PopCultHQ Comic Book Preview: Aspen Comics Solicitations for May 2016

PopCultHQ has compiled the comics being released this week through the end of May from Aspen Comics. Two comics were released yesterday on New Comic Book Day (Legends of Oz: Tik Tok and the Kalidah #2, and Santeria: The Goddess Kiss #3), the following week will see a series debut from Oniba: Swords of the Demon #1, and the month wraps up with Overtaken #4.


Keith Thomas – Story / Renato Rei – Art / Ceci de la Cruz – Colors

Tik Tok makes his triumphant debut in this all-new spin-off Legend of Oz: The Wicked West adventure! The quest for the most powerful relic in Oz continues in this thrilling second chapter by newcomers Keith Thomas and Renato Rei!

Featuring an all original story, don’t miss out on Aspen’s newest BDI launch title with the LEGENDS OF OZ: TIK TOK AND THE KALIDAH #2!

LEGENDS OF OZ: TIK TOK AND THE KALIDAH #2 is in stores May 11th, 2016
FC 32 pages $3.99


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

From the creator of Executive Assistant: Iris, Legend of the Shadow Clan and Witchblade, and the artist of Fathom: Kiani comes a new tale spanning centuries, deep within the heart of the ancient civilizations of Africa…

As word spreads of Naomi’s newfound ability, she finds herself gaining notoriety on the streets. But, she soon begins to realize that this “gift” comes with a terrible price—and once you’ve been kissed by the Goddess, her magic can never be taken…except in death!

SANTERIA: THE GODDESS KISS #3 is in stores May 11th, 2016!
FC 32 pages $3.99

Vince Hernandez – Story / Paolo Pantalena – Art

Duty beyond death…is honor.

From creators Paolo Pantalena (Jirni) and Vince Hernandez (Fathom: Kiani) comes this all-new action-adventure series hundreds of years in the making! Enter the world of feudal Japan, where bloody clan warfare and powerful bloodlines rule the land along with ancient evil beyond mortal comprehension! Within this brutal climate, one woman is faced with a choice that could forever change the face of history.

Yukiko, a samurai turned ronin, must attempt to battle the perils of her brutal past while surviving a horrific uprising that proves to be more supernatural than she could ever have anticipated! Don’t miss out on the incredible premiere issue of ONIBA: SWORDS OF THE DEMON which is sure to be one of the most talked about new series of the year!

ONIBA: SWORDS OF THE DEMON #1 is in stores May 18th, 2016!
FC 32 pages $3.99

Frank Mastromauro – Story / Marco Lorenzana – Art

Prepare yourself to be – OVERTAKEN!

The penultimate issue of Overtaken finally arrives! Will and Jesse are wounded, trapped and all alone on a strange new world. Their only goal is to find a way home, but an army of bloodthirsty aliens has other ideas for them. As the end draws near, what hope do they have for survival if no hope remains?

Written and created by Frank Mastromauro, featuring artwork by the talented newcomer Marco Lorenzana, OVERTAKEN is going to take your breath away and leave you gasping for more!

OVERTAKEN #4 is in stores May 25th, 2016!
FC 32 pages $3.99

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