Things to Do: Kansas City Comic Fans Can Catch Cook, Conner, Kindt, and Hester at a Special Planet Comicon Q&A

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Planet Comicon has been the one of most loved cons of the Kansas City area for 17 years and this weekend will be one for the books. Sure you can meet Nolan North and Troy Baker who voice Nathan and Sam in the epic Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. Yes, Stan Lee will be at the […]

Interview: Matt Kindt submerges us in Dept.H

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For about a month now, comic book creators and fellow comics internet community writers have been buzzing about Dept.H from Dark Horse Comics. The book, which debuts this Wednesday, was pitched as a murder mystery taking place in an underwater research lab.  Those two things were my greatest fears; being murdered and being dunked underwater, so there […]

Nice Art: The Espionage of Ninjak #5

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Ninjak has been one of the most highly anticipated releases from Valiant Entertainment to date and…spoilers…we have been loving every issue of the comic here at The Beat. Each installment of the title has been full of intrigue and wonderful ideas that serve to enrich the character of Ninjak even further than before. With someone […]

A Tale of Three Kings: Ninjak #1 Review

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Book 1 Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Clay Mann Inker: Seth Mann Colorist: Ulises Arreola Letterer: Dave Sharpe The Lost Files Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Butch Guice Colorist: Ulises Arreola Letterer: Dave Sharpe Ninjak #1 by Matt Kindt is the ongoing series that you’ve wanted ever since Valiant first relaunched in 2012. The highly sought after British […]

Nice Art: Guice’s Ninjak: The Lost Files Art is Covered in Espionage tinged Delight

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In comics we usually put a spotlight on the writers of storylines, however, Butch Guice is the star of this article. The artist’s excellent linework and shading add an extra layer to the story of Ninjak with Ninjak: The Lost Files. The tale is the second feature in the upcoming Ninjak ongoing series debuting from Valiant Entertainment. […]

Review: Divinity #1 adds meta-textual richness to the Valiant Universe

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By Harper Harris Valiant Entertainment has been gradually earning a loyal fanbase since their return in 2012, but in the last several months their line has skyrocketed to the top of the list of publishers to watch. This is largely due to the inclusion of some fantastic talents that have joined up in the Valiant […]

You Will Believe a Divinity can Bend Matter, Space, and Time (Divinity #1 Preview)

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By: Alexander Jones Valiant comics are continuing to mix up their line with a couple of brave new experimental decisions, but this one might be the most dangerous of them all, introducing a character with incredible power in the Valiant world. The publisher’s latest wave, Valiant Next, started with the release of the first issue […]

NYCC’14: Valiant Shows off The Valiant #1

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By David Nieves Today Valiant released a preview, including an animated trailer, of their upcoming title announced as part of Monday’s Valiant Next announcement. In stores December 10th, THE VALIANT #1 is the first title of VALIANT NEXT – an all-new wave of ongoing series and prestige format projects from some of the premier creative […]