Valiant Masters: Ninjak Volume 1 Hits Stores February 2013
Valiant is bringing it back, old school.
Check out the official press release for Valiant Masters: Ninjak Volume 1, by Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada… yup, That Joe Q. This looks like it should be a great collection, and Quesada’s artwork has always impressed me, even before he became Knighted at Marvel. Also, check out a few preview pages, and get ready to be blown away!
This February, the definitive origin of Valiant’s original stealth operative is headed back to print for the first time ever! Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of Valiant Masters: Ninjak Vol. 1 – Black Water — a deluxe hardcover collecting Ninjak’s best-selling solo debut in the original Valiant Universe by Mark Moretti (Bloodshot) and industry icon Joe Quesada (Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man).Colin King — sophisticated British playboy by day, elite super-spy by night! Codenamed Ninjak, King is gifted with a brilliant mind and lethal training in the world’s most dangerous fighting techniques. Both will be put to the ultimate test as he is drawn into a globe-spanning mission to apprehend Dr. Silk, mastermind of the WEBNET terror network, before the mysterious weapon known as “Black Water” goes online. From the British Isles to the land of the Rising Sun, Ninjak will leave an indelible imprint on the Valiant Universe — or die trying.Collecting Ninjak (1994) #1-6, #0, and #00 with the original series coloring, the latest Valiant Masters hardcover volume re-presents Joe Quesada’s stunning covers and interiors from Ninjak’s debut outing and origin, along with rarely-seen sketches and process art direct from the Valiant vaults. Featuring guest appearances from X-O Manowar and Bloodshot, Valiant Masters: Ninjak Vol. 1 – Black Water is an essential piece of Valiant history. Look for it in finer comic shops everywhere this February!VALIANT MASTERS: NINJAK VOL. 1 – BLACK WATER HC — ON SALE FEBRUARY 27th!Written by MARK MORETTIArt by JOE QUESADA & MARK MORETTICover by JOE QUESADA$24.99/Rated T+/184 pgs.ISBN: 978-0-9796409-7-1