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Marvel ⋅ 2000
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1st full appearance of the Russian, a mercenary

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1st appearance of Callisto

1st team appearance of the Morlocks: Masque, Plague and Sunder

Kitty Pryde becomes Ariel

Marvel ⋅ 1990
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1st appearance of Gambit

⚠️ Debatable Firsts: this issue is often cited as a cameo of Gambit which would imply that the appearance is brief although he appears in 15 panels throughout the book with at least 10 instances of dialogue

This includes a full page-and-a-half interaction with Storm where she addresses him by name and refers to him as a thief (see images by tapping cover and swiping left)

Later Gambit appears in his classic suit and then again in an X-Men uniform

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This issue went on sale June 19th whereas X-Men #266 went on sale July 10th

Uncanny X-Men #266 was written as if it were to be published prior to the annual

CGC recognizes this issue as a cameo appearance of Gambit and Uncanny X-Men #266 as his first full appearance

[July 2023 - unconfirmed rumor Channing Tatum will appear in Deadpool 3 as Gambit]

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1st appearance of Alioth, the supreme being of the Timespan

1st appearance of Kang Swaach, Kang Raulex and Kang Kaseo, members of the Council of Cross-Time Kangs

Holo-foil cover

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1st appearance of Azazel, a mutant with demonic features

Origin of Nightcrawler

Marvel ⋅ 1986
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1st appearance of Yuriko Oyama as Lady Deathstrike, in costume - previously introduced in Daredevil #197

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"Days of Future Past" part 1

1st team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants: Mystique, Destiny, Pyro, Avalanche and Blob

1st appearance of Destiny

1st appearance of Avalanche

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1st appearance of Pyro

1st appearance of Rachel Summers, daughter of Scott and Jean

Marvel ⋅ 2015
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1st appearance of Night Machine, an alternate reality Nikola Tesla

Cover art appears to have been an Easter Egg in the first Deadpool & Wolverine trailer - tap cover and swipe to view image

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1st appearance of Daken, the son of Wolverine and Itsu

Daken is featured in half of this issue but is mostly disguised although his claws are shown and he is revealed to be the son of Logan

[April 2021 - Marvel launched a travel website at exploremadripoor.com. There are certain numbers that were found in scenes of The Falcon and Winter Soldier that could be entered into different interactive parts of the site. Two names that were viewable on the site were Daken and Mystique / June 2023 - Daken rumored to appear in Deadpool 3]

Marvel ⋅ 1977
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1st full appearance and cover of Sabretooth, a mutant who becomes the primary nemesis of Wolverine

[December 2023 - set photos from Deadpool 3 confirm Sabretooth from the original X-Men film will appear]

Marvel ⋅ 1964
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1st team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants led by Magneto

1st appearance of Scarlet Witch

1st appearance of Quicksilver

1st appearance Mastermind, later becomes Jason Wyngarde

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1st appearance of Toad

2nd appearance of Magneto

Although the Scarlet Witch's costume is colored green on the cover, it is red in the story

[October 2023 - Toad rumored to appear in Deadpool 3 along with other previously seen villains from the Fox movies / December 2023 - a Brotherhood of Mutants projects is rumored to be in discussion for the MCU slate]

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1st appearance of Kidpool, an alternate reality version of Deadpool

[August 2023 - Kidpool rumored for Deadpool 3]

Marvel ⋅ 2001
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1st appearance of Cassandra Nova, a parasite from the astral plane who replicated the DNA of Charles Xavier while still in utero

Beast appears with further animal mutations

Debut of new X-Men suits

[August 2023 - Emma Corrin to portray Cassandra Nova in Deadpool]

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1st appearance of Dogpool

[July 2023 - confirmed to appear in Deadpool 3]

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72-page official movie adaptation of the 2005 film starring Jennifer Garner as Elektra

Marvel ⋅ 2001
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1st appearance of Negasonic Teenage Warhead

Destruction of Genosha

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1st appearance of Gabby, a clone of X-23, later renamed Honey Badger, then Scout

1st appearance of Belona and Zelda

Marvel ⋅ 2004
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1st appearance of X-23, Laura Kinney

Laura Kinney debuted in the animated series X-Men: Evolution (2003)

[March 2023 - speculation Dafne Keen will reprise the role of X-23 in Deadpool 3]

Marvel ⋅ 2016
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1st appearance and cover of Deadpool 2099, Warda Wilson, the daughter of Wade and Shiklah

1st appearance of Ellie Comacho as Deadpool

Marvel ⋅ 2014
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1st cameo appearance of Ellie Camacho, daughter of Deadpool

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1st appearance of Lady Deadpool

Cover art inspired by the film 'Trainspotting'

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1st full appearance of Zombie Deadpool, becomes Headpool after his body is obliterated

Zombie Deadpool makes a cameo in Marvel Zombies #1 (2006)

[September 2023 - Headpool rumored for Deadpool 3]

Marvel ⋅ 2011
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1st appearance of Evil Deadpool

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1st team appearance of the Deadpool Corps: Deadpool and Lady Deadpool

[September 2022 - with the Marvel Multiverse open, the potential to see versions of Deadpool is possible]

Marvel ⋅ 1990
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1st full appearance of Cable

1st full team appearance of the Mutant Liberation Front: Stryfe, Wildside, Reaper, Fourarm, Thumbelina, Strobe, Tempo, Zero

[September 2022 - there is potential Cable will be brought back in Deadpool 3]

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1st full appearance of Wolverine, final page cameo in issue #180

Marvel Value Stamp Series A #54 - Shanna the She-Devil

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1st cameo appearance of Wolverine

2nd appearance of Wendigo

Marvel Value Stamp Series A #67 - Cyclops

⚠️ Debatable Firsts: this issue, by far, is the most debated "cameo versus full" book and likely the main reason "cameo" became such a significant yet loosely defined term in comic book collecting

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Theoretically, The Incredible Hulk #180 being labeled "cameo" of Wolverine was due to an oversight by Overstreet (see additional images)

In the 1980/1981 edition of Overstreet, Hulk#181 is labeled - 1st app of Wolverine and Hulk#180 is without a descriptor, commanding the same value as issues #151 - #176

In the 1981/1982 Overstreet, the description had been amended to read #180 - 1st app. Wolverine but mislabeled #181 and #182 - Wolverine cameo

Finally, in 1982/1983, Overstreet labeled Hulk #180 - 1st app. Wolverine (cameo) and #181 - Wolverine app. #182 - Wolverine cameo

In recent years, Marvel has taken a stance on Hulk #180 as the first appearance of Wolverine, wanting to eliminate the term "cameo" altogether, presumably to avoid this exact debate

But in years past, official Marvel guidebooks and trading cards would often trade-off which issue was given the coveted 1st (full) appearance designation (see additional images)

Marvel ⋅ 1991
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1st appearance of Deadpool, a subject of the Weapon X program

1st appearance of Copycat, impersonating Domino

1st appearance of Gideon, a member of The Externals

[September 2022 - Deadpool 3 is slated for theaters July 26, 2024]

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1st appearance of the new X-Men: Storm (1st), Nightcrawler (1st), Colossus (1st), Thunderbird (1st), Wolverine (3rd)

Many resources label this the 2nd full appearance of Wolverine and The Incredible Hulk #182 a second cameo

1st appearance of Illyana Rasputin as a child, later becomes Magik

Introduction of Krakoa, the Living Island

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First use of the sound effect 'snikt' associated with Wolverine's claws

[April 2023 - Stefan Kapicic to reprise the role of Colossus in Deadpool]

Marvel ⋅ 1994
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First battle of Wolverine vs Deadpool

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