Rafer Roberts

Modern Fantasy #3 cover by Kristen Gudsnuk

Modern Fantasy #3 Review: Adorable, Funny, Exciting

The color work is once again vibrant and appealing, suiting the tone perfectly.Modern Fantasy #3 is another fantastically charismatic comic book from the team of Rafer Roberts and Kristen Gudsnuk These two creators have crafted something wonderful with this series, and it’s quickly climbing to be one of my favorite books from Dark Horse[...]

Modern Fantasy #2 cover by Kristen Gudsnuk

Modern Fantasy #2 [Late] Review: Bailing Out Your Goblin Friends

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sage explains the history of the amulet Fentax stole as well as its power and the potential danger if it gets in the wrong hands. Then she, Darquin, Wizard Lizard, and Gondra set out to save Fentax from Fawn and his criminal organization. The target location is a power plant, and they arrive […]

Modern Fantasy #1 cover by Kristen Gudsnuk

Modern Fantasy #1 Review: Kafkaesque Fantasy Elements

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sage of the Riverlands is an office worker whom shares an apartment with her best friend, Gondra, and the deadbeat Wizard Lizard. Sage longs for adventure, but this world of elves, dwarves, mythical creatures, and magic has gone urban and modern. However, when Wizard Lizard's boyfriend, Fentax, steals from a powerful drug lord, […]

Rafer Roberts and Kristen Gudsnuk Bring 'Modern Fantasy' to Millennials in June

The creator-owned comic is written by Rafer Roberts with art by Kristen Gudsnuk Here's how the press release describes it: Modern Fantasy follows three friends, new to the big city, as they struggle to keep their crappy day jobs and pay off their student loans A young Ranger woman, her drug-dealing reptilian wizard roommate, and her boisterous[...]

Breaking: Leaked Documents Reveal Shocking History Of Valiant Universe

And as far as Bleeding Cool has been able to ascertain, neither writer Rafer Roberts nor artist Francis Portela have had any undisclosed contact with Russian diplomat Sergey Kislyak.Check out the solicit and the preview pages below Rai: The History of the Valiant Universe #1 is in stores next week.RAI: THE HISTORY OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE[...]

A&A #12 – A Fitting Finale For A Fun Series

A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong wraps up this week with issue #12 by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton and I'll be honest, the only thing I won't miss about this series is the title Damn I hate long titles This whole series has been a great big ball of silly fun and I'm[...]

Harbinger Renegade #1 – The Advance Review

Last night I got to sit down and read the first issue of the new Harbinger Renegade series by Rafer Roberts and Darick Robertson I'll admit going in that I wasn't as up-to-date on the Harbinger series as I am some of the other Valiant titles But that's okay as it starts off with a[...]

Socialist Circus Performers And Evil Warlocks – A&A #6 Is Silly Fun

Tomorrow sees the release of A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #6 by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton This is the first part of the new Next Stop: Clowntown arc and I just finished reading it.. and damn its silly fun.Our two heroes are on the road, heading to find Andromeda.. Armstrong's wife that[...]

We See Some Changes To Shadowman In The 4001 A.D. One-Shot

You might notice some minor changes in the character being written by Jody Houser and Rafer Roberts and being drawn by Robert Gill.. like the fact that it's 1,985 years in the future and Shadowman is now a woman.. which would make you think a title change would be in order, but Valiant is sticking[...]

Archer & Armstrong Head For A Coulrophobic's Nightmare… Clowntown

Next Stop Clowntown starts in issue #6 and is by writer Rafer Roberts and artist Mike Norton. They’ve got lions They’ve got bears Oh, and malformed mutant clones too! Oh my! Valiant’s mismatched pair of conspiracy-smashing heroes thought they’d stumbled into an ordinary roadside funfair…but now Archer & Armstrong are about to become the star attractions of[...]

Faith And Archer Prepare For Their First Date

Now, the series is focused on the burgeoning romantic ties between Archer and Faith.The series by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton is refreshing and different than anything else on the shelves.Here is some preview art form A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #5 on sale July 20th.[...]

An Advance Look At A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #3

Valiant has sent over an early look at A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #3 by Rafer Roberts and David Lafuente This may be one of the funniest and most insane comic series of the year. On May 11th, Archer and Armstrong awake inside the insane maze of fine wines and lost treasures that Bacchus[...]

An Early Look At Archer & Faith's First Date

The issue has writer Rafer Roberts being joined by artist Mike Norton (Whose B-day is today) and will come out on the same day as the new on-going Faith series.  With Armstrong on the road, Archer is taking some much-needed personal time…and bringing his long-distance romance with Los Angeles’s number-one superhero off of FaceTime and into[...]

In The Bag Continues In Preview For A&A #2

The first issue just hit shelves yesterday, now we see what's next from writer Rafer Roberts and artist David Lafuente. On April 13th, “IN THE BAG” continues here as Valiant’s greatest mis-adventurers do the unthinkable and hit rock bottom…inside Armstrong’s bottomless satchel! Imprisoned by Bacchus, the self-appointed god of inebriation, Archer and Armstrong’s only shot at[...]

Will A&A Become A&F? Romance Coming For Archer – C2E2 Surprise

it's for the fifth issue of the new seriesThe series is by Rafer Roberts and David Lafuente.  Today Valiant held a panel spotlighting their new series A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #1.. a very long title They showed some advanced covers and the one that got everyone's attention featured Obadiah Archer and Faith[...]

The Process Art For A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #1

Based on a script by Rafer Roberts, we have the pencils of David Lafuente along with inks by Ryan Winn, colors by Brian Reber and letters by Dave Lanphear The issue ships on March 16th (which means its final order cut-off is probably about now) and features covers by Lafuente, Kano, Trevor Hairsine, Clayton Henry,[...]

Valiant Makes Their FCBD Offering Even Bigger By Having Faith

Valiant is making their Free Comic Book Day offering even bigger. The Valiant: 4001 A.D. FCBD Special has been bumped up to 40 pages to include a new excerpt from Faith. The title will also feature looks at Divinity II and A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong as well as mentioned in the title, […]

An Early Look At A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #2

Written by Rafer Roberts and drawn by David Lafuente, the new series starts of with Archer having to go into Armstrong's bag to rescue his partner from Bacchus Pretty straight forward there...  After following Armstrong into the depths of his infinite satchel in a search for booze, Archer and his partner, history’s most inebriated immortal, have[...]