Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Official X-O Manowar convention costume?

See? Didn't I tell you this wasn't going to become an art blog?!

Check out this old school photo I found a scan of. It features a pretty interesting real life X-O Manowar costume and three kids holding (from left to right) X-O Manowar #0 gold variant, H.A.R.D. Corps #1 gold variant and X-O Manowar #0 gold variant again.

I have no confirmed information about it but here is what I think we can safely assume.
  • These three guys are dorks
  • This was taken at a convention of some sort (note the background and the fact that three underage dorks are holding gold editions that were routinely given away at cons by Valiant)
  • It is 1993 (note the pimp ass fanny packs - not one but TWO! - and the copies of X-O Manowar #0 and H.A.R.D. Corps #1 which were both released that year.)
  • The X-O Manowar costume is either a mediocre official suit or a bomb ass amateur one.

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