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SDCC 2019: Titan Reveals its Full Plans Including the Launch of Blade Runner 2019

This San Diego Comic-Con, Titan Comics brings exciting debuts, SDCC variants, limited editions and special appearances from a host of creators.

The wait is over … Blade Runner 2019 #1, the most hotly-anticipated comic of the year, debuts at SDCC with a special virgin variant cover by fan-favorite artist, Stanley “Artgerm” Lau (only available at Titan Booth #5537).  On Thursday, (Room 4, 12pm) Blade Runner fans can go behind the scenes with a special spotlight panel to discuss bringing this critically-acclaimed world to comics, followed by a signing with co-author Mike Johnson, at the Titan Booth #5537.

Sunday at SDCC is Doctor Who comics day, with a special Thirteenth Doctor panel and signing! Join authors Jody Houser and Richard Dinnick to discuss what goes in to making The Thirteenth Doctor comic series (Room 25ABC, 10am), followed by a special signing of Doctor Who comics and graphic novels at Titan Booth #5537, including an exclusive show variant of The Thirteenth Doctor #9.

Titan’s Hard Case Crime imprint spotlights Max Allan Collins, who discusses his upcoming release in a special panel and signing – your only chance to get an exclusive Ms Tree Art Card signed by the king of hard-boiled noir.

Titan Comics (booth #5537) will be bringing a huge range of show debuts and exclusives, including a black-and-white cover by Jeff Stokely for Bloodborne #13, based on the hit video game series, and an exclusive wraparound cover by fan-favorite artist Brett Parson for Tank Girl Forever #5.

 See below for a full list of creator signings and panel information:

THURSDAY 18th JULY

PANEL: The Hardboiled Return of Ms. Tree!

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Room: Room: 26AB
Guests: Max Allan Collins, Andrew Sumner (host)
Link: https://sched.co/Rlv3

Titan Entertainment’s Andrew Sumner sits down with author/screenwriter/ director/comic-book writer Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition, Dick Tracy) to discuss his and artist Terry Beatty’s iconic, ahead-of-her-time hardboiled comics detective Ms. Michael Tree. Originally debuting in Eclipse Comics’ Eclipse Magazine in 1981, Titan’s Hard Case Crime imprint is now collecting five pulse-pounding Collins & Beatty strips in Ms Tree: One Mean Mother and Max is here to spill the beans about his two-fisted heroine!

FRIDAY 19th JULY

SIGNING: Hard Case Crime
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Titan Booth #5537

Special Hard Case Crime comic event! Max Allan Collins will be signing an SDCC exclusive art card, featuring Ms Tree, the upcoming graphic novel collection which launches this Fall. Plus Max will be signing copies of Mike Hammerthe tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective who returned to comics in this thrilling noir graphic novel, based on an original plot by Mickey Spillane, as well as graphic novel Quarry’s War.

PANEL: Blade Runner Spins into Comics

Time: 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m.
Location: Room: 4
Guests: Mike Johnson, David Leach, Jeff Conner, Graeme McMillan (host)
Link: https://sched.co/RqCh

Blade Runner returns to comic shops this month with the debut of an all-new comic series written by Blade Runner 2049scriptwriter Michael Green and his regular writing partner Mike Johnson. In this special spotlight panel hosted by Graeme McMillan of The Hollywood Reporter, Mike Johnson will be joined by editor David Leach and Jeff Conner (director of publishing at Alcon Media Group) to discuss bringing this critically-acclaimed world to comics while expanding the canon of this beloved franchise.

SIGNING: Blade Runner

Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Location: Titan Booth #5537

The hotly-anticipated Blade Runner comic debuts at the show – meet co-author Mike Johnson, who will be signing an exclusive, limited edition of Blade Runner #1, only available at SDCC.

SATURDAY 21st JULY

SIGNING: Newbury & Hobbes

Time: 1pm – 2pm
Location: Titan Booth #5537

Author George Mann (Doctor Who, Dark Souls, Warhammer 40,000) celebrates the 10th Anniversary of his hit steampunk mystery Newbury & Hobbes novels by signing copies of his new graphic novel, Newbury & Hobbes The Undying.

SUNDAY 22nd JULY

PANEL: Creating The Thirteenth Doctor Comics

Time: 10am – 11am
Location: Room: 25ABC
Guests: Jody Houser, Richard Dinnick, David Leach (host)
Link: https://sched.co/Rspo

Doctor Who comics have seen a surge in popularity since the launch of The Thirteenth Doctor last year. To celebrate, we go behind the scenes with Titan’s Doctor Who creators to discuss what goes in to making The Thirteenth Doctor comic series. Join Titan Comics editor David Leach as he chats with Thirteenth Doctor writers Jody Houser (Thirteenth Doctor ongoing comic) and Richard Dinnick (The Thirteenth Doctor: The Many Lives of Doctor Who), and takes fans on a journey through space and time.

SIGNING: Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm
Location: Titan Booth #5537

Authors Jody Houser and Richard Dinnick will be signing a range of Thirteenth Doctor comics and graphic novels – including an exclusive show variant of The Thirteenth Doctor #9!

Preview: Blade Runner 2019 #1

BLADE RUNNER 2019 #1

Writer: Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artist: Andres Guinaldo
Cover A: Stanley Artgerm Lau
Cover B: Syd Mead (Original Blade Runner movie concept artist)
Cover C: Andreas Guinaldo
Cover D: John Royle
Cover E: Blank Sketch Variant
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99

In the neo-noir city of Los Angeles, 2019, Ash, a veteran Blade Runner, is grappling with a new case: a billionaire’s wife and child, apparently kidnapped by Replicants for dark purposes … An all-new ongoing comic series from the pen of Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Michael Green (Blade Runner 2049, Logan, American Gods), with longtime co-writer Mike Johnson (Batman/Superman, Supergirl, Star Trek), illustrated by Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark, Captain America). The first comic to tell original, in-canon stories set in the Blade Runner universe!

Issue 1 comes with 5 covers to collect.

BLADE RUNNER 2019 #1

Preview: Tank Girl: Full Color Classics #4 1991-92

Tank Girl: Full Color Classics #4 1991-92

(W) Alan Martin (A/CA) Jamie Hewlett
In Shops: Jul 03, 2019
SRP: $6.99

A full year of seminal, punky Tank Girl strips from her earliest days, featuring the original art of Jamie Hewlett (Gorillaz) and written by co-creator Alan Martin! Fans and newcomers alike can finally enjoy these iconic comics in full color, just as they were always meant to be seen! These critically acclaimed prestige editions are packed with contemporary covers and rare and unseen artwork!

Tank Girl: Full Color Classics #4 1991-92

Preview: Shades of Magic #6

Shades of Magic #6

(W) V.E Schwab (A) Budi Setiawan, Andrea Olimpieri (CA) Rachael Stott
In Shops: Jun 26, 2019
SRP: $3.99

The Night of Knives (2 of 4). Prince Maxim Maresh delves deeper below the streets of Verose, to face a night of trials that will test him to his limits! New York Times bestseller V. E. Schwab continues the second story in the acclaimed Shades of Magic comic, exploring the world of her award-winning fantasy novel series! With new artist Budi Setiawan (The Raid)! Special Notes: The subtitle for this arc is The Night of Knives.

Shades of Magic #6

Preview: Life is Strange #6

Life is Strange #6

(W) Emma Vieceli (A/CA) Claudia Leonardi
In Shops: Jun 26, 2019
SRP: $3.99

The official Life is Strange comic series, acclaimed by fans and critics alike! Beloved heroines Max and Chloe return in a new story, following on from the smash hit first arc! Plus: the highly anticipated arrival of fan-favorite characters from the games!

Life is Strange #6

Titan Comics’ Releases in August 2019

Blade Runner 2019 #2 (ongoing)

Writer Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artist Andres Guinaldo
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 7, 2019

Veteran Blade Runner Ash hunts down the kidnapped child of a billionaire – but he’s not all he seems…

Return to the world of Blade Runner in an all-new ongoing comic series from the pen of Michael Green (screenwriter for Blade Runner 2049) and Mike Johnson (Star Trek), illustrated by Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark, Captain America)!

Cover A: Christian Ward
Cover B: Syd Mead
Cover C: Andres Guinaldo
Cover D: Christian Ward (Virgin Rough)

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #11 (ongoing)

Writer Jody Houser
Artists Roberta Ingranata, Eren Enrica Angiolini
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 14, 2019

The Doctor clashes with her childhood hero, a certain roguish Time Lord who isn’t all they seem!

Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Stranger Things, Star Wars, Faith, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows) continues the third arc of the official Doctor Who comic – fast-paced and fun new sci-fi stories, perfect for fans and newcomers alike!

Cover A: Hannah Templer
Cover B: Photo (Will Brooks)
Cover C: 11th Doctor

Robotech #23 (ongoing)

Writer Simon Furman, Brenden Fletcher
Artist Hendry Prasetya, Sarah Stone
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 14, 2019

EVENT HORIZON (#3 of 4)!

Robotech’s epic event approaches its climax, as classic characters clash and fall!

Plus, extra story content from writer Brenden Fletcher (Isola, Motorcrush) and artist Sarah Stone (Netflix’s Castlevania)!

Cover A: Jeff Spokes
Cover B: Action Figure (Blair Shedd)
Cover C: Nick Brokenshire

Robotech Archives: The Sentinels Vol. 1 TP

Writers Tom Mason, Chris Ulm
Artists Jason Waltrip, John Waltrip
SC • B&W • 464pp • $24.99
On Sale August 14, 2019
ISBN 9781785862977

Ten years after the Macross Saga, the Pioneer Mission encounters a coalition of alien species known as The Sentinels! The heroes of the First Robotech War return to an uncertain future and a galaxy of adventure!

The longest-running Robotech comic series, collected at last as part of the Robotech Archives! A massive omnibus featuring the work of fan-favorite creators such as the Waltrip brothers, and packed with classic material that is now out-of-print or has never previously been collected.

The Secret Life of Pets: The Fast and the Furry HC

Writer Stephane Lapuss’
Artist Goum
SC • FC • 96pp • $14.99
EARLY SOLICIT On Sale September 18, 2019
ISBN 9781787733145

Did you ever wonder what your pets get up to when you’re not home? Find out in this giftbook-size hardcover collection of hilarious animal comics, featuring the animated animal stars of The Secret Life of Pets – the award-winning comedy from Illumination Studios! Collects The Secret Life Of Pets #1-2.

The Secret Life Of Pets 2 hits theatres on June 7, 2019!

Bloodborne #14 (ongoing)

Writer Ales Kot
Artist Piotr Kowalski
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 21, 2019

THE VEIL, TORN ASUNDER (#2 OF 4)

As reality crumbles in the streets of Yharnam, one desperate pilgrim grasps for the truth…

The critically acclaimed horror-mystery comic set in the world of Bloodborne – Sony Interactive Entertainment and FromSoftware’s smash hit video game!

Cover A: Morgan Jeske
Cover B: Yoshioka
Cover C: Game Art

Life is Strange #8 (ongoing)

Writer Emma Vieceli
Artists Claudia Leonardi, Andrea Izzo
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 21, 2019

The official Life is Strange comic series, acclaimed by fans and critics alike!

The timeline-twisting second arc comes to a close, as Max’s companion makes a fateful decision… and so do Chloe and Rachel!

Cover A: Claudia Leonardi
Cover B: Game Art
Cover C: T-Shirt

Watch Dogs #2 (of 2)

Writer Simon Kansara
Artist Horne
FC • 56pp • $5.99
On Sale August 14, 2019

Young hacker Sauda discovers the true scale of the corruption enveloping the Brazilian underworld, but finds a helping hand in a group known as Dedsec…

Watch_Dogs goes global, in part two of this fully-canonical comics thriller exploring the cybercrime world of Ubisoft’s record-breaking hacktivist video game series! Watch_Dogs has over 2.5m followers on Facebook, over 540k on Twitter, and over 350k on Instagram!

Cover A: Horne

Lenore #1 (ongoing)

Writer/Artist Roman Dirge
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 8, 2019

The world’s cutest cadaver! The most lamentable leading lady! The gruesome goth girl herself! The gothic icon Lenore returns at last, in a brand new series from creator Roman Dirge.

Trapped in her house by a demented, murderous hat-pickle, Lenore is running out of time… and out of friends to eat! Cover A by Sarah Graley (Kim Reaper, Minecraft, Rick and Morty)!

Cover A: Sarah Graley
Cover B: Roman Dirge
Cover C: Blank Signing

Rivers Of London: Action at a Distance TP

Writers Andrew Cartmel, Ben Aaronovitch
Artists Brian Williamson, Stefani Renne
SC • FC • 112pp • $16.99
EARLY SOLICIT On Sale November 13, 2019
ISBN 9781785865466

When a serial killer with strange powers arrives on the streets of London, an old soldier remembers the man who mastered the occult at the height of World War II – Peter Grant’s mentor, the mysterious Nightingale!

Uncover the secret World War II history of a fan-favorite character in the bestselling cops-and-wizards series Rivers Of London, from chart-topping author Ben Aaronovitch!

Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives TP

Creator Michael Moorcock
Writer V. E. Schwab
Artists Andrea Olimpieri, Budi Setiawan, Enrica Eren Angiolini
SC • FC • 112pp • $16.99
EARLY SOLICIT On Sale October 16, 2019
ISBN 9781782762119

New York Times bestseller V.E. Schwab tells a new story set in the world of her hit fantasy novel series, Shades of Magic!

Stranded in the vicious pirate city of Verose, the exiled Prince Maxim is desperate to win the respect of enemies and allies alike. And what better opportunity than the Night of Knives – a deadly night of trials, that no-one expects the arrogant prince to survive…

Tank Girl #6 (ongoing)

Writer Alan Martin • Artist Brett Parson
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale August 28, 2019

TANK GIRL FOREVER! (#2 of 4).

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?! Oh, no, it’s Tank Girl!

Tank Girl’s superhero debut continues, as a figure from her past returns in a hilarious new story from original creator Alan Martin and fan-favorite artist Brett Parson!

Cover A: Brett Parson
Cover B: Black Frog
Cover C: Shaky Kane

Enki Bilal’s Monster HC

Writer/Artist Enki Bilal
HC • FC • 264pp • $49.99
RESOLICIT On Sale September 18, 2019
ISBN 9781785868733

A gripping, prescient masterpiece of science fiction, beautifully painted by award-winning creator Enki Bilal – legendary comics artist for Heavy Metal Magazine, The Nikopol Trilogy, and Exterminator 17!

In 2026, humanity is spurred to destruction by radical fundamentalists – and Nike Hatzfield, a man with a truly perfect memory, must fight to survive a world determined to wipe out science, culture and thought.

Snowpiercer: Extinction HC

Writer Alexis ‘Matz’ Nolent
Artist Jean-Marc Rochette
HC • FC • 96pp • $19.99
EARLY SOLICIT On Sale September 11, 2019
ISBN 9781785868832

An all-new prequel story to the New York Times bestselling Snowpiercer graphic novel series that inspired both movie and TV adaptations, perfect for fans of post-apocalyptic sci-fi!

The seminal Snowpiercer saga continues, with this brand new story from original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner-nominated writer, Matz. In the world before the New Ice Age, witness the terrifying events that forced humanity to cling to existence aboard the eponymous train.

Disney The Lion King: The Official Movie Special

FC • 100pp • $10.99
On Sale July 24, 2019

An in-depth magazine companion to the hotly anticipated children’s movie The Lion King! Go behind-the-scenes with concept art, interviews with cast and crew, and amazing on-set photography!

A gorgeously realistic retelling of an animated classic directed by Jon Favreau, The Lion King boasts an all-star cast, including Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon! In theatres July 19, 2019!

Disney The Lion King: The Official Movie Special HC

HC • FC • 96pp • $19.99
On Sale July 24, 2019
ISBN 9781787733176

An in-depth hardcover companion to the hotly anticipated children’s movie The Lion King! Go behind-the-scenes with concept art, interviews with cast and crew, and amazing on-set photography!

A gorgeously realistic retelling of an animated classic directed by Jon Favreau, The Lion King boasts an all-star cast, including Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon! In theatres July 19, 2019!

Star Trek Magazine #72

FC • 100pp • $9.99
On Sale August 7, 2019

Must-read insider news, interviews, and reviews for Star Trek fans! A multi-movie anniversary special, celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Motion Picture, the 35th anniversary of The Search for Spock, the 30th anniversary of The Final Frontier, the 25th anniversary of Generations, and the 10th anniversary of Star Trek (2009)!

Movie-themed features including exclusive William Shatner interview where he recalls his run of Star Trek movies, plus a look at how The Motion Picture and Star Trek (2009) both relaunched Trek onto the big screen!

Cover NS
Cover EX

Star Trek: Picard – The Classic Chronicles TP

SC • FC • 176pp • $24.99
EARLY SOLICIT On Sale September 25, 2019
ISBN 9781787731875

A behind-the-scenes guide to the voyages of Captain Jean-Luc Picard!

This deluxe collector’s edition offers an inside look at Patrick Stewart’s fan-favorite Star Trek character, including interviews with Patrick Stewart, classic imagery, and in-depth features on Jean-Luc Picard, charting the character’s journey ahead of the brand new Picard spin-off series! An essential companion for all fans of Star Trek.

Star Wars Insider #189 – Celebration Special Covers

FC • 100pp • $10
On Sale August 1, 2019

Giant-size Celebration Special! Feel the force with two special covers to collect for Star Wars Celebration 2019, both from fan-favorite artist Karen Hallion: Light Side and Dark Side!

This special issue of Star Wars Insider follows the Skywalker saga back to where it all began – Star Wars: A New Hope!

Cover Light Side
Cover Dark Side

Star Wars: Rogues, Scoundrels, & Bounty Hunters TP

SC • FC • 176pp • $24.99
EARLY SOLICIT On Sale September 18, 2019
ISBN 9781785866425

Discover a galaxy of smugglers, mercenaries, and amoral aliens – you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy!

This new Star Wars omnibus shines the spotlight on the criminal side of Star Wars, from movies to comics to TV and radio, featuring amazing imagery and behind-the-scenes features – including interviews with cast, crew, writers, and Harrison Ford!

Preview: Minions: Viva Le Boss TP

Minions: Viva Le Boss TP 

Writer Stephane Lapuss
Artist Renaud Collin
SC • FC • 48pp • $7.99
On Sale June 5, 2019
ISBN 9781787730175 

The breakout characters of Despicable Me (and their own movie, Minions) wander history from Neanderthals to Napoleon, in search of a new evil boss!  

A side-splitting softcover collection of silent slapstick! Collects Minions: Viva Le Boss #1-2.

Minions: Viva Le Boss TP

Preview: Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #8

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #8

Writer Jody Houser
Artists Roberta Ingranata, Giorgia Sposito, Arianna Florean
Cover A: Giorgia Sposito
Cover B: Photo (Will Brooks)
Cover C: Christopher Jones
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale May 22, 2019

The Thirteenth Doctor continues her critically-acclaimed comic adventures!

As blood-sucking “demons” plague medieval Europe, Eisner Award nominee Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Stranger Things, Star Wars, Faith, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows) sends fans old and new on fresh adventures through time and space!

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #8

Preview: Tank Girl Full Color Classics #3: ’90-91

Tank Girl Full Color Classics #3: ’90-91

Writer Alan Martin
Artists Jamie Hewlett
FC • 68pp • $6.99
On Sale May 15, 2019

Fans can finally enjoy the first Tank Girl strips in full color, just as artist Jamie Hewlett (Gorillaz) and writer Alan Martin always intended them!

A full year of seminal, punky comics colored for the first time, packed with contemporary covers and rare and unseen artwork!

Tank Girl Full Color Classics #3: ’90-91

Preview: Life is Strange #5

Life is Strange #5

Writer Emma Vieceli
Artists Claudia Leonardi, Andrea Izzo
Cover A: Veronica Fish
Cover B: Game Art
Cover C: T-Shirt
Cover D: Claudia Leonardi
FC • 32pp • $3.99
On Sale May 29, 2019

Beloved by fans, critics, and newcomers alike, the official Life is Strange comic series is now ongoing! Based on the award-winning game by DONTNOD!

This new story strands Max in a foreign timeline, with a Chloe not her own, and some very familiar, long-dead faces…

Life is Strange #5
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