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NYCC 2013: Oni Press’ Plans

Another year, another New York Comic Con, another packed list of panels, signings, and exclusives! As Oni Press prepares to abandon its peaceful Portland environs for a weekend of fan-filled madness, they’ve cobbled together an exciting list of premieres and exclusives that will be on hand at NYCC, as well as a full schedule of signings and programming!

Exclusives and Premieres

Scott Pilgrim Volume 4: Scott Pilgrim Gets it Together
Evil and Collector’s Editions

$40 – $100Bryan Lee O’Malley’s epic saga’s fourth volume sees the color treatment from renowned colorist Nathan Fairbairn!  Don’t miss the world premiere of the Oni Press Exclusive Evil Editions.

In addition to the Evil Edition, we’ll also be premiering the Collector’s Edition, which includes an Evil Edition of Volume 4 as well as the following trove of bonus items!

-5 Limited art prints
-10 Vinyl stickers
-2 16″ standee figures
-1 Free code for the book on comiXology
-2 Patches
-1 Bookplate signed by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Letter 44 #1

$1 – The new ongoing series by hot writer Charles Soule (Swamp Thing, Thunderbolts) and Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque sees it’s full-color debut for the intergalactically low price of a dollar! 150 million miles from Earth, a group of intrepid astronauts have ventured forth to greet an extraterrestrial force, but are they friend or foe? In the cold vacuum of space, it’s mankind’s most thrilling adventure, and on Earth, it’s the American government’s most closely held secret. If that doesn’t sound like a recipe for a thrilling comic, we’ll eat our space helmets!

Charles Soule and Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque Signings
Friday, October 11th – 1:30PM
Saturday October 12th – 12:00PM
Sunday, October 13th – 1:00PM

The Auteur #1: Premature Release

$5 – Rick Spears and James Callahan’s explosive new series gets a special NYCC premiere!  Pick up the first issue ahead of its March 2014 debut and find out what all the fuss is going to be about.  This will be deranged comics fans’ first chance to join disgraced Hollywood super producer Nathan T. Rex as he crashes through a world of glue-sniffing gurus, hard-nosed magnates, and prophetic exotic dancers on his quest for celluloid immortality in one of the most unique comedy series in years.

Rick Spears and James Callahan Signings
Friday, October 11th – 1:00PM
Saturday October 12th – 12:00PM
Sunday, October 13th – 1:00PM

The Sixth Gun, Volume 1: Gunslinger Edition

Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt Signings
Friday, October 11th – 2:00PM
Saturday October 12th – 2:00PM

Courtney Crumrin Volume 4: Monstrous Holiday Special Edition

$24.99 – Courtney Crumrin’s adventures continue – this time in a newly remastered, full color edition! Courtney and Uncle Aloysius’ European vacation has brought them into the heart of a country rich with mystical history and tradition. At first, eastern Europe seems like the perfect place for Courtney to strengthen her abilities, but just as Courtney begins to tap into the mystery of the old country, she comes face to face with an overwhelming magic and even larger moral ambiguities.

Ted Naifeh Signings
Friday, October 11th – 12:00PM
Saturday October 12th – 1:00PM
Sunday, October 13th – 12:00PM

Wasteland Apocalytpic Edition Volume 3

$39.99 – Antony Johnston’s critically acclaimed sci-fi epic continues with this third deluxe hardcover collection! Michael and Abi have left the city of Newbegin to the mercy of the Sunners and their rebellion, but they won’t find themselves welcome in the next town they stumble into. Reprinting issues #26-#39 of Wasteland, this second volume also includes the fan-favorite “Walking the Dust” stories and features a color art gallery of covers by Ben Templesmith and Christopher Mitten!

Antony Johnston Signings
Friday, October 11th – 3:00PM
Saturday October 12th – 1:30PM
Sunday, October 13th – 4:00PM

Signing Schedule – Booth #1844

Friday, October 11th

11:00 – 12:00
Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, and Emma Vieceli – The Avalon Chronicles

12:00  1:00
Ted Naifeh – Courtney CrumrinPolly and the Pirates
Joe Harris – Ghost ProjektWars in ToylandSpontaneous

1:00 – 2:00
Rick Spears and James Callahan – The Auteur

1:30 – 2:30
Charles Soule and Alberto Alburqurque – Letter 44

2:00 – 3:00
Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt – The Sixth Gun

3:00  4:00
Antony Johnston – WastelandColdest City
Scott C. – Double Fine Action Comics

4:00  5:00
Greg Rucka – StumptownQueen and Country

5:00 – 6:00
Brahm Revel – Guerillas

Saturday, October 12th
11:00 – 12:00
Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, and Emma Vieceli – The Avalon Chronicles

12:00 – 1:00
Charles Soule and Alberto Alburqurque – Letter 44
Rick Spears and James Callahan – The Auteur

1:00 – 2:00
Ted Naifeh – Courtney CrumrinPolly and the Pirates
Scott C. – Double Fine Action Comics
Brahm Revel – Guerillas

1:30 – 2:30
Antony Johnston – WastelandColdest City

2:00 – 3:00
Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt – The Sixth Gun

3:00  4:00
Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly – Local
Monica Gallagher – Glitter Kiss

5:00 – 6:00
Greg Rucka – StumptownQueen and Country
Joe Harris – Ghost ProjektWars in ToylandSpontaneous

Sunday, October 13th
11:00 – 12:00
Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, and Emma Vieceli – The Avalon Chronicles12:00  1:00
Ted Naifeh – Courtney CrumrinPolly and the Pirates

Brahm Revel – Guerillas

1:00 – 2:00
Charles Soule and Alberto Alburqurque – Letter 44
Rick Spears and James Callahan – The Auteur

4:00  5:00
Antony Johnston – WastelandColdest City

Panels

Come say hi to your favorite Oni Press creators and staffers at a wide array of panels throughout the show!

You’ve Broken Into Comics, Now What? How to Be a Pro – Thursday, October 10th – 5:00PM – Room 1A14
You’ve found your collaborators, you’ve worked hard and gotten some comics made. OH GOD, NOW WHAT. Join Oni Press editor Charlie Chu (The Sixth Gun) for a discussion about having a career in comics, how to behave as a professional, and managing expectations once you are a working creator. Panelists include writers Cullen Bunn (Helheim, The Sixth Gun), Joshua Williamson (Captain Midnight), Ed Brisson (ShelteredComeback), and Jim Zub (Skullkickers, Samurai Jack).

Beautiful Books: Graphic Design in Comics & Graphic Novels – Friday, October 11th – 5:15PM – Room 1A01
Join Jonathan Hickman (Writer and Designer, Avengers, East of West, The Manhattan Projects), Jared K. Fletcher (Designer, Marvel, DC, and many more), Colleen AF Venable (Art & Design Editor, First Second Books), and Eric Skillman (Graphic Designer, The Criterion Collection) about the shifting trends in graphic novel book design and the industry movement towards books as art objects. Moderated by Oni Press Editor in Chief and hopeless graphic design snob James Lucas Jones.

The Oni Press RevolutiONIze Comics Panel – Saturday, October 12th – 3:00PM – Room 1A03
Join John Schork (Director of Publicity, Oni Press) and James Lucas Jones (Editor in Chief, Oni Press) as they shoot the breeze with a roster of Oni Press’ top creators including Ted Naifeh (Courtney Crumrin), Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun, Helheim), Brian Hurtt (The Sixth Gun, The Damned), Rick Spears (Black Metal, The Auteur), James Callahan (The Auteur), Antony Johnston (Wasteland), and Charles Soule and Alberto Alburqurque (Letter 44) about their upcoming plans, unleash a gnashing horde of killer announcements, and give away free Oni Press comics!

Attendees should be advised that the first three rows are considered “The Splash Zone” and snacks will not be provided.

Breaking Into Comics Right Now – Saturday, October 12th – 6:30PM – Room 1A01
If you’re an aspiring comic book creator, this is a panel you don’t want to miss! Join some of comic book publishing’s top decision makers, including BOOM! Studios Managing Editor Matt Gagnon, Oni Press Editor in Chief James Lucas Jones, and Avatar Press Vice President of Publishing and Managing Editor Jim Kuhoric, as they give you the most up-to-date and practical advice on how to break into the comic book industry right now.

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