Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 11/2/16: J. Scott Campbell rethinks Riri and redeems himself

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Riri Redux pic.twitter.com/nKHvZ1G8uB — J. Scott Campbell (@JScottCampbell) November 2, 2016 § Nice art: In what he billed on FB as a “rethink”, artist J. Scott Campbell tweeted the above image of Riri Williams, the new Ironheart in Invincible Iron Man. Campbell drew heavy criticism after he drew a variant cover for IIM #1 showed […]

Imperium #1 Review: A Beautiful Lie

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When Valiant Next was first announced, the biggest questions for fans (including this writer) were “Why Imperium? What is the series? Where’s Harbinger?” As it turns out, we were asking all the wrong things—or so author Joshua Dysart would have us believe in Imperium #1.  Here’s what we should have been asking: What will the future look like? Thanks to the incredibly well designed cover by […]

Nice Art: Rivera, Braithwaite, Mann, and more Shine in Valiant Previews

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Valiant has done an incredible job looping endless previews and press information to the various news outlets. While last week’s batch of previews was filled with ongoing titles from Valiant Entertainment like X-O Manowar, Unity, and the upcoming Quantum and Woody mini-series. This new batch features some of the upcoming Valiant next launches leading with the much […]

Valiant Debuts an Imperium Prelude: Get an Early Harada Fix!

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By: Alexander Jones Modern mythmakers Valiant Comics are implementing something new with a prologue for their upcoming Imperium comic with Imperium: Prelude. February 4th see’s select Valiant comic books equipped with the special prelude story. The tale is written by Joshua Dysart, the regular author of the hijinks of Imperium main character Toyo Harada. The comic is drawn […]

“Venditti’s cooked up a good one” in Valiant’s Dead Hand

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By: Alexander Jones “Venditti’s cooked up a good one” In 2015, Valiant Entertainment is gearing up to send Aric of Dacia, the greatest, most butt-kicking 15th century Visigothic that was ever placed out of time in a brand new storyline entitled Dead Hand. The creative team features the usually spectacular talent of Robert Venditti and […]

Jen Van Meter explores the First “New” Valiant Leading Lady in the Death-Defying Dr. Mirage

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By Alexander Jones The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage Issue #1 marked an important change in the history of Valiant Comics. The publisher finally opened up their stable of characters and swapped the gender of Dr. Mirage, turning the character into a widowed super heroine searching for her late husband in the afterlife. The first installment featured […]

SDCC ’14: Dysart, Kindt, Simons, and Venditti on Valiant’s Current Direction

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By Alexander Jones Valiant is an incredibly dynamic and interesting superhero publisher that isn’t afraid to take risk after risk with their properties. Comics Beat had the opportunity to sit down with some of the brightest minds working at the comics company including Joshua Dysart (Harbinger: Armor Hunters & Harbinger: Omegas), Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar […]

Uniting and Dividing The Valiant Universe with Matt Kindt [Interview]

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Valiant’s relaunch has been an incredible success, but what’s been most interesting is that the company have been able to balance commercial success with creative success. If you look at reviews for any of their titles, you’ll find that the reaction to every single one has been positive. And that goes for their newest launch, […]