Local Comic Shop Day 2018 is coming. Saturday, November 17th, where participating comic book stores have special premium products to sell, often limited in nature.
Bleeding Cool let you know that Image Comics is issuing a Gideon Falls hardcover for the day and a 500 copy foil version of Blackbird #1. That Dark Horse Comics have an exclusive cover of William Gibson’s Alien 3 – The Unproduced Screenplay. That DC Comics are doing a Liam Sharp Day with exclusive cover versions of The Brave And The Bold #1 and The Green Lantern #1. That Marvel Comics has a 500 copy limited edition version of Marvel Knights 20th #1, and an open order for a version of Uncanny X-Men #1. That Titan Comics has a 14 cover set of Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #1. Black Mask have hardcover copies of CALEXIT Vol 1 and Space Riders Vol 2 and Oni Press has a Rick & Morty Treasury Edition. And Boom Studios has the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Year 2 Blind Box for a hundred bucks, limited to 500 units.
So what about Valiant? Well, they have signed and numbered editions of the X-O Manowar Deluxe hardcovers from Matt Kindt for fifty bucks limited to 1000 copies. It will features a unique cover treatment comprised of a die-cut dustjacket and virgin cover artwork by Lewis LaRosa, comes with a bound-in page signed by Matt Kindt ,illustrated with a black-and-white print by Tomás Giorello.
LCSD 2018 X-O MANOWAR KINDT DLX HC SGN
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Tomas Giorello, Doug Braithwaite, Clayton Crain, Ryan Bodenheim (CA) Lewis LaRosa
Presenting the 2018 Local Comic Shop Day exclusive numbered edition of the deluxe, oversized hardcover collection of Valiant’s critically acclaimed, best-selling X-O MANOWAR (2017) series, signed by Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt!Deep within the far reaches of space, the dogs of war have found Aric of Dacia. Conscripted into an alien army and forced into combat, Aric must enter an alien battlefield unlike any he’s faced before. His only hope for survival is also the source of his greatest rage – the living suit of armor known as X-O Manowar. With it, he will decimate armies, topple empires, and incite interplanetary warfare as he rises from soldier… to general… to emperor! They wanted a weapon. He will give them war!
The X-O MANOWAR by MATT KINDT DELUXE EDITION BOOK 1 HC features the full first year of Matt Kindt’s celebrated run in complete chronological order, featuring art by master storytellers Tomás Giorello (BLOODSHOT REBORN), Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Clayton Crain (RAI), Ryan Bodenheim (The Dying & The Dead), and more in a series named one of 2017’s best by SYFY Wire, ComicBook.com, IGN, and many others! Plus, an assortment of extras and material that has never before been collected in one place! Limited to only 1,000 copies, this LCSD-only, numbered edition is signed by Mr. Kindt and will feature a unique cover treatment comprised of a die-cut dustjacket and gorgeously rendered virgin cover artwork by Lewis LaRosa (BLOODSHOT SALVATION)!
Collecting X-O MANOWAR (2017) issues 1-14, material from the Valiant Free Comic Book Day 2017 issue, and “The Future” prelude short story from X-O MANOWAR #50, along with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras for the ultimate X-O Manowar tale! SRP: $49.99
Say, anyone know what IDW Entertainment are doing?