Valiant Central Podcast Ep 106: Valiant Reimaginings

Valiant Central Podcast Ep 106: Valiant Reimaginings

Welcome back to the Valiant Central Podcast, your #1 source for Valiant Comics discussion. This week, Paul and Martin talk about how Valiant characters have changed from their initial appearances in the 90s into what they’ve grown into today. Which characters have changed the most? The least? What series is most improved over their initial ..

Valiant Central Podcast Ep 87: Return to Ivar’s Longbox

Valiant Central Podcast Ep 87: Return to Ivar’s Longbox

Welcome back to the Valiant Central Podcast! This week, Joshua Eves joins Paul and Martin for a fun filled discussion of classic Valiant titles! We begin our discussion by looking at the early history of the Anni-Padda brothers – Ivar, Gilad and Armstrong – by reading the classic Valiant issues Timewalker #0, Eternal Warrior #37-38 ..

4001 A.D.: X-O Manowar #1

4001 A.D.: X-O Manowar #1

A tasteful little bite off of a much larger event… the kind of thing we need more of in the world of comics

Valiant Central Podcast Ep 61: Continuity and 4001 AD

Valiant Central Podcast Ep 61: Continuity and 4001 AD

This week on an all new Valiant Central Podcast, Martin and Paul dive into Valiant continuity to see if the direction we’re seeing now makes sense based on what we’ve seen over the past four years. In particular, we concentrate on future stories like Book of Death, Bloodshot Reborn, Timewalker and Rai to try to ..

Collector’s Corner: Modern Valiant (2012 – Present)

Collector’s Corner: Modern Valiant (2012 – Present)

  “If you buy a comic book for $1,000, and sell it for $1,100 you have made a minor profit. But if you buy a comic book for $300 and sell it for $1,100, you have made a significant return on investment. In a game based on numbers, number matter. The trick is to actually pay less ..

Ivar, Timewalker #12

Ivar, Timewalker #12

the sort of book that only comes around every couple of years, and is in itself an event that should NOT be missed

VALIANT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2016

VALIANT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2016

BLOODSHOT REBORN #11 Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by LEWIS LAROSA Cover A by RYAN SOOK Cover B by CLAYTON HENRY Cover C by JEFFREY VEREGGE Variant Cover by TULA LOTAY Variant Cover by BRIAN LEVEL Thirty years from today…”THE ANALOG MAN” goes to war with Ninjak! Far into a post-apocalyptic future, Los Angeles has ..

Ivar’s Longbox Ep 29: Harbinger #36 (Classic Valiant)

Ivar’s Longbox Ep 29: Harbinger #36 (Classic Valiant)

Hey everyone and welcome back to another episode of Ivar’s Longbox, the show that takes a look at a classic Valiant or Acclaim title and we ask ourselves, does this book stand the test of time? A visitor from the future dropped by and told us that next week we’d be reading an excellent book, ..

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, ..