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August 21 2020

THE TRENDING 20  Updated every Friday, this weekly feature tracks 20 comics that are trending upwards in copies sold and dollars, versus the previous week's sales  πŸ”” THANK YOU for contributing to the continued development of Key Collector when utilizing our eBay links to make ANY purchase (at no additional cost to you)

Low $270
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Mid $1.4k
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High $3.4k
  • 1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter
  • 2nd appearance of the Chameleon
  • 1st mention of Mary Jane Watson, after Aunt May arranged a date for her and Peter
  • [July 2019 - a trusted source informs Key Collector Comics that a Kraven movie is confirmed]
  • [May 2020 - a Deadline article reports Richard Wenk is attached to write the Kraven film
  • August 2020 - Deadline reports director JC Chandor (Triple Frontier) is a strong contender to helm the Kraven film]
Low $9
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Mid $20
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High $90
  • Reprint of The Marvel Family #1 (1945), the first appearance of Black Adam
Low $25
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Mid $90
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High $225
  • 1st appearance and origin of Spider-Woman, Jessica Drew
  • 1st appearance and death of Otto Vermis
Low $8
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Mid $20
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High $75
  • New costume and origin of Spider-Woman, Jessica Drew
Low $1
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Mid $2
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High $8
  • Resurrection of Superman
  • Debut of Superman's black suit, intended to aid in his regeneration
  • July 2020 - Zack Snyder revealed a clip of Superman in his black suit during JusticeCon
Low $3
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Mid $9
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High $30
  • 1st team appearance of X-Statix: Battering Ram, Gin Genie, La Nuit, Plazm, Sluk, Zeitgeist (1st), Doop (1st) and U-Go Girl
Low $1
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Mid $3
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High $12
  • 1st cameo appearance of the Marvel Zombies, specifically the Fantastic Four
Low $5
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Mid $15
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High $50
  • 1st appearance of Soldier Boy
  • [August 2020 - Soldier Boy confirmed to appear in season 3, played by Jensen Ackles from 'Supernatural']
  • 1st appearance of the second Crimson Countess
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • 1st appearance of Thane, a healer and the son of Thanos
  • [August 2020 - speculation theory that the wielder of the hammer with the black glove at the end of Thor #6 (2020) an older Thane
  • In Infinity #4, Thane is transformed into a more visually comparable version of Thanos with a black guantlet-like hand
Low $1
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Mid $2
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High $10
  • Thane transformed by Terrigen Mists from a healer into his current form
  • The black gauntlet seen in Thor #6 is similar to Thane's left arm and his right hand can project an amber aura (similar to the background color of the page) that traps those around him in a state of living death
  • Be cautious if purchasing this book based on speculation. Typically Cates’ storytelling zigs when it appears to be zagging
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • 1st appearance of Amadeus Cho as the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of Lady Hellbender
  • Cover art inspired by The Amazing Spider-Man #15 (1963)
Low $1
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Mid $2
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High $10
  • Third printing, blue cover
  • Copies ordered by retailers: approximately fewer than 4,500
Low $1
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Mid $3
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High $12
  • 1st appearance of Iron Spider, the uncle of Miles Morales, previously thought to be dead
  • 1st team appearance of the Sinister Six led by Iron Spider: Sandman, Bombshell, Spot, Electro, Hobgoblin
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $25
  • Origin of Cosmic Ghost Rider
  • 1st full appearance of the Silver Surfer as The Fallen One (Silver Surfer Black)
Low $12
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Mid $35
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High $115
  • Variant fourth printing cover art by Geoff Shaw
  • Cover appearance of Silver Surfer as The Fallen One, interior artwork used
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 4,957
Low $1
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Mid $2
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High $8
  • 1st appearance of Tel-Kar, a member of the Kree alien race and first host of the Venom symbiote
Low $3
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Mid $9
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High $30
  • Variant cover art by Peach Momoko
Low $5
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Mid $15
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High $50
  • 'Ashcan' preview edition
  • Oversized 11.5 inches x 7.5 inches
  • The Last Ronin's release was delayed by a few months due to feedback by retailers who received this preview and felt the artwork would hurt demand for the book
  • The creators decided to reschedule the book series and make improvements to the art
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • Variant cover art by Jen Bartel (1:25)
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • Variant cover art by George Perez (1:25)