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  • Preview appearance of Nightwing, prior to New Teen Titans #44
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  • Advertisement for Rob Liefeld's Youngblood
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  • Full page interior advertisement for Action Comics #1 with black and white cover art
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  • Advertisement for Detective Comics #27, Batman's 1st appearance
  • 1st cover appearance of Zatara
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  • Preview of Strange Academy
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  • Advance retailer copy of the upcoming series written by Robert Kirkman
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  • Preview of Youngblood
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  • Black and white preview of Quantum and Woody's first appeareance
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  • 1st published artwork by Eric Powell in the comics industry
  • 1st appearance of Monster Boy, a prototype of Goon
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  • Preview of Power Girl
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  • Text advertisement at the top of the Cleo and Clancy page reads: The Batman! This new thrilling adventures trip starts in the May issue of Detective Comics! Don't miss it
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  • Preview of Stealth
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  • 1st cover appearance of Elektra
  • *preceded her first full appearance by four months
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  • Preview sketch of Spider-Man's black costume (full design - front, rear and profile views)
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  • Preview sketch of Spider-Man's black costume (front and rear view)
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  • 1st published work in the comic industry by Geoff Johns
  • 1st preview appearance of Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. (Courtney Whitmore in yearbook pictures and a character profile)
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  • 1st appearance of the X-Men Gold team: Storm, Archangel, Colossus, Iceman and Jean Grey
  • 1st team appearance of the X-Men Blue team: Cyclops, Wolverine, Gambit, Rogue, Psylocke and Beast
  • 1st team appearance of The Acolytes
  • Best-selling comic of all-time with sales of 8.1 million copies
  • Preview of Omega Red, character sketch in the final pages of the issue
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  • Preview of Locke & Key
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 7,229 - UK orders cancelled due to licensing issues
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  • Preview of Lady Mechanika (pin-up)
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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 preview appearance of X-23
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  • Scarce preview sent to select retailers prior to the release of the first issue
  • Spiral-bound with a clear cover and cardstock backing
  • *value unknown
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  • 1st appearance of the Living Hulk, later renamed Xemnu the Titan
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  • 1st prototype illustration of Hellboy, the creature's name (Hell Boy) is engraved on his belt
  • Extremely scarce Great Salt Lake Comic Con pamphlet from 1991
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  • 1st appearance of Mr. Freeze, a prototype of the Batman villain with no similarities aside from their name and an almost identical weapon
  • *Blackhawk #117 preceded Batman #121 by nearly two years
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  • 1st preview appearance of Venom
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  • Preview appearance of The Crow on back cover
  • Precedes The Crow's first appearance in Caliber Presents #1
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  • Preview of the The Infinity Gauntlet
  • seven-page preview that preceded the series by three months
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  • Preview of Marvel Spotlight #28 (January 1976)
  • Released two months before Werewolf By Night #37, Moon Knight's 3rd appearance
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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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