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Avatar Press, Archie, Aspen, Boom! Studios And Papercutz Comic-Con Recap

We’ve pulled together the rest of the publishers announcements and panel coverage from the San Diego Comic Con. As usual, the place was insanely packed but our reporters found their way through the crowds to bring you some of the …

Aspen At San Diego Comic Con – Cosplayer Cards, Hannial Tabu And Kids Fathom Comics

Announced at yesterday’s Aspen panel at San Diego Comic Con… Aspen’s  2014 series Lola XOXO returns in 2015 with  Lola XOXO: Volume 2 by creator Siya Oum, as well as an all new spin-off mini-series Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam written …

Aspen Comics Launches ‘Damsels In Excess’ For July 2014 – As Well As Their Other Solicitations

And so they begin… solicitations for comics out in July. And we begin with Aspen Comics… DAMSELS IN EXCESS #1 Vince Hernandez – Story / Mirka Andolfo – Art Five realms. Five princesses. Zero men. In the land of the …

JT Krul Goes On A New Jirni With Paolo Pantalena

JT Krul and Paolo Pantalena‘s fantasy epic gets a relaunch for Aspen Comics in May, with Jirni Vol 2 #1. But don’t worry Jirni fans, there is still lots of swords, sorcery and saucy clothing for the book’s lead. Ara …

The Amazing Arizona Con – A Growing Convention With Ideas

Amazing Arizona Con 2014 This past weekend I drove out to Phoenix, Arizona to attend the Amazing Arizona Con. It was a well organized show that had the honor of debuting the Image Revolution movie as well as having Marc …

Preview: Trish Out Of Water #1

 Here’s a preview of the new launch from Aspen Comics, out in ten days, Trish Out Of Water #1. If nothing else, it doesn’t entirely look likely a traditional Aspen comic…

Marketshare Per Comic – A New Way Of Measuring Publisher Performance

Marvel and Dark Horse have been pushing for this, even as DC Comics have been resisting. Diamond are now providing, alongside marketshare, a breakdown of how many titles and or what type, each publisher puts out each month. They haven’t …

Shining A Spotlight – Brent Peeples

And we’re back for another installment of Shining A Spotlight, now with correct spelling in the title. Now I had a few people lined up before starting this column and I’m working through them but I am interested in hearing …

Overtaken #1 Preview

Overtaken, out this week, is the latest comic from Aspen for a dollar, part of their 10 For 10 promotion, and breaking them into the Top 100 month after month. Take a peek…

Top 100 Comics And Top 100 Graphic Novels For July 2013

Here’s a look at the top 100 comic books and graphic novels for July 2013… DC may have most 6 of the top 10 but Marvel has 13 of the top 20, which is why DC isn’t completely dominating Marvel …

Gendercrunching May 2013 by Tim Hanley – DC, Marvel, Dynamite, Aspen, Archie And Avatar

Tim Hanley writes; DC improved noticeably from last month while Marvel fell slightly, but it wasn’t enough to stop Marvel from reaching a full YEAR of having the higher percentage of female creators. How times have changed; DC was tops …

BC Mag #5: Fathom Reborn

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by David Marks Aspen Matthews, the SoCal-fem inspired protagonist of Michael Turner’s Fathom, may not be as familiar to the world as Wolverine, but she is as recognizable as any superhero to the long box collector, …

BC Mag #4: Chewing On Bubblegun

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston On the surface, BubbleGun looks a lot like its namesake – a colorful fun romping adventure that is sorta like bubblegum, a great distraction that provides a sugary splash on the taste buds. …

Free Comics If You Missed Free Comic Book Day – Damsels, Grimm, Killjoys, Star Wars, Aspen, Aphrodite XI, Steam Engines Of Oz, Molly Danger And More

Did you miss Free Comic Book Day, or were certain titles unavailable? Well, thanks to Dynamite, Dark Horse and ComiXology, here are a batch of them. Get stuck in to the free! Mass Effect/Killjoys/R.I.P.D. Star Wars/Captain Midnight/Avatar: The Last Airbender …

BC Mag #3: Executive Assistant Leads The Way For Aspen In 2013

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Chris Arrant Great-looking comics are never out of fashion, especially when they star bold, fiery women in thrilling situations. And Aspen’s Executive Assistant franchise has proven to be all of that and more. And for …

Amazing Arizona Gets Jesse Jamesed

Jesse James wrote from Amazing Arizona Comic Con; Rain and no Stan Lee but the show must go on! As Phoenix prepared for the Amazing Arizona Comic con this past month, retailers and fans were quite nervous. AACC didn’t really …

BC Mag #2: Triumph Over Tragedy

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rick Verbanas Aspen Comics has done what many other comic publishers have not. What many critics said they could not do, especially after beloved founder, Michael Turner, passed away from cancer in 2008. They turned …

Lady Mechanika Breaks Up With Aspen

I had a conversation with Aspen people at New York Comic Con where they admitted that, basically, Lady Mechanika sold for them, but they’d found it hard to transfer that excitement to other comics, at least as far as the …