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Review: Ivar, Timewalker #6

Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Francis Portela
Color Art: Andrew Dalhouse
Letterer: Dave Sharpe
Covers: Raul Allen, Rafa Sandoval, Ulises Arreola, Robert Gill, Omi Remalante

“Bros”

Every year I go to my families family reunion. I go knowing that I’m probably gonna run into those of the family that I’d rather not. That and the usual sibling / cousin shenanigans ensue. So, with this in mind, I can see why the Anni-Padda brothers prefer to live separate lives. Now, put the all in a confined space, IN space, only hilarity can ensue.

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Review: Ivar, Timewalker #5

Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Francis Portela
Colors: Andrew Dalhouse
Covers: Steve Lieber, Ron Chan, Raul Allen, Clayton Henry, Robert Gill, Omi Remalante

Valiant Entertainment

Neela seems to be a woman torn. Torn by what she feels she has to do, by the man she loves, and by who she will become. Ivar, is also torn. He he loves Neela, but knows that he has to do what needs to be done, even at the expense of saving her father. And then there’s his brothers. You got to love a family reunion.

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Valiant Announces BOOK OF DEATH: LEGENDS OF THE GEOMANCER

On the heels of BOOK OF DEATH – Valiant’s epic, four-part event revealing the future fates of X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Ninjak and more in July – Valiant is proud to announce an all-new, first-of-its kind, retailer-incentive companion series, BOOK OF DEATH: LEGENDS OF THE GEOMANCER, from New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER, ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and fan-favorite artist Juan Jose Ryp (Clone, Ghosted)! As the secrets within the Book of the Geomancer wreak havoc on the present and future of the Valiant Universe, discover the true history and lineage of the very first speaker for the Earth with an all-new series of never-before-seen stories that won’t be collected in trade paperback!

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Review: Ivar, Timewalker #4

Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Clayton Henry
Colors: Brian Reber
Letters: Dave Sharpe
Cover Artist: Raul Allen
Variant Cover Artists: Dave Messina, Ramon Villalobos, Guy Major Epilogue Sequence: Francis Portela and Andrew Dalhouse

Valiant Entertainment

The complexities of time are simple, according to Ivar. But not so to Neela. It seems, in this issue, that she’s actually seeing herself having a slow, drawn out, nervous breakdown. Literally seeing herself through the various stages of her process to undo what the universe has done to her. Setting herself up to be this new “Mother God” to show herself…that time is not absolute.

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Preview: Ivar, Timewalker #5

Timewalker! Armstrong! The Eternal Warrior The Lurker! Still confused by time travel? Don’t worry, these guys don’t understand it either…so they’re BREAKING HISTORY! 

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of IVAR, TIMEWALKER #5 – the FIRST ISSUE of BREAKING HISTORY, an all-new story arc for Valiant’s latest hit ongoing series by New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, Incredible Hercules) and new series artist Francis Portela (Green Lantern: Godhead)! Start reading here with a brand new jumping-on point on May 27th as Ivar Anni-Padda recruits a team of the time stream’s greatest hell raisers for an eons-colliding jailbreak from the end of existence itself!IVAR_005_crop Continue reading Preview: Ivar, Timewalker #5

Review: Ivar, Timewalker #3

OMG! that first page literally threw me for a loop! We are seeing in this issue the beginnings of a great Shakespearean comedy / tragedy. with a little Doctor Who thrown in for good measure.

(See our preview of Ivar, Timewalker #3 here!)

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Preview: Ivar, Timewalker #3

IVAR_003_COVER-A_ALLENIVAR, TIMEWALKER #3 [VALIANT NEXT]
STORY BY

FRED VAN LENTE
ART BY
CLAYTON HENRY
COVER BY
Cover A by RAUL ALLEN
Cover B by BRIAN LEVEL
Variant Cover by MICHAEL WALSH
Variant Cover by RAMON VILLALOBOS
PUBLISHER

Valiant Comics
COVER PRICE
$3.99
RELEASE DATE
MARCH 18, 2015
32 pgs. | T+

FROM HERE TO OBLIVI-1!

Ivar, the man called Timewalker, has been through ancient battlefields, political assassinations, the beginning of time, the invention of time travel, the great wars, and the distant future. (And that was only in the first two issues!) Now, he faces his greatest threat yet…himself! What secret does THE TIMEWALKER hold that will unlock his interest in Neela and flip our very definition of time travel on its head? Can a man resigned to forever walk through time truly make up for the mistakes of his past? And just who is the mysterious sociopathic leader of Oblivi-1, and why does she have such an interest in Ivar and Neela’s time traveling team-up?

Find out here as Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry – the team that brought you ARCHER & ARMSTRONG – continue their clock-stopping race to the end of time and back!


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All New Story Arc for ‘Ivar, Timewalker’ Comes in May

Fred Van Lente and Francis Portela Begin “BREAKING HISTORY” in IVAR, TIMEWALKER #5 – An All-New Story Arc Coming in May!
A little confused by time travel? Don’t worry, these guys don’t really understand it either. So they’re BREAKING HISTORY!
Valiant is proud to announce IVAR, TIMEWALKER #5 – the FIRST ISSUE of BREAKING HISTORY, an all-new story arc for the smash-hit VALIANT NEXT ongoing series by New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and new series artist Francis Portela (Green Lantern, Green Lantern Corps)! Join the series that io9 calls “impressively shocking” here on May 27th as Ivar recruits a team of the time stream’s greatest hellraisers for an eons-colliding jailbreak from the end of existence itself! Continue reading All New Story Arc for ‘Ivar, Timewalker’ Comes in May

Review: Ivar, Timewalker #2

IVAR_002_COVER-B_LEVELIvar, Timewalker #2
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Clayton Henry
Variant cover art: Brian Level, Ramon Villalobos, David Baron, Michael Walsh

Ivar, in this issue, has taken it upon himself to give us, and Neela, a crash course in the ways of Time traveling. Problem is, other time travelers always seem to get in the way. And there always something that seems insignificant, that ends up being the key to everything. Something Neela is slowly finding out for herself.

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