Comic Book Previews: Valiant’s ‘4001 A.D.’ #3, ‘X-O Manowar’ #48, ‘Divinity II’ #4 (Out 7/27)

This Wednesday, July 27th, it’s New Comics Day! For Valiant, things are wrapping up on a number of series. The summer event in the Valiant Universe, 4001 A.D. #3 (of 4), is the penultimate issue of the miniseries. X-O Manowar is getting one step closer to the final issue #50 as issue #48 hits shelves this week. Finally, Divinity II sees its series come to a close, but don’t worry as Divinity III is just around the corner.

Here’s a look at the covers, preview pages and each issue’s synopsis for the three new releases from Valiant this coming Wednesday…


4001 A.D. #3 (of 4)

Written by MATT KINDT
Art by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover B by TULA LOTAY
Cover C by RYAN BODENHEIM
Cover D by PHILIP TAN
Character Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN
Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE
Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK
B&W Interlocking Artist Variant by RYAN SOOK

Reunion!

The war against Father turns in favor of the 41st century’s revolutionary heroes as Rai finds his long-lost friends aboard the monstrosity that has become New Japan. But even together, can Rai and his allies stand against Father’s defenses? And can they rescue what remains of New Japan before it crashes down to Earth and destroys everything…and everyone?

New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (RAI) continue the summer’s blockbuster event in the year 4001 A.D.!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JULY 27th



X-O MANOWAR #48 (“LONG LIVE THE KING” – PART 2)

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by JOE BENNETT and ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover A by KANO
Cover B by PHIL JIMENEZ
Cover C by KHOI PHAM
Variant Cover by DIEGO LATORRE
Variant Cover by THONY SILAS
Variant Cover by SERGIO DAVILA

The countdown to X-O MANOWAR #50 continues as “LONG LIVE THE KING” escalates!

They’re here! The Torment – a world-devouring race older than history itself — has arrived on Earth. And now, all that stands between our existence and complete annihilation is Aric of Dacia, heir to the Visigoth throne and wielder of the X-O Manowar armor!

But as the Torment unleash a wrath unlike anything the galaxy has seen, even Earth’s most powerful protector will find himself hopelessly outmatched. With humanity standing on the brink of extinction, X-O Manowar must turn to his greatest adversary for help – the savage Commander Trill!

New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR) and acclaimed artists Joe Bennet (52) and Roberto De La Torre (Daredevil) make history across the cosmos as Valiant’s flagship series marches toward a planet-shaking finale!

Plus: The X-O MANOWAR #50 COUNTDOWN GIVEAWAY continues right here! Each issue of “LONG LIVE THE KING” comes bagged with one of 50 micro-prints – featuring artwork from a who’s who of comic superstars – or even one-of-a-kind original art!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JULY 27

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DIVINITY II #4 (of 4)

Written by MATT KINDT
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Cover B by TOM MULLER
Variant Cover by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant Cover by TULA LOTAY
Variant Cover by ADAM GORHAM

DIVINITY vs. DIVINITY!

Myshka’s plot to reengineer the globe in Russia’s favor is all but complete. Will Abram Adams – the god-like being now called Divinity – stand against his former comrade…or, together, will they reshape the world as we know it with hammer and sickle in hand?

The sold-out sci-fi epic that redefined the Valiant Universe charges into a showdown for the fate of reality itself as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and explosive artist Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis) reach a defining moment for comics’ most captivating new hero!

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | On sale JULY 27


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