First Look: Valiant Masters: Ninjak Vol. 1

Posted by k4tzm4n (39501 posts) - - Show Bio

If you're reading X-O MANOWAR (shame on you if you're not), then odds are you're fully aware of how awesome Ninjak truly is. But if you're a new reader to the Valiant universe (just like me), then odds are you're curious about the adventures these characters had before the stellar reboot. Thankfully, Valiant has the answer: a hardcover made just for the amazing assassin.

Coming out February 27th, Valiant Masters: Ninjak Vol. 1 - Black Water will collect #1-6, #0 and #00 of the 1994 series. Written by Mark Moretti and including art from Joe Quesada and Mark Moretti, the collection will cost $24.99. Below is Valiant's summary of the hardcover and a solid 5 page preview for your viewing pleasure.

Colin King — sophisticated British playboy by day, elite super-spy by night! Codenamed Ninjak, King is gifted with a brilliant mind and lethal training in the world's most dangerous fighting techniques. Both will be put to the ultimate test as he is drawn into a globe-spanning mission to apprehend Dr. Silk, mastermind of the WEBNET terror network, before the mysterious weapon known as "Black Water" goes online. From the British Isles to the land of the Rising Sun, Ninjak will leave an indelible imprint on the Valiant Universe — or die trying.

Could bringing Ninjak back into the spotlight mean the skilled spy has a new ongoing in the works? I certainly hope so. Viners, will you be picking this up and would you also want to see a Ninjak ongoing?

#1 Posted by Cavemold (1818 posts) - - Show Bio

SOLD and yes please

#2 Posted by ReVamp (23014 posts) - - Show Bio

Valiant needs to print Rai and Bloodshot omnibuses... =(

#3 Posted by k4tzm4n (39501 posts) - - Show Bio
#4 Posted by ReVamp (23014 posts) - - Show Bio

@k4tzm4n: *Drools...*

#5 Posted by Hancock89 (101 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice. Of course I will pick it up, Ninjak is a boss.

#6 Posted by texasdeathmatch (13336 posts) - - Show Bio

Hah I actually own that issue of Ninjak. Random.

#7 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Stepping their game up.

#8 Posted by Mucklefluga (2647 posts) - - Show Bio

I really need to start reading Valiant books.

#9 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (40374 posts) - - Show Bio
@k4tzm4n: Awesome, I'll be getting it in the hope Valiant gives Ninjak his own book  
#10 Posted by Crash_Recovery (855 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow I haven't seen old-school shovel feet like that in like 15 years. Very exciting.

#11 Posted by k4tzm4n (39501 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mucklefluga: Yes, you certainly do.
#12 Posted by pikahyper (14158 posts) - - Show Bio
#13 Posted by grifter78 (434 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh hell yeah! Love Ninjak! :D

#14 Posted by micah779 (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Why wait until the end of Feb?? Right now I have NINJAK #1-10 plus #0 & #00 up for sale for only $15.15 at my Ebay store. Not only that but over 80 some original VALIANT comics listings including complete series runs of ARCHER & ARMSTRONG ($40.38), and H.A.R.D. CORPS ($43.22), a 32 issue run of HARBINGER ($40.42), a 22 issue run of RAI ($35.62), BLOODSHOT #0-15 ($14.20), SOLAR #1-44 ($85.02), TUROK #1-12 ($16.67) ..all currently listed on a Fall Sale. …plus tons of other Valiant collections & individual issues which also include original series titles like X-O MANOWAR, ETERNAL WARRIOR, & SHADOWMAN to name a few! …all in all we have over 800 comic listings available (including complete series runs of several different BATMAN titles, DAREDEVIL, STAR TREK, etc) and many other collectibles most of which are on sale during the month of November. Just go to the Ebay store: 779 Collectibles ..or.. ---okay the shameless plug is over, I apologize, but I just wanted to get the info out there in case anybody was looking for those particular issues ..know that we've got them available for sale.

#15 Posted by Jake Fury (21339 posts) - - Show Bio


#16 Posted by alex6166 (64 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Quesada only drew the first couple issues. I found them in a discount box. Just thought everyone should know.

#17 Posted by powerhouse1122 (94 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks awesome -_- shame on me

#18 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6958 posts) - - Show Bio

Valiant needs to do this for a lot of characters that we remember from the 1990s. Like for instance, I doubt anyone who's into Valiant with the current slate of books knows who the H.A.R.D. Corps or the Armorines are. Sure, I can give the references there, but unless they are read it he old books people just aren't going to know enough. Hopefully the Ninjak HC is the start of a HC trend.

#19 Posted by CitizenJP (682 posts) - - Show Bio

Whaaaat this looks awesome. February why you so far away? D:

#20 Posted by jointron33 (2107 posts) - - Show Bio

lol 90s comics. But still nice

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