Archer Armstrong Vol 1 The Michelangelo Code TPB

Author: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9780979640988
Release Date: 2013-03-06
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

It’s history in the breaking! After years of meditation and training, 18-year-old Obadiah Archer has been dispatched to New York City to carry out the sacred mission of his family’s sect – locate and kill the fun-loving, hard-drinking immortal known as Armstrong! But as this naive teenage assassin stalks his prey, he’ll soon find that both hunter and hunted are just pawns in a centuries-old conspiracy that stretches from the catacombs beneath Wall Street to the heights of the Himalayas. And Archer & Armstrong will have to work together if the future is to stand any chance of surviving the past’s greatest threat! From the New York Times best-selling creative team of writer Fred Van Lente (Marvel Zombies) and Clayton Henry (Incredible Herc), this volume collects ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1-4!

Archer Armstrong Vol 7 The One Percent and Other Tales

Author: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346537
Release Date: 2015-09-16
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Secrets! Shenanigans! A spectacular for the ages! Someone call the fire marshal because ValiantÕs all-star celebration for Archer & Armstrong is about to get out of control! Red-hot creators Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER), Ray Fawkes (Batman: Eternal), John Layman (Chew), Karl Bollers (Watson and Holmes), Clayton Henry (HARBINGER), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories) and a jam-packed roster of special guests are throwing a gigantic finale for ValiantÕs conspiracy-busting, history-smashing swashbucklers Ð and theyÕve brought along a heap of all-new tales to kick this hullabaloo into high gear! Featuring the true story of ArmstrongÕs first drink, the secret origin of Mary-Maria, the debut of a brand new breed of villain for the Valiant Universe, and much more, this very special volume collects ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #24, ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: THE ONE PERCENT #1, and stories from the oversized ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #25 anniversary spectacular, alongside the never-before-seen ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #0: DIRECTORÕS CUT! DonÕt miss this one-of-a-kind look inside the script, art, and character designs of Archer & ArmstrongÕs acclaimed origin issue!

Archer Armstrong Vol 5 Mission Improbable TPB

Author: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346353
Release Date: 2014-06-11
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Archer & Armstrong are going to war with Bloodshot and H.A.R.D Corps! (GULP!) That’s right, Valiant’s globetrotting adventure duo have been targeted for elimination by Project Rising Spirit’s most elite kill crew. Their mission? Assassinate the the newly appointed leader of a homegrown fundamentalist terror sect named…Obadiah Archer?! And if they could take out his mentally ill, alcoholic bodyguard who just happens to think he’s a 10,000-year-old immortal, that’d be swell, too! It’s an improbable mission with impossible odds. Do Bloodshot and the steely killers of the H.A.R.D. Corps stand a chance against two conspiracy-smashing heroes that never go down without a fight? Find out right here with the complete collection of the mayhem-soaked “Mission: Improbable” crossover, collecting ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: ARCHER #0, ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #18-19 and BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #20-21 by acclaimed writers Fred Van Lente, Christos Gage and Joshua Dysart, and all-star artists Pere Pérez and Tom Raney!

Archer Armstrong Vol 4 Sect Civil War TPB

Author: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346254
Release Date: 2014-02-26
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Every enemy. Against each other. For centuries, the cloak-and-dagger coalition of conspiracies collectively known as The Sect has worked together to bring silent oppression and undercover tyranny to a world that thought it was free. But, now after centuries of profit sharing and uneasy alliances, the factions of The Sect are about to erupt into open conflict…and the only men that can end the insanity are Archer & Armstrong! Too bad they’re fighting for different sides! Why? How? And will either survive? The knockdown, drag-out A&A event of the year starts now – and no conspirator is safe! Collecting ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #14-17 by New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (Incredible Hercules) and acclaimed artists Khari Evans (Harbinger) and ChrisCross (Superman/Batman), jump into the series that IGN calls “a must read” with an all-new adventure pitching Archer & Armstrong into their biggest battle yet!

Archer Armstrong Vol 2 Wrath of the Eternal Warrior TPB

Author: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346049
Release Date: 2013-07-31
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

No one in the Valiant Universe is more dangerous or more experienced in the art of war than the undying Eternal Warrior. After thousands of years on the battlefield, he’s a master of strategy and weaponry, an unrelenting force of nature capable of dismantling entire armies with little effort and less conscience. His brother Armstrong, on the other hand, likes to read poetry and drink beer. Maybe that’s why they had such a bad falling out? But now – after years apart – the Eternal Warrior has a new mission: destroy young Obadiah Archer, Armstrong’s best-est new buddy and teammate in the war against The Sect. And, like it or not, Valiant’s history-smashing adventure duo are about to feel the brunt of the Eternal Warrior’s fist and steel. Collecting ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5-9 by New York Times best-selling author Fred Van Lente (Amazing Spider-Man) and critically acclaimed artist Emanuela Lupacchino (X-Factor), the second volume of the series that IGN calls “hilarious and action packed” slams into high gear with a savage manhunt straight through the heart of the Valiant Universe.

Archer Armstrong Vol 2 Wrath of the Eternal Warrior TPB

Author: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346049
Release Date: 2013-07-31
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

No one in the Valiant Universe is more dangerous or more experienced in the art of war than the undying Eternal Warrior. After thousands of years on the battlefield, he’s a master of strategy and weaponry, an unrelenting force of nature capable of dismantling entire armies with little effort and less conscience. His brother Armstrong, on the other hand, likes to read poetry and drink beer. Maybe that’s why they had such a bad falling out? But now – after years apart – the Eternal Warrior has a new mission: destroy young Obadiah Archer, Armstrong’s best-est new buddy and teammate in the war against The Sect. And, like it or not, Valiant’s history-smashing adventure duo are about to feel the brunt of the Eternal Warrior’s fist and steel. Collecting ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5-9 by New York Times best-selling author Fred Van Lente (Amazing Spider-Man) and critically acclaimed artist Emanuela Lupacchino (X-Factor), the second volume of the series that IGN calls “hilarious and action packed” slams into high gear with a savage manhunt straight through the heart of the Valiant Universe.

Rai Vol 1 Welcome to New Japan TPB

Author: Matt Kindt
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346414
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

JAPAN IN THE 41st CENTURY! The year is 4001 A.D. – led by the artificial intelligence called “Father,” the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Paci_c 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 _rst 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… Collecting RAI #1-4 by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Unity, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage), start reading to discover an astonishing new vision of the future that Comic Book Resources calls “an immersive experience…unlike anything else in comics.”

Eternal Warrior Vol 1 Sword of the Wild TPB

Author: Greg Pak
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346209
Release Date: 2014-01-22
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Soldier. Guardian. Warrior. Legend. Across ten millennia and a thousand battlefields, Gilad Anni-Padda has traversed the darkest, most mysterious corners of history. But the horror and bloodshed of constant warfare has finally taken its toll on the man myth calls the Eternal Warrior…and he has abdicated his duties as the Fist and the Steel of Earth for a quiet life of seclusion. But when a blood vendetta from the distant past suddenly reappears in the modern day, he must decide if he will return to the ways of war…for the child who betrayed him thousands of years ago… From New York Times best-selling writer Greg Pak (Planet Hulk) and superstar artists Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis) and Clayton Crain (Carnage), this volume collects the first four issues of the series that Comic Vine calls "action-packed, well-written, and overflowing with potential."

Quantum and Woody Vol 3 Crooked Pasts Present Tense TPB

Author: James Asmus
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346391
Release Date: 2014-09-17
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

There’s a new scourge sweeping the streets of the big city – ROBO-CRIME! Eric needs to know he can trust Woody — and that means Woody needs to get a job, open a bank account, sign up for a library card, and do all the things a responsible adult does. But when a new gang of rogue mad-scientist super-criminals launch a wave of robot-enabled mega-crimes, will Woody stop them…or join them? Plus: the return of Edison’s Radical Acquisitions and the thrilling secret origin of… the one and only Goat! Collecting QUANTUM AND WOODY #9-12 and QUANTUM AND WOODY: THE GOAT #0, the world’s worst superhero team unleashes a volatile new batch of high-stakes hijinks right here with an all-new collection of adventures from award-winning writer James Asmus (Thief of Thieves) and acclaimed artists Tom Fowler (Hulk: Season One), Kano (Gotham Central), Wilfredo Torres (The Shadow: Year One), and Erica Henderson (Subatomic Party Girls)!

Bloodshot Vol 5 Get Some TPB

Author: Christos Gage
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346315
Release Date: 2014-08-20
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

‘90s tech. Bad attitudes. No wi_ . It’s Valiant’s 21st-century shock troops – head-to-head against Project Rising Spirit’s _rst wave of superhuman specialists! With a valuable oil pipeline in dire peril, Bloodshot and the expendable commandos of H.A.R.D. Corps are headed to Africa to bring down a network of terrorist saboteurs. But as Bloodshot digs into the multinational oil conglomerate he’s been brought in to protect, he’ll soon _nd himself confronted by the complex truth behind the terror – and up close and personal with an older, scrappier, more grizzled generation of wet-wired soldier from the glory days of proxy wars and state-sponsored assassination. Collecting BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #18-19, BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS: H.A.R.D. CORPS #0, and BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #22-23, don’t miss a single shot _red as acclaimed creators Christos Gage (Superior Spider-Man), Joshua Dysart (Harbinger Wars) and Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre) partner with an all-star cast of top talents – including Bart Sears (X-O Manowar), ChrisCross (Superman/Batman) and Al Barrionuevo (The Authority) – for a brutal, globe-spanning cavalcade of missions from the classi_ed archives of Project Rising Sprit and beyond.

X O Manowar Vol 3 Planet Death

Author: Robert Venditti
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346087
Release Date: 2013-08-28
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The invasion is here – and X-O Manowar is the invader! From superstar creators Robert Venditti, Cary Nord and Trevor Hairsine, jump on board one of the year’s most ambitious series as X-O Manowar ignites an interstellar war and changes the landscape of the Valiant Universe forever! Aric of Dacia, a fifth century Visigoth armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon, is all that stands between the Earth and all-out annihilation at the hands of the alien race that abducted him from his own time. Now, the day of Aric’s reckoning has finally come. As his Visigoth forefathers sacked Rome, Aric will take the battle directly to his oppressors on the Vine homeworld of Loam. He will decimate their armies, he will level their cities – and he will not stop until the whole of their empire is reduced to ash. This is PLANET DEATH! Collecting the complete PLANET DEATH saga from X-O MANOWAR #9-14 by New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Green Lantern, The Surrogates) and superstar artists Cary Nord (Conan) and Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis), start reading here to find out why X-O Manowar’s one-man revenge mission has IGN declaring “X-O Manowar still kicks butt. Bring on Planet Death.”

The Delinquents

Author: James Asmus
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346513
Release Date: 2015-02-17
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

"Originally published in single magazine form as The Delinquents #1-4"--Indicia.

Unity Vol 2 Trapped By Webnet TPB

Author: Matt Kindt
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
ISBN: 9781939346346
Release Date: 2014-07-09
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. First came UNITY… Now meet WEBNET! Coming off of the earth-shattering repercussions of their first mission, Ninjak is leading the newly formed Unity team right back into the trenches to face the Valiant Universe’s next colossal threat – the enigmatic Dr. Silk and his high-tech terror cell: WEBNET! With the fate of untold millions on the line, can this team of cutthroat heroes uncover Silk’s endgame – and his connection to Ninjak’s shadowy past? From New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and superstar artist CAFU (Action Comics), start reading here when X-O Manowar, Eternal Warrior, Livewire and the rest of Valiant’s best-selling superteam begin an all-new, high-stakes adventure! Collecting UNITY #5-7, plus the landmark first appearance of Ninjak from X-O MANOWAR #5!

Dictionary of American Biography

Author: American Council of Learned Societies
Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons/Reference
ISBN: UCSC:32106014519224
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Reference

The 20-vol. set records the lives of 19,173 celebrated women and men who have made significant contributions to American life. Explorers, artists, scientists, inventors, business leaders, criminals, political figures, diplomats and outstanding individuals from more than 700 fields of endeavor are chronicled in signed biographies by specialists. More than 19,000 biographies covering people who died through 1980, are provided in 10 base vols. and 10 supplements. In addition, a comprehensive index to the entire set is available. Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies.