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1st cover and 2nd appearance of Mr. Sinister

1st cover appearance and mention of Madelyne Pryor as the Goblin Queen

📖 Inferno Crossover: Prologue begins, then read X-Factor #33 - #35

🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]

MARK JEWELERS 9.8 sold for $1,750 [No Previous Data]

For value context, earlier this month a 9.8 Newsstand sold for $575 and a Direct sold for $195

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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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1st appearance of X-Cutioner, hunter of mutants

1st appearance of Shard, Bishop's sister

Polybagged with trading card

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Debut of classic Psylocke costume

1st appearance of Kwannon, later becomes Revanche

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1st appearance of Frankie Raye as the second Nova, becomes a Herald of Galactus

[January 2023 - rumors are circulating that the Herald of Galactus will be female]

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1st team appearance of Justice League Dark: Hellblazer, Shade the Changing Man, Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Zatanna

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1st appearance of Madelyne Pryor, later becomes Goblin Queen

First mention of the name Lockheed

🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]

CANADIAN PRICE VARIANT 9.8 sold for $640 [$450 in 2022] +42%

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Betsy Braddock joins the X-Men and adopts the name Psylocke

1st cameo appearance of Mr. Sinister

📖 Reading Order: Mutant Massacre Part 9

📈 +130% increase in copies sold this week versus the previous week

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First reprint of the first appearance of Deadman from Strange Adventures #205

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1st appearance of Rogue

1st cover appearance of Mystique

1st and only appearance of a girl named Maddy Pryor, not be confused with Madelyne Pryor aka the Goblin Queen

Marvel ⋅ 1974
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First solo titled series, officially - the earlier Doctor Strange title was renamed from Strange Tales and continued numbering with issue #169

1st appearance of Silver Dagger, a Cardinal who practiced black magic

Marvel ⋅ 1993
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Wolverine's claws are revealed to be made of bone after Magneto removed the adamantium from his body in X-Men #25 (1993)

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1st appearance and origin of Luke Cage, the first black superhero to headline a title in mainstream comics

Luke Cage became invincible to harm through a Super Soldier program called Project Power aka Weapon VI

1st appearance of Diamondback, Comanche and Shades

Image ⋅ 2021
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Five-issue suspense thriller described as Lady and the Tramp meets Silence of the Lambs

[September 2020 - Paramount purchased the rights for a dark animated adaptation / December 2023 - Gary Dauberman (It, Annabelle) is attached to the currently in-development Stray Dogs project]

Marvel ⋅ 1993
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Iconic cover art by Andy Kubert

Marvel ⋅ 1991
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1st team appearance of the X-Men Gold (team): Storm, Archangel, Colossus, Iceman and Jean Grey

1st team appearance of the X-Men Blue (team): Cyclops, Wolverine, Gambit, Rogue, Psylocke and Beast

1st team appearance of The Acolytes: Fabian Cortez, Annie-Marie Cortez, Chrome, Nance Winters, Delgado

Best-selling comic of all-time with sales of 8.1 million copies

Interior pin-up by Jim Lee, 'A Villains Gallery'

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2nd appearance and first cover of Gambit

1st chronological appearance of Gambit in-story / in-continuity

X-Men Annual #14 went on sale three weeks before this issue and is often considered the first cameo appearance of Gambit

This would imply that his appearance is brief though he appears in 15 panels throughout X-Men Annual #14 with at least 10 instances of dialogue

Tap cover and swipe left to view images where Gambit is the main or partial focus of the sequence in X-Men Annual #14

Uncanny X-Men #266 was written as if it were to be published prior to the annual, therefore #266 would be the first chronological appearance of Gambit in-story (or in-continuity)

CGC, the grading certification company for comic books, recognizes Uncanny X-Men #266 as the first full appearance of Gambit

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1st appearance of Madame Hydra, later becomes Viper

1st appearance of Rick Jones as the fourth Bucky

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First solo series featuring Venom

1st cameo appearance of General Orwell Taylor

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Stories told in the Tim Burton, Batman Universe

Written by the screenwriter of Batman and Batman Returns

1st appearance of Robin, Drake Winston

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