Comic Review – Imperium #3 from Valiant Comics

  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 Book Review – Imperium #2 from Valiant Comics

IMPERIUM #2 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pages, Rated T+ Written by Joshua Dysart Art by Doug Braithwaite Cover A by Raul Allen Cover B by Doug Braithwaite Cover C by Butch Guice Variant Cover by Lewis Larosa Character Design Variant by Doug Braithwaite The Skinny: It can’t be said enough, Joshua Dysart is good at this. Following the strong debut of Imperium, this story provides an introduction to a character who promises to be every bit as complex as the conflict unfolding before the reader. Think of how complicated a war can be. Think of the stakes. Then remember that … Continue reading

Valiant Previews – Imperium #2 & X-O Manowar #34

Valiant’s flagship and longest running title, X-O Manowar, and one of its newest hits, Imperium both have issues coming out the first week of March, and we have the previews for each right here for you!  (And don’t forget NINJAK #1 is also coming out this March!) First up, X-O Manowar #34. This issue starts a brand new story arc, Dead Hand! He survived ENTER: NINJAK. He waged war on PLANET DEATH. And now he must defend the Earth from an unholy reckoning…and the doomsday protocol codenamed: DEAD HAND! This is it…X-O Manowar…face-to-face with a ROBOT ARMY HELLBENT ON THE DESTRUCTION … Continue reading

It’s Back! STAFF PICKS or What You Should Be Reading this week, February 4, 2015

Yeah, we’ve been gone for a few weeks, we know… Before you head to your local comic shop, here are a few titles you should be checking out this week. TOP OF THE STACK Imperium #1 – Valiant Comics Writer: Joshua Dysart Art: Doug Braithwaite What Valiant says: A daring new superhero saga from New York Times best-selling creator Joshua Dysart – writer of of the Harvey-Award nominated series HARBINGER – and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (UNITY, Justice)! Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life … Continue reading

Valiant Comics – July 2014 Solicitations

Here is all Valiant Comics has coming to stores in July. Make sure to check out all the variant covers in the slide show at the end. ARMOR HUNTERS #2 (Of 4) (Valiant First) Writer: Robert Venditti Art & Cover By Doug Braithwaite Mask Cover By Rian Hughes Variant Cover By Trevor Hairsine Artist Variant By Bryan Hitch SURRENDER THE ARMOR OR EARTH WILL DIE! Following the shocking final moments of the previous issue, the Armor Hunters have made their intentions clear, and unless X-O Manowar is turned over to them immediately, thousands of innocents will become additional casualties of … Continue reading