Portfolio Review: Valiant Pencils, Inks, and Production Techniques

Portfolio Review: Valiant Pencils, Inks, and Production Techniques

Just recently, in 2015, Valiant celebrated their 25th anniversary. During that time a lot has changed in how their comics are created. Through the different Valiant eras scheduling and deadlines have been ever-present. The name of the game has been to get the comics out on time while telling the best possible story with the resources available. Artists, editors, and production crews will ..

The Art of Character Design

The Art of Character Design

Character design is an important step to establish the look and feel of a character. Designs and concept sketches are used in creating new characters, updating established characters, or creating a specific design for use in a particular story line. When introducing or re-introducing a character to an audience it is imperative to make an impact. In comics, ..

Investing in Divinity: Divine Speculation

Investing in Divinity: Divine Speculation

Earlier this year I was in communication with superstar Valiant artist, Lewis LaRosa, and his art representative, “Sonic” Dan Moler (Dan also writes the Portfolio Review for All-Comic) about expanding my original art collection. It had just been announced that Valiant Entertainment would release a number of ***NEW*** titles in 2015 (Ninjak, Divinity, Imperium, and Bloodshot: Reborn) and ..

Welcome to Portfolio Review with Sonicdan!  

Welcome to Portfolio Review with Sonicdan!  

Thank you All-Comic and Valiant Central for giving me a platform to discuss one of my favorite interests, Valiant original art. In the 25 years since Valiant first began publishing a lot has changed in the way art is produced and the way creators communicate in this collaborative process. With this column I would like explore ..