Media Release -- This summer, Aspen Comics is set to release the first of two Aspen Annual oversized issues, beginning with their flagship title, Michael Turner’s Fathom, on June 18th, followed by the release of Michael Turner’s Soulfire Annual #1 this July. These all-new Annual issues will showcase current Aspen talent as well as new Aspen writers and artists.
Michael Turner’s Fathom Annual #1 will contain three all-new stories featuring the talents of David Wohl (Fathom) with Dennis Calero (X-Factor), Nei Ruffino (Soulfire) writing and illustrating her first Fathom tale, and Vince Hernandez (Fathom: Kiani) with Jordan Gunderson (Executive Asssitant: Assassins) and Jasen Smith. The oversized Fathom Annual #1 issue will also contain a special classic Fathom Preview story by Michael Turner, Scott Lobdell, Joe Weems and Jonathan D. Smith with Peter Steigerwald.
The publisher’s Fathom Annual #1 will be in stores on June 18th and will offer a direct edition cover by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald, along with an exclusive Fathom Annual #1 AspenStore.com sketch edition variant by Turner, limited to 200 copies, available on the release date.
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Aspen MLT, Inc. is an entertainment publishing company founded in January 2003 by superstar comic artist Michael Turner. Priding itself on producing entertainment properties of the highest quality visual and storytelling elements Along with their own successful properties such as Fathom, Soulfire, Executive Assistant: Iris, Charismagic, Broken Pieces and more. Aspen also collaborates with the comic industry's most successful companies and endeavors including Marvel Comics and DC Entertainment. Aspen has collaborated with Marvel for various hit projects, including cover work for the best-selling events Civil War, World War Hulk, and Ultimatum. Aspen collaborated with DC Comics to provide covers for such best-selling titles as Superman/Batman: The Return of Supergirl, The Justice League of America, and Eisner-nominated covers for the critically acclaimed, best-selling Identity Crisis series. In 2006, Aspen joined forces with television giant NBC to create the online comic adaptations for the hit television series Heroes. In 2012, Aspen teamed up with Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment to produce the horror-adventure series Dead Man’s Run, as well as collaborating with director McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision to produce the horror comic Haunted City. Aspen also produced the one-of-a-kind Anarchy digital graphic novel for the popular body spray company, Axe. Currently, Aspen recently celebrated their tenth anniversary in the industry with their successful and best-selling “10 for 10” initiative.