The Dead Hand Of X-O Manowar #30 (Final Page Spoilers)


Readers who picked up today's X-O Manowar #30 to catch the first appearance of Valiant's new Armorines team have a special surprise waiting for them – an extra-added 23rd story page, touting something called Dead Hand… Dead Hand being the codename of a notorious Russian nuclear fail-safe to be deployed in the event of total annihilation…


We have robots, we what looks to be space… Could this be a follow-up to last summer's Armor Hunters? Something big coming down the pike for the Armorines?

Or, to tease out that Russian connection a little, a forthcoming confrontation with Valiant's upcoming Divinity, featuring a time-displaced Soviet cosmonaut with god-like powers?

Either way, it seems to be headed to the pages of X-O Manowar sometime in the near future. Watch this space.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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