Rafer Roberts


Modern Fantasy #3 cover by Kristen Gudsnuk

Modern Fantasy #3 Review: Adorable, Funny, Exciting

Sage and her friends begin their training to save the world from the fire demon they expect to be summoned on the last equinox. They begin with training videos, but they don’t go well. Instead, they go the local gym and work on their skills there. Meanwhile, Gundra begins visiting Spenser at work and causing […]

Modern Fantasy #2 cover by Kristen Gudsnuk

Modern Fantasy #2 [Late] Review: Bailing Out Your Goblin Friends

Sage explains the history of the amulet Fentax stole as well as its power and the potential danger if it gets in the wrong hands. Then she, Darquin, Wizard Lizard, and Gondra set out to save Fentax from Fawn and his criminal organization. The target location is a power plant, and they arrive at night. […]

Modern Fantasy #1 cover by Kristen Gudsnuk

Modern Fantasy #1 Review: Kafkaesque Fantasy Elements

Sage of the Riverlands is an office worker whom shares an apartment with her best friend, Gondra, and the deadbeat Wizard Lizard. Sage longs for adventure, but this world of elves, dwarves, mythical creatures, and magic has gone urban and modern. However, when Wizard Lizard’s boyfriend, Fentax, steals from a powerful drug lord, Sage may […]

Rafer Roberts and Kristen Gudsnuk Bring ‘Modern Fantasy’ to Millennials in June

Dark Horse Comics has announced Modern Fantasy, billed as “a millennial approved twist” on the fantasy genre in June. The creator-owned comic is written by Rafer Roberts with art by Kristen Gudsnuk. Here’s how the press release describes it: Modern Fantasy follows three friends, new to the big city, as they struggle to keep their crappy […]

Breaking: Leaked Documents Reveal Shocking History Of Valiant Universe

Hot on the heels of former FBI director James Comey’s testimony before the United States Senate today, a new kind of leaks is stirring up media attention for publisher Valiant Entertainment. In this case, rather than leaked memos revealing details of meetings about federal investigations, these particular leaked documents are actually an official preview of an […]

A&A #12 – A Fitting Finale For A Fun Series

A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong wraps up this week with issue #12 by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton and I’ll be honest, the only thing I won’t miss about this series is the title. Damn I hate long titles. This whole series has been a great big ball of silly fun and I’m […]


Harbinger Renegade #1 – The Advance Review

Last night I got to sit down and read the first issue of the new Harbinger Renegade series by Rafer Roberts and Darick Robertson. I’ll admit going in that I wasn’t as up-to-date on the Harbinger series as I am some of the other Valiant titles. But that’s okay as it starts off with a […]

Socialist Circus Performers And Evil Warlocks – A&A #6 Is Silly Fun

Tomorrow sees the release of A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #6 by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton. This is the first part of the new Next Stop: Clowntown arc and I just finished reading it… and damn its silly fun. Our two heroes are on the road, heading to find Andromeda… Armstrong’s wife […]

We See Some Changes To Shadowman In The 4001 A.D. One-Shot

Valiant’s 4001 A.D. event continues on Wednesday with the solo one-shot featuring the return of Shadowman. You might notice some minor changes in the character being written by Jody Houser and Rafer Roberts and being drawn by Robert Gill… like the fact that it’s 1,985 years in the future and Shadowman is now a woman… […]

Archer & Armstrong Head For A Coulrophobic’s Nightmare… Clowntown

If you suffer from Coulrophobia, you may want to skip this particular article… because Archer & Armstrong are going to Clowntown. Valiant has sent us an early preview of the next story arc for A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong. Next Stop Clowntown starts in issue #6 and is by writer Rafer Roberts and artist […]

Faith And Archer Prepare For Their First Date

While other publishers are doing huge events driven by drastic changes, one publisher is putting out good comics every month by focusing on what’s important… the characters. Valiant does their summer event series, this time with 4001 AD, but it doesn’t make every story about that event. Take the new A&A: The Adventures of Archer […]

An Advance Look At A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #3

Valiant has sent over an early look at A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #3 by Rafer Roberts and David Lafuente. This may be one of the funniest and most insane comic series of the year. On May 11th, Archer and Armstrong awake inside the insane maze of fine wines and lost treasures that […]

An Early Look At Archer & Faith’s First Date

We learned out of C2E2 that Obadiah Archer and Faith ‘Zephyr’ Herbert were heading towards a romance. Now we get some of the art to go with that as Valiant is set to release A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #5 on July 20th. The issue has writer Rafer Roberts being joined by artist […]

In The Bag Continues In Preview For A&A #2

Valiant has released a preview for the second issue of A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #2. The first issue just hit shelves yesterday, now we see what’s next from writer Rafer Roberts and artist David Lafuente. On April 13th, “IN THE BAG” continues here as Valiant’s greatest mis-adventurers do the unthinkable and hit […]

Will A&A Become A&F? Romance Coming For Archer – C2E2 Surprise

Today Valiant held a panel spotlighting their new series A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #1… a very long title. They showed some advanced covers and the one that got everyone’s attention featured Obadiah Archer and Faith holding hands in an intimate way to suggest possible romance. Faith has been a character on the […]

The Process Art For A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #1

I’ve been binge reading a lot of Valiant comics lately and I love the relationship between Archer and Armstrong… so the announcement of a new series got my attention. A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong starts with a really fun premise. Armstrong has lost a very special bottle of whiskey inside of his satchel […]

Valiant Makes Their FCBD Offering Even Bigger By Having Faith

Valiant is making their Free Comic Book Day offering even bigger. The Valiant: 4001 A.D. FCBD Special has been bumped up to 40 pages to include a new excerpt from Faith. The title will also feature looks at Divinity II and A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong as well as mentioned in the title, […]

Rafer Roberts Hits The Road For A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong

Writer Rafer Roberts is hitting the road for his new series A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong. In an 11-date signing tour, Rafer will travel from New York to North Carolina to promote his new Valiant comic. The tour begins on March 16, the day A&A #1 is set to hit comic shops. The […]

An Early Look At A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong #2

We have an early look into the second issue of the new Archer & Armstrong series from Valiant Entertainment. Written by Rafer Roberts and drawn by David Lafuente, the new series starts of with Archer having to go into Armstrong’s bag to rescue his partner from Bacchus. Pretty straight forward there…   After following Armstrong […]