Aspen Comics is rolling out a couple of trade paperbacks this summer, along with some titles featuring some amazing artwork. Here’s your advance look at what you can expect from Aspen MLT/Big Dog Ink in August.
Mark Roslan – Story / Mike Bowden – Art / David Curiel – Colors
They like the tech, but live for the high stakes!
Sisters Molli and Devyn, along with teammates Roman and Kyo-and a stockpile of cutting edge, cyber-punk technology, form a confident team of mercenary thieves able to take on the most formidable jobs around. Yet, when one cyber heist turns out to be more than they bargained for, as a mysterious package and its contents threaten to unravel the group to its core, the menacing worlds of corrupt industry and deadly espionage is unleashed upon them!
Join creator and writer Mark Roslan (Broken Pieces), penciler Mike Bowden (World of Warcraft), and colorist David Curiel (Avenging Spider-Man) for this hit sci-fi, action adventure series! Collecting together the sold out first volume and featuring an extensive cover gallery, this BubbleGun volume 1 TPB is a must have for any fan!
BUBBLEGUN: Vol 1 TPB – HEIST JINKS is in stores August 3rd, 2016! 136 pages – $12.99
ONIBA: SWORDS OF THE DEMON #3
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 finds herself at the mercy of a strange new foe capable of matching her in combat, yet her true enemy remains on her tracks, as the blood of her past comes crashing down upon her within the hallowed grounds of an ancient castle filled with deep, dark secrets!
ONIBA: SWORDS OF THE DEMON #3 is in stores August 3rd, 2016! 32 pgs. – $3.99
J.Scott Campbell; Mike DeBalfo; Jen Broomall; various / art
The debut art book of Big Dog Ink!
The follow-up to last summer’s sold out first volume, this high quality, over-sized, glossy cover Volume 2 art book highlights the Aspen Comics imprint’s most breathtaking artwork by the industry’s top talents and features Big Dog Ink’s most popular titles, including Legend of Oz: The Wicked West, Shahrazad, Critter and much more! A must have for ALL BDI fans!
THE ART OF BIG DOG INK: VOLUME TWO is in stores August 10th, 2016! 48 pgs. – $24.99
ASPEN UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS #2
Joshua Hale Fialkov ; JT Krul – Story / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors
The most groundbreaking event in Aspen Comics’ history continues!!!
For over thirteen years, devoted Aspen Comics fans have clamored for something special…something unique…something…UNIMAGINABLE! Aspen Comics has answered the call for loyal fans and new readers alike!
This summer, legendary creator Michael Turner’s two greatest creations, Fathom and Soulfire, unite as one in a crossover event so massive in scope, it can only serve to forge a BRAND NEW ASPEN UNIVERSE in the process! Both of Aspen’s most iconic characters meet in this era-spanning second chapter, as Aspen Matthews and Malikai encounter a Grace unlike anything fans have ever seen before—And one that could spell certain doom for the entire Aspen Universe!
From the mind of Harvey, Eisner and Emmy Award nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and New York Times Best-Selling author J.T. Krul comes this world-shattering new crossover series event that sets the stage for all future Aspen Comics titles to come!
ASPEN UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS #2 is in stores August 17th, 2016! 32 pgs. – $3.99
David Wohl – Story / Emilio Laiso – Art / Brett Smith – Colors
Created by Michael Turner (Fathom), Scott Lobdell (Uncanny X-Men) and David Wohl (Witchblade)! Hunter Wilson is just an average American teenager in an average American town, but when the beautiful and amnesiac Celeste arrives in his backyard, Hunter’s life will change forever. He discovers that Celeste had disappeared from that very house ten years earlier, and now she’s back with little memory of who she was–but with strange, fantastic abilities and the knowledge that dark forces are rapidly approaching! Now, Hunter must help Celeste regain her memory while he tries to keep himself and his friends safe–and if that wasn’t difficult enough, Homecoming is just a week away and he doesn’t have a date to the dance yet!
Collecting together the entire first volume, along with the Free Comic Book Day teaser story, and written by David Wohl (Witchblade, EA Iris), with art by penciler Emilio Laiso (Civil War II) and colorist Brett Smith (Jirni), this hit sci-fi, action adventure series is the perfect addition to your graphic novel collection!
HOMECOMING Vol 1 TPB is in stores August 24th, 2016! 120 pgs. – $9.99