PREVIEW: First Look at FAITH #5 From Valiant Comics

PREVIEW: First Look at FAITH #5 From Valiant Comics

Valiant Comics has released an extended 10-page preview of next week’s issue of Faith from writers Jody Houser and Louise Simonson. The new issue will focus on the upcoming 2016 US Presidential Election, with a focus on former Secretary of State and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The preview is available below, and “Faith #5” hits comic book store shelves on November 2nd, 2016. FAITH #5 (ELECTION SPECIAL!) Written by JODY HOUSER with LOUISE SIMONSON and…

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JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: New, Diverse Cast starting Jan. 2017

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: New, Diverse Cast starting Jan. 2017

The Atom.  Vixen.  Killer Frost.  The Ray.  Four heroes with interesting histories will go A-List this winter with the new Justice League of America ongoing and one shots, starting in January.  In a press release earlier today, DC announced: Foes of evil! Enemies of injustice! As it began in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, for the mighty heroes of the Justice League of America, all wrongdoing is a menace to be stamped out! Whether it comes from outer space,…

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PREVIEWS: Faith #1 From Valiant Comics

PREVIEWS: Faith #1 From Valiant Comics

Valiant Comics has released a short preview of the first issue of the ongoing Faith series from Jody Houser, Pere Perez, and Marguerite Savage. [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] She’s saved the world, made international headlines, and inspired a growing legion of fans… Now, Valiant’s stratosphere-shattering hero is soaring into her next comics landmark: her first-ever ongoing series!    As first revealed at the Hollywood Reporter, Valiant is proud to present your first look inside…

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Valiant Announces Brand New FAITH Ongoing Series

Valiant Announces Brand New FAITH Ongoing Series

  One of the brightest spots in the comics world this year has been Valiant’s FAITH miniseries, which has sold out repeatedly during its short four issue run. Timed perfectly before the final issue later this month, Valiant announced today that FAITH will become an all-new ongoing series in July. This is obviously fantastic news, made even better by the fact that the original creative team of Jody Houser and Marguerite Sauvage are remaining intact…

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PREVIEW: First Look at FAITH #2 From Valiant Comics

PREVIEW: First Look at FAITH #2 From Valiant Comics

Following the positive buzz and critical acclaim of the debut issue, Valiant is set to release FAITH #2 on February 24. The first leg of the four-part Jody Houser miniseries was a smash hit, quickly selling out and receiving multiple printings. We wrote about the significant and admirable changes that FAITH is bringing to the industry right here.   FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The most talked-about new book of 2016 is just getting started!…

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Faith reaches new height; set for 3rd printing

Faith reaches new height; set for 3rd printing

Valiant Entertainment seems to have a smash hit on their hands, as they are reporting that the debut issue of Faith has once again sold out at distributor level and is set for a third printing. The four issue mini-series follows Faith Herbert in a spin-off series from Valiant’s flagship title Harbinger. Faith is psionically gifted, and was discovered by the Harbinger Foundation at an early age. With the spotlight focused on her, she is set to…

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REVIEW: Orphan Black #1 – A Lesson in Mimesis

REVIEW: Orphan Black #1 – A Lesson in Mimesis

Writer:John Fawcett, Graeme Manson, Jody Houser Art: Szymon Kudranski $3.99 IDW Publishing Plato wrote in The Republic that copies are always inherently inferior to the originals. It’s called “mimesis” and it claims, among other things, that the transfer from one medium to another always loses some quality of the original “ideal” version. I keep thinking about mimesis when reading a story about a woman who is finding copies of herself. I think about it when I see…

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