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First Look: RAI #9

This August, the guardian of New Japan collides with the devastated Earth below as Matt Kindt & Clayton Crain’s RAI returns with an astonishing new volume!
Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of RAI #9 – the FIRST ISSUE of “THE ORPHAN,” an all-new story arc from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY, THE VALIANT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (Carnage)! The next visionary volume of the critically acclaimed series that has wowed fans and critics starts here on August 19th as Rai finds himself exiled from his homeland and must marshal the forces of our own ravaged planet to conquer Father’s kingdom once and for all!

 

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Review: Rai #8

Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Clayton Crain
Letterer: Dave Lanphear
Cover Artist: Clayton Crain, David Mack, Bart Sears, John Rauch

Valiant Entertainment

Now it all becomes clearer now. We are starting to see Rai’s place in the Valiant Universe. Why the Earth is so barren. All told from a historic point of view. And btw…did I see some bionosaurs? Continue reading Review: Rai #8

Preview: RAI #8

RAI_008_COVERA_CRAINRAI #8
STORY BY

MATT KINDT
ART BY
CLAYTON CRAIN
COVER BY
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover B by DAVID MACK
Variant Cover by BART SEARS
PUBLISHER

VALIANT COMICS
COVER PRICE
$3.99
RELEASE DATE
APRIL 8, 2015
32 pgs. | T+

“The Battle for New Japan” erupts into all-out war!

Rai has raised an army of former enemies and reluctant allies all in the name of one thing – freedom! It’s the final fight between Father and his prodigal son, except there is no coming back from this as the outcome could spell the end of not just New Japan, but all of Earth!


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Advanced Review: Rai #7

Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Clayton Crain
Cover artists: Clayton Crain, Raul Allen, Raphael Albuquerque

“Eve of destruction”

With the events in the past issue, New Japan is set to tear itself apart. In this issue, tensions escalate as a major player decides to move things along, and benefiting from both sides of the conflict. There is evil in Rai’s midst, and it may not be just “Father”. Check out our preview here.
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Review: Rai #6

Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Clayton Crain
Cover artists: Clayton Crain, Cary Nord, Miguel Sepulveda, David Mack, Jeff Lemire, Matthew Wilson, David Baron

The battle lines are being drawn. Pawns are being put into position, and actions are being taken to secure the future of New Japan. The seedy underbelly of the pristine tranquility that is New Japan is about to come out into the limelight. Positronics seek freedom, Raddies seek tech independence, Momo seeks revenge for genocide, and the humans seek to return things to the way they were and father is behind it all & Rai is caught in the middle. Continue reading Review: Rai #6

Preview: RAI #7

RAI_007_COVER-A_CRAINRAI #7
STORY BY

MATT KINDT
ART BY
CLAYTON CRAIN
COVER BY
Cover A by CLAYTON CRAIN
Cover B by RAUL ALLEN
Variant Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
PUBLISHER

Valiant
COVER PRICE
$3.99
RELEASE DATE
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
T+ | 32 pgs.

“Battle for New Japan” explodes with another pulse-pounding chapter by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, Mind MGMT) and featuring fully painted artwork by superstar artist Clayton Crain (X-Force)! 

Romance threatens to destroy a necessary peace between Raddies and robots as Rai builds his army for the final assault on Father! Plus: a glimpse of Earth 4001 and the secret weapon hiding out on the planet’s surface that could be the key to taking back New Japan!


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