The premium comic-based trading card set returns with 2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces. Highlighting the talent of acclaimed artist Simone Bianchi, the UD entertainment set promises new illustrations and many chase cards.
Last seen in 2016 with the focus on Joe Jusko, the 2018 iteration averages one original sketch card per box along with several quality inserts. Upper Deck revealed that there are over 135 original pieces of artwork in the product.
2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces Base / Inserts
The 2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces checklist begins with a multi-tiered base set. All four levels are numbered and collectors can find one base card per pack. Inserts and parallels combine to average two per pack.
Falling one per box, the Canvas Gallery set comes in the main version as well as limited Variants. Additional choices include Battle Spectra, which has Gem parallels numbered to 99 copies, and Holofoil, adding parallels limited to 99 and 25.
2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces Hits
Hits take several forms in 2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces, including Original Art Sketch and Original Art Layout cards, which each average one per box.
The Mirage 4-Way Lenticular cards are a case hit, as are the Simone Bianchi Original Art Autograph cards. Some cases will have two signed cards from Bianchi.
Most rare are the key chase pieces such as the redemptions for Uncut Sheets, Original Line Art Layouts (1/1), and the original, final versions of art utilized in the card product.
Check back for more details about 2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces as they are announced.
Estimated Release Date: October 2018
Product Configuration: 3 cards per pack, 12 packs per box, 12 boxes per case
2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces Hobby Pack Break Average
- 1 Base Card
- 2 Inserts or Parallels
2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces Hobby Box Break Average
- 1 each of the following:
- Original Art Sketch Card
- Original Art Layout Card
- Battle Spectra
- Canvas Gallery
- Holofoil Design
2018 Upper Deck Marvel Masterpieces Case Hits Average
- 1-2 Simone Bianchi Original Art Autograph
- 1 Mirage 4-Way Lenticular
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