Sollicitations valiant entertainment - décembre 2014
Written by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, art by Paolo Rivera, covers by Paolo Rivera, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, Francesco Francavilla.
For thousands of years, the Eternal Warrior has stood as the guardian of the Valiant Universe. A protector of the enigmatic Geomancers – powerful wizards who help shape humanity’s future – the Eternal Warrior has sacrificed everything when called upon to do so. And now he must do so again.
Kay McHenry – the newest Geomancer – is lost in her new role. Little does she know that the Immortal Enemy – a vicious, force of nature with a penchant for chaos – has her in his crosshairs. His return marks a new era of darkness. Now Bloodshot – and the rest of the heroes of the Valiant Universe – must band together to stop this unprecedented force of destruction.
An epic tale destined to redefine Valiant’s greatest heroes… and villains!
32 pages, $3.99.
RAI #5
Written by Matt Kindt, art by Clayton Crain, covers by Clayton Crain, Mico Suayan, David Aja
In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why…is everyone looking at him so strangely? Go back to the future as Kindt and Crain crack open a brand new chapter for Valiant’s smash-hit ongoing series!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Tim Siedell, James Asmus, art by Pere Perez, covers by Chip Zdarsky, Pere Perez, Mike Hawthorne
Crisis on more than one Earth!
An asteroid is about to destroy the planet, but with Quantum and Woody at the front line of an international team of heroes, everything’s sure to…oh sweet mercy, we’re doomed. And that’s before Thomas Edison opens a rip in the space-time continuum and lets in the mirror-image Woody of the alterna-verse!
40 pages, $4.99.
Written by Matt Kindt, art and cover by Clayton Crain.
For Vailant’s dedicated pullbox customers, return to the world of 41st Century Japan with a special expanded edition of Rai #5 – featuring 15+ extra pages of stories and artwork that won’t be collected for the trade!
Matt Kindt, Clayton Crain, and a host of special surprise guests join forces to go beyond Rai’s latest quest and into the darkest corners of Father’s futuristic empire with all-new tales of Japan’s spirit guardian. The extra material presented in Rai #5 PLUS Edition will not be reprinted in trade paperback form or available digitally!
48 pages, $4.99.
Written by Robert Venditti, art by Diego Bernard, covers by Raul Allen, Emanuela Lupacchino
Armorines…attack! Aric of Dacia has laid waste to entire planets and defeated the universe’s most skilled hunters, but how can he kill what he can’t see? A strange new foe with a fiendishly familiar leader has unleashed a relentless offensive on Aric of Dacia, and he doesn’t even know it yet! Be here for the deadliest foe X-O Manowar has battled yet, as the Armorines continue their march towards Aric’s destruction!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Peter Milligan, art by Cary Nord, covers by Lewis LaRosa, Rafael Albuquerque.
Reborn in blood! The child who will save his people was born in the wilderness, under a blood moon… and now Gilad Anni-Padda, the Earth’s Eternal Warrior, must guard him and train him! An oppressed people begin to rally and fight the brutal army that rules them…but their only prize has been death. For thousands of years, the Eternal Warrior has stood under the grindstone of history, and held it back. But with so little hope for the child whose narrow shoulders must bear the weight of his people’s future, will this be the battle that finally forces surrender upon the Eternal Warrior?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Matt Kindt, art by CAFU, covers by Raul Allen, CAFU, Rafael Albuquerque.
A renegade stands against The United! Even the addition of the bright and bubbly Faith Herbert – aka Zephyr of the Harbinger Renegades – can’t solve Unity’s PR crisis in the wake of team’s actions during the Armor Hunters’ attack. But can she help stand against the threat of the international strike force known as The United? And what secret is the US harboring that threatens to push the world to the brink of war?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Joshua Dysart, art by Robert Gill, covers by Lucy Knisley, Joe Quinones, Brian Level.
At last – the untold origin of Harbinger’s own Faith “Zephyr” Herbert revealed in special one-shot origin tale! Her first and only boyfriend to date is a little bit of a douche, her friends are all gone, and after her insane adventure in Mexico City, Faith Hebert is feeling a little frustrated with the direction of her life. She’s just a normal super-powered young woman in an increasingly crazy world. Here is the story of a true innocent and kind heart in a hard world. From the comic shop of her youth to the moment she found out that, despite her weight, she was actually light as feather, Zephyr is the western wind. Warm and kind, she blows across us all. This is Faith #0!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Jen Van Meter, art by Roberto de la Torre, cover by Kevin Wada
Deep within the underworld, Mirage makes a life-or-death choice… and the life – or death – in the balance, is hers! The evil men who conspire against Shan Fong-Mirage make their move to destroy everything she has and everything she loves in the physical world. Faced with the obligation to cross the veil back and stop them, Mirage must abandon the spirit of her husband who she came to rescue – or give in to the wish for all she’s ever wanted, to die, and stay with him forever!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Christopher Priest, art by M.D. Bright, covers by M.D. Bright, Pere Perez, Oscar Jimenez
The original Quantum and Woody are back with an all-new adventure set 20 years after their landmark original series! The terrible mystery behind the existence of Quantum and Woody 2.0 has begun to unravel! What is Eric Henderson hiding? From his enemies, from the government, and worst of all…from Woody? Also sort of appearing in this issue…Vincent Van Goat! (Sort of.)
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Fred Van Lente, art by Pere Perez, cover by Michael Walsh.
Living it up at the Hotel California! His whole life, Obadiah Archer has been lied to about his true heritage - but when he and his pal Armstrong arrive in L.A. to meet his real parents, they find them in the clutches of the Church of Retrology! What insidious plans does The Lizard King, the head of the favored religion of the Left Coast’s rich and famous, have for the Valiant Universe’s premier conspiracy busters? And what lurks in the Hollywood Hotel? (Hint: You can check in anytime you like, but you can never leave!)
Collecting Archer & Armstrong #20-23, start reading here to discover the truth behind dead celebrities and the sacred mysteries at the heart of rock ‘n’ roll as New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente and red-hot artist Pere Perez unleash an all-new history mystery on Valiant’s foremost conspiracy-smashers!
112 pages, $14.99.
Written by Robert Venditti, art by Diego Bernard, cover by Clayton Crain.
Hunt it! Trap it! Kill it! The Armor Hunters are the most dangerous fighters in the galaxy – unparalleled in their abilities to catch and destroy their prey. Their mission has been long and unforgiving and featured the destruction of many X-O Manowar armors from across the civilized universe. Now, for the first time, discover the brutal origin of the alien Armor Hunters and the devastation they long ago vowed to combat.
Before the Armor Hunters bring ruin to X-O Manowar and the people of Earth, an all-new, standalone story arc that will reveal the stunning secret behind the universe’s most elite fighting force – who they are, where they come from, and why a terrible secret from their past now threatens our present! Collecting X-O Manowar #26-29.
112 pages, $14.99.
Written by Joe Harris, Matt Kindt, art by Trevor Hairsine, ChrisCross, covers by Philip Tan
The hunters become the hunted! With the major capitals of Earth under siege by the Armor Hunters, the world’s most dangerous weapon has decided to come in from the cold – and into the service of the top-secret Military Extraterrestrial Reconnaissance Outpost (M.E.R.O.)! But when one of the Armor Hunters’ own stages an extraterrestrial jailbreak inside of M.E.R.O.'s fortified command center, the nanite-enhanced commando known as Bloodshot will become the last thing standing between the galaxy’s most feared team of hunter-killers and a classified arsenal of secret weapons far too deadly for human hands!
Project Rising Spirit’s most dangerous soldier brings the hunt to the hunters! Collecting Armor Hunters: Bloodshot #1-3, alongside the never-before-revealed origin of Bloodshot from Bloodshot #0.
112 pages, $14.99.
Written by Joshua Dysart, art by Robert Gill, Clayton Henry, cover by Lewis LaRosa.
Under siege and out of control! The Harbinger Renegades are still reeling from a tragic death in their ranks, but in the face of monumental destruction they’ll find unlikely allies in a fellow group of super-powerful teenagers. But is Generation Zero here to help…or are they just looking out for themselves?
The volatile psiot strike force known as Generation Zero – step out of the shadows and into the crosshairs of a devastating extraterrestrial attack! Collecting Armor Hunters: Harbinger #1-3, plus the landmark first appearance of Generation Zero from HArbinger Wars #1.
112 pages, $14.99.