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Preview: ARMOR HUNTERS #1 Featuring Chromium Covers

Check out a preview for this upcoming Valiant event, as well as the covers for all the books!

Starting in June, Valiant has another event coming your way called ARMOR HUNTERS. We have a preview for issue one coming your way as well as the covers for the books this event is crossing over into. What's really cool about this event is that Valiant is bringing back the chromium covers. Here's some info from Valiant about these awesome covers.

This summer, Valiant is kicking its colossal, 18-part ARMOR HUNTERS crossover event to high gear with five wraparound Chromium covers in June and July!

Featuring art by an outstanding array of superstar talents – including Jorge Molina, Mico Suayan,Clayton Crain, Philip Tan, and Lewis LaRosa – each Chromium-wrapped ARMOR HUNTERS issue represents an all-new jumping-on point for Valiant's star-studded crossover epic.

Valiant will offer qualifying retailers worldwide the chance to "unlock Chromium" with five specially manufactured, limited edition Chromium covers for Armor Hunters #1 (of 4), Unity #8, and X-O Manowar #26 in June; and Armor Hunters: Bloodshot #1 (of 3) and Armor Hunters: Harbinger #1 (of 3) in July. Non-chromium standard editions of all five titles will also be offered for sale.

Contact your local retailer to pre-order your ARMOR HUNTERS Chromium Editions today...and ensure that you get the full, armor-plated experience of the biggest Valiant event ever!

"Valiant introduced Chromium to comics and we won a slew of innovation awards for Joe Quesada's beautiful Chromium cover to the original X-O Manowar #0. We've received countless requests to bring Chromium back since our return in 2012, but wanted to wait until we had a story that justified its return. Now, with Armor Hunters, we have that story. In the wake of the announcement of Valiant First and Rai #1, the timing couldn't be better to launch our biggest crossover event yet with the armor-plated opening salvo it deserves,"

ARMOR HUNTERS #1

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI

Art by DOUG BRAITHWAITE

Chromium & Standard Edition Covers by JORGE MOLINA

Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN

Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Blank Cover also available

A relentless and surgical strike team from the farthest reaches of space – sworn to exterminate the X-O Manowar armor and all like it – have found finally their last target. They will hunt. They will trap. They will kill. And they will rid the universe of the X-O Manowar’s incalculable destructive power…even if it means taking the Earth with it.

In the tradition of the universe-shaking HARBINGER WARS, Valiant’s biggest heroes begin the fight for the summer’s blockbuster 18-issue crossover event right here in Armor Hunters #1 (of 4) – and then launch the resistance against the world's first full-scale cosmic threat in Unity #8 and X-O Manowar #26 in June; and Armor Hunters: Bloodshot #1 (of 3) and Armor Hunters: Harbinger #1 (of 3) in July!

CHROM: $5.99/T+/32 pgs.

REG: $3.99/T+/32 pgs.

COMING IN JUNE!

Take a look at the other chromium covers for this event!

UNITY #8

Written by MATT KINDT

Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Chromium & Standard Edition Covers by MICO SUAYAN

Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN

Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE

When an ultra-powerful threat from deep space begins brutalizing Earth, humanity's first response is – who else? – the fearless team of heroes, soldiers, and short fuses called Unity! Now it's down to Ninjak, Eternal Warrior and Livewire – plus some special surprise recruits – to lead the assault on the Armor Hunters' first wave...even if they die trying!

CHROM: $5.99/T+/32 pgs.

REG: $3.99/T+/32 pgs.

COMING IN JUNE!

X-O MANOWAR #26

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI

Art by DIEGO BERNARD

Chromium & Standard Edition Covers by CLAYTON CRAIN

Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN

Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE

What is the X-O Manowar armor? And who before Aric of Dacia dared to wield its incalculable power? The ARMOR HUNTERS hold the key to the armor's untold history and – one way or another – they crush anything that dares threaten their secret.

CHROM: $5.99/T+/32 pgs.

REG: $3.99/T+/32 pgs.

COMING IN JUNE!

ARMOR HUNTERS: BLOODSHOT #1 (of 3)

Written by JOE HARRIS

Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Chromium & Standard Edition Covers by PHILIP TAN

Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN

Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE

The most dangerous weapon in the Valiant Universe has come in from the cold. With Earth under siege by the Armor Hunters, Bloodshot is the only thing standing between the destruction of the extraterrestrial intelligence agency known as MERO and the liberation of one of the Armor Hunters' own.

CHROM: $5.99/T+/32 pgs.

REG: $3.99/T+/32 pgs.

COMING IN JULY!

ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER #1 (of 3)

Written by JOSHUA DYSART

Art by ROBERT GILL

Chromium & Standard Edition Covers by LEWIS LAROSA

Design Variant by CLAYTON CRAIN

Armor Hunters Variant by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Because you demanded it! Out of the ashes of Harbinger Wars, the volatile psiot strike force known as Generation Zero step into their very first adventure – and right into the crosshairs of the Armor Hunters!

CHROM: $5.99/T+/32 pgs.

REG: $3.99/T+/32 pgs.

COMING IN JULY!

19 Comments
Posted by dondave

Sweet

Edited by Jonny_Anonymous

I knew Valiants secret plans were to bring back the 90s all along! lol

Also I kinda hope the Armor Hunters end up being good guys after this event like the old Armorines team.

Posted by Cap10nate

very nice. I am looking forward to this event.

Posted by CaptainHoopla

I couldn't care any less about chromium covers, but I am excited about Armor Hunters. That's some pretty art up there.

Posted by Fallschirmjager

18 part crossover?

shiiit.

Posted by AllStarSuperman

This looks really good, but 18 parts is freaking expensive, I'll wait for the eventual, big combined trade.

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Posted by Jonny_Anonymous
Posted by AllStarSuperman

@jonny_anonymous: I am already reading unity, but I am not sure if I should spend more than I already have been.

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Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

@allstarsuperman: That's what I mean, just keep reading Unity you don't have to get any of the other books. Valiant doesn't do events the same way Marvel and DC do. You get the complete story in one series.

Posted by Ando123

Cool

Edited by TommytheHitman

I'm gonna have to add those tie ins to my pull list!

Posted by micah

Can't wait

Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee

@allstarsuperman: That's what I mean, just keep reading Unity you don't have to get any of the other books. Valiant doesn't do events the same way Marvel and DC do. You get the complete story in one series.

This true, I read all three sides of Harbinger War (Bloodshot, Harbinger, and the mini) and realized they were all pretty much self contained. Still great reads but makes everything a lot easier.

Edited by AllStarSuperman

@jonny_anonymous said:

@allstarsuperman: That's what I mean, just keep reading Unity you don't have to get any of the other books. Valiant doesn't do events the same way Marvel and DC do. You get the complete story in one series.

This true, I read all three sides of Harbinger War (Bloodshot, Harbinger, and the mini) and realized they were all pretty much self contained. Still great reads but makes everything a lot easier.

okay cool, I might just get armor hunters then. Whats going on with Hard corps during this shindig? Will they still be part of Bloodshots title?

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Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee

@arturocalakayvee said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

@allstarsuperman: That's what I mean, just keep reading Unity you don't have to get any of the other books. Valiant doesn't do events the same way Marvel and DC do. You get the complete story in one series.

This true, I read all three sides of Harbinger War (Bloodshot, Harbinger, and the mini) and realized they were all pretty much self contained. Still great reads but makes everything a lot easier.

okay cool, I might just get armor hunters then. Whats going on with Hard corps during this shindig? Will they still be part of Bloodshots title?

From what I've heard, Bloodshot's title will transition into this mini-series and then end all together when the mini ends.

Posted by AllStarSuperman

@allstarsuperman said:

@arturocalakayvee said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

@allstarsuperman: That's what I mean, just keep reading Unity you don't have to get any of the other books. Valiant doesn't do events the same way Marvel and DC do. You get the complete story in one series.

This true, I read all three sides of Harbinger War (Bloodshot, Harbinger, and the mini) and realized they were all pretty much self contained. Still great reads but makes everything a lot easier.

okay cool, I might just get armor hunters then. Whats going on with Hard corps during this shindig? Will they still be part of Bloodshots title?

From what I've heard, Bloodshot's title will transition into this mini-series and then end all together when the mini ends.

hum, interesting.

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Edited by Nahuel

Can somebody explain me what does it mean "chromium cover", please?

I can't understand it...