Valiant Celebrates 25 years at Special Edition: NYC

25 years ago, Valiant Comics was born. To celebrate, the publisher has been on a tour this spring, going to comic cons around the country, telling fans about their special event this summer, Book of Death. We caught up with Team Valiant at Special Edition: NYC this weekend where we got the low down, on this event, and everything else they have planned this summer. Book of Death is a four issue miniseries that “will define the Valiant Universe for the next century”.   X-O Manowar scribe, Robert Venditti pens this summer’s event, with the art chores split between  Robert Gill … Continue reading

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

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 – The Valiant #4 from Valiant Comics

  THE VALIANT #4 (of 4) A $3.99 Valianr Prestige Comic Rated T+ Written by Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt Art And Cover by Paolo Rivera Interlocking Variant Cover by Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt ( Variant Cover by Francesco Francavilla The Good The writing There has been no doubt about the quality of this series because of the sheer talent involved. But it should be again be emphasized on how good an issue this is. Although this series had most of the major players in the shared universe involved, the focus remains on Gilad, Kay and Bloodshot against the Immortal Enemy. … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – X-O Manowar #34 from Valiant Comics

X-O MANOWAR #34 A $3.99 Comic, 32 pages, Rated T+ Written by Robert Venditti Art by Deigo Bernard Cover A (Cover Overlay) by Lewis Larosa Cover B (Wraparound) by Jorge Molina Variant Cover by  Das Pastoras Character Design Variant by Jorge Molina Artist Variant by Butch Guice The Good The Writing X-O Manowar has been the longest running ongoing series from this incarnation of Valiant comics. Because of the long-term investment of Robert Venditti it also has been one of the books most consistent in tone. This issue also shows the (final?)fate of two planets and occupants featured earlier in the series (Loam … Continue reading

Valiant Prepares to Conquer the Multiplex

Coming soon to a theatre near you,  Valiant Comics presents… Valiant Comics has been working hard week in and week out to build up a character driven, compelling comic book universe to rival that of the big two, Marvel and DC Comics.   While they may not put out 52 comics a month, they have focused on quality storytelling by some of the industry’s top talent.  And now they are ready to join the other companies at theaters and TV networks around the world.Valiant has announced today, in the New York Times that they have partnered with DMG Entertainment to produce … Continue reading