Aspen Solicits - September

Aspen's got five books on tap for September 2012 and they're quite the doozies.

Idolized #2 is written by David Schwartz, illustrated by Micah Gunnell and Pasquale Qualano and colored by David Curiel. It hits stores September 19 and featuers Joule tearing through the competition on a quest to make it in the top 10 for a date with Stasis.

Homecoming #2 is written by David Wohl, illustrated by Emilio Lasio and colored by Stefani Rennee. It hits stores September 12 and proves that being a teenager is never easy. Hunter and Jay go on a date while Paul returns to his family.

September 5 sees the release of Soulfire Vol. 4 #2, written by J.T. Krul, illustrated by Mike DeBalfo and colored by Nei Ruffino. Grace has become an agent of chaos and it's up to Malkai and friends to stop her before Sarin get to her with other motives.

Executive Assistant: Assassins #3 hits stores September 12 and features the writing talents of Vince Hernandez, illustrations by Jordan Gunderson and colors by Teo Gonzalez. Mazutsu seeks the death of Lily, while his righthand man Tarver learns with great power comes great, fatalities.

Finally, Broken Pieces #5 is written by Mark Roslan, illustrated by Cory Smith and colored by Beth Sotelo. The final issue features Ludas and his conglomerate struggling to contain the monster they've created. Meanwhile, Richard and Gabriella's fate meets a conclusion, with Richard forced to choose between love and civilization.

Full solicits and covers below.

David Schwartz – Writer / Micah Gunnell ; Pasquale Qualano – Art / David Curiel - Colors

Aspen Comics proudly presents their first ever super-hero series, IDOLIZED!

What would a real world filled with superheroes look like? In this all-new series it gets ugly, as a young, girl-next door reveals her tortured past and her desperate attempt for revenge - all while auditioning in front of the cameras and judges of the hot new TV show “"SuperHero Idol"! The IDOLIZED competition heats up in this second issue, as Joule tears through her competitors on a frenzied quest to make it into the Top 10. And, see what happens when she comes face-to-face and goes toe-to-toe with the man who destroyed her life!

Written and created by David Schwartz, with gorgeous art by Micah Gunnell, Pasquale Qualano and David Curiel, and featuring a cover by superstar Humberto Ramos, and a photo cover starring Supermodel Rachel Clark, you won’t want to miss out on this innovative new series only from Aspen Comics!

IDOLIZED #2 is in stores September 19th, 2012!

David Wohl – Writer / Emilio Lasio – Pencils / Stefani Rennee – Colors

Nobody ever said being a teenager was easy...

After the dramatic events of the thrilling debut issue, the kids try to return to their normal lives but the changes to their bodies are making things difficult to say the least. Meanwhile, Hunter and Jay Anne agree to try to go on a date, but when she loses control of her newfound abilities in public, things quickly get out of hand. Paul returns to his family but has difficulty keeping his “changes” from his parents. And Celeste experiences some disturbing memories about her mother, that could become a dark foreshadow of events to come!

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to High School...Aspen Comics proudly presents an all-new series created by Michael Turner, Scott Lobdell and David Wohl. HOMECOMING!

HOMECOMING #2 is in stores September 12th, 2012!

SOULFIRE (vol 4) #2
J.T. Krul – Story / Mike DeBalfo – Art / Nei Ruffino

Michael Turner’s epic fantasy adventure surges forward into a new era!

Consumed by darkness in body and soul, Grace has become an agent of chaos and her journey of malevolence is only beginning. Can Malikai and his friends save their former protector before Sarin and his tech crew attempt to stop her with their own brand of justice? Or, have both groups bitten off more than they can handle? It's a battle for survival with the entire fate of the world hanging in the balance as Dark Grace's path of death and destruction continues!

From veteran SOULFIRE scribe J.T. Krul, and featuring fan-favorite artist Michael DeBalfo along with fan favorite colorist Nei Ruffino, this is the SOULFIRE tale three volumes in the making! New and returning fans will NOT want to miss out as the biggest SOULFIRE story ever told continues right here!

SOULFIRE (vol 4) #2 is in stores September 5th, 2012!

Vince Hernandez – Writer / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Teo Gonzalez - Colors

Aspen’s first-ever ongoing series continues!

The action-packed conclusion to the “Life After Death” storyline can only end one way--in bloodshed and death! The ruthless arms dealer Mazutsu seeks to end the life of Executive Assistant Lily once and for all, while his right-hand man Tarver learns firsthand that the business of power does not come without fatal consequences. Lily and Cope discover the fight for their survival has arrived at the doorstep of the safe house—as Mazutsu’s powerful technology forces her to rely on the skills that only an Executive Assistant can possess!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: ASSASSINS #3 is in stores September 12th, 2012!

Mark Roslan – Writer / Cory Smith – Art / Beth Sotelo - Colors

What is lost in life is found in…death!

Aspen Comic’s newest original series, BROKEN PIECES, reaches its stunning finale!

Every moment following that fateful accident within the Trinion Corporation’s laboratory has led to this pulse-pounding conclusion! The monstrous creation of their doing is finally in their possession, but Ludas and his power-hungry conglomerate struggle to contain his mindless, destructive rage—until Ludas evens the odds by unleashing his most frightening creation yet! Meanwhile, Richard and Gabriella’s heart-wrenching fate reaches its shocking culmination, as Richard must choose between the love of his life or the end of civilization altogether! Don’t miss the incredible final chapter to Aspen’s critically acclaimed mini-series, BROKEN PIECES!

Written and created by Aspen’s own Mark Roslan, BROKEN PIECES will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish!

BROKEN PIECES #5 is in stores September 26th, 2012!