Tor Books has just released its line-up for this year’s San Diego Comic Con International, including authors John Scalzi, Greg van Eekhout, debut author Ben Tripp, and panels on everything from the importance of fairy tales to 101 ways to kill a man!
You’ll find all the giveaways, signings, and other excitement at Tor Books’ Booth 2707. And don’t forget to follow Tor Books on Twitter for up-to-date information and flash giveaways!
Check below for the full schedule—we can’t wait to see you in San Diego!
Thursday, July 24th
12–1pm 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!
1:30–2:30pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
12pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing with Patrick Weekes, Dragon Age: The Masked Empire
1:30pm Author Reading Spotlight with John Scalzi
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!
3–4pm 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.
4:30–5:30pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
Friday, July 25th
12pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing with Lara Parker, Dark Shadows: Wolf Moon Rising
1–2pm 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.
2:30–3:30pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
Saturday, July 26th
12pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing with Tobias Buckell, Hurricane Fever
2pm Tor Booth (#2707) Signing with Greg van Eekhout, California Bones
2:30pm–3:30pm Panel: The Art of Fear, Room 8
Horror novels have been keeping us up at night for years. From puppets that come to life, to creepy-crawly worms, 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.
4–5pm Signing to follow in the autographing area, Table AA09
Note: All Tor Booth signings are on a first come first serve basis and while supplies lasts. Limit one book per person.