With over 80 years in tow, Marvel Comics has a long and acclaimed history and the 2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages trading cards look back at the key points from the past.
Every box contains multiple parallels and inserts.
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages Base Cards
Broken down into three rarity groups, the claycoat base set totals 300 cards.
Other base options include Sticker parallels (1 per pack), Foil parallels (4 per box) and Photo Variants (8 per box).
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages Inserts / Premium Hits
The 2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages checklist also contains many themed inserts. Among the more common choices, Artist Spotlight draws attention to the creators, while Saturday Morning Cartoons features Marvel teams with original art by Tom Morgan.
In addition, Totally Toys pays tribute to the vinyl world with artwork from Caio Cacau and John Stanko.
There are also new Gamerverse cards. These four inserts combine to average two cards per pack.
Showcasing multiple designs, Decades (2 per box) highlights 10-year periods from the 1960s to 2010s.
Focusing more on the written word, Flavorful and Word Cloud inserts combine to fall one per box.
As far as the chase cards, 2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages has plenty. Each case should have 1-2 Artist Sketch cards. On top of that, there are Lenticular Puzzle Packs at 10 per case. These include comic book splash pages in 3D.
Tying in the original pricing for notable comic books, Coinage contains coins from the year of release and the exact cost.
These work alongside Comic Clippings, which adds limited signed versions, to average 1-2 per case.
The Comic Clippings insert is also home to pieces from many notable releases, including those with key first appearances.
- The Invincible Iron Man #1
- The Invincible Iron Man #55 (Thanos)
- Journey into Mystery #85 (Loki/Heimdall)
- Strange Tales #110 (Doctor Strange)
- Tales of Suspense #52 (Black Widow)
- The Tomb of Dracula #10 (Blade)
Another chase is found via Fresnel (3 per case). This translucent series is inspired by the Fresnel glass lenses used in lighthouses.
Closing out 2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages is The Ages. The serial-numbered cards celebrate the past comic periods (Golden Age, Silver Age, Copper Age and Bronze Age). Some even offer precious metals, including Silver Age Metal Relics and Golden Age Metal Relics.
Estimated Release Date: October/November 2020 TBD
Product Configuration: 12 cards per pack, 16 packs per box, 10 boxes per case (2 inners)
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages Hobby Box Break Average
- 4 Base Foil Parallels
- 8 Base Photo Variants
- 2 Decades Inserts
- 1 Flavorful or Word Cloud Insert
Pack Break Average
- 1 Base Sticker Parallel
- 2 Inserts
- Saturday Morning Cartoons
- Totally Toys
- Artist Spotlight
Case Hit Average
- 1-2 Sketch Cards
- 3 Fresnel Inserts
- 1-2 Coinage or Comic Clippings Inserts
- 10 Lenticular Puzzle Packs
These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change.
2020 Upper Deck Marvel Ages Checklist
This is a preliminary checklist and subject to change. The full checklist will be added as soon as it is available.
Comic Clippings Autographs Set Checklist
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