Valiant Solicitations for JUNE 2015 – BLOODSHOT REBORN #3 | IMPERIUM #5 – New Arc! | NINJAK #4 | And More!

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BLOODSHOT REBORN #3 [VALIANT NEXT]
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MICO SUAYAN with JEFF LEMIRE
Cover A by MICO SUAYAN
Cover B by LEWIS LAROSA
Variant Cover by DAS PASTORAS
Variant Cover by RYAN LEE

The all-new ongoing series from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT) and rising star Mico Suayan (HARBINGER) reaches a blood-curdling turning point!

Bloodshot is hot on the trail of another mysterious mass-murderer – but he may find the only way to stop this madman is to do the one thing Bloodshot swore he would never do again. Can Bloodshot resist his past or will he succumb to the bloodthirsty voices in his head as they get louder…and more violent?

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 17

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IMPERIUM #5 (NEW ARC! “BROKEN ANGELS” – PART 1)
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by SCOT EATON
Cover A by KANO
Cover B by SCOT EATON
Cover C by CAFU
Variant Cover by ROBERT GILL
Variant Cover by SINA GRACE

ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! “BROKEN ANGELS” – PART ONE!

Toyo Harada will create Utopia…he just needs the right weapons first! The most powerful man in the world has collected an assembly of monsters, killers, and super-villains…and now he’s set his sights on the last asset his team needs: the renegade scientist called Broken Angel. The only thing standing in his way — an army of enhanced soldiers…guarding a top-secret, highly fortified facility… deep underwater! The impossible heist begins here!

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 3

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NINJAK #4 [VALIANT NEXT]
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE with BUTCH GUICE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Cover B by DAVE JOHNSON
25th Anniversary Variant by RAFA SANDOVAL
Variant Cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Variant Cover by RAUL ALLEN

WHO IS ROKU?!

The breakout star of the hit of the year stands revealed as we learn the origin of Ninjak’s newest nemesis! But who is Roku – the seemingly indestructible warrior who’s proven to be one of the deadliest assassins in the Valiant Universe – and what impact does she have on Colin King’s future?

Marguerite Sauvage (Sensation Comics) joins Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, RAI) and Butch Guice (Captain America) for a special standalone tale of the world’s most lethal woman!

$3.99 | 40 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 24

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X-O MANOWAR: VALIANT 25th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CAFU
Cover by CARY NORD
Variant Cover by CAFU

New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (ARMOR HUNTERS, Green Lantern) and red-hot artist CAFU (UNITY) celebrate 25 years of Valiant with an all-new introduction to Valiant’s number one hero — the unstoppable X-O Manowar!

The sentient X-O Manowar armor is the most powerful weapon in the universe. But long before the armor fell into the hands of Aric of Dacia, it had a history of its own. Now, for the first time, join us as we uncover the secrets behind one of the most unique artifacts in the history of comics…and dive deeper into the X-O Manowar mythology in an all-new special standalone story!

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale JUNE 10

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DEAD DROP #2 (of 4)
Written by ALES KOT
Art by ADAM GORHAM
Cover A by RAUL ALLEN
Cover B by ADAM GORHAM
25th Anniversary Variant by RAFA SANDOVAL

The all-new conspiracy thriller from red-hot creators Ales Kot
(Secret Avengers) and Adam Gorham (Zero) continues!

The biotechnology that is threatening to end us all is out on the streets of New York and Archer is the only one who can stop it — with his bow and arrows, without pants.

The group responsible for stealing the virus continues to play the city against the team. But who are they?

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 3

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UNITY #19 (NEW ARC! “THE WAR MONGER” – PART 1)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by JOSÉ LUIS
Cover A by DIEGO BERNARD
Cover B by KANO
Variant Cover by SINA GRACE

ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW VILLAIN! X-O MANOWAR RETURNS…AND THE WAR MONGER RISES!

Unity has faced every evil that’s come at them and lived…but can they survive humankind’s darkest menace? When a mysterious new threat rears its head, the Eternal Warrior remembers encountering it in World War II…and barely making it out alive! Now he must marshal X-O Manowar, Livewire, and Ninjak if Unity has any hope of defeating…THE WAR-MONGER!

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 10

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IVAR, TIMEWALKER #6 (“BREAKING HISTORY” – PART 2)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by RAUL ALLEN
25th Anniversary Variant by RAFA SANDOVAL
Silver Age Variant by ROBERT GILL

“BREAKING HISTORY” – PART 2! THREE BROTHERS VS THE FUTURE!

With the universe on the brink of destruction, Ivar must turn to his closest relatives – Armstrong and Gilad Anni-Padda – to save Neela Sethi from the machinations of the Prometheans! The problem? These three guys couldn’t be further apart. Time doesn’t heal all wounds as the assault on Oblivi-1 begins!

Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Francis Portela (Green Lantern Corps) continue this time-shattering comics event!

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 17

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X-O MANOWAR #37 (“DEAD HAND” – FINALE)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by DIEGO BERNARD
Cover A (Overlay Wrap) by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
25th Anniversary Variant by RAFA SANDOVAL
Variant Cover by DAS PASTORAS
Variant Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA

Doomed by DEAD HAND! The colossal cosmos-spanning finale to the X-O Manowar epic of 2015 is here!

The fate of millions hangs in the balance as the forces of DEAD HAND go head-to head with the X-O ARMY! That’s right, we said X-O ARMY! Can Aric of Dacia fulfill his duty as protector of Earth? Or will this relentless force be his final hour? Valiant superstars Robert Venditti (ARMOR HUNTERS, Green Lantern) & Diego Bernard (Red Lanterns) bring the defining moment to a rollicking, universe-crunching conclusion!

$3.99 | 32 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 17

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RAI VOL. 2: BATTLE FOR NEW JAPAN TPB
Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

The critically acclaimed series continues as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clayton Crain return for the second staggering volume of RAI!

In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st-century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely?

Go back to the future with all-star creators Matt Kindt (UNITY, Mind MGMT) and Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage) as they crack open a brand-new chapter for Valiant’s smash-hit ongoing series!

Collecting RAI #5–8.

$14.99 | 112 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 3
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-939346-61-2

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QUANTUM AND WOODY VOL. 4: QUANTUM AND WOODY MUST DIE! TPB
Written by JAMES ASMUS with TIM SIEDELL
Art by STEVE LIEBER, PERE PEREZ and BRIAN LEVEL
Cover by MIKE HAWTHORNE

Multiple Harvey Award nominee James Asmus (QUANTUM AND WOODY, THE DELINQUENTS) and Eisner Award-winning artist Steve Lieber (Superior Foes of Spider-Man) are here to bring the most talked-about, most award-not-winning-est heroes in comics to a whole new high! Unfortunately, there are a bunch of people that would like to kill them up there.

They came. They saw. They pissed off a whole lotta folks! And now a team of mystery vigilantes has singled out the world’s worst superhero team for complete and utter destruction. Their first target: their minds! But who are these all-new enemies? Are Quantum and Woody hitting it off with a sexy duo of cat burglars? And, dear god, what have they done to the Goat?

Collecting QUANTUM AND WOODY MUST DIE! #1–4 along with VALIANT-SIZED QUANTUM AND WOODY #1, start reading here as writer James Asmus and artist Steve Lieber bring the most talked-about duo of semi-professional heroes in comics to a whole new high!

$14.99 | 144 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 10
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-939346-62-9

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QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOLUME 1: KLANG TPB
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art by MD BRIGHT
Cover by MD BRIGHT

The complete collected adventures of the original world’s worst superhero team — now in trade paperback! Re-presenting the seminal series from legendary creators Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deadpool) and MD Bright (Green Lantern, Iron Man) one volume at time, discover the groundbreaking series that Kotaku calls “one of the funniest superhero comics ever” with an all-new edition collecting Quantum and Woody’s origin and disastrous early adventures!

Sometimes the best friends make the worst partners. Once inseparable, childhood friends Eric Henderson and Woody Van Chelton haven’t seen each other in years. Reunited by the mysterious deaths of their research scientist fathers, the unlikely duo find themselves stuck together all over again when a catastrophic lab accident transforms their bodies into pure energy — energy that will completely dissipate if they don’t “klang!” their control bands together every 24-hours! Now, armed with an array of high-tech gadgets…and two horribly mismatched personalities…and a goat for a sidekick…this pair of misfits has decided to set the world straight as the world’s worst superhero team, Quantum and Woody…if they can manage to quit fighting each other first!

Collecting QUANTUM AND WOODY (1997) #0–7, plus rarely seen materials and extras from QUANTUM AND WOODY: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT TP

$19.99 | 208 pages | T+ | On sale JUNE 17
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-939346-78-0

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