Tag Archive for Oni Press

Ivy

If Raina Telgemeier’s Smile is for middle schoolers and Vera Brosgol’s Anya’s Ghost is for young teens, Sarah Oleksyk’s Ivy is for older teens getting ready to graduate and start another phase of their lives. Ivy doesn’t know why everything…

Yo Gabba Gabba: Comic Book Time

Yo Gabba Gabba: Comic Book Time cover

The kid’s television show, Yo Gabba Gabba, has a long history with comics. The short stories featured in between skits is often in sequential format, including the reoccurring Super Martian Robot Girl. Yo Gabba Gabba also features varying types of…

Stumptown, Vol. 1

Greg Rucka’s Stumptown opens with a woman getting shot on a the bank of a Portland river. The scene is in dark hues, with the would be killers lit up from the gun blast and the would be corpse falling…

Lola: a Ghost Story

Jesse is reluctant to travel from Canada to his relative’s home in the Philippines for his Lola’s (grandmother’s) funeral and it’s not because of his annoying cousin. It’s because the cousin who still annoys him has already been dead for…

First in Space

Early in the space race, the United States was determined to get data that would prove that man could travel into outer space. Short of actually sending a man in to space, the best way to test this theory was…

Three Days in Europe

Jack Pentura and Jill Boscombe’s relationship is on the rocks. Jack runs advertising for a music magazine. Jill is a curator at an art gallery. And while art and music goes well together, Jack and Jill’s jobs–and tastes–are very different.…

The Tomb

This is a love story and a thriller wrapped up in one book: it’s the story of an Egyptian Archeologist and a newspaper reporter who went to explore the house of a dead egyptologist and ended up finding more than…

Closer

When Serena Cumberland receives a mysterious invitation–addressed to her dead mother–to a dinner party on an isolated, craggy island, she doesn’t think twice about packing up her rat and heading off to see what it’s about. She quickly learns that…

Three Strikes

Three Strikes is the story of Rey Quintana, a hispanic college kid who forgets his girlfriend’s birthday. He’s in a jewelry store and impulsively decides to pocket a pair of earrings that are lying out on the counter. Then he…

Spaghetti Western

Two cowboys walk into a bank: they’re there to rob the place. But the heist doesn’t go quite that smoothly– one of the cowboys has a fake gun, and when he’s tackled by a passerby, he has no choice but…

Maria’s Wedding

Frankie Pirelli’s cousin Maria is getting married, and the whole family’s coming to the wedding– including his gay brother Joseph (and his new husband), his homophobic aunt Giula, his drug-dealing cousin Mark, and his cousin Carla, who delights in nothing…