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Halloween 2018

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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Occult
  • 1st published artwork by Joe Shuster
  • 1st published written work in comics by Jerry Siegel
  • 1st appearance of a vampire in comic books
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  • 1st appearance of a werewolf in comic books
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  • 1st appearance of Frankenstein in Comics (back-up story)
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Green Lama
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Frost
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  • Earliest mention of Halloween in standard comics in a story titled 'The Haunted Halloween Hotel'
  • * if you know of earlier imagery or mention of Halloween in standard comics, please email nick@keycollectorcomics.com
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  • 1st individual comic book to feature a horror story throughout
  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent
  • Led to establishing the Comic Code Authority
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  • 1st appearance of Casper the Friendly Ghost
  • 1st appearance of Herman the Mouse
  • 1st appearance of Baby Huey
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  • Beginning of horror format which was an effort to boost failing sales but the title went on hiatus for four years after issue #75
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  • 1st appearance of the Crypt Keeper
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  • 1st appearance of Dracula in comics
  • *Prices are estimates due to lack of recent sales
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  • 1st appearance of Zombie (Simon Garth)
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  • 1st appearance of Wendy the Good Little Witch
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  • Adaptation of 'The Invisible Man' by HG Wells
  • 1st appearance of the Invisible Man in comics
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  • 1st appearance of the Creature from the Black Lagoon (AKA Gill-Man) in comics
  • Classic cover art by Samm Schwartz
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  • Spin-off from the classic 'Famous Monsters' magazine that adapted Universal monster movie into black and white comics
  • * submission credit: Brian Saucier
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  • Premiere issue adapted from the television show
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  • 1st appearance of Vampirella
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  • 1st appearance of Valkyrie (Enchantress in disguise)
  • Debut of the Rutland Halloween Parade, a real parade held in Vermont annually that has been depicted in both Marvel and DC comics nearly 20 times with parade attendees wearing superhero costumes from both publishers in each book
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Werewolf by Night
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  • 1st appearance of Cthulhu, a tentacled cosmic entity created by H.P. Lovecraft in the short story "The Call of Cthulhu"
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  • 1st appearance of the Invisible Man in comics
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  • 1st appearance of the Living Mummy
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  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Legion of Monsters (Ghost Rider, Man-Thing, Morbius and Werewolf by Night)
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  • 1st appearance of Alice Cooper in comics
  • ***category submission credit: Rocker Mark
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  • Final issue
  • Double-sized Halloween special
  • Cover art by Dave Stevens
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  • 1st unofficial (unlicensed) appearance of Jason Vorhees
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  • 1st appearance of Freddy Krueger
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  • Adaptation of the movie “A Nightmare On Elm Street”
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  • 1st appearance of Ashley 'ASH' Joanna Williams, a film role made famous by Bruce Campbell
  • Part 1 of a 3 issue miniseries adapted from the cult classic film "Army of Darkness"
  • ***category submission credit: Teddy Rafalowski
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  • 'Halloween Special'
  • Scarce, promotional giveaway
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  • Premiere issue of the annual Simpsons Halloween event
  • Stories include: Little Shop of Homers, Bart People, Call Me Homer and 49 Things That Frightened and Disturbed Me When I Was a Kid by Matt Groening
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  • 1st appearance of Alberto Falcone
  • Premiere issue of the 12 part series
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  • A four-issue mini-series by Brian Pulido that teamed: Ghost Rider, Satana, Brother Voodoo, Gargoyle, Werewolf by Night and Black Cat
  • A card-stock Halloween mask of each character included in each issue
  • * submission credit: Brian Calkins
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  • 'Ashcan' edition limited to 66 copies
  • 'Ashcan' previously was a term used when publishers would create a prototype copy in order to secure legal intellectual rights to their property but now its more of an unfinished preview of a book
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  • Origin of Michael Myers
  • Cover art featuring a photograph of Michael Myers
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  • Variant glow-in-the-dark cover limited to 6,666 copies
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  • 1st appearance of the Marvel Zombies
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  • Premiere issue of a six-part series inspired by the famous Disney World ride
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  • Variant cover art by Joe Jusko
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  • Variant cover art by Crash Cunningham
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  • Softcover trade paperback collecting the four-issue, digitally released 'Trick r Treat' movie adaptation
  • Initial retail price: $19.99
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  • 1st appearance of iZombie
  • Halloween Annual
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  • 1st appearance of Franken-Castle, a Punisher/Frankenstein mash-up
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  • Scarce, hard-to-find issue
  • Includes the story 'Homer Goes To Hell' featuring Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein and English rock band Motorhead (Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister)
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  • 1st appearance of Veronica as Vampironica
  • Veronica parodies Vampirella as Betty parodies Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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  • 2016 double-sized Halloween special
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  • Variant cover art by Emanuela Lupacchino
  • * no pricing data
  • **key issue credit: Michael Palma
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  • Variant cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz (1:20)
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  • From the 'Gallery' series 'Naughty Halloween Edition' limited to 400 copies
  • Pin-up art of Lady Death by various artists
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  • Cover art by Frank Cho featuring Harley Quinn celebrating Halloween
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  • Premiere issue of the first 'Nightmare Before Christmas' original story series (20 issues)
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  • Variant cover art titled 'Mikey' by Rob Retiano featuring Michael Myers (1:5)
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  • On-sale October 7 at Wal-Mart
  • Special Halloween Issue
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  • One-shot featuring Halloween stories by various artists and writers