Timewalking with Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry

  2015 sees the critically acclaimed publish launch the next phase, aptly named Valiant Next.   The first new ongoing series Ivar, Timewalker arrives in stores this week, from creative team Fred Van Lente (writer) and Clayton Henry (artist). The series stars the third and oldest immortal Anni-Padda brother, Ivar. As the series title might suggest, he can also travel in time. I recently sat down with both Van Lente and Henry to talk about their new series, time travel, the collaborative process, and epic nature of comic book story telling. Van Lente and Henry were responsible for the Archer & … Continue reading


Yes it does seem that the Exile has been exiled from Geeksville. Life has been… interesting…. more about that in Geeky in the City. But I have been shirking my geekily duties, I know.  Maybe it was a winter blah thing, or maybe I am growing up finally?  No that can’t be it.  Maybe I am just tired. I am going to try to fix that. I am getting my drive back, So here’s a quick recap on what I have been geeking over these past 2 months Blackest Night, Chuck Season 3, Farscape (the comics, from Boom, and the … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 12/10/09

BOOSTER GOLD #27 Story: Dan Jurgens Art: Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund Cover: Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund Publisher: DC Wow, I have to stop going out and getting a life –  I know how much all 9 of you out there are waiting for my top pick for the week. Once again, I am going to a Blackest Night tie in.   The core story has such a strong emotional core it resonates out and makes all the books it touch that much better.  Now for books like recent issues of Titans and JLA  that is not saying much, but … Continue reading

Book of the Week – 10/14/09

Booster Gold Writer: Dan Jurgens Art: Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund Co feature – Blue Beetle Writer: Matt Sturges Art: Mike Norton Cover: Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund Publisher: DC I love me some time travel. And I love my funny books when they are funny. So Booster Gold brings two of my favorite things together. Booster Gold was always the back half of BLUE and GOLD for me, Blue Beetle was my favorite. Booster, while funny, was always more of Larry to Ted Kord’s Jack Tripper (Does that make Ice and Fire Chrissy and Janet?). He was always kinda … Continue reading