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Aspen Celebrates 15 Years of Fathom with a New Volume from Vince Hernanez, Mauricio Campetella, and Peter Steigerwald

On the heels of their partnership with Mythos Studios to develop the animated feature film for Michael Turner’s Fathom, as well as the ambitious fifteen-year anniversary campaign last year, Aspen Comics will be releasing Fathom #1 this summer with an all new creative team on May 15th.

The publisher is streamlining their release of titles in 2019 to feature their core and flagship series in an effort to maintain the standard of quality the publisher is known for throughout the industry.

This summer kicks off their first major release, Michael Turner’s Fathom, on May 15th with the brand-new creative team and implementing retailer-friendly ordering of their special edition variants.

Fathom: Kiani writer Vince Hernandez takes the helm of the principle Fathomseries for Volume 8 along with rising star newcomer Mauricio Campetella with colors by superstar colorist Peter Steigerwald. This new volume will feature direct edition covers by Campetella and creator, the late Michael Turner.

The publisher has announced they will be offering Fathom #1 Retailer Special Edition variant covers with no restrictions on order quantity by creator Michael Turner and superstar artist Siya Oum. This is the first time Aspen has provided retailers the chance to order their incentive variants with no restrictions and encourages fans to check with their local comic book store to pre-order.

Aspen Comics Debuts Awaken Skies #0 this June

Aspen Comics is celebrating fifteen years of publishing in 2018, and the publisher will be releasing several all-new properties in addition to bringing back classic series from their library of titles. One of the aforementioned new properties set to debut on June 13th with a zero issue is the action-adventure series Awaken Skies created by Frank Mastromauro with art by Marco Lorenzana, Justice, and lettering by Taylor Esposito. Solicitation copy for Awaken Skies #0 reads:

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

In the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain, a covert scientist discovers that possessing valuable data that could change the world comes with a dangerous price. However, it may be far too late for him to escape before the powers that be come to collect! Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a loving suburban family makes a similar discovery, that the world is indeed much smaller than it seems, and no one is safe!

Awaken Skies #0 features two direct edition covers by series artist Lorenzana and Aspen newcomer Mauricio Campetella.

Preview: Jirni Vol. 3 #3

JIRNI VOL 3 #3

J.T. Krul – Story  / Michael Santamaria, Elias Pineda, Mauricio Campetella – Art / John Starr – Colors / Micah Myers — Letters

Aspen’s popular fantasy adventure series, JIRNI, continues its epic third volume!

Ara takes to the skies once again in her airship, soaring higher than ever in the hopes of reaching the realm of the D’jinn, but danger lurksall around her. Meanwhile, Torinthal reveals his true purpose in capturing Luna and the other D’jinn, and it could spell doom for them and all the D’jinn – in this world and beyond.

Created by New York Times Best-Selling author J.T. Krul (Michael Turner’s Soulfire, Green Arrow) with art by newcomer Michael Santamaria,this next exciting chapter of Jirni will once again return readers to a land of untapped wonder!

JIRNI VOL 3 #3 is in stores May 16th, 2018!

FC 32 pages $3.99

Preview: Shrugged Vol. 3 #3

Shrugged Vol. 3 #3

Frank Mastromauro – Story / André Risso, Mauricio Campetella – Art / Valentina Taddeo, Jesse Heagy, Peter Steigerwald – Colors / Taylor Esposito – Lettering

Volume three of Aspen’s hit series’ long-awaited return is finally here!

With the Earth literally falling apart, it’s up to Theo and his friends to try and save the day…again. Meanwhile, Perspecta has it’s own civil war taking place and a new power player has entered the picture which could spell certain doom for every living being there! And why is Dev trampling across the city like he’s Godzilla?!? Find out as the newest issue of Shrugged volume arrives!

SHRUGGED VOL 3 #3 is in stores April 25th, 2018!

FC 32 pages $3.99

Preview: Shrugged Vol. 3 #1

SHRUGGED VOL 3 #1

Frank Mastromauro – Story / Andre Risso, Mauricio Campetella – Art / Valentina Taddeo, Jesse Heagy, and Beth Sotelo – Colors

Volume three of Aspen’s hit series’ long-awaited return is finally here!

Rejoin high school teenager Theodore Langstrom along with Ange and Dev, his internal allies guiding his conscience, as he attempts to adapt to life following the events of Shrugged Volumes One and Two! After saving the emotional spectrum realm of Perspecta and everyone he holds dear in the process, Theo discovers that the most fearsome moment of all still awaits him—High School Graduation! But, like all things in his life, adolescence is not the only challenge Theo will face along the way, as he has yet to still truly experience the horrors of several emotions, including entering adulthood!

SHRUGGED VOL 3 #1 is in stores February 28th, 2018!

FC 32 pages $3.99