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Every week before new comic book day InvestComics gives fans our Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #471 and new comics coming this Wednesday 4/19/17.

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Venom #6 – Eddie Brock is back as Venom. Nuff said.
Plastic #1 – New Image Comics series from writer Doug Wagner and artists Laura Martin & Daniel Hillyard
World Reader #1 – Aftershock’s new series; Story by Jeff Loveness and art by Juan Doe.
Namwolf #1 – The next hit comic (after Hillbilly) for Albatross Funnybooks. Writer Fabian Rangel Jr. and artist Logan Faerber.
Nick Fury #1 – First appearance of Frankie Noble. Story by James Robinson and art by Aco. 

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Here are the rest of the comics that appeared in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #471.

Buy/Bid – New Titans Ann #7

Buy/Bid – Amz Spm Ann #21

Captain America Steve Rogers #16
Secret Empire #0
Monsters Unleashed! #1
Invincible Iron Man #6
X-Men Gold #1
X-Men Gold #2
Nightwing #19
New Titans Annual #7 (1991)
Superwoman #9
Batwoman #2
The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21 (1987)
Redneck #1
Failsafe #1

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Best Comic Covers Of The Week 4-19-17

New comic book release day 4/19/17. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week. Listed below is the comic book with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?

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All-Star Batman #9 – Francesco Francavilla
Venom #6 – Gerardo Sandoval
Batwoman #2 – J.G. Jones
Daredevil #19 – Dan Panosian

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Buy/Bid – AS Batman #9 – Francavilla

Buy/Bid – Venom #6 – Sandoval

Buy/Bid – Batwoman #2 – Jones

Buy/Bid – Daredevil #19 – Panosian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Deathstroke #17 – Shane Davis
Invincible #135 – Ryan Ottley & Nathan Fairbairn
Ms. Marvel #17 – Adam Kubert
Harley Quinn #18 – Frank Cho

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Buy/Bid – Deathstroke #17 – Davis

Invincible #135 – Ottley & Fairbairn

Buy/Bid – Ms. Marvel #17 – Kubert

Buy/Bid – Harley Quinn #18 – Cho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nightwing #19 – Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert
Superwoman #9 – Renato Guedes
The Beauty #14 – Jeremy Haun & John Rauch
Nick Fury #1 – Aco

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Nightwing #19 – Reis & Oclair

Buy/Bid – Superwoman #9 – Guedes

The Beauty #14 – Haun & Rauch

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Black #5 – Khary Randolph
Star Wars Poe Dameron #13 – Phil Noto
Silk #19 – Helen Chen
Lady Death Oblivion Kiss #1 – Mike Krome
Moon Knight #13 – Greg Smallwood

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Black #5 – Randolph

Buy/Bid – Poe #13 – Noto

Buy/Bid – Silk #19 – Chen

Buy/Bid – Lady Death – Krome

Moon Knight #13 – Smallwood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Comics – Video #471

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A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 4/19/17. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video. This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…..it’s good for you.

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InvestComics Hot Picks #471

InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week. Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005.
This week, new comic book release day 4/19/17.

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Remember when fanboy’s had their panties in a bunch over the fact Steve Rogers ‘hailed Hydra’? As though Marvel would keep their American Icon superhero within the clutches of the dark side forever. Fanboy’s always need something to complain about. Marvel fanboy’s begin their decent back to a happier place starting on new comic book day Wednesday (4-19-17). But before going to that happy place, fanboy’s will have to endure Steve Rogers being more of a bad guy and not seeing the light just yet. The big Marvel story to set Rogers on the straight path starts with Captain America: Captain America Steve Rogers #16 and Secret Empire #0. These issues will serve as the prologues of the epic storyline ‘Secret Empire’. Enjoy the storytelling and the plight, because in the end, fanboy’s will have their Captain back and a new number one issue will follow with about 33 different variants accompanying the silliness. All that yelling and boycotting for nothing.
Marvel’s recent series; Monsters Unleased, introduced a bunch of new characters. Now Marvel restarts things with Monsters Unleashed! #1 with the new characters starting out anew. Writer Cullen Bunn and artist David Baldeon.
If you’ve been paying attention, you know by now why Venom #6 is such an anticipated issue for many Spidey fans. Eddie Brock is back as Venom. Should be interesting from here on out. This issue will sell out, especially that Gerardo Sandoval cover. Wow. Think that’ll make the InvestComics Best Comic Covers Of The Week?

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Invincible Iron Man #6 will introduce a new villain into the Iron Man rogue gallery.
A new Nick Fury series this Wednesday; Nick Fury #1. First appearance of Frankie Noble. Story by James Robinson and art by Aco.
A bit of controversy has set upon Ardian Syaf’s X-Men Gold #1. Marvel (Disney) obviously had no idea what Ardian was up to within the pages of their comic, but we’re almost certain that X-Men Gold #2 will be gone over with a fine-tooth comb. Which means either the second issue will be a bit delayed while they inspect it and make corrections/deletions or something will slip by again. We highly doubt anything will slip by, but fans will flock to this comic as though it will have more controversy surrounding it, which it most likely will not. Thus causing for a sold out comic for no other reason other than curiosity getting the better of most and thinking they’ll make a buck with a useless, non-controversial comic. Let’s see if X-Men Gold #2 even makes it to the shelves this week.

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Nightwing #19 finds Dick Grayson facing off against Deathwing. Did you know that Deathwing’s first appearance is mega-cheap? Not that there is any demand for it what so ever, but this 1991 first appearance in New Titans Annual #7 is readily available if you want it. Written by Marv Wolfman, so it’s gotta be interesting.
Superwoman #9 begins the new story ‘Super Women’. Written by Kate Perkins, with art by Stephen Segovia and Art Thibert.
Batwoman #2 introduces a villain named Knife. Writers James Tynion IV/Marguerite Bennett and art by Steve Epting.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Nightwing #19

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A sadistically/weird comic from writer Doug Wagner and artists Laura Martin & Daniel Hillyard comes out of Image Comics; Plastic #1. Sex, murder, serial killer, sick variant cover, yea we’ll check this out. The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21 (1987) homage (John Romita) variant cover is great too. This cover is done by Andrew Robinson.
Keeping with the gory theme a bit, Redneck #1 (Image Comics) meets this criteria. Written by Donny Cates and art by Lisandro Estherren & Dee Cunniffe.

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New series from Aftershock Comics; World Reader #1. Story by Jeff Loveness and art by Juan Doe. Look for this well read, beautifully illustrated comic to sell out.
From Eric Powell’s Albatross Funnybooks this week, check out Namwolf #1 from writer Fabian Rangel Jr. and artist Logan Faerber.
Failsafe #1 (Vault Comics), writers F.J. Desanto and Todd Farmer, art by Federico Dallocchio.

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Buy/Bid – World Reader #1

Buy/Bid – Namwolf #1

Buy/Bid – Failsafe #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top 5 Hot Picks #91

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Every  week before new comic book day, here are the Top 5 NEW comics to speculate/read from this Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #453 and new comics coming this Wednesday 12/7/16.

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Nova #1 – Some of the variants are already selling out. The new Nova series looks to be starting on the right foot.

Uber Invasion #1 – Avatar’s new Uber series will generate the legion of fans to come back and read this and create new fans as well. Writer Kieron Gilllen and Art by Daniel Gete.

Slapstick #1 – Marvel’s version new character has a Joker/Harley Quinn/Deadpool feel to him. We think, in our humble opinion, he has more upside than most fans/collectors are giving. Read this week’s Hot Picks for more on this.

Doctor Aphra #1 – A new Star Wars series starring the best new Star Wars character in the Marvel universe……….well, Disney universe.

Motor Crush #1 – New Image comic from the creative team of Babs Tarr, Brenden Fletcher and Cameron Stewart.

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Here are the rest of the comics that appeared within the InvestComics Hot Picks #453 article. Click any of them and buy/bid on them on Ebay right now. 

IC 100 Club Pick: Power Man and Iron Fist #119 (1985) 9.8. – Nova #1 (1976) 9.0. – New Mutants #87 (1990) 8.5.

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Cyborg #6

Superman #12

Justice League #10

Norman The First Slash #1

Norman #1

Faith #6

Wonder Woman 77 Meets The Bionic Woman #1

Injustice Gods Among Us Ground Zero #1

Reggie and Me #1

Atoll #1

The Circle #1

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New Comics #453 – The Covers

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New Comics – The Covers #453. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 12/7/2016.

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InvestComics Hot Picks #453

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InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases Hot Picks each week.
New comic book release day 12/7/16.

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Before reading ahead, we feel we need to warn you that our articles contain very harsh truths in them. Not vulgar language, just a good solid dose of honesty. They always have, they always will. If you are easily offended, cannot come to terms that other people have opinions too beside yourself and especially if you’re a fanboy, discontinue reading. Go back to the other places selling you the farm. This is NOT the place for you. We’re here to have fun and not lie to you. Thank you and enjoy!

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IC 100 Club Pick: We have three CBCS graded comics to check out this week. Power Man and Iron Fist #119 (1985) 9.8. The retelling of Iron Fists’ origin for only $95. Free shipping. John Byrne cover. Nova #1 (1976) 9.0. The first appearance and origin of Marvel’s Nova character. On the cusp of something great in our humble opinion. This 9.0 graded comic is only $99 with free shipping. New Mutants #87 (1990) 8.5. This is the first appearance of Cable. It’s an 8.5 and with a press, maybe bump that grade up? Only $99.   

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We informed our fans back in January of this year regarding the Marvel character Slapstick. Check that out right here at this LINK. We spoke about all of the Merc For Money characters getting their own solo books before it was ever spoken about from Marvel. We especially hyper-focused on the Slapstick character. We thought and still think there is upside to this goofy Joker/Deadpool misfit character. Maybe even bigger things down the pike for him. This week the new Slapstick #1 will begin his newest journey onward and upward. He first appeared back in 1992’s self titled book Slapstick #1. We said it back in January and we’ll say it again, get his first appearance now. It was literally 75 cents when we mentioned it back 11 months ago. A NM copy ranges around $10 now in some outlets. Well worth it. Buy it now. The new Slapstick #1 Rob Liefeld variant(s) have Deadpool on the cover to make this a must get for variant cover collectors.

Speaking of giving fans a heads up, we helped fans make lots of money (flips) with Darth Vader #3, the first appearance of Doctor Aphra. Marvel continues their female dominate character run with their last(?) solo female book of 2016; Star Wars Doctor Aphra #1. Written by Darth Vader writer Kieron Gillen and art from Kev Walker. The solicit remains a secret as fans will get an in-depth look into the rookie Star Wars player in the Marvel universe. The Doctor is in and the prognosis is a good one.

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Entering its seventh volume, Nova #1 from writer Jeff Loveness/Ramon Perez and art by Ramon Perez. Marvel promises a Nova comic as you have never seen before. Be there on new comic book day to check this out.
Marvel and DC have found a niche in the comic book market a while ago and of course are running it to the ground. With that said, meet She-Borg in her first appearance in Cyborg #6. You see, it’s Cyborg, but a girl version. Yes for real, no kidding.
Fantastic Frankenstein Superman cover by Doug Mahnke; Superman #12.
The identity of a new villain is revealed in Justice League #10.

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Titan Comics will go back to well with their hit character Norman. Norman The First Slash #1 will begin a new series regarding the psychotic 9(?) year old boy. The first series sold very well as Norman #1 commanded some nice aftermarket cash before it settled off. If Titan Comics continues the restarts, that will demoralize the value a little bit of the number one issue. They should just have an on-going series and stick with it. That’s our two-cents, but Titan Comics and Norman will be awesome no matter what anyway.
Faith #6 from Valiant Entertainment will introduce fans to a new villain.
Dynamic Entertainment provides fans with a team up of epic proportions. A pairing that had fans screaming, demanding it happen. This Wednesday, because you demanded it, Wonder Woman 77 Meets The Bionic Woman #1. Odd pairing no?
A must read comic this week; Motor Crush #1 from Image Comics. Brought to you by the amazing creative team of Babs Tarr, Brenden Fletcher and Cameron Stewart.

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More number one comics coming this Wednesday…..Injustice Gods Among Us Ground Zero #1 (DC Comics). Reggie and Me #1. Atoll #1 (Creative Mind Energy) sold out. The Circle #1 (Danger Zone).

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InvestComics Hot Picks #302

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There are certain characters within the realm of the comic book world that simply do not have the guns to hold their own monthly series. These characters are fantastic supporting heroes/villains, but simply lack that certain something to appeal to the masses. Ghost Rider, Vision, Namor, Supergirl, just to name few. Let me reiterate, these characters are awesome, they have found some success in their own way, but have either been short lived or became a flavor of the month type deal (See Aquaman). Do they deserve a better fate? Sometimes yes, and sometimes not. If you are a regular reader around here you will know that this speculator is still very high on one of these “b/c rate” characters; Moon Knight. With the influx of the movie and television comic lure, it’s very easy to say that any of the background music characters can breakout at any time (see Vibe). Moon Knight in my opinion will breakout eventually, so watch him. Been saying it for years and I warned you on Deathstroke years ago as well. So pay attention here.

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The same certainty cannot be said for this week’s new flavor; Black Widow. Although our Russian bombshell will debut with her own solo series this week; Black Widow (2014) #1 I will point out one certainty that will make a speculator cringe a bit. The Black Widow has starred in over 14 self-titled projects, either by way of limited series or solo series. This is of course not counting the dozens of team-ups she’s been involved in. So what does this tell us? Exactly what I explained a couple of minutes ago. BW lacks something to have her own thing on-going. Great limited series character, great teammate, but not a solo artist. She needs a band and she needs to be the backup singer. The movie appearances have spiked her first appearance a bit, and interest in the character, but not enough to warrant a solo series. Will the series do well at first? Yes it will. It will come out like gangbusters, but will succumb to mediocrity. It happens all the time with these types of characters. Even my breakout character pick Moon Knight. The difference however is that Black Widow will not eventually have her own film and compete with DC’s Dark Knight. Moon Knight will do just that, BW will not. Yes that’s right, been saying this for years and years, Moon Knight will be Marvel’s answer to Batman on the big screen. You’ll see. Anyway back to Black Widow. As stated before, the series will be a hot one out of the gate. There is no denying it. With writer Nathan Edmondson and artist Phil Noto at the helm, it will be a hot book. That’s also not discounting the variants accompanying the debut issue. The prize variant goes to the amazing Scott J. Campbell. You can get the variant and flip this graded bad boy for a few bucks in your pocket. Please do so quickly. The series will not sustain its interest long enough with speculators to shell out big bucks for this variant. BW’s first solo comic came out back in 1990’s graphic novel: Black Widow: The Coldest War. Her first appearance came in Tales of Suspense #52 (1964). The TOS comic will always be the one to have. You simply cannot go wrong with names like Lee, Kirby, and Heck attached to a first appearance.

In the midst of all the hoopla surrounding the “ALL-NEW NOW” absurdity there will be a nice little nugget hidden away in A Plus X (2012 Marvel Now) #16. This comic debuts the writing talents of Jeff Loveness. Jeff is the writer of the highly successful late night Jimmy Kimmel Live! Show. Does this mean anything in the grand scheme of things? Not really. What if though Jeff hits the right chord with fans? Well, this will be where it all started for him in the comic book world!

Now back to the “ALL NEW NOW!” ridiculousness. I will refrain from making this a long dissertation, but ALL NEW NOW!? This is the equivalent of having DC Comics pull an ALL NEW 52! Absurd. What happens when Marvel decides they need to change things up again? ALL NEW NEW NOW!? Anyway…..

All New Marvel Now Point One (2013) #1 features many of our beloved Marvel heroes/villains in a new way. Is this really necessary? Don’t matter, sales from the sold out Steve McNiven variant states differently from my thoughts here. All New X-Factor (2014) #1 has sold out across the board. Every variant is completely gone. The All New X-Factor will be a successful book, not only because it’s X-Factor, because Mr. X-Factor writer himself Peter David will be on board. This isn’t the first time Peter David has done an All New X-Factor comic. Back in 1991 he revamped the team in issue number 71; the caption on top reads “The All New….” Not only is this comic the first TRUE All New X-Factor, but it’s also the team that will probably appear in the movie. X-Factor #71 will be the go to book in the long run. The variants coming this Wednesday are great flip books to stock pile on the 1991 issue. The first appearance of X-Factor comes from this series in 1986.

Avengers World (2013) #1 is also a sold out comic this week. Look for the Arthur Adams’ variants to maximize you dollars on this one.

Cataclysm Ultimates Last Stand (2013) #3 will feature a death. Keep your eyes peeled for any surprises. It can be one of those books you see on the local news. Doubt it, but you never know.

The most interesting comic this week has to be Marvel’s Revolutionary War Alpha (2014) #1. It’s the first time in a long time that many UK Marvel heroes will be banding together to fight a threat. Captain Britain would make a spectacular hero on the movie screen wouldn’t he? Maybe Marvel/Disney will someday explore the possible international heroes they have at their disposal one day on film (now watch how many articles come out regarding a wish list of Marvel/Disney international movies. InvestComics leads I tell ya!). So with the ultra-cool Revolutionary War Alpha (2014) #1 coming out this week, it’s always fun to take a look at who is on the team and where they debuted. Below is a quick list and gallery showing who will appear in the comic and their first appearance. From the speculator side, I would without a shadow of a doubt pick these comics up. From a pure gut here, I think Marvel/Disney may be testing the waters with interest to the International scene. Will it deem worthy that they pursue a Captain Britain movie? Who knows?  Happy hunting though!

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Captain Britain – First appeared in Captain Britain #1 (1976). Writer Chris Claremont and artist Herb Trimpe! A newspaper print comic cover to cover. Hard to find in Near Mint shape. The Marvel Team-Up with Spider-Man is also dubbed the first appearance of the UK Cap.

Death’s Head – Some controversy surrounds the first appearance here, but many say that the Transformers (UK) #117 from 1987 is the first appearance of DH.

Pete Wisdom – Debuted in Excalibur #86 (1995). Writer Warren Ellis, nuff said.

Motormouth and Killpower – Both debuted in Motormouth #1 (1992). Art by Gary Frank.

Warheads – This team has 10 members in it. All 10 first appeared in this comic. Some died (which means nothing these days really). So the debut of all of these dudes and an appearance from Wolverine. Nice huh?

Get your hands on the Revolutionary War Alpha #1 incentive variant, get some creator signatures (witnessed of course), grade it and sit on in for a while. It could be more valuable later on down the line when Marvel/Disney decide on to crossing international lines.

So what about DC Comics this week? Lots of Marvel Comics talk! Batman Superman (2013 DC) #7 leads the way with a cool sideways issue. Yes this is not a ground breaking gimmick at all, but still very cool nonetheless. InvestComics covered the sideways comic issue in the IC Hot Picks #293 article when DC decided to do the sideways thing with Batman Superman #5. Nothing like killing a unique thing now is there? Fantastic Four was the first major comic to be published in this format. Fantastic Four #252 (1983) is still the mecca of all sideway comics. The X-Factor sideway comic was pretty neat too.

Detective Comics (2011 2nd Series) #27 is an extra mega-sized anniversary issue with a who’s who guest list of creators. Check out the debut of a new storyline “Gothtopia” and a retelling (for the umpteenth time) of Batman’s origin from two heavy weights Brad Meltzer and Bryan Hitch. All this for a hefty $7.99….ouch.

Vampire Diaries (2013) #1 photo variant is sold out. Get the stars of the show to sign this cover and grade it. That’s a nice sale to a Vampire Diaries fan!

Check out the rest of the new comics coming your way this week. All nearing sell outs or sold out at the distributor already. Fracture (2013) Volume 2 #1 from Action Lab Entertainment. Kudos to Action, they have been doing very well with their sell outs. Lil Vampi (2014) #1 (Dynamite Entertainment), B.A.R. Maid (2013 Zenescope) #1, Cavewoman Labyrinth (2013) #0 (Amryl Entertainment), and Minimum Wage (2013 Image) #1.

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