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Written by Fred Van Lente, art by Pere Perez, covers by Shawn Crystal, Michael Walsh, Mico Suayan

"American Wasteland" begins here! His whole life, Obadiah Archer has been lied to about his true heritage – but when he and his pal Armstrong arrive in L.A. to meet his real parents, they find them in the clutches of the CHURCH OF RETROLOGY! What insidious plans does THE LIZARD KING, the head of the favored religion of the Left Coast's rich and famous, have for the Valiant Universe's premier conspiracy busters? And what lurks in the Hollywood Hotel? (Hint: You can check in anytime you like, but you can never leave!)

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 7.


Written by Christos Gage and Joshua Dysart, art by Al Barrionuevo, covers by Lewis Larosa, Roberto De La Torre and Riley Rossmo.

The one-man army known only as Bloodshot is forced to turn his guns on his own people! Project Rising Spirit, the private military organization that created Bloodshot, enlisted him to fight on their side – and Bloodshot, seeking his own secret justice, agreed. Now his agenda comes to light, and Bloodshot turns around to destroy Rising Spirit once and for all...but he has to go through Major Palmer and his own ragtag team of men and women to do it! Our hero versus our heroes in a bloody battle with life-or-death stakes to save or destroy an evil corporation...and whoever wins...everyone loses!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 14.


Written by Joshua Dysart, art by by Clayton Henry, covers by Mico Suayan, Zachary Montoya and Khari Evans.

Dead. Means. Dead.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 19.


Written by James Asmus, art by Kano, covers by Kano, Russell Dauterman.

Quantum and Woody – against the world...or against each other?! Woody always had a weakness for the ladies...and when an old flame lures the goofus into a gang of mad-science super-crooks, Woody flips back to his old lawless ways! Where does this leave Woody's sweet clone girlfriend? And now it's up to his own brother Eric, who isn't that sure he even wants to be a superhero, to bring Woody in! Don't miss this bro-down for the ages!  

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 14.

RAI #1

Written by Matt Kindt, art by Clayton Crain, covers by Clayton Crain, Bryan Hitch, Stephen Segovia, Raul Allen, Khari Evans, Trevor Hairsine and David Aja.

The year is 4001 A.D. --led by the artificial intelligence called "Father," the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire – the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit...the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed...and his own long-lost humanity...

32 pages, $3.99 (Pullbox Plus Edition, 48 pages, $4.99), in stores on May 7.


Written by Peter Milligan, art by Valentine De Landro, covers by Jeff Dekal and Trevor McCarthy.

The return of Master Darque! Only one man can help Shadowman now...his worst enemy! Forced to confront the greatest shock of his lifetime, Jack Boniface speeds down a self-destructive spiral he may never recover from. Exterminating the wild and evil loa spirits that haunt New Orleans at any cost, Jack has left himself with nothing to this world. By crossing the veil into the dark world beyond -- the Deadside -- will Jack save his own soul....or destroy himself?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 28.


Written by Matt Kindt, art by CAFU, covers by Trevor Hairsine, Raul Allen, Dave Bullock.

The final deathtrap of Dr. Silk! Ninjak's ultimate enemy has drawn his web tight around X-O Manowar and the rest of Valiant's unbreakable all-star superteam...and now they're about to find out how the globe's most brilliantly depraved mind doles out revenge. "Trapped by Webnet" cuts to an action-packed conclusion///and no one will escape Dr. Silk's grasp unscathed!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 21.


Written by Robert Venditti, Peter Milligan and Justin Jordan, art by DIego Bernard, J.G. Jones, Bryan Hitch and Rafer Roberts, covers by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, Bryan Hitch, Arturo Lozzi, Sean Chen and Terry Dodson.

Find out why the galaxy's most feared team of hunter-killers have journeyed across the stars to destroy the X-O Manowar armor and the Earth along with it in Armor Hunters: Part Zero by Robert Venditti and Diego Bernard. Then, revisit the roots of Aric of Dacia's transformation from Visigoth conqueror into the 21st century's alien-armored guardian, as told by Robert Venditti and J.G. Jones! Plus, all-new tales of X-O Manowar from Peter Milligan and Bryan Hitch, Justin Jordan and Rafer Roberts, and much, much more!

32 pages, $4.99, in stores on May 21.


Written by Peter Milligan, art and cover by Roberto De La Torre.

When a troubled young man with a history of violence and a penchant for blackouts meets an overwhelming source of power with a mystical scythe, the results are doomed to be destructive. A voodoo loa has possessed Jack Boniface – or so he believes. But after Jack awakens in an alleyway covered in blood, he embarks on a journey across lands of shadows and death to discover if he can expel the dark force that's seized control of his life...and which may be responsible for a violent rampage throughout New Orleans...

Collecting Shadowman #13-16.

112 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 7.


Written by James Asmus, art by Ming Doyle, cover by Andrew Robinson.

Re-presenting Valiant's best-selling crossover event in complete chronological order, the acclaimed Harbinger Wars saga gets the deluxe oversized hardcover treatment -- with more than 20+ pages of bonus content and rarely-seen special features!

When an untrained and undisciplined team of super-powered test subjects escape from Project Rising Spirit and onto the Vegas Strip, Bloodshot and the Harbinger Renegades will find themselves locked in battle against a deadly succession of opponents – and each other. As the combined forces of the H.A.R.D. Corps, Generation Zero, and omega-level telekinetic Toyo Harada all descend on Las Vegas to vie for the control of Rising Spirit's deadliest assets, the world is about to discover the shocking price of an all-out superhuman conflict…and no one will escape unscathed. Who will survive the Harbinger Wars?

Collecting Harbinger Wars #1-4, Harbinger #11-14, Bloodshot #10-13 and material from the Harbinger Wars Sketchbook.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 5.

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