EXCL. PREVIEW: Milligan & Nord Bring “Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel” to Valiant

Tue, August 12th, 2014 at 8:58am PDT

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In November, Valiant Entertainment brings the Eternal Warrior back to its publishing lineup for the “Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel” three-issue miniseries. Written by Peter Milligan with art by Cary Nord, “Days of Steel” follows the Eternal Warrior as he is charged with finding and saving a baby, who may hold the key to the fate of an entire race.

"The Eternal Warrior is a character of immense proportions with literally thousands of stories waiting to be told throughout history. Peter and Cary are two masterclass storytellers, and have forged a story that befits the awesome scale and scope,” series editor Alejandro Arbona said via press release. "Set against the backdrop of one of the most ferocious periods in all of human history, Peter has not only delivered an intense action-packed story but one that is also incredibly moving and thought-provoking. And Cary has delivered a herculean effort, producing incredibly detailed and awe-inspiring pages that have to be seen to be believed."

In anticipation of “Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel’s” November release, Valiant has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the first nine pages of the debut issue Check out the pages and the solicitation info below.

ETERNAL WARRIOR: DAYS OF STEEL #1 (of 3)
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by CARY NORD
Cover A by BRYAN HITCH
Cover B by RAFA SANDOVAL
Variant Cover by CARY NORD
B&W Sketch Variant by CARY NORD

Swords! Savagery! Steel! Valiant's immortal champion returns with an all-new adventure from master storytellers Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and Cary Nord (Conan)!

The Eternal Warrior…Gilad Anni-Padda…the Earth’s Fist and Steel…is forever charged with guarding the Geomancer and securing the Earth’s safety. After completing another brutal mission, the Earth’s undying guardian is approached with a cryptic task: find and save a baby — in whose hands might rest the fate of an entire people. But the Eternal Warrior is no nursemaid…and, to complicate matters, a thousand Magyar invaders want the baby dead. At the edge of civilization, can history’s most expert killer keep one precious life alive?

$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs.

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