Skip to main content

ADVANCE PREVIEW: 'Ninjak' #18 (Unlettered) by Matt Kindt, Khari Evans, and Andres Guinaldo


(Press Release) - Ninjak #18 interior art by Khari Evans

Many years from today, join Ninjak and the Eternal Warrior – older, wiser, and deadlier than ever – as they become the Earth's last line of defense in a world gone awry!
Valiant is proud to present your first look inside NINJAK #18 – the FIRST ISSUE of “THE FIST & THE STEEL," AN ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT coming in August from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and red-hot artists Khari Evans (HARBINGER) and Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark)! Bridging the present and future of MI-6's most feared super-spy, explore the world first glimpsed at in last summer's sold-out BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF NINJAK #1 here with an all-new standalone epic revealing how history's most formidable partnership – Ninjak and the Eternal Warrior, together known as The Fist & The Steel – will come to be!

His body consumed by a preternatural cancer in the present, Colin King's mind has grasped a prophetic vision of the future – and it  is death! Decades from now, the world's deadliest intelligence operative is still active – and he now fights side by side by the Eternal Warrior, Earth's immortal master of war, as veterans of a decades-long battle to enforce justice and order. But what united these solitary heroes as trusted allies, and how did they become a feared force of good in a world of war, disease, and ever-increasing evil? Glimpse the future of Valiant’s two most dangerous men here as Ninjak and the Eternal Warrior baptize their formative partnership in the blood of many men…and then find out what deadly affliction now threatens Colin King in the present!

Bursting at 40 pages per issue, jump on board here to witness the coming of "THE FIST & THE STEEL" firsthand in NINJAK #18 from all-star creators Matt Kindt, Khari Evans, and Andres Guinaldo! Featuring covers by Diego Latorre (Dante’s Inferno), Ryan Bodenheim (The Dying & The Dead), Stephen Segovia (Action Comics), and Adam Gorham (DEAD DROP), the generation-spanning epic of the summer begins on August 10th as Ninjak and the Eternal Warrior launch a crusade to protect the ultimate fate of Earth itself!

For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

For Valiant Merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com.

NINJAK #18 (ALL-NEW ARC! “THE FIST & THE STEEL” – PART 1)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by KAHRI EVANS & ANDRES GUINALDO
Cover A by DIEGO LATORRE (JUN161918)
Cover B by RYAN BODENHEIM (JUN161919)
Cover C by STEPHEN SEGOVIA (JUN161920)
Interlocking Variant A by ADAM GORHAM (JUN161921)
Interlocking Variant B by ADAM GORHAM (JUN161922)
$3.99 | 40 pgs. | T+| On sale AUGUST 10 (FOC – 7/18/16)










Comments

Popular posts from this blog

REVIEW: 'Redneck' #2 by Donny Cates, Lisandro Estherren, and Dee Cunniffe

'Redneck' arrived a month ago redefining the vampire genre by not giving into convention or cliché. In fact, if you've read the first two issues, the vampire angle serves more as subtext than its selling point. It's the perfect approach to this character-driven southern fried drama that simmers with tension and intrigue.

REDNECK #2 STORY: DONNY CATES
ART/COVER: LISANDRO ESTHERREN & DEE CUNNIFFE LETTERER: JOE SABINO
RELEASE DATE: MAY 24
32 PAGES | Full Color | Mature | $3.99
★★★★☆ (4/5)
The Bowman's way of life just got upended and what was once a peaceful and secluded existence is on the verge of war. The vampires of Texas keep to themselves, raise their cattle, drink its blood and sell the meat through their BBQ joint. Seems like a brilliant front to keep them in the shadows while staking out a living. All that is threatened when one of their own is killed after a night on the town. This issues fills in the holes to what might have happened and what the hell is…

PREVIEW: 'Tet' #4 by Paul Allor and Paul Tucker

We've seen Eugene's story. But during his last day's in Vietnam, he finally learns how Ha survived the war. She's always been much stronger than him; and much stronger than he's given her credit for. With all their secrets gone, Ha and Eugene must decide how to move forward.

WONDER WOMAN OF THE DAY: Fitness Model Gia Macool Embodies the Amazon Princess

The closest we'll ever get, probably, to superheroes in real life is through the great work of cosplayers. You see them at every pop culture convention from the very basic to extremely elaborate costume design. However, you don't have to be a cosplayer to enjoy dressing up as your favorite superhero from time to time. Take fitness model and entrepreneur Gia Macool for example. An accomplished fitness competitor and model, Macool is also a big fan of DC Comics' Wonder Woman. She shows her love of the iconic Amazon Princess in her fitness wear, meal prep accessories and even a full blown photo shoot in a Wonder Woman costume. 

For decades comics have featured very muscular superheroes, male and female, epitomizing the human form at its strongest. So when bodybuilders and fitness pros decide to suit up as these costumed heroes, they are the embodiment of those fictional characters in the flesh. Macool looks like she stepped out of the pages of a Wonder Woman comic with a suit …

PREVIEW: 'Project Superpowers' #1 by Rob Williams and Sergio Davila

The Project Superpowers heroes came from the past, now they have to prove their relevance in the modern world. A 21st Century threat is coming for us all. What dread secrets does The Death Defying Devil hold? The Lighthouse will rise and the Spirit of The American Flag will take on a new host. But will it be enough? Can superheroes still save the day?


Project Superpowers #1
writer: Rob Williams artist: Sergio Davila covers: Francesco Mattina (A), Ed Benes (B), John Royle (C)               Philip Tan (D), JG Jones (E) Stephen Segovia (F)               Sergio Davila (G), Philip Tan (RI-B/W)               J.G. Jones (RI-Sepia), Ed Benes (RI-Virgin)               Francesco Mattina (RI-Virgin)
FC  |  32 pages  |  $3.99  |   Teen+  












PREVIEW: 'Nancy Drew' #3 by Kelly Thompson and Jenn St-Onge

No more secrets…a dead body’s discovered, and Nancy can’t keep the mystery from her friends any longer. Will telling the truth and getting her crime-solving crew involved help crack the Bayport case, before someone else winds up dead? The modern take on the classic mystery icon continues from KELLY THOMPSON (Hawkeye, Star Wars, Rogue & Gambit) and JENN ST-ONGE (Giant Days, The Misfits)!


Nancy Drew #3
writer: Kelly Thompson  |  artist: Jenn St-Onge covers: Tula Lotay (A), Paulina Ganucheau (B), Jenn St-Onge (C),               Tula Lotay (RI-Virgin)
FC  |  32 pages  |  $3.99  |   Teen+