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100 Copper Keys

🗝 The Top 100 Comic Books From The Copper Age 🎁 Please utilize the eBay links when making ANY purchase to help the continued development of Key Collector Comics

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  • 1st appearance of Lobo
  • *there is some early chatter that Lobo might be on deck for HBO Max
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Mid $80
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High $225
  • 1st appearance of Beta Ray Bill, a Korbinite alien worthy of picking up Mjolnir
  • [November 2017 - a sculpture of Beta Ray Bill's head adorns the Grandmaster's Tower in Thor Ragnarok adding credibility to the rumor he'll appear in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 or Thor Love & Thunder]
  • 1st appearance of Lorelai, the sister of Enchantress
Low $180
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Mid $560
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High $3.2k
  • Advertisement for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (1984)
  • 1st appearance of Fugitoid
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Mid $40
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High $130
  • 1st appearance of Storm Shadow, a former friend of Snake Eyes and the Young Master of the Arashikage Clan
  • Solo story featuring Snake-Eyes, told without any text or dialogue
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Mid $55
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High $185
  • 1st appearance of Spider-Man's black costume
  • Cover art inspired by Amazing Fantasy #15
  • The symbiote costume was designed by a Marvel fan from Illinois named Randy Schueller. Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter purchased the design idea from Randy for $220
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  • 1st appearance of Kevin Matchstick, the reincarnation of King Arthur with Excalibur depicted as a glowing baseball bat
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Mid $8
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High $25
  • "Secret Wars" part 1
  • 1st cameo appearance of The Beyonder as a white light and a voice
  • 1st line-wide crossover event series
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High $65
  • 1st cameo appearance of John Constantine (Hellblazer)
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High $12k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo
  • 1st appearance of Splinter, the Turtles' mentor
  • 1st appearance and death of the Shredder
  • First printing: 3,000 copies
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  • 1st appearance of Blue Devil, a 16-page original story preceding Blue Devil #1
  • 1st appearance of Bug
  • Origin of Byte
  • 1st appearance of Marla Bloom
  • 1st appearance of Edward Bloomberg, later becomes Kid Devil then Red Devil
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Mid $35
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High $80
  • Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing, formerly Robin
  • Joseph adopts the name Jericho
  • Origin of Deathstroke and Jericho
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Warlock, a techno-organic extraterrestrial
  • 1st full appearance of Demon Bear, a villain of Dani Moonstar
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  • 1st team appearance of Power Pack: Alex, Jack, Katie, Julie
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High $110
  • 1st team appearance of the Transformers and the Decepticons
  • 1st appearance of Optimus Prime, Megatron and Starscream
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Mid $1.4k
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High $4.8k
  • 1st appearance of Usagi Yojimbo
  • Yojimbo is Japanese for bodyguard
  • An animated series set in the Usagi Yojimbo universe is in production for Netflix
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  • 1st appearance of Robotech
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High $150
  • "Secret Wars" part 8
  • Origin of the black symbiote costume that later bonds with Eddie Brock to become Venom
  • 2nd appearance of Spider-Woman, Julia Carpenter
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Mid $25
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High $85
  • First interior art by Todd McFarlane
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High $12
  • 1st appearance of Nimrod, an advanced sentinel from an alternate timeline
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  • "Crisis on Infinite Earths" part 1
  • 1st appearance of Blue Beetle, Ted Kord, in the DC Universe after being acquired from Charlton Comics
  • 1st appearance of Pariah
  • 1st appearance of Alex Luthor Jr.
  • 1st full appearance of The Monitor
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  • 1st appearance of Legion
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Mid $400
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High $1.2k
  • First Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles one-shot spin-off
  • 1st appearance of Casey Jones
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High $9
  • 1st published cover art by Todd McFarlane
  • *this issue went on-sale the same day as Coyote #13 to which Todd contributed a portion of the cover art
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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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Mid $110
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High $330
  • 1st full appearance of John Constantine, Hellblazer
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Mid $9
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High $35
  • 1st appearance of Nebula
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High $85
  • 1st appearance of Black Mask, a crime boss who wore a mask carved from the casket lid of his deceased father
  • [January 2021 - Black Mask to be one of the villains in Batwoman S2]
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  • Reintroduction of Marvelman, a 1950s British superhero renamed Miracleman for legal purposes
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  • 1st appearance of Longshot
  • 1st appearance of Spiral
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  • "Crisis on Infinite Earths" part 7
  • Death of Supergirl
  • Origin of The Monitor, Anti-Monitor, Pariah and Guardians of Oa

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