README FIRST: The Re-Reading Valiant Project

A week-to-week plan is available for re-reading VALIANT from the beginning...
start anytime, go at your own pace.

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README FIRST: The Re-Reading Valiant Project

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In the previous incarnation of the ValiantComics.com Message Boards,
board member "ManOfTheAtom" painstakingly posted a week-by-week
plan for re-reading the Valiant Universe in the order it was originally
written/published. (Thanks, ManOfTheAtom!!!)

Unfortunately, the loss of the first messageboard meant the loss
of the Re-Reading Valiant plan...

However, the first 25 weeks of the plan were salvaged from an older backup database,
and they have been posted here for those who might be interested in
re-reading the Valiant Universe stories and making comments along
the way...
(More weeks will follow, especially as they are needed.)

Most weeks have four or five issues suggested, a few have more...

The goal, of course, is to "turn back the clock" and enjoy the books!

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Thanks Greg! A new year a new start.

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Post by CLA »

This is great! I've recently found a bag of Valiant books I bought in the flea market while cleaning my room. They aren't very important issues, but I always have something to say about 'em.
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Would you happen to have my Solar #1-#4 summaries too?

I can't find them in my hd :(
Comics are like a Rorschach test, everyone has a different opinion on what they are and can be...

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Holy Comprehensive Batman! This definitely lays out the who, what, where, when, why and how!

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Man, I'd really love to start doing this ... but I'm too busy comparing and contrasting the Spanish colonization and the English colonization of the New World! Gah!

*shakefist* at Prof. Goforth

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What if we combined this with the comic scanning project?????

Scan all the books for a week, host those comics somewhere, and replace them for the next week????

That way people could end up downloading all the comics eventually, and we could have a comprehensive guide to the comic scanning!
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or combine this w/the "synopsis for every comic" project

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jusdb wrote:or combine this w/the "synopsis for every comic" project
Let's do both!
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I know its probably been done before and I was looking here for a start, but Im not finding what Im looking for quickly. Ive read quite a few Valiants...but, honestly, I have never read a ton of them. I feel kind of sleazy acting like a Valiant fan when I truly have never seen the whole story or at least the pre-Unities to know what the heck is being talked about more acurately. So, recently, I started reading them. I just read Magnus 1-10. Great stuff....but I dont want to just keep reading Magnus and discover I need to be reading other issues at the same time to get the full effect.

Is there a chart on what order Valiants should be read in? I see there are countless reviews here indicating fan reaction and summary to particular issues. But is there a chart on where to begin and how to keep following all the way to the end?

If so...any thought of making it a sticky?

Any help is appreciated...

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This is the chronological list that shows in what continuity order to read VALIANT.

Timewalker #0
The Original Turok, Son of Stone #1
The Original Turok, Son of Stone #2
The Original Doctor Solar, Man of The Atom #1
Secrets of the VALIANT Universe #3
Captain Johner & The Aliens #1
Captain Johner & The Aliens #2
Vintage Magnus Robot Fighter #1
Magnus Robot Fighter Yearbook #1
The Original Magnus Robot Fighter #1
Vintage Magnus Robot Fighter #2
Vintage Magnus Robot Fighter #3
Vintage Magnus Robot Fighter #4
Magnus Robot Fighter/Nexus Preview (Advance Comics)
Magnus Robot Fighter/Nexus #1
Magnus Robot Fighter/Nexus #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #0
Magnus Robot Fighter #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #2
Solar Man of The Atom Alpha & Omega TP
Magnus Robot Fighter #3
Solar Man of The Atom #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #4
Solar Man of The Atom #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #5/Rai Flipbook #1
Solar Man of The Atom #3
Harbinger Files #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #6/Rai Flipbook #2
Solar Man of The Atom #4
Harbinger #0
Magnus Robot Fighter #7/Rai Flipbook #3
Solar Man of The Atom #5
Harbinger #1
X-O Manowar #0
Magnus Robot Fighter #8/Rai Flipbook #4
Solar Man of The Atom #6
Harbinger #2
X-O Manowar #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #9
Solar Man of The Atom #7
Harbinger #3
X-O Manowar #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #10
Rai #1
Solar Man of The Atom #8
Harbinger #4
X-O Manowar #3
Magnus Robot Fighter #11
Rai #2
Solar Man of The Atom #9
Harbinger #5
X-O Manowar #4
Shadowman #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #12
Rai #3
The VALIANT Era Companion #1
Solar Man of The Atom #10
Harbinger #6
X-O Manowar #5
Shadowman #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #13
Rai #4
Magnus Robot Figher/Predator #1
Magnus Robot Fighter/Predator #2
Solar Man of The Atom #11
Archer & Armstrong #0
Harbinger #7
X-O Manowar #6
Shadowman #3
Magnus Robot Fighter #14
Rai #5
Unity #0
Eternal Warrior #1
Archer & Armstrong #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #15
X-O Manowar #7
Shadowman #4
Rai #6
Harbinger #8
Solar Man of The Atom #12
Eternal Warrior #2
Archer & Armstrong #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #16
X-O Manowar #8
Shadowman #5
Rai #7
Harbinger #9
Solar Man of The Atom #13
Unity: The Lost Chapter
Rai Companion #1
Unity #1
Archer & Armstrong #3
Eternal Warrior #3
X-O Manowar #9
Shadowman #6
Solar Man of The Atom #14
Harbinger #10
Magnus Robot Fighter #17
Rai #8
Archer & Armstrong #4
Eternal Warrior #4
Harbinger #11
Solar Man of The Atom #15
Shadowman #7
X-O Manowar #10
Magnus Robot Fighter #18
Archer & Armstrong #5
Eternal Warrior #5
X-O Manowar #11
Solar Man of The Atom #16
H.A.R.D. Corps #1
Harbinger #12
Shadowman #8
Magnus Robot Fighter #19
Archer & Armstrong #6
H.A.R.D. Corps #2
Harbinger #13
Shadowman #9
X-O Manowar #12
Solar Man of The Atom #17
Eternal Warrior #6
Bloodshot #0
Magnus Robot Fighter #20
Archer & Armstrong #7
H.A.R.D. Corps #3
Harbinger #14
Shadowman #10
X-O Manowar #13
Solar Man of The Atom #18
Eternal Warrior #7
Bloodshot #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #21
Archer & Armstrong/Eternal Warrior #8
H.A.R.D. Corps #4
Harbinger #15
Shadowman #11
X-O Manowar #14
Solar Man of The Atom #19
Bloodshot #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #22
Archer & Armstrong #9
Harbinger #16
H.A.R.D. Corps #5
Shadowman #12
X-O Manowar #15
Solar Man of The Atom #20
Bloodshot #3
Eternal Warrior #9
Magnus Robot Fighter #23
Rai #0
Archer & Armstrong #10
Solar Man of The Atom #21
Magnus Robot Fighter #24
Bloodshot #4
H.A.R.D. Corps #6
Harbinger #17
Shadowman #13
Eternal Warrior #10
X-O Manowar #16
Rai & The Future Force #9
Archer & Armstrong #11
Harbinger #18
X-O Manowar #17
Shadowman #14
Solar Man of The Atom #22
H.A.R.D. Corps #7
Eternal Warrior #11
Bloodshot #5
Magnus Robot Fighter #25
Rai & The Future Force #10
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1
Archer & Armstrong #12
Harbinger #19
X-O Manowar #18
Shadowman #15
Solar Man of The Atom #23
H.A.R.D. Corps #8
Eternal Warrior #12
Bloodshot #6
Rai & The Future Force #11
Magnus Robot Fighter #26
Death Mate Prelude Green
Death Mate Prologue
Death Mate Prelude Red
Death Mate Yellow
Death Mate Blue
Death Mate Red
Death Mate Black
Death Mate Epilogue
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #2
Archer & Armstrong #13
Harbinger #20
X-O Manowar #19
Shadowman #16
Solar Man of The Atom #24
H.A.R.D. Corps #9
Eternal Warrior #13
Bloodshot #7
Magnus Robot Fighter #27
Rai & The Future Force #12
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #3
Archer & Armstrong #14
Harbinger #21
X-O Manowar #20
Shadowman #17
Secret Weapons #1
Bloodshot #8
Solar Man of The Atom #25
H.A.R.D. Corps #10
Eternal Warrior #14
Magnus Robot Fighter #28
Rai & The Future Force #13
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #4
Archer & Armstrong #15
Harbinger #22
X-O Manowar #21
Shadowman #18
Secret Weapons #2
Solar Man of The Atom #26
Eternal Warrior #15
Bloodshot #9
H.A.R.D. Corps #11
Magnus Robot Fighter #29
Rai & The Future Force #14
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #5
Archer & Armstrong #16
Harbinger #23
X-O Manowar #22
Shadowman #19
Eternal Warrior #16
Secret Weapons #3
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #1
Solar Man of The Atom #27
Bloodshot #10
H.A.R.D. Corps #12
Rai & The Future Force #15
Magnus Robot Fighter #30
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #6
Archer & Armstrong #17
Harbinger #24
X-O Manowar #23
Shadowman #20
Eternal Warrior #17
Secret Weapons #4
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #2
Solar Man of The Atom #28
Bloodshot #11
H.A.R.D. Corps #13
Eternal Warrior Yearbook #1
Rai & The Future Force #16
Magnus Robot Fighter #31
Ninjak #0
Ninjak #00
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #7
Archer & Armstrong #18
Harbinger #25
X-O Manowar #24
Shadowman #21
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #3
Eternal Warrior #18
Secret Weapons #5
VALIANT Vision Starter Kit: Solar Man of The Atom
Solar Man of The Atom #29
Bloodshot #12
H.A.R.D. Corps #14
Rai & The Future Force #17
Magnus Robot Fighter #32
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #8
Archer & Armstrong #19
Harbinger #26
X-O Manowar #25/Armorines #0
Eternal Warrior #19
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #4
Shadowman #22
Secret Weapons #6
Solar Man of The Atom #30
Ninjak #1
Bloodshot #13
H.A.R.D. Corps #15
Rai & The Future Force #18
Magnus Robot Fighter #33
Timewalker Yearbook #1
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #5
Shadowman #23
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #9
Secret Weapons #7
Ninjak #2
Eternal Warrior #20
Archer & Armstrong #20
Bloodshot #14
Harbinger #27
X-O Manowar #26
H.A.R.D. Corps #16
Solar Man of The Atom #31
Magnus Robot Fighter #34
Rai & The Future Force #19
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #6
Shadowman #0
Shadowman #24
Solar Man of The Atom #32
Harbinger #28
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #10
Secret Weapons #8
Ninjak #3
Bloodshot #15
Eternal Warrior #21
Archer & Armstrong #21
X-O Manowar #27
H.A.R.D. Corps #17
Magnus Robot Fighter #35
Rai & The Future Force #20
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #7
Shadowman #25
Solar Man of The Atom #33
Harbinger #29
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #11
Secret Weapons #9
Bloodshot #16
Ninjak #4
Eternal Warrior #22
Archer & Armstrong #22
X-O Manowar #28
H.A.R.D. Corps #18
Magnus Robot Fighter #36
Rai & The Future Force #21
Shadowman #26
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #8
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #12
Ninjak #5
Bloodshot #17
Secret Weapons #10
Eternal Warrior #23
Archer & Armstrong #23
Harbinger #30
H.A.R.D. Corps #19
Armorines #1
X-O Manowar #29
Solar Man of The Atom #34
Magnus Robot Fighter #37
Rai & The Future Force #22
Shadowman #27
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #9
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #13
Secrets of the VALIANT Universe #1
Bloodshot #18
Secret Weapons #11
Ninjak #6
Archer & Armstrong #24
Eternal Warrior #24
Harbinger #31
H.A.R.D. Corps #20
Armorines #2
X-O Manowar #30
Solar Man of The Atom #35
Bloodshot Yearbook #1
Magnus Robot Fighter #38
Rai & The Future Force #23
Shadowman #28
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #10
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #14
Bloodshot #19
Secret Weapons #12
Ninjak #7
Archer & Armstrong #25
Eternal Warrior #25
Harbinger #32
Armorines #3
X-O Manowar #31
H.A.R.D. Corps #21
Solar Man of The Atom #36
Turok Yearbook #1
Psi-Lords #1
Rai & The Future Force #24
Magnus Robot Fighter #39
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #15
Solar Man of The Atom #37
Harbinger #33
H.A.R.D. Corps #22
Armorines #4
X-O Manowar #32
Psi-Lords #2
Magnus Robot Fighter #40
Rai & The Future Force #25
The Chaos Effect Alpha
Shadowman #29
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #11
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #16
Secrets of the VALIANT Universe #2
Ninjak #8
Bloodshot #20
Secret Weapons #13
Archer & Armstrong #26/Eternal Warrior #26
Harbinger #34
Armorines #5
X-O Manowar #33
H.A.R.D. Corps #23
Solar Man of The Atom #38
Psi-Lords #3
Rai #26
Magnus Robot Fighter #41
The Chaos Effect Omega
Shadowman #30
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #12
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #17
Bloodshot #21
Secret Weapons #14
Ninjak #9
Eternal Warrior #27
Geomancer #1
Shadowman #31
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #13
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #18
Bloodshot #22
Secret Weapons #15
Ninjak #10
Geomancer #2
Eternal Warrior #28
Harbinger #35
Armorines #6
X-O Manowar #34
H.A.R.D. Corps #24
Solar Man of The Atom #39
Timewalker #1
Ninjak Yearbook #1
Shadowman Yearbook #1
Psi-Lords #4
Magnus Robot Fighter #42
Rai #27
Shadowman #32
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #14
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #19
Bloodshot #23
Secret Weapons #16
Ninjak #11
Geomancer #3
Eternal Warrior #29
The Chaos Effect Epilogue #1
Harbinger #36
The Chaos Effect Epilogue #2
Armorines #7
X-O Manowar #35
H.A.R.D. Corps #25
Solar Man of The Atom #40
Timewalker #2
Eternal Warrior Yearbook #2
Psi-Lords #5
Magnus Robot Fighter #43
Rai #28
Shadowman #33
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #15
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #20
Bloodshot #24
Secret Weapons #17
Ninjak #12
Geomancer #4
Eternal Warrior #30
Harbinger #37
Harbinger Files #2
Armorines #8
X-O Manowar #36
H.A.R.D. Corps #26
Solar Man of The Atom #41
Timewalker #3
Magnus Robot Fighter #44
Psi-Lords #6
Rai #29
Shadowman #34
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #16
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #21
Bloodshot #25
Secret Weapons #18
Ninjak #13
Geomancer #5
Eternal Warrior #31
Harbinger #38
Armorines #9
X-O Manowar #37
X-O Manowar #1/2
X-O Manowar #38
X-O Manowar #39
X-O Manowar #40
H.A.R.D. Corps #27
Solar Man of The Atom #42
Timewalker #4
The Visitor Vs The VALIANT Universe #1
The Visitor Vs The VALIANT Universe #2
X-O Manowar Yearbook #1
Psi-Lords #7
Magnus Robot Fighter #45
Rai #30
Shadowman #35
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #17
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #22
Bloodshot #26
Secret Weapons #19
Ninjak #14
Geomancer #6
Eternal Warrior #32
Harbinger #39
Armorines #10
X-O Manowar #41
H.A.R.D. Corps #28
Solar Man of The Atom #43
Timewalker #5
The Visitor #1
Destroyer #0
Psi-Lords #8
Magnus Robot Fighter #46
Rai #31
Shadowman #36
The Second Life of Dr. Mirage #18
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #23
Bloodshot #27
Secret Weapons #20
Bloodshot #28
Secret Weapons #21
Ninjak #15
Geomancer #7
Eternal Warrior #33
Harbinger #40
Armorines #11
X-O Manowar #42
H.A.R.D. Corps #29
Solar Man of The Atom #44
Timewalker #6
The Visitor #2
Psi-Lords #9
Magnus Robot Fighter #47
Rai #32
Shadowman #37
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #24
Bloodshot #29
Ninjak #16
Geomancer #8
Eternal Warrior #34
Harbinger #41
Armorines #12
X-O Manowar #43
H.A.R.D. Corps #30
Solar Man of The Atom #45
Timewalker #7
The Visitor #3
Psi-Lords #10
Magnus Robot Fighter #48
Rai #33
Shadowman #38
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #25
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #26
Bloodshot #30
Bloodshot #31
Ninjak #17
Ninjak #18
Eternal Warrior #35
Eternal Warrior #36
X-O Manowar Birthquake Prelude
X-O Manowar #44
X-O Manowar #45
Solar Man of The Atom #46
Timewalker #8
Timewalker #9
The Visitor #4
The Visitor #5
Magnus Robot Fighter #49
Magnus Robot Fighter #50
Shadowman #39
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #27
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #28
Bloodshot #32
Bloodshot #33
Ninjak #19
Ninjak #20
Eternal Warrior #37
Eternal Warrior #38
X-O Manowar #46
X-O Manowar #47
Solar Man of The Atom #47
Timewalker #10
Timewalker #11
The Visitor #6
The Visitor #7
Magnus Robot Fighter #51
Magnus Robot Fighter #52
Shadowman #40
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #29
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #30
Bloodshot #34
Bloodshot #35
Ninjak #21
Ninjak #22
Eternal Warrior #39
Eternal Warrior #40
X-O Manowar #48
X-O Manowar #49
Solar Man of The Atom #48
Solar Man of The Atom #49
Timewalker #12
Timewalker #13
The Visitor #8
The Visitor #9
Magnus Robot Fighter #53
Magnus Robot Fighter #54
Shadowman #41
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #31
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #32
Bloodshot #36
Bloodshot #37
Ninjak #23
Ninjak #24
Eternal Warrior #41
Eternal Warrior #42
X-O Manowar #50-X
X-O Manowar #50-O
Solar Man of The Atom #50
Timewalker #14
Timewalker #15
The Visitor #10
The Visitor #11
Magnus Robot Fighter #55
Magnus Robot Fighter #56
Shadowman #42
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #33
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #0
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #34
Bloodshot #38
Bloodshot #39
Ninjak #25
Ninjak #26
Eternal Warrior #43
Eternal Warrior #44
X-O Manowar #51
X-O Manowar #52
Solar Man of The Atom #51
Solar Man of The Atom #52
The Visitor #12
The Visitor #13
Magnus Robot Fighter #57
Magnus Robot Fighter #58
Shadowman #43
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #35
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #36
Bloodshot #40
Bloodshot #41
Eternal Warrior #45
Eternal Warrior #46
X-O Manowar #53
X-O Manowar #54
Solar Man of The Atom #53
Solar Man of The Atom #54
The Outcast Special
Magnus Robot Fighter #59
Magnus Robot Fighter #60
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #37
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #38
Bloodshot #42
Bloodshot #43
Eternal Warrior #47
Eternal Warrior #48
X-O Manowar #55
X-O Manowar #56
Solar Man of The Atom #55
Solar Man of The Atom #56
Magnus Robot Fighter #61
Magnus Robot Fighter #62
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #39
Bloodshot #44
Eternal Warrior The Wings of Justice
Eternal Warrior #49
X-O Manowar #57
X-O Manowar #58
Solar Man of The Atom #57
Solar Man of The Atom #58
Magnus Robot Fighter #63
Magnus Robot Fighter #64
Turok The Hunted #1
Turok The Hunted #2
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #40
Bloodshot #45
Bloodshoot Last Stand
Eternal Warrior #50
X-O Manowar #59
X-O Manowar #60
Solar Man of The Atom #59
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #41
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #42
Bloodshot #46
X-O Manowar #61
X-O Manowar #62
Solar Man of The Atom #60
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #43
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #44
Bloodshot #47
Bloodshot #48
Eternal Warrior: Fist & Steel #1
X-O Manowar #63
X-O Manowar #64
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #45
Bloodshot #49
Eternal Warrior: Fist & Steel #2
X-O Manowar #65
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #46
Bloodshot #50
X-O Manowar #66
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #47
Bloodshot #51
X-O Manowar #67
X-O Manowar #68
X-O Manowar/Iron Man #1
Iron Man/X-O Manowar #1

Extras that can be read in any order:
Darque Passages (inserted with the Shadowman TP)
VALIANT Reader #1
X-O Database (inserted with the X-O Manowar TP)
Acclaim Comics Presents VALIANT Birthquake Free-View
PunX #1
PunX #2
PunX #3
Manga PunX Special #1
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gowaltrip wrote:I know its probably been done before and I was looking here for a start, but Im not finding what Im looking for quickly. Ive read quite a few Valiants...but, honestly, I have never read a ton of them. I feel kind of sleazy acting like a VALIANT fan when I truly have never seen the whole story or at least the pre-Unities to know what the heck is being talked about more acurately. So, recently, I started reading them. I just read Magnus 1-10. Great stuff....but I dont want to just keep reading Magnus and discover I need to be reading other issues at the same time to get the full effect.

Is there a chart on what order Valiants should be read in? I see there are countless reviews here indicating fan reaction and summary to particular issues. But is there a chart on where to begin and how to keep following all the way to the end?

If so...any thought of making it a sticky?

Any help is appreciated...

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ManOfTheAtom has provided a reading order based on the storylines above.

Here is list is based on the order the books were released,
the way they would have been read buying them each month...
http://www.valiantcomics.com/valiant/releaseorder.asp

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Thanks to both of you. :thumb:

I was looking for the latter probably a bit more. I was surprised to see Timewalker #0 as the 1st book to read, seeing how it came out in 1996. I actually read it tonight and must admit, it looks like an event that is going somewhere, but I guess without knowing more....I didnt get it. :oops:

I should have found Greg's list now that I seen it. But, thanks for helping me along. Im going to try and continue reading.

I havent been in many Valiant discussions because I cannot say so with enough knowledge. Now that I have a list to follow, I should be able to join in more discussions, the more I read or re-read.

In any event, I do want to be known as a fan. But probably the majority of the books I had read, was way back when they came out. Im going to work on changing that. 8-)

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How is Captain Johner & The Aliens connected to the Valiant Universe? I never bothered reading it, as I figured there wasn't any connection.

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Doesn't it take place in the same univese as Magnus?

There's no connection but it might be considered a Gold Key/Pre VALIANT series.
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ManofTheAtom wrote:Doesn't it take place in the same univese as Magnus?

There's no connection but it might be considered a Gold Key/Pre VALIANT series.
Do any of the Valiant books reference anything in the series? I'm just wondering if I should pick it up.

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Robbstrd wrote:
ManofTheAtom wrote:Doesn't it take place in the same univese as Magnus?

There's no connection but it might be considered a Gold Key/Pre VALIANT series.
Do any of the VALIANT books reference anything in the series? I'm just wondering if I should pick it up.
No, but if you can find it get it, it's not a bad story. I for one really liked it.
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Question:

Shouldn't The VALIANT Era Companion #1 be read before Solar #10? IIRC, VEC showed Gil & Joe Nicoletti's first meeting in 'Nam, plus set the stage for their later meeting at Harbinger.

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Robbstrd wrote:Question:

Shouldn't The VALIANT Era Companion #1 be read before Solar #10? IIRC, VEC showed Gil & Joe Nicoletti's first meeting in 'Nam, plus set the stage for their later meeting at Harbinger.
You're right. I'm gonna change that
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Awesome list, btw--I'm currently re-reading my Valiant collection, so this list will make things a lot easier.

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Another question:

Are there any indications that PunX or the Outcast occur in the VH1 universe? I have the Outcast Special & didn't see any relation between it & the other books (that I remember), & never picked up PunX for the same reason.

Thanks.

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PunX is a satire/parody.

There was a preview story in Previews with Solar speaking on the phone with someone at Acclaim about PunX in which he says something to the effect of "after all, I put up with that Unity crap".

I've always seen Outcast as part of the deal to have Breyfogle on Bloodshot. Like "if you do Bloodshot we'll let publish something you come up with".
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Hmmm, so I wonder where this new Harbinger story is going to fit in?

It might depend on if the powers that be start the entire universe over or if they continue as is..

What does everyone else think?? :hm:

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IanAlexavier wrote:Hmmm, so I wonder where this new Harbinger story is going to fit in?

It might depend on if the powers that be start the entire universe over or if they continue as is..

What does everyone else think?? :hm:

good question.

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If it is set in a Post Unity continuity that ignores everything after Shooter left, then it most likely fits in after Harbinger #10 (Story: Jim Shooter and David Lapham) plus 15 years.


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