Aspen Comics and Marvel Team Up Again For Weapon X #1 Michael Turner Variant
Following their first successful team-up last year for the release of The Amazing Spider-Man #15 and coinciding with the release of the highly-anticipated film release of Logan this weekend, Aspen Comics and Marvel have collaborated once again for an all-new Michael Turner www.AspenStore.com exclusive cover for this April’s Weapon X #1 release. Michael Turner created these images in 2007 for a proposed Wolverine mini-series, a collaboration between Michael and his long time friend Jeph Loeb. Now, Michael Turner’s beautiful pencils, as well as Peter Steigerwald’s amazing colors are available exclusively through AspenStore.com!
Written by Greg Pak with art by Greg Land, Marvel’s Weapon X #1 will be released on April 12th. Solicitation info reads: Decades ago, the Weapon X program produced the deadliest mutant killers on the planet. Now, with more research, more funding and more Adamantium at its disposal, the Weapon X program is creating new killers for old targets: Old Man Logan. Sabretooth. Lady Deathstrike. Weapon X isn’t just experimenting on mutants anymore…it’s eradicating them. All of them.
Plus: Deadlier and more shadowy than ever, you won’t believe who’s taken the job as Director of Weapon X! Reuniting X-Men: Phoenix — Endsong creative team GREG PAK (World War Hulk) and GREG LAND (Uncanny X-Men)!
The Weapon X #1 www.AspenStore.com exclusive Michael Turner variant cover will feature three unique, full-color limited edition versions, all colored by superstar colorist Peter Steigerwald. Cover A of the AspenStore.com exclusive Michael Turner Weapon X #1 will be limited to 3,000 copies, the Weapon X #1 Cover B will be limited to 2,000 copies and only available in the Weapon X #1 set of covers A and B, and an ultra-rare Weapon X #1 Old Man Logan Edition Cover C limited to 1,000 copies only available in the three cover set. All three covers will be available for pre-order on www.AspenStore.com on Saturday, March 4th at 9:00 AM PST/12:00 Noon EST.
ABOUT ASPEN MLT – 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, Aspen MLT, Inc. quickly carved its mark on the comic book industry.
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Along with their own 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: 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 on-of-a-kind Anarchy digital graphic novel for the popular body spray company, Axe. In 2015, Aspen acquired fellow publisher Big Dog Ink as an imprint of the publisher, further expanding their line of titles.