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Pencils Back Up for Brett Booth on Bloodshot #10 For January 2021

Pencils Back Up for Brett Booth on Bloodshot #10 For January 2021

Bloodshot #10 was originally solicited by Valiant Entertainment back in March when the Bloodshot movie had just come out, intended to be published in June, with Brett Booth joining the series, written by Tim Seeley. Booth, along with many others, was subject to a "pencils down" notice by Valiant. But now it has been rescheduled […]

Valiant Reschedules The Final Witness To February 2021

Valiant Reschedules The Final Witness To February 2021

The Final Witness is a superheroic horrific crime-noir set in San Francisco, planned to be published by Valiant Entertainment back in April, that fell foul of the shutdown. Valiant was one of the first publishers to close up the offices and issue a "pencils down" order on titles. The publisher has also been under considerable […]

Valiant Comics Open Submissions For Published Comic Book Writers

Valiant Comics Open Submissions For Published Comic Book Writers

Valiant Comics has announced they will be running Virtual Portfolio Reviews for aspiring comic book writers, including one-on-one sessions with their Senior Editors Heather Antos and Lysa Hawkins. Though as Heather tweets out "PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE read the submission requirements CAREFULLY!!!" But for those who don't… "TL:DR submit MAX 20 comics pages of previously published/finished […]

Legend Of Zelda #1 Comic Up For Auction On ComicConnect Today

Legend Of Zelda #1 Comic Up For Auction On ComicConnect Today

Legend of Zelda fans: raise your hands if you knew this existed before today. I showed this cover to multiple people I would consider more than causal Zelda fans, and only one of them even knew that this was a thing that happened. This comic was released by Valiant in 1990, featuring story and art […]

Rai #9 Only New Solicited Title In Valiant November 2020 Solicits

Rai #9 Only New Solicited Title In Valiant November 2020 Solicits

In October, Valiant Entertainment solicited no new titles, just a collection of Doctor Tomorrow. They did reschedule a few previously solicited and delayed titles for October such as Rai #8. but it remains a small line-up. Well in November, Valiant has just the one new title being solicited, Rai #9 from Dan Abnett and Juan […]

X-O Manowar Returns in November from Dennis Hopeless &#038 Emilio Laiso

X-O Manowar Returns in November from Dennis Hopeless & Emilio Laiso

The hiatus is over for Valiant's flagship superhero, X-O Manowar, who will return this November. Writer Dennis "Hopeless" Hallum will stick on the title with what Valiant describes as a "bold new direction" with issue number two. Even though he's still keeping the band together with Emilio Laiso, who continues as artist from when they started their run […]

Valiant Entertainment Manhattan Offices Closed Permanently (UPDATE)

Valiant Entertainment Manhattan Offices Closed Permanently (UPDATE)

Valiant Entertainment was one of the first comic book publishers to go into lockdown and work from home, to tell creators to stop work, and to make some staff members redundant. They have also been slower than most to emerge from lockdown as well, with no new comic books solicited in October, only collections and […]

Valiant Entertainment Only Has One TPB in October 2020 Solicits

Valiant Entertainment Only Has One TPB in October 2020 Solicits

Valiant Entertainment looks like it may have a pause coming in the schedules, with only one item listed in their October 2020 schedules, the collection of Doctor Tomorrow by Alejandro Arbona and Jim Towe. Recently Ninjak was teased as returning in 2021, and Bleeding Cool looked at something that was appearing to look like both […]

Is Valiant Bringing Back Solar Man Of The Atom and Unity In 2021

Is Valiant Bringing Back Solar Man Of The Atom and Unity In 2021?

Today's Free Comic Book Day Valiant Entertainment title is from another era. It has Vin Diesel on the cover, back when Bloodshot was a movie people were looking forward to, and features the first comic book appearances of characters from the movie, Wilfred Wigans and KT, in a story by Tim Seeley and Jason Masters, […]

Jeff Parker and Javier Pulido Relaunch Ninjak at Valiant Comics

Jeff Parker and Javier Pulido Relaunch Ninjak at Valiant Comics

Valiant Comics, the eyebrow-raising darling of the Harvey Awards, has announced a relaunch of Ninjak with writer Jeff Parker and artist Javier Pulido. Ninjak, co-created by Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada during Valiant's first run in the nineties, focuses on Colin King, an ex super spy who is about to get his secret life exposed to […]

Valiant Comics Launches Virtual Creator Portfolio Reviews in July

Valiant Comics Launches Virtual Creator Portfolio Reviews in July

Valiant Entertainment is announcing a Virtual Portfolio Review programme during what would have been convention season. Instead, Valiant will offer a digital one-on-one portfolio review for aspiring interior artists, cover artists, colourists, and letters. These virtual one-on-one sessions will take place with senior editors Heather Antos or Lysa Hawkins and will run for approximately ten minutes. Here's the when and […]

Valiant Entertainment Make Redundancies

Valiant Entertainment Make Redundancies

Last month, Bleeding Cool reported on IDW Publishing of San Diego making a number of employees redundant, permanently, some of which took to social media to elaborate on their position. We now understand that Valiant Entertainment of New York has had to make similar decisions. After making enquiries, Matthew Klein, Valiant Entertainment's VP of Sales […]

Valiant Schedules Doctor Tomorrow Rai Bloodshot Quantum &#038 Woody

Valiant Schedules Doctor Tomorrow, Rai, Bloodshot, Quantum & Woody

Valiant Entertainment was one of the first comic book publishers to stop creators working in the worldwide shutdown and lockdown. And not in the nice UK way where everyone still gets 80% of their pay, but the harsher US version where everyone gets a cheque and tries to claim unemployment benefit. Well, it looks like […]

Valiant August 2020 Solicits Sees Final Witness Delayed Till 2021

Valiant August 2020 Solicits Sees Final Witness Delayed Till 2021

Valiant Entertainment has an incredibly limited line-up of titles solicited for August 2020. No sign of the Shadowman launch or of Final Witness, instead there's the launch of Savage initially planned for June, a resolicitation of the Rai trade paperback and X-O Manowar #2 initially planned for April. And that's it. Despite the film, there […]

New Dates For Final Witness and Shadowman Launches From Valiant

New Dates For Final Witness and Shadowman Launches From Valiant

The comic book industry is beginning to edge towards and attempt at returning to some vestige of normality. These are the planned titles that Valiant Entertainment has for May, June, July, August and September July 2020, unearthed by Bleeding Cool so far. We'll be trying to run as many other publishers' plans today, and during […]

Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

We were wondering where the Diamond Comic Distributors March 2020 marketshare statistics might have got to. Well, it has been a peculiar month. Rather than the usual Friday/Monday release, we are getting the marketshare and top tens today followed by the full stats tomorrow. So here we go, Spider-Woman and all. As it stands comic […]

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All major comic book publishers have pulled digital comics versions of new titles out this week, as they are still unable to publish them in print. There are exceptions for Archie's general market titles, collections already sold into the book market, and original graphic novels such as DC's Alt-Hero out today. Smaller publishers are less […]

DC Comics Puts Black Label and Generation Five Titles on Pause

DC Comics Puts Black Label and Generation Five Titles on Pause

Diamond Comic Distributors' note last week about not paying publishers caused a lot of concern in the comic book industry. It was the reason given to me more than any other, that some publishers asked their creators to cease working on certain comic books right now. Diamond already announced they had shuttered their doors, to […]

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel DC Image and More

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

Image Makes Four Staff Redundant as Editor Jumps From Valiant to Oni

Image Makes Four Staff Redundant as Editor Jumps From Valiant to Oni

Image Comics has made four of its staff members redundant. The publisher cited the effects of the current global situation, and the closure of comic shores, as well as Image Comics's own Portland offices. Newsarama identified two of the staff members. Graphic designer/production artist Carey Hall, you can check out her design work here. Then […]