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. […]

Witness the Revenge of the Armor Hunters in the Pages of Valiant’s Unity

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Valiant Entertainment has revealed one of the final story arcs for the publisher’s landmark team book Unity. A few weeks ago, the comics company announced that the series was coming to an end with issue #25. The new arc features the return of the Armor Hunters who were defeated at the end of a landmark […]

Stryfe Visits the Stately Beat Manor Staff Pull for 9/9/15

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This week, a longtime staffer of the internet’s premiere comic book website, The Beat, became obsessed…obsessed with ‘90s X-Men comics. We tried to take away copies of comics like X-Cutioner’s Song from the staffer — but the efforts of the full staff at the Stately Beat Manor (home of team Comics Beat) proved futile. We were […]

Celebrate the End of Valiant’s Unity with a Super-Sized Humor Spectacular

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Valiant Entertainment announced today via Comics Alliance that the publisher’s premiere superhero team Unity is coming to an end after two years of consecutive publication.  BUt it’s going out with a bang and a laugh as the final issue, Unity #25 is set to be a humor comic written by both previous writers of the comic; James […]

Kangaroo Visits the Stately Beat Manor Staff Pull for 8/26/15

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After restoring our collective brain patterns from last week’s insane Podcorn visitation, the men and women hand selected by the government to write the world’s premiere comic book news website, The Beat, sought a nap. A new member of the team known as Frank Oliver aligned himself amongst our ranks, and after some comic book […]

Review: Book of Death #2: The Execution of all Things

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Writer: Robert Venditti Artists: Robert Gill  Doug Braithwaite Colors: David Baron Allen Passalaqua Brian Reber Letters: Dave Lanphear Convinced the unnatural disasters tearing our world apart are a direct result of the new Geomancer’s arrival, the combined forces of the Valiant Universe are forced to confront the Eternal Warrior about his new charge. But to […]