ASPEN COMICS Solicitations for JANUARY 2013

Aspen Comics Solicitations – Previous Three Months

• December 2012

• November 2012

• October 2012


Executive Assistant: Iris (Vol. 3) #2

Written By: David Wohl

Art By: Alex Lei

Colors By: Teo Gonzalez

Covers By: Alex Lei, Emilio Laiso and Elizabeth Torque

Description: Iris is back, but will she make it through the – Executive Extinction!

The “Executive Extinction” crossover reaches a deadly turning point as Iris encounters an ALL NEW Executive Assistant–Jasmine—and the results are perilous! With her employer already kidnapped and held by the Russian Mafia, Iris makes a shocking decision that could end with her own death!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IRIS creator David Wohl is joined by newcomer Alex Lei and series vet Teo Gonzalez, to bring you the thrilling third volume as the “Executive Extinction” crossover event continues!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 16.

Executive Assistant: Assassins #7

Written By: Vince Hernandez

Art By: Jordan Gunderson

Colors By: Teo Gonzalez

Covers By: Jordan Gunderson, Emilio Laiso and Elizabeth Torque

Description: The Extinction begins!

The return of Executive Assistants Orchid and Lotus can only result in one possible outcome—more bloodshed! As Lily and Aster struggle to find a way to get to and kill the EA killer, Mazutsu, the pair quickly realize it’s better to make amends and unite as group, or risk dying as individuals as the “Executive Extinction” crossover continues!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 16.

Charismagic: The Death of Princess #3

Written By: Vince Hernandez

Art By: Emilio Lopez

Colors By: Jocelyn Dunn

Covers By: Khary Randolph, Emilio Lopez and Pop Mhan

Description: The final battle for Earth will decide the fate of not only all magical beings—but also mankind as well! The powerful Kon and his collective group of magical entities wage war on Orlana and her thundering army, as they must defeat the Death Princess at all costs, or risk losing everything!

Created and written by Aspen’s own Vince Hernandez, with stunning art by Emilio Lopez and Jocelyn Dunn, don’t miss out on the final issue of CHARISMAGIC: THE DEATH PRINCESS!

 32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 9.

Soulfire (Vol. 4) #5

Written By: J.T. Krul

Art By: Mike DeBalfo

Colors By: Nei Ruffino

Covers By: Mike DeBalfo and Pop Mhan

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

Malikai and his friends attempt to survive and defeat the onslaught of a deadly horde of destructive dragons. Meanwhile, the magical races of the Everlands might have to resort to the unthinkable in order to defeat them—the fusing of magic…with technology!

From veteran SOULFIRE scribe J.T. Krul, and featuring the amazing art of 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!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 23.

Idolized #5

Written By: David Schwartz

Art By: Pasquale Qualano

Colors By: David Curiel

Covers By: Pasquale Qualano and photo covers featuring supermodel Rachel Clark

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

It’s the final chapter in the first volume of IDOLIZED, as Joule and her fellow members of the Top Ten face off against Stasis and his followers.  With the whole world watching, will Joule become the hero she has the potential to be, or will she give in to her old fears and anger and fail once again?  The answer may just surprise you in this shocking climax to Aspen’s first-ever superhero series!

Written and created by David Schwartz, with gorgeous art by Pasquale Qualano and David Curiel, and featuring a photo cover starring supermodel Rachel Clark, you won’t want to miss out on the finale to this innovative new series from Aspen Comics!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 2.

The Lost Spark

Written By: J.T. Krul.

Description: “I’ve lost my marbles.”

When fourteen year-old Angie hears these simple words uttered from her aging grandfather’s lips, she has no idea that it will send her on a journey into a hidden world of magic born from childhood imagination – one that bonds each and every one of us to our own unique spark, a special talisman with wondrous powers. Like many over the years, Angie forgot about her spark, as her mind grew cluttered with the challenges of life, the stresses of school, and the tragic loss of her mother.

Now, Angie will need all her strength and courage as she rediscovers this world because there is a secret danger whispering in the shadows. Her grandfather was wrong. He didn’t lose his marbles. They were stolen from him, and if Angie isn’t careful, she could be next.

An adventurous tale of wonder, The Lost Spark celebrates the magic of childhood – the fantasy of imagination, the darkness of the unknown, and the beauty of friendship that knows no bounds. Prepare to enter a world both familiar and new, and one that you’ll never want to leave.

Pages TBA, in stores on Jan. 9.

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