Official Press Release
Titan ComicsÂ is the bold new imprint from the world-leading publisher – offering theÂ best original creator-owned comics alongside new andÂ classic graphicÂ novels!
Titan Comics helpsÂ creators shape their ideas into the best comics possible. Combining uniqueÂ voices and visions with strong marketing and a trusted brand, Titan Comics isÂ the ultimateÂ expression of our editorial, design and sales experience.
The imprintÂ launches in July 2013 with two creator-owned miniseries and four brand-newÂ collections, with a new series beginning eachÂ month afterwards: debutÂ Chronos Commandos: DawnÂ PatrolÂ by writer/artist Stuart Jennett (Marvel UK); newly coloredÂ NumbercruncherÂ by X-Men: Legacy writer Si Spurrier and 2000AD artist P.J. Holden;Â Ring of RosesÂ – collected in color for the first time, by writer Das Petrou and artist John Watkiss;Â Thrud The BarbarianÂ by writer/artist Carl Critchlow (2000AD, Magic: The Gathering); plus never-before-published volumes in a complete library ofÂ The First KingdomÂ by comic legend Jack Katz!
The next wave will see three new series launching later in the year: GravestownÂ by writer RogerÂ Gibson and artist VinceÂ Danks (Harker), andÂ SurfaceÂ TensionÂ by writer/artist Jay Gunn hit stores in September, whileÂ DeathÂ SentenceÂ by writer MontyÂ Nero and artist MikeÂ Dowling (2000AD, Rex Royd) continuesÂ the new line into October.
As well as all-new creator-ownedÂ titles, Titan Comics continues to restore and reprintÂ the best classic material, bringing back seminal titlesÂ in lovingly-produced volumes.
“ThisÂ is the start of something very special,” says Nick Landau, PublisherÂ of Titan Comics. “We’re searching out fantastic new voices andÂ astonishing new artists, and helping them bring their dream projectsÂ to fruition – as well as remaining a world-leader in the field of classicÂ comics restoration and republication.”
Steve White, Senior ComicsÂ Editor, says readers can expect, “theÂ same level of quality we’ve delivered acrossÂ Titan’s huge portfolio of licensed publications – coupledÂ to the blazingÂ imaginations of the next generation of independent creators.”
Each new releaseÂ will also beÂ available to readÂ day and dateÂ on theÂ iPhone, iPad, Web, Android andÂ Kindle Fire.
To keep up-to-dateÂ with news on all these new series and future releases from Titan Comics, visitÂ www.titan-comics.com or join us onÂ FacebookÂ orÂ Twitter.
Retailers can keep up to date with ordering details and incentives by signing up to Titan’s retail newsletter, here or follow @TitanRetail on Twitter.
About Titan Comics
Titan Comics is a bold new publishing initiative from Titan Publishing, offering readers the best new stories from new and established comics creators – and offering those creators a great deal to bring their stories to a worldwide audience!
From editorial to design, Titan Comics helps creators shape their ideas into the best comics possible – while they retain full rights over their creations and intellectual property.
Combining unique voices and idiosyncratic visions with strong marketing and a trusted brand, Titan Comics is the ultimate expression of our extensive editorial, design and sales experience.
Titan Publishing has been a purveyor of comics, graphic novels, fiction and licensed publishing for over thirty years.
Since 1981, we have been instrumental in the field of licensed film and television properties, includingÂ The Walking Dead, Star Wars, TransformersÂ andÂ Star Trek, as well as creator-owned successes such asÂ Tank GirlÂ andÂ LenoreÂ – but now is the time to nurture a new generation of creators, characters and properties.
As well as all-new monthly comics titles, Titan Comics continues to restore and reprint the best classic comics, bringing back seminal titles of yesterday in deluxe and lovingly-produced volumes.
Titan also has a broad and active digital portfolio, with all comics and magazines available for simultaneous purchase across major tablet and web interfaces.
Titan’s comic titles and trade paperbacks are distributed to the Direct Market by Diamond, with our trade paperbacks distributed to the book trade by Random House.
For more information, visit: www.Titan-comics.com
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