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Jim Valentino Creates "Warts And All" History Of Image Comics
We mentioned this last week in Image Comics February 2022 solicits and solicitations, that Jim Valentino was creating an Official Image Comics timeline one-shot. Image Comics archivist and co-founder Jim Valentino details the company's history (warts and all!) in the single most comprehensive chronology of the company ever published—The Official Image Timeline The one-shot will hit[...]
The Return Of Jim Valentino's Shadowhawk In August 2022
ShadowHawk was a launch title from Image Comics by Jim Valentino, one of the Image founders, in 1992 In 2022, for the publisher's 30th anniversary, Valentino is bringing him back for a Shadowhawk 30th Anniversary Special, scheduled for August 2022 Posting to Facebook, he stated; The Return Of Jim Valentino's ShadowHawk In August 2022 I don't draw[...]
The Comic Book History Of Taserface
Taserface is a character that's been around over 27 years, making his original debut in Guardians of the Galaxy #1 (June 1990) by Jim Valentino Jim gets credit for creating the character, but the name came from his son Aaron who was five at the time Jim explained in an interview from 2013: Actually my son,[...]
Whatever Happened To Collaborations?
And sometimes I turn in a script and the next time I see anything is on the shelf at the comic shop. On the other side, I got to do five issues of ShadowHawk for Jim Valentino We were bringing back the original Paul Johnstone and spinning the series out of Image United The artist on[...]
San Diego Comic Fest Coming Presidents Day Weekend!
One unique feature is the Comic Fest Cafe, which this year will be themed in tribute to Jack Kirby. You can join guest of honour, Jim Valentino and all the other guests at this wonderful con in beautiful San Diego this February, giving you plenty of time to flex those convention muscles in time for that[...]
The Image Revolution Is Available To Stream For Free On Amazon Prime, Hoopla
Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Ser Robert Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, Whilce Portacio, and Jim Valentino left the books they were drawing at Marvel, created new characters that for the most part looked suspiciously similar to the ones they were drawing at Marvel, and ended up creating what is today the third largest comic book[...]
Shutter #25 To Crossover With Image Founders' Characters For Image 25th Anniversary
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of Image Comics, the 25th issue of Joe Keatinge and Leila del Luca's Shutter will feature appearances by characters from Todd McFarlane's Spawn, Sir Robert Liefeld's Glory, Marc Silvestri's Witchblade, Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon, Jim Valentino's Shadowhawk, and Robert Kirkman's Invincible, according to a press release sent out by[...]
Guardians Of The Galaxy's New Ravager Was Created By A 9-Year Old
This is a character that director James Gunn wanted to bring into the first movie but couldn't. Taserface was originally created in 1990 by Jim Valentino, but according to Rob Liefeld, the creation was a collaboration between Jim and a 9-years old Aaron Valentino. I wonder if both Jim and Aaron will get a mention in the[...]
Jimmie Robinson's Empty #2 Hits Shelves Tomorrow
Jim Valentino, Image co-founder and head of Shadowline, posted these preview pages for Robinson's new book. Jimmie Robinson is one of the most versatile artists in the industry His books include Bomb Queen, Evil & Malice, Avigon, Amanda And Gunn and Five Weapons He has a new series out called[...]
Valentino And Son Cover Hellboy For The Hero Initiative
Jim Valentino, Image co-founder and the guy that made the Guardians of the Galaxy cool (yes, they were cool before Rocket and Groot), shared what he did on New Years The next 100 project from the Hero Initiative is going to be Hellboy and Jim did up a wonderful looking cover that was then inked[...]
When Don Simpson Was Offered An Image Comics Partnership
Megaton Man creator Don Simpson has been posting most entertainingly on Facebook about that project that never happened, the 1963 Annual, that would have topped off the Image Comics series by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette, Rick Veitch and more. To heck with the 1963 Annual — I'm just going to draw the "In Pictopia" Annual —[...]
Late Night Fun – How Different Artist Interpret The Same Layout
Being the age I am, when someone mentions of the Guardians of the Galaxy I think of Yondu, Martinex, Charlie-27 and Starhawk… I also think of the work of Jim Valentino Jim of course was one of the founders of Image Comics and runs Shadowline which puts out a lot of amazing books Check out[...]
Orbiting Around Guardians Of The Galaxy With The Cosmic Catalog Of Comics
1, and our introduction to the diverse assembly of Vance Astro, Yondu, Martinex & Charlie 27 in their battle against the Badoon. Rocketing to the 90′s, we look at GOTG by Jim Valentino, with the team finally getting their own title, facing the ramifications of the present days heroes of the MU. In the wake of the[...]