Official Press Release
The Long Beach Comic Con is the site of Aspen's final stop on their 2010 convention tour, and they're bringing a pair of all new Soulfire and Lady Mechanika Convention Exclusive books to celebrate. All weekend long, Aspen fans can meet creators Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, J.T. Krul, Joe Benitez, David Schwartz, Lori Hanson and Scott Lobdell at the Aspen Booth #106.
The new red-hot Aspen steampunk series, Lady Mechanika, by superstar artist Benitez will be available at the Aspen Booth with a special Lady Mechanika #0 Long Beach Comic Con exclusive cover by Benitez and Steigerwald. This brand new cover by the series' creative team will be highly limited to only 500 copies and due to high demand for Lady Mechanika #0, Aspen encourages fans to pick up their copy early.
Aspen will also be offering a Soulfire #8 Long Beach Comic Con exclusive edition with an all-new cover by Aspen founder and series creator Michael Turner, with colors by original series colorist Peter Steigerwald. This convention exclusive to the penultimate final issue of Soulfire Volume 2 will be limited to 500 copies.
The latest series of Aspen's industry-leading line of prints will be released at the show, headlined by new Lady Mechanika prints by Benitez and superstar artist J. Scott Campbell. Both Lady Mechanika prints, featuring the issue #1 covers by Benitez and Campbell, will now be available at the Aspen Comics booth and both are limited to 100 signed and numbered editions, along with a certificate of authenticity.
In addition to signings and exclusives, Aspen will be hosting three panels throughout the con weekend. On Friday from 5pm - 5:45pm in Room 301, Aspen will be presenting a Writer's Workshop for aspiring comic book writers featuring J.T. Krul, Scott Lobdell, David Wohl, David Schwartz, and Vince Hernandez. On Saturday from 1pm - 1:45pm in Room 301, Aspen is offering a coloring workshop hosted by master colorist Peter Steigerwald. And the Official Aspen Comics Panel 2010 will take place on Saturday from 5pm - 5:45pm in the Seaside Ballroom B and will feature Aspen creators Frank Mastromauro, Peter Steigerwald, Vince Hernandez, Mark Roslan, J.T. Krul, Joe Benitez, Scott Lobdell, and David Schwartz. All fans in attendance of the Official Aspen Comics Panel will receive a free gift courtesy of Aspen Comics.