Faith begins! Orphaned at a young age, Faith Herbert ? a psionically gifted ?psiot? discovered by the Harbinger Foundation ? has always aspired to greatness. But now this once-ordinary teenager is taking control of her destiny and becoming the hard-hitting hero she?s always known she can be ? complete with a mild-mannered secret identity, unsuspecting colleagues, and a day job as a reporter that routinely throws her into harm?s way! She?ll tackle every obstacle in her path with confidence ? robots, aliens, monsters?and even her very first super-villain arch-nemesis bent on snuffing her out once and for all! Collecting FAITH (LIMITED SERIES) #1-4, FAITH (ONGOING SERIES) #1-8, HARBINGER: FAITH #0 from Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER) and artist Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH, A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5 from writer Rafer Roberts (HARBINGER RENEGADE) and artist Mike Norton (QUANTUM AND WOODY). Plus, more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras!
From the award-winning team that brought you ARCHER & ARMSTRONG comes a centuries-spanning race against the clock! Join New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente and acclaimed artists Clayton Henry, Francis Portela, and Pere P?rez and to find out why Wired says ?this long-overdue series is Ivar?s time to shine?? At this very moment in Geneva, Switzerland, history is being made. A thousand meters underground inside the Large Hadron Collider, researcher Neela Sethi is about to discover time travel ? and jeopardize her life in the process. But she doesn?t know that yet. Ten minutes from now, every deadbeat chrononaut, wannabe conqueror, and misguided protector of the timestream will be banging down her door. Good thing that the legendary Ivar, Timewalker, got there first?right? Now it?s down to history?s most jaded, most tempestuous time traveler to stop the worst of everything that is, was, and will be?before time runs out! Collecting?IVAR, TIMEWALKER #1?12?along with 20+ pages of rarely seen designs, process art, and extras in deluxe, oversized hardcover.
At last ? an oversized deluxe hardcover collecting the complete first year of Archer & Armstrong by New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Zombies)! Join one of the most acclaimed adventures in comics as naive teenage assassin Obadiah Archer and the fun-loving, hard-drinking immortal called Armstrong unite to stop a plot ten thousand years in the making! From the lost temples of ancient Sumeria to modern day Wall Street, Area 51, and beyond, Valiant?s conspiracy-smashing adventurers are going on a globe-trotting quest to bring the down the unholy coalition of cultists known as the Sect ? and stop each of history?s most notorious conspiracies from remaking the world in their own insane image. Collecting ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #0-13, the Archer & Amstrong Deluxe Editon oversized hardcover also comes jam-packed with more than 20+ pages of bonus features, including covers, character designs, and process art by Neal Adams, David Aja, Juan Doe, Tom Fowler, Clayton Henry, Emanuela Lupacchino and many more!
Fly like Faith! Faith Herbert has always wanted to be a superhero, just like the ones in her favorite comic books. When she unlocked her latent psiot powers and joined the Harbinger Renegades she finally had her shot. But now she?s going to see if she?s got what it takes to make it as a solo hero, secret identity and all. By day, she?s a mild-mannered pop-culture blogger, by night she?s L.A.?s leading superhero ? the sky-soaring Zephyr! And when other young psiots start going missing without a trace all over the City of Angels, it?s going to be up to her to find out why? Breakout writer Jody Houser and acclaimed artists Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage launch a new beginning for Faith in the deluxe hardcover edition of the volume nominated for the CYBILS Awards, and named one of the year?s most promising comics by Amazon, the Young Adult Library Association, and Vox! Collecting FAITH (LIMITED SERIES) #1-4 and HARBINGER: FAITH #0 from writer Joshua Dysart (Harbinger) and artist Robert Gill (Book of Death), along with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras.
From New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and superstar artists Clay Mann (Poison Ivy), Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Butch Guice (Captain America) and many more, comes the first oversized hardcover of the seven-time Harvey Award nominated series the A.V. Club calls ?immensely entertaining?!? Then: Meet inexperienced MI-6 recruit Colin King on his first mission in the field as he learns the basics of spycraft and counterintelligence, and develops a volatile relationship with his first handler. Now: Colin King is Ninjak, the world?s foremost intelligence operative, weapons expert, and master assassin. And he?s hunting the Shadow Seven ? a secret cabal of shinobi masters with mysterious ties to his training and tragic past. Collecting?NINJAK #1?13, this deluxe hardcover comes packed with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras!
An oversized, deluxe hardcover collecting Bloodshot?s brutal first year in the Valiant Universe! From his first no-holds-barred suicide run to the heated firefights of the Harbinger Wars, Valiant?s indestructible, nanite-enhanced commando begins the quest for the long-lost answers behind his origin in this prestige-sized collection by acclaimed writer Duane Swierczynski (Birds of Prey) and all-star artists Manuel Garcia (Black Widow), Barry Kitson (Amazing Spider-Man), Arturo Lozzi (Immortal Weapons), and Matthew Clark (Adventures of Superman). Collecting BLOODSHOT #1-13, the Bloodshot Deluxe Edition Book One oversized hardcover also comes jam-packed with more than 20 pages of never-before-seen art and extras, direct from the Valiant vaults.
From New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY, THE VALIANT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (Carnage), discover the world of 41st century Japan with an all-new vision of the future unlike anything you?ve seen before ? now in deluxe, oversized hardcover! 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? Collecting?RAI #1?12, along with material from?RAI #1 PLUS EDITION?and?RAI #5 PLUS EDITION, this prestige-sized hardcover comes packed with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras direct from the Valiant vaults.
Join New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT) and acclaimed artists Mico Suayan (HARBINGER), Butch Guice (The Winter Soldier), and Lewis LaRosa (Punisher) for the first deluxe, oversized hardcover collection of the series named one of the year?s best by IGN, Comic Vine, Uproxx and many more!? Bloodshot?s nanites made him a nearly unstoppable killing machine. His enhanced strength, speed, endurance, and healing made him the perfect weapon, and he served his masters at Project Rising Spirit ? a private contractor trafficking in violence ? very well. Now, Bloodshot is a shadow of his former self. He lives in self-imposed exile, reeling from the consequences of his past life and the recent events that nearly drove him mad. But when a rash of shootings by gunmen who appear to look just like Bloodshot begin, his guilt will send him on a mission to stop the killers, even if it means diving head-long into the violence that nearly destroyed him.
From Eisner Award-nominated writer Jen Van Meter (Hopeless Savages, Captain Marvel) and acclaimed artist Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil,?Age of Apocalypse) comes a deluxe, oversized hardcover of the Harvey Award nominated series taking Valiant's spirited occult adventurer beyond and back for a breathtaking, heartbreaking journey into the realms of the unknown! Doctor Mirage talks to the dead... but the only spirit Shan Fong can't find is that of her late husband, Hwen. When a big-time occultist with a classified military past hires her for a special job, Shan discovers a lead that might close the greatest mystery she's ever tackled - how to get Hwen back! Now, Doctor Mirage must enter the undiscovered country and cross all the realms of the underworld if she has any hope of rescuing the man she loves...or be forever lost beyond the earthly plane. Collecting?THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE #1-5,?THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE: SECOND LIVES #1-4, along with material from?THE DEATH DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE #1 PLUS EDITION, this prestige-sized hardcover comes packed with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras!
"This guide will introduce you to Judaism in easy-to-understand terms and language. Whether you are married to or dating a Jewish man or woman, or are the parent, sibling, or friend of someone in an interfaith relationship, you will find this book to be a thorough and accessible entry to the Jewish faith and the cultural and social institutions of the Jewish world in America. Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky speaks directly to you, a person who stands on the periphery of Jewish culture and is only now beginning to move into the circle of Jewish faith and life."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
In time for Pope Francis’s new initiatives. We now have the potential to end two thousand years of hostility—will we succeed? New in paperback! With keen wisdom and a masterful understanding of history, Rabbi James Rudin, an acclaimed authority in the field of Jewish-Christian relations, provides the context necessary for Christians and Jews to recognize the critical challenges posed by the past—and the future—of their two religions. Spanning twenty centuries of controversy, horror and promise, Rudin’s narrative examines: The sources of both conflict and commonality between the two religions The need to address and redress past wrongs The agenda required to create a shared future free of bigotry It includes proven approaches for successful interreligious dialogues, including tips on session organization, project ideas and a discussion guide to enhance Christians’ and Jews’ knowledge of each other.
An oversized, deluxe hardcover collecting the landmark first year of Harbinger in the Valiant Universe! Outside the law. Inside your head. You?ve never met a team of super-powered teenagers quite like the Renegades. Skipping across the country in a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, psionically-powered teenager Peter Stanchek only has one option left ? run. But he won?t have to go it alone. As the shadowy corporation known as the Harbinger Foundation draws close on all sides, Peter will have to find and recruit other unique individuals like himself? other troubled, immensely powerful youths with abilities beyond their control. Their mission? Bring the fight back to the Harbinger Foundation?s founder Toyo Harada ? and dismantle his global empire brick by brick? Collecting the sold-out HARBINGER #0-14, the Harbinger Deluxe Edition Vol. 1 HC also comes jam-packed with more than 20 pages of never-before-seen art and extras, direct from the Valiant vaults.
Re-presenting Valiant?s best-selling crossover event in complete chronological order, the acclaimed Harbinger Wars saga gets the deluxe oversized hardcover treatment ? with more than 20+ pages of bonus content and rarely-seen special features! When an untrained and undisciplined team of super-powered test subjects escape from Project Rising Spirit and onto the Vegas Strip, Bloodshot and the Harbinger Renegades will find themselves locked in battle against a deadly succession of opponents ? and each other. As the combined forces of the H.A.R.D. Corps, Generation Zero, and omega-level telekinetic Toyo Harada all descend on Las Vegas to vie for the control of Rising Spirit?s deadliest assets, the world is about to discover the shocking price of an all-out superhuman conflict?and no one will escape unscathed. Who will survive the Harbinger Wars? Collecting HARBINGER WARS #1-4, HARBINGER #11-14, BLOODSHOT #10-13 and material from the HARBINGER WARS SKETCHBOOK, the Harbinger Wars Deluxe Edition HC is the only place to find the complete story of the groundbreaking crossover that IGN calls ?one hell of a ride.?
At last, a deluxe oversized hardcover collecting the best-selling debut and first year of adventures of the Valiant Universe?s first-ever superteam! From their first explosive confrontations with X-O Manowar to their head-on assault on the alien strike-force known only as the Armor Hunters, the most dangerous and most ruthless team of heroes ever united comes together right here in this prestige-sized collection from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, NINJAK) and an all-star cast of artists including Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS), Cary Nord (Conan), CAFU (Action Comics), and Stephen Segovia (Convergence)! To kill a king, he has created an army. The world?s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible ? fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known ? UNITY. Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe?s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar! Collecting UNITY #0-14, this deluxe oversized hardcover comes packed with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras, direct from the Valiant vaults.
It?s here! The seismic final volume of X-O Manowar from New York Times best-selling writer and longtime scribe Robert Venditti (Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps) and extraordinary artists Robert Gill (WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR) Joe Bennett (52) and Roberto de la Torre (Daredevil), alongside an all-star battalion of writers and artists from across X-O Manowar?s landmark run ? now in deluxe, oversized hardcover! For centuries, the sacred X-O Manowar has stood unrivaled as the universe?s most powerful weapon. Today, will it equal Earth?s doom? An unthinkable alien race known only as The Torment has come to our world in search of the armor?s secrets. Now, they stand opposed by Aric of Dacia ? former slave, noble warrior, resolute king, and current master of the armor?s near-limitless capabilities. But are one man?and one weapon? enough to repel a force capable of leveling a thousand civilizations? A whole new era for X-O Manowar begins here?and you won?t believe what?s coming next! Collecting X-O MANOWAR #43?50, X-O MANOWAR: COMMANDER TRILL #0, X-O MANOWAR 2016 ANNUAL #1, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF X-O MANOWAR #1, and 4001 A.D.: X-O MANOWAR #1, along with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras!
Out of the ashes of Harbinger Wars, Bloodshot is about to join the weaponized men and women of the Harbinger Active Resistance Division ? the black budget, technologically augmented strike force where the powers are dangerously unstable and every mission is a one-way ticket into the meat grinder. With a reluctant leader calling the shots and a new crop of untested rookies manning the frontline, Bloodshot is about to take H.A.R.D. Corps on a brutal, globe-spanning cavalcade of missions against the Harbinger Foundation, Project Rising Spirit?s own rogue operators, and the conspiracy-smashing duo of Archer & Armstrong. Get ready for a gasoline-drenched, synapse-snapping suicide run where no one is safe and heroes always die trying! Acclaimed writers Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart, and Peter Milligan join an all-star cast of artists ? including Emanuel Lupacchino, Howard Chaykin, Bart Sears, Lewis LaRosa, and more ? here for the explosive final act of Bloodshot?s smash-hit ongoing series, re-presented in its entirety for the first time ever in a prestige-sized hardcover format and packed with 20+ pages of rarely seen bonus materials and special features! Collecting BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #14-23, BLOODSHOT #24-25, BLOODSHOT #0, BLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS: H.A.R.D. CORPS #0, and ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #18-19.
New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER) and all-star artists Pere P?rez (UNITY), Khari Evans (HARBINGER) and Clayton Henry (HARBINGER WARS) join a jam-packed roster of special guests for the second oversized hardcover collection of the Harvey Award nominated series io9 calls ?the best damn comic.? 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 secrets of Valiant?s seminal series are about to come to light ? and you won?t believe the top-secret, classified, totally hush-hush conclusion their latest history mystery has in store! Featuring backup stories from red-hot creators Ray Fawkes (Batman: Eternal), John Layman (Chew), Karl Bollers (Watson and Holmes), Rafer Roberts (Car Pool Buddies of Doom) and more, the madcap finale of Archer & Armstrong?s conspiracy-busting series is re-presented in its entirety in a prestige-sized hardcover packed with 20+ pages of rarely seen bonus materials and special features! Collecting?ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #14?25,?ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: ARCHER #0?andBLOODSHOT AND H.A.R.D. CORPS #20?21.
New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (ARMOR HUNTERS,?The Flash) and superstar artists Diego Bernard (Red Lanterns), Rafa Sandoval (Ultimate Hawkeye), CAFU (RAI), and Clay Mann (NINJAK) unite for a devastating cosmic showdown right here in the next deluxe volume of the series Comic Book Resources calls ?grandiose and epic.? In the far reaches of deep space, the ultimate fail-safe of an extinct alien race has finally counted down to zero?and the robot army called Dead Hand has been activated. The civilization that built them has fallen?and, now, to combat the doomsday threat that destroyed their world, Dead Hand will complete the mission that their creators could not. Soulless and brutal, this billion-strong legion is the phantom army of a dead world?and it will cleanse the universe by any means necessary. But what unthinkable menace were they created to destroy? And will Dead Hand?s slow march across the galaxy spell death for countless worlds? Collecting?X-O MANOWAR #30?42, X-O MANOWAR #0, and X-O MANOWAR: VALIANT 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1,?along with more than 20 pages of rarely seen art and extras.
So let it be written? So let it be done? From New York Times best-selling writers Robert Venditti (X-O MANOWAR), Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT), Matt Kindt (DIVINITY), Joshua Dysart (IMPERIUM) and a powerhouse roster of all-star artists comes the blockbuster crossover event that will forge the future of the Valiant Universe ? collected in its entirety for the first time anywhere! The Valiant heroes. X-O Manowar. Bloodshot. Ninjak. The Harbinger Renegades. Unity. This is how they lived. This is how they died. Now we know. The Book of the Geomancer has recorded it all. But only a young girl ? the last in a line of the enigmatic mystics who protect the Earth known as Geomancers ? has seen this future come to pass, from the coming cataclysm to the dawn of the 41st century. Alone with her sworn protector, the Eternal Warrior ? a soldier battle forged across five thousand years of combat ? the duo must defy their allies to stop the Dark Age that now threatens to eclipse our world. Together, they are the number one target of every hero and villain on Earth. Either the Eternal Warrior hands her over?or they take him down. But can even he singlehandedly protect one child when the entire Valiant Universe wages war against him? Collecting?BOOK OF DEATH #1?4, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF BLOODSHOT #1, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF NINJAK #1, BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF HARBINGER #1, and BOOK OF DEATH: THE FALL OF X-O MANOWAR #1.
The Book of Psalms has been beloved by generations of readers. It offers solace in times of trouble, holds out hope for rescue and redemption, and helps to answer some of the difficult questions raised by faith. The Book of Psalms is more personal than other books of the Bible; instead of telling stories with God as the central actor, the psalmists talk to-and about-God. Rabbi Daniel Polish leads you into the Bible to discover ways you can use the Psalms to shape your own personal spiritual outlook. Polish does not give any simple solutions, but reveals how you can discover answers for yourself through the Psalms. You will explore: Meeting God in Nature Finding God in Torah Finding God through Historical Experience of the Jewish People The Problem of Evil in Our World Facing Our Mortality Finding Our Relationship with God Jerusalem as Symbol and Reality What Does the Lord Require? The Call to Social Justice.