This year, Valiant is taking the most critically acclaimed publishing line in comics on the road and gearing up to meet more than a million fans in the US and Canada throughout 2016!
Valiant is proud to announce a slew of new dates for the Valiant 2016 Convention Tour – a months-long, coast-to-coast celebration coming soon to a town near you! Continuing at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon 2016 (ECCC) in April, Valiant’s one-of-a-kind convention road show is slated to storm through Los Angeles; Houston; Denver; Washington, D.C.; and more:
Saturday, April 2nd – Sunday, April 3rd
SC Comicon 2016
TD Convention Center
Thursday, April 7th – Sunday, April 10th:
Emerald City Comicon 2016
Washington State Convention Center
Saturday, April 9th – Sunday, April 10th
LA Times Festival of Books
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Thursday, April 28th – Sunday, May 1st :
Calgary Expo 2016
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Wednesday, May 11th – Saturday, May 14th
Saturday, May 21st – Sunday, May 22nd
3 Rivers Comicon
Century 3 Mall
West Mifflin, PA
Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29th
Space City Comic Con
Thursday, June 2nd – Sunday, June 5th
Phoenix Convention Center, Hyatt Regency
Friday, June 3rd – Sunday, June 5th
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Friday, June 17th – Sunday, June 19th
Denver Comic Con
Colorado Convention Center
*More dates to be added all summer long!*
The year’s greatest celebration of your favorite superheroes takes flight in Seattle, WA at Emerald City Comicon 2016 (ECCC)! From Thursday, April 7th through Sunday, April 10th, join Valiant at the Washington State Convention Center for a weekend packed with programming, special guests, and ECCC exclusives that no fan will find anywhere else!
Visit Booth #1702 all weekend long to find out why Valiant has captured the nation’s biggest headlines with a complete collection of trade paperbacks and hardcovers!
Come for the highest-proofed exclusive of the weekend with the A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 ECCC EXCLUSIVE VARIANT – featuring the artwork of fan-favorite artist Ian McGinty (Adventure Time)! Red-hot writer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) and superstar artist David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man) kick off the FIRST ISSUE of Valiant’s next blockbuster series here with “IN THE BAG” – an insane rescue mission sending Archer into the depths of Armstrong’s bottomless satchel to free his roguish partner from an ages-old enemy…but only if he can fight his way through a mind-bending maze of history’s greatest lost treasures first!
Then, meet the minds behind your favorite superhero sagas with signings throughout the weekend from an all-star cast of special guests, including superstar artist Clayton Crain (4001 A.D.), acclaimed artist Adam Gorham (DEAD DROP), breakout writer Jody Houser (FAITH), and New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (X-O MANOWAR)! And get ready for the bottomless satchel’s worth of brand-new Valiant merchandise screaming into Seattle, including t-shirts featuring X-O MANOWAR, NINJAK, HARBINGER, FAITH, and ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, infant snapsuits, and more!
Then, get the inside scoop on the most celebrated superhero universe in comics on Thursday, April 7th at 5:30 PM in Room T301 with Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here! You’ve heard the buzz… You’ve seen the reviews… Now find out where to start with Valiant Comics! From X-O MANOWAR to NINJAK to FAITH and ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, jump on board here with a concise and fun-filled introduction to Valiant’s biggest, most memorable characters…and find out for yourself why Buzzfeed calls Valiant “a universe full of your new favorite superheroes!”
But Valiant’s seismic plans are just warming up! On Saturday, April 9th at 12:15 PM in Room W3A, blast into Valiant’s most ambitious blockbuster event yet with Valiant: The Summer of 4001 A.D.! This summer…the future of Earth will be decided in the stars when Valiant presents the blockbuster crossover event of the year in 4001 A.D.! Now, get primed for the epic showdown between Rai and the forces of New Japan right here at Emerald City Comicon with an exclusive panel presentation from an all-star cast of Valiant staff and creators! Plus: don’t miss an all-new round of news and announcements for ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, BLOODSHOT REBORN, DIVINITY, FAITH, NINJAK, X-O MANOWAR, and more!
As Valiant’s chart-topping place in comics climbs ever higher, the road to this year’s most exciting announcements, exclusives, and can’t-miss comics begins right here with one of the biggest shows of the year, only at Emerald City Comicon 2016!