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Origin of Magneto, specifically the first time a reference is made to having Jewish ancestry and his childhood spent in Auschwitz

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Adaptation of the Universal Pictures Frankenstein movie (1931)

✅ Nick's Picks: Frankenstein will join the Image family of Universal Monsters in August with a series that tells the story about each of the body parts used to create the monster

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1st appearance of Doctor Phosphorus, a villain who is perpetually on fire after being exposed to massive amounts of radiation

1st appearance of Rupert Thorne, a corrupt politician

[March 2023 - Doctor Phosphorus rumored for Gunn's Creature Commandos / April 2023 - confirmed, voiced by Alan Tudyk]

✅ Nick's Picks: just as Frank Grillo's Rick Flag is set to appear in Superman, high profile actors cast for a voice role are likely to appear in live-action as well

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1st appearance of the Terminator in a comic book

Five-page excerpt of this issue in Rust #12 (August 1988)

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1st full appearance and cover of Destro, a weapons dealer

1st appearance of Ace, pilot of the Sky Striker

✅ Nick's Picks: this is a great first appearance nestled within the series

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1st appearance of Michael Badalino as Vengeance

✅ Nick's Picks: September will see the return of Vengeance in the pages of Spirts of Vengeance

Marvel ⋅ 1994
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✅ Nick's Picks: as revealed in Blood Hunt, Blade is possessed by Varnae which recalls a story all the way back from the nineties in this issue where the ancient vampire discovers Blade is a perfect host for him to embody

Special thanks to @infamous_jeb on Instagram

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One-shot issue written by Brian K Vaughan that tells the story of Jeff Grimes, the brother of Rick Grimes

Previously available as a digital download only

Local Comic Shop Day 2019 exclusive

✅ Nick's Picks: with two more seasons planned of Daryl Dixon in France, it could be possible he may run into Rick's brother who was introduced in this issue that takes place in Spain

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