I've been enjoying the new Valiant line since it launched earlier this year
. I'm currently reading X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong, Bloodshot, Harbinger, and Shadowman. I hope others out there share my enthusiasm for each of the storylines and wanted to chat about events that are currently taking place in the Valiant Universe, starting with X-O Manowar.Oh...and for readers that hate spoilers, I hope others including myself include them in here, so readers proceed with a bit of caution
So shelving the historical timeline and actual events surrounding the Roman Empire
, we have the Vine, they like to seed themselves on host planets where intelligent beings exist. They call these offspring "plantings" and can mimic the physiology of virtually any species. They all communicate through a type of meditation that places them in a place they call "The Gatherings".
The mythical Vine armor is referred to as The Sacred Armor of Shanhara. It has tremedous power and can only be worn if the armor chooses you as its host. The problem is, it's choosen a human. Not just any human, a Visigoth, heir to a throne, an enemy to the Roman Empire. Our main character is Aric, captured, taken from his home, enslaved. After bonding with the armor now has returned to Earth, except now 1600 years has passed...
...no seriously, 1600 years...
...come on, you remember Einstein's Theory of Relativity right?!?!
Just go with it...
, has spent the first few issues grappling with his current situation. Along the way he has met and fought with Alexander Darian, a Vine planting and Ninjak, badass ninja assassin for hire.
So yeah, there you go and yes I didn't go into a lot of detail so get off your butt and read the series! If you have love or hate for the happenings taking place in the storyline, please do post, if not, then it'll be just be me posting
, to myself
, for myself
... Review of Issue #1 by Mr. The_Valiant_OneIF ANYONE READ THE STORYLINE FROM THE VALIANT OF THE PAST PLEASE POST ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU RECALL ABOUT HOW THE CURRENT VALIANT STORYLINE COMPARES TO THE 90's STUFF!