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Keys, 'Nuff Said

This Feature Is Comprised of Key Issues Related To Stan Lee and discussed in the video link

This is not about speculation or making money on comics. That is something restricted to Subscriber Features.

To clarify, Key Collector Comics is a resource meant to help you identify Key Issues - milestone moments that contribute to the overall history of comics. 

Key Collector Comics was created out of love for the genre which Stan Lee and his collaborators had a profound role in creating.

Please click the link to watch a video created to pay tribute to Stan's Key Issues

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  • 1st written work by Stan Lee at Timely Comics (a two page story, illustrated by Kirby) Simon & Kirby wrote all the other stories in this issue
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Destroyer
  • Origin of the Challenger
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  • Photo cover depicts Stan Lee in costume as the Black Rider
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  • 1st team appearance of the Female Furies (Bernadeth, Lashina, Mad Harriet and Stompa) trained by Granny Goodness to be warriors for Darkseid
  • 1st appearance of Funky Flashman, a parody of Stan Lee
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  • Classic cover art of Stan Lee painted by Arnold Sawyer
  • Stan Lee Interview
  • Back cover art featuring KISS
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  • Photo cover art featuring Stan Lee
  • Dark 'April Fool's' joke insinuating the death of Stan Lee
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  • A collection of continuity errors and other mistakes with narration by Stan Lee
  • "No-Prize" refers to the award given to readers who correctly pointed out these errors who were literally given no prize at the time
  • The term was first used by Stan Lee in a letter to fans found in the Fantastic Four #26 (1964)
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  • Cover appearance of Stan Lee and Jim Shooter
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  • Photo cover featuring Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Walter Simonson, John Byrne, Jim Shooter, Denny O'Neil, Paul Smith, Dave Cockrum, Bill Mantlo, Al Milgrom, Mark Gruenwald, and Terry Austin.
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  • Painted Cover Portrait of Stan Lee
  • Interview of Stan Lee by Kurt Busiek
  • Stan Lee Commentary
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  • PRINTING ERROR (Double Cover)
  • Painted Cover Portrait of Stan Lee
  • Interview of Stan Lee by Kurt Busiek
  • Stan Lee commentary
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  • Premiere issue, 'Just Imagine, Stan Lee's Batman' kicks off a twelve-issue series published by DC that invited Stan Lee to recreate their classic characters
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  • Anniversary of Stan Lee's 65th year employed at Marvel
  • Stories that integrate Stan Lee with Spider-Man in various adventures
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  • According to Tom Brevoort, Senior Vice President of publishing at Marvel, this issue includes Stan Lee's final published story, 'Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge'
  • Stan Lee's 1st published story for Marvel was a two-page text feature in Captain America Comics #3 (May 1941) of the same name
  • Stan Lee adapted the two-page text story from 1941 into a traditional comic script 73 years later and Bruce Timm illustrated the panels
  • Stan Lee's first published story was also his last
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  • 12 page promotional preview of the graphic novel
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  • Graphic novel memoir of Stan Lee's life named after adjectives in the 'Amazing Spider-Man' 'Fantastic Four' and 'Incredible Hulk'
  • High value refers to the retail cost of the book
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  • Variant cover art by Ed Piskor featuring Stan Lee
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  • Variant cover art by Chris Stevens