Interview: Writer Rafer Roberts on Mashing Up Indie and Superheroes in “A&A,” the New Archer and Armstrong Ongoing

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Comic Book author Rafer Roberts is best known for his independent work on titles like Plastic Farm. Now, he is making his Valiant debut, partnering with the publisher’s exclusive artist David Lafuente to pen next installment to A&A, a brand new Archer & Armstrong ongoing series.  He takes the reigns on the characters from Archer and Armstrong writer Fred Van Lente. In anticipation […]

A Bloody Little Buddy Returns in BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1

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Valiant comics is known for special one-off issues with #0’s, anniversaries and even annuals. Author Jeff Lemire (Teen Titans: Earth One) is teaming up with critically acclaimed artist Kano (Daredevil) as the publisher continues the tradition with a special 64-page annual formally titled; Bloodshot Reborn 2016 Annual #1. Ray Fawkes (Gotham by Midnight,) Michel Fiffe (Copra,) Benjamin […]

Lost in the Infinite Satchel: A&A: ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 Preview

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Valiant is getting ready to launch the next ongoing series starring Archer and Armstrong with A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #1. Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) is working on the story alongside a Valiant Exclusive artist, David Lafuente (Ultimate: Spider-Man). The first story arc for the new series, entitled “In The Bag,” sees Archer […]

The Battle for Los Angeles begins in Bloodshot Reborn’s The Analogue Man (Preview)

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When a comics publisher talks about a miniseries launching in a prestige format, we often think about some of the best material in comics. Landmark stories crafted by DC in the ‘80s including Batman: The Dark Knight debuted in this special thick format — the comic was so inspirational that other comics companies followed suit. […]

Comings and goings at Oni, IDW and Valiant

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Some new positions at Valiant and IDW, and a new media partner for Oni. For the details read on! Valiant Entertainment has hired Geeta Singh as Licensing Manager. Singh formerly worked for Universify, a branding company, and King Features Syndicate. In her new role, Singh will join Valiant’s President of Licensing, Promotions & Ad Sales, […]

X-O Manowar returns as an “International thriller” in The Kill List

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X-O Manowar is on the track to issue #50. The series initially helmed by Robert Venditti is continuing publication after the landmark Valiant event Book of Death coming with “The Kill List” a brand new arc teaming up a man with a suit of magical armor with a ninja employed by the British government: Ninjak. […]

NYCC ’15: Valiant’s Archer and Armstrong are back in action in A&A #1

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Two heroes are rejoining the Valiant Universe after a successful 25-issue ongoing series. Welcome Archer & Armstrong back to the Valiant Universe with A&A #1. The new title will debut in March 2016, and feature writing from Valiant newcomer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) artist David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man) is adding pencils to the brand new comic. […]

More people hired at comic book companies: Image, Boom, Valiant, Dynamite

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Although the comics industry seems to be hitting a rough patch, one thing that I noticed at last week retailer summit is that a bunch of people have just been hired as staffers to actually work in the comics business! And interestingly, many of them are working directly with comics retailers. I think if you’re going to invest money in your business at a time like this, investing in new employees who work directly with the people who buy your products is a pretty smart move. Here’s the new faces:

Valiant launches new “Faith” Mini with Houser and Portela

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Valiant has just announced a brand new mini-series for one of their most beloved characters first introduced in the Harbinger series: Faith. Her brand new series is being written by Orphan Black author Jody Houser with art from Frankenstein: Agent of Shade illustrator Francis Portela with additional sequences drawn by DC Comics Bombshells artist Marguerite Sauvage. […]