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Akropolis by Gigamic and Hachette BoardGames Coming Soon

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Hachette Games and Gigamic announced the upcoming tile placement game Akropolis will be coming to the US on July 1st 2022. "Construct the most prestigious Akropolis and develop cohesive districts for your citizens. As you create new buildings, you will expand your city - either spreading out or building up. The higher your stacks of tiles, the more valuable the buildings! Just make sure you don't run out of stone; it's a finite and valuable resource for every architect!" Gameplay Overview Take on the role of an architect and build your own akropolis in ancient Greece. Try to construct districts of similar buildings and stack them high to increase their value. Add plazas as multipliers for even more points! Each turn, choose an available tile and add it to your city. The further down the construction site the tile is, the more stone you'll need to pay to take it. Immediately add the tile to your city, either expanding outward or stacking higher. Once all tiles hav

Quick Ratings @ValiantComics Unity, Bloodshot, X-O Manowar & Eternal Warrior


Here are today's Quick Ratings for Valiant Entertainments' Unity #1, Bloodshot and the H.A.R.D.Corps #15, X-O Manowar #19, and Eternal Warrior #3If you have any questions about my rating or want to discuss anything just leave me a comment.


See the Review Rating Overview page for more information on how I rate each comic


Unity #1 - Unity: Part 1



To kill a king, he has created an army.

The world’s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible – fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known – UNITY. Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar!

Be here when New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Justice League of America, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Justice, Journey into Mystery) launch Valiant’s first-ever superteam into the landmark comic book event of the year with an all-new ongoing series in UNITY #1, featuring covers by a murderer’s row of comics juggernauts – Doug Braithwaite, JG Jones, Bryan Hitch, Paolo Rivera, Clayton Crain, Travel Foreman, and Neal Adams!


You’ve heard the buzz, you’ve seen the reviews. If you still haven’t jumped onto Valiant Comics, the time is now! This November, UNITY is the perfect entry point for new readers.

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 4
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.4 (9/10) - (Buy Unity) SAVE 10%



Bloodshot and H.A.R.D.CORPS #16 - The H.A.R.D. Way Part 3



Sometimes gunslingers go out the hard way.

H.A.R.D. Corps has just experienced its first fatality. Bloodshot is severely weakened. He and Charlie are at each other’s throats. And the new rookies are a mess. It would be suicide to take on Harada now…so that’s exactly what they’ll do.

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 5
Layout & Flow - 4
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.7 (9.5/10) - (Buy Bloodshot and H.A.R.D.Corps) SAVE 10%


 Warrior #3 - War on the Gods!



Save the Wizard!

Hungry for glory as the new Fist and Steel, the Eternal Warrior’s daughter Xaran has started a war between the mysterious Houses that rule the world. Now, as Gilad struggles to contain his daughter’s savage nature, two generations of Eternal Warrior race after the answers that lie between science and myth, rumor and legend, conquest and defeat.

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Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 4
Verdict - 3.7 (7.5/10) - (Buy Eternal Warrior) SAVE 10%


X-O Manowar #19 - Challenges



All-new arc, all-new jumping-on point! X-O Manowar goes head-to-head against the forces of UNITY!

Aric of Dacia has fought to reclaim the ancestral lands of the Visigoths – and he has bled for it. But nothing he has faced before can prepare him for the combined might of UNITY – and the deadly combination of Harada, Ninjak, Eternal Warrior and Livewire! New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Green Lantern) and Eisner Award winner Cary Nord (X-O Manowar: Planet Death) reunite for a landmark, standalone story arc at the heart of UNITY.

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.3 (8.5/10) - (Buy X-O Manowar) SAVE 10%


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