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  • 1st appearance of Per Degaton
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Count Vertigo
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  • 1st appearance of the Scarecrow
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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Psycho
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain Marvel, later renamed Shazam
  • 1st appearance of the Wizard Shazam
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Sivana, a scientific genius and the archenemy of Captain Marvel
  • 1st appearance of Ibis the Invincible and Spy Smasher
  • 1st team appearance of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man
  • ***premiere issue of the series though the copyright notes read issue #2 - it is assumed this is due to securing a title that wasn't copyrighted
  • **Ashcan first appearances are unaccounted for since they were not intended for market distribution
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  • 1st appearance of Nekron, the Lord of the Unliving, capable of raising the dead
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Darkseid, the ruler of Apokolips
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  • "Death of Superman" part 3
  • 1st full appearance of Doomsday
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Mr. Mxyzptlk
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  • 2nd appearance of the Flash (Barry Allen) and Iris West
  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain Cold
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  • 1st appearance of Lady Shiva , mother of Cassandra Cain and mentor of Tim Drake
  • *possible Birds of Prey appearance
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  • 1st appearance of Lobo
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  • 1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator
  • Death of Ravager
  • 1st appearance of Wintergreen, Deathstroke's mentor
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Black Adam, an Egyptian prince named Teth-Adam who was first granted the powers by the wizard Shazam though it corrupted him
  • Origin of The Marvel Family: Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Junior, Mary Marvel and Uncle Marvel
  • ***Black Adam appears only once in the Golden Age, next appearing in Shazam #28
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  • 1st appearance of Merlyn
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Dr. Destiny
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  • 1st appearance of Eclipso
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  • 1st appearance of Krona
  • Origin of the Guardians of the Universe and Infinite Earths
  • Golden Age vs Silver Age Green Lantern
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  • 1st appearance of Black Hand
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Sinestro, known as the greatest of all Green Lanterns until it was discovered he used the power ring to enslave the sector he was charged to protect
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Atrocitus and the Red Lantern Corps
  • 1st cameo appearance of Larfleeze and the Orange Lantern Corps
  • 1st cameo appearance of the Blue Lantern Corps
  • 1st cameo appearance of Munk and the Indigo Lantern Corps
  • 1st cameo appearance of the Black Lantern Corps
  • Death of Anti-Monitor
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  • 1st appearance of Nero
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  • 1st appearance of Vandal Savage
  • *Benicio Del Toro is in talks to play the main villain of Suicide Squad 2, the character is called The Mayor and described as an β€œirascible old warrior who lives for war”
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  • 1st appearance of Hunter Zolomon (becomes Professor Zoom)
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  • 1st appearance of Heat Wave
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Professor Zoom (aka Reverse Flash, Eobard Thawne)
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  • 1st appearance of Abra Kadabra, a time traveling magician from the 64th century
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain Boomerang
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  • 1st appearance of Weather Wizard
  • 1st appearance of Kid Flash (Wally West)
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  • 1st appearance of Gorilla Grodd, an ape with genius intellect and telepathic ablitiies
  • 1st appearance of the Pied Piper, uses sound to manipulate others
  • 1st appearance of Solovar, former ruler of Gorilla City
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Mirror Master
  • Barry Allen appears for the first time in the Flash title
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  • 1st appearance of Gentleman Ghost
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  • 1st appearance of Firefly (Garfield Lynns)
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Two-Face
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  • 1st appearance of the Penguin
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Hugo Strange
  • Debut of Batman's finned gloves
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  • 1st appearance of Mongul
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Bane
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  • 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comic books who made her debut in the Batman animated series
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  • Classic cover art by Neal Adams
  • 1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul
  • 2nd appearance of Talia al Ghul
  • Origin of Batman and Robin retold
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  • 1st appearance of Poison Ivy
  • Issue includes a pin-up poster
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Mr. Freeze (referred to as Mr. Zero)
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  • 1st appearance of Deadshot
  • Classic cover art by Jim Mooney
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  • 1st appearance of the Mad Hatter
  • 1st appearance of Vicki Vale
  • Classic cover art by Bob Kane
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  • 1st appearance of the Joker
  • 1st appearance of the Cat (renamed Catwoman)
  • 2nd appearance of Robin
  • 2nd appearance of Hugo Strange
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  • 1st appearance of Black Manta
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  • 1st appearance of the Wizard (William Zand)
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  • Death of Hank Henshaw (traditionally - later his awareness manifests inside of a machine)
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  • 1st appearance of Supergirl
  • 1st appearance of Metallo
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Brainiac
  • 1st appearance of the Bottle City of Kandor (Krypton's capital city)