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New York Comic Con 2014: Valiant Debuts Valiant Next – Six Epic New Series Coming in 2015!

In 2015…the story starts here!

Valiant Entertainment has announced Valiant Next – an all-new wave of ongoing series and prestige format projects from some of the premier creative talents in comics today. Beginning in December with The Valiant #1 (of 4) by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and Paolo Rivera, Valiant Next continues with five blockbuster new series in 2015:

  • IVAR, TIMEWALKER #1 by Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry in January
  • DIVINITY #1 (of 4) by Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine in February
  • IMPERIUM #1 by Joshua Dysart and Doug Braithwaite in February
  • NINJAK #1 by Matt Kindt and Clay Mann in March
  • BLOODSHOT REBORN #1 by Jeff Lemire and Mico Suayan in April

Following the critically acclaimed, smash-hit success of Valiant First in 2014, Valiant Next will present six new starting points perfect for readers new and old. Featuring an exciting selection of new series starring Valiant’s biggest, most-demanded heroes alongside all-new, never before seen characters, Valiant Next is the NEXT epic evolution of Valiant’s best-selling, fan-favorite publishing line.

For more information on Valiant Next, join Valiant this week at New York Comic Con 2014 for the Valiant Comics: The Valiant, Rai, X-O Manowar, and Beyond panel presentation on Friday, October 10th at 12:15 pm. Featuring Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Paolo Rivera, Fred Van Lente, Robert Venditti, Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons, and Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani, get your first look inside each Valiant Next release right here, only at New York Comic Con!

THE VALIANT #1 (of 4)

Written by JEFF LEMIRE & MATT KINDT
Art by PAOLO RIVERA
PRESTIGE FORMAT LIMITED SERIES | BEGINNING DECEMBER 2014

A battle ten millennia in the making…

The Eternal Warrior has protected the Earth for more than 10,000 years. A master of countless weapons and long forgotten martial arts, he is guided by the Geomancers – those who speak for the Earth. During his long watch, the Eternal Warrior has failed three times. Each time, the Geomancer was killed…and a new dark age for humanity began. Each time, he was unable to stop The Immortal Enemy – a monstrous force of nature. A civilization killer. A horror that appears differently each time it arrives…and whose seemingly only purpose is to bring disorder and darkness to the world. Now, the time has come for The Immortal Enemy to return once more. But, this time, the Eternal Warrior will be ready. This time, he has a force greater than any single warrior. This time, he has…THE VALIANT.

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IVAR, TIMEWALKER #1

Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
ONGOING SERIES | BEGINNING JANUARY 2015

From the award-winning team that brought you ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, New York Times best-selling creators Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry present a centuries-spanning race against the clock!

At this very moment in Geneva, Switzerland, history is being made. A thousand meters underground inside the Large Hadron Collider, researcher Neela Sethi is about to discover time travel – and jeopardize her life in the process.  But she doesn’t know that yet. Ten minutes from now, every deadbeat chrononaut, wannabe conqueror, and misguided protector of the timestream will be banging down her door. Good thing that the legendary Ivar, Timewalker, got there first…right?  Now it’s down to history’s most jaded, most tempestuous time traveler to stop the worst of everything that is, was, and will be…before time runs out!

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DIVINITY #1 (of 4)

Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE
PRESTIGE FORMAT LIMITED SERIES | BEGINNING FEBRUARY 2015

At the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union – determined to win the Space Race at any cost – green lit a dangerously advanced mission. They sent a man farther into the cosmos than anyone has gone before or since. Lost in the stars, he encountered something unknown. Something that…changed him.

Long thought lost and erased from the history books, he has suddenly returned, crash-landing in the Australian Outback. The few that have been able to reach him believe him to be a deity -– one who turned the scorched desert into a lush oasis. They say he can bend matter, space, and even time to his will. Earth is about to meet a new god. And he’s a communist.

How long can it be before the first confrontation between mankind and DIVINITY begins?

From New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine comes a shocking new vision of 21st century science fiction in an all-new prestige format limited series.

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IMPERIUM #1

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
ONGOING SERIES | BEGINNING FEBRUARY 2015

A daring new superhero saga from New York Times best-selling creator Joshua Dysart – writer of of the Harvey-Award nominated series Harbinger – and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite!

Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life guiding humanity from the shadows. But today he is a wanted man.  His powers are public knowledge, his allies have turned to enemies, and he is hunted by every government on the planet.

Instead of surrendering, Harada has one last unthinkable gambit to play: to achieve more, faster, and with less, he will build a coalition of the powerful, the unscrupulous and the insane. No longer content to demand a better future, he will recruit a violent legion from the darkest corners of the Earth to fight for it. The battle for utopia begins now.

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NINJAK #1

Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAY MANN
ONGOING SERIES | BEGINNING MARCH 2015

Then: Meet inexperienced MI-6 recruit Colin King on his first mission in the field as he learns the basics of spycraft and counterintelligence, and develops a volatile relationship with his first handler.

Now: Colin King is Ninjak, the world’s foremost intelligence operative, weapons expert, and master assassin.  And he’s hunting the Shadow Seven – a secret cabal of shinobi masters with mysterious ties to his training and tragic past.

For the first time, Ninjak’s past and future collide in the pages of an all-new ongoing series from New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clay Mann!

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BLOODSHOT REBORN #1

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MICO SUAYAN with JEFF LEMIRE
Colors by DAVID BARON
ONGOING SERIES | BEGINNING APRIL 2015

From New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire and red-hot rising star Mico Suayan, Valiant delivers an all-new ongoing series for Valiant’s most unrelenting hero!

Bloodshot’s nanites made him a nearly unstoppable killing machine. His enhanced strength, speed, endurance, and healing made him the perfect weapon, and he served his masters at Project Rising Spirit – a private contractor trafficking in violence – very well.

Now, Bloodshot is a shadow of his former self. He lives in self-imposed exile, reeling from the consequences of his past life and the recent events that nearly drove him mad. But when a rash of shootings by gunmen who appear to look just like Bloodshot begin, his guilt will send him on a mission to stop the killers, even if it means diving headlong into the violence that nearly destroyed him.

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Harbinger: Faith #0 Flies High with Joshua Dysart and Robert Gill in December!

Valiant has announced Harbinger: Faith #0 – a brand new one-shot exploration of Valiant‘s high-flying teenage Renegade and Unity’s newest team member!

Coming in December from New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart and rising star Robert Gill, start reading here to discover how Harbinger’s high-spirited teenage fangirl went from the heart and soul of Peter Stanchek’s teenage Renegades to the newest member of the world’s most elite super-team – UNITY!

As Faith recuperates from the events of Armor Hunters: Harbinger, jump on board and discover the complete, never-before-revealed tale of her origin – just as she steps into the limelight for a brand new story arc beginning in November’s Unity #12!

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’s the story of a true innocent and a kind heart in a hard world. From the comic shop of her youth to the moment she found out that she was actually light as feather, Zephyr is the western wind. Warm and kind, she blows across us all.

Harbinger: Faith #0 featurers covers by all-star artists Joe Quinones, Lucy Knisley, and Brian Level !

And don’t miss Unity #12 by Matt Kindt and CAFU – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new story arc recruiting Faith into the ranks of Valiant‘s unbreakable all-star superteam, just as they go toe-to-toe with a brand new threat known only as The United!

HARBINGER: FAITH #0
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ROBERT GILL
Cover A by JOE QUINONES
Cover B by LUCY KNISLEY
Variant Cover by BRIAN LEVEL
$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | COMING IN DECEMBER!

UNITY #12 (NEW ARC!)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CAFU
Cover by BRIAN LEVEL (SEP141688)
Handbook Cover by CAFU (SEP141689)
Variant Cover by RAUL ALLEN (SEP141690)
$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE 12/12/14 (FOC –10/20/14)

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Preview: Harbinger: Omegas #2 (of 3)

HARBINGER: OMEGAS #2 (of 3)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (JUL141494)
Variant Cover by GLENN FABRY (JUL141495)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ON SALE 9/24/14 (FOC – 9/1/14)

Toyo Harada strikes back!

In the aftermath of the tragic firestorm between the world’s most powerful omega-level psiot and his wayward heir, casualties were claimed on both sides. Now, the last remnants of each opposing force – the Harbinger Foundation and the surviving Renegades – have been shattered and driven deep underground. But Toyo Harada – newly exposed as the world’s foremost superhuman – has no one left to stop him…and his greatest work can finally begin…

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Preview: Armor Hunters: Harbinger #3 (of 3)

ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #3 (of 3)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ROBERT GILL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (JUL141490)
Variant Cover by CAFU (JUL141491)
$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE 9/10/14 (FOC –8/18/14)

Harbinger team-up!

Mexico City just became ground zero for the Armor Hunters’ invasion of Earth, and the runaway army of super-powered soldiers called Generation Zero needs to bring in back-up. Better call…the Renegades?! But when powerhouse brawler Torque and lighter-than-air free spirit Zephyr join the fight, things are about to go from bleak to brutal as the Earth’s first extraterrestrial invasion force unleashes an engine of global destruction with one sole purpose – to terminate…with extreme prejudice.

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Preview: Armor Hunters: Harbinger #2 (of 3)

ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #2 (of 3) (VALIANT FIRST)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ROBERT GILL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (JUN141501)
#ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO (JUN141502)
$3.99 | 32 pgs.| T+ | On sale AUGUST 20

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!

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Preview: Armor Hunters: Harbinger #2 (of 3)

ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #2 (of 3) (VALIANT FIRST)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ROBERT GILL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (JUN141501)
#ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO (JUN141502)
$3.99 | 32 pgs.| T+ | On sale AUGUST 20

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!

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Preview: Harbinger: Omegas #1 (of 3)

HARBINGER: OMEGAS #1 (of 3)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (JUN141506)
#ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO (JUN141507)
Variant Cover by GLENN FABRY (JUN141508)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale AUGUST 6

“It matters not how man dies, but how he lives.”

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.

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Preview: Armor Hunters: Harbinger #1 (of 3)

ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #1 (of 3) (VALIANT FIRST)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ROBERT GILL
Chromium & Standard Edition Cover by LEWIS LAROSA* (MAY141648/MAY141647)
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAY141649)
Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE (MAY141650)
CHROMIUM EDITION: $5.99 | STANDARD EDITION: $3.99
32 pgs. | T+ | ON SALE 7/30/14

Earth is besieged by alien enforcers, and some of the most powerful people on the planet…are the kids!

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?

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Preview: Harbinger #25

HARBINGER #25 (ANNIVERSARY SPECTACULAR!)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART with VIVEK J. TIWARY, JUSTIN JORDAN, DAN GOLDMAN, and LUCY KNISLEY
Art by KHARI EVANS with LEWIS LAROSA, RAFER ROBERTS, CLAYTON HENRY, BARRY KITSON, and LUCY KNISLEY
Cover A by MICO SUAYAN (MAY141659)
Cover B by JENNY FRISON (MAY141660)
Variant Cover by LUCY KNISLEY (MAY141661)
Throwback Variant by SEAN CHEN (MAY141662)
Variant Cover by BARRY KITSON (MAY141663)
$4.99 | T+ | 48 pgs. | ON SALE 7/16/14 (FOC – 6/23/14)

Toyo Harada’s last stand! The future of Harbinger starts here with a star-studded, 48-page anniversary milestone – packed with brand new contributions from an all-star cast of creators and shocking new revelations about the fate of Valiant’s teenage superteam!

A Renegade has fallen and, now, there is no turning back. Stripped of his allies and all sense of self-preservation, the world’s most powerful “harbinger,” super-powered billionaire Toyo Harada, is about to inflict a terrible reckoning on a world he thought he could control…and everything we thought we knew will be forever changed in its wake.

Original series creators Joshua Dysart and Khari Evans reunite to deliver a devastating climax to the second year of the series that The Onion/A.V. Club calls “the crown jewel of Valiant’s lineup” – and officiates the “Death of a Renegade” with all-new artwork and stories from an incredible roster of award-winning talents, including Vivek J. Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle), Lewis LaRosa (Punisher MAX), Dan Goldman (Red Light Properties), Clayton Henry (Archer & Armstrong), Justin Jordan (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode), Rafer Roberts (Carpool Buddies of Doom), Lucy Knisley (Relish: My Life in the Kitchen), and Barry Kitson (Empire)!

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Preview: Harbinger: Omegas #1 – Joshua Dysart and Rafa Sandoval Begin a Powerful New Chapter in August!

Valiant has released an advance preview of Harbinger: Omegas #1 (of 3) – the FIRST ISSUE of a new landmark chapter for Valiant’s acclaimed vision of superpowers in the real world by New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart and red-hot artist Rafa Sandoval!

In the wake of the devastating events of “Death of a Renegade,” the team has been shattered and a teenage Renegade lies dead – a victim of the Harbinger Foundation led by omega-powered psionic Toyo Harada. 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 Peter Stanchek and the surviving members of the Renegades recover from a catastrophic loss that has changed their lives…their team…and their destinies forever.

A powerful new phase begins for the series that Comic Book Resources calls “surprising and emotional…[and] filled with surprises” right here on August 6th, only in Harbinger: Omegas #1 (of 3)!

HARBINGER: OMEGAS #1 (of 3)
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA (JUN141506)
#ValiantCraft Cover by DONOVAN SANTIAGO (JUN141507)
Variant Cover by GLENN FABRY (JUN141508)
$3.99 | 32 pages | T+
On sale AUGUST 6 (FOC –  7/14/14)

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