Mystery and Adventure Abound in “The Valiant Heroes” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator and The Fourth Age founder R.J. Shaw recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Valiant Heroes, an 82-page action adventure anthology.

The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $7 thousand at the time of this writing.

Written by R.J. Shaw and featuring illustrations by multiple artists, The Valiant Heroes is a part of the Thomas Valiant universe and is intended for readers of all ages.

Here’s the official pitch taken from the The Valiant Heroes’ Indiegogo campaign page:

The Valiant Heroes

Illustrator: Martin Stephenson

A twisted evil stalks the Gauntlet mountains and threatens to descend on the local town. It’s up to Feral, Pulse and Disk to stop them … or die trying.

The Redemption of Kit-Fox

Illustrator: Renzo Rodriguez

As groups of madmen terrorize the local waterfront, Kit-Fox investigates and finds a deepening mystery that will push him to his limit, and force him to reevaluate his role as a hero.

The Rampaging Thor

Illustrator: Michael Gustovich

Trapped in the hell of war, an Army medic finds an ancient prison and unwittingly unleashes the pure destructive force known as … THOR.

Detention (backup story)

Illustrator: Light Comic Studio

In the heart of Tokyo, one young woman learns why the masked crime fighter known as Cardinal has a reputation for being unrelenting.

Backers can get a copy of The Valiant Heroes graphic novel for $25, while individual issues of each story run $8. If you have more cash to spend, you can also pick up the following:

  • Multiple copies of the books
  • Pin-up art prints
  • Copies of Thomas Valiant issue 1

It is also worth noting that there is an additional shipping charge starting at $8 for those in the United States.

Interested? You can check out some sample artwork below or visit The Valiant Heroes Indiegogo campaign page here.

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