*NEWSFLASH* Oni Press to celebrate 20 Years at Rose City

*NEWSFLASH* Oni Press to celebrate 20 Years at Rose City


Oni Press has released a statement about their 20-year celebration, taking place at Rose City Comic Con! The statement showcases a pile of convention exclusives to celebrate the milestone. Check out the press release, verbatim, below!

Press Release

We’re celebrating turning 20 in our hometown of Portland, OR, at Rose City Comic Con, September 7th-9th!

Join us and our family of creators as we sponsor the event throughout the weekend, with exclusive Oni Press 20th merchandise, panels, and our big 20th birthday bash! We’ll be at the McMenamins Mission Theater on Friday, Sept. 7th at 8pm, dancing along with DJs Strange Babes, and running our made-to-order Oni Press t-shirt silkscreen station, featuring four unique Oni logos that you can only grab at the party! Capacity is limited, 21+ (sorry, kids)! Check out just a few of our Oni Press merch options below.

We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at booth #911!

Melissa Meszaros
Oni Press Director of Publicity
[email protected]

Need to get more excited? Check out these exclusives you can score at RCCC in September! And be sure to follow Oni Press’ social media for even more sneak peeks and exclusive announcements!

Oni Press Exclusive 20th Anniversary Merch!

Oni Press beanie designed by Oni Press designer Kate Stone; Bandana illustration by Robert Wilson IV;
Tote bag with illustrations by Judd Winick (front and back)


Credit: Oni Press

RCCC 2018 Panels!

Stories From The Long Con: Join local creators of The Long Con and friends in an epic storytelling event, sharing their personal adventures at comic cons across the globe. (Dylan Meconis, Ben Coleman, Yehudi Mercado, guests)

Day: Friday, 9/7
Time: 2pm
Location: Room 4

Oni’s 20th Anniversary: Three Oni creators, twenty questions. Learn the inside jokes and secrets in a “This is Your Life” style game show, featuring Oni’s 20 year history. Moderated by Oni Press Publisher, James Lucas Jones. (Paul Tobin, Cat Farris, Steve Lieber)

Day: Saturday, 9/8
Time: 12pm
Location: Room 4

Credit: Oni Press

How-to of Writing Licensed Properties: Some people grow up wanting to be their favorite characters, and some actually get the chance! Learn comics creators’ approaches to writing and drawing licensed properties to maintain their integrity, while stretching the boundaries of your favorite characters and their worlds. (Sarah Gaydos, Amy Chu, Paul Tobin, Ron Chan)

Day: Saturday, 9/8
Time: 4pm
Location: Room 4

Monster Battle Time KO!: Three artists go head-to-head in the biggest Monster Battle Time of the season! Join creators Vinny Navarrete, Cat Farris, and Matthew Seely, who will battle over sketch pads to create the best monster in comics. All ages welcome!

Day: Sunday, 9/9
Time: 11am
Location: Room 4

Credit: Oni Press

Kids Making Comics: Kids are the touchstone for the longevity of comics community, from reluctant readers, library audience, and English Language Learning. Sit down with Oni Press’s Sarah Gaydos and friends to learn the why and how-to for kids to create their very own comics. (Sarah Gaydos, Robin Herrera, Tadd Galusha, Molly Muldoon, Yehudi Mercado)

Day: Sunday, 9/9
Time: 2pm
Location: Room 4

Local Creators at RCCC 2018!
The Long Con—Dylan Meconis and Ben Coleman, Heartthrob—Christopher Sebela, Booger Beard—Vinny Navarrete, My Boyfriend is a Bear—Cat Farris, Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom—Terry Blas, Molly Muldoon, and Matthew Seely, Made Men—Paul Tobin, Whiteout—Greg Rucka and
Steve Lieber, Redline, Volume 1—Kelly Fitzpatrick

Credit: Oni Press

Visiting Creators at RCCC 2018!

Rick and Morty—Kyle Starks, Josh Trujillo, and Sarah Stern, Sci-Fu—Yehudi Mercado, Kaijumax—Zander Cannon, Invader ZIM—Aaron Alexovich, Junior Braves of the Apocalypse—Greg Smith and Michael Tanner

New and Exclusive Releases!

Open Earth by Sarah Mirk, Eva Cabrera, and Claudia Aguirre

Kim Reaper: Vampire Island #1
by Sarah Graley

Kim Reaper: Grim Beginnings
Exclusive Con Variant
by Sarah Graley
Get Your Game On!
Renegade Game Studios and Oni Games bring you Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Card Game and the *BRAND NEW* Tea Dragon Society Card Game
with white variant box. While you’re at it, pick up the first volume of our comic based on the the board game from Plaid Hat Games,
Dead of Winter: Good Good Dog.

Credit: Oni Press

Oni Press Booth Exclusives!

Invader ZIM Hardcover, Book 2
Contains issues 11-20 of Invader ZIM—with an exclusive fuzzy green cover!

Scott Pilgrim, Volumes 1-6
Evil Ex Variant Editions
Variant covers illustrated by series creator Bryan Lee O’Malley
Features the heroes on the back cover!

Scott Pilgrim Ramona bag and Puzzle Fighter poster!
Rick and Morty™ Medallion Pickle Rick and Invader ZIM Golden GIR and Pizza GIR
Pins from Zen Monkey Studios

Rick and Morty™ Gold Pickle Rick Pin
by Zen Monkey Studios
Invader ZIM Volumes 1-6
Volume 1-3 Variant covers illustrated by series creator
Jhonen Vasquez, Volume 4 illustrated by Paul Robertson, Volume 5 illustrated by Sam Kays, and Volume 6 by Megan Lawton!

Rick and Morty™ Hardcover Book One
Collects issues #1-10!
Cover by CJ Cannon and Ryan Hill

Rick and Morty™ Hardcover Book Two
Collects the issues #11-20!
Cover by CJ Cannon and Katy Farina

Rick and Morty™ Volumes 1-7,
Rick and Morty™: Lil’ Poopy Superstar, and
Rick and Morty™: Pocket Like You Stole It
Oni Press Exclusive Variant Editions
Variant covers illustrated by Julieta Colás

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