Valiant is moving up the release of RAI #1 to April 30th in time for Free Comic Book Day 2014. The first issue an all-new ongoing series from creators Matt Kindt (Unity, Justice League of America) and Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage), and the launch title of the Valiant First publishing initiative.
"Free Comic Book Day has been a major component of Valiant's success since our return, and we always like to make sure that our retail partners are adequately equipped for the single biggest day of foot traffic in stores across the world," said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. "Moving the release of Rai #1 up to April 30th is the perfect way to ensure that local comic shops shops can get the jump on the launch of the Valiant First initiative, and introduce as many fans as possible to the stunning world of 41st century Japan as realized by two of the most phenomenally talented creators working in comics today."
Also hitting on Free Comic Book Day is Armor Hunters FCBD 2014 Special – also featuring an advance look inside the launch of the summer crossover event Armor Hunters.
And what better way to preview a new series than with a video trailer: