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Episode 91 -Interview with Rafer Roberts

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On this weeks episode we interview Rafer Roberts, writer on Valiant Entertainments Archer & Armstrong. Not only is he one hell of a writer he also draws his own comics, Plasticfarm and Nightmare the Rat.

 

Episode 91 – An Interview with Rafer Roberts

Looking for more information on Rafer? Check out his website:

PlasticFarm website

Valiant Entertainment – The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong

 

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various Valiant books from C2E2

 

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Episode 90 – Colorist David Baron

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David Baron – Colorist

On tonight’s episode we chat with the self proclaimed “Liam Neeson” of the comics world, David Baron. With over twenty years working in the industry, David has been the colorist on such titles as JSA all-stars, Batman Confidential, Batman, The Authority,  Detective Comics, 52 and more. He recently signed exclusively with Valiant Entertainment, his books include Divinity, Divinity 2, Bloodshot Reborn, Book of Death.

 

Episode 90 – Colorist David Baron

 

If you would like more information about David, listen to the show! or click the links below:

Davids Deviant Art page

Follow David Baron on Twitter

 

Episode 83 – May Comics and Contest Results

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Episode 83May Comics and the Valiant Contest!

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Pick #1Dead Drop #1

Reviewed by Greenloontern

Publisher: Valiant Comics

Art: Adam Gorham

Writer: Ales Kot

Colorist: Michael Spicer

Cover: Raul Allen

 

Characters: X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong, Neville, Detective Cejudo

Synopsis – The book starts out with X-O tracking down a woman in New York city who has a vial containing a virus that will wipe out the human race. With only 30 minutes to stop the woman X-O chases her through the streets while being pursued by the police.

 

Ratings –

Art – 4 out of 5

Story –  5 out of 5


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Pick #2Divinity #4

Reviewed by The Rambler

Publisher: Valiant

Colorer: David Baron

Penciler:Trevor Hairsine

Inker: Ryan Winn
Writer: Matt Kindt

Letter: Dave Lanphear

Characters: Divinity, Ninjack, Livewire, XO man of war, eternal warrior

 

Synopsis – story is 2 parts one part what is going on in Divinity’s mind and part with the hero’s of earth fighting to contain him.  In Divinity’s mind he is talking to his Wife and daughter who both have passed away.  His wife explains that she got married again and can’t handle this and asks to be sent away.  You find out she passed away from natural causes and daughter died of cancer.  After his wife goes away you hear his daughter tell him about her life.  At the end she tells him how happy she is that he is back.  Meanwhile outside the hero’s are trying to contain Divinity while not killing him or his followers.  While the hole time Divinity is trying to re-enter their minds to give them what they really want.  They finally contain him in a sphere.  But they aren’t sure what to do with him now.

 

Ratings –

Art –  5 out of 5

Story – 5 out of 5

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Pick #3 –  Bloodshot Reborn #2

Reviewed by Roy Folkker

Publisher: Valiant Comics

Art: Mico Suayan

Writer: Jeff Lemire

Colorist: David Baron

Cover: Mico Suayan

 

Characters: Ray, Kay (The Geomancer), Bloodsquirt, Special Agent Diane Festival, and Harlan Cady

Synopsis: Bloodshot (Ray) is tracking someone who has the nanites in their blood (Harlan Cady) who had gone on a killing rampage. All while trying to deal with the ghost of the Geomancer, and bloodsquirt pushing him towards the nanites.

While this is happening, a new wrinkle in the mix is Special Agent Diane Festival who shows some strange post-cognition or memory replay ability starts tracking Ray.

Ratings –

Art – 5 out of 5

Story –  5 out of 5

I have no issues with this issue!

Contest Winners!!

Ninjak #1 Gold
Won by Anthony J. Bell

Anthony J. Bell – please contact Greenloontern with your mailing address and Congratulations!

Won by Dave Morris
Won by Dave Morris

Dave Morris – please contact Greenloontern with your mailing address and Congratulations!

Valiant Comics Contest #2

Hello everyone! Its finally time to give away the second Rare Valiant Comics!  Bloodshot Reborn #1 GOLD Edition

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The rules are simple:

1. Leave a comment – Describe your favorite appearance / story arc featuring Bloodshot and why you enjoyed it so much. It can be from any of the iterations (V1, V2, V3, Bloodshot Reborn, The Valiant)

2. one entry per person

3. Entries will be excepted thru May 29th at 9:00 pm Central time

The winner will be chosen by the hosts of the show: Greenloontern, The Rambler & Roy Folkker and be relieved on  this Sundays episode! (Winner will be contacted separately)

Please Share / Retweet / Favorite this post to help spread the word!! Thanks again and Good Luck!

Episode 80 – A Valiant Interview

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Interview with Andy Liegl – Sales Manager for Valiant Entertainmant

 

On this weeks episode we are joined by Andy Liegl from Valiant Entertainment! We discuss the current slate of Valiant comics, upcoming movies, the Valiant RPG and much more!

 

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Episode 69 – January Comics Pics

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Episode 69 – January Comics

On this episode we discuss our pics for January and chat a bit about our upcoming trip to C2E2! Let us know what comics you enjoyed the most this month and if you are headed to C2E2!

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Pick #1Star Wars #1

Publisher: marvel comics

Art: John Cassaday

Writer: Jason Aaron

Colorist: Laura Martin

Cover: John Cassaday

Characters: Han, Leia, Luke, chewbacca

Synopsis – The gang’s all back causing trouble for the empire and this time they arrive at a weapons factory on Cymoon 1. Han is pretending to be Jabbas emissary to gain access to the facility, their goal is to blow up the main power core. Luke locates prisoners via the force and frees them. There is a nice little shout out to Ben Kenobi as luke severs the hand of the slave master. As they begin their escape Vader arrives, Chewbacca tries to take him out with a sniper rifle. Meanwhile C3P0 is having his own problems with the millennium Falcon which is nearby in a junkyard and luke decides he has to face Darth Vader.

 

 

Ratings –

Art – 3.75 out of 5

Story –  5 out of 5

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Pick #2 Red Sonja #14

Publisher: Dynamite

Art: Walter Geovani

Writer: Gail Simone

Colorist: Adriano Lucas

Cover: Jenny Frison

 

Characters: Red Sonja, Havan, Fellan, Wizard

Synopsis Starts in a tavern in a town that Red Sonja had recently saved.  The brother of the wizard Red Sonja comes in and asks for her but she had already left.  He then forces everyone to drink themselves to death.  Next goes to Red Sonja where she runs into Havan.  Who keeps calling her princess and thinks he is her apprentice.  You find out that the wizard she killed had cursed her by removing her forgiveness.  She has a flashback to her family being killed.  She is down to killing the last member who had killed her father the crossbowman Fellan.  Apparently he had tracked her down. He is asking for forgiveness but she can’t forgive men jump out of the woods to protect she starts killing them all.  One asks for forgiveness hiding behind Havan.  Havan begs her to go to her soul.  She sees the wizard she kills and then scream.

 

Ratings –

Art – 4 out of 5

Story – 4 out of 5


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Pick #3 –  King: The Phantom #1

Publisher: Dynamite

Art: Brent Schoonover

Writer: Brian Clevinger

Colorist: Brent Schoonover

Cover: Darwyn Cooke

Characters: The Phantom (Lothar), Mandrake the magician, Guran

Synopsis: This book continues where Kings Watch left off. with the death of the 23rd Phantom, Lothar picks up the mantle to carry on the legacy and to find the remaining Walker family heir. While not having much luck finding the heir, Lothar has a pirate problem that he needs to address. After some head bashing and bullets, The phantom decides to infiltrate the pirates by posing as Gurans body guard. (guran is playing the part of a warlord)

Ratings –

Art – 4 out of 5

Story –  4 out of 5


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Pick #4 Reyn #1

Publisher: image

Colorer: Paul Little

Art: Nate Stockholm
Writer: Kel Symons

Characters: Reyn, Seph, Baron

 

Synopsis Starts out in a farm where a giant spider attacks.  Out of no where Reyn comes in and kills the monster.  He then thanks his god.  Farmer puts him up for the night but wants him to stay so sends his daughter out to sleep with him.  Next thing you know Reyn rides to town Ledwain.  He sees slaves being brought out to the mines.  Next you meet Seph who apparently is the story teller.  She is a mystic of Tek and can use magic and is attacked but fends off 10 men.  She goes into the bar and berates Reyn for not helping her.  You find out that the Baron of Allwyn had wiped out monks along time ago and they think Reyn is one so they send in troops to get him.  They go to the bar where Seph and Reyn are.  Reyn starts talking to himself everyone thinks he is nuts but he just continues on.  Next him and Seph take on all the troops

 

 

Ratings –

Art –  4 out of 5

Story – 4 out of 5