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  • 1st appearance of Hitler in comics (1 page satire)
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  • Cover art by Alex Schomburg depicting Winston Churchill's assassination
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Mid $350
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High $1k
  • 1st time an American President (FDR) appeared in a comic book, with special permission by the U.S. government
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  • Guest appearances by New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio and Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel
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High $515
  • 1st appearance of Milton Berle
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High $450
  • Cover appearance of Liz Taylor
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  • 1st comic book reference to Elvis Presley
  • Scarce
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  • One-shot educational comic book that told the Rosa Parks bus incident story to teach non-violent resistance in a politically-charged atmosphere
  • Other stories include a brief biography of Martin Luther King Jr. and Ghandi's independence protest
  • Reprinted in Spanish and Arabic
  • First print run was 250,000 and can be identified by the copper-coated staples
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High $160
  • 1st appearance of Bizarro Marilyn Monroe and Bizarro President John F. Kennedy
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  • Appearance of President John F. Kennedy who had been assassinated days before the issue went on sale
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  • Fan letter from a young George R.R. Martin
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  • 1st appearance of Kaecilius
  • Parody of the Beatles by the Human Torch and The Thing
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  • Cameo appearance by the Beatles
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  • Guest appearance by The Beatles
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  • Cover art featuring the "Beatles" (uncredited) with art by Neal Adams
  • Story inspired by the Sgt. Peppers album artwork that was rumored to symbolize a Beatle had died
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  • Promotional comic produced by Marvel for Ideal Toy Company that was given away in toy stores
  • Ideal Toy Company had a successful line of Evel Knievel toys in the 1970s
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High $65
  • Classic cover art by Neal Adams featuring Bruce Lee
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  • Classic cover art by Neal Adams featuring Bruce Lee
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  • 1st appearance of Bruce Lee in story (Bruce Lee previously appeared on covers only)
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  • 1st cameo appearance of KISS
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  • 1st appearance of KISS
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  • 2nd appearance of KISS in comics (ink is mixed with band members' blood)
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  • One-shot issue featuring a boxing match between Superman & Muhammad Ali
  • Classic wraparound cover art by Neal Adams
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  • Origin of The Beatles
  • Includes a poster
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  • Guest-starring KISS
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  • 1st appearance of Alice Cooper in comics
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  • Scarce 180-page 1980 promotional giveaway
  • Introduction by Superman explaining the meaning of The Olympics
  • Celebrity appearances: Julius Erving, Pele, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Jenner
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  • Appearances by David Letterman and Paul Shaffer
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  • One-shot religious biography
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mother Teresa in comic books
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  • Cover art by Michael Golden depicts a skull that became the logo for Glenn Danzig (punk musician)
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  • 1st appearance of Elvira in comic books
  • Special issue celebrating Halloween hosted by Elvira (on-sale date September 1985)
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  • Premiere issue of a limited series based on the Labyrinth film starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly
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  • Cameo appearance by multiple celebrities from the 1980s: Don Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump, Lionel Ritchie, Michael J Fox, Tina Turner and George Wendt
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  • "Alter Ego" one-shot story that has Prince battling a villain who turns music into a destructive force
  • Cover art by Brian Bolland
  • * Roman Numeral II in lower, right-hand box corner denotes less valuable second printing
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  • Biography of actor Brandon Lee, the only son of Bruce Lee who was killed by a faulty prop gun on the set of 'The Crow'
  • *value is based off of one eBay sale
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  • "Three Chains of Gold" one-shot that follows Prince on a fictional adventure to aid a princess in search of a magical artifact
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  • One-shot written and illustrated by John 'Derf' Backderf about his real life friendship throughout adolescence with the notorious serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer
  • Nominated for a 2003 Eisner Award for 'Best Single Issue'
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  • 1st appearance of Nick Fury bearing a likeness to Samuel L. Jackson
  • *1st appearance of Ultimate Nick Fury in Ultimate Team-Up #5
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  • 1st appearance of Senator Barack Obama, five years prior to the Presidential primaries
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  • 1st full appearance of the Skrull Beatles, Skrulls impersonating the Beatles wearing Sgt Peppers costumes
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  • Variant second printing cover art featuring Barack Obama
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  • Variant with Stephen Colbert
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  • Variant cover with Obama on right/ Spider-man on left
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  • Scarce 8-page promotional comic included in a June 2009 'Special Collector's Edition' of XXL Magazine with Eminem on the cover as The Punisher to promote his fifth album, 'Relapse'
  • Two-issue limited series - the second half available as a free digital download from Marvel Unlimited
  • *suggestion - try to find/buy the magazine in hopes it is complete with the comic
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High $70
  • Variant cover art by Salvador Larroca featuring Eminem
  • Sold only in the Detroit area
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  • 1st appearance of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a comic book
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  • One-shot parody featuring President Donald Trump