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Fawcett ⋅ 1940
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$34k
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$106k
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$301k

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1st appearance and origin of Captain Marvel, later renamed Shazam
1st appearance of the Wizard Shazam
1st appearance of Dr. Sivana, a scientific genius and the archenemy of Captain Marvel
1st appearance of Ibis the Invincible and Spy Smasher
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1st team appearance of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, later renamed the Seven Deadly Sins
While not a precise swipe of Action Comics #1 artwork, this cover and other aspects of Captain Marvel led to DC (formerly National) filing a lawsuit against Fawcett for Captain Marvel too closely resembling Superman
Premiere issue of the series though the copyright notes read issue #2
There exists a very scarce Ashcan edition of this issue
Fawcett ⋅ 1940
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$680
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$2k
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$12.5k

Key Facts

2nd appearance of Captain Marvel, later becomes Shazam
2nd appearance of Dr. Sivana
2nd appearance of Spy Smasher
This is the second issue of the series although the copyright notes indicate this is issue #3
Fawcett ⋅ 1940
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$815
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$2k
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$8.3k

Key Facts

3rd appearance of Captain Marvel
1st appearance of Beautia, the daughter of Dr. Sivana
Cover correctly reads issue #3, interior notes read #4
Fawcett ⋅ 1940
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$345
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$1k
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$4.2k

Key Facts

4th appearance of Captain Marvel (Shazam)
4th appearance of Dr. Sivana
2nd appearance of Beautia
Fawcett ⋅ 1940
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$290
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$850
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$3.5k

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Debut of Captain Marvel costume with full buttons on chest flap
Interior splash page only
Fawcett ⋅ 1941
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$160
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$500
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$1.9k

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Origin of Dr. Sivana
1st appearance of Magnificus Sivana, the son of Dr. Sivana
Revealed that Beautia is the daughter of Dr. Sivana
Fawcett ⋅ 1941
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$175
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$525
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$1.9k

Key Facts

Classic cover art featuring Captain Marvel fighting a shark
Fawcett ⋅ 1941
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$100
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$300
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$1.1k

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1st team appearance of the Lieutenant Marvels: Tall Marvel, Fat Marvel and Hill Marvel
Fawcett ⋅ 1941
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$850
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$2.8k
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$8.5k

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1st appearance and origin of Captain Marvel Jr., Freddy Freeman, a boy who Billy Bastion shared his power with in order to save his life
Fawcett ⋅ 1942
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$40
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$125
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$450

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Earliest mention of Halloween in standard comics in a story titled 'The Haunted Halloween Hotel'
Fawcett ⋅ 1953
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$40
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$145
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$600

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Final issue of Whiz Comics

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