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  • Origin of Thanos and Gamora
  • Battle of Thanos vs Magus
  • 1st full appearance of the In-Betweener
  • 1st appearance of Sanctuary (Thanos' Citadel)
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  • Scarce promotional giveaway printed for Zellers, a chain of retail stores in Canada that are no longer in business
  • Easily distinguished by the Zeller's cover mention
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  • Scarce, third printing 'So Much Fun' variant
  • * sold only in toy stores
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  • 1st appearance of Rorschach in regular DC continuity
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  • 1st appearance of Snowflame, a cocaine-powered supervillain
  • Quote: "Cocaine is my god, and I am the human instrument of its will"
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  • Promotional giveaway offered exclusively by Kay-Bee Toy Stores
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  • Created by Doug TenNapel prior to his creation of Earthworm Jim
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  • Variant Pressman Edition
  • Obtained by purchasing the 1992 X-Men board game (manufactured by Pressman) and sending in a voucher included with the game
  • Rarest of the Pressman variants because it was the only one that required a mail-in voucher
  • Distinguishable by the words "Song's End" colored RED and "X-Men" colored GOLD
  • * 9.8 graded Pressman variant sells up to $900
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  • 1st appearance of Pineapple Man, the first superhero rooted in Hawaiian folklore and operating exclusively on the island
  • 32 page, black and white Ashcan (small-print run to establish copyright ownership)
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  • Scarce issue that pits The Incredible Hulk against Venom
  • Issue exclusively obtained through a Unicef mail-in charity drive
  • Foil, embossed cover
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  • 1st published work in the comic book industry by Gerard Way, writer of Umbrella Academy and frontman for My Chemical Romance
  • Story about a serial killer written by Gerard Way (Garry Way) when he was 16 years old
  • [example of the type of issues found in the Dollar Bin Diving Subscriber feature]
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  • Cover art by Adam Hughes
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  • 1st appearance of Bubba the Redneck Werewolf
  • * no sales data, please send substantiated sales information to nick@Keycollectorcomics.com
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  • Variant cover art by Adam Hughes
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  • Uncensored edition of 'God vs The Devil': * uncensored version has a blank logo (indica box) in the upper left whereas the censored version reads "God Is Good"
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  • 1st cameo appearance of Jay and Silent Bob in comics
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  • 1st appearance of Moon Knight 2099, a female version of the character who protects the lunar settlement of Attilan
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  • Promotional giveaway limited to 50,000
  • Story concerns the Hulk and other heroes pursuing a henchman of Kingpin who is transporting a mysterious box fastened with a Master Lock
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  • Cover art by Adam Hughes
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  • 1st cover appearance of She-Spawn
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  • Origin of Pamela Voorhees, Jason's mother
  • Birth of Jason
  • Part one of a two-part series with connecting cover art
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  • Variant second printing cover art by Todd McFarlane
  • Connects to a series of five other covers to produce one overall picture
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  • Cover art by Artgerm
  • Artgerm’s first cover for Zenescope
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  • Prequel story that tied-in to the Aliens: Colonial Marines (No Man Left Behind) video game
  • Given away exclusively at San Diego Comic Con
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  • The cover currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most comic characters on the cover of a single issue with 224
  • 1st appearance of Shiklah, Deadpool's betrothed, in printed comics (previously appeared in a digital comic only series called Deadpool: The Gauntlet)