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BLOODSHOT: REBORN #1 Review

What will Bloodshot do now that he’s cured? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: From New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT, Green Arrow) and red-hot rising star Mico Suayan (HARBINGER, Moon Knight), VALIANT NEXT delivers an all-new ongoing series for Valiant’s most unrelenting hero! Bloodshot’s nanites made him […]

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Ivar, Timewalker #3 Review

What will happen next as Ivar and Neela Sethi travel through time? And how does the Eternal Warrior fit into proceedings? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: FROM HERE TO OBLIVI-1! Ivar, the man called Timewalker, has been through ancient battlefields, political assassinations, the beginning of time, the invention of time […]

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NINJAK #1 Review

Has Valiant got themselves yet another amazing series? Or should Ninjak only feature in Unity? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: For the first time, Ninjak’s past and future collide in the pages of an all-new ongoing series from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Rai, Mind MGMT) and superstar […]

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Ivar, Timewalker #2 Review

What will happen when our duo meet Hitler? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: From the award-winning team that brought you ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, New York Times best-selling creators Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry continue a centuries-spanning race against the clock! At this very moment in Geneva, Switzerland, history is […]

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QUANTUM AND WOODY: MUST DIE! #1 Review

Is this really the end for the world’s worst superhero team? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: Multiple Harvey Award nominee James Asmus (Quantum and Woody, The Delinquents) and Eisner Award-winning artist Steve Lieber (Superior Foes of Spider-Man) are here to bring the most talked-about, most award-not-winning-est heroes in comics to […]

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PUNK MAMBO #0 Review

Valiant’s PUNK MAMBO #0 is a surprisingly good read. If you like the dark and edgy, read on to see why PUNK MAMBO is worth picking up this week. The official description from Valiant: Oi! Comics icon Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and upstart artist Robert Gill (Armor Hunters: Harbinger) are about to introduce a different kind […]

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Archer & Armstrong #25 Review

How will this anniversary issue fair next to the series as a whole? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: IT ALL ENDS HERE…SERIOUSLY…THIS TIME IT LITERALLY ALL ENDS HERE. (MAYBE?!) Be here front and center as the original creative team of Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry lead off a 48-page […]

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The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage #2 Review

Can this thrill once more? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: Descent and peril! Leaving her mortal body in deadly danger, the spirit of Dr. Mirage is about to enter the afterlife’s web of worlds, and begin the fight to win back a partner she thought she’d lost forever. But enemies […]

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Unity #11 Review

Does this set up the finale of Armor Wars nicely or not? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: Last hope. Last stand. In the wake of Livewire’s stunning sacrifice, how will X-O Manowar, Ninjak, and the Eternal Warrior comes to terms? With a punishing revenge mission led by Bloodshot, that’s how! […]

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Archer & Armstrong #24 Review

What has Mary-Maria that eager to jump into action? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: Sister. Sweetheart. ASSASSIN! Archer and Armstrong…and Mary-Maria?! Archer’s beloved foster sister and world-class hitwoman-for-hire, Mary-Maria, takes center stage for the very first time in a high-stakes tale of hot-headed teenage temperament and tantalizing target practice! In […]

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ADVANCE REVIEW! The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage #1

Can Valiant deliver once more with their Valiant First range? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: Death was just the beginning… Doctor Mirage talks to the dead…but the only spirit Shan Fong can’t find is that of her late husband, Hwen. Instead, America’s favorite semi-retired paranormal investigator is haunted and raw, […]

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Rai #4 Review

Will Rai be able to stay in control, now that he knows his secret? Read on to find out. The official description from Valiant: The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as RAI rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars […]

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Unity #7 Review

In Unity #7 Dr. Silk’s plans to brainwash the planet is underway and Unity must set in to stop it. This is the Unity team at it’s best! Official description from VALIANT: The final deathtrap of Dr.. Silk! Ninjak’s ultimate enemy has drawn his web tight around X-O Manowar and the rest of Valiant’s unbreakable […]

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

You’ve heard it, “I won’t read anything but Marvel!” “I won’t touch anything DC!” “I only read Indie publishers, the big 2 are sellouts and hacks!” I manage a fairly large comic book and gaming shop and the close mindedness of supposedly very open minded people is astounding to me. This not only holds true […]

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Weekly Comic Reviews 8/21

Greetings all. Welcome to another edition of UTF’s Weekly Comic Reviews, I’m your Godzilla-loving host, Daniel Alvarez. As you can see by the header, the Cutie Mark Crusaders get their Micro-Series comic. Besides that fun story, B.P.R.D. is back with a new arc. Let’s start off with some Trouble. I Love Trouble #6 I Love […]

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Weekly Comic Reviews 8/14

Hey everyone. Here we are with UTF’s Weekly Comic Reviews, I’m your Godzilla-loving host, Daniel Alvarez. This week brings in a bunch of diverse issues. The one that wins best cover is easily Battlestar Galactica. As for best story…it gets pretty arguable since there are a few 5/5s here. Let’s begin. Great Pacific #9 While […]

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Weekly Comic Reviews 7/24

Hey all. Here we are with another installment of UTF’s Weekly Comic Reviews, I’m your Godzilla-loving host, Daniel Alvarez. There’s plenty of fine comics to be found here. Mass Effect gets a new series in Foundation, Robyn Hood is back, a cool gun and sword-wielding woman appears in Lazarus, among other cool things. Let’s get […]

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Bloodshot #13 Review

The war in Las Vegas has ended and the repercussions are going to be devastating especially for Bloodshot. Official description from VALIANT: Harbinger Wars is going out with a bang! A battle for the lives of Project Rising Spirit’s escaped psiot children is being waged between Toyo Harada, Peter Stancheck’s Renegades and the H.A.R.D. Corps […]

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Harbinger Wars #4 Review

The final chapter to the Harbinger Wars is here and if you are looking for a neat, clean resolution then look again. The conclusion isn’t typical but it is satisfying if you like great storytelling. Official description from VALIANT: It all comes down to this! H.A.R.D. Corps vs. Bloodshot vs. Toyo Harada vs. Peter and […]

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