REVIEW: Bloodshot’s Day Off #1 – The Last Full Measure of Devotion

REVIEW: Bloodshot’s Day Off #1 – The Last Full Measure of Devotion

Independence Day has just passed as this review is published, and amongst all the cookouts and festivals and fireworks the 4th of July is also a time (as so many American holidays are) to reflect upon the importance of duty to one’s country. The great American experiment has often been kept alive by the sacrifice of those who answer a call to serve. They do so for many reasons, and not always are they nobly…

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Valiant Teams Up with Vans Warped Tour

Valiant Teams Up with Vans Warped Tour

Comics and music are set to collide at select locations of the long-running rock festival, Warped Tour. While the festival runs all summer in over 40 spots throughout the country, Valiant and their stable of creators are appearing on the following dates: June 16, 2017 Seattle, WA July 8, 2017 Wantagh, NY July 9, 2017 Hartford, CT August 5, 2017 San Diego, CA August 6, 2017 Pomona, CA In addition to giveaways, merchandise and a…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Bloodshot U.S.A. #1 – A Valiant Event Gets an Action-Packed Intro

ADVANCE REVIEW: Bloodshot U.S.A. #1 – A Valiant Event Gets an Action-Packed Intro

Valiant has really got to be congratulated with how quickly and effectively they’ve built their super-hero universe into a compelling alternative to DC and Marvel. By recruiting top talent to help flesh out and construct their universe’s mythos for a new generation, they’ve wound up with some great books, reinvigorated characters and an effective universe around which to construct big events. Bloodshot U.S.A. #1 is a great example of all the things that have made…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at BLOODSHOT USA #1 From Valiant

PREVIEWS: First Look at BLOODSHOT USA #1 From Valiant

Bloodshot is probably Valiant Comics’ second-most recognizable brand after X-O Manowar. The main series has consistently been among Valiant’s top-sellers, and has served as a launching point for some of the company’s better line-wide stories since its 2012 relaunch. Now Valiant is pushing forth with a new Bloodshot mini-series from writer Jeff Lemire and artist Doug Braithwaite. The project, entitled Bloodshot U.S.A., runs with a popular theme in the current pop-cultural zeitgeist, specifically that of…

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PREVIEW: BLOODSHOT REBORN Annual #1 From Valiant

PREVIEW: BLOODSHOT REBORN Annual #1 From Valiant

  After an incredibly successful year for their flagship character, Bloodshot, independent comic book publisher Valiant Comics has released a preview for the upcoming Bloodshot Reborn Annual from writers Jeff Lemire and Ray Fawkes with art by Michael Fiffe and Benjamin Marra. The first annual since the character’s relaunch will be available in comic shops on March 24th. Will you be picking up the Bloodshot Reborn Annual? Let us know in the comments!   [FROM…

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Bloodshot Faces Deathmate in BLOODSHOT ISLAND

Bloodshot Faces Deathmate in BLOODSHOT ISLAND

Valiant Comics is trying to get ahead of the game that is C2E2, dropping a teaser announcement for the upcoming arc of Bloodshot, entitled Bloodshot Island. The mysterious Deathmate is described as an original character created by writer Jeff Lemire, who will have ties to Bloodshot’s origins. The four-issue arc is set to begin in June. Lemire has drawn a great deal of critical praise for his work on Valiant’s flagship character, and Deathmate appears…

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Valiant and Sony to Launch Five-Picture Slate Culminating in HARBINGER WARS

Valiant and Sony to Launch Five-Picture Slate Culminating in HARBINGER WARS

Last month we reported on Valiant’s burgeoning partnership with Chinese financing/distribution group DMG to develop a slate of films based on the independent publisher’s comic book properties. It looks as though those efforts are finally bearing fruit. Today Valiant Entertainment announced that it would be partnering with Sony Entertainment to film and release a five-picture slate of films beginning with Bloodshot in 2017 and culminating in Harbinger Wars at a yet-to-be-determined date in the future….

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REVIEW: Bloodshot Reborn #1 – Familiar For All The Right Reasons

REVIEW: Bloodshot Reborn #1 – Familiar For All The Right Reasons

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Mico Suayan $3.99 Valiant Comics The Dark Knight Returns casts a long shadow over comics. Unfortunately, that shadow caused – for years – some of the worst trends in comics throughout the 80’s and 90’s. Gritty reboots which did nothing to reveal character, heroes replaced by psychotic anti-heroes and dark tones just for dark tones’ sake plagued our medium. If we had to sit through two decades of crap in order to get…

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Valiant Launches VALIANT ORIGINS Animated Series

Valiant Launches VALIANT ORIGINS Animated Series

Independent comic book publisher Valiant Comics announced at Emerald City ComiCon that they would be releasing a series of ten animated short films featuring the most prominent characters in their lineup. The first installment, VALIANT ORIGINS: Bloodshot, premiered today, and subsequent installments will be released on Valiant’s YouTube channel every other week. You can check out VALIANT ORIGINS: Bloodshot below and tell us what you think in the comments!   [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE]…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at Valiant’s BLOODSHOT: REBORN

PREVIEWS: First Look at Valiant’s BLOODSHOT: REBORN

Independent comics publisher Valiant Comics has released a four-page preview of the debut issue for their new Bloodshot: Reborn series from Jeff Lemire and Mico Sauyan. [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Valiant is proud to debut the official video trailer and first lettered interior preview for BLOODSHOT REBORN #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of the devastating new ongoing series by New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT, Green Arrow) and visionary storyteller Mico…

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