Following Aspen Comics’ recent plans to launch one shared Aspen Universe within the pages of several of its flagship titles, Executive Assistant: Iris and Witchblade creator David Wohl’s supernatural action-adventure series Santeria: The Goddess Kiss has been marked to return January 2017.
Santeria: The Goddess Kiss initially debuted this past spring but was postponed following the news of Aspen’s new universe-spanning event series, Aspen Universe: Revelations, in addition to other titles such as Oniba: Swords of the Demon.
Aspen VP/Editor-in-Chief Vince Hernandez explains:
“David, Giuseppe, Wes and the entire team were incredibly patient in allowing us to embark on this massive Aspen Universe event to help shape the future of our storylines, and we’re thrilled the break has allowed us to bring this series back stronger than ever. In fact, David and crew were excited to bring the series into the new Aspen Universe and all of the possibilities they can play with now in their narrative. Santeria: The Goddess Kiss was critically acclaimed upon its arrival and we can only hint that the team plans to take the story in an even more mysterious and riveting direction. We think our fans will be equal parts shocked and thrilled with what they have in store.”
The publisher is also excited to reveal the four winners of the Santeria: The Goddess Kiss Cover Talent Search: Wesley Bernick, Chris Callahan, Stefano Fortis, and Joe Webster, with their successful entries gracing the cover to Santeria: The Goddess Kiss #4, out February 2017.
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 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, Aspen collaborated with DC Comics to provide covers for such best-selling titles as Superman/Batman: 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 on-of-a-kind Anarchy digital graphic novel for the popular body spray company, Axe.
In 2015, Aspen acquired fellow publisher Big Dog Ink as an imprint of the publisher, further expanding their line of titles.
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