Diego Bernard Archives

X-Men: Bland Design – The Generic Origin of Lydia Nance Revealed in X-Men Gold #22
We might as well get it over with and recap X-Men Gold… X-Men Gold #22 Writer: Marc Guggenheim Penciler: Diego Bernard Inker: JP Mayer Colorists: Arif Prianto and Java Tartaglia Letterer: Cory Petit Cover: Dan Mora and Juan Fernandez It's time for the most boring of all the X-Books, X-Men Gold We've discussed at length why this book is so bad[...]
X-Men: Bland Design – A New Status Quo Emerges in X-Men Gold #21
Let's see what's happening in X-Men Gold. X-Men Gold #21 Writer: Marc Guggenheim Penciller: Diego Bernard Inker: JP Mayer Colorist: Arif Prianto Letterer: Cory Petit Cover: Mike Deodato Jr and Nolan Woodard We were pretty hard on the previous issue of X-Men Gold, which saw Kitty propose to Peter in a moment that should have been highly emotional, but fell flat due to[...]
X-Men: Gold #21 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Nolan Woodard
Plus, the broad strokes of this issue are more or less reenacting the first appearance of this Brotherhood in X-Men Gold. X-Men Gold #21 art by Diego Bernard, JP Mayer, and Arif Prianto What really sells this one is the art Diego Bernard's artwork is downright incredible Each scene is loaded with detail and depth[...]
X-Men Gold #20
You can see read every X-Men: Bland Design column going back to the very beginning (which was last week) at this link. Now let's get things started with X-Men Gold #20! X-Men: Gold #20 Writer: Marc Guggenheim Penciler: Diego Bernard Inker: JP Mayer Colorist: Frank Martin Letterer: Cory Petit Damage: $3.99 We join the Negative Zone War storyline in progress after the X-Men, in[...]
Faith And Thinking About What You Want This Country To Be
Also on the horizon is the coming series Harbinger Renegades (with artist Darick Robertson of Transmetropolitan), in which Faith pulls in her old team to help find threatened psiots, and in the process catching up with her old teammates in very different places. A host of Valiant creators and top brass were on hand to discuss[...]
Valiant Unveils Custom CGC Label For Future Of Valiant
The label is drawn by Diego Bernard and is limited to only 500 pieces starting at the Baltimore Comic Con on September 2nd The label will be an add-on feature when encapsulating any Valiant title The cost of the label $5 added onto the encapsulating fees and it can be done at booth #901 or[...]
Roku Returns For New Ninjak Story Arc: The Siege Of King's Castle
Matt King is writing the tale with Diego Bernard and Khoi Pham on art. Ninjak #14 Written by Matt Kindt Art by Diego Bernard w/ Khoi Pham Covers by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, Mike Choi, Jeffrey Veregge, Clayton Henry, Andres Guinaldo and Matt Kindt Colin King, the elite MI-6 intelligence operative codenamed Ninjak, has confronted his past He's survived the[...]
First Look At The Siege Of King's Castle In Ninjak #14
Written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Diego Bernard, the new arc pits the elite super-spy against the deadly Roku as she tries to destroy Colin King from the inside out. As the secrets of their shared past threaten to come roaring back into the light of day, Roku will lead a merciless campaign to destroy[...]
Roku Returns As Ninjak Has To Deal With The Siege Of King's Castle
Matt Kindt and the amazing Diego Bernard (I'm biased, he used to do covers for me on Sinbad) tell the story as Colin King loses his home, fortune and identity as the very dangerous Roku returns And with her return, they will dive even deeper into Ninjak's mysterious past unearthing new revelations about his origin[...]
Advance Look At James Asmus And Diego Bernard On Unity #23
The issue is written by James Asmus (All-New Inhumans) and drawn by Diego Bernard (X-O Manowar). Deep under the mountains of the American Southwest, Quartz – one of the last surviving members of the alien Armor Hunters that attacked Earth – is kept secure in government custody Escape is impossible from the inside[...]
Dead Hand Continues In X-O Manowar #32 Preview
X-O Manowar continues the Dead Hand storyline pitting Aric of Dacia against the overwhelming numbers of the robotic army. X-O MANOWAR #35 ("DEAD HAND" – PART 2) Written by Robert Venditti  Art by Diego Bernard  Covers by Lewis Larosa, Jorge Molina, Rafa Sandoval and Juan Jose Ryp DEAD HAND means death! In the far reaches of deep space, the[...]
Dead Hand Have Been Activated In X-O Manowar #34
The next big story arc for X-O Manowar kicks off with issue #34 by Robert Venditti and Diego Bernard and we are introduced to the robot army called Dead Hand. Born into battle, Aric of Dacia, the fifth century Visigoth now called X-O Manowar, has never known peace Abducted and enslaved by the savage alien empire[...]
Valiant Ends The Year With X-O Manowar #31
So don't look for this until next Wednesday. X-O MANOWAR #31 ("ENTER: ARMORINES" – PART 2) Written by Robert Venditti Art by Diego Bernard Covers: Raul Allen and Emanuela Lupacchino ARMORINES…ATTACK! Aric of Dacia has laid waste to entire planets and defeated the universe's most skilled hunters, but how can he kill what he can't see? A strange new foe[...]
Dead Hand – The Next X-O Manowar Event From Valiant
The new arc is called Dead Hand and its being labeled as a devastating cosmic showdown written by Robert Venditti and drawn by Diego Bernard. In the far reaches of deep space, the ultimate fail-safe of an extinct alien race has finally counted down to zero…and the robot army called DEAD HAND has been activated[...]
Double-Shot Preview Of Rai #4 and X-O Manowar #28
Then we have X-O Manowar #28 by Robert Venditti and Diego Bernard as the Armor Hunters storyline continues. RAI #4 (VALIANT FIRST) Written by Matt Kindt Art & Cover by Clayton Crain #ValiantCraft Cover by Donovan Santiago The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as RAI rockets toward its second arc! In 4001[...]
The Armorines Come To X-O Manowar… Again For The First Time
Robert Venditti and Diego Bernard brings us a new jumping-on point with a three-issue story Enter: Armorines. Start reading here with an all-new jumping-on point for the series that IGN calls "fantastic, action-packed storytelling that never fails to satisfy" as X-O Manowar fires the first shot in an all-or-nothing battle against a ruthless new fighting force[...]
Double Shot Preview – X-O Manorwar #26 And Shadowman: End Times #3
X-O Manowar #26 continues the big Armor Hunters crossover and the conclusion of the mini-series with Shadowman: End Times #3. X-O MANOWAR #26 (ARMOR HUNTERS) Written by Robert Venditti Art by Diego Bernard Covers by Clayton Crain and Trevor Hairsine ARMOR HUNTERS unleashes an all-new starting point for the world's most wanted hero – X-O Manowar – right here[...]
Prelude To Armor Hunters – First Look At X-O Manowar #24
Written by New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti and art by Diego Bernard, this issue not only preludes the big 18-part crossover but also leads into the big 25th anniversary issue they have planned. Aric of Dacia, a fifth-century warrior bonded to alien armor and transplanted to the modern day, is now the most important[...]
Advanced Previews Of X-O Manowar #23 The Prelude To Armor Hunters
Just a few weeks back we showed you and advanced look at X-O Manowar #21, now we are jumping two issues ahead and get a chance to see X-O Manowar #23 by Robert Venditti and Diego Bernard This is the first issue in the Prelude to Armor Hunters, the big summer crossover event for Valiant. For eons,[...]
Valiant Offers Customizable Covers To Retailers For FCBD 2014 Armor Hunters Special
And they will rid the universe of the X-O Manowar's incalculably destructive power…even if it means taking the Earth with it. Kicking off in June with ARMOR HUNTERS #1 by New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Unity), Valiant's 2014 crossover epic then continues with two brand new story[...]
Greg Pak Takes The Eternal Warrior Back To 4001 A.D.
 The future timeline from the original 90s run, home of characters like Rai and the Future Force, will be re-introduced in Eternal Warrior #5 this January. The new story arc, "Eternal Emperor" will split time between the modern day and the future with a very different, grizzled Eternal Warrior protecting a small contingent of humanity on[...]