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Titan Comics Reveals Plans For SDCC 2017

Curious to know what Titan Comics has up its sleeve for Comic Con? Find out in the press release below...


July 14, 2017– This San Diego Comic-Con, Titan Comics brings its biggest ever offering of exciting debuts, SDCC variants, limited editions and special appearances from a host of creators including; Steven Moffat, Terry Dodson, plus many more phenomenal talents from the comics industry.

BBC’s Sherlock co-creator and Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is set to make a special appearance on Thursday July 20, 2017 on Titan’s Sherlock Comics Panel (12PM – 1PM, Room 5AB) to discuss all-things Sherlock manga joined by Sherlock producer Sue Vertue! Expect sneak peeks, art previews, and announcements as they go behind the scenes of the Sherlock TV series adaption comics. Fans will get the chance to meet Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue at a special Sherlock signing at 1.15PM in Autograph Area Table AA21 on Thursday. Tickets will be drawn on Thursday AM so don’t miss out!

Whovians cannot miss Titan’s Doctor Who & Torchwood comics panel on Saturday July 22 at 3.30pm (room 5AB) alongside special Doctor Who guests – writers Nick Abadzis, Richard Dinnick, Cavan Scott, George Mann, and colorist Brian Miller, with Doctor Who editor Andrew James. This special panel is a must-attend for Whovians and Torchwood aficionados alike, delving into upcoming plans for both series as well as new announcements and art reveals.

During the show exclusively at Titan Booth #5537, Titan is releasing a Doctor Who Convention Special comic entitled “The Last Action Figure” - an all-new Doctor Who story featuring the TV show’s current companion, Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie.

Written by Richard Dinnick, with art by Mariano Laclaustra and Carlos Cabrera, this convention special comic comes with two fantastic collectable covers by Alice X. Zhang featuring the Twelfth Doctor and Bill Potts.

Doctor Who fans attending 2017’s San Diego Comic-Con can purchase this special comic, along with a fantastic range of other Doctor Who comics and collections, at the Titan booth #5537. Plus, there’s many opportunities for fans to meet their favorite Doctor Who comic creators, including Nick Abadzis, Paul Cornell, Richard Dinnick, George Mann, Cavan Scott and Alice X. Zhang.

SDCC attendees will get a very special opportunity with a peek behind the curtain at Titan’s Warhammer 40,000 comic series – based in the staggeringly popular dark science fiction universe from Games Workshop. Join Warhammer 40,000 writer George Mann in a special panel on Thursday July 20 at 2.30PM (Room 4) to be among the first to see exclusive art from the new comics including Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III and our latest title, Blood Bowl: More Guts, More Glory, and hear upcoming plans for the series. Warhammer 40,000 fans can get their comics signed by writer George Mann after the panel at 4PM at Titan Booth #5537.

Titan will be exhibiting a number of SDCC exclusives – only available at Titan’s booth #5537 - including a special ashcan with a first look at Titan’s new Fighting American series with a convention special Issue #0 featuring a black and white pencil cover by comic book legend, Terry Dodson! As an extra bonus, Terry Dodson will be signing copies at 12PM on Friday July 21 at Titan Booth #5537.

Protoculture fans should not miss the global debut of Robotech #1, based on the classic ‘80s TV show! To celebrate this debut, Harmony Gold’s Tommy Yune will be signing copies of the comic at Titan Booth #5537 from 1PM. Robotech #1 convention special comes with a stunning cover by Doctor Who artist Rachael Stott! Plus, fans attending the Robotech panel held on Thursday July 20 at 8:30PM (Room 24ABC) will also get a behind-the-scenes look at Issue #1 and exclusive teases behind the series!

Fans of Veep’s Armando Iannucci will not want to miss out on Titan’s limited signed edition of The Death of Stalin – the graphic novel, which inspired the upcoming movie. This limited signed edition comes with an exclusive artcard signed by Armando Iannucci – writer/director of the new The Death of Stalin movie. This is only available at Titan Booth #5537.

To keep up to date with Titan Comics at SDCC follow Titan Comics on Twitter at @comicstitan and on Facebook and Tumblr.

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

THURSDAY – JULY 20, 2017


Time: 12-1PM

Room: 5AB (capacity 485)

Guests: Steven Moffat, Sue Virtue

Join in for a talk on all-things Sherlock manga with showrunner, writer, and producer of the Doctor Who and Sherlock TV series Steven Moffat, joined by producer Sue Vertue. Expect sneak peeks, art previews, and announcements as they go behind the scenes of the Sherlock TV series adaptation comics. Each audience member will receive a free gift!

For more information and to add the panel to your SDCC schedule, visit: /event/BNhH?iframe=no


Time: 1.15-2.15PM

Autograph Area table AA21

Guests: Steven Moffat, Sue Virtue

Tickets: fans pick up limited tickets at Thurs, 9-9.15am

Join Sherlock and Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat and producer Sue Vertue as they sign copies of Titan’s Sherlock comics!


Time: 2.30-3.30PM

Room 4 (capacity 150)

Guests: George Mann

Take an exclusive look at what's coming up for Titan and Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 comics line-featuring Warhammer 40,000 ongoing, Dawn of War, and Blood Bowl. Go behind the scenes of the Dawn of War IIIseries, set within the latest Relic video game, and get the score of brand-new and riotous Blood Bowl comics based on the hit tabletop and game series. Get an exclusive preview of upcoming series Deathwatch ! Join Warhammer writer George Mann (Dark Souls, Doctor Who) and senior editor Andrew James for a jam-packed panel. Each panel attendee will receive an exclusive gift.

For more information and to add the panel to your SDCC schedule, visit: /event/BNiJ?iframe=no


Time: 4pm-5pm

Titan booth #5537

Guests: George Mann

Join George Mann as he signs Warhammer 40,000 comics!

FRIDAY –JULY 21, 2017

SIGNING: FIGHTING AMERICAN #0 Time: 12- 1pm Titan booth #5537 Guest: Terry Dodson

Join Terry Dodson as he signs Fighting American #0!

SATURDAY – JULY 22, 2017


Time: 11am-12noon

Titan booth #5537 Guests: Cavan Scott, Nick Abadzis, George Mann

Join superstar writers Cavan Scott, Nick Abadzis and George Mann as they sign Doctor Who comics!


Time: 1pm-2pm

Titan booth #5537

Guests: Tommy Yune

Join Harmony Gold’s Tommy Yune as he signs his Robotech Blue Line Sketch Variant cover and convention special of Issue #1 of Robotech!


Time: 3.30-4.30PM

Room: 5AB (capacity 485)

Guests: George Mann (Twelfth Doctor), Cavan Scott (Ninth Doctor), Brian Miller (HiFi- colourist team), Nick Abadzis (Tenth Doctor), Richard Dinnick (Convention special)

Get your fix of all things Whovian from writers Cavan Scott, George Mann, and others, along with Doctor Who senior 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 SDCC Doctor Who comic-created especially for the show! Each audience member will receive a free comic!

For more information and to add the panel to your SDCC schedule, visit: /event/BQ2s?iframe=no

SUNDAY – JULY 23, 2017


Time: 1pm- 2pm

Titan booth #5537

Guests: Paul Cornell, Alice X Zhang, Richard Dinnick.

Join writers Paul Cornell and Richard Dinnick with convention special cover artist Alice X. Zhang as they sign Doctor Who comics!



If you are interested in interviewing any of the creators at the show, please send an e-mail to m.


· Doctor Who Convention Special: The Last Action Figure:

- Alice X. Zhang Variant – Twelfth Doctor

- Alice X. Zhang Variant – Bill Potts

· Robotech #1 Convention special: Rachael Stott

· Fighting American #0 – Terry Dodson


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