Week, week week! Week in review!
But first, Sale! Comixology has a sale on Valiant digital comics. All four of the new number 1 issues, plus all of the classic Valiant back issues, are only 99 cents. The sale lasts through Sunday.
- There is an interview with Warren Simons at Previews World
- A four-page preview of Archer & Armstrong #2 hit the web, we’re gonna link to our article with the preview pages, and not one of the dozens of other sites that have these pages (cuz we can)
- X-O Manowar #4 reviews start to come in, from Kastors Korner and Comic Vine
- Listen Alert: Between The Bubbles Podcast has a spotlight Valiant Comics
New comic Wednesday! X-O Manowar #4 is out, along with the fourth printing of X-O Manowar #1, and the second print of Archer & Armstrong #1.
- Comics Bastards has a review of X-O #4
- CBR has an interview with Josh Dysart about all things Harbinger. There are previews of issue 4, upcoming covers, a look at the next story arc, and… Flamingo. Best article this week.
- Classic X-O Manowar issues 13-20 are available digitally on Comixology. These issues have the finally to the “Seed of Destruction” storyline, Aric’s adventures with Turok, and Aric going up against the US Military and Operation: Deep Freeze
- Mania has a piece catching up on all the Valiant Comics
- How many potential logos were created for Shadowman? Almost 100, and Bleeding Cool has them all
- Bleeding Cool also reports that orders for X-O Manowar #5 already exceed 24,000
- And then…
Now that the first arc is finished, anyone want to do an X-O Manowar Q&A? Ask away!
— Robert Venditto (@robertvenditti) November7, 2011
Here’s some of the questions, click to see the answers on Twitter:
- @BarryReesePulp: Haven’t read issue four yet but will we eventually see Randy, Ken and Orb?
- @MichaelSacal: Will we ever see the human babies that the Vine took again?
- @baddeacon: How pissed is Aric that he missed the sacking of Rome in 410 A.D?
- @baddeacon: Will Aric settle in to a status quo anytime soon?
- @fork71: Are there limitations to what the suit can do? Is that your choice as the author?
- @liltingzephyr: Why are your comics so awesome that my husband won’t share them with me?
- @dallowspicer: Cutting off Aric’s hand in the first arc was a big step, was that a difficult decision?
- @MichaelSacal: Aric was a nomad, would he now settle down, or continue being one?
- @daronk77: Will you be explaining how/why time moved differently for Aric?
- @daronk77: Also how was the suit able to ‘fill in the blanks’ if it was on the ship with him?
- @baddeacon: (Going for the fences) Why did the armor choose Aric, and reject all the previous Vine?
- @Gojira_Rex: If I were a gamer, what powers would I say Shanhara has exhibited?
- @fork71: How many issues ahead do you write?
- @magicalmatt42: ya when does the trade come out so I can read it?
- @MarkRoseHfx: hey V-ditti who do you think would win a fight between Batman and Darth Vader?
- @daronk77: how about the beastmaster and Aric?
Sale! Comixology has a sale on Valiant digital comics. All four of the new number 1 issues, plus all of the classic Valiant back issues, are only 99 cents.
And that’s the week! Have a good Labor Day weekend!