The relationship between the brothers is the strong point of this book. The fight this caused led Woody to join up with an old flame of his named Jacklean, and rob a museum with her--the same museum Eric had recently been hired to guard. Who Are Quantum & Woody, Valiant Comics’ Superhero Brothers? Review. Since it was forgetting to Klang that opened a hole to the Otherverse in the first place, it only took excessive Klanging to close the portal. Until that's all done, you can find him writing comic book news and features for the good people at Screen Rant. He used the drugs to make them perform violent acts, normally just being extra violent while stopping crimes, such as when stopping burglars from robbing a sketchy pharmaceutical company caused their getaway driver to become brutally injured. Whereas Eric’s (Quantum) methodical militaristic approach manifests itself through his ability to create force fields, which are primarily defensive. This article has no additional notes or trivia. Bright, Quantum and Woody debuted in 1997 under Valiant Entertainment and follows adopted brothers Eric Henderson and Woodrow "Woody" Van Chelton. Christopher Priest (original)M.D. People actually liked them as heroes, and thanks to "couples'" counseling, they were even becoming closer as brothers and partners. After initially fighting, Woody managed to convince Eric to investigate their father's mysterious death at his lab. This issue was released in May 1997 (with a cover date of September 1997). Their investigation at the physics lab led to a massive accident, with their father's project melting down. It's worth mentioning that this is where things diverge between the 1997 and 2013 storylines. Quantum can use his energy powers to create a shield. Their connection to this field is in a constant state of decay, requiring them to touch their control bands together every 24 hours or to lose corporeal stability and revert to energy form. There, they met a young, smart boy named Kid Tesla, a descendant of scientist Nikola Tesla and rival to the ERA. 60 Appearances of Quantum and Woody (Valiant Entertainment), https://valiant.fandom.com/wiki/Quantum_and_Woody_(Valiant_Entertainment)?oldid=70804. The final product turned out more like a “Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson in White Men Can’t Jump with super-powers” type deal. Even though they draw from the same pool of quantum energy—hence the alias Eric adopts—their power sets work as an extension of the yin and yang dynamic the characters share. After a day of trying to save people from the chaos, they seemingly disintegrated into energy. Details What Happens: At Quantum and Woody’s old school 2 kids encounter ghosts. Manipulate time, control gravity and twist the very fabric of space itself! It seems like such a small moment but it reminds one of subtle shifts in the status quo like when seeds of Jean Grey’s true power were sprinkled or the realization that Invisible Woman is easily the most powerful of the Fantastic Four. When this didn't hurt the brother's reputation, Skinner's allies teamed up with the pharmaceutical company to give themselves superhuman powers to attack the brothers directly. 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Quantum And Woody is a comic book series created by Christopher Priest and Mark D. Bright. As Woody bonded with his dad, Quantum discovered that Tesla wanted to use the heroes' powers to create an infinite source of energy to fuel a planet-wide brainwashing. Quantum fires a heat beam while Woody fires beams of force. Quantum and Woody are now in a position in which they must reveal themselves as the despised superheroes that they are and help save the ones that are so determined to wipe them out. Quantum and Woody Access to Quantum powers is available to members with an active subscription. A pair of foster brothers named Eric and Woody reunited after years at their father's funeral. Vincent's body flushed it's quantum powers and Derek's consciousness out, into a new, unstable energy body. Just a few years ago, Joe and Anthony Russo were two guys best known for directing TV episodes, largely for comedies like Community and Arrested Development. In an attempt to unravel the mystery behind their father's death, Eric and Woody are imbued with powers. Who are Valiant Comics' critically-acclaimed duo, Quantum and Woody, and what are the origins and powers of "The World's Worst Superhero Team". Quantum and Woody are two adopted brothers who argue constantly, but must stay in close proximity to "klang" their bracelets together once every 23 hours or they will explode. Creators Woody was soon exposed to the illusion, and went to talk to his brother, who was still caught up in the dream. for their potential as agents of the organization (and failing), Quantum and Woody took their Otherverse loved ones on the run, fleeing G.A.T.E. Universe “The World’s Worst Superhero Team,” is without question Quantum and Woody. Negative One told Woody that she worked for the same mysterious benefactor as his father, and at her request, Woody kidnapped Quantum so he could visit his birth father in Australia. Eventually, however, Quantum learns to throw his force fields allowing him to play more of an offensive role in battle. Being hypnotized, neither Quantum nor Woody knew this was happening, but they knew something was wrong. As revealed by The Beat, here’s your first look at Quantum and Woody! They soon discover that the control bands are molecularly bonded to them - making it impossible to ever take them off - and they have to link up, or KLANG! and it's desire to keep them all locked up. While Quantum managed to fight off the goons, Woody's hypnotic triggers were activating, making him kill a panda bear, which was live-streamed across the internet, fulfilling Skinner's goal. The result is a massive explosion, which they miraculously survive completely unharmed, though not unchanged. Instead of dying, however, the duo were sent into a strange dimension of creation known as the "Otherverse". Quantum and Woody #3. informed the brothers that Infomercial was a living embodiment of the Otherverse's limitless creation potential, and the only way to stop him was to send him back where he came from. it was originally published by Acclaim Comics, and later folded into the Valiant Comics label after Acclaim's buyout of the Valiant catalog.. His boss Terrence Magnum discovered Eric's identity as Quantum, and promoted him to Magnum Security's "personal superhero". The story revolves around Woody getting some strange new powers and wanting to clear the brothers’ names. Alignment Full name Using their new powers, Woody and Eric decided to act as superheroes to continue investigating their father's death. The b… Coming together again after their foster father's death, the two become imbued with energy powers after being framed for their father's death. To this day, they are some of the best work to emerge from the dark times that were the 90s in comics, stories that are: hilarious, heart-warming, politically incorrect, and cool as hell. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Eric and Woody Henderson have been a lot of things – fractious foster brothers, washed up failures, and, ever since the freak accident that gave them their powers, reluctant crimefighting partners. Characters using Quantum Powers can slow down opponents, change their density, or even teleport behind them by altering time, manipulating gravity, and folding space. Woody’s powers are offensive, with the ability to shoot energy beams from his hands. Where Woody is more impulsive and volatile, his powers manifest as explosive beams and blasts, which are primarily offensive. Written By Christopher Hastings Art By Ryan Browne Colors By Ruth Redmond Variant Covers By Caspar Wijngaard, Will Robson with Jim Charalampidis, Steve Lieber with Ron Chan Published By Valiant Entertainment “Oh, He wasn’t really a supervillain, huh? Woody was arrested, and decided that to save his own skin, he needed to rat on the ERA. The problems with Skinner's Grudge League came to a head when the now-empowered goons attacked the brothers at the zoo. No power means their quantum bracelets are little more than fancy wrist-wear, which also means they have less than 24 hours to Klang before they literally scatter into the ether! The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. The brother's friend in the police force, Detective Cejudo, discovered the mind control while arresting the goons and told the brothers what was happening. Eric (Quantum) is a straight-laced ex-millitary security specialist. The powers are centered on the control bands, which act as a kind of conduit for the quantum energy that’s constantly trying to demolecularize them. Apparently, years prior, the ERA had taken a back-up of Derek Henderson's memories, and placed them in the very same superpowered goat Eric and Woody had taken from them. They were not alone in the real world, however--they quickly discovered their friends and loved ones from the other world were somehow in the real world. Quantum and Woody's combined powers are what makes them such fascinating characters and a continually welcome part of the Valiant Comics universe. Valiant Entertainment Edison revealed himself, and offered a deal--in exchange for allowing the ERA to study their powers, Edison would free the boys from the need to klang, as well as reunite them with their father. Publication Bright (original)James Asmus (reboot)Tom Fowler (reboot) First appearance After initially fighting, Woody managed to convince Eric to investigate their father's mysterious death at his lab. Their pet goat, Vincent, functions as the team's sidekick and mascot. But for our intrepid heroes, Quantum and Woody, it gets even worse than that! Quantum and Woody are two foster brothers who function as an inept superhero team. It’s a complete story that does a stellar job at allowing readers to get a sense of what Quantum and Woody are all about. Eric adopted a secret identity, "Quantum", and made a costume complete with mask and (initially) cape. EXCLUSIVE: Quantum And Woody, an adaptation of the Valiant Entertainment comic that has Avengers: Infinity War helmers Anthony Russo and Joe … He's recently finished writing the first volume of his own graphic novel, which is currently being illustrated. The characters are what makes the Valiant Comics Universe so criminally underrated, with its stable of diverse characters and a treasure trove of award-winning interconnected storylines. Their investigation at the physics lab led to a massive accident, with their father's project melting down. Toilet wit the help of the legendary hero “The Apprehension”. Written by James Asmus. Hand Blast: Quantum and Woody's wristbands allow them to shoot energy blasts based on their shared quantum energy. After the brothers got back to their normal lives, Eric went back to work at the private military contractor Magnum Security. While fleeing the base, they also freed a strange, superpowered goat, as well as a clone named Miss Sixty-Nine. Official PR follows: Valiant is proud to announce QUANTUM AND WOODY! Location By combining their powers, they create all kinds of handy effects. This section is for footnotes and citations. Related: Exclusive: THE HARBINGER Writers Tease A New Chapter For The Valiant Hero. The duo didn't bite, however, and tricked Edison into confessing his bizarre crimes over a walkie-talkie, causing the police to raid the base, and allowing Woody and Quantum to escape with their lives, powers, and their pet/father. When the stories first hit comic shops in 1997, Eric Henderson (aka Quantum) and Woodrow Van Chelton (aka Woody) weren’t brothers but estranged childhood best friends whose fathers were founders of an energy research company and later killed in the same helicopter crash. This article does not have a synopsis recorded yet. their bands together, at least once every twenty-four hours or they disintegrate into energy. The technopath Livewire had shut down all the power in the country, including in the brother's Quantum Bands. Created by Christopher Priest and M.D. Eliot Rahal and Joe Eisma are the creative team for the new storyline. Two brothers investigate the death of their scientist father and in the process get super powers. Coloured by Jordie Bellaire. Originally published by Acclaim Comics in 1997, in the “Acclaim/Valiant Heroes” universe, otherwise known as the “Valiant Heroes Two” generation (or VH-2 for short) of superheroes. Arriving in July, Quantum & Woody #8 starts the new “Separation Anxiety” arc, wherein being in close proximity of each other causes Eric’s and Woody’s powers to stop working. His anger made him easy for a mysterious ninja named Negative One to manipulate. Woody sent evidence of Magnum's plan to the US government, and not long after, Magnum was warned that Magnum Security would be labeled a terrorist organization if they were connected to the combat in Stronghold, causing Magnum to stop his attack, but not before firing Eric. Woodrow Henderson, known by his nickname Woody, tends to be more of a goofball screw-up. After a quick fight, an accidental klang sent them back to the real world. Lettered by Dave Lanphear. The Otherverse created entire fake lives for them, with Quantum being a powerful superhero, and Woody being a popular but depressed playboy. Just a Creep.” When readers last were graced with the misadventures of Quantum and Woody, we saw … Woody is the wisecracking partner and best friend of Quantum. Original: Quantum and Woody #1 (June, 1997)Reboot: Quantum and Woody (Volume 2) #1 (July, 2013). They both have powers they barely use and usually take care of bad guys inadvertently while arguing. Somewhere out there within the underbelly of Tinsel Town lies a pilot script for Quantum & Woody, a television series based on the Valiant Comics … After years of estrangement they are brought together by the mysterious death of their father (Woody's foster father). The rebooted versions of the characters introduced in 2013 are foster brothers but otherwise have a similar origin. In the version of Quantum and Woody published by the 2010s incarnation of Valiant Entertainment, Eric Henderson and Woodrow ("Woody") Van Chelton are adoptive brothers. The ERA kidnapped Woody, planning on experimenting on him to study his powers, but Quantum managed to infiltrate the lair and save him. After their takedown of the ERA, Quantum and Woody became more and more popular. What are their powers? The comic chronicles the super-heroic adventures of Eric Henderson and his longtime friend Woodrow "Woody" Van Chelton. Powers and Abilities Edit Quantum and Woody are permanently bonded to a quantum energy field of nearly unlimited size. They set out to find their father's killer and, in the course of their investigation, are accidentally imbued with powers. This form was similar to what Woody and Eric had become after the accident gave them their powers, but without a Quantum Band to stabilize him, Derek was running out of time. After a grueling period of labor, Vincent finally gave birth, but not to a baby goat, but instead to a fully-grown duplicate of Derek Henderson! In Priest and Bright’s vision, the powers come off as somewhat of an afterthought, a means by which the characters can find their place amongst other superhero books. While they tried to figure it out, Eric started a relationship with a woman named Sheila Weismann who he accidentally revealed his superhero identity to. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Woody (he uses his real name because he doesn't care) is basically an irresponsible criminal. Supervillains and mad scientists are on the loose and only the world's worst superhero duo can save us Eric and Woody Henderson have been a lot of things - fractious foster brothers, washed up failures, and, ever since the freak accident that gave them their powers, reluctant crimefighting partners. The dynamic duo was created by industry vets Christopher Priest and M. D. Bright when - as the story goes - their publisher asked them to come up with a “Power Man and Iron Fist” type double act. Valiant Comics Database is a FANDOM Comics Community. After returning, things became different. A one-stop shop for all things video games. While Woody might be lying about (some of) his new powers, Quantum actually does expand his abilities by thinking outside of the box. This made Woody furious, and when Eric refused to go with Woody to find him, Woody snapped and attacked Eric. Agents of SHIELD's Quake Has The Hottest Trick Shot. Woody (Woodrow Van Cheltan) is a superhero in the Valiant Universe and is the partner of Quantum. Hand Blast: Quantum and Woody's wristbands allow them to shoot energy blasts based on their shared quantum energy. Since then he hasn't stopped exploring new ways to write and share what he loves with readers. Who Are Quantum & Woody, Valiant Comics’ Superhero Brothers? 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