How many times have you purchased a comic book that has been signed by a creator, and you later find out that signature is fake? For comic book collectors and those trading on value, that realization can be truly shattering. When Secret Weapons #1 arrives in June, Valiant brings back the Valiant Validated Signature Series that ensures your signed comic is authentic.
There’s been a lot of discussion online recently about autographs and what fans should pay to obtain them. Some comics pros have begun charging a pretty penny for their autographs. And some fans aren’t all that happy about it.
We were hoping to have a couple of articles from Julian on the status of the Julian Challenge at this year’s San Diego Comic Con.Â Apparently, the WiFi at the convention center is spotty at best, causing The Major Spoilers #1 Fan to resort to Twitter for his updates. Here’s what we know so far… Julian is up to 33 signatures on the Major Spoilers poster including Dave Garcia Sean Galloway Ryan Benjamin Edwin Beaver The Apple Geeks Guys Lenil Yu Robert Langridge Bryan Lee O’malley Adam West Julian did relay that he would have an update before the weekend
What the heck is the Julian Challenge?Â During the Major Spoilers 100th Issue Extravaganza, the Major Spoilers Crew challenged Julian to collect 50 signatures from those in the comic book and pop culture industry in exchange for a kick-ass Hellboy statue. What’s Julian think of all of this?Â Take the jump and find out in his own words.