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Simon Bisley Original Covers For Brooklyn Gladiator and Rai at Auction
As is the cover Simon Bisley painted for Valiant Entertainment's Rai #4, which brings Bisley's barbarian style to that of the samurai. Credit: ComicConnect Simon Bisley – BROOKLYN GLADIATOR #1 Cover Simon Bisley painting; cover; 2020; image size 8.5" x 13" Sexy cover by the legendary Bisley from the Heavy Metal published series Beautiful color and unmistakable[...]
Rai #9 Only New Solicited Title From Valiant For November
They did reschedule a few previously solicited and delayed titles for October such as Rai #8 but it remains a small line-up Well in November, Valiant has just the one new title being solicited, Rai #9 from Dan Abnett and Juan Jose Ryp, as well as a solicitation for the third volume of Bloodshot No[...]
Valiant Announces Their Summer 2020 Schedules
Including all the remaining issues of Doctor Tomorrow. Valiant Schedules Doctor Tomorrow, Rai, Bloodshot, Quantum & Woody DOCTOR TOMORROW #3 (of 5) Written by AJELANDRO ARBONA Art by JIM TOWE Colors by DIEGO RODRIGUEZ Letters by CLAYTON COWLES Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT The entire world vs a madman… the world is going to need more heroes! It's the can't-miss clash of 2020 as Hadrian[...]
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First announced during the Diamond Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic-Con, Valiant Entertainment is launching a new Rai series in November, from the creative team of Dan Abnett and Juan José Ryp And in a press release today, Valiant revealed more details as well as interior artwork from the first five issues of the comic. New[...]
Valiant Announces New Rai Series for November, Previews Art and More at SDCC
At the Diamond Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic-Con, Valiant Entertainment announced a new Rai series coming in November 2019 Emily Hecht and Robert Myers took the stage for Valiant to make their pitch to comic book retailers. They kicked things off with a look at the upcoming Bloodshot relaunch, hititng stores ahead of next year's[...]
Breaking: Leaked Documents Reveal Shocking History Of Valiant Universe
In this case, rather than leaked memos revealing details of meetings about federal investigations, these particular leaked documents are actually an official preview of an upcoming Valiant comic book, Rai: The History of the Valiant Universe #1. If we're being perfectly honest, the documents aren't, strictly speaking, in a technical sense, "leaked," per se It's possible[...]
Valiant Debuts Live-Action X-O Manowar And More on Ninjak Vs. The Valiant Universe Variants
The Valiant Universe-themed photo variant covers for three upcoming releases will offer our first look at Valiant Entertainment's live-action versions of X-O Manowar, Archer, and Livewire from the upcoming online series. Here are the issues to keep an eye out for: Rapture #2 (June 2017): X-O Manowar (Derek Theler – Baby Daddy), Ninjak (Michael Rowe – Arrow), and Bloodshot (Jason David[...]
Not Just A Female Rai – More Valiant Characters Debut In Rai #14
Rai #14 from Valiant, part of their 4001AD Crossover, debuts the new female Rai, cover featured. But she's not alone in that There are a number of other Rais who appear to get a debut appearance as well. Here's the full preview Rai #14 from Valiant, part of their 4001AD Crossover, debuts the[...]
The Origin Of Rai And Russia's Rapid Return To Power
In Rai #14 by Matt Kindt and Cafu, the crossover with the 4001 AD event continues and we get to see the true origin of New Japan and the birth of it's line of guardians called Rai Also, in Divinity II #3 by Kindt and Trevor Hairsine, the world has had a titanic shift in[...]
Valiant Releases Rai Emoji's For Your Phone
Valiant announced today that with their partners Swyft Media, you can now get a set of Rai emoji's for iOS and Android phones This is the third emoji keyboard that the company has released with previous ones focusing on the Valiant universe in general and then one specifically for Archer & Armstrong. This ties into the[...]
The Story Of The First Rai, How A Sci-Fi Story Should Begin
I'm a fan of Valiant Comics, but I'll admit the one series I've never gotten into is Rai I'm not sure exactly why I just never quite got it With the new 4001 A.D event going on, I got a chance to read the return of Rai today and I was pleasantly surprised. Rai #13 gives you[...]
41st Century Shake Up In Rai #14
Valiant has sent us an inside look at  RAI #14 – the next installment of "The Summer of 4001 A.D." from writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and artist CAFU (Unity). On June 22nd, the mantle of Rai passes on to New Japan's latest champion! But in the formative years of Father's dark utopia, will New Japan's newly inaugurated[...]
Valiant's 12-Piece 4001 A.D. Interlocking Mega-Cover Is Huge
miniseries, issues #13-16 of Rai and on each of the 4001 A.D one-shots featuring X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Shadowman and a yet-to-be revealed fourth character. It starts May 4th with 4001 A.D #1 by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain. Valiant has sent over a first look at the 12 united components that make up their 4001 A.D[...]
An Advanced Preview Of 4001 A.D. #2 From Valiant
centered around their character of Rai and the remnants of their universe of characters that exist two millenniums in the future Here we get an advanced preview of 4001 A.D #2, written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Clayton Crain. Rai's insurrection against his creator — the autocratic A.I simply called Father — heats up as[...]