[Preview] Valiant Offers First Look Through to Letters of HARBINGER WARS 2 #2

Harbinger Wars 2

First Look: HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 –
Matt Kindt & Tomás Giorello Draw Their Battle Lines on June 27th!

As revealed at Comic Book Resources, Valiant is proud to present your first look at the lettered pages for HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4), the  SEISMIC CROSSOVER EVENT OF 2018! On June 27th, the Earth-shattering crossover continues in full force with another epic chapter, as Eisner-nominated writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, ETERNITY) and superstar artist Tomás Giorello (X-O MANOWAR) unleash X-O Manowar on a world he thought he’d left behind…and fire off the next brutal volley in the coast-to-coast clash of comics icons that will leave no hero unscathed!

RELATED: PopCultHQ’s Spoiler-Free Comic Book Review of Valiant’s HARBINGER WARS 2 #1

HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4) – Cover A by J.G. Jones
HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4) – Cover A by J.G. Jones

HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4)

Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Tomás Giorello

Cover A by J.G. Jones (APR181842)
Cover B by Mico Suayan­­ (APR181843)
Interlocking Variant by Juan José Ryp (APR181844)
HW2 Icon Variant by Felipe Massafera (APR181845)

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JUNE 27th
Final Order Cutoff – 6/4/18

From East to West, the nation has been cleaved down the middle as Livewire’s defensive attack on the U.S. power grid envelops America in darkness and sets the stage for the biggest clash of powers ever witnessed… On one side, Peter Stanchek’s ragtag team of Renegades – alongside their newly activated army of untrained and wildly unstable psiots – ready themselves for an unsparing firefight with H.A.R.D. Corps and the agents of Omen. On the other, Ninjak and Bloodshot prepare to enter Livewire’s domain inside blacked-out Los Angeles. But as the casualties pile up and the losses mount on both sides, none of them will be ready to confront the full fury of raw power personified as X-O Manowar makes his long-awaited return after a year of self-imposed exile among the stars…and delivers a single concussive strike that will send shockwaves across the whole of the Valiant Universe!

VARIANT COVERS

On June 27thmaster storytellers Matt Kindt and Tomás Giorello unleash hell on an unsuspecting populace as the Valiant Universe prepares itself to do battle in HARBINGER WARS 2 #2 (of 4) – featuring covers by  J.G. Jones (Final Crisis), Mico Suayan­­ (BLOODSHOT REBORN), Juan José Ryp (BRITANNIA), and  Felipe Massafera (Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern)!

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Before jumping into the fray on June 27th, find out why HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 – available  in local comic shops NOW! – has enthralled fans, critics, and new readers alike as the biggest, most ambitious, and most consequential event Valiant has ever attempted:

“★★★★★… Loaded with action and emotion. If you read one event this year, it needs to be HARBINGER WARS 2.”
– All-Comic

“★★★★★…. [HARBINGER WARS 2] has a lot to live up to, but it is getting off to a mighty good start.”
Comicbook.com

“★★★★★… … HW2 is going to be one of the biggest events in comics.”
 Pop Culture Uncovered

“★★★★½… Bursts from the gate with a lot of momentum, and with a distinct
and interesting visual style that makes this comic stick out from the pack.”
– 
Newsarama

“★★★★½… A well-written, wonderfully-illustrated issue that is
surprisingly accessible and enjoyable for new and long-time readers alike.”

 The Brazen Bull

“★★★★½… Valiant fans will love this book.”
– Comic Crusaders

“★★★★… Harbinger Wars 2 promises to be one hell of a ride.”
– SciFiPulse

“★★★★… The first issue is a beauty.”
– Outright Geekery

HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 (of 4) – Cover A by J.G. Jones

HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 (of 4)

Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Tomás Giorello

Cover A by J.G. Jones
Cover B by Mico Suayan
Interlocking Variant by Juan José Ryp
HW2 Icon Variant by Felipe Massafera
Brushed Metal Variant by Lewis LaRosa
Pre-Order Edition Variant by Tomás Giorello
Blank Cover Also Available

$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+
Available Now!

For the rare and immensely powerful subset of humanity known as psiots, their unique abilities have come with an enormous cost. Once, their existence was known only to a select few. Now, the revelation that thousands of these latent telekinetic “harbingers” secretly live among us…with the potential to become active at any moment…has led the American government to a dramatic tipping point…

Armed with new extra-governmental authority, the deep-black military contractor known as Omen has been authorized to identify, evaluate, and, if need be, eliminate all super-normal threats to the homeland. H.A.R.D. Corps units have been deployed into cities and towns across the United States to enforce their orders.

In the East, one of the most powerful minds on Earth, Peter Stanchek, is leading his band of Renegades across the country, activating any potential psiots willing to join them, and building an insurrection force of ultra-powerful and unwieldy new abilities that will soon bring war to Omen’s doorstep…and the unstoppable force known as X-O Manowar raging back to Earth…

In the West, Livewire – the telekinetic technopath with the ability to bend machines and computers to her will – will be forced to choose between her former allies…or her newfound team of Secret Weapons. As the situation escalates beyond human control, the United States will be plunged into darkness from coast to coast, launching Bloodshot and Ninjak into a dangerous mission to neutralize their one-time teammate – and setting the stage for the most shocking, most violent, and most consequential clash of powers ever witnessed in the history of the Valiant Universe!

VARIANT COVERS

On sale now, the battle for dominance truly begins as Matt Kindt and Tomás Giorello release the floodgates on HARBINGER WARS 2 #1 (of 4) – featuring covers by J.G. Jones (Wanted), Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), Juan José Ryp (NINJA-K), and Felipe Massafera (Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors), and Lewis LaRosa (BLOODSHOT SALVATION)!

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