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Preview of Peter Milligan & Juan Jose Ryp's Britannia #1

Press Release from Valiant Entertainment:

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside BRITANNIA #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of the all-new, Valiant Prestige format series coming this September from master storyteller Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Detective Comics) and incendiary artist Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK, Clone)! First revealed at #ValiantSummit 2016 live from New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, THE FUTURE OF VALIANT – Valiant’s new slate of must-read titles for 2016 and beyond – continues here as a decorated legionnaire-turned-investigator ventures from the height of civilization and into the ancient pagan lands of BRITANNIA to seek out the dark monstrosities that lurk beyond the bounds of Rome’s bloodied empire…

Ruled by the Fates. Manipulated by the Gods. Commanded by Caesar. In the year 65 A.D., one’s destiny was not his own. At the height of Nero’s reign, a veteran of Rome’s imperial war machine has been dispatched to the farthest reaches of the colonies to investigate unnatural happenings… In the remote outpost of Britannia, Antonius Axia – the First Detective – will become Rome’s only hope to reassert control over the empire’s most barbaric frontier…and keep the monsters that bridge the line between myth and mystery at bay…

“Since reading I, Claudius by Robert Graves as a teenager, I’ve been fascinated by the Roman world, and how that world affected these British Isles, pretty much obliterating the ancient Druid religion that had long existed until then,” writer Peter Milligan told The A.V. Club. “With the idea of Antonius Axia, I had a way into this story that had been waiting for me to write for some time.”

This September, Peter Milligan and Juan Jose Ryp lead a psychological journey into terror, temptation, and bloodshed, only in BRITANNIA #1 (of 4) – featuring covers from world-class creators Cary Nord (X-O MANOWAR), Lewis LaRosa (BLOODSHOT REBORN), Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark), Ryan Lee (Inhuman), and Dave Johnson (Superman: Red Son)!

BRITANNIA #1 (of 4)
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover A by CARY NORD
Cover B by LEWIS LAROSA
Variant Cover by ANDRES GUINALDO
Variant Cover by RYAN LEE
Variant Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Blank Cover Also Available
$3.99| 32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE | Coming in SEPTEMBER!

 

 

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