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Erik Larsen Vs Jim Valentino In The Daily LITG, 4th of February 2024
Both sides of the Erik Larsen Vs Jim Valentino grudge match are now out there You may make your own judgment At Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead[...]
Erik Larsen
Last week, Bleeding Cool ran an article in which Jim Valentino answered claims made on the Cartoonist KayFayBe, YouTube channel Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg, when interviewing Image Comics co-founder and former Image Comics publisher Erik Larsen that he "righted the ship" over at Image Comics, when taking over from Jim Valentino as publisher Bleeding [...]
Jim Valentino Speaks About Erik Larsen Getting All The Image Credit
32 years ago, Image Comics was founded by Rob Liefeld, Jim Lee, Todd McFarlane, Erik Larsen, Jim Valentino and Marc Silvestri, a loose collection of creator studios, and they hired Tony Lobito as full-time publisher for Image Comics In 1993, Larry Marder, creator of Beanworld, as well as a former marketer for Chicago comics retail[...]
In Praise Of Jim Valentino As He's In Hospital With Pneumonia
Jim Valentino, 71 year old co-founder of Image Comics and creator of normalman, Shadowhawk and Touch Of Silver has been in the hospital recently, suffering with pneumonia We'd like to wish him well from Bleeding Cool but also celebrate much of what he has acheived in his long career in comics Certainly longer than anyone[...]
Image Comics September 2023 Solicits
Rat Queens was a very popular comic book at Image Comics through Jim Valentino's Shadowline imprint, an all-female fantasy comic that subverted traditional tropes by Kurtis J Weibe and Roc Upchurch In October 2014, Upchurch was arrested on charges of domestic violence, first reported by Bleeding Cool the following month. Later, Upchurch confirmed to Bleeding Cool that he[...]
The Full Comic Book Creator Credits In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3
He's just one of the many creators listed in the credits during their special thanks, before the post-credits scene… and the post-credits note. The ain character comic book creator credits from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 run as follows: Drax & Gamora created by JIM STARLIN Groot created by STAN LEE, LARRY LIEBER and JACK KIRBY Mantis created[...]
Bad Idea Trying To Get All Image Comics Founders To Follow Rob Liefeld
Jim Valentino, we loved The Last Shadowhawk and need more! Whilce Portacio, you and Brian need to keep doing Bishop, Legends wasn't enough! Marc Silvestri, that new Batman book is insanely gorgeous! Erik Larsen, we're Dragon for life You're all so cool." Okay, so… Jim Lee is exclusive to Warner Bros as President and CCO of[...]
Rob Liefeld Vs. Don Simpson Round Two
Figure $50k-$100k lost, no accounting, & worst coloring I've ever seen; thank God JVal put it right 25 years later." Jim Valentino, there. Splitting Image was a two-issue comic series published by Image Comics in 1993, the year after the publisher was founded, that parodied the publisher Created by Don Simpson, based on an idea from[...]
See You At San Diego
Sammon, Wendy All, Dave Clark, Jim Cornelius, Gus Krueger, Clayton Moore, Maggie Thompson (virtual), Jim Valentino (virtual) and Mathew Klickstein, moderated by Allen Salkin will take place at the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles this Thursacay evening at 7pm A book signing with author Mathew Klickstein will take blace at Skylight Books Arts Annex, prior[...]
Big Image Comics Crossover In The Last Shadowhawk In 2022
Jim Valentino posted the news to Instagram, saying "Sneak peek of an all-new ShadowHawk series coming in August Keep your eyes peeled for more info!" Big Image Comics Crossover In The Last Shadowhawk In 2022 So that's The Last Shadowhawk, publishing in August 2022, for Image Comics' 30th anniversary – and the 30th anniversary of Jim Valentino's[...]
Shadowline Image Comics Remove Union Members From Credits
Shadwline is the studio run by Image Comics founder Jim Valentino, current with Hellcop, A Thing Called Truth and the Image Timeline out this week from Image Comics. That Valentino wrote and published the Image Comics timeline, which included the fillings out between fellow founders Rob Liefeld, and Marc Silvestri, say, including the way official statement,[...]
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[...]
Know Your Guardians – Yondu
I remember reading about them in the Marvel Universe Handbook and I remember the series done by Jim Valentino The first time I picked up one of the new Guardian books my first thoughts were: "Where are Charlie 27, Martinex, Vance Astro and Yondu?" I do talk to myself like that at times. So after reading some[...]
Now Image Comics Has Their Own Comic Con Just Down The Road
You can see the thinking, sat at the Image Comics booth at a variety of comic conventions across North America… all that travelling, all that fuss, all that money – and then you have to share attention with Marvel, DC, Twilight, Robert Downey Jr… what would it be like to have all that attention for[...]
And Now… The Fake Jim Valentino Job Offer
Earlier today, comics writer Dwight MacPherson received a letter from Jim Valentino, jimvalentino25@yahoo.com: Dwight, It's been a long time and I hope all is well with you and your boys. Kris Simon has resigned from her editorial position and will leave after the 29th of this month.  I couldn't think of anyone better than you to take over[...]