Monday July 8th 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 (Thirteenth Doctor ongoing comic) and Richard Dinnick (The Thirteenth Doctor: The Many Lives of Doctor Who) 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 (Road to Perdition, Dick Tracy), 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 (The Spire, Terminator) 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.


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



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!



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 Hammer, the 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 2049 scriptwriter 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.




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.



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!

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