Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

At this point, despite the occasional think pieces to the contrary, the continued successes of super-hero films and TV series indicate that stories of heroes vs. villains won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. But the bulk of the properties have largely been drawn from either Marvel or DC Comics. Though we’ve seen comic book properties successfully adapted from non-superhero sources recently (“The Walking Dead” and “Preacher” being among the most prominent), when it comes to…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at Moore, Henry, and La Rossa’s SAVAGE from Valiant

PREVIEWS: First Look at Moore, Henry, and La Rossa’s SAVAGE from Valiant

Independent comic book publisher Valiant Comics has released a preview of the forthcoming new series, SAVAGE. Check out the preview below and let us know what you think in the comments! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] This fall, a new Valiant hero will be born…into a world where survival is all that counts!  Valiant is proud to present your first look inside SAVAGE #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE to an all-new, VALIANT PRESTIGE…

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PREVIEWS: First look at IVAR, TIMEWALKER #2

PREVIEWS: First look at IVAR, TIMEWALKER #2

It’s a race against the clock in Valiant Comics IVAR, TIMEWALKER #2. Take a look at at what’s in store for Ivar below!     (FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE)   From the award-winning team that brought you ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, New York Times best-selling creators Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry continue a centuries-spanning race against the clock! At this very moment in Geneva, Switzerland, history is being made. A thousand meters underground inside…

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PREVIEWS: First look at Valiant’s IVAR: TIMEWALKER #3

PREVIEWS: First look at Valiant’s IVAR: TIMEWALKER #3

Valiant Comics gives us a brief glimpse into Ivar, Timewalker #3, providing us with a few pieces of artwork from the book. According to the press release, this issue will change the way we view time travel on its head.     (FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE)   FROM HERE TO OBLIVI-1! Ivar, the man called Timewalker, has been through ancient battlefields, political assassinations, the beginning of time, the invention of time travel, the great wars,…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at Valiant’s IVAR: TIMEWALKER #2

PREVIEWS: First Look at Valiant’s IVAR: TIMEWALKER #2

With the first issue having hit yesterday, Valiant is wasting no time in building more buzz for the Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry collaboration Ivar: Timewalker. The independent publisher has released a five-page preview of next month’s issue, which appears to take on the eternal question of time travel: If you could, would YOU kill Hitler? Ivar: Timewalker #2 hits shelves February 18th. Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website….

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REVIEW: “Archer & Armstrong #24” Sister Act Too

REVIEW: “Archer & Armstrong #24” Sister Act Too

Written by: Karl Bollers Art by: Clayton Henry and David Baron Published by: Valiant Comics $3.99 The names on the cover are “Archer” and “Armstrong,” but this book is all about the katana-wielding assassin Mary-Maria. Archer’s foster-sister takes center stage in an issue that explores her origin, her angst and her family. Writer Karl Bollers weaves a tale that is neither overly ambitious nor original but it manages to connect on an emotional level. The…

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REVIEW: “Harbinger #22” Does Not Disappoint

REVIEW: “Harbinger #22” Does Not Disappoint

Back when Valiant relaunched their comics line in the summer of 2012, Harbinger quickly stood out as the best book of the bunch. Even more important than the psionic powers of this universe, every character is layered with moral complexity. Peter Stanchek is clearly our ‘hero,’ but he’s a drug addict who has used his immense powers to control and manipulate his ‘girlfriend.’ Toyo Harada is clearly the ‘villain,’ but he seemingly wants to use his…

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Valiant Previews: “Archer & Armstrong #17,” “Harbinger #20,” and “Unity #3”

Valiant Previews: “Archer & Armstrong #17,” “Harbinger #20,” and “Unity #3”

Valient has released new sneak-peaks for multiple books, all comin out on January 15, 2014. Check out the galleries below to get an early look at “Archer & Armstrong #17,” “Harbinger #20,” and “Unity #3.” “Archer & Armstrong #17” [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] “Archer & Armstrong #17” (Sect Civil War – Finale) Written by FRED VAN LENTE Art by KHARI EVANS Cover by CLAYTON HENRY Variant Cover by MICHAEL WALSH The SECT CIVIL WAR…

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Valiant Preview of “Harbinger Wars #3”

Valiant Preview of “Harbinger Wars #3”

FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The H.A.R.D. CORPS Drop in on “HARBINGER WARS #3!” Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of “Harbinger Wars #3” (of 4) from writers Joshua Dysart and Duane Swierczynski and artist Clayton Henry! On June 12th, what happens in Vegas may just destroy the rest of the Valiant Universe! Las Vegas is burning, and the situation on the ground has gone from bad to worse. With the firefight between…

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