RAI TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO NEW JAPAN (NEW PTG) VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC (W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Clayton Crain JAPAN IN THE 41st CENTURY! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artifi cial intelligence called "Father," the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth below. With billions to feed and protect, it has fallen to one solitary guardian to enforce the law of Father's empire - the mysterious folk hero known as Rai. They say he can appear out of nowhere. They say he is a spirit... the ghost of Japan. But when the first murder in a thousand years threatens to topple Father's benevolent reign, Rai will be forced to confront the true face of a nation transformed... and his own long-lost humanity... Collecting RAI #1-4 by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Unity, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Clayton Crain (X-Force, Carnage), start reading to discover an astonishing new vision of the future that Comic Book Resources calls "an immersive experience... unlike anything else in comics.