Friday, February 6, 2015

Aspen Comics Unleashing New All-Ages Series Psycho Bonkers


One of the best things about the Mario Kart series is the sheer insanity in the gameplay that's accompanied by a general, all-ages feel. It's a great combination that really works and makes for quality entertainment. It also proves that all-age properties about racing can work, as in Aspen Comics' new series Psycho Bonkers, due in stores May 20th. The series is written by Vince Hernandez, penciled by Adam Archer and colored by Federico Blee. Psycho Bonkers will take readers through five legs within the race of all races – The Super Bonk Rally – spanning amazing landscapes and death-defying terrain.

“We here at Aspen thought Psycho Bonkers would be a great follow up in our commitment to creating more diverse and inclusive comics,” said scribe Hernandez. “Shine is a spunky, daring young heroine who will take readers of all ages for a thrilling ride through a world inspired by the likes of Mario Kart, Mega Man and Wreck-It Ralph.”

Join Shine, a young but unyielding teenage girl, as she races to find the true story behind the tragedy that wrecked her family and shattered the sport of Bonk Racing to its core. Along with her trusted technician, Gabbo, and her sentient Bonk Racer, Shiza, she will discover that learning the truth about her future is as dangerous as the tragic past she is trying to forget.

The premiere issue also features variant covers from Mike Bowden, Peter Steigerwald and Ale Garza. Full press release below.
Aspen Comics To Unleash 
New All-Ages Series PSYCHO BONKERS

02-01-15

Psycho Bonkers, a new all-ages racing adventure series from Aspen Comics, will be hitting shelves May 20th, 2015. Written by Vince Hernandez (Charismagic, Fathom: Kiani), featuring pencils by Adam Archer (Marvel Universe: Guardians of the Galaxy) and colors by Federico Blee, Psycho Bonkers will take readers through five legs within the race of all races – The Super Bonk Rally – spanning amazing landscapes and death-defying terrain.

Join Shine, a young but unyielding teenage girl, as she races to find the true story behind the tragedy that wrecked her family and shattered the sport of Bonk Racing to its core. Along with her trusted technician, Gabbo, and her sentient Bonk Racer, Shiza, she will discover that learning the truth about her future is as dangerous as the tragic past she is trying to forget.

“We here at Aspen thought Psycho Bonkers would be a great follow up in our commitment to creating more diverse and inclusive comics,” said scribe Hernandez. “Shine is a spunky, daring young heroine who will take readers of all ages for a thrilling ride through a world inspired by the likes of Mario Kart, Mega Man and Wreck-It Ralph.”

The premiere issue also features variant covers from Mike Bowden (BubbleGun), Peter Steigerwald (The ZooHunters), and Ale Garza (Fathom) – all created with the same lively, cartoon style of the series.

For more information please check www.aspencomics.com and the following official Aspen social media sites:

Facebook.com/aspencomics
Twitter.com/aspencomics
Instagram: aspencomics

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 imprint. 



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