Valiant Announces Imperium: Prelude

The Valiant Next initiative is introducing its latest milestone ongoing series on February 4th in Imperiun #1 by writer Joshua Dysart and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite, and now Valiant is giving fans a chance to discover the next essential series of 2015 with the Imperium: Prelude – an exclusive, never-before-seen prologue sequence by the ongoing creative team of Dysart and Braithwaite that will make its print debut in Valiant’s February titles!

Bridging the gap between Valiant’s Harbinger and Toyo Harada’s rise in Imperium #1, the spiritual successor to Harbinger starts here with a fresh start for new readers! A psychic dictator, an inhuman robot, a mad scientist, a murderous alien, and a super-powered terrorist are about to try and take over the world…and you’re going to be rooting for them every step of the way.

Fully detachable and printed on high-grade cover stock, this exclusive prelude to one of the year’s most highly anticipated new series will come bound into the following February titles:

  • X-O Manowar #33 – on sale February 4th
  • RAI #7 – on sale February 11th
  • Q2: The Return of Quantum and Woody #5 (of 5) – on sale February 11th
  • Unity #15 – on sale February 18th
  • Ivar, Tmewalker #2 – on sale February 18th
  • Quantum and Woody Must Die #2 – on sale February 25th

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.

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