Free Comic Book Day: Aspen Comics Offers, Signings


Aspen Comics released a schedule of their nationwide events for Saturday's Free Comic Book Day 2013. Designed to drive new readers into comic book stores around the country, the event has become one of the heaviest-traffic days annually for the comics industry. They also released solicitation copy for their Free Comic Book Day offering, Worlds of Aspen 2013: "Aspen is proud to celebrate its tenth anniversary and is planning its largest initiative ever-including this year's jam-packed Worlds of Aspen 2013 Free Comic Book Day flip book! Join Aspen Comics as they reveal exclusive in-depth content for all of their exciting '10 for 10' titles which debut all year long. Aspen is also offering TWO completely brand new stories, starting with Michael Turner's Fathom! Kicking off this summer's upcoming thrilling Fathom event, Fathom: Kiani writer Vince Hernandez delivers an exclusive 12-page FCBD story featuring the brilliant Fathom series art team of Alex Konat and Beth Sotelo! And to top it all off, Worlds of Aspen 2013 will showcase a WORLD PREMIERE preview of Peter Steigerwalds' upcoming new Aspen series, ZOOHUNTERS!" Aspen's full schedule of events for Free Comic Book Day 2013 is as follows: 4-Color Fantasies 7172 Archibald Avenue Rancho Cucamonga, CA (909)-563-8751 Appearing: Frank Mastromauro, Beth Sotelo, Peter Steigerwald, Lori Hanson, David Wohl, Vince Hernandez The Comic Bug 1807 Manhattan Beach Blvd Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 (310) 372-6704 Appearing: Vince Hernandez Heroes and Fantasies 4923 Northwest Loop #410 San Antonio, TX 78229 210-340-0074 Appearing: JT Krul, Jonathan Marks, Cory Smith Jesse James Comics 10620 N 43rd Ave #7 Glendale, AZ 85304 (602) 993-0392 Appearing (Sunday) Mike DeBalfo, Nei Ruffino Wade's Comic Madness 8750 New Falls Rd  Levittown, PA 19054 (215) 946-9381 Appearing: Alex Konat Westfield Comics (West) 7475 Mineral Point Rd #22 Madison, WI 53717 (608) 833-4444 Appearing: Jordan Gunderson