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In the history of the medium there have been more issue #1s published than any other number. Show off your first issues here. Any era as long as they are from your collection and they are issue #1.

To kick it off, here’s Playful Little Audrey #1, in which Audrey practices social distancing before social distancing was cool:


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Harvey Hits #1 featuring the Phantom:


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Sad Sack and the Sarge



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Felix’s Nephews Inky and Dinky #1. Note inky’s extra left pupil. Not sure how that managed to slip through.


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I spent 30 years only buying issue #1's because some guy at a flea market when I was 10 told me that was the way to go. when I hit 40 I learned that was a crock and I gave away all my issue 1's because they were all from the 70's and 80's and not worth a dime. meanwhile, I missed out on every first appearance known to man...wish I was born in the 30's..things would've been different
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Do you have all your comics inside a binder or something?
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I have the same book.
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This is my #1 of all #1s

TMNT #1 1st print, CGC 9.0
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Tales from the Crypt #20 (#1)
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Where do I begin...



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Originally Posted by kaptainmyke



Awesome!!
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Originally Posted by Watcher
I spent 30 years only buying issue #1's because some guy at a flea market when I was 10 told me that was the way to go. when I hit 40 I learned that was a crock and I gave away all my issue 1's because they were all from the 70's and 80's and not worth a dime. meanwhile, I missed out on every first appearance known to man...wish I was born in the 30's..things would've been different

It's still going on. The profiteers are still raiding the shops on Wednesdays for every #1 that comes out.
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@kaptainmyke I collect Harvey comics bound office volumes. The publisher had copies of their entire monthly output bound into hardcover books for office use. They are extremely rare, as only around 5 copies were bound at the time and many have been lost or damaged over the years.
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Originally Posted by Watcher
I spent 30 years only buying issue #1's because some guy at a flea market when I was 10 told me that was the way to go. when I hit 40 I learned that was a crock and I gave away all my issue 1's because they were all from the 70's and 80's and not worth a dime. meanwhile, I missed out on every first appearance known to man...wish I was born in the 30's..things would've been different

It's still going on. The profiteers are still raiding the shops on Wednesdays for every #1 that comes out.


There is a reason publishers have been consistently cranking out new #1s for decades! The funny thing is that back in the golden age starting new titles at #1 was considered risky as publishers felt the audience favored more established titles.
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I have located a bound copy of this book, but I haven’t closed the deal yet so this one will have to do:


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My favorite #1 that I own.

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