Are X-men Cards Worth Money

Elaine Sutton
• Wednesday, 20 January, 2021
• 8 min read

Whether it’s comics or the blockbuster movies, X-Men trading cards cover a lot of ground. Sets based on the early films came with large autograph rosters, featuring some highly desirable signatures.

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Jean Grey in the original trilogy, Fame Janssen has appeared in many other notable films including Goldener. Her place in the James Bond film resulted in a couple of other autographs.

Although this is a solid card, it’s merely “average” when you stack it up against the rest of the loaded autograph lineup of the original X-Men film. In 1991, Comic Images did an entire set of X-Men trading cards all with Lee’s art.

The model was the first actress to don the blue body paint to play Mystique on the big screen. However, most of them feature the two-time Oscar nominee as a bearded wizard in Tops’ Lord of the Rings sets.

And before he utters his last, “Bub!” on the big screen, Jackman will have starred in a separate Wolverine trilogy. Upper Deck is very good at creating insert sets collectors want to chase and build.

Knowing that, they often do some of their premium insert sets with short prints to make it more challenging and creating some added value with certain cards. Coming out of their premium 2014 Upper Deck Marvel Premier release, the Shadow Box format adds a depth to the cover art of the first Ultimate X-Men issue.

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While that means there are several secondary characters that don’t get a lot of attention now, there are still some big ones. Although an exact print run hasn’t been released, Rittenhouse labeled the card as being “Very Limited.” That means between 200 and 300 copies exist.

Much like the previous Shadow Box card, this one gets a lot of its value from being a short print. This is one of the toughest cards to pull in the product, landing 1:1,267 hobby packs.

Kelsey Grammar seemed like a curious casting choice at the time to play Beast in an X-Men film. Between Professor Xavier and Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Patrick Stewart has plenty of autograph cards for collectors to choose from.

This Hugh Jackman autograph card wasn’t included in packs of Rittenhouse’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine set. Singer’s autograph card from the first X-Men movie made its way onto the list by being inserted 1:1,267 packs.

Needless to say, it’s a card that has multiple layers of appeal given Singer’s stature in Hollywood and those looking to complete their autograph runs. And while this is a very different version of the character portrayed on the card, it’s still an autograph of Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool.

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When it comes to comic lines and trading cards, Marvel Masterpieces has to be considered one of the most iconic of all-time. But as the line pressed on and overall interest in trading cards waned, print runs started to shrink.

Further adding to the card’s notoriety is the fact that they’re signed in gold ink. Even though collectors have several Hugh Jackman autographs to pick from (including one from the dreadful Van Helsing), the nature of this card’s distribution and inherent rarity raise its value significantly.

Cards were printed but ultimately went unsigned, apparently due to an injury. A few the printed cards made their way to the secondary market.

So be wary if you encounter one that is and make sure it’s authenticated by a reputable service first as it may have been autographed more recently. A collector for much of his life, Ryan focuses primarily on building sets, Montreal Expos and interesting cards.

You can look up any price guide online or check out eBay or other similar sites for the values of said cards. Initially, no one cares a pair of cards signed by using the Yugo national Champ.

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2nd, you needless to say do not comprehend something approximately Yugo in case you think of that try Tigers are $50 each and each. Gold try Tigers are perhaps $2-$3 each and each and the GAS Ultras are perhaps relatively worth approximately $5-$10 each and each.

You have an excellent sort of enjoying cards, and mixed, they are in all possibility relatively worth a sturdy value, yet your deck is definitely not worth a lot initially. You not have been given any Solemn and the only ingredient that makes that deck costly are the Teleport (no greater advantageous than $10), Goya mum or dad (in step with which version you have approximately $10-$20), Stardust Ghosts (perhaps $10-$20), Bestiary (on condition which you have the Champ %.

Holo $20, the elementary is $0.50), Prism (perhaps $10-$15), Headlines (on condition that they are the GAS secret uncommon which decide for greater or less $15-$20, the promo is going for like $3). In case you upload all of it up, this is a superb sort of money, however the trick is to locate somebody who will surely purchase them for that value and to locate somebody who certainly needs all those enjoying cards.

No offense, yet no one will choose maximum folk of the enjoying cards you listed, different from perhaps your deck which you would be able to sell for perhaps $200, certainly much less in case you have the lesser variations of the enjoying cards I listed. I sure hope so otherwise I have a huge collection of the first and second gen of cards.

However, the value and desirability of individual cards, sets and subsets of products from industry leaders such as Marvel Comics can often equal or outweigh those of their more sporty cousins. Marvel trading cards, whether of the general variety or of key properties such as Spider-Man and the X-Men, have proved over time to be worth much more than the cardboard they are printed on.

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For example, early packs sometimes included a stick of gum along with the cards and giveaway offers listed on the wrapper. Originally, sport trading cards were mostly head or body shots peppered with some action pictures, and some of Marvel's early offerings followed this standard format.

Products from this time period include the 1966 Marvel Super Heroes set from Donuts. Hundreds of sets were produced as new companies entered the market and traditional publishers increased production to meet the demands of the new collectors to the hobby.

Certain Marvel characters and teams have enough public appeal to be featured in their own trading card products. Most base sets starring the popular web crawler remain in the $10 to $20 range, but specialty items such as autographed cards and the Archive Box from products such as the movie “Spider-Man 3” (Rittenhouse/2007) can be worth several hundred dollars.

To bring collectors back, companies began to produce chase cards that were guaranteed to be relatively few. With Jonathan Hickman set to take over the reins of Marvel’s mutants, a lot of fans have probably looked back at their collection of comics to see which issues of Uncanny X-Men were worth the 12 to 25 cents they originally cost.

After a run in with the local townspeople, Beast has a crisis of conscience and decides to leave the X-Men. While this isn’t their first appearance (the distinction goes to Giant Size X-Men #1), this issue signifies the first regular series debut of the “New” X-Men.

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Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Thunderbird, Banshee, and Nightcrawler joined Cyclops as the new generation of Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters (and one old Canadian). Magneto and his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants attempt to recruit the Blob into their ranks, but the X-Men have other ideas.

Upon finding the Crimson Bands of Littoral, Marko became the Unstoppable Juggernaut, gaining immense strength and the ability to block Charles’ psychic attacks. The Juggernaut’s first appearance came in the last panel of this issue, after spending the rest of the story teasing his massive presence.

For years, Magneto has tried to create a world where the mutants are in control, rather than feared and hated. There were a few times when he decided to give Charles’ ideas a try, but for the most part, it was Mutants first, everyone else second.

Too much.” While making its first appearance here, Asteroid M would be the site of many battles over mutant kind for years to come. Issue #3 was also one of the first times Charles Xavier used his mental abilities to erase memories from a person’s mind.

Issue #2 of Uncanny X-Men saw the debut of the character and one of the few times during their first year they didn’t have an adventure involving Magneto. Magneto needed a team of his own if his plan for mutant control of the world was to take hold.

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Featuring Mastermind, Toad, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch, this group sought to destroy the X-Men and help fulfill Magneto’s dream. Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch were always questioning Magneto’s motives, eventually leaving the team to become Avengers of all things.

Also, if Magneto doesn’t see himself the villain, calling his team “evil” certainly puts a dent in his argument. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby started something, well, uncanny with these five young teenagers.

Born with special abilities, Beast, Cyclops, Angel, Marvel Girl, and Iceman were taught by Professor Charles Xavier to be superheroes, showing mutants and humans can live together peacefully. Fighting their greatest foe, Magneto, in their first adventure, the X-Men proved they had the capability to stand among the Avengers and The Fantastic Four as a premier team in the Marvel Universe.

About The Author Donnie Federer (6 Articles Published) I have been a freelance writer since 2015, covering any and all aspects of pop-culture and entertainment. I currently live in Seattle, WA with my wife Rebecca and two adorable kitties Tux and Callie.

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