Friday, April 3, 2015

Aspen Comics Attends WonderCon 2015


WonderCon is a pretty big deal and Aspen Comics is just one of the many publishers who will be attending this year. The publisher will be at Booth #501, bringing with it guests Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, Scott Lobdell, Tom Hutchinson, Josh Reed and David Wohl. There will be a The Four Points #1 WonderCon 2015 exclusive variant cover by V Ken Marion and Steigerwald available for purchase, as well as the popular Shahrazad #1 Shannon Maer Convention Exclusive variant. WonderCon will be the world premiere of The Four Points #1. Fans can get their copy at the Aspen booth this weekend before the series hits stores on April 8th. Lobdell will be signing issues at the booth throughout the weekend.

As well, the publisher will have a small quantity of the nearly sold out Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam #1 Emerald City Comicon 2015 cover by Siya Oum available, a title which will also debuts early prior to its April 8th release only available at the Aspen Booth 501. Aspen will also be bringing a selection of their industry leading art prints, including a full size print of The Four Points #1 WonderCon 2015 exclusive variant by Marion, a Shahrazad #1 full size print by Mike DeBalfo, and a Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam #1 full size print by Dawn McTeigue.

Full press release and panel schedule below.
Aspen Comics Reveals WonderCon 2015 Exclusives and Events
Press Release

03-31-15

Aspen Comics will be attending WonderCon 2015 in Anaheim, CA this weekend, April 3rd through the 5th. The publisher will be located at Booth #501, as well as participating in panels and portfolio reviews throughout the convention.

Guests in attendance will include Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged), Peter Steigerwald (The ZooHunters), Vince Hernandez (Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam), Mark Roslan (BubbleGun), Scott Lobdell (The Four Points), J.T. Krul (Soulfire), Tom Hutchison (Big Dog Ink) Josh Reed (The Four Points), and David Wohl (Fathom), all of whom will be available at the booth to greet fans and sign comics.

There will be a The Four Points #1 WonderCon 2015 exclusive variant cover by V Ken Marion and Peter Steigerwald available for purchase, as well as the popular Shahrazad #1 Shannon Maer Convention Exclusive variant. WonderCon will be the world premiere of The Four Points #1. Fans can get their copy at the Aspen booth this weekend before the series hits stores on April 8th. Series scribe Scott Lobdell will be signing issues at the booth throughout the weekend. As well, the publisher will have a small quantity of the nearly sold out Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam #1 Emerald City Comicon 2015 cover by Siya Oum available, a title which will also debuts early prior to its April 8th release only available at the Aspen Booth 501. 

Aspen will also be bringing a selection of their industry leading art prints, including a full size print of The Four Points #1 WonderCon 2015 exclusive variant by V Ken Marion, a Shahrazad #1 full size print by Mike DeBalfo, and a Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam #1 full size print by Dawn McTeigue. Limited quantities of all convention exclusives will be available on www.AspenStore.com following the event.

See below for panel and portfolio review times, participants, and locations:

PANELS:
Aspen Comics 2015 – Saturday at 1:00PM – Room 211
In Attendance: Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, Josh Reed, J.T. Krul, Scott Lobdell, Tom Hutchison, Hannibal Tabu
Get details on all of the projects Aspen has planned though 2015, ask the creators questions about their yet-to-be released books, and get two exclusive free mini-prints at the end of the panel – a The Four Points #1 Aspen Panel Exclusive mini print by Jordan Gunderson and a full color Shahrazad #1 Aspen Panel Exclusive mini print by J. Scott Campbell and Peter Steigerwald (while supplies last).

The Forgotten Trio: Letterers, Inkers, and Colorists – Saturday at 5:00 PM – Room 209
In Attendance from Aspen: Josh Reed, Mark Roslan, Peter Steigerwald
Comic book industry veterans discuss what it entails to be an inker, letterer, or colorist, along with advice for those aspiring to be part of the comic book industry.

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS:
Editor-in-Chief Vince Hernandez and Assistant Editor Andrea Shea will review artist portfolios and offer critiques for artists looking to break into the industry.
Friday at 3:30PM – Room 206B
Saturday at 4:30PM – Room 206B
Sunday at 4:00PM – Room 206B

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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