Arriving at the end of June, here’s the initial look at some pencils from Harbinger Wars 2 #2. Livewire has blacked-out LA as Ninjak and Bloodshot converge on it, while on the East Coast, the H.A.R.D. Corps and Renegades prepare to clash.
Official PR follows:
Valiant is proud to present your first look at HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4), the stunning second installment of the SEISMIC CROSSOVER EVENT OF 2018! On June 27th, Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, ETERNITY) and superstar artist Tomás Giorello (X-O MANOWAR, NINJA-K) deliver a powerful reckoning as the world’s most powerful superhuman forces face off in a no-holds-barred fight for the fate of psiots everywhere!
From East to West, the nation has been cleaved down the middle as Livewire’s defensive attack on the U.S. power grid envelops America in darkness and sets the stage for the biggest clash of powers ever witnessed… On one side, Peter Stanchek’s ragtag team of Renegades – alongside their newly activated army of untrained and wildly unstable psiots – ready themselves for an unsparing firefight with H.A.R.D. Corps and the agents of Omen. On the other, Ninjak and Bloodshot prepare to enter Livewire’s domain inside blacked-out Los Angeles. But as the casualties pile up and the losses mount on both sides, none of them will be ready to confront the full fury of raw power personified, as X-O Manowar makes his long-awaited return after a year of self-imposed exile among the stars…and delivers a single concussive strike that will send shockwaves across the whole of the Valiant Universe!
On June 27th, the most powerful Valiant event attempted continues in full force with another seismic chapter as New York Times best-selling author Matt Kindt and superstar artist Tomás Giorello unleash X-O Manowar on a world he thought he’d left behind in HARBINGER WARS 2 #2…and fire off the next brutal volley in the coast-to-coast clash of comics icons that will leave no hero unscathed! Featuring covers by J.G. Jones (Final Crisis), Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT REBORN), Juan José Ryp (BRITANNIA), Felipe Massafera (Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern), and Lewis LaRosa (BLOODSHOT SALVATION)!
But first: Start at the beginning of the biggest, most ambitious Valiant event ever attempted on May 30th, as HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 (of 4) launches in earnest with a senses-shattering confrontation!
For the rare and immensely powerful subset of humanity known as psiots, their unique abilities have come with an enormous cost. Once, their existence was known only to a select few. Now, the revelation that thousands of these latent telekinetic “harbingers” secretly live among us…with the potential to become active at any moment…has led the American government to a dramatic tipping point…
Armed with new extra-governmental authority, the deep-black military contractor known as Omen has been authorized to identify, evaluate, and, if need be, eliminate all super-normal threats to the homeland. H.A.R.D. Corps units have been deployed into cities and towns across the United States to enforce their orders.
In the East, one of the most powerful minds on Earth, Peter Stanchek, is leading his band of Renegades across the country, activating any potential psiots willing to join them, and building an insurrection force of ultra-powerful and unwieldy new abilities that will soon bring war to Omen’s doorstep…and the unstoppable force known as X-O Manowar raging back to Earth…
In the West, Livewire – the telekinetic technopath with the ability to bend machines and computers to her will – will be forced to choose between her former allies…or her newfound team of Secret Weapons. As the situation escalates beyond human control, the United States will be plunged into darkness from coast to coast, launching Bloodshot and Ninjak into a dangerous mission to neutralize their one-time teammate – and setting the stage for the most shocking, most violent, and most consequential clash of powers ever witnessed in the history of the Valiant Universe!
On May 30th, the battle for dominance truly begins as Matt Kindt and Tomás Giorello release the floodgates on HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 (of 4) – featuring covers by J.G. Jones (Wanted), Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), Juan José Ryp (NINJA-K), and Felipe Massafera (Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors)!
HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TOMÁS GIORELLO
Cover A by J.G. JONES (MAR181983)
Cover B by MICO SUAYAN (MAR181984)
Interlocking Variant by JUAN JOSÉ RYP (MAR181986)
HW2 Icon Variant by FELIPE MASSAFERA (MAR181987)
Brushed Metal Variant by LEWIS LAROSA (MAR181988)
Blank Cover Also Available (MAR181985)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale MAY 30th (FOC – 5/7/18)
HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TOMÁS GIORELLO
Cover A by J.G. JONES (APR181842)
Cover B by MICO SUAYAN (APR181843)
Interlocking Variant by JUAN JOSÉ RYP (APR181844)
HW2 Icon Variant by FELIPE MASSAFERA (APR181845)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JUNE 27th (FOC – 6/4/18)