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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
- Earliest mention of Halloween in standard comics in a story titled 'The Haunted Halloween Hotel'
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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
- 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"
- 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
- 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
- '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
- 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)