Media Release — On the ten year anniversary of the passing of their founder, Michael Turner, Aspen Comics is releasing The Michael Turner Legacy: A 10 Year Commemorative Tribute Issue today on June 27th, 2018. In honor of Turner’s passing, the publisher is donating all net proceeds to The American Cancer Society. Solicitation copy for the special edition book reads:
This special 10 Year Anniversary edition tribute issue celebrates the life and legacy of Aspen’s founder, the late, great Michael Turner!
From his groundbreaking creations of Fathom and Soulfire, to his award-winning run on DC Comics and Marvel’s most iconic covers, superstar Michael Turner’s career and life spanned an amazing journey that fans and readers alike can now commemorate with this amazing special! This Legacy issue captures everything you’ll ever need to know about Turner in addition to rare photographs and artwork from his career, special memories from colleagues and much, much more!
All net proceeds from this tribute issue will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
This special Michael Turner Tribute issue includes many contributions from some of comic book’s best talents, including Peter Steigerwald, Siya Oum, Joe Benitez, Agnes Garbowska, Talent Caldwell, Tim Townsend, David Wohl and many more, as well as contributions from fans and colleagues around the world.
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Aspen Comics is an entertainment publishing company founded in 2003 by superstar comic book artist, Michael Turner, along with Frank Mastromauro and Peter Steigerwald. In addition to producing their own line of hit titles including Fathom, Soulfire, Executive Assistant: Iris, Lola XOXO and many others, Aspen has joined forces with some of the industry’s most notable companies on their best-selling titles. Aspen’s collaborated with Marvel, DC Comics, NBC, Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment, Axe Body Spray, American Express and more. In 2018, Aspen Comics is celebrating their fifteen-year anniversary and has joined forces with powerhouse entertainment moguls David Maisel and Scooter Braun in collaboration with their founding of Mythos Studios, currently developing Michael Turner’s Fathom and Soulfire for film and various multimedia projects.