Introducing the Healing Anthology—Out Now!

Oneshi Press is thrilled to announce the launch of its eighth indie comics collection—the Healing Anthology! Our first semiannual anthology examines themes of trauma, healing, and redemption. Featuring the work of two dozen indie creators, these 120 pages will make readers think, possibly cry, and definitely smile. It’s out in limited-edition trade paperback now from our online store, with a digital release coming next month!

About the Healing Anthology

oneshi press opca #08 cover by james groeling

Wrapped in a beautiful cover by James Groeling, the Healing Anthology starts with PJ Harper’s multi-character introduction.

oneshi press opca #08 pj harper introduction

First, it’s V2.3 of the epic graphic novel from Lynsey G. and Jayel Draco, Tracy Queen! Learn about Nikola the racoon’s past—and how he deals with his trauma.

oneshi press opca #08 tracy queen nikola lynsey g jayel draco

Then, it’s on to “Kreepy” Kevin Sheely and Desiree King’s “Finn: Guardian of the Five Gates.” Follow a teen rocker into a realm where the mistakes of her parents mean only she can save the world…again. UGH!

oneshi press opca #08 finn guardian of the five gates kitty cat kreepy kevin sheely desiree king

Third, Grivante and Samir Simão’s Zee Brothers face their fears! They set off to help a homeowner with a zombie infestation in “The Case of the Zombie Omelet,” Part 2.

oneshi press opca #08 zee brothers zombie omelette part 2 grivante samir simao

Then, float into a beautiful meditation about dissociation and identity in the haunting short comic “Far Away” from Jacey Chase.

oneshi press opca #08 far away jacey chase

And explore friendship’s healing powers, whether real or imaginary. Dive into AJ O. Mason and Luca Cicognola’s “My Giant Strange Friend.”

oneshi press opca #08 my giant strange friend aj o mason luca cicognola

Next, discover a redemptive graphic novel that transforms a chicken wrestler into a savior. It’s the introduction to Jayel Draco’’s “Mr. Guy: Zombie Hunter”!

oneshi press opca #08 mr. guy zombie hunter jayel draaco

Can’t believe there’s so much goodness in one anthology?

Just wait…there’s more!

Next, journey into a supportive yet dangerous adventure with a polyamorous trio! The first half of “Detour” from Allison Bannister and Tom O’Brien is a refreshing new look at fantasy.

oneshi press opca #08 allison bannister tom o'brien detour part 1

Next, enter a world where medicine, addiction, and blood have become complicated bedfellows. “Ziegler Box, Part 1” hails from Chaka Brown Freeman, Vicente Alcázar, Greg Gallagher, and Nouri Zander.

oneshi press opca #08 ziegler box chaka brown freeman vicente alcazar greg gallagher nouri zander

Up next, return to the vast fantasy universe of Children of Gaia with Peter Lampasona and D.L. Johnson. “Carrying Iron” offers our first glimpse into the realm of Terra…and its shady underworld.

oneshi press opca #08 children of gaia carrying iron peter lampasona d.l. johnson

Then, Oneshi Press debuts its Poets and Artists series! Jenny Williamson’s haunting poem about grief and survival, “Lungs and the Ghosts of Lungs,” becomes sequential art by Libby Bacon.

oneshi press opca #08 lungs and the ghosts of lungs jenny williamson libby bacon

A superhero realizes that trauma doesn’t have a quick fix. “A Tale of Good Intentions” is an unsettling short comic from Patricia Loupee and Amy Hay.

oneshi press opca #08 a tale of good intentions patricia loupee amy hay

Next, “Quantum 1.1” finds a Northern Cheyenne woman grappling with a missing sister and newfound superpowers all at once. Lenny Peppers and James Mason team up to deliver this first installment of a new indigenous superhero comic!

oneshi press opca #08 quantum 1.1 lenny peppers james mason

Finally, begin the third arc of Lynsey G. and Jayel Draco’s PACK. Here, the gentrification of these stray vigilantes’ mean streets has begun.

oneshi press opca #08 pack 3.1 lynsey g jayel draco

These pages are packed with art and comics, pleasure and pain, healing and redemption. We hope you’ll find strength, beauty, and maybe a bit of your own healing inside!

The limited-edition trade paperback is out now from Oneshi Press!

Our subscribers at Patreon get everything when it’s released, plus exclusive art and more!

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