Book Of Death: The Fall Of Harbinger Leads Valiant September Solicitations

We have the full solicitations for the titles shipping September 2015 from Valiant. They include Book of Death: The Fall of Harbinger #1 and new story arcs for Bloodshot Reborn and Ivar, Timewalker.

Book Of Death #3 (of 4)
Written by Robert Venditti  Art by Robert Gill and Doug Braithwaite  Covers by Cary Nord, Clayton Crain, Stephen Segovia, Pere Perez and Paolo Rivera

The force behind the fall of the Valiant Universe stands revealed… There is no hope… Only MASTER DARQUE! The terrible future chronicled in the Book of the Geomancer continues to reveal itself as an unexpected and untold player…Master Darque…emerges to make his bid for control of the Earth’s newest Geomancer! But does the reappearance of history’s most powerful necromancer mean an apocalyptic future has been avoided…or guaranteed? As the heroes of the Valiant Universe fall and nature itself turns on humanity, all that stands between the devastated planet and ultimate evil is the Earth’s undying Fist and Steel himself…Gilad Anni-Padda, the Eternal Warrior!


Book Of Death: The Fall Of Harbinger #1
Written by Joshua Dysart  Art by Kano  Covers by Raul Allen, Francis Portela, Ryan Lee and Robert Gill

A showdown. An apocalypse. An ending. Many years from today, Peter Stanchek, the Renegades, the Harbinger Foundation, the Bleeding Monk, and Toyo Harada’s Imperium all reach their terminus, as the entire planet becomes the battlefield for the most devastating psionic combat humanity has ever seen. The Great Destroyer, long prophesied and foreseen, comes to Earth at last. Who will survive…and what will be left of them? New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (IMPERIUM, HARBINGER) and blockbuster artist Kano (THE DELINQUENTS) journey to the far end of the Geomancer’s BOOK OF DEATH to reveal the final, unavoidable end for two of the Valiant Universe’s most powerful foes.


Book Of Death: Legends Of The Geomancer #3 (of 4)*
Written by Fred Van Lente  Art & Cover by Juan Jose Ryp

Before BOOK OF DEATH…the coming of humanity’s first Geomancer continues! Buried deep in a time long forgotten, the hero called Anni becomes history’s fi rst observer—and warrior—for the Earth. But what happens when the Earth just wants humanity dead? Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER) and Juan José Ryp (NINJAK) finally tell the violent, untold story of the world’s first Geomancer!


Bloodshot Reborn #6 (New Arc “The Hunt part 1”) 
Written by Jeff Lemire  Art by Butch Guice  Covers by Mico Suayan, Dave Johnson, Glenn Farby, Garry Brown, Steve Lieber and Benjamin Marra

Bloodshot is on the hunt. Determined to stop the violent reign of terror that plagues Colorado, Bloodshot journeys across the Rocky Mountains to destroy the remaining nanites that have caused mass murderers to spring up across the state. But will the drugs, booze, and insane visions rattling around his head put an end to his journey before it begins? Start reading here as New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (Descender) and modern master Butch Guice (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) begin the second staggering story arc of the chart-topping new series that Entertainment Weekly calls “a subversive new take on Valiant’s resident unkillable killing machine.”


Ninjak #7
Written by Matt Kindt  Art by Juan Jose Ryp and Butch Guice  Covers by Mico Suayan, Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, Dave Johnson, Matt Kindt and Stephen Segovia

Sanguine shatters “THE SHADOW WARS”! Ninjak goes head-to-head with the Shadow Seven’s toughest villain, Sanguine – but will his past come back to bite him before she does? As a conspiracy from Colin King’s first days as a spy finally comes to light in the modern day, will Ninjak survive his deadliest battle yet? And what will be left of him? Red-hot artist Juan José Ryp (Black Summer) joins Matt Kindt for the second 40-page chapter of THE SHADOW WARS! Plus: an all-new installment of NINJAK: THE LOST FILES, featuring artwork by Eisner Award-nominated artist Butch Guice!


Ivar, Timewalker #9 (New Arc “Ending History part 1”) 
Written by Fred Van Lente  Art by Pere Perez  Covers by Raul Allen, Carolina Bonita Soler, Francis Portela and Al Barrionuevo

As history falls apart around her, only one man can help Neela Sethi save Ivar’s life –and time itself, and that man is…Ivar! Wait…what?! Can Neela teach a new Timewalker the ropes of time travel as time collapses? Or will the universe finally meet it’s doom? Find out as Harvey Award-nominated artist Pere Perez joins New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente for ENDING HISTORY!


Rai #10
Written by Matt Kindt  Art by Clayton Crain  Covers by Clayton Crain, Ryan Sook and Ryan Lee

New Japan’s guardian falls to Earth! A fallen, broken, and depowered Rai finds himself captured by a mysterious and savage tribe on Earth! With his friends being hunted and tortured back in New Japan, Rai will find help in an unexpected yet familiar face who knows a thing or two about survival. Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain continue their acclaimed run with a surprise appearance as “The Orphan” marches toward a coming conflict for 4001 A.D.!


X-O Manowar #40
Written by Robert Venditti  Art by Rafa Sandoval  Covers by Rafa Sandoval, Tom Fowler and Robert Gill

“EXODUS” – PART 2! Two peoples. One world. Can a man of war broker peace between Earth and the alien nation it now harbors? In the aftermath of a horrible tragedy, Aric is trapped between the two worlds he’s sworn to protect. As X-O Manowar, he has made it his mission to protect the Vine’s mass of alien refugees…but his people want them dead…and G.A.T.E. wants them gone! Now, an old enemy will attack Aric at his weakest moment – and the Earth may pay an impossible price for Aric’s loyalty. EXODUS unleashes a monumental new chapter as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Green Lantern) and Rafa Sandoval (X-Men: Legacy) continue the series-defining X-O Manowar epic of the year!


Imperium #8
Written by Joshua Dysart  Art by Scot Eaton  Covers by Kano, Scot Eaton and Clayton Henry

You never saw this one coming…”Broken Angels” reaches its unbelievable climax as Divinity takes hold! Toyo Harada is the most powerful mortal man in the world. To build his imperium, he has collected monsters. Now he comes face to face with a god. Confronted by the unfathomable depths of the man who is no longer a man, who can only be called Divinity, Harada plunges his mind into infinity. Can even the unstoppable Harada survive the fall?


Unity #22
Written by Matt Kindt  Art by Jose Luis  Covers by Jose Luis and Jeff Dekal

We have met the enemy—and she is War! War-Monger has decimated countless generations of heroes in her endless quest to sow conflict and strife throughout the world…and she’s already taken apart each member of Unity! If the team hopes to rally and stop this malevolent force of chaos…they’ll need the help of the one man War-Monger cannot defeat…the forgotten member of Unity!


Bloodshot Reborn Vol. 1: Colorado TPB
Written by Jeff Lemire  Art by Mico Suayan, Jeff Lemire and Raul Allen  Cover by Mico Suayan

New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT, Descender) and red-hot rising star Mico Suayan (HARBINGER, Moon Knight) deliver an all-new ongoing series for Valiant’s most unrelenting hero! Bloodshot’s nanites made him a nearly unstoppable killing machine. His enhanced strength, speed, endurance, and healing made him the perfect weapon, and he served his masters at Project Rising Spirit — a private contractor trafficking in violence — very well. Now, Bloodshot is a shadow of his former self. He lives in self-imposed exile, reeling from the consequences of his past life and the recent events that nearly drove him mad. But when a rash of shootings by gunmen who appear to look just like Bloodshot begin, his guilt will send him on a mission to stop the killers, even if it means diving head-long into the violence that nearly destroyed him.Start reading here as visionary creators Jeff Lemire and Mico Suayan kick-off a brand-new beginning for the cutting-edge commando called Bloodshot…and plunge him to his darkest, bloodiest, most mind-bending depths yet! Collecting BLOODSHOT REBORN #1–5.


Ninjak Vol. 1: Weaponeer TPB
Written by Matt Kindt  Art by Clay Mann, Butch Guice and Juan Jose Ryp  Cover by Lewis Larosa

Every master spy…has to start somewhere. Then: Meet inexperienced MI-6 recruit Colin King on his first mission in the field as he learns the basics of spycraft and counterintelligence, and develops a volatile relationship with his first handler. Now: Colin King is Ninjak, the world’s foremost intelligence operative, weapons expert, and master assassin. And he’s hunting the Shadow Seven — a secret cabal of shinobi masters with mysterious ties to his training and tragic past. Start reading here as Ninjak’s past and future collide in the pages of an all-new ongoing series from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, DIVINITY) and superstar artists Clay Mann (X-Men: Legacy, Gambit), Butch Guice (Captain America, Action Comics), and Juan José Ryp (Black Summer)! Collecting NINJAK #1–5.


Archer & Armstrong Vol. 7: The One Percent And Other Tales TPB
Written by Fred Van Lente, Ray Fawkes, Karl Bollers, John Layman, Justin Jordan, Joey Esposito, Donny Cates, and Eliot Rahal  Art by Clayton Henry, Joe Eisma, Ramon Villalobos, Andy Kuhn, Rafer Roberts, Juan Doe, Khari Evans and Barry Kitson  Cover by Pere Perez

Secrets! Shenanigans! A spectacular for the ages! Someone call the fire marshal because Valiant’s all-star celebration for Archer & Armstrong is about to get out of control! Red-hot creators Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER), Ray Fawkes (Batman: Eternal), John Layman (Chew), Karl Bollers (Watson and Holmes), Clayton Henry (HARBINGER), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories) and a jam-packed roster of special guests are throwing a gigantic finale for Valiant’s conspiracy-busting, history-smashing swashbucklers – and they’ve brought along a heap of all-new tales to kick this hullabaloo into high gear! Featuring the true story of Armstrong’s first drink, the secret origin of Mary-Maria, the debut of a brand new breed of villain for the Valiant Universe, and much more, this very special volume collects ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #24, ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: THE ONE PERCENT #1, and stories from the oversized ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #25 anniversary spectacular, alongside the never-before-seen ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #0: DIRECTOR’S CUT! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind look inside the script, art, and character designs of Archer & Armstrong’s acclaimed origin issue!


Unity Deluxe Edition Book 1 HC
Written by Matt Kindt  Art by Doug Braithwaite, Cafu, Stephen Segovia, and Cary Nord  Cover by Travel Foreman

At last, a deluxe oversized hardcover collecting the best-selling debut and first year of adventures of the Valiant Universe’s first-ever superteam! From their first explosive confrontations with X-O Manowar to their head-on assault on the alien strike-force known only as the Armor Hunters, the most dangerous and most ruthless team of heroes ever united comes together right here in this prestige-sized collection from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, NINJAK) and an all-star cast of artists including Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Cary Nord (Conan), CAFU (Action Comics), and Stephen Segovia (Convergence)! To kill a king, he has created an army. The world’s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible — fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known — UNITY. Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar! Collecting UNITY #0-14, this deluxe oversized hardcover comes packed with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras, direct from the Valiant vaults.


X-O Manowar Deluxe Edition Book 1 HC (New Printing)
Written by Robert Venditti  Art by Cary Nord, Lee Garbett and Trevor Hairsine  Cover by Cary Nord

An all-new printing for the oversized, deluxe hardcover collecting X-O Manowar’s complete first year in the Valiant Universe! Aric of Dacia, a fifth-century Visigoth armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon, is all that stands between the Earth and all-out annihilation at the hands of the alien race that abducted him from his own time. Stranded in the modern day, X-O Manowar’s battle against The Vine will take him into the shadows with the lethal operative known as Ninjak — and launch a quest for vengeance that will bring an alien empire to its knees. The Vine destroyed Aric’s world. Now he will give them war. Re-presenting X-O MANOWAR #1–14 from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (The Flash) and acclaimed artists Cary Nord (Conan), Lee Garbett (Batman R.I.P.), and Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY), this first hardcover collection of the series named Best Ongoing Series by Ain’t It Cool News, Best Revival by the Onion/A.V. Club, and nominated Comic Book of the Year by the Diamond Gem Awards comes packed with more than 40 pages of bonus materials, including character designs, deleted scenes, script pages, and more.


Harbinger Deluxe Edition Book 1 HC (New Printing)
Written by Joshua Dysart  Art by Khari Evans, Barry Kitson, Lee Garbett, Phil Briones, Matthew Clark, Trevor Hairsine, Mico Suayan and Pere Perez  Cover by Mico Suayan

An all-new printing for the oversized, deluxe hardcover collecting the landmark first year of Harbinger in the Valiant Universe! Skipping across the country in a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, psionically powered teenager Peter Stanchek only has one option left: run. But he won’t have to go it alone. As the shadowy corporation known as the Harbinger Foundation draws close on all sides, Peter must find and recruit other unique individuals like himself…other troubled, immensely powerful youths with abilities beyond their control: the Renegades. Their mission? Bring the fight back to the Harbinger Foundation’s founder Toyo Harada and dismantle his global empire brick by brick… Re-presenting HARBINGER #0-14 by New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (IMPERIUM) and an all-star cast of artistic talents – Khari Evans, Trevor Hairsine, Mico Suayan, Barry Kitson and more – the first deluxe hardcover collection of the series named Best Comic Series by MTV and Crave Online and Best Superteam by Ain’t it Cool News comes complete with more than 20 pages of bonus material, including character designs, script pages, in-process artwork, and much more.


About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.