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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Hope For the Day: Valiant and Threadless Join Forces for Mental Health Awareness

Hope For the Day: Valiant and Threadless Join Forces for Mental Health Awareness

This May marks the 68th annual Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to offer recognition and encouragement to the millions of Americans who live with a mental illness. To help increase this awareness, Valiant and Threadless are teaming up to offer a selection of limited-edition T-shirts featuring the comic publisher’s popular and ground-breaking character Faith. The shirts feature the artwork of Kevin Wada and all proceeds from their sale will go to Hope for the…

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Valiant Teases Major Announcement for 2017 Summit

Valiant Teases Major Announcement for 2017 Summit

Valiant Entertainment has been on a solid roll over the last several years. Apparently, more is coming. Sales on recent high-profile releases such as the relaunched X-O Manowar have been strong. Crossover titles such a Divinity have drawn both critical and sales success. The company announced in October the production of its first film, Ninjak Vs The Valiant Universe. Valiant sent out a press release today teasing “a stunning presentation” for the 2017 Valiant Summit. The…

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Valiant Promotes Josh Johns to Director of Digital Media & Development

Valiant Promotes Josh Johns to Director of Digital Media & Development

Valiant Comics has, since its relaunch in 2012, quickly become one the best-managed brands in comics. With a keen eye towards tight publishing schedules, print runs which almost inevitably sell out, and a library of intellectual property mined from its previous iteration, the independent publisher has carved out a solid niche for itself in an incredibly crowded comic book market. One of the key figures in making Valiant work since it was resurrected is Josh…

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What FAITH Really Means for Comics

What FAITH Really Means for Comics

Big things are happening in the comic book industry, and what’s happening with Faith is one of the biggest. For years, comic book readers have taken to their keyboards and con floors for heated debates over the unrealistic body images presented in most mainstream and even independent comic books. Depictions of characters of both genders (though the debate has primarily focused on depictions of women in comics) have been skewed since the industry’s creation towards…

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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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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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Valiant Names Gavin Cuneo as COO

Valiant Names Gavin Cuneo as COO

Independent comic book publisher Valiant Comics announced today that they were elevating Gavin Cuneo to Chief Operating Officer. Cuneo was a founding member of the new Valiant Entertainment team, and has helped to shepherd the company to new heights following it’s 2011 relaunch. With his background in financial management for Merrill Lynch, Cuneo possesses the requisite skill set to help handle the company’s rapidly expanding operations in the wake of it’s announced partnership with Sony…

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Valiant Crossover Title “The Delinquents #1” Sells Out

Valiant Crossover Title “The Delinquents #1” Sells Out

Valiant Entertainment announced this week that issue #1 of their brand new crossover series, The Delinquents has sold out at the distributor level. The Delinquents pairs (with pretty disastrous effects) already troubled duos Quantum and Woody with Archer and Armstrong. Quantum and Woody are known as “the world’s worst superhero team,” meanwhile rough and tumble “conspiracy-busting adventurers” Archer and Armstrong have their one problems to do deal with. Together they hope to defeat the Hobo…

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Conclusion of Valiant’s Crossover Event Armor Hunters Coming in October

Conclusion of Valiant’s Crossover Event Armor Hunters Coming in October

Valiant Entertainment has experienced much success with their X-O Manowar crossover event Armor Hunters this year, with issue #2 of the 4-issue series already selling out and various other titles with crossover issues going to second printings. In light of this, Valiant announced this week a final conclusion to the series in a one-shot epilogue form titled Armor Hunters: Aftermath will be released this October. The one-shot will feature the same popular creative team working…

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