EC Comics Returns with No-Minimum Returnability at Oni Press!

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The announcement from Oni Press about the return of EC Comics has set the comic book world abuzz with excitement and anticipation. With the immortal EC Comics returning under the Oni banner, retailers are gearing up for what promises to be a thrilling ride into the world of horror and science fiction.

The return of EC Comics at Oni Press comes with many exciting initiatives, including introducing full returnability for the first three issues of EPITAPHS FROM THE ABYSS and CRUEL UNIVERSE. Retailers will be flexible in returning unsold copies of these issues, regardless of the quantity ordered, without any minimums or qualifications required.

EPITAPHS FROM THE ABYSS #1, set to debut in July, marks the beginning of EC’s resurgence with a 40-page horror extravaganza. The series will feature tales of torment and tension in the classic EC tradition, brought to life by acclaimed writers Brian Azzarello, Chris Condon, J. Holtham, and Stephanie Phillips, and illustrated by a stellar lineup of artists including Jorge Fornés, Phil Hester, Peter Krause, and Vlad Legostaev.

CRUEL UNIVERSE #1, following closely in August, promises to take readers through the depths of space with its gripping science fiction narrative. Details about the creative team behind CRUEL UNIVERSE are yet to be revealed, adding to the intrigue surrounding this eagerly awaited series.

EPITAPHS FROM THE ABYSS #1 and CRUEL UNIVERSE #1 will feature stunning cover artwork by acclaimed artists to entice readers and collectors further. EPITAPHS FROM THE ABYSS #1 will boast Cover A by Lee Bermejo and Cover B by Andrea Sorrentino with Dave Stewart. In contrast, CRUEL UNIVERSE #1 will feature Cover A by Greg Smallwood and Cover B by J.H. Williams III.

Retailers can also avail themselves of various variant covers and incentives, including homage variants, artist edition variants, and foil covers, adding more value to these already highly anticipated releases.

Oni Press President & Publisher Hunter Gorinson expressed the company’s commitment to supporting retailers as they prepare for EC’s return, emphasizing the importance of unqualified returnability in accurately gauging reader interest and ensuring the success of these landmark titles.

The legacy of EC Comics, spanning more than seven decades, has left an indelible mark on American pop culture. From its groundbreaking tales of horror, science fiction, and satire to its fearless critique of societal issues, EC Comics has inspired generations of readers and creators alike. With its resurgence at Oni Press, EC Comics continues to captivate and enthrall audiences, carrying forward its tradition of bold storytelling and artistic excellence.

As the birthplace of iconic titles such as TALES FROM THE CRYPT and MAD MAGAZINE, EC Comics holds a special place in the hearts of fans and collectors. Now, with its return at Oni Press, a new chapter in the EC saga is set to unfold, promising unforgettable stories and unforgettable experiences for readers worldwide.

Don’t miss the return of EC Comics with EPITAPHS FROM THE ABYSS #1 on July 24th!

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