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Nick's Picks Vol. 2

💎Listed in this category are NOT suggestions but rather selections of issues meant to entertain or convey lesser known information

...and there are thousands of others throughout the database 

📪 if you know of an interesting or fun fact about an issue that isn't in the database, email nick@keycollectorcomics.com

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  • Biography of Johnny Cash
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  • 1st appearance of Judge Death
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  • Scarce Whitman variant (logo in upper-right corner)
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  • 1st team appearance of Dark Judges: Judge Death, Judge Fear, Judge Fire, Judge Mortis
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Garfield in standard comic books, on the left side of the splash page (see image)
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  • 1st published artwork in the industry by Adam Hughes (interior pin-up)
  • *SEARCH ALL WRITERS AND ARTISTS UNDER THE ADDITIONAL BUTTON FROM THE MAIN SCREEN
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  • Scarce, third printing 'So Much Fun' variant
  • * sold only in toy stores
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  • 1st battle of Punisher vs Wolverine
  • Cover art by Jim Lee
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  • Origin of the Punisher skull
  • *part one of a two-part story that explained the original meaning behind the Punisher skull
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  • Cover art by Adam Hughes
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  • 1st action figure cover
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  • 1st appearance of Bubba the Redneck Werewolf
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  • German reprint of Spawn #9 (1st appearance of Angela) and Spawn #11
  • 'Thermo-Color' edition limited to 400 copies
  • *the color of the cover reacts to heat
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  • Cover art by Frank Miller
  • Interior interview of Frank Miller
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  • Variant cover with 'Mature Readers' printed in white
  • *the initial first printing of The Walking Dead had to be stopped to correct the color so that Mature Readers was visible
  • *the printer estimates 10% of the run is printed with 'Mature Readers' in black
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  • Premiere issue published by creator Jeremy Bastian
  • Extremely rare, first printing
  • *not to be mistaken with a third printing cover art replica published by Olympia identified by 'Olympia' printed in the lower left section of the cover
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  • 1st team appearance of the Triumph Division, a Filipino superhero team: St. George, Fighter One, Anitun, Mighty Mother, The Wishing Man, Great Mongoose and Red Feather
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  • Origin of Michonne
  • An original 6 page story that explains who the two zombies were that accompanied Michonne when she was first introduced
  • Later reprinted in the one-shot 'The Walking Dead: Michonne Special' along with issue #19 (1st appearance) and FCBD 2013 Special 'The Walking Dead'
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  • Self-published comic about a government-sponsored group of anti-heroes blamed for mass murder then launched into a multi-dimensional epic
  • Written, illustrated and published by Michel Fiffe
  • High-demand cult classic hit with a first print run limited to 400 issues
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  • Cover swipe of X-Men #251
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  • Preview of Atomahawk and Interceptor, both by Donny Cates
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  • Promotional comic produced by Death Wish Coffee, a coffee roaster based out of New York that boasts the "world's strongest coffee"
  • Cover art by Joe Jusko