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Divinity III: Aric, Son of the Revolution #1

Out of DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE, Valiant’s leading legend – the unstoppable X-O MANOWAR – becomes the supreme fighting force of the CCCP in the next essential special ripped from the pages of the winter’s visionary comics events! From bustling urban centers to the collective farms of the countryside, men, women, and children alike all idolize the same hero of the global Soviet republic: ARIC, SON OF THE REVOLUTION! Returned to Earth from the stars with the ultimate nuclear deterrent – the indestructible X-O Manowar armor – the champion of socialism has singlehandedly consolidated the state’s military and political superiority at home and abroad...

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Faith (2016 Ongoing) #7

Haunted heroics! Faith Herbert has lost many allies throughout her life. Her mother. Her father. Even a fellow Renegade. Despite this, Los Angeles’ high-flying hero has always defined herself by more than tragedy...

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Divinity III: Komandar Bloodshot #1

Out of the pages of DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE…New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Death of X) and comics superstar Clayton Crain (4001 A.D.) present the first of four essential specials chronicling the history of the Stalinverse’s worldwide superhuman regime!

He’s put down protests, led the purge of political undesirables, and executed dozens of traitors to the Soviet super-state. His name is KOMANDAR BLOODSHOT…and his existence is a hushed whisper among the terrified populace of the 21st century’s global Soviet Union. But just who is this unrelenting enforcer of state superiority… and what is the shocking truth about his power, his allegiances, and his true identity?

Valiant’s first reality-shattering event explodes outward as Jeff Lemire & Clayton Crain lead KOMA...

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Savage #2

Nature conquers all!

Marooned in an unforgiving prehistoric landscape, high society’s most privileged celebrity family is fighting tooth and claw – literally – for survival. With no shelter, no weapons and no escape, the Savage family is about to come face to face with the cruelest laws of nature – in the form of the lethal dinosaurs that somehow stalk the impossibly ancient island that has become their home. Once they lose everything – and each other – what part of them will endure? Where will the man inside each of them end…and the animal begin?

It’s survival of the fiercest as acclaimed writer B...

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Divinity III: Stalinverse #1

Earth has a new god. The world you know is gone. Welcome to the Stalinverse, comrade.

I’m not one for alternate universes in comics. Once you punch one hole through a franchise’s quantum membrane, you might as well punch a thousand. Before you know it, you end up like DC and Marvel: frantically yanking and pulling and snipping a million frayed threads of storyline, trying to keep them all in a coherent “canon”. Millions of dollars and man-hours have been spent as writers bend themselves in knots, trying to reconcile the ten thousand realities of a publisher’s multiverse. All so Superman could spend an issue as an ice cream cone back in the 60’s (or whatever).

But Divinity, with its incredibly tight and well-thought-out writing, has made its (single) alternate universe work...

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