Valiant in 1964

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SID
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Valiant in 1964

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Just reading through an almost full year of 1964 Valiants. I was too young to appreciate them at the time (I was born half way through the year) but what a great read. There's Kelly's Eye, The Steel Claw and Kraken & the Giant Menace (and other adventures); there's also the introduction of Mytek the Mighty (evidently it only takes two weeks to design & build a giant robot ape in the middle of the jungle - brilliant!).

And I still haven't got to Captain Hurricane, Billy Bunter or The Wild Wonders to name a few yet.

Great comic! :up:
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SID wrote:Just reading through an almost full year of 1964 Valiants. I was too young to appreciate them at the time (I was born half way through the year) but what a great read. There's Kelly's Eye, The Steel Claw and Kraken & the Giant Menace (and other adventures); there's also the introduction of Mytek the Mighty (evidently it only takes two weeks to design & build a giant robot ape in the middle of the jungle - brilliant!).

And I still haven't got to Captain Hurricane, Billy Bunter or The Wild Wonders to name a few yet.

Great comic! :up:
I was born in the same year and lived abroad for a while but when I returned in 1974, Valiant was my first British comic that I loved. I've since bought the whole set and have the digital version which I sometimes sit back and read a few months worth.....love it!

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Don't forget The Crows! Excellent Reg Parlett.

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Can't say I'm a fan of the Crows but Valiant really moved comics along. It did for the 60s what 2000AD did for the 70s.

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Unusually, when it absorbed TV 21 it had full colour centre pages for the star trek strip.

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