Classified No More! Valiant Reveals First Look Inside 4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1 – Coming in August!

4001-WARMOTHER_001_COVER-A_MACKAt long last, Valiant is proud to present your first look inside 4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1 – an all-new, self-contained one-shot exploding out of the pages of the summer’s most ambitious crossover event and launching a major new character into the future of the Valiant Universe! First announced as a top-secret first appearance spinning out of Valiant’s acclaimed 4001 A.D. event, War Mother steps out of a highly speculated-upon cameo in last summer’s best-selling BOOK OF DEATH…and into her armor-piercing full-length debut right here on August 3rd when New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER) and spectacular rising star Tomás Giorello (Conan) introduce the 41st century’s most formidable fighter!

Now, after months of speculation, Valiant can now showcase the devastating world of 41st century Earth that War Mother inhabits…and reveal that artist Tomás Giorello is the latest high-caliber talent to join Valiant’s star-studded roster of exclusive creators.

After making his Valiant debut as the lead cover artist for BLOODSHOT REBORN‘s current “BLOODSHOT ISLAND” storyline, Giorello’s first full-length interior work for the award-winning publisher finally arrives in 4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1 – a much anticipated debut that will force War Mother out of the tribe she was born to protect…and onto the front lines of the Valiant Universe alongside Earth’s most powerful heroes of this millennia or the next!

In the 41st century, much of the planet has been reduced to a barren wasteland. New Japan orbits the Earth as a floating oasis that towers over the ashes of the old world. The survivors of this desolate new age, robbed of the planet’s once-lush natural resources, must endure great hardships to survive. Amidst the devastation, one outpost of scientific knowledge has thrived by adhering to a strict code of isolation. But even the denizens of this walled city must venture out into the wasteland to gather supplies from the remnants of what was. This task is designated to one and one alone: War Mother.

But all is not peaceful, even in New Japan. When the space-faring empire begins jettisoning city-sized sectors to Earth during the onset of a civil war, War Mother is called upon with a new mission: mega-salvage! Armed with a newly born sentient sniper rifle, War Mother is a one-woman army bent on sacking the crash-landed sector’s technology-laden debris for anything of value to her tribe. But, as calm turns to chaos, Sector 8146 will reveal a telling secret about Earth’s true order that will collide War Mother against her community, her code, and her calling…and bring destruction down upon one of humanity’s last surviving outposts of order.

Giorello’s previous credits include multiple Conan and Star Wars series for Dark Horse, as well as Batman & Robin, Green Lantern: New Guardians, and Superman/Batman for DC Entertainment. As the latest artist to join Valiant’s stable of exclusive talents, Giorello is the next addition to an acclaimed line-up of Valiant-exclusive creators that also includes Raul Allen (WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR), David Baron (BLOODSHOT REBORN), Diego Bernard (NINJAK), Doug Braithwaite (BLOODSHOT U.S.A.), CAFU (RAI), Khari Evans (HARBINGER), Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH), Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY II), Clayton Henry (SAVAGE), David Lafuente (A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG), Lewis LaRosa (SAVAGE), Pere Perez (FAITH), Brian Reber (4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER), Juan Jose Ryp (BRITANNIA), and Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT REBORN).

Giorello’s next project will be an all-new contribution alongside New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) to September’s 64-page X-O MANOWAR #50 anniversary special – a blockbuster-style tribute to the vaunted, 56-issue run that set the Valiant Universe in motion! On September 28th, Valiant’s greatest hero assemble to salute X-O Manowar’s unparalleled impact as one of the longest running superhero series in comics today with all-new, never-before-seen tales and tributes from New York Times best-selling writer and longtime scribe Robert Venditti (Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps) alongside stunning artists Joe Bennett (52), Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil), Cary Nord (Conan), Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Diego Bernard (NINJAK), Rafa Sandoval (Green Lantern), and Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH); plus Jody Houser (FAITH) & Javier Pulido (Amazing Spider-Man); Philip Tan (Suicide Squad), and many more.

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4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by TOMAS GIORELLO
Cover A by DAVID MACK (JUN161905)
Cover B by JELENA KEVIC DJURDJEVIC (JUN161906)
Cover C by CARY NORD (JUN161907)
Character Design Variant by ANDRES GUINALDO (JUN161908)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (JUN161909)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale AUGUST 3rd (FOC – 7/11/16)

X-O MANOWAR #50 (64 PAGES!)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI with JODY HOUSER, MATT KINDT, and PHILIP TAN
Art by JOE BENNETT and ROBERTO DE LA TORRE with DIEGO BERNARD, DOUG BRAITHWAITE, ROBERT GILL, TOMAS GIORELLO, CARY NORD, JAVIER PULIDO, PHILIP TAN, and RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover A (All-Star Jam) by CARY NORD, BOB LAYTON, BRANDON PETERSON, STEPHEN PLATT and 46 MORE X-O ALL-STARS!
Cover B by PAOLO RIVERA
Cover C by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Cover D by MARCOS MARTIN
Cover E by MICO SUAYAN
Cover F by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover G by SHANE DAVIS
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PEREZ
Variant Cover by CHIP ZDARSKY
Variant Cover by PHILIP TAN
Variant Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
B&W Sketch Jam Cover by X-O ALL-STARS
$4.99 | 64 pgs. | T+ | On Sale SEPTEMBER 28 (FOC – 9/5/16)

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Valiant Previews: BLOODSHOT REBORN #15 | WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #9 | NINJAK #17 – On Sale July 13th!

BSRB_015_COVER-A_GIORELLOBLOODSHOT REBORN #15 (“BLOODSHOT ISLAND” – PART 2)
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MICO SUAYAN
Cover A by TOMAS GIORELLO (MAY161875)
Cover B by BEN OLIVER (MAY161876)
Cover C by STEPHEN SEGOVIA (MAY161877)
Interlocking Variant by RYAN BODENHEIM (MAY161878)
Variant Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON (MAY161879)
Variant Cover by JEFF LEMIRE (MAY161880)

Escape from BLOODSHOT ISLAND!

Live. Die. Rejuvenate. Each day, Bloodshot and his fellow castaways from Project Rising Spirit awake to find themselves hunted by the unstoppable engine of destruction called Deathmate. And each day, they die…only to begin their escape once more after the nano-technology inside them repairs their fatal injuries. As Bloodshot and his new teammates begin to understand the brutal logic behind their island prison, will the biggest threat to their survival be the horrors that await in the jungle around them…or each other?

New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Old Man Logan) and superstar artist Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT REBORN) lead the hunt for the secrets behind Bloodshot’s past and future here in the next unstoppable chapter of the summer’s electrifying Valiant blockbuster!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JULY 13 (6/20/16)

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WRATH_009_COVER-A_ALLENWRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #9 (“LABYRINTH” – PART 3)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by RAÚL ALLÉN
Cover A by RAÚL ALLÉN (MAY161898)
Cover B by PERE PÉREZ (MAY161899)
Cover C by TOMAS GIORELLO (MAY161900)
Variant Cover by STEVE LIEBER (MAY161901)
Variant Cover by DEAN HASPIEL (MAY161902)

“LABYRINTH” delivers the killing blow!

The darkest hour of the Eternal Warrior’s long life has arrived with blood and torment. Behind every wall and around every corner of the Dying One’s “LABYRINTH,” new and sadistic ways to burn, tear, and break Gilad Anni Padda await. As the Eternal Warrior’s greatest enemy inches closer to unlocking the secret of never-ending life, is all hope lost for Earth’s immortal soldier?

The monumental Eternal Warrior epic of the year delivers another crushing blow as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and visionary artist Raúl Allén (Hawkeye) enter the darkest corner of “LABYRINTH” yet!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+| On sale JULY 13 (FOC – 6/20/16)

 

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NINJAK_017_COVER-A_LAROSANINJAK #17 (“THE SIEGE OF KING’S CASTLE” – FINALE)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by DIEGO BERNARD with ANDRES GUINALDO
Cover A by LEWIS LAROSA (MAY161908)
Cover B by DIEGO LATORRE (MAY161909)
Variant Cover by JEFFREY VEREGGE (MAY161910)

The last stand of Colin King!

Roku has completed her mission. She has destroyed, discredited, and defeated the MI-6 operative known as Ninjak. But she didn’t account for one crucial component… the man behind the mask and gadgets, Colin King! With everything on the line, and nothing left to lose, Valiant’s death-defying super-spy strikes back at his sworn enemy to take back the life he once knew! But even if his body can survives the suicidal confrontation, can his mind withstand the untold torment Roku has prepared?

New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II) and blockbuster artist Diego Bernard (X-O MANOWAR) tear down the walls behind “THE SIEGE OF KING’S CASTLE” as their soul-shattering trial by fire reaches an unforgettable finale!
$3.99 | 40 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 13 (FOC – 6/20/16)

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Valiant’s FAITH #1 Soars as 2016′s Number-One Independent Superhero Debut, Expands to a Colossal 48 Pages

FAITH_ONGOING_001_COVER-A_WADAFaith’s Landmark Ongoing Launch to Pull Double Duty with “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” Sneak Preview – Featuring GENERATION ZERO, BRITANNIA, BLOODSHOT U.S.A. and More!

Valiant is proud to announce that FAITH #1 – the hotly anticipated FIRST ISSUE of Faith “Zephyr” Herbert’s history-making ongoing series and the lead title of “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” initiative – has topped more than 30,000 copies in pre-orders and counting, making it the most successful independent superhero debut of the year!

Soaring out of the pages of her highly publicized and five-time sold-out limited series, Faith’s adventures as Los Angeles’ most popular superhero continue on July 20th in FAITH #1 – an all-new jumping-on point from breakout writer Jody Houser (Mother Panic), Harvey Award nominee Pere Perez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Russ Manning Award nominee Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells), alongside a never-before-seen origin sequence featuring Eisner Award-winning artist and comics icon Colleen Doran (The Sandman)! From The New York Times and The Atlantic to The Guardian and The Huffington Post to Today and People, find out why Faith is the singular superhero grabbing the spotlight worldwide – and why Valiant’s reputation for quality storytelling is unrivaled anywhere in the comic book industry today!

In a city under siege by robots, aliens, monsters and, even worse, celebrities, there is only one woman the people of Los Angeles can count on: the stratospheric superhero called Faith! Aspiring reporter by day and dedicated crime-fighter by night, Faith has tackled every obstacle in her path with confidence – like those crushing deadlines at work, the long-distance boyfriend half a world away, and the missing back issues that plague her comics collection! But, unbeknownst to her, Faith is about to collide with the one force she never saw coming: an up-and-coming super-villain bent on snuffing her out once and for all! But who is lurking behind the mask of her new foe…and could they be the one person capable of rendering Faith powerless?

Plus: To celebrate Faith’s stunning accomplishment as the leading independent superhero of 2016, Valiant is expanding FAITH #1‘s already jam-packed line-up to a massive 48 pages that will also include “THE FUTURE OF VALIANTSneak Preview – a specially manufactured, 20-page flipbook insert spotlighting an all-new wave of ongoing series, prestige format projects and standalone events! Officially kicking off with FAITH #1 on July 20th, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” will extend throughout 2016 with a total of seven epic series – each introducing an innovative array of new concepts and characters…and firmly establishing Valiant’s place as the premier publisher of creative storytelling in comics today:

  • FAITH #1 by Jody Houser, Pere Perez & Marguerite Sauvage in July
  • GENERATION ZERO #1 by Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela in August
  • BRITANNIA #1 (of 4) by Peter Milligan & Juan Jose Ryp in September
  • BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 (of 4) by Jeff Lemire & Doug Braithwaite in October
  • HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 by Rafer Roberts & Darick Roberston in November
  • SAVAGE #1 (of 4) by B. Clay Moore, Clayton Henry & Lewis LaRosa in November
  • DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE #1 (of 4) by Matt Kindt & Trevor Hairsine in December

“At every turn, Faith has shattered expectations and defied convention to become, far and away, the breakout hero of 2016,” said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. “Now, as she makes the long-awaited leap into her first monthly series, Jody Houser, Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage and Colleen Doran have accomplished something extraordinary and rocketed Faith toward her greatest accomplishment yet. There is no better character to launch the next great wave of Valiant titles, and now every new reader of FAITH #1 can find out why ‘THE FUTURE OF VALIANT’ is bright indeed.”

It all starts right here on July 20th, only in FAITH #1 – featuring covers by comics luminaries Kevin Wada (She-Hulk), Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (DIVINITY), Cary Nord (X-O MANOWAR), Emanuela Lupacchino (Superwoman), Pere Perez (HARBINGER WARS), Kano (Gotham Central), and Colleen Coover (Bandette)! Don’t miss a moment as all-star creators Jody Houser, Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage, and Colleen Doran present comic book history in the making in FAITH #1 – and launch “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” in full force!

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FAITH #1 (ONGOING)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by PERE PEREZ, MARGUERITE SAUVAGE & COLLEEN DORAN
Cover A by KEVIN WADA (MAY161849)
Cover B by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (MAY161850)
Cover C by CARY NORD (MAY161851)
Cover D by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO (MAY161852)
Valiant Emoji Variant by SWYFT MEDIA (MAY161853)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PEREZ (MAY161854)
Interlocking Variant Cover by PERE PEREZ (MAY161856)
Variant Cover by KANO (MAY161857)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (MAY161858)
Blank Cover also available (MAY161855)
$3.99 | 48 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 20 (FOC – 6/27/16)

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Lettered Preview Debut: “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” Deploys GENERATION ZERO #1 with Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela – Coming in August!

GENZERO_001_COVER-A_MOONEYReady… Set… Riot! This August, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” continues with a daring new ongoing series for Valiant’s volatile team of teenaged walking warheads!

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of GENERATION ZERO #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of the next must-read monthly series from “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” initiative! On August 24th, brace for impact when New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, Amazing Spider-Man) and blockbuster artist Francis Portela (FAITH) launch four highly specialized superhuman soldiers – Animalia, Cloud, Cronus, and The Telic – into their most dangerous mission yet: high school!

If you have a problem… If your parents won’t help… And if your cause is worthy… Log onto network #ZERO… because Generation Zero is listening.

Years ago, the children of the experimental strike team known as Generation Zero were taken from their families by Project Rising Spirit, a private weapons contractor, and raised to be psychic soldiers. After years of taking orders, they have fought for and won their freedom. Now, the world’s most wanted teenagers have pledged to protect each other tooth and claw, while using their extraordinary abilities to right wrongs for a generation without a future… To fight for kids, just like them.

One of those kids is Keisha Sherman, whose boyfriend just turned up dead after a suspicious car crash in Rook, Michigan – a newly booming tech town that sprang from rags to super-riches seemingly overnight. When Keisha makes a desperate plea into her webcam, the local high school suddenly finds itself with several unusual new students… But as word of Generation Zero’s presence spreads rapidly through the halls, this tempestuous band of teenage upstarts is about to discover that they’re far from the most extraordinary thing lurking behind Rook’s stainless-steel facade…

On August 24th, Fred Van Lente and Francis Portela bring “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” careening towards a dangerous new turning point in GENERATION ZERO #1 – featuring covers by Stephen Mooney (Half-Past Danger), Tom Muller (DIVINITY), Pere Perez (FAITH), Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark), Kano (Swamp Thing), and Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS)!

Then, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” continues with an all-new wave of ongoing series, prestige format projects and standalone events from a star-studded roster of some of comics’ most visionary talents! Beginning in July with FAITH #1, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” will extend throughout 2016 with a total of seven epic series – each introducing an innovative array of new concepts and characters…and firmly establishing Valiant’s place as the premier publisher of creative storytelling in comics today:

  • FAITH #1 by Jody Houser, Pere Perez & Marguerite Sauvage in July
  • GENERATION ZERO #1 by Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela in August
  • BRITANNIA #1 (of 4) by Peter Milligan & Juan Jose Ryp in September
  • BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 (of 4) by Jeff Lemire & Doug Braithwaite in October
  • HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 by Rafer Roberts & Darick Roberston in November
  • SAVAGE #1 (of 4) by B. Clay Moore, Clayton Henry & Lewis LaRosa in November
  • DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE #1 (of 4) by Matt Kindt & Trevor Hairsine in December

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GENERATION ZERO #1 (“THE FUTURE OF VALIANT”)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover A by STEPHEN MOONEY (JUN161874)
Cover B by TOM MULLER (JUN161875)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PEREZ (JUN161876)
Character Design Variant by ANDRES GUINALDO (JUN161878)
Variant Cover by KANO (JUN161879)
Variant Cover by CLAYTON HENRY (JUN161880)
Blank Cover Also Available (JUN161877)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale AUGUST 24th (FOC – 8/1/16)

 

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Valiant Entertainment Leads 2016 Harvey Awards as Year’s Most Nominated Publisher

unnamed (1)A Total of 50 Nominations for Series Including BLOODSHOT REBORN, DIVINITY, NINJAK, THE VALIANT, and Many More

The nominations are in for the 2016 Harvey Awards…and, for the second year running, Valiant is leading the ballot as the most nominated publisher in the industry today!

With 50 nominations spanning nearly every eligible category for the 2016 Harvey Awards, Valiant is honored to congratulate its creators and staff on Valiant’s status as the single most nominated comic book publisher of the year! Valiant’s BLOODSHOT REBORN – the ongoing monthly series by Jeff Lemire, Mico Suayan, and David Baron – also reigns as the year’s single most nominated title with eight nominations, including “Best Writer,” “Best Artist,” “Best New Series,” “Best Continuing or Limited Series,” “Best Single Issue,” and more.

Further Valiant nominations also include some of the past year’s most acclaimed ongoing monthly titles, limited series, and standalone events, including DIVINITY by Matt Kindt, Trevor Hairsine, Ryan Winn and David Baron; NINJAK by Matt Kindt, Clay Mann, Butch Guice, Seth Mann, and Ulises Arreola; THE VALIANT by Jeff Lemire & Matt Kindt, Paolo Rivera, and Joe Rivera; BOOK OF DEATH by Robert Venditti, Robert Gill, Doug Braithwaite, David Baron, and Brian Reber; and IVAR, TIMEWALKER by Fred Van Lente, Clayton Henry, and Brian Reber; as well as select backlist releases, such as the ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: THE COMPLETE CLASSIC OMNIBUS oversized hardcover and QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 1: KLANG trade paperback collection.

This is the second year in a row that Valiant has led the Harvey Award nominations. In 2015, the publisher led the pack with 20 nominations for series including ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, ARMOR HUNTERS, THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE, RAI, and more. In 2014, Valiant also posted a total of 16 nominations, including eight for that year’s most nominated series, QUANTUM AND WOODY by James Asmus, Tom Fowler, and Jordie Bellaire.

Since the launch of Valiant Entertainment in 2012, Valiant has returned to the fore as one of the most critically acclaimed publishers in the comics today. Just seven months after its initial launch, the company received a highly coveted Diamond Gem Award for Publisher of the Year – the fastest any publisher in the history of comics has done so before or since. In the years since, Valiant has continued to accrue awards, nominations, and critical accolades from all corners, and today, its comics consistently rate among the best reviewed anywhere in the industry.

“The Harvey Awards are one of the industry’s highest honors, and Valiant is humbled to be recognized for outstanding performance in such a grand fashion by a body of our peers,” said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. “We owe a heartfelt congratulations to our incredibly gifted and diligently hardworking creators – the writers, pencilers, inkers, colorists, letterers, and designers – that have worked steadfastly to make Valiant’s comics some of the most acclaimed in the industry today. This is a testament to their dedication, their vision, and, above all, their extraordinary talent. ”

Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, one of the industry’s most innovative talents, the Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. They will be presented September 3rd, 2016 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con.

Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by creators – those who write, draw, ink, letter, color, design, edit, or are otherwise involved in a creative capacity in the comics field. They are the only industry awards both nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals.

Valiant Entertainment is honored to be considered in the following categories:

BEST LETTERER

Dave Lanphear, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment
Patricia Martin, WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR, Valiant Entertainment
Dave Sharpe, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

BEST COLORIST

Ulises Arreola, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment
David Baron, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment
Brian Reber, X-O MANOWAR, Valiant Entertainment

BEST INKER

Seth Mann, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment
Tom Palmer, BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment
Joe Rivera, THE VALIANT, Valiant Entertainment
Ryan Winn, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment

BEST NEW SERIES

BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT

Raul Allen, WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR, Valiant Entertainment
Robert Gill, BOOK OF DEATH, Valiant Entertainment

SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS

James Asmus, QUANTUM AND WOODY MUST DIE!, Valiant Entertainment
Elliott Kalan, UNITY #25, Valiant Entertainment
Michael Kupperman, UNITY #25, Valiant Entertainment
Rafer Roberts, X-O MANOWAR #38, Valiant Entertainment
Fred Van Lente, IVAR, TIMEWALKER, Valiant Entertainment

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED

BLOODSHOT REBORN VOL. 1: COLORADO TP, Valiant Entertainment
DIVINITY DELUXE EDITION HC, Valiant Entertainment
IVAR, TIMEWALKER VOL. 1: MAKING HISTORY TP, Valiant Entertainment
NINJAK VOL. 1: WEAPONEER TP, Valiant Entertainment
THE VALIANT DELUXE EDITION HC, Valiant Entertainment

SPECIAL AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN PRESENTATION

BLOODSHOT REBORN, Rian Hughes, Jeff Lemire, Warren Simons, Kyle Andrukiewicz, Valiant Entertainment
BOOK OF DEATH, Tom Muller, Dylan Todd, Warren Simons, and Travis Escarfullery, Valiant Entertainment
DIVINITY, Tom Muller, Warren Simons, Dylan Todd, and Matt Kindt, Valiant Entertainment
NINJAK, Rian Hughes, Tom Muller, Matt Kindt, Warren Simons, and Tom Brennan, Valiant Entertainment
THE VALIANT, Rian Hughes, Paolo Rivera, Dylan Todd, Warren Simons, and Kyle Andrukiewicz, Valiant Entertainment

BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: THE COMPLETE CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC, Valiant Entertainment
QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 1: KLANG TP, Valiant Entertainment
QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 2: SWITCH TP, Valiant Entertainment
QUANTUM AND WOODY BY PRIEST & BRIGHT VOL. 3: AND SO… TP, Valiant Entertainment

BEST COVER ARTIST

Raul Allen, IVAR, TIMEWALKER, Valiant Entertainment
Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment
David Lafuente, WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR, Valiant Entertainment
Lewis LaRosa, NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment
Paolo Rivera, THE VALIANT, Valiant Entertainment

BEST CONTINUING OR LIMITED SERIES

BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment
BOOK OF DEATH, Valiant Entertainment
DIVINITY, Valiant Entertainment
NINJAK, Valiant Entertainment

BEST WRITER

Jeff Lemire, BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

BEST ARTIST

Mico Suayan, BLOODSHOT REBORN, Valiant Entertainment

BEST CARTOONIST

Matt Kindt, UNITY #25, Valiant Entertainment
Michael Kupperman, UNITY #25, Valiant Entertainment
Rafer Roberts, X-O MANOWAR #38, Valiant Entertainment

BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY

BLOODSHOT REBORN #1, Valiant Entertainment
BOOK OF DEATH #1, Valiant Entertainment
WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1, Valiant Entertainment
THE VALIANT #4, Valiant Entertainment

Thank you to all that have already participated by submitting a nomination ballot. Final ballots are due to the Harvey Awards by August 8th, 2016. Full submission instructions can be found on the final ballot. Winners will be revealed during the Harvey Awards ceremony at this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con on September 3rd, 2016.

For more information on the Harvey Awards, visit www.harveyawards.org


Valiant Previews: 4001 A.D.: SHADOWMAN #1 | BLOODSHOT REBORN: BLOODSHOT ISLAND – DIRECTOR’S CUT #1 – On Sale July 6th!

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Written by JODY HOUSER & RAFER ROBERTS
Art by ROBERT GILL
Cover A by TRAVEL FOREMAN (MAY161894)
Cover B by MEGHAN HETRICK (MAY161895)
Character Design Variant by RYAN LEE (MAY161896)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (MAY161897)

A blood sacrifice is made, a war looms, and the Deadside…rises!

In the synapse-shattering world of the future, witness the dawn of the dead’s greatest hero and the fate of a young girl who may be humanity’s only hope! As Rai leads a revolutionary insurrection against the forces of New Japan, the legendary hero called Shadowman returns to fight another day in the year 4001 A.D.!

Valiant rising stars Jody Houser (FAITH), Rafer Roberts (A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) reveal the dark side behind the 41st century’s coming conflict…and bring you the future of the Deadside today!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale JULY 6 (FOC 6/13/16)

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Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MICO SUAYAN
Cover by TOMAS GIORELLO (MAY161881)

This summer…sail back to BLOODSHOT ISLAND for a pulse-pounding director’s cut presenting Jeff Lemire and Mico Suayan’s action-packed masterwork in pristine black and white!

Get up close and personal with the fearless Bloodshot epic of the summer with this 48-page special, stripping down BLOODSHOT REBORN #14 to pencils, inks, and letters alone! Spotlighting Mico Suayan’s brutally immaculate pencil artwork alongside Lemire’s complete script, Valiant’s next essential Director’s Cut must be seen to be believed! Experience BLOODSHOT ISLAND in the purest form possible right here with an all-access presentation of the savage first issue featuring the first appearance of the character that has everyone talking: DEATHMATE!

$4.99 | 48 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 6 (FOC – 6/13/16)

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Retailer Advisory: Valiant’s Sold-Out Summer Event Rockets into Second Printings for 4001 A.D. #2, 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1, and 4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1

4001_002_SECOND-PRINTING_COVER_CRAINOn August 3rd, the most ambitious comic book event of the summer roars back into stores with new printings for three essential issues of 4001 A.D.!

Valiant proud to announce that three pivotal chapters of 4001 A.D. – the epic summer crossover event led by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (RAI) – have sold out at the distributor level and will return to store shelves worldwide on August 3rd with the 4001 A.D. #2 SECOND PRINTING, 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1 SECOND PRINTING, and 4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1 SECOND PRINTING!

Jump on board here as the comics event of year gets even bigger! First, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain escalate Rai’s insurrection against the land he swore to protect in the in 4001 A.D. #2 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING! Rai is smashing headfirst into New Japan with his team of hardened rebels including the Eternal Warrior and a giant X-O Manowar mech-armor that’s been dormant for centuries! But when Father transforms New Japan into an impenetrable space dragon as a defense of last resort, what hopes will the united heroes of 4001 A.D. have of freeing the citizens of New Japan from Father’s brutal reign? Will Rai have to destroy New Japan…to save it?

Then, the future of the Valiant Universe’s greatest heroes is revealed with two breathtaking, standalone visions of the future that is yet to come, beginning with the 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1 SECOND PRINTING from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and acclaimed artist Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS)! How did the rise of Earth’s most powerful hero lead to humanity’s ultimate destruction? Just what was the War of the X-O Manowars…and how did its catastrophic fallout bring ruination and despair to a besieged planet? And why is the sacred extraterrestrial armor called Shanhara the one weapon Father fears more than any other? The answers to the pivotal questions behind Valiant’s planet-shaking summer event can be found right here!

And, finally, New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (BLOODSHOT REBORN) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS) bring Bloodshot barreling into the 41st century with an all-new, standalone tale at the epicenter of 4001 A.D., only in the 4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1 SECOND PRINTING! Centuries ago, Bloodshot was the man called Ray Garrison. Now, in the year 4001 A.D., Ray Garrison is no more…but the nanites that once thrived inside him endure still. With their master long since gone, the microscopic machines that once drove Bloodshot through every firefight, healed every wound, and calculated every outcome have one final directive left to execute…but what could it possibly be? And how will the forces of the future react when the infamous man-turned-machine called Bloodshot returns to fight another day?

After four sold-out debuts and universal critical acclaim, find out why “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D” is drawing praise as one of the most captivating comic book events of the millennium!

“✮✮✮✮… The action here is breathtaking… It’s simply fun, superhero event storytelling.” – IGN

“You need to pick up 4001 A.D… This is mind-boggling science fiction… [and] new readers will be sucked in to this insane orbit all the same. Give this one a shot, you’ll be thankful you did.” – Nerdist

“Armed with huge scale action… Arguably the summer’s biggest and best event.” – Newsarama

“An absolutely visual treat with some of the best artwork you’re likely to see in a comic… We’re in for one hell of a summer.” – Graphic Policy

“It’s a stunning sci-fi epic… Valiant Entertainment does a wonderful job of telling profound yet personal stories, and this series is an ideal example. Highly recommended!” – Major Spoilers

“This is good summer blockbuster comics. The action is fierce, the science fiction fun, and the art spectacular.” – AiPT!

“I really am a little in awe of Valiant’s crossover event here… It’s pretty much flawless…” – Big Comic Page

“A near perfect action comic… [An] extraordinary summer event.” – Comicsverse

On August 3rd, Rai brings war raging into the heavens when Valiant’s widescreen summer epic brings you back to the front lines of the 41st century’s battle against New Japan in the 4001 A.D. #2 SECOND PRINTING, 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1 SECOND PRINTING, and 4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1 SECOND PRINTING!

Plus: “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” explodes with the return of Rai’s award-winning ongoing series in RAI #13 – the FIRST ISSUE of an ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT revealing the origin of New Japan and its very first guardian! Discover the essential history behind the dawn of 4001 A.D. here as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (NINJAK) and acclaimed artist CAFU (UNITY) unearth the answers behind Father’s tyrannical rise to power. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And just what is Rai’s true nature…and what happened to his nine earlier predecessors that once patrolled New Japan in his stead? Discover the shocking answers as RAI #13 returns to set the events of 4001 A.D. in motion – and reveals the epic arc of the Valiant Universe’s future history!

Then, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” escalates even further as a staggering cast of superstar talents come aboard to reveal what the 41st century holds for Valiant’s most iconic heroes in a new series of four indispensable one-shots! Featuring X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Shadowman, and the debut of an all-new, top-secret character with a crucial tie to the present and future of the Valiant Universe, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” erupts into full force here with two yet-to-be-revealed new chapters from Valiant’s most acclaimed creators, ripped directly from the pages of 4001 A.D.:

4001 A.D.: SHADOWMAN #1
Written by Jody Houser (FAITH) & Rafer Roberts (A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG); Art by Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH)
Coming in July

4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1
Written by Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER); Art by Tomás Giorello (Conan)
Coming in August

Each chapter of “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” is designed for maximum accessibility and can be read in concert with the core 4001 A.D. series or stand on its own for a centuries-spanning vision of the future.

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4001 A.D. #3 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAY161882)
Cover B by TULA LOTAY (MAY161883)
Cover C by RYAN BODENHEIM (MAY161884)
Cover D by PHILIP TAN (MAY161885)
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAY161886)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (MAY161887)
Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (MAY161888)
B&W Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (MAY161889)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JULY 27th (FOC–7/4/16)

4001 A.D. #2 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING
Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAY168866)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale AUGUST 3 (FOC – 7/11/16)

4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1 SECOND PRINTING
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Cover A by RYAN LEE (MAY168867)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ONE-SHOT |On sale AUGUST 3 (FOC – 7/11/16)

4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1 SECOND PRINTING
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover A by CAFU (MAY168868)
$3.99 | 32 pgs | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale AUGUST 3 (FOC – 7/11/16)

4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by TOMAS GIORELLO
Cover A by DAVID MACK (JUN161905)
Cover B by JELENA KEVIC DJURDJEVIC (JUN161906)
Cover C by CARY NORD (JUN161907)
Character Design Variant by ANDRES GUINALDO (JUN161908)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (JUN161909)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale AUGUST 3rd (FOC – 7/11/16)

RAI #16 (“4001 A.D.”)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CAFU
Cover A by DAVID MACK (JUN161911)
Cover B by ANDRES GUINALDO JUN161912)
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN JUN161913)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (JUN161914)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale AUGUST 24 (FOC – 8/1/16)

4001 A.D. #4 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN (JUN161897)
Cover B by TULA LOTAY (JUN161898)
Cover C by RYAN BODENHEIM (JUN161899)
Cover D by PHILIP TAN (JUN161900)
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN (JUN161901)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (JUN161902)
Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (JUN161903)
B&W Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (JUN161904)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale AUGUST 31st (FOC–8/1/16)

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First Look: Rafer Roberts & Mike Norton Pull into “NEXT STOP CLOWNTOWN” for A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #6 – Coming in August!

A&A_006_COVER-A_LAFUENTEThis summer, Archer & Armstrong are bombarding the Big Top to reveal the stomach-churning secrets at the heart of America’s most tasteless traveling circus…and it’s no laughing matter!

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #6 – the FIRST ISSUE of “NEXT STOP CLOWNTOWN,” an ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT from rising star Rafer Roberts (HARBINGER RENEGADES) and Eisner Award-winning artist Mike Norton (Revival)! They’ve got lions. They’ve got bears. Oh, and malformed mutant clones too! Oh my! Valiant’s mismatched pair of conspiracy-smashing heroes thought they’d stumbled into an ordinary roadside funfair…but now Archer & Armstrong are about to become the star attractions of a midway where mad science and illicit experimentation rule the day!

Archer & Armstrong are on the hunt for Armstrong’s long-lost wife, and the clues have put them on the trail of America’s craziest traveling circus! But it’s not just clowns, carnies, and strongmen lurking under the Big Top… When the world’s premier adventure duo discover dozens of mutated Armstrong doppelgängers secretly running the show, all heck is bound to break loose! And it’s only going to get worse when Davey the Mackerel returns with a shocking new set of secrets about Armstrong’s bottomless satchel…and what else might be soon plotting its escape!

Hey kiddo, step right up here, spend a few nickels, and find out why fans and critics call A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #6 the latest chapter of a dynamic delight that’ll wow, amaze, and maybe even make a man of you yet!

“Jam-packed with jokes and visual gags… Some of the most bold, original work in all of superhero comics right now…” – The A.V. Club

“✮✮✮✮½… Though Archer and Armstrong have long been a staple of the Valiant Universe, this new title makes them read, feel, and look better than ever.” –Newsarama

“[A]s entertaining as it is endearing… [with] a level of personal development beyond what we’ve seen so far.” – IGN

“A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG is an absolutely phenomenal comic… Brilliant.” – Graphic Policy

“Scathingly funny… A densely wacky, highly entertaining action comedy.” – Uproxx

On August 10th, jump on board the oddest odyssey of the summer when NEXT STOP CLOWNTOWN comes roaring into a vacant lot near you for A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #6 – featuring covers from David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man), Darick Robertson (The Boys), Pere Perez (FAITH), Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm), and Diego Latorre (Dante’s Inferno)!

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A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #6 (NEW ARC! “NEXT STOP: CLOWNTOWN” – PART 1)
Written by RAFER ROBERTS
Art by MIKE NORTON
Cover A by DAVID LAFUENTE (JUN161890)
Cover B by KANO (JUN161891)
Cover C by DARICK ROBERTSON (JUN161892)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PÉREZ (JUN161893)
Variant Cover by RAFER ROBERTS (JUN161894)
Variant Cover by DIEGO LATORRE (JUN161895)
$3.99| 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale AUGUST 10 (FOC – 7/18/16)

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First Look: FAITH #2 – Valiant’s Breakout Hero Faces Her First Super-Villain in August!

FAITH_002_COVER-A_WADAThis August, it’s a double dose of trouble as Faith “Zephyr” Herbert battles to save her life…and her secret identity!

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside FAITH #2 – the next breathtaking chapter of Faith’s first history-making ongoing series from rising star Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Orphan Black) and stratospheric artists Pere Perez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells)! On August 24th, the most talked-about character of 2016 gets a super-powered plot twist of her very own as her first arch-nemesis stands revealed…and you won’t believe who’s behind the mask!

Trapped with no aid in sight, Faith is about to come face to face with her very-first super-villain! L.A.’s own sky-soaring hero always wanted to be like the comic book characters that inspired her…but is she ready to deal with the consequences of being a bonafide superhero? And, as if a cunning new foe weren’t already enough, a shadowy figure is about to close in on Faith’s secret identity!

Faith’s most perilous adventure yet soars to turbulent new heights when Jody Houser, Pere Perez, and Marguerite Sauvage present FAITH #2 – in stores August 24th! Featuring covers from Kevin Wada (Scarlet Witch), Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (Thor), Jerry Ordway (Adventures of Superman), Meghan Hetrick (Joker’s Daughter), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories) and Tula Lotay (The Wicked + The Divine), “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” continues here with another must-read issue for one of the year’s most anticipated new series!

Then, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” continues with an all-new wave of ongoing series, prestige format projects and standalone events from a star-studded roster of some of comics’ most visionary talents! Beginning in July with FAITH #1, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” will extend throughout 2016 with a total of seven epic series – each introducing an innovative array of new concepts and characters…and firmly establishing Valiant’s place as the premier publisher of creative storytelling in comics today:

  • FAITH #1 by Jody Houser, Pere Perez & Marguerite Sauvage in July
  • GENERATION ZERO #1 by Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela in August
  • BRITANNIA #1 (of 4) by Peter Milligan & Juan Jose Ryp in September
  • BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 (of 4) by Jeff Lemire & Doug Braithwaite in October
  • HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 by Rafer Roberts & Darick Roberston in November
  • SAVAGE #1 (of 4) by B. Clay Moore, Clayton Henry & Lewis LaRosa in November
  • DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE #1 (of 4) by Matt Kindt & Trevor Hairsine in December

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FAITH #1 (ONGOING)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by PERE PEREZ, MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, & COLLEEN DORAN
Cover A by KEVIN WADA (MAY161849)
Cover B by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (MAY161850)
Cover C by CARY NORD (MAY161851)
Cover D by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO (MAY161852)
Valiant Emoji Variant by SWYFT MEDIA (MAY161853)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PEREZ (MAY161854)
Interlocking Variant Cover by PERE PEREZ (MAY161856)
Variant Cover by KANO (MAY161857)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (MAY161858)
Blank Cover also available (MAY161855)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 20 (FOC – 6/27/16)

FAITH #2 (ONGOING)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by PERE PEREZ and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover A by KEVIN WADA (JUN161884)
Cover B by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (JUN161885)
Cover C by JERRY ORDWAY (JUN161886)
Cover D by MEGHAN HETRICK (JUN161887)
Variant Cover by JOE EISMA (JUN161888)
Variant Cover by TULA LOTAY (JUN161889)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale AUGUST 24th 20 (FOC – 8/1/16)

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Comics Legend Colleen Doran Joins Valiant’s FAITH #1 – Skyrocketing into Stores in July!

FAITH_ONGOING_001_COVER-A_WADAOngoing Series Debut for 2016′s Breakout Hero Adds Legendary Artist for Special Origin Spotlight Alongside Jody Houser, Pere Perez & Marguerite Sauvage

As revealed at Vulture, Valiant is proud to announce that FAITH #1 – the much-anticipated ongoing series debut beginning “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” initiative on July 20th – has added Eisner and Harvey Award-winning artist Colleen Doran (The Sandman, A Distant Soil) and will grow to 40 pages for an all-new origin sequence introducing the history-making hero’s first monthly title! Doran joins the series’ ongoing creative team of rising star Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Orphan Black), Harvey Award nominee Pere Perez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, Batgirl) and 2016 Russ Manning Award nominee Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells) for a special guest appearance retelling of Faith’s miraculous early life and origin – a perfect introduction for new readers wowed by Faith’s five-time sold-out limited series and subsequent spotlight-stealing appearances in major news outlets around the world!

“Colleen Doran is one of the most influential comic book artists of her generation and a true pioneer,” said FAITH Editor Tom Brennan. “Having her on board for the launch of FAITH #1 is an honor and speaks volumes about the importance that the character has taken on across the comics landscape in the short time since her solo debut early this year. Not only is her contribution to the inaugural issue a key one, but it’s a wonderful illustration of how and why Faith is a hero unlike any other in comics today.”

A 30-year veteran of the comics industry and a winner of the Eisner, Harvey and International Horror Guild awards, Colleen Doran has contributed to some of the most acclaimed titles in comics history, including The Sandman, Wonder Woman, Amazing Spider-Man, Legion of Super-Heroes, Teen Titans and many more. As the creator of A Distant Soil, Doran wrote and illustrated one of the industry’s longest running and most revered creator-owned series. In the intervening years, she worked on a number of prominent projects in and out of the superhero genre, including Orbiter with writer Warren Ellis, Mangaman with writer Barry Lyga, Gone to Amerikay with writer Derek McCulloch, and The Book of Lost Souls with writer J. Michael Straczynski. Her latest work, the graphic novel Troll Bridge – adapted from the short story by Neil Gaiman – will be released in October by Dark Horse. FAITH #1 is her first work for Valiant Entertainment.

In a city under siege by robots, aliens, monsters and even worse… celebrities, there is only one woman the people of Los Angeles can count on: the stratospheric superhero called Faith! Aspiring reporter by day and dedicated crime-fighter by night, Faith has tackled every obstacle in her path with confidence – like those crushing deadlines at work, the long-distance boyfriend half a world away, and the missing back issues that plague her comics collection! But, unbeknownst to her, Faith is about to collide with the one force she never saw coming: an up-and-coming super-villain bent on snuffing her out once and for all! But who is lurking behind the mask of her new foe…and could they just be the one person capable of rendering Faith powerless?

THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” starts here on July 20th with the landmark first ongoing series for the breakout hero of the year, only in FAITH #1 – featuring a stunning slate of covers from Kevin Wada (She-Hulk), Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (Thor), Eisner Award winner Cary Nord (X-O MANOWAR), Emanuela Lupacchino (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG), Harvey Award nominee Pere Perez (IVAR, TIMEWALKER), Kano (Gotham Central), and Eisner Award winner Colleen Coover (Bandette)!

Created by former Marvel Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter (Secret Wars) and Eisner Award-winning writer and artist David Lapham (Stray Bullets) in the pages of Valiant’s acclaimed HARBINGER series in 1992, Faith has long been a central icon of Valiant’s award-winning publishing line. Then, in January 2016, the character took her long-awaited, much-demanded first step toward solo stardom with a groundbreaking limited series that quickly became the first and biggest breakout hit of the New Year from any major comics publisher. In the weeks and months since, Faith’s solo debut has garnered near-universal critical acclaim; generated attention from some of the world’s biggest media outlets including the Atlantic, the A.V. Club, the BBC, Cosmopolitan, Gizmodo, the Guardian, the Huffington Post, MTV, the New York Times, NPR, People, Seventeen, Today, Vox, the Washington Post, and dozens more; and become the first series of 2016 to reach a much-vaunted fifth printing – making it one of only a handful of hit series in the past decade to achieve that pivotal benchmark of fan and commercial demand.

Now, on July 20th, Faith’s runaway success is set to continue with the all-new FAITH #1 – from the all-star creative team of Jody Houser, Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage and Colleen Doran!

Then, in the wake of FAITH #1, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” continues with an all-new wave of ongoing series, prestige format projects, and standalone events from a star-studded roster of some of comics’ most visionary talents! Beginning in July with FAITH #1, “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” will extend throughout 2016 with a total of seven epic series – each introducing an innovative array of new concepts and characters…and firmly establishing Valiant’s place as the premier publisher of creative storytelling in comics today:

  • FAITH #1 by Jody Houser, Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage & Colleen Doran in July
  • GENERATION ZERO #1 by Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela in August
  • BRITANNIA #1 (of 4) by Peter Milligan & Juan Jose Ryp in September
  • BLOODSHOT U.S.A. #1 (of 4) by Jeff Lemire & Doug Braithwaite in October
  • HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 by Rafer Roberts & Darick Roberston in November
  • SAVAGE #1 (of 4) by B. Clay Moore, Clayton Henry & Lewis LaRosa in November
  • DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE #1 (of 4) by Matt Kindt & Trevor Hairsine in December

Plus: Don’t miss the stratospheric limited series that first took the world by storm with FAITH VOL. 1: HOLLYWOOD & VINE TPB! Collecting the five-time sold-out series that rocketed HARBINGER’s heart and soul into comics history, start at the beginning and relive Faith’s first foray as a blogger by day, superhero by night here with rising star Jody Houser and explosive artists Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage – all for the low introductory price of just $9.99!

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FAITH #1 (ONGOING)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by PERE PEREZ, MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, & COLLEEN DORAN
Cover A by KEVIN WADA (MAY161849)
Cover B by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (MAY161850)
Cover C by CARY NORD (MAY161851)
Cover D by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO (MAY161852)
Valiant Emoji Variant by SWYFT MEDIA (MAY161853)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PEREZ (MAY161854)
Interlocking Variant Cover by PERE PEREZ (MAY161856)
Variant Cover by KANO (MAY161857)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (MAY161858)
Blank Cover also available (MAY161855)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 20 (FOC – 6/27/16)

FAITH VOL. 1: HOLLYWOOD & VINE TPB
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA & MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (MAY161860)
$9.99 | 112 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 6 (FOC – 6/13/16)
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-68215-121-1

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