SDCC 2018: Oni Press Brings Signings, Panels, Exclusives And More!
by Hannah Means Shannon
Oni Press will be taking part in this year’s San Diego Comic Con, which is now only a week away! Yikes! You’ll find them at Booth #1833 from July 18-22nd. You’ll find signings with creators, new Oni Press releases, comics, books, convention exclusives, and more at their booth. Colleen Coover will also be signing with Oni in support of her 2018 Eisner-nominated title, Small Favors,and they will even have the Chamomile plushie to celebrate their other Eisner-nominated title, The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill.
They will have The Long Con #1, with a variant cover by Sara Richard (My Little Pony) as well as their” totally rad Con-apocalyptic themed GIF booth” for fans’ photo taking and social sharing pleasure.
Here’s the low-down: Oni Press Creator Signings at Booth #1833 Tini Howard Rick and Morty™: Pocket Like You Stole It
Thursday 12-1pmYehudi Mercado Sci-Fu
Friday 12-1pm & Sunday 1-2pmMike Vasquez Rick and Morty™ #37 Pickle Rick Foil Variant
Friday 1-2pm & Saturday 11am-12pm Christina “Steenz” Stewart Archival Quality
Friday 2-3pm Sara Richard Rick and Morty™ Presents: Krombopulos Michael #1, The Long Con #1 SDCC Exclusive Cover
Friday & Saturday 3-4 Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover Made Men, Banana Sunday, Small Favors
Saturday 12-1pm Emilee Denich The Long Con #1
Saturday 1-2pm Jhonen Vasquez, Megan Lawton, Aaron Alexovich, and Eric Trueheart Invader ZIM
Saturday 2-3pm Zander Cannon Kaijumax
Saturday 4-5pm Michael Tanner Junior Braves of the Apocalypse
Sunday 11am-12pm Emilee Denich & Sara Richard (Variant) The Long Con #1
Oni Press SDCC 2018 Panels
Oni Press Presents: Your Best Pitch Yet Every editor has a different opinion about a pitch. Join Oni Press’s Executive Editor Ari Yarwood and Editorial Director of Licensed Publishing Sarah Gaydos in a Q&A alongside peer editors from Lion Forge, Iron Circus, and more as they offer insight into what a good pitch is in the comics world. Speakers: Ari Yarwood, Sarah Gaydos, Spike Trotman, Steenz
The Building Blocks of Quality Characters Join Oni Press Publisher James Lucas Jones alongside creators Yehudi Mercado (Sci-Fu), Amy Chu (Wonder Woman), Sara Richard (My Little Pony), Zander Cannon (Kaijumax), D.J. Kirkland and Daniel Barnes (Black Mage) in a head-to-head where characters are built with literal childrens building blocks. Speakers: James Lucas Jones, Yehudi Mercado, Amy Chu, Sara Richard, Zander Cannon, Daniel Barnes.
Date: Saturday, 7/21/18 Time: 1:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. Location: Room 24ABC
— Monster Battle Time KO! Three teams of artists go head-to-head in the biggest Monster Battle Time of the season! This year we have Natalie “Nuclear” Nourigat, Yehudi “Maniacal” Mercado, and Rashad “Raring to Go” Doucet to design your monsters and battle for ultimate artistic glory! Free comics to all attendees! Speakers: Robin Herrera, Natalie Nourigat, Yehudi Mercado, Rashad Doucet. Date: Sunday, 7/22/18 Time: 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. Location: Room 23ABC Exclusives Available at the Oni Press Booth!
The Long Con #1
Variant Cover by Sara Richard
Rick and Morty™ Presents: Krombopulos Michael #1 San Diego Exclusive Variant
by Sara Richard
Rick and Morty™ Presents: Krombopulos Michael #1 Sketch Variant
Rick and Morty™ #37 Pickle Rick Foil Variant by Mike Vasquez
Rick and Morty™Gold Pickle Rick Pin
by Zen Monkey Studios
Invader ZIM Hardcover, Book 2
Contains issues 11-20 of Invader ZIM—with an exclusive fuzzy green cover!
Invader Zim #0 Exclusive
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.
The Tea Dragon Society
Pick up your own Chamomile tea dragon plushie!
Oni Press Classic Exclusives
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
Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5
Volume 1-3 Variant covers illustrated by series creator
Jhonen Vasquez, Volume 4 illustrated by Paul Robertson, and Volume 5 illustrated by Sam Kays!
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 and Rick and Morty™: Lil’ Poopy Superstar
Oni Press Exclusive Variant Editions Variant covers illustrated by Julieta Colás
Dead of Winter #1 with
Exclusive Board Game Piece
New & Upcoming Releases from Oni Press
Made Men: Getting the Gang Back Together
by Paul Tobin and Arjuna Susini
2nd Printing Variant
by Yehudi Mercado
Pizzasaurus Rex by Justin Wagner and Warren Wucinich
Kim Reaper: Grim Beginnings
Exclusive Con Variant
by Sarah Graley