Aspen Comics Readies 10 New Exclusives for Comic-Con International

Mon, July 11th, 2011 at 11:38am PDT | Updated: July 11th, 2011 at 12:34pm

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Aspen Comics is arriving at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego with their largest-ever assortment of show exclusives and new releases. The publisher is debuting five new mini-series at the show as well as two brand new properties, all at the Aspen Comics Booth #2321.

The Official Aspen Comics Panel for this year’s Comic Con will take place on Friday from 12pm-1pm in Room 4. Aspen has several exciting announcements about the future of Aspen Comics, also including the revealing of a brand new original property, paired with one of the industry’s most acclaimed writers, and the return of two popular series from the Aspen Universe. A huge assortment of Aspen’s creators and a few surprise guests will be on hand at this year’s panel to preview the company’s future plans.

Aspen and director McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision have teamed up for an all-new original horror concept, Haunted City. The property, created by Chap Taylor, and written by Taylor and Peter Johnson with art by Michael Ryan, is simultaneously being developed into a feature script, a TV pilot, and a multi-platform video game, and will launch at the show with an exclusive Haunted City #0 San Diego Comic Con variant cover.

In addition to Haunted City, Aspen will also be launching their new sci-fi, action-adventure series, Broken Pieces. Created by Aspen’s own Mark Roslan and illustrated by newcomer Micah Kaneshiro, look for the special Broken Pieces #0 Talent Caldwell San Diego Comic Con exclusive cover being offered all weekend long.

The full list of Aspen’s 2011 Comic Con exclusives and quantities include:
•Broken Pieces #0 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Talent Caldwell & Christina Strain (500 copies)
•Charismagic #2 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Michael Lopez & Emilio Lopez (500 copies)
•Executive Assistant: Iris: #1 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Joe Benitez & Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)
•Executive Assistant: Orchid #1 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Joe Benitez & Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)
•Executive Assistant: Lotus #1 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Joe Benitez & Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)
•Executive Assistant: Violet #1 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Joe Benitez & Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)
•Fathom #1 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)
•Haunted City #0 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Micah Gunnell and Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)
•Lady Mechanika #2 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Joe Benitez and Peter Steigerwald (1000 copies)
•Soulfire #2 SDCC 2011 exclusive cover by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald (500 copies)

As well as exclusive comics, Aspen will also be releasing the brand new 2011 Michael Turner Sketchbook with new art as well as never before seen sketches and designs from the superstar founder, creator and artist. The Michael Turner Sketchbook will be limited to 1000 copies, and Aspen strongly suggests arriving at the Aspen Comics Booth #2321 early to ensure availability.

The publisher will also be releasing a new line of their industry-leading art prints featuring new cover art from the hottest Aspen titles such as Fathom, Soulfire and Lady Mechanika by such popular artists as Michael Turner, Joe Benitez, Micah Gunnell, and more. Aspen will also be offering a variety of FREE Aspen Comics all weekend long, available only at the Aspen Comics Booth #2321.

For more information on Aspen Comics please check www.aspencomics.com and aspenstore.com. For more information on the San Diego Comic Con please check www.comic-con.org

TAGS:  cci2011, fathom, soulfire, aspen comics, exclusives, broken pieces, haunted city, michael turner, talent caldwell, christina strain, michael lopez, emlio lopez, charismagic, executive assistant, joe benitez, peter steigerwald, micah gunnell

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