Welcome to the new Hot 5 - a distilled, detailed analysis of the hottest comics on the secondary market. This list features the top 5 key issues that are on a hot streak of record-shattering sales The Trending 20 will continue to feature new and back issue comic books that are spiking in demand (quantities) on a week to week basis, due to movie/TV announcements, exceptional story arcs and speculation
- #1-#6 adapts 'Star Wars: A New Hope'
- 1st appearance of Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Grand Moff Tarkin, Stormtroopers
- 1st cover appearance of Obi Wan Kenobi and Han Solo (not in story)
- 1st appearance of Mephisto
- [June 2021 - the existence of Mephisto will continue to be debated after Loki episode 1 despite the director, Kate Herron’s insistence that the figure in the stained glass being a reference to a horned Loki who was ‘cast out of heaven’