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Valiant's 25th year is going to be the biggest one yet! The silver anniversary celebration begins right here on Free Comic Book Day! Bloodshot, X-O Manowar and the rest of Valiant's fearless heroes are taking center stage for a star-studded, jam-packed anniversary smash celebrating 25 years of Valiant comics!

The year's can't-miss celebration officially kicks off on May 2nd in the FCBD 2015: Valiant 25th Anniversary Special - featuring two all-new stories and a myriad of never-before-seen special features chronicling Valiant's storied place in comics history! First, New York Times-bestselling writer Jeff Lemire and blockbuster artist Butch Guice chronicle the devastating fallout of The Valiant as Bloodshot rises from the ashes to unleash a never-before-seen prelude to Bloodshot Reborn! Then, Valiant superstars Robert Venditti and Rafa Sandoval throw down the gauntlet for an action-packed introduction to the world of X-O Manowar and an all-new tale of Dead Hand! Plus: Ninjak; Imperium; Divinity; Ivar, Timewalker; Rai; special guests from throughout Valiant's decades-long history; and a cavalacade of special surprises!

Jump on board here to relive the ground-breaking journey that established Valiant as the largest and most acclaimed independent universe in comics - and witness the action-packed first steps toward 25 more history-making years!

Chapter Titles

  • Introduction
  • TOC
  • Interview with Jeff Lemire
  • Bloodshot Reborn - "The Dream"* + advert
  • Ninjak #1 Sneak Preview + advert
  • Valiant 25th Anniversary Poster
  • Eternal Warrior advert
  • Valiant Bests: First Appearances! (List of trade paperbacks)
  • Valiant Bests: Deaths! (List of trade paperbacks)
  • Valiant Bests: Team-Ups! (List of trade paperbacks)
  • A&A advert
  • X-O Manowar: Dead Hand - "Building Things"* + advert
  • Valiant Bests: Fights! (List of trade paperbacks)
  • Harbinger advert
  • 25 Years of Valiant (A list of and 'Thank you to all creators, staff, and friends who helped forge the world of VALIANT!' - including the Acclaim Years)
  • Death of the Valiant Universe (aka Book of Death) advert

Note: *Original content.

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverRafa Sandoval1
LEExclusive Limited Edition Cover, Limited to 100Tommy Lee Edwards2


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