Entertainment Trading Card Sets
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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.
Picking up from where the first set left off, 1980 Topps Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Series 2 expands the checklist with another 132 cards and 33 stickers.
The popular British band gets their first trading cards with 2012 Panini One Direction Photocards. The over-sized cards offer plenty of images from the group.
1980 Topps Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Series 1 launched the second film in the franchise into the hobby. With 132 base cards and 11 stickers, it was the largest single series Star Wars set at the time.
The last set from the film’s original release, 1978 Topps Star Wars Series 5 trading cards are identifiable by their orange borders. Several of the cards offer a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.
Expanding even further, 1977 Topps Star Wars Series 4 takes the entire set past the 250-card mark. The green-bordered set is home to the infamous C-3P0 “obscene” card.
2012 Rittenhouse Falling Skies Season 1 is a premium pack set that promises an autograph and two costume cards per pack. Autograph highlights include Noah Wylie and Moon Bloodgood.
1977 Topps Star Wars Series 3 is recognizable for its yellow borders. The set adds another 66 cards and 11 stickers to the checklist. This is the third of five sets from the film’s original run.
Continuing while the Force was still hot, 1977 Topps Stars Wars Series 2 is notable for its red borders. Numbering continues from where the first series left off, adding another 66 base cards and 11 stickers to the checklist.
2012 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season One brings the popular series to trading cards for the first time. Boasting two autographs per box, signers include Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Sean Bean and Emilia Clarke.
One of the most popular (and controversial) trading card sets of all-time, 1962 Topps Mars Attacks tells a fictional tale of Martians invading the earth. The 55-card set includes several iconic images done by Norman Saunders.