Created in 1993, Vertigo comics is an imprint under DC Comics which publish stories with more graphic or adult content outside the restrictions of the Comics Code Authority. The idea for Vertigo Comics originally ran under DC editor Karen Berger was designed to allow an edgier, more creative freedom than the main DC imprint. Many of the Vertigo comics contain controversial subjects not allowed under the restrictive nature of the Comic Codes Authority like explicit violence, substance abuse, sexuality, nudity and profanity.

What sets Vertigo 1st appearances apart from other small imprints is the amount of exposure they have had in other mediums outside of comics. This has included the major films V for Vendetta, Stardust and the television series iZombie and Preacher just to name a few.

Many of the Vertigo series like Neil Gaiman's The Sandman, Y: The Last Man and Fables went on to win Eisner Award's, the comic industry equivalent of winning an Emmy. It is for all of these reasons that Vertigo 1st Appearances have remained in demand as you can see below....

Sandman 4 1st Appearance of Lucifer Morningstar DC Vertigo 1989 FOX KEY
Sandman 4 1st Appearance of Lucifer Morningstar DC Vertigo 1989 FOX KEY
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PREACHER 42 Vertigo DC Comics 1st Appearance Odin Quincannon VF NM
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Scalped 1 1st Appearance of Dashiell Bad Horse CGC 94 DC Vertigo
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Sandman 4 1st appearance Lucifer DC Vertigo 1989 Neil Gaiman Morningstar Fox TV
Sandman 4 1st appearance Lucifer DC Vertigo 1989 Neil Gaiman Morningstar Fox TV
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Preacher 1 CGC 90 Vertigo 1st Appearance Jesse Custer Cassidy Saint of Killers
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ABSOLUTE VERTIGO PGX 94 NM not CGC 1st Appearance of Preacher
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Sandman 8 First Appearance of Death 1st Printing Neil Gaiman Vertigo DC 1989
Sandman 8 First Appearance of Death 1st Printing Neil Gaiman Vertigo DC 1989
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DC Vertigo PREACHER 27 AMC TV SHOW 1st APPEARANCE of AMY GRINDERBINDER
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Preacher 42 CGC 98 NM MT Vertigo 1998 1st appearance Odin Quincannon TV show
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Kid Eternity 1 Vertigo DC 1993 1ST APPEARANCE JERRY SULLIVAN
Kid Eternity 1 Vertigo DC 1993 1ST APPEARANCE JERRY SULLIVAN
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Preacher 13 1st Appearance of Herr Starr DC Vertigo AMC TV Show
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VF Sandman 69 1st Appearance Daniel Hall Dream Vertigo VF F condition
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MARVEL FANFARE 1 KEY SPIDER MAN KA ZAR 1ST VERTIGO APPEARANCE NM+ 99 98
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Preacher 13 1st Appearance of Herr Starr VF Garth Ennis DC Vertigo AMC TV
Preacher 13 1st Appearance of Herr Starr VF Garth Ennis DC Vertigo AMC TV
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Sandman 8 1st Appearance of Death by Neil Gaiman DC Vertigo Key Book NM VF
Sandman 8 1st Appearance of Death by Neil Gaiman DC Vertigo Key Book NM VF
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SANDMAN 22 DC VERTIGO COMICS 1 1991 1ST APPEARANCE OF DANIEL UNPRESSED
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Sandman 8 DC Vertigo 1st appearance of Death
Sandman 8 DC Vertigo 1st appearance of Death
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House of Mystery Halloween Annual 1 2009 DC Vertigo 1st Appearance iZOMBIE
House of Mystery Halloween Annual 1 2009 DC Vertigo 1st Appearance iZOMBIE
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100 Bullets 1 CGC 96 1st Appearance Agent Graves DC Vertigo 1999
100 Bullets 1 CGC 96 1st Appearance Agent Graves DC Vertigo 1999
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Absolute Vertigo 1 Vertigo 1st Appearance Preacher VF NM Winter 1995
Absolute Vertigo 1 Vertigo 1st Appearance Preacher VF NM Winter 1995
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Vertigo Gallery 1 Dreams Nightmares 1st Cameo Appearance Preacher nm bag board
Vertigo Gallery 1 Dreams Nightmares 1st Cameo Appearance Preacher nm bag board
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DC LUCIFER Vertigo FOX TV SHOW Lucifer  4 1st Appearance Elaine Belloc
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DMZ 1 NM  1ST APPEARANCE DMZ DC VERTIGO BRIAN WOOD
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Sandman 1 CGC 85 1st Appearance of Morpheus DC Vertigo Neil Gaiman
Sandman 1 CGC 85 1st Appearance of Morpheus DC Vertigo Neil Gaiman
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SANDMAN 1 DC Vertigo CGC 85 WP 1ST APPEARANCE OF MORPHEUS WESLEY DODDS CAMEO
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ABSOLUTE VERTIGO 1ST PREACHER APPEARANCE AMC TV SERIES VERTIGO COMICS
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DC Vertigo Comics SANDMAN 1 1st appearance of Morpheus CGC Graded 96
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ABSOLUTE VERTIGO VF1st Appearance of PREACHER aka JESSE CUSTERWinter 95
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Preacher 8 NM 1st Appearance Christina Custer DC Vertigo 1995 NEW UNREAD
Preacher 8 NM 1st Appearance Christina Custer DC Vertigo 1995 NEW UNREAD
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Preacher 42 1998 C5686 DC Vertigo 1st Appearance of Odin Quincannon AMC Show
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Preacher 42 1998 C5685 DC Vertigo 1st Appearance of Odin Quincannon AMC Show
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Absolute Vertigo  1st APPEARANCE of PREACHER 85 Winter 1995 DC
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Absolute Vertigo 1 1st Appearance of Preacher FN Condition
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Green Arrow 22  1st Appearance New 52 Count Vertigo Werner Zytle  Very Fine
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Absolute Vertigo 1 FN 1st appearance of garth ennis preacher predates 1
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Preacher 2 DC Vertigo 1995 CBCS 92 NM  1st appearance of Arseface not cgc
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SANDMAN 1 Comics 1st Appearance Of Dream Morpheus Neil Gaiman Vertigo Universe
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PREACHER  421998 GARTH ENNIS 1ST Appearance of ODIN QUINCANNON DC VERTIGO
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Absolute Vertigo Winter 1995 CGC 94 NM White Pages 1st Preacher Appearance DC
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PREACHER 2 Vertigo DC AMC TV 1st SAINT OF KILLERS Appearance Near Mint to NM
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PREACHER 21 Vertigo DC AMC TV 1st All Father Appearance Print Near Mint to NM
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Worlds Finest 251 July 1978 1st appearance Count Vertigo Wonder Woman Batman
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DMZ 1 NM  1ST APPEARANCE DMZ DC VERTIGO BRIAN WOOD
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ABSOLUTE VERTIGO 1 1st Appearance of Preacher TV Show Comics Preview Horror
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CGC Graded Sandman 8 DC Vertigo 8 89 1st Appearance of Death 94 NM
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PREACHER 42 CGC 94 NM WP 1ST APPEARANCE ODIN QUINCANNON DC VERTIGO GARTH ENNIS
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CBCS 96 PREACHER 8 DC VERTIGO 1995 COMIC 1st Appearance of Jody TC and Gra
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ABSOLUTE VERTIGO 1 Key 1st Preacher Appearance MODERN AGE a
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