One of the Valiant Femmes’ best known female heroes is Livewire. Debuting in Harbinger, presiding over Unity, and set to appear in Imperium, Livewire is a femme to watch. She’s tough, honorable, and refreshingly vulnerable. She’s generally shown as part of a team, and as such, the significance of her contributions sometimes get overshadowed by ..
With the announcement of a new solo limited series to debut next January, Valiant’s Faith Herbert is turning heads and getting noticed in a way that would make her inner fangirl squeal. As Valiant fans will attest, she’s a character well worth the attention. If you’ve just discovered Valiant’s plus-sized wunderkind and want to know ..
Part 2: Penciling The second session of Valiant Entertainment’s and Hasting’s special Craft of Comics series was livecast on September 26. The focus for this session was penciling and featured Valiant artist Clayton Henry. Each week of this live workshop has a different focus: writing, penciling, inking, and coloring. Hastings guests receive a free exclusive ..
Part 1: Writing Valiant Entertainment and Hastings stores have teamed up to bring live streaming workshops with Q&A sessions covering the process of comic creation. The series began on September 19th and will continue each Saturday through October 10th. Several of Valiant’s creative talents will be on hand to lead discussion and demonstrate skills. Each ..
[Note: This article contains spoilers for Legends of the Geomancer #1 and #2.] Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer is a retailer incentive companion book to Book of Death. It takes readers back to the beginning – where the Geomancer legacy began. Written by Fred Van Lente with art from Juan José Ryp and Jordie Bellaire, ..
WARNING: Contains Ninjak spoilers. Assassin. Enforcer. Technological savant. Roku Rokubi is one of Valiant’s newest femme fatale and quickly becoming one of the most popular. Who is this woman with the psychokinetic hair? Ninjak #4 sheds some light on her origin. The more important question may be: who was she? Our first encounter with Roku ..
Bloodshot Reborn #2 is the first appearance of FBI Special Agent Diana Festival. She’s a bit of an enigma. Agent Festival is brought in to lead the manhunt for the red circle killer. She is introduced to us at the crime scene where she is calmly sitting amid the scene, munching popcorn, and seemingly watching a ..
The 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) was held April 24-26th. Valiant Entertainment had a large display space and hosted two well-received panels. There was a lot of buzz around their booth, and from what I could tell, more people visited them this year than what I experienced at their booth the previous two ..
Welcome to the first edition of the Valiant Femmes Spotlight, where we take a look at some of the amazing female characters that have been coming out of Valiant over the years. With last week’s end to The Valiant, we felt it appropriate to begin this series by talking about Kay McHenry, the latest Geomancer. ..
Depth of Characterization Sets Valiant Universe Apart Since it began publishing in 2012, Valiant Entertainment has defied the conventions of storytelling, opting to tell non-traditional stories about super-abled individuals and situations. Heroes who aren’t always heroic. Shades of gray. Like the world outside our window, right and wrong in the Valiant universe is often a ..