Aspen Comics returns to Phoenix Comicon on June 5th-8th and has released their schedule of events for the weekend, including creator appearances and exclusive items available at the Aspen Comics Booth #873. Aspen creators Paolo Pantalena (Jirni), Jordan Gunderson (Executive Assistant: Assassins), Brett Smith (Jirni), Mark Roslan (BubbleGun, Broken Pieces), Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged, Overtaken) and Peter Steigerwald (The ZooHunters, Lady Mechanika) will be appearing throughout the weekend at the Aspen Booth #873.
Along with Aspen guests, the publisher will be offering a Jirni #1 Phoenix Comicon 2014 exclusive cover by Paolo Pantalena and Peter Steigerwald limited to 200 copies. Limited quantities of this exclusive variant will also be available on www.aspenstore.com.
Aspen will also be offering a new series of their industry-leading art prints, including three new Jirni prints by Paolo Pantalena, Peter Steigerwald and Ross Campbell, as well as a new Fathom print by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald.
The publisher will host “The Official Aspen Comics Panel 2014” on Friday at 12:00 PM in Room 128b (North) and will feature a look at upcoming Aspen titles including never-before-seen art for new title Lola XOXO and Jirni Volume 2, as well as looks at upcoming series Damsels in Excess, The ZooHunters, Legend of the Shadow Clan Volume 2 and more. Aspen will also offer a special Q&A with fans.
For more information please check phoenixcomicon.com and aspencomics.com.
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, BubbleGun, Jirni 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. Recently, Aspen celebrated their tenth anniversary in the industry with their successful and best-selling “10 for 10” initiative.