In this original … "Acts of Betrayal" is written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Sean Chen and Kathryn Bolinger. Partial Origin and 1st full app of Bloodshot (1st cameo appearance occurred in Eternal Warrior #4). The Rai of that time, Tohru Nakadai, remained behind to champion his nation, until his death at the hands of Mothergod during the Unity conflict. Within him is the Blood of Heroes. "The Infinity Trap" is written by David Michelinie, with art by Joe St. Pierre, Sal Velluto, Kathryn Bolinger and Dave Chlystek. Rai is a living immune system of the country's controlling machine Host, aiming to protect the country and the A.I. Before the attack, Rai finds romance while visiting an undersea city near the factory. Rai's son grows to manhood. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.29) will be charged at checkout. He was later infused with the "Blood of Heroes" that once coursed through his father's veins, which not only gave him the powers of the hero Bloodshot, but also some of his memories. Cover by Dave Ross. Characters: Rai [Takao Konishi]; Magnus Robot Fighter; Spylocke [Ananse]; Octavian. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders. Fifty billion Japanese dwell inside this mighty construct, which is, in fact, a single, enormous robot. Published after the events of Rai #8, the special served as a bridge for the reformatting of "Rai" as "Rai and the Future … "Vengeance for the Dead" is written by David Michelinie, with art by Peter Grau and Kathryn Bolinger. rai #1, valiant comics (cc2) Comic is in VG shape HOT FLIPS is your source to purchase the hottest Comic Book Supplies & sports card supplies in the world, including acrylic display cases, sport cards and baseball card supplies, jersey cases, comic books, collectible toys, comic book … Axscan embarks on a reign of terror, building a new body for himself and taking over Earth's defense satellites. "Sacrificial Spirit" is written by Jim Shooter and David Michelinie, with art by Joe St. Pierre, Peter Grau and Kathryn Bolinger. Thus setting the stage for a bloody showdown -- Rai against Rai...brother against brother. At ComicBookRealm.com you will not only be able to check on comic book prices using our free comic book price guide, but you can also add comic books to your collection to track their progress over time. Limited to 5,500 copies. This is a consignment item. This is a consignment item. Cover price $2.25. Cover by Dave Ross. 1st Appearance Jack Boniface (Shadowman) Getting a lot more attention than X-O #1 and even Magnus #5, this is another comic … Characters: Councilor Isao Seko; Kazuyo Nakadai; Koji; Makiko Minashi; President Tanaka; Rai [Tohru Nakadai]; Takashi Nakadai. Hardcover (3 volumes with slipcase), 9 … A 3% buyer's premium ($3.15) will be charged at checkout. Cover price $2.25. "Crucible" is written by Tony Bedard, with art and cover by Dave Ross and Rodney Ramos. Cover price $2.25. Guide Watch. Training under Spylocke's vicious tutelage, young Obadiah Konishi begins to develop the abilities that have lain dormant in the nanites in his blood. No first appearances and can be picked up raw for a $1. Cover price $2.25. Rai unites the Future Force to preserve humanity's future. Tohru finally relented in 4001, and Rentaro was able to retire. 36 pgs., full color. In his original incarnation, Rai is the spirit guardian that protects the nation of Japan in the 41st century. $2.25. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.84) will be charged at checkout. But in its darkest hour, Takao Konishi, a Harbinger with the potential to receive the Blood of Heroes, was chosen to inherit the mantle and continue the lineage of Rai (Rai #0). At last, Obadiah is ready to accept the title of 'Rai.' Characters: Albert; Archer; Armstrong; Erica Pierce; Eternal Warrior; Geoff McHenry; the Harbinger kids [Flamingo; Kris; Sting; Zepplin]; Magnus; Rai [Tohru Nakadai]. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.15) will be charged at checkout. This is a consignment item. This is a consignment item. Cover price $2.25. Their only hope is the Steel Legion, but just whose side are they on? It's up to Rai and Spylocke to avert global catastrophe! ... Interview: Senior Editor Lysa Hawkins Talks BLOODSHOT, NINJAK, and RAI… You can also connect with others in the comic industry to further and enhance everyone's comic … A 3% buyer's premium ($4.17) will be charged at checkout. Script by Layton, pencils by Lapham, inks by Tom Ryder. RAI #1, VALIANT COMICS (CC2) Comic is in VG shape. Rai is the head enforcer of a highly advanced but socially dystopian Japan in 4001. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. Rai returns to the Dark Continent to end the Malevs' destruction of the African jungle. Rai was the first original hero created by Valiant and had its beginning as a flipbook back-up feature in Magnus, Robot Fighter #5 (October 1991), in Rai #1 (October 1991). New customers save up to 25%, use code: New4 36 pgs., full color. 36 pgs., full color. There have been many Rais, so the series has gone through multiple protag… With RAI #10, Abnett, Ryp, Dalhouse, and letterer Dave Sharpe have, yet again, delivered a phenomenal comic; if you’ve not been reading the book so far, then this is an excellent time to pick up the trades and find out what you’ve been missing. He will need all of these and his full arsenal of ancient weapons forged from energy to save his homeland from the insidious evil of Icespike. Eventually he meets and falls in love with a recently companion-less Positronic A.I (PT) named Momo, who was among many of her synthetic kind to gain awareness of herself and her social situation. This issue does not have a card (coupon). Eventually he and a wayward resident girl of new Japan named Lula Lee would come to an alliance against the false utopia's creator after Rai discovers how he was created and is told of the harsh living conditions new Japan truly boasts beneath its feigned perfection. The death of Rai! Cover by Dave Ross. VH1 UNITY #1 PLATINUM CGC 10. Cover price $2.25. Tekla has a trick or two up her robotic sleeves. "Crucible" is written by Tony Bedard, with art and cover by Dave Ross and Rodney Ramos. Rai Comic books for sale online. Unity crossover (Chapter 7). ; And will they uncover the fate of Timbuc? Guide Watch. The Battle for South Am--Chapter Three. Hottest Comics Key Issues Comics by Letter CGC Cert Lookup Investment Speculation New Comics This Week Sell My Comics. This issue does not have a card (coupon). This is a consignment item. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders. Valiant's 1st Original Character. In 3050, that computer went "freewill", meaning that it and its motivation became independent. But only Rai knows they're pieces of New Japan that are being jettisoned to earth by Father, in an effort to purge his systems of a computer virus the late Spylocke and a wounded Lula cast into his core processor. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and refresh the page. Early in the 31st century, the entire land mass of the island nation of Japan was blanketed by hundreds of levels of high-tech urban sprawl. Cover price $2.25. Rai (2019) series subscription Subscriptions are for new books in the series Subscribe now with 1-Click® Connect a Kindle device or app to your account to have your comics auto-delivered. 36 pgs., full color. "The Steel Legion" is written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Sean Chen and Kathryn Bolinger. Only the best of comics … Cover price $2.25. This is a consignment item. Cover by Dave Ross and Bob Layton. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.23) will be charged at checkout. Meanwhile, back on New Japan Rai's friends and fellow revolutionaries have either been driven underground (as many are in hiding) or have been captured for interrogation and participation in bloodsports as a means of execution. Cover by Walt Simonson. With the combined might of Earth's forces, the armada was repelled, but Grandmother was so badly damaged that she finally left Japan to govern itself. This is a consignment item. Cover by Sean Chen and Kathryn Bolinger. "Christmas Eve: Fahrenheit 100" is written by Dave DeVries, with art by Jim Calafiore and Gonzalo Mayo. Gratefold cover by Sean Chen and Bob Layton. Cover price $2.25. Rai draws weapons from his own body to protect the people of Japan and his creator Grandmother, the sentient artificial intelligence that controls Japan. This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.60) will be charged at checkout. "Blood Oath" is written by Tony Bedard, with art by Dave Ross and Rodney Ramos. The turning point of the war! Buried beneath a collapsed milespire, Rai and Magnus come to terms as Leeja gives birth to Rai's child. Shiro Yagami, a man of noble birth, was infused with some unknown form of energy which gave him great strength, and the ability to form energy weapons. Bloodshot 0 is NOT a key Valiant book. This is a consignment item. Auction in progress, bid now! Malev War; cont'd between Magnus Robot Fighter #31/32. He was also able to travel through the nerveweb of Japan, the computer network which gave Grandmother control of the city, thus allowing him to move anywhere inside Japan at virtually the speed of thought. This A.I., called Grandmother, intentionally designed Rai to resemble the "present day" Valiant character of Bloodshot. Valiant Validated Signature Series Edition. "Rising Son" is written by Tony Bedard, with art by Kevin Kobasic and Rodney Ramos. Rai and the Future Force try to help Magnus expel the Malevs from Australia. Similar to the RAI #0 CGC 10, the UNITY #1 Platinum CGC 10 is the HIGHEST GRADED known copy out of a print run of about 7,000 in 1992. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders. 1995 0 Sales FMV Pending Rai and the Future Force #28. Rai is easily the book … Cover price $2.50. "Temple of Treachery" is written by Tony Bedard, with art by Kevin Kobasic and Rodney Ramos. Item Specifics Series Name Rai Issue Number 7 Publisher Valiant Item Description Since 2001, our Quality Comix family has taken pride in providing you with accurate grading, fast, secure shipping and … This is a consignment item. This issue does not have a card (coupon). Cover price $1.95. Written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Sean Chen and Kathryn Bolinger. Chaos Effect Epsilon Pt. Rai #7 Cover A Comic Book 2020 - Valiant : NOTE: All Comics come with Board and Bag to keep it protected! Exiled to Earth, the spirit Guardian cuts a swath across the darker side of the world of 4001. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.59) will be charged at checkout. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.85) will be charged at checkout. RAI #0, VALIANT COMICS (CC2) Comic is in VG shape. Comic book covers presented at Cover Browser are republished within a fair use context. The series takes place in the 41st Century. Cover by Jim Calafiore. Rai, Gilad and Lemur eventually find themselves within a cave harboring a long thought lost ancient weapon created by man, an old X-O Armor Mecha Class which was left over from the war that engulfed the earth just as New Japan ascended to the skies. This issue does not have a card (coupon). A 3% buyer's premium ($3.57) will be charged at checkout. Cover price $2.25. "Attack of the Cyberaiders" is written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Sean Chen and Kathryn Bolinger. Rai first appeared in the non-Valiant original book, Magnus Robot Fighter #5. More skilled as a politician than as a warrior, Shiro met his death in 3216 at the hands of the Anti-Grannies. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. The stage is now set for the end of the Malev War...and the 41st century will never be the same. What bothers me may not even register for you, and ultimately it doesn’t impact the quality of the comic. Guest-starring the Starwatchers. But he soon learns, however, that his foster brother Takashi also claims to be Rai. Over the course of his investigation Rai would come in contact with the mysterious Spylocke, a rebel rousing super agent who is normally relevated to holo-vid projections for the entertainment value of the masses. Rai is the spirit guardian of Japan (ruled by Grandmother), a mantle that is passed down father-to-son through generations. It's up to Spylocke to exorcise the techno-demon. Continued in Magnus Robot Fighter (1991 Valiant) #41. This is a consignment item. In each generation there is another person who has the honor to be the Rai. This is a consignment item. FEBRUARY 2021 IS GOING TO BE SAVAGE! Cover by Dave Ross. 36 pgs., full color. Continued from Magnus Robot Fighter (1991 Valiant) #36. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.44) will be charged at checkout. Eternal Warrior #4 "fist Bloodshot appearance" or RAI 0 "this threads comic … This item is not in stock. Upon his return, he must face his murderous foster brother, Takashi, who considers himself the "true" 42nd Rai. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.30) will be charged at checkout. Sho Sugino, the second Rai, was raised up from life as a vagrant to defend Japan, protect Grandmother, and defeat the terrorists. Rai is the defender of Japan. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout. Cover price $2.25. In the year 3216, seeking to thwart Grandmother's champion, the Anti-Grannies had somehow managed to obtain the Blood of Heroes – the very plasma that coursed through Bloodshot's veins over twelve hundred years before. Rai's abilities as a leader are tested when it appears there is a traitor in the team. Rai, Magnus and Leeja are at the mercy of the Malev forces, with escape seemingly impossible. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. All Issues; In Stock; 43 CGC; 31 CBCS; 11 Auctions; Display. It cost more to case than the comic is worth after casing. When even a New World Order can't stop the mythic chain of events set in motion when one blood brother hates another, can Rai? Will his legendary father push him towards being a hero, or will the legend named Rai be too large a mantle to carry? It cost more to case than the comic is worth after casing. In order to support such a spectacular megalopolis and its population, a tremendously powerful central computer was designed to control every aspect of the island's function. "An Equality of Slaughter" is written by David Michelinie, with art by Joe St. Pierre and Kathryn Bolinger. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.85) will be charged at checkout. Standing solitary guard at the top of Japan's miles-high structure is Rai-the lead enforcer of Father's justice and a figure of near-mythic stature to Japanese citizens of all ages. Rai (2019) series subscription Subscriptions are for new books in the series Subscribe now with 1-Click® Connect a Kindle device or app to your account to have your comics auto-delivered. This is a consignment item. Having made Stalwart allies of this group of renegades with the aid of the tumultuous Dr. Summary Short summary describing this character. This is a consignment item. X-O Manowar Armor app. We’ve been selling comics since 1961 (our first sale: Fantastic Four #1 at $0.25, see one of our first ads) This is a consignment item. Cover price $2.25. This is a consignment item. OCT201639 "The Death of Japan" is written by John Ostrander, with art and cover by Sean Chen and Kathryn Bolinger. Rai tries to bring together a divided community to fight the Malevs in "Warring Factions." Gatefold cover by Sean Chen and Bob Layton. This issue includes a limited edition Upper Deck Valiant Era Trading Card that is only available with this book. Cover by David Lapham and Bob Layton. Rai is a superhero legacy in the Valiant Universe developed by Jim Shooter as Valiant’s first original creation in 1991. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.46) will be charged at checkout. mysterious supernatural storm has trapped Rai … Featuring the first appearance of the Starwatchers. Featuring the first appearance of the Starwatchers. Set in the year 4020. Meanwhile, X-O Commando encounters a new force in the global war -- the mysterious Starwatchers. The front cover of this edition is stamped and includes a certificate of authenticity from Valiant Comics.Continued from Magnus Robot Fighter (1991 Valiant) #36. This is a consignment item. In the year 4020...Rai receives a mysterious message which could lead him to the lost Blood of Heroes. "The Infinity Trap" is written by David Michelinie, with art by Joe … Eternal Warrior #4 "fist Bloodshot appearance" or RAI 0 "this threads comic and arguably first Bloodshot appearance" are considered key Bloodshots to have. Issue #10. Autographed by penciler Sean Chen and inker/colorist Kathryn Bolinger. As the trio make their way to an armament that may aid them in the upcoming battle, the night sky comes alight with falling stars. Rai #5 shows just how skilled Abnett and his team are, seamlessly shifting gears and taking this story from a somewhat lighthearted buddy cop roadtrip into a grim and weighty tale at a moment's notice. Characters: Councilor Isao Seko; Icespike; Kazuyo Nakadai; Makiko Minashi; President Tanaka; Rai [Tohru Nakadai]; Rentaro Nakadai. Where a citizen's sector falls in the literal hierarchy of Japan's many sectors also directly affirms their social ranking; the closer you are to the Earth, the less essential you are. Cover by Frank Miller. Rai was the first original hero created by Valiant and had its beginning as a flipbook back-up feature in Magnus, Robot Fighter issues #5–8. "Leap of Faith" is written by Tony Bedard and Dave Ross, with art by Dave Ross and Rodney Ramos. Cover price $2.25. 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