Aspen Comics creators will be honoring the company's founder Michael Turner
with a special tribute panel dedicated to the beloved artist at Comic-Con
International in San Diego next weekend.
Before you know it, CCI 2008 will be over and you'll be wondering "how did I miss
that?" Here's our rundown of Sunday's event and panel highlights so you can
make your plans accordingly.
Imagining Absolute editions, being the fly on the wall, invading Japan by land in
World War II, collecting sketches in Pittsburgh, recommending interesting
podcasts. It's a busy week with a jam-packed edition of Pipeline.
Comic Book Resources is proud to present, in loving memory, a never before
seen video interview conducted with Michael Turner one year ago during Comic-
Con International in San Diego on the CBR Yacht.
As evidenced by the many tributes to him last weekend at Wizard World Chicago,
the late Michael Turner touched many lives. Among them is his friend and
colleague Geoff Johns, who shared his thoughts with CBR News.
There was a lot of mooing at the Top Cow panel: "Dragon Prince," a half-boy, half-
dragon from Ron Marz, the wild success of "Wanted," a Marc Silvestri art book
and Witchblade on your phone!
Jeph Loeb often found himself working with Michael Turner, who provided the
visuals for "Superman/Batman" for Supergirl's return to the DCU. Loeb shared
some thoughts with CBR News about the passing of his friend.
Michael Turner's friends and contemporaries celebrated the late artist's life today
by sitting behind the Aspen Comics booth at WizardWorld, drawing sketches of
Turner's characters for fans.
Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Joe Quesada has sent CBR News a statement concerning the untimely death of artist Michael Turner, who died Friday night at the age of 37.
Aspen Comics Editor-In-Chief Vince Hernandez has sent CBR a moving tribute to
his friend and colleague Michael Turner, who passed away last night at the age of
37 after a long battle with cancer.
After a long battle with cancer, artist Michael Turner, known best for his dynamic
artwork and his creator owned series "Fathom" and "Soulfire," and too many
covers to count, has died. He was 37.
Aspen Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Aspen
Showcase: Aspen Matthews" #1 by C.B. Cebulski & Talent Caldwell, as well as a
look at the publisher's offerings for WWC.
The Aspen Comics panel at Wizard World Philly was a relaxed affair, with panel
members treating the audience to behind the scenes stories, an update on
Michael Turner's health and sneak peeks at upcoming projects.