Titan Books is bringing cult favorite Roman Dirge’s new book to Comic-Con along with geektastic exclusives from legends Joe Simon and Drew Struzan and much more!
Full press release after the jump.
Amazing Array of New Products and Exclusives from Titan for Comic Con 2011
The final countdown has begun for SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2011. Here at THE TITAN BOOTH, things are gearing up for a great Con, with guest favorites, amazing show exclusives, and an enviable prize draw on Booth 5537!
Roman Dirge – Celebrating a New Art Collection, Taxidermied, new issue of Lenore Comic, and Lenore Merchandise.
Roman is appearing in a panel on Friday 22nd July 11:00am-12:00pm to discuss his new stunning full-color collection of original artwork, Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge, and his much-loved Lenore comic series (Room 23ABC). He will also be signing copies of both the new book and comic in Autograph Alley AA2 on Friday from 12:30pm-1:30pm (Line ticket drawing to be held 9:00 a.m on Friday in the Autograph Area).
The Con will be the first opportunity to see Taxidermied, a lavish hardback of rare and previously unpublished artwork with commentary by Dirge himself and Lenore Vol II # 3, ‘Where Pooty At’, available in two variant covers. Titan Merchandise will also have their latest Lenore T Shirts and mugs debuting for sale on the booth.
Drew Struzan – Oeuvre (Limited Edition with print)
Fans of Drew Struzan will be thrilled to learn of his special appearance at the Con this year for the unveiling of a special poster for the new film Cowboys & Aliens created at the request of the film’s producers, but that’s not all!
Booth 5537 will also be the place you can get hold of a Limited Edition of Drew’s gorgeous new book Drew Struzan: Oeuvre. Struzan has created some of the most iconic movie poster images of the last 30 years, from Raiders of the Lost Ark to Star Wars: Episode III. With an Introduction by George Lucas, Oeuvre features over 300 pieces of art, including all of Drew’s most iconic movie images, as well as other highlights of his career, from album, book and comic book covers, to stamps, trading cards and original works. This sumptuous signed and numbered slipcased hardcover edition also comes with a signed and numbered art print.
Joe Simon – My Life in Comics, Signed Autobiography by Joe Simon, plus all-new Fighting American T-Shirts
In his very own words, this is the life of Joe Simon, half of the famous creative team Simon and Kirby. Simon began his prolific career in the Great Depression, and his autobiography reveals what it was like to bring comics out of their infancy, as they became an American art form. Pick up a copy with exclusive bookplate signed by one of the most important figures in comics history!
Titan Merchandise will also be debuting their Simon & Kirby Fighting American T Shirt designs – available for sale only on Booth 5537.
Other Titan Exclusives at the Con
Hardware: The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss – Limited Edition
With his colorful spaceships, intricate machines and futuristic cities, Chris Foss revolutionized the science fiction book covers of the 1970s and the 1980s. Hardware is a comprehensive collection of covers Chris Foss created for modern science fiction, including for Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy, E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith’s Lensman series, and works by A. E. Van Vogt and Philip K. Dick. Presented in a slipcase with an alternative cover, this signed limited edition features an extra 8-page Foss book cover gallery and a signed Chris Foss print in an envelope.
Zack Snyder’s The Art of Sucker Punch, with New Cover and Signed Book Plates (Comic-Con Exclusive)
In this stunning official book, Zack Snyder (300 and Watchmen) guides you through the many amazing worlds and characters of Sucker Punch, with eye-popping production art and stunning photographs by Clay Enos (Watchmen: Portraits). This Comic-Con Exclusive, limited to only 50 copies, boasts a specially designed Bookplate illustrated by Alex Pardee and signed by Zack Snyder himself!
Other Exclusives at the Booth
Booth 5537 will also be where to find a copy of the TANK GIRL: SKIDMARKS trade paperback, signed by the artist Rufus Dayglo, and signed copies of the gorgeous HAGAR THE HORRIBLE 1974/1975! Collecting strip from June 1974 to November 1975, this is the continuing quest of Hagar the Horrible, the world’s mildest marauder, to put food on the family table and loot in his coffers.
You’ll be able to buy exclusive signed copies of BEETLE BAILEY 1965, a hardback gift-book collection of MORT WALKER’s forever young, and forever enlisted, lay-about Private.
Doctor Who fans can buy Titan Merchandise’s exclusive range of made-in-London, never-before-available-in-the-USA limited edition Doctor Who T Shirts, only available at Booth 5537!
Plus you can stop by Booth 5537 and enter a drawing to win an amazing 32GB iPAD.