Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of Oni Press comic book titles that were released on April 13, 2016. The trade at the end of the list is my pick of the Oni books this week!
Stringers #1 Written by Marc Guggenheim
Art by Justin Greenwood
Colors by Ryan Hill
Letters by Crank! Oni Comics
Release Date: August 26, 2015
Cover Price: $3.99
Oni Press focuses on publishing what they dub “real mainstream,” avoiding superhero tropes. Stringers is a new dramatic series that gathers the talents of Marc Guggenheim, Justin Greenwood, and Ryan Hill. Guggenheim has a long list of writing credits that span Marvel, DC, video games, and Hollywood screenplays, and he’s a co-showrunner of Arrow. Stringers is the second title he’s launched with Oni Press, which publishes Stumptown, also drawn by Justin Greenwood, colored by Ryan Hill, and lettered by Crank!
Ghost Town, Volume 1 Created by Rob Ruddell and Dave Dwonch
Written by Dave Dwonch and Ryan K. Lindsay
Illustrated by Justin Greenwood and Daniel Logan
Colored by Brian Dyck
Lettered by Dave Dwonch
Covers by Justin Greenwood and Jordie Bellaire Action Lab Entertainment
Release Date: May 6, 2014
Cover Price: $11.99
What happens when a time machine device becomes weaponized? In Action Lab’s Ghost Town, Volume One, this concept is tackled with full force. Destruction, mayhem, survival, and a whole lot of shocking moments await!
After a terrorist organization known as The American Reclamation Front steals a time travel device, the group uses the machine to place bombs days ahead in the future. When the president refuses to meet their demands, the bombs detonate in Las Vegas and Washington D.C., killing 1.5 million people and thrusting the United States into a post-apocalyptic landscape.
The Fuse #2 Written by Antony Johnston
Illustrated by Justin Greenwood
Colored by Shari Chankhamma
Lettered by Ed Brisson
Cover by Justin Greenwood Image Comics
Release Date: March 19, 2014
Cover Price: $3.50
Multiple murders in a space station’s city; two detectives at odds with each other’s methods; a mystery and an election. These are everyday occurrences in The Fuse #2 by Antony Johnston and illustrated by Justin Greenwood. Read on to find out my thoughts.
When Dietrich arrived at the orbital space station known as Midway City, he was ready to continue his career as a homicide detective, 22,000 miles above Earth; however, he did not expect to be thrust into work before having a chance to even settle into his new apartment.