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...over a decade ago, like a lot of the kids in my neighborhood, i had stumbled onto the comic scene boom accompanied by the rise of sports cards. It wasn't until i was at another kid's house trading comics/cards that i fell in love with valiant. I inquired about a pristine magnus#12 to hear it's book value of $80 - although steep i carefully perused the pages and deemed it worthy to trade for a gold cover image (i can't remember which) - from that point on i spent all my paperboy money collecting valiants....a decade later, in my mid-20s, i'm dusting off all my collectables. I could no longer leave them with my parents, so now i'm going through the arduos task of appraising value and selling everything (sport cards, non sport cards and comics) - with the exception of my valiants.

I don't know what it is, i've been out of comics for so long, but seeing all the great artwork and reliving the days of my youth i had an instant desire to acquire the books i couldn't before. So here I am, fresh into the valiant fold actively bidding/looking for many rare valiants. I'll be popping in from time to time, this site is very, very well done! Kudos!

p.s. what do the acronyms CEAR and v.v.c.s.s. mean?

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Welcome aboard (you'll regret it).

CEAR is Chaos Effect Alpha Red varaint cover ( dealer incentive ), VERY HARD TO FIND!

V.V.S.S. is Valiant Validated Signature Series ( signed comics put out by Valiant).

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Welcome to the boards! :thumb:
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GGSAE wrote:p.s. what do the acronyms CEAR and v.v.c.s.s. mean?
ValiantComics.Com Validated signatures series or something like that. Fan produced signature series. Really cool.

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V.V.S.S. = Valiant Validated Signature Series

http://www.valiantcomics.com/valiant/vvsstitle.asp

V.c.V.S.S = Valiantcomics.com Validated Signature Series

http://st15.startlogic.com/~dineshsh/va ... /vcvss.htm

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SHOWOFF :x

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Post by GGSAE »

Hey thanks guys,

i wasn't sure of the distinction between the vvss and vvcss

Just one more question, how do you change the title under your name?

I didn't write paulsmith56 is my hero, does that change with my number of posts?

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GGSAE wrote:Hey thanks guys,

i wasn't sure of the distinction between the vvss and vvcss

Just one more question, how do you change the title under your name?

I didn't write paulsmith56 is my hero, does that change with my number of posts?
it depends on how many posts you have.

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Your title is based on how many posts you make.

Aftter ex amount of posts your title will change.

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That's what i figured...the range of post handles varies a lot more than most boards (and with better creativity), nice touch for sure.

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Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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jedimarley wrote:Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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Anything with a banana in it is acceptable. :P
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jedimarley wrote:Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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How's that?

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X-O HoboJoe wrote:
jedimarley wrote:Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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Anything with a banana in it is acceptable. :P

Just ignore this DORK.
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on the top of every page should be 'profile'

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GGSAE wrote: how do you change the title under your name?

I didn't write paulsmith56 is my hero,
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Some people think "paulsmith56 is my hero" is BWS's alias.

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GGSAE wrote:
jedimarley wrote:Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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How's that?
You have chosen . . . wisely. :thumb:
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jedimarley wrote:
X-O HoboJoe wrote:
jedimarley wrote:Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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Anything with a banana in it is acceptable. :P

Just ignore this DORK.
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X-O HoboJoe wrote:
jedimarley wrote:
X-O HoboJoe wrote:
jedimarley wrote:Pick yourself out a Avatar.
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Anything with a banana in it is acceptable. :P

Just ignore this DORK.
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dino wrote:V.V.S.S. = Valiant Validated Signature Series

http://www.valiantcomics.com/valiant/vvsstitle.asp

V.c.V.S.S = Valiantcomics.com Validated Signature Series

http://st15.startlogic.com/~dineshsh/va ... /vcvss.htm

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Must be nice - I don't have any of them... YET! :twisted:
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