Posts Tagged ‘Robert Venditti’


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…)

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XO_015_COVER_HAIRSINE_2Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of X-O Manowar #15 –  the FIRST ISSUE of all-new story arc from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Green Lantern) and acclaimed artist Lee Garbett (X-O Manowar: Enter Ninjak)!

Aric of Dacia has returned to Earth with his mind set on one thing and one thing alone – reclaiming Dacia, the ancestral homeland of his people. Now, the code of a fifth century Visigoth is about to clash with the militaries of the modern world, and the only one who may be able to convince Aric to stand down is someone from his past – Gilad Anni-Padda, the Eternal Warrior! (more…)

XO_014_COVER_LOZZI_3Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of X-O Manowar #14 – the explosive final chapter of PLANET DEATH from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Green Lantern, The Surrogates) and Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord (Conan)! X-O Manowar has conquered. He has killed. But can he reign over PLANET DEATH?

With a coalition army of alien freedom fighters at his back, X-O Manowar has brought the throneworld of his alien oppressors, the Vine, to the brink of collapse. And now, with their ultimate weapon at his command, the final battle for the Vine planet of Loam is about to begin. The time of X-O Manowar’s vengeance has finally come – and, with it, a monumental revelation that will redefine everything we thought we knew about Aric of Dacia and his future in the Valiant Universe. (more…)

Comic Review: Green Lantern #21

Posted: June 6, 2013 by My Geek Thoughts in Reviews
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GL21Green Lantern #21
Price: $2.99
Story by: Robert Venditti
Artist: Billy Tan
Publisher: DC Comics
 

“Hal Jordan becomes the leader of the most feared and hated group in the universe: The Green Lantern Corps! New faces, new threats and a new beginning for the GREEN LANTERN monthlies!” ~From DC Comics.com (more…)

XO_013_COVER_HAIRSINE_1Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of X-O Manowar #13 by the best-selling creative team of Robert Venditti and Cary Nord! Reunited with the remnants of his people on the alien world of Loam, X-O Manowar is about to bring PLANET DEATH to its knees!

As Aric of Dacia grapples with the realization that the Vine aren’t the only race on the world he intends to conquer, will his surprise compatriots offer him refuge or rivalry? Meanwhile, the Vine’s leaders are about to launch their most devastating attack yet, one that will push the X-O Manowar armor to its limits and beyond.  (more…)

C2E2-Logo-Square-Lo-ResVALIANT_QW_PREVIEWFrom April 26th to April 28th, Valiant Entertainment will be joining the festivities at C2E2, Chicago’s premier comics and pop culture convention, and we’re bringing along a ton of special guests and exclusive giveaways to celebrate!

Visit Valiant at booth #1029 all weekend long to get a sneak peek at the next big things to rock the Valiant Universe inside the pages of the Valiant Summer 2013 Preview Edition – a FREE C2E2-exclusive convention giveaway, featuring a look inside Quantum & Woody #1 by James Asmus and Tom Fowler and an extended preview of Harbinger Wars #1, the debut issue of Valiant’s first crossover event. (more…)

QW_001_COVER_SOOKQUANTUM AND WOODY #1
Written by JAMES ASMUS
Art by TOM FOWLER
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…)