The Sandbaggers: The Best Spy Show (That You've Probably Never Seen)

Since io9 is looking at the spy genre, it would be remiss of me not to talk about one of the very best spy shows ever made, The Sandbaggers. It's unfortunate that it's not as well known as it should be, because it's also one of the most realistic spy shows ever made. » 2/13/15 10:08pm 2/13/15 10:08pm

See A Potato Create The Universe In The Life After #3 Comic Preview

The Bible says God created the universe in six days. It doesn't mention him being a potato. But in Joshua Hale Fialkov's new Oni Press comic The Life After, God happens to be a Cosmic Potato, and as you'll see in this 4-page preview, even Cosmic Potatoes have needs... » 8/22/14 6:50am 8/22/14 6:50am

This is what love looks like in the future

Oni Press' new graphic novel A Boy and a Girl is, as you might have surmised, about a boy and a girl falling in love. But there's a catch: The girl is actually a lifelike robot, whose assignment to to live secretly among humans is ending. We're proud to present this 13-page preview of the comic, which is basically a… » 12/10/13 12:25pm 12/10/13 12:25pm

Read the first issue of Letter 44, the comic everyone's raving about

As presidents leave office, they also leave a letter for their successors. In Oni Press' new comic Letter 44, the newest president is taken aback when he reads the letter from the man who preceded him — a man who seemed to tank the economy and embroil the nation in needless wars — but was actually secretly preparing… » 11/27/13 2:00pm 11/27/13 2:00pm

North World injects modern contrivances (and bear fights) into epic…

In the webcomic North World, the most famous dungeon-delving adventurers have tie-wearing accountants. You might run into your blacksmith at the local burrito stand or Chinese restaurant. Pizza parlors need to be prepared against the occasional viking attack. And young swordsman Conrad has to worry about the mystical… » 12/24/11 9:00am 12/24/11 9:00am

Two janitors working for the world's biggest evil scientist corporation…

Two unlucky janitors, working for the world's most diabolical evil scientist corporation are getting their own feature film! The Oni Press comic book Maintenance will be adapted by DreamWorks. So fingers crossed for an adorable toxic spill monster! [THR] » 12/28/10 8:00am 12/28/10 8:00am

Why's a slacker like Scott Pilgrim such a great hero?

Reviewing Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour is difficult given that the SP sextology's one of most "either-you-get-it-or-you-don't" series I've encountered. Which is a pity, as it's a pop gem and Scott's such an intriguingly crappy protagonist. » 8/02/10 5:30pm 8/02/10 5:30pm

The biggest winners and losers of Comic Con 2010

Everybody says San Diego Comic Con can make or break a project, and we saw it happening first-hand at SDCC 2010. Here's our list of the projects that gained supercharged buzz at SDCC... plus a few that lost some buzz. » 7/26/10 3:56pm 7/26/10 3:56pm

Aliens Invade And Retreat In This Week's Comics

While many comic book publishers are holding off on big releases in favor of this Saturday's Free Comic Book Day, at least one book hitting stores tomorrow is ideal material for all you io9 readers. » 4/28/09 9:00am 4/28/09 9:00am

Josie and the Pussycats Meet Mad Max

When you're trapped in a post-nuclear dystopia, what else is there to do but rock? That's the one-line premise behind Ray Fawkes and Cameron Stewart's The Apocalypstix, a new graphic novel series coming your way from Oni Press, home of Scott Pilgrim, later this year. » 6/13/08 10:01am 6/13/08 10:01am

Some Free Comics You Should Nab While You Can

Sure, so this Wednesday was kind of a weak one for comics, but that's because everyone was saving the awesome up for tomorrow. What's so special about tomorrow, you may ask yourself (beside it being Saturday, and therefore requiring no work for the majority of you)? Well, it's Free Comic Book Day 2008, where stores… » 5/02/08 7:00am 5/02/08 7:00am

Iron Chef Meets Dark Star in New Graphic Novel

Anything that can be pitched in high concept terms as "Iron Chef meets John Carpenter's '70s comedy Dark Star" has, according to recent studies, a 99% chance of being almost unspeakably awesome. And James Stokoe's Wonton Soup, a 184-page graphic novel from Oni Press, doesn't let us down in that regard. Find out about… » 3/04/08 7:30am 3/04/08 7:30am

Comics Wrapup from WonderCon: DC Abandons Lesbians; Vertigo's…

Now that the dust is settling on WonderCon Weekend it's time to look back and wonder, as we so often do, what just happened? Anywhere that you can see Elvis with a hustle of Leias has to be one of the most wonderful places in the world, despite the hype and inevitable disappointments. The headlines, the low points,… » 2/25/08 8:40am 2/25/08 8:40am

Post-Post-Apocalyptic Comic Book Explores Life After the Aliens Leave Us

While the George Michael-isms of the trailers for ABC's new lawyer-prophet series Eli Stone (premiering tonight) may make you worried about the show's quality and musical taste, you can rest assured that show co-creator Marc Guggenheim's heart is in the right place. Namely, a post-alien apocalyptic Earth. » 1/31/08 8:00am 1/31/08 8:00am

Free Preview of "Jumper" Movie Tie-In Comic

Bored of Cloverfield and looking to jump into the next big sci-fi movie a bit early? Then head over to Oni Press's website and look at the 23-page preview of Jumper: Jumpscars, a 96-page prologue comic to Doug Liman's teleportation movie Jumper (released in the US on February 14th) and get the backstory on the movie… » 1/21/08 9:20am 1/21/08 9:20am