On the Scene: Valiant Reveals Game Plan at Heroes Con 2013

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TweetValiant gathered their ranks and hoisted their banners at Heroes Con to lay out the game plan well into their “Summer of Valiant” and beyond for fans. In a panel hosting a wide array of writers, artists, and guiding forces in the company, they previewed and discussed their titles and hinted at things on the […]

Valiant Update: Maguire at peace and new Quantum and Woody weekly webcomic

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Tweet Good news! Despite earlier previous sharp words for how Valiant was handling properties that had reversion clauses for creators, artist Kevin Maguire recently Fb’d that he “is cool” with how they are handling Trinity Angels. And had a pleasant chat with Valiant CEO Dinesh Shamdasani who gave me all the information I was looking […]

Greg Pak and Trevor Hairsine Revive The Eternal Warrior

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TweetDespite the worrying lack of monkeys and self-saving princesses in the Valiant Universe so far, the relaunched company line has been a pretty spectacular success for the publisher. That line will be increasing in September, as the Eternal Warrior will spin out into his own solo series by Greg Pak and Trevor Hairsine. 

Bloodshot Changes to Bloodshot & H.A.R.D. Corps in September

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TweetAll belts looks small in hindsight now we’ve met Angela, but Valiant’s news of the day – as part of their ‘Summer of Valiant’ campaign – reveals that Bloodshot will be getting a makeover later in the year. Following on from the current Harbinger Wars crossover, the series will be renamed Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps […]

Summer of Valiant is Gathering Steam

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Tweet This week Valiant are spring-boarding off their Free Comic Book Day offerings to announce “Summer of Valiant” previews of upcoming titles. Their first announcement was that QUANTUM AND WOODY would be coming back starting in July, their first super hero team to grace the Valiant charge into their highly regarded and fan favorite lines […]

5 Recent Graphic Novels You Don’t Want to Miss

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Tweet These graphic novels have been chosen because they were all released in the past 6 months and equally combine qualities of well-crafted concepts and remarkable artwork to create solid visual narratives. They aren’t the only great graphic novels that have been released in recent months, but they are notable, and worth considering as near-misses […]

C2E2: VALIANT 2013: HARBINGER WARS AND BEYOND

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TweetIt’s C2E2 and we’re liveblogging the Valiant panel. Get ready to hit refresh. (And we’ve got plenty of art at the bottom for you to looks at.) Our cast: Atom Freeman, Robert Venditti, Clayton Henry, Fred Pierce, Hunter Gorinson and The CEO. Planet Death will be resolving several initial storylines in the next couple of […]

REVIEW: Harbinger Wars #1

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TweetSpoilers ahead And so Valiant enters crossover mini-event territory, with Harbinger Wars and Bloodshot crossing into a storyline called Harbinger Wars. After a year of building up the Valiant Universe, this offers us a first look at how everybody relates to each other. Co-written between Harbinger’s Joshua Dysart and Bloodshot’s Duane Swierczynski, issue #1 of […]

On the Scene: WonderCon 2013, Indie Marketing Tips from ComiXology, Dark Horse, IDW, Archaia, Valiant

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TweetComiXology’s Chip Mosher of Marketing and PR moderated a panel with Jeremy Atkins of Dark Horse, Dirk Wood of IDW, Mel Caylo of Archaia, and addition Hunter Gorinson of Valiant Comics with the goal of sharing tips and pro experience with indie creators and future marketers on Friday, March 29th at WonderCon. The result was […]

James Asmus, Tom Fowler and Jordie Bellaire relaunch Quantum and Woody in July

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TweetAs predicted, Valiant’s teaser from earlier in the week was for a relaunch of their massively popular duo Quantum and Woody, who will be returning in July flanked by James Asmus, Tom Fowler, and Jordie Bellaire. And a goat.

Valiant Tease ‘The World’s Worst Superhero Team’

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TweetValiant have released a teaser today, which teases (as teasers are wont to do)  something coming up in July..

Review: The Villains Kick Things off in Shadowman #5

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TweetThe most recent book to return from Valiant, Shadowman started a second arc this week, with issue #5 from Justin Jordan and Patrick Zircher. The series has made an effective return, with some good character work and world-building – although the book is struggling to lift all the different storylines it has weighing it down. […]

Clayton Crain Joins Valiant’s Harbinger Wars

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TweetValiant are pushing to the next stage of superhero this year, taking their five comics (all of which seem to have been very well reviewed so far, beating statistical probability to a pulp) and experimenting with crossovers and events. The first title they relaunched in 2012, X-O Manowar, is entering an event storyline called Planet […]

Valiant’s Answer To WTF Month

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TweetRemember how DC is having their mature and genteel “WTF Month,” where the cover is supposed to fold out and make you swear in shock and exasperation… and if children still read DC comics, presumably get your mouth washed out with soap?

Beat Reviews for 16/01/13: X-Men, Hoax Hunters & Armstrong

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TweetAnother week where I purposely ignore Saga! What devilry is this? Surely answers must be forthcoming.

The Beat Comic Reviews for 19/12/12: Spiders, Birds, Harbingers and Dazzlers

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TweetIt’s time for the last reviews section I’ll be doing this year. I have to make it a little quicker than usual, too, because I’ve got to bob out to pick up some quality sherry for Santa next week. The higher the alcohol content, the better the present! I think that’s how it works, anyway. […]