Official Press Release
The Fan Expo 2010 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will be Aspen Comics’ next stop on their summer convention tour, and the publisher is launching two exciting new series at the show. Aspen’s Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Mark Roslan, Joe Benitez, J.T. Krul, Micah Gunnell, and Alex Konat will be on hand at the Aspen Comics Booth all weekend long to meet with fans, sign autographs, and preview Aspen’s upcoming titles.
Aspen is excited to launch the latest chapter in the Fathom saga with the release of Fathom: Blue Descent #1, written by David Schwartz with art by Alex Sanchez and John Starr. Fathom: Blue Descent reveals the secrets of Aspen’s true childhood, and the deadly events surrounding her parent’s struggle to keep their family intact. To celebrate the release of the all-new Fathom mini-series, Aspen is offering a highly limited Canadian National Comic Book Expo 2010 exclusive cover by Fathom creator Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 500 copies.
Acclaimed movie producer Gale Anne Hurd brings her frightening vision of terror in the skies above New York City to Aspen Comics in the all-new series, The Scourge. Created by Hurd and written by legendary writer Scott Lobdell, features intense action and horror-driven art by Eric Battle and David Curiel. Aspen is proud to offer an in-your-face Fan Expo exclusive variant cover limited to 500 copies by Battle and Steigerwald.
The Aspen Splash 2010 pinup book, featuring pinups of Aspen’s most popular characters by today’s preeminent comic book stars, debuts in Canada with an all new Fan Expo exclusive variant of the red hot Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald cover. This moonlit edition will be available all weekend long, only at the Aspen Comics Booth, and is limited to only 1000 copies.
Aspen will also be releasing a new series of their industry-leading art prints featuring all new Fathom, Soulfire, Lady Mechanika covers by Michael Turner, Joe Benitez, Peter Steigerwald and more. The Aspen Tour Print Toronto edition will be available exclusively at the Aspen Comics Booth and is limited to 75 copies. Aspen will also be offering a new classic Fathom print by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald
On Sunday at 2:30pm, the Official Aspen Comics Panel will take place in Room 104D. The Aspen crew will be on hand to highlight upcoming releases and reveal exciting new projects from Aspen for 2010 and beyond, and answer fans questions
For more information on Fan Expo 2010 check fanexpocanada.com and for more information on Aspen Comics check aspencomics.com.