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The Visigoths are at war and they are getting cornered and outnumbered by the Romans. Their king getting kidnapped by an alien race doesn't really help their cause.PlusAs a new reader of X-O Manowar, it was great to see the graphic on the first page which included a timeline that displayed a couple of past events and also showed where the reader would be jumping to. It also had a well organized graphic that introduced the Visigoths and Romans.The artwork for this issue complemented the plot real...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
The Story:The year is 402 AD. The Visigoth people are at war with the Roman Empire in the Pollentia are of Northern Italy. The Roman legions have gathered and are attacking the Visigoths on Easter Day. Hopelessly outmatched, King Alaric orders a hasty retreat. However, his bullheaded son Aric disagrees with this course of action and plunges into battle against the Romans. He fights bravely alongside many of his comrades until word reaches him that the Romans have breached their camp. He departs ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
I recently read an article on the relaunching of the Valiant Universe about a couple of comic fans who didn't want their favorite publisher to disappear so they fought to purchase it. I began to feel like this was a company run by real comic fans who care about the direction and quality of their comic universe so i decided to pickup their first release in the Summer of Valiant (last year)....X-O Manowar #1.As a new reader to the universe i was very happy to see a brief, well mapped out history o...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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