Saturday, July 9, 2016
Thursday, July 7, 2016
TITAN’S DOCTOR WHO COMICS LAND AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH A BANG!
SPECIAL ISSUES, PANELS AND SIGNINGS PLANNED FOR THE BIGGEST GLOBAL COMIC-CON THIS JULY!
BBC Worldwide North America and Titan Comics are excited to announce that Doctor Who comics are arriving in force at the summer global event San Diego Comic-Con (July 21-24) - bringing the most sought after specials in the universe!
Titan are releasing a Doctor Whoconvention special comic, which features an all-new never before released Doctor Who story, “The Long Con”, starring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors! With art by Leandro Casco (Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor), Simon Fraser (The Eleventh Doctor), and Walter Geovani (Red Sonja), this convention special comic comes with two fantastic covers to collect by Alice X. Zhang (Doctor Who, The Blacklist) and Simon Fraser.
This special also features all nine ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ back-up strips by George Mann (The Eighth Doctor, Supremacy of the Cybermen), Cavan Scott (The Ninth Doctor, Supremacy of the Cybermen) and a cavalcade of amazing creators, including Blair Shedd (The Ninth Doctor), Lee Sullivan (Rivers of London), Mike Collins (Uncanny X-Men), Dan Boultwood (The Eleventh Doctor, It Came), Andrew Pepoy (The Fourth Doctor), Simon Myers (Dark Souls), and many more – perfect for the dedicated signature hunter!
Doctor Who fans attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con can purchase this special comic at the Titan booth #5537, alongside Titan’s fantastic range of Doctor Who comics and collections.
But that’s not all! Titan also has an unmissable panel that fans will not want to miss - packed with exclusive reveals, never-before-seen artwork previews, and fantastic Doctor Who guests: writers Paul Cornell (Four Doctors, The Third Doctor), George Mann, Cavan Scott, Rob Williams (The Eleventh Doctor), and Doctor Who editor Andrew Jameswill reveal upcoming plans for Titan’s Doctor Who comics and take you behind the scenes of Titan’s convention special Doctor Who comic – created especially for the show! This highly anticipated panel will take place on Saturday at 3:30PM in room 5AB.
Titan’s top talent will be signing Doctor Who comics over the weekend at Titan’s booth #5537 with the opportunity for fans to meet their favorite Doctor Whocreators including; Rob Williams, Cavan Scott, Si Spurrier (The Eleventh Doctor), Simon Fraser, Paul Cornell, Alice X. Zhang, and George Mann.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
DOCTOR WHO COMICS DAY: TITAN COMICS REVEALS FULL PLANS FOR JULY 9 EVENT!
COMIC SHOPS, BOOKSTORES, LIBRARIES, AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS JOIN IN FOR SPECIAL DOCTOR WHO DAY CELEBRATING 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CYBERMEN!
The spectacular five-part, bi-weekly adventure, Doctor Who: Supremacy of the Cybermen, stars the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors, and is penned by best-selling comic authors George Mann (Eighth Doctor, Dark Souls) and Cavan Scott (Ninth Doctor), with art by Alessandro Vitti (Secret Warriors) Ivan Rodriguez (The Spider) and Nicola Righi (Eleventh Doctor). The story features one of the Doctor’s most iconic foes, the Cybermen, who celebrate their 50thanniversary this year! The series also features beloved companions including Rose (Billie Piper) and Captain Jack (John Barrowman). Leading up to the release of Supremacy of the Cybermen, Titan will be releasing nine exclusive one-page teasers - featuring Doctors from up and down the timeline - in each of Titan's four ongoing Doctor Who stories.
There are plenty of Doctor Who signings taking place across the globe on Doctor Who Comics Day including: Cavan Scott, George Mann, & Rachael Stott at Forbidden Planet London (UK); Rob Williams at Forbidden Planet Bristol (UK); Simon Myers at Forbidden Planet Birmingham (UK); Rachael Smith at Travelling Man, Manchester (UK): Paul Cornell at Gosh Comics, London (UK); Neil Edwards at Forbidden Planet Liverpool (UK); Gordon Rennie and Emma Beeby at Forbidden Planet International Edinburgh (UK); Boo Cook at Scorch Comics, Eastbourne (UK); Blair Shedd at Newbury Comics (USA); Andrew Pepoy & Jason Millet at Graham Crackers (USA); Mark Wheatley at Beyond Comics (USA); Todd Nauck at Big Red Comics (USA); Kelly Yates & Tony Shasteenat Borderlands (USA); Richard Starkings at Pulp Fiction (USA); and Question No. 6 At 3331 Arts Chiyoda (Japan).
Titan’s Doctor Who story, from this year’s Free Comic Book Day event will be available for FREE on digital devices. This Free Comic Book Day edition features four all-new short tales of the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors written and drawn by the creative teams from Titan’s four ongoing Doctor Who titles.
Titan continues the celebration by offering Doctor Who Comics Day t-shirts and mugs featuring art by Supremacy of the Cybermen artist Alessandro Vitti, and a limited edition Doctor Who Titans: “Army Of Ghosts” Cyberman 3-inch vinyl figure - only available at comic book stores nationwide.
Titan will release multiple variant covers to collect, including Supremacy of the Cybermen variants by Alessandro Vitti, photo variant by Will Brooks, a cool Cyberman cover by Fabio Listrani, a blank sketch variant, a fun coloring variant, and exclusive retailer variants at Forbidden Planet and Books-A-Million. There will be special variant covers across Titan’s comics line throughout July, including Fourth Doctor #4 variant by Andrew Pepoyand Jason Millet, Ninth Doctor #3variant by Dan Boultwood, Tenth Doctor Year Two #12 variant by Blair Shedd, Eleventh Doctor Year Two #11variant by Rod Reis, and Twelfth Doctor Year Two #7 variant by Todd Nauck & Hi-Fi.
For the first time this year Titan is supplying Doctor Who fans with kits to host their own reading group events on the same day. Over 300 parties are planned across the globe to read and celebrate Doctor Whocomics.
A Doctor Who Twitter marathon contest is planned for the day via Titan Comics’ Twitter page @ComicsTitan. Doctor Who comic creators Cavan Scott and George Mann will be answering fan questions at 11:00am EST that day via Titan Comics’ Twitter page. Fans can ask question using the hashtag #DWCD.
Titan is encouraging all fans to get creative and visit their local participating store on Doctor Who Comics Day in cosplay, then tweet pictures to @ComicsTitan.
For more information about Doctor Who Comics Day visit: www.DoctorWhoComicsDay.com