With the announcement of Diamond’s Free Comic Book Day releases for 2016, Aspen Comics has announced the publisher’s offering, Worlds of Aspen 2016, as a precursor to an all-new summer crossover event combining Aspen’s two flagship titles, Michael Turner’s Fathom and Soulfire, for the first time ever.
Aspen Comics will be publishing an all new Michael Turner “Women 10” art book set to debut at next week’s Comic Con International: San Diego 2013 and limited to only 500 copies. The full color oversized 12 x 8.5” art book will feature an array of Turner’s most incredible pieces over the ten year span of Aspen Comics, as well as feature several rare and hard-to-find covers and other pieces by the legendary creator of Fathom, Witchblade, Executive Assistant: Iris, and the Eisner nominated cover artist of DC’s famed “Identity Crisis” series, and much more. The Michael Turner “Women 10”
A Major Spoilerite asked what I thought of Michael Turner’s art, so today’s Art Appreciation Moment features the Tomb Raider/Witchblade cover by Michael Turner and Tim Townsend. Love him or hate him, you gotta appreciate Turner’s work.
The Hollywood Reporter has Transformers hottie Megan Fox signing up to co-star in two additional comic book adaptations.Â First up is Jonah Hex, where she’ll star opposite Josh Brolin in the DC western. In “Hex,” being directed by Jimmy Hayward, Fox will play Leila, a gun-wielding beauty and love interest of Hex (Brolin), a scarred bounty hunter tracking a voodoo practitioner (Malkovich) who wants to raise an army of undead to liberate the South. Then there is the continuing talk of Fox playing the title character in Aspen Comics’ Fathom, created by Michael Turner.Â Fox certainly has the build to
Marvel has unveiled the variant covers to the Hulk #6 and #7 done by the late great Michael Turner. â€œLiving in a world without Mike is something I could never imagine,â€ said Hulk scribe Jeph Loeb. â€œHe was the greatest guy. The. Greatest.Â I wanted some way to share my love of his artwork and at the same time give something to the fans — who were more important to Mike than anyone can imagine — and spoke to Marvel about doing these covers.Â They are pieces Mike did of the Green Hulk (one as a gift to Frank Mastromauro)and
From Vince Hernandez over at Aspen Comics: Hello all, Unfortunately it’s with great sadness that I must inform everyone that Michael Turner tragically passed away last night, June 27th at approximately 10:42 pm in Santa Monica, Ca. Turner had been dealing with recent health complications arisen in the past few weeks. More details concerning Turner’s passing, and services, will be given shortly. Anyone wishing to send their condolences to Michael Turner’s family is encouraged to send to: Aspen MLT, Inc. C/O Michael Turner 5855 Green Valley Circle, Suite 111 Culver City, CA, 90230 Aspen also encourages anyone wishing to make
Marvel has unveiled the variant covers to the 500th issue of the Uncanny X-Men.Â This landmark issue is extra-sized and introduces the new writing team of Ed Brubaker and Matt Fraction with art by Greg Land and Terry Dodson.