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Lion Forge and Oni Press to Merge, Set Up in Portland
"You do realise that Oni Press firing everyone is all your fault, right?" That's what a prominent comic book figure told me that's what people were saying at the CBLDF/ComiXology Party on Thursday night at the Westgate Hotel, blaming Bleeding Cool for recent dismissals at the comic book publisher There was a smile in his[...]
"Waiting For The Inevitable NFT" – Comics Industry Reacts To Oni Press
Oni Press, the comic book publisher of 25 years standing, that was merged with Lion Forge under the umbrella of the new Polarity company a few years ago, issued the following statement yesterday It has garnered quite the reaction from the comic book industry To the extent that I am expecting T-shirts of it for[...]
in The Daily LITG July 16th 2022
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Oni Press' Bizarre Statement in The Daily LITG July 16th 2022 LITG: Munsters Trailer released Oni Press Issue Statement About Firings Not Written By Anyone At Oni Funko Announces A New 2022 Funko Fundays Box of Fun The Munsters Trailer Released, Film Out In September…Somewhere A New Chris Claremont X-Men Comic[...]
Oni Press/Lion Forge Drops Out Of San Doego Comic-Con Showfloor
The San Diego Comic-Con showfloor map may still have Oni Press on it But they will not be attending the show The proximity to Scholastic Press has made it more valuable pop-culture real estate in the last few years, as Scholastic have become the best-selling comic book publisher in the USA, but Bleeding Cool understands[...]
Cover image for Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition
Maia Kobabe is named in the criminal lawsuit of obscenity brought against em and Oni Press over the graphic novel Gender Queer by Republican Virginian politicians as part of a political campaign that has previously proved successful They didn't sue Phoebe Kobabe, in what may be one of the few examples of a colourist being[...]
Lion Forge and Oni Press to Merge, Set Up in Portland
Oni Press/Lion Forge has been hitting the headlines recently, with former owners James Lucas Jones and Charlie Chu pushed out by parent company Polarity, others departing voluntarily, and their newly reprinted Gender Queer: A Memoir graphic novel landing them, and its writer/artist Maia Kobabe, with obscenity criminal lawsuits in the state of Virginia[...]
Oni Press Challenged Over Nonpayment Allegations
Comic book editor, writer, artist, colourist and comic shop manager Christina Stewart, or Steenz, drew and coloured the graphic novel Archival Quality, published by Oni Press in 2018, writes and draws the daily comic strip Heart of the City, and has worked on comic books including Bountiful Garden, Quincredible, Cash & Carrie and next year's[...]
Noelle Webster Leaves Penguin Random House, Tara Lehmann Leaves Oni
Tara Lehmann, Publicity Director at Oni Press who has been with the company for three years, posted yesterday "Even though I've known this day was coming for a few weeks now, it's still surreal to announce that tomorrow is my last day at Oni Press While I am sad to leave my talented coworkers &[...]
Cover image for Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition
The graphic novel Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe and Pheobe Kobabe, published by Oni Press, tells the story of Maia Kobabe's journey to self-discovery regarding being non-binary Gender Queer has been named the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association and PEN America, the writers' advocacy group Poets, Playwrights,[...]
Layoffs Hit Lion Forge, Oni Press After Merger Announcement
Two weeks ago, Publisher's Weekly ran a profile piece on Oni Press, looking at the recently formed Oni–Lion Forge Publishing Group Looking at how it had survived through lockdown, including its subsidiaries Comics Beat, Oni Press, Lion Forge, Magnetic, Limerence Press, all under the Polarity umbrella With a staff of thirty looking to expand, with[...]
Cover image for Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition
Lawsuits filed last month in Virginian courts by lawyer Republican Virginia assembly delegate Tim Anderson on behalf of himself and Republican congressional candidate Tommy Altman who lost in the recent primary for Congress, citing an obscure state obscenity law. Whenever he has reasonable cause to believe that any person is engaged in the sale or commercial[...]
Cover image for PINK LEMONADE #1 CVR B KANE
Nick Cagnetti's small press comic Pink Lemonade has been picked up by Oni Press alongside the latest Rick & Morty comics in their September 2022 solicits and solicitations.The first two issues of Pink Lemonade had been published through Indiegogo in 2019 and 2020, which will be republished by Oni before continuing the series. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item[...]
Cover image for Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition
Preview Gender Queer: A Memoir deluxe edition hardcover, coming from Oni Press in June, ahead of FOC on Monday The book has been the target of campaigns to see it pulled from library shelves despite the book receiving an award from the American Library Association But it can't be banned from your personal pull list…[...]
Cover image for Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters #10
Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters #10 is in stores from Oni Press in June, but with final order cutoff on Monday, Oni hopes you'll check out this preview and tell your comic shop to order a copy Will you? Check out the preview below. JONNA AND THE UNPOSSIBLE MONSTERS #10 ONI PRESS INC. APR221678 APR221679 – JONNA AND THE[...]
An Early Look at Silk Hills by Ryan Ferrier, Brian Level, and Kate Sherron
Before long, Beth finds out just how wrong things can get in the woods, as her search for a missing troubled youth finds her running afoul of the local drug trade, too-friendly creepers, a very sinister deer, and psychoactive moth dust. Final order cutoff: 5/16/2022 On sale date: 6/15/2022 #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1[...]