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X-O Manowar #9

X-O Manowar #9 Review: High Sci-Fi John Carter Meets Game Of Thrones

Bruto doesn’t seem so much like the villain as much as someone who likely saw this coming from the start.Then there is the distinctive art of Clayton Crain This is kind of funny, because I recently revisited Kyle Craig and Christopher Yost’s X-Force not too long ago, and I was graced with re-experiencing Crain’s art[...]

[Updated] 12 Images From Marvel's Venom Variant Month March 2017

and I'm still leaving the lovely surprise at the bottom.[gallery ids="591685,591704,591665,591687,591655,591654,591660,591663,591681,591700,591653,591656,591658,591659,591662,591668,591683,591684,591689,591698,591696,591697,591703"]The creators on each cover are Invincible Iron Man #5 by Rick Leonardi, X-Men: Prime #1 by Kris Anka, Kingpin #2 by Clayton Crain, Doctor Strange #18 by Tess Fowler, All-New Wolverine #18 by Francesco Mattina, Black Panther #12 by Elizabeth Torque, Captain America: Steve Rogers[...]

Tom Judge: The Rapture – 24 Trades Of Christmas

Oh, and he lets it slip that Judge will end up deciding the balance of power in Hell.The trade collects the Universe #1-8 and Tom Judge: End of Days #1 and was writing by Paul Jenkins and drawn by Clayton Crain It shows the journey of a broken man as he regains purpose in his[...]

Komandar Bloodshot One-Shot Spins Out Of Divinity III This December

The one-shot will also ship in December, one week after the main series debut, and will be written by Jeff Lemire and drawn by Clayton Crain It will feature covers by Crain, Ryan Bodenheim, Greg Smallwood, Trevor Hairsine and Kano.If Valiant follows their recent publishing habits, I'd guess we might see some other one-shots depending on the[...]

Rai To Confront Father In 4001 A.D. #3

Part of their summer event that also includes four issues of Rai and four one-shots featuring X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Shadowman and the new War Mother.This issue, written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Clayton Crain, focuses on the the forsake guardian of New Japan confronting his creator, the all-powerful artificial intelligence known as Father. The war against[...]

4001 A.D. Is A Different Type Of Summer Event

by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain4001 A.D #2 (of 4) Written by Matt Kindt Art by Clayton Crain Covers by Crain, Tula Lotay, Ryan Bodenheim, Philip Tan, Ryan Lee, and Ryan Sook.The most ambitious comics event of 2016 brings war to the 41st century – with Rai leading the charge! Rai is smashing headfirst into New Japan[...]

4001 A.D. Starts This Week And We Have A Preview

The issue is written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Clayton Crain and David Mack and with covers by Crain, Tula Lotay, Ryan Bodenheim, Clayton Henry, Ryan Lee and Ryan Sook Here is an extended preview for 4001 A.D #1. One hundred years from today, Father – the benevolent artificial intelligence that governs the island nation[...]

An Advanced Preview Of 4001 A.D. #2 From Valiant

#2, written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Clayton Crain. Rai’s insurrection against his creator — the autocratic A.I simply called Father — heats up as war comes to the space-faring nation of New Japan! With a newly recruited team of allies at his side – including the Eternal Warrior and a colossal X-O Manowar battle[...]

Huge Preview For Valiant's The Summer Of 4001 A.D.

along with a HUGE preview of the first issue including some lettered and unlettered pages by Clayton Crain and all four covers for the 4001 A.D series.Valiant Entertainment has dubbed this The Summer of 4001 A.D., which means my wall calendar is off by 185 years To go with their summer event, they[...]

Rai Recruits The Heroes Of The 41st Century In 4001 A.D. First Look

#1, the first of a new four-part series from Valiant by writer Matt Kindt and artist Clayton Crain The series follows Rai, the now fallen guardian of New Japan, as he tries to rally the heroes of the 41st century.  One hundred years from today, Father – the benevolent artificial intelligence that governs the island nation of[...]

Valiant Teases 2016 Slate With 4001 AD By Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain

Valiant is kicking off the last week of the year with a series of teases for 2016, beginning today with a sneak peek at 4001 A.D., their upcoming summer crossover event by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain.Slated to begin with an exclusive prologue story in their 2016 Free Comic Book Day release before the first[...]


Kindt And Crain Bring The Orphan Story Arc To Rai #9 This August

Writer Matt Kindt and artist Clayton Crain continue their run with the guardian of New Japan with a new story arc beginning in August Part one of The Orphan will take place in Rai #9. Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai and his allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion[...]

Valiant Previews – Imperium #3 and Rai #8

Imperium #3 by Joshua Dysart and Doug Braithwaite and Rai #8 by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain.IMPERIUM #3 [VALIANT NEXT] Written by Joshua Dysart Art by Doug Braithwaite Covers by Raul Allen, Braithwaite, Cary NordA better world By any means necessary The devastating new series escalates with an all-new chapter by New York Times best-selling writer[...]


McFarlane, Holguin And Crain Announce Savior At Image Expo

Savior will kick off in April with the tagline "What if the most dangerous man on Earth was the one trying to do the most good?" The series will be written by Brian Holguin with Todd McFarlane and art by Clayton Crain The first 8 issues with fully painted art are already in the can.Photo from[...]

Advanced Preview Of Valiant's Rai #5

The book is doing very well in the capable hands of Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain But if you haven't gotten in on it already, we're told that issue #5 is the start of a new story arc, Battle for New Japan. In the aftermath of the devastating insurrection against Father's empire, Rai must pick up[...]

Clayton Crain On Rai Forever

Rai artist Clayton Crain, headhunted from Marvel by Valiant produces work like this.And this.And this.And this.So much so that some have worried how long he can keep it up for And, even as an exclusive creator at Valiant, if he will be headhunted again.Well, Ian Melton reported back after talking to comic creators at Rose City Comic Con[...]