The Sixth Gun getting a pilot at NBC

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Pilot season is upon us in Hollywood, and Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’s acclaimed THE SIXTH GUN has gotten a pilot order at NBC with Carlton Cuse (Lost) on board to produce.

Oni Announcements Round Up: Sixth Gun Spin-Off,

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Oni Press sent out one of the longest press releases I’ve seen in my life, coming on the heels of their Sixth Gun TV deal, but that’s OK.  I’m here to pull out the good bits for you.

NBC Puts The Sixth Gun Into Development – Lost Co-Showrunner Cuse Producing

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Who knew NYCC was going to be comics to television central?  First Ed Brubaker sells two pilots, now Oni’s The Sixth Gun is announced as going into development for NBC. Deadline Hollywood has Carlton Cuse Executive Producing. Everybody is harping on Cuse being one of the co-showrunners for Lost.  That’s not the interesting bit, in terms of […]

NYCC 12: Color Scott Pilgrim V2 will be available in three editions

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If you haven’t seen the new color, hardcover versions of SCOTT PILGRIM, we’ll let you in on the secret: They’re GAWJUS. Volume 2, Lucas Lee, goes on sale at NYCC in the editions outlined below. Knives Chau is on the cover of the regular edition, while Lucas Lee is on the cover of the EVIL […]

Oni ups Rohac

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Oni’s former Operations Director George Rohac has been promoted to Director of Business Development, the company announced today. Rohac will relocate to the East Coast in order to pursue working with various Oni partners. Rohac joined the company in 2009.

Russ Manning Award Spotlight: Tyler Crook

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The third nominee for this year’s Russ Manning award is Tyler Crook! Artist for Petrograd and B.P.R.D, amongst others.

Coming Attractions: Book Expo America: The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2012!

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Once a year, booksellers, librarians, and assorted biblios assemble at Book Expo America, the largest publishing trade show in North America. 2012 marks the tenth anniversary of the graphic novel pavilion at BEA, and while many graphic novel publishers are absent, there are many more “mainstream” publishers offering an amazing multitude of titles, genres, subjects, and audiences!

This year, John Hogan of Graphic Novel Reporter hosts The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2012! panel, where a team of five diverse individuals recommend a variety of graphic novels due to be published in 2012! Last year’s selections got lots of press and accolades, and quite a few of the titles below seem to be just as interesting and intriguing!

Interview: Regular Show creator JG Quintel on indie comics and cartoons

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A chat with JG Quintel, creator of Cartoon Network’s Regular Show about British TV sensibility, the Leprechaun Movies, and why good indie comics artists can also make for good animators. Featuring a special guest appearance by Regular Show storyboarder and cartoonist, Benton Connor.

Scott Pilgrim is back in full-color hardcover reprint

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All of you Scott Pilgrim fans, here’s a whole new edition to purchase and display with pride—a reprint of the one that started it all, SCOTT PILGRIM’S PRECIOUS LITTLE LIFE, in full color by Nathan Fairbairn, in a deluxe 6×9 hardcover. AND a new cover! The news was announced at tonight’s spotlight on creator Bryan Lee O’Malley at ECCC.

Emerald City What's What

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ECCC kicks off today in Seattle and while we can’t be there in person (alas, longing for those Puget oysters), we have a few folks walking the floor and sending back reports. This is a full service con with 140 panels and a great guest line-up including Robert Kirkman, Marc Silvestri, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Scott Kurtz, Kelly Sue DeConnick and more.

New logo alert: Oni Press

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Two is a trend! Oni Press has just announced a new logo replacing the Dave Gibbons-designed original. The new logo was designed by Oni Press art director Keith A. Wood and will first appear on THE SECRET HISTORY OF D.B. COOPER, which comes out in March.

Courtney Crumrin in color for the first time

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While you may be in full-on holiday panic mode, there’s always spring…and Halloween. Next spring’s Courtney Crumrin, Volume 1: The Night Things, Special Edition will see the sardonic young monster-hunter in color for the first time. Ted Naifeh’s all ages gothic waif is one of the first — and the best — of this sub-genre of comics, and it looks great in color by Warren Wucinich.

NYCC news rewind: Oni to reissue Courtney Crumrin

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This story by Brigid Alverson on kids comics news at NYCC 11 is chock-a-block full of newsy bits, but we’ll just spotlight the Oni news here:

PREVIEW: PETROGRAD

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PETROGRAD is an upcoming GN by Phil Gelatt and Tyler Crook about the death of Russian strongman Gregorii Rasputin, coming in August. Oni released some preview pages here:

Oni promotes Chu and Beaton

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Oni has just announced the promotion of Jill Beaton and Charlie Chu to full editors.

“For the last year both Jill and Charlie have given their all to Oni Press as associate editors and integral parts of our editorial team,” editor in chief James Lucas Jones said in a statement. “They each have taken on added responsibility, working with established Oni creators on stellar books and reaching out to bring new creators into the Oni fold.”

To Do tonight: Ivy release party at Floating Worlds

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More info here.