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  • Posted: December 4, 2018 8:34:00 pm
  • In X-Men Fold-out cover 48-page giant is a picture of Omega Red, this predates X-Men #4.

    I'm short on the very specifics of what really constitutes a 1st appearance so I'm just wondering where this falls?
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  • Posted: December 4, 2018 9:35:36 pm
  • if i remember correctly, posters and ads do not count. People will pay whatever for whatever, its all in how you market it...but i dont see a poster making this one collectible past just a common comic.

    I think his 1st comic app only fetches like $10 in NM so...

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  • Posted: December 4, 2018 11:36:08 pm
  • AmZoMBiE said:
    posters and ads do not count.
    Gotcha.
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  • Posted: December 5, 2018 1:09:39 am
  • Blue Flame Collectibles said:
    AmZoMBiE said:
    posters and ads do not count.
    Gotcha.


    Yup, world is crazy enough as it is . . . besides, I usually try my best to avoid ads Smile
  • Posted: December 6, 2018 11:57:26 am
  • Here's what he's talking about:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpRn_wtCIyo
    The X-Men #1 Wolverine/Cyclops cover variant includes a pin-up for Omega Red. Each book had a different pin-up. Most people do not consider pin-ups first appearances but they do have a market.
  • Posted: December 6, 2018 2:39:21 pm
  • I don't consider a pin-up in X-Men #1c of Omega Red as his first appearance. Yes, he sure is included, but no one cares. Not sure why AmZombie included a link to X-Men #25 in his last post?
  • Posted: December 6, 2018 3:58:24 pm
  • its just a link to the x-men series...
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  • Posted: December 6, 2018 10:22:22 pm
  • I'd say it's a first appearance to someone if they really liked the character.
    He'll have to be used more or people won't care.

    I guess I have the less common version of that... the newsstand version.

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  • Posted: December 7, 2018 10:45:05 am
  • Big Boss said:
    I'd say it's a first appearance to someone if they really liked the character.
    He'll have to be used more or people won't care.

    I guess I have the less common version of that... the newsstand version.

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    "Less common" is a good way to describe a comic that sold over a million copies. Does it include the pin-up? The reason I ask is because I read that the gate-fold cover doesn't have any pin-up at all and I'm just wondering if there's any difference between the news stand and direct version.
  • Posted: December 7, 2018 10:55:30 am
  • I forgot about his pinup in X-Men #1. Omega Red was such a great character. I haven't really kept up with Marvel but it seems like they're not really using the character to his full potential.
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  • Posted: December 8, 2018 12:02:50 am
  • junobeach said:
    Big Boss said:
    I'd say it's a first appearance to someone if they really liked the character.
    He'll have to be used more or people won't care.

    I guess I have the less common version of that... the newsstand version.

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    "Less common" is a good way to describe a comic that sold over a million copies. Does it include the pin-up? The reason I ask is because I read that the gate-fold cover doesn't have any pin-up at all and I'm just wondering if there's any difference between the news stand and direct version.


    It's not easily accessible at the moment, so I can't check.
  • Posted: December 11, 2018 5:07:39 pm
  • Reminds me of the pin-up in The New Mutants Annual #6 of Shatterstar. CGC notes the pin-up on their label. New Mutants #99 says first appearance cameo, and #100 says first full appearance of Shatterstar.
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