Titan Comics NYCC 2017 schedule revealed

Fighting American Issue #1 NYCC Exclusive Cover: Andie Tong
Fighting American Issue #1 NYCC Exclusive Cover: Andie Tong

This New York Comic-Con (5th – 8th October 2017), Titan Comics is bringing its largest-ever offering of thrilling debuts, NYCC variants and special appearances from a host of creators including the creator behind The Death of Stalin which inspired the upcoming political thriller from Armando Iannucci – Fabien Nury, writer of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Millennium adaptation; plus Sylvain Runberg and Minky Woodcock creator Cynthia von Buhler; comic writers Dan Watters (Wolfenstein), Ryan O’Sullivan (The Evil Within), Ram V (Quake: Champions); comic artists Rachael Stott (Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor) and Michael Dialynas (Robotech); plus many more phenomenal talents from across the comics industry.

Titan Comics will be exhibiting a number of fantastic NYCC exclusives – only available at Titan’s booth #2142 – including: Wolfenstein Issue #1 exclusive NYCC game variant cover, plus collect the full story arc with an exclusive NYCC series pack with Issue #2 debuting at the show; Fighting American #1 makes its world debut at the show with a special NYCC variant by Andie Tong (TEKKEN); plus convention specials of Doctor Who featuring a cover by fan-favourite artist Alice X. Zhang; plus, celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine with Titan’s Convention Special Issue #0 – based on the hit classic movie, this special brings the Fab Four to comics!

Wolfenstein Issue #1 exclusive NYCC 2017 game variant cover
Wolfenstein Issue #1 exclusive NYCC 2017 game variant cover

Celebrate Titan’s brand-new Robotech comics series, based on the cult 1980s animated TV show, at NYCC! Pick up the phenomenal third-printing cover by artist Mike Dialynas, who will be at the Titan booth #2142 from 1.30pm on Friday 6th October, signing copies.

The upcoming dark comedy movie by Veep creator Armando Iannucci, The Death of Stalin – based on the graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, from Titan Comics – hits cinemas in 2017. Fans can get a special look at exclusive footage from the upcoming movie, at a special screening with guest writer Fabien Nury and director Armando Iannucci, at 7:45pm in Room 1A06. Sign up to the panel here.

Plus, fans can pick up The Death Of Stalin graphic novel that inspired the upcoming movie at the French Comics Association Booth #1669 from 5:30pm on Thursday 5th October, and meet writer Fabien Nury as he signs copies!

Fighting American – the legendary creation from the legendary comic book duo Joe Simon & Jack Kirby – is back! Celebrate the centenary of Jack Kirby with an NYCC exclusive Issue #1 cover by Andie Tong, just in time for Joe Simon’s birthday on 11th October.

Titan Comics’ gaming comics are set to have a special presence at the show, with a variety of events, live stage interviews and signings throughout the weekend including; an unmissable Assassin’s Creed livestream interview with Ubisoft brand manager Anouk Bachman taking place on Thursday 5th October at 1:45pm, NYCC Livestream Stage.

Plus, take an exclusive look at what’s coming up for Titan and Bethesda featuring the brand-new comics based on the highly anticipated Bethesda games; The Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, and Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider. Join the creative minds behind these spectacular and bold comics for an unmissable Gaming & Titan Comics Panel (Thursday 5th October, Room 1A21, 7:45pm) with Ryan O’Sullivan, Ram V, and Dan Watters, for never-before-seen art previews and special announcements.

But that’s not all – all attendees will receive free comics and gifts. Followed on Friday 6th October by a signing at Titan Booth #2142 at 11:45am, this is a fantastic opportunity to meet the creators behind these thrilling and powerful new stories based on the hit games!

Hard Case Crime founder, Charles Ardai and Minky Woodcock creator Cynthia von Buhler tease the next bold comic from Hard Case Crime – Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini. Don’t miss the exclusive NYCC Livestream Stage interview with Charles, Cynthia and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Millennium writer Sylvain Runberg at 11:45am on Thursday 5 October as they discuss all things crime, sleaze, and violence.

Titan Comics is also taking NYCC attendees behind the scenes of their Doctor Who line of comics.

Doctor Who and Torchwood fans should not miss Titan’s Doctor Who & Torchwood Panel – packed with exclusive reveals, never-before-seen artwork previews, and comic guests! With comic guests Nick Abadzis, Simon Fraser, Cavan Scott, Rachael Stott, George Mann, and hosted by Doctor Who editor Andrew James, this panel will reveal upcoming plans for Titan’s Doctor Who and Torchwood comics, giving fans the first scoop on 2018 happenings. This highly anticipated panel will take place on Saturday, October 7, at 7:45PM in room 1A24.

All attendees will receive a free Doctor Who goodie bag bundle of Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctor comics.

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

Thursday 5th October

LIVESTAGE: Hard Case Crime
Guests: Charles Ardai (Editor), Sylvain Runberg (Writer), Cynthia von Buhler (Creator)
Time: 11:45am – 12:00pm
Location: NYCC Livestream Stage

LIVESTAGE: Assassin’s Creed
Guests: Andrew James (Editor), Anouk Bachman (Brand manager)
Time: 1:45pm – 2:00pm
Location: NYCC Livestream Stage

SIGNING: The Death Of Stalin
Guest: Fabien Nury (Creator)
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Booth #1669 – French Comics Association

PANEL: Gaming & Titan Comics: Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein 2 and Dishonored Panel
Guests: Ryan O’Sullivan (Writer), Ram V (Writer), Dan Watters (Writer)
Time: 7.45pm – 8.45pm
Location: Room 1A21

Giveaways: Free digital comics bundle for every attendee!

Take an exclusive look at what’s coming up for Titan and Bethesda featuring the brand-new comics based on the anticipated Bethesda games; Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein 2 and Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider! Join the creative minds behind these spectacular and bold new comics for an unmissable panel for never-before-seen art previews and special announcements! Each attendee will receive free comics and gifts! More information here

EVENT: The Death of Stalin – Screening
Guests: Fabien Nury (Creator), Armando Iannucci (Director)
Time: 7:45pm – 8.45pm
Location: Room 1A06 (seating capacity 800)

IFC Films presents exclusive clips and a talk back about The Death of Stalin, starring Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor. Based on the graphic novel from Titan Comics, originally published in France, this darkly comic political thriller follows the struggle for supreme power after Stalin’s falling–changing the fate of the nation and the world. And it all really happened. Q&A to follow including director Armando Iannucci and writer Fabien Nury. Give-aways to be announced! More information here

Friday 6th October

LIVESTAGE: Wolfenstein, The Evil Within 2, Dishonored, Quake: Champions Comics
Guests: Ryan O’Sullivan (Writer), Michael Moreci (Writer), Ram V (Writer), Dan Watters (Writer)
Time: 11:00am – 11:30am
Location: NYCC Livestream Stage

SIGNING: Wolfenstein, The Evil Within 2, Dishonored, Quake: Champions Comics
Guests: Ryan O’Sullivan (Writer), Michael Moreci (Writer), Ram V (Writer), Dan Watters (Writer)
Time: 11.45am – 12:45pm
Location: Titan Booth #2142

SIGNING: Robotech
Guests: Michael Dialynas (Artist)
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Titan Booth #2142

Saturday 7th October

SIGNING: Doctor Who
Guests: Nick Abadzis (Writer), Simon Fraser (Artist), Alex Paknadel (Writer), Rob Williams (Writer)
Time: 12pm – 1pm
Location: Titan Booth #2142

SIGNING: Doctor Who
Guests: Cavan Scott (Writer), George Mann (Writer), Rachael Stott (Artist)
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Titan Booth #2142

PANEL: Doctor Who & Torchwood Comics
Guests: Cavan Scott (Writer), George Mann (Writer), Rachael Stott (Artist), Simon Fraser (Artist) and Nick Abadzis (Writer)
Host: Andrew James
Time: 7:45pm – 8:45pm
Location: Room 1A24

Giveaways: Free bundle of digital comics for every attendee!

An unmissable comic book panel packed with exclusive reveals, never-before-seen art previews and special announcements! Get your fix of all things Whovian from our special team of Who comics writers and artists, along with editor Andrew James who will reveal upcoming plans for Titan’s Doctor Who Comics and take you behind the scenes of Titan’s stand-alone Doctor Who comic – created especially for the show! More information here

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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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