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Hot 10 November 20

Analyst X aka @x here again with week 20 of the Hot 10. Issues featured below are the record-breakers from the period beginning Friday, November 13th through November 20th. The next list will be live on November 27th. 🔔 Thank you for your support in allowing the continued development of this resource when clicking the eBay links to make ANY purchase  🎁 Subscribe for $1.99 per month or $19.99 for the year (save $3.98) and unlock 18 categories plus 🚨Key Issue Alert push notifications

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High $900
  • 1st appearance Ahsoka Tano, a Togruta Jedi
  • 1st appearance of Captain Rex
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 24,508
  • [January 2021 - Captain Rex rumored to appear in the Ahsoka Tano Disney+ series]
Low $1.2k
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Mid $3k
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High $12k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo
  • 1st appearance of Splinter, the Turtles' mentor
  • 1st appearance and death of the Shredder
  • First printing: 3,000 copies
Low $600
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Mid $2k
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High $6k
  • 🏅 #8 on the Hot 10
  • 1st appearance of Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, Smiley Bone, Thorn and The Rat Creatures in a standard comic book
  • Bone previously appeared in the comic strips of the Ohio State University newspaper, The Lantern which were collected in a TPB called 'Thorn: Tales from The Lantern’ and had a print run of 1,000 copies
  • THIS WEEK'S RECORD-BREAKING SALES
  • [Previous High Sale in Brackets]
  • 9.4 sold for $4,000 [$2,250 in Dec] +78%
  • 8.5 sold for $2,300 [$1,026 in Oct] +124%
  • Bone is one of the most enduring independent properties in comics, self-published by writer/artist Jeff Smith’s Cartoon Books in 1991
  • A Netflix animated series was set to begin production in January 2021 with a projected release sometime in 2022
  • The TPB ‘Thorn: Tales From The Lantern’ most recently sold for $3,000 graded 6.5 in August 2020 but a 9.8 sold in April 2020 for $13,200 proving just how in demand an independent comic could be
  • Here are some other examples of highly sought-after independents that posted new record sales this week
  • THIS WEEK’S RECORD-BREAKING SALES
  • [Previous High Sale in Brackets]
  • ALBEDO #2 – 1st Usagi
  • 9.0 sold for $9,650 [$5,500 in Nov] +75%
  • 8.5 sold for $8,100 [$6,200 in Oct] +31%
  • THE CROW #1 – 1st series
  • 9.8 sold for $9,609 [$3,237 in Apr 2020] +197%
  • GRENDEL #1 – 1st series
  • 9.8 sold for $2,700 [$675 in May 2016] +300%
  • SENTAI #2 – Power Rangers Special
  • 9.6 sold for $2,411 [no prior history]
Low $80
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Mid $245
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High $820
  • Standard-sized comic book appearances
  • 1st appearance of Boba Fett, a bounty hunter
  • 1st cameo appearance of Dengar, Bossk, IG-88 and Zuckuss - bounty hunters
  • 1st cameo appearance of Emperor Palpatine aka Darth Sidious
  • Reprinted from Marvel Comics Super Special Magazine, adaptation of The Empire Strikes Back
Low $18
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Mid $55
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High $160
  • 1st appearance of Bebop, Rocksteady and Krang
  • Comic book adaptation of the animated series
  • Debut of the Turtles different colored masks in comic books
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • 1st appearance and origin of Darkhawk
Low $90
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Mid $400
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High $1.2k
  • First Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles one-shot spin-off
  • 1st appearance of Casey Jones
Low $150
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Mid $500
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High $1.5k
  • First consumer-facing cover image of Miles Morales, predates Ultimate Fallout #4 (1st appearance of Miles in-story) by three months
Low $200
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Mid $800
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High $2.9k
  • 1st appearance of Poison Ivy, Pamela Isley
  • Issue includes a pin-up poster
  • 🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $2,000 [$1,350 in 2019] +48%
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Mid $250
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High $800
  • 1st comic book published by Bad Idea (disguised as the 1st comic book by Buttoned Up Comics)
  • 1st appearance of Captain Fab
  • 1st appearance of Tankers in a pin-up
  • Multiple Easter Eggs in the book to be revealed in later published issues
  • Bad Idea partnered with 200 comic shops who were each anonymously mailed one copy of Hero Trade with no indication of who it was from
  • Many stores dismissed it entirely while four stores ordered additional copies
  • There are approximately 250 copies in circulation
  • Hero Trade has sold for an all-time high of $3,200 graded 9.8
  • Bad Idea's executive team is:
  • Dinesh Shamdasani, producer of the Bloodshot movie, The Witcher and the upcoming Gideon Falls TV series
  • Amanda Kruse, former VP of Film & Television at Lionsgate
  • Hunter Gorinson, SVP of Brand & Content Strategy