Want to help?This blog is a labor of love. It actually costs us money to keep it operational. If you like the things we gather for you, and want to help us keep the blog afloat, you are most welcome to contribute using the button below...
Tag cloudNutricia Vintage Joost Swarte Matt Madden Garfield Charles Burns Peanuts Exhibition Adrian Tomine Hergé Knack Marvel Humo DC Comics Jan vander Veken Alan Moore Dan Clowes Watchmen Ever Meulen Seth Neil Gaiman Suske En Wiske Oubapo New Yorker Asterix Hulk Smurfs Calvin & Hobbes Pieter De Poortere Chris Ware Poster Kim Duchateau Stripgids Robert Crumb Will Eisner Batman Superman Bill Watterson Spirou Scott McCloud Spider-Man Belgium Tintin Wonder Woman Captain America
What’s inside ?
- My Tweets
Category Archives: Cards
Comex Paints claims they can match any color. Even iconic ones (and even more after the click).
Woohoo ! Best of both worlds…
This final batch was published to promote the DC firepower cards, and a set of cards featuring depictions of Marvel Superheroes by the Hildebrandt brothers, grandly called “Marvel Masterpieces”.
These promotional card sheets were for sets that Marvel published themselves in 1994, about the Marvel universe in general, and Spider-Man in particular. I particularly like the way the cards on the second sheet match like a jig-saw puzzle.
In the mid-1990, when trading cards were a vital part of the comics retail business, promotional sheets for new card sets were quite common in magalogs like Previews. These sheets were typically printed on the same cardstock as the actual … Continue reading
It’s 1993, and the comics glut is at full swing. Rulers of the domain are Image, who bury the market under ultra-rare collector’s issues with alternative embossed chromium foil green logo hologram covers, grim heroes and zero content, and Wizard … Continue reading