VALIANT Reveals DESIGN COVERS By DAVID AJA & JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

Valiant is proud to debut October’s Character Design Covers by visionary artists David Aja (Hawkeye, Immortal Iron Fist) and Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (Web of Spider-Man)!

Aja redesigned many of the characters for the publisher’s “Summer of Valiant” launch, including Archer & Armstrong, Bloodshot, and Harbinger’s own Peter Stanchek and Toyo Harada, while Djurdjevic was responsible for the the newly updated X-O Manowar. Now, Valiant is sharing their behind-the-scenes work for the first time in print with an exclusive month of variant covers for all four of its October titles!

“When it came time to update the Valiant Universe’s biggest icons, I was lucky enough to get amazing contributions from David Aja and Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic – two talents at the absolute top of their game,” said Executive Editor Warren Simons. “The Character Design Covers series is all about offering an insight into our medium and the artistic processes of two world class designers.”

The Character Design Covers series are available to retailers on an “order all” basis for Archer & Armstrong #3, Bloodshot #4, Harbinger #5, and X-O Manowar #6. Look for them in finer comic stores everywhere this October and contact your local retailer to reserve your copies today!

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #3 – ON SALE OCTOBER 10th!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art By CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (AUG121337)
Character Design Cover by DAVID AJA (ORDER ALL) (AUG121338)

BLOODSHOT #4 – ON SALE OCTOBER 10th!
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by MANUEL GARCIA
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (AUG121339)
Character Design Cover by DAVID AJA (ORDER ALL) (AUG121340)

HARBINGER #5 – ON SALE OCTOBER 17th!
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by KHARI EVANS
Cover by MICO SUAYAN (AUG121332)
Character Design Cover by DAVID AJA (ORDER ALL) (AUG121333)

X-O MANOWAR #6 – ON SALE OCTOBER 17th!
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by LEE GARBETT
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE (AUG121334)
Character Design Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (ORDER ALL) (AUG121335)
Variant Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER (AUG121336)


VALIANT Hits BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2012 With Panel and Exclusives!

Valiant is proud to announce that it will be making its first appearance at the Baltimore Comic-Con on September 8th and 9th, 2012! All weekend long, Valiant creators and staff will be boothside for a jam-packed slate of convention-only giveaways, signings, portfolio reviews and panel appearances.

“Valiant’s return has been taking the industry by storm this year, and we couldn’t be more proud to have the company and its incredibly talented cast of creators on board for the Baltimore Comic-Con,” said show founder Marc Nathan. “Every attendee should stop by to find out for themselves why Valiant is the publisher that is winning over fans in 2012.”

Stop by the Valiant booth to pick convention exclusive items including Bloodshot #1/Archer & Armstrong #1 double-sided sketch covers and brand new Valiant t-shirts! Plus, no fan will want to miss the FREE “Future of Valiant” Preview Edition, featuring a slew of looks ahead at Valiant’s upcoming fall and winter releases!

Then, on Saturday from 2 to 3 pm, get the inside track on the next staggering events that will rock the Valiant Universe at “The Future of Valiant” panel with Robert Venditti & Cary Nord (X-O Manowar), Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong), Justin Jordan (Shadowman), Executive Editor Warren Simons and Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani.

Valiant will also be rewarding fans throughout the weekend with its ultra-limited Gold Logo Edition comics. Show your support for the Valiant Universe by dressing up as your favorite Valiant character, or displaying your fandom in a new and unique way, and you might just have a shot at winning a rare X-O Manowar #1 Gold Logo Edition!

There’s never been a better time or place to be a Valiant fan! We’ll see you in Baltimore!

For more information, visit BaltimoreComicCon.com.


Sneak Preview: BLOODSHOT #2

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of Bloodshot #2, from acclaimed writer Duane Swierczynski and the fan favorite artistic duo of Manuel Garcia & Arturo Lozzi!

Waking up inside a body bag is no way to start the day. But that’s where you are, and worse yet, you’re 35,000 feet above the desert, guarded by the some of the toughest soldiers on the planet. You’re being flown back to the people who created you, who may have even betrayed you. You’re having a hard time separating your false memories (of family, duty, country) from the grim reality (of bullets, blood, screaming). Who’s really on your side? Why were you created? And where does the “real you” end and the killer known as Bloodshot begin?

Reset. Rebuild. Then reload. The white knuckle thrill ride into the mind behind Project Rising Sprit’s billion dollar killer continues this August 15th in Bloodshot #2 – hitting stores the same day as Harbinger #3!

BLOODSHOT #2 – ON SALE AUGUST 15th!
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by MANUEL GARCIA & ARTURO LOZZI
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (JUN121328)
Variant Cover by ANDY BRASE (JUN121329)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.


Sold-Out ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 Shoots Into Second Printing!

Valiant’s hottest heroes have headed back to press! Valiant is proud to announce that Archer & Armstrong #1 by the New York Times best-selling creative team of Fred Van Lente & Clayton Henry has sold out at the distributor level in advance of its August 8th release date. To meet consumer demand for the fourth title of its “Summer of Valiant” relaunch, Valiant is rushing back into print for the Archer & Armstrong #1 Second Printing Variant – featuring an all-new cover by Clayton Henry!

The immortal adventurer called Armstrong has seen, heard and punched it all, but nothing could have prepared him for the bow-slinging teenage assassin known as Archer! After an attempted hit goes astray, Archer & Armstrong will find themselves pulled into globe-trotting race against the clock to uncover the ancient secret behind all of history’s greatest conspiracies. But if they don’t reach their destination in time, a weapon capable of near-mythic destruction might just destroy what could been a beautiful friendship. Oh yeah, and the world too!

Sometimes a secret is worth telling twice. Get ready to rewrite the history books when the most dangerous duo in the Valiant Universe make their mark with the Archer & Armstrong #1 Second Printing Variant – on sale in finer comic shops everywhere this August 29th.

And, arriving the same day, don’t miss your last chance to catch up with the title that relaunched the Valiant Universe for a whole new generation of comics fans when the X-O Manowar #1 Fourth Printing Wraparound Sketch Cover rockets into stores!

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT – ON SALE AUGUST 29th!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by CLAYTON HENRY (JUN128173)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #2 – ON SALE SEPTEMBER 5th!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (JUL121261)
Variant Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER (JUL121262)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.

X-O MANOWAR #1 FOURTH PRINTING WRAPAROUND SKETCH COVER – ON SALE AUGUST 29th!
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CARY NORD
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (JUN128136E)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.


Sold-Out ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 Shoots Into Second Printing!

Valiant’s hottest heroes have headed back to press! Valiant is proud to announce that Archer & Armstrong #1 by the New York Times best-selling creative team of Fred Van Lente & Clayton Henry has sold out at the distributor level in advance of its August 8th release date. To meet consumer demand for the fourth title of its “Summer of Valiant” relaunch, Valiant is rushing back into print for the Archer & Armstrong #1 Second Printing Variant – featuring an all-new cover by Clayton Henry!

The immortal adventurer called Armstrong has seen, heard and punched it all, but nothing could have prepared him for the bow-slinging teenage assassin known as Archer! After an attempted hit goes astray, Archer & Armstrong will find themselves pulled into globe-trotting race against the clock to uncover the ancient secret behind all of history’s greatest conspiracies. But if they don’t reach their destination in time, a weapon capable of near-mythic destruction might just destroy what could been a beautiful friendship. Oh yeah, and the world too!

Sometimes a secret is worth telling twice. Get ready to rewrite the history books when the most dangerous duo in the Valiant Universe make their mark with the Archer & Armstrong #1 Second Printing Variant – on sale in finer comic shops everywhere this August 29th.

And, arriving the same day, don’t miss your last chance to catch up with the title that relaunched the Valiant Universe for a whole new generation of comics fans when the X-O Manowar #1 Fourth Printing Wraparound Sketch Cover rockets into stores!

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT – ON SALE AUGUST 29th!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by CLAYTON HENRY (JUN128173)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #2 – ON SALE SEPTEMBER 5th!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (JUL121261)
Variant Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER (JUL121262)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.

X-O MANOWAR #1 FOURTH PRINTING WRAPAROUND SKETCH COVER – ON SALE AUGUST 29th!
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CARY NORD
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (JUN128136E)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.


Sneak Preview: HARBINGER #3

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of Harbinger #3, from New York Times best-selling author Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier, BPRD) and acclaimed artists Khari Evans (Immortal Iron Fist) and Lewis LaRosa (Punisher MAX)!

Class is now in session! After months on the run, troubled teenage psionic Peter Stanchek has found shelter – and a newfound sense of purpose – in Toyo Harada’s top secret training academy, the Harbinger Foundation. But as Harada’s tutors attempt to temper Peter’s mind and refine his near unlimited abilities, will he discover the hero within – or dark secrets long ago buried to protect himself and others?

Toyo Harada has seen the future – and Peter Stanchek is there, presiding over a fiery end to all things. Can Harada right his course, or is Pete the first harbinger of a terrifying tomorrow? The most unpredictable, most unnerving series in comics reveals a new class of hero on August 15th in Harbinger #3 – in stores the same day as Bloodshot #2!

HARBINGER #3 – ON SALE AUGUST 15th!
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by KHARI EVANS & LEWIS LAROSA
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (JUN121326)
Variant Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER (JUN121327)


VALIANT's SHADOWMAN Envelops PATRICK ZIRCHER & JUSTIN JORDAN

The next epic expansion of the Valiant Universe starts this November in Shadowman #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new ongoing series from comics superstar Patrick Zircher (Captain America, Thor: Ages of Thunder) and Harvey Award-nominee Justin Jordan (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, Team 7)!

There’s a million dreams in the Big Easy. But now its worst nightmare is about to come true. As the forces of darkness prepare to claim New Orleans as their own, Jack Boniface must embrace the legacy he was born to uphold. As Shadowman, Jack is about to become the only thing that stands between his city and an army of unspeakable monstrosities from beyond the night. But is the mantle of Shadowman a blessing or a curse? And what is the true cost of his otherworldly power?

“Shadowman is one of the most popular characters in the Valiant Universe and the fans have been asking me since day one when he’s going to return,” said Valiant Executive Editor Warren Simons. “Justin and Patrick have put together an action-packed debut that also adds an incredibly important new dimension to the Valiant Universe. And as Patrick’s pages clearly demonstrate, he’s one of the finest artists working in the medium today. We’ve got an amazing team at the helm of our fifth ongoing launch and I can’t wait for the first issue to hit the stands.”

On sale this November, Shadowman #1 features a standard cover by Patrick Zircher with incentive variants by Eisner Award-winning industry icons Dave Johnson and Bill Sienkiewicz. Additionally, Valiant is continuing its wildly successful Pullbox Exclusive Variant program with a “blackout” cover by Patrick Zircher – available only to those comic shop patrons who pre-order Shadowman #1 with their local retailer.

X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot, and Archer & Armstrong have captivated a new generation of fans and critics. Now prepare for the rebirth of the next Valiant icon. Fear no evil when Shadowman #1 strikes this November!

 

SHADOWMAN #1 – ON SALE THIS NOVEMBER!
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN & PATRICK ZIRCHER
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
“Blackout” Pullbox Exclusive Variant by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Variant Covers by DAVE JOHNSON & BILL SIENKIEWICZ
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.


VALIANT’s SHADOWMAN Envelops PATRICK ZIRCHER & JUSTIN JORDAN

The next epic expansion of the Valiant Universe starts this November in Shadowman #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new ongoing series from comics superstar Patrick Zircher (Captain America, Thor: Ages of Thunder) and Harvey Award-nominee Justin Jordan (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, Team 7)!

There’s a million dreams in the Big Easy. But now its worst nightmare is about to come true. As the forces of darkness prepare to claim New Orleans as their own, Jack Boniface must embrace the legacy he was born to uphold. As Shadowman, Jack is about to become the only thing that stands between his city and an army of unspeakable monstrosities from beyond the night. But is the mantle of Shadowman a blessing or a curse? And what is the true cost of his otherworldly power?

“Shadowman is one of the most popular characters in the Valiant Universe and the fans have been asking me since day one when he’s going to return,” said Valiant Executive Editor Warren Simons. “Justin and Patrick have put together an action-packed debut that also adds an incredibly important new dimension to the Valiant Universe. And as Patrick’s pages clearly demonstrate, he’s one of the finest artists working in the medium today. We’ve got an amazing team at the helm of our fifth ongoing launch and I can’t wait for the first issue to hit the stands.”

On sale this November, Shadowman #1 features a standard cover by Patrick Zircher with incentive variants by Eisner Award-winning industry icons Dave Johnson and Bill Sienkiewicz. Additionally, Valiant is continuing its wildly successful Pullbox Exclusive Variant program with a “blackout” cover by Patrick Zircher – available only to those comic shop patrons who pre-order Shadowman #1 with their local retailer.

X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot, and Archer & Armstrong have captivated a new generation of fans and critics. Now prepare for the rebirth of the next Valiant icon. Fear no evil when Shadowman #1 strikes this November!

 

SHADOWMAN #1 – ON SALE THIS NOVEMBER!
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN & PATRICK ZIRCHER
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
“Blackout” Pullbox Exclusive Variant by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Variant Covers by DAVE JOHNSON & BILL SIENKIEWICZ
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.


Shadows Fall…

Shadows fall this November.


Sneak Preview: X-O MANOWAR #5

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of X-O Manowar #5 – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new arc pitting X-O Manowar against Ninjak and a perfect jumping-on point for new readers! Join New York Times best-selling author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) and acclaimed artist Lee Garbett (Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne) as the sudden arrival of the X-O Manowar armor on Earth ignites an extraterrestrial arms race – one that Ninjak will aim to win by any means necessary.

After a failed brute force attempt on the life of Aric of Dacia, Vine agents deep within MI6 have only one option left in their gambit to retrieve the X-O Manowar armor – call in the deadly mercenary known as Ninjak! But what happens when the world’s foremost weapons specialist engages the Earth’s most powerful weapon head on? And even if Ninjak can defeat the armor’s defenses, does he stand a chance against the savage warrior that controls it?

Start reading here as Ninjak makes his shocking first appearance in X-O Manowar #5! And ask your local retailer today about how to get your hands on the X-O Manowar #5 Pullbox Exclusive Variant by chart-topping artist Philip Tan (Batman & Robin) and the X-O Manowar #5 Interlocking Variants by comics superstar Patrick Zircher (Captain America)!

Download Your X-O Manowar #5 Pullbox Request Form Here! [PDF]

X-O MANOWAR #5 – ON SALE SEPTEMBER 12th!
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by LEE GARBETT
Cover by MICO SUAYAN (JUL121254)
Pullbox Exclusive Variant by PHILIP TAN (JUL121255)
Interlocking Variants by PATRICK ZIRCHER (JUL121256/JUL121257)
$3.99/Rated T+/32 pgs.


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