Doctor Who Comics Day has been initiated all over the world by Titan Comics, coinciding with their release on July 23rd of two new Doctor Who comics series, Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor. There will be plenty of things happening at San Diego Comic Con and in San Diego on Saturday the 26th, but also all over the world and on social media for fan participation.
Retailers who are participating in Doctor Who Comics Day are being sent special posters, including "interactive ones" for customers to use photographically on social media, and those who take part are encouraged to:
Tweet photos of yourself 'wearing' the insta-cosplay posters, to @ComicsTitan and tag them #doctorwhocomics. The best photo will be chosen by our Doctor Who comics editor, Andrew James, and will win a very special goody bag featuring Doctor Who merchandise including an exclusive SDCC toy and signed items!
There's also going to be a free 32-page sampler from Titan Comics including Doctor Who comics available in participating shops on the 26th.
There's so much going on, in fact, on Doctor Who Comics Day, that we'll present a list here for you:
-You can customize your Facebook and Twitter profiles by using the following art:
-You can win Doctor Who comics signed by cover artist Alice X. Zhang by doing the following: Follow @ComicsTitan on Twitter and tweet the below message:
"Two brand-new Doctor Who comics featuring the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors by @ComicsTitan hit comic stores from July 23! #doctorwhocomics"
-You can win a signed exclusive from SDCC of The Beast figure by doing the following: sign up to the Titan Comics Newsletter on July 26 Newsletter signup and one lucky winner will be drawn at random.
-You can participate in the Doctor Who Cosplay Companions Contest: Titan are looking for fans to cosplay as Gabriella Gonzalez and Alice Obiefune – the new companions from the two brand-new Doctor Who ongoing comic series – Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor. The best photo will be chosen by their Doctor Who comics editor, Andrew James will be turned into a variant cover. To enter just tweet your cosplay photos on July 26 to @ComicsTitan and tag them #doctorwhocomics.
-You can meet Doctor Who comics creators, writer Nick Abadzis, and artist Elena Casagrande and cover artist Alice X. Zhang and Doctor Who comics editor Andrew James for Doctor Who signing with a Doctor Who quiz: Location: Comickaze Comic Store, 5517 Ab Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, Ca 92117, San Diego, USA
Day/Time: Saturday July 26, 7:00PM.
-You can participate in the Global Doctor Who Comics Facebook Q&A with Rob Williams and Al Ewing on the Titan Comics Facebook page. To ask a question for Rob and Al just visit the Titan Comics Facebook page on July 26 at 6:00PM (BST) / 5:00PM (GMT) / 1:00PM (EDT) / 10:00AM (PDT).
-You can go to the Doctor Who Comics Panel at San Diego Comic Con with Nick Abadzis, artist Elena Casagrande and cover artist Alice X. Zhang. Every person who attends the panel will receive a special Doctor Who Comics Day pack and the chance to win Doctor Who merchandise, including exclusive SDCC items : Location: San Diego Comic Convention, Room 23ABC, Day/Time: Saturday July 26, 3:00PM – 4:00PM.
-You can attend the signings happening in New York, Bristol UK, Texas, and San Diego. For full details, click here.
-You can look out for special variant covers at the following shops:
Acme Comics & Collectibles, Alakazam Comics, Alien Entertainment, Amazing Fantasy Books & Comics, Austin Books, Bat Comics & Games, Big Planet Comics, Borderland Comics, Collected Comics & Games, Comickaze, Forbidden Planet, Dragon's Lair, Gifts For The Geek, Hastings, Heroes & Fantasies, Madness Games & Comics, Midtown Comics, Newbury Comics, Njoy Games And Comics, Planet Comics, Royal Collectibles, Strange Adventures, Super-Fly Comics And Games, Superheroes In Training, Texas Toyz, Think Geek, Third Eye Comics, Victory Comics and Warp 9. Plus, a Phantom photo variant from comic stores, Jetpack Comics and Larry's Comics.
-You can also look out for San Diego Comic Con Variant Covers by checking out the Titan Comics (booth #5537), the BBC Shop (booth #4129) and Diamond (booth #2401).