Archer & Armstrong Deluxe Edition, Book 1

Archer & Armstrong Deluxe Edition, Book 1


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Archer & Armstrong Deluxe Edition, Book 1 by Fred Van Lente

  • It's history in the breaking! After years of meditation and training,
    18-year-old Obadiah Archer has been dispatched to New York City to carry out the sacred mission of his family’s sect — locate and kill the fun-loving, hard-drinking immortal known as Armstrong! But as this naive teenage assassin stalks his prey, he’ll soon find that both hunter and hunted are just pawns in a centuries-old conspiracy that stretches from the catacombs beneath Wall Street to the heights of the Himalayas. And Archer & Armstrong will have to work together if the future is to stand any chance of surviving the past’s greatest threat!
  • From the New York Times best-selling creative team of writer Fred Van
    Lente (Marvel Zombies) and artists Clayton Henry (Incredible
    ), Emanuela Lupacchino (X-Factor), and Pere Perez (Action
    ), this volume collects Archer & Armstrong #1-13 and the critically acclaimed #0!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939346223
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment, LLC
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

About the Author

FRED VAN LENTE is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Marvel Zombies, Incredible Hercules (with Greg Pak), Odd Is On Our Side (with Dean R. Koontz), as well as the American Library Association award-winning Action Philosophers.
His original graphic novel Cowboys & Aliens (co-written with Andrew Foley) is the basis for the major motion picture starring Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford.
Van Lente's other comics include The Comic Book History of Comics, Taskmaster, Archer & Armstrong, Amazing Spider-Man and Hulk: Season One.
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Archer & Armstrong Deluxe Edition, Book 1 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Shad99 More than 1 year ago
Well, when this comic was first announced it was thought that there was no way that it could have been written better than the original. Fred van Lente however have proven without a doubt that this notion was undoubtedly wrong: In this first Archer and Armstrong deluxe collection FVL does a truly fantastic job of both establishing the lead pair and endearing them to the reader. There isn't a moment when you're not willing these guys to succeed, especially when they're bickering with each other as these two incredibly mismatched characters find their way around their differences and start forming the beginnings of a long-running and rock-solid friendship. Great humour in this book is balanced well with more serious moments and there are some brilliant seeds planted early on in the plot that ripple through both to later issues of the comic and other comics in the Valiant line. The only thing I can recommend more than buying this collected edition is also buying the second volume at the same time to make a marathon read of it!
cjv13 More than 1 year ago
Archer and Armstrong is easily one of the best titles that Valiant Entertainment has put together. The story line is witty, well written, and an entertaining read every time. It is a cost effective, easy to keep (all the comics in one place) way to be introduced to one of the best comics out there right now. In addition to the great (and I mean GREAT) story, the hard cover comes loaded with a bunch of extra - behind the scenes information, art work, all sort of stuff that makes a fan squee with delight. Honestly, if you like comics, I can't think of a reason NOT to buy this deluxe hardcover issue.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
With great art, a fun story, and tons of hilarity, you've got to give this series a shot!