THE MERCH: Valiant teams with Cinder Block for merchandise offerings
Valiant is proud to announce that it has partnered with Cinder Block, the leading independent music and entertainment merchandise company, for Valiant.Cinderblock.com – a new online portal offering limited edition apparel, accessories, prints and more to Valiant’s legion of fans worldwide!
As the landmark first comic book publisher to join Cinder Block’s roster of licensors, Valiant joins Misfits, Suicide Silence, Weezer, Coheed & Cambria, Flogging Molly, Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie and many more of the world’s preeminent music and pop culture brands powered by Cinder Block’s online webstore.
Cinder Block’s all-new Valiant web store features designs and artwork by some of the most popular creators in comics with the first wave of t-shirts set to include X-O Manowar by David Aja, Bloodshot by Rafael Grampa, and Harbinger by Jeff Lemire. Future releases will see the addition of merchandise based upon Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, Quantum and Woody, and other exciting properties from Valiant’s 1,500-strong character library.
“Valiant is one of the most beloved brands in comics, and their dynamic list of characters make for an exciting addition to the Cinderblock family,” said Sue McDonald, CEO of Cinder Block. “Combine that with some of the greatest artists working in the medium today, and there is incredible potential for products and art pieces that no fan can ignore.”
“Since day one, we’ve been fielding questions from fans and potential partners about Valiant merchandise. What Cinder Block offers, however, is the ideal formula – high quality products, engaging designs, and incredible distribution,” said Russell A. Brown, Valiant’s President of Consumer Products, Promotions, and Ad Sales. “What you have before you today is just the first step. Expect new offerings monthly and an expanded array of products from Valiant’s other licensing partners in the near future.”
Visit Valiant.Cinderblock.com to begin exploring today! And look for a selection of new, retailer-exclusive products – available only at local comic shops – to debut soon in future editions of Diamond Previews!
For more information on X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger and the rest of the Valiant Universe, visit Valiant on Facebook, on Twitter, and at ValiantUniverse.com.