Scott Lobdell – Writer / Alex Konat – Pencils / Beth Sotelo – Colors
Michael Turner’s Fathom continues on for the sensational fourth volume! Over a million species of undersea life forms exist under the surface, some dating back over four hundred million years old. Aspen Matthews, marine-biologist, has researched many of them in her past. Yet, nothing in her education could have prepared her for the recent discovery of the mysterious Church of the Eternal Depths.
First, Aspen Comics offered you the chance to vote on what the characters in their upcoming series “IDOLIZED” would look like. Now, they’re offering you the chance to actually appear as a character in the series.
“IDOLIZED” is Aspen’s first-ever superhero series. It tells the story of girl with super-powers and a dark past, who seeks revenge, and ultimately finds redemption, over the course of competing in a televised super-hero competition show. Essentially, it’s “True Grit” meets “American Idol”…with capes.
Now, you can be drawn into an issue of IDOLIZED as one of the superheroes auditioning to win the coveted title of “Superhero Idol”.
Chap Taylor and Peter Johnson – story/Michael Ryan – pencils/Kelsey Shannon – colors
Who protects us from the unknown? Stripped of his badge and gun by Internal Affairs, Tom is lured to a meeting at a decadent nightclub where Albanian gangster Vic Cerberus reveals that the most dangerous thing about him isn’t the fact that he’s a notorious drug dealer… it’s the fact that he’s a werewolf!
David Schwartz – Writer / Alex Sanchez, Peter Steigerwald – Art
RETURN TO THE DEEP WITH MICHAEL TURNER’S FATHOM!
The past comes crashing into the present in this final exciting issue of the all-new Aspen mini-series, FATHOM: BLUE DESCENT! Worlds collide in this epic finale as the Blue and the ancient race of the Black set forth events that forever mark the Fathom Universe–including Aspen Matthews!
From acclaimed “Hulk” writer Greg Pak, legendary “Walking Dead” producer Gale Anne Hurd, and Tony Parker, artist of the Eisner-nominated “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep”, comes the biggest blockbuster series of the new year – DEAD MAN’S RUN!
If there is a series that I have anticipated every issue of it is Charismagic. The writing is fun and enjoyable. The art is amazing. It just hits all of the right buttons for me. Aspen sent me some preview pages of the upcoming fourth issue of this series that I really think you should check out and put on your “watch list” for January 18, 2012. I think you’ll enjoy what you read.
The Mystery of the Mechanical Corpse – Chapter Three
Created, Written, and Drawn by Joe Benitez
Colors by Peter Steigerwald
Letters by Josh Reed
Published by Aspen MLT
“Aw, bollocks!! Tha’s a bloody panther!”
Lady Mechanika continues to be one of my favorite series in 2011 for a number of reasons, one of those reasons being the amazing sense of fun and entertainment I get out of every issue. Another reason is the gorgeous artwork from Joe Benitez, Peter Steigerwald, and Josh Reed. Support all of that with an intriguing story with solid characters and dialogue and you get a great book from cover to cover.
Writer: Chap Taylor & Peter Johnson
Illustrator: Michael Ryan
Colorists: Kelsey Shannon & Beth Sotelo
Letterer: Josh Reed
Editors: Frank Mastromauro & Vince Hernandez
Publisher: Aspen MLT
Detective Tom Whalen had a bullet ricochet off of his skull and now is on the run from Internal Affairs, Korean gangsters, and a ghost; not to mention being told fairy tales and folk lore creatures are real – definitely not your typical day.