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Void Rivals #8 Preview – Proximus vs Darak & Solila

Void Rivals returned without missing a beat after its short hiatus. With Void Rivals #7 we were introduced to the ultimate assassin in Proximus. Based on Proximus presentation Darak and Solila troubles appear to just be starting. Ahead of its release, Skybound and Image Comics have provided us with a first look preview of Void Rivals #8.

Releasing on April 3rd, the issue will continue Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici narrative in the Energon Universe. The information we have about Void Rivals #8 from the solicitation teases the following:

Darak and Solila go face-to-face with Proximus—face-to-face with…certain death?

Void Rivals #8 will arrive with its main cover done by series artist Lorenzo De Felici. Additional variant covers will be available by an all-star cast of artists that include Fran Galán, André Lima Araújo & Chris O’Halloran, Qistina Khalidah, and Rod Reis. You can check out the covers three-page textless preview of Void Rivals #8 below:

Void Rivals #8 will arrive in comic book shops and digital storefronts on April 3rd. You can learn more from Skybound and Image Comics press release below.

LOS ANGELES 03/07/2024 — Today Skybound and Image Comics, in collaboration with leading toy and game company Hasbro, revealed a stacked lineup of variant covers alongside interior pages from Void Rivals #8, the next chapter of the blockbuster series from the Oblivion Song team of Robert Kirkman (InvincibleThe Walking Dead) and Lorenzo De Felici (Kroma), along with colorist Patricio Delpeche (The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country), and letterer Rus Wooton (Fire Power). The latest issue of the epic space opera hits comic book shops on April 3, 2024.

Each issue of Void Rivals promises to take readers further into the Energon Universe, with more familiar faces to appear. Escaping through treacherous terrain in Void Rivals #8, Darak and Solila come face-to-face with the ultimate assassin—Proximus!

Void Rivals #8 will feature a main cover by De Felici, along with a stacked lineup of variant covers by Fran Galán, André Lima Araújo & Chris O’Halloran, Qistina Khalidah, and Rod Reis.

The Energon Universe officially began last summer with the surprise first appearance of iconic TRANSFORMERS character Jetfire in Void Rivals #1, introducing the historic new collaboration between Hasbro and Skybound, with TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE comics finding a new home with the publisher. Then TRANSFORMERS from writer/artist Daniel Warren Johnson (ExtremityDo a Powerbomb, DC’s Wonder Woman: Dead Earth) and colorist Mike Spicer (Stillwater, Murder Falcon) kicked off a brand-new era for the iconic franchise. The Energon Universe further expanded with the launch of Duke, a limited series from Joshua Williamson (DC’s SupermanDark Ride), Tom Reilly (The Thing) and Jordie Bellaire (W0rldtr33) and Cobra Commander from Joshua Williamson, Andrea Milana (Impact Winter: Rook) and Annalisa Leoni (Oblivion Song)Beginning in June 2024, limited series Scarlett, from writer Kelly Thompson (Black Widow, Birds of Prey) and artist Marco Ferrari (Frontiersman) and Destro, from writer Dan Watters (Loki, Universal Monsters: Creature from the Black Lagoon Lives!) and artist Andrei Bressan (Dark Ride, Birthright), will round out the lineup of action-packed G.I. JOE miniseries that introduce the iconic characters of the G.I. JOE and Cobra factions to the Energon Universe. Fans should expect can’t-miss moments from every issue of the Energon Universe, as secrets are unveiled along the path to answering the BIG questions.

Void Rivals #8 (Lunar Codes listed below | $3.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, April 3, 2024.

The full list of covers is below:

  • Void Rivals #8 Cover A by Lorenzo De Felici (Lunar Code 0224IM320) 
  • Void Rivals #8 Cover B by Fran Galán (Lunar Code 0224IM321) 
  • Void Rivals #8 Cover C (1:10 Copy Incentive – Connecting) by André Lima Araújo & Chris O’Halloran (Lunar Code 0224IM322)  
  • Void Rivals #8 Cover D (1:25 Copy Incentive) by Qistina Khalidah (Lunar Code 0224IM323) 
  • Void Rivals #8 Cover E (1:50 Copy Incentive) by Rod Reis (Lunar Code 0224IM324)