Celebrate 20 Years Of Oni Press At Rose City Comic Con!

by Hannah Means Shannon

Next weekend at Rose City Comic Con, Oni Press will be celebrating their 20th anniversary in style with fans. Roll up and check out their booth for special 20th anniversary swag, booth exclusives, and a bevvy of local and visiting comic creators. You’ll find Oni Press at booth #911. They’ve also got a full slate of panels you can attend to join in the fun.
They’ll also be holding a birthday bash at McMenamins Mission Theater on Friday, Sept. 7th at 8pm, with DJs Strange Babes, and a made-to-order Oni Press t-shirt silkscreen station, featuring four unique Oni logos that are only available at the party. Capacity is limited and it’s 21+.
Check out more details for the show below!
First up, we have the 20th anniversary swag:
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)

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

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

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

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.
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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