Not really a bug, more of a flaw, the automatic adding of first appearances to pages is based off the cover date when it should be the in-store date, cover dates are not always the same as in-store dates and they are often ahead or occasionally behind. Since the in-store date is a new field and usually empty a lot of pages will loose their first appearance but adding dates is easily fixed by anyone in the community so it wouldn't be a real big problem once switched.
@mrpibb: Ideally it would be nice if the first appearance wasn't auto added and the community could add it manually like on the old site, barring that though I think it should switch to using the in-store date instead of the cover date seeing as how cover dates can be months early or later. If a character doesn't have a first appearance associated because all of the associated issues don't have dates then a little message should show up like "Add me" or something.
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