BC Mag #5: Fathom Reborn

Fathom01-Cover-Tal-CMYK_1Bleeding Cool Magazine article by David Marks

Aspen Matthews, the SoCal-fem inspired protagonist of Michael Turner's Fathom, may not be as familiar to the world as Wolverine, but she is as recognizable as any superhero to the long box collector, convention goer, and comic shop regular. As covered in previous issues of Bleeding Cool Magazine, Aspen MLT is celebrating a decade of publishing with ten new series via 2013's "10 for 10" initiative. Some titles are familiar, others wholly new, but rightfully so the Fathom universe and its matriarch are a primary focus among the schedule of releases. Fathom: The Elite Saga is a five part series beginning June 19, and it will be released through comic shops on a weekly schedule. Then following in the wake of The Elite Saga, and just in time for San Diego Comic-Con, Fathom #1 kicks off a milestone series 15 years in the making. The first issue is priced at only $1 is perfect for new readers looking to discover the title and enter this colorful world.

Recently, I was able to ask some questions of authors J.T. Krul and David Wohl about their thoughts on the milestone, upcoming series, and among other things, Fathom's fan base, history, and evolution through the years. David Wohl 's resume boasts editorial roles at a few of the industry's premier publishers, co-creating titles such as The Darkness and Witchblade, and numerous writing credits in multiple mediums. JT Krul has been authoring major titles at Aspen MLT, Marvel, DC and other publishers going on 10 years.

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About Mark Seifert

Co-founder and Creative director of Bleeding Cool parent company Avatar Press. Bleeding Cool Managing Editor, tech and data wrangler. Machine Learning hobbyist. Vintage paper addict.
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