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July 17 2020

Updated every Friday, this weekly feature tracks 20 comics that are trending upwards in copies sold and dollar value versus the previous week's sales 🔔 Thank you for contributing to the continued development of Key Collector when using the eBay links to make ANY purchase

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  • Variant cover art by Jerome Opena (1:50)
  • Cover art inspired by the movie 'The Breakfast Club'
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Codex
  • 1st cameo appearance of Virus
  • *the first cameo of Virus was intended to be Free Comic Book Day 2020: The Amazing Spider-Man/Venom issue but due to the 2020 Coronavirus temporary shutdown of comic book distribution, the FCBD 2020 issue went on-sale between the release of Venom #26 and Venom #27
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Mid $3
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High $12
  • Variant second printing cover art by Ryan Stegman, interior art
  • 1st cover appearance of Codex on a cover distributed by Marvel
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Mid $40
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High $120
  • First solo series featuring Usagi Yojimbo
  • [July 2020 - an animated series based on the Yojimbo Universe has been announced for Netflix with the plot centered on a descendant of Miyamoto Usagi]
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  • Variant cover art by Jenny Frison
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High $40
  • Variant cover art by Mark Bagley (1:50)
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Mid $1.6k
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High $5.7k
  • 1st appearance of Silver Surfer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Galactus
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Mid $65
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High $180
  • 1st appearance of Gorr, the God Butcher
  • 1st appearance of the Necrosword, the first symbiote created by Knull
  • [December 2020 - Gorr confirmed to appear in Thor 4: Love & Thunder, played by Christain Bale]
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  • 1st appearance of Doctor Aphra
  • 1st appearance of 0-0-0 AKA Triple Zero, a droid
  • 1st appearance of BT-1, an assassin droid
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  • 'Ashcan' preview edition
  • Oversized 11.5 inches x 7.5 inches
  • The Last Ronin's release was delayed by a few months due to feedback by retailers who received this preview and felt the artwork would hurt demand for the book
  • The creators decided to reschedule the book series and make improvements to the art
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High $25
  • 1st appearance of the second Hawkgirl, Kendra Saunders
  • Death of the original Sandman, Wesley Dodds
  • Nuklon becomes Atom Smasher 1st appearance of the second Hawkgirl, Kendra Saunders
  • Nuklon becomes Atom Smasher
  • [July 2020 - Noah Centineo has been cast as Atom Smasher for the Black Adam movie]
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High $55
  • Variant third printing cover art by Ryan Stegman, interior art
  • *copies ordered by retailers: 5,617
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  • Premiere issue of a six-issue series about a war over nanotechnology between two powerful scientists, Gabriel and Deadalus, from the extra-dimensional world of New-Gen
  • [July 2020 - animated series in pre-production with an animation partner, showrunner and writer attached]
  • [October 2020 - voice actors announced: Lena Headey and Luke Wilson]
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High $65
  • #2 🎖
  • 1st appearance of Emily Bright, a girl who has been aware of her magical powers since birth
  • 1st appearance of Doyle Dormammu, the illegitimate son of Dormammu
  • 1st appearance of Shaylee Moonpeddle
  • 1st appearance of Zoe Laveau, Calvin Morse and Dessy
  • Although Strange Academy previewed in multiple issues prior to the launch of the title, a preview is not considered a first appearance since it is an excerpt of the issue used for promotion
  • We've received inquiries why the characters introduced in DC Comics Presents #26 and Firestorm #24 are considered first appearances in the Key Collector database despite DC referring to the 16-page story as a "preview" and it is because both issues feature original stories
  • The Strange Academy preview was featured in four issues that went on sale January 29th, 2020: Thor #2, Ravencroft #1, Doctor Strange #2, Avengers #30
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  • 1st full appearance of Dylan Brock, son of Eddie Brock
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  • 1st team appearance of WildC.A.T.S. (Covert Action TeamS)
  • 1st appearance of Spartan
  • 1st appearance of Grifter
  • 1st appearance of Voodoo, Priscilla Kitaen
  • 1st appearance of Zealot
  • 1st appearance of Void, Maul, Warblade, Lord Emp, Pike and Helspont
  • *Grifter to appear in Future State
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  • 1st appearance of Romy Chandler, Charlie Fields, Jackson Davies, Marcus Driver, Nate Patton, Ron Probson, Nelson Crowe - members of the Gotham Police Department
  • [July 2020 - HBO Max will produce and air an original series based on the Gotham City P.D. set in the same universe as the Matt Reeves 'Batman' movie. The Hollywood Reporter said that some have been calling it Gotham Central but this is not an official title for the series. Notable Gotham police who also appear in comics but don't have a first appearance in this issue are Harvey Bullock, Renee Montoya and Commissioner Gordon]
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  • Variant cover art by Jenny Frison
  • FOC edition, no foil overlay