Valiant To Release First Issues of All Their Titles For $1 In May

by Russ Burlingame

Valiant Entertainment announced today that they will be releasing "One Dollar Debuts" in May--a program not unlike the popular Image Firsts program, which will allow fans to buy first issues of their sold-out Summer of Valiant titles and their critically-acclaimed Shadowman launch for only a buck.

Valiant's relaunch has been critically and commercially well-received, with a number of their titles making people's year's-best lists at the end of 2012. Archer & Armstrong was one of's best new comics of the year.

The publisher will also be providing fans the opportunity to buy all five books shrink-wrapped together for $4.95.

Check out the official release for more information below.

Valiant is proud to announce a new line of One Dollar Debuts, re-presenting the sold-out #1 issues that relaunched the Valiant Universe  just in time for Free Comic Book Day and the one-year anniversary of Valiant's return! Arriving in stores on May 1st, this is the perfect chance to jump aboard all five of Valiant's best-selling series from page one. From Archer & Armstrong to X-O Manowar, each One Dollar Debut edition contains the first epic chapter of a new hero's introduction to the Valiant Universe, as told by the some of the most acclaimed creators in comics!

ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: X-O MANOWAR #1 Written by Robert Venditti; art by Cary Nord Reprinting X-O Manowar (2012) #1

ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: HARBINGER #1 Written by Joshua Dysart; art by Khari Evans Reprinting Harbinger (2012) #1 ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: BLOODSHOT #1 Written by Duane Swierczynski; art by Manuel Garcia & Arturo Lozzi Reprinting Bloodshot (2012) #1

ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 Written by Fred Van Lente; art by Clayton Henry Reprinting Archer & Armstrong (2012) #1

ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: SHADOWMAN #1 Written by Justin Jordan & Patrick Zircher; art by Patrick Zircher Reprinting Shadowman (2012) #1

Plus, pick up all five One Dollar Debut issues at once with the ONE DOLLAR DEBUT: WAVE ONE bundle  a shrink-wrapped package containing all five #1 issues for only $4.95!

This May, start at square one to find out why Valiant is the acclaimed, blockbuster comics relaunch of the decade. Pick up every Valiant #1 issue for only $1 when Valiant'sOne Dollar Debuts hit stores everywhere on May 1st!

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By Russ Burlingame

Russ Burlingame has been covering comics and pop culture since 1999. He has written for WIZARD: THE COMICS MAGAZINE, Comic Related, Newsarama, and more before settling in for the long haul at back in 2011.