Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1, Valiant

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An action-packed conspiracy thriller, Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1 (Valiant Entertainment) delivers a suspenseful mystery that will bring about the biggest comic book event of the summer. The standalone introduction is a a powerful prologue that promises to reshape the landscape of the Valiant Universe.

The Harbinger Renegades have been scattered across America. They are battered by the brutal massacre that decimated their ranks. Now, Livewire – leader of the Harbinger Foundation’s most unusual group of Secret Weapons – is about to incite the coast-to-coast clash that brings them all together in an inescapable collision of power.

Here are 5 reasons why you should get Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1:

5)  Ground Zero!

The first stage sets up the most cataclysmic confrontation in the history of the Valiant Universe. The future of the Valiant Universe erupts with a startling, self-contained initiation into the senses-shattering clash. A relevant theme to our time, one woman stands against the corrupt system.

4) The Writing!

Arrival screenwriter Eric Heisserer dives into the hazards of social media in the fast-paced narrative. Personal privacy and data are lost when surveillance cameras are pushed into every corner. Livewire learns right away that doing the wrong thing is her only choice!

3) The Artwork!

Artists Raul Allen and Patricia Martin cleverly tell the narrative from Livewire’s POV. Because her powers telepathically interface with technology,  Livewire sees everything like a pop-up screen. In the opening pages, the creative panel layouts help push the suspense and build the tension.

2) The Colors!

With the additional colors and inks, Borja Pindado captures a stylish look with the purple tones. The gray palette adds coldness to the sterile interrogation room. Notice how the pink and purple colors match the backgrounds, especially with a person’s hair.

1) A Must Read!

A perfect jumping on-point for new readers, Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1 is a gripping read that pops with its thrills. This is the inciting indecent that will change the history of the Valiant Universe!



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Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1 arrives in stores on May 2nd, 2018.

By Jorge Solis