NYCC ’16 Exclusive: Oni Press to Give Away Teaser Comic for Ulises Fariñas’ and Erick Freitas’ MOTRO


It feels like San Diego Comic Con was only yesterday, but as the rugged folks up north in a certain non-specific fantasy television property like to say, “New York Comic Con is coming.”  We’re excited to announce that at the convention next week, Oni Press will be giving away a free ashcan teaser comic featuring a story […]



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.

INTERVIEW: Jhonen Vasquez and the INVADER ZIM Team Make Things Weird


It’s the first time all four have ever been interviewed together, I’m told. Possibly even the first time cartoon series masterminds Trueheart, Alexovich and Vasquez have been interviewed at once. Strap in for this wide-ranging chat that covers both the Invader Zim television series and comics in great detail. We also discuss Donald Trump, how comics shouldn’t be a fall-back position, and even Zack Snyder.

Exclusive Reveal: Check Out Pasqual Ferry’s CIVIL WAR II #1 Variant & Celebrate the First Fried Pie Con


Fried Pie Comics, a line dedicated to producing special variant covers for comic books, has been making a splash since it debuted in October 2015.  They’ve produced collectible versions of huge titles titles including Dark Knight III #1 and Rick and Morty #14.  Now, they’re hosting their first convention. Fried Pie Con will take place in Kennesaw, […]

MATT CHATS: Zander Cannon on the Hierarchies of Monsters and Benefits of a Smaller Publisher for his series Kaijumax


Zander Cannon has been hard at work on his series Kaijumax in 2015, which he writes, draws, colors and letters. He’s delivering odd, amusing, poignant stories about Godzilla-like creatures in a jail designed by men, the real monsters. I interviewed him about the series, how Oni Press makes for a good partner and more. How did you come up with the […]

SDCC ’15: Less than 1% of Open Submissions Might be Published


Scott Pilgrim and Sixth Gun publisher Oni Press made waves a few months back when they announced the opening of their open submission program, which is notable for its focus on writers as well as artists.  Today, at their SDCC panel, they gave a sobering update to all those hopeful scribes. More @OniPress stats (they love their […]

Ready, Steady, DRAW! Oni Announces Guidelines and Schedule for Open Submissions


A month or so ago, Oni Press announced that they would start taking Open Submission for new series. This essentially means that ANYONE can send them a comic pitch and someone will eventually look at it. Not too much else was discussed, but it certainly caused a buzz. Today, Oni Press posted their submission guidelines for their first wave and the date when people can let loose the floodgates.

MATT CHATS: Gabo Gabs about Writing and Drawing Micro-Fiction

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Welcome to MATT CHATS, a weekly interview series in which I talk to a creator, consumer or seller of comics. This week I spoke with Gabriel “Gabo” Bautista, who is working on several projects right now including The Life After for Oni Press and Albert the Alien for Thrillbent. During that time he also managed […]