Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of Valiant Entertainment comic book titles that were released on March 23, 2016.
Bloodshot Reborn 2016 Annual #1
Written by Jeff Lemire with Ray Fawkes and Michel Fiffe & Benjamin Marra
Art by Kano with Joe Bennett, Ray Fawkes, Benjamin Marra, and Paul Maybury
Valiant’s indestructible commando gears up for Valiant’s first-ever annual with a 64-page bloodbath touring Bloodshot’s past, present, and future!
First: Terror doesn’t wait for Friday at Camp Silver Lake in an extra-sized tale of summertime mayhem from New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire and Valiant superstar Kano! A masked menace has stalked this camp for years, but what happens when one unstoppable killing machine comes up against another?”¨ Bloodshot is about to bring his bloody brand of justice to the quiet shores of Silver Lake to take on America’s most notorious slasher!
Then: Jeff Lemire presents a very special Bloodsquirt solo adventure, plus all-new stories from Ray Fawkes (Batman Eternal), Michel Fiffe (Copra), Benjamin Marra (Strange Tales), Paul Maybury (Sovereign), and more!
If you like ultra-violent comics, then this is the one for you. Gory, bloody art mixed with superb storytelling gives us a some great tales, all in one over-sized comic.
X-O Manowar #45
Written by Robert Venditti
Art by Robert Gill
Commander Trill comes down on “THE KILL LIST”!
The leader of the Vine insurgency has turned the tables on X-O Manowar and Ninjak in a way they never saw coming! By safeguarding a nation of alien refugees on his own sovereign soil, has Aric unwittingly invited a Trojan horse into his kingdom? And just when everything seems darkest… the Armorines return with a surprising new mission…
I have been an on and off reader of X-O Manowar for a long time but the great thing about the series is that you can catch up quickly so you aren’t feeling lost and confused. An exciting story with plenty of action to keep you entertained.
The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage: Second Lives #4 (of 4)
Written by Jen Van Meter
Art by Roberto De La Torre with Al Barrionuevo
The living. The dead. The good. The wicked. And a husband and wife trapped in the middle, the only ones who might prevent them all from crashing together”¦
An evil spirit, dead for decades, has usurped all the power of the enchanted scroll that Shan and Hwen Mirage needed to save their lives together. Now they have no scroll, no power, and an unstoppable enemy with the power of death at its fingertips. As this specter of doom leaps from body to body, leaving extinction in his wake, the Mirages know the only way to defeat him”¦win or lose, live or die”¦is by making the ultimate sacrifice.
Jen Van Meter and Roberto De La Torre deliver the dizzying, devastating climax for Valiant’s Harvey Award-nominated adventurers”¦and, for the living and the dead, nothing will ever be the same!
Any story involving a supernatural body thief will keep you guessing. The final comic of this four issue mini-series will have you leaning forward, waiting for the ending and wondering who lives and who dies.