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Valiant Effort Podcast
42 minutes | Oct 30, 2016
Valiant Effort 055: Homefront
I think I'll just drop this here. Hello Valiant listeners, here we have a lost episode of Valiant Effort recorded earlier this year. Remember, Valiant Effort is the first Valiant trade review show where a seasoned Valiant reader introduces his buddy to Valiant Comics and comics in general. Thanks for listening!
12 minutes | Feb 8, 2016
Valiant Effort Interacts 013: Living Level 3
In this quick episode Joshua and Karyn talk about Joshua Dysart's new online comic Living Level 3. You can read the comic online at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joshua-dysart/living-level-3-graphic-novel_b_9012914.html
14 minutes | Jan 10, 2016
Season 3 Announcement
It's a new year and a new season of Valiant Effort. Listen to this mini episode where we talk about Quantum & Woody and the future of our podcast. We're really excited about the next year of episodes.
62 minutes | Dec 20, 2015
Valiant Effort 052: Battle for New Japan
Today's episode of Valiant Effort is brought to you by the letters STP and DMX. In this installment we take a look at the second Rai trade. We talk exploding cereal, Jonah and the Whale, and wet voice acting. Also, Nick has very strong opinions on roman numerals and who he thinks Father is. It's the commentary you crave and it's in your headphones now!
71 minutes | Dec 13, 2015
Valiant Effort 051: Making History
Past, present and future collide in the latest episode of Valiant Effort. Join your favorite lurkers Nick and Josh as they talk about your favorite time-hopping Valiant character when they discuss the first Timewalker trade. How does time travel work in the Valiant Universe? How long will our universe last? Would your hosts change anything in their past if they could? Don't miss our commentary on Valiant's biggest story arc yet!
58 minutes | Dec 6, 2015
Valiant Effort 050: The Valiant
Holy cow! We've made it to our 50th regular episode, and this time we're talking about the critically acclaimed mini-series The Valiant. We talk about the creepy Mr. Flay, Gilad's scars and the deaths of women in comics. If you haven't read this story yet make sure you do before listening to this, and if you've already read it, read it again. Seriously! You won't regret it. On a personal note, it has been a blast for us recording these fifty episodes and we really appreciate you listening along with us. Here's to fifty more!
44 minutes | Nov 29, 2015
Valiant Effort 049: Days of Steel
The Eternal Warrior has been sent on a cryptic mission by the Geomancer leading him to say "That's so Raven!" Now centuries later Nick and Josh discuss the third Eternal Warrior trade: Days of Steel. Why can't the Geomancer be more specific? Is the pen truly mightier than the sword? Why is everyone getting cut in the face? Thanks fo listening!
35 minutes | Nov 22, 2015
Valiant Effort 048: The Glitch & Other Tales
It's that time again, another episode of Valiant Effort. This time we're wrapping up the original Bloodshot run with volume 6. Is Bloodshot more machine than man? Is love a glitch? Does this volume have enough comic in it? All this and more including Josh's thought on the new A Sound of Thunder album. Thanks for listening!
66 minutes | Nov 15, 2015
Valiant Effort 047: The Return of Quantum & Woody
Hey everybody and welcome to another episode of Valiant Effort. In this installment we have a special guest: Sean from the Only the Valiant Podcast. His goal: to help Josh understand what Q2 is all about. Can he do that? Tune in to find out! Also, if you don't already, subscribe to Only the Valiant or go to www.onlythevaliant.com and further immerse yourself into all that is Valiant!
73 minutes | Nov 1, 2015
Valiant Effort 046: The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage
We're back from Nick's wedding and it's time to talk about a love story. No, not Nick's marriage! It's time to talk Dr. Mirage! Does Valiant succeed in telling a believable love story? What is Deadside? And what happens to you when you die? All this and more on our return! It's Dia de los Muertos, the day we talk to our dead loved ones, and there's absolutely no better book to discuss!
61 minutes | Sep 20, 2015
Valiant Effort 045: Enter: Armorines
Enter: Nick and Josh for another jam-packed episode of Valiant Effort. This time we're talking about the 8th XO Manowar trade. Josh wants a world without politics, Nick wants a world with an Armorines Saturday morning cartoon, and Nick and Josh both want a world where they can do math So put on your thinking caps and get ready for a tiny Nick and Josh to whisper another episode right in your ear. Also, Nick is about to be married! After this episode we'll be going on a short break for bachelor parties, weddings and honeymoons. We'll return soon. Meanwhile you can send Nick your best wishes and keep the conversation going by emailing us at email@example.com and on twitter @vepodcast!
69 minutes | Sep 13, 2015
Valiant Effort Interacts 012: The Music of Shadowman
Howdy Valiant Ones! In this episode we're going to take a look at the music featured in the original Shadowman series. Jazz, blues and rock and roll are now coming at you on your hit station: Valiant Effort.
66 minutes | Sep 6, 2015
Valiant Effort 044: The United
What does Valiant Comics, Queen Latifah and a small town in the middle of nowhere Maine have in common? U-N-I-T-Y. In this episode we take a look at volume 4 of Valiant's Avengers as they square off against The United. Topics include: Growing up, super-heroes standing trial, and the concept of the Pacifist Hero. Also, way more information than you ever needed to know about the 1918 World Series. We had some audio issues with this episode, stay tuned to the very end to find out the hilarious reason why. In the meantime, thanks for listening, and we promise the sound quality that you're used to hearing will return on our next installment.
60 minutes | Aug 30, 2015
Valiant Effort Interacts 011: My Dad’s First Convention
I took my Dad to his first convention and he actually had fun. We do a recap of the Secret Wars and The Spirit panels he went to, and we also talk about Charlton Comics a bit. Also included some dos and don'ts of conventioning and a bunch of Jim Shooter talk who was at the convention. Remember, you're never too old to go to your first comic convention and have a great time!
64 minutes | Aug 23, 2015
Valiant Effort 043: The Delinquents
Forget Armor Hunters, this is the crossover event you've been waiting, (...or maybe not) Archer & Armstrong and Quantum & Woody join forces to fight corporate farming! Tune in to listen to Josh struggle to talk intelligently about Monsanto when he really doesn't know what he's talking about, and Nick just struggles to read the book. It's The Delinquents! In the Valiant Effort Podcast, It's a land that's fair and bright, The podcasts grow on bushes And a new episode every night. The earphones all are playin' And the sun shines every day I'm bound to go To the best show Where the edits are small And the conversations flow In the Valiant Effort Podcast.
73 minutes | Aug 16, 2015
Valiant Effort 042: Omegas
It's time to talk Harbinger again! This time Josh and Nick are joined by Karyn for an in-depth conversation on Harbinger Volume 6: Omegas. In this episode we talk about the state of news today, the psychology of the angsty Peter Stanchek and the origins of the Bleeding Monk. We also talk about how awesome Choose Your Own Adventure Novels are and how we really want a 'Find Peter' app for our phones. We are now members of the Nerdy Legion Podcast Network, which you can find on www.nerdylegion.com. You can also reach out to us on twitter @vepodcast or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for listening!
56 minutes | Aug 9, 2015
Valiant Effort 041: American Wasteland
It's time to read the conclusion to Fred Van Lente's run on Archer & Armstrong! In this episode we talk about celebrity worship, conspiracy theories, and we find out who Archer's parents are. Plus we discuss our views on the series as a whole and the longest easter egg section to date! Also, we did put our childhood movie trailer online. You can find it on our website vepodcast.wordpress.com. Reach out to us on twitter @vepodcast or email us at email@example.com. Thanks for listening!
60 minutes | Aug 2, 2015
Valiant Effort Interacts 010: Strange New Kindle Worlds - XO Manowar
Welcome to another episode of Valiant Effort Interacts. In this episode Josh and Karyn take a look at the eight XO Manowar stories published under the Kindle Worlds program. Don't know what Kindle Worlds is? Take a listen and explore a new and exciting aspect of Valiant fandom! Altogether there are 87 Valiant stories in the Kindle Worlds program and we hope to read them all at some point. If you have a favorite one let us know on twitter @vepodcast, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for the listen!
72 minutes | Jul 17, 2015
Valiant Effort 040: Armor Hunters, Part V
This is it! The final chapter of Armor Hunters. This time we'll check in and see what the Generation Zero kids were up to during the world changing event. Also, a couple of Renegades may get peppered in there as well. If you're ready for an in-depth conversation on text boxes this is the podcast for you. We also talk about the morality of making weapons of mass destruction and we talk about whether fate is real or not. But mostly text boxes. This episode we also wrap up our thoughts on Armor Hunters as a whole. Thanks for listening!
58 minutes | Jun 27, 2015
Valiant Effort 039: Armor Hunters, Part IV
It's Bloodshot's turn in our Armor Hunters Summerfest! This episode we discuss what the Nanite Crusader was up to while the Armor Hunters were destroying the planet. Tangents in this episode include discussions on Lilt's character design, euthanasia (sorry for the heavy topic), and elbow macaroni (not as heavy a topic). Also in this episode Nick holds his first chromium cover. Lastly, this is your final opportunity to see the trailer to the movie Nick and I made when we were in High School. The movie is bad and so is the trailer and you know you want to see it. Just a couple of more iTunes reviews and we'll publish it on our website (vepodcast.wordpress.com).
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