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

Staff Picks – What to Get This Week, February 11, 2015

  Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it’s time to pick out something nice for your partner. Flowers are just going to die, and candy will rot your teeth. Comics are the perfect way to show just how much you care, so why not get that special someone a bouquet of the best comics coming out this week Here are a few of the best ways to say “I Love You” coming out this week   (and check out the gallery at the end for the perfect Valentine to go with them) TOP OF THE STACK Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Valiant Next – The Valiant, Rai, X-O Manowar and Beyond

Valiant Comics continues its mission to make the best comics, and at this year’s New York Comic Con they showcased their Valiant Next campaign, highlighting some of their upcoming books for 2015.  They also brought along a phalanx of their creators to talk to fans about the next wave of Valiant Entertainment. First up is the next big event, The Valiant, from Unity scribe Matt Kindt and Valiant newcomers Jeff Lemire (Animal Man, Sweet Tooth) and Eisner Award winning artist Paolo Rivera (Daredevil). Here’s the video trailer, for the 4 issue series, which hits comic shops in December. The Valiant is … Continue reading

Valiant Comics – October Solicitations

  Valiant’s October looks like it will be chock full of great reads, most excitedly it see’s the return of the Original World’s Worst Super-heroes as Christopher Priest, and M.D. Bright reunite with their creation, Quantum and Woody, continuing the story they started telling almost 20 years ago   Q2: THE RETURN OF QUANTUM AND WOODY #1 (of 5) On sale October 15th A $3.99 Comic, 32 pgs Rated T+ Written by Christopher Priest Art & Cover by M.D. Bright Wraparound Variant by Oscar Jimenez Throwback Variant by M.D. Bright Variant Cover by Neal Adams Blank Cover Variant Also Available … Continue reading

Comic Preview – Rai #4 – From Valiant Comics

  What?   You’re not reading Valiant’s sci-fi/noir series Rai from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (Carnage)? Did you not read my review of the first issue when it came out? If that was not enough for you how about what some of these other folks have to say? “✮✮✮✮✮… [Rai] comes with the highest praise.” – PopMatters “✮✮✮✮✮… A great new series… [Rai] has my attention.” – Max Level Geek “✮✮✮✮½… Rai is just plain amazing.” – IGN “✮✮✮✮… An immersive experience…unlike anything else in comics.” – Comic Book Resources … Continue reading