C2E2 2018: All Things Valiant Including Panels, Signings, And More!

by Hannah Means Shannon

C2E2 is taking place this week in Chicago, and you’ll find Comicon.com there to celebrate comics. This year, Valiant will be taking part again, and holding panels, signings, and releasing exclusives, too. They even have a Harbinger Wars 2-themed beer to release!

From Friday, April 6th through Sunday, April 8th, you’ll find Valiant at Booth #317. They’ll be debuting the Shadowman (2018) #1 C2E2 Exclusive Variant, featuring a limited-edition cover by Stephen Segovia (Action Comics).

Signings and free sketches at the booth will include artist Stephen Segovia (SHADOWMAN) and writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, Mind MGMT).

Valiant has also partnered once again with Pipeworks Brewing Co. for the LIVEWIRE RASPBERRY IPA WITH LIME, a new limited-edition brew created to celebrate the upcoming Harbinger Wars 2. A portion of the proceeds from all sales of the LIVEWIRE RASPBERRY IPA WITH LIME will benefit Hope for the Day (HFTD.ORG), a Chicago-based proactive suicide prevention and mental health education non-profit.
Pipeworks Brewing Co.’s LIVEWIRE RASPBERRY IPA WITH LIME is a limited release and will be available in select Illinois and New York bottle shops. Find participating retailers and distributors via Pipeworks’ location page, or visit them directly Thursday through Saturday at the Pipeworks Brewing Co. Bottle Shop (3912 W Mclean Ave., Chicago, IL 60647).

In Room S405a on Friday, April 6th at 5:30 pm, you’ll find the Valiant Presents: Harbinger Wars 2 and Beyond panel presentation:

This summer, HARBINGER WARS 2 – Valiant’s biggest, most ambitious and most impactful comic book event of all time – is about to erupt in full force! The Valiant Universe will never be the same as X-O Manowar, the Harbinger Renegades, Bloodshot, Secret Weapons, and a cast of thousands draw their battle lines in HARBINGER WARS 2! Valiant’s next major leap forward starts here with exclusive announcements and artwork, first at C2E2 2018! Plus: SHADOWMAN, BLOODSHOT SALVATION, NINJA-K, QUANTUM AND WOODY!, and much, much more!

On Saturday, April 7th at 5:15 pm in Room S405b, you’ll find Valiant Presents: Shadowman Spotlight:

This March, Shadowman – more powerful, more terrifying, and more relentless than ever before – storms to the forefront of the Valiant Universe in an adrenaline-fueled ongoing series from superstar writer Andy Diggle and high-octane artist Stephen Segovia! Now, with a staggering new beginning for New Orleans’ supernatural guardian just around the corner, find out what the future holds for one of 2018’s most anticipated new series as Valiant assembles an all-star panel of staff and creators to reveal never-before-seen news and artwork, first at C2E2!

On Sunday, April 8th at 12:15 pm in Room S405b, you can attend the Valiant: The Craft of Comics panel:

Join some of the talented creators and staff behind Valiant’s slate of critically acclaimed comic series for a candid, behind-the-scenes panel discussion! Find out just what it takes to put together a compelling story from start to finish, how to make your series stand apart, and how the editorial process functions at the highest levels – from the award-winning industry veterans behind the Valiant Universe’s greatest hits and a host of fan-favorite titles, including X-O MANOWAR, BLOODSHOT SALVATION, DIVINITY, and more!

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