“Venditti’s cooked up a good one” in Valiant’s Dead Hand

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By: Alexander Jones “Venditti’s cooked up a good one” In 2015, Valiant Entertainment is gearing up to send Aric of Dacia, the greatest, most butt-kicking 15th century Visigothic that was ever placed out of time in a brand new storyline entitled Dead Hand. The creative team features the usually spectacular talent of Robert Venditti and […]

Jen Van Meter explores the First “New” Valiant Leading Lady in the Death-Defying Dr. Mirage

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By Alexander Jones The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage Issue #1 marked an important change in the history of Valiant Comics. The publisher finally opened up their stable of characters and swapped the gender of Dr. Mirage, turning the character into a widowed super heroine searching for her late husband in the afterlife. The first installment featured […]

SDCC ’14: Dysart, Kindt, Simons, and Venditti on Valiant’s Current Direction

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By Alexander Jones Valiant is an incredibly dynamic and interesting superhero publisher that isn’t afraid to take risk after risk with their properties. Comics Beat had the opportunity to sit down with some of the brightest minds working at the comics company including Joshua Dysart (Harbinger: Armor Hunters & Harbinger: Omegas), Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar […]

Uniting and Dividing The Valiant Universe with Matt Kindt [Interview]

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Valiant’s relaunch has been an incredible success, but what’s been most interesting is that the company have been able to balance commercial success with creative success. If you look at reviews for any of their titles, you’ll find that the reaction to every single one has been positive. And that goes for their newest launch, […]

Heidi’s Got No Power So Here Are Some Seasonal Cards

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I don’t know what’s going on at Stately Beat manor, but a cat appeared at my house earlier and scratched the words NO POWER AT BEAT WRITE SOMETHING ABOUT COMICS YOU SECOND-RATE MANAGING EDITOR, YOU on my window. Nothing is happening in comics right now, I’m fairly sure – so in lieu of anything else, here’s […]

Valiant Hide Golden Tickets Inside Unity #1

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In a move I SWEAR I’ve seen before somewhere but can’t quite put my finger on, Valiant have just revealed that they’ve hidden golden tickets inside five copies of Unity #1. The tickets, if found, will win the owners tickets to New York Comic-Con 2014.

NYCC ’13 Panel Recap: Editors on Editing with Scott Allie, Chris Ryall and Warren Simons

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Under the watchful eye of Buddy Scalera, the editors-in-chief for Dark Horse, IDW and Valiant gathered to advise writers and artists on how to break into the industry – offering an invaluable look at the comics industry from the editorial perspective. Scott Allie, Chris Ryall and Warren Simons are some of the sharpest people in […]

NYCC ’13: Priest and Bright Return to Quantum and Woody

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Valiant have announced that the creative team of Christopher Priest and M.D. Bright will be returning to the Quantum and Woody property in 2014 for a new miniseries, which picks up from their original run with the characters.

Con Diary, NYCC Thursday – Everybody Here is a Giant

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Still up and about, with only minimal cramp and voice loss, yesterday I got into the convention floor for an hour of joyous, horrifying, nicely-carpeted comics browsing. And then I realised where Artists Alley was and went there instead.

Valiant Announce Unity’s Creative Team; Two More Valiant-Exclusive Creators

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Valiant have announced the creative team – and some further details – for Unity, their first crossover event of the new launch. Starting in November, the book will be written by Matt Kindt, drawn by Doug Braithwaite, and coloured by Brian Reber.