[Preview] New Jumping-On Point as X-O MANOWAR #11 Unleashes “VISIGOTH”

Valiant’s X-O MANOWAR #11 Unleashes “VISIGOTH” with Matt Kindt & Ryan Bodenheim – Beginning in January!
The Year’s Biggest Independent Series Begins 2018 With a Savage New Jumping-On Point

Interlocking Variant by ARIEL OLIVETTI

Valiant is proud to announce X-O MANOWAR (2017) #11 – the FIRST ISSUE of “VISIGOTH,” an ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT for the unrelenting science-fiction juggernaut from New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (ETERNITY, Mind MGMT) and spectacular artist Ryan Bodenheim (The Dying & The Dead)! On January 24th, the best-selling new series of 2017 from any independent publisher begins the new year with a crippling new turning point in Aric of Dacia’s yearlong rise from “SOLDIER” to “GENERAL” to “EMPEROR”… Now, exiled from the empire he once conquered and hunted by a band of cold-blooded mercenaries with a price on his head, X-O Manowar’s fall from grace is about to begin with punishing force!

Cover A by LEWIS LAROSA
X-O Manowar Icon Variant by JAY ANACLETO
Cover B by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

X-O MANOWAR (2017) #11
(NEW ARC! “VISIGOTH” – PART ONE)

Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Ryan Bodenheim
Cover A by Lewis LaRosa
Cover B by Giuseppe Camuncoli
Interlocking Variant by Ariel Olivetti
X-O Manowar Icon Variant by Jay Anacleto
32 pgs. |$3.99 | T+ | VALIANT PREMIUM
On Sale JANUARY 24th (FOC – 1/1/2018)

Aric of Dacia’s bone-crushing climb to the throne of an alien world earned him scores of allies… and a legion of scorned enemies. Now, stripped of his crown and cast out of his kingdom, the man known as X-O Manowar must return to his roots as a sword-wielding warrior of Earth if he is to survive the relentless band of intergalactic bounty hunters that have been hired to kill him cold. But with few places left to turn, could the last Visigoth’s best hope be the all-powerful…but insidious…weapon he once swore away: the X-O Manowar armor?

In 2018, jump on board the record-setting series that reforged Valiant’s most iconic hero in a crucible of war and interstellar fury…and find out why fans and critics alike can’t stop raving about X-O MANOWAR’s cosmic quest for power:

“✮✮✮✮✮… By far the best series of the year…” – ComicsVerse

“One of the most intense and action-packed stories you’ll read all year…” – SyFy Wire

“✮✮✮✮½… [X-O MANOWAR] continues to barrel ahead with no sign of losing momentum.” – IGN
“Epic and a total blast.” – Nerdist
“✮✮✮✮½… Stunning… One of the best series on the racks right now…” – Graphic Policy

“One of the best sci-fi books out there… An absolute must read…” – SciFi Pulse

PREVIEW PAGES

From “SOLDIER” to “GENERAL” to “EMPEROR”…to outcast! On January 24th, the climax of X-O MANOWAR’s whirlwind first year in the Valiant Universe starts here as “VISIGOTH” begins with a bold new introduction to Aric of Dacia’s one-man conquest of a hostile alien world, only in X-O MANOWAR (2017) #11 – featuring covers by Lewis LaRosa (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), Giuseppe Camuncoli (Amazing Spider-Man), Ariel Olivetti (Punisher War Journal), and Jay Anacleto (Marvel: Eyes of the Camera)!

X-O MANOWAR (2017) #10-14 PRE-ORDER EDITION BUNDLE

Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Renato Guedes and Ryan Bodenheim
Covers by Renato Guedes and Ryan Bodenheim (OCT171928)
$19.95 [5 issues] | 40 pgs. each | T+ | Issue #10 On Sale DECEMBER 20th (IOD – 10/26/2017)


Plus: Arriving in stores alongside X-O MANOWAR (2017) #11 on January 24th, get caught up on Aric’s ascension to the throne with the X-O MANOWAR (2017) VOL 3: EMPEROR trade paperback collection – collecting the series’ riveting third arc by New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (NINJAK) and blockbuster artist Clayton Crain (RAI, 4001 A.D.) for just $9.99!


X-O MANOWAR (2017) VOL 3: EMPEROR TPB
Written by Matt Kindt
Art by Clayton Crain with Renato Guedes
Cover by Lewis LaRosa
112 pages | $9.99 | T+ | On Sale JANUARY 24th (FOC – 1/1/2018)
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 978-1-68215-235-5


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Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that Owns the largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 80 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the company’s characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year. Valiant also recently announced a multi-picture deal to bring Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films. Visit them online at ValiantEntertainment.com.

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