Titan to Launch New Line At SDCC

Posted by at 9:26 am on June 27, 2013

Titan Comic ConTitan Comics, the new venture from publishing giant, Titan, offering original creator-owned comics, alongside new and classic graphic novels launches in July 2013.

The first wave comprises debut dinosaur spectacular Chronos Commandos: Dawn Patrol by writer/artist Stuart Jennett (Marvel UK); afterlife thriller Numbercruncher, by writer Si Spurrier (X-Men: Legacy, Crossed: Wish You Were Here), artist P.J. Holden (2000AD) and colorist Jordie Bellaire (Captain Marvel, Rocketeer, The Manhattan Projects); B-movie comedy IT CAME! by Dan Boultwood (Hope Falls); high-fantasy comedy Thrud the Barbarian by writer/artist Carl Critchlow (2000AD, Magic: The Gathering), new horror fantasy collection Razorjack by Watchmen colorist John Higgins – plus the completely remastered and relettered library of The First Kingdom by comics legend Jack Katz!

The next wave, beginning in October begins with game-changing post-superheroic statement Death Sentence, by writer Monty Nero and artist Mike Dowling (2000AD, Rex Royd) and classic fantasy epic Marada The She-Wolf by Chris Claremont (The Uncanny X-Men, Fantastic Four) and John Bolton (Man-Bat, Shame: Pursuit, Books of Magic).

Titan Comics kicks everything off at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, showcasing brand-new comics and collections available for the first time exclusively at the show (only at Titan booth #5537) and special events programming.

The new line will be marketed at SDCC with a special 32-page preview, which will be distributed at the Titan booth #5537, within all panels and on signing tables.

Comics legend Jack Katz headlines the panel Titan Comics – Launching at SDCC and Beyond! Katz will be discussing The First Kingdom – a series of epic post-apocalyptic fantasy graphic novels that has been 25 years in the making!

The panel will give attendees a behind-the-scenes look at new titles, coupled to exclusive announcements about brand-new originated titles by new and world-renowned talent. All attendees to the panel will receive a special limited edition double-sided poster: an IT CAME! 1950s themed cinema style poster, signed by creator Dan Boultwood, and a fantastic Numbercruncher image by artist P.J. Holden.

A number of new collections will be available for the first time at SDCC, with creator signings to support: Jack Katz will be signing copies of The First Kingdom Vol.1: The Birth of Tundran on Friday at 3:00PM; John Higgins will be signing copies of Razorjack on Friday at 4:00PM; Dave Elliott, Dave Dorman, Alex Horley and Andy Kuhn will be signing copies of Monster Massacre, Sharky and A1 on Friday at 1:30PM; Roman Dirge will be signing copies of Lenore: Purple Nurples on Thursday at 4:30PM.

Other collections available for the first time at SDCC include the Eagle-Award-Winning Barbarian comedy series Thrud the Barbarian, by Carl Critchlow, and Devil May Cry™: The Chronicles of Vergil.

With the anticipated first issue of Numbercruncher by Si Spurrier (X-Men: Legacy, Crossed: Wish You Were Here) and artist P.J. Holden (2000AD) hitting stores on July 17, Titan Comics is offering SDCC attendees a FREE exclusive art card signed by Si Spurrier with every copy of Numbercruncher #1 – only available at Titan booth #5537.

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