PREVIEW: Aspen's "Cannon Hawke" #1

Official Press Release

Aspen MLT Inc. is ready to splashdown their new mini series Fathom: Cannon Hawke with the release of three issues this October. Aspen Comics has prepared for the launch of Cannon Hawke for several months and is proud to offer fans the chance to dive headfirst into the series with three all new Cannon stories. Fathom creator Michael Turner is excited to be able to offer this to the fans:

"Cannon Hawke is a book we've really enjoyed putting together because it adds even more depth to the Fathom universe. Both this series and the newly re-launched Fathom Volume Two coincide with both stories intertwining. I'm also more than thrilled because fans will be able to get three Cannon issues all in October to enjoy."

Aspen MLT Inc. plans to release Fathom: Cannon Prelude #1 and Fathom: Cannon Hawke #1 on October 5th with Fathom: Cannon Hawke #2 following two weeks later on October 19th. Cannon Hawke is written by J.T. Krul and features the art of new Aspen artist Marcus To. Here is a summary of the three new Cannon titles titles:

J. T. Krul - writer / Marcus To - pencils / Jason Gorder - inks / Beth Sotelo - colors

Get a glimpse into the past of Fathom's own Cannon Hawke, in this previously unreleased Prelude issue! This special issue features a brand new 12 page story chronicling one of Cannon's earliest childhood memories, and also shares some details on Cannon's relationship with his stoic father. Even as a young child, Cannon displays some of the curiosity and courage that made him into the adventurer and Defender of the Elite Council that he is today. Written by J.T. Krul and illustrated by Aspen newcomer Marcus To, this moving issue is sure to please any Fathom fan. Plus, this issue includes an in depth interview with Marcus, tons of sketches, as well as an all-new cover by artist Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald!

FC 24 pages $2.50


J. T. Krul - writer / Marcus To - pencils / Jason Gorder - inks / Beth Sotelo - colors

The premiere issue of Cannon Hawke has finally arrived!! You've accompanied Cannon on his adventures within the pages of Fathom, now join Cannon as he strikes out on his own and tackles his most dangerous mission yet! A fugitive on the run from the council, Cannon travels to Japan with Akiko in an attempt to secure the one person who may have divulged information that led to the destruction of the Blue city of Saba….the 'Shark', Shalla Barnic. But, Shalla holds even more secrets, deadly secrets, and Cannon's internal struggle with Taras continues…. A struggle that Cannon may not be able to win. How can Cannon hope to defeat a new enemy when he cannot even defeat one within himself? Find out in this brand new #1 issue brought to you by the incredible Aspen creative team of J.T. Krul, Marcus To, Jason Gorder, and Beth Sotelo. Plus, this #1 issue features an all new cover by artist Michael Turner and colorist Steigerwald, easily making it one of the most anticipated new titles of the year!

FC 32 pages $2.99


J. T. Krul - writer / Marcus To - pencils / Don Ho - inks / Avalon's Rob Ro - colors

Two amazing Cannon issues in the same month! Attacked by Shalla's men at the end of issue #1, Cannon goes in search of his assailants and his stolen vial. Trailing them to an old warehouse on the shore, Shalla is prepared for Cannon's arrival. But, what is this vial of liquid? And why is Shalla and his acquaintances ready to put their lives on the line in order to keep it? Even Cannon doesn't know, but he may not live long enough to find out! This thrilling second issue also showcases a brand new cover by artist Michael Turner and Peter Steigerwald.

FC 32 pages $2.99

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