Get excited and spread the news Valiant fans! Our good friends over at ComicCollectorLive.com will be releasing exclusive action figure variant covers for each issue of this summers Valiant Comics event, “4001 AD”, all drawn by the incredibly talented Chance Butler. We here at 4LN are thrilled about this, and plan on collecting all 4! Check out the official press release from CCL, as well as their exclusive cover for 4001 AD #1, below!
CONTACT: Steve Boyd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TELEPHONE: 615-264-4747 MARCH 2 2016
COMICCOLLECTORLIVE.COM and VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT
TEAM-UP FOR EXCLUSIVE 4001 A.D. #1-4 ACTION FIGURE
For the first time ever, each cover will feature a different VALIANT
UNIVERSE character appearing in VALIANT’s 2016 Summer Event
“4001 AD” imagined as a 3 ¾” action figure.
HENDERSONVILLE TN – ComicCollectorLive.com is excited to announce the production of the
very first ACTION FIGURE variant covers featuring characters appearing in the pages of 4001
A.D., Valiant Entertainment’s upcoming summer crossover event from superstar creators
Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain.
Available exclusively on ComicCollectorLive.com, each variant issue of 4001 A.D. will sport
covers reimagining some of Valiant’s most popular characters as carded action figures.
The first Valiant character to receive action figure treatment will be RAI, the futuristic
guardian of New Japan, on CCL’s variant to 4001 A.D. #1 with subsequent character covers to
follow. Each variant will be strictly limited to 500 copies and features artwork by Chance
(*4001 A.D. #1 RAI Action Figure Variant Cover by Chance Butler. * NOT FINAL ART)
“This is like fanboy wish fulfillment for me”, says VP of ComicCollectorLive.com Steve Boyd.
“VALIANT has been my one of my favorite publishers for years and many fans like myself
have always dreamed about having VALIANT action figures. Chance did an amazing job
bringing these Action Figure variant covers to life and I’m thrilled VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT
gave Comic Collector Live the thumbs-up on the project.”
One hundred years from today, Father – the benevolent artificial intelligence that governs the
island nation of Japan – will gain sentience. To defend its borders, Father will take drastic
action by launching Japan into space…where its people can thrive in isolation, away from the
overpopulated and resource-deprived planet below. Over the centuries, as New Japan orbits
our increasingly unstable world, it will become a model society – one built on peace,
prosperity…and Father’s control.
A thousand years from today, Father will create the first Rai, founding a lineage of
technologically enhanced heroes engineered to defend New Japan and sworn to protect it
from all enemies. For hundreds of years into the future, the Rai will single-handedly enforce
New Japan’s justice well…and serve Father without question.
Now, at the dawn of 4001 A.D., the latest Rai is about to inherit the dark truth behind the
origin of his kind…and discover the sinister secret at the heart of Father’s existence. For New
Japan to live, Earth must die…and as Rai challenges his former master for the first time in
more than a millennium, the lone guardian of New Japan will be cast out of his own Father’s
Exiled from the only realm he’s ever known, Rai now walks the ravaged world of 4001 A.D. in
search of forgotten heroes like himself…on a mission to collect the last surviving legends of a
broken planet…and to forge a rebellion with the power to bring the most advanced
civilization in history crashing back down to Earth.
Earth must rise. Father must fall. Rai! Eternal Warrior! X-O Manowar! Bloodshot!
Shadowman! Geomancer! And more! The war for the ultimate fate of humanity begins in
4001 A.D. #1 by superstar creators Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain – and continues in May and
beyond as THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D. rages on…and changes the future of the Valiant
Universe for all time!
Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns the
largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 81 million issues sold and
a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger,
Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful
publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the company’s characters
continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant
consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has
received numerous industry awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for
Comic Book Publisher of the Year. In 2015, Valiant announced a multi-picture deal to bring
Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films.
Comic Collector Live is one of the world’s largest online resources and marketplaces for comic
books and collectibles. Founded in 2007 by Joe Butler, the members of
ComicCollectorLive.com have sold over 2 million comics and comic-related items to collectors
all over the world. CCL has worked with many comic publishers in the past to create limited
edition collectible comic book variants for such properties as THE LONE RANGER, THE
PHANTOM, GHOSTBUSTERS, KING KONG and others.
4001 A.D. #1 hits comic stores nationwide May 4th, 2016. ComicCollectorLive.com will begin
pre-selling the #1 exclusive action figure variant in mid-March while supplies last.
For more information on this promotion, please use the provided contact information above.