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Below is a selection of characters who make their first full and first cover appearance in the same comic 🎁 Thank You for utilizing the eBay links when making ANY purchase and contributing to the continued development of Key Collector Comics

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Mid $170
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High $400
  • 1st appearance of X-23, Laura Kinney
  • Laura Kinney debuted in the animated series X-Men: Evolution (2003)
Low $12
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Mid $40
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High $135
  • 1st team appearance of the Young Avengers
  • 1st appearance of Kate Bishop, later becomes the second Hawkeye
  • [December 2020 - Hailee Steinfeld confirmed for the role of Kate Bishop in the Hawkeye Disney+ series]
  • 1st appearance of Patriot, a young black man whose grandfather was one of the original Super Soldier serum test subjects
  • [January 2021 - rumored to appear The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, played by Elijah Richardson]
  • 1st appearance of Iron Lad, later revealed to be Kang
  • 1st appearance of Hulkling, son of Kree hero Mar-Vell and Skrull Queen Anelle
  • 1st appearance of the Asgardian, the son of Scarlet Witch, later renamed Wiccan
Low $110
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Mid $325
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High $850
  • 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in a standard comic
Low $55
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Mid $145
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High $475
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Falcon, the first African-American superhero in mainstream comics
  • 1st appearance of Redwing, Falcon's falcon
Low $50
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Mid $225
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High $850
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 1st appearance of Major Vance Astro
  • 1st appearance of Charlie-27
  • 1st appearance of Martinez
  • 1st appearance of Yondu
Low $330
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Mid $810
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High $5.2k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Batgirl, Barbara Gordon
  • [DC FanDome - reportedly Barbara Gordon is going to appear in Titans and a solo Batgirl movie is in development]
  • 1st appearance of Killer Moth in the Silver Age
  • There are only three recorded 9.8 sales for Batgirl's first appearance
  • In 2013, a 9.8 sold for $15,000
  • In 2014, a 9.8 sold for $18,250 (+21%)
  • In 2021, a 9.8 sold for $132,000 (+623%)
  • 4 copies graded 9.8 are known to exists according to the CGC census
Low $340
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Mid $925
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High $4.4k
  • 1st team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants led by Magneto
  • 1st appearance of Scarlet Witch
  • 1st appearance of Quicksilver
  • 1st appearance of Mastermind, later assumes the identity of Jason Wyngarde
  • 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
  • [December 2020 - Evan Peters listed as a cast member in WandaVision via Chrome TV lends greater credence to the rumor that he'll appear as Quicksilver]
Low $55
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Mid $235
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High $1.1k
  • 1st appearance of Mera, Queen of Atlantis and wife of Aquaman
Low $250
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Mid $600
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High $3.3k
  • 1st appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 1st team appearance of the Howling Commandos: Happy Sam Sawyer, Dino Manelli, Dum Dum Dugan, Junior Juniper, Rebel Ralston and Gabe Jones
  • [December 2020 - Fury confirmed to lead his own series alongside Talos in Secret Invasion]
Low $90
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Mid $270
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High $1.1k
  • 1st appearance of Bat-Girl, Betty Kane
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • 1st team appearance of Power Pack: Alex, Jack, Katie, Julie
Low $18
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Mid $45
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High $115
  • 1st appearance of Beta Ray Bill, a Korbinite alien worthy of picking up Mjolnir
  • [November 2017 - a sculpture of a familiar face jutting out from the Grandmaster's tower in Thor Ragnarok proves that Beta Ray Bill exists in the MCU and adds credibility to the persistent rumors that he will appear in either Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 or Thor 4: Love & Thunder]
Low $5
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Mid $15
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High $50
  • 1st appearance of Lobo
  • *there is some early chatter that Lobo might be on deck for HBO Max
Low $5
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Mid $20
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High $65
  • 1st appearance and origin of Cloak & Dagger
Low $18
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Mid $60
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High $175
  • 1st appearance and origin of Elektra
  • First written work on Daredevil by Frank Miller
  • Elektra misspelled 'Elecktra' on the cover
Low $15
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Mid $50
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High $150
  • 1st appearance and origin of She-Hulk, the cousin of Bruce Banner
Low $7
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Mid $18
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High $90
  • 1st appearance of Captain Britain
  • 1st cameo appearance of Roma
  • Debut of the Sword of Might
Low $15
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Mid $50
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High $150
  • 1st appearance of Power Girl
  • 📈 +400% in copies sold this week versus the previous week - began trending January 1 for reasons unknown other than being an undervalued key issue
Low $20
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Mid $65
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High $185
  • 1st appearance of Deathlok, Luther Manning
  • 1st appearance of Major Ryker
  • First professionally published artwork in comics by George Perez, interior two-page backup story
  • Prior to the publication of this issue, George Perez was published in the science-fiction magazine Hot Stuf'
Low $75
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Mid $240
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High $615
  • 1st appearance of Shang-Chi, the Master of Kung-Fu
  • 1st appearance of Sir Dennis Nayland-Smith
  • 1st appearance of Fu Manchu (in comics), father of Shang-Chi, in a Marvel title
  • 1st team appearance of Si-Fan, a secret society with allegiances to Fu Manchu
  • *in-development and will be the first film headlined by an Asian character for Marvel
Low $10
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Mid $30
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High $100
  • 1st appearance and origin of The Cat
Low $20
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Mid $55
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High $190
  • 1st appearance and origin of Etrigan the Demon
  • 1st appearance of Morgaine Le Fay, the sister of Madame Xanadu
Low $30
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Mid $90
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High $310
  • 1st appearance of Mister Miracle, Scott Free, the son of Highfather
  • 1st appearance of Oberon, Mister Miracle's stage manager
Low $45
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Mid $160
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High $570
  • 1st appearance of Conan the Barbarian
  • 1st cameo appearance of King Kull
  • [September 2020 - Conan the Barbarian is in-development with Pathfinder Media for Netflix that is being described as an "epic live-action series"]
Low $225
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Mid $650
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High $1.8k
  • 1st appearance of the Swamp Thing, Alex Olsen
Low $35
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Mid $130
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High $365
  • 1st appearance of Deadpool
  • 1st appearance of Copycat, impersonating Domino
  • 1st appearance of Gideon, a member of the The Externals
  • [November 2020 - Deadpool 3 is greenlit at Disney with the writers of Bob Burgers to script]
Low $18
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Mid $55
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High $175
  • 1st full appearance of Cable
  • 1st team appearance of the Mutant Liberation Front: Stryfe, Wildside, Reaper, Fourarm, Thumbelina, Strobe, Tempo, Zero
Low $200
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Mid $600
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High $2.2k
  • 1st appearance of Blade
  • Blade movie in-development with Dracula and Werewolf By Night rumored
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 $40
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Mid $115
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High $300
  • 1st appearance and origin of Werewolf by Night
  • *unconfirmed rumor that Jack Russell will appear in the MCU
  • Update: more sources confirm Werewolf By Night will appear in the Moon Knight series but it is still unconfirmed

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