Tor Books is heading to San Diego Comic-Con!
Once again Tor (Booth# 2707) continues our wildly popular *in-booth signings and giveaways, offering you a chance to meet your favorite authors up close and personal and pick up free books. We’ve got a great line up including appearances by: John Scalzi, Greg van Eekhout, Tobias Buckell, and Tor Teen debut author Ben Tripp.
Thursday, July 24th
- 12:00 – 1:00am Panel: Fairy Tale Remix, Room 32AB
Tor Teen author Ben Tripp (The Accidental Highwayman) joins Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles) and others that will give insight to the fairy tales of old, and new!
- 1:30pm – 2:30 pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
- 12:00pm Tor Booth (#2702) Signing: Dragon Age: The Masked Empire – Patrick Weekes
- 1:30pm – Author Reading Spotlight – John Scalzi, Science Fiction Author Cosplay, Horton Grand Theater, 444 4th Ave, between Island and J Street.
John Scalzi reads from his forthcoming near-future thriller, Lock In, answers audience questions and maybe even serenades them on the ukulele!
- 2:00pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing: Annihilation – Jeff and Ann Vandermeer – We will also raffle off copies of The Time Traveler’s Almanac.
- 3:00pm – 4:00pm Panel: When Magic & Myth Meet Main Street, Room 25ABC
When stories mix modern cities like Paris, LA, New York with magic, myth and demon spawn they are collectively known as Urban Fantasy, and many of today’s popular authors are adding their otherworldly ingredients to the melting pots of modern (and not-so-modern) society. Join some of today’s top urban fantasy authors, including Greg van Eekhout (California Bones), Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire and others as they discuss why something old with something new equals gold.
- 4:30pm – 5:30pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
Friday, July 25th
- 12:00pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing: Dark Shadows: Wolf Moon Rising – Lara Parker
- 1:00pm – 2:00pm Panel: 101 Ways to Kill a Man, Room 32AB
Coming up with creative ways to commit mayhem and murder is the lifeblood of these talented thriller authors. A fatal chimera virus; hybridized bioengineered parasites; murderous microchips; lethal electric stimuli; deathstrike via satellite targeting. How many ways can you kill someone? Join top thriller authors Tobias Buckell (Hurricane Fever), Greg Hurwitz (Don’t Look Back) and others as they discuss the art of delivering deadly thrills. But don’t worry too much. A little light reading never killed anyone.
- 2:30pm – 3:30pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
- 2:00pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing: The Accidental Highwayman – Ben Tripp
Saturday, July 26th
- 12:00pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing: Hurricane Fever – Tobias Buckell
- 2:00pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing: California Bones – Greg van Eekhout
- 2:30pm – 3:30pm Panel: The Art of Fear, Room 8
Horror novels have been keeping us at night for years. From puppets that come to life, to creepy-crawly worm, haunted towns, demons out for blood, killer wolves, possible possessions, to the apocalypse, these authors give you goosebumps while you read. Glen Hirschberg (Motherless Child), moderates this panel featuring, Mira Grant and others as they discuss their novels, the writing process, and why you keep the light on while you read.
- 4:00pm – 5:00pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
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*All Tor Booth signings are on a first come first serve basis and while supplies lasts. Limit one book per person.