Aspen Comics has provided CBR News with previews of the Wizard World Chicago debuting series "Soulfire: Dying of the Light" #1 as well as "Fathom" #3. Click the images below to enlarge.
Official Press Release
Aspen Comics is proud to announce the release of the new series Soulfire: Dying of the Light with the premier issue available in stores August 3rd, 2005. This brand new series will kick off at Wizard World Chicago where Aspen will have an exclusive Soulfire: Dying of the Light #1 convention edition cover by Michael Turner limited to 2000 copies as well as a Wizard World Chicago VIP exclusive edition by Michael Turner limited to 1000 copies. Here is a brief synopsis of Soulfire: Dying of the Light #1:
SOULFIRE: DYING OF THE LIGHT #1 (JUN052786E)
Michael Turner & J.T. Krul - story / J.T. Krul - script / Micah Gunnell - pencils / Beth Sotelo - Colors
Soulfire's universe expansion continues with the premiere of Soulfire: Dying of the Light #1! From creator Michael Turner and writer J.T. Krul, embark upon the next chapter in the acclaimed Soulfire mythos! Magic is alive and well. It is a time of great peace and prosperity, but…all good things must come to an end! As a mysterious plague begins to sweep across the land, the struggle for survival begins, and trust becomes a powerful ally, especially, when fighting for your life against a dragon! Featuring the lovely Grace (already of Soulfire fame!), and introducing a ton of new characters, this exciting new series will reveal many of the secrets behind the history of Soulfire! Showcasing the incredible artwork of Aspen newcomer Micah Gunnell, and lavish colors by Beth Sotelo, this is the first must have event book of the summer!! To top it all off, this #1 issue features two covers by Soulfire creator Michael Turner and colorist Peter Steigerwald, that when placed side by side, form one large Soulfire: Dying of the Light image!! Grab your copies today!!
FC 24 pages $2.99
Along with the release of the new Soulfire series at Wizard World Chicago, Aspen will also have available a Fathom #3 convention exclusive cover by Michael Turner limited to 2000 copies. Fathom #3 will be in stores in early August. Here is a brief synopsis of Fathom #3:
J.T. Krul - writer / Koi Turnbull - pencils / Jason Gorder - inks / Christina Strain - colors
The destruction of Saba is complete, Maylander has won this day, and but a few of the cities' people survived. If not for Cannon and Kiani's intervention, everyone would have been lost….why then has the council ordered Cannon to be taken into custody?!? And with Aspen discovering the true secret of her past, what else could possibly be in store for her as she comes face to face with her real father?!? Find out in this third thrilling issue of Fathom, brought to you by the same amazing creative team of J. T. Krul, Koi Turnbull, Jason Gorder and Christina Strain, and featuring a brand new cover by series creator Michael Turner!
FC 32 pages $2.99