In Shadowman #0, Master Darque , the classic Valiant villain, finally gets a chance to steal the spotlight with an origin tale. Master Darque is one of the most infamous villains in the Valiant universe, and when dealing with a character of this magnitude it’s very easy for things to go awry, but writer Justin Jordan simply knocked this one out of the park. Shadowman #0 is one of the best issues to come out of the newly re-launched Valiant, and it is one of the best things you’ll read this month. READ MORE
The initial story arc from Valiant’s re-launch of Shadowman breathed new life into this classic ’90s character, and writer Justin Jordan and artist Patrick Zircher did a great job of establishing a new mythos that they could build the character on. They also developed a stellar supporting cast for Jack Boniface to play off of, which offered readers another reason to care about what happens inside the pages of this book. With issue #6, writer Justin Jordan is really starting to find his rhythm on this book as he heads into the second story arc. READ MORE
We’ve been very vocal about professing our love for Valiant’s reboot of Harbinger. Writer Joshua Dysart has turned this band of misfits with latent abilities into the best damn team book on store shelves. Now after months of building the storyline to a slow boil, Dysart is ready to make this book explode in this “Harbinger Wars” story arc. This massive crossover event will see “Harbinger” and “Bloodshot” cross paths in their monthly books, as well as duel it out in this new four issue mini-series. READ MORE
Valiant continues to pull out the big guns with issue #5 of Shadowman, which will see the return of Dr. Mirage. The doctor will be reclaiming her role as the lead supernatural investigator in the Valiant Universe. The team from Valiant has some big stories planned for the coming year, and you’d do best to jump on board now. READ MORE
USA Today got the first scoop on Valiant’s new star-bound story arc, Planet Death, launching on March 20th in the pages of X-O Manowar #11. The arc promises to be “one that will have massive consequences for Aric of Dacia as he mounts a one-man revenge mission against an entire alien world. The invasion is here – and X-O Manowar is the invader.” “Planet Death” will see writer Robert Venditti teaming up with artist Cary Nord. Check it below. READ MORE
Valiant is gearing up for their own wave of #0 issues this summer, this morning announcing the official details for Shadowman #0 and Archer & Armstrong #0. Both issues will be in stores this May and will serve as standalone jump-on-board points for new readers that delve into the origin of the characters. Each book will ship with several limited edition variant covers. READ MORE
Valiant’s first major crossover event, Harbinger Wars, is kicking off in April, and the publisher is gearing up for the madness with exclusive interlocking pullbox covers. The crossover is also a great spot for new readers to jump on board with both series. Check out the solicitations, details, and covers down under. READ MORE
Valiant proved what new publishers are capable of in 2012, releasing some of the most consistent titles in shops. Today, the publisher released a super advanced preview of Harbinger #0, which will bring us back to the roots of Toyo Harada. This #0 issue serves as a sort of prequel to Valiant’s first crossover event between “Bloodshot” and “Harbinge” this April in Harbinger Wars. READ MORE
Valiant Comics is launching their first major crossover this April titled, Harbinger Wars. The event will see “Bloodshot” crossing paths with “Harbinger, beginning with issue #1 of the four-issue “Harbinger Wars” miniseries in April. Telekinetics, world-class hunters, secret government operations, what else could you ask for? You can read all about it after the jump. READ MORE
The debut issue of the Shadowman re-launch from Valiant was quite impressive. The creative team of Justin Jordan and Patrick Zircher delivered a quality first issue and did a great job of incorporating the Shadowman mythos, building a strong supporting cast and delivering some fantastic action sequences. “Shadowman” #2 keeps up the quality and consistency from issue #1, which will tighten the hold that this series has on its readers. READ MORE
We’ve professed our love of the re-launch of Valiant and proclaimed it to be one of the best things to happen to the comic industry thus far in 2012. Valiant has always made their number one goal to produce top notch quality comics and their 2012 launch has rewarded readers with some fantastic titles. “Harbinger”, “Bloodshot”, “Archer and Armstrong”, and “X-O Manowar” have already gained big followings, and Valiant looks to keep expanding their catalog.
In November, Valiant adds a bit of horror to their lineup with the re-launch of Shadowman by Patrick Zircher (“Captain America”, “Thor”) and Harvey Award-nominee Justin Jordan (“The Strange Talent of Luther Strode”).
Bloody-Disgusting caught up with writer Justin Jordan to discuss the reboot of one of Valiant’s classic characters. We dug our hooks into Jordon to find out how Jack Boniface has changed, which of members of the Shadowman rogue gallery will return, and just how much pressure there is on him and artist Patrick Zircher to deliver the goods. READ MORE
Bloody-Disgusting has been very vocal about our love of the new Valiant reboot. “X-O Manowar” and “Harbinger” have been brilliant and we couldn’t have asked for a better way to bring these classic Valiant characters back into the comics world.
Now in November Valiant has announced the return of “Shadowman” by Patrick Zircher (“Captain America”, “Thor”) and Harvey Award-nominee Justin Jordan (“The Strange Talent of Luther Strode”). READ MORE
What’s the most exciting event in comics this summer? The return of Valiant Comics. In the ’90s when most companies were more concerned with gimmicks and trends, Valiant consistently put out books with strong writing and artwork month in and month out. The company is finally set to return this summer and our inner fanboy couldn’t be happier.