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  • 1st full appearance of Grimjack
  • [July 2019 - Grimjack adaptation announced by the Russo Brothers]
  • [April 2020 - The Russo Brothers update Comicbook.com on the status of Grimjack revealing the first draft screenplay is completed and intended for Amazon]
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  • Premiere issue of the first Grim Jack solo-titled series
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the 2nd Parasite
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  • 1st appearance of Warden John Economos [Steve Agee confirmed for The Suicide Squad and Peacemaker spin-off]
  • 1st team appearance of Onslaught AKA Jihad: Chimera (Nightshade), Djinn, Jaculi, Manticore, Ravan and Rustam
  • 1st appearance of Simon LaGrieve
  • Trial by Fire' story arc (#1-#8) - teased by James Gunn as the inspiration for The Suicide Squad
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  • Origin of Amanda Waller
  • Origin of The Suicide Squad
  • *'Trial by Fire' story arc - teased by James Gunn as the inspiration for Suicide Squad 2
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  • 1st appearance of Firestorm (Raymond/Stein/Arkadin)
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  • 1st appearance of Zuggernaut
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Oracle, as a computerized voice
  • Barbara Gordon as Oracle rumored to appear in Titans season 3 - although this issue is often determined to be her first appearance, it is not revealed she is behind the computer until Suicide Squad #38
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  • 1st appearance of the second Grimjack, Jim Twilly
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  • 1st appearance of Firestorm (Raymond/Arkadin/Svarozhich)
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  • 1st appearance of the second Sportsman, Victor Gover
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  • Origin of Bronze Tiger
  • Oracle revealed to be Barbara Gordon
  • *during a streaming Q&A, cinematographer Boris Mojsovski confirmed Barbara Gordon to appear in Titans 3 beginning in the first episode of the season
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  • 1st appearance of Firestorm (Stein)
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  • Origin of Oracle referencing "The Killing Joke"
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  • Origin of Oracle
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  • 1st team appearance of Task Force X: Kaliber, Metamorpheus, Sidewinder and Pathfinder
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  • First published cover art by Alex Ross for DC
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  • First solo series featuring Bishop
  • 1st appearance of Mountjoy, a villain with the ability to possess others
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Onslaught, obscured by shadows
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  • 1st appearance of the second Mr. Terrific, Michael Holt
  • 🔮 Mr. Terrific is a unique character that is setup in the Arrowverse to be further developed into a potential leading character
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  • 1st appearance of Strider the winged steed of Black Knight
  • Introduction of the Shield of Night and the Sword of Light, two important weapons of the Black Knight's arsenal
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  • Final issue
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 19,660
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  • 1st appearance of Aayla Secura, a Jedi Knight
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  • One-shot featuring Boba Fett
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  • One-shot written by Joel Ostrander
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  • 1st appearance Khaleen Hentz, a spy in the employ of Dooku who became the wife of Quinlan Vos
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  • 1st appearance of Asajj Ventress, a bounty hunter, formerly a Nightsister and apprentice to Count Dooku
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 19,687
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Andeddu, the Immortal God-King of Prakith
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  • 1st appearance of Clone Commander Bly
  • 1st full appearance of Barriss Offee (multiple cameos prior to making a first full appearance in this issue)
  • [June 2021 - Barriss is rumored for the Ahsoka Tano Disney+ series]
  • Prior to 2020, Free Comic Book Day had historically been on May 5th except for one year in 2004 when it was held July 3rd. Star Wars Republic #65 went on-sale June 2nd, 2004, one month prior to FCBD Star Wars: The Clone Wars Adventures issue
  • Information sourced from drunkwooky.com
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  • 1st cover appearance of Darth Talon, also appears on the cover of Star Wars Legacy #1 but not in-story
  • Promotional issue profiling new characters: Cade Skywalker, Kol Skywalker, Deliah Blue, Jariah Syn, Shado and Astraal Vao, Rasi Tuum, Wolf Sazen, Darth Talon, Darth Nihl, Darth Krayt, Darth Wyyrlok, Darth Maladi, Darth Stryfe, Imperial Knights, Roan and Marasiah Fel, Morlish Veed, Nyna Calixte, Konrad Rus
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  • 1st full appearance of Darth Krayt, formerly A'Sharad Hett as revealed in Star Wars Legacy #15
  • 1st appearance of Darth Nihl, a Nagai Warlord before being recruited to become Darth Krayt's enforcer
  • 1st appearance of Darth Maladi, the head of Darth Krayt's strategic, Sith Intelligence and Assassination
  • 1st appearance of the third Darth Wyyrlock, the closest ally of Krayt
  • 1st full appearance of Cade Skywalker and Shado Vao
  • 1st appearance of Wolf Sazen, Jedi Master to Cade and Shado
  • 1st appearance of Moff Morlish Veed
  • 2nd cover appearance of Darth Talon
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 38,007
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  • 1st in-story appearance of Darth Talon, appeared on cover of #0
  • 1st appearance of Marasiah Fel, a princess of the Fel Dynasty
  • 1st appearance of Deliah Blue, a companion of Cade Skywalker
  • 1st appearance of Jariah Syn, a bounty hunter
  • 1st appearance of Darth Ruyn, a Twi'lek Sith Lord
  • Fewer than 10 copies graded 9.8 on the CGC census
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  • Reprint of Star Wars #19 (1998 series), 1st appearance of Aayla Secura
  • Included in the Hasbro Comic Packs with Quinlan Vos and Vilmarh Grahrk action figures
  • Value reflects the sales of a sealed pack with action figures
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  • 1st appearance of Roan Fel, the third emperor of the Fel dynasty
  • An impersonator of Roan appeared and was killed in Legacy #1
  • 1st appearance of Sigel Dare, an Imperial Knight
  • 1st appearance of Antares Draco, an Imperial Knight
  • 1st appearance of Ganner Krieg, an Imperial Knight
  • 1st appearance of Rav, a pirate
  • Luke Skywalker appears as a Force Ghost
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  • 1st appearance and death of Darth Maleval, a Quarren Sith Lord known for being sadistic
  • 1st appearance of Hondo Karr, a Mandalorian and ex-stormtrooper
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  • 2nd appearance of Darth Nihilus
  • Darth Bane appears in Orbalisk armor that make him impervious to lightsaber attacks
  • Fewer than 10 copies graded 9.8 on the CGC census
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  • Reprint of Star Wars: Purge #1 (2005 series)
  • Included in the Hasbro Comic Packs with Koffi Arana and Bultar Swan action figures
  • Value reflects the sales of a sealed pack with action figures
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  • 1st full appearance and death of Darth Kruhl
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  • 1st appearance of Gunn Yage, a Predator-class pilot in the Imperial Navy
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Stryfe, a high-ranking Sith Lord under Darth Krayt's 'One Sith' regime
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  • Reprint of Star Wars: Republic #69 (2002 series)
  • Included in the Hasbro Comic Packs with Asajj Ventress and Skorr action figures
  • Value reflects the sales of a sealed pack with action figures
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  • 1st appearance of XoXaan, one of the first Sith Lords
  • Cade Skywalker turns to the Dark Side
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  • Reprint of Star Wars: Legacy #6 (2006 series)
  • Included in the Hasbro Comic Packs with Antares Draco and Ganner Krieg action figures
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the first Darth Wyyrlok
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  • Recap of the Star Wars: Legacy title, 18 months into the run
  • Includes plot points and character biographies
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Azard, a Quarren Dark Lord of the Sith who wields a double-bladed lightsaber
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  • Reprint of Star Wars: Republic #82 (2006 series)
  • Included in the Hasbro Comic Packs with Commander Faie and Quinlan Vos action figures
  • Value reflects the sales of a sealed pack with action figures
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Azlyn Rae
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  • 1st full appearance of Azlyn Rae, a Jedi Master and romantic interest of Cade Skywalker from his past
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  • Cover art featuring Darth Wyyrlok
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Reave, a Devaronian who served under Darth Krayt's One Sith
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Rauder, a high ranking commander under Darth Krayt
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  • 1st appearance of Darth Havok, a Sith Inquisitor who was once an Imperial Knight but left to serve Darth Krayt
  • 1st appearance of Darth Yuln, a female Sith who served under Darth Krayt's Sith Order
  • 1st appearance of Darth Bokar, a male Sith who served under Darth Krayt's Sith Order
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  • 1st appearance of Vedo Anjiliac Atirue, a member of the Hutt species
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  • 1st appearance and death of the second Darth Wyyrlock
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  • Origin of the Force and the Jedi, takes place 25,000 years in the past
  • Preview appearances, sketches of Xesh and Trill
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 17,260
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  • 1st appearance of Xesh, a human Force Hound
  • 1st appearance of Trill, a female Force Hound
  • 1st appearance of Kora Ryo
  • 1st appearance of Rori Fenn
  • 1st appearance of Tem Madog
  • Preceding issue #1 is an issue #0 that acts as a primer for the series with character sketches, bios and other information
  • Copies ordered by retailers: 18,797
  • [December 2020 - during the Disney Investor Day presentation, a Jedi origin project was speculated based on, among other things, the shape in the background. Tap cover and swipe to view]
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  • 1st appearance of Shae Koda, a human Je'daii Journeyer
  • 1st appearance of Sek'nos Rath, a Sith Je'daii Ranger
  • 1st appearance of Tasha Ryo, a Twi'lek who wields the Force
  • 1st appearance of Hawk Ryo, a Twi'lek Je'daii Ranger
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