The high concept behind X-O Manowar has always been the book's biggest strengths, but when the series returns for its new volume in 2017, Matt Kindt, Tomas Giorello, and Diego Rodriguez are diving into the nature of his story in a way that I don't think we've ever seen.

The ongoing series will feature four distinct arcs that will chart Aric of Dacia's rise on an alien planet: "Soldier," "General," "Emperor," and finally to "Visigoth." Now, with the debut of the series slated for March, we're getting an early look at X-O Manowar #2 --- and unsurprisingly, it looks like it's going to be pretty brutal. Check it out below!


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X-O MANOWAR (2017) #2
Written by MATT KINDT
Interlocking Variant Cover by MICO SUAYAN
X-O Manowar Icon Variant by KAARE ANDREWS
Blank Cover Also Available
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale APRIL 26 (FOC – 4/3/17)

Aric of Dacia's one-man domination of a battle-scarred alien world continues as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Divinity, Ninjak, Mind MGMT) and Valiant-exclusive rising star Tomas Giorello (4001 A.D.: War Mother, Bloodshot Reborn) force the unstoppable X-O Manowar onto the front lines of an eons-old extraterrestrial battlefield that will forever shape the future of the Valiant Universe's greatest hero!

Deep within the far reaches of space, the dogs of war have found Aric of Dacia. Conscripted into an alien army and forced into combat, Aric must enter an alien battlefield unlike any he’s faced before. His only hope for survival is also the source of his greatest rage - the living suit of armor known as X-O Manowar.

On April 26th, "SOLDIER" – the brutal opening story arc - continues as the most important Valiant debut of all time fights onward, only in X-O MANOWAR #2 – featuring covers by Lewis LaRosa (Bloodshot Reborn), Kenneth Rocafort (The Ultimates), Mico Suayan (Bloodshot Reborn), and Kaare Andrews (Astonishing X-Men)!