Doctor Who, Yellow Submarine and more the focus of Titan Comics San Diego Comic-Con plans

Titan Comics will be revealing several new exciting debuts, limited editions and special SDCC variants of their Doctor Who and other series at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018.  They’ll also be hosting several special appearances and signing opportunities with the creators including Jody Houser (Thirteenth Doctor), Max Allan Collins (Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer), V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince), and Bill Morrison (The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine).

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, there will be the opportunity to join writer/artist Bill Morrison, inker Andrew Pepoy and colourist Nathan Kane as they sign copies of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine graphic novel adaptation, which exclusively debuts at SDCC ahead of its 28th August release.

Saturday 21st July is Titan’s special Doctor Who-themed day at the massive annual American event, as the Thirteenth Doctor comic writer Jody Houser will be introducing fans to her new series on the Thirteenth Doctor in a Doctor Who Comic panel held at 5.30pm.

She’ll be joined on the panel by creators Cavan Scott, George Mann, Paul Cornell, and Kelly Yates, on a journey through space and time as Titan Comics brand manager Chris Thompson hosts this special event dedicated to Doctor Who Comics.

There will also be an exclusive SDCC cover by Kelly Yates of Doctor Who: Road To The Thirteenth Doctor – Tenth Doctor #1that both Jody Houser and Kelly Yates will sign on Saturday 21st July, from 11.00am until noon.  But that isn’t the only Doctor Who signing event on Saturday. George Mann will be signing Doctor Who Lost Dimension Volume 1 & 2, Doctor Who: The Supremacy Of The Cybermen and Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year One between 1.00 – 2.00pm, while Richard Dinnick and Paul Cornell will sign copies of the Doctor Who: Four Doctors, Doctor Who: Third Doctor and Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor Time Trials – A Confusion Of Angels from 3.30 – 4.30pm.

Cavan Scott is also at SDCC but his signing event occurs Thursday 19th July.  He’ll be signing copies of Doctor Who Lost Dimension Volume 1 & 2Doctor Who: The Supremacy of The Cybermen and Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year One, Vikings and as well as TEKKEN.

All signing events will occur at the Titan Comic booth #5537.

Titan Comics will also be covering its other offerings including Max Allan Collins’ Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer,  V.E. Schwab’  Shades of Magic: The Steel Princeand Bill Morrison’s The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine.

The Titan Comics booth signings and panel information:

Titan Comic at SDCC

THURSDAY, JULY 19

SIGNING: THE BEATLES’ YELLOW SUBMARINE

Thursday, July 19; 11-12PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, join writer/artist Bill Morrison, inker Andrew Pepoy and colourist Nathan Kane as they sign copies of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine graphic novel adaptation, which exclusively debuts at SDCC ahead of its August 28 release.

PANEL: CELEBRATING MICKEY SPILLANE’S CENTENARY

Thursday, July 19; 12:30-1:30PM; Room 24ABC

In this special anniversary discussion, Titan Publishing’s Andrew Sumner sits down with writer Max Allan Collins (Quarry’s War, Road To Perdition) to discuss the life and legacy of Mickey Spillane in what would have been his centenary year. They delve into the history of his most famous creation, Mike Hammer, along with his return to comics in an all-new Titan series based on one of Mickey’s original plots.

Guest: Max Allan Collins; Presenter: Andrew Sumner (Titan)

SIGNING: CAVAN SCOTT

Thursday, July 19; 12:30-1:30PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join writer Cavan Scott as he signs copies of Doctor Who Lost Dimension Volume 1 & 2, Doctor Who: The Supremacy of The Cybermen and Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year One, Vikings and TEKKEN.

SIGNING: MAX ALLAN COLLINS

Thursday, July 19; 2-3PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join Max Allan Collins as he signs copies of Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer #1 comic, which comes with an exclusive SDCC cover by famed artist Robert McGinnis (James Bond, Breakfast at Tiffany’s)! Max will also be signing copies of his recent graphic novel Quarry’s War, and new novels – The Last Stand and Killing Town.

PANEL: STATIX PRESS: BRINGING THE BEST OF THE WORLD’S COMICS TO A U.S. AUDIENCE

Thursday, July 19; 2:30-3:30PM; Room 4

Comics have such a rich history across the globe, yet so few are being translated into English for US audiences to enjoy. Titan Comics is changing that with their bold new imprint, Statix Press, which debuted last year. Join Publishers Weekly’s Heidi Macdonald along with writer/artist Helge Vogt (Alisik), brand manager Chris Thompson (Statix Press), and buyer Terence Irvins (Kinokuniya Books) to discuss the international comics scene and what the industry is like across Europe (and around the world).

Guests: Heidi Macdonald (Publishers Weekly), Helge Vogt (writer/artist, Alisik), Terence Irvins (Kinokuniya Books); Presenter: Chris Thompson (Statix Press)

SIGNING: HELGE VOGT

Thursday, July 19; 4-5PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join writer/artist Helge Vogt as he signs copies of his critically acclaimed graphic novel, Alisik.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

SIGNING: ROBOTECH

Friday, July 20; 11AM-12PM;Titan Comics booth #5537

Join Harmony Gold’s Tommy Yune as he signs copies of Robotech comics and graphic novels.

PANEL: V.E. SCHWAB’S A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC: FROM PROSE TO PANELS

Friday, July 20; 12-1PM; Room 4

V.E. Schwab’s best-selling novel series, Shades of Magic, makes the jump to comics this year with an all-new comic series written by Victoria herself. In this special spotlight panel, Victoria will discuss the origins of this critically-acclaimed world and how comics enable her to tell new stories that have never been seen before.

Guest: V.E. Schwab; Presenter: Brigid Alverson (Publishers Weekly)

SIGNING: V.E. SCHWAB

Friday, July 20; 1:30-2:30PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join award-winning author V.E. Schwab as she signs copies of Shades Of Magic: The Steel Prince ashcan

SATURDAY, JULY 21

SIGNING: DOCTOR WHO: JODY HOUSER AND KELLY YATES

Saturday, July 21; 11AM-12PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join writer Jody Houser and cover artist Kelly Yates as they sign copies of Doctor Who: Road To The Thirteenth Doctor – Tenth Doctor #1, which comes with an exclusive SDCC cover.

SIGNING: DOCTOR WHO: GEORGE MANN

Saturday, July 21; 1-2PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join writer George Mann as he signs copies of Doctor Who Lost Dimension Volume 1 & 2, Doctor Who: The Supremacy Of The Cybermen and Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year One.

SIGNING: DOCTOR WHO: RICHARD DINNICK & PAUL CORNELL

Saturday, July 21; 3:30-4:30PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join writers Richard Dinnick and Paul Cornellas they sign copies of Doctor Who Four Doctors, Doctor Who: The Third Doctor and Doctor Who Twelfth Doctor Time Trials – A Confusion Of Angels.

PANEL: DOCTOR WHO: THE ROAD TO THE THIRTEENTH DOCTOR

Date: Saturday, July 21; 5:30-6:30PM; Room 7AB

With the upcoming debut of the first female Doctor and the impending launch of her own comic series, Titan Comics’ Doctor Who creators discuss the past, present and future of this amazing franchise. Join Titan Comics brand manager Chris Thompson as he chats with Thirteenth Doctor writer Jody Houser, along with creators Richard Dinnick, Cavan Scott, George Mann, Paul Cornell and Kelly Yates, on a journey through space and time.

Guests: Jody Houser (writer, The Thirteenth Doctor), Richard Dinnick (writer, The Twelfth Doctor), Cavan Scott (writer, The Ninth Doctor), Paul Cornell (writer, The Third Doctor), George Mann (writer, The Twelfth Doctor), Kelly Yates (Doctor Who cover artist); Presenter: Chris Thompson (Titan)

SUNDAY, JULY 22

PANEL: THE BEATLES’ YELLOW SUBMARINE SURFACES IN A NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL

Sunday, July 22; 10-11AM; Room 25ABC

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, Titan Comics are proud to release the official graphic novel adaptation, which debuts at SDCC 2018. See the Blue Meanies come to vivid life as The Hollywood Reporter’s Graeme McMillan chats with writer/artist Bill Morrison (The Simpsons) about the years he’s spent working on this deeply personal project.

Guest: Bill Morrison, Andrew Pepoy and Nathan Kane; Presenter: Graeme McMillan (The Hollywood Reporter)

SIGNING: THE BEATLES’ YELLOW SUBMARINE

Sunday, July 22; 11:30AM-12:30PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, join writer/artist Bill Morrison, inker Andrew Pepoy and colourist Nathan Kane as they sign copies of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine graphic novel adaptation, which exclusively debuts at SDCC ahead of its 28th August release.

SIGNING: V.E. SCHWAB

Sunday, July 22; 2:30-3:30PM; Titan Comics booth #5537

Join award-winning author V.E. Schwab as she signs copies of Shades Of Magic: The Steel Prince ashcan

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", working as an editor, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years. His credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel UK and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines. He also edited STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics, including Team M.O.B.I.L.E. and The Beatles Story. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare” for Tian Books. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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