Comics First Look: X-O Manowar #0 from Valiant Comics

 

Aric of Dacia, the 5th century Visigoth in possession of the universe’s most powerful weapon, the X-O Manowar armor barely survived the Armor Hunters attack.   But he has, and now in order for him to go ahead, he has to look back.  X-O Manowar #0, in stores October 8th from Valiant Comics, does just that. does just that, giving us the full story, from his days fighting for his people against the Roman Empire, to fighting for his life against the Vine, who took him from Earth 1600 years ago, only to return in the 21st Century.

 

X-O Manowar #0  Cover by  JELENA KEVICDJURDJEVIC

X-O Manowar #0 Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

From Valiant:

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of X-O Manowar #0 – a colossal comics milestone and an all-new jumping-on point arriving in October from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (ARMOR HUNTERS, Green Lantern) and superstar artist Clay Mann (X-Men: Legacy, Gambit)! In the wake of the sold-out success of Armor Hunters, start reading here as the world’s most wanted hero returns to his roots for a never-before-revealed look into X-O Manowar’s past!

Also joining this landmark exploration of Valiant’s hardest-hitting hero is Eisner Award-winning artist Dave Johnson (100 Bullets, Superman: Red Son), who will contribute FIVE interlocking shelf covers for X-O Manowar #0!

In addition to the centuries-spanning origin tale by Venditti and Mann, each component of Johnson’s epic, five-piece interlocking image revisits a different chapter in the life of Aric of Dacia, the man behind the armor – his abduction and enslavement by the maleficent alien race known as The Vine in the fifth century A.D.; his escape and arrival in the modern day with The Vine’s ultra-powerful X-O Manowar armor; his pursuit by the cunning intelligence agent called Ninjak; his ascent into the ranks of the unbreakable all-star superteam codenamed: Unity; and, finally, his battle against the onslaught of the alien Armor Hunters!

Don’t miss the most demanded Valiant story of the year as Robert Venditti and Clay Mann usher in a brand new beginning for one of the most acclaimed series in comics today, only in X-O MANOWAR #0 – now featuring five, must-see interlocking variant covers by the incomparable Dave Johnson!

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X-O MANOWAR #0 

On sale October 8th
A $3.99 comic, 32 pages
Rated T+
Written by Robert Venditti
Art by Clay Mann
Cover A by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic
Cover B by Clay Mann
Interlocking Cover C By Dave Johnson
Interlocking Cover D By Dave Johnson
Interlocking Cover E By Dave Johnson
Interlocking Cover F By By Dave Johnson
Interlocking Cover G By Dave Johnson
Variant Cover By Jeff Lemire
Variant Cover By Bryan Hitch

 

X-O Manowar #0  Interlocking variant Covers by Dave Johnson

 

 

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