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1st appearance of Louise Grant aka the Blonde Phantom, since the Golden Age

Marvel ⋅ 2002
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1st appearance of Dust, the first X-Men character who wears an abaya and niqab

Marvel ⋅ 1993
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1st appearance of Rachel Summers as Mother Askani

Innovation ⋅ 1992
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Bondage cover

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1st appearance of the Blonde Phantom since the Golden Age, in a flashback - Louise Grant, the alter ego of Blonde Phantom appeared in She-Hulk #2 (1989)

The Blonde Phantom returns in the Modern Age as a superhero in All-Select Comics 70th Anniversary Special (2009)

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"Maximum Carnage" part 3

Marvel ⋅ 1986
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1st full appearance and cover of Apocalypse

Marvel ⋅ 1993
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First title series featuring Gambit

Origin of Gambit

1st appearance of Candra the Benefactress

1st team appearance of the Assassin's Guild

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1st appearance of Lobo, an intergalactic bounty hunter

[January 2023 - Jason Momoa speculated to play Lobo in James Gunn's DC films]

Rook: Exodus #1

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Image ⋅ 2024
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Premiere issue of a title under Geoff Johns' Ghost Machine imprint

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Origin of Apocalypse

Introduction of Akkaba, the place of Apocalypse's birth

Marvel ⋅ 1993
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1st appearance of Exodus, an Omega Level mutant

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1st appearance of the Vision, colorless, after being dismantled and reassembled without programming

[October 2022 - rumor that a TV series is in the works with the title VisionQuest / confirmed by Deadline]

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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

Marvel ⋅ 1991
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3rd appearance of Warpath

1st cameo appearance of Tyler Dayspring, the son of Stryfe

1st appearance of G.W. Bridge, a former teammate of Cable's

Unofficial appearance of Deadpool, a character bio

First comic to be sold polybagged with a trading card

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Iconic cover featuring the Thing and Silver Surfer

First issue where Silver Surfer is illustrated with boxer briefs, a continued practice until the 1987 Silver Surfer series relaunch

2nd Print ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2024
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Second printing, animation variant

Secret Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2024
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Surprise variant, polybagged

1:25 ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2024
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Cover art inspired by Crime SuspenStories #16

Marvel ⋅ 2024
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Dr. Doom goes on a quest to harness more power than any human has ever wielded before in order to try to stop Galactus from bringing about the death of the universe

The first page of this issue utilizes lyrics from the late rapper MF Doom who performed in a metal face mask similar to Doctor Doom

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