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Unity #12

Matt Kindt, CAFU, and even cover artist Brian Level bring old-school fun to "Unity" #12 without ignoring the story's modern day context in a friendly and welcoming introduction that kicks off a new arc and a new set of villains.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
CAFU, Trevor Hairsine
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 12th, 2014

Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel #1

"Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel" #1 gives readers a chance to meet Gilad Anni-Padda before he raises his blade in battle once more in this story from writer Peter Milligan and artist Cary Nord.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Cary Nord
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 10th, 2014

Unity

As World War I winds down, Unit Y has one final mission to save London in Matt Kindt and Cary Nord's "Unity" #0.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Cary Nord
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
October 20th, 2014

Q2: The Return of Quantum and Woody #1

Christopher Priest and MD Bright get the old band back together and they sound just as good as they ever did in this great return of "Q2: The Return of Quantum and Woody" #1.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christopher Priest
Artists:
MD Bright, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Matt Little
October 15th, 2014

The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage #2

Jen Van Meter and Roberto De La Torre's "The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage" #2 has a great setup for mixing past and present, but at the same time it's a little hard to fully connect with the lead.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Roberto De La Torre
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 13th, 2014

X-O Manowar

Robert Venditti bridges recent and future events with "X-O Manowar" #0, revealing the younger days of a decidedly different Aric of Dacia, beautifully drawn by Clay Mann and Sean Mann, and likewise gorgeously colored by Romulo Fajardo.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Clay Mann, Sean Mann
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 8th, 2014

Armor Hunters: Aftermath #1

"Armor Hunters: Aftermath" #4 gives Robert Venditti a chance to dot "i"s and cross "t"s as the Armor Hunters attack is put to rest while the heroes who fought against them look towards the future.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
CAFU
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 3rd, 2014

Armor Hunters #4

"Armor Hunters" #4 ends Robert Venditti and Doug Braithwaite's story, but not without a humongous cost.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 25th, 2014

Armor Hunters: Harbinger #3

Joshua Dysart and Robert Gill build a tense and character-driven conclusion to the series in "Armor Hunters: Harbinger" #3, a creepy and thrilling climax that also advances the main "Armor Hunters" story.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Robert Gill
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 8th, 2014

The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage #1

Jen Van Meter and Roberto de la Torre deliver intrigue and emotional impact in the debut of "The Death Defying Dr. Mirage" from Valiant.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 2nd, 2014

The Delinquents #1

A map drawn on the skinned hindquarters of a hobo set Quantum and Woody on a collision course with Archer and Armstrong in the pages of "The Delinquents" #1, written by James Asmus and Fred Van Lente with art from Kano.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
James Asmus, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 21st, 2014

Harbinger: Omegas #1

Writer Joshua Dysart's "Harbinger: Omegas" #1 is a low-key but critical conduit between the recently-concluded "Harbinger" series and whatever comes next, nicely laid out and cleverly drawn by Rafa Sandoval and Jordi Tarragona.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 11th, 2014

Armor Hunters: Bloodshot #1

"Armor Hunters: Bloodshot" #1, written by Joe Harris with art from Trevor Hairsine is both a compliant crossover tie-in and a dynamic introduction to Bloodshot and the world currently under siege from the Armor Hunters.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 28th, 2014

Armor Hunters #2

Behind a chromium cover, "Armor Hunters" #2 delivers a lot of devastation as writer Robert Venditti and artist Doug Braithwaite prepare to deliver even more.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2014

Harbinger #24

"Harbinger" #24 bridges the gap between last issue's "Death of a Renegade" and next issue's finale, and Joshua Dysart and Khari Evans both bring plenty of suspense and emotion into this excellent and surprisingly quiet issue.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Khari Evans
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 18th, 2014

Armor Hunters #1

Robert Venditti makes sure readers know what's going on in "Armor Hunters" #1, whether they read "X-O Manowar" or not. This alien threat is perfectly laid out by Doug Braithwaite, who makes a nice-looking & accessible story.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 11th, 2014

Harbinger #23

The death of a Renegade raises new questions about Pete Stanchek's agenda in this solid issue.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Khari Evans
Reviewer:
Matt Little
June 2nd, 2014

X-O Manowar #25

"X-O Manowar" #25 is an extra-sized anniversary celebration from Robert Venditti and company that celebrates the past and also looks forward to the upcoming "Armor Hunters" story.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti, Andy Runton, Justin Jordan, Tom Fowler
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Bryan Hitch, Diego Bernard, Allison Rodriguez, Andy Runton, Rafer Roberts, Tom Fowler, Sean Chen, John Rauch, Barry Kitson, Allan Passalaqua, Cary Nord
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 26th, 2014

Quantum and Woody #10

"Quantum and Woody" #10 continues the irreverent celebration of superhero comics as only James Asmus and Kano can provide, complete with a voodoo caper.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 15th, 2014

Archer & Armstrong #20

Fred Van Lente and Pere Pérez kick off "American Wasteland" with a stop by the Morrison Hotel in "Archer and Armstrong" #20.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 8th, 2014

Rai (Plus Edition) #1

Valiant delivers another new comic book in the form of “Rai" #1, courtesy of mind-numbing artwork from Clayton Crain to match the energetic tale from Matt Kindt.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Clayton Crain, Matt Kindt, Vicente Cifuentes, Rian Hughes, Raul Allen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 2nd, 2014

Shadowman: End Times #1

It feels like the beginning of the end in Peter Milligan and Valentine De Landro's "Shadowman: End Times" #1. The slow and padded story is nevertheless an accessible and worthy enough introduction for new readers.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Valentine De Landro, Livesay
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 1st, 2014

X-O Manowar #24

"X-O Manowar" #24 is a prelude of the upcoming "Armor Hunters" series and a fine introduction to the X-O Manowar cast of characters thanks to writer Robert Venditti and artist Diego Bernard.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Diego Bernard, Alison Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 16th, 2014

Unity #6

Matt Kindt continues to make the case for a legitimate team book in the Valiant Universe, and the accessible "Unity" #6 is a worthy example. Competently and attractively drawn by Cafu, it's a worthwhile gateway comic.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
CAFU
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 9th, 2014

Harbinger: Bleeding Monk

Why does the Monk bleed? Writer Joshua Dysart is joined by a quartet of artists in an attempt to figure that out in "Harbinger: Bleeding Monk" #0.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Khari Evans, Mico Suayan, Stephen Segovia, Lewis Larosa
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 20th, 2014

Unity #5

"Unity" #5 brings Ninjak, Eternal Warrior and X-O Manowar back together to try and rescue Livewire from the predicament that writer Matt Kindt and artist CAFU have put her in.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
CAFU
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2014

Quantum and Woody: Goat

"Quantum And Woody: Goat" #0 by James Asmus and Tom Fowler is the best story you will read about a superpowerd goat's origin this month.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Tom Fowler
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 7th, 2014

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps: H.A.R.D. Corps

"Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps: H.A.R.D. Corps" #0 spans three decades and delivers some interesting insider information courtesy of Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart, Valentine De Landro, Joseph Cooper and ChrisCross.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Valentine De Landro, Joseph Cooper, ChrisCross, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 26th, 2014

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #19

"Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #19, written by Christos Gage and Joshua Dysart, with art from Bart Sears and ChrisCross gives readers a concise sample of what this book is about while setting up adventures to come.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Bart Sears, ChrisCross, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 21st, 2014

Archer & Armstrong: Archer

Fred Van Lente and Pere Perez join forces to retell the formative days of the lad known as Obadiah Archer in the pages of "Archer and Armstrong: Archer" #0.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 5th, 2014

X-O Manowar #21

Robert Venditti continues to chronicle the adventures of Aric of Dacia, regardless of the lack of armor in "X-0 Manowar" #21 as Trevor Hairsine, Cary Nord and Vicente Fuentes bring the visuals.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine, Cary Nord, Vicente Fuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 22nd, 2014

Archer & Armstrong #17

"Sect Civil War" wraps up and our title heroes find themselves at the end of one act and the beginning of the next in Fred Van Lente, Khari Evans & ChrisCross' "Archer & Armstrong" #17.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Khari Evans, ChrisCross
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 17th, 2014

Harbinger #20

Joshua Dysart and Clayton Henry start a new storyline in bold fashion in "Harbinger" #20, which introduces a new teenage character and gives a peek into a very troubling future.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 13th, 2014

Quantum and Woody #7

"Quantum & Woody" #7 has James Asmus and Ming Doyle continue the mixture of silliness and drama that keeps this reboot of a classic comic an entertaining series.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Ming Doyle
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 8th, 2014

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #17

Christos Gage and Joshua Dysart solidify both their strength as a writing duo as well as their new superhero team in "Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #17, with a powerful conclusion that's perfectly and subtly rendered by the artistic team.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Joseph Cooper, Guillermo Ortego, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 18th, 2013

Unity #2

"Unity" #2 features Toyo Harada's latest attempt to bring an end to the reign of X-O Manowar from writer Matt Kindt and artist Doug Braithwaite.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 13th, 2013

Harbinger #19

Joshua Dysart, Barry Kitson, and company bring the VR adventures to a close in "Harbinger" #19, and the promised shift in direction next issue is much needed.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Barry Kitson, Brian Revel, Riley Rossmo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 13th, 2013

Shadowman #13

Valiant presents a new creative team for a jumping on point for new readers to join Peter Milligan and Roberto de la Torre in "Shadowman" #13.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 9th, 2013

Archer & Armstrong #15

"Archer & Armstrong" #15 has Fred Van Lente and Khari Evans follow Armstrong and Ivar throughout time, even as the Sect continues rear its ugly head and Armstrong deals with Archer's departure.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Khari Evans, ChrisCross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 15th, 2013

Unity #1

This generation's "Unity" #1 by Matt Kindt and Doug Braithwaite, like its predecessor, makes a good case for giving Valiant a try, while also making for a well-written and nice-looking entry for the publisher's existing readers.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 5th, 2013

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #15

The title of "Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #15 by Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart and Emanuela Lupacchino is a distillation of its plot: getting Bloodshot back into action and having him team up with the H.A.R.D. Corps team.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Guillermo Ortega
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 21st, 2013

Archer and Armstrong #14

A jumping on point for "Archer and Armstrong"? Let's see what Fred Van Lente and Khari Evans bring to "Archer and Armstrong" #14.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Khari Evans
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 14th, 2013

Eternal Warrior #2

"Eternal Warrior" #2 has Greg Pak, Trevor Hairsine and Clayton Crain show how and why Gilad has retired from defending the Earth, even as his family has come back to haunt him.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine, Clayton Crain
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 14th, 2013

Quantum and Woody #4

With talent like James Asmus, Tom Fowler, Jordie Bellaire and Dave Lanphear onboard "Quantum & Woody" #4 can't help but be a good comic book. Instead, it exceeds any and all expectations.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Tom Fowler
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2013

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #14

The cover for this issue declares an all-new team, title and mission, with Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart and Emanuela Lupacchino making "Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #14 good on those promises.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2013

Eternal Warrior #1

Solid writing and fantastic art mark the Eternal Warrior's return to the stands, but the story chooses to focus on moments that make it feel jumpy and unsatisfying.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
September 13th, 2013

Archer & Armstrong #13

"Archer & Armstrong" #13 wraps up the adventure in the Faraway, and Fred Van Lente and Pere Perez bring this scattered story together in a strong way as things get strained between our heroes.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2013

Bloodshot

Writer Matt Kindt stays remarkably faithful to the original character in "Bloodshot" #0 -- an entertaining albeit overbearing origin -- while artist ChrisCross make decades of history look like it fits into real-world history.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
ChrisCross
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 21st, 2013

Harbinger #15

In "Harbinger" #15 by Joshua Dysart and Barry Kitson, the Renegades recover from fighting in the Harbinger Wars by giving themselves a "Perfect Day," that concludes with a psychologically and physically intense cliffhanger.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Barry Kitson, Stefano Gaudiano, Mark Pennington
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 19th, 2013

Archer & Armstrong #12

"Archer & Armstrong" #12 continues the duo's adventures in the Faraway, but with dinosaurs, aliens, time-displaced cults, a sibling assassin and General Redacted, it feels like Fred Van Lente and Pere Perez crammed in too much.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2013
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