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Iron Man #19 Review: Lackluster
Stark barely lifts himself higher than being on his knees through the "action" (such as it is) of this issue. No blame can be laid at the feet of the visual team of Cafu, Frank D'Armata, or Joe Caramagna, who use clever angles, fantastic lighting effects, and delicately placed captions to do their best with this[...]
God or Man? Christopher Cantwell Talks Upcoming Iron Man Run
To have him suddenly step in, design the armor, and do our cover, it's a dream come true." The cover in question, pictured above, is a wraparound done in Alex Ross's trademark, hyper-detailed, painterly style. Written by Christopher Cantwell with art by CAFU and Frank A'Armata, Iron Man relaunches with a new #1 in September. [...]
Torunn Grønbekk Replaces Al Ewing as Valkyrie Co-Writer, CAFU Returns
In a double whammy of a press release on, the House of Ideas has announced a new co-writer for Valkyrie: Jane Foster, Torunn Grønbekk, as well as the return of artist CAFU to the series In addition, CAFU has signed a Marvel E-X-X-XCLUSIVE contract, meaning that, like Chris Claremont, he will only do work[...]
Toyo Harada cover
Notably, Joshua Dysart also wrote the more recent Harbinger title. Current Valiant-exclusive artist CAFU (Quantum and Woody, Superman, Black Panther) will be contributing the "present" art to the title, while Lewis Larosa, Adam Pollina, and Mico Suayan will be plying their pen to the flashback sequences[...]
The Origin Of Rai And Russia's Rapid Return To Power
In Rai #14 by Matt Kindt and Cafu, the crossover with the 4001 AD event continues and we get to see the true origin of New Japan and the birth of it's line of guardians called Rai Also, in Divinity II #3 by Kindt and Trevor Hairsine, the world has had a titanic shift in[...]
X-O Manowar's 50 Artist Jam Cover
CAFU (UNITY) 8 Eric Canete (RunLoveKill) 9 Carmen Nunez Carnero (X-Factor) 10 Sean Chen (Iron Man) 11 Collen Coover (Bandette) 12 Clayton Crain (4001 A.D., RAI) 13 Jay Fabares (Valiant cover artist) 14 Tom Fowler (QUANTUM AND WOODY) 15 Manuel Garcia (BLOODSHOT) 16 Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) 17 Adam Gorham (Zero) 18 Butch Guice (BLOODSHOT REBORN) 19 Bob Hall (SHADOWMAN) 20 Rebekah Isaacs (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) 21[...]
The Story Of The First Rai, How A Sci-Fi Story Should Begin
It is a self-contained story in that it tells of the birth, life and death of the first Rai, but it's also an on-going as we see the beginning of the second Rai. The art for this issue is really well done by Cafu There is a real nice mix between the sci-fi elements and feudal[...]
41st Century Shake Up In Rai #14
Valiant has sent us an inside look at  RAI #14 – the next installment of "The Summer of 4001 A.D." from writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and artist CAFU (Unity). On June 22nd, the mantle of Rai passes on to New Japan's latest champion! But in the formative years of Father's dark utopia, will New Japan's newly inaugurated[...]
A Look Inside The Return Of Rai
event, issue #13 is on it's way and we have a preview. On May 18th, writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D., DIVINITY II), joins forces with rising star CAFU (UNITY) to reveal the never-before-told story of New Japan's tyrannical rise to power…and, with it, the genesis of one of the Valiant Universe's most iconic heroes. As 4001 A.D[...]
An Advanced Look At Imperium #9, The Start Of The Vine Imperative
Valiant has sent over an advance preview of Imperium #9, the beginging of a new story arc called The Vine Imperative from writer Joshua Dysart (Harbinger) and artist CAFU (Unity). A deadly chess game between Harada and the alien visitors called the Vine has been unfolding for decades The Vine plantings, the secret alien agents of a galaxy-spanning race,[...]
A Renegade Stands Against The United – Preview For Unity #13
Only one book this week, Unity #13. UNITY #13 ("THE UNITED" – PART 2) Written by Matt Kindt Art & Cover by Cafu Handbook Variant by Glenn Fabry Variant Cover by Rafael Albuquerque A Renegade stands against The United! Even the addition of the bright and bubbly Faith Herbert – aka Zephyr of the Harbinger Renegades – can't solve Unity's PR crisis[...]
Double Shot Preview – X-O Manowar #25 And Unity #7
Jones! Plus, all-new tales of X-O Manowar from Robert Venditti & Bryan Hitch, Justin Jordan & Rafer Roberts, Tom Fowler, Sean Chen, Cary Nord, Andy Runton, and much, much more! $4.99/T+/48 pgs. ON SALE 5/21/14 (FOC – 4/28/14) UNITY #7 ("TRAPPED BY WEBNET" – FINALE) Written by Matt Kindt Art[...]
Valiant Solicitations For April 2014 – Including The Preluded To Armor Hunters
This is a good time to jump into the Valiant Universe if you haven't already. UNITY #6 Written by MATT KINDT Art by CAFU Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN Variant Cover by RAUL ALLEN Variant Cover by MICHAEL WALSH Variant Cover by CAFU Drawn into the WEBNET! Unity is anything but unified as the team fractures and must start from scratch[...]
Advanced Preview Of Unity #5 As A New Story Arc Begins
Written by Matt Kindt and art by CAFU, the new storyline focuses on Ninjak and the introduction of his villain Dr Silk and his high-tech terror cell Webnet. Look for Unity #5 in the new issue of Previews with a cover by Clayton Crain, variant covers by Matt Kindt and Mico Suayan and Pullbox Exclusive Variant[...]