[Solicitations] Valiant Entertainment – March 2019

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Valiant Solicitations for March 2019:
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from Valiant Entertainment in March 2019…

March 2019 Solicitations


The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 - Cover A
The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 – Cover A


Written by Joshua Dysart
Art by CAFU, Mico Suayan

Cover A by Mico Suayan
Cover B by Ben Harvey
Cover C by David Mack
Glass Variant Cover by Doug Braithwaite
Blank Cover Also Available

$4.99 | 40 pgs. | T+
On sale MARCH 13th

The Atomic Age.

Eisner Award-nominated writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER, HARBINGER WARS) returns to the Valiant Universe to continue crafting Toyo Harada’s controversial mission to save humanity from itself. Presented in an oversized format and featuring a lineup of all-star artists, including Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), CAFU (RAI), and more, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA will place the planet’s most powerful man in the spotlight as he strives to control the course of history. But with the menacing mastermind’s resources dwindling after the downfall of the Harbinger Foundation and a target on his head, will the formidable psiot re-emerge as humanity’s greatest hero…or its most dangerous villain?


The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 - Pre-Order Variant
The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 – Pre-Order Variant


Written by Joshua Dysart
Art by CAFU, Mico Suayan, and more

Covers by CAFU

$4.99 each [Six issues] | 48 pgs. each | T+
Issue #1 on sale MARCH 13th

Available only as a pre-order set! THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA #1-6 PRE-ORDER EDITION BUNDLE – six massively expanded editions of Valiant’s fearless new series – can only be ordered as a set and must be ordered with your local comic shop by the final order cut-off date of
February 18th, 2019! Released monthly from March 2019 through August 2019, each PRE-ORDER EDITION comes packed with trade paperback-style extras and bonus content, including creator commentary, behind-the-scenes looks at the creation of the comics, process character designs and artwork, and first looks at upcoming issues – all for no extra cost! Plus, each Pre-Order Edition will feature exclusive covers by artist CAFU (RAI) that can’t be found anywhere else! The only way to obtain these exclusive items is to pre-order all six issues with your local comic shop by the final order cut-off date of February 18th, 2019! No more copies will be made available beyond that date and subsequent issues will not be offered in later solicitations!

The Forgotten Queen #2 - Cover A
The Forgotten Queen #2 – Cover A


Written by Tini Howard
Art by Amilcar Pinna

Cover A by Kano
Cover B by Viktor Kalvachev
Cover C by Mirka Andolfo

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+
On sale MARCH 27th

All’s fair in love and war!

True to the name she’s been called throughout history, the War-Monger knows how to get a good fight going among even the best of friends. The outcome of the battle never mattered to her – at least, not until she fell head over heels for the Mongol Empire’s most fearsome warrior. She can poison hearts against one another…but can she win one for herself?


Incursion #2 - Cover A
Incursion #2 – Cover A

INCURSION #2 (of 4)

Written by Andy Diggle & Alex Paknadel
Art by Doug Braithwaite

Cover A by Doug Braithwaite
Cover B by Ryan Bodenheim
B/W Cover C by Doug Braithwaite

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+
On sale MARCH 20th

There is only one world left to conquer…

Entire planets have suffered and died at the cold, close-fisted hands of the alien Imperatrix Virago – and now her gruesome sights are set on our world. As Earth’s chosen protector, the Geomancer named Tama fights for her life, while the Eternal Warrior goes on the ultimate mission through the perilous realm of the Deadside to find the secret to saving her…and the entire planet in the process.


Livewire #4 - Cover A
Livewire #4 – Cover A


Written by Vita Ayala
Art by Raúl Allén & Patricia Martín

Cover A by Adam Pollina
Cover B by Kalman Andrasofszky
B/W Variant Cover by Adam Pollina

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+
On sale MARCH 13th

No friends, no teammates, no mentor…and soon, no hope!

Once, Livewire dreamed of devoting herself to the betterment of humankind. Now, her most steadfastly held ideals are about to be tested like never before as she struggles to stay alive in the clutches of a fearsome new foe! But who is the mysterious psiot mercenary hunting her…and more importantly, who do they work for?


Bloodshot Rising Spirit #5 - Cover A
Bloodshot Rising Spirit #5 – Cover A


Written by Kevin Grevioux
Art by Harvey Tolibao

Cover A by Felipe Massafera
Cover B by Cully Hamner
Cover C by Larry Stroman

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+
On sale MARCH 27th

How do you stop an unstoppable weapon?

After a search-and-rescue mission gone awry, Project Rising Spirit’s most powerful supersoldier is alone and AWOL – and only the H.A.R.D. Corps can recover their missing asset! But the team’s abilities might not be up to the task…not when they’re facing off against the untested might of the living weapon of mass destruction codenamed Bloodshot!


X-O Manowar #25 - Cover A
X-O Manowar #25 – Cover A

X-O MANOWAR (2017) #25

Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Tomás Giorello

Cover A by Kenneth Rocafort
Cover B by Leo Colapietro
Cover C by Michael Manomivibul
Interlocking Variant by Francis Portela

$3.99 | 32. pgs | VALIANT PREMIUM | T+
On sale MARCH 20th

Bounty hunted!

Long ago, Aric of Dacia left the life he knew on Earth behind to start afresh in a distant galaxy… Now the mistakes of his past have come home to roost, causing untold devastation on the planet Aric first called home! Clad in the X-O Manowar armor he once renounced, the former Emperor of Gorin has a choice to make: Does he take on this band of intergalactic warriors alone, or does he trust the mysterious woman warrior in black who’s come to his aid?


SHADOWMAN Vol. 3: “Rag and Bone” TPB

Written by Andy Diggle
Art by Renato Guedes

Cover by Tonci Zonjic

$14.99 | 112 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 13th
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-68215-314-7

Bones are buried for a reason…

Shadowman is back in New Orleans and with a better handle on his powerful abilities, just in time for a war like no other! The vicious battle between the Brethren and the Abettors over the ultimate magical artifact – the remains of Shadowman’s arch-nemesis, Master Darque – will impact the future of the Valiant Universe, so will the formidable foe return from the dead, or will his bones be destroyed once and for all?

Collects SHADOWMAN (2018) #8-11.


Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Tomás Giorello, Doug Braithwaite, Clayton Crain,
Renato Guedes, Ryan Bodenheim, Ariel Olivetti

Cover by Kenneth Rocafort

$49.99 | 416 pgs. | T+ | On sale MARCH 20th
HARDCOVER | ISBN: 978-1-68215-311-6

Their world became his war!

The Eisner Award-nominated X-O MANOWAR receives an epic edition that’s worthy of Aric of Dacia’s might! New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY, NINJAK) unites with astonishing artists Tomás Giorello (BLOODSHOT REBORN), Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Clayton Crain (RAI), Ryan Bodenheim (4001 A.D.), and more for a critically acclaimed cosmic adventure! Aric’s gripping journey from soldier to general to emperor is included in this deluxe edition hardcover, featuring more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras and collecting the entire first year of issues from Kindt’s critically acclaimed run.

Collects X-O MANOWAR (2017) #1–14.

Publisher – Valiant Entertainment