Ulises Farinas’ Motro, Part Of Oni Press Solicits For November 2016

This is how Ulises Farinas‘s comic book Motro looked when it was published on Act-I-Vate.


Here’s how it will look when published by Oni Press in November.


Here’s what the publisher has lined up for the month of November…


(W) Ulises Farinas
(A/CA) Ulises Farinas with Ryan Hill
A reclusive young boy with superhuman strength follows a prophecy from his dead father on a mission to save people, but when he finds the area villagers are less than thrilled by his noble intentions and he faces adversaries both human and magical-mechanical, what will it take to fulfill his destiny? Can his miniature talking motorcycle help? From illustrator and intricate world-builder Ulises Fariñas (IDW’s Judge Dredd), comes the first story in the life and legend of a fantasy hero for the ages.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Janet Harvey
(A/CA) Megan Levens with Nick Filardi
Frances Faye and Dolores Dare were best friends, once upon a time; small town girls with cardboard suitcases and dreams of Hollywood stardom. But that was the past. Now, Frances has been murdered, and the crooked Los Angeles cops don’t care enough to solve the crime. Dolores hunts for the murderer everywhere, from high-end studio lots to seedy gambling dens. But as she gets closer to unraveling the mystery, she also nears a betrayal that hits close to home.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W/A/CA) Ted Naifeh
Emerane and her companions narrowly escape the Cult of Uhlume and the relentless Furie, exhausted but no richer for their efforts. Going their separate ways into in the pitiless streets of Umber, they each find a dead end waiting. Now penniless, Emerane’s quest to free her younger brother from debtor’s prison seems more hopeless than ever. Until a possible solution comes from the most unlikely ally imaginable—the Furie himself. But his help comes with a dangerous price.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Greg Rucka
(A/CA) Justin Greenwood, Ryan Hill
Portland’s best private investigator Dex Parios is back, and this time, the case is a real grind. When she picks up a simple assignment to escort a package of highly-prized coffee beans, Dex has no idea that she’s stepping into the web of the Barista Mafia and eccentric billionaires with no compunction about using force to get the most coveted coffee around. And to top it all off, her sister is in town.
Join Eisner Award-winner Greg Rucka and series artist Justin Greenwood (The Fuse) for the The Case of a Cup of Joe, the fourth case in the critically-acclaimed Stumptown series. This oversized hardcover edition also collects a bonus silent issue, as well as extra material such as issue covers, process pieces, and creator commentary.
SC, 7×10, 152pgs, FC $29.99

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(W) Kyle Starks and Marc Ellerby
(A) Kyle Starks, Ryan Hill, and Marc Ellerby
(C) Kyle Starks
In this standalone issue illustrated by series writer Kyle Starks (Sexcastle), Morty takes on America’s second-favorite pastime: the illustrious sport of basketball. In an attempt to win Jessica’s affections, Morty uses alien technology to become the best there ever was at putting a ball into a hoop. But as Morty’s star rises, will Rick get left back on the ground? And is he really going to put up with that?
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Sarah Graley
(A) Sarah Graley, Mildred Louis, and Marc Ellerby
It’s finally the most anticipated event of the year, Prom! Mr. Poopybutthole and Summer are all dressed up and ready to unwind after a stressful adventure, but when some uninvited guests crash the party they make it a night Summer and Mr. Poopybutthole will never forget.
Meanwhile in dimension S-223, will Rick finally be rewarded what is rightfully his – this year’s Prom King crown and sash?
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov and Tony Fleecs
(A/CA) Tony Fleecs and Luigi Anderson
It’s time for a training montage as Jeff explores his mech suit’s powers under the harsh tutelage of alien badass Cleompa. But despite a solid 20 minutes of hard(ish) work, Cleo questions Jeff’s commitment and ability to handle himself in intergalactic battle, which it turns out is a lot more important than anyone previously thought. Turns out Captain Dave and Reopsolom are really just ready to take over Earth and its valuable resources—the good stuff like fossil fuels, gold, middle-management—and Jeff serving as Earth’s champion is nothing more than a thin charade designed to fail immediately. The moment finally arrives for Jeff to take on his first challenge, God help us all.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov
(A/CA) Gabo
Time ticks down as two sides march towards the end. Can mankind save itself? If history is to be believed, not bloody likely.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Adam Glass, Michael Benson
(A/CA) Harwinder Singh with Gonzalo Duarte
Boosted by the strength and power the golem Brik, Drew finally finds the courage to make a move on his crush—but not everyone in Yonkers is feeling so confident. Threatened that respect and fear of his gang has diminished now that Drew and Brik are dealing out street justice, Little Stalin cracks down to tighten his control on the city. Sera returns and meets Brik but realizes Drew hasn’t followed her instructions exactly, and now the golem may soon turn dangerous and uncontrollable. And to top off Drew’s troubles, Little Stalin learns who’s behind this new vigilante of Yonkers.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W/A/CA) Zander Cannon
SEASON FINALE! Reunited with his son, Kaijumax fugitive Electrogor goes in search of Torgax, his missing daughter, whose months of being on her own have left her… changed. Meanwhile, Science Police Team G.R.E.A.T. officers Chisato and Jeong have the family’s position and are closing in for the climactic final showdown. Also: Orbital physics! Grim quips! Scenic Anchorage, AK! And… ”pulling a Chicxulub”?
32pgs, FC $3.99

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(W) Eric Trueheart
(A/CA) Warren Wucinich
What is the secret truth behind Miss Bitters? Is she a undead witch? A crone-beast as old as time itself? A dark instrument of infernal vengeance in a smelly dress? Everyone has a theory, and when Miss Bitters doesn’t show up for Skool one morning, they all come out of the woodwork.
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W/A/CA) Natalie Riess
Peony’s stuck on the set of a rival show, Cannibal Coliseum. The rules are simple: be the last surviving chef and cook up something good from the other contestants’ remains. Peony thought she had what it takes to be the greatest chef in the galaxy—but does she have what it takes to survive a battlefield of knife-wielding cooks?
32pgs, FC $3.99


(W) Patrick Keller
(A/CA) Dan McDaid
After a time bending adventure, Ollie Finch was set to go home in his uncle’s rocket car time machine when everything went sideways. He’s at the center of a maelstrom of paradoxes that threatens to destroy the multiverse. Fortunately, Ollie’s fellow time traveling friends might just help straighten things out: Teddy, the brain-damaged cyborg assassin; Bax, the soldier from the post-apocalyptic future sent to stop Teddy’s mission; Preston, the 19th-century inventor; Curtis, self-proclaimed Time Master; and Roxy, Ollie’s scorned ex-girlfriend. Can this band of losers stop Phil, the world-conquering artificial intelligence… in time?
SC, 7×10, 168pgs, FC $19.99

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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