Publisher Aspen Comics will be at Phoenix Comicon with a wealth of exclusives in tow this Thursday, May 28th through Sunday, May 30th. Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged), Peter Steigerwald (The ZooHunters), Vince Hernandez (Fathom: Kiani), Siya Oum (Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam), Tom Hutchison (Big Dog Ink), and Heather Finley (Executive Assistant: Iris Annual) will be in attendance at booths #9067 and #1066.
The publisher will have four Phoenix Comicon-exclusive variant issues available for purchase: Fathom: Kiani #4 by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald, Psycho Bonkers #2 by Agnes Garbowska, Shahrazad #3 by Nei Ruffino, and Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam #2 by Siya Oum. The latter two exclusives will be premiering at Phoenix Comicon before officially hitting stores next Wednesday, June 3rd. Oum and writer Vince Hernandez will be available through the weekend to sign the Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam exclusive variant.
Aspen will also have a selection of their industry-leading prints with them, including full-size versions of Phoenix Comicon exclusives Fathom: Kiani #4 by Turner and Steigerwald, Shahrazad #3 by Ruffino, and Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam by Oum. As well, there will be a fourth convention exclusive print available: the Retailer Incentive cover of Shahrazad #3 by J. Scott Campbell.
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, Lola XOXO, Executive Assistant: Iris, Charismagic, Jirni 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. In 2014, Aspen added fellow publisher, Big Dog Ink, as its first collaborative