Valiant Hightails It to NC Comiccon 2018 with Exclusives, Panels, and More!

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In just a few short weeks, Valiant will once again return to the great state of North Carolina for NC Comicon 2018, a spectacular celebration of comics, pop culture, and fandom!

From Friday, November 9th to Sunday, November 11th, start your journey at Booth #A001-A002 inside the Durham Convention Center and discover why Valiant is one of the most talked-about publishers in the comic industry! Check out a vast selection of trade paperbacks and hardcovers collecting Valiant’s critically acclaimed titles, like FAITH, X-O MANOWAR, NINJA-K, SHADOWMAN, SECRET WEAPONS, and much, much more!

While you’re at the convention, be sure to check out the BLOODSHOT RISING SPIRIT #1 NC Comicon 2018 Variant Cover at the Official NC Comicon Merchandise Booth #1004! Created by a brutal brain trust of comic elites that includes Kevin Grevioux (Underworld), Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson (Cable), and artist Ken Lashley (X-Men), the definitive origin story of Valiant’s walking weapon of war, Bloodshot, can now be told in this brand-new prequel series – featuring exclusive never-before-seen cover art by Ben Bishop (The Aggregate)!

Plus: Make sure you put these upcoming panels on your calendar so you don’t miss a second of what Valiant has in store for NC Comicon!

First, learn about the ins and outs of comic book creation on Saturday, November 10th at 1 pm ET in Cinema One with VALIANT: THE CRAFT OF COMICS! From the award-winning industry veterans behind the Valiant Universe’s greatest hits, find out just what it takes to put together a compelling story from start to finish, how to make your series stand apart, and how the editorial process functions at the highest levels – featuring New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, DIVINITY)!

Then, the excitement continues on Sunday, November 11th at 2pm ET in the Connie Moses Ballroom withVALIANT 101 AND BEYOND! New to the Valiant Universe? With Valiant’s all-new and exciting “BEYOND” initiative in full swing, there’s never been a better time to become a fan! Jump on board right here with a concise and fun-filled introduction to the origins of Valiant’s greatest and most iconic heroes, complete with suggestions of where to start reading. Plus, check out the new titles in the “BEYOND” slate, along with sneak peeks of other upcoming books!

Finally, Valiant will be visiting stores both on the show floor and in the greater Durham area as part of #ValiantVisits! Retailers, if you’d like a member of Valiant’s hardworking sales team to visit your shop, please reach out at

We’ll see you in the Tar Heel state!

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