Titan Books has released its schedule of events for the San Diego Comic-Con, taking place next week.
TITAN Books is on a roll ! With the recent Prometheus: The Art of the Film topping book charts, and TITAN’s collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures as publisher of the novelization of the hugely anticipated blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises, TITAN is promising even more to come…including a close co-operation with Tim Burton to publish Dark Shadows: The Visual Companion this fall and the big Stephen King novel, Joyland, next year ! – TITAN continues to build its reputation as a pop-culture and entertainment powerhouse!
Now that the final countdown has begun for SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2012, here’s TITAN’s exciting line-up of events and exclusive offerings:
JOE SIMON & JERRY ROBINSON – Comic-Con commemorates the late comics legends.
Friday, July 13th 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Room 9
Remembering Joe Simon and Jerry Robinson
Panalists: Paul Levitz, Michael Uslan, Mark Evanier, Steve Saffel, Marv Wolfman, Paul Dini, Batton Lash and more celebrate two of comics’ greatest talents.
JOE SIMON items available at TITAN (BOOTH 5537): Best of Simon & Kirby; Joe Simon: My Life; Simon & Kirby Superheroes; Simon & Kirby Crime; Fighting American t-shirts. PLUS – original Simon & Kirby lithograph prints, signed by Joe Simon!
TARZAN TURNS 100 ! – To celebrate the centennial anniversary of Tarzan of the Apes, this panel will look at the first 100 years of spectacular Tarzan imagery, and one of literature’s best-loved couples as they enter their second century. Bestselling novelist Robin Maxwell (Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan) and TITAN Books author Scott Tracy Griffin (Tarzan: The Centennial Celebration) gather with illustrator Joe Jusko (The Art of Joe Jusko) to discuss these iconic literary characters. Join them for a presentation and Q&A session hosted by Jim Sullos, President of Edgar Rice Burroughs Incorporated, the official licensing entity for Tarzan and John Carter of Mars. Titan will publish Tarzan Centennial by Scott Tracy griffin in October- visit the Titan Booth for more details.
Saturday, July 14, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Room 25ABC
The Naked Truth About Tarzan and Jane
Note: The official Comic -Con program book cover story on Tarzan is written by TITAN author Scott Tracy Griffin and will have two Joe Jusko variant covers!
LENORE AT 20 ! – TITAN celebrates the 20th Anniv. of cult-favorite comic LENORE!
Creator of the Lenore comic series Roman Dirge, author of the upcoming graphic novel Lenore: Swirlies, and previous titles Lenore: Noogies, Lenore: Wedgies, Lenore: Cooties and the recently published Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge. Dirge is currently working on an animated feature of Lenore, and the ongoing Lenore comic. Panel moderated by Andrew Sumner, followed by Q&A.
Friday, July 13 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Room 23ABC
Roman Dirge – PANEL NAME STILL TK
**Get LENORE SWIRLIES signed by Roman Dirge at AA08 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. (Limited Signing – Drawing for Line Tickets to be held Friday at 9:00 a.m. in the Autograph Area).
LENORE items available at TITAN (BOOTH 5537):
SDCC Exclusive first availability of the new upcoming graphic novel Lenore: Swirlies, more Lenore graphic novels, new merchandise including Lenore t-shirts and mugs.
DREW STRUZAN – ICONIC MOVIE POSTER ART – Spotlighting a special biographical film, “Drew: The Man Behind the Poster,” Drew Struzan will be the featured guest on a panel joined by TITAN editor Steve Saffel, actor Thomas Jane, composer Ryan Shore and Zack Martin from Skywalker Sound. Producer Charles Ricciardi, cinematographer supervising editor Greg Boas, director Erik Sharkey, and editor Jeff Yorkes will present the film. Hailed by Steven Spielberg as “My favorite movie artist,” Drew Struzan has created some of the most iconic movie posters of the last 30 years, from Harry Potter to Hellboy, Raiders of the Lost Ark to Back to the Future.
Sunday, July 15 3:45 – 4:45 p.m., Room 5-AB
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster
DREW SRUZAN items available at TITAN (BOOTH 5537): Drew Struzan Oeuvre (Limited Edition); The Art of Drew Struzan
EVERYTHING ZOMBIE! – Learn how to survive everything from zombie invasions to viral zombie infections as TITAN Books author Dana Fredsti (Plague Town) joins Max Brooks (World War Z) and other fantastic writers in a panel led by John Horner Jacobs (The Dark Earth).
Thursday, July 12th 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Room 6A
Not With a Bang, With A Bite
PLAGUE TOWN novel will be available at the signing after the panel and at TITAN (BOOTH 5537).
OTHER SDCC EXCLUSIVES AT TITAN (BOOTH 5537)
DOCTOR WHO – SDCC limited edition exclusives!
The Eleventh Doctor Maxi-Bust – “Victory of the Daleks” variant!
Amy Pond Maxi-Bust – SDCC debut!
The Tenth Doctor Maxi-Bust – “Sound of Drums” variant!
LUKE CHUEH – The Art of Luke Chueh – Signed limited edition in slip-case, includes exclusive Chueh art print!
TANK GIRL – The Hole of Tank Girl, by Alan Martin & Jamie Hewlett – Signed, SDCC exclusive slip-cased, large-format edition. Included all the Martin & Hewlett Tank Girl strips plus original art, unseen Hewlett pages and a “lost” original Tank Girl story!
LOTS MORE AT TITAN BOOTH, including Books, Mugs, T-Shirts and more … Prometheus, Alien, Cabin in the Woods, Sucker Punch, Halo, Hammer, Avengers, Dr. Who, 2000 AD, Kick-As, Beetle Bailey, Wizard of Id, Hagar and more!
PRIZE DRAW – TITAN (BOOTH 5537)
Stop by and enter a drawing to win a New 3rd Generation iPad !