Thor Comic Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame (Spoilers)

Earlier this year, copies of The Mighty Thor #390 by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz were selling on eBay for anywhere between $2.60 and, when someone got lucky, $16.50. That’s no longer the case. As a result of a certain scene in the movie, sales of the issue are way up, going from $50 as high as $71.

Mighty Thor #390 Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame Spoilers

Published in 1988, The Mighty Thor #390 by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz saw Captain America and Thor fighting side by side – though Steve Rogers was no long Captain America though, he had rejected his country once again as The Captain…

Mighty Thor #390 Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame Spoilers

…but this moment proved his worthiness.

Mighty Thor #390 Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame Spoilers

Captain America proving worthy to pick up Mjolnir…

Mighty Thor #390 Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame Spoilers

… and throw it to Thor in battle was a major moment in the comic book.

Mighty Thor #390 Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame Spoilers

And it proved that The Captain was as worthy as he ever was as Captain America.

Mighty Thor #390 Rockets In Value Over Avengers: Endgame Spoilers

It would happen again, decades later, in Fear Itself #7 by Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen. And he was totally Captain America here.

This one hasn’t quite attracted the speculators though and can still be picked up for a couple of bucks online. But it’s Captain America as Captain America, fighting with the hammer and with a bit of lightning action. So if you are interested, run quick on this one. I hear it’s just been tipped on Bleeding Cool.

Of course there was that controversial moment on the Secret Empire Free Comic Book Day. But that was a fake out, it was a rewritten hammer, with Worthiness replaced by Strength as a qualifier and wielded by a Hydra Captain America. Still, you never know… and you can pick that up for just a buck.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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