Shipping in September, X-O Manowar #19 finds Aric with a new job: he’s an agent of G.A.T.E. charged with defending Earth against extraterrestrial threats… and one just popped up.

Of potential interest, Valiant is again offering their pre-order bundles and for the “Agent” arc, Image co-founder Whilce Portacio will be the cover artist.

Care for an advance look at the art?  Just scroll down.

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Valiant is proud to present your first look at X-O MANOWAR (2017) #19, an ALL-NEW STORY ARC and NEW JUMPING-ON POINT for the best-selling comics powerhouse! On September 26th, Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY, Mind MGMT) and eye-popping artist Juan José Ryp (BRITANNIA) unleash“AGENT,” a new challenge on our war-torn world, as Aric of Dacia once again defends Earth from extraterrestrial terrors!

Beyond time, space, and reality, there lies the Unknown…and now it’s coming here! When soldiers from a mysterious foreign realm arrive on Earth, it’s up to the armored Visigoth known as X-O Manowar – newly returned to the planet and now the leader of his own elite G.A.T.E. unit – to deal with the intrusion. But are these otherworldly emissaries truly the threat they appear to be, or does a larger danger loom over the Valiant Universe still?

On September 26thcritically acclaimed writer Matt Kindt (ETERNITY, Grass Kings) and incendiary artist Juan José Ryp (NINJA-K) bring a new plane of existence crashing down upon our own in X-O MANOWAR #19! Featuring covers by Kenneth Rocafort (The Ultimates), Alan Quah (Orphan Black), Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), and Renato Guedes (Wolverine)!

Plus: Don’t miss your chance to reserve the X-O MANOWAR (2017) #19-22 PRE-ORDER EDITION BUNDLE – available only as a pre-order set to fans who reserve the next captivating jumping-on point, “AGENT,” with their local comic shop by the final order cut-off date (FOC) ofSeptember 3rd, 2018!

Released monthly from September 2018 through December 2018, each PRE-ORDER EDITION comes packed with trade paperback-style extras and bonus content, including creator commentary, behind-the-scenes looks at the creation of the comics, process character designs and artwork, and first looks at upcoming issues – plus exclusive covers by Whilce Portacio (Uncanny X-Men) that can’t be found anywhere else!

The only way to obtain these exclusive items is to pre-order all four issues with your local comic shop by the final order cut-off date of September 3rd, 2018! No more copies will be made available beyond that date and subsequent issues will not be offered in later solicitations!

X-O MANOWAR (2017) #19 (NEW ARC! “AGENT” – PART 1!)
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by JUAN JOSÉ RYP
Cover A by KENNETH ROCAFORT
Cover B by ALAN QUAH
Cover C by MICO SUAYAN
Interlocking Variant by RENATO GUEDES
X-O Manowar 75th Issue Variant by MICO SUAYAN
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale SEPTEMBER 26th (FOC – 9/3/18)

X-O MANOWAR (2017) #19-22 PRE-ORDER EDITION BUNDLE
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by JUAN JOSÉ RYP
Covers by WHILE PORTACIO
$3.99 each [4 issues] | 40 pgs. Each | T+ | Issue 19 On Sale SEPTEMBER 26th (FOC – 9/3/18)