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Oni Press Signings, Panels and Exclusives for ECCC

Oni Press Signings, Panels and Exclusives for ECCC


PORTLAND, OR., February 26, 2018—The first Con of the year is upon us—it’s Emerald City Comic Con. Catch us at booth #216 in Seattle, Washington at the Washington State Convention Center, March 1-4. All weekend long you’ll find signings with your favorite creators, new Oni Press releases, comics, books, convention exclusives, and more!

In case you missed the news from last year, we’ve signed on with Simon & Schuster as our new book distributor. We also welcomed a new Director of Sales, Margot Wood, who will be with us at Emerald City.

We’ve got a lot to talk about, with old friends and new. We look forward to seeing you soon!  Now, without further ado, check out all the amazing exclusives, signings, panels, and offerings at this year’s Comic Con kick off!



Oni Press Creator Signings 

Emerald City Comic Con 2018 Booth #216


Yehudi Mercado
Friday 10-11am & Sunday 12-1pm

Ed Brisson
The Ballad of Sang
Friday 11am-12pm & Saturday 1-2pm

Chris Sebela & Robert Wilson IV
Friday 12:30-1:30pm

Ivy Noelle Weir & Steenz
Archival Quality
Friday 1:30-2:30pm

Jen Bartel
Rick and Morty™ Presents: The Vindicators #1
Friday 3-4pm

Tess Stone, Ananth Hirsh, Yuko Ota
Not Drunk Enough, Our Cats Are More Famous Than Us
Friday 4-5pm

Kyle Starks & Gabo
Dead of Winter
Friday 5-5:45pm

Ted Naifeh
Night’s Dominion, Courtney Crumrin, Princess Ugg
Saturday & Sunday 11am-12pm

Terry Blas, Molly Muldoon, Matthew Seely
Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom
Saturday 12-1pm & Sunday 1-2pm

Cat Farris
My Boyfriend is a Bear
Saturday 3-4pm

Tini Howard, Kyle Starks, Sarah Graley
Rick and Morty™
Saturday 4-5pm

Erika Moen & Matthew Nolan
Oh Joy Sex Toy
Saturday 5-6pm

Sarah Graley
Kim Reaper, Rick and Morty™ Lil Poopy Superstar
Sunday 2-3pm

Oni Press ECCC 2018 Panels

Oni Press ECCC 2018 Panels

The World of Webcomics: How to Make Art (and Money) on the Internet
Webcomic creators have been expanding the medium for decades—but how do they do it successfully? Join webcomic creators Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota (Johnny Wander, Lucky Penny), Erika Moen (Oh Joy Sex Toy), Tess Stone (Not Drunk Enough), and Sarah Graley (Our Super Adventure) as they discuss advice for aspiring comic creators, self-promotion, establishing a brand (and boundaries), and the differences between digital and print publishing.

Date: 3/1/2018
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: TCC L3-R5

My First Graphic Novel: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Publishing
Join debut graphic novel creators Steenz and Ivy Noelle Weir (Archival Quality), Nilah Magruder (M.F.K.), Ru Xu (Newsprints), and Nidhi Chanani (Pashmina) in an informative panel detailing all the things you’ll want to know before publishing your first graphic novel.

Date: 3/2/2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: TCC L3-R5

Character Design Live Draw
Need to pump some life into your character designs? Join professional comic artists as they design pre-established characters – given only a list of personality traits! Artists Steenz, DJ Kirkland, and Sarah Graley will show you the ins and outs of successful character design, and we’ll raffle off their drawings!

Date: 3/2/18
Time: 2:45 PM
Location: The Hive in room WSCC 309

Rick and Morty Live Draw
Did you know there’s a Rick and Morty comic book series from Oni Press?! Well, there’s actually like… four, if you count the miniseries, and they’re all awesome! Join Rick and Morty comic book creators Kyle Starks (Rick and Morty™ writer and occasional artist), Tini Howard (Rick and Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It writer), and Sarah Graley (Rick and Morty: Lil’ Poopy Superstar writer and artist) as they narrate and draw a brand-new, improvised Rick and Morty story right before your very eyes! Wubba lubba dub dub!

Date: 3/3/18
Time: 2:45 PM
Location: The Hive in room WSCC 309

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 Arielle “Don’t Talk To Me” Jovellanos, Cat “Fright Night” Farris, Sarah “Green Witch Mean Time” Graley, Jake “Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Watermelon” Myler, and Yehudi “Market of Pain” Mercado to design your monsters and battle for ultimate artistic glory!

Date: 3/4/18
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Family HQ LL Room 2

Ghost Roast
Learn all about famous, terrifying ghosts… AND THEN WATCH THEM GET ROASTED BY ESTEEMED PANELISTS! Ivy Noelle Weir, Steenz, Drew Rausch, Melanie Gillman, and Erica Henderson will make you… howl with laughter. Suck it, Casper!

Date: 3/4/2018
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: TCC L3-R3

Exclusives Available at the Oni Press Booth! 

Rick and Morty™: Lil' Poopy SuperstarOni Press Exclusive Variant Editions
Variant covers illustrated by Julieta Colás
Archival Quality 
by Ivy Noelle Weir and Steenz
Dead of Winter Volume 1, Trade Paperback Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom 
by Terry Blas, Molly Muldoon and Matthew Seely
Invader Zim #28 Sketch Variant Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5Invader ZIM Volumes 1-5Kim Reaper Volume 1: Grim Beginnings 
Con Exclusive Variant 
My Boyfriend is a Bear 
by Pamela Ribon and Cat Farris
Convention Exclusive Pins from Zen Monkey StudiosConvention Exclusive Pins from Zen Monkey StudiosRick and Morty™ #35 Sketch Variant Rick and Morty™ Volumes 1-6 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
by Yehudi Mercado
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!
The Ballad of Sang #1 Variant Cover
by Declan Shalvey 
Rick and Morty™ Presents: The Vindicators #1 
Variant Cover by Jen Bartel  
Rick and Morty™ Pocket Like You Stole It, Trade Paperback Variant by Julieta Colás




Oni Press is a premier comic book and graphic novel publisher located in Portland, Oregon. Established in 1997, Oni Press’s curated line includes a variety of award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels, including: Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty™, Nickelodeon’s Invader ZIM, Scott Pilgrim, Queen & Country, Courtney Crumrin, Wasteland, The Sixth Gun, Stumptown, Wet Moon, Letter 44, The Bunker, The Life After, The Coldest City, and Kaijumax.

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