Featuring work by David Lapham, Steve Ditko, Steve Englehart, Bob Hall, Bob Layton, Jim Shooter and more, the hardcover will collect 9 issues from the heyday of '90s Valiant, including Shadowman #0 and #1-7.
You can check out the solicitation information below, along with some promotional art.
This May, a new day is dawning for Valiant's original defender of the New Orleans night!
Valiant is proud to announce the upcoming release of Valiant Masters: Shadowman Vol. 1 - Spirits Within – the first-ever deluxe hardcover collection featuring the origin and debut solo adventures of Shadowman in the original Valiant Universe!
Jack Boniface nearly died one night – attacked by something out of a nightmare. But since that terrifying experience something has changed. Now, when darkness falls, a feeling comes over him, an urge to destroy the demons that would defile his night. Wild, reckless, and hell-bent on eliminating evil in all its forms, Jack is now his city’s new protector – the nocturnal avenger simply called Shadowman.
Featuring appearances by X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong and more of the Valiant Universe's greatest heroes, Valiant Masters: Shadowman Vol. 1 - Spirits Within also brings together classic work from a who's who of comics luminaries, including Steve Ditko, Steve Englehart, Bob Hall, David Lapham, Bob Layton, Jim Shooter and many more!
Re-presenting SHADOWMAN (1992) #0-7 and material from DARQUE PASSAGES (1994) #1, this latest addition to the Valiant Masters line of hardcovers is essential reading for the any fan of the Valiant Universe – past or present.
And get an exclusive look inside Valiant Masters: Shadowman Vol. 1 - Spirits Withinwith the Valiant Masters: 2013 FCBD Showcase Edition – in finer comic shops everywhere this Free Comic Book Day on May 4th!
VALIANT MASTERS: SHADOWMAN VOL. 1 - SPIRITS WITHIN HC Written by STEVE ENGLEHART, BOB HALL, JIM SHOOTER and More Art by STEVE DITKO, BOB HALL, DAVID LAPHAM, DON PERLIN and More Cover by DAVID LAPHAM $24.99/T+/184 pgs. ON SALE THIS MAY! VALIANT MASTERS: 2013 FCBD SHOWCASE EDITION Written by MARK MORETTI, JIM SHOOTER, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, and MORE Art by DAVID LAPHAM, BOB LAYTON, JOE QUESADA, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, and MORE Cover by BARRY WINDSOR SMITH T+/32 pgs