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Retailer Advisory: Valiant’s 4001 A.D. #1 Sells Out, Rockets into Second Printing!

4001_001_COVER_SECOND-PRINTINGOn June 29th, Valiant’s blockbuster event returns to comic shops everywhere for a second sold-out printing!

Valiant is proud to announce that 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the year’s most ambitious comics event from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Knidt (DIVINITY II, NINJAK), superstar artist Clayton Crain (RAI, Carnage), and Eisner Award winner David Mack (Daredevil, Fight Club 2) has sold out at the distributor level and will return to stores shelves on June 29th with the 4001 A.D. #1 SECOND PRINTING!

In the tradition of BOOK OF DEATH, ARMOR HUNTERS, and HARBINGER WARS, the biggest comics event of 2016 starts here as the fallen guardian of New Japan – Rai – drafts the 41st century’s most powerful heroes into a star-spanning battle for the ultimate fate of the Valiant Universe! At the dawn of the 41st century, the future of Earth will be decided in the stars as rebellion begins in the 4001 A.D. #1 SECOND PRINTING!

Don’t miss the chance to discover why critics everywhere are hailing 4001 A.D. as a widescreen sci-fi epic that must be seen to be believed:

“You need to pick up 4001 A.D… This is mind-boggling science fiction… [and] new readers will be sucked in to this insane orbit all the same. Give this one a shot, you’ll be thankful you did.” – Nerdist

“✮✮✮✮✮… A stunning sci-fi epic… Valiant Entertainment does a wonderful job of telling profound yet personal stories, and this series is an ideal example. Highly recommended!” – Major Spoilers

“✮✮✮✮✮… 4001 A.D. #1 is as smart as it is stunning… Gorgeous depictions and an exciting story make this book a sure winner.” – All-Comic

“✮✮✮✮½… Gorgeous… The action is fierce, the science fiction fun, and the art spectacular.” – AiPT!

“✮✮✮✮… One of Valiant Entertainment’s biggest stories to date… [4001 A.D.] offers an epic entry point into an universe that is quickly and confidently holding its own…” –Newsarama

“✮✮✮✮… The action here is breathtaking… It’s simply fun, superhero event storytelling.” – IGN

“✮✮✮✮… An explosive debut that builds on an existing premise and then doubles down for an especially strong introduction to Valiant’s latest event.” – Comic Book Resources

“✮✮✮✮… One of the most new-reader friendly beginnings to a big event book.” – Multiversity Comics

One hundred years from today, Father – the benevolent artificial intelligence that governs the island nation of Japan – will gain sentience. To defend its borders, Father will take drastic action by launching Japan into space…where its people can thrive in isolation, away from the overpopulated and resource-deprived planet below. Over the centuries, as New Japan orbits our increasingly unstable world, it will become a model society – one built on peace, prosperity…and Father’s control.

A thousand years from today, Father will create the first Rai, founding a lineage of technologically enhanced heroes engineered to defend New Japan and sworn to protect it from all enemies. For hundreds of years into the future, the Rai will single-handedly enforce New Japan’s justice well…and serve Father without question.

Now, at the dawn of 4001 A.D., the latest Rai is about to inherit the dark truth behind the origin of his kind…and discover the sinister secret at the heart of Father’s existence. For New Japan to live, Earth must die…and as Rai challenges his former master for the first time in more than a millennium, the lone guardian of New Japan will be cast out of his own Father’s kingdom…

Exiled from the only realm he’s ever known, Rai now walks the ravaged world of 4001 A.D. in search of forgotten heroes like himself…on a mission to collect the last surviving legends of a broken planet…and to forge a rebellion with the power to bring the most advanced civilization in history crashing back down to Earth.

On June 29th, join the fight for the future when the opening shot in “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” returns to comic shops everywhere with the 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING!

Then, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” explodes with the return of Rai’s award-winning ongoing series in RAI #13 – the FIRST ISSUE of an ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT revealing the origin of New Japan and its very first guardian! Discover the essential history behind the dawn of 4001 A.D. here as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (NINJAK) and acclaimed artist CAFU (UNITY) unearth the answers behind Father’s tyrannical rise to power. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And just what is Rai’s true nature…and what happened to his nine earlier predecessors that once patrolled New Japan in his stead? Discover the shocking answers as RAI #13 returns to set the events of 4001 A.D. in motion – and reveals the epic arc of the Valiant Universe’s future history!

Plus: “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” escalates even further as a staggering cast of superstar talents come aboard to reveal what the 41st century holds for Valiant’s most iconic heroes in a new series of four indispensable one-shots! Featuring X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Shadowman, and the debut of an all-new, top-secret character with a crucial tie to the present and future of the Valiant Universe, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” erupts into full force here with four new chapters from Valiant’s most acclaimed creators, ripped directly from the pages of 4001 A.D.:

4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1
Written by Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH); Art by Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS)
On Sale Now

4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1
Written by Jeff Lemire (BLOODSHOT REBORN); Art by Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS)
Coming in June

4001 A.D.: SHADOWMAN #1
Written by Jody Houser (FAITH) & Rafer Roberts (A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG); Art by Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH)
Coming in July

4001 A.D.: WAR MOTHER #1
Written by Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER); Art by Tomás Giorello (Conan)
Coming in August

Each chapter of “THE SUMMER OF THE 4001 A.D.” is designed for maximum accessibility and can be read in concert with the core 4001 A.D. series or stand on its own for a centuries-spanning vision of the future.

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4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN & DAVID MACK
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN (APR168329)
$3.99 | 40 pgs. | T+ | On sale JUNE 29TH (FOC – 6/6/16)

4001 A.D. #2 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN (APR162044)
Cover B by TULA LOTAY (APR162045)
Cover C by RYAN BODENHEIM (APR162046)
Cover D by PHILIP TAN (APR162047)
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN (APR162048)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (APR162049)
Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (APR162050)
B&W Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (APR162051)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JUNE 1st (FOC–5/9/16)

4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Cover A by RYAN LEE (APR162056)
Cover B by CAFU (APR162057)
Character Design Variant by RYAN LEE (APR162058)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (APR162059)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale JUNE 8th (FOC – 5/16/16)

RAI #14 (“4001 A.D.”)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CAFU
Cover A by DAVID MACK (APR162052)
Cover B by ANDRES GUINALDO (APR162053)
Character Design Variant by ANDRES GUINALDO (APR162054)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (APR162055)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JUNE 22 (FOC – 5/30/16)

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Retailer Advisory: Valiant’s DIVINITY II #1 Sells Out, Returns with Second Printing on May 25th!

DIVINITY2_001_COVER_SECOND-PRINTING_DJURDJEVICPlus: Your First Look Inside DIVINITY II #2 – In Stores the Same Day!

After 11 sold-out printings in 2015, the next chapter of Valiant’s acclaimed sci-fi saga has arrived…and it’s already on track to become Valiant’s next smash hit!

Valiant is proud to announce that DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) – the long-awaited VALIANT PRESTIGE limited series from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D., Dept. H), Valiant-exclusive superstar Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis), explosive inker Ryan Winn (X-O MANOWAR), and acclaimed colorist David Baron (BLOODSHOT REBORN, The Authority) – has sold out at the distributor level and will return on May 25th with the DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT!

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 three cosmonauts farther into space than anyone has gone before or since. Handpicked orphans with no connections to Earth, trained as devout Communists, and restricted from having families, they became lost in the stars and encountered something unknown… Something that changed them.

Long thought lost and erased from the history books, Abram Adams was the first to return, crash-landing in the Australian Outback. The few that have been able to reach him believe him to be a deity. They say he can bend matter, space, and even time to his will. But, even with seemingly limitless power at his fingertips, he is concerned only with the secret love he hid away from his superiors and the unborn child he never had a chance to meet.

Now, Myshka, the female co-pilot of the group, has also returned to Earth…but, unlike Abram, she had no secret family. Unlike Abram, she still believes in the Communist ideal. And, unlike Abram, she intends to play a very real role in the return of Soviet glory.

Earth is about to meet a new god. And she’s a Communist. How long can it be before the nations of Earth bend before DIVINITY?

Find out on May 25th with the DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT – in stores the same day as DIVINITY II #2 (of 4)! Jump on board here to find out why fans and critics are heralding the coming of DIVINITY II as one of the year’s most visionary new series:

“Startlingly original… A must for fans of speculative fiction…” – Paste Magazine

“✮✮✮✮✮… DIVINITY II is an artistic masterpiece.” – All-Comic

“✮✮✮✮✮… It’s totally engrossing.” – Comic Crusaders

“✮✮✮✮½… Absolutely gorgeous… [DIVINITY II] puts the drama back into superhero drama in grand fashion.” – Newsarama

“✮✮✮✮½ … Expectations for [DIVINITY II] were high, and Kindt, Hairsine, and company deliver ten fold… This book is firing on all cylinders, and you will not want to miss it.” – Pop Culture Uncovered

“✮✮✮✮½… Exceptionally good… This [is] a gem of an opening issue.” – AiPT!

“✮✮✮✮½ … DIVINITY II is a visual treat… I can’t wait to see how this story plays out over the next three issues.” – Graphic Policy

Plus: Valiant is proud to present your first look inside DIVINITY II #2 (of 4) – also in stores on May 25th! Just a month after the arrival of long-lost cosmonaut Myshka, the former Soviet Union has made an impossible push to become the world’s preeminent superpower. But how? Ninjak has a theory, but it will require going undercover across enemy lines…and maybe some help from Myshka’s old comrade, Abram Adams – the god-like being known as Divinity! But can the motives of a deity among men ever truly be known…and will the return of Divinity’s former teammate rekindle his old allegiances?

Featuring covers by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (FAITH), Tom Muller (Wolf), Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis), Tula Lotay (Supreme: Blue Rose) and Adam Gorham (DEAD DROP), the sold-out science fiction epic of the year continues here as Kindt, Hairsine, Winn, and Baron realign the balance of global power…and push the boundaries of a mind-bending new frontier for the forces of the Valiant Universe, only in DIVINITY II #2 (of 4)!

For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

For Valiant merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com

DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (MAR168776)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | On sale MAY 25th (FOC – 5/2/16)

DIVINITY II #2 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (MAR161814)
Cover B by TOM MULLER (MAR161815)
Variant Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE (MAR161816)
Variant Cover by TULA LOTAY (MAR161817)
Variant Cover by ADAM GORHAM (MAR161818)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | On sale MAY 25th (FOC – 5/2/16)

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Retailer Advisory: Valiant’s Sold-Out FAITH #1 Soars Even Higher into an Unprecedented Fourth Printing!

FAITH_001_COVER_FOURTH PRINTINGValiant’s FAITH #1 is the first certified hit of 2016! As word of mouth continues to spread – from The Huffington Post to The Today Show – the high-flying hero at the forefront of the Valiant Universe is zooming into yet another sold-out printing!

Valiant is proud to announce that FAITH #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the best-selling, new limited series by rising star Jody Houser (Orphan Black) and acclaimed artist Francis Portela (Green Lantern) and Marguerite Savauge (DC Comics Bombshells) – has once again sold out at the distributor level and will return to store shelves on March 30th with the FAITH #1 (of 4) FOURTH PRINTING!

After more than two decades as the heart and soul of Valiant’s acclaimed HARBINGER team, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert’s spotlight-stealing solo debut has enraptured a new generation of fans, critics, retailers, and international media outlets – and now is the perfect time to jump on board!

Now, one of the fastest-selling, female-fronted solo series in the history of comics is leveling up with an unprecedented fourth printing for the breakout sensation of the New Year. Find out why fans everywhere are saying FAITH #1 soars above the rest:

“✮✮✮✮✮… [A] truly stunning book… This is a superhero done right, folks, and that’s something we can all appreciate.” – Nerdist

“✮✮✮✮✮… A perfect first issue… FAITH shines as a true jumping-on point…” – Comic Bastards

“✮✮✮✮✮… You will have faith in FAITH. The first page is enough to get you hooked.” – First Comics News

“✮✮✮✮½… FAITH is yet another utterly brilliant character from a company that seems to thrive on brilliant characters, and this is an upbeat, positive and – above all – a truly fun book that deserves to be seen by as many eyes as possible.” – Big Comic Page

“✮✮✮✮½… Absolutely refreshing… We need more stories like this in comics.” – Comicosity

“✮✮✮✮… [A] blast of fresh, companion field-fueled air… Welcome to the big leagues, Faith. You’ve made it.” – IGN

“✮✮✮✮… There has never been a character in comic books like Faith Herbert… A propulsive, character-centric story that gives us enough to leave us wanting to hang out with Faith and her diverse co-stars more.” – Newsarama

“✮✮✮✮… [FAITH] makes her character even more likeable, if such a thing were even possible.” – Comic Book Resources

“✮✮✮✮… Often hilarious and always mindful, [FAITH] is a Valiant slam-dunk…” – Doomrocket

Orphaned at a young age, Faith Herbert – a psionically gifted “psiot” discovered by the Harbinger Foundation – has always aspired to greatness. But now this once-ordinary teenager is taking control of her destiny and becoming the hard-hitting hero she’s always known she can be – complete with a mild-mannered secret identity, unsuspecting colleagues, and a day job as a reporter that routinely throws her into harm’s way! Well, at least she thought it would… When she’s not typing up listicles about cat videos, Faith makes a secret transformation to patrol the night as the City of Angels’ own leading superhero – the sky-soaring Zephyr!

But flying solo is going to be tougher than she ever thought when Zephyr uncovers a deep-rooted alien conspiracy. Two-bit burglars and car thieves are one thing, but when the world needs a hero to stave off a full-blown extraterrestrial invasion, will Faith find herself in over her head…or ready for her biggest challenge yet?

On March 30th, the worldwide celebration of comics’ next great icon gets even bigger when the FAITH #1 (of 4) FOURTH PRINTING hits comics shops everywhere – on shelves with FAITH #3 (of 4)!

Plus: Don’t miss the next pulse-pounding chapter of Faith’s first adventure this week in FAITH #2 (of 4) – on sale February 24th! Contact your local comics retailer to reserve your copy today!

For more information, visit Valiant on FacebookTwitterTumblrInstagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

FAITH #1 (of 4) FOURTH PRINTING
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (JAN168393)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 30 (FOC – 3/7/16)

FAITH #2 (of 4)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (DEC151654)
COVER B by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE (DEC151655)
Cover C by FRANCIS PORTELA (DEC151656)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (DEC151657)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale FEBRUARY 24 (FOC – 2/1/16)

FAITH #3 (of 4)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (JAN161754)
Cover B by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO (JAN161755)
Cover C by CLAYTON HENRY (JAN161756)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (JAN161757)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+| On sale MARCH 30 (FOC– 3/7/16)

 

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ComicsPRO 2016: Valiant Unleashes “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” with All-New Artwork and Mystery Time Capsule – Coming Soon to a Store Near You!

4001_001_PROMO_TIME-CAPSULE“THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” is coming…and, soon, the countdown to the most ambitious comics event of 2016 is starting in a store near you!

As revealed today at the 10th Annual ComicsPRO Membership Meeting in Portland, OR, Valiant has just debuted a wealth of new details and unseen artwork for “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” – Valiant’s much-anticipated event initiative beginning on May 4th in 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clayton Crain!

In addition to the first lettered look inside the first issue of Kindt & Crain’s staggering 41st century event series, Valiant has also unveiled first word on the official 4001 A.D. TIME CAPSULE – a mysterious, retailer-exclusive offering encapsulating a treasure trove of exclusive surprises and captivating artifacts from the future of the Valiant Universe! Arriving in advance of 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4)‘s May 4th on-sale date in comic shops throughout the United States and Canada, the 4001 A.D. TIME CAPSULE is built specifically for retailers to display in their stores or on their countertops throughout “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” The key to unlocking this one-of-a-kind mystery item will only be provided upon the arrival of 4001 A.D. #4 (of 4) – the final chapter of Valiant’s blockbuster event series – in late August 2016.

“With 4001 A.D., Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain have a created a massive new frontier for the Valiant Universe – one that is brimming with massive developments for our most well-known heroes, all-new characters to accompany them, and ideas so big that they couldn’t be limited to just one series or even the comic page alone,” said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. “In fact, we’re so excited to reveal what the future holds for 4001 A.D. that we wanted to bring that same level of anticipation to fans all over the country with the 4001 A.D. time capsule. All summer long, we’ll be releasing teases about the incredible secrets that these unique items contain. Let the speculation begin!”

In tandem with Valiant’s ComicsPRO 2016 presentation, Valiant has also debuted a selection of new artwork and designs from “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” initiative, including full-size looks at a selection of 4001 A.D.’s most important releases, including 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1, 4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1, 4001 A.D.: SHADOWMAN #1, and 4001 A.D.: [CLASSIFIED] #1.

Encompassing the core 4001 A.D. event, the return of Valiant’s acclaimed RAI ongoing series, and four all-new one-shots revealing the future incarnations of the Valiant Universe’s most iconic heroes, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” is the biggest and most visionary Valiant event to date – and a perfect introduction to the largest independent superhero universe in comics today. Each chapter of “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” is designed for maximum accessibility and can be read in concert with the core 4001 A.D. series or stand on its own for a new vision of the future of the Valiant Universe.

The fight for the future begins on May 4th in 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the all-new, standalone event series following Rai and the 41st century’s most formidable heroes into the fight against New Japan from New York times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (RAI)!

Then, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” explodes out of the pages of 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) with the return of Rai’s award-winning ongoing series in RAI #13 – the FIRST ISSUE of an ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT revealing the origin of New Japan and its very first guardian! Discover the secrets behind 4001 A.D. here as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and acclaimed artist CAFU (UNITY) unearth the answers that have eluded mankind for nearly two millennia. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And what happened to the nine previous Rai that once swore allegiance to his empire?

Plus: “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” escalates even further as an all-star cast of superstar talents come aboard to reveal what the 41st century holds for Valiant’s most iconic heroes in a new series of four indispensable one-shots! Featuring X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Shadowman, and the debut of an all-new, top-secret character with a crucial tie to the present and future of the Valiant Universe, “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” erupts into full force here with four new chapters from Valiant’s most acclaimed creators:

4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1
Written by Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH); Art by Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS)
Coming in May

4001 A.D.: BLOODSHOT #1
Written by Jeff Lemire (BLOODSHOT REBORN); Art by Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS)
Coming in June

4001 A.D.: SHADOWMAN #1
Written by Jody Houser (FAITH) & Rafer Roberts (A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG); Art by Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH)
Coming in July

4001 A.D.: [CLASSIFIED] #1
Written by [CLASSIFIED]; Art by [CLASSIFIED]
Coming in August

One hundred years from today, Father – the benevolent artificial intelligence that governs the island nation of Japan – will gain sentience. To defend its borders, Father will take drastic action by launching Japan into space…where its people can thrive in isolation, away from the overpopulated and resource-deprived planet below. Over the centuries, as New Japan orbits our increasingly unstable world, it will become a model society – one built on peace, prosperity…and Father’s control.

A thousand years from today, Father will create the first Rai, founding a lineage of technologically enhanced heroes engineered to defend New Japan and sworn to protect it from all enemies. For hundreds of years into the future, the Rai will single-handedly enforce New Japan’s justice well…and serve Father without question.

Now, at the dawn of 4001 A.D., the latest Rai is about to inherit the dark truth behind the origin of his kind…and discover the sinister secret at the heart of Father’s existence. For New Japan to live, Earth must die…and as Rai challenges his former master for the first time in more than a millennium, the lone guardian of New Japan will be cast out of his own Father’s kingdom…

Exiled from the only realm he’s ever known, Rai now walks the ravaged world of 4001 A.D. in search of forgotten heroes like himself…on a mission to collect the last surviving legends of a broken planet…and to forge a rebellion with the power to bring the most advanced civilization in history crashing back down to Earth.

Earth must rise. Father must fall. Rai! Eternal Warrior! X-O Manowar! Bloodshot! Shadowman! Geomancer! And more! The war for the ultimate fate of humanity begins in 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) by superstar creators Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain – and continues in May and beyond as “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” rages on…and changes the future of the Valiant Universe for all time!

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4001 A.D. #1 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAR161791)
Cover B by TULA LOTAY (MAR161792)
Cover C by RYAN BODENHEIM (MAR161793)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by CLAYTON HENRY (MAR161794)
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAR161796)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (MAR161797)
Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (MAR161798)
Interlocking B&W Sketch Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK (MAR161799)
Blank Cover also available (MAR161795)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MAY 4 (FOC – 4/11/16)

4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover A by CAFU (MAR161805)
Cover B by PHIL JIMENEZ (MAR161806)
Character Design Variant by MATT KINDT (MAR161807)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (MAR161808)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | ONE-SHOT | On sale MAY 11 (FOC – 4/18/16)

RAI #13 (NEW ARC! “4001 A.D.”)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CAFU
Cover A by DAVID MACK (MAR161800)
Cover B by CAFU (MAR161801)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by CLAYTON HENRY (MAR161802)
Character Design Variant by CAFU (MAR161803)
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (MAR161804)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MAY 18 (FOC – 4/25/16)

 

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ComicsPRO 2016: Valiant Reveals the First Look Inside DIVINITY II #1 – The Sold-Out Sci-Fi Epic Returns in April!

DIVINITY2_001_COVER-A_DJURDJEVICEarth is about to meet a new god…and she’s a Communist. This spring…the nations of Earth will prepare to bend before DIVINITY as Valiant’s sold-out sci-fi sensation returns with an all-new prestige format limited series!

In advance of the 10th Annual ComicsPRO Membership Meeting in Portland, OR, Valiant is proud to present your first look inside DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the long-awaited limited series reuniting acclaimed creators Matt Kindt (NINJAK), Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY), Ryan Winn (X-O MANOWAR), and David Baron (BLOODSHOT REBORN) for a gripping new installment of the blockbuster superhero saga that turned the world upside-down! On April 20th, don’t miss a moment as the god-like entity that the A.V. Club calls the “Best New Superhero of 2015″ returns to confront a ghost torn from his own past…one that now threatens the very fabric of existence itself!

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 three cosmonauts farther into space than anyone has gone before or since. Handpicked orphans with no connections to Earth, trained as devout Communists, and restricted from having families, they became lost in the stars and encountered something unknown… Something that changed them.

Long thought lost and erased from the history books, Abram Adams was the first to return, crash-landing in the Australian Outback. The few that have been able to reach him believe him to be a deity. They say he can bend matter, space, and even time to his will. But, even with seemingly limitless power at his fingertips, he is concerned only with the secret love he hid away from his superiors and the unborn child he never had a chance to meet.

Now, Myshka, the female co-pilot of the group, has also returned to Earth…but, unlike Abram she had no secret family. Unlike Abram, she still believes in the Communist ideal. And, unlike Abram, she intends to play a very real role in the return of Soviet glory.

“[DIVINITY II’s] focus will shift slightly to the two members of DIVINITY’s crew that were left in space at the end of the first arc. Especially the woman that went with him – and her struggle to survive and return to Earth. She is not happy about what happened,” series writer Matt Kindt told Vulture. “We’ll see things from her perspective that will really inform our opinion of DIVINITY and what he did in the first series.”

After universal critical acclaim and 11 sold-out printings, the cosmos-spanning epic that birthed a new Valiant icon takes its next staggering leap into the unknown on April 20th in DIVINITY II #1 (of 4)! Featuring covers by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (Thor), Tom Muller (Wolf), Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis), Phil Jimenez (Infinite Crisis), and Adam Gorham (DEAD DROP), DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) will be presented in the deluxe Valiant Prestige format with no ads, matte-laminate cardstock covers, custom-designed endsheets.

Attention retailers attending this week’s 10th Annual ComicsPRO Membership Meeting: Ask a Valiant representative about how to obtain retailer-exclusive offerings, including DIVINITY II ballpoint pens!

For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

DIVINITY II #1 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (FEB161875)
Cover B by TOM MULLER (FEB161876)
Variant Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE (FEB161878)
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ (FEB161879)
Variant Cover by ADAM GORHAM (FEB161880)
B&W Sketch Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE (FEB161881)
Blank Cover also available (FEB161877)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | On sale APRIL 20 (FOC – 3/28/16)

 

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ComicsPRO 2016: Valiant Debuts A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 Animated Trailer and 10-Page Extended Preview!

In advance of the 10th Annual ComicsPRO Membership Meeting in Portland, OR, Valiant is proud to debut the official animated trailer and an extended look inside for A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of the ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES from red-hot writer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm, Shutter) and Valiant-exclusive superstar David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man)! On March 16th, get smashed or be smashed when Valiant’s award-winning adventurers go “IN THE BAG” for an insane rescue mission pitting Archer into the mind-bending maze of lost treasures and historical oddities that awaits inside Armstrong’s magical satchel! (Oh yeah, and there are some ninja-nuns, a talking fish-man, and a Greek god with a thirst for revenge too… It’s starting to get pretty rowdy in there!)

MEET ARMSTRONG: Since the ancient city of Ur, this immortal adventurer has spent the last 7,000 years drinking and carousing his way through history alongside some of the greatest merrymakers the world has ever known.

MEET ARCHER: A sheltered teenage martial arts master and expert marksman who was raised for a single purpose – to kill the devil incarnate. Little did he know that this undying evil was actually Armstrong (he’s actually a pretty good guy…once you get to know him) and, since hitting the road together, these two have become great friends and even better partners.

NOW: Archer is about to set off on his most dangerous mission yet – a quest into the mystic reaches of Armstrong’s bottomless satchel to liberate his friend and comrade from the clutches of the mad god Bacchus! Imprisoned in Armstrong’s satchel for centuries, Bacchus now commands a legion of monsters, goblins and golems bent on escaping back into the world of man and enacting revenge on their captor… Can Archer single-handedly combat the godly embodiment of intoxication himself – and rescue his best buddy – without becoming lost amongst Armstrong’s endless repository of bizarre artifacts and historical oddities in the process?

“Bacchus has…actually been trapped inside Armstrong’s satchel for thousands of years — a very, very long time, and he was put there by Armstrong, who was “joking around” and forgot that he had done it. [Laughs] There is a long backstory, but it’s basically an old friendship gone bad, and now Bacchus has great desire to get revenge,” writer Rafer Roberts told Comic Book Resources. “It’s really all about the mistakes that you made back in the day when you drank too much booze. Just because you don’t remember doing it doesn’t mean that you didn’t do something bad.”

All this…plus the return of Mary-Maria and the Sisters of Perpetual Darkness! The landmark first appearance of Davey the Mackerel! Fleabag motels! A taste of the world’s greatest whiskey! And surprises galore! Take two aspirin and call us in the morning because, on March 16th, Valiant’s history-smashing heroes are going “IN THE BAG” for A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 – featuring covers by David Lafuente (Patsy Walker: Hellcat), Kano (Swamp Thing), Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY), Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS), Rafer Roberts (Carpool Buddies of Doom), and Phil Jimenez (Infinite Crisis)!

Attention retailers attending this week’s 10th Annual ComicsPRO Membership Meeting: Ask a Valiant representative about how to obtain A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG retailer-exclusive offerings, including bottle openers, coasters, note pads, sales bags, and a ComicsPRO-exclusive edition of the complete first issue!

For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1
Written by RAFER ROBERTS
Art by DAVID LAFUENTE
Cover A by DAVID LAFUENTE (JAN161737)
Cover B by KANO (JAN161738)
Cover C by TREVOR HAIRSINE (JAN161739)
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Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ (JAN161743)
B&W Sketch Variant by DAVID LAFUENTE (JAN161744)
Blank Cover also available (JAN161741)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 16th (FOC 2/22/16)

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Written by RAFER ROBERTS
Art by DAVID LAFUENTE
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Cover B by KANO (FEB161885)
Cover C by MONICA GALLAGHER (FEB161886)
Variant Cover by RAFER ROBERTS (FEB161887)
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ (FEB161888)
B&W Sketch Variant by DAVID LAFUENTE (FEB161889)

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Valiant Unveils ComicsPRO 2016 Retailer Exclusives with A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1, DIVINITY II #1, 4001 A.D. #1, and Much More!

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Valiant is proud to announce that it is joining the 10th Annual ComicsPRO conference from February 18th–20th, 2016 in Portland, OR. To celebrate ten years of the comics industry’s biggest annual event for retailers, the award-winning publisher behind the largest independent superhero universe in comics is gearing up to debut a staggering assortment of retailer-exclusive comics, giveaways, promotional merchandise, and never-before-seen surprises – only at ComicsPRO 2016!

Over the course of the three-day conference, each attending ComicsPRO retailer will receive advance copies of Valiant’s biggest releases of the year with three ComicPRO 2016 exclusive comics:

A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 ComicsPRO 2016 Retailer Exclusive Edition (Written by Rafer Roberts; Art & Cover by David Lafuente)
DIVINITY II #1 (of 4) ComicsPRO 2016 Retailer Exclusive Edition (Written by Matt Kindt; Art by Trevor Hairsine; Cover by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic)
4001 A.D. #1 (of 4) ComicsPRO 2016 Retailer Exclusive Edition (Written by Matt Kindt; Art & Cover by Clayton Crain)
Additionally, all participating retailers will receive a complimentary Valiant swag bag. This exclusive collection of retailer-only point-of-purchase and promotional items will include:

  • 4001 A.D. ComicsPRO 2016 variant edition order forms
  • A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG bottle openers
  • A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG coasters
  • A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG note pads
  • DIVINITY II ballpoint pens
  • FAITH felt-tip markers
  • And more special surprises!

All attending retailers are also encouraged to visit the complimentary Valiant party suite during their stay at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. Open at all hours during the three-day summit, the suite will provide attendees with an assortment of complimentary items and services, including:

  • Free cocktails and refreshments
  • Free comics and promotional materials, including 4001 A.D. limited edition shot glasses, 4001 A.D. box cutters, and A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG sales bags
  • The first look at the official A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG six-foot standee – find out how your store can qualify!
  • The Valiant photo booth – featuring the official WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR battle axe!
  • And that’s not all – look for even more surprises to be unveiled on the ground in Portland, OR during ComicsPRO 2016!

Attention retailers: For more information on any of these items, contact a member of the Valiant Entertainment sales team at retailers@valiantentertainment.com.

We’ll see you in Portland!

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Retailer Advisory: Valiant’s FAITH #1 Flies into Third Printing – In Stores Alongside FAITH #2 in February!

FAITH_001_COVER_THIRD PRINTINGFAITH is flying high! From The Guardian to MTV to People to the Today Show, Valiant’s sky-strafing hero has taken the press by storm…and now she’s soaring into her third sold-out printing!

Valiant is proud to announce that FAITH #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the stratospheric new limited series by rising star Jody Houser (Orphan Black) and acclaimed artist Francis Portela (Green Lantern) and Marguerite Savauge (DC Comics Bombshells) – has once again sold out at the distributor level and will return to stores shelves on February 24th alongside FAITH #2 (of 4) with the FAITH #1 (of 4) THIRD PRINTING.

Bursting out of the pages of HARBINGER, meet the sensational hero that’s captured the attention of the world right here as Faith “Zephyr” Herbert steps into her very first solo adventure – and a spectacular new jumping-on point for the Valiant Universe! After two sold-out printings, stunning reviews, and international media coverage, find out for yourself why FAITH #1 (of 4) is already being heralded as the runaway new series debut of 2016 and one of the most critically acclaimed series of the New Year:

“✮✮✮✮✮… [A] truly stunning book… This is a superhero done right, folks, and that’s something we can all appreciate.” – Nerdist

“✮✮✮✮✮… A perfect first issue… FAITH shines as a true jumping-on point…” – Comic Bastards

“✮✮✮✮✮… You will have faith in FAITH. The first page is enough to get you hooked.” – First Comics News

“✮✮✮✮½… FAITH is yet another utterly brilliant character from a company that seems to thrive on brilliant characters, and this is an upbeat, positive and – above all – a truly fun book that deserves to be seen by as many eyes as possible.” – Big Comic Page

“✮✮✮✮½… Absolutely refreshing… We need more stories like this in comics.” – Comicosity

“✮✮✮✮… [A] blast of fresh, companion field-fueled air… Welcome to the big leagues, Faith. You’ve made it.” – IGN

“✮✮✮✮… There has never been a character in comic books like Faith Herbert… A propulsive, character-centric story that gives us enough to leave us wanting to hang out with Faith and her diverse co-stars more.” – Newsarama

“✮✮✮✮… [FAITH] makes her character even more likeable, if such a thing were even possible.” – Comic Book Resources

“✮✮✮✮… Often hilarious and always mindful, [FAITH] is a Valiant slam-dunk…” – Doomrocket

Orphaned at a young age, Faith Herbert – a psionically gifted “psiot” discovered by the Harbinger Foundation – has always aspired to greatness. But now this once-ordinary teenager is taking control of her destiny and becoming the hard-hitting hero she’s always known she can be – complete with a mild-mannered secret identity, unsuspecting colleagues, and a day job as a reporter that routinely throws her into harm’s way! Well, at least she thought it would… When she’s not typing up listicles about cat videos, Faith makes a secret transformation to patrol the night as the City of Angels’ own leading superhero – the sky-soaring Zephyr!

But flying solo is going to be tougher than she ever thought when Zephyr uncovers a deep-rooted alien conspiracy. Two-bit burglars and car thieves are one thing, but when the world needs a hero to stave off a full-blown extraterrestrial invasion, will Faith find herself in over her head…or ready for her biggest challenge yet?

On February 24th, get ready to #FLYLIKEFAITH when Valiant’s headline-grabbing solo debut returns to comic shops everywhere with the FAITH #1 (of 4) THIRD PRINTING!

Plus: Faith’s milestone-making adventure continues the same day with FAITH #2 (of 4) – also on sale February 24th! Contact your local comics retailer to reserve your copy today!

For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

FAITH #1 (of 4) THIRD PRINTING
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC DJURDJEVIC (DEC158662)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale FEBRUARY 24 (FOC – 2/8/16)

FAITH #2 (of 4)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (DEC151654)
COVER B by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE (DEC151655)
Cover C by FRANCIS PORTELA (DEC151656)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (DEC151657)
$3.99 | 32 pgs | T+ | On sale FEBRUARY 24 (FOC – 2/1/16)

 

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Retailer Advisory: Valiant’s FAITH #1 Soars into Advance Sell-Out; Retailers to Receive Bonus Second Printing in Stores Alongside First

FAITH_001_COVER_SECOND-PRINTINGValiant is proud to announce that FAITH #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the long-awaited solo series debut for the breakout star of HARBINGER – has sold out at the distributor level in advance of its January 27th street date and will immediately return to store shelves with the FAITH #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING.

To meet surging demand for Faith’s solo series debut on the heels of mainstream recognition by a diverse array of media outlets including The A.V. Club, Bustle, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, MTV, People, Seventeen, The Washington Post, Vox, and many more, Valiant is providing participating retailers with a complimentary overship of the FAITH #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING that will arrive in stores alongside the issue’s first, sold-out edition just in time for the title’s January 27th on-sale date.

“Even before the first issue has hit stores, FAITH #1 has managed to over-perform on nearly every level,” said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. “From story to accessibility on down, this is a perfect, new-reader-friendly first issue that wonderfully illustrates why Valiant’s brand of storytelling continues to accrue praise from all corners of the industry. To that end, we want to ensure that retailers nationwide are ready to accommodate readers looking for Valiant’s latest hit #1 title on January 27th, and this unique second printing overship is designed to do just that.”

Retailers will receive their bonus copies of the FAITH #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING in 50% proportion to their orders of the FAITH #1 (of 4) – Cover A by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic. Further copies of the FAITH #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING have also been made available through Diamond code: DEC158001.

Written by rising star Jody Houser (Orphan Black) with artwork by explosive artists Francis Portela (Green Lantern) and Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells), FAITH #1 (of 4) is the first-ever solo series for Faith “Zephyr” Herbert – the high-flying heart and soul of Valiant’s acclaimed HARBINGER series. Since her first appearance in 1992, Faith has stood the test of time as one of the most unique characters anywhere in comics – a starry-eyed superhero cut from the same comic-loving cloth as her fans around the world. Now, on January 27th, Faith is charging to the forefront of the Valiant Universe for blockbuster-scale adventure packed with spectacular superhero action, alien intrigue, and global stakes!

Orphaned at a young age, Faith Herbert – a psionically gifted “psiot” discovered by the Harbinger Foundation – has always aspired to greatness. But now this once-ordinary teenager is taking control of her destiny and becoming the hard-hitting hero she’s always known she can be – complete with a mild-mannered secret identity, unsuspecting colleagues, and a day job as a reporter that routinely throws her into harm’s way! Well, at least she thought it would… When she’s not typing up listicles about cat videos, Faith makes a secret transformation to patrol the night as the City of Angels’ own leading superhero – the sky-soaring Zephyr!

But flying solo is going to be tougher than she ever thought when Zephyr uncovers a deep-rooted alien conspiracy. Two-bit burglars and car thieves are one thing, but when the world needs a hero to stave off a full-blown extraterrestrial invasion, will Faith find herself in over her head…or ready for her biggest challenge yet?

Faith is flying high! On January 27th, Jody Houser, Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage lift off for one of 2016’s most anticipated new series, only in FAITH #1 (of 4) – arriving in stores alongside FAITH #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING!

For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

FAITH #1 (of 4)
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (NOV151702)
Cover B by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE (NOV151703)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by CLAYTON HENRY (NOV151704)
Variant Cover by KANO (NOV151706)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN COOVER (NOV151707)
Blank Cover also available (NOV151705)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JANUARY 27

FAITH #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING
Written by JODY HOUSER
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (DEC158001)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JANUARY 27

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Hastings and Valiant Present “Comics College” – A Weekly Instructional Workshop Beginning January 30th!

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Plus: Don’t Miss Your Chance to Illustrate Valiant’s Free Comic Book Day 2016 Hastings-Exclusive Cover with the Official “Comics College” Submission Contest!

JANUARY 12th, 2016 – This winter, Hastings stores across the nation are joining forces with award-winning comics publisher Valiant Entertainment for “Comics College” – a fun-filled, educational workshop exploring every corner of the comic book industry! Following in the footsteps of last year’s “The Craft of Comics” series, Hastings is taking fans even deeper into the world of comics with brand-new video seminars that detail all the tricks of the trade – as revealed by one of Valiant’s leading writers or illustrators each week! The month-long “Comics College” in-store event begins on Saturday, January 30th at 2pm ET at a Hastings location near you and continues with new episodes every Saturday through February 20th.

Broadcasting into more than 140 Hastings locations nationwide, each installment of “Comics College” offers an inside look at the process of creating comics from start to finish. Featuring a new conversation with a different Valiant creator each week, join us here as some of the brightest talents in comics today examine the most important aspects of working in the comics industry today – from getting your first big break and writing your first script to the finer points of portfolio reviews for artists and editors alike…and much more!

Plus: Valiant is giving each Hastings viewer their shot at their chance to win the prize of a lifetime – their first professional published comics debut – with the official “Comics College” contest! Over the course of the “Comics College” event, aspiring artists nationwide are encouraged to illustrate and submit their favorite Valiant comics character in a captivating scene of their own choosing. From there, the winning piece will then be published as the official art for Hastings’ exclusive variant cover for the VALIANT: 4001 A.D. FCBD SPECIAL – hitting Hastings stores everywhere for Free Comic Book Day 2016!

Creators scheduled to stream during the workshop include:

WEEK ONE – HOW TO WRITE COMICS
Fred Van Lente (Writer, Archer & Armstrong; Ivar, Timewalker)
January 30th at 2pm ET (1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT)

WEEK TWO – HOW COMICS ARE MADE
Robert Venditti (Writer, X-O Manowar; Wrath of the Eternal Warrior)
February 6th at 2pm ET (1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT)

WEEK THREE – HOW TO BREAK INTO COMICS
Jody Houser (Writer, Faith)
February 13th at 2pm ET (1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT)

WEEK FOUR – PORTFOLIO REVIEW
David Baron (Colorist, Bloodshot Reborn)
February 20th at 2pm ET (1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT)

Contact your local Hastings location or visit GoHastings.com/ComicsCollege for more details and complete contest guidelines. Beginning on January 30th, prepare yourself for a crash course in making comics like a pro with a priceless treasure trove of behind-the-scenes insights…coming soon to a Hastings location near you!

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About Hastings
Hastings is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise, in a superstore format.

About Valiant Entertainment
Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns the largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 81 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the company’s characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year. In 2015, Valiant announced a multi-picture deal to bring Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films. Visit Valiant online at ValiantUniverse.com.

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