Q: What does the MLT in Aspen MLT Inc. stand for?
A: Michael Layne Turner

Q: Does Aspen offer internships?
A: Aspen does not currently offer any intern positions. But, we’ll announce on our web site soon (possibly the summer) when we do start taking applications for internship positions.

Q: Where do I send my submissions?
A: Please mail all submissions to our studio address:
STE 111

Q: Where can I find original art for sale?
A: Many of Michael Turner’s original art pages are for sale. If you are seriously interested in purchasing artwork, please email frank@aspencomics.com.

Q: When will Ekos be coming out?
A: Even though Soulfire won the Wizard contest “Choose Michael Turner’s next project”, don’t worry because Ekos is still in the works. This series was co-created by Geoff Johns and we would very much like to continue to work on it with him, but he is a very busy man at the moment.

Q: What are the Beginnings books about?
A: The Beginnings books are one-shot specials that serve as an introduction to their respective series. Each one contains fully original art and story, that’s not available in any other issue. They are ‘prelude’ type story, made to help enhance the complete overall storyline of the respective title they relate to.

Q: How many issues long will the new Aspen titles be?
A: Most of the new Aspen books will be limited maxi-series. Think of them as TV seasons with another season expected to follow. We will occasionally make smaller mini-series of 4 to 6 books in length, but most titles will be roughly 10 issues long.

Q: Will Aspen continue to do work for DC or Marvel Comics?
A: Our working relationships with DC and Marvel are great, and we will certainly discuss any possibilities of doing more work with them in the future.

Q: Will Aspen ever do work for any other comic book companies?
A: We want to focus on the production of our titles for the immediate future, but will not rule out any possibility of working with any other comic book company down the road.

Q: Where can I go to purchase books from Aspen?
A: Aspen comics are primarily sold in comic book specialty shops. To find a comic book shop near you, we recommend using Diamond Comics Distributors’ free Comic Book Store Locator. Also, please check your local phone book for a listing of bookstores near you or call 1-888-Comic-Book or you can go to our online store aspenstore.com for all your Aspen needs.

Q: Are any Aspen properties in film or video game development?
A: Several of our other properties are in negotiations to become a live action or animated feature, as well as video games.

Q: Will there be any company type crossovers?
A: Currently, all of the Aspen titles exist in their own universe, with no plans to cross them over.

Q: How often is the Aspen website updated?
A: We try to make every effort to have our site updated as often as possible. We do not have a set time for our updates but will make changes the moment we have new art or information to share with the fans.

Q: Does Aspen offer any type of subscription services?
A: Unfortunately, Aspen does not offer any type of subscription services. You can visit aspenstore.com to purchase the latest Aspen products, or check with a local comic book store in your area to see if they can provide you with the Aspen products you’re looking for.