Valiant Comics doesn’t think small. Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe, Their first venture into the world of live-action programming featured almost every character from their extensive universe of heroes and villains–and as they promise some “more to come,” that “almost” may be temporary.
This quick, high-action, blood-drenched trailer gives a brief glimpse of a number of the main players and looks good. The characters transition from page to screen well, leaving no doubt about who’s who. The short appearance each is allowed also shows off their power sets. Bloodshot is, no surprise, more than a little frightening in battle, eerie, really.
As the title promises, Ninjak finds himself facing pretty much everyone he has ever been allied with and more than on enemy after an assassin, Roku, finds and uses his greatest weakness. These people aren’t known for their sentimentality, so it’s going to be a nasty time for the titular hero.
The series will be the first project from Valiant Entertainment’s new division, Valiant Digital, which will be creating live action and animated material created for digital broadcast. Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe is directed by Aaron & Sean Schoenke of Bat in the Sun Productions and written by Aaron Schoenke, Sean Schoenke, and Joe Harris. The show stars Michael Rowe as Colin King aka Ninjak; Jason David Frank as Bloodshot; John Morrison as the Eternal Warrior; Chantelle Barry as Roku; Kevin Porter as Armstrong; Ciera Foster as Livewire, and Derek Theler as X-O Manowar.
So, what do you think? Planning on watching?
Synopsis for Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe
Colin King is Ninjak, MI-6’s deadliest intelligence operative and weapons expert. When the ruthless assassin Roku exploits his greatest weakness, Ninjak will be forced to betray his closest allies. Now, on the run, he must face off against the most powerful heroes known to man for a high-octane, take-no-prisoners trial by fire more perilous and more unpredictable than any he’s faced before. In 2017, the world’s most dangerous super-spy goes to war with the Valiant Universe.