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Twitter Question of the Week RESULTS: What's Your First Comic Memory?

This week, we asked our followers on Twitter "What was your first comic book and/or comic book memory?"

Welcome back to the Twitter Question of the week! Every Tuesday, we ask our followers on Twitter a question about comic books and take your answers and put them into this nice little package. This week, we wanted to know about your history as a comic book reader, so we asked "What was your first comic book and/or comic book memory?" Here are your answers.

John's first memory is from the cinema

PortlandsBatman jumped in at a real weird time

Sam also jumped in at a real weird time

Mark was stuck on an island

Mario was a big Lt. Callahan fan

Kerem kept flipping through looking for Grayson

Anthony knows the importance of having a fire extinguisher handy

Not only did Uros get a comic, he got a figure too!

Let's see what the staff had to say.

Tony no podía leer su primer libro!

Days later, Gregg invested heavily in playing cards.

Finally, my first book came with the promise of riches. It was a very 80s moment.

There you have another week of answers about comic books. If you want to get in on the fun, make sure to follow us on Twitter where we post the question a few times on Tuesdays, and make sure to use #CVQOTW when replying!. See you all next week!

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Posted by AllStarSuperman

I am not for sure but I think my first comic was Kingdom Come or DC vs Marvel from the library, STRATCH THAT, my first comics were my grandpas old war comics from the 50s

Posted by mr_gone

x-force #1 was my first. My only experience was the x-men cartoon, so i was pretty confused about the female banshee and the line up in general, hah

Posted by Oscars94

Batman TAS. Justice League TAS.

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tell me something my friend, ya ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?

Posted by lykopis

Cute. Makes me almost want to get a twitter account. Almost.

Posted by Mucklefluga

Eeeeeewwwww a Liefeld cover.

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I'm pretty sure this is the first comic I can remember reading

X-Men Vol 2 #50

Posted by Superguy0009e

GAH! I'm up there!

Posted by DylanOfEarth2

knightfall, cause when i was a kid I thought batman died, and that Interested me.

Posted by fil123

my older cousin forcing me to watch batman returns all the time and i remember reading simpson graphic novels

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Spider-Man the animated series on Saturday mornings

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Ultimate Spiderman TPB at my school library :D

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Spider-Man Unlimited #10. I remember looking at the comic and thinking the Scarlet-Spider-Man had the most amazing costume of any super hero.

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incredible hulk 3 by jason aaron. bought it at a 7 eleven

Posted by hamlet33

Black Lanterns Elongated Man and Sue Dibny murdering Hawkman & Hawkgirl. That, and Black Lantern Firestorm turning Gen to salt and ripping out her heart...

Edited by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg

I read trades of the Silver Age Batman and Calvin and Hobbes comics at the library when I was a kid.

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Posted by Ashr

Although I remember seeing Archie, G.I. Joe and Star Wars comics on spinning racks at grocery stores growing up and had loved cartoons like Challenge of the Superfriends or Spiderman, it wasn't until 1988 I discovered superhero comic books.

What caught my eye in the used book store that day was Amazing Spiderman #298 which sat side by side with some back issues from the Kraven's Last Hunt story arc. I bought all of those issues and on a whim picked up The Dark Knight Returns. From that point on, I was hooked and the rest they say is history...

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tell me something my friend, ya ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?

never rub another man's rhubarb! Hehahhahahe

Posted by MannEffest

Mark Waid's Deadpool is the first comic i read! After playing the first Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, I wanted everything about Deadpool and so my comic life was born!

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Posted by Mr. Kamikaze

my first comic was the HUSH hardcover. Someone just gave it to me (to borrow), and I read it in one sitting.

Posted by dreamfall31

Sometime during my childhood I came into owning Thunderstrike's first few issues. I never read them, but I always had them around.

Posted by LCazT1996

The first issue I ever bought myself with my own money was Blackest Night #1. :)

Posted by Psycho_Soldier

I remember an old comic from the 70/80's about Inhumans & Attilan it also featured Quicksilver & Monica Rambeau and probably all the Avengers & Fantastic Four

I would love to know this issue's name

Posted by Mrfuzzynutz

Crisis on Infinite Earths number 6! Can you imagine being 11 years old and seeing that cover, with the Anti-Monitor on it, and George Perez in his prime drawing the most super heroes I had ever seen.

How could I not be hooked for life after that lol

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Mine didn't make the cut, so I'll post it myself :P

Though the question on everyone's lips is, how rich did that comic make @inferiorego? haha

Posted by Danial79

I remember an old comic from the 70/80's about Inhumans & Attilan it also featured Quicksilver & Monica Rambeau and probably all the Avengers & Fantastic Four

I would love to know this issue's name

Was it any of these?

Posted by wmwadeii
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First comic I remember reading was a Spider-Man issue where Harry Osborne was Peter's roommate. Harry was high on pills ,and while Pete was taking a shower Harry decides to go through his dresser and found Peter's Spidey suit and was royally pissed.

I remember it because it had drugs and a panel of a dude trying to jump off a building thinking he could fly

I was like... this is nothing like the cartoon lol

Posted by Deranged Midget
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I remember going down to the comic book store and picking up a couple issues of Batman:R.I.P. I was probably six so that put me off comics for a while.

Mostly because of this.
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Posted by Dark_Vengeance_
First comic ever when I was six, I lost it a while back but it was a trade paperback I think.

Posted by braynehurricane

The first issue I remember buying is Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual #1.

Of course, by the time I bought it the thing was about ten years old. Then I remember being heavily involved in the Ultimate-Spider Man series (Bendis' original run) and the early Savage Dragon stuff (which I had to pick up as back-issues).

Posted by IDontLikeBirds

I believe the earliest comic I recall reading was Green Lantern's Emerald Dawn mini-series (I and II) back in the late 80's or early 90's. I really go to see how Sinestro went from a great Green Lantern, to one of their biggest enemies, and it brought up the ideas of peace through force. I'm glad I started there.

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I think the first comic I've ever owned as a kid was Batman Beyond #11

Then that lead to Marvel action figures with the comic inside, Ghost Rider was my first and favorite one! Wish I took care of it lol. I got one of these toys almost every weekend, so I had a pretty nifty collection of these things. The ones I still have are broke and missing their limbs, I also sold a Galactus on ebay for 20 or more so bucks, can't remember.

But what got me into collecting comics was when I went into a comic shop and picked up the new 52 Batman #10, and I've been getting comics ever since.

Posted by GrenadeFlow

My first comic experience was an old Punisher comic by Garth Ennis. I went to a con with some friends and my boy got me into that book.

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I remember sneaking away a copy of Eerie #13 from my dad's workshop when I was fairly young. I just remember not having any idea how to read it or what was going on but I knew it was taboo so I loved it.

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I probably was reading comics for awhile but my true first memory was of going to the neighborhood grocery store and buying Defenders#1. And then following up by going each and every day (I still hadn't realized that the store got one delivery of comics a week and that the Defenders came out on a monthly basis) to make sure I never missed an issue. To this day I have a weakness for anything that has Defenders in the title

Posted by munkieKONG

X-men # 34 from a grocery store while on a family vacation.

Posted by sentryman555

Superboy #1 my dad brought it home for me when I was sick one day cause he knew I liked Superman TAS. I thought the leather jacket with the S on it was the coolest thing ever lol

Edited by MadeinBangladesh

TIN TIN!!!!!!!!!

Posted by RaggedScarecrow

The very first comic book I ever read:

Posted by Onemoreposter

First comic ever when I was six, I lost it a while back but it was a trade paperback I think.

i have this one. I remember buying for around 60-80 dollars i had saved up when I was somewhere between 7-11. I felt ripped off but it just seemed like such an awesome issue. McFarlane art was just the best I'd ever seen back then.

The first comic I ever picked up was at a news stand when I was probably around the age of 5.

Who was this scary villain? Why is Batman wearing those awesome heavy Gauntlets? Why is this "Bane" telling Batman he's not the real Batman? Haha, I remember being so utterly confused as to what was happening but at the same time my interest was piqued. It wouldn't be till almost a decade later that i actually sat down and read Knightfall-KnightsEnd. Additionally this issue is long gone wrong my collection. However, I do dream of one day collecting this entire saga issue by issue in it's entirety.

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I remember going to my grandpa's house as a kid and he was going through his collection of Fantastic Four comics. A 90's Batman and Superman comic got in his collection some how and he gave them to me. I was confused as hell why Superman had a mullet and I was even more confused on why was Catwoman helping Batman & Robin and who Nightwing was.

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