On February 14th, 2018, Valiant will release Ninja-K #4. The story, which focuses on the members of a covert MI-6 “Ninja Programme” in 1970s Britain, takes on a whole new dimension when the organization activates their first female agent, Ninja-G. Check out the Comics Beat’s exclusive first look at Juan Jose Ryp’s dynamic interior artwork for the series after the jump.
NINJA-K #4Written by CHRISTOS GAGEArt by JUAN JOSÉ RYP with ARIEL OLIVETTICover A by CAFUCover B by ADAM POLLINAVariant Cover by ROBERTO DE LA TORRENinjak Icon Variant by JUAN JOSÉ RYPA DEADLY NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! From the Queen’s classified files… Enter: NINJA-G!At the height of 1970s Britain, MI-6’s covert “Ninja Programme” has just activated its first female agent: NINJA-G! As financial instability grips the nation and anarchy brews in the streets, can MI-6’s newest ninja recruit counter a steady tide of double agents, double crosses, and dueling nation states that will take her from the leather-padded corridors of London to the most severe corners of the Soviet Bloc? The life expectancy of a ninja agent is never long…but just how and why are NINJA-G’s missions still impacting Ninjak’s deadly manhunt in the modern day? And could her legacy hold the secret to decoding the murders of the Ninja Programme’s last surviving members – before Colin King is scratched off the list once and for all?Learn the hidden history of Valiant’s cold warriors as renowned writer Christos Gage (Netflix’s Daredevil) and special guest artist Juan José Ryp (BRITANNIA) debrief with an essential and self-contained jumping-on point for the espionage- laden, super-spy thriller Entertainment Weekly calls “fresh and exciting”!$3.99 | 40 pgs. | T+ | On Sale FEBRUARY 14th
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