Your first comic book ever.

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  1. Blackout32

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    Mine was Star Wars clone wars comics which i still have the book but can't remember the title. It was a book of a bunch of Star Wars stories all in 1 thick book.
     
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  2. ABH1979

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    These two:

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    I still have both of them, but they are in really bad shape.
     
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    To my memory it was Marvel's Transformers #21, Aerialbots Over America. If there was something earlier I don't remember.
     
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    I'm pretty sure this was the first comic I ever got, or at least the first one I remember getting.

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    Transformers: The Movie #2
     
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    I typically don't buy physical comics, so disregarding ones that I've gotten as free pack-ins through Marvel Legends or Transformers purchases, the first comic that I actively sought to buy was The Last Stand of the Wreckers hardcover. Since then, I've also bought the Sins of the Wreckers TPB, as well as the TPB for IDW's Ghostbusters ongoing. I still have to hunt down Ghostbusters International.
     
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    Those were two of the first Batman comics I bought with my own money, when I started collecting in junior high... That was right before the debut of Killer Croc and the first version (blond circus acrobat) Jason Todd, right? Like right before. Great comics...
     
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    I know Croc is in one of these, but he’s wearing a trenchcoat and fedora the whole time, so yeah, he may have officially debuted as Killer Croc in a following issue. I never read the issues that follow these two — I got these books when I was very young, as probably a gift, but I held on to them all these years.
     
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    I don't recall if this was my *first* comic book, but it's the first one I really remember (#261, from 1981). I was really into the Bixby/Ferrigno "Hulk" TV show (that was my introduction to the Hulk), and this comic book confused me a bit...why are they calling Banner "Bruce?" Why does the Hulk talk? And what's with the purple pants?

    Despite the differences from the TV show, I really liked this issue. It introduced me to the Absorbing Man and the Easter Island setting was cool. And as I grew older and started reading more comics, I became a fan of Sal Buscema's art.

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    Never realized it was marvel!!! :lol  This is from 1994. So, it was before I was introduced to Batman in 1996? Whenever the cartroon came out, after that everything was batman and superman for me as far as comics go.
     
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    I was 3 years old back in 1983 when Return of the Jedi was at the drive in theater.

    So I dont know which exactly was my first comic book since my parents were the ones buying stuff for us kids.

    all i know is that i was into Power Pack, G.I. Joe, whatever issues of the Marvel Star Wars was available at the time back then and Elfquest and Alpha Flight and Uncanny X-Men.
     
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    I can't remember anymore.:( 
     
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    Excellent thread so far you guys! I enjoy reading it so far.
     
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    I guess you could call them comics. The mini MOTU and Super Powers comics that can came with the figures were my first.
     
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    I've had to check my memory a couple times, because I remember having a few, but can't clearly place anything before these:

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    These were around my grandparents house and I claimed them for my own when I was told they might be "worth money".
     
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    Back in the day, my uncle's job was collecting unsold magazines from newsstands, stripping the covers, and sending them back to the distributor. He brought new a covered copy of X-Men 100, jump-starting my interest in the medium and my life for heroes with non-combat powers. This book made me a fan of Angel and explains my later love for Cypher.
     
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    I remember having two as a child:

    - Web of Spider-Man #65: Spider-Man takes on Graviton, Titania and a bunch of supervillains. I remember mostly the image of Spider-Man hanging by a thread to a plane.

    - Incredible Hulk #373: Banner and Betty take refuge at a convent, while the military pursues them.
     
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    I think it was Superman for the man who has everything. But hard to say.
     
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    My first comic books that I owned were a Peanuts comic collection and Garfield comic collection that I bought from a school book fair. I don't remember what they were called.

    The first comic book I ever read period was a TMNT comic my friend let me borrow at a sleepover, that had some mad scientist turning into a giant fly man. It was pretty gross.
     
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  20. NSJ23

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    can't remember the issue but probably a x-men classics issue bought from the magazine rack at clarks drugs, don't recall what issue #, might have had something to do with juggernaut.

    EDIT: After going back and looking at dates, it was probably Marvel Transformers #5 or a g.i.joe comic lol
     
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