Comic Review – X-O Manowar #35 by Valiant Comics

X-O Manowar #35 (“DEAD HAND” – PART 2) Written by Robert Venditti Art by Diego Bernard Cover A (Overlay Wrap) by Lewis Larosa Cover B (Wraparound) by Jorge Molina Variant Cover by Rafa Sandoval Variant Cover by Juan Jose Ryp The Good The Writing Like many issues before it this issue of X-O Manowar is mostly battle. This is juxtapositioned with smaller character arcs, focusing on people affected by the battle. One thing I really appreciate is that by showing that The Vine is not limited to just bloodthirsty conquerors it shows that the battle and its aftereffects are real … Continue reading

Valiant Comics Preview – Divinity #2, Ivar Timewalker #3

Valiant has been kickin’ it in the news department this week, when word got out they inked a 9 figure deal to develop their characters for film and TV with Chinese media company DMG Here’s a look of what they have coming out this week that may be turning up in theatres in the not too distant future. DIVINITY #2 (of 4) A $3.99 Valiant Prestige Comic, 32 pgs. Rated T+ Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: Trevor Hairsine Cover A by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic Cover B by Tom Muller Variant Cover by Rafa Sandoval Variant Cover by Diego Bernard Variant Cover by … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday March 4

Another Wednesday, so you know what’s up. Here are a few titles we suggest you look at when you visit your local comic shop.     TOP OF THE STACK Hawkeye #1 from Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Art: Perez – Herring What Marvel says: THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK! • Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not … Continue reading

Valiant Comics – July 2014 Solicitations

Here is all Valiant Comics has coming to stores in July. Make sure to check out all the variant covers in the slide show at the end. ARMOR HUNTERS #2 (Of 4) (Valiant First) Writer: Robert Venditti Art & Cover By Doug Braithwaite Mask Cover By Rian Hughes Variant Cover By Trevor Hairsine Artist Variant By Bryan Hitch SURRENDER THE ARMOR OR EARTH WILL DIE! Following the shocking final moments of the previous issue, the Armor Hunters have made their intentions clear, and unless X-O Manowar is turned over to them immediately, thousands of innocents will become additional casualties of … Continue reading