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Nick's Picks Vol. 4

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  • Scarce 'The Last Wine' variant
  • Reprint of The Walking Dead #1
  • Promotional comic distributed with The Walking Dead branded wine which include augmented reality "living" labels, interactive with mobile phones
  • Consumer popularity caused wine distributors to restrict shipment of the wine to avoid a complete absence of the product from the market between vintages
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  • 1st preview appearance of Miles Morales
  • 1st cover appearance of Miles Morales
  • * predates Ultimate Fallout #4 by 3 months
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  • 1st appearance of Nebula as a cyborg, similar to her appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
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  • One-shot, black & white anthology of stories featuring Doctor Strange
  • Cover art by Lucio Parrillo
  • Circulation: 10,146
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  • 1st appearance of Lady Shredder
  • Scarce, low distribution
  • Circulation: 4,765 copies
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  • Origin of Spawn's costume, the K-7 Leetha, concludes
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  • An oversized publication of unfinished comic book templates intended to educate and encourage fledgling creators to not only learn about making comics but also submit original work including scripts, pencils, inks, colors and letters
  • Legendary Spider-Man artist Mark Bagley was discovered through his entry into this contest
  • Retail price: $12.95
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  • Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz
  • Features the first chapter of The Last Galactus Story written and illustrated by John Byrne, an unfinished, nine-chapter arc that ended with the cancellation of the publication
  • *Byrne's story was going to end with Galactus removing his armor and releasing the energy he had absorbed back into a dying universe resulting in something similar to a Big Bang, a new beginning
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  • Instructional guide on how to draw and format comics
  • Interior artwork by John Byrne and John Romita
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  • Wraparound cover art
  • Adaptation of the film Fright Night II (1988)
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  • Parody of Charlie Brown that describes the main character as a blockheaded, wishy-washy killing machine
  • One-shot that collects 'A Peanut Scorned,' a story first printed throughout the four-issue series 'Deep Fried' (2001)
  • Includes an original story titled 'A Weapon Brown Christmas'
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  • Parody of Conan the Barbarian featuring Archie the Barbarian
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  • 1st appearance of Scarlet Spider-Ham
  • 1st appearance of Symbiote Spider-Ham
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  • Two-part story focused on Sheemie, a supporting character in Stephen King's Dark Tower series
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  • 1st cover and cameo appearance of Omega Spawn
  • Variant cover art by Jim Lee
  • Image United brought together the original founders for a crossover event featuring their independent characters
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  • 1st appearance of Hemo-Goblin, a vampire infected with AIDS created by a White Supremacist group
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  • Variant cover art by Darwyn Cooke (1:10)
  • One-shot issue that summarized the Invincible series
  • Preceded issue #71
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  • Scarce, low distribution limited to 3,000 copies
  • A collection of short stories, pinups and sketches featuring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and supporting characters
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  • Final issue of Power Girl's second title series
  • 1st published cover art by Warren Louw
  • Circulation: 16,491 copies sold
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  • Scarce issue
  • Cover art deemed inappropriate referencing an allusion to sexual misconduct
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  • One-shot inspired by Roger Corman's Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
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  • Variant cover art by Sal Buscema
  • Limited edition variant sold at Camelot Music stores
  • Polybagged with a Saturday Morning Cartoon cassette tape
  • Connecting cover with Amazing Spider-Man #408, Sensational Spider-Man #1 and Spider-Man #65
  • *higher value than the standard cover if the cassette is missing
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Omega Red
  • *issue was released on the same day as his first full appearance in X-Men #4
  • a pin-up included a preview of Omega Red in X-Men #1 (1992)
  • Cover homage of The Uncanny X-Men #142 (1981)
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  • Variant black and white sketch cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli
  • SDCC 2019 exclusive limited to 25 copies