RAI #14 (“4001 A.D.”) Written by MATT KINDT Art by CAFU Cover A by DAVID MACK (APR162052) Cover B by ANDRES GUINALDO (APR162053) Character Design Variant by ANDRES GUINALDO (APR162054) Interlocking Mega-Cover Variant by RYAN LEE (APR162055) $3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale JUNE 22 (FOC – 5/30/16)
As revolution courses through the year 4001 A.D., uncover the long-hidden history of Rai's rise through the ages…and the secret origin of the Valiant Universe's greatest lineage of heroes!
Valiant is proud to present your first look inside RAI #14 – the next planet-shaking installment of "THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D." from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and Valiant-exclusive superstar CAFU (UNITY)! On June 22nd, the mantle of Rai passes on to New Japan’s latest champion! But in the formative years of Father’s dark utopia, will New Japan's newly inaugurated guardian clash against her Father's despotic doctrine…or endure the sacrifice required to forge a better future?
For the first time ever, witness the violent foundation of Father’s space-born utopia of New Japan…and, with it, the shocking genesis of the line of guardians that bear the name Rai! Born and bred by Father to enforce peace at any cost, follow the next Rai and their successors across two millennia as they chronicle the history of 4001 A.D. – from the launch of New Japan into orbit to the latest Rai’s crusade to bring it crashing back down to Earth!
On June 22nd, New Japan comes to life with blood and sacrifice as the origin of New Japan reaches a sinister new chapter that will reshape everything you thought you knew about the 41st century! Be here as Matt Kindt and CAFU reveal the forgotten history behind “THE SUMMER OF 4001 A.D.” with a stunning new entry point into 2016's acclaimed crossover event, only in RAI #14 —featuring covers byDavid Mack (Fight Club 2), Andres Guinaldo (Nightwing), and Ryan Lee (Inhuman)!
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