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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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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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