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Kastor’s Korner Chats with Archer & Armstrong’s Fred Van Lente

After Valiant’s big reveal that the Eternal Warrior would be returning to their universe, debuting in the pages of Archer & Armstrong, we managed to catch A&A writer and all-around-nice-guy Fred Van Lente between his panel appearances for a quick chat. Check out what he had to say about his work on the series and what’s in store for the near future.

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Mark Waid at Baltimore Comic Con 2012

While we’ve made it a point to update our readers on the latest Thrillbent happenings regularly, this time we have a special treat: a bunch of updates about new and upcoming titles, a dedicated app and more, straight from the mouth of recent Harvey Award winner Mark Waid at his Baltimore Comic Con panel.

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The New Green Lantern

The newest member of the Green Lantern Corps is getting his own figure from DC Collectibles. Will this new Lantern get collectors to flock to stores like the big hitters of the DC universe?

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Valiant Steals the Show at Baltimore Comic Con 2012

Valiant’s panel at Baltimore Comic Con was the place to be for big announcements and sheer fan enthusiasm.  In attendance were (from left to right) Marketing & Communications Manager Hunter Gorinson, Executive Editor Warren Simons, Writer of Archer & Armstrong Fred Van Lente, Writer of X-O Manowar Robert Venditti, Writer of Bloodshot Duane Swierczynski, Writer of Harbinger Josh Dysart, X-O Manowar Artist Cary Nord, and Writer of the upcoming Shadowman, Justin Jordan.  After some quick introductions, each writer had a chance to discuss what the future holds for their books.

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Kastor’s Korner Chats with Archer & Armstrong’s Fred Van Lente

After Valiant’s big reveal that the Eternal Warrior would be returning to their universe, debuting in the pages of Archer & Armstrong, we managed to catch A&A writer and all-around-nice-guy Fred Van Lente between his panel appearances for a quick chat.  Check out what he had to say about his work on the series and what’s in store for the near future.

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Comics Korner: Harbinger #4 Review

In yet another stellar offering from Valiant, Harbinger #4 serves as a major turning point in the story as the series continues to delve into darker territory with each issue.  We are also formally introduced to a character who will soon have a major effect on the Valiant Universe.

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Comics Korner: X-O Manowar #5 Review

Next week’s much-anticipated issue of X-O Manowar is nearly here and it’s utterly brilliant.  Laced with tragedy and filled with explosive action, this book demands your attention all the way to the heart-pounding cliffhanger ending.

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Valiant Unveils a Color Preview of Shadowman #1

Valiant’s first new release since the four titles that made up the show-stopping “Summer of Valiant” lineup hits shelves on November 7th and it looks amazing.  Shadowman was one of their most successful franchises in its initial run and, if this preview is any indication, the relaunch is destined for greatness.

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Comics Korner: Week of 9/5/12

This week, New 52 #0 issues begin and Silk Spectre reaches its penultimate issue.

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Comics Korner: Archer & Armstrong #2 Review

 

Archer & Armstrong’s sophomore issue, hitting shelves Wednesday, September 5th, follows one of the best debuts of the year and is absolutely not to be missed.

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Comics Korner: Bloodshot #3 Review

With this month’s issue of Bloodshot, writer Duane Swierczynski delivers yet another action-packed thrill ride topped off by a killer cliffhanger ending.

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Comics Korner: Week of 8/29/12

This is a big week for fans of Spaceman, as the sci-fi noir series finally comes to its end. We also get another fantastic entry in Darwyn Cooke’s Minutemen, which keeps getting better and better each month. Read on for more details, and don’t forget to check out our X-O Manowar #4 review from earlier this week.

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Why You Should Be Reading The Goon

Check out this witty new advertisement for Eric Powell’s excellent (and now monthly!) comic series The Goon, courtesy of Dark Horse.

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Comics Korner: X-O Manowar #4 Review

This Wednesday, the next thrilling chapter of X-O Manowar hits shelves and readers will bear witness to Aric’s jarring return to Earth.  Penned by writer Robert Venditti with art by the Eisner-Award winning Cary Nord, X-O Manowar #4 delivers yet another issue filled with the high-octane action and gripping storytelling that have become synonymous with the Valiant name.

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Live Action Jack Kirby? Silver Surfer, Rock Opera??

Secret stories from the Marvel Universe– and the Bullpen– come to light on my new favorite Facebook page.

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