Aspen Heads Full Steam Towards San Diego

Thu, July 19th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Official Press Release

Aspen Comics will be taking a short ride south to San Diego for this year's Comic-Con International, but they'll be armed with a long list of books and prints available exclusively at the Aspen Comics booth #2321. Leading the charge for Aspen is the world premiere release of the summer blockbuster, action-adventure title, Iron and the Maiden #1 . From the mind of Jason Rubin, creator of the massive hit video game franchises Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter , Iron and the Maiden features character designs by Joe Madureira and Jeff Matsuda and interior art by Francis Manapul and Joel Gomez, along with colors by Danimation. The Iron and the Maiden #1 San Diego Comic Con 2007 Limited Edition variant features a breathtaking sketch jam cover featuring Michael Turner, Francis Manapul, and Joel Gomez. This red-hot variant will be highly limited to only 1000 printed copies.

With the summer upon us, Aspen will be enjoying the sunny season with the release of the Aspen Splash 2007 Swimsuit pinup book available exclusively at the Aspen Comics booth. This special collection of incredible artwork showcases Aspen's finest characters portrayed by some of the industry's hottest talents including Michael Turner, Micah Gunnell, Marcus To, Peter Steigerwald, Ale Garza, Francisco Herrera, Billy Tan, Randy Green, Talent Caldwell, Beth Sotelo, Laura Martin, and many more! The Aspen Splash 2007 Swimsuit San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Edition cover features artwork by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald and will be limited to only 2000 copies each.

Aspen Comics is also celebrating the Marvel Comics event World War Hulk with the release of Aspen Comics Exclusive World War Hulk #1 Variant Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald cover limited to 5000 copies. World War Hulk #1 is written by Greg Pak, with stunning artwork by John Romita Jr. This incredible variant is on it's way to selling out, so make sure to grab your copy while you can!

Along with the convention exclusive books, Aspen will also be offering their trademark high quality art prints featuring Aspen's most popular characters. The all-new Fathom: Kiani San Diego Comic-Con Tour Print will be available at the Aspen Comics booth along with a host of new and exciting Aspen prints while supplies last.

The Aspen Comics crew will be on-hand all weekend in San Diego as well to meet and greet with fans. Don't miss out on your chance to meet company founder and president Michael Turner, Peter Steigerwald, Micah Gunnell, J.T. Krul, Francis Manapul, Joel Gomez, Beth Sotelo and a host of other creators at the Aspen Comics booth #2321 all weekend long! Also, make sure to be a part of the Aspen Comics panel, discussing all of the studio's projects and products for the upcoming year and beyond. Highlights include, upcoming Marvel Comics projects, NBC's hit series Heroes, plus a few big announcements regarding Aspen's most popular properties! The Aspen Comics panel is on Saturday, July 28 from 12:30 – 1:30 in room 5AB. For more information and news, please visit us on the web at www.aspencomics.com.

 
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