Wicked! The world of Valiant’s Harbinger is so much more complicated than I gave it credit as you will find in the enormous trade paperback The Life and Death of Toyo Harada. It’s a big read, hence my delay, and completely worth it.Read More
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Featuring artwork by Declan Shalvey with Googly-Eyes courtesy of Michaels
“In today’s crazy topsy-turvy world, I think Bloodshot’s Googly-Eyes is a savvy metaphor for how Googly-Eyed we’re all viewing each other,” observed artist and part-time philosopher Declan Shalvey. “Bloodshot has his finger—and Googly-Eyes—on the pulse of modern culture.”
“They say the eyes are the windows to the soul,...
STORY: ANDY DIGGLE & ALEX PAKNADEL
PENCILS: DOUG BRAITHWAITE
COLORS: DIEGO RODRIGUEZ
LETTERS: MARSHALL DILLON
SYNOPSIS: Beyond the margins of human reason lies a realm known as the Deadside, where the souls of the dearly departed linger – and where demons wait for us in the dark. For countless ages, Earth’s chosen protectors have guarded the veil between both worlds – but there are other doors to the Deadside, through which gruesome terrors from galaxies untold can trespass… With the planet’s freedom at stake, can the reigning Geomancer and her steadfast Eternal Warrior stand together against an invasion unlike any they’ve ever witnessed?
There is only one world left to conquer…
Entire planets have suffered and died at the cold, close-fisted hands of the alien Imperatrix Virago ...Read More
Finally! My first venture into X-O has arrived! In Issue #23–After years of adventure on planet Gorin, serving as a soldier, a general, and ultimately as an emperor, Aric of Dacia returned to Earth. Conscripted by G.A.T.E., the Global Agency for Threat Excision, Aric battled earthlings and aliens alike for causes he had little stake in.
Valiant says this is a new arc and a new jumping on point! Man! I! Am! Pumped!
Should you follow me down the rabbit hole?
STORY – VITA AYALA
ART – RAUL ALLEN AND PATRICIA MARTIN
LETTERS – SAIDA TEMOFONTE
Accomplice. Mentor. Savior. And now, Enemy of the State. Seeking to protect other vulnerable super-powered psiots (someone who can control electronics) like herself, Livewire plunged the United States into a nationwide blackout with her teletechnopathic abilities, causing untold devastation. After choosing the few over the many, she must now outrun the government she served – and those she once called allies. With the whole world hunting her, what kind of hero will Livewire be…or will she be one at all?
STORY: Straight out of Valiant’s Secret Weapons series, Livewire issue 1 is a fantastic introduction to a great new character, although if you haven’t read any of the Secret Weapons series you may be sl...Read More