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Titan at NYCC

Published on 8 October, 2012

Authored by Titan Books

Now that the final countdown has begun for NEW YORK COMIC-CON 2012, here's TITAN's exciting line-up of events and exclusive offerings  [TITAN BOOTH #832]:

Friday, October 12, 7-7:45pm, Unbound Stage
Moderated by: Alex Zalben

** SHOW EXCLUSIVE: First time available: Scott Campbell's The Great Showdowns

Signing:  Friday, October 12, 12:15pm – 1.15pm (Table 4)

Scott Campbell is a New York native whose art is celebrated around the world.  He is a maker of paintings, illustrations, comics, kid's books and video games.  Part of the Gallery 1988 phenomenon, people flood galleries to see his work and snap up his wondrous and wondrously fun pieces.  Some of his most notable projects include the Great Showdowns series, Igloo Head and Tree Head series, Double Fine Action Comics, Hickee Comics, the children's books Zombie In Love and East Dragon, West Dragon.

Here Scott C. talks about his work recreating some of the best and most iconic moments of movie and TV culture from his latest project The Great Showdowns with Titan Books.   With a foreword by Neil Patrick Harris (a fan who owns several originals from the series), The Great Showdowns collects the most memorable moments of melee, interpreted by Scott in his inimitable style, including Chief Brody vs Jaws, Die Hard’s John McClane vs broken glass, Ripley vs the Alien Queen and even Spinal Tap vs an undersized model of Stonehenge.

Friday, October 12, 7:45- 8:45pm, Room 1A08
Moderated by: Andrew Sumner

** SHOW EXCLUSIVE: First time available: Walter Simonson's Alien The Illustrated Story: Original Art Edition!

Signing: Sunday, October 5, Table 5, 11am – 12pm

Walter Simonson, who lives in New York, is one of the most highly regarded comics creators around, having written, pencilled or inked Batman, The Hulk and Superman, to name but a few!  He was awarded the 2010 Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2010 Harvey Awards.  Here he discusses his ground-breaking work on the original Alien graphic novel, republished and re-mastered by Titan Books.  Walter reveals how, so early in his career, he came to work with Ridley Scott on one of the most famous films of the 20th Century, and what it was like to work with Archie Goodwin, a legend in the comic industry.  Fans also will learn how it became possible to reproduce the original artwork for so seminal a project, more than 30 years later!

Presenting for the very first time: the definitive artist's edition to the greatest Sci-Fi horror ever produced.

JOE SIMON TRIBUTE PANEL – Comic Con commemorates the late comics legend.
Friday, October 12 5:15-6:15pm, Room 1A01
Panellists: Stephen Saffel, Paul Levitz, Jim Simon, and more!

Celebrating the life of Joe Simon, co-creator of Captain America, creative partner of Jack Kirby, and the man who hired Stan Lee for his first job.  It's the day after what would have been his 99th birthday, and we'll party the way Joe would have like it!  Steve, Paul, and Jim will be joined by a group of surprise guests, and lucky attendees will be eligible to receive exciting birthday presents -- including a copy of Joe's autobiography, signed by Joe!

JOE SIMON items available at TITAN BOOTH #832: Best of Simon & Kirby; Joe Simon: My Life in Comics; Simon & Kirby Superheroes; Simon & Kirby Crime; Fighting American t-shirts. PLUS - original Simon & Kirby lithograph prints, signed by Joe Simon!


Sparth (Awakening: The Art of Halo 4)
Fri 12, Halo Booth (#2045), 11am

Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey)
Sat 13, Titan Booth (832), 10am

Roger Gibson & Vince Danks (Harker)
Sat 13, Titan Booth (832) 2pm – 3pm

Christopher Shy (Dead Space: Liberation)
Sun 14, Titan Booth (832), 1pm