open
Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Publishers

Titan Books

Titan Books

Founded: 1982
Founded by: Nick Landau
Location: Titan House
144 Southwark Street
London, England SE1 0UP
UK
Titles/Circulation:
Links:


History

Titan Books was founded in 1982 and for many years operated out of the Forbidden Planet store in Drury Lane, London (UK). In 2000, now a part of TEG the company moved to its current residence on Southwark Street in South London, not far from the Tate Modern. Titan Books originally came to prominence as the first British trade paperback/reprint publisher for long-running UK comics anthology series 2000 AD's –focusing primarily on the lead character Judge Dredd. However it soon added to its roster with a major distribution deal with DC Comics – starting with The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller in 1986. The DC Comics deal was in many ways the first deal of it’s kind, bringing Graphic Novels produced by the comics giant to UK books and entertainment stores, making popular characters like Batman, Superman and the Green Lantern available to a general audience. This was quite an innovation and helped pave the way for a burgeoning Graphic Novels market in the UK today.

In 1992 Titan Distribution was sold to Diamond Comics and the team who co-owned the company parted ways. Nick Landau and Vivian Cheung took over full ownership of Forbidden Planet and in 1993 launched the umbrella company Titan Entertainment Group. It was in the 1990’s that Titan Books seized on the opportunity to begin publishing movie and television tie-in books. Fans of major sci-fi and supernatural movies and TV shows were hungry to learn more about how they were made. With lavish art, concept drawings, info on special effects and interviews with the cast and creators, these books take you behind the scenes of some of the biggest shows and movies of their time. Some of the very earliest tie in books came from Alien, Terminator, Star Trek and Star Wars amongst many others.

In 1995 TEG launched Titan Magazines to help provide a swelling audience of thirsty fans more information on their favourite shows in a current and up-to-date way, launching magazines for Star Trek, Star Wars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, X-Files and many others. With fans ever hungry for more, Titan produced many fiction tie-in titles that took stories of major movies and shows further, introducing major new canon story-lines for key and minor players in each franchise. Some of the earliest fiction Titan produced was for Star Trek Next Generation, and has since grown to include Alien and Aliens, Terminator, Planet of the Apes and many TV shows including X-files, Supernatural, 24 and Fringe.


Submission Details

The majority of our fiction titles are licensed from overseas publishers or acquired through agents.

At present, we are not looking for any general fiction submissions, (ie novels or short stories) and, in particular, we do not require ideas or manuscripts for children’s books. We are interested to hear from writers who would be interested in working on licensed fiction we have already contracted.

Please send initially a brief synopsis and covering letter only, not a full manuscript.


Works in the WWEnd Database

 2020
 2020
 2020
 2020
 2020
 2020
 2020
 2020
 2020
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2019
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2019
 2018
 2018
 2018
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2017
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2019
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2018
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2016
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2018
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2016
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2015
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2015
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2014
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2015
 2013
 2013
 2013
 2012
 2014
 2014
 2014
 2012
 2012
 2013
 2012
 2014
 2012
 2012
 2011
 2011
 2011
 2011
 2011
 2011
 2012
 2014
 2012
 2014
 2010
 2012
 2011
 2009
 2014
 2012
 2014
 2012
 2012
 2011
 2012
 2013
 2013
 2012
 2000
 2015
 2014
 2013
 2012
 1993
 1993
 1992
 1992
 2013
 1991
 1991
 1990
 1989
 1988
 1988
 1988
 1988
 1988
 1987
 1990
 1987
 1987
 1996
 1996
 1989
 1990
 2014
 1989
 1996
 1996
 1991
 1988
 2013
 2012
 1988
 1996
 1988
 1995
 2013
 1994
 1993
 1994
 1994
 1994
 1996
 1995
 1994
 1995
 1993
 1994
 1994
 1993
 1992
 2013
 2011
 2013
 2013
 2012
 2013
 2013
 2013
  

  

  

  

  


Authors Published

• Mercedes Lackey  • Tim Lebbon  • Kim Newman  • Philip Farmer  • George Mann  • Melinda Snodgrass  • Sondra Marshak  • Myrna Culbreath  • Jason Hough  • Adam McGechan  • William Dietz  • James Lovegrove  • Sunand Joshi  • John Hemry  • J. Dillard  • Marilyn Abbey  • Victoria Schwab  • Robert Asprin  • Alan Foster  • Guy Adams  • Stephen Jones  • Freda Warrington  • Mark Morris  • Jason Pargin  • Jonathan Wood  • Gabriel Denning  • David Goodman  • Greg Keyes  • Daniel Godfrey  • Thomas DeWeese  • Lois Gresh  • Christian Humberg  • Danie Ware  • Bennett Coles  • Cherie Priest  • Tim Akers  • Christopher Golden  • Michael Moorcock  • John Adams  • Gareth Powell  • Ari Marmell  • Ann Crispin  • J. Keyes  • Weston Ochse  • Michael Friedman  • Diane Carey-Brodeur  • Gordon Eklund  • Kathleen Goldin  • Andrew Lane  • Alexander Irvine  • Samit Basu  • James Blaylock  • Christopher Priest  • Joe Haldeman  • Vonda McIntyre  • Gregory Bear  • Patricia Cadigan  • Gardner Dozois  • Clay Griffith  • Susan Griffith  • Bryn Neuenschwander  • Nigel Foster  • Deborah Wolf   • Patrick Edwards  • Bernd Perplies  • James Brogden  • S. Jae-Jones  • M. T. Hill  • Gary Kemble  • Robert Brockway  • Nina Allan  • R. Belcher  • Bryan Schmidt  • Christina Henry  • Drew Karpyshyn  • Christopher Husberg  • Kieran Shea  • Alan Smale  • Eugene Roddenberry  • A. Aguirre  • Karina Cooper   • Win Eckert  • Christopher Carey  • Victor Gischler  • Charlie Anders  • Hy Bender  • William Cox  • Marc Turner  • Helen Marshall  • Aliya Whiteley  • Edgar Cantero  • Christie Golden  • Una McCormack  • Stephen Goldin  • David Kowalski  • Paul Tremblay  • Alex White  • Francesco Dimitri  • Abbie Bernstein  • Nick Andreychuk  • Mac Walters  • Bryan Camp  • J. Nicholas  • Agnes Gomillion  • Adrienne Young  • Tim Major  • Marian Womack  • Laurell Hamilton  • Conrad Williams  • Daryl Gregory  • Charles Yu  • David Drake  • Nora Jemisin  • Sean Williams  • Roger Levy  • Jerrold Friedman  • George Martin  • David Brin  • Neil Gaiman  • John Brunner  • Paul McAuley  • Eleanor Arnason  • Alastair Reynolds  • Gwyneth Jones  • Jack Haldeman  • James Swallow  • Judith Lawrence Blish  • Nancy Holder  • James Moore  • John Peel  • Paul Kemp  • Peter David  • Rajan Khanna 


Images

No images currently exist for this publisher. Be the first to add one.

Submit an Image