Preview: Valiant's Shadowman is Coming BackA comics news article
At this point, anyone who's actually heard of Shadowman probably associates the name with an Nintendo 64 video game than Valiant's comic book series. Well, Valiant Entertainment is set to change that by enlisting artist Patrick Zircher and writer Justin Jordan to relaunch Shadowman this November.
Check out the preview below, followed by Valiant's own comments on the subject.
The next epic expansion of the Valiant Universe starts this November in Shadowman #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new ongoing series from comics superstar Patrick Zircher (Captain America,Thor: Ages of Thunder) and Harvey Award-nominee Justin Jordan (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, Team 7)!
There’s a million dreams in the Big Easy. But now its worst nightmare is about to come true. As the forces of darkness prepare to claim New Orleans as their own, Jack Boniface must embrace the legacy he was born to uphold. As Shadowman, Jack is about to become the only thing that stands between his city and an army of unspeakable monstrosities from beyond the night. But is the mantle of Shadowman a blessing or a curse? And what is the true cost of his otherworldly power?
"Shadowman is one of the most popular characters in the Valiant Universe and the fans have been asking me since day one when he's going to return," said Valiant Executive Editor Warren Simons. "Justin and Patrick have put together an action-packed debut that also adds an incredibly important new dimension to the Valiant Universe. And as Patrick's pages clearly demonstrate, he's one of the finest artists working in the medium today. We've got an amazing team at the helm of our fifth ongoing launch and I can't wait for the first issue to hit the stands."
On sale this November, Shadowman #1 features a standard cover by Patrick Zircher with incentive variants by Eisner Award-winning industry icons Dave Johnson and Bill Sienkiewicz. Additionally, Valiant is continuing its wildly successful Pullbox Exclusive Variant program with a "blackout" cover by Patrick Zircher - available only to those comic shop patrons who pre-order Shadowman #1 with their local retailer.
X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot, and Archer & Armstrong have captivated a new generation of fans and critics. Now prepare for the rebirth of the next Valiant icon. Fear no evil whenShadowman #1 strikes this November!