INTERVIEW: Ulises Fariñas Opens Up About Free Will and Masculinity in MOTRO

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2016 has been a banner year for Ulises Fariñas.  The Judge Dredd and Amazing Forest co-writer recently launched Buño, a new comics imprint.  He’s also just released the first issue to MOTRO, a new series he is co-writing with Erick Freitas and drawing on his own with Ryan Hill on colors.  MOTRO, published through Oni Press, tells the story […]

EXCLUSIVE: Limerence Press Will Publish New OH JOY SEX TOY, THE QUEER HEALTH FIELD GUIDE, & THE GLASS MOUNTAIN COLORING BOOK (NSFW)

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Limerence Press announces a new Oh Joy Sex Toy and expands their offerings to include a queer guide to health and an erotic coloring book.

Oni hires Dissanayake as Sales Manager

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David Dissanayake has joined Oni as Sales Manager. He fills the position held by Shy Allott, who left as Director of Sales several months ago. Dissanayake joins Oni following two years at Magnetic Press as Director of Sales & Marketing, and he was formerly manager of Mission: Comics & Art, in San Francisco. Statements from the PR […]

MATT CHATS: Chris Sebela on Comics, Cross-Pollination and Portland

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Chris Sebela is everywhere. I first became aware of him thanks to the Everest crime thriller High Crimes from Monkey Brain, and since then he has worked with an array of publishers from Marvel to DC to Image to Dark Horse and, recently, with Oni Press and Boom! Studios for his latest creator-owned series. I talked to Chris about […]

MATT CHATS: Tony Fleecs Talks Ponies and Palling Around with Josh Fialkov on ‘Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth’

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Tony Fleecs had been grinding as an indy cartoonist for years, but it was his work for the My Little Pony license at IDW that got him the most attention. Now, he’s returning to creator-owned with Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth, co-written with writer and friend Josh Fialkov, for Oni Press. I talked to Fleecs about […]

Oni announces Limerance Press, an imprint for erotica and sex education

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Oni is launching Limerance Press, a new imprint under the guidance of managing editor Ari Yarwood. While that may not sound all that unusual the subject matter is: erotica and sex education, as shown by the first announced title, Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan Oh Joy Sex Toy (NSFW, obvs). The long running OJST features information on, […]

Personnel moves at Oni: Yarwood, Reed and McIntire

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It’s hiring season in comics! Portland’s Oni Press has joined the party, hiring Andrew McIntire as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Rachel Reed as publicity coordinator, and promoting Ari Yarwood to Managing Editor. I think we don’t really think about Oni a lot of the time when talking about comics publishers, but they’ve been […]