October Solicitations: Valiant

   
Q2: THE RETURN OF QUANTUM AND WOODY #1 (of 5)
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art & Cover by M.D. BRIGHT
Wraparound Variant by OSCAR JIMENEZ
Throwback Variant by M.D. BRIGHT
Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS
Blank Cover Variant also available

The most demanded return in comics is finally here! The original
Quantum and Woody are back! Legendary creators Christopher Priest and
M.D. Bright return to one of the most acclaimed series of the modern era
for an all-new mini-series event!

Whatever happened to the world’s worst superhero team? Twenty years past
their prime, the unlikely crime-fighting duo known as Quantum and Woody
(not a couple) have long since parted ways…until a middle-aged Quantum
suddenly reappears with a brand-new teenage partner. Now Woody is out to
break up the all-new, all-different Quantum and Woody and put an end to
Quantum’s recklessness…just as Quantum takes on a life-or-death
personal mission for national security. Can these former friends set
aside their differences…and their age…and their numerous health
difficulties…to join forces one last time without driving each other
crazy?

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 15th

  
ARMOR HUNTERS: AFTERMATH #1
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CAFU
Cover by DIEGO BERNARD
Variant Cover by BRENT PEEPLES
Variant Cover by MICO SUAYAN

The fallout of the summer’s blistering crossover event starts now – and no hero can escape what happens next!

The ARMOR HUNTERS invasion has passed, leaving massive casualties and a
fractured populace in its wake.  Don’t miss the epilogue to Robert
Venditti’s galaxy spanning epic, ARMOR HUNTERS, in the book that will
set a new status quo for all of your favorite heroes! Find out here as
X-O MANOWAR, UNITY, BLOODSHOT, THE HARBINGER RENEGADES and many more
forge a new frontline of defense for the people of Earth!

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ONE-SHOT | ON SALE OCTOBER 1st

   
X-O MANOWAR #0
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CLAY MANN
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Cover B by CLAY MANN
Variant Cover by JEFF LEMIRE
Variant Cover by BRYAN HITCH

Lock missiles and ZERO in on the can’t–miss origin of Aric of Dacia, a.k.a. X-O MANOWAR!

After narrowly surviving the events of ARMOR HUNTERS, X-O Manowar (or
what’s left of him) must look to the future, but, to do so, Aric must
first learn the startling secret of his past. Be here in October and
learn the TRUE, violent origin of Visigoth life under the brutality of
the Roman Empire.

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th

  
UNITY #0
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CARY NORD
Cover by RAUL ALLEN
Variant Cover by CHRISCROSS
Variant Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN

Before X-O Manowar… Before Ninjak… The world was changed in the trenches…

The unbreakable all-star superteam known as UNITY has saved the planet,
and the world is in its debt…but is this the first time a band of
exceptional heroes and soldiers has rescued humanity from a doomsday
threat? The Eternal Warrior remembers, and, one hundred years ago,
behind a curtain of barbed wire and corpses, he led another team of
valiant champions on a life-or-death mission that changed the very
course of history. Now, for the first time, find out why the world needs
UNITY…and why there has always been one to stand against the threats no
ordinary team could match!

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 15th


THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE #2 (of 5)
Written by JEN VAN METER
Art & Cover by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE

Descent and peril!

Leaving her mortal body in deadly danger, the spirit of Dr. Mirage is
about to enter the afterlife’s web of worlds, and begin the fight to win
back a partner she thought she’d lost forever. But enemies lie in wait
everywhere, and while demons and beasts besiege Mirage in the spirit
world, an unexpected new eruption of evil threatens her life on Earth!

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th

    
ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #25 (ANNIVERSARY HULLABALOO!)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE, RAY FAWKES, JUSTIN JORDAN, DONNY CATES & ELIOT RAHAL, JOEY ESPOSITO and MORE!
Art by CLAYTON HENRY, SHAWN CRYSTAL, MICHAEL WALSH, BARRY KITSON, and MORE!
Cover A by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover B by SHAWN CRYSTAL
Variant Cover by PERE PEREZ
Throwback Variant by JIM CALAFIORE
Variant Cover by MICHAEL WALSH

IT ALL ENDS HERE…SERIOUSLY…THIS TIME IT LITERALLY ALL ENDS HERE. (MAYBE?!)

Be here front and center as the original creative team of Fred Van Lente
and Clayton Henry lead off a 48-page A&A hollapalooza honoring
Valiant’s most dysfunctional duo!  Plus: the offi cial Archer &
Armstrong drinking game! Armstrong’s fi rst drink! A very special
Timewalker adventure! And much more!

Featuring a who’s who of funnybook madcappery with all-new stories and shenanigans from Donny Cates (Buzzkill), Shawn Crystal (Deadpool), Ray Fawkes (Batman: Eternal), Justin Jordan (Dead Body Road), Barry Kitson (Empire), Michael Walsh (Secret Avengers), and many, many more!

$4.99 | T+ | 48 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 29th

 
THE DELINQUENTS #3 (of 4)
Written by JAMES ASMUS & FRED VAN LENTE
Art by KANO
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
Board Game Variant by JUAN DOE
Variant Cover by KHARI EVANS

GET DELINQUENT!

As the road trip from hell enters its penultimate pit stop, our curious
cuatro must make a choice that will FOREVER CHANGE THE WORLD…or at least
change the course of HOBO HISTORY as we know it! With only a mysterious
ass-map (yes, we said ass-map!) to guide them, Archer and Armstrong and
Quantum and Woody are about out to discover the HOLE of America…uncover
the secrets of their mysterious benefactor…and take down corporate
America while they’re at it! It’s independent comics, we can do whatever
we want, baby!

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 22nd

 
BLOODSHOT #24
Written by B. CLAY MOORE
Art by WILL ROSADO
Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
Variant Cover by SINA GRACE

Russian super-spies don’t die easy!

Deep in the biting cold of a former Soviet state, a mysterious cell of
sleeper agents – their minds clouded, but their bodies genetically
enhanced – are wreaking havoc and inching the region toward war. Forced
into a fight he never wanted, Bloodshot is about to discover the shocking
secret of their agenda…and, when faced with the might of their
unstoppable power, will meet an enemy eerily similar to himself…

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 1st

 
HARBINGER: OMEGAS #3 (of 3)
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA
Variant Cover by GLENN FABRY

Cold war no more!

Peter Stanchek. Toyo Harada. The two most destructive superpowers in the
world — literally — have come to a reckoning of will, and in the
fallout of their cataclysmic conflict, each will come to grips with a
world in which the other is free…and unchecked. Their former families,
the Harbinger Foundation and the Renegades, lie in shards around them.
What will stop these men — either of them — from reducing the world to
ashes?

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 29th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 (NEW PRINTING)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by MICO SUAYAN

Re-presenting ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 (2012)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: HARBINGER #1 (NEW PRINTING)
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by KHARI EVANS
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI

Re-presenting HARBINGER #1 (2012)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: QUANTUM AND WOODY #1
Written by JAMES ASMUS
Art by TOM FOWLER
Cover by RYAN SOOK

Re-presenting QUANTUM AND WOODY #1 (2013)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: RAI #1
Written by MATT KINDT
Art& Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

Re-presenting RAI #1 (2014)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: UNITY #1
Written by MATT KINDT
Art& Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE

Re-presenting UNITY #1 (2013)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: X-O MANOWAR #1 (NEW PRINTING)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CARY NORD
Cover by ESAD RIBIC

Re-presenting X-O MANOWAR #1 (2012)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th


ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: VALIANT UNIVERSE HANDBOOK 2014*
Written by VARIOUS
Art by VARIOUS
Cover by LEWIS LAROSA

Re-presenting FCBD 2014: VALIANT UNIVERSE HANDBOOK #1 (2014)

$1.00 | T+ | 32 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 8th

*RETAILER INCENTIVE: FOR EACH ONE DOLLAR DEBUT ORDERED, RECEIVE ONE COPY OF THE ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: VALIANT HANDBOOK 2014 FREE


RAI VOL. 1: WELCOME TO NEW JAPAN TPB
Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

JAPAN IN THE 41st CENTURY!

The year is 4001 A.D. – led by the artificial intelligence called
“Father,” the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and
into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to
feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the
law of Father’s empire – the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They
say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of
Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple
Father’s benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face
of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity…

Collecting RAI #1-4 by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Unity, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage),
start reading to discover an astonishing new vision of the future that
Comic Book Resources calls “an immersive experience…unlike anything else
in comics.”

$9.99 | T+ | 112 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 1st
TRADE PAPERBACK
ISBN: 9781939346414


SHADOWMAN DELUXE EDITION VOL. 1 HC
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN and PATRICK ZIRCHER
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER, LEE GARBETT, NEIL EDWARDS, MICO SUAYAN, LEWIS LAROSA, ROBERTO DE LA TORRE, and DIEGO BERNARD
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

An oversized deluxe hardcover collecting the best-selling origin and debut of Shadowman by acclaimed creators Justin Jordan (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode), Patrick Zircher (Futures End), and more of comics’ top talents!

There are a million dreams in the Big Easy. But now its worst nightmare
is about to come true. As the forces of darkness prepare to claim New
Orleans as their own, Jack Boniface must embrace the legacy he was born
to uphold. As Shadowman, Jack is about to become the only thing that
stands between his city and an army of unspeakable monstrosities from
the dark realm known as Deadside. But is the mantle of Shadowman a
blessing or a curse? And what is the true cost of his otherworldly
power?

Collecting SHADOWMAN #0-10, the Shadowman Deluxe Editon oversized
hardcover also comes packed with more than 20+ pages of bonus features,
including covers, character designs, and process art by Patrick Zircher (Iron Man), Lee Garbett (Loki: Agent of Asgard), Mico Suayan (Harbinger), Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil), and many more!

$39.99 | T+ | 336 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 22nd
OVERSIZED HARDCOVER
ISBN: 9781939346438


THE COMPLETE QUANTUM AND WOODY CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST witH BRIAN AUGUSTYN
Art by M.D. BRIGHT with CHARLIE ADLARD, KEITH GIFFEN, OSCAR JIMENEZ, KEVIN KOBASICK, and BART SEARS
Cover by M.D. BRIGHT

The seminal series by Christopher Priest and M.D. Bright
collected in its entirety for the very first time – with more than 50
pages of extras and bonus material!

Sometimes the best friends make the worst partners. Once inseparable,
childhood friends Eric Henderson and Woody Van Chelton haven’t seen each
other in years. Reunited by the mysterious deaths of their research
scientist fathers, the unlikely duo find themselves stuck together all
over again when a catastrophic lab accident transforms their bodies into
pure energy – energy that will completely dissipate if they don’t
“klang!” their control bands together every 24 hours!

Now, armed with an array of high tech gadgets…and two horribly
mismatched personalities…and a goat for a sidekick…this pair of misfits
has has decided to set the world straight as the world’s worst superhero
team, Quantum and Woody…if they can manage to quit fighting each other
first.

Now, for the first time in one complete volume, discover the defining masterwork of legendary creators Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deadpool) and M.D. Bright (Green Lantern, Iron Man) as the complete, classic Quantum and Woody gets the deluxe oversized omnibus treatment!

Collecting QUANTUM AND WOODY (1997) #0, 1–21 and #32, THE GOAT:
H.A.E.D.U.S. #1, and X-O MANOWAR (1996) #16 (guest-starring Quantum and
Woody), as well as the original backup stories from the QUANTUM AND
WOODY trade paperback collections, and the never-before-collected story
“Thunk,” along with rarely seen sketches, character designs and process
art from inside the Valiant vaults!

$99.99 | T+ | 624 pgs. | ON SALE OCTOBER 15th
HARDCOVER OMNIBUS
ISBN: 9781939346360
 

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