This was my first experience with the Valiant universe and with Aric of Dacia as a character. The tried and true story of a badass retired soldier being forced back into action came across as fairly-run-of-the-mill and unimaginative, but the terrific art and action carried this issue to greater heights than the premise initially implied. Overall, I highly enjoyed it, and will definitely be pickingmore
By: Matt Kindt, Tomas Giorello
Released: Mar 22, 2017
Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age.
It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where others perished. His escape would come from bonding with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor. With it, he returned to E...