2016 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List | Texas Library Association

2016 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List | Texas Library Association: ​Check out our titles that…

We could go on and on about why we love HEARTTHROB by…

We could go on and on about why we love HEARTTHROB by @christophersebela, @robertwilsoniv, and Nick Filardi. But don’t just take our word for it – here’s a few more people who also love HEARTTHROB.

Today is your last chance to pre-order HEARTTHROB #1 at your local comic book shop with this Diamond order code: FEB161671. Find your local comic shop at findacomicshop.com or comicshoplocator.com.

San Francisco! Come out to Mission: Comics & Art tonight to…

San Francisco! Come out to Mission: Comics & Art tonight to meet the writers behind Meteor Men, Junior Braves of the Apocalypse & Odd Schnozz & the Odd Squad at 7:30 pm.

News & Reviews – 6/6/15The Sixth Gun: Valley of Death #1 is…

News & Reviews – 6/6/15

The Sixth Gun: Valley of Death #1 is “fun, mysterious, and dangerous.“

Joe Infurnari on the intense visual process of The Bunker

Joshua Hale Fialkov talks The Bunker’s view of humanity and his post-apocalyptic childhood.

Jeffrey Burandt of Odd Schnozz and the Odd Squad talks music and comics on the Midtown Comics podcast

Meteor Men returns with a second printing!

“Nobody draws mutant hell-beasts like Churilla and his work alone is worth reading,“ in Hellbreak #3

Letter 44 is “unlike any science fiction space story you’ve read.“

ONI PRESS ISSUES SECOND PRINTING FOR EISNER-NOMINATED METEOR MEN…

ONI PRESS ISSUES SECOND PRINTING FOR EISNER-NOMINATED METEOR MEN BY JEFF PARKER AND SANDY JARRELL

EISNER-NOMINATED METEOR MEN SOLD OUT DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND; SECOND PRINTING AVAILABLE JUNE 2015

PORTLAND, OR May 29, 2015 – Oni Press, Portland’s premier independent comic book publisher, announced today a second printing for the Eisner-nominated Meteor Men by Jeff Parker (SHAZAM, BATMAN ‘66) and Sandy Jarrell (JUNGLE JIM). Available in June, librarians and retailers are encouraged to place orders early for the critically acclaimed young adult science-fiction graphic novel.

Meteor Men by Jeff Parker and Sandy Jarrell, nominated for a 2015 Will Eisner Award in the category of Best Publication for Teens (13-17), is a tale of first contact with an alien race and a test of humanity in the face of armageddon. On a summer night, Alden Baylor sits in a field watching the largest meteor shower in human history, a celestial event which brings travelers who will change the world completely. When Alden connects to one of these visitors, he discovers the true purpose behind their migration—and what it will mean for all life on earth.

Praise for Meteor Men:

“A strange, brilliant and utterly compelling cosmic fable. I couldn’t put it down.”

– Lev Grossman, New York Times best-selling author of THE MAGICIANS.

“…optimistic and disquieting, and will likely provoke strong reactions and discussion.”

– School Library Journal

“I love alien stories, coming-of-age stories and Southern stories. This book is all three and then some. A beautifully-rendered tale of a boy longing for connection.”

– Peyton Reed, director of BRING IT ON, ANT-MAN

Oni Press editor-in-chief James Lucas Jones added, “We’re over the moon with the Eisner nomination for what we consider one of the best science-fiction young adult graphic novels ever published, and we’re excited for new readers to discover the magic and wonder of this story both at retail and in libraries.”

Also available in their second printings include I Was the Cat by Paul Tobin and Benjamin Dewey, which was also nominated for a 2015 Will Eisner Award in the category of Best Publication for Kids (8-12), and the critically acclaimed young adult sports comedy Down Set Fight by Chris Sims, Chad Bowers, and Scott Kowalchuk. Both titles are currently available for order.

I Was The Cat by Paul Tobin and Benjamin Dewey follows Allison Breaking, a talented journalist with her own blog and a lot of bills to pay. When she receives an offer from a mysterious stranger named Burma to write his memoirs, it’s an offer she can’t refuse, but Burma is quite literally unlike any man Allison’s ever known… because he’s a cat. This cat has stories to tell about how he, over the course of a few lifetimes, has shaped the world and another, darker story that Allison must risk all to uncover.

Down Set Fight by Chad Bowers, Chris Sims and Scott Kowalchuk tells the tale of one man versus every mascot in professional sports. “Fearless” Chuck Fairlane was football’s fastest rising star, but his career came to a screeching halt when he was expelled from the league after causing the biggest brawl in the history of sports. Years later, Chuck has found peace as a high school football coach, until costumed mascots begin attacking him for seemingly no reason.

Time’s running out to vote in the 2015 Will Eisner Comic…

Time’s running out to vote in the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards! http://www.eisnervote.com/ Get your votes in before Monday, comic industry professionals, and please remember these Oni Press titles!

Mermin Book 3: Deep Dive by Joey Weiser (Best Publication for Early Readers up to age 7)

I Was the Cat by Paul Tobin & Benjamin Dewey (Best Publication for Kids ages 8-12)

Meteor Men by Jeff Parker & Sandy Jarrell (Best Publication for Teens ages 13-17)

News & Reviews – 4/25/15Oni Press Open Submissions…

News & Reviews – 4/25/15

Oni Press Open Submissions Guidelines are here!

comicsalliance interviews our editorial team about open submissions with in-depth answers to many of your questions.

Terrible Lizard writer cullenbunntalks to Diamond about working in comics, FCBD and a girl and her T-Rex.

Colorist nathanfairbairn discusses his process in coloring the Scott Pilgrim series, with the final Volume 6 now in stores.

Bryan Lee O’Malley speaks with cbr about revisiting and remastering Scott Pilgrim for the sixth color volume.

The A.V. Club applauds zandercannon for giving Kaijumax “genuine drama and heart.”

Thanks to stickergiant for all their hard work on our Scott Pilgrim V6 Collector’s Edition stickers!

Meteor Men, Mermin Vol 3 and Booger Beard are all recognized with Eisner nominations!

Read the first 8 pages of Kaijumax #2 on Bleeding Cool!