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First Look: The World’s First Detective Returns in Britannia: We Who Are About To Die!

After his debut series sold out ten printings, Antonius Axia, the world’s first detective, returns with a new case in Britannia: We Who Are About To Die.

Upon returning to Rome, Axia is called upon to investigate a series of murders that appear to have been committed by the god Apollo!

The first issue of the four-issue mini-series – written by Peter Milligan and illustrated by Juan Jose Ryp – will be in stores on April 26th. Eclipse has first look…

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Antonius Axia Has a New Case – Valiant Announces Britannia: We Who Are About to Die!

The success of Valiant’s historical/mystery limited series Britannia has led the announcement, today, that a second limited series – Britannia: We Who Are About To Die – once again featuring Antonius Axia, the world’s first detective.

When Romans are plagued by apparent visions of the god Apollo, the arrested Chief Vestal, Rubria, is able to give just one clue – Achillia, a female gladiator who is one win away from earning her freedom.

Britannia: We Who Are About to Die comes from writer Peter Milligan and artist Juan Jose Ryp and will be released in the Valiant Prestige format. The first issue – with covers by Cary Nord (X-O Manowar, Conan), David Mack (Daredevil), Adam Gorham (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe), Dave Johnson will be in stores on April 26th.

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Dark Things Wish to Rule Brittania!

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Britannia is the newest project from comics superstar Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Detective Comics) and Jaun Jose Ryp (Ninjak).

It’s the tale of Antonius Axia, the first detective, as he and a handful of Roman legionnaires track an abducted Vestal Virgin and discover that there are monsters in Italy – and they are hungry!

Britannia #1 will be in stores on September 21st. Follow the jump for a preview of what lies in store for Axia.

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Peter Milligan Dedicates Return To 2000 AD To Late Friend!

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Writer Peter Milligan has returned to Bad Company in the pages of 2000 AD after an absence of nearly thirteen years. In so doing, he paid tribute to recently deceased Bad Company co-creator, Brett Ewins – dedicating his return to the series to Ewins.

Milligan, Ewins and Jim McCarthy created the strip in 1986 and Milligan said he hoped it would be ‘a fitting tribute to a man without whom Bad Company would never have been what it was.’

For more, follow the jump.

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Sneak Peek: Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel!

Valiant’s Eternal Warrior has been protecting the Earth for over ten millennia. Through every war, every cataclysm, he has been there and survived to carry on. Now, Valiant Entertainment is releasing a three-issue miniseries that will tell the history of the man who has mastered countless weapons and martial arts.

Beginning in November, Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel, by Peter Milligan (Animal Man, Shade the Changing Man) and Cary Nord (X-O Manowar, Conan), delves into the past of the Earth’s immortal champion and it ain’t pretty. Check out pencils for sample pages from all three issues following the jump.

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