Posts Tagged ‘Justin Jordan’

relicI just finished reading Green Lantern Annual #2, the conclusion to the “Lights Out” event, and became very infuriated when closing the back cover. I am a huge fan of the Green Lantern universe. I always answer, without hesitation, that Green Lantern is my favorite superhero. I have always been willing to debate why he is better than any other superhero out there. However, this issue is a perfect example of why I feel like I can’t recommend recent issues of any of the GL titles to people right now. When telling people how great it is, I have to tell people to go read storylines from a few years ago.

This issue, and overall event, had all the elements of what I can’t stand in most superhero comics right now. Nothing is really changed at the end. I know that not every story arc can be some huge universe changing event, but they shouldn’t be billed as such either. The preview for the book even said “Relic arrives on Oa as this massive story kicks off! Can the different Lantern Corps come together to stop this powerful enemy? Lights Out will see Lanterns die, others change allegiances—and nothing will be the same ever again! Trust us: We MEAN IT!” (more…)



Valiant LogoValiant is proud to present an advance preview of Shadowman #9 from Justin Jordan (Green Lantern: New Guardians) and all-star artists Neil Edwards (Fantastic Four) and Roberto De La Torre (Daredevil)! The final showdown between Shadowman and Master Darque has finally arrived…but those that Jack Boniface holds dearest will be the ones who suffer the most brutal blows of all.

Trapped in the Deadside with his powers at an all-time low, Jack is about to suffer a devastating betrayal as Master Darque’s ultimate plan stands revealed. Now, with the Brethren on the verge of wiping out the last of the Abettors in New Orleans, and the Deadside threatening to explode into our world, Jack will have to call on everything he’s got to stop them…or lose it all trying. (more…)

SM_008_headerValiant is proud to present an advance preview of Shadowman #8 by Harvey Award-nominated writer Justin Jordan (Green Lantern: New Guardians) and all-star artists Roberto De La Torre (Daredevil), Neil Edwards (Dark Avengers) and Lewis LaRosa (Punisher MAX)!

Jack Boniface’s life is about to become a living hell. Master Darque may be trapped in the forbidden realm known as the Deadside, but his disciples on Earth, the Brethren, continue to track Jack’s every move. When Shadowman takes the fight to their doorstep, the Brethren’s counterattack proves much more than Jack bargained for…and the people he cares about are going to pay the price… (more…)

We are about caught up on some of our reviews. Here is this weeks first issues, enjoy!

The WakeThe Wake #1
Price: $2.99
Written by: Scott Snyder
Art by: Sean Murphey
Publisher: DC Comics/Vertigo

Sometime in the future the world is flooded, a lone person glides into the washed out ruins of a city. Moments after they arrived a wave comes in and smashes through the ruins. Back in modern day, Dr. Archer is recruited by a government agency to help research something, a mystery that was uncovered off the coast of Alaska. She joins a group of scientists of varying backgrounds which only deepens the mystery as they seem to be an odd lot for some undersea research. Her curiosity gets the better of her and she sneaks into part of their base and uncovers something completely unexpected. (more…)

Valiant LogoValiant is proud to present an advance preview of Shadowman #7 by Harvey Award-nominated writer Justin Jordan (The Legend of Luther Strode) and fan favorite artist Neil Edwards (Fantastic Four, Dark Avengers)! There’s a dark light dawning over New Orleans…but what evil is it bringing over the horizon?

Doctor Mirage talks to the dead and, right now, they’re all saying the same thing – get out while you still can. As Master Darque readies to invade Shadowman’s city with a necromantic army powered by suffering itself, Jack is about to find himself with an unlikely supporter in the coming war against the Deadside – Baron Samedi, the undead vodoun deity that’s promised to secretly betray Darque’s cause. But can heroes and demons ever truly find common ground? And could a double-cross by either side doom New Orleans to the dead? (more…)

Basic CMYKValiant is proud to present an advance preview of Shadowman #0 from Harvey Award-nominated writerJustin Jordan (The Legend of Luther Strode) and an all-star cast of visionary artists including Roberto De La Torre (Daredevil), Mico Suayan (Harbinger), Neil Edwards (Fantastic Four) and Lewis LaRosa (PunisherMAX)! For hundreds of years, the Shadowmen have guarded our world from the nightmare realm known as the Deadside and its sadistic necromancer, Master Darque. But who is Master Darque? And what is the root of his otherworldly evil?

Now, for the first time anywhere, the answer to these questions and more will finally be revealed. Journey back to the plantations of antebellum Louisiana to meet the man once called Nicodemo Darque and discover how a depraved life drenched in dust, blood, and bone transformed him into a menace that would one day threaten the whole of the Valiant Universe and all life as we know it. (more…)

Written by JAMES ASMUS
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Pullbox Exclusive Variant by MARCOS MARTIN
Variant Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON
QR Voice Variant by TOM FOWLER

Writer James Asmus (Thief of Thieves, Gambit, The End Times of Bram & Ben) and artist Tom Fowler (Venom, Hulk: Season One) punt the world’s worst superhero team headfirst into the Valiant Universe! 

Once upon a time, Eric and Woody Henderson were inseparable. Adopted brothers. Best friends. Brilliant minds. Years later, they are estranged siblings, petty rivals, and washed-up failures. But when their father’s murder leads them into the throes of a life-altering scientific accident, Eric and Woody will find themselves with a whole new purpose – and a perfectly legitimate reason to wear costumes and fight crime. Go big or go home, folks! Quantum and Woody are coming! And the action-packed, zeitgeist-shredding exploitation stunt comic you demanded is here at last.  (more…)