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Obtained By Mail

A categorical listing of Obtained By Mail curated by Key Collector Comics.

Low $8
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Mid $20
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High $80
  • 8-page black and white comic book included in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fan Club Membership Kit
  • Obtained by mail after sending in an order form that was included with TMNT Playmates action figures plus a $15.00 fee
  • Included in the TMNT branded kit was the comic book (shown in image), a sticker, a numbered membership card, an orange and white bandana, a 12-month membership to the Chaos Chronicle newsletter and a letter from the president of the marketing company that produced the kit
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $20
  • Adaptation of the film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Published by DC in 1989, two years later Marvel began publishing the comic book series, Bill & Ted's Excellent Comic Book
  • Cheerios mail-away promotion
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $25
  • Origin of Magnus Robot Fighter
  • Issue redeemed by mailing-in coupons from Magnus Robot Fighter #1-8
  • Contains a bound-in Magnus trading card by Barry Windsor-Smith
Low $30
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Mid $90
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High $300
  • 1st appearance of Mortal Kombat characters in comic books
  • Prequel story related to the first game, written and illustrated by Mortal Kombat co-creator, John Tobias
  • "Collector's Edition" with $3.00 printed on the cover, distributed by mail
Low $3
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Mid $35
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High $100
  • Variant pink cover available to fans who sent in coupons from Harbinger issues #1-#6
  • Origin of Sting (Peter Stanchek)
Low $1
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Mid $2
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High $10
  • Scarce issue that pits Spider-man and Daredevil against Venom
  • Issue exclusively obtained through a Unicef mail-in charity drive
  • Poster included in the issue
Low $2
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Mid $8
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High $25
  • Scarce issue that pits The Incredible Hulk against Venom
  • Issue exclusively obtained through a Unicef mail-in charity drive
  • Foil, embossed cover
Low $5
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Mid $15
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High $50
  • Variant gold logo edition
  • Mail-in offer by Valiant and Wizard with COA
Low $15
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Mid $50
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High $160
  • Fleer trading card mail-away issue that falls in-continuity between Wolverine #102 and #103
  • Cover art by Boris Vallejo
Low $50
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Mid $150
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High $550
  • Variant cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz
  • Rare proof-of-purchase, mail-away offer from Nabisco snack foods
Low $3
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Mid $9
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High $30
  • Wizard Ace Edition reprinting Incredible Hulk #181, mail-away offer
  • Acetate cover overlay
Low $15
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Mid $50
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High $150
  • Promotional giveaway obtained by submitting specially-marked Chef Boyardee labels via USPS
  • Identified by the absence of the words 'Direct Edition'
Low $1
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Mid $3
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High $12
  • Wizard Magazine mail-away offer featuring a Mike Mignola story titled 'The Penanggalan'
Low $4
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Mid $12
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High $45
  • Reprint of 'Incredible Hulk #1' (1962)
  • Obtained by pre-ordering the 'The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction' video game by Vivendi Universal
Low $5
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Mid $12
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High $45
  • Variant cover art by Clayton Crain
  • Obtained by redeeming four coupons found in Harbinger Renegade #1-#4