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  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Cad Bane
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Cad Bane
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Mid $55
High $170
  • 1st cameo appearance of Ultimo, an alien robot programmed to destroy
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Sharon Carter
  • 2nd appearance of Batroc the Leaper
  • 1st cameo appearance of Ultimo, an alien robot programmed to destroy
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Sharon Carter
  • 2nd appearance of Batroc the Leaper
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Mid $9
High $35
  • 1st cover appearance of Gamora
  • Partial origin of Thanos
  • 1st appearance of Marr Garr, Lamilm Gor, Constable Trueheart and the Ancient Traveler
  • 1st cover appearance of Gamora
  • Partial origin of Thanos
  • 1st appearance of Marr Garr, Lamilm Gor, Constable Trueheart and the Ancient Traveler
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  • 1st full cover appearance of Peggy Carter, partially seen on the cover of Captain America #161
  • 1st full cover appearance of Peggy Carter, partially seen on the cover of Captain America #161
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Mid $110
High $380
  • 1st cover appearance of Gorilla Grodd
  • 1st cover appearance of Gorilla Grodd
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High $8
  • 2nd appearance and first cover appearance of Jubilee
  • Debut of Jubilee's classic ruby red sunglasses
  • 2nd appearance and first cover appearance of Jubilee
  • Debut of Jubilee's classic ruby red sunglasses
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  • 1st cover appearance of Calypso
  • 1st cover appearance of Calypso
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High $120
  • 1st cover appearance of Balder
  • 1st cover appearance of Balder
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Mid $40
High $145
  • 1st cover appearance of Sif
  • 1st cover appearance of Sif
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Mid $95
High $360
  • 1st cover appearance of Nightmare
  • 1st cover appearance of Nightmare
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High $8
  • 1st cover appearance of Gabby
  • 1st cover appearance of Gabby
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High $80
  • 1st cover and third appearance of Man-Thing
  • 1st cover and third appearance of Man-Thing
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Mid $110
High $370
  • 1st cover appearance of Mary Jane Watson
  • First kiss between Gwen Stacy and Peter Parker
  • 1st appearance of Brainwasher, alter ego of Kingpin
  • 1st cover appearance of Mary Jane Watson
  • First kiss between Gwen Stacy and Peter Parker
  • 1st appearance of Brainwasher, alter ego of Kingpin
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High $150
  • 1st cover appearance of Contessa Valentina Allegro de Fontaine
  • Iconic cover art by Jim Steranko
  • 1st cover appearance of Contessa Valentina Allegro de Fontaine
  • Iconic cover art by Jim Steranko
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High $115
  • 1st cover appearance of Agatha Harkness
  • 1st cover appearance of Agatha Harkness
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  • 1st cover appearance of Splinter
  • 1st cover appearance of Splinter
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  • 1st cover appearance of Judge Dredd, not the primary figure
  • 1st cover appearance of Judge Dredd, not the primary figure
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  • 3rd appearance and first cover of Silver Sable
  • 3rd appearance and first cover of Silver Sable
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  • 1st cover appearance of Green Lantern, Kyle Rayner
  • Rayner appeared as the Green Lantern on the final page of issue #50 and as Green Lantern throughout this issue
  • 1st cover appearance of Green Lantern, Kyle Rayner
  • Rayner appeared as the Green Lantern on the final page of issue #50 and as Green Lantern throughout this issue
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  • Second printing
  • 1st cover appearance of Hit-Girl
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 5,757
  • Second printing
  • 1st cover appearance of Hit-Girl
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 5,757
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Mid $400
High $1.2k
  • 2nd appearance and first cover of Sinestro
  • 1st appearance of Rori Stroh, Larvox, NautKeLoi, Chaselon, Xax - members of the Green Lantern Corps
  • 1st appearance of Jim Jordan, the younger brother of Hal Jordan
  • 🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 4.0 sold for $500 [$166 in Jun] +201%
  • 2nd appearance and first cover of Sinestro
  • 1st appearance of Rori Stroh, Larvox, NautKeLoi, Chaselon, Xax - members of the Green Lantern Corps
  • 1st appearance of Jim Jordan, the younger brother of Hal Jordan
  • 🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 4.0 sold for $500 [$166 in Jun] +201%
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  • 2nd appearance of Silk and full cover appearance
  • 1st appearance of Goblin King, Phil Urich, formerly Goblin Knight
  • 📖 Spider-Verse Reading Order: read The Amazing Spider-Man #5, then Free Comic Book Day 2014 - Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2nd appearance of Silk and full cover appearance
  • 1st appearance of Goblin King, Phil Urich, formerly Goblin Knight
  • 📖 Spider-Verse Reading Order: read The Amazing Spider-Man #5, then Free Comic Book Day 2014 - Guardians of the Galaxy
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Mid $18
High $70
  • 1st cover appearance of the Red Hulk, General 'Thunderbolt' Ross
  • Death of Abomination, initially suspected to have been shot to death by the Hulk but later revealed to be murdered by the Red Hulk
  • 1st team appearance of a new Winter Guard roster: Red Guardian, Ursa Major, Crimson Dynamo, Darkstar
  • 1st cover appearance of the Red Hulk, General 'Thunderbolt' Ross
  • Death of Abomination, initially suspected to have been shot to death by the Hulk but later revealed to be murdered by the Red Hulk
  • 1st team appearance of a new Winter Guard roster: Red Guardian, Ursa Major, Crimson Dynamo, Darkstar
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Mid $90
High $270
  • 2nd appearance and first cover of Rocket Raccoon, formerly Rocky Raccoon in Marvel Preview #7
  • 1st appearance of Judson Jakes
  • 1st appearance of Lylla, an otter and the love interest of Rocket
  • 1st appearance of Blackjack O'Hare
  • 2nd appearance and first cover of Rocket Raccoon, formerly Rocky Raccoon in Marvel Preview #7
  • 1st appearance of Judson Jakes
  • 1st appearance of Lylla, an otter and the love interest of Rocket
  • 1st appearance of Blackjack O'Hare
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  • 1st cover appearance of Shuri as the Black Panther
  • Shuri does not fully appear in the interior pages until Black Panther #5 (2009) but she does appear as Black Panther in cameo in an alternate reality in Black Panther Annual #1 (2008)
  • 1st cover appearance of Shuri as the Black Panther
  • Shuri does not fully appear in the interior pages until Black Panther #5 (2009) but she does appear as Black Panther in cameo in an alternate reality in Black Panther Annual #1 (2008)
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Mid $55
High $160
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Red Sonja
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Red Sonja
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Mid $90
High $260
  • 2nd appearance and 1st cover of Gambit
  • 1st chronological appearance of Gambit in-story / in-continuity
  • X-Men Annual #14 went on sale three weeks before this issue and is often considered the first cameo appearance of Gambit
  • This would imply that his appearance is brief though he appears in 15 panels throughout X-Men Annual #14 with at least 10 instances of dialogue
  • Tap cover and swipe left to view images where Gambit is the main or partial focus of the sequence in X-Men Annual #14
  • Uncanny X-Men #266 was written as if it were to be published prior to the annual, therefore #266 would be the first chronological appearance of Gambit in-story (or in-continuity)
  • CGC, the grading certification company for comic books, recognizes Uncanny X-Men #266 as the first full appearance of Gambit
  • 2nd appearance and 1st cover of Gambit
  • 1st chronological appearance of Gambit in-story / in-continuity
  • X-Men Annual #14 went on sale three weeks before this issue and is often considered the first cameo appearance of Gambit
  • This would imply that his appearance is brief though he appears in 15 panels throughout X-Men Annual #14 with at least 10 instances of dialogue
  • Tap cover and swipe left to view images where Gambit is the main or partial focus of the sequence in X-Men Annual #14
  • Uncanny X-Men #266 was written as if it were to be published prior to the annual, therefore #266 would be the first chronological appearance of Gambit in-story (or in-continuity)
  • CGC, the grading certification company for comic books, recognizes Uncanny X-Men #266 as the first full appearance of Gambit
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  • 1st cover appearance of Sam Wilson in Captain America costume, does not appear in story
  • 1st cover appearance and 2nd cameo of Superior Iron Man
  • 1st cover appearance of Sam Wilson in Captain America costume, does not appear in story
  • 1st cover appearance and 2nd cameo of Superior Iron Man
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  • 1st cover and second appearance of Angel as the Horseman, Death
  • In X-Factor #38, Beast gives Warren Worthington III the new codename Archangel
  • Worthington appears in full as the Horseman, Death in X-Factor #23 and in multiple cameos leading up to the issue
  • 1st cover and second appearance of Angel as the Horseman, Death
  • In X-Factor #38, Beast gives Warren Worthington III the new codename Archangel
  • Worthington appears in full as the Horseman, Death in X-Factor #23 and in multiple cameos leading up to the issue
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High $315
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Abomination
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Abomination
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  • Death of Splinter
  • 1st cover appearance of Jennika
  • Death of Splinter
  • 1st cover appearance of Jennika
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  • 2nd appearance and 1st cover appearance of Fantomex
  • 1st cameo appearance of Huntsman, Weapon XII
  • Origin of the Weapon Plus program
  • 1st appearance of E.V.A.
  • 2nd appearance and 1st cover appearance of Fantomex
  • 1st cameo appearance of Huntsman, Weapon XII
  • Origin of the Weapon Plus program
  • 1st appearance of E.V.A.
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  • 1st cover appearance of Val-Zod
  • 1st cover appearance of Val-Zod
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  • Variant cover art by Philip Tan
  • 1st cover appearance of Dylan Brock
  • Store exclusive
  • Variant cover art by Philip Tan
  • 1st cover appearance of Dylan Brock
  • Store exclusive
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  • 2nd full appearance of Punchline
  • 1st cover appearance of Punchline - Joker 80th Anniversary Special #1 InHyuk Lee store exclusive also featured Punchline on the cover and went on sale the same day as this issue
  • 1st appearance of the Underbroker, the finance manager in the Designer's inner circle
  • First meeting of Punchline and Harley Quinn
  • 2nd full appearance of Punchline
  • 1st cover appearance of Punchline - Joker 80th Anniversary Special #1 InHyuk Lee store exclusive also featured Punchline on the cover and went on sale the same day as this issue
  • 1st appearance of the Underbroker, the finance manager in the Designer's inner circle
  • First meeting of Punchline and Harley Quinn
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High $165
  • 1st cover and 2nd full appearance of Darkseid
  • 1st cameo team appearance of the Deep Six, Darkseid's mercenary force that respawn when killed
  • 1st cameo appearance of Slig
  • 1st cover and 2nd full appearance of Darkseid
  • 1st cameo team appearance of the Deep Six, Darkseid's mercenary force that respawn when killed
  • 1st cameo appearance of Slig
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Mid $33.2k
High $96k
  • 1st cover appearance of Namor the Sub-Mariner
  • 1st appearance of Electro, a robot
  • First depiction of a Nazi flag on a Timely (Marvel) cover
  • See Top Notch Comics #2 for first Nazi symbol on a comic cover
  • 1st cover appearance of Namor the Sub-Mariner
  • 1st appearance of Electro, a robot
  • First depiction of a Nazi flag on a Timely (Marvel) cover
  • See Top Notch Comics #2 for first Nazi symbol on a comic cover
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  • First consumer-facing cover of the Maxx
  • Interior Sam Kieth interview
  • First consumer-facing cover of the Maxx
  • Interior Sam Kieth interview
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  • 2nd full and 1st cover appearance of Damian Wayne
  • 2nd full and 1st cover appearance of Damian Wayne
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High $90
  • 1st cover appearance of Asajj Ventress
  • 1st cover appearance of Durge
  • 1st cover appearance of Asajj Ventress
  • 1st cover appearance of Durge
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High $215
  • 3rd appearance of Venom
  • 1st full cover appearance of Venom
  • 3rd appearance of Venom
  • 1st full cover appearance of Venom
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High $90
  • 1st cover appearance of She-Spawn in the U.S.
  • 1st cover appearance of She-Spawn in the U.S.
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  • 1st appearance of Maverick, later becomes Agent Zero
  • 2nd appearance and 1st full cover appearance of Omega Red
  • 1st appearance of Maverick, later becomes Agent Zero
  • 2nd appearance and 1st full cover appearance of Omega Red
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High $105
  • 2nd full appearance and 1st cover appearance of Zatanna
  • 2nd full appearance and 1st cover appearance of Zatanna
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  • 1st cover appearance of America Chavez, seen on the cover of a comic book being tossed by Nick Fury Jr.
  • Preview of Young Avengers #1 (2013)
  • 1st cover appearance of America Chavez, seen on the cover of a comic book being tossed by Nick Fury Jr.
  • Preview of Young Avengers #1 (2013)
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Mid $20
High $65
  • 2nd appearance, origin and first cover appearance of Echo, Maya Lopez
  • 1st appearance of Crazy Horse, Echo's father, seen briefly in a flashback
  • 2nd appearance, origin and first cover appearance of Echo, Maya Lopez
  • 1st appearance of Crazy Horse, Echo's father, seen briefly in a flashback
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  • Cover art featuring Battle Beast
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 13,277
  • Cover art featuring Battle Beast
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 13,277
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High $35
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Mr. Sinister
  • 1st cover appearance and mention of Madelyne Pryor as the Goblin Queen
  • 1st cover and 2nd appearance of Mr. Sinister
  • 1st cover appearance and mention of Madelyne Pryor as the Goblin Queen
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  • 1st full cover appearance of Daken
  • 1st full cover appearance of Daken
Issue Publisher Low Mid High
Star Wars: Darth Maul #3 Marvel $3 $9 $30
Tales of Suspense #76 Marvel $18 $55 $170
Warlock #15 Marvel $3 $9 $35
Captain America #232 Marvel $1 $2 $5
Flash #127 DC $35 $110 $380
X-Men Annual #13 Marvel $1 $2 $8
Daredevil #310 Marvel $1 $5 $15
Journey Into Mystery #111 Marvel $12 $40 $120
Thor #139 Marvel $12 $40 $145
Doctor Strange #170 Marvel $35 $95 $360
All New Wolverine #6 Marvel $1 $2 $8
Astonishing Tales #13 Marvel $8 $20 $80
Amazing Spider-Man #59 Marvel $35 $110 $370
Strange Tales #167 Marvel $15 $50 $150
Fantastic Four #110 Marvel $10 $40 $115
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #9 Mirage $3 $9 $30
2000 A.D. #5 Fleetway $10 $30 $100
Amazing Spider-Man #279 Marvel $1 $3 $12
Green Lantern #51 DC $1 $5 $15
Kick-Ass #3 Icon $1 $5 $15
Green Lantern #9 DC $120 $400 $1.2k
Amazing Spider-Man #5 Marvel $1 $2 $10
Hulk #1 Marvel $5 $18 $70
Incredible Hulk #271 Marvel $25 $90 $270
Black Panther #1 Marvel $10 $30 $100
Conan the Barbarian #24 Marvel $15 $55 $160
Uncanny X-Men #266 Marvel $25 $90 $260
Avengers #35 Marvel $1 $5 $15
X-Factor #24 Marvel $4 $12 $40
Tales to Astonish #91 Marvel $30 $90 $315
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #59 IDW $1 $5 $15
New X-Men #129 Marvel $1 $3 $12
Earth 2 #25 DC $3 $9 $35
Venom #10 Marvel $2 $8 $20
Batman #92 DC $1 $2 $4
New Gods #2 DC $5 $15 $165
Marvel Mystery Comics #4 Timely $11.2k $33.2k $96k
Comic Talk #1 Buffalo Books $5 $15 $50
Batman #657 DC $1 $2 $10
Star Wars: Republic #52 Dark Horse $9 $25 $90
Amazing Spider-Man #316 Marvel $20 $80 $215
Spawn #141 Image $9 $25 $90
X-Men #5 Marvel $1 $2 $8
Atom #19 DC $12 $35 $105
Marvel Now Point One #1 Marvel $2 $8 $20
Daredevil #10 Marvel Knights $5 $20 $65
Invincible #115 Image $4 $12 $40
Uncanny X-Men #239 Marvel $3 $9 $35
Wolverine: Origins #13 Marvel $1 $2 $3