An Aspen Universe is coming!

Newsarama has the first look at July’s Aspen Comics crossover event Revelations, due to debut in July. This event is the first time that Michael Turner’s Fathom and Soulfire are crossing over, and it will “forge a brand new Aspen universe’ according to the publisher.

FIRST LOOK: Aspen Universe



Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

Created By: Mark Roslan

In a future torn apart by the deadly catastrophe of biological contamination, pollution and corporate greed, one man sacrifices everything to piece together a hope for humanity. Doctors Richard and Gabriella Adams stood on the verge of a scientific breakthrough—a cure to the epidemic spreading across North America, wiping out civilization as we know it. However, their union of research—and marriage—are ripped apart in a tragic instance, and Richard must make the ultimate decision to get her back. In order to defeat the powerful corporation responsible for his attempted murder, and reunite with the wife he loves more than anything, he must leave behind everything about himself he once held dear—including his own body.



Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

Created By: Mark Roslan

Sisters Molli and Devyn, with the aid of trusted teammates Roman and Kyo—form an impressive team of mercenaries taking on jobs that other groups can’t, while relying on a plethora of cutting edge, cyber-punk technology along the way. However, when one cyber heist goes awry, and the group finds themselves in the possession of a mysterious package with contents that threaten to unravel the group to its core, the deadly worlds of corrupt industry and high stakes espionage come crashing down on them—with a slim chance for survival!



Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Created By: Vince Hernandez

Everything you know about magic will…vanish. Hank Medley was at the top of his game. As a Las Vegas magician, his life was filled with fame, wealth, and excitement. Yet, his fortune and stardom quickly disappeared faster than his world famous vanishing trick. Soon, Hank discovers that magic, something he thought only existed in his fictitious Vegas show, is far more real than he ever could have imagined. And this shocking realization sends him on a quest filled with wizards, sorcerers, druids, witches and mythical creatures of magic– to not only save humanity from a deadly form of evil, but also to transform everything he knew about himself in the process.

Mini-Series Spinoffs : Charismagic: The Death Princess


Adventure / Fantasy

Created By: Vince Hernandez

Five realms. Five princesses. Zero men. In the land of the Five Realms, the existence of men has long since evaporated from the hearts and minds of women after a catastrophic illness forced their extinction. Princess Bethany–ruler of Evanfar, the largest and most prominent kingdom, finds herself at the center of a vast conspiracy that not only threatens her kingdom—but also her life! Journey to a place where magic is abundant, unicorns and ferrets can command armies, and five women struggle to find balance—and power–in an ever-changing fairy tale world.


Action / Adventure / Horror

Created by Ben Roberts & Gale Anne Hurd

Hell is a prison from which none escape. It is a concrete reality in the middle of the California desert surrounded by razor wire, gun towers and guards that will eat your soul. However, when a young cartographer named Sam Tinker begins an epic battle against the mysterious Warden and all the horrors of her domain in a desperate attempt to rescue his sister Juniper–the only innocent in Hell–things really turn unpleasant! Joining forces with the worst of the worst, Sam learns firsthand what it’s like to visit the world of the damned. From the mind of Walking Dead Producer Gale Anne Hurd comes the pulse-pounding story of one man’s terrifying journey into the depths of pure evil!



Action / Adventure / Thriller

Created by Frank Mastromauro & Vince Hernandez

Dellec is merely one man caught up in a blur of immorality, yet his quest is clear—destroy the forces of evil where they flourish–and even places where the lines of good and evil are not so easily defined! Following a tragic set of circumstances leading to his wife’s murder at the hands of a malevolent Demi-God, our hero lands headfirst into the epic battle between good and evil—and his chances for survival are grim. However, Dellec is not one to back down from a fight no matter the foe—specifically when his own life hangs in the balance. Dellec is one man’s quest for vengeance and redemption as he attempts to take on the very being that created mankind itself—God!


Action / Adventure

Created by David Wohl, Brad Foxhoven, & Michael Turner

In the modern, cutthroat corporate world, today’s CEO needs an edge to stay on top. Enter the Executive Assistant. Iris is a secretary, bodyguard and assassin all rolled into one. She’s meticulous, ruthlessly efficient and is completely loyal to her employer. But when she discovers the man she serves is even more vicious and depraved than the criminals she’s supposed to be protecting him from, her life begins to crumble. Now, torn between her loyalty and a heavy conscience, Iris must journey back to the school that created her in an attempt to rediscover her humanity. But is she already too late?

Mini-Series Spinoffs : Executive Assistant: Orchid / Executive Assistant: Lotus / Executive Assistant: Violet / Executive Assistant: Assassins / All-New Executive Assistant: Iris


Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

Created by Michael Turner

Aspen Matthews grew up tied to the water. It is in her blood. Adopted by Captain Matthews on the Paradise ocean liner, she flirted with Olympic Gold as a swimmer before becoming an experienced diver with several degrees in Marine Biology. With one fateful experience below the water’s surface, she became the only true link between the world above and the world below. However, the link was broken, and war between the Humans and the underwater race of the Blue threatens all of humanity— with only Aspen Matthews powerful enough to stop it! Michael Turner’s Fathom debuted as the best-selling comic book of 1998 and is still going strong fifteen years later with five subsequent volumes and a number of popular mini-series!

Mini-Series Spinoffs : Fathom: Killian’s Tide / Aspen Extended Edition / Fathom: Dawn of War / Fathom: Cannon Hawke / Fathom: Kiani / Fathom: Blue Descent / Fathom: The Elite Saga / All-New Fathom / Fathom: Blue


FATHOM/SOULFIRE Mega Crossover Event!


‘A Long Time’ Coming

 "Worlds of Aspen 2016" concept art


Supernatural / Horror / Adventure

Created by Chap Taylor

Tom Whalen is a bad cop. Corrupt, strung out and under investigation by Internal Affairs, he’s about to go down for the count. But when a drug deal goes bad, he wakes up in Bellevue with a police chaplain by his bed, offering him a last chance at redemption: join a secret unit of the NYPD that no one knew existed, protecting the city from the things no one believes exists. Irish banshees, Jewish Golems, Voodoo zombies… the superstitions of all the immigrant groups who ever passed through New York City are real, and the only thing between them and the unsuspecting people of New York is Tom Whalen and a very unique team of cops. But the forces of darkness are gathering, and Tom Whalen is about to discover that the greatest battle he ever fought will be the battle for his immortal soul.


Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

Created by David Wohl, Scott Lobdell & Michael Turner

Hunter Wilson is just an average American teenager in an average American town, but when the beautiful and amnesiac Celeste suddenly arrives in his backyard in spectacular fashion, Hunter’s life changes forever. Discovering that she had disappeared ten years prior and has now returned with strange, fantastic abilities, Hunter must attempt to figure out what the heck is going on. However, he soon discovers she may not have come alone—and the repercussions of his actions may do fatal harm to him and his high school friends as well. And worse yet, Homecoming is a week away and he still doesn’t have a date!


Action / Adventure / Reality Show

Created by David Schwartz

Aspen Comics proudly presents their first ever super-hero series, IDOLIZED! Welcome to the mind-bending new comic book series about a TV show where super-powered teens and 20-somethings are competing for the ultimate dream-prize: a guaranteed spot in that world’s top super-group, The Powered Protectors. The chance of winning offers fame, fortune, massive endorsement deals and, of course, a chance to actually save the world. Kids who dream of being worshipped as the next great, iconic hero would be falling all over themselves to get on – and hopefully even win – the show. Against this backdrop, IDOLIZED is the story of a girl with fledgling superpowers and a dark past, who seeks revenge, and ultimately finds redemption, over the course of competing in this televised superhero competition show. It’s True Grit meets American Idol…with capes!


Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Created by J.T. Krul

On a perilous quest though a violent frontier of savage barbarians, devious thieves, and wild creatures, a princess named Ara searches for her mother, the Queen of Janna, who was stolen away from her kingdom by Torinthal, a mysterious sorcerer with the help of his powerful D’jinn. With the ability to transform from a beautiful maiden into an intimidating warrior, Ara is on a journey to discover not only the whereabouts of her captive mother—but also the secrets to her own incredible abilities!


Action / Espionage / Thriller

Created by David Wohl & Brad Foxhoven

Meet the Himura family. They are like any other family living in New York City. However, unbeknownst to even them, their ancestors held a dark secret—they were a clan of deadly ninja in feudal Japan, in the employ of a prominent leader. But, when that leader was murdered under mysterious circumstances, the Himura Clan was blamed and forced to go into hiding. Over the centuries, the descendants lost track of the ancient ways in America, abandoning their sordid past to distant memory. Yet, recently, their secret has been discovered and their ancient enemy has returned—and won’t rest until every member of the Himura clan is eliminated!


Action / Adventure

Created By: Siya Oum

In the “Wasteland,” Lola, a young woman with a resolve fortified by a lifetime of survival on her own in a land fraught with chaos, must journey across the nuclear-decimated United States in order to find the family that was taken from her. As her quest begins, Lola uncovers the true inhumanity of life following the Apocalypse, as those who seek to hold power in a new frontier, will do so at all bloody costs!

Mini-Series Spinoffs : Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madame


Action / Espionage / Thriller

Created by J.T. Krul

In the hopes of developing the ultimate wiretapping system in the War on Terror, the CIA has reached into their own history for the answers. Reviving the failed MK-ULTRA program from the 1950’s, the CIA implements experimentation with hallucinogenic substances in order to create a squad of “enlightened” agents with acute telepathic abilities. Connor, Erika, Isaac, and Kaseem represent this new breed of government agent: able to read any situation—as well as any mind! While this new Agency team struggles with their psychic conditions and the fallout from possessing such power, a new threat emerges, determined to bring the United States crashing down in flames – all in the name of revolution.


Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

Created by Frank Mastromauro

Some questions, you may not want to know the answers to. Journalist Will Harden is well equipped for most situations, but nothing can prepare him for what’s about to come. Relocating from the big city to a small mountain town with his wife, everything is turned upside-down the moment she goes missing. Are the rumors of alien abductions true or did something far worse happen to his wife? No matter the cause, Harden will not stop until he uncovers the truth, or dies trying.


Action / Adventure / Comedy

Created by Michael Turner & Frank Mastromauro

Yes or No? Right or wrong? Whatever the choice, Theo Langstrom’s conscience makes the call. But is Theo truly the one calling the shots or is he just merely along for the ride? One thing is for sure—he is definitely not alone! Dev and Ange are the literal “voices” inside Theo’s head. They know it is their sole purpose to capably guide Theo from his birth to his passing, providing their own conscientious reasoning on his behalf. But as they will come to realize, they can do more than simply provide their own perspective, they can now affect his world. And they as well—are definitely not alone!


Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Created by Michael Turner

In the year 2211, in the city of San Francisco, a young orphan boy named Malikai discovers he is the link between an age of magic long forgotten and the ruling forces of technology in the present. But, the dark lord of technology Rainier has other plans for the young boy—mainly vanquishing him and the magical power building within the child. However, along with the winged Goddess named Grace, and a group of his closest allies, Malikai manages to narrowly escape Rainier’s attempts to capture him, and journeys on a quest to discover the true nature of the magical world he must now lead the charge to protect at all costs.

Mini-Series Spinoffs : Soulfire: Dying of the Light / Soulfire: Chaos Reign / Soulfire: Shadow Magic / Soulfire: New World Order / Soulfire: Search for the Light / All-New Soulfire


Action / Adventure / Horror

Created by Gale Anne Hurd

New York City has seen its fair share of tragedy and chaos, yet nothing can prepare the Big Apple for an outbreak of deadly, murderous gargoyles! When an epidemic of catastrophic proportions infects the sprawling metropolis, turning average, everyday citizens into the violent creatures of legend, John Griffin, a New York City S.W.A.T. officer must turn the city upside down to save not only his personal life, but also the city itself. The Scourge is an intense, action-packed horror survival story highlighting one man’s struggle to survive amongst insurmountable odds!


Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

Created by Peter Steigerwald

Set against the backdrop of intergalactic space, The Zoo Hunters is told from the perspective of Tyrellun Kels, and his Zoo Trapper father Abros, as they travel the stars capturing rare species of aliens for various zoos on far-flung worlds. Abros educates his son about the family trade while they attempt to cope with the sudden, tragic death of Ty’s mother. Along the way, Abros reconnects with an old friend, Minalara and her pet named Scout, as the foursome do their best to stay one step ahead of rogue trappers, pirates and the unscrupulous underworld malcontents trailing them. However, Ty soon begins to question the ethics of their profession as well as their purpose, turning his father’s world upside in the process. Explore the galaxy-spanning journey of a father and son as the forces that threaten to tear them apart, just may bring them closer together.


Action / Adventure / Drama

Created by Vince Hernandez

Trish Powell thought she had everything figured out: high school, friends, social media. No problem. Until one day when her world crashes down upon her as she discovers her body is changing in ways far more extreme than puberty or adolescence—it’s turning into water! And following a tragic series of events that shatter her life and force her to flee from everything she’s ever known, Trish discovers a new set of abilities, as well as a wondrous new life, filled to the surface with possibilities!