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Censored Michael Turner Superman/Batman Page For Auction At Heritage

Censored Michael Turner Superman/Batman Page For Auction At Heritage

Michael Turner was a gifted artist and a very nice man who passed away in 2008. It is a testament to him that his legacy has endured in these twelve years since his death, with a relatively small output compared to others. Part of that output was a run with DC Comics, where Michael Turner […]

Aspen Suspends All Comics Publishing Indefinitely Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Aspen Suspends All Comics Publishing, Indefinitely, Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The company announced the following; In light of the ongoing current events regarding the COVID-19 virus and its effect on the direct market, Aspen Comics will be suspending their spring and summer line-up of new releases including April’s Fathom and May’s Soulfire: Exiled series in an effort to assist retailers weather the current uncertainty of the market[...]

Soulfire Returns to Aspen Comics in June with Krul and Forte

'Soulfire' Returns to Aspen Comics in June with Krul and Forte

Krul and new illustrator Raffaele Forté are teaming up for all-new stories in the Soulfire saga this June![caption id="attachment_1006416" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit: Aspen Comics[/caption] Soulfire is back with its biggest story-and greatest challenge to its heroes ever! Grace and Malikai have fought together to bring magic back to a world of technology, but now Grace is convinced[...]

Nu Way #1 [Late] Review: Beautiful Art Strong Premise a Little Too Much Cliché

Nu Way #1 [Late] Review: Beautiful Art, Strong Premise, a Little Too Much Cliché

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] It is the year 2051. Gladiatorial combat is back in fashion, and there are two tiers: normal humans and cybernetically enhanced humans. Zihao is a normal human being hoping to impress enough to receive enhancements and be kicked up to the next level of fighting. He captures the attention of Jasper Carrington, whom […]

Soulfire Vol. 7 #1 Review: Fun with Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Soulfire Vol. 7 #1 Review: Fun with Sci-Fi and Fantasy

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A man enters the tomb of a dragon with designs upon harnessing its power. We then turn to Grace and Morningstar evading a pair of jets during a flight. In San Francisco, Sonia tests out a pair of artificial wings with the help of Malika. Grace returns soon after, and she isn't happy […]

Jirni Vol. 3 #3 Review: A Bland Protagonist in a Somewhat Creative Fantasy Setting

Jirni Vol. 3 #3 Review: A Bland Protagonist in a Somewhat Creative Fantasy Setting

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ara, Kaspar, and Tongo fly on their airship in search of Kaspar's vessel. Ara reflects on the fate that befell her homeland and, she believes, her own mother. In reality, her mother, Luna, is elsewhere and being controlled by a malicious and vile man named Torinthal. Jirni Vol. 3 #3 is another fairly […]




Charismagic Vol. 3 #2 Review: A Magically Fun Read

Charismagic Vol. 3 #2 Review: A Magically Fun Read

There is the Aspen Comics T&A factor, but it’s less pronounced than something like Fathom They have a surprising slew of color artists, but each does good work and their style holds together well.Charismagic Vol 3 #2 is a fun and high-energy read It’s not genre-defining or rising to the top of the comic industry,[...]


New Series Portal Bound Charismagic And Shrugged Starting New Volumes Aspen February 2018 Solicits

New Series Portal Bound, Charismagic And Shrugged Starting New Volumes Aspen February 2018 Solicits

Portal Bound, from creators Mark Roslan (Darkness, Witchblade), Gabe Carrasco (Fathom, Lola XOXO), and Alex Arizmendi  (Secret Empire: Brave New World, Venomverse: War Stories) is being launched by Aspen in February of 2018. In addition, Aspen is putting out the first issues of the third volumes of Charismagic by Vince Hernandez and Shrugged by Frank Mastromauro as well as the hardcover collections of their second volumes.   PORTAL […]

Bubblegun #4 Review: Doesnt Really Offer Anything New To The Sci-Fi Genre

Bubblegun #4 Review: Doesn't Really Offer Anything New To The Sci-Fi Genre

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In a dystopian cyber-punk future where corporations rule, robots patrol the streets, and it always looks like night time, a group of renegade heroes challenge the status quo by being a bit zany and ultraviolent. Among many other stories and properties, this plot describes Bubblegun. This latest issue finds their android friend, Asher, […]

All-New Fathom #7 Review: What If Aquaman Were George Soros

All-New Fathom #7 Review: What If Aquaman Were George Soros?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] I originally knew Fathom as those swimsuit-cover comics from the local comic shops I go to (Heroes in Newnan and Dr. No's in Marietta, plugged!). They weren't for me. I don't go for cheesecake; it's one of the many things that turns me off to the Harley Quinn comic. Reading All-New Fathom #7, […]

John Carpenters The Thing Commemorative Art Book At SDCC

John Carpenter's 'The Thing' Commemorative Art Book At SDCC

Some of the contributors are David Mack, Bill Sienkiewicz, Cat Staggs, Jim Calafiore, Dave Crosland, Jon Schnepp, and Frazer Irving, making for a gorgeously chilling lineup of Thing-inspired art pieces.In addition, it will be containing a foreword by horror actor, director, and writer Eli Roth, as well as words from the man himself, John Carpenter, about[...]

40 Photos And A Recap Of Day 3 Of Stan Lees Comikaze 2015

40 Photos And A Recap Of Day 3 Of Stan Lee's Comikaze 2015

And, as a reporter, not having panels start at the same time the con is opening, relieving the anxiety of trying to get to the panel room areas on time. Comikaze attracted Top Cow, Aspen Comics, Darby Pop and several indie publishers, however the larger mainstream publishers such as IDW and DC Comics that both have[...]

SDCC 15: Industry Editors Provide An Insider View And Advice On Editing

SDCC '15: Industry Editors Provide An Insider View And Advice On Editing

By Michele Brittany, West Coast CorrespondentAspen Comics’ Editor-in-Chief and VP Vince Hernandez moderated the panel Comic Industry Editorial Panel – 2015 and gathered together several editors together for an hour’s opportunity where the audience could ask questions about the editorial process Making up the panel of experts included Chris Ryall, IDW’s Editor-in-Chief; Barbara Kesel, Consultant[...]

ACBC Watch: Visit Aspen Comics For Exclusives And More

ACBC Watch: Visit Aspen Comics For Exclusives And More

Planning to attend the Atlantic City Boardwalk Con this week? If the answer is yes, then be sure to add Aspen Comics to your list of exhibits to check out The publisher will be located at Booth #925 on the show floor, and you can look for Aspen President Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged), co-owner Peter Steigerwald[...]

Aspen Comics Celebrates Black History Month With Website And Social Media Campaign

Aspen Comics Celebrates Black History Month With Website And Social Media Campaign

Throughout the month of February, Aspen Comics will be celebrating Black History Month by pointing the spotlight on Black creators with whom they’ve collaborated This will occur three times a week on their website, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram, along with the creator's picture Put together by Fathom: Sourcebook writer Tabu, there will be a showcases[...]