Aspen Announces C2E2 Plans

Official Press Release

For the inaugural C2E2 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, Aspen Comics is arriving full force with a host of exciting events, creators, and exclusive books and prints. Along with new products and announcements, the Aspen Booth #331 will be home to signings all weekend long featuring Frank Mastromauro (Dellec, Shrugged), Peter Steigerwald (Soulfire, Brightest Day), Vince Hernandez (Dellec, Fathom: Kiani), Mark Roslan (Heroes, Soulfire) J.T. Krul (Soulfire, Green Arrow), Joe Benitez (Soulfire, Executive Assistant: Iris), Micah Gunnell (Dellec, Shrugged), and Alex Konat (Mindfield, Gotham Gazette).

Aspen is proud to announce the launch of their all-new espionage thriller series Mindfield at C2E2, and will be offering a rare convention exclusive sketch cover of Mindfield #0, which will be highly limited to only 500 copies. Mindfield is a tale of a new form of telepathic government agents fighting both a war against terror, as well as a war within their minds. Mindfield is created and written by red-hot writer J.T. Krul with art by Aspen newcomer Alex Konat along with Saleem Crawford and John Starr.

Hot off the heels of selling out the first Aspen 2010 Tour print at Wonder Con, Aspen is releasing the all-new Aspen Tour print for C2E2 by Joe Benitez and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 75 signed and numbered editions along with a certificate of authenticity. Aspen strongly advises arriving early at the Aspen Comics Booth #331 to purchase this print as it is expected to sell out.

As well as the new Tour Print, Aspen is releasing a new series of their industry-leading art print line including the exciting four interlocking Soulfire: Volume 2 #4 covers by artists Marcus To, Joe Benitez, Ale Garza, and Scott Clark, limited to 75 copies signed and numbered editions. Aspen will be offering the prints for individual purchase and also as a matching four print set. Aspen fans can also look forward to long-awaited release of the print featuring the popular classic Kiani poster image by Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald, limited to 75 signed and numbered editions.

The Official Aspen Panel will take place on Saturday from 6:30pm - 7:30pm in Room E350 and will feature Aspen's Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, J.T. Krul, Joe Benitez, Micah Gunnell and Alex Konat. The Aspen crew will be making some very large announcements regarding Aspen's plans for the rest of 2010 and beyond. The group will also hold a Q&A session all fans in attendance will receive a very special gift, courtesy of Aspen Comics. For more information on C2E2 check www.c2e2.com, and for information on Aspen Comics check www.aspencomics.com.

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