(W) Joshua Dysart (A) Khari Evans (CA) Diego Bernard
The world's most powerful team of mercenaries is on the defense...as an elite international kill squad led by Livewire and H.A.R.D. Corps' Major Charlie Palmer descends to destroy Imperium's stronghold! Toyo Harada will save the world...if he doesn't doom it first. The revolutionary disruption that Harada and his team have launched - by deposing tyrants, housing refugees, and feeding the poor - has come at the expense of the world's wealthiest nations. When the planet's leaders have had enough, it will be decided: Toyo Harada must die. Now a crack unit of operatives will stand against Harada on the global stage...with his own former pupil, Livewire, taking him head-on. The war starts here as New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER WARS) and Harvey Award nominated artist Khari Evans (HARBINGER, The Immortal Iron Fist) unite for an explosive new chapter...pitting the Valiant Universe's notorious team of monsters and revolutionaries against the very system they've sworn to overthrow! Collecting IMPERIUM #13-16.
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Khari Evans, Andres Guinaldo (CA) Diego Lattore
THE FIST & THE STEEL FIGHT ONWARD! Many years from now, Earth's immortal master of war and the world's deadliest intelligence operative fight sideby-side. As was foretold in the BOOK OF DEATH, an aging Ninjak and Eternal Warrior are fated to spend their days as humanity's guardians, protecting it from the myriad threats that loom over the horizon of Earth's future. But when the ultimate menace rises to obliterate all traces of life, can Colin King and Gilad Anni-Padda - Ninjak and the Eternal Warrior - cement their status as the Valiant Universe's greatest heroic duo?or will their legacy go up in flames? Plus: Back in the present, the unthinkable has happened to Ninjak and his fellow MI-6 agents that survived the horrors of the Deadside! Infected with an aggressive and lethal cancer from his exposure to a noxious parallel dimension, Ninjak must race against the clock for a cure before he makes a permanent trip to the realm of the dead! Jump on board the steel-shattering adventures of Valiant's number-one super-spy