Blake Northcott To Relaunch All-New Fathom For Aspen In February 2017 – And Other Solicits

stl033382Blake Northcott is the author of the bestselling Arena Mode Saga, the highest-grossing science-fiction novel series on Kickstarter has been a correspondent for CBS Man Cave, took over the backpages of Millarworld titles and even wrote for Bleeding Cool, for her sins.


And now she is taking over one of the longer running franchises in comics, albeit one that has floundered of late, Fathom, created by Mike Turner, published by Aspen, and lusted after by Megan Fox.



Well in February, Aspen will publish All-New Fathom #1, the first published solo comic book credit for Blake Northcott as writer, though she is also co-writing Chapterhouse Comics' Agent of PACT which debuts in January.

stl033390While artist Marco Renna, has a few small credits on F1rst Hero and Actionverse. But both are rather new to comic books.


(W) Blake Northcott (A/CA) Marco Renna
Dive back into the world of MICHAEL TURNER'S FATHOM in this great jumping-on point for new readers!


ASPEN MATTHEW'S role in the brand new ASPEN UNIVERSE, spawning out of last summer's mega-event, Aspen Universe: Revelations, is larger than ever! Now, the preeminent heroine must navigate the treacherous divide between the humans and her ancestral people of The Blue-as well as the surprises in store for both races in this all-new FATHOM landscape where anything is possible!


Nearly two decades of the best-selling series created by superstar artist, the late Michael Turner, have culminated in this all-new FATHOM adventure by Aspen's newest up-and-coming talents! Please join newcomers, writer Blake Northcott and artist Marco Renna, as they bring readers back under the surface into the world of The Blue, and everything you loved about FATHOM! (STL033382)
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99

stl032533While we're at it, here's the solicit to that other credit for Blake Northcott from Chapterhouse Comics for February.


(W) Kalman Andrasofszky, Blake Northcott (A) Federica Manfredi (CA) Bella Rachlin

The Chapterverse continues! Barely functioning as a team yet, and the Agents are already outnumbered and outgunned by an army of souped-up Equilibrium agents headed by the Steeltown Hammer! Who can even the score? Spoilers: it's Kebec. (STL032533)

32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99

Here are the rest of Aspen's solicits for February…

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(W) David Wohl (A) Giuseppe Cafaro (CA) Wes Bernick
Santeria: The Goddess Kiss continues!
From the creator of Executive Assistant: Iris, Legend of the Shadow Clan and Witchblade, and the artist of Fathom: Kiani comes a new tale spanning centuries, deep within the heart of the ancient civilizations of Africa…
From the creator of Executive Assistant: Iris, Legend of the Shadow Clan and Witchblade, and the artist of Fathom: Kiani comes a new tale spanning centuries, deep within the heart of the ancient civilizations of Africa… The jaw dropping penultimate chapter of the pulse-pounding first volume sees Naomi faced with confronting the true forces of evil unlike anything she's ever encountered-with not only the fate of her existence at stake-but perhaps all of humanity's future as well! (STL007594)
RES. from Previews Vol. XXVI #4 (APR161278)
32pgs, FC (4 of 5) SRP: $3.99

(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov, J. T. Krul (A) Jordan Gunderson
The most groundbreaking event in Aspen Comics' history collected!!!
For over thirteen years, devoted Aspen Comics fans clamored for something special…something unique…something…UNIMAGINABLE! Aspen Comics answered the call for loyal fans and new readers alike with ASPEN UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS.
Legendary creator Michael Turner's two greatest creations, FATHOM and SOULFIRE, united for the first time as one in this crossover story so massive in scope, it forged a BRAND NEW ASPEN UNIVERSE in the process! A magical being of unimaginable might has destroyed the world as they knew it, and it remains up to Soulfire's magical bearer of the light, Malikai, along with Fathom's preeminent heroine, Aspen Matthews, to try and restore order and peace to a world decimated by the malevolent power of dark magic!
From the mind of Harvey, Eisner and Emmy Award nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and New York Times Best-Selling author J.T. Krul, along with the amazing art abilities of Jordan Gunderson and Peter Steigerwald, comes this world-shattering crossover series event that set the stage for all future Aspen Comics titles to come! (STL033420)
SC, 7×10, 152pgs, FC SRP: $14.99

(A) Michael Turner & Various
A new FATHOM Coloring Book is here!

Join in on the fun of bringing Michael Turner's Fathom to life in this second thrilling coloring book filled with 64 stunning illustrations by series creator Turner, along with today's hottest comic book superstars including Talent Caldwell, Joe Benitez, J. Scott Campbell and many more! With the first FATHOM coloring book becoming an instant sell-out, don't miss your chance to own the newest volume of the hit series! (STL033395)
SC, 7×10, 64pgs, B&W SRP: $12.99

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