PREVIEW: BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #3

PREVIEW: BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #3

Valiant Comics has released a short preview of the upcoming issue of Britannia: We Who Are About To Die, which you can read below. [OFFICIAL SOLICIT] BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #3 (of 4) Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by JUAN JOSÉ RYP Cover A by DAVID MACK (APR172130) Cover B by JUAN JOSÉ RYP (APR172131) Variant Cover by ROBERT GILL (APR172132) Variant Cover by ADAM GORHAM (APR172133) Variant Cover by DAVE JOHNSON…

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Valiant Sends Sold-Out BRITANNIA #2 Back to Press

Valiant Sends Sold-Out BRITANNIA #2 Back to Press

Peter Milligan and Juan Jose Ryp have certainly delivered a hit for Valiant with Britannia. After an incredibly solid debut issue which sold nearly 20,000 copies of the first printing and led to subsequent reprints, the second issue of Britannia is now headed back for re-issue itself. Most new series from independent publishers see drop-offs in their second issue, so the exact numbers for the first printing of the second issue will likely reflect that…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Britannia #1: The First Detective vs An Ancient Terror

ADVANCE REVIEW: Britannia #1: The First Detective vs An Ancient Terror

Britannia #1 is an unconventional and ambitious debut issue, of that there’s no doubt. Writer Peter Milligan tries to marry pseudo-historical political intrigue with police procedural and then mix in supernatural, primeval horror to the narrative. The result is an issue that occasionally feels a tad overstuffed and wild, but is always surprising and in the end a creepily enjoyable read. The story opens in 60 AD, set in the Roman Empire under Nero. Antonius…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at BRITANNIA #1 from Valiant

PREVIEWS: First Look at BRITANNIA #1 from Valiant

Independent comic book publisher Valiant Comics has released an extended 8-page preview of the first issue of Britannia from writer Peter Milligan and artists Juan Jose Ryp and Raul Allen. [OFFICIAL SOLICITATION] 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…

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Valiant Expands Milligan and Ryp’s BRITANNIA to 40 Pages

Valiant Expands Milligan and Ryp’s BRITANNIA to 40 Pages

Valiant Comics is working overtime on expanding their lineup of star creators and characters, and Britannia is their latest experiment. The independent comic book publisher announced today that they intend to expand the first issue of the new series from writer Peter Milligan, Juan Jose Ryp and Raul Allen to 40 pages, but will still retain its $3.99 price point. This stands in stark contrast to the overall trend in the market, which has seen both…

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