Out Today from Oni Press: 5/20/2009!

Writer/Artist: Judd Winick
Price: $19.95
Rating: O
Pages: 360
Format: 6×9″ – Trade Paperback

Meet Barry Ween, the smartest living human. What does a ten-year-old boy do with a 350 I.Q.? Anything he wants. Cranky, egotistical, arrogant and foul-mouthed, Barry in general wants to conduct his experiments and be left alone, but it never seems to work out. Hurdles that Barry must outmaneuver range from time warps, to art thieves, to accidentally turning his best friend into a dinosaur.

This massive volume collects all 12 issues of hit series, The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius.

Check out this massive 33 pg preview!

Writers: John Layman, Tom Peyer, Jim Massey
Artist: Robbi Rodriguez
Price: $3.99
Rating: T
Pages: 32
Format: StandardIt’s the supernova-sized finale of our first miniseries! As our beloved hero is left as the sole being standing in front of the Optiklon death march!

Can he save the universe (and his hundreds of ex-girlfriends)? Find out in “The Army of Doom at the Nebula of Death”! Plus, an all-new Tek Jansen Case Files!

6 pg preview of Tek Jansen goodness here!

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This year Oni Press is a gold sponsor of FCBD! And as such we’re putting forward a totally free comic: MARC GUGGENHEIM’S RESURRECTION #0! You can find it at your local comic book shop, and while you’re there don’t forget … Continue reading

Posted in Appearances, Crogan Adventures, Free Comic Book Day, Leading man, Maintenance, Queen & Country, Resurrection, Tek Jansen, Wasteland

Newsarama reviews Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen!

“And just who is Tek Jansen? Well, if you were a video gamer back in the 1980s, picture Space Ace as imagined by Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert, or going a little further back, imagine that the purveyor of “truthiness” … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen Relaunch!

The time has come and everybody’s talking, including co-writer Tom Peyer in this awesome interview! Although Peyer does confirm that Tek was created by an idiot in the television persona of “Stephen Colbert,â€? the space hero is not himself … Continue reading

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Blame Canada!

The Nominees for the 2008 Joe Shuster Awards were announced yesterday, and Oni Press is proud to sport 3 big Canadians! OUTSTANDING CANADIAN COMIC BOOK CARTOONIST (WRITER/ARTIST) – Bryan Lee O’Malley for Scott Pilgrim Vol. 4: Scott Pilgrim Gets It … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Northwest Passage, Scott Pilgrim, Tek Jansen

How do we know Tek is back? ‘Cause it never went away baby!

Oni Press Managing Editor, Randal Jarrell, made it official today on, “There was a work stoppage due to the WGA strike [and] we had zero control over the strike itself … We don’t foresee any further delays.” Tek fans … Continue reading

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Oni Press – Solicited Books for June ’08

The Big Book of Barry Ween, Boy Genius by Judd Winick Meet Barry Ween, the smartest living human. What does a ten-year-old boy do with a 350 I.Q.? Anything he wants. Cranky, egotistical, arrogant and foul-mouthed, Barry in general wants … Continue reading

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Win a Tek Jansen poster signed by Stephen Colbert!

The good folks over at are running a special contest in support of Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen. * The grand prize is a Tek Jansen poster signed by Stephen Colbert along with both versions of Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen … Continue reading

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EW Talks & Previews Stephen Colber’s Tek Jansen!

The fine folks over at Entertainment Weekly have given readers an exclusive look at the first issue of Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen! As if that wasn’t enough, they also have a chat with a couple of Tek Jansen’s comic book … Continue reading

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NYCC Day 1 Preview: Stephen Colbert Rocks the House

It’s almost 2 AM in New York and Randy already has his hair in curlers and his avacado face mask on. I should probably be getting some rest, but before I hit the hay, I had to let the Oni … Continue reading

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