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X-O Manowar #18 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #18 Review: A Fine Finish

Aric and Sabbas are in the gladiatorial arena trying to survive the simulated naval battle being held. The two use this as an opportunity to escape and make it out of the arena. Aric is still intent on finding his friend Gafti’s brother, Batwin. Arin sneaks into the compound where Batwin is being held, but […]

X-O Manowar #17 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #17 [Late] Review: Historical Fiction Interrupting the Sci-Fi

Aric of Dacia has just been saved from the wrath of the Romans by his new friend Sabbas. On their trip to the next destination, Sabbas explains how he came to be here, riding with the Forgotten Warriors of Thamud and encountering the Lost Ninth Legion. Aric and Sabbas sail for Rome itself, but they […]

Harbinger Wars II #4 Review: The Showdown of Livewire and X-O Manowar

The Loveboat is falling out of the sky, being driven by Bloodshot and Livewire. X-O Manowar tries to stop it, but Livewire keeps him distracted. On the inside, Geomancer and Peter Stanchek come together to try and stop this potential disaster. On the ground, Ninja-K and Major Charlie Palmer have it out one last time. […]

Harbinger Wars II #3 cover by JG Jones and Diego Rodriguez

Harbinger Wars II #3 Review: Changing Sides and Bloody Mayhem

Bloodshot and Livewire discovered that Geomancer is the one powering the Loveboat and keeping it aloft. The Geomancer strikes at Bloodshot, and Ray begins his warpath through G.A.T.E and the Loveboat. Meanwhile, Ninja-K, X-O Manowar, and Major Palmer have discovered the Psiot boy whose powers have gone out of control. However, Faith and another contingence […]

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 cover by Cary Nord

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 Review – Sherlock Holmes in Rome

Antonius Axia is a “detectionist,” the first investigative detective in the world. He lives during the reign of Emperor Nero in Ancient Rome. He has gotten by on working under Nero, but, after a legion goes missing in the Tottenwald forest in Germany, Antonius Axia is called to investigate all the way out in Germany. […]

X-O Manowar #16 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #16 Review: Harbinger Wars II Holding Pattern

Sabbas is hunted by the brothers of the slaver he killed, and he escapes on a boat, meeting a writer along the way. The two have a bizarrely shared vision of a tale of a cursed ring. Elsewhere, Aric continues to fight the Huns wherever he can. This leads him into the presence of those […]

Harbinger Wars II #2 cover by J.G. Jones and Diego Rodriguez

Harbinger Wars II #2 Review: High Action and Gorgeous Art

A Psiot runs from Livewire’s hideout in Ohio while the rest contemplate if they are truly at war with the rest of the world. Charlie Palmer, X-O Manowar, and Ninja-K catch up with Peter Stanchek, and a battle ensues. Elsewhere, Livewire helps Bloodshot infiltrate the Loveboat, the airship headquarters of G.A.T.E. Tensions continue to build […]

X-O Manowar #15 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #15 Review: Jumping Back in Time While Deciding the Future

While X-O Manowar tries to determine the best course of action regarding the upcoming Harbinger War, Shanhara, Aric’s suit, takes us back to the earlier days of Aric and the Visigoths. We focus on two figures: Sabbas and Aric. Sabbas is a slave worker in the mines of Zambia, and Aric stakes out his own […]


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Valiant’s Toyo Harada Returns to Champion Socialism and the People

Valiant Entertainment’s most eminent super-powered genius villain rises again with his own miniseries, The Life and Death of Toyo Harada, in 2019. The story will center on Toyo Harada’s attempts to bring peace to the world through “any means besides war,” according to Valiant Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons. This originally broke through Vulture last week, and Valiant talked about […]


Ninja-K #3 cover by Travor Hairsine and Andy Troy

Ninja-K #3 Review: Ninja-K vs. Ninja-C and the Secrets of MI-6

Ninja-K is locked in a brutal battle with Ninja-C, a previous MI-6 agent who killed Ninja-D and many other operatives. He wants to bring down MI-6. However, as the battle rages on K learns of C’s motivations, and Ninja-K begins to realize he may be fighting for the wrong side. The battle between Ninjas K […]

Bloodshot Salvation #3

Bloodshot Salvation #3 Review: An Action-Drama With Heart And Power

Bloodshot Salvation #3 from Valiant by Jeff Lemire, Lewis LaRosa, Mico Suayan, Diego Rodriguez, Brian Reber and Simon Bowland continues the story of Bloodshot and his family as things fall apart. Bloodshot’s partner, Magic, and their daughter Jessie have been on the run ever since his apparent death, and last issue found themselves face to […]

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Ninja-K #1 Review: A Strong Start To A Super-Spy Action Adventure

Ninja-K #1 from Valiant by Christos Gage, Tomas Giorello, and Diego Rodriguez is the start of a brand new series following the Valiant Universe’s resident super spy and ninja expert, British freelance operative Colin King. Ninjak is a character that I actually didn’t know much about from the Valiant stable of characters, so I wanted […]