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Preview: Dissension: War Eternal #4

DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL #4

Jordan Gunderson ; Christopher Fielder – Story  / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Luis Guerrero – Colors
 
In the not so distant future…
 
One by one, Delphi’s visions of the destruction of humanity become reality as the battle to stop the end of the world reaches the end game. Arciah, leader of the Syndicate, has been set free and has set his sights on regaining his dominion over the Earth. Delphi must decide how far she’s willing to go, and what she’s willing to sacrifice, to stop him. 
 
From artist and creator Jordan Gunderson comes Aspen’s most thrilling new series, DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL!
 
DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL #6 is in stores December 5th, 2018!
 

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

Aspen Comics’ Releases in February 2019

ASPEN COMICS 2019: THE YEAR AHEAD

Various – Story  / Art / Colors

The perfect guide for all things Aspen Comics!

This year’s edition features full access looks at all of Aspen’s 2019 titles for the calendar year, including Michael Turner’s Fathom and Soulfire, returning classics like Damsels in Excess and Lola XOXO and more, and of course all new Aspen properties that will be revealed exclusively here! Plus, in-depth news and behind-the-scenes action you can only find in this massively inexpensive primer book! This is THE Aspen Comics must-have guide for all retailers and fans alike!

ASPEN 2019: THE YEAR AHEAD is in stores February 6th, 2019!

FC                               24 pages                                  .25c

ASPEN VISIONS FATHOM – SPINNING OUR FATE #1

Blake Northcott – Story  / Michael Sta Maria – Art

In the tradition of DC’s Elseworlds and Marvel’s “What If?” classic stories comes Aspen’s most mind-bending concept ever—ASPEN VISIONS!

The second thrilling chapter continues here as part of a special three part mini-series spanning across Aspen’s most popular titles—Fathom, Soulfire and Executive Assistant Iris! Just how does Executive Assistant Iris encounter Fathom’s preeminent heroine, Aspen Matthews, for the first time ever—and how does it all take place in the Victorian Era?! You’ll have to discover for yourself in the pages of this second of a three-part event in the pulse-pounding launch of the all-new ASPEN VISIONS line of books that will shatter everything you know about Aspen’s most popular characters!

FATHOM – SPINNING OUR FATE #1 is in stores February 6th, 2019!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

ARTIFACT ONE #4

J.T. Krul ; Vince Hernandez – Story  / Romina Moranelli – Art

Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined!

Remi has spent her entire life as a fearless relic hunter, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking discovery she makes this issue—one that will forever change the concept of her life altogether! Yet, it may pale in comparison to an even greater shock she receives upon returning to the kingdom, as the Akolouth put their vile actions on display for all to see—and once again the victim is someone dear to Remi’s heart!

An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner’s Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner’s Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!

ARTIFACT ONE #4 is in stores February 27th, 2019!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

RETAILER NOTE: ARTIFACT ONE #4 will ship with two covers by artists Romina Moranelli and JP Mavinga. Each cover is available to order separately, with no quantity limitation or restrictions.

FATHOM vol 7 #8

Ron Marz – Story  / Siya Oum – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors

1998’s Best-Selling Title of the Year Celebrates 20 Years in 2018!

The epic finale to this 20-Year Anniversary volume is here! Aspen Matthews has saved the world more times than she can count, but this time it’s personal! With the very fabric of her family bonds hanging in the balance in the center of a global conflict between superpowers, and the civilization of The Blue at risk of being lost forever under rebellion, Aspen finds herself facing the greatest challenge of her lifetime in order to save both the world above and below!

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark twenty years since its debut in grand fashion! The superstar creative team of Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade) and Siya Oum (Lola XOXO) are on board to deliver Fathom, and the iconic heroine, Aspen Matthews, to a new generation of readers as well as loyal fans alike!

FATHOM vol 7 #8 is in stores January 9th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

SOULFIRE vol 7 #8

J.T. Krul – Story  / Chahine Ladjouze – Art / Wes Hartman – Colors

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of its creation, Michael Turner’s incredible vision of magic and wonder returns for an all-new volume!

Janus and his manipulation of magic seems to know no bounds. Will Malikai and Grace be able to overcome his latest display of power? And, at what cost? In the Everlands, Faye is surrounded on all sides by enemies… what is a queen to do in order to protect her kingdom? Plus, Cassidy finds herself in a literal hell on Earth in Rainier’s new realm as the latest Soulfire volume reaches it’s climatic finale!

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark fifteenth year and the creative team of long time Soulfire writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans, Jirni), newcomer Chahine Ladjouze, and colorist Wes Hartman have joined forces to bring new readers as well as loyal fans alike a Soulfire story for the next generation!

SOULFIRE vol 7 #8 is in stores February 20th, 2019!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

ASPEN MASCOTS vol 1 TPB

Vince Hernandez – Story  / Joie Foster ; Various – Art / Justice – Colors

Aspen Comics’ most popular mascots, critters and creatures star in this all in one jam-packed comic, coloring and activity book!

Join Wormier, a fearless millipede, along with his lovable sidekick Griff, as they plot to go back in time in order to reverse the destruction of his worm village! Along the way, the pair will discover different eras, allies-and enemies! Plus, with over 5 incredible bonus stories, readers and fans alike will be able to color in the fun with added puzzles, exciting activities and a whole lot more!

ASPEN MASCOTS vol 1 TPB is in stores February 13th, 2019!

FC/B&W                                120 pages                                $9.99                           TPB

NYCC 2018: Aspen Brings Exclusives and Creators

Aspen Comics has revealed their full line-up of creator appearances, exclusive items, and their Official Aspen Comics 15-Year Anniversary Edition panel for this weekend’s New York Comic Con 2018.

Creators Siya Oum (Fathom), Paolo Pantalena (Oniba: Swords of the Demon), Jordan Gunderson (Dissension: War Eternal), André Risso (Dellec) and Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged) will be appearing all weekend long exclusively at the Aspen Comics Booth #2254 to sign copies of their new releases, sketch for fans and more.

The publisher will be launching an all-new series, Artifact One #1, at their booth and will feature an Artifact One #1 NYCC 2018 exclusive variant by artist Pasquale Qualano and Enrica Eren Angiolini limited to 200 copies. Pasquale Qualano will be in attendance in Artist’s Alley all weekend long.

Aspen will also be offering a Fathom #4 NYCC 2018 variant cover by Siya Oum limited to 200 copies, and a Dellec #2 NYCC 2018 exclusive cover by Qualano and Omi Remalante Jr., limited to 200 copies.

In addition to Aspen’s NYCC 2018 exclusives, the publisher will be offering their new line of Aspen Jewelry Collection featuring the Aspen Pendant in both regular and sterling silver editions, in addition to a host of their new convention-exclusive merchandise.

The Official Aspen Comics 2018 15-Year Anniversary Panel will take place on October 04, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM in Room 1B03. Aspen creators Frank Mastromauro, Siya Oum, Paolo Pantalena and more will highlight upcoming Aspen titles and also reveal never-before-seen covers, projects and more. All fans in attendance will receive a free gift courtesy of Aspen Comics.

Aspen Comics at Cincinnati Comic Expo This Weekend!

Aspen Comics will be exhibiting at this weekend’s Cincinnati Comic Expo (September 14-16th). You can find them at Booth #428 and will be featuring several creator appearances. Aspen’s Siya Oum, Jordan Gunderson, Frank Mastromauro, and Peter Steigerwald will appear all weekend long. You can find them exclusively at the Aspen Comics Booth.

The publisher will be offering a special Michael Turner’s Soulfire #3 Cincinnati Comic Expo limited edition cover by Oum limited to 200 copies.

Aspen will also offer several of their most recent convention exclusive variants and prints. You can all find their all-new line of Aspen jewelry and more.

Preview: Nu Way #2

NU WAY #2

J.T. Krul – Story / Alex Konat – Art / John Starr- Colors

For Zihao, all his struggles and all his training has been leading up to this moment – a chance to upgrade his flesh and bone with the steel and circuitry of cybernetic enhancements in order to fight in the big arena. But, now that the moment of truth has arrived, he must decide once and for all if he’s willing to the pay the ultimate price. There’s no going back. Just ask Cassi.

Don’t miss this exciting new chapter of an electrifying story in a bold new world! Aspen is proud to partner with ZMX Entertainment on their landmark project created by J.T. Krul, Yuyan Song, and Dinna Wu, and featuring the stellar creative team of Alex Konat, Mark Roslan, John Starr, and Sal Cipriano.

NU WAY #2 is in stores August 15th, 2018!

FC 32 pages $3.99

Aspen Comics’ Releases in October 2018

ARTIFACT ONE #1

J.T. Krul ; Vince Hernandez – Story  / Romina Moranelli – Art

Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined!

When tragedy strikes at the center of her world, Remi is forced to leave behind everything she holds dear in order to discover the truth behind her life’s upheaval—all while escaping the near infinite resources of the ruling clerics of faith that seek to not only bring her to justice—but end all traces of her existence!

An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic debuts from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner’s Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner’s Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!

ARTIFACT ONE #1 is in stores October 10th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

DELLEC vol 2 #2

Frank Mastromauro ; Vince Hernandez – Story  / Andre Risso ; Michael Ste Maria – Art / John Starr – Colors

Aspen’s hardest hitting series, DELLEC returns for its long-awaited second volume!

Dellec attempts to come to grips with the realization that time did not wait for him during his prolonged absence. However, an even greater problem lies ahead of him—surviving his encounter with The Hands of God’s deadly chimera creatures!

From the minds of creators Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged, Awaken Skies) and Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner’s Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic), along with art by Andre Risso, Michael Ste Maria and John Starr, this newest volume of DELLEC is gonna redefine your definition of the human spirit!

DELLEC vol 2 #2 is in stores October 17th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

AWAKEN SKIES #3

Frank Mastromauro – Story  / Marco Lorenzana – Art / Justice – Colors

A new world of flight prepares to take the Aspen Universe by storm!

On the run with her friends, Mira begins to uncover that the life she knew wasn’t what it seemed. But, the family talk will need to wait as those in pursuit of the technology she now possesses are closing in…and nowhere on, above, or below the surface is safe!

Don’t miss Aspen’s newest action-adventure series from creator Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged, Overtaken), artist Marco Lorenzana (Overtaken) and colorist Justice (Aspen Mascots)!

AWAKEN SKIES #3 is in stores October 3rd, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

SOULFIRE vol 7 #4

J.T. Krul – Story  / Chahine Ladjouze – Art / Wes Hartman – Colors

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of its creation, Michael Turner’s incredible vision of magic and wonder returns for an all-new volume!

Malikai and Grace finally come face to face with Janus in the ruins of Egypt, but Janus is less interested in the pyramids than he is of the secret hidden within the ancient structures. Evani is haunted by strange visions from her encounter with the shadow magic. And, if all that wasn’t enough, Rainier is back!

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark fifteenth year and the creative team of long time Soulfire writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans, Jirni), newcomer Chahine Ladjouze, and colorist Wes Hartman have joined forces to bring new readers as well as loyal fans alike a Soulfire story for the next generation!

SOULFIRE vol 7 #4 is in stores October 24th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL #4

Jordan Gunderson ; Christopher Fielder – Story  / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Luis Guerrero – Colors

In the not so distant future…

The origin of Delphi’s precognitive powers becomes clearer and she and Pirate find themselves prisoners of the very government they are fighting so hard to protect. Lilith and her cohorts make their long-awaited return to Earth and the source of the power that gave them dominion over humanity so many centuries ago.

From artist and creator Jordan Gunderson comes Aspen’s most thrilling new series, DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL!

DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL #4 is in stores October 24th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

NU WAY #4

J.T. Krul – Story  / Alex Konat – Art / John Starr- Colors

The world of NuWay is one of struggle. For survival. For sanity. For self. As Zihao tries to find a meaningful center, he comes to realize the battle is not just his alone. The balance between humanity and machinery is a delicate one, and it seems to be reaching a dangerous tipping point.

Don’t miss this exciting new chapter of an electrifying story in a bold new world! Aspen is proud to partner with ZMX Entertainment on their landmark project created by J.T. Krul, Yuyan Song, and Dinna Wu, and featuring the stellar creative team of Alex Konat, Mark Roslan, John Starr, and Sal Cipriano.

NU WAY #4 is in stores October 17th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

FATHOM vol 7 #5

Ron Marz – Story  / Siya Oum – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors

1998’s Best-Selling Title of the Year Celebrates 20 Years in 2018!

Aspen learns that her battle with Killian has far-reaching consequences both below—and above—the surface, as Fathom’s preeminent heroine continues her quest to get to the bottom of the conspiracy surrounding her brother Finn’s connections with the Russian Government!

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark twenty years since its debut in grand fashion! The superstar creative team of Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade) and Siya Oum (Lola XOXO) are on board to deliver Fathom, and the iconic heroine, Aspen Matthews, to a new generation of readers as well as loyal fans alike!

FATHOM vol 7 #5 is in stores October 10th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

CHARISMAGIC: THE DEATH PRINCESS TPB

Vince Hernandez – Story  / Emilio Lopez ; Marco Renna – Art / Emilo Lopez – Colors

The story of The Death Princess begins here!

Orlana, spoken of in hush tones as the “Death Princess,” rules over all who oppose her reign. Not by force, but through the most dangerous of all magical powers-the ability to control minds! Under the Death Princess’ shadow of dominance and fear, the humans of Earth find themselves at risk of their civilization falling completely under her rule forever! Until Kon, a young but powerful wizard finds himself on an unimaginable quest to break Orlana’s curse on humanity, and set free those she wishes to forever hold under her spell!

This incredible new trade paperback collects together the entire Death Princess series along with a complete cover gallery. And if that’s not enough, this Charismagic spin-off mini-series ALSO includes an ALL-NEW Charismagic Death Princess Origin story by Heather Finley (Executive Assistant: Iris) with art by Marco Renna (Fathom)!

CHARISMAGIC: THE DEATH PRINCESS TPB is in stores October 10th, 2018!

FC                               112 pages                                $9.99                           TPB

ASPEN UNIVERSE: DECIMATION TPB

Vince Hernandez – Story  / Marco Renna – Art / Federico Blee – Colors

The time for Revelations has ended. The time for Decimation has begun…

Following the groundbreaking events of Aspen Universe: Revelations, the world of Aspen’s pre-eminent heroes is torn apart by a force far greater than any they have ever faced—the collective might of Aspen’s most powerful anti-heroines! Together, this super group of dark ladies have a plan so catastrophic for the future of the Aspen Universe, that NO character is safe from their clutches!

From writer Vince Hernandez (Fathom: Kiani) with art by Marco Renna (Fathom) comes Aspen’s deadliest crossover event ever!

The long sold out Kiani volume 3 series is collected in its entirety, including a comprehensive cover gallery and a whole lot more!

ASPEN UNIVERSE: DECIMATION TPB is in stores October 17th, 2018!

FC                               144 pages                                $14.99                         TPB

SANTERIA: THE GODDESS KISS Vol 1 TPB

David Wohl – Story  / Giuseppe Cafaro – Art / Wes Hartman – Colors

Life hurts more than death!

From writer David Wohl, the co-creator of Executive Assistant: Iris, Legend of the Shadow Clan and Witchblade, Giuseppe Cafaro, the artist of Fathom: Kiani, and colorist Wes Hartman, comes a new tale spanning centuries, hidden deep within the heart of the ancient civilizations of Africa. While in Spanish Harlem, Emergency Medical Techs Michael and Naomi are working the violent and unpredictable streets daily. However, nothing can prepare the duo as a routine police shooting reveals something far more powerful—and dangerous—for Naomi’s future!

One of Aspen’s most thrilling new series, the Santeria: The Goddess Kiss vol 1 TPB collects together the entire first volume along with a comprehensive cover!

SANTERIA: THE GODDESS KISS Vol 1 TPB is in stores October 31st, 2018!

FC                               128 pages                                $12.99                         TPB

THE ASPEN JEWELRY COLLECTION
THE FATHOM LINE 2018 – ASPEN PENDANT

One of Aspen Comics’ most requested products of all-time in now a reality!

The iconic Aspen Matthews pendant necklace straight from the pages of Michael Turner’s Fathom is NOW AVAILABLE for fans and fine jewelry enthusiasts everywhere! Presented by world famous jewelry makers, Han Cholo!, this stunning pendant is crafted from 100% hypoallergenic surgical grade stainless steel and presented on a 20” box chain necklace. This is sure to be the hottest piece of comic book related jewelry of the summer!

Jewelry                       One piece w/necklace            $44.99

THE ASPEN JEWELRY COLLECTION
THE FATHOM LINE 2018 – ASPEN PENDANT: STERLING SILVER EDITION

One of Aspen Comics’ most requested products of all-time in now a reality presented in a Sterling Silver premium edition!

The iconic Aspen Matthews pendant necklace straight from the pages of Michael Turner’s Fathom is NOW AVAILABLE for fans and fine jewelry enthusiasts everywhere! Presented by world famous jewelry makers, Han Cholo!, this ultra-premium edition of the Aspen Pendant is crafted from 100% .925 Sterling Silver and presented on a 20” snake chain necklace. For the most dedicated Fathom enthusiasts, don’t miss out on the ultimate Fathom collector’s item!

Jewelry                       One piece w/necklace            $289.99

Preview: Fathom Vol. 7 #1

FATHOM Vol. 7 #1

Ron Marz – Story  / Siya Oum – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors

1998’s Best-Selling Title of the Year Celebrates 20 Years in 2018!

This all-new adventure for Aspen’s preeminent hero sees her attempt to navigate an ever-changing world where The Blue are not only present above the surface—but exploited in new and dangerous ways. When a rival nation to The States decides to take control of the global landscape by tapping into the power of The Blue, Aspen Matthews discovers that a new adversary has risen to challenge the notion that she is the most powerful person on the planet—and humanity may suffer the consequences! 

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark twenty years since its debut in grand fashion! Fathom Vol.7 #1 is written by Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade), with art by Siya Oum (Lola XOXO), colors by Peter Steigerwald (Soulfire, Fathom), and letters by Zen! (Soulfire, Fathom).

FATHOM vol 7 #1 is in stores June 20th, 2018!

 FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

Preview: Executive Assistant: Iris Vol. 5 #1

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: IRIS Vol. 5 #1

Blake Northcott – Story  / Donny Tran – Art / Omi Remalante – Colors

Aspen Comics’ hit action-adventure assassin series marks its 10-Year Anniversary with a brand new pulse-pounding volume!

When a routine security job takes a turn for the worse, Executive Assistant Iris realizes she might be at the crossroads of her career! The world’s deadliest assassin is faced with a choice: remain a freelance Executive Assistant, or join Magni Global—a mysterious corporation that has acquired nearly every private security firm on the planet. But, what fateful decisions may come from joining a giant conglomerate whose interests may spell doom for her?!

Brought to you by acclaimed author Blake Northcott (Michael Turner’s Fathom) with art by newcomer Donny Tran and colorist Luis Guerrero, this newest pulse-pounding 10 year anniversary chapter of Executive Assistant: Iris is sure to be the greatest volume yet!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: IRIS vol 5 #1 is in stores May 23rd, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                 $3.99

Aspen Comics’ Releases in August 2018

ARTIFACT ONE #0

Vince Hernandez; J.T. Krul – Story  / Romina Moranelli – Art

Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined!

Along with her alchemist father, Remi works in secret, away from the prying eyes of the ruling clerics who lord over the realms of her world with their ancient decrees and strict devotion. Remi has her own sense of dedication – Her heart to adventure and her mind to the truth. But, what happens when that truth could change the fate of her entire planet, and destroy the very fabric of her civilization?

An all-new Aspen Comics action-adventure epic debuts from the mind of creators Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner’s Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner’s Soulfire, Jirni) with breathtaking illustrations from newcomer Romina Moranelli!

ARTIFACT ONE #0 is in stores August 22nd, 2018!

FC                               24 pages                                  $1.50

AWAKEN SKIES #1

Frank Mastromauro – Story  / Marco Lorenzana – Art / Justice – Colors

A new world of flight prepares to take the Aspen Universe by storm!

Coping with high school is difficult enough, but when a young girl named Mira makes the startling discovery that she has the ability of flight, her normal life suddenly takes on an all-new meaning. However, there are others who know of her unique abilities, and they will stop at nothing to possess them in the pursuit of shifting the world’s power balance of mankind itself! High school doesn’t seem so difficult anymore.

Don’t miss the thrilling opening chapter to Aspen’s newest action-adventure series from creator Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged, Overtaken), artist Marco Lorenzana (Overtaken) and colorist Justice (Aspen Mascots)!

AWAKEN SKIES #1 is in stores August 8th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

SOULFIRE vol 7 #2

J.T. Krul – Story  / Chahine Ladjouze – Art / Wes Hartman – Colors

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of its creation, Michael Turner’s incredible vision of magic and wonder returns for an all-new volume!

In the hidden magical realm of the Everlands, Faye struggles in her duty to serve as queen beside the strong-willed King Sarin, who only seems to value power. Meanwhile, Malikai and Grace learn of the attack on Ren. What could it mean? And, how great is the threat?

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark fifteenth year and the creative team of long time Soulfire writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans, Jirni), newcomer Chahine Ladjouze, and colorist Wes Hartman have joined forces to bring new readers as well as loyal fans alike a Soulfire story for the next generation!

SOULFIRE vol 7 #2 is in stores August 22nd, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL #2

Jordan Gunderson ; Christopher Fielder – Story  / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Luis Guerrero – Colors

In the not so distant future…

A new thread tying the past to the present emerges as Saravati, a heavenly angel tasked with a seemingly insurmountable mission, ventures to earth in search of answers. As Saravati begins to form an alliance with an unlikely ally, Delphi and her team of freedom fighters face new challenges and considerable losses as they continue their journey toward stopping the coming apocalypse.

Meanwhile, the Syndicate of renegade angels has settled into a new home, making an unlikely, and uneasy, new alliance of their own. The role the Syndicate plays in the chaos now growing on Earth becomes clear as they plot their next move in regaining their dominance over the human race.

From artist and creator Jordan Gunderson comes Aspen’s most thrilling new series, DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL!

DISSENSION: WAR ETERNAL #2 is in stores August 29th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

NU WAY #2

J.T. Krul – Story  / Alex Konat – Art / John Starr- Colors

For Zihao, all his struggles and all his training has been leading up to this moment – a chance to upgrade his flesh and bone with the steel and circuitry of cybernetic enhancements in order to fight in the big arena. But, now that the moment of truth has arrived, he must decide once and for all if he’s willing to the pay the ultimate price. There’s no going back. Just ask Cassi.

Don’t miss this exciting new chapter of an electrifying story in a bold new world! Aspen is proud to partner with ZMX Entertainment on their landmark project created by J.T. Krul, Yuyan Song, and Dinna Wu, and featuring the stellar creative team of Alex Konat, Mark Roslan, John Starr, and Sal Cipriano.

NU WAY #2 is in stores August 15th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

FATHOM vol 7 #3

Ron Marz – Story  / Siya Oum – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors

1998’s Best-Selling Title of the Year Celebrates 20 Years in 2018!

With her brother Finn in the hands of a hostile power bent on taking him apart piece by piece to learn his secrets, Aspen Matthews searches for allies anywhere she can find them … including the deepest depths of the sea. When Aspen returns to the undersea-dwelling of The Blue, she must decide if the enemy of her enemy is her friend … or her doom.

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark twenty years since its debut in grand fashion! The superstar creative team of Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade) and Siya Oum (Lola XOXO) are on board to deliver Fathom, and the iconic heroine, Aspen Matthews, to a new generation of readers as well as loyal fans alike!

FATHOM vol 7 #3 is in stores August 15th, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: IRIS vol 5 #4

Blake Northcott – Story  / Donny Tran – Art / Omi Remalante – Colors

The fifth volume of Aspen Comics’ hit action-adventure assassin series continues!

After a chaotic assignment leaves innocent people dead, Iris and Mack attempt to terminate their contracts, but a bombshell discovery leaves them two options: continue to be puppets of the murderous Magni Global Security, or declare war on the most powerful—and deadliest–corporation on Earth!

Brought to you by acclaimed author Blake Northcott (Michael Turner’s Fathom) with art by newcomer Donny Tran, this newest pulse-pounding 10 year anniversary chapter of Executive Assistant: Iris is sure to be the greatest volume yet!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: IRIS vol 5 #4 is in stores August 22nd, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

PORTAL BOUND #5

Mark Roslan; Gabe Carrasco – Story  / Alex Arizmendi – Art / Wes Hartman – Colors

The fate of two worlds lay in the hands of two heroes in Aspen’s newest series’ finale!

Elias Rivera was a weak, cowardice nobody from a boring town in Virginia. Now, all his friends are captured, beaten, or worse, and it’s up to him to stop the maniacal Emperor Atilus from ending life on Earth altogether. Can he find the courage for not only himself, but Sybil and the team before it’s too late?

Aspen’s brand new action-adventure saga comes to a world-shattering conclusion from writers Mark Roslan (BubbleGun, Broken Pieces) and Gabe Carrasco, with artist Alex Arizmendi (Edge of Venomverse: War StoriesSecret Empire: Brave New World) as they bring us a tale of two earths in need of two heroes!

PORTAL BOUND #5 is in stores August 1st, 2018!

FC                               32 pages                                  $3.99

OVERTAKEN VOL 1 TPB

Frank Mastromauro – Story  / Marco Lorenzana – Art / Justice – Colors

Prepare yourself to be…Overtaken!

Some questions, you may not want to know the answer to. Journalist Will Harden is well equipped for most situations, but nothing can prepare him for what’s about to come. Relocating from the big city to a small mountain town with his wife, Jesse, everything is turned upside-down the moment she goes missing. Are the rumors of alien abductions true or did something far worse happen to his wife? No matter the cause, Harden will not stop until he uncovers the truth, or dies trying!

Written and created by Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged, Dellec), and featuring artwork by Marco Lorenzana (Awaken Skies, Incredible Hulk) and Justice (Aspen Mascots), this incredible new trade paperback is going to take your breath away and leave you gasping for more!

OVERTAKEN VOL 1 TPB is in stores August 8th, 2018!

FC                               128 pages                                $12.99                         TPB

DEAD MAN’S RUN VOL 1 TPB

Greg Pak – Story  / Tony Parker – Art / Wes Hartman; David Curiel – Colors

There’s no escape from hell!

Welcome to Andrew Jackson Maximum Security Federal Corrections Facility. A massive concrete pyramid surrounded by razor wire and gun towers in the middle of the California desert. But it’s not just a prison, and it’s not just filled with the most dangerous criminals the world has ever seen…it’s hell. Literally. And it’s here where a young Cartographer named Sam Tinker begins an epic battle against the mysterious Warden and all the horrors of her domain, in a desperate attempt to escape and rescue his sister – the only innocent to ever wind up in hell!

From the innovative mind of acclaimed producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead, Aliens, Terminator 2), and written by superstar writer and visionary Greg Pak (Incredible Hulk, Weapon X, Action Comics), featuring artwork by Tony Parker (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep), Wes Hartman (Soulfire, Santeria) and David Curiel (Star Wars), this incredible new trade paperback collects together the entire epic Dead Man’s Run mini-series and includes a complete cover gallery and a whole lot more!

DEAD MAN’S RUN VOL TPB is in stores August 29th, 2018!

FC                               160 pages                                $14.99                         TPB

Aspen Comics Debuts Dissension: War Eternal & Nu Way this July

On the heels of their Worlds of Aspen 2018 Free Comic Book Day offering that premiered zero issues of their brand new titles, Dissension: War Eternal and Nu Way, Aspen Comics is set to release both series this July.

In association with ZMX Comics, the publisher is releasing the sci-fi action-adventure Nu Way #1 on July 11th by writer J.T. Krul with art by Alex Konat and colors by John Starr with lettering by Sal Cipriano featuring covers by Konat, Ryan Odagawa, Harvey Tolibao, Jordan Gunderson and more to be announced.

Solicitation copy for Nu Way #1 reads:

In the future, technology continues to dominate every aspect of civilization, and nowhere is it more on display than the city of New Sheng, a vast metropolis where those with means live high amongst the lights and those without wallow in the shadows below. In his desperate struggle to reach a better life, a young fighter named Zihao has sacrificed his body in the ring and now prepares to pay an even bigger price in order to battle in the main arena with the elite cybernetically-enhanced warriors. But will seeing another lost soul from his past make his climb easier or harder?

Also, Aspen will be releasing Dissension: War Eternal on July 25th, an all-new action-adventure series by creator and artist Jordan Gunderson along with co-writer Christopher Fielder with art by Gunderson, Luis Guerrero and lettering by Taylor Esposito. Dissension will feature future covers by Gunderson, Elias Chatzoudis, Marcus To, Kevin Sharpe, Siya Oum and more to be revealed.

Solicitation copy for Dissension: War Eternal #1 reads:

The U.S. has spent several years embroiled in a conflict with the invading forces of China. In the war zone of the American Southwest, small bands of freedom fighters have formed to help guide refugees away from the destruction. Isabel Vasquez, known to her squad as “Delphi”, has been leading rescue missions inside the combat zone for years. Escorting those displaced from the war has fueled her faith that she is making a difference. But now that faith is increasingly tested by reoccurring nightmares of a coming apocalypse. She fears the war is only the beginning of a great threat…one that promises to bring humanity to the brink of extinction!

Unbeknownst to Delphi, a band of renegade angels has fled Heaven seeking a new refuge. The Earth has become their new home, where they view humanity as a plague that must be purged. As their path forges ahead toward global genocide, it is yet to be decided if Delphi and her growing visions of a global Armageddon can help stop them in time.

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