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Picked mine up.

Sealed in plastic. Rats. Waiting to read until the SECOND copy I bought from paradise arrives.

Dangit.

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Open it up man!!!!!!!!

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I would...

But I want to keep it 'intact.'

Sad...

But I have one of everything in the 'intact' version.

When the Hardcover comes from paradise, since it is signed, it will more than likely be open.

That one, I will read.

Sad, isn't it? I still regret purchasing a SOLAR hardcover and opening it. Then, waiting YEARS to find a nice enough one to keep intact. So, I spent $40 at the comic store today - and have nothing to read.

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kevinbastos wrote:I would...

But I want to keep it 'intact.'

Sad...

But I have one of everything in the 'intact' version.

When the Hardcover comes from paradise, since it is signed, it will more than likely be open.

That one, I will read.

Sad, isn't it? I still regret purchasing a SOLAR hardcover and opening it. Then, waiting YEARS to find a nice enough one to keep intact. So, I spent $40 at the comic store today - and have nothing to read.

Time for some CLASSIC Valiant (not-so) CLASSIC Original Valiant stuff.
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My LCS didn't get a copy in so they are ordering one for me for next week.

Kevin - That does seem quite OCD, but more power to ya. I guess everyone on this board has some degree of OCD or we wouldn't be here :lol:

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Eh? You can always open it :) Unless you are planning on re-selling it in the future.

I always wondered why all the HC are sealed.?
kevinbastos wrote:Picked mine up.

Sealed in plastic. Rats. Waiting to read until the SECOND copy I bought from paradise arrives.

Dangit.

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Sill waiting on mine from DCBS, but it only cost me $11 so I can't complain. :thumb:
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kevinbastos wrote:I would...

But I want to keep it 'intact.'

Sad...

But I have one of everything in the 'intact' version.

When the Hardcover comes from paradise, since it is signed, it will more than likely be open.

That one, I will read.

Sad, isn't it? I still regret purchasing a SOLAR hardcover and opening it. Then, waiting YEARS to find a nice enough one to keep intact. So, I spent $40 at the comic store today - and have nothing to read.

Time for some CLASSIC Valiant (not-so) CLASSIC Original Valiant stuff.
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Crazy, insane sad. And disgustingly complete.

Sounds like me.
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BugsySig wrote:Sill waiting on mine from DCBS, but it only cost me $11 so I can't complain. :thumb:
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kevinbastos wrote:I would...

But I want to keep it 'intact.'

Sad...

But I have one of everything in the 'intact' version.

When the Hardcover comes from paradise, since it is signed, it will more than likely be open.

That one, I will read.

Sad, isn't it? I still regret purchasing a SOLAR hardcover and opening it. Then, waiting YEARS to find a nice enough one to keep intact. So, I spent $40 at the comic store today - and have nothing to read.

Time for some CLASSIC Valiant (not-so) CLASSIC Original Valiant stuff.

I believe you will be a very happy camper when the signed copy turns out to have been autographed on the unopened plastic wrapping. :twisted:

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That would really suck. Signed on the plastic :lol: .

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kevinbastos wrote:I would...

But I want to keep it 'intact.'

Sad...

But I have one of everything in the 'intact' version.

When the Hardcover comes from paradise, since it is signed, it will more than likely be open.

That one, I will read.

Sad, isn't it? I still regret purchasing a SOLAR hardcover and opening it. Then, waiting YEARS to find a nice enough one to keep intact. So, I spent $40 at the comic store today - and have nothing to read.

Time for some CLASSIC Valiant (not-so) CLASSIC Original Valiant stuff.

I believe you will be a very happy camper when the signed copy turns out to have been autographed on the unopened plastic wrapping. :twisted:

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If it's signed on the plastic, I will buy an opened one later.

Ugh. I hate being OCD about this.
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Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day
:clap:

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.

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BloodOfHeroes wrote:Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day
:clap:

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.
Oh snap, EW makes an appearance in the new bloodshot story?!? :o I didn't bother to go to my LCS this weekend to pick this up, maybe now I am thinking I should have gone! :hm:
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BloodOfHeroes wrote:Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day
:clap:

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.
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Forgot to pick mine up.... tomorrow then! facepalm

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Things finally slowed down enough for me to check out the new HC. It's sweet - can't wait for future volumes.

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BloodOfHeroes wrote:I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot.
True that. On a related note, the latest Heritage catalogue has a nice write-up on Don Perlin that is heavy on Valiant references and mentions the new hardcover.

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Picked up my HC at the LCS today. Once I finished Shadowman #1 I flipped through the first 8 issues and then hungrily read the new story.

I loved it! It was much longer than I expected, and I loved that it revolved around my favorite character from Valiant...Eternal Warrior! Heck, this almost felt like it could have been a story added to an Eternal Warrior hardcover collection. :D

I loved Perlin's art! Yes I know it's "dated" in that 80's/90's style, but it brought back some great memories from reading these books in the 90's! His art is always solid which I really appreciate. I thought Vanhook's story and script were great as well. When (not if!) VEI puts out an Eternal Warrior hardcover collection they need to get Mr. Vanhook to write a new short story for that one as well!

Overall I love the hardcover, very happy with my purchase!
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I like the HC as well. Getting excited about the Ninjak HC.

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Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.
Thanks! I would've loved to have had a few more pages, myself!

Now, if they'll ever let me tell the story I pitched where Bloodshot confronts the Warrior with his findings after reviewing all the CCTV recordings in the various public places he was spotted in during his first year of adventures-- all showing that Gilad was present at most of those events, even the initial HEATHROW appearance...a story for another time, I suppose.

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VanHook wrote:
Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.
Thanks! I would've loved to have had a few more pages, myself!

Now, if they'll ever let me tell the story I pitched where Bloodshot confronts the Warrior with his findings after reviewing all the CCTV recordings in the various public places he was spotted in during his first year of adventures-- all showing that Gilad was present at most of those events, even the initial HEATHROW appearance...a story for another time, I suppose.

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VanHook wrote:
Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.
Thanks! I would've loved to have had a few more pages, myself!

Now, if they'll ever let me tell the story I pitched where Bloodshot confronts the Warrior with his findings after reviewing all the CCTV recordings in the various public places he was spotted in during his first year of adventures-- all showing that Gilad was present at most of those events, even the initial HEATHROW appearance...a story for another time, I suppose.

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VanHook wrote:
Bought two from my LCS and opened one.

Highlight of my day: turning to the new tale and reading

Alexandria, Egypt
Present Day

(emphasis mine)

VanHook brings it. Bloodshot, Gil, and even an EW flashback sequence. I'm always happy to see Perlin's Bloodshot. The art is nice. It's cool that the old-school rules still apply: Bloodshot's eyes only grow red when the nanite are working. The red circle on his chest isn't drawn, but was added by the colorist.

The foreword by VanHook and the original character design by Perlin were some nice bonus tidbits, as well.

Mt only regret? That the story is so short.

Thank you, VEI, for this wonderful gift.

I'm a very happy man.
Thanks! I would've loved to have had a few more pages, myself!

Now, if they'll ever let me tell the story I pitched where Bloodshot confronts the Warrior with his findings after reviewing all the CCTV recordings in the various public places he was spotted in during his first year of adventures-- all showing that Gilad was present at most of those events, even the initial HEATHROW appearance...a story for another time, I suppose.

All my best,
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