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X-O Manowar #18 Review: A Fine Finish

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 [Late] Review: Historical Fiction Interrupting the Sci-Fi

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

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 Review: Changing Sides and Bloody Mayhem

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 Review – Sherlock Holmes in Rome

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 Review: Harbinger Wars II Holding Pattern

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 Review: High Action and Gorgeous Art

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 Review: Jumping Back in Time While Deciding the Future

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 Advance Review: A Promising Start that Will Hopefully Pay Off

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[...]

Valiants Toyo Harada Returns to Champion Socialism and the People

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

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 Review: An Action-Drama With Heart And Power

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 Review: A Strong Start To A Super-Spy Action Adventure

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[...]