Oni Previews: Kim Reaper, Invader Zim, Kaijumax, Long Con, Night's Dominion, Shadow Road, Spectacle

Oni Previews: Kim Reaper, Invader Zim, Kaijumax, Long Con, Night’s Dominion, Shadow Road, Spectacle

Posted by September 2, 2018 Comment

New comic day is almost here again — it feels like it happens every week — and Oni press has eight books shipping and… wait a minute, what? Did someone spike the coffee with extra caffeine in Oni’s offices or something?! Oni is flooding the market this week, and making us upload dozens of images. Don’t they know it’s Labor Day weekend?!

Take a look at all the offerings below, including the first issue of Kim Reaper: Vampire Island, and look for all of these in comic shops on Wednesday, September 5th!

Kim Reaper: Vampire Island #1
(W/A/C) Sarah Graley
(CA) Sarah Graley (Cover A), Katy Farina (Cover B)
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Genre: Adventure/Humor
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

Kim and Becka are back and dealing with the troubles of supernatural dating in KIM REAPER: VAMPIRE ISLAND! College relationships are tough for everyone, but they’re EXTRA hard for Kim. Her grumpy grim reaper bosses are always mad at her, her girlfriend Becka’s roommate keeps hanging around, and now everybody is super into vampires for some reason! And she accidentally let slip that she knew about an island full of them?! Oops, better pack up your scythe—we’re all going on a really weird date!

Invader ZIM #34
(W) Eric Trueheart
(A) Kate Sherron
(C) Fred C. Stresing
(CA) Warren Wucinich with Fred C. Stresing (Cover A), Miracle Mosley (Cover B)
Age Rating: All-Ages
Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

Who’s in prison? ZIM’s in prison! What did he do to get there? No one knows! Not even him! But Moo-Ping 10 is the most notorious Space Prison in the whole of the Irken Empire, and ZIM better get out soon, or he could end up rotting in a space cell for the rest of the comic series, and that would be very, very bad for sales.

Invader ZIM  Volume 6
(W) Eric Trueheart, Sarah Graley, Sam Logan
(A) Maddie C. and Mady G., Sarah Graley
(C) Fred C. Stresing, Sarah Stern
(CA) Maddie C. with Fred C. Stresing
Age Rating: All-Ages
Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor
Price: $19.99
Page Count: 128

Things are getting weird. Watch as everyone’s favorite green alien CONQUERS THE WORLD. Or, well, tries to. Often with pretty disastrous results! See ZIM connect with an alien neighbor he never knew he had! Laugh at ZIM’s sped-up antics as he attempts to control… THE TIME THINGY. And gaze in awe at the two-part story all about Poop Cola’s insidious new flavor, DARKPOOP. Featuring special guest illustrators Sarah Graley (OUR SUPER ADVENTURE, KIM REAPER) and Mady G, and featuring new series artist Maddie C.! Collects issues #26-30 of the Oni Press comic series.

Kaijumax Season 4, #2
(W/A/C/CA) Zander Cannon
Age Rating: Mature Themes
Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

Baba Yaga and her gang of mythical creatures recruit Jin-Wook Jeong, a down-on-his-luck guard, to smuggle in profitable smokestacks, but the very powerful alien shotcaller Victoria Von Vilestra turns out to have something to say about that. Meanwhile, Dr. Zhang finds a good friend in Go-Go Space Baby, and prison starts to look a little bit more manageable. Also: Robotic and crystalline pregnancies! A Cthonic outlook on life! And… the Blue Piplup of Happiness?

The Long Con #2
(W) Dylan Meconis and Ben Coleman
(A) EA Denich
(C) M. Victoria Robado
(CA) EA Denich with M. Victoria Robado
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Genre: Humor, Action/Adventure
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

Dez and Victor haven’t seen each other since the world ended five years ago, leaving Dez trapped inside the Los Spinoza Convention Center and Victor writing articles for a post-apocalyptic newspaper about how to properly season shoelaces for human consumption. So the two have got a lot to catch up on—and when Dez learns the world outside the convention center isn’t infested with radioactive zombies, she’s determined to get not just herself and her intern out, but all the other imprisoned con-goers.

Shadow Roads #3
(W) Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt
(A) A.C. Zamudio
(C) Carlos Zamudio
(CA) A.C. Zamudio with Carlos Zamudio
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Price: $3.99
Page Count: 32

Beset by the Hunter’s minions, Henry, Abigail, and the Buzzard Clan flee through the Crossroads. Isabelle and Ghost Eyes have allied with the Black Star Rangers to take the fight to the Hunter. A powerful beast makes its appearance, but will he help our heroes… or kill them?

Night’s Dominion Season 3, #2
(W/A/C/CA) Ted Naifeh
Age Rating: 17+
Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Superhero
Price: $1.99
Page Count: 22

With its new lawkeepers showing their true colors as cruel oppressors, the people of Umber rise up to resist. But they need a hero to inspire them. If Grael loses all hope, and the Furie’s wound proves fatal, who is left to lead the people against the Amaraddan Guard?

Spectacle #8
(W/A/C/CA) Megan Rose Gedris
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Genre: Supernatural/Mystery
Price: $1.99
Page Count: 22

One murder is a tragedy; two murders is a pattern. In this issue, Anna gets a valuable clue, although she may not know what to make of it yet.

(Last Updated September 2, 2018 4:22 pm )

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