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Valiant Comics Creators Told "Pencils Down" By Bosses, Close for a Month?

Valiant Comics Creators Told "Pencils Down" By Bosses, Close for a Month?

Bleeding Cool has been told by several separate and well-connected sources that Valiant Comics creators have been given a 'pencils down' edict from editors and executives. Told to stop working on all their comic books immediately, and that Valiant will be shuttering for the next month, rather than editorial working remotely. As a result, creators […]

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Max Bemis and Nathan Stockman Get Ready Turok with Savage at Valiant in June

Valiant Entertainment has announced a new series launching in June from writer Max Bemis and artist Nathan Stockman, with colors by Brian Reber, and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. Tooting their own horn in a press release, Valiant calls Savage "a thrilling new series that's packed with over-the-top action, animated artwork, and a massively entertaining and […]

Heather Antos and Lysa Hawkins Promoted to Senior Editors at Valiant

Heather Antos and Lysa Hawkins Promoted to Senior Editors at Valiant

Being promoted to a senior editorial role at a premier comic book publisher is the dream of any editor. Being promoted to a senior editorial role at Valiant Entertainment is pretty cool too. So congratulations to Heather Antos and Lysa Hawkins, who have both been promoted to Senior Editors at the Flying V, according to […]

How Much Would You Pay to Be Drawn Into a Bloodshot Comic?

How Much Would You Pay to Be Drawn Into a Bloodshot Comic?

Valiant Entertainment is offering the opportunity of a lifetime through Humble Bundle. For the next week, the Bloodshot 2020 Humble Bundle will allow readers to pick up $400-worth of DRM-free Bloodshot comic for a price of their choosing. But whoever chooses to pay the highest price will get a bonus prize: they'll be drawn into […]


FOC Cover Stories From Marvel, DC, Boom, Vault, Valiant, Dynamite

Boom Studios and Dynamite Entertainment are the leading proponent of what is known as the FOC cover, releasing cover images just before the Final Order Cut-Off date in an attempt to goose last minute orders out of retailers. But this week, Marvel, Valiant, Vault and DC are stepping in too. Dynamite especially use tiered covers, […]

Cullen Bunn and Jon Davis-Hunt Relaunch Shadowman at Valiant in May

Cullen Bunn and Jon Davis-Hunt Relaunch Shadowman at Valiant in May

Valiant Entertaiment has announced the next creative team to relaunch a series in 2020: Writer Cullen Bunn, artist Jon Davis-Hunt, colorist Jordie Bellaire, and letterer Clayton Cowles will relaunch Shadowman this May, a press release revealed. Horror reaches new heights in SHADOWMAN #1 this May. New York Times bestselling writer CULLEN BUNN (Venom) and the […]

Valiant Bans Mention Of Bad Idea On Social Media Pages

Valiant Bans Mention Of Bad Idea On Facebook

Bleeding Cool has been repeatedly breaking news about the new New York-based publisher Bad Idea Comics, formed from former executives of Valiant Entertainment. But there's one place you won't read about the publisher – and that's on Valiant's own associated Facebook pages, such as Valiant Comic Fans. Administrator Christopher Amundson made it very clear. If […]

Will Valiant Sue DC Comics Over Generation Zero Trademark?

Will Valiant Sue DC Comics Over Generation Zero Trademark?

I am not a lawyer, I do not play one on the internet. But every now and then, you pick up a few things along the way. A mention of copyright here, of tortious interference there, and definitely about libel, slander and defamation. But mostly about trademarks. Yesterday, DC Comics announced that their DC Timeline […]

Is Bad Idea Planning A New Comics Industry Shake-Up?

Is Bad Idea Planning A New Comics Industry Shake-Up?

For months, there's been rumours – and some not so subtle teasing – that former Valiant Comics executives Dinesh Shamdasani, Warren Simons, Hunter Gorinson and Josh Johns have been building something new and disruptive to mount their return to comics publishing. It looks like they're calling that something Bad Idea – a new comic book publishing house that's already racked up […]


Identity Crisis Solved as Valiant Names Creative Team for Final Witness

Identity Crisis Solved as Valiant Names Creative Team for Final Witness

Earlier this month, we told you that Valiant's Heroes would be In Crisis thanks to an Incoming murder mystery comic called Final Witness. However, despite naming the comic and its premise (and Bleeding Cool actually had the name months earlier — pip pip), the comic was announced with no creative team. However, Valiant has revealed […]

Valiant Heroes in Crisis as New Murder Mystery Comic Incoming

#TheFinalWitness: Valiant Heroes in Crisis with Murder Mystery Comic Incoming

Valiant Entertainment is looking to get themselves some of that sweet murder comic money in 2020 with a new five-issue series called The Final Witness, billed as "A Crime-Noir Serial Killer Mystery" and teased today in a press release with the caption: "Can You Solve the Case?" We don't know the who, what, where, or […]

Quantum and Woody #1 [Preview]

What to Expect from Quantum and Woody #1 Ahead of Final Order Cutoff [Preview]

Quantum and Woody is set to relaunch at Valiant later this month, by Christopher Hastings and Ryan Browne. But if you can't wait until January 29th, Valiant has released a now fully-lettered preview showing what you can expect. Such as revelations about self-worth learned from the television during a goat workout session… A mysterious prophecy… […]

Valiant Previews Emilio Laiso's Inks for X-O Manowar #1

Valiant Previews Emilio Laiso's Inks for X-O Manowar #1

Valiant Entertainment has released an early look at artist Emilio Laiso's inks for the upcoming X-O Manowar #1, the first issue of a new series by Laiso and writer Dennis Hopeless "Hallum" with colors by Ruth Redmond and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. The long-anticipated series about the deadly jellyfish hero finally launches in March after being […]


X-O Manowar by Dennis Hopeless and Emilio Laiso to Finally Come Out in March

X-O Manowar by Dennis Hopeless and Emilio Laiso to Finally Come Out in March

Originally planned for November and then pushed back to 2020, that new X-O Manowar series by Dennis Hopeless "Hallum" and Emilio Laiso is set for release this March, according to a press release from Valiant. New York, NY (December 16th, 2019) – X-O MANOWAR #1 unleashes the Valiant Universe's most powerful hero in an all-new […]

Graphite Digital Comics Service Adds Dark Horse, Valiant, More

Graphite Digital Comics Service Adds Dark Horse, Valiant, More

Digital comics platform Graphite Comics has just announced some major additions to its collection. According to a press release, Dark Horse, Valiant, Humanoids, and Impact Theory have all signed on to offer their comics on Graphite. Series such as Hellboy, The Witcher, Aliens, Umbrella Academy, The Incal, The Metabarons, The Twilight Man, Bloodshot, and Neon […]


Feast Your Eyes on Marc Laming's Pencils for February's Bloodshot #0

Feast Your Eyes on Marc Laming's Pencils and Inks for February's Bloodshot #0

Turkey Day may be over, but that doesn't mean you need to stop gorging yourself on tasty pleasures. Valiant Entertainment is inviting readers to feast not with their stomachs but with their eyes on the delicious pencils and tantalizing inks of Marc Laming for February's upcoming Bloodshot #0. The idea for Bloodshot #0, by Laming […]