Last year, Neal Adams was awarded the 2017 IP Champions Award for Excellence In Creativity from the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington.
We now have the full speech from his acceptance in video. American comic book history in 15 minutes. Enjoy.
Adams is a comic book creator known for creating some of the definitive modern imagery of the DC Comics characters Superman, Batman, and Green Arrow, as well as significant input into the development of the X-Men. He is also the co-founder of the graphic design studio Continuity Associates and a creators-rights advocate who, amongst other achievements, helped secure a pension and recognition for Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.