New Japan has declared dominion over Earth! But the world’s scientists have united to defeat the artificial intelligence, using pieces of the indestructible Manowar armor. Now an international army of giant robots is ready to do battle with the all-powerful machine…but will they succeed? Find out in 4001 AD: X-O Manowar #1!
4001 AD: X-O Manowar suffers from a bad case of Exposititis.
Here’s the problem: This Manowar is a spinoff of a nineties series also called X-O Manowar, and a prequel to 4001 AD. Thus the writers are forced to cram in a lot of extraneous information from the end of the previous series, while building up to the events occurring afterward. It’s an awkward series-sandwitch.
As a result, the first four pages of 4001 AD: X-O Manowar are a wordy slog (much like its tit...Read More