Quake Champions, debuts, new Sherlock series “The Great Game” launches

Quake Champions #1 - Cover A by Alan Quah
Quake Champions #1 – Cover A by Alan Quah

Titan Comics debuted to new series today, on sale in all good comic shops. Quake: Champions ties directly into the brand-new Bethesda shoot-em-up videogame, while Sherlock‘s newest series – The Great Game – features a cover by Eisner-nominated Sana Takeda.

Also out today is the collected edition of NBA All-star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s debut comic, Mycroft Holmes and the Apocalypse Handbook.

TITAN COMICS TITLES ON SALE – 9th August 2017

Quake Champions #1

Writer: Ram V
Artist: Alan Quah

Get ready for the grisliest inter-dimensional frag-fest you’ve ever laid eyes on!

Brand-new comics based on the best-selling franchise, which leads directly into the upcoming new game – Quake: Champions!

COVER A: ALAN QUAH (Above)

Quake Champions #1 - Cover B by Fabio Listrani

Quake Champions #1 - Cover C - Game Art
Quake Champions #1 – Cover C – Game Art
Quake Champions #1 - Cover D - Tazio Bettin
Quake Champions #1 – Cover D – Tazio Bettin

Quake Champions #1 - Credits

Quake Champions #1 - Sample Art

Quake Champions #1 - Sample Art

Quake Champions #1 - Sample Art

Quake Champions #1 - Sample Art

Sherlock: The Great Game #1

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Cover A
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 – Cover A

Co-creators: Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss
Writer:
Steve Thompson
Artist: Jay

Someone is causing trouble for Sherlock Holmes and John Watson – and innocent victims are caught in the middle…

A mysterious villain is setting a series of deadly puzzles for the crime-solving duo, and failure to solve each riddle is deadly… who is the villain and what is his link to Sherlock and John?

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Cover B
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 – Cover B
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Cover C
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 – Cover C
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Cover D
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 – Cover D
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Cover E
Sherlock: The Great Game #1 – Cover E

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Credits

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Preview 1

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Preview 2

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Preview 3

Sherlock: The Great Game #1 - Preview 4

Mycroft Holmes And The Apocalypse Handbook Trade Paperback​

Mycroft Holmes And The Apocalypse Handbook Trade Paperback​ - Cover

Writer: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
Artists: Joshua Cassara, Luis Guerrero
On sale in bookstores 19th September 2017 (ISBN: 9781785853005)
Written by NBA all-star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Mycroft Holmes and The Apocalypse Handbook sees the diffident, brilliant Mycroft pulled into a globe-spanning adventure at the behest of Queen Victoria and a secret organization at the heart of the British government. A madman is on the loose with civilization-destroying weapons, each two hundred years in advance of the status quo. Can the smartest man in England set aside his idle, womanizing ways for long enough to track down the foe that may be his match?

This all-new graphic novel collection presents brand new comic adventures set in the world created by the author of the best-selling Mycroft novel series, and is perfect for fans of Mycroft Holmes and Sherlock Holmes.

Also On Sale Today from Titan Comics

Anno Dracula #5
Writer: written by Kim Newman Artist: Paul McCaffrey Colourist:Kevin Enhart.

FINAL ISSUE! Conclusion to the all-new comic series based on the best selling Anno Dracula novels by Kim Newman!

COVER A: PAUL McCAFFREY | COVER B: JEFF ZORNOW | COVER C: TOM MANDRAKE

Doctor Who: Ninth Doctor #15
Writer: Cavan Scott Artists: Cris Bolson, Adriana Melo Colourist: Marko Lesko Letterer: Richard Starkings and Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancourt

Continue the journey through time and space with Christopher Eccelston’s incarnation of The Doctor in The Bidding War Part 2! ​

COVER A: IOLANDA ZANFARDINO | COVER B: PHOTO – WILL BROOKS | COVER C: SIMON MYERS | COVER D: SIMON MYERS WATERCOLOR

Freeway Fighter #4
Writers: Ian Livingstone, Andi Ewington
Artists: Simon Coleby, Len O’Grady

​Final issue of this brand-new story based on the cult-favourite series of game books.

COVER A: BEN OLIVER | COVER B: SIMON COLEBY | COVER C: TAZIO BETTIN

The Lost Fleet: Corsair #3​
Writer: Jack Campbell Artists: Andre Siregar, Sebastian Cheng Lettered by Jim Campbell

Guest starring John “Black Jack” Geary, appearing in comics for the first time! Read the Preview here

Rivers of London: Detective Stories #3
Writers: Ben Aaronovitch & Andrew Cartmel Artist: Lee Sullivan Colourist: Luis Guerrero

Self-contained magical crimes, as recounted by Detective Peter Grant to his superiors, as he takes the Detectives exam.

COVER A: LEE SULLIVAN & LUIS GUERRERO | COVER B: RACHAEL STOTT & LUIS GUERRERO

Tank Girl: World War Tank Girl #4
Writer: Alan Martin Artist: Brett Parson

FINAL ISSUE!

COVER A: BRETT PARSON |  COVER B: CHRIS WAHL | COVER C: BRETT PARSON ​

The Michael Moorcock Library: Elric – The Vanishing Tower
Writer: Roy Thomas
Artist: Jan Duursema

Collecting the fifth volume of the classic comic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s bestselling fantasy saga. Check out the preview here

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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