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Titan Comics solicitations for July 2013

April 18th, 2013 by Christopher Williams Comments

Our friends over at Titan Comics are hitting us with a slew of awesome releases for July. Head over to your local shop and check these books out.

A1 Annual

Writer(s): Ron Marz, Matt Wagner, Dave Johnson, Tom Raney, Rufus Dayglo, Andy Kuhn, Dave Dorman, Mark A. Nelson, W.H. Rauf and more…

Artist Name(s): Jim Steranko, Dave Wilkins, Sami Basri, Alex Horley, Tom Raney, Brian Smith, D’Israeli, Garrie Gastonny, Mark A. Nelson, Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau, Garry Leach, Dave Johnson, Barnaby Bagenda, Sakti Yuwono, Dave Dorman, Steve White, Kai Lim, Andy Kuhn, Philip Tan, Rhoald Marcellius, Michael T. Gilbert, Sunny Gho, Doug Braithwaite and more…

Covers: Comes with two covers to collect, including a special Diamond exclusive cover by Jim Steranko and Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau!

Page Count: 176pp

Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC

Retail Price: $22.99

Street Date: October 9, 2013

A1 has always been a laboratory for creators to experiment and innovate, to break away from corporate creations and unleash their own ideas. Already proving a success with the new monthly comic book, this first all-new A1 Annual marks the thrilling return of the award-winning graphic anthology series to bookshelves everywhere! Inside these oversized pages, a Who’s Who of comics’ talent – past, present and future – spread their imaginative wings across a gripping selection of all-new short stories. Which ones will be the breakout, creator-owned characters of tomorrow?!

Island in the Sky – written by JOE SIMON, penciled by JACK KIRBY and inked by AL WILLIAMSON.

Tales of Old Fennario – written and drawn by SANDY PLUNKETT

Terror of the Lesbian Nudist Colony – written by SCOTT HAMPTON and MARK KNEECE and illustrated by SCOTT HAMPTON

The Riddle of the Recalcitrant Refuse – written by ALAN MOORE and illustrated by MICHAEL T. GILBERT with WILLIAM LOEBS and DARCY & KEVIN HORN.

Emily Almost – written and drawn by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

A Question of Priorities – written by DAVE ELLIOTT, drawn by TOBY CYPRESS and color by SAKTI YUWONO

Solid Gold Death Mask – written and drawn by RUFUS DAYGLO

The Boston Metaphysical Society – written by MADELEINE HOLLY-ROSING and illustrated by EMILY HU

The Odd Ball – written with layouts and color by NORMAN FELCHE and illustrated by ALEX SHEIKMAN.

Where The Gods Are – written and illustrated by MARK A. NELSON.

Origin of Evil – written by DAVE ELLIOTT and illustrated by BARNABY BAGENDA and JESSICA KHOLINNE

Raging Rod – written and drawn by DAVE JOHNSON

Little Star – written and illustrated by DOMINIC REGAN

Numbercruncher #3

Writer(s): Si Spurrier

Artist Name(s): P.J. Holden

Cover Artist(s): P.J. Holden

Colorist: Jordie Bellaire

Number of Issues in Series: 4

Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC

Page Count: 32pp

Price: $3.99

Street Date: September 11, 2013

Bastard Zane is hot on the Mathematician’s heels, as the reincarnating schemer dives back through time and lifetimes to be with the woman he loves, again and again, across a hundred different incarnations!

The Divine Calculator wants the Mathematician’s mind under his contract, and Zane wants his freedom from the fulfilment of the same… so it’s time to warm up his maths-driven accident gun – and kill the bloody genius as many bloody times as he can bloody reincarnate!

But when you’re dealing with a dead man as smart as this one, things are never going to go smoothly!

Chronos Commandos: Dawn Patrol #3

Writer(s): Stuart Jennett

Artist Name(s): Stuart Jennett

Cover Artist(s): Stuart Jennett

Number of Issues in Series: 5

Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC

Page Count: 32pp

Price: $3.99

Street Date: September 4, 2013

Trapped in the past, surrounded by starving velociraptors, and liberally daubed in blood, the Sarge and his squad are in their tightest spot yet!

But there’s no time to linger on their slim chance of escape – they’re sharing the Cretaceous with the Nazi time crew who’ve stolen an Allied Chronosphere – a piece of tech that could tilt the Time War in the Nazis’ favor! It’s up to the Sarge to take it back – or die trying!

Pulse-pounding painted pulpcore action, just like Mama always made!


Writer(s): Dan Boultwood

Artist Name(s): Dan Boultwood

Number of Issues in Series: 4

Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC

Page Count: 32pp

Price: $3.99

Street Date: September 4, 2013

Director Dan Boultwood contains his lost B-movie SF ‘classic’!

The alien robot known as GRURK has been temporarily waylaid by industrial quantities of bunting, but its inexorable march towards London cannot be stopped! In the village of Trumpington Abbey, space scientist Dr. Boy Brett and his lady-assistant Doris Night (a lady) welcome the arrival of the British Army – but do the soldiers herald a heightened level of competence… or a right royal Carry On? And what part does a field-full of mouldy turnips have to play in the enfolding cosmic drama?!

A blast for fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and classic low-budget science fiction, this gorgeous, affectionate pastiche will keep you guessing – and laughing – throughout!

Tomorrowland #2

Writer(s): Paul Jenkins

Artist Name(s): Alti Firmansyah, Beny Maulana of Stellar Labs

Number of Issues in Series: 4

Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC

Page Count: 32pp

Price: $3.99

Street Date: August 21, 2013

The music-led adventure from the Eisner award-winning writer of Wolverine: Origin and The Darkness continues!

Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, DJs at the world-renowned Tomorrowland festival, have been pulled into an eternal war between the forces of creation and destruction. Can they turn the tide in favour of creativity over the course of just one festival – even with William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, and hundreds of creators from throughout history on their side?!

Buckle in for a fantasy ride like no other!

A1 #4

Writer(s): Dave Elliot, W.H. Rauf

Artist Name(s): Barnaby Bagenda, Sami Basri, Sakti Yuwono, Jessica Kholinne, Garrie Gastony, Rhoald Marcelius

Cover Artist(s): 3 covers to collect – Sami Basri and Sakti Yuwono (Weirding Willows), Garrie Gastonny and Sakti Yuwono (Odyssey), Rhoald Marcellius and Sakti Yuwono (Carpe Diem)

Number of Issues in Series: 6 (monthly)

Full Color, B&W, or partial color: FC

Page Count: 36pp

Price: $3.99

Street Date: September 4, 2013

WEIRDING WILLOWS: There’s a dinosaur from Hollow Earth loose in the Weir and she’s eating Farmer McGregor’s sheep! Can Alice and Frankenstein’s Monster stop her – before McGregor puts down this purple T-rex for good?!

What do you get when you cross soldiers, superheroes, supervillains with a truckload of guns, in a children’s hospital in Iraq?! This month’s ODYSSEY, that’s what!


Grab your woods and irons, and join the CarpeDIEm agents as they battle a haunted putt-putt golf arena – where deadly surprises wait in every hole!

Well, that’s it for July. Stay tuned to The Nerd as we deliver all the action Titan has coming your way.


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Christopher is self-billed as the World's Coolest Nerd (meaning he wears glasses and is clumsy, but he never earned good marks in school). He loves all things Star Wars and superhero related such as comics, books, cartoons and movies. He's a husband and father who somehow manages to keep up with his pastimes since his day job mainly consists of sitting around a store with not much to do. He's very outspoken and wants to share his opinions with the world, or at least his fellow nerds. You can follow him on Twitter @AUDone44.