Invader Zim Issue
Issue 17
Invader zim 17 final cover
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Publisher: Oni Press
Publication date: February 15, 2017
Story by: Danielle Koenig
Sam Logan
Art by: Warren Wucinich
Jarrett Williams
Color by: Fred C. Stresing

 Official Summary

A perfect starting point for the Invader ZIM comics! ZIM’s latest doomsday device might actually work, and Dib is, as usual, powerless to stop it! But an unexpected ally might be just what the doctor ordered! As long as that doctor’s credentials aren’t from an unaccredited university.[1]


Issue 17 was released on February 15, 2017.


  • Warren Wucinich Standard Retail Cover
  • Warren Wucinich Standard Retail Cover (Prototype)
  • Krooked Glasses Variant Cover
  • Matthew Seely Variant Cover (Emerald City Comicon Exclusive)
Issue #17 has a total of 3 cover variations. 
  1. Warren Wucinich standard retail cover 
  2. Krooked Glasses variant cover 
  3. Matthew Seely variant cover (Emerald City Comicon Exclusive)

Characters in Issue #17 (In Order of Appearance)


SPOILER WARNING OF DOOM: This section or article may contain spoilers!

End of Spoilers: There are no further spoilers for this section or article. You can breathe now.

Facts of Doom 

  • Matthew Seely’s new variant cover will be available for $10 via Oni’s booth at the upcoming Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, this March 2 to March 5. 
  • Strangely, Oni Press has written another official summary for this issue, but they did not put it on their retail website. This summary is actually more accurate to the plot.
    • Synopsis: Once again, Dib is kidnapped by malicious aliens! But there’s a big difference: they’ve also kidnapped ZIM! WHAT EVIL IS THIS?[2]


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