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NEWS | Oni Press reveals NYCC exclusives, signing and panel schedule
Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by
Greg Rucka, Brian Wood, Antony Johnston, Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, Cullen Bunn, among others to headline Oni Press’ NYCC signing events.

From the press release:

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

SPV4_HC_TPB_4x6_EVIL_FNL_WEB$40 – $100 – Bryan 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

LETTER44_1_COLOR_4x6_COMP_WEB$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

AUTEUR_1_PREMATURE_RELEASE_4x6_COMP_FNL_WEB$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

Only 40 copies of this spectacular set will be available for sale at the show before it’s made available exclusively on OniPress.com December 4th.

Limited to 1,000 copies and exclusively available directly from Oni Press, this ultra-deluxe $120 package includes the oversized hardcover collecting the first 11 issues of the hit series housed in a specially-designed coffin box and limited edition dust jacket featuring the fearsome General Hume, a faux leather and gold foil cover, three full-color art prints, and a tip-in print signed and numbered by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, and Bill Crabtree!

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Not only is this magnificent tome making its world premiere at Booth #1844 during NYCC, but Bunn and Hurtt will also be on hand signing on Friday from 2:00PM to 3:00PM and Saturday from 2:00PM to 3:00PM!

Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt Signings

  • Friday, October 11th – 2:00PM
  • Saturday October 12th – 2:00PM
Courtney Crumrin Volume 4: Monstrous Holiday Special Edition

CCV4_HC_4x6_COMP_FNL_WEB$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 Apocalyptic Edition Volume 3

WL3_HC_4x6_COMP_FNL_WEB$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 Crumrin, Polly and the Pirates; Joe Harris – Ghost Projekt, Wars in Toyland, Spontaneous
  • 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 – Wasteland, Coldest City; Scott C. – Double Fine Action Comics
  • 4:00 – 5:00: Greg Rucka – Stumptown, Queen 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 Crumrin, Polly and the Pirates; Scott C. – Double Fine Action Comics; Brahm Revel – Guerillas
  • 1:30 – 2:30: Antony Johnston – Wasteland, Coldest 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 – Stumptown, Queen and Country; Joe Harris – Ghost Projekt, Wars in Toyland, Spontaneous

Sunday, October 13th

  • 11:00 – 12:00: Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, and Emma Vieceli – The Avalon Chronicles
  • 12:00 – 1:00: Ted Naifeh – Courtney Crumrin, Polly 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 – Wasteland, Coldest City

Panels

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

I’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 (Sheltered, Comeback), 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!

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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