X-O Manowar #18

Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Trevor Hairsine Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: August 29, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 3
8.3Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

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The executioner's blade!
Sentenced to die for crimes against the empire, Aric of Dacia and his new comrade, Sabbas, have escaped the gladiatorial arena...only to find themselves in far more dire straits! Centuries before he would become X-O Manowar, can a brasher, younger Aric - sworn to combat the Romans at any cost - outwit and outmaneuver the machinations of the planet's most powerful civilization...even as death threatens him and the fate of the entire Visigoth nation?

  • 10
    Pop Culture Uncovered - Eric Mitchell Aug 29, 2018

    I couldn't find anything wrong with this book. I love it and I can't wait to see where Kindt and Hairsine take this series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Aug 29, 2018

    With X-O Manowar #18 Kindt has delivered a sleeper hit in the running for my issue of the year based solely on the conclusion of the comic. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Sep 4, 2018

    It's one of thestrengths of this series - one month X-O is Iron Man, the next he's Conan. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Aug 29, 2018

    X-O Manowar delivers a great ending to this arc, one that strengthens the series that came before and the one that still lies ahead. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    SnapPow.com - Harrison Rawdin Aug 28, 2018

    X-O Manowar #18 carries a steady pace and a strong focus on exactly what the creative team behind it intends to share with their audience. In short: if you've been wondering whether or not you should take the time to catch up the answer is: yes, yes you should. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Sep 1, 2018

    X-O Manowar #18 is a decent read. It opens with a cool action sequence, has a nice twist, and brings us back to the present in the ending. The art looks great thanks to the team of Hairsine and Rodriguez, and the book earns a recommendation, though I wouldnt call it a must-read. However, you can still feel free to check it out. Read Full Review

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