SOLICITATIONS: Aspen Comics for March 2013

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Aspen Comics released the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in March 2013.

SHRUGGED-01a_Gunnell-2x3 SHRUGGED-01b_Marks-2x3SHRUGGED #1
Frank Mastromauro – Story / Jonathan Marks ; Micah Gunnell – Art / Beth Sotelo – Colors

Aspen’s Ten Year Anniversary celebrates the return of SHRUGGED!

You think you’re prepared, but you’re not. You’ve been decisive in your actions up to this point, but now things have been turned upside down. You feel you’ve conformed your mindset and are ready to accept what you’re about to experience, but you haven’t. That’s because SHRUGGED is back and ready to blow your mind!

Theo and his friends are entering their final year of high school, and even though Ange and Dev are still along for the ride, a host of new characters have joined in on the adventure! But, everything isn’t all fun and games this time around as an evil force has also returned and is preparing to silence those voices inside their heads…permanently. If you thought you knew what fear was, you haven’t seen anything yet!

Created by Michael Turner and Frank Mastromauro, with illustrations by newcomer Jonathan Marks and colorist Beth Sotelo, make sure to listen to the voices inside your head and pick up a copy of SHRUGGED #1 today!

SHRUGGED #1 is in stores March 13th, 2013!

FC 32 pages $1.00

LOTShadowClan-02a-2x3 LOTShadowClan-02bRET-2x3LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN #2
David Wohl – Story / Cory Smith – Art / Jon Starr – Colors

What is the mystery of the LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN?

The Arashis believed themselves to be just an average family, but everything changed the night that Dr. William Arashi inadvertently found himself in a battle with well-armed assassins, and he not only survived, but he defeated them! Exhilarated and confused, Arashi now discovers that this attack was not random, and that he and his family are anything but ordinary–they are members of an ancient and powerful ninja family known as the Shadowclan. But now that their secret has been discovered, they realize they are ALL in great danger!

Writer David Wohl is joined by the artistic talents of Cory Smith and colorist John Starr, as they bring to you the thrilling new adventures of the LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN!

LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN #2 is in stores March 6th, 2013!

FC 32 pages $3.99

EA_IRIS_V3-04a_Lei-2x3 EA_IRIS_V3-04b_Pantalena-2x3EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: IRIS (vol 3) #4
David Wohl – Writer /Alex Lei– Art / Teo Gonzalez – Colors

The Extinction finale draws near!

As the Executive Extinction crossover roars toward its dramatic conclusion, Iris finds her loyalty called into question when she is forced to choose sides between her employer–the CIA–and her fellow Executive Assistants, as they try to bring down the vicious Mazutsu and his criminal empire. And to make matters worse, Rose has returned, which can only mean even more trouble for Iris. But when one of her closest friends reveals her true allegiance, Iris realizes that nothing is as it seems in this world of intrigue, death…and betrayal.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: IRIS (vol 3) #4 is in stores March 2013!

FC 32 pages $3.99

EA_ASSASSINS-09a_Gunderson-2x3 EA_ASSASSINS-09b-PopMhan-2x3EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: ASSASSINS #9
Vince Hernandez – Writer / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Teo Gonzalez – Colors

Can anyone hope to survive the Extinction?

The massive “Executive Extinction” crossover begins to tear apart the bounds of friendship and loyalty, as Lily, Orchid and Aster arrive in Tokyo on their final push to eliminate Mazutsu and end his cycle of bloodshed. However, the arrival of Executive Assistant Ivy has created a challenge for the girls’ revenge plan, as her past reveals dark secrets which may lead to all of their demise!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: ASSASSINS #9 is in stores March 2013!

FC 32 pages $3.99

SOULFIRE_V4-06a_DeBalfo-2x3 SOULFIRE_V4-06b_Ruffino-2x3SOULFIRE (vol 4) #6
J.T. Krul – Story / Mike DeBalfo – Art / Nei Ruffino – Colors

Michael Turner’s epic fantasy adventure surges forward into a bold new era!

As Malikai and his technologically infused magical allies try to save the world from the destructive force of the elemental dragons, Grace is freakishly transforming before their very eyes and becoming the living embodiment of Oris–the chaos demon! Can the group save her in time, and perhaps save the world in the process? Or will this be the decisive battle where everyone loses, no matter what the outcome?!?
SOULFIRE (vol 4) #6 is in stores March 2013!

FC 32 pages $3.99

via Aspen Comics