The Dark Defenders of the Valiant Universe are set to unite this July to battle an ancient evil — EXARCH FANE and his BOOK OF SHADOWS! Here’s just a taste of the epic blockbuster event with a first look at the artwork from BOOK OF SHADOWS #1, on sale July 27th!
BOOK OF SHADOWS #1 1:250 Retailer Incentive Cover
The BOOK OF SHADOWS #1 exclusive 1/250 variant will feature an extraordinary glass treatment and a background featuring black gloss vinyl with the art in a blacklight UV ink, making this an unforgettable collectible perfectly suited for the first ever team up of the supernatural defenders of the Valiant Universe.
A note from Cullen Bunn on the terrifying new villain, EXARCH FANE!
“Exarch Fane is an ancient being from beyond the veil of life and death. He’s a warlord who dwells in a terrifying castle and surrounds himself with an army of the undead and worse. He even wields a sword forged from a black hole.
When you’ve got armaments and minions like that, when you’ve faced the Eternal Warrior in battle and survived, you get a little emboldened. Exarch Fane likes to talk, to both taunt and charm his enemies. He’d be a great dinner guest, except for his pesky habit of laying waste to worlds!”
BOOK OF SHADOWS #1
Shadowman. Eternal Warrior. Punk Mambo. Doctor Mirage. The supernatural protectors of the Valiant Universe unite for the very first time to stand against a terrifying ancient threat: Exarch Fane. No one is safe as the fearsome foe has his cold hands on the Book of Shadows.
Book of Shadows is a blockbuster supernatural event that forms a brand-new team in the Valiant Universe… but will they be enough to stop Fane’s wrath
On Sale: July 27, 2022
FOC: July 4th, 2022
Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Vicente Cifuentes Cover Artist: Rafael Albuquerque, Adam Gorham, Travis Escarfullery, Kelley Jones