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VIZ Media Announces "Radiant" Graphic Novel Series
By The Editor
August 10, 2018 - 03:23

Radiant Graphic Novel Volume 1 cover image - 3D view


Tony Valente’s Supernatural Adventure Series Arrives This September

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces the release of the new manga series RADIANT on September 11th, 2018.

RADIANT is a supernatural action and adventure series created by French-born artist and writer Tony Valente. A Japanese-produced anime adaptation of Valente’s manga will premiere this fall. RADIANT is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will be published in print with an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. The series also launches digitally on September 11th via and the VIZ Manga App, and will be available from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores. Volume 1 features 8 full-color pages. Future volumes of RADIANT will be published by VIZ Media on a bimonthly basis.

In RADIANT, evil creatures called Nemeses fall from the skies and the only ones who can fight them are Wizards—infected ones who survived a Nemesis's corruption. Seth, one of these survivors, vows not only to fight the Nemeses, but to find their mythical nest, Radiant, and destroy it!

“RADIANT delivers a rich new world and loveable characters to fans craving a fresh take on shonen action and adventure,” says Marlene First, Editor. “We’re excited to unveil the first volume of RADIANT to our readers this fall and get a head start before the anime begins airing!”

RADIANT creator Tony Valente began working as a comic artist with the series The Four Princes of Ganahan written by Raphael Drommelschlager. He then launched his own three-volume project, Hana Attori, after which he produced S.P.E.E.D. Angels, a series written by Didier Tarquin and colored by Pop.

For additional information on RADIANT and other manga titles published by VIZ Media, please visit

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VIZ Media Announces "Radiant" Graphic Novel Series