Valiant Give Away Full-Size Battle Axes To Comic Stores

unnamed (1)DC has cardboard-cutout masks, plastic rings and newspapers.

Marvel has build-your-own cardboard Iron Man…

Well, now Valiant is giving away full-blown axes with their comics, to comic stores.

Seriously

 

Valiant will be sending customised battle axes to comic stores to promote the launch of Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior #1 by Robert Venditti and newly exclusive artist Raul Allen in advance of the first issue's November 18th launch.

Emblazoned with the WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR logo on the blade and standing 27 inches tall, these once-in-a-lifetime, real-world replications of the Eternal Warrior's signature weapon will be provided free of charge to participating retail stores in the United States and Canada that have enlisted in Valiant's WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1 retailer exclusive program. Other retailers interested in obtaining a custom WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR battle axe can submit a request to Valiant directly via the retailers@valiantentertainment.com email address.

They promise no one has cut themselves on one. Yet…

Here's a look at the comic that everyone is chopping each other in twain to get at…

From ARMOR HUNTERS to THE VALIANT and, most recently, the most successful independent comic book event of the decade, BOOK OF DEATH, the Eternal Warrior's never-ending mission in service to the Earth has played a pivotal role in shaping the Valiant Universe. Now, marching out of the blockbuster success of BOOK OF DEATH, Valiant's immortal master of war begins a brand-new crusade on November 18th in WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new ongoing series by New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti and rising star Raul Allenlaunching Gilad Anni-Padda into a savage new realm far removed from the world he once knew…

For five millennia, the Eternal Warrior has shaped history at the end of his sword. He's razed empires, toppled civilizations, and broken armies as an immortal soldier in service to the Earth.

But now, the Eternal Warrior has been torn from the world he once protected and finds himself stranded in a hostile alien landscape unlike any he's ever faced. Separated from his earthly environs, can history's deadliest soldier survive a realm far older, far deadlier, and far more ruinous than anything he's ever encountered before? Beyond Earth lies eternity…

On November 18th, step out of BOOK OF DEATH and into the farthest reaches of the Valiant Universe when WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1 begins a staggering quest to the ends of the existence…and back again! Featuring covers by David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man), Raul Allen(NINJAK), Cary Nord (X-O MANOWAR), Marcos Martin (The Private Eye), Pere Perez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG), and Lewis LaRosa (BLOODSHOT REBORN), get ready to discover the ultimate soldier like you've never seen him before, only in WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1 – in storesNovember 18th!

WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by RAUL ALLEN
Cover A (Wraparound) by DAVID LAFUENTE (SEP151652)
Cover B by RAUL ALLEN (SEP151653)
Cover C by CARY NORD (SEP151654)
Cover D by MARCOS MARTIN (SEP151655)
Emblem Variant by PERE PEREZ (SEP151657)
Artist Variant by LEWIS LAROSA (SEP151658)
B&W Sketch Variant by DAVID LAFUENTE (SEP151659)
Blank Cover also available (SEP151656)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 18 (FOC –10/26/15)

WRATH_001_001 WRATH_001_002 WRATH_001_003 WRATH_001_004 WRATH_001_005 WRATH_001_006 WRATH_001_COVER-A_LAFUENTE WRATH_001_COVER-C_NORD WRATH_001_COVER-D_MARTIN WRATH_001_VARIANT-LAROSA WRATH_AXE_group WRATH_AXE_shot_001

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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