Sports cards are on our minds a lot these days, especially rookie cards. And for good reason! There’s nothing better than landing a gem mint copy of your favorite Hall of Famer in the closing seconds on eBay—and bonus points if it’s a flagship card from that player’s rookie season.
Rookies tend to be the most coveted of all players' cards among collectors, and from the investment side, they also tend to inflate the most when things are going well. Whether it’s Prizm or Select Silvers in basketball, 1st Bowmans in baseball or Young Guns in hockey, when it comes to rookies, those familiar with the hobby know right where to go.
But have you ever given non-sports rookie cards a chance? Not just the first edition Pokémon cards that are out there, but the “superhero gold” from storied brands like Marvel?
In this guide, I’ll break down the top Marvel trading card “rookies” to keep your eye on. But first...