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    X-O Manowar

    Character » X-O Manowar appears in 414 issues.

    Abducted by aliens in 5th-century Europe, Aric of Dacia took control of one of their greatest weapons, the X-O Manowar armor. Returning to Earth where centuries had passed due to time-space relativity, Aric finds himself a barbarian in a "civilized" world, possessing the galaxy's most advanced weapon.

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    #1  Edited By Fallschirmjager

    X-O Manowar 01

    Aric displays adept fighting skill as he leads a group of warriors against the Romans. Although very brave, the attack is also quite foolish as the battle had long been decided.

    Aric once against displays his charisma and leadership as he commander another group of soldiers against what he thinks is the Romans, in an effort to free their woman and his wife.

    Even after discovering their foes are not Romans, Aric continues to charge head long into the battle displaying his tendency to be rash. He also displays some pretty good agility jumping 6-10 feet in the air while attacking.

    They are nevertheless easily defeated by the Aliens and taken prisoner.

    Aric fakes being sick and overpowers his guards.

    While attempting to escape Aric stumbles across the X-O Manowar armor ceremony. We see one of the aliens attempting the put the armor on, but is found unworthy and the armor kills him. Aric is recaptured.

    X-O Manowar 02

    Aric gets his hand cut off for being disobedient. Still has the pain tolerance and calm of mind to bandage himself.

    Aric and the prisoners form an escape plan and he once again displays his leadership.

    Aric displaying his fighting skill and he kills several guards in battle, despite his handicap. More leadership of the prisoners as well

    Aric is deemed worthy by the X-O Manowar armor and it accepts him as its wearer. Displays the ability to shoot energy blasts that kill several aliens.

    X-O Manowar 03

    1. Another laser blast that kills 2 aliens
    2. Crushes an alien skull with one hand
    3. Get shot without a scratch
    4. The armor regenerates Aric's hand that he lost years ago.
    1. Kills more aliens with laser blasts.
    2. Tanks more alien gunfire without a scratch
    3. Tanks an alien mine/grenade explosive and is knocked down, but unharmed
    4. Flies and fires off a missile from his wrist, killing several aliens
    5. Ruthlessly executes an alien
    6. Charges an Alien mech and attacks it with an energy sword, smashing the glass
    7. Tanks 2 mines explosives at point blank range
    8. Is blown out of the ship but is fine

    By merely thinking of his wife and Rome, the X-O Manowar armor flies him from space to Earth in a very short amount of time. He goes through reentry and crashes through the coliseum without a scratch.

    X-O Manowar 04

    1. Fires a non-lethal blinding light, grabs a guy and flies into the air
    2. Throws the guy into a wall and flies high above the city in seconds
    3. Takes a direct hit from a missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon
    4. Completely unscathed by the missile
    5. Flies at the Eurofighter head on
    6. Smashes the Eurofighter
    7. Catches up to another Eurofighter
    8. Rips the cockpit canopy off
    9. X-O Manowar armor informs Aric of 1600 years worth of history he's missed

    X-O Manowar 05

    1. Aric destroys a Helicopter
    2. Fires lasers at soldiers and crushes another
    3. Punches a man up into a tree branch, breaking his back
    4. After catching a grenade, Aric punches into a man's sternum. The grenade explodes in his hand, killing the man. Aric is unharmed.
    5. Casually blocks a knife attack and blows the soldier away with a laser blast
    1. Tortures a captured prisoner for information
    2. Is ambushed and hit with ninja stars, but ignores the pain for the most part
    3. While attempting to put on the X-O Manowar armor, is knocked out by tranquilizers

    X-O Manowar 06

    1. Armor comes back on to Aric when concious, ninja stars harmlessly bounce off
    2. Aric calls forth his sword
    3. Slices through a metal cockpit door
    4. Fights and gets the better of Ninjak, a super spy and ninja assassin
    5. Blows a hole in the plane with one of the lasers

    X-O Manowar 07

    1. Fires a laser blast, out of no where
    2. The blast puts a huge hole in a rock wall, Aric mentions the armor can sense danger
    3. more laser blasts as Aric fights Ninjak and destroys the place

    X-O Manowar 08

    1. Flies to the MI-6 building in London
    2. Shoots up the building with laser blasts
    1. Bullets bounce off Aric and he speedblitzes 5/6 MI-6 agents
    2. Dodges AA fire and fires missiles at the batteries
    3. Is hit by an AA cannon and falls into the water
    1. Emerges from the water unharmed and blows away 2 agents
    2. Attacks and fights many MI-6 agents with his energy sword
    3. More fighting. The sword easily goes through humans and more gunfire is ineffective against Aric. He has no issues with killing.

    X-O Manowar 09

    1. Aric's armor detects incoming threats, Aric takes off to meet them
    2. Aric reaches high about the city in a few seconds
    3. Aric fires his lasers at the Vine wearing battle armor, gets bunched from behind
    4. Aric gets caught by several energy ropes
    5. Take a direct laser blast from Vine warrior and overpowers another, slamming him into a 3rd vine
    6. Tanks a grenade at point blank range
    7. Aric and 2 vine warriors crash, create a building sized explosion
    8. Unharmed from the explosion, Aric cuts a vine warrior in two with the energy sword
    9. Stabs another vine warrior through the chest with his energy sword

    X-O Manowar 10

    1. Aric gives up his armor in exchange for his friend, Gafti
    2. But its a trick!
    3. Aric summons his armor back into him, hitting the Trill from the back, catching him off guard
    4. Aric throws Trill into a bus and rips apart the side of the bus
    1. Finishes off Trill
    2. Gives his armor to Gafti
    3. The armor heals Gafti
    4. Gafti goes insane
    5. Aric dodges laser fire from Gafti, wearing the armor
    6. Gafti picks up a car and throws it at Aric, Aric gets stunned
    1. Gafti senses the alien fleet thanks to the armor
    2. Gafti flies into orbit
    3. Gafti reaches orbit in seconds, and targets the fleet
    4. Gafti shuts down the weapons and drains the power from the entire fleet
    5. Gafti unleashes a huge explosion that wipes out the fleet, killing himself in the process
    6. X-O Manowar armor survies and returns to Aric

    X-O Manowar 11

    1. Crash lands on the Vine homeworld, is fine.
    2. Starts killing Vine aliens
    3. Kills more aliens
    4. Gets hit from behind with a blast from a vine aircraft
    5. appears to be knocked out, but isn't
    6. attacks and destroys the aircraft
    7. tanks more blasts from the aircraft
    8. destroys another aircraft
    9. destroys the last aircraft

    X-O Manowar 12

    1. Attacks a group of mechas, destroying a couple
    2. continues fighting the mechas, temporarily pinned
    3. Vine artillery fire on the battle
    4. the explosions annihilate the entire area
    5. Aric is stunned, but still fine (a bit woozy though)
    6. Aric is shot again with a cannon blast, appears to be down
    7. Aric is still conscious and blows away another aircraft
    8. Kills another Vine alien before passing out

    X-O Manowar 13

    1. Vine scientists remark how the armor has completely healed from the previous battles
    2. Aric calls the armor to him from miles away
    3. the armor arrives
    4. Aric begins fighting vine soldiers as his armor merges with him
    5. Aric easily kills several vine soldiers and a vine mecha
    1. Aric kills another soldier
    2. flies into the sky, fires lasers, killing more vine
    3. Vine General remarks how he'd never seen anything like the X-O Manowar armor
    4. Vine General and the Vine army retreat because of Aric's power

    X-O Manowar 14

    1. Aric attacks a vine aircraft and drains its energy
    2. Aric annihilates a few giant Vine Mecha

    X-O Manowar 15

    1. Aric punches Gilad
    2. Aric tackles Gilad
    3. Gilad throws Aric on his ass

    X-O Manowar 16

    1. We learn that Gilad once trained Aric and is immortal and 1600+ years old
    2. ^
    1. Gilad blocks Aric's punch
    2. Gilad counters and throws Aric across the room
    3. Aric continues fighting, but is no match for Gilad
    4. X-O Manowar armor shows up, is immune to Gilad's revolvers
    5. Aric and Gilad fires at each other
    6. Aric blows away stone pillars
    7. Aric and Gilad fight in sword combat
    8. They are evenly matched
    9. Aric manages to overpower Gilad
    10. Aric breaks Gilad's arm

    X-O Manowar 17

    1. Aric in bed with Saana (giggity) - Manowar armor alerts of him danger
    2. Aric destroys a helicopter

    X-O Manowar 18

    1. Aric detects a missile launched from the Black Sea (they are in Romania)
    2. Aric takes off after the missile
    3. catches up to the missile in 1 page, and smashes it, completely unharmed
    4. Detects Submarine in the water, dives after it
    5. Dodges two torpedoes and rips the hatch off the submarine
    6. Aric blows up the sumbarine
    1. Aric smashes a tank
    2. Aric is informed that he had been tricked, as his camp was attacked while he was off destroying the sub

    X-O Manowar 19

    1. Easily rips steel bars
    2. After discarding his armor, Aric is surprised attacked by Volo
    3. Volo temporarily gets the upper hand and beats on Aric
    4. Aric appears to be down, but is actually just pissed
    5. The fight isn't over
    6. Aric gets the upper hand over Volo
    7. Aric defeats Volo easily, but decides to spare him

    Unity 01

    1. Aric destroys two tanks with his blasts
    2. At some point he caught a missile in his bare hands
    3. Aric casually destroyed an entire Russian battalion and the Russians are considering nuking him
    1. Aric detects a stealth ship and casually blows it away
    2. Descriptions of Team Unity
    3. Aric blows away two members of Team Unity, Aric's armor protecting him from telepathic probes
    4. Aric's armor was immune to telepathic copying of his technology and incapacitated Ether
    5. Aric blows off the Captain's head, his reflexes are mentioned as beyond their projections
    6. Aric quickly detects Ninjak
    7. Aric attacks Ninjak and nearly kills him
    8. Aric finished Ninjak (not dead)

    Unity 02

    1. Aric destroys an aircraft carrier
    2. A hologram Aric intercepts a nuke
    3. Hologram Aric survies nuclear weapon

    (2-3 are not actual feats, its a hologram of a scenario being played out, but its their estimation of what would happen, so its worth noting)

    1. Gilad and Aric begin fighitng, Livewire fight's the Armor's "AI"
    2. More Livewire vs AI
    3. Aric defeats Gilad
    4. Aric fires lasers at Ninjak, Livewire fight continues
    5. Aric's sword is blocked
    6. Liveware succeeds in hacking the Armor
    7. The armor transfers from Aric to Livewire

    X-O Manowar 20

    1. X-O Manowar armor KO's Livewire who is wearing it
    2. Aric states the armor can act on its own and can now work with Aric, even if he's not wearing it
    3. Armor attacks without needing to be wored
    4. General laser blasts can be blocked by a blast door

    Unity 03

    1. X-O Manowar armor informs Livewire of Aric's history
    2. Livewire wearing the Manowar armor blows open a blast door
    3. Aric gets owned by Gilad and Liveware wearing the armor blasts through the spaceship
    4. Livewire mentions how the suit allows her to listen to all communication traffic
    5. Livewire reprograms a nuke
    6. Livewire carries the escape pod to the surface from a mile under the ocean

    X-O Manowar 21

    1. Aric displays some cunning and smuggles in a piece of Vine armor (X-O Manowar armor also cuts a vine in half)
    2. Aric "infected" himself with the armor
    3. Aric starts to use an energy sword but its tranq'd
    4. Aric's body (probably due to exposure to X-O Manowar armor) is highly resistance to tranquilizers and keeps adapting to it
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    #2  Edited By Fallschirmjager

    Unity 04

    1. Livewire in the X-O Manowar armor, tanks a psy-blast from Toyo
    2. Livewire in the X-O Manowar armor smashes Toyo through the roof of a building and flies above the clouds very quickly
    3. Liveware drops Toyo
    4. Livewire flies down to the ground, very quickly

    X-O Manowar 22

    1. Aric cuts through a submersible
    2. Aric smashes through a ship's hull

    Unity 05

    1. Bullet bounces off Aric and he executes a solider.
    2. More bullets harmlessly bounce off Aric

    X-O Manowar 023

    1. Aric's greatest fear ever.
    2. Aric flies from Earth to Space in a single sentence
    3. ^
    4. Big ass explosion with no damage

    X-O Manowar 024

    1. Tanking a punch from Malgam (creature with his own armor)
    2. cuts a rock in half with his energy sword after it was thrown at him
    3. cuts off Malgam's arm
    4. Malgam punches and nearly KO's Aric after regening his arm
    5. Malgam throw's Aric into another rock
    6. Aric's armor "attacks" Malgam's internally
    7. Malgam dies.
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    Wow. This is awesome!

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    @fallschirmjager: nice, is it okay if I steal the Eternal Warrior scans for his respect thread? Which is rather pathetic as of now.... Also Ninjak isn't dead.

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    @fallschirmjager: nice, is it okay if I steal the Eternal Warrior scans for his respect thread? Which is rather pathetic as of now.... Also Ninjak isn't dead.

    idc.

    you sure? he looked dead to me :3

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    #7  Edited By AllStarSuperman

    @allstarsuperman said:

    @fallschirmjager: nice, is it okay if I steal the Eternal Warrior scans for his respect thread? Which is rather pathetic as of now.... Also Ninjak isn't dead.

    idc.

    you sure? he looked dead to me :3

    yeah, they wouldn't kill if off that fast, and IIRC I heard he has a big spotlight in the next arc of Unity

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    @allstarsuperman: well ill edit it when the next issue comes out if he's still alive :p

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    #11  Edited By batmannflash

    Nice work!

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    #12  Edited By Alak

    @fallschirmjager: I've seen this title pop up in the reviews section, so I skimmed the first couple of scans you put up. I stopped at Issue 4 since it was getting too good. Thanks to you, I'll be buying this book now :-)

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    @alak: It's really awesome!

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    Bump!

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    Turns out, I can't edit the OP anymore, so further updates will be posting in my 2nd reply. (glad I made it^^)

    In case anyone is wondering.

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    #18  Edited By Fallschirmjager

    @allstarsuperman: ...old ass comment but whatever. I'll shamelessly bump my own thread.

    After the recent site updates, old posts got jacked up image wise. I tried editing my Aquaman respect thread after the updates and ALL the images *poofed* out of the OP. Luckily I had the foresight to organize all my scans in folders on my PC so re-uploading them was somewhat trivial.

    However. I didn't do that with X-O Manowar, so if I were to edit the OP, I would lose all those scans and have to redo it all x.x.

    Also, sorry for the lack of updates. I've been lazy. Haha. Don't think anything too noteworthy has happened since Issue 24 anyway for Aric. Mostly more of the same - though I expect some more cool shit to happen with Armor Hunters now.

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    @fallschirmjager: yeah thats happened to my Kickass, Hit-Girl, and EW threads, it sucks. I am gonna have to reload everything. And yeah I am also think Armor Hunters will give him some good feats.

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    #20  Edited By Fallschirmjager

    @allstarsuperman said:

    @fallschirmjager: yeah thats happened to my Kickass, Hit-Girl, and EW threads, it sucks. I am gonna have to reload everything. And yeah I am also think Armor Hunters will give him some good feats.

    That sucks dude.

    Yeah, I agree. Especially if he ends up fighting the Bigass Space Robot/Ship that blew up Mexico City :p

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