X-O Manowar #9
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X-O Manowar #9

Writer: Dennis Hopeless Artist: Emilio Laiso Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: December 15, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
8.2Critic Rating
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A city overrun by an unstoppable threat. A clash between titans. And a diabolical plan revealed.
The epic conclusion of Dennis Hopeless and Emilio Laiso’s X-O MANOWAR run cannot be missed!

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Dylan Davison Dec 14, 2021

    Im excited for the future of X-O Manowar, sounds like they have some pretty cool plans for him in 2022, and that war is coming. Im excited to see who the talent is and to give them a chance to keep me on my toes! Heres to a great 2022 #StayValiant. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jake Palermo Dec 22, 2021

    X-O Manowar #9 ends this run by bringing together everything readers loved about the run, the characters and dynamics. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Dec 15, 2021

    There's been times X-O Manowar has been inconsistent"wildly inconsistent, at that. But the fact of the matter is, this series stuck its landing with both feet planted as hard as one can be. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Dec 15, 2021

    X-O Manowar #9 is a satisfying end cap to the current creative team's run. At the end of the day, you can say that Hopeless and Laiso's run with X-O Manowar took the character to places that we haven't seen him in before. They re-grounded Aric and established a life for him outside of the military life he'd led. Personally, I think it was a great direction for the character, and I wouldn't mind seeing it explored a little more in the future. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Dec 15, 2021

    X-O MANOWAR #9 wraps up the current arc in a neat little bow, borrowing resolutions from classic sci-fi. The art is solid in this issue (and for the whole arc), but the story makes big things happen in a villainous plan motivated by no other than reason than because he wants to do it. Ultimately, the story strains credibility more than this reviewer can accept, resulting in an arc that ends cleanly but doesnt satisfy. Read Full Review

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