Valiant takes on gaming en route to The Harbinger Wars


My ardor for Valiant Comics, whose virtues I couldn’t stop extolling last summer, have cooled. Yes, a sad affair. Maybe what we need to spice up our relationship again is a war. A good ol’ fashioned HARBINGER WAR.

Which, incidentally, Valiant is bringing to everyone starting in April. It looks to be Valiant’s first company wide crossover since re-launching the line last year. To help celebrate and get the word out, Valiant is going the 8-bit nostalgia route (via artist Matthew Waite) with all of its April covers (see below) and releasing a game called “Harbinger Wars: Battle For Los Angeles” (ed. note: Wasn’t that a Rage Against the Machine album?) game for both Android and iOS. Here is where I would link to it so you could check it out but apparently it hasn’t been released yet. SLACKERS.

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After the jump, read the official solicitation for Harbinger Wars, your very own checklist and a screenshot from the upcoming game. If that’s your kind of thing but c’mon, we all know it is. Continue reading