Valiant’s long-teased Harbinger Wars 2 (see “Valiant Teases Another War in Crossover Event”) is starting to take shape. The event crossover event from writer Matt Kindt (X-O Manowar, Mind MGMT) and artist Tomas Giorello (X-O Manowar) (see “Valiant Reveals 'Harbinger Wars 2' Team”), along with Academy Award-nominee Eric Heisserer (Secret Weapons, screenwriter of Arrival) and artists Raul Allen (Secret Weapons), and Patricia Martin (Bloodshot Reborn), will come in six parts.

Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1 from Heisserer, Allen, and Martin, is a standalone introduction to the Valiant Universe and sets up the central clash of Harbinger Wars 2. The issue sports covers from Allén (Bloodshot Reborn), Michael Cho (Batwoman), Cary Nord (X-O Manowar), and Felipe Massafera (Flashpoint: Abin Sur). The issue is on sale May 2.

On May 30, Harbinger Wars 2 #1, the first of four monthly issues, will find the Harbinger Renegades activating any psiot willing to join them as the U.S. government begins to crack down on these latent "harbingers” and the Valiant Universe's heavy hitters start taking sides. The issue from Kindt and Giorello features covers by J.G. Jones (Final Crisis), Mico Suayan (Bloodshot Reborn), Juan José Ryp (Britannia), Massafera, and Lewis LaRosa (Bloodshot Salvation).

The event will wind up with Harbinger Wars 2: Aftermath #1 in September.

Click on the Gallery for cover images and event checklist.