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NYX 1st Set


Set Type: NYX
Owner: labratnotincluded
Last Modified: 10/9/2020
Views: 297

Rank: 7
Score: 990
Leading by: 25
Points to Higher Rank: 4

Set Description:

NYX 1st Series 2005

COMPLETED 03/08/2017!





NYX is a limited series of comic books by Marvel Comics, consisting of seven issues, published between 2003 and 2005. It is written by Joe Quesada with art by Joshua Middleton (issues #1–4) and Rob Teranishi (issues #5-7). NYX stands for District X, New York City.

The series features homeless teenage mutants in New York City: time-freezing Kiden, shape-shifting Tatiana, body-shifting Bobby, his mysterious brother Lil Bro, the female-Wolverine X-23 and Cameron, a woman with no powers. The series featured the first comic book appearance of X-23, a character originally created on the X-Men: Evolution cartoon. Although the series was cancelled in 2005, 2009 saw the 6-issue miniseries, NYX: No Way Home.

In 2001 writer Brian Wood developed a concept of the series for Marvel with artist David Choe that was to launch Marvel's MAX imprint. The ongoing series, focusing on the characters and how their powers affect their lives, friends and family, was to star Gambit, Rogue, and Jubilee, as well as Angie and Purge, two new characters Wood had created for the series. After Marvel aborted the project, deeming it not suitable for their audience, Wood used parts of this concept for his series Demo.

Later, NYX was planned as an ongoing series, it was shortened to miniseries. Throughout the entire publication, there were often long delays between issues because Quesada had always been late with scripts. The first five issues of the series were reprinted in two Marvel Must Haves issues in of summer 2005, before the sixth issue was released in July. The seventh and last issue was released in September 2005. [source: Wikipedia]

I used to love reading comics as a kid enjoying many of the Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge and Richie Rich variety, but it wasn't til I was in college that I first became interested in superhero comics. At the time I was an avid baseball card collector, acquiring many 1950s Topps cards with stars such as Mantle and Mays. When I finally read a superhero comic, it was Wolverine...what a great story, I was hooked. I amassed a rather large collection at the time, delving into other titles like Harbinger and X-O Manowar until the comic industry began to saturate the market with too many variants and I eventually lost interest. Flash forward to 2015..... I ended up buying a Wolverine 1988 series issue #1 graded CGC 9.8. I hadn’t really thought about it much up to that point, but the collecting bug was rekindled. I dug out my collection that had been stored away and decided to start submitting my back issues. I looked online to fill gaps in my various collections and thousands of dollars later I’ve acquired quite a few comics and am trying to avoid collecting too many series at a time! My favorites at this point are the Wolverine 1988 series, Alias 2005 and Harbinger’s 1992 series. I have collected a few odds and ends in between and will eventually fill out my Rai 1992, Shadowman 1992, Psylocke Mini Series 2010 and the various X-23 and NYX series and will consider other series once I have the bulk of these filled up. I also like to collect covers I find appealing (see Incredible Hulk 340) and 1st appearances here and there. It’s all a labor of love!




Slot DescriptionCert #GradeScore
NYX 1 0285370027 9.825 Shop eBay
NYX 2 0285370030 9.825 Shop eBay
NYX 3 1206498005 9.8840 Shop eBay
NYX 4 0278702003 9.825 Shop eBay
NYX 5 0607233009 9.825 Shop eBay
NYX 6 0003333069 9.825 Shop eBay
NYX 7 1212541005 9.825 Shop eBay

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