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Artist's Firsts V

Artist's 1sts V Legendary artists in comics and their first published work

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  • First professionally published artwork in the comic book industry by Walt Simonson
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  • First published cover art in the comic book industry by Jen Bartel
  • Variant cover art by Jen Bartel
  • Available to customers who had this title on their monthly pull list
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  • Cover art by Rose Besch
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 6,807
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  • First published art by Todd McFarlane, chronologically
  • Coyote #11 was published first and had a story that was redrawn by Todd McFarlane after he had finished his work on Coyote #12
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  • 2nd appearance of Uncle Scrooge
  • 1st cover art by Carl Barks
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  • First interior art by Jim Lee at Marvel Comics
  • Jim Lee provided an illustration for the 'Eel' character profile
  • *Jim Lee's first published artwork for Marvel is widely considered to be Alpha Flight #51 which he fully illustrated but Lee contributed one panel of art for this issue prior to Alpha Flight
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  • First professionally published art for Marvel by Mark Bagley (interior)
  • *previously won the Marvel Try-Out contest in 1983
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  • First professional artwork in the comic book industry by Mark Bagley
  • *Bagley's art previously appeared in a 1983 Marvel Try-Out book which was a contest for artists
  • First published artwork by Dave Johnson (back-up story)
  • First written work in comics by Cliff Biggers, co-creator of the Comic Shop News weekly newspaper (Cliff is also credited for the plot of Boffo Laffs #2 with scripts by Ward Batty, the other co-creator of Comic Shop News)
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  • First published artwork by Frank Miller at Marvel Comics, interior pencils
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  • First cover art by Alex Schomburg
  • 1st appearance of John Steele, the inspiration behind the Super Soldier Program and likely who is referred to as Weapon 0
  • 1st appearance and origin of Fiery Mask
  • 1st appearance of Monako, the Prince of Magic
  • 1st appearance of Detective Doc Denton
  • 1st appearance of the Texas Kid
  • 1st appearance of Phantom of the Underworld
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  • First written work in comics by Brian Michael Bendis
  • First artwork in comics by Brian Michael Bendis
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  • First cover art by Bruce Timm
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  • First cover art by Humberto Ramos
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  • First cover art by Clayton Crain, signed Klayton Krain
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  • First cover art in the comic book industry by Steve Ditko
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  • First professional cover art in comics by Skottie Young
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  • First interior art by Skottie Young
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  • First interior art by Peach Momoko in a story titled 'Shaman Himiko'
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta
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  • First cover art by Marc Silvestri
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  • 1st published interior artwork in the comic book industry by Marc Silvestri
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  • First interior art by Michael Turner, co-penciled interior art with Marc Silvestri
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  • First cover art by Michael Turner
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  • First artwork in comics by Mike Deodato Jr.
  • Adaptation of the 1987 CBS pilot script, written and produced by George R.R. Martin
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  • First published cover art by Alex Ross for DC