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Rai (2014 Valiant) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1A
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1AGOLD
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1AGOLD
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

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    Gold Edition. Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1B
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Bryan Hitch. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1BORDERLANDS
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1BORDERLANDS
    Rai (2014 Valiant) #1BORDERLANDS
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

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    Borderlands SC Comic Con Variant Cover by Clayton Crain. C2E2 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo Exclusive limited to 1,000 copies.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Khari Evans. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1C
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Stephen Segovia. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1D
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Raul Allen. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1DEBUT
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1DEBUT
    Published Oct 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 28 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1E
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1E
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Blank Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1F
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1F
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Plus Edition contains 15 pages of bonus content! Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover Clayton Crain. Celebrate the launch of VALIANT FIRST with a special expanded edition of RAI #1, featuring more than 15 pages of behind-the-scenes bonus features and dedicated looks inside the world of 4001 A.D. that won't be collected for the trade paperback! Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1GRAHAM
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1GRAHAM
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

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    Graham Cracker Variant Cover by Clayton Crain. C2E2 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo Exclusive limited to 1,000 copies.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Khari Evans. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1H
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1H
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.
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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Trevor Hairsine. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1HASTINGS
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1HASTINGS
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.
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    Hastings Variant Cover by Sina Grace. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1I
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1I
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 75 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by David Aja and Raul Allen. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1J
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1J
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    2nd Printing - Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1K
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1K
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.

    Third Printing - Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1MILEHIGH
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 1MILEHIGH
    Tags: Promotional
    Published May 2014 by Valiant.
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    Mile High Comics Variant Cover by Jeff Dekal. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called 'Father,' the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit…the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed…and his own long-lost humanity… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 2A
    Published Jun 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Raul Allen. Discover the astonishing world of the 41st century! This May, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain's one-of-a-kind adventure proves that there is nothing else in comics like RAI! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by a one lone enforcer - the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 2B
    Published Jun 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Mico Suayan. Discover the astonishing world of the 41st century! This May, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain's one-of-a-kind adventure proves that there is nothing else in comics like RAI! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by a one lone enforcer - the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 2C
    Published Jun 2014 by Valiant.

    Copies received with a printing error. Replacements are forthcoming. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Rian Hughes. Discover the astonishing world of the 41st century! This May, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain's one-of-a-kind adventure proves that there is nothing else in comics like RAI! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by a one lone enforcer - the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 2D
    Published Jun 2014 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover by Bart Sears. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Discover the astonishing world of the 41st century! This May, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain's one-of-a-kind adventure proves that there is nothing else in comics like RAI! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by a one lone enforcer - the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2E
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 2E
    Published Jun 2014 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 25 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover by Paolo Rivera. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Discover the astonishing world of the 41st century! This May, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain's one-of-a-kind adventure proves that there is nothing else in comics like RAI! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by a one lone enforcer - the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2F
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 2F
    Published Jun 2014 by Valiant.

    2nd Printing - Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Raul Allen. Discover the astonishing world of the 41st century! This May, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain's one-of-a-kind adventure proves that there is nothing else in comics like RAI! In the far future of 4001 A.D., Japan is a single endless city-state, governed by a benevolent artificial intelligence and policed by a one lone enforcer - the mysterious Rai, spirit guardian of the rising sun. But, soon, a single bullet will shatter the peace it has taken 2,000 years to secure… 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 3A
    Published Jul 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Raul Allen. Nothing is what it seems…not even yourself... A seemingly random murder-the first in a thousand years-is unraveling the mysteries at the heart of Rai's very existence. As the country of Japan completes another orbit around 41st century Earth, Rai, its sole protector, turns his investigation toward two figures he never questioned before: Father, the A.I. that controls Japan…and himself. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 3B
    Published Jul 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. Nothing is what it seems…not even yourself... A seemingly random murder-the first in a thousand years-is unraveling the mysteries at the heart of Rai's very existence. As the country of Japan completes another orbit around 41st century Earth, Rai, its sole protector, turns his investigation toward two figures he never questioned before: Father, the A.I. that controls Japan…and himself. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 3C
    Published Jul 2014 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover by Cafu. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Nothing is what it seems…not even yourself... A seemingly random murder-the first in a thousand years-is unraveling the mysteries at the heart of Rai's very existence. As the country of Japan completes another orbit around 41st century Earth, Rai, its sole protector, turns his investigation toward two figures he never questioned before: Father, the A.I. that controls Japan…and himself. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 3D
    Published 2014 by Valiant.

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    2nd Printing - Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Raul Allen. Nothing is what it seems…not even yourself... A seemingly random murder-the first in a thousand years-is unraveling the mysteries at the heart of Rai's very existence. As the country of Japan completes another orbit around 41st century Earth, Rai, its sole protector, turns his investigation toward two figures he never questioned before: Father, the A.I. that controls Japan…and himself. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 4A
    Published Aug 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first murder in a thousand years…and discovers his own profound connection to the crime. Everything Rai knows - about his existence, about his country, and about the benevolent Father he serves - is about to be thrown out of orbit. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 4B
    Published Aug 2014 by Valiant.

    Valiantcraft Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Donovan Santiago. The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first murder in a thousand years…and discovers his own profound connection to the crime. Everything Rai knows - about his existence, about his country, and about the benevolent Father he serves - is about to be thrown out of orbit. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 4C
    Published Aug 2014 by Valiant.

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    2nd Printing - Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first murder in a thousand years…and discovers his own profound connection to the crime. Everything Rai knows - about his existence, about his country, and about the benevolent Father he serves - is about to be thrown out of orbit. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 5A
    Published Dec 2014 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and cover by Clayton Crain. In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely? Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 5B
    Published Dec 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by David Mack. In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely? Note: Threshold variant. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 5C
    Published Dec 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art Clayton Crain. Cover by Riley Rossmo. In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely? Note: Threshold variant. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 5D
    Published Dec 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Mico Suayan. In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely? Note: Threshold variant. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5E
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 5E
    Published Dec 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Glen Fabry. In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely? Note: Limited 1 for 20 retailer incentive variant. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5PLUS
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 5PLUS
    Published Dec 2014 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and cover by Clayton Crain. In the aftermath of the devastating battle for 41st century Japan, Rai must pick up the pieces as he grapples with the startling truth about Father and his purpose. Will Rai remain a champion of the people or will he succumb to the same fate as the men who carried the mantle before him? And why is everyone looking at him so strangely? Note: Plus Edition with bonus material. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #6A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 6A
    Published Jan 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. As 41st century Japan spirals into chaos, will Rai protect his nation…or help tear it down? As Rai grapples with a life beyond the control of Father, new feelings distract him from uprisings, secret armies, and a bomb that could all doom the mission to free New Japan before it even begins! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #6B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 6B
    Published Jan 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Cary Nord. As 41st century Japan spirals into chaos, will Rai protect his nation…or help tear it down? As Rai grapples with a life beyond the control of Father, new feelings distract him from uprisings, secret armies, and a bomb that could all doom the mission to free New Japan before it even begins! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #6C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 6C
    Published Jan 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Miguel Angel Sepulveda. As 41st century Japan spirals into chaos, will Rai protect his nation…or help tear it down? As Rai grapples with a life beyond the control of Father, new feelings distract him from uprisings, secret armies, and a bomb that could all doom the mission to free New Japan before it even begins! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #6D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 6D
    Published Jan 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by David Mack. As 41st century Japan spirals into chaos, will Rai protect his nation…or help tear it down? As Rai grapples with a life beyond the control of Father, new feelings distract him from uprisings, secret armies, and a bomb that could all doom the mission to free New Japan before it even begins! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #6E
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 6E
    Published Jan 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 25 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Jeff Lemire. As 41st century Japan spirals into chaos, will Rai protect his nation…or help tear it down? As Rai grapples with a life beyond the control of Father, new feelings distract him from uprisings, secret armies, and a bomb that could all doom the mission to free New Japan before it even begins! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #7A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 7A
    Published Feb 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. 'Battle for New Japan' Romance threatens to destroy a necessary peace between Raddies and robots as Rai builds his army for the final assault on Father! Plus: a glimpse of Earth 4001 and the secret weapon hiding out on the planet's surface that could be the key to taking back New Japan! 40 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #7B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 7B
    Published Feb 2015 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Raul Allen. 'Battle for New Japan' Romance threatens to destroy a necessary peace between Raddies and robots as Rai builds his army for the final assault on Father! Plus: a glimpse of Earth 4001 and the secret weapon hiding out on the planet's surface that could be the key to taking back New Japan! 40 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #7C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 7C
    Published Feb 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Rafael Albuquerque. 'Battle for New Japan' Romance threatens to destroy a necessary peace between Raddies and robots as Rai builds his army for the final assault on Father! Plus: a glimpse of Earth 4001 and the secret weapon hiding out on the planet's surface that could be the key to taking back New Japan! 40 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #8A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 8A
    Published Apr 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. 'The Battle for New Japan' erupts into all-out war! Rai has raised an army of former enemies and reluctant allies all in the name of one thing - freedom! It's the final fight between Father and his prodigal son, except there is no coming back from this as the outcome could spell the end of not just New Japan, but all of Earth! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #8B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 8B
    Published Apr 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by David Mack. 'The Battle for New Japan' erupts into all-out war! Rai has raised an army of former enemies and reluctant allies all in the name of one thing - freedom! It's the final fight between Father and his prodigal son, except there is no coming back from this as the outcome could spell the end of not just New Japan, but all of Earth! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #8C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 8C
    Published Apr 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Bart Sears. 'The Battle for New Japan' erupts into all-out war! Rai has raised an army of former enemies and reluctant allies all in the name of one thing - freedom! It's the final fight between Father and his prodigal son, except there is no coming back from this as the outcome could spell the end of not just New Japan, but all of Earth! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 9A
    Published Aug 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! RAI FALLS TO EARTH IN…'THE ORPHAN'! Superstar creative team Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain return to their one-of-a-kind vision for the future...but will the titular hero? Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai's allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion against Father. Rai is determined to save his friends and bring down Father once and for all-but how can he do that from Earth? And will he survive the journey? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 9B
    Published Aug 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Ryan Sook. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! RAI FALLS TO EARTH IN…'THE ORPHAN'! Superstar creative team Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain return to their one-of-a-kind vision for the future...but will the titular hero? Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai's allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion against Father. Rai is determined to save his friends and bring down Father once and for all-but how can he do that from Earth? And will he survive the journey? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 9C
    Published Aug 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Riley Rossmo. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! RAI FALLS TO EARTH IN…'THE ORPHAN'! Superstar creative team Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain return to their one-of-a-kind vision for the future...but will the titular hero? Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai's allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion against Father. Rai is determined to save his friends and bring down Father once and for all-but how can he do that from Earth? And will he survive the journey? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 9D
    Published Aug 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Ryan Lee. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! RAI FALLS TO EARTH IN…'THE ORPHAN'! Superstar creative team Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain return to their one-of-a-kind vision for the future...but will the titular hero? Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai's allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion against Father. Rai is determined to save his friends and bring down Father once and for all-but how can he do that from Earth? And will he survive the journey? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #9E
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 9E
    Published Aug 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Clayton Henry. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! RAI FALLS TO EARTH IN…'THE ORPHAN'! Superstar creative team Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain return to their one-of-a-kind vision for the future...but will the titular hero? Broken, beaten, and cast down to Earth, Rai's allies now find themselves hunted, persecuted, and imprisoned for their failed rebellion against Father. Rai is determined to save his friends and bring down Father once and for all-but how can he do that from Earth? And will he survive the journey? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 10A
    Published Sep 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. New costume! New mission! RAI…REBORN! A fallen, broken, and depowered Rai finds himself captured by a mysterious and savage tribe on Earth! With his friends being hunted and tortured back in New Japan, Rai will find help in an unexpected yet familiar face who knows a thing or two about survival. A surprise appearance as 'The Orphan' marches toward a coming conflict for the united heroes of 4001 A.D. 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 10B
    Published Sep 2015 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. New costume! New mission! RAI…REBORN! A fallen, broken, and depowered Rai finds himself captured by a mysterious and savage tribe on Earth! With his friends being hunted and tortured back in New Japan, Rai will find help in an unexpected yet familiar face who knows a thing or two about survival. A surprise appearance as 'The Orphan' marches toward a coming conflict for the united heroes of 4001 A.D. 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10B-ERROR
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 10B-ERROR
    Published Sep 2015 by Valiant.

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    Cover B error, printed with 2 covers. Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. New costume! New mission! RAI…REBORN! A fallen, broken, and depowered Rai finds himself captured by a mysterious and savage tribe on Earth! With his friends being hunted and tortured back in New Japan, Rai will find help in an unexpected yet familiar face who knows a thing or two about survival. A surprise appearance as 'The Orphan' marches toward a coming conflict for the united heroes of 4001 A.D. 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 10C
    Published Sep 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Ryan Sook. New costume! New mission! RAI…REBORN! A fallen, broken, and depowered Rai finds himself captured by a mysterious and savage tribe on Earth! With his friends being hunted and tortured back in New Japan, Rai will find help in an unexpected yet familiar face who knows a thing or two about survival. A surprise appearance as 'The Orphan' marches toward a coming conflict for the united heroes of 4001 A.D. 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 10D
    Published Sep 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Ryan Lee. New costume! New mission! RAI…REBORN! A fallen, broken, and depowered Rai finds himself captured by a mysterious and savage tribe on Earth! With his friends being hunted and tortured back in New Japan, Rai will find help in an unexpected yet familiar face who knows a thing or two about survival. A surprise appearance as 'The Orphan' marches toward a coming conflict for the united heroes of 4001 A.D. 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #11A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 11A
    Published Oct 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. Acclaimed writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clayton Crain bring 'THE ORPHAN' to a brutal boiling point! Now that Rai's allies back on New Japan have reunited, they must figure out a plan to retrieve their friend and topple Father's rule once and for all. Meanwhile, Rai has his work cut out for him on Earth as his past sins come back to haunt him. Luckily for our hero, justice is Eternal... 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #11B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 11B
    Published Oct 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. Acclaimed writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clayton Crain bring 'THE ORPHAN' to a brutal boiling point! Now that Rai's allies back on New Japan have reunited, they must figure out a plan to retrieve their friend and topple Father's rule once and for all. Meanwhile, Rai has his work cut out for him on Earth as his past sins come back to haunt him. Luckily for our hero, justice is Eternal... 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #11C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 11C
    Published Oct 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Ryan Sook. Acclaimed writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clayton Crain bring 'THE ORPHAN' to a brutal boiling point! Now that Rai's allies back on New Japan have reunited, they must figure out a plan to retrieve their friend and topple Father's rule once and for all. Meanwhile, Rai has his work cut out for him on Earth as his past sins come back to haunt him. Luckily for our hero, justice is Eternal... 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #11D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 11D
    Published Oct 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Paul Maybury. Acclaimed writer Matt Kindt and superstar artist Clayton Crain bring 'THE ORPHAN' to a brutal boiling point! Now that Rai's allies back on New Japan have reunited, they must figure out a plan to retrieve their friend and topple Father's rule once and for all. Meanwhile, Rai has his work cut out for him on Earth as his past sins come back to haunt him. Luckily for our hero, justice is Eternal... 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #12A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 12A
    Published Dec 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. 'THE ORPHAN' ends here with an explosive finale…and a shocking new direction for New Japan's fallen guardian! After being exiled to Earth by Father, Rai has survived on his own, finding new friends and discovering some familiar faces. Now, fully restored and ready for battle, Rai is ready to return to New Japan and rescue the allies he left behind! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #12B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 12B
    Published Dec 2015 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Clayton Crain. 'THE ORPHAN' ends here with an explosive finale…and a shocking new direction for New Japan's fallen guardian! After being exiled to Earth by Father, Rai has survived on his own, finding new friends and discovering some familiar faces. Now, fully restored and ready for battle, Rai is ready to return to New Japan and rescue the allies he left behind! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #12C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 12C
    Published Dec 2015 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by Clayton Crain. Cover by Ryan Sook. 'THE ORPHAN' ends here with an explosive finale…and a shocking new direction for New Japan's fallen guardian! After being exiled to Earth by Father, Rai has survived on his own, finding new friends and discovering some familiar faces. Now, fully restored and ready for battle, Rai is ready to return to New Japan and rescue the allies he left behind! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #12D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 12D
    Published Dec 2015 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Jeff Lemire. Art by Butch Guice. Cover by Ryan Lee. 'THE ORPHAN' ends here with an explosive finale…and a shocking new direction for New Japan's fallen guardian! After being exiled to Earth by Father, Rai has survived on his own, finding new friends and discovering some familiar faces. Now, fully restored and ready for battle, Rai is ready to return to New Japan and rescue the allies he left behind! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 13A
    Tags: 4001 A.D. (Valiant) (part 1.2)
    Published May 2016 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by David Mack. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! THE BATTLE FOR 4001 A.D. CONTINUES HERE! As 4001 A.D. teeters on the brink, discover the intertwined origins of New Japan's very fi rst Rai and his creator, Father - the despotic artificial intelligence that would one day threaten us all. And as the truth behind these long-lost beginnings resurfaces, so too will the questions that have eluded mankind for nearly two millennia. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And what happened to the nine previous Rai that once swore allegiance to his empire? The architect behind the summer's most anticipated crossover event, Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II), joins forces with all-star artist CAFU (IMPERIUM) to uncover the never-before-told story of New Japan's rise to power…and reveals just how the Valiant Universe of today became the 4001 A.D. of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 13B
    Published May 2016 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Andres Guinaldo. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! THE BATTLE FOR 4001 A.D. CONTINUES HERE! As 4001 A.D. teeters on the brink, discover the intertwined origins of New Japan's very fi rst Rai and his creator, Father - the despotic artificial intelligence that would one day threaten us all. And as the truth behind these long-lost beginnings resurfaces, so too will the questions that have eluded mankind for nearly two millennia. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And what happened to the nine previous Rai that once swore allegiance to his empire? The architect behind the summer's most anticipated crossover event, Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II), joins forces with all-star artist CAFU (IMPERIUM) to uncover the never-before-told story of New Japan's rise to power…and reveals just how the Valiant Universe of today became the 4001 A.D. of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 13C
    Published May 2016 by Valiant.

    CGC Replica Cover by Clayton Henry. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! THE BATTLE FOR 4001 A.D. CONTINUES HERE! As 4001 A.D. teeters on the brink, discover the intertwined origins of New Japan's very fi rst Rai and his creator, Father - the despotic artificial intelligence that would one day threaten us all. And as the truth behind these long-lost beginnings resurfaces, so too will the questions that have eluded mankind for nearly two millennia. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And what happened to the nine previous Rai that once swore allegiance to his empire? The architect behind the summer's most anticipated crossover event, Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II), joins forces with all-star artist CAFU (IMPERIUM) to uncover the never-before-told story of New Japan's rise to power…and reveals just how the Valiant Universe of today became the 4001 A.D. of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 13D
    Published May 2016 by Valiant.

    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by CAFU. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! THE BATTLE FOR 4001 A.D. CONTINUES HERE! As 4001 A.D. teeters on the brink, discover the intertwined origins of New Japan's very fi rst Rai and his creator, Father - the despotic artificial intelligence that would one day threaten us all. And as the truth behind these long-lost beginnings resurfaces, so too will the questions that have eluded mankind for nearly two millennia. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And what happened to the nine previous Rai that once swore allegiance to his empire? The architect behind the summer's most anticipated crossover event, Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II), joins forces with all-star artist CAFU (IMPERIUM) to uncover the never-before-told story of New Japan's rise to power…and reveals just how the Valiant Universe of today became the 4001 A.D. of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13E
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 13E
    Published May 2016 by Valiant.

    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Ryan Lee. ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! THE BATTLE FOR 4001 A.D. CONTINUES HERE! As 4001 A.D. teeters on the brink, discover the intertwined origins of New Japan's very fi rst Rai and his creator, Father - the despotic artificial intelligence that would one day threaten us all. And as the truth behind these long-lost beginnings resurfaces, so too will the questions that have eluded mankind for nearly two millennia. How did New Japan come to orbit Earth? Who created Father? And what happened to the nine previous Rai that once swore allegiance to his empire? The architect behind the summer's most anticipated crossover event, Matt Kindt (DIVINITY II), joins forces with all-star artist CAFU (IMPERIUM) to uncover the never-before-told story of New Japan's rise to power…and reveals just how the Valiant Universe of today became the 4001 A.D. of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #14A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 14A
    Tags: 4001 A.D. (Valiant) (part 2.2)
    Published Jun 2016 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by David Mack. For the first time ever, witness the violent foundation of Father's space-born utopia of New Japan…and, with it, the shocking genesis of the line of guardians that bear the name Rai! Born and bred by Father to enforce peace at any cost, follow the first Rai and his successors across two millennia as they chronicle the history of 4001 A.D. - from the launch of New Japan into orbit to the latest Rai's crusade to bring it crashing back down to Earth! Valiant mastermind Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and visionary artist CAFU (UNITY) bring the 41st century to life with a another, all-new jumping-on point revealing the sinister history of Father's empire…before the dawn of 4001 A.D.! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #14B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 14B
    Published Jun 2016 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Andres Guinaldo. For the first time ever, witness the violent foundation of Father's space-born utopia of New Japan…and, with it, the shocking genesis of the line of guardians that bear the name Rai! Born and bred by Father to enforce peace at any cost, follow the first Rai and his successors across two millennia as they chronicle the history of 4001 A.D. - from the launch of New Japan into orbit to the latest Rai's crusade to bring it crashing back down to Earth! Valiant mastermind Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and visionary artist CAFU (UNITY) bring the 41st century to life with a another, all-new jumping-on point revealing the sinister history of Father's empire…before the dawn of 4001 A.D.! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #14C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 14C
    Published Jun 2016 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Andres Guinaldo. For the first time ever, witness the violent foundation of Father's space-born utopia of New Japan…and, with it, the shocking genesis of the line of guardians that bear the name Rai! Born and bred by Father to enforce peace at any cost, follow the first Rai and his successors across two millennia as they chronicle the history of 4001 A.D. - from the launch of New Japan into orbit to the latest Rai's crusade to bring it crashing back down to Earth! Valiant mastermind Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and visionary artist CAFU (UNITY) bring the 41st century to life with a another, all-new jumping-on point revealing the sinister history of Father's empire…before the dawn of 4001 A.D.! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #14D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 14D
    Published Jun 2016 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Ryan Lee. For the first time ever, witness the violent foundation of Father's space-born utopia of New Japan…and, with it, the shocking genesis of the line of guardians that bear the name Rai! Born and bred by Father to enforce peace at any cost, follow the first Rai and his successors across two millennia as they chronicle the history of 4001 A.D. - from the launch of New Japan into orbit to the latest Rai's crusade to bring it crashing back down to Earth! Valiant mastermind Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and visionary artist CAFU (UNITY) bring the 41st century to life with a another, all-new jumping-on point revealing the sinister history of Father's empire…before the dawn of 4001 A.D.! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #15A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 15A
    Tags: 4001 A.D. (Valiant) (part 3.2)
    Published Jul 2016 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by David Mack. The rise of New Japan's greatest champion! As Father erects his floating kingdom of New Japan, nothing will stop him from asserting complete control over the millions who now fall under his gaze! And to ensure total subjugation, he will create the greatest 'spirit guardian' New Japan has ever known - the fourth Rai! But as Father unleashes his most powerful warrioryet, has even he gone too far in his bid for absolute power? Join 4001 A.D. mastermind Matt Kindt and fan-favorite artist CAFU as they continue to unearth the missing links connecting the world of today with 4001 A.D.'s empire of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #15B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 15B
    Published Jul 2016 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by CAFU. The rise of New Japan's greatest champion! As Father erects his floating kingdom of New Japan, nothing will stop him from asserting complete control over the millions who now fall under his gaze! And to ensure total subjugation, he will create the greatest 'spirit guardian' New Japan has ever known - the fourth Rai! But as Father unleashes his most powerful warrioryet, has even he gone too far in his bid for absolute power? Join 4001 A.D. mastermind Matt Kindt and fan-favorite artist CAFU as they continue to unearth the missing links connecting the world of today with 4001 A.D.'s empire of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #15C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 15C
    Published Jul 2016 by Valiant.
    • Signed by writer Matt Kindt with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by CAFU. The rise of New Japan's greatest champion! As Father erects his floating kingdom of New Japan, nothing will stop him from asserting complete control over the millions who now fall under his gaze! And to ensure total subjugation, he will create the greatest 'spirit guardian' New Japan has ever known - the fourth Rai! But as Father unleashes his most powerful warrioryet, has even he gone too far in his bid for absolute power? Join 4001 A.D. mastermind Matt Kindt and fan-favorite artist CAFU as they continue to unearth the missing links connecting the world of today with 4001 A.D.'s empire of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #15D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 15D
    Published Jul 2016 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Ryan Lee The rise of New Japan's greatest champion! As Father erects his floating kingdom of New Japan, nothing will stop him from asserting complete control over the millions who now fall under his gaze! And to ensure total subjugation, he will create the greatest 'spirit guardian' New Japan has ever known - the fourth Rai! But as Father unleashes his most powerful warrioryet, has even he gone too far in his bid for absolute power? Join 4001 A.D. mastermind Matt Kindt and fan-favorite artist CAFU as they continue to unearth the missing links connecting the world of today with 4001 A.D.'s empire of tomorrow! 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #16A
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 16A
    Tags: 4001 A.D. (Valiant) (part 4.2)
    Published Aug 2016 by Valiant.

    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by David Mack. 4001 A.D. TIE-IN! Rai locked in fatal combat against…the true protector of New Japan? As New Japan's current protector, Aboto, slips beyond Father's control, nothing can stop the unhinged warrior from destroying the orbiting nation from the inside out. To defeat this monster of his own making, Father must create his last and greatest Rai! But when Father's fallen son and newest champion clash in the the streets of their sovereign nation, what dark information will Aboto bring into the light of day… and how will it fuel the flames of rebellion that await in the year 4001 A.D.? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #16B
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 16B
    Published Aug 2016 by Valiant.

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    Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Andres Guinaldo. 4001 A.D. TIE-IN! Rai locked in fatal combat against…the true protector of New Japan? As New Japan's current protector, Aboto, slips beyond Father's control, nothing can stop the unhinged warrior from destroying the orbiting nation from the inside out. To defeat this monster of his own making, Father must create his last and greatest Rai! But when Father's fallen son and newest champion clash in the the streets of their sovereign nation, what dark information will Aboto bring into the light of day… and how will it fuel the flames of rebellion that await in the year 4001 A.D.? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #16C
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 16C
    Published Aug 2016 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 10 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Clayton Crain. 4001 A.D. TIE-IN! Rai locked in fatal combat against…the true protector of New Japan? As New Japan's current protector, Aboto, slips beyond Father's control, nothing can stop the unhinged warrior from destroying the orbiting nation from the inside out. To defeat this monster of his own making, Father must create his last and greatest Rai! But when Father's fallen son and newest champion clash in the the streets of their sovereign nation, what dark information will Aboto bring into the light of day… and how will it fuel the flames of rebellion that await in the year 4001 A.D.? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #16D
    Rai (2014 Valiant) 16D
    Published Aug 2016 by Valiant.

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    Limited 1 for 20 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Matt Kindt. Art by CAFU. Cover by Ryan Lee. 4001 A.D. TIE-IN! Rai locked in fatal combat against…the true protector of New Japan? As New Japan's current protector, Aboto, slips beyond Father's control, nothing can stop the unhinged warrior from destroying the orbiting nation from the inside out. To defeat this monster of his own making, Father must create his last and greatest Rai! But when Father's fallen son and newest champion clash in the the streets of their sovereign nation, what dark information will Aboto bring into the light of day… and how will it fuel the flames of rebellion that await in the year 4001 A.D.? 32 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.