titan iii

The Martian AU where on Mars, the crew of a ship called the Titan III runs a manned mission to the red planet. The mission is commanded by Levi Ackerman, who also doubles as the mission’s navigator. Connie Springer, the pilot of the Titan III. Doctor Jean Kirschtein, a biologist and the mission’s flight surgeon. Mikasa Ackerman, the system’s operator of the Titan III. Geologist Eren Jaeger. Chemist Sasha Braus. And engineer Armin Arlert who happens to be particularly close to Eren and Mikasa.

In the event of a violent dust storm, the crew is forced to leave the planet. In midst of the chaos, the crew is lead to believe that Armin is dead, after he is hit by debris and thrown far away from them. His radio is disabled and his suit is unable to read them his vitals. 

To ensure that no more of his crew members die, Levi tells his crew to get onto their ship so Connie can take them back to their orbiting vessel, the Maria.

Unknown to the Titan III crew, Armin survived the storm and the trauma and is left very much alive. When he wakes up after the storm, he realizes that he is left stranded on a planet, alone with no way out. 

With only his wits left to keep him alive, Armin decides that he must do what he has always been good at: Science-ing the shit outta the situation. 




(July 8, 2016) Games Workshop and Titan Comics are thrilled to announce the exciting creative team of writer George Mann (Dark Souls, Warhammer Black Library, Eighth Doctor) and artists Tazio Bettin (Independence Day, Sally of the Wasteland) and Enrica Eren Angiolini who kick-off the phenomenal new Warhammer 40,000 comic series this October!

Now in its seventh edition, the ever-popular tabletop miniatures war game Warhammer 40,000 continues to go from strength to strength. The universe is also explored in dozens of best-selling novels, roleplaying and card games, apps and videogames. Additionally the new Dawn Of War III videogame has been announced for 2017 and looks set to join the previous two games in the series as both a critical and sales smash hit!

Hitting stores on October 12, 2016, the new Warhammer 40,000 comic sees Mann and Bettin take the series to new heights with the first adventure, entitled “Will of Iron”. The story follows Baltus, a Dark Angel newly-elevated to the rank of Space Marine, as he is baptized on the bloody battlefield and uncovers the price his Chapter has paid for victory! Secrets as old as the Horus Heresy are on the verge of being revealed…

This hotly anticipated debut issue comes with five art covers to collect by artists Tazio Bettin & Enrica Eren Angiolini, John McCrea & Dee Cunniffe, Fabio Listrani, Boo Cook, and Nick Percival, plus a blank sketch cover.

“I’ve long had an affinity with the rich, gothic universe of Warhammer 40,000, and it’s a privilege to be able to continue it in this way, crafting stories brimming with intrigue, suspicion, heroism and conflict,” says writer George Mann. “Terrible things await the Dark Angels beyond the warp veil of Calaphrax. We’ve got big plans, and we’re about to embark on a terrifying mission into the darkest recesses of the universe. May the Emperor of Mankind protect us!”

Fans can get a special first look at this thrilling new series at the San Diego Comic-Con Warhammer 40,000 panel on Thursday 21st July (1:30pm - 2:30pm) located in Room 4. This panel is not to be missed and will have artwork previews, announcements and exciting reveals from Warhammer 40,000 writer George Mann and editor Andrew James.

Titan is also producing a special issue #0 edition of Warhammer 40,000, which will be available in October’s edition of White Dwarf magazine – published by Games Workshop. This special 32-page preview comic, designed to direct fans to their local comic book store, features an original 10-page strip by the creative team from the regular series, exclusive ‘making of’ features and comes with a brand-new cover by series artist Bettin.

Warhammer 40,000: Will of Iron #1 hits stores and digital platforms on October 12, 2016 and is available to order from the August edition of PREVIEWS. This all-new original adventure set in the world of the esteemed Warhammer 40,000 universe will delight old and new fans alike!

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Thank You, James Horner

Yesterday, one of the great film composers, James Horner, died in a plane crash.

I am heartbroken, as are many other fans of films and film music.

Y’all know that one of my biggest influences as a writer is music–specifically movie scores. And James Horner’s work takes up a huge chunk of my music library.

As a child, I was obsessed with the music for Casper and The Land Before Time. To this day, I can’t listen to this music without tearing up. I’m a child again, and anything is possible.

When I was a young Trekkie, I’d watch and re-watch Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock by fast-forwarding my cruddy VHS tapes to the best parts of the movies–whenever Horner’s music was featured front and center, of course. The battle of the Mutara Nebula. Kirk and crew stealing the Enterprise.

In middle school, a budding trumpet player, I listened to his Titanic score over and over, singing along with the trumpet parts and dreaming of being a studio musician so I, too, could record Horner’s music someday.

Now, as a writer, I’ve spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours working to his music, particularly his score for A Beautiful Mind, which is one of my go-tos. I’ll put it on repeat and let it play all day, its magic firing my imagination.

The world of film and artists has lost a talented, beautiful soul. Today (and probably for the rest of the week) I’ll be listening to James Horner scores in his honor.

Here are five of my favorite tracks, in case you want to join me:

Rest in peace among the stars, Maestro.

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It’s all about tradition, this is pretty much what my father and his father carried every day.