Entertainment Trading Card Sets
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1974 Topps Evel Knievel trading cards capture many of the iconic daredevil’s biggest stunts. Originally distributed as a test issue, the set remains extremely popular on the secondary market.
1969 Topps Planet of the Apes is the first of many trading card sets for the classic Sci-Fi franchise. The 44-card set recaps the original film that stars Charlton Heston.
2006 Artbox Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets recaps the second film in the hugely popular franchise. Autographs, costume and prop cards are among the set’s most popular. Kenneth Branagh is the key autograph signer.
2012 Topps Wacky Packages Series 1 is the franchise’s first poster set since the 1970s. The 24-poster set was originally offered as an online exclusive.
The fourth in an ongoing series of mini sets, 2012 Rittenhouse Legends of Marvel Series 4 focuses exclusively on Thing, Ghost Rider and Ms. Marvel.
2012 Rittenhouse True Blood Premiere Edition trading cards cover the first four seasons of the hit cable show. Autographs fall two per box and signers include lead stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.
1966 Topps Batman Bat Laffs is one of two sets to use images from the campy 1996 feature film. Much of the 55-card set has variation backs. Bat Laffs is considered to be one of the most popular Batman sets of all-time.
The first comprehensive trading cards centered on the DC Universe, 2012 Cryptozoic DC Comics The New 52 boasts a sketch card in every box. Focusing on the massive DC reboot, all base cards have new art not found anywhere else. Collectors can also hunt for die-cut foil Lanterns inserts and lenticular Work in Progress cards.
Recapping the first film in the mega-popular franchise, 2005 Artbox Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is highlighted by a broad mix of autographs, costume and prop cards. John Cleese and John Hurt are the lead signers.
1966 Topps Batman Riddler Back is one of two sets from the year to include images from the Adam West film. The 38-card set is also notable for the riddles found on the card backs.
The franchise’s third illustrated set of the year, 1966 Topps Batman B Series Blue Bat is, perhaps, the strangest as well. The 44-card set has two distinct back variations.
1966 Topps Batman A Series Red Bat is the second of three Caped Crusader sets featuring the artwork of Norman Saunders. The 44-card set has a similar tone to the TV show that was popular at the time.
Based off the wildly popular cartoon, 2012 Enterplay My Little Pony Friendship is Magic includes a fun mix of base cards, foil cards and interactive inserts. It has also been a surprise hit on the secondary market.
1966 Topps Batman Black Bat is one of five Caped Crusader sets the company made that year. Featuring artwork from pulp master Norman Saunders, the set remains extremely popular with collectors today.
1976 Topps Star Trek is just the second trading card set in the franchise’s history. Complete sets include 88 cards and 22 stickers. This is the first Star Trek set to include color images.
1967 Leaf Star Trek is the first set for one of the hobby’s most important franchises. The 72-card set is believed to have been distributed regionally for a short time. Today, it is considered to be quite rare.
1983 Topps Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Series 2 marked the end of an era. The final set of the franchise’s original run, it has 88 cards and 22 stickers.
The first of two sets for the original trilogy’s final film, 1983 Topps Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Series 1 includes 132 cards and 33 stickers (66 if you include color variations).
In 100 years, Tarzan has had a major influence on pop culture. Starting with the books of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the iconic character has carried through to movies, TV, comics and more. 2012 Cryptozoic Tarzan 100th Anniversary trading cards celebrate the iconic character and his impact on so many mediums.
Although slightly smaller than the first two sets, 1980 Topps Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Series 3 has several interesting subsets to keep things interesting. This is the final set based on the film’s original run.