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Marvel ⋅ 2018
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1st full appearance of Knull,the creator of the Symbiote alien race

Knull's first cameo appearance is in Thor: God of Thunder #6

The spiral emblem associated with Knull is a reference to Chthulhu mythology

Knull was the first being that existed in nothingness that preceded the creation of the current Marvel Universe

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$680k

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1st appearance and origin of Captain America

1st appearance of James Buchanan Barnes aka Bucky, later becomes the Winter Soldier

1st appearance of the Red Skull, George Maxon, an agent of the true Red Skull

1st appearance of Doctor Reinstein aka Doctor Erskine, the inventor of the Super Soldier serum

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1st appearance of Hurricane, later becomes Makkari

1st appearance of Tuk the Cave Boy, first offspring of the Inhumans

Introduction of Project Rebirth, the Super Soldier Program that eventually expanded into Weapon Plus

💰 In April 2022, a 9.4 sold for $3,120,000 (San Francisco Pedigree)

Max ⋅ 2002
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$5
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$15
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$55

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1st appearance of the Hood, Parker Robbins

[February 2022 - rumored for Ironheart, formerly rumored for Hawkeye / August 2022. - confirmed for the Ironheart TV series]

1st appearance of John King, the cousin of Parker Robbins

Marvel ⋅ 1963
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$6.2k
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$85k

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1st team appearance of the X-Men: Cyclops, Jean Grey aka Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, Beast, Professor X

1st appearance of Magneto

Homo Superior concept, coined by Magneto to describe humans born with special abilities introduced in this issue

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$1.6k
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$16k

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3rd appearance of Spider-Man

1st appearance of Vulture

1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer

1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer

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Spider-Man first references his ability to sense danger as his Spider-Sense tingling

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$85

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Death of Thanos

1st appearance of Lord Order and Master Chaos

Marvel ⋅ 1964
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$110
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$425
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$1.9k

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1st appearance of the Blob, an invulnerable mutant

Marvel ⋅ 1968
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$475
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$1.4k

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1st appearance of Mephisto

[October 2022 - Deadline is speculating Sacha Baron Cohen will portray Mephisto in a Marvel project / March 2023 - it is rumored that a Mephisto special is filming at the same time as the Agatha TV series]

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1st appearance, cover and origin of Dr. Octopus

Debut of the 'Spider's Web' fan letters section

An editing error has Doctor Octopus mistakenly refer to Spider-Man as Super-Man

Marvel ⋅ 1992
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1st full appearance of Omega Red, a Russian serial killer, captured and experimented on by the government

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1st appearance and origin of Sandman

1st appearance of Betty Brant, a secretary at the Daily Bugle

Spider-Man refers to himself as 'The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man' for the first time

1st cameo appearance of Jessica Jones, a spectator of the Sandman versus Spider-Man fight - this appearance is retconned as revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man #601

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[July 2024 - Sandman rumored for the Spider-Noir TV series]

📣 Signature Auction: New High [Previous High]

9.2 sold for $36,000 [$32,400 in 2023] +11%

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$5.5k
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$19k
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$52k

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1st appearance and origin of Doctor Doom

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$5
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$18
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$60

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1st full appearance of Bucky Barnes as the Winter Soldier

[September 2022 - confirmed for the Thunderbolts movie]

Marvel ⋅ 1986
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$5
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$18
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$65

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1st full appearance and cover of Apocalypse

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$80
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$150
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$700

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1st appearance of Annihilus, ruler of the Negative Zone

1st appearance of Franklin Richards, as an unnamed infant, considered by Marvel to be the most powerful mutant in the Marvel Universe

Introduction of the Cosmic Control Rod, a weapon used by Annihilus that manipulates matter

Marvel ⋅ 1964
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$230
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$815
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$2.3k

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1st appearance of Kang, the original version

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$335
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$1.4k
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1st appearance and origin of Electro

📣 Signature Auction: New High [Previous High]

9.4 sold for $18,600 [$16,800 in 2022] +11%

Marvel ⋅ 1965
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$240
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$900
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$3.3k

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1st appearance and origin of the Juggernaut

Origin of Professor X

1st cameo appearance of Cyttorak, as a statue, the demonic elder god whose Crimson Bands and ruby gemstone gave Juggernaut great powers

Marvel ⋅ 1965
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$150
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$1.5k

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1st appearance of the Sentinels, machines invented to hunt mutants

1st appearance of Dr. Bolivar Trask, creator of the Sentinels

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$800
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$8k

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1st appearance of the Green Goblin

First battle of Spider-Man versus the Hulk

Marvel ⋅ 1977
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$55
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$150
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$550

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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]

🏅#4 on the Hot 10

Transactions from this week that sold for higher than the previous twelve-month average:

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9.6 sold for $1,260 vs the average $1,210 (+4%)

9.2 sold for $780 vs the average $692 (+13%)

8.5 sold for $630 vs the average $447 (+41%)

8.0 sold for $425 vs the average $399 (+7%)

6.5 sold for $300 vs the average $297 (+1%)

4.5 sold for $228 vs the average $199 (+15%)

A PRICE VARIANT in 4.0 sold for $800 and registered the first recorded sale in grade

This is the 11th time that Sabretooth’s introduction qualified for the Key Collector Comics Hot 10 and second consecutive week

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$370
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$1.4k
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$3.4k

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1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter

2nd appearance of the Chameleon

First mention of Mary Jane Watson

[June 2021 - a Kraven movie is in-development with Aaron Taylor-Johnson in the lead role]

Marvel ⋅ 1978
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$50
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1st full appearance of Mystique, revealed without disguise

[April 2021 - when keying in a number sequence on the Buccaneer Bay section of Marvel’s exploremadripoor.com, an image with the name Mystique appears in a boat charter reservation]

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$310
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$900
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$3.6k

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1st appearance and origin of Scorpion, Mac Gargan appears in The Amazing Spider-Man #19

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$175
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$850
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$2.7k

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1st appearance of Rhino

[April 2023 - Rhino was teased in the first look of Kraven The Hunter at Sony's CinemaCon 2023]

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$750
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$1.8k
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$7.5k

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1st appearance of Silver Surfer

1st cameo appearance of Galactus

[October 2021 - an inside source tells us: currently, the Fantastic Four is heavily a multiverse movie and Silver Surfer is very much at its center]

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$400
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$1.2k
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1st full appearance of Galactus

1st cover and 2nd appearance of the Silver Surfer

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$180
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$900
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$1.8k

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1st appearance of Mandarin

Marvel ⋅ 1973
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$135
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$480
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$1.4k

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1st appearance of Thanos, an Eternal from Titan born with the Deviants gene

1st cameo appearance of Eros aka Starfox, brother of Thanos

1st appearance of Kronos, Grandfather of Thanos

1st appearance of Mentor, father of Thanos

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1st appearance of Drax the Destroyer, created by Kronus to kill Thanos

1st appearance of the Blood Brothers

Marvel ⋅ 1968
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$35
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1st full appearance of Ultron

3rd appearance of Dane Whitman as the Black Knight

[March 2023 - James Spader rumored to reprise the role of Ultron in Armor Wars]

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$950
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1st appearance of Loki, the Norse god of mischief

1st appearance of Balder, half-brother of Thor

1st appearance of Heimdall, guardian of Bifrost

1st appearance of Tyr, the Norse god of war

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1st cameo appearance of Odin, the All-Father, seen from behind

3rd appearance of Thor

Marvel ⋅ 1961
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1st appearance of Fin Fang Foom, translated his name means 'he whose limbs shatter mountains and whose back scrapes the sun'

1st appearance of Dr. Chan Liuchow, a member of the Legion of Night

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1st appearance and origin of Abomination, Emil Blonsky, one of the Hulk's arch-rivals

1st appearance of Byrrah in the Silver Age

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1st appearance of M.O.D.O.K., a Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing

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1st appearance of Morbius the Living Vampire

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Debut of new powers, Jean Grey is reborn as the Phoenix

Ten years later this moment would be further developed where the Phoenix is an actual cosmic entity of vast power that copied Grey’s physical form while placing her body in a cocoon to heal from her injuries

1st full appearance of Black Tom Cassidy

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1st appearance of Hela

1st and only appearance of Lady Sif, a different character than the Sif that appears in Thor #136

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$95
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$315
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$950

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1st appearance of Enchantress, Amora

1st appearance of Skurge the Executioner

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$55
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$160
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$550

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First Magneto appearance outside of an X-Men comic

Marvel ⋅ 1963
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$3.2k

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2nd appearance of Doctor Strange

1st appearance of Baron Mordo, an evil apprentice of the Ancient One

1st appearance of Asbestos Man

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$700

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1st appearance and origin of Absorbing Man

1st appearance of Fenris Wolf

1st appearance of Idunn, an Asgardian goddess

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The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 1

1st appearance of Kitty Pryde

1st appearance of Emma Frost, the White Queen

1st cameo team appearance of The Hellfire Club, in shadows

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🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]

MARK JEWELERS 9.8 sold for $17,001 [No Previous Data]

For value context, in February a 9.8 Newsstand sold for $2,400 and earlier this month a Direct sold for $1,700

Marvel ⋅ 1976
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$80
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$200
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$800

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1st appearance and origin of Bullseye

[November 2022 - rumored to appear in the Disney+ series Daredevil: Born Again / December 2022 - an inside source reported to us the following details about the third Deadpool movie after reading an early version of the script that sounds to have been before Hugh Jackman was secured as co-lead. Bullseye was the villain in the script's first iteration. In one scene, Deadpool is on the run, injured, weaponless and missing an arm. Deadpool stumbles upon the corpse of Logan in the woods, the setting of which is the scene where the Logan film ended. Deadpool severs Logan’s arms and with his own healing factor, attaches them to use as weapons. Again, this was an early version of the script, most likely written before Hugh Jackman had committed to the film and how much will be retained is unknown]

Marvel ⋅ 1980
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$18
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$60
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$180

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1st full appearance of the Taskmaster

[September 2022 - confirmed for the Thunderbolts movie]

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$5
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$15
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$75

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1st full appearance of Mr. Sinister

[July 2022 - Javier Bardem rumored to be cast as Mr. Sinister in an unknown MCU project]

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$40
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$135
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$450

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1st appearance of the Hobgoblin, Roderick Kingsley

A complete issue includes the ‘Tattooz' giveaway insert, found between the final page and the back cover. See additional images - be aware that the insert may be there but the tattoos might still be missing

[Feb 2021 - a social media account associated with Sony seemingly teased the transformation of Ned Leeds into the Hobgoblin / June 2022 - Jacob Batalon reshared photo holding a Hobgoblin action figure which caused future movie speculation on social media / May 2023 - speculation Spider-Man 4's villain will be Hobgoblin]

Marvel ⋅ 1988
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1st appearance and origin of Typhoid Mary

Marvel ⋅ 1985
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$12
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$45

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1st appearance of Nebula, the adopted daughter of Thanos

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$60
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$180
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$600

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1st full appearance of Venom

📈 +107% increase in copies sold this week versus the previous week

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$50
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$150

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1st full appearance of Carnage, spawned from the extraterrestrial parasite known as the Venom symbiote

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