This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. (June 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Valiant Comics logo.
Designed by Rian Hughes.
|Parent company||Voyager Communications (1989–1994)|
Acclaim Entertainment (1994–2004)
Valiant Entertainment (2005–2018)
DMG Entertainment (2018–present)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||New York City|
|Distribution||Diamond Book Distributors|
|Key people||Russ Brown, President, Consumer Products, Promotions & Ad Sales|
Fred Pierce, Publisher
Valiant Comics is an American publisher of comic books and related media. The company was founded in 1989 by former Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Jim Shooter and lawyer and businessman Steven Massarsky. In 1994, the company was sold to Acclaim Entertainment. After Acclaim declared bankruptcy in 2004, the company was restarted as part of Valiant Entertainment by entrepreneurs Dinesh Shamdasani and Jason Kothari in 2005.
Valiant Entertainment launched its publishing division in 2012 as part of an initiative dubbed the "Summer of Valiant", winning Publisher of the Year and being nominated for Book of the Year at the Diamond Gem Awards. Valiant has set sales records, and was the most nominated publisher in comics at the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Harvey Awards, releasing the biggest-selling independent crossover event of the decade with "Book of Death" in 2015. Valiant was acquired by DMG Entertainment in 2018.
This section needs additional citations for verification. (July 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
In 1988, former editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics Jim Shooter, Steven J. Massarsky and a group of investors attempted to purchase Marvel Entertainment. They submitted the second-highest bid, with financier Ronald Perelman submitting the highest bid and acquiring Marvel. Shooter and Massarsky instead formed Voyager Communications in 1989 with significant venture capital financing from Triumph Capital. Valiant (an imprint of Voyager Communications) recruited numerous writers and artists from Marvel, including Barry Windsor-Smith and Bob Layton, and launched an interconnected line of superhero comics featuring a mixture of characters licensed from Western Publishing and original creations.
In 1991 Valiant released its first title, Magnus, Robot Fighter, cover dated May 1991. Solar, Man of the Atom, cover dated September 1991 followed as the next release. Rai became the third title published by Valiant and was distributed as a special insert in Magnus, Robot Fighter beginning with issue #5. Harbinger #1 was listed on the top ten list of Wizard Magazine for a record eight consecutive months and was eventually named "Collectible of the Decade" while Rai #0 appeared on Wizard's top ten list for a new record nine consecutive months. In 1992, Valiant won the Best Publisher under 5% Market Share from comic distributor Diamond. The next year, Valiant won Best Publisher over 5% Market Share, becoming the only publisher outside of Marvel and DC to do so. In 1992, Valiant's Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter was given the Lifetime Achievement Award for co-creating the Valiant Universe in a ceremony that also honored Stan Lee for co-creating the Marvel Universe. However, Shooter left Valiant by the end of 1992. According to Massarsky, "Jim had a different idea as to the direction of the company, and he was asked to leave."
Valiant also engaged in several comic book-marketing innovations common in the 1990s, such as issue zero "origin" issues, the gold logo program, coupons redeemable for original comic books, and chromium covers. Following the conclusion of the "Unity" crossover in September 1992, Valiant released Bloodshot, Ninjak, H.A.R.D. Corps, The Second Life of Dr. Mirage, and Timewalker, among other titles.
In 1994, Voyager Communications was purchased by video game developer and publisher Acclaim Entertainment. Acclaim created a number of video games based on Valiant properties, such as Shadow Man, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M., and Iron Man and X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal, which featured Valiant's X-O Manowar alongside Marvel's Iron Man. In 2004, after losing a major sports video game license, Acclaim became financially insolvent and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
In 2005, the rights to Valiant/Acclaim's original characters such as Archer and Armstrong, Rai, and Quantum and Woody were auctioned off and bought by Valiant Entertainment, while the rights to the three licensed characters (Solar, Magnus and Turok) reverted to Classic Media (then-owner of the Gold Key Comics properties), which was acquired by DreamWorks Animation SKG in July 2012.
This section may contain wording that promotes the subject through exaggeration of unnoteworthy facts. (March 2018) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
In 2005, a group of entrepreneurs led by Dinesh Shamdasani and Jason Kothari raised financing and acquired the rights to the Valiant Comics library from Acclaim Entertainment's estate, forming Valiant Entertainment. In 2007, Valiant hired former Valiant Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter to write new short stories that would accompany hardcover reprints of classic Valiant Universe stories. Two of the three collections were named among "The Ten Best Collected Editions" of their respective years of publications. In August 2011, after hiring several executives from Marvel Comics and Wizard Entertainment, including Valiant publisher Fred Pierce and Valiant editor-in-chief Warren Simons, former Marvel Comics CEO and vice chairman Peter Cuneo was brought on board as Valiant's chairman and an investor in Valiant Entertainment, with Gavin Cuneo serving as CFO and COO. In May 2012, Valiant Entertainment began publishing new monthly comic books based on the Valiant Comics universe of characters.
In an event dubbed "The Summer of Valiant" in March 2012, Valiant Entertainment launched the Valiant Comics universe with four ongoing titles, X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot and Archer & Armstrong, one launching each month for four months. X-O Manowar premiered May 2, 2012, with the creative team of writer Robert Venditti and artist Cary Nord. The first issue of X-O Manowar received over 42,000 preorders, making Valiant the largest new publisher launch in over a decade, and eventually sold through 4 full-priced printings and 3 additional reduced-priced printings. The release of X-O Manowar was followed by Harbinger, launched in June 2012 by writer Joshua Dysart and artist Khari Evans; Bloodshot, launched in July 2012 by writer Duane Swierczynski and artist Manuel Garcia; and Archer & Armstrong, launched in August 2012 by writer Fred Van Lente and artist Clayton Henry.
To coincide with the launch of publishing in 2012, Valiant introduced the Pullbox Program, which encourages readers to start a pullbox subscription for the title being launched with their comics store in order to obtain an exclusive alternate cover version of the comic, and the QR Voice Variant, where the reader's smartphone, after scanning a QR code on the cover of the comic, plays a video of the figures mouth, giving the impression that the figure has come to life and is talking to the reader.
Valiant Entertainment extended "The Summer of Valiant" 2012 event and added a fifth ongoing title with Shadowman in November 2012 by writer Justin Jordan and artist Patrick Zircher. The comic debuted as the number 1, non-Marvel and/or DC comic of the month. At the end of 2012, Valiant won a number of Publisher of the Year awards, winning Publisher of the Year under 5% Market Share and was nominated for Book of the Year for X-O Manowar #1 at the Diamond Gem Awards.
In January 2013, Valiant announced that Chief Creative Officer and co-founder Dinesh Shamdasani had been promoted to CEO & Chief Creative Officer.
In May 2013, Shamdasani announced "The Summer of Valiant" 2013, during which the company would launch two new ongoing titles, Quantum & Woody and Eternal Warrior, change the story direction and Bloodshot, and reveal Bloodshot's origin in a special zero issue. Quantum & Woody, written by James Asmus and drawn by Tom Fowler, launched in July 2013, and became the most-nominated title at the 2014 Harvey Awards.
Several of Valiant's launch titles reached their planned conclusions in 2014, with Harbinger, Bloodshot, and Archer & Armstrong all concluding. Valiant celebrated the milestones by publishing a 48-page anniversary issue for each series' twenty-fifth issue, and hinting at new directions for the characters. Ongoing series such as X-O Manowar, Unity, and Rai continued, and were coupled with limited series such as Harbinger: Omegas, Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel, The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage and The Delinquents. In December 2013, Valiant announced the 2014 "Armor Hunters" crossover storyline, consisting of a four-issue Armor Hunter mini-series and issues of XO-Manowar and Unity. In 2014, Valiant announced several new partnerships with digital distributors, including Visionbooks, to distribute a form of animated Valiant comic books for digital devices.
Following the conclusion of Armor Hunters, Valiant announced its "Valiant Next" initiative. Launching in December 2014 with the miniseries The Valiant, it continued through 2015 with the ongoing titles Ninjak, Imperium, Ivar, Timewalker and Bloodshot Reborn and the miniseries Divinity. For the Summer of 2015, Valiant announced the event miniseries Book of Death, accompanied by one-shots Book of Death: The Fall of Bloodshot, Book of Death: The Fall of Ninjak, Book of Death: The Fall of Harbinger and Book of Death: The Fall of X-O Manowar and the miniseries Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer. Book of Death was one of the best-reviewed comics of the year and the biggest selling independent crossover event of the decade. Spinning out from Book of Death, the ongoing series Wrath of the Eternal Warrior launched in November 2015.
Valiant's CEO Dinesh Shamdasani announced at Valiant Summit 2016 that Valiant would spend 2016 focusing on expanding its universe of characters beyond its core titles, launching brand new characters in the Britannia and Savage miniseries; expanding Divinity in two sequels — Divinity II and Divinity III: Stalinverse; and elevating supporting characters from the Harbinger title in two new miniseries — Generation Zero and Faith.
Faith headlined a titular four issue miniseries which launched in January 2016 and garnered significant media interest. The Faith miniseries became one of only a handful of series in the past decade to reach a fifth printing.
In 2016, Valiant was nominated for 50 Harvey Awards, the most nominations for any publisher that year, including 8 for Bloodshot Reborn.
On January 29, 2018, it was announced that DMG Entertainment had acquired full ownership of Valiant Entertainment after already owning 57% of the company. As part of the acquisition, it was announced that Valiant's CEO Dinesh Shamdasani would be leaving the company along with chairman Peter Cuneo and CFO Gavin Cueno, with Dinesh and Gavin serving as consultants, while Valiant's publishing team, overseen by publisher Fred Pierce and editor-in-chief Warren Simons, would remain. On February 23, 2018, Valiant announced The Life and Death of Toyo Harada, a six-issue miniseries written by Joshua Dysart and drawn by CAFU that would be released sometime in 2019. On March 6, 2018, it was announced that Valiant's Vice President of Marketing & Communications Hunter Gorinson had left the company.
On March 8, 2018, it was announced that actor Vin Diesel had signed on to portray Bloodshot in the film of the same name. On March 8, 2018, Valiant announced it had hired Karl Bollers as an editor. On March 22, 2018, Valiant announced it had hired Mel Caylo as Director of Marketing. On April 9, 2018, Valiant announced it had hired Joe Illidge as Executive Editor as of April 5, 2018. On April 16, 2018, Valiant's editor-in-chief Warren Simons announced that he had left the company. On April 17, Valiant announced it had promoted Robert Meyers from Managing Editor to Editorial Director.
On June 7, 2018, Valiant announced they would launch four new titles under the "Valiant Beyond" banner, with Faith: Dreamside, a limited series written by Jody Houser and drawn by MJ Kim, launching in September; Bloodshot Rising Spirit, an ongoing series written by Lonnie Nadler & Zac Thompson and drawn by Ken Lashley, launching in November; Livewire, a limited series written by Vita Ayala and drawn by Raúl Allén & Patricia Martín, launching in December; and Incursion, a limited series written by Andy Diggle and drawn by Doug Braithwaite, launching in February 2019.
On July 5, 2018, Valiant announced that comics retailer Matthew Klein had joined the company as its Sales Director after previously working at the company as a Sales Manager. On July 26, 2018, Valiant announced that comic industry veteran Lysa Hawkins had joined the company as an editor. On September 13, 2018, Valiant announced it had hired Emily Hecht as Sales & Social Media Manager. On October 3, 2018, Valiant announced it had promoted Karl Bollers to Senior Editor.
On October 24, 2018, Valiant announced it had hired former intern Oliver Taylor as International Licensing Coordinator. On October 31, 2018, Valiant announced it had promoted Julia Walchuk to Sales and Live Events Manager.
Awards and recognition
- Valiant was named "Comic Book Publisher of the Year – Under 4%" by Diamond Comics Distributors in the Diamond GEM Awards in 2013.
- Valiant was named "Best Publisher" by Ambush Bug, Matt Adler and The Dean of Ain't It Cool News in Day One of the 9th Annual "AICN Comics @$$IE Awards" in 2013.
- Valiant was named "Best Publisher 2012" by Sheldon Lee of Comic Impact in the "Best of 2012" awards in 2013.
- Valiant was named "Best Publisher" of 2012 by Joel Rickenbach of Mania in "The Best Books of 2012" article in 2013.
- Valiant was named "Most Effective Relaunch (This Decade)" by the staff of ComicsAlliance in the "Best Comics of 2012" column in 2013.
- Valiant was voted number 1 in the "Which Comic Publisher's Output in 2013 Were You Most Thankful For?" poll on Comic Book Resources in 2014.
- Valiant was named "Item to Watch for 2014" by Rob McMonigal of Newsarama in "The Best of Best Shots 2013" column in 2013.
- Valiant was named "Best Publisher" by Optimous Douche and Ambush Bug of Ain’t It Cool News in Day One of the 10th Annual "AICN COMICS 10th Annual @$$IE Awards" in 2014.
In other media
In August 2014, Valiant partnered with Pendant Productions to produce audio dramas based on their comic books. The first of these, Archer & Armstrong: The Michelangelo Code, was released in 2016.
In March 2015, Valiant signed a partnership agreement with DMG Entertainment which included a nine-figure investment for film and TV adaptations of the Valiant characters.
- "Publishers". Diamond Book Distributors. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
- Carless, Simon (2004-09-01). "Acclaim Officially Files For Bankruptcy". Gamasutra. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Carrie, Stephanie (2012-05-16). "Valiant Comics: Two Students Did Not Want to See Their Favorite Comic Book Brand Die. So They Bought the Company". L.A. Weekly. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Sunu, Steve (2012-03-08). ""Summer of Valiant" Wraps With "Archer & Armstrong"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Rich Johnston (2012-04-26). "X-O Manowar Hits Over 42,000 Pre Orders". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Rich Johnston (2013-02-27). "Diamond Gem Awards 2012 Awarded – With A Couple Of Surprises". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Ching, Albert (2013-10-29). "EXCLUSIVE: Valiant's "Unity" #1 Sells 68,500 Copies, Execs Talk Numbers". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Schedeen, Jesse (2014-07-16). "The 2014 Harvey Award Nominations Are Revealed". IGN. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
- "'Bloom County' and 'Bloodshot Reborn' are among the multiple 2016 Harvey Award nominees". Washington Post. 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2016-07-05.
- Damore, Meagan (2015-07-14). "2015 Harvey Awards Nominees Announced". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2015-11-07.
- Rich Johnston (2015-09-24). "Valiant's Book Of Death Tops 200,000 In Sales, Announced At Baltimore Summit". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 2015-11-07.
- Kit, Borys (January 29, 2018). "Comic Book Shake-Up: DMG Entertainment Acquires Valiant (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
- Graeme McMillan (2015-04-21). "'Bloodshot,' 'Harbinger' Comics to Get Film Treatment From Sony, Valiant Entertainment (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
- Samsel, Robert (January 1993). "The State of Valiant Address". Wizard. Wizard Entertainment (17): 47–54.
- Thomas, Michael (2000-10-06). "Jim Shooter Interview: Part 1". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Smith, Zack (2012-10-23). "Memories of Comic Book 'GIMMICKS' Resurface". Newsarama. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- "Acclaim Comix "Ultra" Hot". GamePro (62). IDG. September 1994. p. 160.
- "Iron Man / XO Manowar in Heavy Metal – PlayStation". IGN. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Richard Verrier (2012-07-23). "DreamWorks Animation buys "Casper," "Lassie" parent Classic Media". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-02-20.
- "Jim Shooter Returns to Valiant Universe". Comic Book Resources. 2007-06-06. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Fleming, Mike (2011-06-02). "Valiant Relaunches Comic Imprint With Ex-Marvel CEO Peter Cuneo In Charge". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Esposito, Joey (December 7, 2009). "Your First Look at the New Valiant Comics". IGN. Archived from the original on January 8, 2012.
- The Valiant Voice (March 9, 2012). "VALIANT Launches Four New Series for Summer 2012". Valiant Entertainment. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- Sunu, Steve (17 January 2012). "EXCLUSIVE: Venditti & Nord Relaunch 'X-O Manowar'". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
- "Previews World: X-O MANOWAR (ONGOING) #1 4TH PTG". Diamond Previews. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- "Archer & Armstrong #1 – Comic Book Preview". Comic Book Resources. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- Gerding, Stephen (2012-02-22). "EXCLUSIVE: Valiant Launches Pullbox Variant Program". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Sunu, Steve (February 27, 2012). "Creating "X-O Manowar's" Talking Variant Cover". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- "A Valiant debut at the New York Comic Con". Newsday. 10 October 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
- Miller, John Jackson. "Comic Book Sales Figures for November 2012". Comichron. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- "Shadowman #1 Reviews". ComicBookRoundUp.com. Archived from the original on 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- The Valiant Voice (2013-01-07). "Valiant Entertainment Appoints Dinesh Shamdasani to CEO, Jason Kothari to Vice Chairman". Valiant Entertainment. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Webb, Charles (2013-05-16). "Interview: The Summer Of Valiant Might Be Paving The Road To 'Unity'". MTV News. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Sumu, Steve (2013-03-26). "EXCLUSIVE: Asmus & Fowler Resurrect "Quantum and Woody"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Schedeen, Jesse (2014-07-16). "The 2014 Harvey Award Nominations Are Revealed". IGN. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Siegel, Lucas (February 11, 2014). "VALIANT FIRST Launches New Series, Ends Others as Year Three Begins". Newsarama. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
- Yehl, Joshua (February 4, 2014). "X-O Manowar Hits Landmark Issue #25". IGN. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
- McMillan, Graeme (October 7, 2016). "Valiant Revives 'Harbinger' Property for New Comic Book Series 'Renegades'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
- Graeme McMillan (December 19, 2013). "Valiant Announces 'Armor Hunters' Summer 2014 Crossover Event". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
- Arslan Tufail (July 31, 2014). "Visionbooks Partners With Valiant Entertainment to Bring Digital Comics". Segment Next. Retrieved April 17, 2015.
- Steve Sunu (November 12, 2014). "Valiant Leadership discuss "Valiant Next," Moving Forward in 2015". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
- The Valiant Voice (April 20, 2015). "Valiant Announces Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer by Fred Van Lente & Juan Jose Ryp – A Retailer Incentive Limited Series Available Only with Book of Death #1–4". Valiant Entertainment. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
- Steve Morris (June 30, 2015). "Venditti Provokes Wrath of the Eternal Warrior for New Ongoing Series". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
- Lucas Siegel (May 17, 2016). "Valiant Summit 2016 – Valiant Comics Announces New Products". ComicBook.com. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
- "After Valiant's FAITH #1 Sellout, 100k Free 2nd Printings Shipping To Retailers". Newsarama. 2016-07-23. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
- Rich Johnston (April 2, 2016). "Valiant's Faith #1 Gets A Fifth Printing". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
- Arrant, Chris (January 29, 2018). "VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT's Top Three Executives Resign As Part Of DMG Acquisition". Newsarama. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
- Gomez, Betsy (February 23, 2018). "'The Life and Death of Toyo Harada'". ICv2. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- Arrant, Chris (March 8, 2018). "VALIANT's Marketing VP Exits The Company". Newsarama. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
- Sobon, Nicole (March 8, 2018). "Vin Diesel Confirmed to Star in Sony's Bloodshot Adaptation". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- Arrant, Chris (March 8, 2018). "VALIANT Hires KARL BOLLERS As Newest Editor". Newsarama. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (March 22, 2018). "VALIANT Hires Mel Caylo as Director of Marketing". Newsarama. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
- Ching, Albert (April 9, 2018). "Joe Illidge Joins Valiant Entertainment as Executive Editor". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
- The Valiant Voice (April 9, 2018). "Valiant Entertainment Adds Joe Illidge as Executive Editor". Valiant Entertainment. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
- Arrant, Chris (April 16, 2018). "VALIANT's Editor-In-Chief WARREN SIMONS Exits". Newsarama. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
- Arrant, Chris (April 17, 2018). "VALIANT Names New Editorial Director". Newsarama. Retrieved April 17, 2018.}
- Adams, Tim (June 7, 2018). "EXCLUSIVE: Valiant Unveils a Slate of Four All-New Series". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (July 5, 2018). "VALIANT Alum Re-Joins as Sales Director". Newsarama. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (July 26, 2018). "BIRDS OF PREY & X-MEN Editor LYSA HAWKINS Joins VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT". Newsarama. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (September 13, 2018). "VALIANT Hires Emily Hecht for Sales/Social Media". Newsarama. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (October 3, 2018). "VALIANT Promotes KARL BOLLERS to Senior Editor". Newsarama. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (October 24, 2018). "Former VALIANT Intern Hired as International Licensing Coordinator". Newsarama. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
- Newsarama Staff (October 31, 2018). "VALIANT Promotes Julia Walchuk to Sales & Live Events Manager". Newsarama. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- "AICN COMICS 9th Annual @$$IE AWARDS Day One: Best Single Moment! Best Miniseries! Best Publisher!". Ain't It Cool News. 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- Lee, Sheldon (2013-01-03). "Best of 2012 WINNERS". ComicImpact.com. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "Comicscape: The Best Books of 2012". Mania.com. Archived from the original on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "ComicsAlliance Presents the Best Comics of 2012 [Master List]". ComicsAlliance. 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "Poll: Which Comic Publisher's Output in 2013 Were You Most Thankful For?". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on 2014-08-20. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "The BEST of Best Shots 2013: Our Review Crew Picks the BEST of the Year". Newsarama. 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- Ambush Bug (2014-03-03). "AICN COMICS 10th Annual @$IE AWARDS Day 1: Best Single Issue! Best Miniseries! Best Publisher!". Ain't It Cool News. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- Hickey Jr., Patrick (2016-05-07). "Review Fix Exclusive: Jeffrey Bridges Talks Pendant Products and Valiant Comics". Review Fix. Retrieved 2016-06-13.
- Ferretti, Martin (2016-04-29). "ARCHER & ARMSTRONG AUDIO DRAMA". All-Comic.com. Retrieved 2016-06-13.
- Busch, Anita (2015-03-12). "Valiant Entertainment Partners With Beijing-based DMG For More Super Heroes". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2015-07-21.
- Collinson, Gary (2018-07-01). "Sony developing movie adaptation of Valiant's plus-size superhero Faith". Flickering Myth. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Valiant Comics.|