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Nick's Picks Weekly 30

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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  • Origin of Logan, his childhood and emergence of mutant powers
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  • Origin of the name 'Wolverine' given to Logan by Native Americans of the Blackfoot tribe and when translated into their language means 'Skunk-Bear'
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  • Origin of Wolverine's yellow and blue suit that was first seen in The Incredible Hulk #180
  • ✅ Rounding out the Wolverine origin trilogy of picks this week, you may have never wondered how Logan acquired his most recognizable yellow and blue costume, but if you ever did, in these pages lies the answer
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  • 1st full appearance of Bossk, a bounty hunter
  • Multiple cameos of Bossk precede this first full appearance
  • [January 2021 - Bossk speculated to appear in The Book of Boba Fett]
  • [April 2021 -Bossk confirmed to be one of the pursuing bounty hunters in War of the Bounty Hunters]
  • [May 2021 - Bossk speculated to appear in Bad Batch]
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  • Origin of Max Eisenhardt aka Magneto, specifically his youth as a prisoner in Auschwitz
  • Five-issue limited series
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  • 1st appearance of Criti Noll in Skrull form, previously impersonated Yellowjacket since House of M #1
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Kl'rt, a Super Skrull who utilizes the main power of each Fantastic Four member
  • 1st appearance of Emperor Dorrek, unnamed
  • 2nd team appearance of the Skrulls
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Loki as a female
  • Loki shapeshifts into Thor, a dragon and a monster
  • 1st appearance of Hrinmeer the Flame, half elf and half fire demon
  • Polybagged with a trading card featuring The Flame
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  • 1st appearance of Dust, the first X-Men character who wears an abaya and niqab
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  • 1st appearance of Madame Xanadu
  • [October 2020 - speculation Xanadu will appear in either Justice League Dark or Zatanna live action projects]
  • [June 2021 - J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot developing a Madame Xanadu series for HBO Max]