Free iPhone Graphic Novel – Where Grows the Bitter Herb

Ben Powis’ Original Mobile Graphic Novel – Where Grows the Bitter Herb – is now available for FREE download on the iTunes marketplace for a limited time!

From November 30th – December 8th, the price on Bitter Herb is absolutely free on iTunes and $0.99 on Android (due to the rules regarding the Android Market, Bitter Herb will not be offered for free there at this time).

Ben’s work has wowed professionals and readers alike, and we here at Robot Comics feel that Ben’s mobile work has produced some of the most unique and re-readable comics on the mobile market today. His one-shot Turtle Guitar was released for free on the iTunes and Android Market and continues to be popular with mobile owners. His lengthier Bitter Herb epic was posted originally for $1.99 download.


All is not well in the village, a mother lies sick and dying. The only thing that can save her is a magical herb that grows atop the tallest mountain, but who will be brave enough to quest for it? Be prepared to embark on a journey through the unexplored world of Afar, to wild and wonderful environments meeting new creatures, some friendly and welcoming, some not!

British illustrator Ben Powis delights children and adults alike with Where Grows the Bitter Herb, proudly published for mobiles by Robot Comics.


Where Grows the Bitter Herb #1 is available for download on the following platforms:

iPhone/iPod touch

Click on the button below to open Where Grows the Bitter Herb #1 on the iTunes App Store. Requires iTunes.

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