Ninjak #1 attacked readers with the cunning and force of a well-trained ninja assassin. It also hit comic book stores with an immense popularity that warrants a second printing, giving Matt Kindt and Clay Mann a second chance to endear readers to their work. And the second printing will arrive in stores on April 22, the same day as Ninjak #2.
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.
Full press release below.
Sold-Out NINJAK #1 Returns with New Printing in April!
Valiant is proud to announce that NINJAK #1 – the critically acclaimed, 40-page first issue of the VALIANT NEXT ongoing series by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (THE VALIANT, Mind MGMT) and superstar artists Clay Mann (Gambit) and Butch Guice (Captain America) – has sold out at the distributor level and will soon return to store shelves with the NINJAK #1 SECOND PRINTING!
Arriving in stores alongside NINJAK #2 on April 22nd, jump on board here as the past and present of Colin King – aka the deadly MI-6 operative codenamed NINJAK – collide in the pages of an all-new ongoing series! Clocking in at 40 pages monthly, each issue of NINJAK begins with a full-length lead tale by Matt Kindt & Clay Mann, followed by a new chapter of NINJAK: THE LOST FILES – an essential second feature chronicling Ninjak’s never-before-told origin – by Matt Kindt & Butch Guice!
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!
On April 22nd, start at the beginning to experience the high-stakes action of Valiant's latest hit series as MI-6's deadliest master spy dives headlong into a world of superhuman subterfuge and international espionage in the NINJAK #1 SECOND PRINTING – on shelves the same day as the second explosive chapter in NINJAK #2!
Start reading here to find out why NINJAK is the smash-hit new series that has fans and critics on the edge of their seats:
"An immensely entertaining comic that would make one hell of an action movie… Yet another strong superhero debut from Valiant…" – The Onion/AV Club
"Filled with great storytelling… A solid adventure and a lead-in to what will hopefully be a long run." – Comic Book Resources
"[NINJAK #1] offers some serious bang for your buck… As is expected from Valiant, this is a first issue that is the very definition of 'rock solid'." – Newsarama
"Smart, exciting and full of jaw-dropping visuals, NINJAK needs to be on your pull list." - Comic Vine
"High-octane action… Ninjak's long awaited solo series is off to a solid start…" – IGN
"Another stunning debut from Valiant…Kindt and his artists are working darn hard already to make readers feel they are getting value for their money." – Bloody Disgusting
"The wait is over everyone… [NINJAK #1] is a welcome addition to the most cohesive and welcoming superhero universe currently being published." – Comics Bulletin
"Featuring all the guns, swords, and punching that you were hoping for....[NINJAK #1] proves itself as an action story with both brains and brawn." - The Beat
"A real page-turner of a comic… Kindt and Ninjak were made for each other.." – Major Spoilers
"The writing is excellent, the art is excellent, do yourself a favor and grab this book, you’re going to really enjoy it!" – Geeks of Doom!
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