The Oni Press Previews for 6-20-2018 with Rick & Morty, Courtney Crumrin, and Bad Machinery
Oni has three books coming out this week, and we have your early looks at them all. Check out the Oni Press Previews for 6-20-2018.
Rick and MortyTM Presents: Krombopulos Michael #1
(W) Daniel Mallory Ortberg
(A) CJ Cannon
(C) Nick Filardi
(CA) (Cover A) CJ Cannon with Nick Filardi, (Cover B) Andrew MacLean
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Page Count: 40
Learn the secret stories and hidden pasts of your favorite Rick and Morty™ characters in Oni Press’s new quarterly series of one-shots: RICK AND MORTY™ PRESENTS! In this issue, writer Daniel Mallory Ortberg (co-founder of THE TOAST) joins series artists CJ Cannon and Nick Filardi to tell the tale of KROMBOPULOS MICHAEL, the professional assassin who just loves killin’. Discover the roots of Rick’s relationship with the galaxy-trotting killer with no code of ethics: children, animals, old people… it doesn’t matter!
Courtney Crumrin Volume 3: The Twilight Kingdom, Softcover
(W/A/CA) Ted Naifeh
(C) Warren Wucinich
Age Rating: All Ages
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Page Count: 144
Courtney Crumrin’s magical education has begun in full under the tutelage of Calpurnia Crisp. But Courtney isn’t her only pupil, and she quickly realizes her classmates don’t know nearly as much about the dangers of magic as she does. When they turn the youngest student into a night creature, Courtney reluctantly agrees to help—and immediately regrets it when the students storm the Twilight Kingdom with disastrous results. But Courtney’s got bigger problems to deal with—a man named Templeton, who suspects Courtney’s involvement in the death of a certain warlock. Can Courtney save a bunch of arrogant kids while evading the lawkeeper? Maybe if they were in the human world. But as Courtney knows, the Twilight Kingdom is as unpredictable as it is dangerous—and it can quickly turn deadly.
Bad Machinery Volume 5: The Case of the Fire Inside, Pocket Edition
(W/A/C/CA) John Allison
Age Rating: All Ages
Page Count: 128
The new year brings the all the joys and near-drownings of young love in The Case of the Fire Inside, the fifth volume of the award-winning series Bad Machinery! Sonny meets a mysterious new girl who seems to have climbed out of the sea itself, while Mildred falls for the bad boy of Saturday detention. But can either of them succeed in the face of jealous exes, overprotective fathers, and the persistent tide of DESTINY?