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PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:20:10 pm 
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Location: Deadside....aka Baltimore
Valiant fan since: March 2017
Favorite character: X-O Manowar
Favorite title: X-O Manowar
Favorite writer: Venditti
Favorite artist: Cafu +All of them are amazing
I have this local comic shop that I've been meaning to check out for years, but I have never collected comics in my life, other than reading them occasionally as a kid in the 70's and 80's. Big Spider-Man fan all my life, but I only owned 3 trades that I got as a gift years ago. I am very into Star Wars, and that was about as far as my nerdom went. Not anymore.
Anyway, I finally went to the shop last month..............Mostly to find some X-Men issues with Legion, because I was so enamored by that FX TV show.
So on a whim(I really don't even remember the exact moment) I picked up XO Manowar #1. I think it was because I thought the cover was rad, reminded me of the original Star Wars a new hope poster, and the quality of the paper impressed me. I had never even heard of XO, Valiant, or any of the Valiant characters.

That was about 30 days ago, and since then I have been friggin devouring trades. I am officially obsessed.
I guess being a Valiant fan is my new hobby. Its weird. Never thought I would be a comic book guy. On top of that, I am seriously considering going to my first ever Con in Baltimore, (but only if there are Valiant panels). WTF?!
I got a fever, and the only prescription is more Valiant.

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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 3:07:51 am 
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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 7:15:43 am 
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Valiant fan since: 1991
Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
Favorite title: Imperium
Favorite writer: Dysart & Fred Van Lente
Favorite artist: Larosa, Henry & CAFU
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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 7:32:34 am 
I had the 1,000,000th post on this board and all I got was this lousy custom ranking.
I had the 1,000,000th post on this board and all I got was this lousy custom ranking.
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Welcome to the board. As you already know, there's lots of good stuff to read. My personal favorites are the Dysart Harbinger/Imperium, Van Lente's Archer & Armstrong/Timewalker and Kindt's Ninjak.


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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 8:14:52 am 
The admin around here must be getting old and soft.
The admin around here must be getting old and soft.
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Favorite artist: Depends on character
Welcome! :high-five:

I wondered how someone who has only been a fan of X-O 2017 could choose "Gafti" as their username, but your devouring the trades answers that question. :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 11:35:51 am 
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Location: Deadside....aka Baltimore
Valiant fan since: March 2017
Favorite character: X-O Manowar
Favorite title: X-O Manowar
Favorite writer: Venditti
Favorite artist: Cafu +All of them are amazing
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Welcome! :high-five:

I wondered how someone who has only been a fan of X-O 2017 could choose "Gafti" as their username, but your devouring the trades answers that question. :lol:
Thanks guys.
I'm a total neophyte. haha.

Harbinger is ridiculously good. Probably my favorite right now along with Divinity. My local shop has a 50% off sale on FCBD, and I plan to load up again on trades.
Still have a ton to read. It really is crazy to me that the average person out there has no clue about the Valiant characters. It's the world's best kept secret.

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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 2:58:22 pm 
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Welcome! Lots of great reading ahead for you!


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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 3:03:05 pm 
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Valiant fan since: 1st turok
Favorite character: x-o manowar
Favorite title: x-o manowar
Welcome my man. Try. Paradise. He has a ton of tpbs for cheap..at least he did


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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 3:23:58 pm 
The admin around here must be getting old and soft.
The admin around here must be getting old and soft.
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Welcome my man. Try. Paradise. He has a ton of tpbs for cheap..at least he did
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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 5:18:58 pm 
You gotta have Faith!
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Favorite title: Harbinger
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Favorite artist: Mico Suayan & Lewis LaRosa
These stories will never get old. I always enjoy seeing somebody discover how great Valiant is. Welcome to a second family.

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PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 4:28:37 pm 
Wanna see an unpublished Shadowman page?
Wanna see an unpublished Shadowman page?
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PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 5:47:50 pm 
Harbinger rank: Shinia
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Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:38:33 am
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Valiant fan since: Ninjak vol. 1 #23
Favorite title: Harbinger, Imperium, Divinity
Favorite artist: Hairsine, Suayan, LaRosa
Hmm This whole story sounds awfully familiar to me lol :hm:

Welcome to Valiant! :high-five:

Gafti wrote:
That was about 30 days ago, and since then I have been friggin devouring trades. I am officially obsessed.
I guess being a Valiant fan is my new hobby. Its weird. Never thought I would be a comic book guy. On top of that, I am seriously considering going to my first ever Con in Baltimore, (but only if there are Valiant panels). WTF?!
I got a fever, and the only prescription is more Valiant.


This is exactly how I ended up at C2E2 this year :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 07, 2017 4:12:48 pm 
I had the 1,000,000th post on this board and all I got was this lousy custom ranking.
I had the 1,000,000th post on this board and all I got was this lousy custom ranking.
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Gafti. I was doing a little organizing this weekend and realized I no longer need these tpbs. Their yours free of charge if you want them. Just let me know.

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PostPosted: Sun May 07, 2017 5:20:20 pm 
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Location: Deadside....aka Baltimore
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Favorite character: X-O Manowar
Favorite title: X-O Manowar
Favorite writer: Venditti
Favorite artist: Cafu +All of them are amazing
Wow that's amazingly generous. Thank you, big time. Unfortunately, I already have those trades. Thank you so much for the offer though, man. Another example of how cool Valiant fans are.

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PostPosted: Sun May 07, 2017 5:21:45 pm 
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Location: Deadside....aka Baltimore
Valiant fan since: March 2017
Favorite character: X-O Manowar
Favorite title: X-O Manowar
Favorite writer: Venditti
Favorite artist: Cafu +All of them are amazing
I'm like embarrassed to say it. I've bought 28 trades over the past couple months. Haha. (Caveat: 80% were purchased at 2 different 50% off sales at my local store. And 4 are 90's Valiant trades I found in the $5 bin yesterday.)
Screw it though . It's only money, and I'm enjoying the hell out of myself. These are dollars well-spent.
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PostPosted: Wed May 10, 2017 9:13:36 pm 
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Favorite character: Aric
Favorite title: Harbinger
A proper welcome extended to you, man!

I'm with you on Harbinger (as well as Imperium), it's been the very best of VEI to date in my mind. But so much good storytelling all throughout the current 5 years of new books.

Cool to hear you liked that Legion show, I thought it was really excellent as it progressed. I've been tempted to dig through my New Mutants run to see if I actually have his first appearance there or not - I've never really read many comics about him that I can readily recall.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:44:21 pm 
Just jumpin' through time arcs, that's all.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:59:24 pm 
Rockin' out in Torquehalla
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Valiant fan since: ECCC April 2016
Favorite character: Bloodshot/Ninjak/Divinity
Favorite title: Divinity/BS Reborn/Britannia
Favorite writer: Kindt/Lemire/Roberts
Favorite artist: All of them, really
Reading your story, I too was never the comic book type, until I read Valiant. Think it's a must that you go to Baltimore Con, especially if Valiant will be there. I would assume they will be, as it's a pretty big East Coast Con. Meeting Dinesh and the rest of the crew for the first time is always real special, but it's meeting the other fans of Valiant I've had the fondest memories. Met some serious fans, some not so serious, each one very kick arse! Getting together for beers after the Con is always a great time too, so be on the lookout for that!

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