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Shadowman: Rae Sremmurd #1 Review

Writer: Eliot Rahal

Artist: Renato Guedes

Publisher: Valiant

After a rap duo known as Rae Sremmurd sign a deal with the devil to gain fame and fortune, Shadowman is brought in to rescue them from the devil’s lair in the Deadside, a land of demons and strange creatures.

The plot doesn’t really go beyond that short synopsis, this comic is fairly simple, but that’s a good thing. It’s an entertaining read, and not much more than that, but that’s fine. It’s accomplishes what it sets out to be.

The artwork by Renato Guedes does manage to elevate it somewhat, giving the comic an almost otherworldly look which matches the folklore inspired plot of artists making a deal with the devil, the opening really drives this connection home as it opens almost 100 years before the main plo...

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October Solicitations: Valiant

   
Q2: THE RETURN OF QUANTUM AND WOODY #1 (of 5)
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art & Cover by M.D. BRIGHT
Wraparound Variant by OSCAR JIMENEZ
Throwback Variant by M.D. BRIGHT
Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS
Blank Cover Variant also available

The most demanded return in comics is finally here! The original
Quantum and Woody are back! Legendary creators Christopher Priest and
M.D. Bright return to one of the most acclaimed series of the modern era
for an all-new mini-series event!

Whatever happened to the world’s worst superhero team? Twenty years past
their prime, the unlikely crime-fighting duo known as Quantum and Woody
(not a couple) have long since parted ways…until a middle-aged Quantum
suddenly reappears with a brand-new teenage partner. Now Woody is out to
break up the all-ne...

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Valiant Solicitations – February 2014


 
  
 
UNITY #4
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
Variant Cover by RILEY ROSSMO
Variant Cover by CLAYTON HENRY
 
UNITY divided!
 
Here comes
heavyweight showdown you’ve been waiting for! As Harada’s secret
machinations come to light, the newly minted UNITY team will be faced
with a choice that will change this team forever – and the Valiant
Universe along with it. Get ready for a world-shaking battle royale as
the final installment of UNITY’s first adventure pits X-O Manowar and
Toyo Harada against the most dangerous battalion ever united – and eac...
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First Look: PETER MILLIGAN and ROBERTO DE LA TORRE Initiate SHADOWMAN #13!

 
Valiant is proud to present your first look inside Shadowman #13 – the FIRST ISSUE of a shocking new direction for New Orleans’ nocturnal guardian from comics icon Peter Milligan (Hellblazer, Justice League Dark) and visionary artist Roberto De La Torre (Daredevil, Age of Apocalypse)!
 
When a troubled young man with a history of
violence and a penchant for blackouts meets an overwhelming source of
power with a mystical scythe, the results are doomed to be destructive. A
voodoo loa has possessed Jack Boniface – or so he believes. But after
Jack awakens in an alleyway covered in blood, he embarks on a journey
across lands of shadows and d...

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MUST READ VALIANT: GREATEST HITS #1! 100+ Pages For Just $5.99! Coming in JANUARY!

This January, find out why VALIANT is the MUST READ
superhero publisher in comics today with more than 100 pages of Valiant
Comics greatness for just $5.99 – and a deep wholesale discount for
retailers!
 
Valiant is proud to announce the upcoming release of MUST READ VALIANT: GREATEST HITS #1
– a specially priced, 112-page collection of critically adored,
can’t-miss moments from across the Valiant Universe! Collecting X-O Manowar #5, Quantum and Woody #1, Harbinger #1, Harbinger Wars #2, and Shadowman #0,
MUST READ VALIANT: GREATEST HITS #1 is the perfect place to find out
why Valiant has IGN declaring: “Nobody is making superhero books like
this, which is exactly why you should be paying attention to Valiant
Comics.”
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