TweetThe Valiant solicitations for October have been published, and amongst them comes a one-off issue of Shadowman which has a few tricks up its sleeve. Shadowman #11 will be a Halloween special issue, written and drawn by the one-off team of Jim Zub and Miguel Sepulveda.
TweetAnother of the editors laid off by Marvel in 2011 has found a new home at Valiant, as editor Alejandro Arbona (who worked on books including Invincible Iron Man and Casanova) has been announced as a new associate editor for the company. This comes as a crushing blow to The Beat, because that last sentence […]
Tweet You read that right. The offbeat Valiant buddy comedy is getting a variant cover for comic-con, by indie idol Tony Millionaire. Only 750 copies will be available at the CBLDF booth in San Diego: Valiant is proud to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) with the Quantum and Woody #1 Liberty Variant with […]
Tweet The Licensing show is on in Vegas this week and with it a smattering of announcements about licensing deals and brandings and so on. Among the, a second wave of properties to be open to Amazon’s Kindle Worlds program . And this time, definitely positively one of them is Valiant. So if you long […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]