January 19, 2014
BBC Worldwide Americas has signed a global deal with publisher Titan Comics to provide a universe of new Doctor Who comic adventures.
The deal will open up the world of Doctor Who and provide fans with new stand-alone adventures featuring the Tenth Doctor, Eleventh Doctor and after the launch of Series 8, the Twelfth Doctor. Creative and production teams will be announced in the coming weeks and the first comic books will be released in 2014.
Titan Comics is the comics and graphic novel division of global publishing giant Titan, a pioneer that has proven itself over three decades with internationally-recognized brands such as James Bond and Sherlock Holmes, as well as creator-owned successes like Tank Girl, Lenore, and Death Sentence. Titan's magazine division is the largest publisher of licensed entertainment properties, and one of the most successful independent publishing operations in the US, with a recent six-week run at #1 in the New York Times bestseller list.