1960-1969 Entertainment Trading Cards
One of the most popular trading card sets of all-time, 1962 Topps Civil War News offers a bloody take on one of the biggest events in American history.
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.
1963 Topps Astronauts looks at the origins of American space travel. Featuring astronauts like John Glenn and Alan Shepard, the 55-card set highlights Project Mercury.
One of the most popular entertainment sets of its era, 1963 Topps Beverly Hillbillies trading cards are highlighted by corny jokes and colorized photos.
Despite only lasting two seasons, The Addams Family remains one of the most beloved shows of all-time. On a similar note, 1964 Donruss Addams Family is still extremely popular with collectors decades later.
1964 Leaf Munsters is the first set of trading cards to feature Herman, Lily, Grandpa and the rest of the family. The popular set includes 72 cards and 16 stickers.
1964 Topps Beatles Black and White 1st Series features 60 candid shots from the height of Beatlemania. This is the first of three series that go together to make a larger set.
1964 Topps Beatles Black and White 2nd Series adds another 55 cards to the expanding checklist. Photos include a mix of candid group shots and individual portraits.
1964 Topps Beatles Black and White 3rd Series is the final set in the line from Topps. Featuring 50 cards, they combine candid and promotional photos.
1964 Topps Beatles Color offers a much brighter look at the iconic band than the company’s three black and white sets. Card backs also offer insightful details from John, Paul, George and Ringo.
1964 Topps Beatles Diary is one of the more informative sets made about the band that year. Featuring full-color photos on the front, backs have a first-person account of what it’s like to be a member of the world’s biggest band.
1964 Topps Beatles Movie Hard Day’s Night is a 55-card set that includes lots of images from the Fab Four’s feature film debut. Cards remain reasonably priced, although they appear to be tougher to find than many other Beatles trading card sets.
1964 Topps Beatles Plaks are the rarest and most valuable mainstream trading cards of the legendary band. The over-sized cards were designed to be punched out and displayed together, leaving many damaged today.
Released shortly after his death, 1964 Topps John F. Kennedy trading cards capture both the professional and private side of the iconic President. Get full details, a checklist and buying guide for the 77-card set.
1964 Topps Monsters from Outer Limits is one of the era’s most notorious entertainment sets of its era. Extremely condition sensitive and surrounded in some controversy, the release remains extremely popular today.
1965 Donruss Disneyland Puzzle Back trading cards celebrate the theme park’s tenth birthday. Today, the 66-card set acts as a historical look back at the evolution of one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations.
A simple look back at an amusing television show from the 1960s makes 1965 Fleer Hogan’s Heroes a fun collecting option.
007 has a long legacy in the hobby. For collectors in North America, 1965 Philadelphia Gum James Bond is where it all began. The 66-card set includes cards from Dr. No, From Russia with Love and Goldfinger.
Taking a sensational approach to WWII, 1965 Topps Battle features the artwork of pulp legend Norman Saunders. Get full set details, a complete checklist and more.
Like the show, 1965 Topps Gilligan’s Island is filled with bad jokes and slapstick humor. The set remains extremely popular today as top-condition cards are relatively scarce.
1965 Topps Ugly Stickers find bizarre beauty in a world of strange and slobbering creatures. This is exactly why the set remains popular with many collectors still today.
Although the show lasted just one season, 1966 Donruss Green Hornet trading cards remain popular thanks in part to offering some of the only cards to feature Bruce Lee. Get full details on the set, including the complete checklist.
As the first major sets based on the Marvel Universe, 1966 Donruss Marvel Super Heroes carries a lot of importance. The 66-card checklist focuses on key heroes like Spider-Man, Captain America and Iron Man.
The first major James Bond trading card set to focus on a single film, 1966 Philadelphia Gum James Bond Thunderball has a total of 66 different cards. Get full details on the set as well as a full checklist, images and more.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
1966 Topps Lost in Space is one of the most popular trading card sets of its era. Featuring lots of strange sci-fi imagery that helped make the show a hit, the cards have become highly collectible and valuable.
Focusing on the early TV series starring George Reeves, 1966 Topps Superman trading cards offers several variations that can make for a lofty challenge for dedicated collectors.
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.
Topps Wacky Packages came on the scene in 1967, and from there, the release has grown into one of the biggest entertainment franchises in the collecting world. View set details, checklist, buying guide and more.
1967 Topps Who Am I? is one of the quirkiest trading card sets the company has every produced. Focused on historical figures, each card comes with a scratch-off disguise. The checklist includes Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays.
1969 Topps Man on the Moon trading cards document the Apollo 11 space mission that culminated in Neil Armstrong becoming the first man to walk on the moon. Released in two different issues, the set looks at both the mission, its crew, training and more.
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.