Faith is back! After both her blockbuster ongoing series and the Future Force miniseries came to an end last year, Valiant’s high-flying psiot superheroine has been laying low for a bit. But now she’s ready to return!
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Superheroes love getting into dust-ups with each other almost as much as they love getting into them with villains. This winter, the Valiant Comics universe will be no different with Matt Kindt, Eric Heisserer and Tomás Giorello's Harbinger Wars 2 - and we have a look inside the issue that kicks it all off.
Unlike most of Marvel's mutants who manifest their superpowers naturally during puberty, the "psiots" of Valiant's comics must undergo a dangerous, experimental procedure that's more likely to kill them than turn them into superbeings. What's more, even if the process works, there's no telling what power they will get.
Five years after Valiant's relaunch, we've seen new versions of characters who debuted in the original iteration of the publisher's superhero universe. One big exception has been Shadowman, the cult-fave voodoo hero who also starred in a handful of video games. He's finally coming back in a new title written by all-star scribe Andy Diggle.
You might know Eric Heisserer as the screenwriter behind Arrival, but his next big project is in a different vein: Secret Weapons, a new superhero miniseries for Valiant Comics. We spoke to the writer to see what it's like writing for the screen and writing for comics, and what's in store for the Valiant universe.
Extinction is not the only new sci-fi project on Eric Heisserer's plate: The man who adapted Ted Chiang's "The Story of Your Life" into the Oscar-nominated Arrival is making his Valiant debut with a new series for machine-controlling superhero Livewire.