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Review: Dead Drop #2

Story: Ales Kot
Art: Adam Gorham (art), Michael Spicer (colours)

“An alien virus that has ravaged planets throughout the galaxy has arrived on Earth and landed in the black market.”

That’s the basic premise, except you add in that all this was BEFORE it was stolen by a teenaged girl who is on the run (and seems to know more than the people after her, or us…) and somehow connected to a group of other young-folk who are using dead-drops (espionage trick of moving intel, etc – look it up!) to move it around. Except that now the authorities are on to them and under coordination by Neville Alcot, first XO-Manowar (last ish!) was set in pursuit of this brash young woman.

This is what happens next. With Archer. The new hero brought in to chase down said tough-cookie teenager.

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Review : Dead Drop #2

Writer: Ales Kot
Artist: Adam Gorham
Color Artist: Michael Spicer
Letterer: Dave Sharpe
Design: Jared K. Fletcher
Cover Artists: Raul Allen, Adam Gorham, Tamra Bonvillain, Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, David Garcia Cruz

Valiant Entertainment

It’s Archers turn. If he actually knows what he’s doing. Sometimes being the good guy isn’t so cut and dry, and Archer, as naive as he is, is about to find that out. The chase takes an unexpected turn as Archer finds out, once again, that he is just a pawn again. But in this game of chess, it may be the world that loses this game.

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Valiant Previews: IMPERIUM #5 & DEAD DROP #2 (of 4)

 Valiant Previews: IMPERIUM #5 (NEW ARC! “BROKEN ANGELS” – PART 1) | DEAD DROP #2 (of 4) – On Sale June 3rd!

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Review: Dead Drop #1

Writer: Ales Kot
Artist: Adam Gorham
Color Artist: Michael Spicer
Letters: Dave Sharpe
Design: Jared K. Fletcher
Cover Artists: Raul Allen, Adam Gorham, Tamra Bonvillain, Juan José Ryp, Pete Pantazis, Brian Level, Jordan Boyd

This was a refreshing story. We have a superhero story, an espionage story, and something ripped right out of HBO’S The wire. Probably one of the best chase scenes I have ever read. X-O finally starts to blend with the new world, and everyone might die. I’m in!

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Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: May 6th, 2015

outright-geekery Logo NewNew Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: May 6th, 2015

Preview: Dead Drop #1

A virus on the loose… A king after him… Things are not what they seem… The search for the secret behind DEAD DROP starts now!Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of DEAD DROP #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new, four-issue, superhero conspiracy thriller from acclaimed writer Ales Kot (Bucky Barnes: The Winter SoldierSecret Avengers) and rising star Adam Gorham (Zero)! On May 6th, X-O Manowar leads an unlikely cast of heroes from across the Valiant Universe into a high-stakes hunt through New York City for a lost alien artifact that could soon threaten the entire globe!

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Valiant Announces ‘Dead Drop’

Valiant Presents DEAD DROP #1 – A Riveting New Superhero Conspiracy Thriller from Ales Kot and Adam Gorham!

Four issues. Four stories. One ticking clock. The countdown to DEAD DROP begins this May!
Valiant is proud to announce DEAD DROP #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new four-issue limited series from red-hot writer Ales Kot (Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier, Secret Avengers) and rising star Adam Gorham (Zero)! Beginning this May, an unlikely cast of superhuman operators – X-O Manowar, Archer, MI-6 spymaster Neville Alcott, outdated android Beta-Max, and Quantum and Woody’s inside woman on the DCPD, Detective Alejandra Cejudo – fall in deep for an undercover conspiracy action thriller in the darkest corners of the Valiant Universe…There is a secret black market in New York. It is hidden in plain sight – in our streets, trains, restaurants. Those who know how to navigate it exchange secrets of extraordinary nature. But when the secret in circulation is a biological weapon derived from Vine technology, the gloves are off – and the most extraordinary agents are released to stop the disaster before it occurs. Continue reading Valiant Announces ‘Dead Drop’

Preview: Zero #12

Zero12_CoverZERO #12
STORY BY

Ales Kot
ART BY
Adam Gorham & Jordie Bellaire

COVER BY
Adam Gorham & Tom Muller
PUBLISHER
Image Comics
COVER PRICE
$2.99
RELEASE DATE
NOVEMBER 19, 2014


The Agency is back in play. The weaponized fungus spreads. An old incident brings repercussions.


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Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: October 1st, 2014

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Avengers NOW!: Are More New Books on the Way?

When Marvel recently announced their latest promotional onslaught revolving around everything Avengers NOW!, most of the buzz surrounded the big changes coming to Captain America and Thor, with most of the push, seemingly, put behind a few new series and a lot of current ones. A closer look at the released teaser image for Marvel’s new branding shows-off a lot of good, a lot of potential, and maybe even a bit of mystery. Continue reading Avengers NOW!: Are More New Books on the Way?