x-o manowar


Valiant Previews Emilio Laiso's Inks for X-O Manowar #1

Valiant Previews Emilio Laiso’s Inks for X-O Manowar #1

Valiant Entertainment has released an early look at artist Emilio Laiso’s inks for the upcoming X-O Manowar #1, the first issue of a new series by Laiso and writer Dennis Hopeless “Hallum” with colors by Ruth Redmond and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. The long-anticipated series about the deadly jellyfish hero finally launches in March after being […]


X-O Manowar by Dennis Hopeless and Emilio Laiso to Finally Come Out in March

X-O Manowar by Dennis Hopeless and Emilio Laiso to Finally Come Out in March

Originally planned for November and then pushed back to 2020, that new X-O Manowar series by Dennis Hopeless “Hallum” and Emilio Laiso is set for release this March, according to a press release from Valiant. New York, NY (December 16th, 2019) – X-O MANOWAR #1 unleashes the Valiant Universe’s most powerful hero in an all-new […]


Valiant to Unleash the X-O Manowar This Fall

Valiant Entertainment has announced a new X-O Manowar series coming this fall starring the titular jellyfish-man. Using the hashtag #XOUNLEASHED, Valiant teased the news on Twitter before sending out a press release with the image below. Doug Braithwaite and Diego Rodriguez are credited with the art, though no creative team has been announced. Here’s the […]

A Preview of X-O Manowar #23 for You to Jump On

In an effort to convince new readers to “jump on” to X-O Manowar, Valiant has released a preview of the upcoming X-O Manowar #23, touted as “the start of a brand-new story arc and new jumping-on point, “HERO,” for Eisner-nominated writer Matt Kindt’s sci-fi magnum opus – one that will mark the long-awaited return of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bloodshot 1:6 Scale Figure 1

Bloodshot Gets a New 1/6 Scale Figure from TB League

Bloodshot is getting his due in high-end collectible form. TB League now has a 1/6 scale figure up for preorder. The Valiant stalwart will come with all sorts of accessories, including interchangeable hands, realistic fabric outfit. The weapons this thing comes with are staggering. He comes with a sword, four guns, and holsters for all […]


Valiant High #1 cover by David LaFuente and Brian Reber

Valiant High #1 Advance Review: A Too-Conventional Superhero High School Dramedy

What if the Valiant Universe took place in a high school? What if all the heroes were students, with Bloodshot as the coach, Dr. Mirage as a teacher, and Harada as the principal? What if Livewire were just an ordinary girl with extraordinary powers just trying to survive the experience? That’s the starting point of […]

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 […]



X-O Manowar #14 cover by Kaare Andrews

X-O Manowar #14 Review: Aric Comes Home

X-O Manowar, now having left Gorin, receives a distress call that brings him back to Earth. Aric is reluctant, but he and his suit agree to come back to our world. He is contacted by Livewire and warned of a coming conflict; Aric will be called into the war. She wants him to be on […]