Only The Valiant
You love Valiant Comics, and so do we. We bring you the very best commentary, reviews, and discussion about your favorite Valiant Comics, as well as interviews with the greatest creators in the industry. We strive to make reading and collecting comics more fun. Please visit the Podcast website at http://onlythevaliant.com

It's our Top Five of All Time. Classic Valiant. Modern Valiant. Maybe even Acclaim? We discuss the stories that we've enjoyed, that captured our attention and imagination, and have meant the most to us.

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It's week with more Valiant Books than you can shake a stick at. Luckily, we are hear to shake rattle, and roll with you and discuss this week's new Valiant Comics.

 

Spoiler alert! We discuss it all, so don't tune in unless you've read, or don't mind learning about plot points pre-emptively.

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It's a jam-packed week full of great Valiant stories, and the VCR crew is here to discuss them. There is way too much to discuss, but somehow we pack it into an hour for you.

 

Spoiler alert! We discuss it all, so don't tune in unless you've read, or don't mind learning about plot points pre-emptively.

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Quantum and Woody share the true stories of Team Unity with Hollywood -and the world- and hilarity ensues. Meanwhile, Ninjak teams up with Punk Mambo for a nap and some crazy, crazy dreams.

 

Spoiler alert! We discuss it all, so don't tune in unless you've read, or don't mind learning about plot points pre-emptively.

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Comic Blitz! The Master Chief of the Digital Comics on demand app, Jordan Plosky, joins us to talk to us about the all you can read service. Also, comics, Star Wars, Jazz Flute and more!

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It's VCR vs Commander Trill in this smack down episode to the finish! Who is Trill? How has his life led him to where he is now? How does this relate to the X-O armor? Find out!

Spoiler alert! We will be discussing story and plot details in this episode. Read first if you don't want to be spoiled!

Direct download: VCR-043-dec2-2015.mp3
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Book Of Death is complete, and the OTV crew gets together to discuss the final chapters of the books in this event. Aric's future, the Brother's past, and Darque's fate are all revealed to us.

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Today's new Valiant Comic, reviewed! Tune in as we take a trip through time with Ivar and Neela in Timewalker, and go to war with us as the battle between humans and Vine escalates.

Spoiler alert!

We are going to discuss these books, including all of the plot points within. If you don't want to be spoiled by our discussion, read the books first! You've been warned!

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OTV takes a detour and spins into the world of Valiant Effort as podcasts collide to bring you an in depth look into Q2: The Return of Quantum and Woody.

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Eternal Warrior has his own, brand new title, and the VCR crew is here to discuss this first issue. Also, Bloodshot continues his mission to track down what once was his.

Timecodes:
1:00 - Bloodshot Reborn #8
16:08 - Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #1

 

Spoiler alert! We've read these books, and assume that you have too. If you haven't read the books, read them if you don't want the story spoiled.

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Join us as we plunge deep into the world of our heroes. The Unity team goes round two against the Armor Hunters, and Harada goes round one and two against the Vine. We've got opinions!

 

Spoiler alert! We have read these books, and we discuss them assuming you have too. If you don't want to be spoiled by our conversation, read the books before listening.

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We discuss Ninjak #9 in this week's Valiant Comics Review. Since there is only one book, this one gets a very thorough treatment. Kick back and listen to our great analysis and discussion!

Spoiler Alert! We have read this book, and we assume you have to. If you don't want to be spoiled by our discussion, please read before listening.

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It’s new comic book day and that means a fresh VCR! This week we cap off the major Valiant summer event Book of Death and it’s companion series Legends of the Geomancer! Your head will split in two when you hear our crazy theories!
  
SPOILER WARNING- We have read the books and hope you do too, read then listen because we hold nothing back!

 

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The Corrupted One shall inherit the earth. Unless Gilad has anything to say about it. Things are moving on to the Ultimate Conclusion of Book Of Death. Also, Harada fights some space vampires and we see Anni's brain.

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We review the new Valiant Comics out on stands today. We see the last moments of X-O, a whole lot of dinosaurs in Ivar, and a whole lot of moving around in Rai. It's a lot of good, and different stuff to discuss this week.

Timecodes:
Fall Of X-O Manowar - 01:40
Ivar, Timewalker #10 - 25:06
Rai #11 - 33:44

 

Spoiler alert! We have discussed these books assuming you have read these books too, so read the books first if you don't want to be spoiled.

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We discuss how Ninjak is taking the character to new heights, and fleshing out his character and his surrounding mythos in ways we have never seen before. We catch up with this title and talk about how we have been enjoying it so far.

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X-O Manowar kicks everything into high gear, Unity throws the team against some old villains (or are they?), and Ninjak sits around and listens to some dude talk for a long time. What a great week! VCR is here to discuss all of the new Valiant books released today.

Timecodes:
01:30 - Unity 23
14:54 - Ninjak 8
29:05 - X-O Manowar 41

 

Spoilers! We discuss these books assuming that you have read them too. If you don't want to be spoiled by our discussion, read the books before listening.

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Two interesting books came out this week, and we dive into the deep end of what we liked, and what we didn't like, about each of them. Harada continues to take on the world in Imperium, and Bloodshot continues to take on himself in Bloodshot Reborn.

Spoiler alert! We discuss these books in full, and do not shy away from revealing and discussing any plot points. If you don't want to be spoiled by our discussion, read the books before listening.

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Dead Drop is a strange story, and we aren't exactly sure what to make of it. We take a deep look into what makes this story tick, and what doesn't make it tick. Also, we discuss an announcement about the future of OTV!

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Fall Of Harbinger is here. It's the only book this week. So we discuss it. A lot. It's a good thing there is a whole lot to discuss in this book.

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We take a queue from Ivar and travel through time. This episode is all about time travel, how it works, and what we know, or can guess, about the various types of time travel we have seen in the Valiant Universe. 

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We open the Book Of Death and peer back into Legends in this week, two great comics came out from Valiant that propel the Book Of Death forward.

Spoilers! We've read these books, and you should have too. If you haven't, and you don't want to be spoiled, wait to listen to this episode until after you read the books.

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Three new books are out today from Valiant Comics for us to discuss and review. Each of these books was very different from the others, but each gave us something to love.

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We discuss the second Month of Book of Death titles from Valiant Comics, where everyone has a big fight, then goes somewhere. We all have different ideas about what is, and isn't going on, and there is plenty to discuss.

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Unity presents the final chapter of the Warmonger story, while Ninjak continues to rampage through the Shadow War. Two interesting books for us to discuss this week from our favorite publisher.

Spoiler alert! We discuss these books with without holding back any details of the story. If you don't want to be spoiled about anything in these books, read them first, then listen.

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Another week of great Valiant Comics, and that means another episode of VCR! This week, things heat up in X-O Manowar, and Harada has an after-school special moment as he learns something.

Our review contains spoilers, so make sure you read the books before you listen if you don't want to be spoiled.

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The Book Of Death has been opened to the first chapter, the OTV crew discusses the first month of books in this event. Book Of Death, Fall Of Bloodshot, and Legends Of The Geomancer are discussed in this episode.

We find a lot to love, and to discuss, in this first month of this summer event. Tune in and listen now!

Also, two hundred episodes. Yay us!

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It's a mixed bag today as we get a big dose of Cujedo, and a double dose of Ninjak, taking us through the past, present and future. We have a whole lot to discuss in this these issues!

1:30 - Dead Drop #4

14:53 - Book Of Death: Fall Of Ninjak

32:13 - Ninjak #6

Our discussion contains spoilers, so make sure you read the books before you listen!

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It's a big week with four new Valiant Comics. We manage to get through them all, this is a jam packed hour of Valiant Comics discussion!

2:31 - Ivar, Timewalker #8

15:34 - Rai #9

30:06 - Book Of Death #2

47:13 - Legends Of The Geomancer #2

Our discussion contains spoilers, so read the book sbefore you listen!

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We review Unity #21 and X-O Manowar #39 in this week's VCR. The Warmonger continues her plans, and Aric gets in the middle of an explosive situation. It's another spoiler filled week of Valiant Comics discussion.

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We take a look at the mental and temporal conflict in Imperium, and take a journey through the Squirtverse in Bloodshot Reborn. It's another great round of Valiant Comics discussion.

0:57 - Imperuim #7

19:39 - Bloodshot Reborn #5

Warning! Our discussion contains spoilers, so if you have not read today's books, read them before listening if you don't want to be spoiled.

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One book this week from Valiant Comics, but it's a good one! We spend a lot of time talking about the main and backup feature in Ninjak #5. Plus, plenty of crazy theories.

Spoiler alert! If you haven't read the book, you will be spoiled by our discussion.

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We discuss the phenomemon of Divinty. The mini-series, the character, his role in the Universe, what he is capable of, and the market for his books. This is our comprehensive look at the first four-issue Divinity series.

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It's another great week of Valiant Comics, and we're here to discuss them all in our usual VCR way. In Timewalker #7, the bros fight of Von New Man, and Neela and her future self have an exciting discovery. In Book Of Death: Fall Of Bloodshot, we see Bloodshot walk the world until at last, he meets his end.

Timecodes:

1:08 - Timewalker #7

15:25 - Book Of Death: Fall Of Bloodshot

Spoiler alert! We are going to discuss these books without holding back on details of the books. If you haven't read the books, and don't want to be spoiled, read the books before listening.

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Robert Venditti joins us to talk about Book Of Death #1. We have a copy of the book in front of us, and we flip through the book together and discuss it page by page, scene by scene. There are a ton of great insights into this book in this episode, it is a real treat.

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It's a big week as we kick off the Book Of Death event in style! Calgary Chris and Hollywood Sean record this episode from beautiful San Diego, and dig deep into this week's Valiant Comics.

Timecodes:

1:40 - Book Of Death #1

24:20 - Dead Drop #3

32:43 - Legends of the Geomancer #1

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San Diego Comic-Con! The Superbowl of conventions! Sean and Calgary Chris were at the show, to indulge in the show and all things Valiant. We discuss the convention, Valiant, the creators, the panels, and talk to some of our Valiant friends.

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Valiant Comics Review is the weekly show that discusses the new Valiant Comics of the day. Up this week, Unity and Bloodshot Reborn. Our opinions are torn on Unity, but we agree on Bloodshot. Tune in for our discussion.

Timecodes:

1:05 - Unity #20

18:37 - Bloodshot Reborn #4

Spoiler Alert! We have read the books, and our discussion contains spoilers. Don't listen until you have read the books.

Crazy Theory Alert! There's one every week!

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We take a look at the various characters and concepts from the Classic Valiant era that we have not yet seen in the current Valiant Universe, and discuss the ways we may want to see these brought back to life.

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In VCR, once again we review this week's new Valiant Comics. X-O Manowar #38 and Imperium #6 are up to bat, two books that are completely opposite of each other, but both great reads.

Timecodes:

1:50 - X-O Manowar #38

18:03 - Imperium #6

Spoilers! We review the books, assuming that you have too. If you don't want to be spoiled, read the books before listening.

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What is Bloodshot's favorite music, or Ninjak's favorite sport? Aric's fear of heights? The Harby kids favorite fast food? We discuss all these minor details and more. We promise, this episode is better than it sounds!

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Another episode of VCR is here, full of discussion about this week's new Valiant Comic. It's a short week, with only one book: Ninjak #4. There may be only book, but there is a whole lot to talk about this book, as this becomes our longest discussion about a single book to date!

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We take a look at every Valiant Comic title in this episode. Since our sabbatical we mentioned last episode, we haven't had a chance to talk about the current Valiant books. We take a look at all of them, and share our thoughts about the current crop of books coming out monthly. We also find out how far behind Chiclo is on his comic book reading.

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It's a full week for us Valiant Comics fans, we have three great books to discuss. We take a look at all and share our thoughts and reviews.

Timecodes:

1:56 - X-O Manowar 37

19:45 - Bloodshot Reborn 3

33:49 - Ivar, Timewalker 6

48:53 - Pioneer Warrior!

Spoiler alert! We have read these issues, and we assume you have too. We do not shy away from discussing every plot point of these issues, so if you do not want to be spoiled, read the books first.

Direct download: VCR-019-June17-2015.mp3
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OTV is back with more great Valiant Comics discussion. This episode is all about Book Of Death. We take a look at the core mini-series, and discuss what we are looking forward to about it, and what we think we may see in this. Also, we look at the Fall Of Bloodshot, Ninjak, Harbinger, and X-O Manowar one-shots, and speculate about those. We finish up discussing the Legend Of The Geomancer incentive book, and share our opinions, ranging from positive, to negative, to extremely level headed.

Direct download: OTV-episode193.mp3
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Another week! Another batch of new Valiant Books! We get the origin of Shanhara in the X-O Manowar 25th Anniversary Special, and in Unity, we meet Warmonger. This episode features strong opinions.

Valiant Comics Review is the weekly Valiant Comics discussion. We review the new books on stands today, June 10th, 2015. Up this week is Shanhara #0, or, as is printed on the cover, X-O Manowar 25th Anniversary Special. Also, Unity #19 is out this week.

We had some strong opnions about the books this week, and apparently, were not afraid to share them.

Timecodes:

2:34 - X-O Manowar Special

20:05 - Unity 19

Our discussion contains spoilers for the book, so if you have not read the books yet, and do not want to be spoiled, hit pause and come back after reading.

Direct download: VCR-018-June10-2015.mp3
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Two new Valiant Comics hit the stands today, and we are here to discuss them. We are joined by Paul from Valiant Central for today's round table. First, we discuss Dead Drop #2, with questionable dialogue and all. Next, Imperium #5 shows us the same story twice, in the very best of ways.

Timecodes:

2:15 - Dead Drop #2

16:05 - Imperium #5

Our discussion contains spoilers for the books, so make sure you have read the books before listening if you do not want to be spoiled.

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We discuss the new Valiant Comics that are in comic shops tday.

First up, Divinity #4 is the final issue of the first Divinity series, and things wrap up in an interesting way.

Next, Ivar goes recruiting through time, and runs into some old friends of ours in the far, far future. And also buys hamburgers.

Timecodes:

1:23 - Divinity #4

26:38 - Ivar, Timewalker #5

Our discussion contains spoilers, so read the books before you listen, if you don't want to be spoiled.

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We review the two new comic books published by Valiant Comics today. Ninjak fights for his life against Roku in Ninjak #2, and Ray discovers what he must do next in Bloodshot Reborn #3.

Our discussion contains spoilers, so make sure you read the books before you listen if you do not want to be spoiled.

Timecodes:

0:41 - Ninjak #3

21:55 - Bloodshot Reborn #2

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Three great books came out today from Valiant Comics, and we sit down to discuss them all. X-O Kings up in the X-O chat room, the Unity team saves many donkeys from certain doom, and things go inside out in Imperium.

Timecodes:

01:20 - Unity 18

18:01 - X-O Manowar 36

31:23 - Imperium 4

Spoiler alert! We discuss these books with the assumption that you have read them. Read the books before listening if you do not want to be spoiled.

Direct download: VCR-014-May13-2015.mp3
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We talk about a few books this week, starting with the Free Comic Book Day issue from last weekend, then moving on to today's books, Dead Drop and the Valiant Handbook.

Timecodes:

1:20 - Free Comic Book Day

11:27 - Dead Drop #1

25.38 - Valiant Handbook 2015

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Up this week, is the final issue of Quantum and Woody Must Die! We discuss this issue and this series. Also, we discuss the recent 5 film movie announcement from Valiant.

Timecodes:

2:19 - Quantum and Woody Must Die! #4

20:30 - Movie news discussion

Set your VCRs and tune in now!

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Fred Van Lente joins us to continue our discussion of his entire run on Archer & Armstrong. We start out discussing the "lost arc" of Archer & Armstrong that was going to come after "Far, Faraway", and was replaced with "Sect Civil War". We also discuss "Mission: Improbable", and "American Wasteland", and round out the conversation by digging a bit into Fred's current run on Ivar, Timewalker.

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We're back for another weekly dose of Valiant Comics discussion! We review and discuss this week's new Valiant Comics.

Timecodes:

2:02 - Ninjak #2

19:48 - Ivar, Timewalker #4

38:47 - Divinity #3

We discuss these books with full spoilers, so read the books first if you don't want to be spoiled!

Direct download: VCR-011-April22-2015.mp3
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Fred Van Lente joins us to talk about his entire run on Archer & Armstrong. We kick this off strong with discussion of The Michaelangelo Code, Wrath of the Eternal Warrior, and Far, Faraway. Together, we dig into the origins of the characters, ideas, conspiracies, settings, and humor of this tentpole Valiant Comics title.

Direct download: OTV-episode191.mp3
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This week we've got two great books to discuss! Bloodshot Reborn is next-level storytelling, we can't say enough about this book. Also, Unity gives us a look into the life of Livewire. Timecodes:

1:42 - Bloodshot Reborn

29:15 - Unity

1:04:45 - Wrap Up

We had a ton to say about these books, and as a result, this episode went a little longer than usual for VCR. Enjoy!

#BloodshotReborn

Direct download: VCR-010-April15-2015.mp3
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An annual tradition! We got together with the good folks from Valiant Comics for an after hours discussion of all sorts of great topics: Valiant Movies! Villains! Imperium! Divinity! Marriage! Plus, a whole lot more.

Note: This episode was given an explicit tag, there is small amount of grown up langauge that came out while the drinks were flowing around the table.

Recorded at Wondercon, April 3rd, 2015.

Direct download: OTV-episode190.mp3
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We discuss the new books out from Valiant Comics today, April 8, 2015. We've got two books that are traditionally favorites of the show, Rai #8 and Imperium #3.

Timecodes:

2:10 - Rai #8

25:44 - Imperium #3

52:55 - Wrap Up and Next Week Preview

As always, thank you for listening.

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[Note: this episode has an important announcement about Chiclo's departure from VCR on April 1, 2015]

It's time for the OTV crew to tackle The Valiant. We discuss the whole mini-series, what we thought of it, and what we thought of where it leaves the Valiant Universe.

Two of our favorite characters had big changes in this mini-series, so we talk about where this leaves Bloodshot and Eternal Warrior, and what we anticipate, and what we don't.

Overall, what did this story mean for the Valiant Universe? What about the art, and he way that the story was told? We spend our hour digging into these questions and more.

Direct download: OTV-episode189.mp3
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We review and discuss X-O Manowar #35, out today from Valiant Comics. This book is part 2 of Dead Hand, and continues the story in the grand way we would expect from this great book.

Also, Calgary Chris was at Emerald City Comic Con last weekend, and he gives us a quick recap of the convention, which was Valiant's biggest, baddest convention so far!

In this episode, things get a little raw, moreso than the typical VCR episode, so it is with some hesitancy that we release this one.

Direct download: VCR-008-April1-2015.mp3
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We discuss a smattering of recent news and events, including the teaser for Book Of Death, the new Valiant Origins animated videos, the recent jump in price of Classic Valiant back issues due to movie speculation, and a whole lot more.

Direct download: OTV-episode188.mp3
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The Valiant #4 is here, and we discuss it in all of it's glory! Or is that muddied waters? There's a lot to digest in this one. Plus, we discuss the bane of Pandas everywhere in Quantum & Woody Must Die #3. Our discussion is full-spoilers, so make sure you read the books before listening if you don't want to be spoiled.

01:12 - Quantum & Woody Must Die #3

14:09 - The Valiant #4

VCR is the Valiant Comics Review, we discuss the week's new Valiant Comics. Read the books, then tune in every week for a dose of Valiant Comics discussion!

Direct download: VCR-007-March25-2015.mp3
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Imperium is rocking the Valiant Universe, and also rocking our comic reading experience. We take a look at Imperium, and how the events of this books are effecting our favorite characters, both old and new. PLUS, a bonus short interview with Joshua Dysart!

Direct download: OTV-episode187.mp3
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It's a double dose of Valiant Comics to Review, we get more to Abram's story in Divinity #2, and secrets revealed, and concealed, in Ivar, Timewalker #3. These discussions are full-spoiler, so read your books, then tune in!

Timecodes:

1:38 Divinty #2

24:20: Ivar, Timewalker #3

Direct download: VCR-006-March18-2015.mp3
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For this 7th Anniversary show, we get to the bottom of one question: What has our experience been as a fan of Valiant, both new and old, and how has it inspired us to keep talking about these books and characters year after year?

Direct download: OTV-episode186.mp3
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This is the week of Chichis and Shishis. Valiant Comics released Ninjak #1 today, the latest in their Valiant Next line of releases. Also, the Eternal Warrior story we've been waiting for has arrived in Unity #16. Beware, our discussion contains spoilers!

Direct download: VCR-005-March11-2015.mp3
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We bring you conversations with Christos Gage, Ed Greenberg, David Baron, and Ryan Winn from Long Beach Comic Expo. We talk about Bloodshot, Ninjak, Divinity, H.A.R.D.Corps, and a whole lot more.

Direct download: OTV-episode185.mp3
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It's that time of week! New Valiant Comics are out, and The Valiant Comics Review is here to talk about them. This week: Imperium 2 and X-O Manowar 34. These are spoiler-filled discussions, so make sure you read the books listening to the show if you don't want to be spoiled.

1:17 - Imperium #2

26:34 - X-O Manowar #34

Stay Valiant!

Direct download: VCR-004-March4-2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:26am PST

We talk about the costumes and design of our favorite Valiant characters, including Eternal Warrior, Ninjak, Bloodshot, and Shadowman. We compare the classic Valiant versions of these characters with their current look, and give our verdict about which is better. Also, we talk about Cosplay, which characters we would like to cosplay as, and most importantly, present an interview with Superstar Valiant Cosplayer Jesse Fresco, starting at minute 50.

Direct download: OTV-episode184.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:16am PST

Valiant Comics Review discusses Quantum and Woody Must Die #2! This is a spoiler-filled discussion, so make sure you read this comic before you listen.

Direct download: VCR-003-February25-2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:41am PST

This OTV is full of discussion about the Armorines, what's coming up in Dead Hand, plus a short conversation with Robert Venditti. Books discussed in this episode: X-O Manowar 30 through 33.

Direct download: OTV-episode183.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02pm PST

The Valiant Comics Review is at it again, reviewing this week's new Valiant Comics. This week: The Valiant 3, Timewalker 2, and Unity 15. These are spoiler-filled discussions, so make sure you read the books listening to the show if you don't want to be spoiled.

1:54 - The Valiant #2

22:40 - Timewalker #2

39:32 - Unity #15

Direct download: VCR-002-February18-2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:21am PST

Movies and television are now a vital and integral part of the comic book industry. Of course, this means we should discuss and speculate about seeing Valiant characters on the big and small screen. 

Direct download: OTV-episode182.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18am PST

Divinity #1, reviewed! Q2: The Return of Quantum & Woody #5, reviewed! Rai #7, reviewed!

OTV presents the very first episode of Valiant Comics Review, the weekly Valiant review show. We will be discussing the books released February 10, 2015.

Timestamps, for easy navigation: 

02:11 - Divinity #1

20:09 - Q2 #5

31:41 - Rai #7

VCR is a new weekly show in the OTV Network, giving you a blast of discussion in this week's new Valiant Comics.

Direct download: VCR-001-February10-2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:32am PST

The OTV crew puts the comma in <em>Ivar, Timewalker</em>, as we discuss time travel, grammar, Ice Pirates, olde english, extremely large numbers, Promethea, Doctor Who, H.A.R.D. Corps and other recent reads.

Direct download: OTV-episode181.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:16am PST

We discuss The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage from Valiant Comics. We discuss all the great concepts introduced, what we enjoy about Shan's story, and work through our understanding of the sometimes confusing events in this story.

Direct download: OTV-episode180.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31pm PST

OTV takes on the latest Eternal Warrior story: Days of Steel by Peter Milligan, Cary Nord, and Brian Reber. Is this a fantastic Eternal Warrior story (as some of us think), or is there something missing (as some others of us think)? We discuss Gilad's eternal fight.

Direct download: OTV-episode179.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:06pm PST

OTV gives the rundown on Harbinger: Faith #0, a comic that is delightful as the character. Also, we talk about the recent phenomenon of television shows based on comics, and how that might apply to Valiant.

Direct download: OTV-episode178.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39am PST

It's time to look back and celebrate the year that was as we discuss the very best stories, events, characters, art, writing and more from Valiant Comics in 2014.

Direct download: OTV-episode177.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:23am PST

The New Year is a time to reflect on the year that was, and to take a look forward to the coming year, and reflect on what we want to accomplish in this new year. We do this, with a comic book angle. We take a look at how we did on last year's resolutions, and make new resolutions for 2015.

Direct download: OTV-episode176.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:38pm PST