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Assault on Project Rising Spirit! Bloodshot is finally free of the memories that have haunted him since his awakening – but now even greater mysteries remain. Who was he before he was transformed into a walking weapon of mass destruction? And does he have a real family out there somewhere? Unfortunately, the only man with the answers is the former mastermind of Project Rising Spirit, the quasi-governmental science division that created him – and he’s just struck a devil’s bargain with Bloodshot. “Destroy your creators and I’ll reveal everything.” Well, almost everything… Collecting BLOODSHOT #5-9 by acclaimed writer Duane Swierczynski (Birds of Prey) and artists Manuel Garcia (Black Widow), Arturo Lozzi (Immortal Weapons), and Matthew Clark (Avenging Spider-Man), Bloodshot’s brutal, bullet-riddled tour of duty through the Valiant Universe continues right here in the second shock-inducing volume of the series that Complex calls “hard and heavy with each issue.”
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Every mission is a suicide mission. Your name is Angelo Mortalli. Your brother is trapped behind enemy lines and on the verge of — no. That’s not right. Your name is Raymond Garrison. You’ve retired from the dangers of the field, but a desperate plea from your oldest friend plunges you into a vicious firefight that — no. That’s not right, either. You are Bloodshot. You are the shade of gray that freedom requires. The perfect confluence of military necessity and cutting-edge technology. A walking WikiLeaks. A reservoir of dirty secrets that could set the world on fire. And you’ve just been captured. Collecting BLOODSHOT #1-4 (2012) by best-selling writer Duane Swierczynski and acclaimed artists Manuel Garcia & Arturo Lozzi, find out why this is the series that has IGN proclaiming “Valiant is quickly becoming the publisher to beat.”
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An encounter with the mysterious Orwell leaves David unable to control his powers, and the city turns against Noble, as the final pieces of Orwell's plan fall into place. Meanwhile, Astrid faces new threats in her pursuit of Esparza, and the trail of bodies he leaves behind him continues to grow.
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David Powell continues to be tested as Noble, as strange disasters continue to pop up around the area, putting countless lives in danger. A mysterious new figure is playing puppet master from behind the curtain, and David is determined to find out who, or what, is causing the mayhem. Meanwhile, Astrid has to face a true monster from her and Lorena's past with the help of surprising new allies.   
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David Powell has fully adopted his identity as the superhero Noble. Stopping bombs, saving lives, David continues to be both an inspiration to many and a potential threat to others. Astrid goes on her own, much more covert, mission to find Simon Simms and Jameela, two enhanced individuals who worked for Doctor Mayes. For both of them, their missions aren't so simple as "superhero" and "location." A new threat arises that directly challenges Noble's image and cause, while Astrid continues to hunt Esparza. 
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All eyes are on Astrid Powell as she and her reconnaissance team home in on the ruthless and murderous Esparza. Now that he is within striking distance and the hammer is about to drop, Astrid must decide what to do with the unrepentant killer. Astrid's husband, a.k.a. Noble, has vowed to stay out of her way and let Astrid seal the fate of the man who nearly ruined her, but even vigilante violence seems too good for the seemingly inhuman man who has destroyed countless lives. Given the mayhem Esparza left in his wake, it turns out Astrid isn't the only one with designs on his fate . . .
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Meet David Powell—the bookish young kid from Houston's Fourth Ward. Obsessed with space, books, and trying a little too hard to please the older kids in his neighborhood, David is a young man searching for his footing in a world where kids who look like him often fall. Long before he became an astronaut—much less a superhero—tragedy struck David's life and set him on the path that will someday lead him to becoming Noble. Past, present, and fate collide—with a little help from nefarious government forces—and the impact will be felt for years to come.  
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Former astronaut David Powell is coming to grips with his incredible and increasingly powerful superhuman abilities, and the world around him is reacting to seeing a Black man wielding such enormous power—but not everyone is a fan. As tensions rise among some factions of society and Noble endeavors to do whatever it takes to continue the life-saving work he is committed to, Astrid focuses her attention on the reemergence of a savage adversary. Foresight agents are dropping dead around them, hunted by a deadly assassin, and only Astrid and Lorena know the shocking truth behind the man responsible. 
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When the xenophobic new director of the FBI's Branch Seven sets his sites on David Powell, he sees nothing but opportunity—an opportunity to rein in any possible threat from the so-called "enhanced" individuals with super-human powers while publicly destroying the most powerful of all of them—the hero known as Noble. Now framed for a devastating false flag terrorist attack and running for their lives from the real perpetrators of that crime, David and Astrid Powell have never before been this close to losing everything.  
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David and Astrid Powell have dealt with more external, circumstantial drama than most couples could ever imagine, from Astrid's CIA-level job stress to David unexpectedly becoming a superhero while on a mission that nearly took his life. What they haven't had is any time to decompress and reconnect in the aftermath, and now that they're making time to see a counselor, it's not what they expected. It turns out they're not the only ones listening to each other's deepest secrets, and the thing that's been surveilling them has malevolent designs on how to use what it's learning.  
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David Powell has regained all his missing memories and reunited with his wife, Astrid, and their young son, Elijah. With the family back together, a new journey starts for David as he embarks on fully embracing his "Noble" persona, while Astrid's past begins to creep back into their lives in the form of a sinister new enemy. Meanwhile, David has to face a new foe of his own that challenges what it means to be "noble."  Think being a superhero is hard? Try being Noble.   
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Reeling from the death of one friend and the betrayal of another, Captain Midnight ponders what the world needs more: the brawn of a superhero or the brains of his civilian identity, genius inventor Jim Albright? But the madman responsible for the assassination of Arcadia's police chief, Tempus, has escaped prison! Addicted to technology, Tempus wants Captain Midnight's inventions . . . and he'll happily kill to get them! Captain Midnight Volume 4 collects issues #12--#15 of the ongoing superhero epic
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You were born, raised, maybe even loved. And at some point, some evil bastards filled your head with dozens of false memories to motivate you, restrain you, control you. And oh, what they made you do in the name of national security… But what if one of those memories wasn’t false? What if you had a real wife and a child somewhere in the world who thought you were dead? Wouldn’t you go through seven kinds of violent hell to find them? Congrats. Your wish is about to be granted…
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You have no name, just a project designation. They call you Bloodshot, but the voices inside your head call you “daddy, “sir,” “commander,” “comrade” – whatever it takes to motivate you to get the job done. But after so many missions and so many lives, you’re finally ready to confront your handlers at Project Rising Spirit and find out who you really are. You’d better move quickly though, because your former masters don’t like it when a billion-dollar weapons project decides to go rogue.
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Your name is Angelo Mortalli. Your brother is trapped behind enemy lines and on the verge of — no. That’s not right. Your name is Raymond Garrison. You’ve retired from the dangers of the field, but a desperate plea from your oldest friend plunges you into a vicious firefight that — no. That’s not right, either. You are Bloodshot. You are the shade of gray that freedom requires. The perfect confluence of military necessity and cutting-edge technology. A walking WikiLeaks that is a reservoir of dirty secrets that could set the world on fire. And you’ve just been captured.
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There’s no turning back now. The man with a past he can’t remember has to make one of the most difficult decisions of his life. Should he play the role of savior and unleash a force that could possibly destabilize the world? Or should he settle into the role he knows best ¬– killer – and wipe the slate clean, once and for all? Full of shocks, heart-stopping action and more backstabbing than a dozen productions of Julius Caesar, Bloodshot has his finger on the trigger – and the shot that will be heard around the Valiant Universe gets fired right here.
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Bloodshot is the creation of Project Rising Spirit, and for years they’ve loaned him out to the U.S. government for the kinds of insane, blood-splattered missions that only a nanite-enhanced commando could possibly survive. But those will be nothing compared to the horrors that await him inside the heavily fortified walls of PRS itself, whose subterranean levels are populated by failed “projects” that kill and maim for fun. And God help anyone who dares pry open the doors to the “nursery”…
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CHAINSAW EAT BLOODSHOT! Bloodshot may be the best, but he wasn’t the first. Bloodshot is taking his revenge on Project Rising Spirit—the secret quasi-government experimental division that created him — one body at a time. But nothing could have prepared him for what’s waiting for him inside the Nursery. Deep underground, get ready to go to war with the band of misfit killers that Bloodshot used to call brothers-in-arms. Cleaner. Recon. Point. Gunner. Team: CHAINSAW is reporting for duty, sir!
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In the beginning… Bloodshot: Harbinger Hunter! At last – a special origin issue revealing Bloodshot’s hidden history in the Valiant Universe! Recently, the unstoppable, nanite-infused weapon known as Bloodshot was set free by the mysterious Dr. Kureitch, who implied that the two of them shared a past…and many, many secrets. Now, we will finally see how far back their twisted, symbiotic relationship goes. Bloodshot and Dr. K used to be extremely skilled at tracking and slaughtering [REDACTED], and the results of one botched mission in particular now threatens to rock the Valiant Universe to its core… Questions will be answered. Alliances will be betrayed. And body counts will tallied. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – and it’s one that will leave you reeling.
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A murderer's row of comic talents - Peter Milligan (Hellblazer), Duane Swierczynski (Birds of Prey), B. Clay Moore (JSA: The Liberty Files), Howard Chaykin (American Flagg), Lewis LaRosa (Punisher MAX), Manuel Garcia (Black Widow), and many more - come together for a collection of stories from throughout the bullet-riddled history of Valiant's most brutal and relentless hero! Meet the man behind Bloodshot - or is he? - when one soldier's untapped killer instinct takes over in "The Glitch"! Then, Russian superpies don't die easy as "Sleepers" takes Bloodshot deep into the biting cold of a former Soviet state and face to face with an enemy eerily similar to himself. Plus: the origin of Bloodshot retold, Howard Chaykin's "Protocol", and much more! Collecting BLOODSHOT #24, the oversized BLOODSHOT #25 anniversary extravaganza, and an exclusive Director's Cut of BLOODSHOT #1 - featuring a never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes look inside the script, art, and character designs of the blockbuster first issue that set Bloodshot in motion!
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A murderer’s row of all-star talents is going all-in for an oversized, 48-page milestone anniversary blowout chronicling the classified history of Valiant’s most dangerous, most brutal, most relentless hero –BLOODSHOT! Meet the man behind Bloodshot – or is he? – when one soldier’s untapped killer instinct takes over in a feature-sized lead tale of blood, guts, and heart by Peter Milligan and Lewis LaRosa! PLUS…an all-new story by comics master Howard Chaykin! The original BLOODSHOT launch team of Duane Swierczynski and Manuel García join forces again for an all-new adventure! AND…Duffy Boudreau and Al Barrionuevo take you on Bloodshot’s journey from the end of the line with H.A.R.D. Corps to the Colombian jungle where Unity found him! Along with many more bonus stories and artwork, a complete cover gallery, and more!
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