page here!

Avery hill publishing are proud to reveal their spring listing for 2023!

2022 is a huge year for us. We’re celebrating our tenth year in publishing, as well as have decided to comply with up our successful very first ever kickstarter campaign with a second campaign, introducing on the 24th of October.

We couldn’t be more excited about the three titles we’re introducing as part of the campaign:

Pet Peeves by Nicole Goux – Macbeth by K. Briggs – huge ugly by Ellice Weaver

Nicole Goux is an Eisner-nominated artist who has worked on many notable collaborative jobs with publishers like DC, Simon as well as Schuster as well as Dark Horse, as well as is now embarking on her very first breakout solo graphic novel… a horror story about the struggles of a young artist – haunted not only by financial obligation as well as society, however likewise by more sinister forces.

With Macbeth, K. Briggs is completing their adaptation of Shakespeare’s dark as well as bloody masterpiece… an early part of which won the graphic Shakespeare competition in 2016. artwork from this job has been exhibited in Elsinore (Denmark), Tokyo, Seoul, as well as Manila. The book is a vivid graphic book adaptation of the play, faithful to the original text while providing a lavish new interpretation.

Big ugly is Ellice Weaver’s long-awaited second book with us, complying with on from her 2017 debut Something City which was named Indie Comic of the Year by Pipedream Comics. huge ugly is a powerful story of contemporary life, stunningly given life with Ellice’s crisp as well as vibrant artwork.

Commissioning editor Ricky Miller stated of the new list:

“It’s one of the most interesting lineups we’ve ever had, with a strong group of books that are all wildly different however totally free as well as true to the things that Avery hill prides ourselves on; interesting new talent, strong storytelling as well as stunning as well as ingenious artwork. Nicole Goux is a bright up-and-coming star of both the indie as well as superhero scenes as well as long been on our listing of creators that we wished to work with. Briggs we’ve been speaking to about different jobs for many years as well as lastly handled to discover the right one in this astonishing adaptation of one of the fantastic texts of world literature. Finally, we’ve been trying to lure Ellice back into the comics world for a long time as well as have been blown away by every page she’s delivered; if you don’t understand her work, you’re about to find your new favourite artist.”

Pet Peeves

Nicole Goux

Out 23rd may 2023 (UK) – 25th may 2023 (North America) 104 pages, paperback, full colour throughout, 159 x 239mm

In this horror graphic novel, the new dog that aspiring musician Bobbie has embraced is cute, however likewise stealing her life.

Bobbie’s life is going nowhere fast. She’s working at a bar, wanting to play music however never having the  time or energy. The only bright area is her dog – always cheerful, always cuddly, as well as always there for her.

As the ruthless day-in, day-out of work piles up, music as well as roommates as well as social plans begin to seem less as well as less important as Bobbie struggles to make lease as well as have any type of time to be creative.

The only thing she has time for outside her task is her dog . . . as well as her dog is going to do whatever he can to keep it that way.

This debut solo graphic book from breakout author Nicole Goux explores the struggles of a young artist – haunted not only by financial obligation as well as society, however by more sinister (though adorable) canine forces.


K. Briggs

Out 25th July 2023 (UK) – 27th July 2023 (North America) 180 pages, hardback, full colour throughout, 159 x 239mm

A vivid graphic book adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Faithful to the original text while providing a new lavish rendition.

When three witches prophecy to Macbeth that he will someday ended up being the King of Scotland,

an legendary of unhappiness, treachery, as well as blood begins. Macbeth as well as woman Macbeth’s ambitions lead to an ever-growing path of murder as Macbeth grows ever-closer to the throne. however where will everything end? only with death – as well as with madness.

Influenced by the witches as well as magic of Macbeth, K. Briggs’s rich new graphic book rennull