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Every other week, Martin, D'Juan, and Travis gather together to discuss the latest coming out of the Valiant Comics universe. No reviews, just hard core discussion on books that we love.

Every other week, Martin, D'Juan, and Travis gather together to discuss the latest coming out of the Valiant Comics universe. No reviews, just hard core discussion on books that we love.

Location:

Greenville, SC

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Every other week, Martin, D'Juan, and Travis gather together to discuss the latest coming out of the Valiant Comics universe. No reviews, just hard core discussion on books that we love.

Language:

English

Contact:

8649908460


Episodes

Shadowman, Bad Ideas, and NFTs

3/29/2021
After way too long, the crew is back and ready to talk comics! Join Martin, Travis, and D'Juan as they have a spoiler free discussion of Shadowman #1, launching April 28th. The boys talk about what makes this book different than the rest of the line, its potential to bring back the Valiant faithful into the fold, and what could be coming up next. Plus, a short discussion on Bad Idea comics, and why NFTs could be interesting for comic collectors in a digital world. You can support this show...

Duration:01:00:19

Two Men And A Baby Wonder, Where's the X-O Bicycle?

11/26/2020
D'Juan returns to the show for a special discussion on X-O Manowar #2! It has been months since issue 1 came out, so D'Juan and Martin discuss their impressions of this issue after such a long break, the new direction for Aric and Shanhara, what the new villain's motivations might be, does Aric need therapy, and so much more! Thank you for listening and have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:49:25

Gearing Up For The Harbinger With Heather Antos

10/21/2020
On this episode of Valiant Central, Martin is joined by Valiant Senior Editor, Heather Antos, to discuss her time at Valiant, fandom, X-O Manowar, some hints at what we can expect from Cullen Bunn and Jon Davis-Hunt's Shadowman, and of course, the book every Valiant fan can't wait to get their hands on, The Harbinger by Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, and Robbi Rodriguez coming next summer. You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:34:43

Inside Baseball With Matthew Klein

9/30/2020
Martin is joined by Valiant's Director of Marketing and Sales, Matthew Klein, and boy do we go deep! The pandemic has changed a lot in the world and, of course, within the comic book industry, so Matthew and I talk about its impact on the publishing scheduling, how shops and Valiant are evolving through it all, exciting new announcements about the Harbinger film, new series, toys, video games, targeting the young adult market, sales, 2021, and so much more! You can support this show by...

Duration:01:03:03

Talking Doctor Tomorrow With Alejandro Arbona

8/26/2020
Welcome back to another episode of Valiant Central! This week we have another interview as Martin sits down with Doctor Tomorrow writer, Alejandro Arbona, to discuss the series with full spoilers ahead! Doctor Tomorrow has been a real treat to read and I hope you've been following Bart and crew on their adventures along the way. You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:38:36

Talking Rai With Dan Abnett

8/20/2020
Rai #6 is out today and what better way to celebrate the return of one of Valiant's flagship titles than to sit down with Dan Abnett and talk about it? That's right folks, Martin is joined by comic book legend to discuss his Valiant work, the power of science fiction story telling, the future of Rai and the Valiant universe and so much more! Thank you for listening! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:42:20

Talking Bloodshot With Tim Seeley

8/13/2020
At long last, a brand new episode of the Valiant Central Podcast! On this episode, Martin is joined by Bloodshot writer, Tim Seeley, to discuss his work on the series, the state of comics amid all the craziness in the world, and what is in store for the character moving forward. Before that though, Martin spends a couple of minutes talking about the just released Bloodshot #7: Fully Loaded Edition. Thanks for listening, and as always, stay Valiant. You can support this show by visiting our...

Duration:00:36:31

Going Savage with David Menchel

4/13/2020
Martin is joined by Valiant editor, David Menchel, on a very special episode of the Valiant Central Podcast to discuss the company's upcoming new release, Savage, written by Max Bemis with art by Nathan Stockman. David discusses his comic background, working at Valiant, finding the right story balance for old and new readers alike, and of course, a spoiler free discussion of what we can expect from the company's new title. Note that Martin has read the book, but don't worry, we use it to...

Duration:00:47:23

Comics Are Cancelled...For Now

3/26/2020
Martin, Ronnie and D'Juan reconvene for another episode of the Valiant Central Podcast, and this time things get serious...after an official press release from Valiant regarding the latest batch of news, Diamond putting a hold on all comics for the next month or two, and a recent interview with Fred Pierce and Matthew Klein on The Beat, the boys have a lot to discuss. Of course we dive deep into all this, go a little deeper into the state of comics, react to a surprising statement, and...

Duration:01:08:31

What The Hell Is Going On At Valiant (Special Edition)

3/23/2020
Get ready for an explosive episode of the Valiant Central Podcast as Martin, Travis, Ronnie and D'Juan get together to discuss the recent news that all creative talent has been asked to put their pencils down for the time being. What does this mean for the comics and how will it impact the fans? What about the creatives and comic book shops? Plus, how the current epidemic is affecting shops and how things may have to change going forward on an all new episode of the Valiant Central...

Duration:00:54:11

A Sweet Treat with Gregg Katzman

3/20/2020
Get ready for a fantastic episode of the Valiant Central Podcast as Martin is joined by friend of the show Ronnie Barron and Valiant Marketing Manager Gregg Katzman to discuss the impact of the virus on Valiant and the comic book industry, the upcoming #Bloodshot streaming release, Savage, Shadowman, and tons more! It's gonna be a great episode so thanks for listening and be sure to share the show! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:57:48

Bloodshot (2020) Movie Review

3/15/2020
The boys are back together and better than ever! On this episode of the Valiant Central Podcast, Martin, Travis and D'Juan get together to discuss the just released Bloodshot movie. We start things off spoiler-free but dive in deep, so if you haven't seen the movie yet, what are you waiting for? You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:01:15:13

C2E2 Bonus 2

3/5/2020
Another Bonus episode coming at you from C2E2. Travis, Ronnie and D'Juan talk with artist of Final Witness Jeremy Haun and then, the guys got a chance to talk to Tim Seeley shortly after the Bloodshot 101 panel that hopefully you've already heard. If not, go back and check that out. You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:22:14

VCP Crew at C2E2

3/2/2020
Double your pleasure, double your fun. The Valiant Central Crew at C2E2. First up, Ronnie, Travis and D'Juan have a small chat with the Master of Horror Cullen Bunn about the upcoming Shadowman book coming out in May. Wait.... there's more! Stay and listen to the Bloodshot 101 panel featuring Valiant's own Matthew Klein and Tim Seeley as they talk about the current Bloodshot run as well as the up coming movie due out in a couple weeks. You can support this show by visiting our merch store,...

Duration:01:01:56

Talking Quantum and Woody with Chris Hastings

1/16/2020
The brand new Quantum and Woody title is just around the corner, so this week, Martin is joined by series writer, Chris Hastings, to discuss just what is in store for fans with the latest iteration of the series. Chris talks about his start in comics, his work at Marvel that lead to his work at Valiant, the ups and downs of writing comedy, Doctor Toilet, and so much more! Thanks to Chris for taking the time to chat, and of course, to Gregg Katzman for setting up the interview. You can...

Duration:00:41:01

2019 Year End Extravaganza!

12/24/2019
D'Juan and Travis are back and join Martin for the last episode of the year! In this episode, the boys discuss the recently released The Visitor title, a spoiler-free first impressions discussion of Doctor Tomorrow #1, why KI-6: Killers is an important book for Valiant, and how all these books connect together to show us a bright future for the company. Plus, anthologies, under represented genres, C2E2 2020, and so much more! Have a Merry Christmas, a happy new year, and we'll return next...

Duration:00:59:23

Talking Doctor Tomorrow W Alejandro Arbona and Robert Meyers

12/19/2019
Martin flies solo on the latest Valiant Central Podcast once again this week but fear not as he is joined by Alejandro Arbona, the writer of the upcoming Doctor Tomorrow, and returning guest, Senior Editorial Director, Robert Meyers to discuss the new title coming in March. Martin had a chance to read the book so the trio dive as deep as they can while remaining spoiler free and talk about the genesis of the book, what makes it different than the original title from the 90s, what the future...

Duration:00:35:47

Talking Valiant 2020 With Robert Meyers

12/11/2019
On this episode of the Valiant Central Podcast, Martin goes solo and is joined by Valiant Entertainment's Senior Editorial Director, Robert Meyers! Of course, the two get into Robert's Valiant origin story, but more important, dive into what's coming up for the company in 2020...and there may be some surprises in store. Thanks for listening! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:36:59

The Life And Times Of Joshua Dysart

11/27/2019
Get ready for an explosive oversized episode of the Valiant Central Podcast as Joshua Dysart joins Martin and Travis this week to discuss his epic run on Harbinger, the masterpiece that is The Life and Death of Toyo Harada, the art of writing, Dungeons and Dragons, Star Trek, Goodnight Paradise and more! Thanks for listening! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:01:57:45

EXCLUSIVE: Talking Rai With Lysa Hawkins

11/19/2019
Welcome to a special episode of the Valiant Central Podcast as editor extraordinaire, Lysa Hawkins, joins Martin to discuss the launch of the new Rai title! On this episode, Lysa and Martin talk about getting the right creative team in place, finding the right pitch, how this book is a natural extension of the Rai mythology, and more. Plus, will we see a bigger connection between Rai and Bloodshot? Will Doctor Silk be returning? Is Raijin the breakout star of 2019 and beyond? Oh yeah...and...

Duration:00:28:11