First time Illyana Rasputin is referred to as Magik. Dani Moonstar becomes Mirage. Doug Ramsey joins The New Mutants. First full appearance and origin of Warlock.
First cameo team appearance of The Nine (Midnight Sons): Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze, Morbius, Blade, Hannibal King, Frank Drake, Sam Buchanan, Victoria Montesi, Louise Hastings. 1st appearances of the Caretaker, Lilith, Meatmarket. Original polybag with poster. Volume 2.
First full team appearance of the Fear Lords: Dweller in the Darkness, Kkallakku, Lurking Unknown, Scarecrow, D'Spayre, Nightmare, Nox. First cameo appearance of Nox.
First appearance of many magical deities whom Dr. Strange invokes to conjure his spells. First appearances of Valtoor, Raggadorr, Munnopor, Denak, Seraphim, Watoomb.
First team appearance of the new Agents of Atlas. First appearance of Luna Snow, Crescent & Io, Aero, Wave, a female Filipino superhero. First cover appearance of Sword Master.
ACE edition reprint produced by Wizard. Acetate cover. Second team appearance of the X-Men that debuted in Giant-Size X-Men #1. Second appearance of Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Thunderbird. Fourth appearance of Wolverine.
15th anniversary 'Blind Bag' reprinting, with cover by Daniel Warren Johnson. First appearance of Lori Grimes. First appearance of Carl Grimes. First appearance of Glenn.