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Nick's Picks Weekly 29

A curated list of issues that are interesting, unique or often overlooked  Refreshed every Wednesday FULL-ACCESS to Key Collector for $1.99 per month or save $3.98 and subscribe for the year

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  • First battle of Hawkman and Black Adam
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  • First solo series featuring Beta Ray Bill
  • 1st appearance of Stardust, an ancient cosmic being of indiscernible form who served as Galactus’s Herald
  • 1st appearance of Alpha Ray Bill, a bio-engineered protector of the Korbinites
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 31,234
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  • 1st appearance of Silver Sable
  • [ For the past few years Sony has expressed interest in a Silver Sable movie but where she currently stands is unknown with a major focus on the Spider-verse ]
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  • 1st full appearance of She-Ra in a standard US comic
  • She-Ra previously appeared in mini-comics packaged with toys and other He-Man Universe merchandise and on a variant cover of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #1 (2013)
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  • 1st appearance of Morbius
  • Second printing with silver background published over two decades after the original
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  • 1st full appearance of second Union Jack, Brian Falsworth
  • Backup story reprinting Namor's first appearance from Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1 (1939)
  • [October 2021 - Rumor that Union Jack will appear in the MCU]
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  • Variant cover art by Jamal Campbell (1:25)
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  • Preview of Sweet Tooth, published August 5, 2009
  • 1 of 2 previews that went on-sale the same day (House of Mystery #16)
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  • 1st appearance of Black Hammer
  • 1st appearance of Lucy Weber, later becomes the second Black Hammer
  • 1st appearance of Abraham Slam
  • 1st appearance of Talky-Walky
  • 1st appearance of Madame Dragonfly
  • 1st appearance of Golden Gail
  • 1st appearance of Colonel Weird
  • 1st appearance of Anti-God
  • 1st team appearance of Starlok and the Lightriders
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 19,775
  • [December 2019 - optioned for TV and film by Legendary with development well underway according to Jeff Lemire]