Stan Lee (1922 - 2018)

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  • First written work in the comic book industry by Stan Lee
  • Two-page text story with a couple of illustrations by Kirby
  • 3rd appearance of Captain America
  • 3rd appearance of Bucky Barnes
  • 2nd appearance of the Red Skull, George Maxon
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  • Second written work in the comic book industry by Stan Lee
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  • 1st team appearance of the Circus of Crime, led by the Ringleader
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  • 1st appearance of The Mighty Destroyer
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Destroyer
  • Origin of the Challenger
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  • Cover art by Bill Everett
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  • 1st appearance of the Witness
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  • Classic cover art by Al Avison
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  • Classic cover art by Al Alvison
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  • Cover art by Al Gabriele featuring Hitler
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  • 1st appearance of Silly Seal
  • 1st appearance of Ziggy Pig
  • 1st appearance of Toughy Tomcat
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  • 2nd appearance of the Red Skull, Johann Shmidt
  • Red Skull impersonates Captain America
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  • Classic cover art by Al Alvison
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  • 1st appearance of the Microworld, the subatomic world renamed the Quantum Realm in later Marvel movies
  • *Hasbro who owns the Micronauts toy brand and with it, the Microworld name
  • Drug use issue, Captain America drinks liquid opium
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  • 1st appearance of Blonde Phantom
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  • New cover format begins featuring villains
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  • 1st appearance of the Human Fly, a petty thief
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  • Classic cover art by Syd Shores
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  • 1st appearance of and origin of Namora
  • 1st team-up of the Sub-Mariner and Namora
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  • Advice, insights and anecdotes written by Stan, intended to advise aspiring writers and artists
  • Multiple reprints exist, check copyright date for the publication year, 1947
  • Included is a detailed explanation of how Captain America was created
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  • Formerly titled All-Winners Comics
  • 1st appearance of Hedy De Vine
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  • 1st team-up of the Human Torch and Sun Girl
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  • 1st artwork in the superhero genre by Russ Heath
  • Editorial by Marvel defending comic book content against psychiatrist Dr Fredric Wertham, author of "Seduction of the Innocent"
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  • Origin of the Human Torch
  • 1st appearance of Witness
  • Final issue of Marvel Mystery Comics (retitled Marvel Tales)
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  • Beginning of horror format, a failed effort to boost sales resulting in the title going on hiatus for four years following issue #75
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  • 1st appearance of Apache Kid
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Marvel Boy (Robert Grayson)
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  • First attributed work by John Romita Sr., previously did many unaccredited ghost artist works for Lester Zakarin.
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  • Premiere issue of Marvel horror series
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  • Classic cover art by Bill Everett
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  • 1st appearance of Zombie, Simon Garth
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  • 1st appearance of Frankenstein's Monster in the Marvel Comic Universe (Atlas)
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  • 1st appearance of the Rawhide Kid
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  • 1st appearance of Black Knight (Sir Percy). ancestor of Dane Whitman
  • 1st appearance of the Ebony Blade
  • 1st appearance of Modred, Morgan Le Fey and Hawkes (Golden Age)
  • 1st appearance of Excalibur
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  • 1st appearance of Irving Forbush, later becomes Forbush Man, a fictional employee of "Marble" Comics
  • Parody of Alfred E. Neuman
  • *value unknown
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  • Origin of the Rawhide Kid
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  • 1st appearance of Molten Man-Thing, a monster that emerged from a volcano
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  • 1st appearance of Anuxa, an alien frozen in the Antarctic, waiting for humanity to destroy itself so his race can claim Earth
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  • 1st appearance of Monstro, a giant Octopus
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  • 1st appearance of Gorgolla, a living gargoyle
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  • 1st appearance of Taboo, a swamp creature
  • 1st appearance of Grutan
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  • 1st appearance of Dragoom, a monster comprised of fire
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  • 1st appearance of Monstrom, a monster who who rose from the swamp after lying dormant for a millennium
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  • 1st appearance of Gorgilla, a half-man/half-gorilla monster
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  • 1st appearance of the Living Hulk, later renamed Xemnu the Titan
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  • 1st appearance of Goliath, later renamed Gigantus
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  • 63-page non-comic book humorous publication written by Stan Lee
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  • 1st appearance of Blip, an alien composed completely of electricity
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  • 1st appearance of Colossus (It, The Living Colossus)
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  • 2nd appearance of Xemnu the Titan
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  • 1st appearance of Googam, son of Goom from Planet X
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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Droom (becomes Dr. Druid)
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  • 1st appearance of The Green Thing, a normal weed that turned into a monster after a scientist injected it with a serum
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  • 1st appearance of the Glop, originally named the Hulk but renamed when reprinted
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  • 1st appearance of the Crawling Creature
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  • 1st appearance of Linda Carter, later reintroduced as Night Nurse with blonde hair
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  • 1st appearance of Moomba, a monster made of wood
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  • 1st appearance of Bruttu, a scientist who changed his molecular structure and became a monster
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  • Prototype of Spider-Man
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  • 1st appearance of Fin Fang Foom, translated his name means 'he whose limbs shatter mountains and whose back scrapes the sun'
  • *rumored to be in Shang-Chi (August 4, 2019)
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  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Fantastic Four: Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, The Thing
  • 1st appearance of Mole Man
  • 1st appearance of Tricephalous
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  • Final issue before being retitled Amazing Fantasy
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  • 1st appearance of the Creature In The Black Bog
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  • 1st appearance of Orrgo, an alien with incredible telepathic abilities
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  • Premiere issue formerly titled Amazing Adventures
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  • 1st appearance of Insect Man
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  • 1st annual issue published by Marvel
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  • 1st team appearance of the Skrulls, the shape-shifting alien race
  • 2nd team appearance of the Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of the Daily Bugle
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Hank Pym, later becomes Ant-Man, Goliath, Giant-Man and Yellowjacket
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  • One of three issues issues printed before a price change from $0.10 to $0.12
  • Indica (bottom of first page information) still reflects the $0.10 price
  • * see also: Journey Into Mystery #76 and Gunsmoke Western #68
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  • * see also: Journey Into Mystery #76 and Love Romances #97
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  • * see also: Gunsmoke Western #68 and Love Romances #97
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  • 1st appearance of Tim Boo Ba, a green scaly creature and a conqueror
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  • 1st team appearance of the Fantastic Four in costume
  • 1st appearance of the Miracle Man
  • 1st appearance of the Baxter Building, Fantastic-car and Fantastic-copter
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  • 1st appearance of Oog, an alien found frozen in ice
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  • 1st appearance of a Doctor Strange prototype
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of Betty Ross
  • 1st appearance of Rick Jones
  • 1st appearance of General "Thunderbolt" Ross
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  • 1st appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
  • First time the Human Torch activates his power while simultaneously shouting, 'Flame On'
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  • Debut of Stan Lee's letter column 'Mailbag'
  • Cameo appearance of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (silhouetted) in story
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  • Classic cover art by Steve Ditko
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  • Prototype characters named Aunt May and Uncle Ben
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  • 2nd appearance of the Hulk
  • *first appearance of the Hulk with green skin
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Dr. Doom
  • *rumors are circulating that Dr. Doom will be introduced in some capacity on a Disney+ show, possibly WandaVision
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Tad Carter, an early Marvel mutant (often misrepresented as the first mutant)
  • *character next appears over 30 years later in X-Men: The Hidden Years (2001)
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  • Prototype of Dr. Strange, the sorcerer Sazzik
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Thor and Mjolnir (Thor's hammer)
  • 1st team appearance of the Kronans, a race of aliens that Korg belongs to
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  • 3rd appearance of the Hulk
  • 1st team appearance of the Circus of Crime: Ringmaster, The Clown, Bruto the Strongman, The Human Cannonball
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  • 1st team-up between two Marvel villains [Dr. Doom and Sub-Mariner]
  • 2nd appearance of Dr. Doom
  • 2nd appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance and death of Uncle Ben
  • 1st appearance of Aunt May and Flash Thompson
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  • 1st appearance of Hank Pym as Ant-Man
  • 2nd appearance of Hank Pym
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  • 2nd appearance of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Jane Foster
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  • Interior art depicts an A-Bomb explosion
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  • 1st appearance of Kurrgo
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  • 1st appearance of Loki, the Norse god of mischief
  • 1st appearance of Balder, half-brother of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Heimdall, guardian of Bifrost
  • 1st appearance of Tyr, the Norse god of War
  • 1st cameo appearance of Odin, the All-Father (seen from behind)
  • 3rd appearance of Thor
  • *Loki series confirmed on Disney+
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  • Origin of the Fantastic Four retold
  • Human Torch solo stories begin
  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers
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  • 1st appearance of Mongu
  • Origin of the Hulk retold
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  • 1st appearance of Alicia Masters
  • 1st appearance of the Puppet Master
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  • 3rd appearance of Ant-Man
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  • 1st appearance of Tomorrow Man
  • 1st full appearance of Odin, one panel in full armor
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wizard (Bentley Wittman)
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  • 3rd appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
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  • 1st appearance of Egghead, an atomic scientist
  • 4th appearance of Ant-Man
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  • 1st appearance of Zemu
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  • 1st appearance of Tyrannus
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  • 3rd appearance of Dr. Doom
  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby
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  • 2nd appearance of Loki
  • 1st full appearance of Odin
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  • Origin of Thor
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  • 2nd appearance of the Wizard (Bentley Wittman)
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  • 2nd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st meeting between Spider-Man and Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of Chameleon and J. Jonah Jameson
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  • 1st team appearance of the Teen Brigade
  • 1st appearance of Metal Master
  • Final issue, Hulk stories continue in Tales To Astonish #60 and pick back up five years later with Incredible Hulk #102
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  • 1st meeting of the Hulk and the Fantastic Four
  • 1st Marvel crossover issue
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  • 1st appearance of Iron Man
  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model 1' armor
  • 1st appearance of Wong-Chu, a Viet Cong warlord and Iron Man's first enemy
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  • 1st team appearance of the Xartans, an alien race of shapeshifters
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  • 1st appearance of The Watcher
  • 1st appearance of the Red Ghost and his Super Apes
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  • 2nd appearance of Iron Man
  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model 1' armor, colored gold
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  • 3rd appearance of Loki
  • 1st appearance of two Valkyries, one later identified as Valtrauta
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  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby
  • 1st crossover of the Fantastic Four
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  • 1st appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 1st team appearance of the Howling Commandos: Happy Sam Sawyer, Dino Manelli, Dum Dum Dugan, Junior Juniper, Rebel Ralston and Gabe Jones
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  • 3rd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance of Vulture
  • 1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer
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  • 2nd appearance of the Puppet Master
  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko
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  • 3rd appearance of Iron Man
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  • 1st appearance of Frigga
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  • 1st appearance of the Mad Thinker
  • 1st appearance of the Awesome Android
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wasp
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  • 1st appearance of Circe, a variation of the character who later appears in modern books as Sersi
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  • Origin of the Fantastic Four retold
  • 1st appearance of Krang
  • 1st appearance of Lady Dorma in the Silver Age
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  • 2nd appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 2nd team appearance of the Howling Commandos
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Dr. Octopus
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  • 4th appearance of Doctor Doom
  • 3rd appearance of Wasp
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  • 1st appearance of Kala Queen of the Underworld
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  • 2nd appearance of the Wasp
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  • 1st appearance of Doctor Strange
  • 1st appearance of the Ancient One, former Sorcerer Supreme
  • 1st appearance of Wong, Doctor Strange's assistant
  • 1st appearance of Nightmare, in shadows
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  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Avengers: Ant-Man (Pym), Hulk, Iron Man, Wasp, Thor
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  • 1st team appearance of the X-Men
  • 1st appearance of Cyclops
  • 1st appearance of Jean Grey, Marvel Girl, later becomes Phoenix
  • 1st appearance of Iceman
  • 1st appearance of Angel
  • 1st appearance of Beast
  • 1st appearance of Professor X
  • 1st appearance of Magneto
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  • 1st meeting of Nick Fury and Mister Fantastic
  • 3rd appearance of Nick Fury
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Sandman
  • 1st appearance of Betty Brant
  • Spider-Man refers to himself as 'The friendly neighborhood Spider-Man'
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Super Skrull
  • 1st appearance of Emperor Dorrek (unnamed)
  • 2nd appearance of the Skrulls
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  • 1st appearance of Virginia "Pepper" Potts, later becomes Rescue
  • 1st appearance of Happy Hogan, later becomes Freak
  • 1st appearance of Jack Frost, later becomes Blizzard
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  • 1st appearance of Mad Merlin
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  • 1st appearance of the Eel
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  • 1st battle of Spider-Man vs Dr. Doom
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  • 1st appearance of Pharaoh Rama-Tut, later revealed to be the time-traveler Kang the Conqueror
  • Stan Lee first uses the phrase "Nuff Said" in the Special Announcements section
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  • 1st appearance of Crimson Dynamo
  • 2nd appearance of Pepper Potts
  • 2nd appearance of Happy Hogan
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  • 1st appearance of Porcupine
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  • Origin of Odin
  • 1st appearance of Buri, grandfather of Odin
  • 1st appearance of Bor, Father of Odin
  • 1st cameo appearance of Surtur
  • 1st cameo appearance of Ymir
  • 1st appearance of Vili and Ve, Odin's brothers
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Plantman
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  • 1st appearance of the Vanisher
  • 2nd team appearance of the X-Men
  • 2nd appearance of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Professor X, Angel, Beast and Magneto
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  • Death of Junior Juniper
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  • 1st appearance and origin of The Lizard
  • First reference to Spider-Man's ability to sense danger with the thought 'My Spider Sense is starting to tingle'
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  • 1st published writing by George R.R. Martin (a letter written as a fan)
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  • 2nd appearance of Baron Mordo
  • 1st appearance of Victoria Bentley, a gifted Mystic
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  • Hulk leaves the team
  • 1st appearance of the Avengers Mansion
  • 1st appearance of Space Phantom
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  • 1st crossover by Sgt. Nick Fury
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  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model II' armor, classic red & gold
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  • 1st appearance of Human Top
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Mr. Hyde
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  • Origin of Doctor Strange, specifically the car accident that damaged his hands
  • Origin of Baron Mordo
  • 2nd appearance of the Sandman
  • 1st mention of Dormammu
  • 1st mention of the Vishanti: Agamotto, Hoggoth, Oshtur
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  • Invisible Woman gains new superpowers
  • The Thing first exclaims, 'It's Clobberin' Time'
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  • 2nd appearance of Wong
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  • *confirmed villain in Shang-Chi
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  • 1st cover appearance of Captain America on an official Marvel Comics cover (previously Timely, then Atlas)
  • 1st appearance of Captain America in the Silver Age
  • Death of Bucky, in a flashback
  • 1st cameo appearance of Baron Heinrich Zemo
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  • 1st appearance of Scarlet Witch
  • 1st appearance of Mastermind, later assumes the identity of Jason Wyngarde
  • 1st appearance of Toad
  • 2nd appearance of Magneto
  • 1st team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants: Toad, Mastermind, Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver
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  • 1st appearance of Lady Sif, a seemingly different character than the Sif that has endured (see Thor #136)
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  • 1st appearance of the Orb of Agamotto
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  • 1st appearance of Foggy Nelson
  • 1st appearance of Karen Page
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  • 1st appearance of Bennett Brant, later becomes Crime Master
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  • 2nd appearance of Captain America in the Silver Age
  • 1st battle of the Hulk vs the Thing
  • Classic cover art by Jack Kirby
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  • 1st appearance of the Black Widow, Natasha Romanova
  • Death of the 1st Crimson Dynamo
  • 1st appearance and death of the 2nd Crimson Dynamo
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  • 1st appearance of Enchantress
  • *rumored to be a villain in Loki
  • 1st appearance of Skurge the Executioner
  • 1st appearance of the Bloodaxe
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  • 1st team appearance of the Lava Men
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  • 1st appearance of Asteroid M, Magneto's headquarters in outer space
  • 2nd appearance of Scarlet Witch
  • 2nd appearance of Quicksilver
  • 2nd team appearance of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
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  • 3rd appearance of Dr. Octopus
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  • Classic battle of the Avengers & Fantastic Four vs the Hulk
  • 1st time The Thing mentions his Aunt Petunia
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  • 2nd appearance of Black Widow
  • Origin of The Watcher
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  • 2nd appearance of Enchantress
  • 1st appearance of the Twilight Sword
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  • 1st team-up of the Human Torch and Iceman
  • 1st appearance of Captain Barracuda
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  • 2nd appearance of Daredevil
  • 2nd appearance of Electro
  • First crossover of Daredevil and Fantastic Four
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  • 1st appearance of Mysterio
  • *Quentin Beck first appears in The Amazing Spider-Man #2 not in costume
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  • 1st meeting of Doctor Strange and the Fantastic Four
  • 1st full cover appearance of Doctor Strange
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  • 2nd appearance of The Mandarin
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  • First reprint of the first appearance of Spider-Man from Amazing Fantasy #15, in black and white (United Kingdom)
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  • Namor is confirmed to be a mutant in this issue making him the first mutant to appear in Marvel Comics
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  • 1st full appearance of Baron Heinrich Zemo and the Masters of Evil: Nathan Garrett the Black Knight, Melter and Radioactive Man
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  • 1st appearance of Percival Pinkerton
  • 1st full appearance of Baron Heinrich Zemo (with Avengers #6)
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  • 1st appearance of the Green Goblin
  • 1st battle of Spider-Man vs The Hulk
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  • 1st crossover of the X-Men in the Fantastic Four title
  • 2nd appearance of the Mad Thinker
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  • Crossover issue featuring Spider-Man, Giant-Man and the Wasp
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  • Reprints of major marvel characters
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Owl
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  • 1st appearance of Rick Jones as Bucky Barnes
  • Classic battle of the Avengers vs Enchantress, Loki, Skurge the Executioner and Baron Zemo
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  • 1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter
  • 2nd appearance of the Chameleon
  • 1st mention of Mary Jane Watson, after Aunt May arranged a date for her and Peter
  • [July 2019 - a trusted source informed Key Collector Comics that Kraven is confirmed]
  • [May 2020 - Deadline article reports Richard Wenk is attached to write]
  • 📈 +twice as many copies sold this week versus previous week
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  • 1st appearance of Unicorn
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  • 1st appearance of Grey Gargoyle
  • 1st appearance of Karnilla
  • *Karnilla rumored for Thor Love & Thunder
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Beetle
  • 1st appearance of Thor in Strange Tales
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  • Origin of Dr. Doom
  • 1st appearance of Boris, a friend of Doom and the father of Valeria, Doom's deceased childhood love
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  • 2nd appearance of the Blob
  • 1st appearance of Cerebro, a machine that amplifies Xavier's abilities
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  • 1st appearance of Kang the Conqueror AKA Nathaniel Richards, a descendant of Reed Richards, also known as Rama-Tut and Immortus
  • *considering time travel was introduced in the MCU and a connection to the Young Avengers (Iron Lad), Kang is a solid contender for upcoming movies/TV especially Loki with a big focus being on the Time Variance Authority
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  • 1st appearance of Captain Savage as the Skipper
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  • 1st meeting between Spider-Man and Daredevil
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  • 1st appearance of Diablo
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Hawkeye
  • 3rd appearance of Black Widow
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  • Classic battle of Giant-Man vs The Hulk
  • Debut of The Hulk in Tales To Astonish
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  • 1st appearance of King Sindri
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  • 3rd appearance of Nightmare, first fully seen without shadows
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  • Stories featuring The Thing and Human Torch begin
  • 1st mention of Cyttorak and Raggadorr, invocations by Doctor Strange
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Purple Man
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  • 1st appearance and death of Wonder Man
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  • 2nd appearance of Green Goblin
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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Franklin Storm
  • Crossover appearance by the Avengers
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  • Classic battle of Captain America vs Iron Man
  • 2nd appearance of Kraven the Hunter
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  • Stories featuring the Hulk begin
  • *reprint of The Incredible Hulk #6
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  • Cover appearance featuring Magneto
  • 1st appearance of Knorda, Queen of the Mountain Giants
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  • Classic battle of the Human Torch and the Thing vs the Sub-Mariner
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  • 1st appearance of Unus the Untouchable, has the ability to create forcefields
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  • 1st appearance of Immortus, AKA Kang and Rama-Tut
  • Debut of the call-to-action, 'Avengers Assemble' said by Thor
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  • 1st appearance of Ned Leeds (becomes Hobgoblin)
  • 3rd appearance of Sandman
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  • Death of Dr. Franklin Storm, father of Sue and Johnny
  • 1st appearance of Morrat, a Skrull warlord and fiance of Anelle
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  • 1st Captain America solo story in the Silver Age
  • 1st appearance of Jarvis, the Avengers' butler
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  • 1st appearance of Major Glenn Talbot
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  • 1st appearance of Dormammu, ruler of the Dark Dimension
  • 1st appearance of Clea, future wife of Doctor Strange
  • *rumored to be in Doctor Strange II
  • Doctor Strange uses the phrase 'By The Hoary Hosts of Hoggoth'
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  • Variant with magenta and yellow printing error
  • No current sales data
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  • 1st team appearance of the Sinister Six: Dr. Octopus, Electro, Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Sandman, Vulture
  • 3rd appearance of Kraven and Mysterio
  • 3rd appearance of Sandman, Vulture, and Electro
  • 4th appearance of Doctor Octopus
  • [October 2019 - Sony producer Amy Pascal said...these villains we now have in our universe happen to be some of the characters in the Sinister Six...there may be something that happens with that]
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  • Redesign of Daredevil's chest emblem
  • 1st appearance of the Matador
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  • 1st crossover of Spider-Man in the Avengers title
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  • 1st team-up of Captain America and Nick Fury
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  • 1st appearance of Mac Gargan, becomes Scorpion in the next issue
  • Classic cover art by Steve Ditko
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  • 1st cameo appearance of the Leader, hooded
  • 1st cameo appearance of Humanoid
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  • 1st meeting of Avengers and X-Men
  • 1st battle of Avengers vs X-Men
  • 1st appearance of Lucifer, a member of the Quist alien race
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  • Fan letter from a young George R.R. Martin
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  • 1st team appearance of the Blitz Squad
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Scorpion
  • *Mac Gargan was already introduced in Spider-Man Homecoming and has been active on Twitter in talking about Scorpion - Mac Gargan has also bonded with the Venom symbiote in comics
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  • 1st appearance of Greg Gideon, a wealthy business man who used his fortune to vex the Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of Thomas Gideon who later becomes Glorian
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  • 1st full appearance and origin of the Leader
  • 1st full appearance of the Humanoid
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  • Origin of Loki
  • 1st battle of Thor vs the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of King Laufey of the Frost Giants
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  • Reprints of major marvel characters
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  • 2nd appearance of Diablo
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  • 1st appearance of Zabu, Ka-Zar's saber-toothed tiger sidekick
  • Introduction of the Savage Land
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