Milligan and Ryp’s Britannia #1 gets an advance second printing

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Looks like retailers and readers are starting to groove on some of Valiant’s new publishing efforts. Britannia #1, a  book about a Roman detective in 65 A.D. Britain by Peter Milligan (Detective Comics), Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK) and Raul Allen has already sold out at the distributor level, and is getting a second printing. The first issue goes […]

Valiant teams wth Quidd for electronic collecitbles

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Collecting things is a dangerous passion here at Stately Beat Manor, and now there’s Quidd, a mobile platform that allows you to collect various cards, stickers and emojis. Franchises already available as colelctible “packs” include Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Bob’s Burgers, and more. Genius. And lets give […]

Dynamite preps new Battlestar Galactica ongoing for liftoff with Bunn and Sanchez

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Author Cullen Bunn (Sinestro) has a few holes in his schedule thanks to his landmark title, Sinestro coming to an end along with his other DC work. While the writer moved onto X-Men as part of Marvel’s All-New, All-Different line of books, the author still has the time for a Battlestar Galactica ongoing at Dynamite […]

Valiant gets into the splashy announcement game with #VALIANTSUMMIT 2016

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The game for comics news announcements has been seriously upped in recent years, with Image Expo and the DC Rebirth live streaming, Marvel press conferences and the like and Valiant is getting into the game with #VALIANTSUMMIT 2016, a live event and Periscope livestream set for Tuesday May 17th at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in […]

Valiant teases Deathmate for Summer

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Details coming at C2E2. The first Deathmate is a famous – or perhaps infamous – 90s crossover event that was the Zenith of the Chromium era, a crossover between Valiant and Image that gave birth to a rockstar creator tour even as the book itself was plagued by blown deadlines. Creators included Bob Layton, Barry Windsor-Smith, […]

Valiant going all in at C2E2 with panels, parties, beverages

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The major convention circuit kicks off next week (!!!) with C2E2 in Chicago, and Valiant is going in in a big way with convention-only exclusives, signings, programming, panels, and the debut of the ARCHER & ARMSTRONG AMERICAN PALE ALE with Arcade Brewery.  Some highlights: § TA&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE VARIANT […]

First look: Faith #2 and how Valiant got a viral hit

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Valiant Comics relaunched as a publisher in 2012, and they’ve certainly done most things right since then, putting out quality comics with high level talent, and reaching out to fans on all levels—as the support for CEO Dinesh Shamdasani in our Person of the Year voting shows. They’ve gotten attention for relaunches of long running […]