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Marvel ⋅ 2021
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1st appearance of the president of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige in a comic book

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1st appearance of Jerry Lewis as an illustrated character in a comic book

Unknown ⋅ 1994
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Promotional comic with a caricature of Bill Gates as a "hero" fighting a computer virus

Blue Water ⋅ 2010
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Biography of Betty White (Jan 17, 1922 - Dec 31, 2021)

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Three-issue series that tells a mock life story of radio host, Howard Stern

Stern initiated legal action to discontinue the publication of this series yet all three issues were released

Convention Exclusive ⋅ IDW ⋅ 2019
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Variant cover art by Kevin Eastman

Montreal Comic Con exclusive 2019

Cover art featuring UFC’s George St. Pierre

Haha #6

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Image ⋅ 2021
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Appearance of Arthur Fleck, the Joker as depicted by Joaquin Phoenix

Marvel ⋅ 1974
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1st appearance of Evel Knievel in a comic book story

Promotional comic produced by Marvel for Ideal Toy Company that was given away in toy stores

Ideal Toy Company had a successful line of Evel Knievel toys in the 1970s

1:10 ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2016
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Variant cover art by Joe Quinones featuring Lea Thompson

Blue Water ⋅ 2011
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One-shot, behind-the-scenes look into Stephen King's life

Variant ⋅ Image ⋅ 2020
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Cover art depicting 2020 president and vice president election candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

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1st appearance of Ryan Wilder, an in-story depiction of the CW Batgirl, not in costume

Variant ⋅ Devil's Due Publishing ⋅ 2019
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Variant cover art by Carla Cohen, limited to 250 copies

DC sent a cease and desist to Devil's Due for further printings and also to retailers who were selling the cover

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Biography of Rush Limbaugh

Fantagraphics ⋅ 1987
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Cover art featuring Michael Jackson as Captain EO, a 3-D science fiction film shown at Disney parks in the 80s

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New York Comic Con 2019 exclusive giveaway

8-page collection of four 2-page chapters found in DC publications throughout the month of October 2019

Celebration of horror movie TV host Svengoolie's 40th year

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1st appearance of Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau in a comic book

Last Gasp ⋅ 1989
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1st appearance of Donald Trump in a standard-sized comic book

Last Gasp ⋅ 1986
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First print was published in 1986 and has a $2.50 cover price

Archie ⋅ 2010
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Cover art by Dan Parent featuring Veronica and Barack Obama

Approximately fewer than 3,000 copies in circulation

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Promotional comic initially available as a digital download and distributed by the New York Daily News, later solicited as a physical comic book

Awareness campaign for New York City's public employment services utilizing Peter Parker as a job-seeker

Variant ⋅ IDW ⋅ 2012
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Variant cover art by Tony Harris featuring Stephen King and his son, Joe Hill

Commercial Comics ⋅ 1948
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Biography of Harry S Truman

Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority

Reason: false account of history, Truman's inspiration to run for president incorrectly credited

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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
Marvel Music ⋅ 1995
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1st appearance of Billy Ray Cyrus in a comic book

48-page issue that features the country singer in fictional adventures

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1st appearance of Bruno "Ugly" Manneheim, leader of Intergang interchangeably with Morgan Edge

Guest appearance by Don Rickles

Marvel ⋅ 1978
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Featuring characters from the TV show Saturday Night Live

Image ⋅ 2017
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Cover art by Erik Larsen depicting Donald Trump

Cover art inspired by Daredevil #96 (1973)

Solson ⋅ 1986
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President Ronald Reagan becomes a super-powered Alpha Soldier to defend the United States

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Biography of Johnny Cash

Eclipse ⋅ 1985
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Cover art by Dave Stevens

Depiction of deceased Marilyn Monroe in "The 24th Annual Death of Marilyn Monroe"

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Scarce 180-page 1980 promotional giveaway

Introduction by Superman explaining the meaning of The Olympics

Celebrity appearances: Julius Erving, Pele, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Jenner

Marvel ⋅ 1988
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Armor Wars part three

Cameo appearances by multiple celebrities from the 1980s: Don Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump, Lionel Ritchie, Michael J Fox, Tina Turner and George Wendt

Stark battles S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Mandroids, exo-armor designed by Stark worn by national defense soldiers

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1st appearance of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a U.S. comic book

Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2008
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Variant cover art featuring Stephen Colbert

Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2009
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Variant cover with Obama on right/ Spider-man on left

Spider-Man meets Barack Obama

Inauguration Day edition

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8-page promotional comic included in a June 2009 'Special Collector's Edition' of XXL Magazine with Eminem on the cover as The Punisher to promote his fifth album, 'Relapse'

Two-issue limited series - the second half available as a free digital download from Marvel Unlimited

There are two versions of this magazine, one with the pages of the comic story bound-in to the book and another with the story as a self-contained comic book, not connected to the magazine

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One-shot that follows Prince on a fictional adventure to aid a princess in search of a magical artifact

The Fellowship of Reconciliation ⋅ 1958
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One-shot educational comic book that told the Rosa Parks bus incident story to teach non-violent resistance in a politically-charged atmosphere

Other stories include a brief biography of Martin Luther King Jr. and Ghandi's independence protest

Reprinted in Spanish and Arabic

First print run was 250,000 and can be identified by the copper-coated staples

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One-shot biography of Mother Teresa

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1st appearance of Elvira in comic books

Special issue celebrating Halloween hosted by Elvira

Wisdom #6

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Max ⋅ 2007
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1st full appearance of the Skrull Beatles, Skrulls impersonating the Beatles wearing Sgt Peppers costumes

Skrull John Lennon appears in the first issue of this series

Marvel ⋅ 1986
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Premiere issue of a limited series based on the Labyrinth film starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly

[December 2023 - a Labyrinth remake at TriStar is rumored to be in discussion]

Boneyard Press ⋅ 1994
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Biography of actor Brandon Lee, the only son of Bruce Lee who was killed by a faulty prop gun on the set of 'The Crow'

Value is based off of one eBay sale

Piranha Press ⋅ 1991
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"Alter Ego" one-shot story that has Prince battling a villain who turns music into a destructive force

Cover art by Brian Bolland

Roman Numeral II in lower, right-hand box corner denotes less valuable second printing

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1st appearance of Hitler in comics, a one-page satire

Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2014
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Variant cover art by Salvador Larroca featuring Eminem

Sold only in the Detroit area

Marvel ⋅ 2002
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1st appearance of Nick Fury bearing a likeness to Samuel L. Jackson

1st appearance of Ultimate Nick Fury is in Ultimate Team-Up #5

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Appearance of President John F. Kennedy who had been assassinated days before the issue went on sale

The mystery masquerader on the cover is JFK in disguise to help Superman conceal his identity

Independent ⋅ 2002
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One-shot written and illustrated by John 'Derf' Backderf about his real life friendship throughout adolescence with the notorious serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer

Nominated for a 2003 Eisner Award for 'Best Single Issue'

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