Tag Archives: Titan Books

It’s 4-26 — Happy Alien Day! (Get It?)

It’s 4-26 — Happy Alien Day! (Get It?)

Happy Alien Day! Celebrate your favorite xenomorphs with some Alien books! Read More

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The Blacklist: Elizabeth Keen’s Dossier — Fan Approved!

The Blacklist: Elizabeth Keen’s Dossier — Fan Approved!

I’ve written before about my fondness for books filled with pullouts and other ephemera; bonus points are awarded to books that go the extra step and format the pages and/or cover to fit a theme. And then there are books that do it all like the recent Titan Books release of The Blacklist: Elizabeth Keen’s Dossier, an amazing nod to The Blacklist TV show. Read More

‘The Lazarus Gate’ – London vs London in Trippy Alternate World Tale

‘The Lazarus Gate’ – London vs London in Trippy Alternate World Tale

First things first… this is NOT steampunk. Yes, it’s 1890 London, but this is the London we know from history books. Queen Victoria, horse-drawn carriages, and the London Tower… but no goggles or steam-powered ray guns. But whether you’re a fan of steampunk or not, ‘The Lazarus Gate’ is one really cool novel that involves a brewing war between two parallel worlds. Read More

GeekDad Book Review: The Art of John Alvin

GeekDad Book Review: The Art of John Alvin

You know John Alvin’s work, even if you don’t know his name. Starting in 1974, the Massachusetts-born artist created dozens of the movie industry’s most memorable posters, from Blazing Saddles to The Lion King to E.T. and Blade Runner. He also designed a range of other movie-tie-in imagery, like the original Star Wars Concert poster and a popular fifteenth-anniversary Alien print. Read More

Ellen Ripley Is Back!

Ellen Ripley Is Back!

Ripley is Ripley, and we’re not happy if she’s not blasting aliens out of airlocks, going ten rounds in a Powerloader suit, and nuking entire sites from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure, right? So, when Titan Books asked me if I’d like to give a read of their new official trilogy that takes place between the events of Alien and Aliens, I was a bit hesitant. I mean, we all know that Ripley floated peacefully along (with Jones) for 57 years before the salvage crew found the Narcissus. End of story, right? Well, apparently 20th Century Fox knows otherwise, and has contracted three authors, Tim Lebbon, James A. Moore, and Christopher Golden, to fill in the details. Read More

Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz

Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz

f you’re a fan of the original Star Trek (or know someone who is), this is your lucky day. A new oversized book from Titan titled Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz has just been released that contains artwork from artist Ortiz that offers up each of the original episodes as either a movie poster, magazine cover, or book cover. All 80 episodes (this includes The Cage) are made available as 11 x 17 inch prints, and I’m having a very difficult time trying to figure out which one is my favorite and will be pulled out and framed for hanging in my office. Read More

Digital Editions: The Art of Dead Space and The Art of Halo 4 — Plus Giveaways!

Digital Editions: The Art of Dead Space and The Art of Halo 4 — Plus Giveaways!

Titan Books is releasing digital editions of two of their latest books based on popular video games. The Art of Dead Space and The Art of Halo 4 are now available from iTunes. I’m not a Halo player, but I have enjoyed the Dead Space series, and I recently reviewed the print version of The Art of Dead Space and found it to be a book written for the true fan — plenty of concept art, behind-the-scenes stuff, and much more. And that was the print edition! Now, with the digital editions of both books, Titan is providing fans with even more content, including videos with the game creators and bonus galleries. Read More