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VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013

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Valiant Entertainment Solicitations – Previous Three Months

• January 2013

• December 2012

• November 2012

FEBRUARY 2013

 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Harbinger #0

Written By: Joshua Dysart

Art By: Mico Suayan

Covers By: Mico Suayan, Clayton Henry, Clayton Crain and Lewis Larosa

 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Description: Rise to power!

Toyo Harada, CEO of Harada Global Conglomerates and the most potent known psionic in the world, has a vision for the perfect future. A vision he will realize with or without the consent of the rest of humanity. In order to achieve it, he’s built a private army of super-powered hyper-telekinetics within the Harbinger Foundation. But who was Harada before he became the world’s most powerful man? And what are the origins of his vast ambitions? Don’t miss those answers and more in this special standalone issue that will define the future of the Valiant Universe.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013X-O Manowar #10

Written By: Robert Venditti

Art By: Trevor Hairsine

Covers By: Trevor Hairsine and Cary Nord

Description: 

Planet Death looms! A new X-O Manowar rises! And nothing can stop what’s coming.

With the Vine invasion fleet waiting in orbit, Aric of Dacia is forced into the one battle he never wanted, against the strongest, most horrifying opponent he’s ever faced. This adversary doesn’t want the X-O Manowar armor. It doesn’t want Earth. It only wants Aric — dead. The winner will hold the fate of everyone – human and Vine – in the palm of his hand. Because before this fight is over, the armor will reveal that it wields far more destructive potential than anyone could have possibly imagined. Robert Venditti and Trevor Hairsine conclude the two-part prelude that sets the stage for the epic war everything has been building up to. X-O Manowar is going home!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Bloodshot #8

Written By: Duane Swierczynski

Art By: Manuel Garcia

Covers By: Arturo Lozzi, Trevor Hairsine and Clayton Crain

Description: CHAINSAW EAT BLOODSHOT!

Bloodshot may be the best, but he wasn’t the first. Bloodshot is taking his revenge on Project Rising Spirit—the secret quasi-government experimental division that created him — one body at a time. But nothing could have prepared him for what’s waiting for him inside the Nursery. Deep underground, get ready to go to war with the band of misfit killers that Bloodshot used to call brothers-in-arms. Cleaner. Recon. Point. Gunner. Team: CHAINSAW is reporting for duty, sir!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

archer7b VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013archer7a VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Archer & Armstrong #7

Written By: Fred Van Lente

Art By: Emanuela Lupacchino

Covers By: Emanuela Lupacchino and Clayton Henry

Description: Who shoots The Shootist?!

What would an Eternal Warrior be without an immortal enemy? For centuries, The Shootist – the Sect’s most feared assassin – has been a pivotal player in world events. Now he has Archer & Armstrong in his sights! With Gilad and the new Geomancer’s help, can they stop the man who only fires shots heard ’round the world?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

harbinger9 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Harbinger #9

Written By: Joshua Dysart

Art By: Matthew Clark

Covers By: Mico Suayan and Khari Evans

Description: Nothing can bring her down.

She’s the light in the dark. The soul of a rising resistance movement. Here now, for the first time, is the story of Zephyr (aka Faith Herbert… but shhh don’t tell anyone)! As danger closes in on all sides, Faith must begin the trials and tribulations of being the Valiant Universe’s first real-life superhero. Learn the secret potential of her powers and the truth about her time at the Harbinger Foundation, then follow her into battle to save the other Renegades. Look, up in the air! It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s freakin’ Zephyr!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

shadowman4b VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013shadowman4a VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Shadowman #4

Written By: Justin Jordan and Patrick Zircher

Art By: Patrick Zircher

Covers By: Patrick Zircher and Dave Johnson

Description: All hell breaks loose.

Shadowman and the monstrous Mr. Twist battle to the death! Everything is at stake for Jack, Dox, and Alyssa – and for the world as they know it – because if Twist succeeds, then Master Darque will walk the earth once more.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

bloodshot1 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Bloodshot Vol. 1: Setting the World on First TPB

Written By: Duane Swierczynski

Art By: Manuel Garcia and Arturo Lozzi

Cover By: Arturo Lozzi

Description: Every mission is a suicide mission.

Your name is Angelo Mortalli. Your brother is trapped behind enemy lines and on the verge of — no. That’s not right. Your name is Raymond Garrison. You’ve retired from the dangers of the field, but a desperate plea from your oldest friend plunges you into a vicious firefight that — no. That’s not right, either. You are Bloodshot. You are the shade of gray that freedom requires. The perfect confluence of military necessity and cutting-edge technology. A walking WikiLeaks. A reservoir of dirty secrets that could set the world on fire. And you’ve just been captured.

Collecting BLOODSHOT #1-4 (2012) by best-selling writer Duane Swierczynski and acclaimed artists Manuel Garcia & Arturo Lozzi, find out why this is the series that has IGN proclaiming “Valiant is quickly becoming the publisher to beat.”

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

ninjak1 VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013Valiant Masters: Ninjak Vol. 1 – Black Water HC

Written By: Mark Moretti

Art By: Joe Quesada and Mark Moretti

Cover By: Joe Quesada

Description: Collected for the very first time – Ninjak’s solo debut in the original Valiant Universe by Mark Moretti (Bloodshot) & comics icon Joe Quesada (Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man)!

Colin King – sophisticated British playboy by day, elite super-spy by night! Codenamed Ninjak, King is gifted with a brilliant mind and lethal training in the world’s most dangerous fighting techniques. Both will be put to the ultimate test as he is drawn into globe-spanning mission to apprehend Dr. Silk, mastermind of the WEBNET terror network, before the mysterious weapon known as “Black Water” goes online. From the British Isles to the land of the Rising Sun, Ninjak will leave an indelible imprint on the Valiant Universe – or die trying. Collecting NINJAK (1994) #1-6, #0, and #00 and featuring special, rarely seen sketches and process art from the Valiant vault!

184 pages, $24.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum & ComicList

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