Honoring The Valiant

Valiant is very under rated.

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One of the highlights of 2016 for me was attending the Harvey Awards. Held every year in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic Con, the Harvey Awards honor excellence in the comic book industry. As an avid comic book fan and reader of many of the books published by Valiant, I was pleased to see so many writers, artists, letters, and inkers who had worked on Valiant series nominated. Halfway through the awards show, it became clear that despite producing some of the most innovative and thought provoking superhero stories in the industry, Valiant wasn’t going to win in any nominated category. Which, to be honest, was stunning considering in some categories such as best inker, colorist, letter, and most promising new talent they were nominated multiple times. In the “Special Award for Humor in Comics,” they were nominated four seperate times, and twice for the same book:Unity#25. (Incidentally…

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