A lot of Valiant’s world of superheroic characters can trace their way back to the guiding, sinister hand of Toyo Harada. Now, a new series wants to explore how he became the powerful figure he is—and we’ve got an exclusive look inside.
This week’s comics feature characters whose ideas about what kind of people they are directly contrasts with the way the world sees them. In their deepest hearts, they do know who their true selves are—but they all struggle all day, every day with being truly understood by others.
We’re so close to being free from the sweltering heat of summer. Fall is nearly upon us, with its orange leaves, cool breeze, and the saintly scent of petrichor in the air. We’re not scientists, but we’re pretty sure it’s scientific fact that these are the perfect conditions to read a ton of new comics in. Good thing…
Everyone wants everything to come to the Switch, Nintendo’s beloved portable-hybrid console that’s spent the past year evolving from “that machine you can play Breath of the Wild on” to “No wait let me play everything on this! Including Grandia II!” But now, surprisingly, it’s also becoming a platform to read comics…
Faith is back! After both her blockbuster ongoing series and the Future Force miniseries came to an end last year, Valiant’s high-flying psiot superheroine has been laying low for a bit. But now she’s ready to return! Faith writer Jody Houser told us what to expect from the new series and io9 has an exclusive first…
Superheroes love getting into dust-ups with each other almost as much as they love getting into them with villains. This summer, the Valiant Comics universe will be no different with Matt Kindt, Eric Heisserer, and Tomás Giorello’s Harbinger Wars 2—and we’ve got a look inside the issue that kicks it all off.
Everyone knows that when you make deals with demons, whether they be supernatural or simply devilish in their temperaments, there’s always, always a price to be paid in the end. And yet, people are always surprised when it’s time to settle up their debts—and then realize there’s a catch.
Finding a way into an entirely new universe of superheroes can be the type of herculean effort that keeps people from checking out comics from publishers they aren’t familiar with. But with Valiant High, Valiant Comics has found the perfect way to introduce you to its sprawling cast of characters.
Marvel is owned by Disney. DC Comics by Warner Bros. And now, joining them in the “vast superhero universe owned by a multimedia conglomerate” family is Valiant, which announced its complete acquisition by DMG Entertainment (Looper, Iron Man 3). The reason is similar to its fellow publishers: To spearhead…
Valiant is determined to turn itself into a household name by getting into the live-action comic book adaptation with a Sony-produced Bloodshot film. After initial rumors surfaced that the studio was looking to cast Jared Leto in the lead role (lord) new reports suggests that Vin Diesel might be Valiant’s…
Unlike most of Marvel’s mutants who manifest their superpowers naturally during puberty, the “psiots” of Valiant’s comics must undergo a dangerous, experimental procedure that’s has more likely to kill them than turn them into superbeings. What’s more, even if the process works, there’s no telling what power they’ll…
A new year is upon us, filled with new opportunities and new hopes... and lots of new comics for you read instead of fulfilling those new opportunities and hopes. Unless they were “read more comics,” because boy howdy, do we have some new series we’re looking forward to in the first few months of the year to show you!
Depending on how you look at it, comic book variant covers are either a delightful added bonus to the comic collecting experience... or a semi-shady cash grab publishers use to confuse readers into buying multiple issues of the same story.
Let’s be real: Comics are kind of a year-round thing. But you know what fall has that the rest of those lousy seasons don’t? Perfect comic book reading weather. So it’s a good thing that there’s tons of new comics on the way! Here’s our picks of the wonderful new books you’ll want to get cozy with in the coming months.
Jared Leto may be going from DC to Valiant.
Shared cinematic universes are, as the kids say, the new hotness among comics publishers, and Valiant has every intention of getting in on the live-action game with its upcoming web series Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe.
I have a confession to make. Two years ago at New York Comic-Con, I picked up a bunch of Valiant trade volumes with the intention of getting caught up with the publisher’s rapidly expanding universe of heroes and villains.
There’s nothing like reading a good comic or 16 on a warm summer’s day. I mean, why do all that stuff like going outside when there are so many good new comics series coming out? Beat the heat over the summer with a few of our recommendations for all the new series you should check out in the next few months.
You might know Eric Heisserer as the screenwriter behind Arrival, but his next big project is in a different vein: Secret Weapons, a new superhero miniseries for Valiant Comics. We spoke to the writer to see what it’s like writing for the screen and writing for comics, and what’s in store for the Valiant universe.
Valiant Comics is making a big step in the creation of its movie universe, by bringing one of its best books to the table: the sublime Archer & Armstrong, which is joining Bloodshot, Harbinger, and others in the Valiant cinematic universe.