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X-O Manowar #18 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #18 Review: A Fine Finish

Arin sneaks into the compound where Batwin is being held, but he has one last surprise waiting for him with Batwin.[caption id="attachment_909107" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-O Manowar #18 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]X-O Manowar #18 concludes this Roman Empire-era story of Aric of Dacia He finds Batwin, but it doesn’t go as Aric expects[...]

X-O Manowar #17 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #17 [Late] Review: Historical Fiction Interrupting the Sci-Fi

Aric and Sabbas sail for Rome itself, but they find themselves pushed into the gladiatorial arena.[caption id="attachment_911473" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-O Manowar #17 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]X-O Manowar #17 continues the story of Aric and Sabbas meeting in the time of the Roman Empire I’m still a little off-put by this fairly dry[...]

Harbinger Wars II #4 Review: The Showdown of Livewire and X-O Manowar

They practically joke about how like the X-Men they are before trying to dunk on the Xavier Institute.[caption id="attachment_910660" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harbinger Wars II #4 art by Tomas Giorello and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]Tomas Giorello and Renato Guedes split the final issue, and both artists once again make this an absolutely gorgeous comic book[...]

Harbinger Wars II #3 cover by JG Jones and Diego Rodriguez

Harbinger Wars II #3 Review: Changing Sides and Bloody Mayhem

However, Faith and another contingence of Psiots have arrived to protect the young boy from G.A.T.E and Omen.[caption id="attachment_898431" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harbinger Wars II #3 cover by JG Jones and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]Harbinger Wars II #3 enters the next stage of the conflict and shows things getting worse and people changing sides[...]

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 cover by Cary Nord

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1 Review – Sherlock Holmes in Rome

History class taught me that long before I read this comic.[caption id="attachment_898436" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome art by Robert Gill, Jose Villarrubia, and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]Robert Gill’s artwork definitely adds to the charm of the comic Instead of some hyper-realized and serious depiction of the ancient world, Gill brings a touch of playfulness[...]

X-O Manowar #16 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #16 Review: Harbinger Wars II Holding Pattern

This leads him into the presence of those he hates almost as much as the Huns: The Romans.[caption id="attachment_876311" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-O Manowar #16 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]X-O Manowar #16 manages to get me engaged with this flashback story set in Aric’s past #15 was far less successful in this regard.The reasons[...]

Harbinger Wars II #2 cover by J.G. Jones and Diego Rodriguez

Harbinger Wars II #2 Review: High Action and Gorgeous Art

Jones and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]Tensions continue to build in Harbinger Wars II #2, and the book continues to remind me of Marvel’s original Civil War tale That’s still a good thing, and, to its credit, Harbinger Wars II has enough original ideas that it never feels like an attempted takeoff.That said, a lot of those original[...]

X-O Manowar #15 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez

X-O Manowar #15 Review: Jumping Back in Time While Deciding the Future

Sabbas is a slave worker in the mines of Zambia, and Aric stakes out his own quest to save a Visigoth kidnapped by a Roman platoon.[caption id="attachment_851405" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-O Manowar #15 cover by Lewis Larosa and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]So, I’ll admit that I didn’t know Aric was one of the Visigoths until I read the[...]

Harbinger Wars II #1 cover by JG Jones and Andrew Dalhouse

Harbinger Wars II #1 Advance Review: A Promising Start that Will Hopefully Pay Off

Diego Rodriguez’s color work compliments the art style near-perfectly, and the overall product is visually stunning.Harbinger Wars II #1 kicks off in an intriguing manner with a compelling conflict and interesting players This story has a lot of potential, and, hopefully, Matt Kindt will be able to pull this one off That, mixed with brilliant[...]

Toyo Harada cover

Valiant's Toyo Harada Returns to Champion Socialism and the People

When talking about the upcoming Toyo Harada series, he said, "In a way, it’s the culmination of my entire time at Valiant Entertainment."[caption id="attachment_803599" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Life and Death of Toyo Harada cover by Butch Guice with Diego Rodriguez[/caption]For those who don't know, Toyo Harada's existence spans back to Valiant's original incarnation in the 1990s[...]


Ninja-K #3 cover by Travor Hairsine and Andy Troy

Ninja-K #3 Review: Ninja-K vs. Ninja-C and the Secrets of MI-6

Plus, you do wonder why K is standing there and listening to so much from C.That aside, the story is tense and compelling, and it adds another dark layer to the lore of Ninja-K and MI-6.[caption id="attachment_779943" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ninja-K #3 art by Tomas Giorello and Diego Rodriguez[/caption]Tomas Giorello and Roberto de la Torre cover[...]

Bloodshot Salvation #3

Bloodshot Salvation #3 Review: An Action-Drama With Heart And Power

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Bloodshot Salvation #3 from Valiant by Jeff Lemire, Lewis LaRosa, Mico Suayan, Diego Rodriguez, Brian Reber and Simon Bowland continues the story of Bloodshot and his family as things fall apart.[caption id="attachment_743882" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bloodshot Salvation #3 cover by Kenneth Rocafort[/caption]Bloodshot's partner, Magic, and their daughter Jessie have been on the run ever since[...]

ninja-K #1

Ninja-K #1 Review: A Strong Start To A Super-Spy Action Adventure

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Ninja-K #1 from Valiant by Christos Gage, Tomas Giorello, and Diego Rodriguez is the start of a brand new series following the Valiant Universe's resident super spy and ninja expert, British freelance operative Colin King.[caption id="attachment_743875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ninja-K #1 cover by Trevor Hairsine[/caption]Ninjak is a character that I actually didn't know much about[...]