What issue did that hero first appear in?

This site is a comprehensive repository of the first appearances of famous (and not-so-famous...) characters in comic books. From cameos to full appearances, golden age to modern, in and out of costume, you'll find it here!

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Total First Appearances: 1717
    Marvel: 811
    DC: 826
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Captain Strong
Action Comics 421
DC, 1973