Valiant Signs 15 Exclusive Creators


In anticipation of more announcements this weekend at Chicago’s C2E2 conference, Valiant Entertainment has released word of adding fifteen creators to their exclusive roster, ensuring visual consistency on such high-profile projects as Divinity II, Bloodshot Reborn, and 4001 A.D. This includes thirteen artists and two colorists. News about the year’s upcoming publications is sure to follow the Valiant panel this afternoon, but for now, the list of new exclusive creators is as follows:


Raul Allen, previously on Bloodshot Reborn, Ninjak, and Hawkeye, now on Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior as of May’s “Labyrinth” arc

Diego Bernard, previously on Unity and X-O Manowar, beginning Ninjak with April’s “The Siege Of King’s Castle” arc

Doug Braithwaite, previously on Armor Hunters, Imperium, Unity, Journey Into Mystery, and Justice, currently on Ninjak’s “Operation: Deadside” arc

CAFU, previously on Unity, X-O Manowar, and Action Comics, beginning Rai’s 4001 A.D. tie-in issues in May

Khari Evans, previously on Harbinger and Archer & Armstrong, now on Imperium’s “Stormbreak” arc

Robert Gill, previously on Book Of Death and X-O Manowar, beginning Shadowman’s 4001 A.D. tie-in miniseries in July

Trevor Hairsine, previously on X-O Manowar, Eternal Warrior, Ultimate Six, X-Men: Deadly Genesis, and Divinity, returning for Divinity II next month

Clayton Henry, previously on Archer & Armstrong, Harbinger, Harbinger Wars, Uncanny X-Men, and Ivar, Timewalker, beginning X-O Manowar’s 4001 A.D. tie-in miniseries in May

David Lafuente, previously on Marvel titles New Mutants, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, and Patsy Walker, Hellcat, on A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong as of this week

Lewis LaRosa, previously on Marvel titles Amazing Spider-Man and Immortal Iron Fist, now in the middle of Bloodshot Reborn‘s “The Analog Man” arc

Pere Perez, previously on Unity, Archer & Armstrong, and Ivar, Timewalker, now on a classified Top Secret project to be announced soon

Juan Jose Ryp, previously on the Shadowman backup strips in the latest Ninjak arc and Imperium, currently on Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior‘s “Prelude To Labyrinth” arc

Mico Suayan, previously on Harbinger, Moon Knight, The Punisher, and Thor, beginning the Bloodshot Reborn “Bloodshot Island” arc in June


David Baron, previously on Book Of Death, The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage, The Authority, and JLA, soon to color April’s Divinity II and June’s Bloodshot Reborn “Bloodshot Island” arc

Brian Reber, previously on Harbinger, Unity, and X-O Manowar, currently on Bloodshot Reborn‘s “The Analog Man” arc and A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong

No word yet on what this means for current books with other publishers, such as David Lafuente’s Patsy Walker, Hellcat series at Marvel, but stay tuned to Bam Smack Pow for details as they become available.

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