Three books: Coloring, comic, and middle-grade

As a fan of Neil Gaiman’s novel, I’ve been looking forward to Starz’s American Gods adaptation since before it was hanging on by a wing and a prayer at HBO. So I jumped on the screeners as soon as they were available, published up my pre-air review, then was left to wait until the series actually premiered on April 30…

Faith channels George Michael for charity in this exclusive preview

Valiant’s new Faith ongoing series debuts on the first day of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, and to celebrate the occasion, Valiant is offering a convention-exclusive variant cover of Faith #1 benefiting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. An homage to the cover of George Michael’s 1987 album Faith, the…

Valiant’s Faith flies high as a superhero who loves life

2016 is the year of Faith Herbert at Valiant Comics. The publisher has been steadily raising her profile since the conclusion of Harbinger two years ago, and she’s become one of Valiant’s most popular characters since gaining her own solo miniseries, the first for a plus-sized superheroine. Faith (Valiant) has…

That Dragon, Cancer asks players to share the burden of a parent’s grief

That Dragon, Cancer begins pleasantly. A family idly throws scraps of bread to a duck, relaxing in a dreamlike park. Chubby blocks of color lay across the landscape, like mud dropped from a toddler’s hand. Diffuse sunlight falls between the tree branches and casts everything in warm sunset hues. But even here, at the…

Exclusive Valiant preview: Faith grows up with her own solo miniseries

The breakout character of Joshua Dysart’s Harbinger series, Faith Herbert is a cheerful, enthusiastic nerd that sees the manifestation of her superpowers as an opportunity to become the kind of hero she’s idolized her entire life. She’s been part of two superhero teams since her debut, but Faith is breaking out on her…