Valiant Showcases David Aja Character Designs on "Harbinger," "Bloodshot" and "Archer & Armstrong" Variant Covers

Thu, August 16th, 2012 at 9:30am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Valiant is proud to debut October's Character Design Covers by visionary artists David Aja (Hawkeye, Immortal Iron First) and Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic (Web of Spider-Man)!

Aja redesigned many of the characters for the publisher's "Summer of Valiant" launch, including Archer & Armstrong, Bloodshot, and Harbinger's own Peter Stanchek and Toyo Harada, while Djurdjevic was responsible for the the newly updated X-O Manowar. Now, Valiant is sharing their behind-the-scenes work for the first time in print with an exclusive month of variant covers for all four of its October titles!

"When it came time to update the Valiant Universe's biggest icons, I was lucky enough to get amazing contributions from David Aja and Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic - two talents at the absolute top of their game," said Executive Editor Warren Simons. "The Character Design Covers series is all about offering an insight into our medium and the artistic processes of two world class designers."

The Character Design Covers series are available to retailers on an "order all" basis for Archer & Armstrong #3, Bloodshot #4, Harbinger #5, and X-O Manowar #6. Look for them in finer comic stores everywhere this October and contact your local retailer to reserve your copies today!

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #3 - ON SALE OCTOBER 10th!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art By CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (AUG121337)
Character Design Cover by DAVID AJA (ORDER ALL) (AUG121338)

BLOODSHOT #4 - ON SALE OCTOBER 10th!
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by MANUEL GARCIA
Cover by ARTURO LOZZI (AUG121339)
Character Design Cover by DAVID AJA (ORDER ALL) (AUG121340)

HARBINGER #5 - ON SALE OCTOBER 17th!
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by KHARI EVANS 
Cover by MICO SUAYAN (AUG121332)
Character Design Cover by DAVID AJA (ORDER ALL) (AUG121333)

X-O MANOWAR #6 - ON SALE OCTOBER 17th!
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by LEE GARBETT
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE (AUG121334)
Character Design Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (ORDER ALL) (AUG121335)
Variant Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER (AUG121336)

 
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