Valiant Previews: THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE: SECOND LIVES #1 (of 4) | BLOODSHOT REBORN #9 |RAI #12 – On Sale December 23rd!

MIRAGE-SEC_001_COVER-A_DJURDJEVICTHE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE: SECOND LIVES #1 (of 4)
Written by JEN VAN METER
Art by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (OCT151727)
Cover B by KEVIN WADA (OCT151728)
Cover C by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE (OCT151729)
Variant Cover by KHARI EVANS (OCT151730)
Variant Cover by KATIE SKELLY (OCT151731)
Valiant Linewide Variant by COLLEEN COOVER (OCT151732)

In time, even the dead may die…and, now, after multiple 2015 Harvey Award nominations, the most sought-after couple in comics returns with an all-new adventure from Eisner Award-nominated writer Jen Van Meter (Hopeless Savages) and acclaimed artist Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil)!

Occult investigators Shan and Hwen Mirage lived their lives in the thrall of an epic love that few will ever have…until Hwen died tragically before his time. Now, after a perilous trip through the underworld, Shan and Hwen are reunited…but Hwen is still an intangible spirit of the dead – incapable of opening a spellbook or even touching his wife.

Their options exhausted, the death-defying Doctors Mirage are about to enact a dangerous spell to restore Hwen’s solid form…and grant his ghost a second life. But, in the wrong hands, their ancient rite will become a tool of terror – and unleash a force of pure, homicidal evil that lusts for the murder of the living and the dead alike… a torturous death that obliterates not just everything a person ever had in this world, but everything their ghost will be in the next!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 23

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BSRB_009_COVER-A_SUAYANBLOODSHOT REBORN #9
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by BUTCH GUICE
Cover A by MICO SUAYAN
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Cover B by DAVE JOHNSON (OCT151753)
Cover C by GLENN FABRY
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Variant Cover by ROBERT GILL
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Variant Cover by JUAN JOSÉ RYP (OCT151756)

BLOODSHOT VERSUS BLOODSHOT!

The epic finale to “THE HUNT” brings Ray Garrison face-to-face with the nanite-infected mass murderer that has wreaked havoc across Colorado. But will Ray be able to pull the trigger when he discovers the identity of his adversary? Or will he succumb to the dark whispers of the nanites that threaten to destroy his humanity once-and-for-all? New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire and comics legend Butch Guice bring you the unforgettable final chapter of the story that will change Bloodshot forever!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 23

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RAI_012_COVER-A_CRAINRAI #12
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN
Interlocking Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN (OCT151757)
Interlocking Cover B by CLAYTON CRAIN (OCT151758)
Cover C by RYAN SOOK (OCT151759)
Variant Cover by RYAN LEE (OCT151760)

“THE ORPHAN” ends here with an explosive finale…and a shocking new direction for New Japan’s fallen guardian!

After being exiled to Earth by Father, Rai has survived on his own, finding new friends and discovering some familiar faces. Now, fully restored and ready for battle, Rai is ready to return to New Japan and rescue the allies he left behind!

The next chapter for the future of the Valiant Universe starts here as acclaimed creators Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain present the can’t-miss finale of RAI’s latest volume!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 23

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For more information, visit Valiant on FacebookTwitterTumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.


Valiant Solicitations for MARCH 2016 – A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 | WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #5 (“PRELUDE TO LABYRINTH”) | BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1 | And More!

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A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1
Written by RAFER ROBERTS
Art by DAVID LAFUENTE
Cover A by DAVID LAFUENTE
Cover B by KANO
Cover C by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant Cover by RAFER ROBERTS
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
B&W Sketch Variant by DAVID LAFUENTE
Blank Cover also available

GET SMASHED…OR BE SMASHED! Valiant’s (somewhat) dynamic duo are going “IN THE BAG” for AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES from rising star Rafer Roberts and comic book superstar David Lafuente!

Meet Armstrong: Since the ancient city of Ur, this immortal adventurer has spent the last 7,000 years drinking and carousing his way through history alongside some of the greatest merrymakers the world has ever known.

Meet Archer: A sheltered teenage martial arts master and expert marksman that was raised for a single purpose – to kill the devil incarnate. Little did he know that this undying evil was actually Armstrong (he’s actually a pretty good guy…once you get to know him) and, since hitting the road together, the two have become great friends and even better partners.

Now: Archer is about to set off on his most dangerous mission yet – a quest into the mystic reaches of Armstrong’s bottomless satchel to liberate his friend and comrade from the clutches of the mad god Bacchus! (Okay, so, Armstrong went into the satchel himself to get a bottle of whiskey that he kinda misplaced and got stuck. It’s like the Amazon warehouse of arcane treasures in there…and he doesn’t exactly have a maid service.)

Imprisoned in Armstrong’s satchel for centuries, Bacchus now commands a legion of monsters, goblins and golems bent on escaping back into the world of man and enacting revenge on their captor… Can Archer single-handedly combat the godly embodiment of intoxication himself – and rescue his best buddy – without becoming lost amongst Armstrong’s endless repository of bizarre artifacts and historical oddities in the process?

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+| On sale MARCH 16

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WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #5 (“PRELUDE TO LABYRINTH” – PART 1)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by JUAN JOSÉ RYP
Cover A by PHIL JIMENEZ
Cover B by JUAN JOSÉ RYP
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant Cover by SEAN CHEN

ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! “PRELUDE TO LABYRINTH” – PART 1!

His wife has been murdered. His son has been kidnapped. As The Eternal Warrior sets out on his greatest challenge yet, an old enemy rears his head. How will his ancient rivalry with Gilad change The Eternal Warrior’s future forever?

The road to LABYRINTH starts here with the FIRST ISSUE of a special two-part prelude from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and blockbuster artist Juan José Ryp (NINJAK)!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 16

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BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE with RAY FAWKES, MICHEL FIFFE & BENJAMIN MARRA, and PAUL MAYBURY
Art by KANO with RAY FAWKES, BENJAMIN MARRA, and PAUL MAYBURY
Cover A by KANO
Cover B by RYAN BODENHEIM
Variant Cover by ROBERT WILSON IV
Variant Cover by KERON GRANT

Valiant’s indestructible commando gears up for Valiant’s first-ever annual with a 64-page bloodbath touring Bloodshot’s past, present, and future!

First: Terror doesn’t wait for Friday at Camp Silver Lake in an extra-sized tale of summertime mayhem from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire and Valiant superstar Kano! A masked menace has stalked this camp for years, but what happens when one unstoppable killing machine comes up against another?
Bloodshot is about to bring his bloody brand of justice to the quiet shores of Silver Lake to take on America’s most notorious slasher!

Then: Jeff Lemire presents a very special Bloodsquirt solo adventure, plus all-new stories from Ray Fawkes (Batman Eternal), Michel Fiffe (Copra), Benjamin Marra (Strange Tales), Paul Maybury (Sovereign), and more!

$5.99 | 64 pgs. | T+| On sale MARCH 23

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FAITH #3 (of 4)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Cover B by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
Cover C by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER

New job. New identity. New life… right? Will the sudden reappearance of a former Renegade bring Faith’s newfound heights crashing back down to Earth?

She’s an intrepid reporter by day and an alien conspiracy hunting super hero by night – so the last thing Faith Herbert needed was her ex-boyfriend and one-time teammate Torque back in the picture. But he is. Does life have a “dislike” button?

Rising star Jody Houser (Orphan Black) and sensational artists Francis Portela (Green Lantern) and Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells) continue Faith’s landmark solo series debut!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+| On sale MARCH 30

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NINJAK #13
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE and JUAN JOSÉ RYP
Cover A by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Cover B by MATT HALEY
Cover C by CLAYTON HENRY
Character Design Variant by MATT KINDT
Variant Cover by RYAN LEE

SHADOWMAN VS. NINJAK! Who will live…and what will be left of them?

As Ninjak and Punk Mambo uncover the truth about the land of the dead, Shadowman makes his final move to finally wrest control of the uncanny parallel dimension called Deadside! The terrifying, intense, and heartbreaking return of a Valiant icon comes full circle as master storytellers Matt Kindt and Doug Braithwaite deliver OPERATION: DEADSIDE’s riveting finale!

Plus: another chapter of THE LOST FILES chronicling Jack Boniface’s missing days, featuring art by Juan Jose Ryp!

$3.99 | 40 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 9

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X-O MANOWAR #45
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by ROBERT GILL
Cover A by PHIL JIMENEZ
Cover B by STEPHEN MOONEY
Variant Cover by JEFF DEKAL

Commander Trill comes down on “THE KILL LIST”!

The leader of the Vine insurgency has turned the tables on X-O Manowar and Ninjak in a way they never saw coming! By safeguarding a nation of alien refugees on his own sovereign soil, has Aric unwittingly invited a Trojan horse into his kingdom? And just when everything seems darkest…the Armorines return with a surprising new mission…

$3.99 | 32 pgs.| T+ | On sale MARCH 23

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IMPERIUM #14
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by KHARI EVANS
Cover A by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover B by CAFU
Variant Cover by JUAN JOSÉ RYP

“STORMBREAK” – PART 2! Toyo Harada has brought war to the Foundation Zone…and Livewire and H.A.R.D. Corps are manning the frontline!

To his enemies, Harada is a despotic madman with a messiah complex. But to countless refugees and subjects of tyranny, Harada has been a savior and a benevolent provider. Now his world-changing Foundation Zone has grown faster than even he planned for. With diseases to cure, mouths to feed…and all of humanity to save…Harada will go to war against former allies and longtime enemies. At stake? The resources he needs for the Foundation Zone to succeed. In the balance? Everything Harada has ever built and fought for.

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 16

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THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE: SECOND LIVES #4 (of 4)
Written by JEN VAN METER
Art by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Cover B by KEVIN WADA
Cover C by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
Variant Cover by MAËLLE DOLIVEUX

The living. The dead. The good. The wicked. And a husband and wife trapped in the middle, the only ones who might prevent them all from crashing together…

An evil spirit, dead for decades, has usurped all the power of the enchanted scroll that Shan and Hwen Mirage needed to save their lives together. Now they have no scroll, no power, and an unstoppable enemy with the power of death at its fingertips. As this specter of doom leaps from body to body, leaving extinction in his wake, the Mirages know the only way to defeat him…win or lose, live or die…is by making the ultimate sacrifice.

Jen Van Meter and Roberto de la Torre deliver the dizzying, devastating climax for Valiant’s Harvey Award-nominated adventurers…and, for the living and the dead, nothing will ever be the same!

$3.99 US | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 23

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BOOK OF DEATH DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI with JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT, and JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ROBERT GILL with DOUG BRAITHWAITE, TREVOR HAIRSINE, CLAYTON HENRY, KANO, and CAFU
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

So let it be written… So let it be done… From New York Times best-selling writers Robert Venditti (X-O MANOWAR), Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT), Matt Kindt (DIVINITY), Joshua Dysart (IMPERIUM) and a powerhouse roster of all-star artists comes the blockbuster crossover event that will forge the future of the Valiant Universe – collected in its entirety for the first time anywhere!

The Valiant heroes. X-O Manowar. Bloodshot. Ninjak. The Harbinger Renegades. Unity. This is how they lived. This is how they died.

Now we know. The Book of the Geomancer has recorded it all. But only a young girl – the last in a line of the enigmatic mystics who protect the Earth known as Geomancers – has seen this future come to pass, from the coming cataclysm to the
dawn of the 41st century. Alone with her sworn protector, the Eternal Warrior – a soldier battle forged across five thousand years of combat – the duo must defy their allies to stop the Dark Age that now threatens to eclipse our world. Together, they are the number one target of every hero and villain on Earth. Either the Eternal Warrior hands her over…or they take him down. But can even he singlehandedly protect one child when the entire Valiant Universe wages war against him?

Collecting BOOK OF DEATH #1–4, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF BLOODSHOT #1, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF NINJAK #1, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF HARBINGER #1, and BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF X-O MANOWAR #1.

$39.99 | 304 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 30
OVERSIZED HARDCOVER | ISBN: 978-1-68215-115-0

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RAI VOL. 3: THE ORPHAN TPB
Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

Rai falls to Earth in…“THE ORPHAN”!

Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai and his allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion against Father. Stranded thousands of miles from his former home, Rai is now more determined than ever to save his friends and bring down New Japan’s malevolent ruler once and for all…but how can he do that from Earth? And just what secrets will New Japan’s rising son discover as he journeys across the face of a planet scarred by his nation’s ascent to the stars?

Superstar creative team Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, DIVINITY) and Clayton Crain (Carnage) return to their one-of-a-kind vision for the future as Rai discovers the true fate of the world New Japan left behind…and the Earth of 4001 is revealed!

Collecting RAI #9-12.

$14.99 | 112 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 23
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-939346-84-1

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IMPERIUM VOL. 3: THE VINE IMPERATIVE TPB
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by CAFU and JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover by KANO

It’s spy vs. superhuman as “THE VINE IMPERATIVE” boils over!

Toyo Harada’s war to save humanity by taking over the world roars on against the only enemy this planet cannot contain…a sinister network of undercover alien spies! A deadly chess game between Harada and the alien visitors called the Vine has been unfolding for decades. The Vine once even created the living weapon called LV-99 to
assassinate their enemy, but failed. Today, as Harada executes his agenda upon Earth – and with LV-99 on his side. This time – the Vine’s cold war finally turns infernally hot.

Jump on board the series that Bloody Disgusting calls “the height of sophisticated comic book stories” here with a powerful new story arc from New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER WARS) and red-hot artist CAFU (UNITY) and Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK)!

Collecting IMPERIUM #9-12.

$14.99 | 112 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 9
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-68215-111-2


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UNITY VOL. 7: REVENGE OF THE ARMOR HUNTERS TPB
Written by JAMES ASMUS and MATT KINDT with DONNY CATES & ELIOT RAHAL, JUSTIN JORDAN, ELLIOTT KALAN, DANIEL KIBBLESMITH, MICHAEL KUPPERMAN, and TOM SCHARPLING
Art by DIEGO BERNARD and KARL MOLINE with KANO, MICHAEL KUPPERMAN, PERE PEREZ, RAFER ROBERTS, DAN SCHKADE, and BART SEARS
Cover by BILQUIS EVELY

The Armor Hunters never leave a man behind!

Multiple Harvey Award nominee James Asmus (QUANTUM AND WOODY) and rising star Diego Bernard (X-O MANOWAR) rocket UNITY into their most action-packed battle yet!

GIN-GR, the reformed killer robot who destroyed Mexico City and rampaged through downtown Los Angeles during the Armor Hunters’ attack, has turned on her Unity teammates! As she perpetrates the world’s most unstoppable jailbreak– a head-first, guns-blazing, kamikaze flight straight into the military base that holds her one-time squad – can X-O Manowar, Livewire, Ninjak, and the Eternal Warrior stop the giant engine of destruction… while trapped inside it?

Then: Matt Kindt presents the grand finale to his acclaimed two-year run on Valiant’s premier superteam…but not before James Asmus (QUANTUM AND WOODY), Elliott Kalan (The Daily Show), Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed to Thrizzle), and more put Unity through the wringer!

Collecting UNITY #23-25.

$14.99| 112 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 16
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-68215-113-6

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Venditti, Allen, and Ryp Build the Ultimate Deathtrap for WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR in “LABYRINTH”

WRATH_005_COVER-A_JIMENEZValiant is proud to announce “LABYRINTH” – a calculating, six-issue blockbuster colliding WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR with one of Valiant’s greatest villains in 2016!

Valiant’s next landmark storyline of the New Year begins with the two-part “PRELUDE TO LABYRINTH” in March’s WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #5 by New York Times best-selling author Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and red-hot artist Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK)! Then, the escape begins in full force with “LABYRINTH” – PART 1 (of 4) in May’s WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #7, featuring the triumphant return of visionary artist Raul Allen (BLOODSHOT REBORN, Hawkeye)! The next epic step in the Eternal Warrior’s journey out of Hell and back into battle starts here!

Across six millennia, Gilad Anni-Padda – an immortal warrior sworn to forever serve the Earth – has felled zealots and madmen, emperors and tyrants in the course of his duty. But nothing he’s faced yet can prepare him to run the “LABYRINTH” – a miles-long maze of horrors specifically designed to undermine his every strength, enhance his every weakness…and to send him screaming into the darkness of death at every turn. But what kind of brilliant but twisted psyche could have possibly conceived such a monument to terror…and for how many centuries have they plotted to break the mind and body of history’s most formidable soldier?

The answer lies at the heart of the “LABYRINTH” itself…and as Gilad endures a gauntlet of cutting-edge technology and sharpened steel, he’ll soon discover why the merciless figure known only as THE DYING MAN has singled the Eternal Warrior out for the ultimate deathtrap.

He will run. He will suffer. And when his ordeal is ended, the Eternal Warrior’s place in the Valiant Universe will be forever altered by the cruel implements of his enemy’s “LABYRINTH”!

“With LABYRINTH, Robert Venditti is seizing upon one of the great, untapped characters of the original Valiant Universe and bringing them roaring into the modern day,” said Valiant Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons. “Soon, the entire Valiant Universe is going to meet this dark inversion of history’s greatest warrior – a figure that has thrived on horror, grief, and injustice while Gilad upheld duty, honor, and righteousness throughout the ages. It’s brutal, it’s terrifying, and it’s going to cast one of Valiant’s most important heroes into an all-new light.”

Featuring the return of a classic Valiant villain as you’ve never seen them before, the road to “LABYRINTH” begins with a special, two-part prelude beginning in WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #5 in March by Robert Venditti and Juan Jose Ryp! Jump on board one of the year’s most acclaimed new series here as THE DYING MAN’s twisted path through history is revealed…and find out why his ancient rivalry with Gilad will change the Eternal Warrior’s future forever!

Then, out of the blockbuster success of WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR’s debut story arc, extraordinary artist Raul Allen returns for May’s WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #7 – the FIRST ISSUE of “LABYRINTH”! The blunt force of Earth’s Fist and Steel slams into the cold and methodical masterwork of the world’s greatest executioner for a four-part lesson in pain, beginning this May in WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #7!

For more information, visit Valiant on FacebookTwitterTumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #5 (“PRELUDE TO LABYRINTH” – PART 1)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover A by PHIL JIMENEZ
Cover B by JUAN JOSE RYP
Valiant x CGC Variant by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant Cover by SEAN CHEN
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | COMING IN MARCH!

WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #6 (“PRELUDE TO LABYRINTH” – PART 2)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover A by PHIL JIMENEZ
Cover B by JUAN JOSE RYP
Variant Cover by PERE PEREZ
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | COMING IN APRIL!

WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #7 (“LABYRINTH” – PART 1)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by RAUL ALLEN
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | COMING IN MAY!

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Valiant Previews: WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #2 | IMPERIUM #11 | IVAR, TIMEWALKER #12 – On Sale December 16th!

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Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by RAÚL ALLÉN
Cover A by DAVID LAFUENTE (OCT151739)
Cover B by RAÚL ALLÉN (OCT151740)
Cover C by MARCOS MARTIN (OCT151741)
Variant Cover by KANO (OCT151742)
Variant Cover by ADAM POLLINA (OCT151743)
B&W Sketch Variant by DAVID LAFUENTE (OCT151744)

At the far end of existence…can even Earth’s immortal soldier withstand a foe as old as life itself?

Gilad Anni-Padda, the Eternal Warrior, has sacrificed everything to shape a better world…but his work is only beginning. Turning his back on everything and everyone he loved, he must leave the safety of the world he knew behind…and begin a trek across a savage and unexplored realm to return to Earth…if the true cost of his immortality doesn’t destroy him first.

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 16

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Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by CAFU
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Cover B by DIEGO BERNARD (OCT151765)
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“THE VINE IMPERATIVE” pushes our world to war!

With his resources spread thin and his time running out, Toyo Harada must strike if his plan to save the world by force will ever succeed. After a push to take more of the African continent – deposing corrupt governments and toppling extremists – Harada’s moves on the world stage were too bold to ignore. The alien agents of the Vine race, who were entrenched throughout the global power structure, have seen their opportunity to strike…and Harada now has his opportunity to break their tenuous pact of peace and take them down.

But with a specialized Vine killer among his own team – the ruthless and lethal Lord Vine-99 – will Harada be able to hold tight the grip on his monster’s leash… or will LV-99 turn on his master at last?

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 16

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Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by PERE PÉREZ
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Cover B by CAROLINA BENSLER (OCT151762)
Variant Cover by KANO (OCT151763)

FINAL ISSUE! FEATURING CREATION, ANNIHILATION…AND THE DEBUT OF AN ALL-NEW TIMEWALKER!

The Mistress’s true origin stands revealed as Neela Sethi confronts her future! Meanwhile, the mantle of Timewalker passes from one hero to another and Ivar makes the move that will change the Valiant Universe forever!

Be here for the end as New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and acclaimed artist Pere Pérez (UNITY) present the startling final chapter of IVAR, TIMEWALKER!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 16

 

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4001 A.D. #1 – Matt Kindt & Clayton Crain Forge the Future in the Valiant Event of 2016!

VALIANT_FCBD-2016_4001 AD_COVER_CRAINAt the dawn of the 41st century, the future of Earth will be decided in the stars. Next summer…the rebellion begins in 4001 A.D.!

In the tradition of BOOK OF DEATH, ARMOR HUNTERS, and HARBINGER WARS, Valiant is proud to announce its most ambitious crossover event yet: 4001 A.D.! Beginning with an all-new prologue in the pages of the VALIANT: 4001 A.D. FCBD SPECIAL on Free Comic Book Day 2016, the forces of the future unite behind the fallen guardian of New Japan, Rai, in 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new, four-issue event series from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (NINJAK, DIVINITY, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (RAI, X-Force)!

“The year 4001 has always been a vital component of the Valiant Universe but, now, for the first time, we’ll finally be pulling back to reveal the true scale of this world and the wildly diverse cast of heroes that inhabit it,” said Valiant Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons. “Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain have pushed themselves to design a story that is positively brimming with crazy-mad energy, continent-sized ideas and unthinkable potential. From cosmic beings and sentient cities to post-apocalyptic warrior kings and cybernetic samurai, 4001 A.D. will see the Valiant heroes pushed beyond the threshold and into territory far beyond anything we have ever attempted before.”

“Over the past two years, Matt and Clayton have defied all expectations with their epic and acclaimed work on RAI. Now, they’re expanding that vision to include not just one hero, but dozens for a James Cameron-meets-Jack Kirby vision of Valiant’s future and RAI’s incredibly important place at its epicenter,” said Valiant CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani. “As always, everyone at Valiant – from our writers to our artists to our editorial team – is challenging themselves to ensure that 4001 A.D. lives up to Valiant’s growing reputation for creating the highest-quality and most accessible event comics anywhere in the industry today.”

One hundred years from today, Father – the benevolent artificial intelligence that governs the island nation of Japan – will gain sentience. To defend its borders, Father will take drastic action by launching Japan into space…where its people can thrive in isolation, away from the overpopulated and resource-deprived planet below. Over the centuries, as New Japan orbits our increasingly unstable world, it will become a model society – one built on peace, prosperity…and Father’s control.

A thousand years from today, Father will create the first Rai, founding a lineage of technologically enhanced heroes engineered to defend New Japan and sworn to protect it from all enemies. For hundreds of years into the future, the Rai will single-handedly enforce New Japan’s justice well…and serve Father without question.

Now, at the dawn of 4001 A.D., the latest Rai is about to inherit the dark truth behind the origin of his kind…and discover the sinister secret at the heart of Father’s existence. For New Japan to live, Earth must die…and as Rai challenges his former master for the first time in more than a millennium, the lone guardian of New Japan will be cast out of his own Father’s kingdom…

Exiled from the only realm he’s ever known, Rai now walks the ravaged world of 4001 A.D. in search of forgotten heroes like himself…on a mission to collect the last surviving legends of a broken planet…and to forge a rebellion with the power to bring the most advanced civilization in history crashing back down to Earth.

Earth must rise. Father must fall. Rai! Eternal Warrior! X-O Manowar! Bloodshot! Geomancer! Armstrong! And more! The war for the ultimate fate of humanity begins in 4001 A.D.!

In the wake of Free Comic Book Day 2016, 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) kicks off Valiant’s landmark crossover event of the New Year in May 2016! Then, the war on New Japan will spread with the return of RAI’s own titular ongoing series and glimpses of the other heroes of 4001 A.D. in a new series of one-shots throughout the summer. Further details on more 4001 A.D. releases will follow in 2016.

Next summer, the future of the Valiant Universe looms large with an all-new entry point into the most acclaimed publishing line in comics, only in 4001 A.D. #1 – coming in May from Valiant superstars Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain!

Plus: Don’t miss a never-before-seen prelude to the blockbuster comics event of the summer in the VALIANT: 4001 A.D. FCBD SPECIAL as Rai’s crusade to save the future from itself starts here with an all-new story from Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain! Then, the biggest Free Comic Book Day release of the year continues with exclusive looks inside Valiant’s next can’t-miss milestones, including A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 by rising star Rafer Roberts and comic book superstar David Lafuente, and DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine!

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VALIANT: 4001 A.D. FCBD SPECIAL
Written by MATT KINDT, RAFER ROBERTS, and MORE!
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN, TREVOR HAIRSINE, DAVID LAFUENTE, and MORE!
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
FREE | 32 pgs. | COMING IN MAY!

4001 A.D. #1 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | COMING IN MAY!

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Jeff Lemire & Kano Lead the Charge for Valiant’s BLOOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1 – A 64-Page Showdown Coming in March!

BSRB_ANNUAL_2016_COVER-A_KANOAcclaimed Creators Ray Fawkes, Michel Fiffe, Benjamin Marra, Paul Maybury and More Join Valiant’s First-Ever Annual-Sized Spectacular

This March, Valiant’s indestructible commando gears up for Valiant’s first-ever annual with an action-packed tour of Bloodshot’s past, present, and future!

Valiant is proud to announce the BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1 – a 64-page extravaganza coming this March from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Extraordinary X-Men) and acclaimed artist Kano (QUANTUM AND WOODY, Swamp Thing)… plus an all-star cast of special guest stars including Ray Fawkes (Batman Eternal), Michel Fiffe (Copra) & Benjamin Marra (Strange Tales), Paul Maybury (Sovereign), and more!

First: Terror doesn’t wait for Friday at Camp Silver Lake in an extra-sized tale of summertime mayhem from Jeff Lemire and Kano! A masked menace has stalked this camp for years, but what happens when one unstoppable killing machine comes up against another? Bloodshot is about to bring his bloody brand of justice to the quiet shores of Silver Lake to take on America’s most notorious slasher!

Then: Jeff Lemire presents a very special Bloodsquirt solo adventure, alongside all-new stories from Fawkes, Fiffe & Marra, Maybury, and more! From his classified past to the post-apocalyptic future of “THE ANALOG MAN” and featuring the first glimpses of major milestones coming for Bloodshot in 2016 and beyond, duck and cover when the BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1 reveals 64 pages of never-before-told tales for Valiant’s nanite-enhanced agent of destruction!

Featuring covers by Kano, Ryan Bodenheim (The Dying and The Dead), Robert Wilson IV (Bitch Planet) and Keron Grant (Fantastic Four), Valiant’s acclaimed ongoing series ups the ante this March as Jeff Lemire and Kano lead an all-star cast of comics’ brightest talents into the line of fire for BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1 – a 64-page, summer-sized blockbuster!

Then, “THE ANALOG MAN” returns in April with an all-new chapter in BLOODSHOT REBORN #12! Jump back into the driver’s seat as Jeff Lemire and artist extraordinaire Lewis LaRosa continue their post-apocalyptic thrill-ride with the next installment of the gasoline-soaked storyline that must be seen to be believed – presented in the deluxe VALIANT PRESTIGE format!

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BLOODSHOT REBORN 2016 ANNUAL #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE with RAY FAWKES, MICHEL FIFFE & BENJAMIN MARRA, and PAUL MAYBURY
Art by KANO with RAY FAWKES, BENJAMIN MARRA, and PAUL MAYBURY
Cover A by KANO
Cover B by RYAN BODENHEIM
Variant Cover by ROBERT WILSON IV
Variant Cover by KERON GRANT
$5.99 | 64 pgs. | T+| COMING IN MARCH!

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Valiant Previews: NINJAK #10 (NEW ARC! “OPERATION: DEADSIDE” – PART 1) | UNITY #25 (48-PAGE HUMOR SPECTACULAR!) – On Sale December 9th!

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Written by MATT KINDT
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE with JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover A by DOUG BRAITHWAITE (OCT151734)
Cover B by TOM MULLER (OCT151735)
Cover C by TREVOR HAIRSINE (OCT151736)
Character Design Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE (OCT151737)
Variant Cover by DAVE JOHNSON (OCT151738)

ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! A SPECIAL FOUR-ISSUE EVENT! “OPERATION: DEADSIDE” STARTS HERE!

In December of 2015, a covert military intelligence unit sent a team of 20 agents and one special operative into a parallel dimension. Only one came back.

The purpose of their mission was classified. Now, out of options, MI-6 has recruited their most elite operative – codename: NINJAK – to follow the doomed mission’s sole witness back into the dimension called Deadside…and bring her missing teammates home.

What will they find there? And who will be waiting for them? Jump on board here as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS) reunite for a terrifying journey into an unknown plane of existence…and bring NINJAK head-to-head with SHADOWMAN in the all-new, four-part epic “OPERATION: DEADSIDE”!

Plus: an all-new chapter of “THE LOST FILES” begins, featuring explosive artwork by Juan José Ryp (Clone)!

$3.99 | 40 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 9th

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Written by MATT KINDT, JAMES ASMUS, DONNY CATES & ELIOT RAHAL, JUSTIN JORDAN, ELLIOTT KALAN, DANIEL KIBBLESMITH, MICHAEL KUPPERMAN, and TOM SCHARPLING
Art by DIEGO BERNARD, MATT KINDT, KANO, MICHAEL KUPPERMAN, KARL MOLINE, PERE PEREZ, RAFER ROBERTS, DAN SCHKADE, and BART SEARS
Cover A by KANO (OCT151745)
Cover B by MATT KINDT (OCT151746)
Cover C by FRED HEMBECK (OCT151747)
Cover D by MICHAEL KUPPERMAN (OCT151748)

A SUPER-SIZED FINAL ISSUE FREE-FOR-ALL! THE VALIANT UNIVERSE COLLIDES WITH A MASSIVE CAST OF COMEDY ALL-STARS FOR UNITY’S 48-PAGE FAREWELL!

In the wake of BOOK OF DEATH…Unity is no more. But before Valiant’s elite superteam says goodbye, an all-star lineup of writers, artists, and humorists reveal the unusual, offbeat, never-before-seen, lesser-known adventures of Unity! The tales too incredible to believe! The missions too oddball for public consumption!

Think Bloodshot only joined the team long enough to fight the Armor Hunters? Discover his newly declassified Unity missions! You saw Faith help Unity fight their opposite counterparts, the United…find out how else she helped out the team! Remember that time Quantum and Woody’s goat joined Unity? No? Well, it happened! We promise.

Matt Kindt presents the grand finale to his acclaimed two-year run on Valiant’s premier superteam…but not before James Asmus (QUANTUM AND WOODY), Elliott Kalan (The Daily Show), Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed to Thrizzle), Donny Cates & Eliot Rahal (The Paybacks) and more put Unity through the wringer! Plus: the comics debut of writer/director, creator and host of the cult-favorite podcast The Best Show, professional chump-steamroller, Tom Scharpling!

$4.99 | 48 pgs. | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 9th 

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First Look: Rafer Roberts & David Lafuente Smash into A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 – A New Ongoing Series Coming in March!

A&A_001_COVER-A_LAFUENTEGET SMASHED OR BE SMASHED! This March…Valiant’s (somewhat) dynamic duo begin an all-out assault on the senses in the pages of a brand-new monthly series!

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of Valiant’s next flagship series from red-hot rising star Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm, Carpool Buddies of Doom) and Valiant-exclusive superstar David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man)! “IN THE BAG” starts here on March 16th as Archer descends into the infinite depths of his partner’s bottomless satchel to rescue Armstrong from an age-old enemy…and battles his way through an upside-down world of arcane architecture, lost treasures, and strange creatures bent on making our world their own!

“In my first arc, Archer and Armstrong basically go into Armstrong’s bag,” writer Rafer Roberts told Comic Book Resources. “And it’s filled with monsters, demons and some old friends and enemies that are trapped inside due to Armstrong’s negligence. And a lot of them get out and wreak havoc. Archer, Armstrong and some very special guest stars have to team up and defeat the chaos that Armstrong has caused with his own drunken oafishness.’

‘Armstrong has been around so long, he has this incredible emotional baggage and his satchel is the physical embodiment of that baggage. And now that he is inside of it and letting it all out, it’s causing quite a bit of harm.”

Meet Armstrong: Since the ancient city of Ur, this immortal adventurer has spent the last 7,000 years drinking and carousing his way through history alongside some of the greatest merrymakers the world has ever known.

Meet Archer: A sheltered teenage martial arts master and expert marksman who was raised for a single purpose – to kill the devil incarnate. Little did he know that this undying evil was actually Armstrong (he’s actually a pretty good guy…once you get to know him) and, since hitting the road together, these two have become great friends and even better partners.

Now: Archer is about to set off on his most dangerous mission yet – a quest into the mystic reaches of Armstrong’s bottomless satchel to liberate his friend and comrade from the clutches of the mad god Bacchus! (Okay, so, Armstrong went into the satchel himself to get a bottle of whiskey that he kinda misplaced and got stuck. It’s like the Amazon warehouse of arcane treasures in there…and he doesn’t exactly have a maid service.)

Imprisoned in Armstrong’s satchel for centuries, Bacchus now commands a legion of monsters, goblins and golems bent on escaping back into the world of man and enacting revenge on their captor… Can Archer single-handedly combat the godly embodiment of intoxication himself – and rescue his best buddy – without becoming lost amongst Armstrong’s endless repository of bizarre artifacts and historical oddities in the process?

Take two aspirin and call us in the morning…because Archer & Armstrong’s all-new adventure is about to give the rest of the Valiant Universe a splitting hangover headache! It all starts here on March 16th when “IN THE BAG” kicks off with a bang in A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 – featuring covers by David Lafuente, Kano (QUANTUM AND WOODY), Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY), Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS), Rafer Roberts (Carpool Buddies of Doom), and Phil Jimenez (Infinite Crisis)!

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A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1
Written by RAFER ROBERTS
Art by DAVID LAFUENTE
Cover A by DAVID LAFUENTE
Cover B by KANO
Cover C by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant Cover by RAFER ROBERTS
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
B&W Sketch Variant by DAVID LAFUENTE
Blank Cover also available
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 16th (FOC 2/22/16)

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First Look: Lemire & LaRosa’s “THE ANALOG MAN” Goes Gunning for Ninjak in BLOODSHOT REBORN #11 – Coming in February!

BSRB_011_COVER-A_SOOK“THE ANALOG MAN” is coming…and you’ve never seen Bloodshot like this before! This February, the eye-popping comics event of the New Year thunders on as two master creators launch Valiant’s unstoppable hero headlong into a barren and brutalized future far removed from the world he once knew…

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside BLOODSHOT REBORN #11 – the second earth-scorching chapter of “THE ANALOG MAN” from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Extraordinary X-Men) and blockbuster artist Lewis LaRosa (Punisher)! Presented in the deluxe, ad-free VALIANT PRESTIGE format with laminate card-stock covers, heavyweight end sheets, and exclusive, never-before-seen backmatter, the biggest storyline of 2016 doubles down this February as Bloodshot bulldozes his way through the ravaged remains of the Valiant Universe!

Far into a post-apocalyptic future, Los Angeles has descended into chaos…and even the remaining heroes of the Valiant Universe can’t stand against the G.A.T.E. super-tech that now dominates the wastelands. As Bloodshot and his longtime love Magic emerge from their desert refuge with a small group of survivors in tow, an unexpected acquaintance from the past returns, seeking help and forcing Bloodshot to either turn his back on his friends…or his family! But is the master assassin once called Ninjak truly a friend… or a foe lying in wait?

This February, brace yourself for “THE ANALOG MAN“’s most blistering installment yet as Lemire and LaRosa forge a white-hot vision of Valiant’s biggest heroes with hyper-detailed artwork unlike anything else on the shelves today! Featuring covers by Ryan Sook (Wednesday Comics), Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS), Jeffrey Veregge (Red Wolf), Tula Lotay (The Wicked + The Divine), and Brian Level (The Mantle), BLOODSHOT REBORN #11 must be seen to be believed!

Plus: Also in stores in February, relive “THE ANALOG MAN“‘s exhaust-soaked opening salvo with the BLOODSHOT REBORN: THE ANALOG MAN – DIRECTOR’S CUT #1! For the very first time, go behind the scenes with this special 48-page “director’s cut” of BLOODSHOT REBORN #10, showcasing Lewis LaRosa’s raw pencil-and-ink artwork and Jeff Lemire’s complete script in their unexpurgated glory! Stripped down to pencils, inks and letters alone, Valiant’s must-read storyline kicks into overdrive here with a bonus presentation of “THE ANALOG MAN“’s bare-knuckled first chapter!

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BLOODSHOT REBORN #10 (NEW ARC! “THE ANALOG MAN” – PART 1)
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by LEWIS LAROSA
Cover A by LEWIS LAROSA (NOV151688)
Cover B by RYAN SOOK (NOV151689)
Cover C by DAVE JOHNSON (NOV151690)
Cover D by JEFFREY VEREGGE (NOV151691)
Variant Cover by TULA LOTAY (NOV151692)
Variant Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE (NOV151693)
B&W Sketch Variant by LEWIS LAROSA (NOV151694)
Valiant Linewide Variant by JEFF LEMIRE (NOV151695)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | On sale JANUARY 27th (FOC – 1/4/15)

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Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art & Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (DEC151653)
$4.99 | 48 pgs. | T+ | On sale FEBRUARY 24th (FOC – 2/1/16)

BLOODSHOT REBORN #11 (“THE ANALOG MAN” – PART 2)
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by LEWIS LAROSA
Cover A by RYAN SOOK (DEC151648)
Cover B by CLAYTON HENRY (DEC151649)
Cover C by JEFFREY VEREGGE (DEC151650)
Variant Cover by TULA LOTAY (DEC151651)
Variant Cover by BRIAN LEVEL (DEC151652)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | On sale FEBRUARY 24th (FOC 2/1/16)

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Valiant Announces Foreign Language Publishing Partnerships for Spain, Italy, and France

VALIANT_LOGOAward-Winning Publisher Accelerates European Growth with Aleta Ediciones, Star Comics and Bliss Comics

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce new foreign-language publishing partnerships with three of Europe’s preeminent publishers of comic books and graphic novels – Spain’s Aleta Ediciones, Italy’s Star Comics and France’s Bliss Comics – for print and digital translations of Valiant’s award-winning superhero library.

Valiant and Aleta, whose inaugural line of Spanish-language Valiant titles debuted earlier in 2015, will soon begin a long-term extension to their partnership with an expanded array of series encompassing many of Valiant’s most acclaimed titles.

Meanwhile, Valiant’s newly announced publishing partners in Italy and France will begin publication in both print and digital in early 2016 with new editions of best-selling series including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Archer & Armstrong, Divinity, Quantum and Woody and many more.

Additionally, each publisher will be introducing Valiant’s line of titles to fans in Spain, Italy and France with appearances and promotions at some of the largest conventions across Europe.

“Valiant has a large, vibrant, and ever-growing fan base throughout Europe. Each of these publishers has been specifically selected for the quality of their foreign-language editions and their extensive knowledge of their respective marketplaces,” said Russell A. Brown, Valiant’s President of Licensing, Promotions & Ad Sales. “In concert with our new publishing partners at Aleta, Star, and Bliss, we look forward to bringing Valiant’s beloved library of characters to fans in print and online in Spain, Italy, France and beyond.”

Aleta Ediciones has already begun to publish 10 of Valiant’s most notable titles, including Archer & Armstrong, Bloodshot, Eternal Warrior and Harbinger. Aleta is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks since 1996, based in Valencia, Spain. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, Aleta publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including Invincible, Tex, Dylan Dog, Aliens, Predator, Terminator, Robocop and Xenozoic by creators like Alan Moore, Tiziano Sclavi, Frank Miller, Robert Kirkman, Mark Schultz, G. R. R. Martin, Michael Avon Oeming, Alfonso Font and Paul Grist.

Star Comics is one of the leading Italian publishers active in the comic field. Since its foundation, Star Comics’ mission has been to encourage the diffusion of comic books as a form of entertainment and as a cultural phenomenon by making comic books available to all readers in Italy. Star Comics was founded in Perugia by publisher Giovanni Bovini in 1987. Its first publications were translations of several Marvel Comics series including Spider-Man, X-Men and Fantastic Four. Since that time, Star Comics has gone onto produce foreign-language editions of titles by DC Comics, Image Comics, and Wildstorm, in addition to the first Italian language line of Japanese manga. In just over 25 years, Star Comics has published more than 500 titles including monthly series, limited series and standalone books.

Bliss Comics is a relative newcomer to French publishing. Bliss is dedicated to bringing Valiant’s fan-favorite series to France starting in 2016. With an incredible number of talented creators working on Valiant’s strong, diverse characters and epic stories, Bliss looks forward to introducing Valiant’s award-winning universe to new French readers as well as longtime comics fans.

Bliss Comics, Star Comics, and Aleta Ediciones are just the latest additions to Valiant’s growing roster of international publishing partners. They join OVNI Press Editorial in Argentina, HQM Editora in Brazil, Tencent in China, ShoPro in Japan, Kamite in Mexico, Viverra in Russia, and Büyülü Dükkan in Turkey in bringing Valiant’s award-winning library of superhero titles to an international audience.

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About Valiant Entertainment

Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns the largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 81 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the company’s characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year. In 2015, Valiant announced a multi-picture deal to bring Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films. Visit Valiant online at ValiantUniverse.com.

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