Valiant Comics Solicitations for February 2016

X-O Manowar cover by Phil Jimenez

X-O Manowar #44

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by ROBERT GILL
Covers by PHIL JIMENEZ , STEPHEN SEGOVIA , STEPHEN MOONEY
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 03, 2016

X-O Manowar and Ninjak cut deep into “THE KILL LIST”!

Dispatched by MI-6 to dismantle a Vine terror cell before its next deadly attack, the Valiant Universe’s fiercest warrior and most elite master assassin have reunited to locate their target…and they might already be too late! But as Commander Trill’s master plan comes to fruition, he may discover that his greatest enemy is within!

Epic storytellers Robert Venditti (WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR) and Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) plunge into the world of espionage and intrigue as X-O Manowar’s latest page-turner hunts the heroes of the Valiant Universe!

  • X-O Manowar cover by Stephen Segovia
  • X-O Manowar cover by Stephen Mooney
Bloodshot Reborn cover by Mico Suayan

Bloodshot Reborn Vol. 2 TPB

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by BUTCH GUICE
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
Price: US $14.99
Coming February 10, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-939346-82-7

“THE HUNT” IS ON!

Bloodshot is on the hunt. Determined to stop the violent reign of terror that plagues Colorado,Bloodshot journeys across the Rocky Mountains to destroy the remaining nanites that have caused mass murderers to spring up across the state. But will the drugs, booze, and insane visions rattling around his head put an end to his journey before it begins?

Start reading here as New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT, Descender) and Eisner Award-nominated artist Butch Guice (NINJAK, The Winter Soldier) begin the second staggering story arc of the chart-topping new series that Entertainment Weekly calls “a subversive new take on Valiant’s resident unkillable killing machine.”

Death Defying Dr. Mirage: Second Lives cover by Jelena Kevin-Djurdjevic

Death Defying Dr. Mirage: Second Lives #3

Written by JEN VAN METER
Art by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Covers by JELENA KEVIN-DJURDJEVIC , BILQUIS EVELY , JEFFREY VEREGGE , KEVIN WADA
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 10, 2016

Shan Fong-Mirage thought she had solved the riddle of her ghostly husband…

They thought the magic of an ancient scroll, the Secunda Vita, could restore Hwen Mirage’s physical form. But the spells in the scroll are deadly…and after spending decades trapped within its words, the malevolent and corrupted spirit of a long-dead sorcerer has been freed to wreak lethal havoc on Earth! To stop this dark force once and for all, Shan and Hwen Mirage must marshal an alliance of old friends and new enemies, of the living and the dead. If they should fail? The living will die…and the dead will be extinguished in this life and the next!

Valiant’s Harvey Award-nominated sensation unleashes an all-new chapter as acclaimed creators Jen Van Meter (Hopeless Savages) and Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil) throw the Doctors Mirage into their biggest adventure yet!

  • Death Defying Dr. Mirage: Second Lives cover by Bilquis Evely
  • Death Defying Dr. Mirage: Second Lives cover by Jeffrey Veregge
  • Death Defying Dr. Mirage: Second Lives cover by Kevin Wada
Ninjak cover by Doug Braithwaite

Ninjak #12

Written by MATT KINDT
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE and JUAN JOSE RYP
Covers by DOUG BRAITHWAITE , TOM RANEY , CLAYTON HENRY , CLAYTON HENRY , KERON GRANT
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 10, 2016

Into the darkness…as “OPERATION: DEADSIDE” reveals the secrets of Shadowman!
MI-6’s doomed rescue mission into a parallel dimension is in dire peril as Ninjak and Punk Mambo find themselves face-to-face with the one and only Shadowman! But what is the true nature of the man once called Jack Boniface…and has his time trapped amidst the Deadside’s horrors stolen his humanity once and for all? A battle to save the soul of the Valiant Universe is about to begin – but even the good guys can’t be sure if they’re on the right side!

The Valiant milestone of 2016 continues here as superstar creators Matt Kindt (DIVINITY) and Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS) bring “OPERATION: DEADSIDE” thundering towards an unmissable climax!

  • Ninjak cover by Tom Raney
  • Ninjak cover by Clayton Henry
  • Ninjak cover by Clayton Henry
  • Ninjak cover by Keron Grant
Imperium cover by Robert Gill

Imperium #13

Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by KHARI EVANS
Covers by ROBERT GILL , CAFU , CLAYTON HENRY , JUAN JOSE RYP , RYAN LEE
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 17, 2016

Toyo Harada will save the world…if he doesn’t doom it first. The revolutionary disruption that Harada and his team have launched – by deposing tyrants, housing refugees, and feeding the poor – has come at the expense of the world’s wealthiest nations. When the planet’s leaders have had enough, it will be decided: Toyo Harada must die. Now a crack unit of operatives will stand against Harada on the global stage…with his own former pupil Livewire taking him head-on! Meanwhile, Harada’s military lieutenant and Project Rising Spirit defector Gravedog is about to meet his match as the H.A.R.D. Corps’ own Major Charlie Palmer drops into the firefight of a lifetime!

This February, war comes raging back to Toyo Harada’s own doorstep for “STORMBREAK” in IMPERIUM #13 – featuring covers by all-star artists Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH), CAFU (UNITY), Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS), Ryan Lee (Uncanny Inhumans), and Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK)! Join the series that Bloody Disgusting calls “the height of sophisticated comic book stories” right here as Joshua Dysart and Khari Evans – the Harvey Award-nominated team behind HARBINGER – pit the Valiant Universe’s most notorious superteam against the agents of the very system they’ve sworn to overthrow, beginning in IMPERIUM #13!

  • Imperium cover by CAFU
  • Imperium cover by Clayton Henry
  • Imperium cover by Juan Jose Ryp
  • Imperium cover by Ryan Lee
Ivar, Timewalker cover by Kano

Ivar, Timewalker Vol. 3 TPB

Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by KANO
Price: US $14.99
Coming February 17, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-939346-99-5

CREATION, ANNIHILATION…AND THE DEBUT OF AN ALL-NEW TIMEWALKER!

As history falls apart around her, only one man can help Neela Sethi save Ivar’s life—and time itself—and that man is…Ivar! Wait…what?! Can Neela teach a new Timewalker the ropes of time travel as time collapses? Or will the universe finally meet its doom?

Find out right here as Harvey Award-nominated artist Pere Pérez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) joins New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (THE DELINQUENTS) for IVAR, TIMEWALKER.

Wrath of the Eternal Warrior cover by David LaFuente

Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #4

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by RAUL ALLEN
Covers by DAVID LAFUENTE , RAUL ALLEN , MARCOS MARTIN , CLAYTON HENRY , ADAM POLLINA
Letters by PATRICIA MARTIN
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 17, 2016

Even Hell has met its match…in the unrelenting fury of the Eternal Warrior!

In the wake of BOOK OF DEATH…the Earth’s immortal champion is dead…but his battle is far from over. Cast out of our world and into a fearsome afterlife of pain and punishment, Gilad is determined to return to our world and resume his duty… But can even history’s most formidable master of war forge ahead in an unearthly domain built to break the human spirit? Now, on the cusp of freedom, the Eternal Warrior rises to fight an enemy with a grudge as old as himself…only to the find that the price of victory might just be everything and everyone he has ever loved…

The year’s heart-shattering new ongoing series steps out of Hell…and into the battle for life itself as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and visionary artist Raul Allen (NINJAK) force the Eternal Warrior into the next brutal level of rebirth in a world beyond our own!

  • Wrath of the Eternal Warrior cover by Raul Allen
  • Wrath of the Eternal Warrior cover by Marcos Martin
  • Wrath of the Eternal Warrior cover by Clayton Henry
  • Wrath of the Eternal Warrior cover by Adam Pollina
Bloodshot Reborn cover by Ryan Sook

Bloodshot Reborn #11

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by LEWIS LAROSA
Colors by BRIAN REBER
Covers by RYAN SOOK , BRIAN LEVEL , CLAYTON HENRY , TULA LOTAY , JEFFREY VEREGGE
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 24, 2016

Thirty years from today…”THE ANALOG MAN” goes to war with Ninjak!

Far into a post-apocalyptic future, Los Angeles has descended into chaos. Even the remaining heroes of the Valiant Universe can’t stand against the G.A.T.E. super-tech that dominates the wastelands. As Bloodshot and Magic emerge with a small group of survivors in tow, an unexpected ally from the past shows up, seeking help, forcing Bloodshot to either turn his back on his friend…or his family!

New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Extraordinary X-Men) and artist extraordinaire Lewis LaRosa (The Punisher) bring down the hammer on a metal-tearing vision of the future that must be seen to be believed right here in the second scorching chapter of “THE ANALOG MAN”!

  • Bloodshot Reborn cover by Brian Level
  • Bloodshot Reborn cover by Clayton Henry
  • Bloodshot Reborn cover by Tula Lotay
  • Bloodshot Reborn cover by Jeffrey Veregge
Bloodshot Reborn: The Analog Man Director's Cut cover by Lewis LaRosa

Bloodshot Reborn: The Analog Man Director’s Cut #1

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by LEWIS LAROSA
Covers by LEWIS LAROSA
Letters by DAVE LANPHEAR
Price: US $4.99
Coming February 24, 2016

Valiant is proud to announce BLOODSHOT REBORN: THE ANALOG MAN – DIRECTOR’S CUT #1 – an oversized collector’s edition re-presenting the blistering first chapter of Jeff Lemire and Lewis LaRosa’s gear-stripping joyride through the future of the Valiant Universe! On February 24th, go behind the scenes with this special 48-page “director’s cut” of THE ANALOG MAN’s opening salvo from BLOODSHOT REBORN #10 with an electrifying look inside this all-new jumping-on point for Valiant’s most relentless hero!

Stripped down to pencils and letters alone, this is your exclusive first chance to marvel at Lewis LaRosa’s jaw-dropping, hyper-detailed pencil artwork from BLOODSHOT REBORN #10 alongside Jeff Lemire’scomplete and expurgated script for the first time anywhere! You’ve never seen Bloodshot like this before as the must-read storyline of the New Year circles back for a bonus presentation of THE ANALOG MAN’s bare-knuckled first issue jumping-on point, only in the BLOODSHOT REBORN: THE ANALOG MAN – DIRECTOR’S CUT #1!

Faith cover by Jelena Kevin-Djurdjevic

Faith #2

Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
Covers by JELENA KEVIN-DJURDJEVIC , MARGUERITE SAUVAGE , FRANCIS PORTELA , COLLEEN COOVER
Price: US $3.99
Coming February 24, 2016

The most talked-about new book of 2016 is just getting started!

Just as she uncovers a conspiracy in the Hollywood Hills that threatens the lives of her fellow psiots and new friends alike, Faith must also deal with the return of her ex-boyfriend and one-time teammate Torque…and a volatile new alien threat that nobody saw coming!

Be here as all-star creators Jody Houser (Orphan Black), Francis Portela (Green Lantern), and Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells) continue the groundbreaking, first-ever solo series for the Valiant Universe’s most extraordinary hero…the high-flying Faith!

  • Faith cover by Marguerite Sauvage
  • Faith cover by Francis Portela
  • Faith cover by Colleen Coover
Shadowman cover by Russell Dauterman

Shadowman Vol. 2 HC

Written by PETER MILLIGAN and DUFFY BOUDREAU
Art by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE and VALENTIN DE LANDRO
Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
Price: US $39.99
Coming February 24, 2016
ISBN 978-1-68215-107-5

Comics icon Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) joins visionary artists Roberto de la Torre (THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE), Valentine de Landro (Bitch Planet), Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) and many more for the oversized hardcover collection concluding the bone-chilling series Bloody Disgusting calls “the perfect cauldron of mystery.”

When a troubled young man with a history of violence and a penchant for blackouts meets an overwhelming source of power with a mystical scythe, the results are doomed to be destructive. A voodoo loa has possessed Jack Boniface – or so he believes. But after Jack awakens in an alleyway covered in blood, he embarks on a journey across lands of shadows and death to discover if he can expel the dark force that’s seized control of his life…and which may be responsible for a violent rampage throughout New Orleans

Featuring an anthology of tales from a roster of all-star creators – including Jim Zub (Skullkickers), Ales Kot (DEAD DROP), Christopher Sebela (Captain Marvel), and Duffy Boudreau (BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS) – that push the outer bounds of the world of Shadowman further than ever before, this prestige-sized deluxe hardcover also comes jam-packed with 20+ pages of rarely seen bonus materials and special features!

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