USA Today got the first scoop on Valiant’s new star-bound story arc, Planet Death, launching on March 20th in the pages of X-O Manowar #11. The arc promises to be “one that will have massive consequences for Aric of Dacia as he mounts a one-man revenge mission against an entire alien world. The invasion is here – and X-O Manowar is the invader.” “Planet Death” will see writer Robert Venditti teaming up with artist Cary Nord. Check it below. READ MORE
X-O Manowar has consistently been at the top of my reading pile each and every month by maintaining a high level of quality. This issue marks the start of the “Planet Death” storyline that writer Robert Venditti has been building up to since issue #1, which is the showdown between Aric and The Vine. READ MORE
Trying to find new ways to rave about Valiant’s books is becoming increasingly difficult each month. The company’s entire line of books are stellar and consistently leading the pack is X-O Manowar. Writer Robert Venditti has taken “X-O Manowar”, and turned it into the crown jewel of the company’s relaunch. “X-O Manowar” combines all the best elements of “300″, “Conan”, and “Iron Man” into one melting pot that is enhanced by spellbinding action, intriguing characters, and some remarkably poignant storytelling. READ MORE
The return of Valiant Comics is off to a fantastic start, showing that they are serious contenders in the semi-indie publishing market. They were once the biggest name in comics, they disappeared, and now they’re back in action. X-O Manowar pits technologically advanced aliens up against puny humans in an all out battle for survival. The first issue was a tremendous launching point. You can take a look at the preview for issue #2 below. READ MORE
3 Extremes II, due on April 25th, will feature the short films “Memories” (Kim Jee-Woon), “Going Home” (Peter Ho-Sun Chan) and “The Wheel” (Nonzee Nimibutr).