Convention Connection: @OniPress Heads To #SDCC2017 With Exclusives, Signings, Panels and MORE!!!!

All weekend long, Oni Press is debuting a plethora of exciting new books, merchandise, and convention exclusives. Plus,throughout the weekend, Oni Press will host an Invader ZIM panel and several creator signings for their fans.

This year’s gathering is being held in San Diego, CA at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. Preview Night will be held on Wednesday, July 19, from 6:00–9:00 PM.



See an exclusive advanced screening of Atomic Blonde for free at San Diego Comic-Con! The screening will be held at UA Horton Plaza 8 at 8pm. on Saturday, July 22. Seating is first-come, first-served, and open to all SDCC badge holders ages 21 and over.


Saturday, July 22, 2:00–2:45pm, Hall H

Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road. Cipher in The Fate of the Furious. Ravenna in Snow White and the Huntsman. Meredith Vickers in PrometheusAeon Flux. For more than a decade, Oscar winner Charlize Theron has embodied strength, power, searing intelligence, and steely determination on screen. Now, as she prepares to beat the hell out of sinister forces in her new movie Atomic BlondeEW sits down for a no-holds-barred conversation with a woman who defies the rules—and creates her own.

Get the graphic novel series that started it all—Atomic Blonde: The Coldest Cityby Antony Johnston and Sam Hart, and the prequel,
The Coldest Winter: Atomic Blonde Edition by Antony Johnston and Steven Perkins. Available only at Oni Press booth #1833!

“A bit of a masterpiece… reminded me of John Le Carré in its very plausible complexity, but a lot more engaging and exciting.”
Alan Moore (Watchmen, V for Vendetta)


*Limited quantities available. Prices reflected below are before sales tax. No holds on items.
Scott Pilgrim‘s Precious Little Card Game

Oni Press/Renegade Game Studios Exclusive Variant

Features limited edition box art
available only from Oni Press!

Price: $50
Limitations: 50 units available per day, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only.
Limited to 2 per customer.

Purchase of game includes one same-day line ticket for a signing with series creator Bryan Lee O’Malley!

Invader ZIM Deluxe Hardcover, Book One

Oni Press Exclusive Variant

Price: $65
Limitations: 50 units available per day.

Features a foil deboss and tip-in.

Contains the first 10 issues ofInvader ZIM—as well as a cover gallery and the exclusive #0 issue not available in stores!

Price: $25
Snuggle up with Kaijumax’s MOST WANTED!

From the Eisner Award-nominated comic series by Zander Cannon, this official plush toy is the perfect cellmate to cuddle up with while readingKaijumax!

Rick and Morty™ #28
SDCC Exclusive Variant

Variant cover illustrated by
Zander Cannon

Price: $10
Rick and MortyPocket Like You Stole It #1
SDCC Exclusive Variant

Variant cover illustrated by
Sara Richard

Price: $10
Invader ZIM, Volumes 1-3
Oni Press Exclusive Variant Editions

Variant covers illustrated by series creator Jhonen Vasquez!
Price: $19.99 each
Rick and Morty Volumes 1-5 and
Rick and Morty
Lil’ Poopy Superstar
Oni Press Exclusive Variant Editions

Variant covers illustrated by Julieta Colás
Price: $19.99 each
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!
$40 each



*Limited quantities available. Prices reflected are before sales tax.
Letter 44, Volume 1
by Charles Soule and Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque with Guy Major and Dan Jackson
The Life After, Volume 1
by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo
Courtney Crumrin, Volume 1
by Ted Naifeh with Warren Wucinich
The Sixth Gun, Volume 1
by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt with Bill Crabtree
FREE Oni Press Starter Pack 2016 with purchase of $20 or more!*
*While supplies last. Purchase must be at least $20 before sales tax.

Over 200 pages—seven first-issues of our flagship comics!

The Sixth Gun, Letter 44, The Bunker, Stumptown, Kaijumax, Helheim, and The Life After!

Creators, Libraries, and Literacy

Thursday, July 20, 10:00–11:00am, Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library

Meet some of your favorite comics creators in a discussion about why librarians and libraries are important to them, featuring Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Ghosts), Jenni and Matt Holm (Babymouse), Molly Ostertag (Shattered Warrior, The Witch Boy), and Zander Cannon (Kaijumax, Top 10), with moderator Candice Mack (Los Angeles Public Library).

Editing Comics

Thursday, July 20, 1:30–2:30pm, Room 4

What does an editor do? What goes into editing a book? This program is a discussion of how professional editors from the industry’s most prestigious publishers work with authors to make awesome comics and graphic novels as well as what else goes into an editor’s job. This program is for people interested in the behind the scenes of publishing as well as for aspiring and young writers and artists. With Robin Herrera(Oni Press), Cassandra Pelham (Scholastic), Mark Siegel (First Second Books), and Shannon Watters (BOOM! Studios). Moderated by Christopher Butcher (TCAF).

Comics by Design

Thursday, July 20, 3:00–4:00pm, Room 28DE

Covers, page design, lettering-what does a designer bring to a comic that really makes it stand out on the bookshelf? Panelists discuss the best designs out there for comics and graphic novels with lots of images of great book design from throughout the industry. With Andrew Arnold (First Second Books), Fawn Lau(Kodansha), Gilbert Lazcano (IDW/Top Shelf), and Hilary Thompson (Oni Press); moderated by Abraham Riesman (New York Magazine).

Publishers’ Talkback Session

Friday, July 21, 5:00–6:00pm, Shiley Special Events Suite,
San Diego Central Library

Talk with publishers about how graphic novels are doing at your library and what they should know based on the feedback from your community. With Robin Herrera (editor, Oni Press), Gina Gagliano (marketing and publicity manager, First Second), and Mallory Loehr (SVP/publisher, Random House Books for Young Readers), moderated by Alea Perez (chair of YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens Committee).

Invader ZIM: It’s a Comic?! (Yes! Yes It Is!)

Saturday, July 22, 1:30–2:30pm, Room 24ABC

Jhonen Vasquez (series creator, Invader ZIM), Eric Trueheart (writer, Invader ZIMTV show and comics), Dave Crosland (character designer, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, artist, Invader ZIM comics), Megan Lawton (story artist, Invader ZIM TV movie, artist, Invader ZIM comics), and Aaron Alexovich (character designer, Invader ZIM TV show and movie, artist, Invader ZIM comics) join forces to show you what’s coming up in the ZIM comics, including the first-ever 4-issue arc, and a hilariously twisted one-shot where everyone switches bodies! (Or brains?) Moderated by Robin Herrera (editor, Invader ZIM comics)! Plus: Secrets about the all-new TV movie that was recently greenlit by Nickelodeon? Never-before-seen comic art? Rejected covers? Possibly!


1–2pm Colleen Coover (Small Favors)
2–3pm Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim*TICKETED
3:30–4:30pm Ted Naifeh (Courtney CrumrinNight’s Dominion)
4:30–6pm Tini Howard and Sara Richard (Rick and MortyPocket Like You Stole It)
10–11am Ted Naifeh (Courtney CrumrinNight’s Dominion)

11–11:45am John Allison (2017 Eisner Award nominee, Bad Machinery)

Noon–1pm Steven Perkins (The Coldest Winter: Atomic Blonde)

1–2pm Zander Cannon (Kaijumax, Rick and Morty#28 SDCC exclusive variant)

2–3pm Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim*TICKETED
4–5pm Janet Harvey (Angel City)

10–11am Tini Howard and Sara Richard (Rick and MortyPocket Like You Stole It)

11am–noon John Allison (2017 Eisner Award nominee, Bad Machinery)

Noon–1pm Steven Perkins (The Coldest Winter: Atomic Blonde)

1–2pm Cullen Bunn (The Damned, The Sixth Gun)
2–3pm Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim*TICKETED
3:15–4:30pm Jhonen Vasquez, Eric Trueheart, Aaron Alexovich, Megan Lawton, and Dave Crosland(Invader ZIM*TICKETED

5–6:30pm Zander Cannon (Kaijumax, Rick and Morty#28 SDCC exclusive variant) and Ted Naifeh(Courtney Crumrin, Night’s Dominion)

11am–noon John Allison (2017 Eisner Award nominee, Bad Machinery)

Noon–1pm Janet Harvey (Angel City)
1–2pm Ted Naifeh (Courtney CrumrinNight’s Dominion)

2–3:30pm Zander Cannon (Kaijumax, Rick and Morty#28 SDCC exclusive variant)

*Attendees must have a ticket for the Scott Pilgrim and Invader ZIMsignings.

A limited quantity of tickets will be available at the Oni Press booth (#1833) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. First-come, first-served, one ticket per person.

75 tickets are available for each Scott Pilgrim signing. Purchase of Scott Pilgrim‘s Precious Little Card Game comes with a same-day signing ticket. The other 25 tickets are first-come, first-served. There is a signing limit of six items per person. No sketches.
This year we’re giving everyone an extra chance to score tickets to our biggest SDCC signings! Just like our Facebook page *and* RSVP to the signing(s) of your choice. We will pick a handful of winners each day!

Thursday, July 20: Bryan Lee O’Malley signing
Friday, July 21: Bryan Lee O’Malley signing
Saturday, July 22: Bryan Lee O’Malley signing
Saturday, July 22: Invader ZIM signing


AA-13 Gabriel Bautista (AKA Gabo) (The Life After, Dead of Winter)
EE-20 Joe Harris (Ghost Projekt, Wars in Toyland)
BB-21 Justin Greenwood (Stumptown, Stringers)
AA-06 Tini Howard (Rick and MortyPocket Like You Stole It)
FF-08 Zander Cannon (Kaijumax)

Are you headed to SDCC 2017? Let us know in the comment section below.

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