The interesting thing about a visual medium like comics is you can squeeze the passage of time into a few panels, like they’re windows into the most poignant parts.”—Kyle Lawrence, writer, “The Chixculub Impact” … Continue readingKyle Lawrence on “The Chicxulub Impact”
With a streamlined new look, greater functionality on desktop and mobile, light and dark modes, updated team credits, and more, this website redesign looks as spiffy as our books! … Continue readingThe Oneshi Press Website Is All Spiffed Up!
Sophia Murphy is the artist behind the cover of the Origins Anthology, and has created guest art for Mr. Guy: Zombie Hunter, Act 1 (Kickstarting now!). We talked to Sophia about trans representation in media, why escapism through entertainment is essential, and her favorite horror films! … Continue readingAn Interview with Artist Sophia Murphy
The Kickstarter to fund Mr. Guy: Zombie Hunter and the Origins Anthology is ALIVE! Here’s how you can help it succeed—with or without pledging. … Continue readingMr. Guy & the Origins Anthology Are ALIVE!
Oneshi Press may be a small indie publisher, but we’re doing what we can to support the cause of racial justice. So can you, as a comics fan! Here’s how… … Continue readingComics Readers Can Support Black Lives. Here’s How.
The second installment of the epic, sex-positive, sci-fi graphic novel Tracy Queen is finally here! Launching today in both trade paperback and digital formats, Tracy Queen, V2: Dangerous Experiments brings back indie comics’ favorite mob-enforcer-turned-camgirl-turned-porn-star-turned-warlord with new friends, worse enemies, deeper backstories, more fabulous fights, and even sexier sex scenes. … Continue readingTracy’s Back! “Dangerous Experiments” Out Now in Print & Digital!
Are you ready for a huge announcement? Good. Because we’ve got one. This summer, we’re combining two big projects into one giant crowdfunding campaign—the Origins Kickstarter! … Continue readingHeads Up! The Origins Kickstarter Is On Its Way!
For World Book Day, we’re giving you a peek inside Oneshi Press HQ and our gigantic wall of books, inspiration, props, toys, and more! What’s on your shelf? … Continue readingIt’s World Book Day! What’s On Your Shelf?
We’ve got just over a week left in the campaign to fund Tracy Queen, V2, and things are heating up! Here are a few of the headlines this campaign has made. … Continue readingThe “Tracy Queen” Kickstarter Is Making Headlines
Don’t lie awake wondering anymore! Now you can find out what Tracy Queen character you are with this amazing personality quiz! … Continue readingWhich Tracy Queen Character Are You? Find Out with this Quiz!
Socks are an important part of adult life, but most of as are afraid to talk about them. Oneshi Press wants to change that. Let’s talk about socks, baby! (And how you can help us change the world!) … Continue readingLet’s Talk About Socks, Baby! (And Changing the World!)
“I’ve always believed little things matter, and if a story and/or artwork can lift someone’s spirits and bring them joy even just a little, or make them feel less alone, and inspire them, I think it can have a chain reaction that goes beyond what we can even begin to perceive.” — Shadowind … Continue readingAn Interview with OPCA #09 Cover Artist, Shadowind
For the first time, every single Oneshi Press publication is available as a digital download from the Oneshi Press store! Come on, let’s get digital! … Continue readingEvery Oneshi Press Publication Is Now Digital!
We think of ourselves as an indie publisher that gives a sh!t. So, this week, we’re donating 50% of all our profits from digital book sales to wildfire relief in Australia. … Continue readingDigital Comics to Help Fight Wildfires? Let’s Do This.
Comics industry stalwart and professional letterer Cardinal Rae gives a few important tips on how to write your comic with your letterer in mind. … Continue readingHow to Write Comics: 7 Tips on Writing for a Letterer from Cardinal Rae
We’re looking for your thoughts on our books, ranging from long-form reviews to short-form blurbs…and everything in between! Here’s how you can help. … Continue readingWe Need Reviews! Will You Write One?
We spoke with Oneshi alum Charley Macorn about their upcoming standup comedy show in an empty theater at the Old Montana Prison: Jokes for Ghosts! … Continue readingOneshi Alum Charley Macorn on Jokes for Ghosts
After a month of fund-raising, “War & Horses”—our second full-length Children of Gaia illustrated novel—is fully funded! Thank you for your support! … Continue readingWe Did It! “War & Horses” Is Fully Funded!
In our 8th anthology, Kevin Sheely teamed up with writer Desiree King on “Finn: Guardian of the Five Gates.” We caught up with Kevin to chat about 80s horror, Batman, and more! … Continue readingAn Interview with “Finn” Co-Creator, Kevin Sheely!
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. … Continue readingIntroducing the Healing Anthology—Out Now!
“A Tale of Good Intentions” is a short comic written by Patricia Loupee and illustrated by Amy Hay. We talked to Patricia and Amy about this story, their character Nightmist, and their inspirations. … Continue readingAn Interview With “A Tale of Good Intentions” Creators Patricia Loupee and Amy Hay
No more scouring the internet for release dates. To heck with keeping up with every fund-raiser! Down with remembering what comes out next! Forget placing orders! Now, you can get all the Oneshi Pres publications you want with one simple monthly subscription to our Patreon! … Continue readingOne Subscription = Every Oneshi Press Publication!
We’re proud—no, ECSTATIC, to celebrate Pride Month! So we’re offering 10% off everything in our online store through the month of June! … Continue readingCelebrate Pride with Oneshi Press—and 10% Off!
Guess what, geeks in the inland northwest? Oneshi Press is doing two cons in two weeks! If you’re in the area, we want to see you during “con-topia”! … Continue readingIt’s Con-Topia! Oneshi Press Is Doing Two Cons in Two Weeks!
Nine months after we successfully funded the first issue, it’s time to continue the saga of the 6 stray dogs—and 1 stray man—of the PACK! We’re Kickstarting PACK #2: Kindness, the story of the pit bull terrier Kindness. … Continue readingIt’s Time for for PACK #2: Kindness on Kickstarter!
It all starts with an unhappy twentysomething woman all alone in her Brooklyn home with just her hookah and her sword for company. So that’s where digital artist stevieraedrawn began with the cover of Tracy Queen, Volume 1! … Continue readingCOVER REVEAL: “Tracy Queen, Volume 1” art by stevieraedrawn
At long last, “TracyQueen, Volume 1” is almost ready for release. But before the big reveal, we want to share some behind-the-scenes goodness! … Continue reading“Tracy Queen, Volume 1” Fulfillment: A Peek Behind the Scenes
At Oneshi Press, we believe that If we work together, we can accomplish more than we ever could alone. Collaboration lifts us all up toward success. Competition just grinds us down. … Continue readingCollaboration vs. Competition (And Which Way We Lean)
It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, and that means we’re thinking about our lurrv of indie publishing. It’s not always easy, but we do it because we believe that storytelling can—and regularly does—change the world for the better, and we want to do it our way. … Continue reading5 Reasons Why We Lurrrv Indie Publishing!
For a limited time, each Oneshi Press anthology is available for less than the price of a ride on the New York subway. And they’re all immeasurably more fun. … Continue readingOneshi Press Anthology #07 Now on ComiXology!
There are a lot of indie publishers out there, so why should you choose to work with Oneshi Press? The short answer is: Because we love our contributors. … Continue readingWe’re Seeking Contributors (Here’s Why You Should Submit Your Work)
This year, we will start publishing two comics collections per year instead of four. Our next anthology will be published on July 1, 2019, and the following will come out on January 1, 2020. … Continue readingWe’re Changing Our Publishing Schedule—Here’s What You Need to Know
“Comics are so flexible. Anything can happen. It really just lets my imagination run wild.”—Walter Ostlie in conversation with Oneshi Press … Continue readingAn Interview With Comics Artist Walter Ostlie
2019 begins with our 7th collection of immersive, progressive, gorgeous, comics! “Oneshi Press Anthology #07” is out now in limited-edition trade paperback! … Continue readingOneshi Press Anthology #07 Is Here!
Oneshi Press isn’t big on consumerism, we’re big fans of our products. So hey, if you’ve got a few gifts yet to source for this holiday season, here’s an Oneshi Press gift guide to help you through the process! … Continue readingThe Last-Minute Guide to Oneshi Press Holiday Gifts
There’s just over a week left in the battle to fund Tracy Queen’s cyborg-clone army! And while we’re counting down, we’ve got some new goodies to help you get into the pulp-sci-fi, sex-positive, graphic-novel spirit with us: a new podcast and a video. … Continue reading8 Days Left…and Counting!
High fives! Tracy Queen, Volume 1 is 25% funded! With the support of nearly a hundred amazing backers (wow!), we’re well on our way to making the hands-down coolest Kickstarter in the universe a success! To celebrate, we’re announcing ADD-ONS! … Continue readingHigh fives! We’re 25% Funded! Plus, Add-Ons!
During a live-streamed Q&A held last weekend on Twitch, one of Oneshi Press’s kick-ass community members asked writer Lynsey G. why her graphic novel, Tracy Queen, is important. Here was her answer, captured live during the stream on Twitch! … Continue readingVideo: Why Is Tracy Queen Important?
Digital comics readers, now is your time! You can get an electronic version of our latest—and spookiest—comics anthology at the world’s largest digital comics retailer: ComiXology! … Continue readingOPQA #06 Is Now Digital! Find It on ComiXology!
We’re setting off this morning on a journey FanExpo Vancouver from October 12-14! Drop by Artist’s Alley booth A122 to say hi, talk indie comics, and ogle our sweet comics. … Continue readingWe’re Off! To Fan Expo Vancouver!
Deep down, Tracy Queen just wants what we all want—world domination. And every #Inktober image of her badassery gets her one step closer to that humble goal. So draw Tracy Queen for #Inktober, and get your work published in her graphic novel! Read on for all the details… … Continue readingDraw Tracy Queen for Inktober & Get Published!
We’re howling at the moon! After a year and a half of publishing our comics anthologies, Oneshi Press is proud to announce that our very first standalone comic book—PACK #1: Humility—is now available at the Oneshi Press Store! … Continue reading“PACK #1: Humility” Is HERE!
“Comics that raise pressing social issues can give readers the space to engage critically, as well as to dream differently. When we cannot solve our problems with the same old strategies, the situation calls for more imagination.”—Lucas Peverill … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Artist Lucas Peverill
SpoCon 2018 has come and gone, and Oneshi Press was there to witness its glory! We had an absolutely lovely time at Spokane, Washinton’s local SciFi and Fantasy Convention. … Continue readingOneshi Press Had a Blast at SpoCon 2018!
OPQA #05 features stories and art about vampires, aliens, angels, humans, dogs, raccoons, faeries, time travelers, spies, video store customers, Satanists, cyborgs, porn stars, vigilantes, mutants, and more. Grab your digital copy now at ComiXology! … Continue readingOneshi Press Anthology #05 Now Available at ComiXology
In the 60 pages of Oneshi Press Anthology #05’s, short comics and art from over a dozen indie creators reveal layers of meaning, nuance, and astonishing beauty. … Continue readingOneshi Press Anthology #05 Is HERE!
“I think the most useful way of approaching writing comic scripts is to think of them as an invitation to collaborate. They aren’t like screenplays or plays, but more about rough ideas and collaboration and conversations between artist and writer.”—Ryan Haack … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Writer Ryan Haack
“Make a thing.
Finish your comic and put it out in the world.
You learn so much by just doing it, so go in ready, do your research and work hard.
And keep trying.”
—Tana Ford … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Creator Tana Ford
It is with great Humility that we announce that, as of 6:00 p.m. on June 5…our first standalone comic book in the PACK series is FUNDED! Now, on to the stretch goals! … Continue readingPACK #01: Humility Is FUNDED!
“I tend to visualize the script as an episode of a show and then pick out the best ‘shots’ from the scene. So there will be camera movements, music stings, fade-ins and -outs and the sort.”—Andre Short … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Artist Andre Short!
The submission deadline for our sixth gorgeous, immersive, progressive, creator-owned, indie comics anthology is almost here! This one is going to be spoopy AF. So here’s everything you need to know about sending us your best work by June 1. … Continue readingOneshi Press Calls for Submissions, Seeks Spooky, Progressive Short Comics
Get ready for a super-duper extra-special night in the Oneshi Press Twitch community on Wednesday, May 2! Starting at 5:00 p.m. MDT (7:00 Eastern, 4:00 Pacific) the Oneshi Press co-founders Jayel Draco & Lynsey G will host a LIVE Q&A! … Continue readingLIVE this Wednesday, a Special Patron Q&A with Oneshi Press
“For me, no matter what the medium the story is told [in], be it book, movie, comic, or video game, the most important thing is a good story with good characters. If I hate the story or the characters, I’m not going to want to finish it and will feel dirty if I paid money for it.”—A.M. Paulson … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Writer A.M. Paulson
We are practically foaming at the mouth with excitement over our fourth indie comics anthology! However you read it, just make sure you get a copy, because this is our darkest and most delectable anthology yet! … Continue readingOneshi Press Anthology #04 Is HERE!
“A lot more goes into it than you think! You have to think about what the business wants. What their story is. If they have individual projects that they’re working on. How you cater to specific audiences. How to tell their story with journalism. Social media is a form of journalism.” … Continue readingMeet Kameron, Oneshi Press’s Social Media Intern
Regardless of the story or the events therein, I think it’s important to have “real” characters. They don’t have to be good, they don’t have to be bad, but there needs to be at least one character with whom the reader can sympathize.
—Christopher Matusiak … Continue readingAn Interview With Comics Writer Christopher Matusiak
March 1 is the deadline for Oneshi Press Anthology #05, which will be published on July 1, 2018. That will make the one-year anniversary of our anthologies, and trust us, you’ll want to be a part of this one! We take comics about just about anything, as long as it incorporate our three guiding principles: Progressive. Immersive. Gorgeous. … Continue readingThe Deadline Approaches!
“‘The femme fatale attempting to seduce the hero into villainy’ has always fascinated me. I’m also partial to morally ambiguous femme fatales.”—Michael Norwitz … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Writer Michael Norwitz
Are you a fan of Oneshi Press, but you’re not sure what’s the best way to show it? Or do you wish you could subscribe to our quarterly anthologies, so you get one every three months without having to reorder? We’ve got one answer for you: the Oneshi Press Patreon. … Continue readingThe Oneshi Press Patreon: Everything You Need to Know
Writers and sequential artists are invited to submit 8-page works that draw readers into richly developed worlds. The Press is also seeking submissions of visual art from fine artists, and guest art of Oneshi Press characters. … Continue readingOneshi Press Calls for Submissions, Seeks to Elevate Marginalized Voices
Oneshi Press is releasing the third anthology of creator-owned, independent short comics on January 1, 2018! There will be a very limited number of first-edition trade paperback copies available, and we expect to sell out quickly. That’s why we’re inviting you to preorder your copy now from our store! … Continue readingPreorder Oneshi Press Anthology #03!
It’s less than two weeks until the release of our third creator-owned indie comics anthology, and we couldn’t possibly be more excited! That’s probably why we’re “leaking” a few sneak peeks at the insides of our biggest anthology yet. We’re so psyched, we just can’t help ourselves. … Continue readingSneak Peek of Oneshi Press Anthology #03
Brendan Rowe is a writer of comics, including two short comics in two issues of the Oneshi Press Anthology. Brendan’s talent for telling riveting stories that turn comic book tropes upside down and make readers question their assumptions impresses us, so we spoke to him about his heroes, inspirations, and ideas. … Continue readingAn Interview with Comics Writer Brendan Rowe
Our second gorgeous, full-color, original indie comics anthology is here, and it’s available in print and digital formats! Featuring five 8-page comics, a single 1-page intro comic, four artist spotlights, guest art, and more, Oneshi Press Quarterly Anthology #02 explores independence, heroism, corruption, war, and play, all in one lush volume. … Continue reading“Oneshi Press Quarterly Anthology #02” Is OUT THERE!
This Saturday, September 30, we’ll be set up at the Book Fair and Exhibition at the Public House here in Missoula, selling our wares. And, because we literally cannot wait until release day, we’ll be selling trade paperbacks of Anthology #02 at the fair! We know it’s maybe breaking the rules a tiny bit, but we just can’t resist! … Continue readingJoin Oneshi Press at the Montana Book Festival!
Sign up for our newsletter before October 1 for a chance to free stuff! Print copies of our first two comics anthologies wrapped up in a totally rad Oneshi Press tote bag, to be exact! … Continue readingWe’ve Got a Newsletter! And Free Stuff!
Oneshi Press has a vision: A world in which indie comics creators can publish their work with a press that respects their vision and pays royalties. Where comicbook fans can immerse themselves in gorgeous art and explore new worlds. Where there’s an anthology that brings together one-off short comics and pieces of larger stories in one beautiful anthology, available online and in print. We’re building this world. You’re invited! … Continue readingAbout the Oneshi Press Quarterly Anthologies
Oneshi Press co-founders Jayel Draco and Lynsey G. talked with Cory Walsh, the arts and entertainment editor of The Missoulian newspaper. As a result, a feature article about Oneshi Press is online today and will be printed in tomorrow’s paper! … Continue readingFeature Article on Oneshi Press in the Missoulian!
We are beyond excited—no, we’re thrilled—no, we’re ecstatic to announce that the first book from Oneshi Press, The Great Nations of Rendaraia, is now available! Order signed copies of the trade paperback and the limited-edition hardcover directly from Oneshi Press. … Continue reading“The Great Nations of Rendaraia” Now Available from Oneshi Press!