One of comics most comics celebrations of San Diego Comic-Con is Aspen Comics 15th Anniversary as a publisher. The company announced its first wave of exclusives and plans for SDCC 2018 including con-exclusive covers for flagship titles Michael Turner’s Fathom and Soulfire:
Michael Turner’s Fathom Vol.7 #1 SDCC 2018 exclusive variant by Siya Oum, limited to 200 copies.
Michael Turner’s Soulfire Vol.7 #1 SDCC 2018 exclusive variant by Mirka Andolfo and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 200 copies.
Dissension: War Eternal #1 SDCC 2018 exclusive variant by Jordan Gunderson and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 200 copies.
Nu Way #1 SDCC 2018 exclusive variant by Alex Konat and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 200 copies.
Aspen Splash SDCC 2018 exclusive wraparound variant by Paolo Pantalena and Arif Prianto, limited to 200 copies.
Michael Turner’s Fathom Vol.7 #1 SDCC 2018 Century Edition exclusive variant by Siya Oum, limited to 100 hand-signed and individually numbered copies.
Plus for the first time, I can remember the company will be having multiple panels at SDCC.
Thursday, July 19
1:00PM Room 9
THE MICHAEL TURNER LEGACY PANEL
Frank Mastromauro (publisher), Peter Steigerwald (publisher), Vince Hernandez(VP/editor-in-chief), Mark Roslan (VP/director of design and production), J. T. Krul (Fathom), and Siya Oum (Lola XOXO) commemorate the life and legacy of superstar artist and Aspen Comics founder Michael Turner.
Saturday, July 21
1:00PM Room 4
The Official Aspen Comics 15-Year Anniversary Panel
Featuring the entire Aspen Comics staff as well as Aspen creators Siya Oum (Fathom), Ron Marz (Fathom), Scott Lobdell (No World), Alex Konat (Nu Way), J.T. Krul (Michael Turner’s Soulfire), Paolo Pantalena (Oniba: Swords of the Demon), Jordan Gunderson (Dissension) and many more, who will reveal upcoming titles for 2019, look back at their 15 years of publishing, and offer a special fan Q&A. Also, all fans in attendance will receive an exclusive limited edition SDCC 2018 Aspen Matthews from Fathom two-inch character pin. This limited edition enamel pin is the first in a brand-new line of collectible pins from Aspen Comics created by popular pin maker, FanSets, and will only be made available to panel attendees.