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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ADVANCE REVIEW: IMPERIUM #1 is Beautifully Crafted, But Imperfect

ADVANCE REVIEW: IMPERIUM #1 is Beautifully Crafted, But Imperfect

The first issue of Imperium from Joshua Dysart and Doug Braithwaite takes a lot of risks. Where most mainstream comics choose to avoid the political pitfalls which inevitably arise by utilizing real-world conflicts as a backdrop to their story, Imperium courageously plunges headlong into them. Where the problems enumerated in the opening pages stem from are very real issues facing the world we live in. The vision which Harada projects into the minds of the…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at IMPERIUM #2 from Valiant

PREVIEWS: First Look at IMPERIUM #2 from Valiant

Independent comics publisher Valiant Comics has released a four-page preview of the second issue of Imperium from Joshua Dysart and Doug Braithwaite. Discuss this on the Forums [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of IMPERIUM #2 – the second devastating issue of the new VALIANT NEXT ongoing series from New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER, Unknown Soldier) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS, Justice)! The…

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PREVIEWS: First look at Imperium #2 from Valiant Comics

PREVIEWS: First look at Imperium #2 from Valiant Comics

Independent comic publisher Valiant Comics has released a five page preview of artwork from their March release of Imperium #2.   (FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE)   The battle for utopia continues! The second shocking chapter from New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS)!  A psychic dictator, an inhuman robot, a mad scientist, a murderous alien and a super-powered terrorist are about to try and take over the world…and…

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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 Comics First Look: “Bloodshot and H.A.R.D Corps #14”

Valiant Comics First Look: “Bloodshot and H.A.R.D Corps #14”

[FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Valiant is proud to present the first look inside “Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #14” – the first issue of a brand new beginning from acclaimed writers Christos Gage (Thunderbolts) and Joshua Dysart (Harbinger Wars) and rising star Emanuela Lupacchino (Archer & Armstrong)! Start reading here on September 18 as Valiant lights the fuse on an explosive new assignment for the world’s most deadly soldier! Out of the ashes of Harbinger Wars, Bloodshot is…

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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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