Our friends over at Aspen Comics have been nice enough to tell us their plans for this year’s Free Comic Book Day. Aspen will have the prettiest and most packed book on the stands this Saturday. Don’t worry about budgeting this purchase. Did you miss the fact that its free?!
Take a look at the art, read what the good people at Aspen Comics have to say, then make your plans to head out this Saturday!
Aspen Comics Reveals Free Comic Book Day Schedule of Events
Aspen Comics has released their full schedule of nation-wide events for this weekend’s Free Comic Book Day 2013. The publisher also encourages fans and new readers to pick up Aspen’s Free Comic Book Day offering, Worlds of Aspen 2013. Below is the full solicitation copy for the issue:
Aspen is proud to celebrate its tenth anniversary and is planning its largest initiative ever-including this year’s jam-packed Worlds of Aspen 2013 Free Comic Book Day flip book! Join Aspen Comics as they reveal exclusive in-depth content for all of their exciting “10 for 10” titles which debut all year long. Aspen is also offering TWO completely brand new stories, starting with Michael Turner’s Fathom! Kicking off this summer’s upcoming thrilling Fathom event, Fathom: Kiani writer Vince Hernandez delivers an exclusive 12-page FCBD story featuring the brilliant Fathom series art team of Alex Konat and Beth Sotelo! And to top it all off, Worlds of Aspen 2013 will showcase a WORLD PREMIERE preview of Peter Steigerwalds’ upcoming new Aspen series, ZOOHUNTERS!
Aspen’s full schedule of events for Free Comic Book Day 2013 is as follows:
7172 Archibald Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Appearing: Frank Mastromauro, Beth Sotelo, Peter Steigerwald, Lori Hanson, David Wohl, Vince Hernandez
The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Appearing: Vince Hernandez
Heroes and Fantasies
4923 Northwest Loop #410
San Antonio, TX 78229
Appearing: JT Krul, Jonathan Marks, Cory Smith
Jesse James Comics
10620 N 43rd Ave #7
Glendale, AZ 85304
Appearing (Sunday) Mike DeBalfo, Nei Ruffino
Wade’s Comic Madness
8750 New Falls Rd Levittown, PA 19054
Appearing: Alex Konat
Westfield Comics (West)
7475 Mineral Point Rd #22
Madison, WI 53717
Appearing: Jordan Gunderson
Aspen MLT, Inc. is an entertainment publishing company founded in January 2003 by superstar comic artist Michael Turner. Priding itself on producing entertainment properties of the highest quality visual and storytelling elements Along with their own successful properties such as Fathom, Soulfire, Executive Assistant: Iris, Charismagic, Broken Pieces and more. Aspen also collaborates with the comic industry’s most successful companies and endeavors including Marvel Comics and DC Entertainment. Aspen has collaborated with Marvel for various hit projects, including cover work for the best-selling events Civil War, World War Hulk, and Ultimatum. Aspen collaborated with DC Comics to provide covers for such best-selling titles as Superman/Batman: The Return of Supergirl, The Justice League of America, and Eisner-nominated covers for the critically acclaimed, best-selling Identity Crisis series. In 2006, Aspen joined forces with television giant NBC to create the online comic adaptations for the hit television series Heroes. In 2012, Aspen teamed up with Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment to produce the horror-adventure series Dead Man’s Run, as well as collaborating with director McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision to produce the horror comic Haunted City. Aspen also produced the one-of-a-kind Anarchy digital graphic novel for the popular body spray company, Axe. Currently, Aspen is celebrating their tenth anniversary in the industry with their “10 for 10” initiative and more original properties forthcoming later in the year.