Cover pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Tom Ryder. "Operation Deep Freeze - Part 1 Ultimatums," script by Jorge González, pencils by Jim Calafiore, inks by Tom Ryder; The CIA wants the X-O Manowar armor, but Aric won't hand it over; How long can Aric refuse the government's demands without endangering those closest to him; The fight of Aric's life begins here, sending him on a quest to the most brutal ends of the Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.