Titan Books

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Titan Books
Parent company Titan Entertainment Group
Founded 1981
Country of origin Great Britain
Headquarters location Bankside, London, UK
Key people Nick Landau (MD)
Vivian Cheung Landau
Katy Wild
Publication types Books, Graphic novels
Nonfiction topics Film, Television
Fiction genres Reference, Fiction
Official website http://www.titanbooks.com

Titan Publishing Group is an independently owned British publishing company, established in 1981. It is based at offices in London's Bankside area. The books division has two main areas of publishing: film and television tie-ins, and cinema reference books; and graphic novels and comics references and art titles. The company is a division of Titan Entertainment Group, which also owns Titan Magazines. As of 2011, Titan Books' editorial director was Katy Wild.

Film and television[edit]

Titan Books is a publisher of film, video game and TV tie-in books. As of 2011, the company publishes on average 30 to 40 such titles per year, across a range of formats from "making of" books to screenplays to TV companions and novels, and has a backlist reprint programme.

Comics[edit]

Titan Books also publishes trade paperbacks and graphic novels in the UK and United States. The company has a backlist of over 1,000 graphic novels. Its titles include such licensed characters and properties as Batman, Doctor Who, Heroes, Nemi, Superman, 2000AD, the Vertigo comic-book title Sandman, The Simpsons, Star Wars, Tank Girl, The Real Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, The Walking Dead, Roy of the Rovers, WWE Heroes and World of Warcraft.

Comic, art and fiction[edit]

Titan Books’ range of fiction includes novelisations of such films as Terminator Salvation, Iron Man, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, and The Dark Knight Rises.

Titan also publishes coffee table books on animation, popular culture, collectibles and comic and fantasy art.

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