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Valiant Announces New Line of Novels in Partnership with Blackstone Publishing

Eager fans around the world will soon be able to explore the Valiant Universe like never before. Valiant Entertainment is incredibly proud to announce a line of debut adult novels featuring beloved Valiant characters in a major partnership with the award-winning and innovative independent publishing company Blackstone Publishing.

Valiant and Blackstone teaming up to create a series of novels means iconic characters from all over the Valiant Universe — including SHADOWMAN, ETERNAL WARRIOR, LIVEWIRE, and many more — will be introduced to a whole new medium for the first time ever, offering Valiant fans more stories featuring the characters they love while also introducing these timeless heroes and villains to new readers everywhere. Rick Bleiweiss, Blackstone’s Head of New Business Development said, “I am so pleased that we are going to be publishing Valiant’s fabulous comic book characters in newly written full novels. I know that their existing fan base will love these books and stories, and it will give many more people exposure to the worlds and figures Valiant has created that so many of their ardent followers regularly enjoy.” Brendan Deneen, Blackstone’s Director of Media, TV, and Film, is thrilled about bringing new voices to the engrossing Valiant Universe. “I’m excited to work with the Valiant team to find the perfect prose authors as we develop exhilarating new takes for this amazing comics library. This is a great chance to bring in new readers to the Valiant Universe while also staying true to what makes these characters so iconic in the first place.”

Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming series of novels.


About DMG Entertainment DMG Entertainment is a global media and entertainment company based in Beverly Hills, CA. Founded by Dan Mintz, the company portfolio has grown to include diverse holdings across film, television, comic book publishing, gaming, and location-based entertainment. Operating as both a production and distribution entity, DMG Entertainment is best known for films such as Looper and Iron Man 3 and the #1 box-office release of Bloodshot feature starring Vin Diesel.

About Valiant Entertainment

Valiant Entertainment, a subsidiary of DMG Entertainment, founded by Dan Mintz, is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns and controls the third most extensive library of superheroes behind Marvel and DC. With more than 90 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and For Valiant merchandise and more, visit

About Blackstone Publishing Founded in 1987, Blackstone Publishing is an independent, privately-owned company headquartered in Ashland, Oregon. Offering a growing catalog of over 13,000 titles in print, e-book, and audiobook formats, the authors we publish are as varied as the books themselves, including works by Gabriel García Márquez, Ayn Rand, Ian Fleming, Karin Slaughter, Don Winslow, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and many more. Blackstone is home to a vibrant and eclectic community of storytellers and story lovers, providing superior content and offering hundreds of new titles each month.


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