Sollicitations valiant - août 2014


ARMOR HUNTERS #3
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art & Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE Artist Variant by MICO SUAYAN
ALL OUT WAR! Five alien Armor Hunters now control the planet, millions are dead – and that was only the beginning!
But if X-O Manowar surrenders now, will he spare the Earth…or spell its doom? And, as the world descends into pandemonium, can Bloodshot and the Unity team finally pinpoint a weakness in an enemy with more power, more endurance, and more technology? When you can’t find a way to win…you’d better find a way to cheat! Valiant’s summer crossover sensation rockets toward a climax so big it’s going to register on the Richter scale!
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 13.


UNITY #10
Written by MATT KINDT Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA Cover by MICO SUAYAN #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO Variant Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
Mankind is locked in a life or death struggle against the alien Armor Hunters, and the fate of civilization itself now lies with the unlikely team of short-tempered walking weapons called Unity! Can X-O Manowar give Ninjak, Livewire, and the Eternal Warrior enough of an edge to stop the galaxy’s most feared team of hunter-killers before more die? There’s no quarter asked and none given as Valiant’s all-star superteam goes on the offensive!
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 13.


ARMOR HUNTERS: BLOODSHOT #2
Written by JOE HARRIS Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE Cover by PHILIP TAN #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO
Massacre in M.E.R.O.! Something deadly has escaped and is running loose in the underbelly of America’s Military Extraterrestrial Reconnaissance Outpost (M.E.R.O.)! With all hands on deck dealing with the fallout of the Armor Hunters’ attack, it’s down to Bloodshot and M.E.R.O.'s number one officer, Colonel Jamie Capshaw, to stop the alien menace only known as…Malgam! Spoilers on: not everyone is going to get out of this in one piece!
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 20.


ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #2
Written by JOSHUA DYSART Art by ROBERT GILL Cover by LEWIS LAROSA #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO
Under siege…and out of control! The Armor Hunters have decimated a major metropolis, and the battle to save the survivors still rages. In the midst of the devastation, the volatile team of Harbinger Foundation escapees called Generation Zero are about to stumble headlong into an insidious alien counteroffensive – one with the potential to bring down not just a city, but the entire world. When push comes to shove, can this group of immensely powerful, immensely temperamental teenagers be trusted to repel the Armor Hunters’ second wave? Absolutely not…but they’re the only chance we’ve got!
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 20.


X-O MANOWAR #28
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art & Cover by DIGEO BERNARD #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO Variant Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
From across the void…the true history of the Armor Hunters revealed! In the far reaches of deep space, an elite and hardened corps of soldiers has protected the galaxy by eliminating one unparalleled threat – a plague of X-O Manowar armors that has driven the universe to the brink of madness. Now, for the first time, Robert Venditti opens the vault to reveal the stunning secret of the Armor Hunters – who they are, where they come from, and why a terrible secret from their past now threatens the present!
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 27.


HARBINGER: OMEGAS #1
Written by JOSHUA DYSART Art by RAFA SANDOVAL Cover by LEWIS LAROSA #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO Variant Cover by GLENN FABRY
The team has been shattered and a teenage Renegade lies dead – a victim of the Harbinger Foundation led by omega-powered psionic Toyo Harada. This is the story of what happens next. Out of the ashes of Harbinger #25, find out what happens when the full extent of Harada’s secret empire is exposed to the public, and just the how the surviving members of the Renegades recover from a catastrophic loss that has changed their lives… their team… and their destinies forever.
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 6.


RAI #4
Written by MATT KINDT Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO
The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as RAI rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first murder in a thousand years…and discovers his own profound connection to the crime. Everything Rai knows – about his existence, about his country, and about the benevolent Father he serves – is about to be thrown out of orbit. Do not miss this masterpiece in the making…Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain’s RAI!
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 27.


ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #23
Written by FRED VAN LENTE Art by PERE PEREZ Cover by MICHAEL WALSH #ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO
The end is near here! Archer & Armstrong have been dragged down and knocked out, left at the mercy of the Lizard King and his plot to unleash total annihilation. But, when you least expect it, what unexpected visitor might step in to save A&A from a fate worse than death? The secrets of Valiant’s seminal series are about to come to light – and you won’t believe the top-secret, classified, totally hush-hush conclusion their latest history mystery has in store
32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 13.


X-O MANOWAR VOL. 6: PRELUDE TO ARMOR HUNTERS TPB
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI with TOM FOWLER and JUSTIN JORDAN Art by DIEGO BENARD, SEAN CHEN, TOM FOWLER, BRYAN HITCH, J.G. JONES, BARRY KITSON, CARY NORD, RAFER ROBERTS, and ANDY RUNTON Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
The road to ARMOR HUNTERS starts here! Aric of Dacia, a ?fth-century warrior bonded to alien armor and transplanted to the modern day, is now the most important weapon in the arsenal of M.E.R.O., the top-secret American intelligence organization that monitors extraterrestrial life on Earth. In order to protect his people, Aric must undergo dangerous missions in space, but nothing can prepare him for the stunning secret that awaits him in the stars. Collecting X-O MANOWAR #23-24 and the oversized X-O MANOWAR #25 anniversary spectacular, the march toward ARMOR HUNTERS begins here.
104 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 6.


BLOODSHOT VOL. 5: GET SOME! TPB
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE, JOSHUA DYSART, and DUFFY BOUDREAU Art by BART SEARS, CHRISCROSS, and AL BARRIONUEVO Cover by LEWIS LAROSA
'90s tech. Bad attitudes. No wi? . It’s Valiant’s 21st-century shock troops – head-to-head against Project Rising Spirit’s ?rst wave of superhuman specialists!
With a valuable oil pipeline in dire peril, Bloodshot and the expendable commandos of H.A.R.D. Corps are headed to Africa to bring down a network of terrorist saboteurs. But as Bloodshot digs into the multinational oil conglomerate he’s been brought in to protect, he’ll soon ?nd himself confronted by the complex truth behind the terror – and up close and personal with an older, scrappier, more grizzled generation of wet-wired soldier from the glory days of proxy wars and state-sponsored assassination.
Collecting BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #18-19, BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS: H.A.R.D. CORPS #0, and BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #22-23,
112 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 6.

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SHADOWMAN: END TIMES TPB
Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by VALENTINE DE LANDRO Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Death comes to all… Jack Boniface thinks that he’s ?nally ?xed his life – and the source of the dark power inside him. But when a ?gure from the past emerges to reveal the troubling truth about his destiny, the latest Shadowman will be forced to run a gauntlet of his darkest fears realized: the rise of a wild new pantheon of Voodoo loas… the return of his father, Josiah…and the earthly restoration of his oldest and deadliest enemy, Master Darque. Make no mistake – doom is coming for Shadowman…and the devastating consequences are about to lead Jack Boniface to a perilous turning point! Collecting the oversized SHADOWMAN: END TIMES #1-3, the end times begin right here as master storyteller Peter Milligan (Hellblazer, X-Statix) and red-hot artist Valentine De Landro (X-Factor) push New Orleans’ nocturnal guardian over the edge…and into a sinister new adventure!
104 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 13.