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Review: X-O Manowar #37

XO_037_COVER-A_SEGOVIAWriter: Robert Venditti
Artist: Diego Bernard
Inks: Ryan Winn, Mark Pennington, BIT
Colors: Brian Reber
Letters: Dave Sharpe
Covers: Stephen Segovia, Brian Reber, Rafa Sandoval, Ulises Arreola, Das Pastoras, Francis Portela, Andrew Dalhouse

Valiant Entertainment

Dead Hand #4: Red Earth

The line has been drawn. Dead Hand stops here. It’s do or die time. And Earth, knowingly, is at stake. Aric, along with a Cadre of other sentient armors, make a push to stop a horde of drones bent on a single mission…annihilate the armors, and reseed the world’s affected by the armors. Question is…why destroy entire planets unnecessarily?

Robert Venditti has successfully implanted that though into my head as I have been reading this series. Finally, we get to where we understand why Shanhara/Aric have such a special relationship. His willpower is greater than her own. And I think the armor likes that about him. Robert does a great job of making that apparent against the other armor wearers. And that he is now their king.

Diego’s art was mesmerizing! A planetoid that is a death dealing robot armada facing off against a small Cadre of super armor wearing individuals was exciting! And all those energy weapons! Wow!

Brian Reber, Ryan Winn, Mark Pennington, and BIT do a great job of making all this action stand out against the backdrop of space. And the colors inside the the planetoid were just as exciting!

As for the covers. I just can’t bring myself to single out just any one of them!

Overall, this was an action packed issue deserving of the X-O Manowar title. The Valiant team did a great job defending our world from impending doom. This is why more people are reading Valiant now than ever before.

Rating: 5/5

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Review: X-O Manowar #36

Writer: Robert Venditti
Penciler: Diego Bernard
Inker: Ryan Winn
Colorist: Brian Reber
Letterer: Dave Sharpe
Cover Artists: Rafa Sandoval, Jorge Molina, Stephen Segovia, Ryan Lee

Dead Hand #3

Aric seems to be in a desperate situation. After hearing about Dead Hand’s intentions towards Earth, he has to do something that he is not accustomed to doing. Asking for help. War is at earth’s door. And we are sorely unprepared for what’s coming.

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Review: X-O Manowar #35

Writer: Robert Venditti
Artist: Diego Bernard
Letterer: Dave Sharpe
Cover Artists: Lewis LaRosa, Jorge Molina, Rafa Sandoval, Juan Jose Ryp

“Dead Hand Part 2: Extinction Event”

To paraphrase one of my all time favorite movie quotes, “Listen and understand. The Dead Hand is out there. They can’t be bargained with. They can’t be reasoned with. They do not feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And they absolutely will not stop, ever, until all Shanhara are dead.” Continue reading Review: X-O Manowar #35

Preview: X-O MANOWAR #35

XO_035_COVERA_LAROSAX-O MANOWAR #35
STORY BY

ROBERT VENDITTI
ART BY
DIEGO BERNARD
COVER BY
Cover A (Overlay Wrap) by LEWIS LAROSA (FEB151660)
Cover B (Wraparound) by JORGE MOLINA (FEB151661)
Variant Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL (FEB151662)
Variant Cover by JUAN JOSE RYP (FEB151663)
PUBLISHER

VALIANT COMICS
COVER PRICE
$3.99
RELEASE DATE
APRIL 1, 2015
32 pgs. | T+

DEAD HAND means death!

In the far reaches of deep space, the ultimate fail-safe of an extinct alien race has finally counted down to zero…and the robot army called DEAD HAND has been activated. The civilization that built them has fallen…and, now, to combat the doomsday threat that destroyed their world, DEAD HAND will complete the mission that their creators could not. Soulless and brutal, this billion strong legion is the phantom army of a dead world…and it will cleanse the universe by any means necessary. But what unthinkable menace were they created to destroy? And will DEAD HAND’s slow march across the galaxy spell death for countless worlds?

Soon, Aric of Dacia will be forced to confront the secrets that have pushed him to the terrible turning point that is DEAD HAND…and battle a single-minded killing machine unlike any he has seen before! Outmatched and vastly outnumbered, how can Aric stop something unstoppable…something that knows no fear, only eradication?


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Review: Divinity #2

When to begin? Seems some time has passed since the last issue (but time is not absolute with this guy). The whole world now knows of this “Divinity”, but, at this point in time they do not know if he is friend or foe.

(See our preview for Divinity #2 here!)

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Preview: Divinity #2

DIVINITY_002_COVER-A_DJURDJEVICDIVINITY #2 (of 4) [VALIANT NEXT]
STORY BY

MATT KINDT
ART BY
TREVOR HAIRSINE
COVER BY
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Cover B by TOM MULLER
Variant Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
Variant Cover by DIEGO BERNARD
Variant Cover by LEWIS LAROSA
PUBLISHER

Valiant Comics
COVER PRICE
$3.99
RELEASE DATE
MARCH 18, 2015
32 pgs. | T+ | VALIANT PRESTIGE

New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine unleash an all-new chapter of the year’s most powerful science fiction saga! Can the world withstand its first confrontation with a being of god-like proportions? 

A Soviet cosmonaut – seemingly imbued with the powers of a god – has taken up residence in the Australian Outback. Some think him to be a savior…while others believe he will usher in a new Communist Age…

Now the rest of the world’s powers must decide for themselves – will the enigmatic DIVINITY offer his hand in friendship or will Earth’s heroes find themselves helpless against the wrath of the divine?


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Review: X-O Manowar #34

X-O Manowar #34Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Writer: Robert Venditti
Artist: Diego Bernard
Colorist: Brian Reber
Cover Artists: Lewis LaRosa, Jorge Molina, Das Pastoras, Butch Guice

Aric has defeated the Armor Hunters, but he has no idea what their masters have up their sleeves. Aric has to fulfill a promise, but it may be his last action he ever takes.

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Preview: X-O MANOWAR #34

First Look: “DEAD HAND” Activates in X-O MANOWAR #34 – Beginning in March!
Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of X-O MANOWAR #34 – the FIRST ISSUE of the all-new story arc and brand new jumping-on point for Valiant’s alien armored hero from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (ARMOR HUNTERS, The Flash) and superstar-in-the making Diego Bernard (Red Lanterns)! The X-O Manowar epic of 2015 starts here on March 4th as Aric of Dacia, bearer of the most powerful weapon in existence, takes to the stars for a cosmic showdown with the ultimate doomsday fail-safe…the robot army called DEAD HAND!

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Preview: Valiant Comics for March 2015

Valiant Advance Sneak Peeks for March 2015 – NINJAK #1 | THE VALIANT #4 | IMPERIUM #2 | And More!

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