Valiant Entertainment has announced that the first book in the new Valiant universe will be X-O Manowar, which will launch on May 2nd. In its first incarnation during the heady early 90s, the title’s predecessor sold over 8 million copies during its run.
X-O Manowar will be written by Robert Venditti (The Surrogates), with art by Cary Nord (Conan). It will tell the story of a leader of the Visogoths who captures the X-O Manowar armor, the most powerful weapon in the universe, but then finds himself in modern times, 1600 years later. Covers will be by Nord and Esad Ribic.