Following a month-long online fan voting process to choose Aspen Comics’ next series, the publisher has announced that Overtaken has won the contest and will debut on August 21st as their “10 for 10” release for that month. Created by Frank Mastromauro, this all new sci-fi, action adventure series is described:
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 die trying.
Overtaken will be written by Mastromauro with art by newcomer Marco Lorenzana. Aspen Editor-in-Chief Vince Hernandez discusses Lorenzana’s participation:
“Marco has a truly amazing story on how he showed up on our radar. He was visiting
and was staying with family, and on a whim he decided to take a chance and show
up at our studio with his portfolio in hand. As it turned out, his artwork was
outstanding and Frank asked him to stay. From that day forward Marco spent
countless hours honing his craft in the studio and he just took off from there.
We’re really excited to have Marco on the project and are eager to show
everyone what he’s capable of.”
Aspen will be supporting the release of Overtaken #1 will all of their successful “10 for 10” incentives including the Aspen Reserved Edition and Aspen Retailer Exclusive covers, as well as special variant covers by J. Scott Campbell, Eric Basaldua and more to be announced shortly.
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Aspen MLT, Inc. is an entertainment publishing company founded in January 2003 by superstar comic artist Michael Turner. Priding itself on producing entertainment properties of the highest quality visual and storytelling elements Along with their own successful properties such as Fathom, Soulfire, Executive Assistant: Iris, Charismagic, Broken Pieces, Legend of the Shadow Clan, Shrugged and more.
also collaborates with the comic industry's most successful companies and
endeavors including Marvel Comics and DC Entertainment. Aspen has collaborated with Marvel for
various hit projects, including cover work for the best-selling events Civil War, World War Hulk, and Ultimatum.
collaborated with DC Comics to provide covers for such best-selling titles as Superman/Batman: The Return of Supergirl,
The Justice League of America, and
Eisner-nominated covers for the critically acclaimed, best-selling Identity Crisis series. In 2006, Aspen
joined forces with television giant NBC to create the online comic adaptations
for the hit television series Heroes.
In 2012, Aspen teamed up with Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment to
produce the horror-adventure series Dead
Man’s Run, as well as collaborating with director McG’s Wonderland Sound
and Vision to produce the horror comic Haunted
City. Aspen also produced the one-of-a-kind Anarchy digital graphic novel for the popular body spray company,
Axe. Currently, Aspen is celebrating their tenth anniversary in the industry
with their “10 for 10” initiative and more original properties forthcoming
later in the year. Aspen