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  • First comic book produced by Jack Kirby in 1937 for bank giveaways
  • Signed by H.T. Elmo, the owner of Lincoln News where Kirby was employed
  • Smaller than an average comic book and printed on paper that was not newsprint
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  • First interior art by Jack Kirby (as Jack Curtiss)
  • 1st appearance of Sheena Queen of the Jungle
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Strongman
  • 1st appearance of Blue Streak
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  • Debut artwork by Jack Kirby at Timely (Marvel) Comics
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Red Raven and the Eternal Brain
  • 1st appearance of Mercury, later becomes Hurricane then retconned to be Makkari from Kirby’s ‘Eternals’
  • 1st appearance of Pluto who is later retconned to become Kro from Kirby's 'Eternals'
  • 1st appearance of Magar the Mystic
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  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby depicting a damsel in distress
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  • 1st appearance of Frankenstein in comics, back-up story set in 1930s New York City
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Green Lama in a comic book
  • *a number of resources mislabel Green Lama's first appearance due to multiple appearances in single-page promotional ads for Double Detective pulp magazine
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Frost
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain America
  • 1st appearance of James Buchanan Barnes aka Bucky, later becomes the Winter Soldier
  • 1st appearance of the Red Skull,George Maxon, an agent of the true Red Skull
  • 1st appearance of Doctor Reinstein aka Doctor Erskine, the inventor of the Super Soldier serum
  • 1st appearance of Hurricane, later becomes Makkari
  • 1st appearance of Tuk the Cave Boy, first offspring of the Inhumans
  • Introduction of Project Rebirth, the Super Soldier Program that eventually expanded into Weapon Plus
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  • 1st team appearance of Young Allies: Bucky, Toro and others
  • *later explained that 'Young Allies' was a fictional comic book that existed in the Marvel Universe
  • First meeting of Captain America and the Human Torch
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  • 1st appearance of the Defender and his sidekick Rusty, crime-fighters created during World War II
  • 1st appearance and origin of Major Liberty, originally Mister Liberty
  • 1st appearance of the Whizzer, a man who gained incredible speed after receiving a blood transfusion from a Mongoose
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  • 1st appearance of Ra the Avenger
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  • 1st appearance of the Witness
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Black Talon (Pascal Horta)
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Genius Jones
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  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby
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  • 1st appearance of the Microworld, the subatomic world renamed the Quantum Realm in later Marvel movies
  • *Hasbro who owns the Micronauts toy brand and with it, the Microworld name
  • Drug use issue, Captain America drinks liquid opium
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  • 1st appearance of Robbie the Robotdog
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  • 1st appearance of Crazy Quilt
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  • First comic book published in the romance genre
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain 3-D
  • *issue includes two pairs of 3-D glasses
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  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority
  • Reason: violence toward the police
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  • 1st appearance of the Fighting American and Speedboy
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  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Challengers of the Unknown: Ace Morgan, Red Ryan, Prof Haley and Rocky Davis
  • Created by Jack Kirby and Dave Wood
  • Rumored to be the inspiration that spawned The Fantastic Four
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  • 2nd team appearance of the Challengers of the Unknown
  • 1st appearance of June Robbins, joined The Challengers
  • 1st appearance of Ultivac, a sentient robot
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  • Origin of the Rawhide Kid
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  • Science-fiction series about a team of adventurers
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  • Series that introduced popular characters including Ant-Man and Giant-Man
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  • Origin of Green Arrow revised
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  • Origin of The Fly
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  • 1st appearance of Molten Man-Thing, a monster that emerged from a volcano
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  • 1st appearance of Anuxa, an alien frozen in the Antarctic, waiting for humanity to destroy itself so his race can claim Earth
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  • 1st appearance of Frank, later identified as Ulysses Bloodstone
  • 1st appearance of Grottu, the result Soviet nuclear tests
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  • 1st appearance of Monstro, a giant Octopus
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  • 1st appearance of Gorgolla, a living gargoyle
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  • 1st appearance of Diablo, a monster made of smoke from another dimension
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  • 1st appearance of Taboo, a swamp creature
  • 1st appearance of Grutan
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  • 1st appearance of Dragoom, a monster comprised of fire
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  • 1st appearance of Monstrom, a monster who who rose from the swamp after lying dormant for a millennium
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  • 1st appearance of Gorgilla, a half-man/half-gorilla monster
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  • 1st appearance of Groot
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  • 1st appearance of the Living Hulk, later renamed Xemnu the Titan
  • Prototype of the Incredible Hulk
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  • 1st appearance of Goliath, later renamed Gigantus
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  • 1st appearance of Warlord Kaa, leader of the Shadow Realm where Mister E. from Marvel Spotlight (1980) #9 had existed
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  • 1st appearance of Blip, an alien composed completely of electricity
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  • 1st appearance of Colossus (It, The Living Colossus)
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  • 1st appearance of Goom
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  • 2nd appearance of Xemnu the Titan
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  • 1st appearance of Metallo, an escaped convict in a radiation prevention suit
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  • 1st appearance of Googam, son of Goom from Planet X
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  • 1st appearance of Rommbu, a representative of a technologically-advanced alien race of monsters
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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Droom (becomes Dr. Druid)
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  • 1st appearance of The Green Thing, a normal weed that turned into a monster after a scientist injected it with a serum
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  • 1st appearance of the Glop, originally named the Hulk but renamed when reprinted
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  • 1st appearance of the Crawling Creature
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  • 1st appearance of Moomba, a monster made of wood
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  • 1st appearance of Bruttu, a scientist who changed his molecular structure and became a monster
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  • Prototype of Spider-Man
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  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Fantastic Four: Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, The Thing
  • 1st appearance of Mole Man
  • 1st appearance of Tricephalous
  • Landmark issue that launched the Marvel Age of comics
  • December 2020 - Kevin Feige confirms the Fantastic Four film is in the works with Jon Watts (Cop Car, Spider-Man Homecoming) directing
  • THIS WEEK’S RECORD BREAKERS [Previous High In Brackets]
  • 9.0 sold for $264,000 [$165,000 in 2016] +60%
  • 8.5 sold for $132,000 [$126,000 in 2019] +4%
  • 4.0 sold for $18,200 [$16,200 in Feb] +12%
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  • Final issue before being retitled Amazing Fantasy
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  • 1st appearance of the Creature In The Black Bog
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  • 1st appearance of Insect Man
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  • 1st annual issue published by Marvel
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  • 1st team appearance of the Skrulls, the shape-shifting alien race
  • 2nd team appearance of the Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of the Daily Bugle
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Hank Pym, later becomes Ant-Man, Goliath, Giant-Man and Yellowjacket
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  • One of three issues issues printed before a price change from $0.10 to $0.12
  • Indica (bottom of first page information) still reflects the $0.10 price
  • * see also: Journey Into Mystery #76 and Gunsmoke Western #68
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  • Scarce cover, one of three issues issues printed before a price change from $0.10 to $0.12
  • Indica (bottom of first page information) still reflects the $0.10 price
  • * see also: Journey Into Mystery #76 and Love Romances #97
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  • One of three issues issues printed before a price change from $0.10 to $0.12
  • Indica reflects a $0.10 price
  • * see also: Gunsmoke Western #68 and Love Romances #97
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  • 1st team appearance of the Fantastic Four in costume
  • 1st appearance of the Miracle Man
  • 1st appearance of the Baxter Building, Fantastic-car and Fantastic-copter
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  • 1st appearance of Oog, an alien found frozen in ice
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  • 1st appearance of a Doctor Strange prototype
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of Betty Ross
  • 1st appearance of Rick Jones
  • 1st appearance of General "Thunderbolt" Ross
  • [February 2020 - Rick Jones rumored to join the MCU]
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  • 1st appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
  • First time the Human Torch activates his power while shouting, 'Flame On'
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  • Text advertisement teasing the publication of The Incredible Hulk #1
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  • 2nd appearance of the Hulk
  • *first appearance of the Hulk with green skin
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Doctor Doom
  • [November 2020 - speculation that Doom will be hinted at or appear in the Black Panther sequel as well as other MCU projects]
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  • Prototype of Dr. Strange, the sorcerer Sazzik
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Thor
  • Introduction of Thor's hammer, Mjolnir
  • 1st team appearance of the Kronans, a race of rock-like aliens
  • 1st appearance of Donald Blake, the human host of Thor
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  • 3rd appearance of the Hulk
  • 1st team appearance of the Circus of Crime: Ringmaster, The Clown, Bruto the Strongman, The Human Cannonball
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  • 1st team-up between two Marvel villains [Dr. Doom and Sub-Mariner]
  • 2nd appearance of Dr. Doom
  • 2nd appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
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  • 1st appearance of Hank Pym as Ant-Man
  • 2nd appearance of Hank Pym
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  • 2nd appearance of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Jane Foster
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  • 1st appearance of Kurrgo
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  • 2nd appearance of Ant-Man
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  • 1st appearance of Loki, the Norse god of mischief
  • 1st appearance of Balder, half-brother of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Heimdall, guardian of Bifrost
  • 1st appearance of Tyr, the Norse god of War
  • 1st cameo appearance of Odin, the All-Father (seen from behind)
  • 3rd appearance of Thor
  • 📉 Comparing Loki's first appearance to Doc Ock in Amazing Spider-Man and Dr. Doom in Fantastic Four #5:
  • Loki was published 3 months after Doom, 9 months before Ock
  • Lowest quantity of graded books: ASM #3 = 1,836 / FF #5 = 1,388 / JIM #85 = 1,021
  • JIM #85 sells for approx. $4,000 - $8,000 lower than Doom's first appearance
  • JIM #85 sells for $1,000 - $3,000 below Doc Ock's first
  • Why? Because Journey Into Mystery isn't a flagship title like Fantastic Four and Spider-Man
  • The Scarlet Witch and Vision's first appearances faced a difficult challenge of posting gains above their 2014/15 Age of Ultron peak but it happened
  • X-Men #4 has double and tripled in value over the past month selling for $13k in March versus $4,500 in 2020
  • Loki will premiere later in the year on Disney+
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  • Origin of the Fantastic Four retold
  • Human Torch solo stories begin
  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers
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  • 1st appearance of Mongu
  • Origin of the Hulk retold
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  • 1st appearance of Alicia Masters
  • 1st appearance of the Puppet Master
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  • 3rd appearance of Ant-Man
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  • 1st appearance of the second Two-Gun Kid, Matt Hawk
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  • 1st appearance of Tomorrow Man
  • 1st full appearance of Odin, one panel in full armor
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wizard (Bentley Wittman)
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  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby
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  • 3rd appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
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  • 1st appearance of Egghead, an atomic scientist
  • 4th appearance of Ant-Man
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  • 1st appearance of Tyrannus
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  • 3rd appearance of Dr. Doom
  • Jack Kirby is confronted by Dr. Doom who demands he lure Reed Richards into a trap
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  • 2nd appearance of Loki
  • 1st full appearance of Odin
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Impossible Man
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  • 1st appearance of Hijacker
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  • Origin of Thor
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  • First battle of the Hulk and the Fantastic Four
  • First crossover of a character with a title (Hulk) into another title (Fantastic Four)
  • Hulk versus the Thing has potential to increase in value if they face each other in the MCU
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  • 1st team appearance of the Xartans, an alien race of shapeshifters
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  • 1st appearance of the Watcher
  • 1st appearance of the Red Ghost and his Super Apes
  • [December 2020 - the Watcher will narrate What If...? in the Disney+ animated series]
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  • 2nd appearance of Iron Man
  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model 1' armor, colored gold
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  • 3rd appearance of Loki
  • 1st appearance of two Valkyries, Valtrauta and Hildegarde
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  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby
  • 1st crossover of the Fantastic Four
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  • 1st appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 1st team appearance of the Howling Commandos: Happy Sam Sawyer, Dino Manelli, Dum Dum Dugan, Junior Juniper, Rebel Ralston and Gabe Jones
  • [December 2020 - Fury confirmed to lead his own series alongside Talos in Secret Invasion]
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  • 2nd appearance of the Puppet Master
  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko
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  • 3rd appearance of Iron Man
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  • 1st appearance of Frigga
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  • 1st appearance of Iron Mask
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  • Error cover with no price, no month
  • *value unknown
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  • 1st team-up of the Human Torch and Spider-Man
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  • 1st appearance of the Mad Thinker
  • 1st appearance of the Awesome Android
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wasp
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  • 1st appearance of Radioactive Man
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  • 1st appearance of Circe, a variation of the character who later appears in modern books as Sersi
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  • Origin of the Fantastic Four retold
  • 1st appearance of Krang
  • 1st appearance of Lady Dorma in the Silver Age
  • Namor finds Atlantis
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  • 2nd appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 2nd team appearance of the Howling Commandos
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  • 1st appearance of Kala Queen of the Underworld
  • 5th appearance of Iron Man
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  • 2nd appearance of the Wasp
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  • 4th appearance of Doctor Doom
  • 3rd appearance of Wasp
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  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Avengers: Ant-Man (Pym), Hulk, Iron Man, Wasp, Thor
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  • 1st team appearance of the X-Men: Cyclops, Jean Grey aka Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, Beast, Professor X and Magneto
  • Homo Superior concept, coined by Magneto to describe humans born with special abilities introduced in this issue
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  • 1st meeting of Nick Fury and Mister Fantastic
  • 3rd appearance of Nick Fury
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Kl'rt, the Super Skrull
  • 1st appearance of Emperor Dorrek (unnamed)
  • 2nd appearance of the Skrulls
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  • 1st appearance of Mad Merlin
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  • 1st appearance of Pharaoh Rama-Tut, later revealed to be the time-traveler Kang the Conqueror
  • Stan Lee first uses the phrase "Nuff Said" in the Special Announcements section
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  • 1st appearance of Porcupine
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  • Origin of Odin
  • 1st appearance of Buri, grandfather of Odin
  • 1st appearance of Bor, Father of Odin
  • 1st cameo appearance of Surtur
  • 1st cameo appearance of Ymir
  • 1st appearance of Vili and Ve, Odin's brothers
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  • 1st appearance of the Vanisher, a teleporter
  • 2nd team appearance of the X-Men
  • 2nd appearance of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Professor X, Angel, Beast
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  • Death of Junior Juniper
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Molecule Man
  • George R.R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones, was 15 years old when his letter was published in the fan mail section of this issue
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Human Cobra
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  • 2nd appearance of the Avengers
  • Hulk leaves the team
  • 1st appearance of the Avengers Mansion
  • 1st appearance of Space Phantom
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  • 1st appearance of Hate-Monger
  • 1st crossover by Sgt. Nick Fury
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  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model II' armor, classic red & gold
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  • 3rd appearance of Giant-Man
  • 1st appearance of Human Top
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  • 1st full appearance of Surtur, a demonic enemy of Thor
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mr. Hyde
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  • 1st appearance of the Blob, an invulnerable mutant
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  • Classic battle of the Avengers vs the Hulk and Sub-Mariner
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  • 1st appearance of Baron Strucker
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  • 2nd appearance of Mole Man
  • Invisible Woman gains new superpowers
  • The Thing first exclaims, 'It's Clobberin' Time'
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  • 1st crossover of the X-Men and the Avengers
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  • 1st appearance of Thor and Loki as children
Low $115
 | 
Mid $400
 | 
High $1.1k
  • 1st appearance of Mandarin
  • [2019 - confirmed villain in Shang-Chi]
  • 1st appearance of the Mandarin's rings
  • 📉 Nobody is talking about this book and very few are buying it but if any character has a day of redemption headed their way, it's the Mandarin
  • Iron Man 3 gave us a phony Mandarin but Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings practically promises to deliver the goods on Mandarin with even the subtitle being a reference to the villain
  • To put into perspective how grossly undervalued this book is, the latest sale of an 8.5 went for $1,657. There are 28 copies graded 8.5 on the census
  • Electro, introduced in Amazing Spider-Man #9 during the same month, sells for twice as much and the census reports 85 copies graded 8.5
Low $20
 | 
Mid $65
 | 
High $345
  • 1st appearance of the second Black Knight, Nathan Garrett
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $350
  • 1st crossover by the Avengers
Low $480
 | 
Mid $1.8k
 | 
High $5.1k
  • 🏅 #7 on the Hot 10
  • Captain America joins the Avengers
  • 1st cover appearance of Captain America on an official Marvel Comics cover (previously Timely, then Atlas)
  • 1st appearance of Captain America in the Silver Age
  • Death of Bucky, in a flashback
  • 1st cameo appearance of Baron Heinrich Zemo
  • THIS WEEK'S TOP RECORD BREAKERS [Previous High In Brackets]
  • 8.5 sold for $8,400 [$5,592 in Aug] +50%
  • 6.5 sold for $3,630 [$2,800 in Nov] +29%
  • 6.0 sold for $4,151 [$2,800 in Feb] +48%
  • By many this is considered the second most important Captain America Key Issue behind Captain America Comics #1 (1941)
  • Not only is it his first appearance in the Silver Age but it is his first appearance in comics after being absent for close to 15 years as current comic book continuity would explain
  • Captain America Comics #1 is mostly unattainable with under 100 unrestored graded comics in existence
  • Avengers #4 is much more affordable at the moment but awareness of why this issue is so important continues to grow and elevate the value of this Blue Chip Key Issue
  • Honorable Mentions: Avengers #9 – 1st Wonder Man
  • 8.5 sold for $2,200 [$1,020 in 2019] +116%
  • AVENGERS #8 – 1st Kang
  • 6.5 sold for $2,040 [$1,060 in Mar] +92%
  • AVENGERS #1
  • 6.5 sold for $15,600 [$10,000 in Mar] +56%
Low $445
 | 
Mid $1.8k
 | 
High $10.5k
  • 1st team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants led by Magneto
  • 1st appearance of Scarlet Witch
  • 1st appearance of Quicksilver
  • 1st appearance Mastermind, later becomes Jason Wyngarde
  • 1st appearance of Toad
  • 2nd appearance of Magneto
  • Although the Scarlet Witch's costume is colored green on the cover, it is red in the story
Low $90
 | 
Mid $270
 | 
High $1.6k
  • 1st team appearance of The Enforcers: Fancy Dan, Ox and Montana
  • 1st appearance of Big Man
Low $35
 | 
Mid $100
 | 
High $550
  • 1st appearance of the Infant Terrible
Low $25
 | 
Mid $75
 | 
High $385
  • 1st appearance of Scarecrow, learned how to manipulate fear through dark magic
Low $40
 | 
Mid $150
 | 
High $450
  • 1st appearance of Hela
  • 1st and only appearance of Lady Sif, a different character than the Sif that appears in Thor #136
Low $1.5k
 | 
Mid $4.5k
 | 
High $16k
  • 🏅 #5 on the Hot 10
  • 1st appearance and origin of Daredevil, Matt Murdock
  • 1st appearance of Foggy Nelson
  • 1st appearance of Karen Page
  • THIS WEEK'S TOP RECORD BREAKERS [Previous High In Brackets]
  • 4.5 sold for $6,000 [$4,111 in Mar] +46%
  • 1.8 sold for $1,876 [$961 in Sept] +95%
  • 1.0 sold for $2,464 [$1,700 in Dec] +45%
  • In June 2020, we predicted Daredevil #1 was grossly undervalued and would soon experience a price correction
  • After spending much of 2021 on the Hot List, we’d love to brag about our mutant abilities to see into the future but the truth is much simpler than that
  • Anticipating a comic book’s increase in value can be determined by analyzing comparable items
  • For example, in 2015/16, The Incredible Hulk #1 graded 5.5 jumped from an average sale of $8k to $15k
  • The Fantastic Four #1 averaged $7500 in the same grade throughout 2015/2016 then in 2017 increased to an average sale of $12k and even more in 2018
  • There is a cyclical aspect to Blue Chip Key Issues correcting in price that occurs over the course of years to match other comparable books that have increased in value
Low $85
 | 
Mid $300
 | 
High $850
  • 2nd appearance of Captain America in the Silver Age
  • First solo battle of the Hulk versus the Thing, briefly fought in Fantastic Four #12
  • Cover appearance of the Hulk versus the Thing
  • 📉 One of the greatest rivalries in the Marvel Universe seems like a likely contender for the big screen and once this is merely hinted at, expect some major fireworks
  • Fantastic Four #12 is the first time these two trade blows but the whole team is battling the Hulk
  • Fantastic Four #25 is the first solo battle between the two and has the added awesomeness of a cover portrayal
  • A 6.0 of this issue sells for about $350 versus Fantastic Four #12 at $1,600. A 9.6 all time high was $15k versus FF #12's $56k high which has since dropped to $35k over the past 5 years
  • Everything below a 5.0 has sold for under $250
Low $265
 | 
Mid $1.2k
 | 
High $4.9k
  • 1st appearance of the Black Widow, Natasha Romanova
  • Death of the 1st Crimson Dynamo
  • 1st appearance and death of the 2nd Crimson Dynamo
  • [Black Widow movie to premiere in theaters May 7, 2021]
Low $95
 | 
Mid $315
 | 
High $950
  • 1st appearance of Enchantress
  • [January 2020 - rumored to be a villain in the Loki Disney+ series]
  • 1st appearance of Skurge the Executioner
  • 1st appearance of the Bloodaxe
Low $40
 | 
Mid $135
 | 
High $800
  • 1st team appearance of the Lava Men
Low $175
 | 
Mid $560
 | 
High $2.1k
  • 1st appearance of Asteroid M, Magneto's headquarters in outer space
  • 3rd appearance of Magneto
  • 2nd appearance of Scarlet Witch
  • 2nd appearance of Quicksilver
  • 2nd team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
Low $55
 | 
Mid $170
 | 
High $1k
  • Classic battle of the Avengers & Fantastic Four vs the Hulk
  • 1st time The Thing mentions his Aunt Petunia
Low $40
 | 
Mid $160
 | 
High $550
  • 2nd appearance of Black Widow
  • Origin of The Watcher
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $320
  • 2nd appearance of Enchantress
  • Debut of the Twilight Sword, the sword of Surtur that would cleave the land of Okkara into Krakoa and Arakko
Low $60
 | 
Mid $190
 | 
High $1.1k
  • 2nd appearance of Daredevil
  • 2nd appearance of Electro
  • First crossover of Daredevil and Fantastic Four
Low $35
 | 
Mid $105
 | 
High $375
  • 1st meeting of Doctor Strange and the Fantastic Four
  • 1st full cover appearance of Doctor Strange
Low $30
 | 
Mid $100
 | 
High $300
  • 2nd appearance of The Mandarin
Low $120
 | 
Mid $400
 | 
High $1.2k
  • 3rd appearance of The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants: Magneto, Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Mastermind, Toad
  • Namor is confirmed to be a mutant in this issue making him the first mutant to appear in Marvel Comics
Low $35
 | 
Mid $105
 | 
High $565
  • 1st full appearance of Baron Heinrich Zemo and the Masters of Evil: Nathan Garrett the Black Knight, Melter and Radioactive Man
Low $15
 | 
Mid $45
 | 
High $220
  • 1st appearance of Percival Pinkerton
  • 1st full appearance of Baron Heinrich Zemo (with Avengers #6)
Low $40
 | 
Mid $125
 | 
High $740
  • 1st crossover of the X-Men in the Fantastic Four title
  • 2nd appearance of the Mad Thinker
Low $25
 | 
Mid $70
 | 
High $270
  • 3rd appearance of Mandarin
Low $40
 | 
Mid $100
 | 
High $700
  • Crossover issue featuring Spider-Man, Giant-Man and the Wasp
Low $40
 | 
Mid $120
 | 
High $420
  • 3rd appearance of Nightmare, first fully seen without shadows
Low $30
 | 
Mid $90
 | 
High $500
  • 11-page reprint of Amazing Fantasy #15, first appearance of Spider-Man
  • 6-page reprint of The Incredible Hulk #1, first appearance of the Hulk
  • 13-page reprint of Tales To Astonish #35, first appearance of Ant-Man in costume
  • 2-page reprint of Tales To Astonish #49, first appearance of Pym as Giant-Man
  • 6-page reprint of Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandoes, first appearance of Nick Fury and the Howling Commandoes
  • 13-page reprint of Tales of Suspense #39, first appearance of Iron Man plus pages from Tales of Suspense #48
  • 13-page reprint of Journey Into Mystery #83, first appearance of Thor
  • 2-page biographies of Marvel creators
Low $30
 | 
Mid $220
 | 
High $870
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Owl
Low $35
 | 
Mid $105
 | 
High $600
  • 1st appearance of Rick Jones as Bucky Barnes
  • Classic battle of the Avengers vs Enchantress, Loki, Skurge the Executioner and Baron Zemo
Low $30
 | 
Mid $110
 | 
High $390
  • 1st cover appearance of The Watcher
Low $25
 | 
Mid $70
 | 
High $360
  • 1st appearance of Unicorn
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $320
  • 1st appearance of Grey Gargoyle
  • 1st appearance of Karnilla
  • *Karnilla rumored for Thor Love & Thunder
Low $35
 | 
Mid $105
 | 
High $560
  • Origin of Dr. Doom
  • 1st appearance of Boris, a friend of Doom and the father of Valeria, Doom's deceased childhood love
Low $120
 | 
Mid $400
 | 
High $1.2k
  • 2nd appearance of the Blob
  • 1st appearance of Cerebro, a machine that amplifies Xavier's abilities
Low $140
 | 
Mid $550
 | 
High $2.7k
  • 1st appearance of Nathaniel Richards as Kang the Conqueror, previously Rama-Tut and later Immortus
  • Nathaniel is the father of Reed Richards, Mr. Fantastic of the Fantastic Four
  • [December 2020 - Jonathan Majors (Lovecraft Country) is confirmed to play Kang in Ant-Man 3: Quantumania and is rumored to appear briefly in Loki]
Low $15
 | 
Mid $45
 | 
High $220
  • 1st appearance of Captain Savage as the Skipper
Low $25
 | 
Mid $70
 | 
High $400
  • 1st appearance of Diablo
Low $30
 | 
Mid $90
 | 
High $500
  • Classic battle of Giant-Man vs The Hulk
  • Debut of The Hulk in Tales To Astonish
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $320
  • 1st appearance of King Sindri
Low $30
 | 
Mid $95
 | 
High $520
  • 1st appearance and origin of Purple Man
Low $50
 | 
Mid $150
 | 
High $870
  • 1st appearance and death of Wonder Man, later resurrected
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $300
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Franklin Storm
  • Crossover appearance by the Avengers
Low $35
 | 
Mid $150
 | 
High $550
  • Classic battle of Captain America vs Iron Man
  • 2nd appearance of Kraven the Hunter
Low $25
 | 
Mid $75
 | 
High $350
  • Stories featuring the Hulk begin
  • *reprint of The Incredible Hulk #6
Low $40
 | 
Mid $120
 | 
High $465
  • First Magneto appearance outside of an X-Men comic
  • 1st appearance of Knorda, Queen of the Mountain Giants
Low $120
 | 
Mid $400
 | 
High $1.2k
  • 1st appearance of Unus the Untouchable, has the ability to create forcefields
Low $40
 | 
Mid $180
 | 
High $675
  • 1st appearance of Immortus, AKA Kang and Rama-Tut
  • Debut of the call-to-action, 'Avengers Assemble' said by Thor
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $300
  • Death of Dr. Franklin Storm, father of Sue and Johnny
  • 1st appearance of Morrat, a Skrull warlord and fiance of Anelle
Low $40
 | 
Mid $120
 | 
High $650
  • 1st Captain America solo story in the Silver Age
  • 1st appearance of Jarvis, the Avengers' butler
Low $12
 | 
Mid $35
 | 
High $180
  • 1st appearance of Major Glenn Talbot
Low $1
 | 
Mid $1
 | 
High $1
  • Variant with magenta and yellow printing error
  • No current sales data
Low $30
 | 
Mid $100
 | 
High $535
  • 1st crossover of Spider-Man in the Avengers title
  • 2nd appearance of Kang the Conqueror
Low $35
 | 
Mid $90
 | 
High $470
  • 1st team-up of Captain America and Nick Fury
Low $30
 | 
Mid $210
 | 
High $615
  • 1st appearance of Attuma
Low $25
 | 
Mid $75
 | 
High $400
  • 2nd appearance of Hawkeye
Low $25
 | 
Mid $110
 | 
High $430
  • 1st cameo appearance of the Leader, hooded
  • 1st cameo appearance of Humanoid
Low $150
 | 
Mid $500
 | 
High $1.5k
  • 1st meeting of Avengers and X-Men
  • 1st battle of Avengers vs X-Men
  • 1st appearance of Lucifer, a member of the Quist alien race
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $260
  • Fan letter from a young George R.R. Martin
Low $8
 | 
Mid $25
 | 
High $110
  • 1st team appearance of the Blitz Squad
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $300
  • 1st appearance of Greg Gideon, a wealthy business man who used his fortune to vex the Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of Thomas Gideon who later becomes Glorian
Low $30
 | 
Mid $120
 | 
High $450
  • 1st full appearance and origin of the Leader
  • 1st full appearance of the Humanoid
  • [December 2020 - The Leader is rumored to return to the MCU in the She-Hulk Disney+ series]
Low $50
 | 
Mid $145
 | 
High $870
  • Origin of Loki
  • 1st battle of Thor vs the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of King Laufey of the Frost Giants
Low $10
 | 
Mid $30
 | 
High $130
  • First reprint of X-Men #1
  • Marvel Tales Annual retitled Marvel Tales with issue #3
  • ✅ In a booming market, many collectors begin to look at alternative issues outside of first appearances when prices exceed most budgets. Origins, first covers, second appearances are all popular but lesser-known first reprints are beginning to gain traction
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $260
  • 1st appearance of Count Nefaria
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $300
  • 1st appearance of Dragon Man
  • 2nd appearance of Diablo
Low $30
 | 
Mid $120
 | 
High $410
  • Origin of Mandarin
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $250
  • Origin of Loki
Low $100
 | 
Mid $300
 | 
High $1k
  • 1st appearance of Ka-Zar in the Silver Age
  • 1st appearance of Zabu, Ka-Zar's saber-toothed tiger sidekick
  • Introduction of the Savage Land
Low $40
 | 
Mid $125
 | 
High $720
  • 1st team appearance of the Frightful Four: Madame Medusa, Paste-Pot Pete, Sandman, Wizard
  • 1st appearance of Medusa
Low $50
 | 
Mid $260
 | 
High $750
  • Origin of Captain America retold in the Silver Age
Low $25
 | 
Mid $70
 | 
High $250
  • Debut of new Giant-Man costume
Low $25
 | 
Mid $70
 | 
High $360
  • 1st appearance and origin of Absorbing Man
  • 1st appearance of Fenris and Iduna
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $260
  • Death of Baron Heinrich Zemo
Low $18
 | 
Mid $45
 | 
High $280
  • 1st appearance of Anelle, Skrull royalty and the mother of Hulkling
  • Death of Morrat
Low $15
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $210
  • 3rd appearance of Hawkeye
Low $18
 | 
Mid $55
 | 
High $275
  • Origin of Loki
  • 2nd appearance of Absorbing Man
Low $100
 | 
Mid $300
 | 
High $1k
  • 1st appearance of the Stranger, a being with the accumulated energy and intelligence of a conquered race of aliens
Low $30
 | 
Mid $90
 | 
High $500
  • Hawkeye joins The Avengers
  • Scarlet Witch joins The Avengers
  • Quicksilver joins The Avengers
  • 3rd appearance of Kang
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $300
  • 2nd team appearance of the Frightful Four
  • 2nd appearance of Medusa
  • 1st appearance of Paste-Pot Pete as the Trapster
Low $25
 | 
Mid $75
 | 
High $400
  • 1st appearance of the Red Skull in the Silver Age
Low $4
 | 
Mid $15
 | 
High $35
  • 1st appearance of the Norn Stones, magical stones that give different powers to the possessor
  • 3rd appearance of Medusa
Low $12
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $225
  • Origin of Red Skull
  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model III,' equipped with what would become his classic Repulsor Rays
Low $12
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $120
  • 1st appearance of the Odinsword AKA the Over Sword of Asgard, a giant sword that would signal the end of the universe if unsheathed
Low $40
 | 
Mid $475
 | 
High $1.5k
  • 1st appearance of Hercules, Zeus and Olympus
  • First battle of Thor vs Hercules
  • [November 2019 - Hercules is a rumored character for the Eternals but an April 2020 announcement of a live-action Hercules movie based on the Disney cartoon calls into question if the rumor was misinterpreted]
Low $240
 | 
Mid $900
 | 
High $3.3k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Juggernaut
  • Origin of Professor X
  • 1st cameo appearance of Cyttorak (statue), the demonic elder god whose Crimson Bands and ruby gemstone gave Juggernaut great powers
Low $20
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $300
  • 1st appearance of the Destroyer, a suit of armor forged by Odin and animated by magic to act as a protector
  • *later, Thor frees Firelord from Galactus by giving him the Destroyer armor to act as his Herald
Low $20
 | 
Mid $80
 | 
High $220
  • Origin of Hawkeye
  • 1st appearance of Swordsman
  • [December 2020 - the Swordsman is confirmed to appear in the Hawkeye Disney+ series played by actor Tony Dalton]
Low $12
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $190
  • 3rd appearance of the Frightful Four
Low $12
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $140
  • Solo stories featuring Namor the Sub-Mariner begin
  • 1st appearance of King Neptune with trident
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $250
  • 1st team appearance of The Warriors Three: Volstagg, Fandral and Hogun
  • 2nd appearance of the Destroyer
Low $55
 | 
Mid $260
 | 
High $990
  • 2nd appearance of Juggernaut
Low $5
 | 
Mid $15
 | 
High $65
  • Swordsman joins the Avengers
Low $8
 | 
Mid $25
 | 
High $115
  • 1st appearance of Titanium Man
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $260
  • Marriage of Reed Richards and Sue Storm
  • Stan Lee and Jack Kirby are briefly seen outside of the wedding, angry that they were denied entry
Low $7
 | 
Mid $20
 | 
High $75
  • 1st appearance of Erik Josten the Power Man, later becomes the third Goliath, the Smuggler and Atlas
Low $250
 | 
Mid $700
 | 
High $2.4k
  • United Kingdom reprint of Tales of Suspense #39, first appearance of Iron Man
Low $75
 | 
Mid $565
 | 
High $2.1k
  • 1st appearance of the Sentinels, machines invented to hunt mutants
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Bolivar Trask, creator of the Sentinels
Low $12
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $190
  • 1st appearance of Gorgon, Black Bolt's cousin and bodyguard
Low $35
 | 
Mid $100
 | 
High $360
  • 1st appearance of Master Mold
  • Origin of Beast
  • 2nd appearance of the Sentinels
Low $15
 | 
Mid $50
 | 
High $150
  • 1st appearance of Ravonna Renslayer, a time-traveler who was romantically pursued by Kang
  • [March 2021 - Gugu Mbatha-Raw to play Judge Renslayer, assuming it is Ravonna Renslayer who also has a connection to Kang in comics]
  • 📈 +625% increase in copies sold this week versus the previous week
Low $150
 | 
Mid $300
 | 
High $1.6k
  • 1st team appearance of the Inhumans, a race created by the Kree: Triton, Karnak, Lockjaw, Gorgon, Medusa, Crystal and Black Bolt
  • 1st cameo appearance of Black Bolt
  • 1st appearance of Crystal, ability to manipulate the elements
  • 1st appearance of Karnak, a skilled fighter and advisor to Black Bolt
  • 1st appearance of Triton
Low $100
 | 
Mid $300
 | 
High $1k
  • Golden Record Reprint
  • 1st reprint of 'The Fantastic Four' #1 sold with a vinyl record narration of the story text
  • Cover does not display price or issue number nor are there any advertising pages inside of the comic
  • *value range with record = Low Grade: $110 / Mid: $315 / High: $1,500
Low $10
 | 
Mid $30
 | 
High $125
  • 1st appearance of the Plunderer
Low $50
 | 
Mid $150
 | 
High $550
  • 3rd appearance of the Sentinels
Low $50
 | 
Mid $150
 | 
High $1.1k
  • 2nd appearance of the Inhumans
  • 1st full appearance and cover appearance of Black Bolt
  • 1st appearance of Seeker, an Inhuman
Low $15
 | 
Mid $60
 | 
High $150
  • 1st appearance of Queen Ula
  • 2nd appearance of Hercules
  • Thor reveals his identity to Jane Foster
Low $8
 | 
Mid $25
 | 
High $110
  • 1st appearance of Anti-Metal, a variation of Vibranium
  • Origin of the Plunderer
  • Origin of Ka-Zar
Low $15
 | 
Mid $45
 | 
High $160
  • 1st appearance of Maximus, the brother of Black Bolt
  • 1st team appearance of the Alpha Primitives, a slave race created for the Inhumans
  • *unconfirmed rumors are circulating that Ms. Marvel's Inhuman origin will be explored in the TV series and that the Inhuman, Maximus could be introduced in the MCU
  • 3rd appearance of Black Bolt
Low $20
 | 
Mid $85
 | 
High $285
  • Journey Into Mystery retitled "The Mighty Thor" continuing with #126
  • 3rd appearance of Hercules
Low $5
 | 
Mid $18
 | 
High $85
  • 1st appearance of Mentallo
  • 1st appearance of the Fixer
Low $800
 | 
Mid $3.2k
 | 
High $8.5k
  • 🏅#3 on the Hot 10
  • 1st appearance of Silver Surfer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Galactus
  • THIS WEEK'S TOP RECORD BREAKERS [Previous High In Brackets]
  • 9.2 sold for $19,200 [$8,900 in Feb] +116%
  • 6.5 sold for $4,895 [$4,000 in Mar] +22%
  • 6.0 sold for $4,410 [$2,571 in Mar] +72%
  • MORE HONORABLE MENTIONS THIS WEEK
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #49 – 1st full Galactus
  • 4.0 sold for $3,200 [$2,062 in Feb] +55%
  • SW: THE CLONE WARS #1 VARIANT – 1st Ahsoka Tano
  • 9.8 sold for $8,100 [6,500 in Mar] +25%
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #2 – 1st Skrulls
  • 4.5 sold for $5,040 [$2,500 in 2018]
  • ALL-NEW MARVEL POINT ONE - 1st full Ms. Marvel
  • 9.8 sold for $1,500 [$1,150 last week] +30%
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #17 2nd Print
  • 9.8 sold for $5,000 [3,500 in Oct] +53%
Low $12
 | 
Mid $40
 | 
High $125
  • First use of Namor's battle phrase, 'Imperious Rex'
  • *decades later, when Thor asks Namor the meaning of the phrase, Namor answers, 'It means I’m going to feed your sorry Asgardian hide to the biggest sharks I can find.'
  • 1st appearance of Behemoth, a protector of Atlantis
Low $30
 | 
Mid $95
 | 
High $350
  • Formerly titled Journey into Mystery
  • Classic battle of Thor vs Hercules
Low $40
 | 
Mid $125
 | 
High $430
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mimic
Low $340
 | 
Mid $1.1k
 | 
High $3.8k
  • 1st full appearance of Galactus
  • 2nd appearance and 1st cover appearance of the Silver Surfer
  • 1st appearance of the Punisher, a cyborg servant of Galactus
Low $18
 | 
Mid $55
 | 
High $170
  • 1st cameo appearance of Ultimo
  • 2nd appearance of Batroc the Leaper
Low $10
 | 
Mid $30
 | 
High $125
  • 1st appearance of Pluto
  • 1st appearance of Hippolyta
  • 1st full appearance of the Midgard Serpent
  • 1st appearance of Volla, a wraith
Low $25
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  • 1st appearance of the Collector, an Elder of the Universe
  • Hank Pym becomes Goliath, formerly Giant-Man
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  • Classic battle of Silver Surfer vs Galactus
  • 3rd appearance of Silver Surfer
  • 2nd appearance of Galactus
  • 1st appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot
  • 1st appearance of the Ultimate Nullifier
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  • Classic battle of the Hulk vs Hercules
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  • 1st appearance of Jasper Sitwell, an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and top level interrogator
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  • 1st mention of the Negative Zone
  • 2nd appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot
  • Classic story "This Man…This Monster!"
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  • 1st appearance of Ares, Greek god of war
  • 1st appearance of Hermes, Greek messenger god
  • 1st appearance of Harokin, a deceased Asgardian adversary to Thor
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  • 1st appearance of the Black Panther, T'Challa, king of Wakanda
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Mid $18
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High $75
  • 1st appearance of Boomerang
Low $50
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Mid $150
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  • Reprint of Daredevil #1 (1964) distributed in Mexico
Low $40
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Klaw
  • 2nd appearance and origin of the Black Panther
  • 1st appearance of T'Chaka, Black Panther's father
  • 1st mention of Wakandan Vibranium metal
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High $90
  • 1st title crossover with Tales to Astonish #82
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Kaluu, eyes only
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  • 3rd appearance of the Black Panther
  • 1st appearance of John Prester, the Wanderer
Low $12
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Mid $40
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High $135
  • 1st cameo appearance of Ego the Living Planet