Preview: X-O Manowar #3 (Valiant)

Valiant Preview: X-O MANOWAR #3X-O Manowar #3

Here is a a full 7 page preview of X-O Manowar #3 courtesy of Valiant Comics. So far this series has been very good and this issue doesn’t look like it will disappoint.

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Valiant Entertainment is proud to present an advance preview of X-O Manowar #3 – the next issue of the critically acclaimed series by New York Times bestselling writer Robert Venditti and Eisner-Award winning artist Cary Nord! It’s a pivotal turning point for the smash hit series of the summer when Aric of Dacia heads the call to arms and embraces his destiny as the unstoppable X-O Manowar this July 18th!

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NINJAK Unleashed in X-O Manowar #5 From Valiant



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The hunt for the world’s most wanted weapon is on this September in X-O Manowar #5 – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new arc for Valiant’s critically acclaimed, chart-topping series from New York Times bestselling author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) and fan favorite artist Lee Garbett (Batman R.I.P.)! The perfect jumping on point for the summer’s hottest series starts here!

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Preview: X-O Manowar #2 (Lettered)


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Valiant is proud to present a four-page preview of X-O Manowar #2, the next sensational issue of the summer’s hottest new series from New York Times bestselling author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) and Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord (Conan)! Now’s the time to discover why this is the book that The Onion/A.V. Club calls "a stunning debut from Robert Venditti and Cary Nord that makes the title character accessible to a new audience… a great start for a hero"!

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Review: X-O Manowar #1 (Valiant)

XO_001_cvrAWriter: Robert Venditti
Penciller: Cary Nord
Inker: Stefano Gaudiano
Colorist: Moose Baumann
Letterer: Dave Lanphear
Cover Art: Esad Ribic, David Aja, Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, Cary Nord
Editor: Josh Johns, Warren Simons

Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Cover Date: May 2012
Cover Price: $3.99 US

Title:Blades and Open Fields


XO_001_001The “Summer of Valiant” begins here with X-O Manowar #1 according to Valiant Entertainment. It then continues through August with their three other announced titles, Harbinger (June), Bloodshot (July), and Archer & Armstrong (August).

While these characters may be familiar to long time comic book readers, the company publishing them is entirely new. Although Valiant Entertainment shares XO_001_002the same namesake as the former publisher’s imprint, they are a newly formed company and bought the stable of characters from the estate of the bankrupt Acclaim Entertainment that owned their rights.

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X-O Manowar #1 Arrives May 2nd 2012 from Valiant

X-O Manowar #1 by Robert Venditti and Cary Nord


Valiant Entertainment today officially announced the first title release of their relaunch – X-O Manowar!

X-O Manowar #1 will be written by New York Times best-selling author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) and illustrated by Eisner Award winner Cary Nord (Conan), featuring a cover by Esad Ribic. Along with the announcement, Valiant released the cover of X-O Manowar #1 by Esad Ribic along with preliminary interior artwork by Cary Nord – which you can find below.

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