Connect with us
This summer, the legendary X-O Manowar flies into his first-ever oversized annual with 64 pages of armor-busting adventures spanning the universe of Valiant’s flagship hero!

Comic Books

Valiant Preview: X-O Manowar Annual 2016 #1

This summer, the legendary X-O Manowar flies into his first-ever oversized annual with 64 pages of armor-busting adventures spanning the universe of Valiant’s flagship hero!

Listen to the latest episode of our weekly comics podcast!

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside the X-O MANOWAR ANNUAL 2016 #1! From Aric of Dacia’s days on the outskirts of the Roman Empire to the eve of X-O Manowar’s greatest battle yet amongst the stars, jump on board the series that set the Valiant Universe in motion on May 18th as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH, Green Lantern) and Valiant-exclusive sensation Pere Perez (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) lead off a centuries-spanning look at X-O Manowar’s past and present in a giant-sized adventure too epic for a single issue! Then: The life and times of the unstoppable X-O Manowar loom large as a massive cast of rising stars and superstar talents – including Amy Chu (Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death), Adam Gorham (DEAD DROP), Jody Houser (FAITH), Mike McKone (Teen Titans), and more – come together for tales of Valiant’s most powerful hero…and his allies and foes alike!

With X-O MANOWAR #50 just over the horizon, 2016 is primed and ready to be X-O Manowar’s most pivotal year yet! But before Aric of Dacia can confront the biggest threat Earth has ever faced, he must first reflect on the past…and the outcome of a bloodstained battle on the frontier of the Roman Empire that continues to be felt to this day! Then: X-O Manowar’s sworn enemy, Commander Trill, readies for the war that is to come…by undergoing a life-threatening trial-by-fire that will test every ounce of his intellect and fury. And then Col. Jamie Capshaw must singlehandedly defend G.A.T.E from a menace nobody expected… just as the Armorines begin an all-new mission at the heart of X-O Manowar’s world!

On May 18th, the legend of Aric of Dacia and the ultra-powerful X-O Manowar armor passes down through the ages as a massive cast of Valiant superstars launch into a 64-page barrage of spectacular action and overwhelming intrigue in the X-O MANOWAR ANNUAL 2016 #1 – featuring covers from Phil Jimenez (Infinite Crisis), Carmen Carnero (The Punisher), Brian Level (The Mantle), and Jeff Dekal (Journey into Mystery)!

X-O MANOWAR ANNUAL 2016 #1

XO-ANNUAL_2016_COVER-A_JIMENEZ
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI with AMY CHU, and JODY HOUSER
Art by PERE PEREZ with ADAM GORHAM, MIKE MCKONE, and MORE
Cover A by PHIL JIMENEZ (MAR161819)
Cover B by CARMEN CARNERO (MAR161820)
Variant Cover by BRIAN LEVEL (MAR161821)
Variant Cover by JEFF DEKAL (MAR161822)
$5.99 | 64 pgs. | T+ | On sale MAY 18th (FOC – 4/25/16)

XO-ANNUAL_2016_001

XO-ANNUAL_2016_002

XO-ANNUAL_2016_003

XO-ANNUAL_2016_004

XO-ANNUAL_2016_005

XO-ANNUAL_2016_006

XO-ANNUAL_2016_007

XO-ANNUAL_2016_008

XO-ANNUAL_2016_009

XO-ANNUAL_2016_010

XO-ANNUAL_2016_011

XO-ANNUAL_2016_COVER-B_CARNERO

Comments

In Case You Missed It

Judging by WWE history, Montez Ford and Bianca Belair should be worried about mixing business and pleasure. Judging by WWE history, Montez Ford and Bianca Belair should be worried about mixing business and pleasure.

Keepin’ It Kayfabe: Wrestling marriages

Pro Wrestling

a mark's eye view a mark's eye view

A Mark’s Eye View: The best makeshift tag teams

Pro Wrestling

Adventures in Cliff Notes Adventures in Cliff Notes

Adventures in CliffsNotes: Movies about isolation and paranoia

Movies

The former wrestler turned commentator has been missing in action for some time. The former wrestler turned commentator has been missing in action for some time.

Nigel McGuinness furloughed by WWE

Pro Wrestling

Connect
Newsletter Signup