(W) Rafer Roberts (A) David Lafuente & Various (CA) Kano
Join Harvey Award-nominated writer Rafer Roberts (HARBINGER RENEGADE) and superstar artists David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man) and Mike Norton (Revival) as they take Valiant's (somewhat) dynamic duo on an all-out assault on the senses right here in the complete deluxe edition hardcover of the series The A.V. Club calls 'some of the most bold, original work in all of superhero comics right now...' Meet Armstrong: Since the ancient city of Ur, this immortal adventurer has spent the last 7,000 years drinking and carousing his way through history alongside some of the greatest merrymakers the world has ever known. Meet Archer: A sheltered teenage martial arts master and expert marksman that was raised for a single purpose - to kill the devil incarnate. Little did he know that this undying evil was actually Armstrong (he's actually a pretty good guy...once you get to know him) and, since hitting the road together, the two have become great friends and even better partners. Now: Archer is about to set off on his most dangerou
(W) Rafer Roberts (A/CA) David Lafuente
GET SMASHED...OR BE SMASHED! Archer is about to set off on his most dangerous mission yet - a quest into the mystic reaches of Armstrong's bottomless satchel to liberate his friend and comrade from the clutches of the mad god Bacchus! Imprisoned in Armstrong's satchel for centuries, Bacchus now commands a legion of monsters, goblins and golems bent on escaping back into the world of man and enacting revenge on their captor... Can Archer single-handedly combat the godly embodiment of intoxication himself - and rescue his best buddy - without becoming lost amongst Armstrong's endless repository of bizarre artifacts and historical oddities in the process? Collecting A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1-4.
(W) Rafer Roberts (A) Mike Norton (CA) Kano
A VALIANT TALE FOR THE AGES! This ain't no ordinary team-up? It's Archer & Faith's first date! First, A&A's whirlwind ongoing series is hitting the town with the one and only FAITH! With Armstrong on the road, Archer is taking some much-needed personal time?and bringing his long-distance romance with Los Angeles's number-one superhero off of FaceTime and into the real world! Then, Archer and Armstrong go on the hunt for Armstrong's long-lost wife, and the clues will put them on the trail of America's craziest traveling circus! Come on board here as red-hot writer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) and Eisner Award winning artist Mike Norton (Revival) bring you more crossbows than Sleepless in Seattle and more fistfights than The Notebook! Collecting A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5-8
(W) Rafer Roberts (A) Mike Norton & Various (CA) Kano
Beatdown in the bayou! At long last, Valiant's gallant adventurers have finally located Armstrong's long-missing wife...in that dreaded land that dare not speak its name: Florida! But after centuries of thinking that his near-immortal bride, Andromeda, was just a booze-induced hallucination, how will Armstrong make up for years of lies, losses, and infidelities? And, as if that wasn't enough, a nefarious new force is about to release an army of bathsalt-using 'Florida Men' to finish off Archer & Armstrong once and for all! It's a true story (not really) ripped from today's headlines (pretty much)! Pack your Crocs and don't skimp on the lotion because the Sunshine State is about to hit Archer & Armstrong like a bad seafood buffet...and we only have Harvey Award-nominated writer Rafer Robert (Harbinger Renegade) and acclaimed artist Mike Norton (Revival) to blame! Collecting A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #9-12.
(W) Rafer Roberts (A) Mike Norton
When the forces of good and evil are hunting you down, the only logical thing to do is disguise yourself as a dog and go on the run! Eddie is a low-rent hustler who got magically turned into a pug during a con gone wrong. Tala is the part-demon daughter of Eddie's ex-partner. When Tala finds herself the target of powerful interdimensional forces, she goes to Eddie for help-setting off a chain reaction of chaos and destruction that could threaten the very fabric of existence. Can Eddie and Tala put aside their differences long enough to survive the magical mayhem and madness that they started, or will they kill each other first? Collects issues #1-5.
(W) Rafer Roberts (A/CA) Mike Norton
Mike Norton and Rafer Roberts bring you the second volume in their critically acclaimed fantasy epic, Grumble! Eddie and Tala take the Garden State by storm in search of Jimmy the Keeper, a human warehouse with a stick up his butt who holds the key to turning Eddie human again. But standing in their way are a crew of small-time mobsters, a trio of inter-dimensional bounty hunters, a ghost town filled with angry spirits, the New Jersey State Police, the friggin' FBI, an army of toothless grannies, and The Devil himself! As if that wasn't bad enough, Tala wants to keep Jimmy's magical cure for herself? even if it means that Eddie stays a dog forever! Who will win? Who will die? Will Eddie and Tala learn to trust each other, or will they kill each other first? Murder! Mayhem! Skee-Ball! This one has it all!
(W) Rafer Roberts (A) Darick Robertson & Various (CA) Darick Robertson
Anyone you know could become a psionically powered 'harbinger.' Your neighbor. Your boss. Your best friend. Your kids. Six months ago, a secret team of renegade whistleblowers leaked the existence of these extraordinarily dangerous individuals to a stunned world. Today, all across the country, crude, DIY psiot activation attempts have left hundreds brain-damaged?or worse. The emergence of a new psiot in a community often leads to riots and mass violence. America is terrified of what could happen next. Now, Kris Hathaway, John 'Torque' Torkelson, Faith 'Zephyr' Herbert, and Peter Stanchek are about to discover their calling. Together, the HARBINGER RENEGADES are moving from town to town, building their ranks, and subverting authority one mind at a time?and setting out to prove once and for all that behind their power, there has always been a purpose. Collecting HARBINGER RENEGADE #1-4..
(W/A/CA) Rafer Roberts
'Massacre' brings death to a major Valiant hero! Toyo Harada's former protege - Alexander Solomon, a 'psiot' with the ability to predict and analyze potential futures - has been waiting for this moment. With the Harbinger Renegades - Peter Stanchek, Faith, Kris Hathaway, and Torque - now reunited as a result of his covert manipulations, his ultimate gambit can now begin. But he's not the only one who has been watching. Major Charlie Palmer has just re-assigned a new division of the militarized psiot hunters codenamed H.A.R.D. Corps to active duty?and they're about to bring a torrent of blood and calamity roaring into the streets of a major American metropolis for an all-out Firefight. The Harbinger Renegades. Livewire. Alexander Solomon. Generation Zero. Toyo Harada. Secret Weapons. Imperium. None of them are safe?and, when the smoke clears, a pivotal Valiant hero will become the first sacrifice of the massive Harbinger War that is to come? Harvey Award-nominated writer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) and superstar artist Darick Robertson (The Boys, Transmetropol
(W) Rafer Roberts (A/CA) Kristen Gudsnuk
A young Ranger woman who came to the city with dreams of adventure, her drug dealing reptilian wizard roommate, and her boisterous Dwarf maiden BFF embark on a modern-day quest to save the world while struggling to keep their crappy day jobs and pay off their student loans. Joined by a thief, an elf, a cleric, and a barbarian, the rag tag group are embroiled in an adventure involving magical amulets, the mafia, and a cult! Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries. 'The book is new, but this world, being well-built, already feels familiar. It's humorous and fun, with the potential to have a nice long run that will keep us interested for the foreseeable future.' -Comic Crusaders