Valiant Summit 2016 Coming May 17


Valiant has revealed their second annual Valiant Summit will be held on May 17 and will include a number of big announcements.

It used to be that if you wanted to make news in the comic industry, you did it during San Diego Comic-Con. That was the weekend where all the major publishers revealed their plans for the coming year and what fans could look forward to.

Then Hollywood moved in and Comic-Con became more about movies and pop culture than actual comic books. Marvel and DC still saved some of their biggest news for the show, but most of the smaller publishers unfortunately got lost in the shuffle.

So what is a company to do if they want to get noticed and make some headlines?

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If you are Valiant Entertainment, you take the bull by the horns and set up your very own event and live-stream it on the web.

For the second consecutive year, Valiant will be holding their very own presentation called Valiant Summit 2016 on Tuesday, May 17 at the famed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. The entire event will be streamed live online via the Periscope app at @ValiantComics or through Valiant’s YouTube partners.

Starting at 2:00 PM EST, Valiant Summit will include appearances by a who’s who of Valiant creators, including Jody Houser, Matt Kindt, Rafer Roberts and Fred Van Lente along with Valiant CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani, Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons, and Director of Marketing, Communications & Digital Media Hunter Gorinson.

Valiant is promising a number of big reveals at this year’s Summit, including news about the future of X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger and Shadowman as well as more information about the titles revealed in this past weekend’s Free Comic Book Day special, including Britannia and Psi-Lords.

In addition, fans can look forward to a number post-game interviews and analysis about everything that went down on YouTube right after the presentation.

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Since Valiant Comics returned to store shelves everywhere in 2012, they have been one of the most innovative and daring publishers in the industry. Valiant Summit is just another indication that they are going to do things their own way and everyone should be on notice.

With big-budget movies on the way and more and more creators signing exclusive deals with the publisher, if you wanted to get on the Valiant train, now is the perfect time.

For more information about watching and participating in Valiant Summit 2016, head to the Valiant website.