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THE TRENDING 20 Updated every Friday, this weekly feature tracks 20 comics that are trending upwards in copies sold and dollars, versus the previous week's sales πŸ”” Our sincerest gratitude for contributing to the continued development of Key Collector when you utilize our eBay links to make ANY purchase (at no additional cost to you)

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  • 1st appearance of Primax, inspired by Captain America to revolt against his creator Korvac
  • [July 2020 - in the History of the Marvel Universe #6 (Dec 2019), a splash page teases future story arcs planned by Marvel including: The Interstellar Reign of the Half-Breed (Hulkling/Empyre), the Rise of the Outlaw Nation (Champions) the King in Black (Knull), the Age of Khonshu (Moon Knight/Avengers). There is also a reference to the Defenders of Tomorrow and although the art makes it difficult to verify the character's identity, one figure appears to be Primax. - Key Issue Credit: The Comic Despective (YouTube)]
  • πŸ“ˆ +1800% copies sold vs previous week
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  • Part one of a three-issue series that spawned two follow-up series
  • *Polygon wrote in a recent article that Batman Predator will not be reprinted now that Marvel has Predator (this has not been verified), causing πŸ“ˆ +hundreds of Batman vs Predator issues to sell on eBay
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  • 1st full appearance of Kamala Khan as Ms. Marvel (interior story)
  • *in-development for a live action Disney+ series
  • 1st appearance of Tanalth the Pursuer
  • Copies purchased by retailers: 32,929
  • πŸ“ˆ +500% copies sold vs previous week after rumors this week Ms. Marvel will appear in the MCU prior to the debut of her own TV series
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  • 1st appearance of Lauri-Ell, the half sister of Carol Danvers
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  • Resurrection of Superman
  • Debut of Superman's black suit, intended to aid in his regeneration
  • [July 2020 - Zack Snyder revealed a clip of Superman in his black suit during JusticeCon]
  • πŸ“ˆ +5500% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st appearance of Kubark AKA Kid Gladiator
  • 1st appearance of Warbird, a Shi'ar enforcer and protector of Kid Gladiator AKA Kubark
  • [July 2020 - in the History of the Marvel Universe #6 (Dec 2019), a splash page teases future story arcs planned by Marvel including: the King in Black (Knull). There is a reference to an unknown team named the Defenders of Tomorrow. Warbird is also mentioned]
  • πŸ“ˆ +3900% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Amazing Man, Will Everett
  • [July 2020 - DC looks to be reviving this character in Tom Taylor's new project that is speculated to be a continuation of 'Injustice']
  • πŸ“ˆ +1700% copies sold vs previous week
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  • Premiere issue of an ongoing series written by Kevin Smith featuring the son of the Green Hornet and the daughter of Kato picking up the mantle of their parents
  • 1st cover appearances of Green Hornet and Kato in costume
  • πŸ“ˆ +1433% copies sold vs previous week after Deadline announced Kevin Smith would helm an animated series based on the characters he introduced in this comic series
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  • 1st appearance of a colorless Vision
  • [June 2018 - speculation that this aspect of the story line where upon being reassembled, Vision's data is wiped, will be incorporated in the Wanda/Vision Disney+ series]
  • πŸ“ˆ +1167% copies sold vs previous week after the above stated speculation began to make the rounds on Twitter this week
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  • 1st team appearance of the Externals, a group of immortals: Gideon, Saul (1st), Absalom (1st), Burke (1st), Nicodemus (1st)
  • [July 2020 - the Externals to be reintroduced in Excalibur #11 for X of Swords but how significant they will be moving forward is unknown]
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  • A decade ago, 300,000 citizens of Philadelphia were suddenly lost in Oblivion
  • [June 2019 - in-development with Universal for a film]
  • [SDCC 2020 - Kirkman assures Oblivion Song has not died and is still in daily development]
  • πŸ“ˆ +869% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Maul in an original story
  • *search Darth Maul for his first appearance in the official movie adaptation
  • [July 2020 - Maul rumored to appear in an unannounced Star Wars project or possibly have his own series]
  • πŸ“ˆ +700% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st full appearance and origin of Son of Satan
  • [SDCC 2020 - Helstrom trailer released]
  • πŸ“ˆ +575% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st appearance of Doug Ramsey, later becomes Cypher
  • [SDCC 2020 - the biggest takeaway from the X of Swords panel was the writer’s excitement over Cypher’s role in the story. Last year, chief architect of the X-Men universe Jonathan Hickman revealed Cypher was his favorite character and elements of the story so far indicate a troublesome relationship between Cypher and the island of Krakoa]
  • πŸ“ˆ +525% copies sold vs previous week
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  • Origin of Ben Solo
  • 1st cameo appearance of Avar Kriss, a female Jedi from the High Republic era
  • [February 2020 - Avar Kriss is the character that is at the center of teaser images of the upcoming multimedia publishing effort, Star Wars: Project Luminous
  • πŸ“ˆ +450% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st cameo appearance of the Clown, a mercenary
  • [July 2020 - news leaked out of a casting call for an Eastern European man named Arek for the 'Hawkeye' Disney+ series. There is speculation that Arek could be a code name for Kazimierz Kazimierczak AKA The Clown. This is a possibility depending on how heavily Marvel Studios plans to rely on writer Matt Fraction's 'Hawkeye' run but chances are they would avoid introducing a clown-themed villain with DC's Joker already being such a strong presence]
  • πŸ“ˆ +525% copies sold vs previous week
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  • Death of Jean DeWolff
  • 1st appearance of Sin-Eater, Stanley Carter, a former NYPD detective
  • [July 2020 - Sin-Eater reintroduced in the Amazing Spider-Man causing interest in his first appearance]
  • πŸ“ˆ +263% copies sold current two weeks vs previous two weeks
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  • 1st team appearance of the Young Avengers
  • 1st appearance of Patriot
  • 1st appearance of Kate Bishop, later becomes Hawkeye
  • 1st appearance of Iron Lad (Kang)
  • 1st appearance of Hulkling, son of Mar-Vell and Anelle
  • 1st appearance of the Asgardian, name later changed to Wiccan, son of Scarlet Witch
  • [July 2020 - rumors are resurfacing that actress Hailee Steinfeld will play Kate Bishop on the Disney+ Hawkeye series]
  • πŸ“ˆ +241% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st appearance of The Profiteer, an Elder of the Universe
  • 1st appearance of Jo-Venn and N'Kalla, children trained to be gladiators
  • [SDCC 2020 - writer Dan Slott emphasized the importance of Jo-Venn and N’Kalla to the Empyre event and the future of the Fantastic Four but did not reveal details as to why]
  • πŸ“ˆ +190% copies sold vs previous week
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  • 1st team appearance of New Mutants: Cannonball, Psyche, Wolfsbane, Karma, Sunspot
  • 1st appearance of Cannonball
  • 1st appearance of Psyche, later changes her name to Mirage
  • 1st appearance of Sunspot
  • 1st appearance of Wolfsbane
  • 1st appearance of the White Rook, a member of the Hellfire Club
  • [SDCC 2020 - a new trailer and confirmation that the New Mutants film will premiere as scheduled for August 28, 2020]
  • πŸ“ˆ +143% copies sold current two weeks vs previous two weeks