Valiant is proud to announce a very special jumping-on point special coming on July 20th in A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5 â€“ a Valiant milestone-in-the-making from rising star Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) and Eisner Award-winning artist Mike Norton (Revival)! On the very same day that Faith soars into her first ongoing series in FAITH #1, jump on board the monthly adventures of Valiantâ€™s history-smashing adventurers here with a perfect standalone entry point as Obadiah Archer and Faith â€œZephyrâ€ Herbert set out on a romantic thrill ride that is going to change both of their lives forever! More crossbows than Sleepless in Seattle! More fistfights than The Notebook! This ainâ€™t no ordinary team-upâ€¦ Itâ€™s Archer and Faithâ€™s first date!
â€œFaith and Archer are both good people in a world where good people are in short supply,â€ series writer Rafer Roberts told The A.V. Club. â€œI donâ€™t want to give too much away but like most first dates, itâ€™s cute and awkward and in constant danger of being ruined by super-villain sneak attacks.â€
With Armstrong on the road, Archer is taking some much-needed personal timeâ€¦and bringing his long-distance romance with Los Angelesâ€™s number-one superhero off of FaceTime and into the real world! As these friends take their relationship to the next level, will romance conquer all? Or will they still find the time to brawl with some loan sharks? When a teenaged martial arts expert and a high-flying psiot get together, anything goes!
Jump on board the acclaimed ongoing series that IGN calls “strong and endlessly entertaining” here with a perfect standalone introduction to the jaw-cracking, heart-thumping adventures of Archer and Faith on July 20th in A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5 â€“ in stores the same day as FAITH #1! Featuring covers by Kano (Gotham Central), David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man), Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories), Pere Perez (IVAR, TIMEWALKER), and Diego Latorre (Batman: Europa), donâ€™t miss a star-crossed moment of comics history when paramour extraordinaires Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton introduce the world to Valiantâ€™s number-one power couple, only in A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #5!
Plus: As announced last week at the New York Times, Faithâ€™s sky-soaring adventures will also continue on July 20th as she steps out of the pages of her five-time sold-out limited series debut and into her first-ever monthly title with FAITH #1 â€“ an ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES from breakout writer Jody Houser (Orphan Black) and acclaimed artists Pere Perez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells)! Join the breakout comics sensation of 2016 here and find out why Valiantâ€™s high-flying hero has captured the imagination of the world â€“ and inspired a whole new generation of comics fans â€“ when FAITH #1 hits comic shops everywhere on July 20th!
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