Out this week from Oni Press – 4/25/12

Play Ball

Writers: Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir

Artist: Jackie Lewis

Most girls, when they get to a new school, just want to fit in. But Dashiell Brody isn’t like most girls. A natural at softball, Dashiell discovers her new school has a championship level baseball team, and Dashiell want to play ball. one girl’s quest to play the national pastime with the boys will turn her family, her school, and her state upside down.

Format: Original Graphic Novel, Hardcover
Content Rating: T (Teen)
Diamond™ Order Code: DEC111156
ISBN: 978-1-934964-79-8


Writer: Cullen Bunn

Artist: Brian Hurtt w/ Tyler Crook

Colorist: Bill Crabtree

Traveling by secret railroad, Becky and Drake accompany an order of mysterious monks on a quest to bury General Hume”s body on holy ground. But malevolent forces spurred by a sinister necromancer stage a terrifying attack on the train—Drake vanishes without a trace. Alone, Becky continues her journey to a secluded mountain fortress where she discovers how deeply her fate is entwined with that of The Sixth Gun. Meanwhile, Gord revisits a haunted mansion from his past hoping to discover a means to destroy the Six, but the ghosts he stirs have no intention of letting his quest continue.

Format: Trade (Collection), Standard
Content Rating: T (Teen)
Diamond™ Order Code: DEC111153
ISBN: 978-1-934964-78-1


Don’t forget, Oni Press comics are now day and date digital. Both of the comics above are available now at the Oni Press store on Comixology. In addition, we are adding older titles every week. This week: Spell Checkers, vol. 2!

Spell Checkers, vol. 2: Sons of a Preacher Man

Writer: Jamie S. Rich

Artists: Nicolas Hitori de, Joëlle Jones

There are two new kids at school. Twin brothers–one straight-laced and buttoned-up, the other a rebel in a leather jacket–and they’ve transferred in with trouble for the Spell Checkers. Jesse finds romance, but for Cynthia, it’s rivalry. She and the good brother compete for student body president, while Kimmie tries to find out who murdered the last one. Dark magic is afoot, as well as dark humor, in the second mystical volume of Oni’s latest hit series.

Format: Original Graphic Novel, Digest
Content Rating: T (Teen)

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Spell Checkers Giveaway!

Here’s the skinny: Go to the Spell Checkers page on Amazon.  Write a review for the book.  Tweet to @OniPress with a link to YOUR review.  We’ll randomly select a winner from all the entires on Monday, January 31.  The … Continue reading

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Killer Comics: Jamie S. Rich on ‘You Have Killed Me’

Comic writer extraordinaire, Jamie S. Rich, sat down with Newsarama this week to talk about his upcoming comic noir You Have Killed Me. Read the entire interview here! Check out the 33pg preview here! Don’t forget The Art Institute of … Continue reading

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Here is a mockup of the YOU HAVE KILLED ME Hardcover!

Don’t forget to check out the 36 page preview of You Have Killed Me! Talk to the creators about the book at the Oni Press Forums!

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Forbidden Planet International spotlight on Marc Ellerby

An excellent artist spotlight on Oni creator Marc Ellerby: “Marc Ellerby is a young cartoonist from Essex, probably best known for his work with Jamie S. Rich on the Oni Press series Love The Way You Love. But I first … Continue reading

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12 Reasons why Comics Worth Reading Loves this book! posted an excellent review of the Jamie S. Rich / Joelle Jones graphic romance 12 Reasons Why I Love Her. Calling it “the best of 2006″, Johanna from CWR says: “This charming/frustrating graphic novel captures the key points of … Continue reading

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Jamie S. Rich’s Have You Seen The Horizon Lately? is reviewed by BOOKSLUT.COM!

The fine folks over at have just posted a fantastic review of Jamie S. Rich’s novel, Have You Seen The Horizon Lately? “…It’s a unique story told in an undeniably cool way. Rich taps into a sensibility that makes … Continue reading

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Jamie S. Rich will be reading and signing at Powells this next week!

From the Powells website: Acclaimed comics writer Jamie S. Rich, whose previous novels include Cut My Hair, returns to prose with Have You Seen the Horizon Lately? (Oni Press), an incisive look at interpersonal relationships in a world where entertainment … Continue reading

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