Valiant Comics is teasing the return of Ninjak this September, with a teaser image sent to media this morning.

Ninjak is a fictional comic book character that originally appeared in eponymous books by Valiant Comics, and later by Acclaim Comics. Co-created by writer Mark Moretti and artist Joe Quesada, the character first appeared in Bloodshot #6 as Colin King and quickly gained his own series. The Ninjak series was very popular and Ninjak #1 placed number one on Wizard Magazine’s Top Ten Hottest Comics of the month article in Feb of 1994.[1] The lead character is ninja spy Ninjak, whose alter ego is British playboy Colin King. Ninjak immediately hit with readers, the first issue has sold close to 1 million copies. Ninjak has become one of the most popular Valiant characters continuing a long run and selling millions more copies to date. Ninjak comics have been translated into a number of languages including German, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian, Filipino and Chinese[2] among others.

A second series was produced after Valiant Comics was purchased by video game company Acclaim Entertainment in 1996. The second series was written by Kurt Busiek. In the series, a teenager is endowed with ancient ninja powers from a video game. He is able to become the game’s hero, Ninjak, but finds that the twelve villains from the game have started appearing in the real world.

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  1. Apparently some Ninjak…in your face *in the voice of Dave Chappelle from his skit “Street Hoops”* :)

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