Dinesh Shamdasani


Is Bad Idea Planning A New Comics Industry Shake-Up?

Is Bad Idea Planning A New Comics Industry Shake-Up?

For months, there's been rumours – and some not so subtle teasing – that former Valiant Comics executives Dinesh Shamdasani, Warren Simons, Hunter Gorinson and Josh Johns have been building something new and disruptive to mount their return to comics publishing. It looks like they're calling that something Bad Idea – a new comic book publishing house that's already racked up […]


Will Dinesh Shamdasani Seduce Youngblood Away From Andrew Rev

Will Dinesh Shamdasani Seduce Youngblood Away From Andrew Rev?

Dinesh Shamdasai, former head of Valiant Entertainment before he was fired in the wake of DMG's full purchase of the publisher, is having quite the life, He's been hands-on making the new Bloodshot movie starring Vin Diesel, in both South Africa and London. He's got his hands in plenty of pies – comics, TV, film […]

Dinesh Shamdasani

Dinesh Shamdasani, Ex-Valiant CEO, Back Working in the Comics Industry… Ish

We just ran the speech that Dinesh Shamdasani, ex-CEO of Valiant Entertainment, made at ComicsPRO. The big question is, where will Dinesh end up next? After all, after his "forced retirement" after Chinese investors DMG bought up Valiant, he said he is out of the comics business… Forced retirement (temporary) in Hawaii pic.twitter.com/FAThrRRiUQ — Dinesh Shamdasani […]

Valiant Show New Footage From Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe – Wondercon 2017

Nick Kazden reports from Wondercon for Bleeding Cool: I know it's April Fool's day, but I'm not joking when I say the new footage for Valiant's upcoming Ninjak Vs. The Valiant Universe looks pretty damn good. Hunter Gorinson, VP of Marketing and Communications for Valiant Entertainment led a panel packed with key players in the […]

SC Comicon Attendees – Valiant Wants Your Blood

Valiant is helping the blood drive at the SC Comicon this weekend by giving away the T-Shirt below to folks who donate blood. This comes from a tweet by Dinesh Shamdasani, Valiant's CEO & Chief Creative Officer. He doesn't say how many Bloodshot t-shirts they have to give away or how long the blood drive […]

Valiant CEO Dinesh Shamdasani Compares Proposed Bloodshot Movie To The Terminator

While talking with comicbook.com about its upcoming slate of books, CEO/COO Dinesh Shamdasani also described their proposed film adaptations as stories involving superheroes, but not superheroes stories. As an example, he called Bloodshot, the first film on their schedule, a "sci-fi action adventure" in the mold of The Terminator and Total Recall. "The other iconography, […]


Live! From The #ValiantSummit At Twitter Headquarters In San Francisco (UPDATE)

Gathering for the Valiant Summit (#ValiantSummit on Twitter) streamed live today on Periscope from Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, we were joined by Dinesh Shamdasani, Robert Venditti, Jen Van Meter, Warren Simons, Hunter Gorinson, and a crowd of Twitter employees who are big Valiant fans. Twitter employees were greeted with some Book of Death swag […]


Bleeding Cool's 31 Best Interviews Of 2014

For me, interviews are a big part of what I look back on when I consider my experiences in comics at the end of the year. Whether taken from phone discussions, live at conventions, or via e-mail, interviews are how I've gained my greatest insights into the medium, and they've been a continual education for […]