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Artist's Firsts II

Artist's Firsts II Legendary artists in comics and their first published work

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  • 1st appearance of Doctor Occult, one of the earliest superheroes in history
  • First artwork by Joe Shuster
  • First written work in comics by Jerry Siegel
  • 1st appearance of a vampire in comic books
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  • First cover art by Will Eisner
  • 1st appearance of Buck Jones
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  • First interior art by Gil Kane (inks)
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  • 1st published cover (partial) and interior art by Frank Frazetta
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  • First interior art by Neal Adams
  • One panel in this issue was replaced by sample art that Neal Adams submitted to Joe Simon who worked at Archie Comics
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  • First battle of Silver Surfer vs Thor
  • 2nd appearance of Mephisto
  • Classic cover art by John Buscema
  • First interior art by Sal Buscema (inks)
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  • First cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith
  • Origin of Beast, back-up story concludes
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  • First cover art by Bob Layton
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  • First written and illustrated work in comics by Frank Miller
  • Three-page story titled 'Royal Feast'
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  • First cover art by Mike Mignola (solicitation magazine)
  • *First published interior art was of Red Sonja on page 9 of Comic Reader #183
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  • First published artwork by Dale Keown, cover and interior
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  • First cover art by Alex Ross
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  • First cover art by David Mack
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  • First interior art by Jae Lee, also illustrated the back cover
  • 1st cameo appearance of Cyber, the villain who gouged out Wolverine's eye leading to the 'Patch' identity
  • Cyber, Silas Burr, later becomes Hornet
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  • First published cover art by J. Scott Campbell
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  • First cover art by Jock (as Mark Simpson)
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  • First cover art by Ben Templesmith
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  • First cover art by Mark Brooks
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  • First self-published written and illustrated work in comics by Jeff Lemire
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  • First cover art by Ryan Stegman