Oni Press has released its schedule for this weekend’s Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, Washington.


anothercastleANOTHER CASTLE #1
Emerald City Comicon Exclusive Variant
Illustrated by Marguerite Sauvage
(W) Andrew Wheeler
(A/C) Paulina Ganucheau
ECCC variant cover illustrated by Marguerite Sauvage
Price: $10

heartthrobHEARTTHROB #1
Emerald City Comicon Exclusive Variant
Illustrated by Babs Tarr
(W) Christopher Sebela
(A) Robert Wilson IV
(C) Nick Filardi
Price: $10




starterpackAttendees will receive a FREE Oni Press Starter Pack 2016 with purchase of $20 or more!*

This 200-page trade paperback includes sevens first-issues of our flagship creator-owned titles:

  • THE SIXTH GUN #1 by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt
  • LETTER 44 #1 by Charles Soule, Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque and Guy Major
  • The double-sized THE BUNKER #1 by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Joe Infurnari
  • KAIJUMAX #1 by Zander Cannon
  • HELHEIM #1 by Cullen Bunn, Joëlle Jones, and Nick Filardi
  • THE LIFE AFTER #1 by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo

*Sales tax not included. Available while supplies last.


Oni Press: Post-Open Submissions
Thursday, April 7th, 3–4 PM, Room: T301

2,571 submissions later, Oni Press’s open submissions is finally over. Join the Oni Press editorial staff as they share their experience with open submissions, the pitching process, making comics, and the importance of fostering diversity in creating comics accessible to everyone. Editor-in-Chief James Lucas Jones, senior editor Charlie Chu (The Sixth Gun), managing editor Ari Yarwood (Rick and Morty), editor Robin Herrera (Invader ZIM), and editorial assistant Bess Pallares will also announce some of the titles to be published!

Rule Breakers and Risk Takers: The Best of Unconventional Comic Creators
Thursday, April 7th, 6:45–7:45 PM, Room: T301

Oni Press, proud publisher and curator of impeccable tales, invites you to join editor Robin Herrera and some of the most interesting and idiosyncratic creators working in comics as they share what goes into creating work with a unique, and individual sensibility. Join industry vanguards: Zander Cannon (Kaijumax, Heck), Erika Moen (Oh Joy Sex Toy, Bucko), KC Green (Graveyard Quest, Gunshow), Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead), and Jhonen Vasquez (Invader ZIM, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac) for this once-in-a-lifetime panel about what it takes to transform a creator’s unique vision into a reality!

Monster Battle Time!
Saturday, April 9th, 12:30–1:30 PM, Room: T302

It’s MONSTER BATTLE TIME once again! Six artists team up to draw monsters described by audience members IN THE MOST EXTREME BATTLE OF 2016! Featuring the talents of Corin Howell (The Mighty Zodiac, Jem and the Holograms, Bat-Mite), Rashad Doucet (Alabaster Shadows), Zach Lehner (Junior Braves of the Apocalypse), Vicente “Vinny” Navarrete (Booger Beard, Sketch Monsters), Jake Myler (Orphan Blade, Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring), and Megan Levens (Ares & Aphrodite, Madame Frankenstein). Free comics to ALL attendees!



NOON–1 PM Jen Van Meter and Meredith McClaren (Hopeless Savages Break)
1:30–2:30 PM Ted Naifeh (Courtney Crumrin, Princess Ugg)
3–4 PM Zander Cannon and Jason Fischer (Kaijumax)
4:30–5:30 PM KC Green (Graveyard Quest, Invader ZIM) and Gabo
(The Life After)

10:30–11:30 AM Greg Smith, Michael Tanner, and Zach Lehner
(Junior Braves of the Apocalypse)
NOON–1 PM Andrew Wheeler and Irene Koh (Another Castle)
2–3 PM Jhonen Vasquez, Aaron Alexovich, and Dave Crosland
3:30–4:30 PM Christopher Sebela, Robert Wilson IV, and Nick Filardi
5–6 PM Justin Greenwood (Stumptown, Stringers)

*Attendees must have a ticket for the INVADER ZIM signing.
A limited quantity of tickets will be available at the Oni Press booth (#216) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. First come first serve, one ticket per person. There is a signing limit of three items per person.

1:30–2:30 PM J. Torres, Corin Howell, and Maarta Laiho
(The Mighty Zodiac)
3–4 PM Vicente “Vinny” Navarrete (Booger Beard) and Rashad Doucet
(Alabaster Shadows)


April 7th from 8:30pm – 11:30pm, everyone is invited to join Rosy Press founder Janelle Asselin, Geeky Hostess Tara Theoharis, and the team at Oni Press for a fun mixer!

All guests will receive one raffle ticket for giveaways that include a free subscription to Fresh Romance, an Oni Press romance comics pack, Espionage Cosmetics makeup, and Geeky Hostess tea!

In addition to all of the above, VIP ticket holders will get 2 drink tickets!

We’ll hang out, get to know each other, and maybe even play some (non-mandatory) games. It’ll be a great time!

Buy your tickets at http://freshromance.brownpapertickets.com/.
What’s inside of the Oni Press romance comics pack:

12 Reasons Why I Love Her (10th Anniversary Edition)
by Jamie S. Rich and Joëlle Jones

A Boy and A Girl
by Jamie S. Rich and Natalie Nourigat

Hopeless Savages Break
by Jen Van Meter, Meredith McClaren, and Christine Norrie

Lucky Penny
by Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota

Part-Time Princesses
by Monica Gallagher

The People Inside by Ray Fawkes

Scott Pilgrim Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life (Color Edition)
by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Wet Moon Book One: Feeble Wanderings (New Edition)
by Sophie Campbell

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