Valiant’s Armor Hunters and Rai gets a 2nd Printing


The VALIANT FIRST initiative is starting off the summer in a big, big way!

Valiant is proud to announce that two of June’s most in-demand new releases – ARMOR HUNTERS #1 (of 4) and RAI #2 – have both sold out at the distributor level and will soon return to store shelves with second printings on July 9th, right alongside ARMOR HUNTERS #2 (of 4) and RAI #3!

First, witness the brutal beginning of Valiant’s blockbuster summer crossover in the ARMOR HUNTERS #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT! From superstar creators Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar, Green Lantern) and Doug Braithwaite (Unity, Justice), start reading here as X-O Manowar leads Valiant’s most formidable against Earth’s first full-scale cosmic threat…the relentless alien strike team known only as the ARMOR HUNTERS! They will hunt. They will trap. They will kill. And they will rid the universe of the X-O Manowar armor’s incalculable destructive power…even if it means taking our world with it.

$3.99 | T+ | 40 pgs.
ON SALE 7/9/14
“✮✮✮✮✮…Venditti, Braithwaite, and Martin are putting together one exciting book.– Comic Vine
“✮✮✮✮✮…A comic event that delivers on the very first issue.– Comic Spectrum
“✮✮✮✮…The book truly feels like an event… Immersive and well rendered. – IGN

Then, on the heels of RAI #1’s red-hot third printing, the all-star creative team of Matt Kindt (Unity, Mind MGMT) and Clayton Crain (Carnage, X-Force) continue their visionary journey into 41st century Japan in the RAI #2 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by one lone enforcer – the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… This July, discover why there is nothing else in comics quite like RAI!

Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs.
ON SALE 7/9/14

Written by MATT KINDT
Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs.
ON SALE 7/9/14
“✮✮✮✮½…Rai is just plain amazing. – IGN
“✮✮✮✮…An immersive experience…unlike anything else in comics.– Comic Book Resources
“✮✮✮✮…This is a book you really need to check out. – Comic Vine

And that’s the just beginning! The Valiant First initiative continues in July with ARMOR HUNTERS: BLOODSHOT #1 (of 3) and ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #1 (of 3), and then through the summer with THE DELINQUENTS #1 (of 4) in August, and THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE #1 (of 5) in September! With a brand new entry point into Valiant’s award-winning publishing line arriving every month, these are the titles that will have you reading Valiant FIRST!

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