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Sneak Peek: SAVAGE #2

Sneak Peek:  SAVAGE #2 – The Primal Origin of Valiant’s Fiercest New Hero Rages on in December! Valiant is proud to present your first look inside SAVAGE #2 (of 4) – the next bone-splintering chapter of the year’s most intense, must-read first appearance! In the wake of DIVINITY and BRITANNIA, join acclaimed writer B. Clay Moore (Hawaiian Dick) and explosive …

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Book Retort: KILL ALL MONSTERS V01 (RUINS OF PARIS)

Hats off to the creative team behind KILL ALL MONSTERS (published by Alterna Comics.)  Michael May (writer,) spins a yarn here that’s filled with plenty of characters who readers of all ages can identify with and care about.  Jason Copland (illustrator,) draws/inks with a pleasantly-minimalist style that really brings the tale to life in admirable fashion.  From a panel layout …

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Q&A with Chet Minton

Welcome to a MULTIVERSE Q&A with CHET MINTON. It’s not every day that illustrator Chet Minton gets to chime in on LONG HARE STUDIOS and all things art, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  How did your journey as an illustrator begin? CM: There was never truly one day, when I turned around and decided that I was going …

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Sneak Peek: BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1

BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 (of 4) (“FUTURE OF VALIANT”) Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE Cover A by KANO (AUG162036) Cover B by DOUG BRAITHWAITE (AUG162037) Cover C by DAVE JOHNSON (AUG162038) Cover D by RYAN STEGMAN (AUG162039) Cover E by CULLY HAMNER (AUG162040) Variant Cover by BUTCH GUICE (AUG162042) B&W Sketch Variant by RYAN STEGMAN (AUG162043) Blank Cover …

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Sneak Peek: GENERATION ZERO #3

GENERATION ZERO #3  Written by FRED VAN LENTE Art by DEREK CHARM with FRANCIS PORTELLA Cover A by STEPHEN MOONEY (AUG162049) Cover B by TOM MULLER (AUG162050) Variant Cover by DEREK CHARM (AUG162051) Variant Cover by DAN PARENT (AUG162052) Fast times for Valiant’s volatile teenage strike squad! Generation Zero came to Rook, Michigan to investigate a strange death…and the clues …

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Long Island Sandbox, Part Five: The Play Within

[Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles by Chandra Reyer and Timothy Connolly examining the relevance of analog games in a digital world and the fifth in a series regarding the Long Island sandbox Timothy runs.] The time-honored storytelling style of play-within-a-play was deftly used by William Shakespeare (HAMLET, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW all …

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Book Retort: TRIGGERMAN #1

[Written by Craig Johnson II] I’m the kind of guy to both appreciate and scrutinize a book like new publishing imprint Hardcase‘s TRIGGERMAN off the bat. As a lifelong student of crime history, film noir and pulp, and someone who can easily differentiate the style and aesthetics of the 20s, 30s and 40s on sight, I’m instantly attracted to fare such as this …

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Expansion Alert: HARBINGER RENEGADES #1

Valiant’s HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 Expands to 40 Epic Pages with Artists Raul Allen and Juan Jose Ryp – On Sale November 16th! Two Valiant-Exclusive Superstars Join Debut of Rafer Roberts & Darick Roberston’s Staggering New Ongoing Series Launch HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 is the can’t-miss Valiant debut of 2016! And now the most anticipated new series of the fall is getting …

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Sneak Peek: KHAAL #1

Hats off to Stephane Louis (writer) and Valentin Sécher (artist) for this upcoming space opera, arriving in January 2017! Titan Comics says: In a galaxy decimated by a brutal war, an ancient prison ship, called Empyreon, floats alone in the void.   Within its ancient walls a new battle rages, as the three races who inhabit the doomed ship vie for …

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Sneak Peek: NINJAK #23

Matt Kindt & Marc Laming Unleash “THE SEVEN BLADES OF MASTER DARQUE” – Beginning in January! The Countdown to One of 2017’s Biggest Showdowns Begins with Major New Storyline Launching in NINJAK #23 The most daring Ninjak epic of all time is about to begin as Master Darque goes head to head with Valiant’s most feared super-spy!! Valiant is proud …