X-O Manowar #23

Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Tomas Giorello Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: January 23, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 4
7.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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NEW ARC! NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! "HERO" - PART ONE!

Aric of Dacia may have left Planet Gorin behind, but its people still remember the ruin they felt in his wake...and so do the bounty hunters who sought to end his barbaric reign! Enraged by the blight on their perfect record, they've arrived on our world to finish the job they started - and this time, they don't plan on taking X-O Manowar alive!

The past catches up with Earth's Visigoth guardian in "HERO," an unforgettable new jumping-on point for the best-selling Valiant series from Eisner-nominated writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY, Mind MGMT) and spectacular artist Tomás Gi more

  • 9.2
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Jan 23, 2019

    The one nitpick I have, and it is minor, involves the arrival of certain characters on Earth. How they got where they did isn't quite explained, and makes little sense to me, but is far from a story-breaking moment; I've a feeling it may be explained later in the arc, and if it isn't there's a chance I won't remember it come the next issue. X-O Manowar has consistently been one of the better comic book series over the last couple of years, and this issue is a prime example of why. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek-O-Rama - Lonnie Jan 30, 2019

    If you're already into X-O, this is a buy! If not, start at the beginning as I am going to do. There isn't anything else to spoil or dwell on. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Sequential Planet - Vasil Duka Jan 25, 2019

    Advertised as a new jumping-on point, this first installment relies a little too much on drawn-out setup and not enough on telling the audience anything substantial. Maybe #24 will have more to offer. Read Full Review

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