[Convention] Aspen Comics Reveals Creators & Exclusives for Calgary Expo 2018


Aspen Comics has revealed their creator appearances and exclusives for this weekend’s Calgary Expo: Comics and Entertainment 2018. The publisher is continuing their 15-Year Anniversary with an ambitious con tour schedule, with this upcoming stop marking their first appearance in Canada this year. Aspen creators Frank Mastromauro  (Shrugged, Overtaken) and J.T. Krul (Michael Turner’s Soulfire, Jirni) will be appearing at the Aspen Comics Booth #1831 all weekend long to meet with fans and sign autographs.

Jirni Vol. 3 #2 Calgary Expo variant cover by Randy Green & Erick Arciniega

The publisher will be offering a Jirni Volume 3 #2 Calgary Expo variant cover at the show by Randy Green and Erick Arciniega, limited to 200 copies. Jirni creator J.T. Krul will all be appearing at the Aspen Comics Booth #1831 all weekend long. Solicitation for Jirni #2 reads:

Aspen’s popular fantasy adventure series, JIRNI, returns for an epic third volume! While Ara shares her story with the young D’jinn she discovered lost in captivity, the mother she is searching for gets to know the other D’jinn trapped under Torinthal’s control, as they share their own tragic tales. The Fall of the D’jinn continues!

Aspen Comics will also have limited copies of their recent con-exclusive variant covers including Jirni #1, Portal Bound #1, Shrugged #1 and Charismagic #1 available at the Aspen Comics Booth as well. Aspen will also be offering prints, merchandise and more.

Publisher: Aspen Comics


Aspen Comics is an entertainment publishing company founded in 2003 by superstar comic book artist, Michael Turner, along with Frank Mastromauro and Peter Steigerwald. In addition to producing their own line of hit titles including Fathom, Soulfire, Executive Assistant: Iris, Lola XOXO and many others, Aspen has joined forces with some of the industry’s most notable companies on their best-selling titles. Aspen’s collaborated with Marvel, DC Comics, NBC, Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment, Axe Body Spray, American Express and more. In 2018, Aspen Comics is celebrating their fifteen-year anniversary and has joined forces with powerhouse entertainment moguls David Maisel and Scooter Braun in collaboration with their founding of Mythos Studios, currently developing Michael Turner’s Fathom and Soulfire for film and various multimedia projects.


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