This June, Valiant will reveal the saga behind Valiant’s greatest heroes and villains from prehistory to the 41st century!

Writer Rafer Robers and artist Francis Portela will traverse the long and storied history behind the rise of Earth’s most formidable heroes. Valiant promises this self-contained one-shot special will be the ultimate introduction to the historic moments that will forever define the Valiant Universe in the past, present, and future.

The story follows Rai, the spirit guardian of Earth, who uncovers an ancient tome filled with history’s greatest tales and civilization’s darkest moments. This tome begins at the dawn of the Valiant Universe in ancient Mesopotamia and continues on into the rise of New Japan in the 41st century. The tome explores X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Faith, and Divinity among others as untold revelations will be revealed at them and their greatest villains!

Rai: The History Of The Valiant Universe #1 will feature variant covers by Clayton Crain, Clayton Henry, Robert Gill, and Jeffrey Veregge.

Rai: The History Of The Valiant Universe #1

Cover A by Clayton Crain

This announcement comes after Immortal Brothers: The Tale Of The Green Knight #1, another one-shot that will hit stands in April and Eternal Warrior: Awakening #1 which will debut in May.

Rai: The History Of The Valiant Universe #1 hits comic book shelves everywhere on June 14th.