Comic Review: Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1

Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1

Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #1 (Mini Series) Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Juan Jose Rip, Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Valiant Comics The Skinny: Probably the most controversial Valiant Comic of this era.  This is the comic that either you hate because is not in your collection, or you love because you are one of the lucky few that have it, and enjoy every minute reading it. By lucky few, rumors say that the print run of this comics is a little over 3,200 copies only the publisher know.  Valiant took a risk on this promotional comic book, many … Continue reading

Comic Review – Rai #8 from Valiant Comics


  Rai #8 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs, Rated T+ Written by Matt Kindt Art by Clayton Crain Cover Artists: Clayton Crain, David Mack, Bart Sears The Skinny: The war is coming!  Rai is going against his father in an all or nothing effort to stop his tyranny. The Take: Continuing the adventures of Rai, Matt Kindt tell the story of what could be Valiant best title as of today.  The story is simple and to the point, more than in previous issues. The cover say it all: The Fall or Rai! Silk is narrating the story, re-telling us the … Continue reading

Comic Review – Imperium #3 from Valiant Comics

Imperium #3 variant cover by Cary Nord

  Imperium #3 From Valiant Comics, builds on the complex narrative of Toyo Harada. A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs, Rated T+ written by Joshua Dysart Art by Doug Braithwaite colorist Brian Reber Cover A by Raul Allen Cover B by Doug Braithwaite Variant Cover by Cary Nord Character Design Variant by Doug Braithwaite Be warned that there may be minor spoilers if you haven’t read the current issue of Imperium. The Writing Dysart has been crafting Harada into one of the most interesting and intricate characters in the Valiant Universe but not by crafting a narrative that is up close … Continue reading

Comic Review – X-O Manowar #35 by Valiant Comics

X-O Manowar #35

X-O Manowar #35 (“DEAD HAND” – PART 2) Written by Robert Venditti Art by Diego Bernard Cover A (Overlay Wrap) by Lewis Larosa Cover B (Wraparound) by Jorge Molina Variant Cover by Rafa Sandoval Variant Cover by Juan Jose Ryp The Good The Writing Like many issues before it this issue of X-O Manowar is mostly battle. This is juxtapositioned with smaller character arcs, focusing on people affected by the battle. One thing I really appreciate is that by showing that The Vine is not limited to just bloodthirsty conquerors it shows that the battle and its aftereffects are real … Continue reading

Comic Review – Quantum & Woody Must Die! #3 from Valiant Comics


Quantum And Woody Must Die! #3 (Of 4)  A $3.99 Comics, 32pgs Rated T Written by James Asmus Art by Steve Lieber Cover A by Mike Hawthorne Variant by Kano   The Skinny: Two crazy maniacs are in the center of the pages of a comic book named after them. Quantum & Woody are crazy, ignorant, lucky and sometimes funny waste for an excuse human beings.  They also have a goat as a sidekick, a pregnant goat as a sidekick… I have nothing else to say about this. My Take: Continuing this chapter in the adventures of Quantum & Woody, the reader … Continue reading