2012 Entertainment Trading Cards
2012 5finity Lady Death Sketch Card Series 2 gives collectors a color sketch card in every pack. Chase elements include autographs from Lady Death creator, Brian Pulido and hot packs with two or three sketch cards.
ThunderCats, hooo! Bandai is bringing the revamped 80s classic to cardboard with a refreshingly simple release that includes 60 base cards and 12 Holographic Foil cards.
2012 Breygent Deadworld brings the hobby another zombie product. Each premium box set comes with a full base set, nine inserts and two hits, which include sketch cards, autographs, comic panel cards and new Z-cards.
2012 Breygent Dexter Season 4 comes as a premium box set. Each includes two costume or prop cards, nine inserts and a 72-card base set. Random bonus autographs are also included.
2012 Breygent Red Sonja trading cards bring the lethal and scantily clad comic character to the hobby for the first time in several years. The set is highlighted by a checklist of more than 80 sketch card artists.
2012 Breygent Vampirella All New sees the sexy comic vampire return with more stunning art cards. Just like Breygent’s 2011 Vampirella set, sketch cards and autographs promise to be among the highlights.
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.
2012 Cryptozoic Fringe Seasons 1 and 2 sees the critically acclaimed series arrive on trading cards for the first time. Boxes have one costume card and one autograph. Signers include Joshua Jackson, Anna Torv and Meghan Markle.
Picking up where Inkworks left off, 2012 Cryptozoic Smallville Seasons 7-10 is intended to give closure to collectors who stuck with the show. Boxes promise an autograph and two costume cards.
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.
One of the top-rated shows on TV, The Big Bang Theory is coming to trading cards courtesy of Cryptozoic. The confirmed autograph signers include Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Johnny Galecki (Leonard), Simon Helberg (Howard), Kunal Nayyar (Raj) and Kaley Cuoco (Penny).
2012 Cryptozoic The Guild captures the first three seasons of the hit web series. Promising a costume card and an autograph in every box, signers include Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton.
2012 Cryptozoic The Walking Dead Comic gets to the roots of the zombie phenomenon, offering a look at the comic series that started it all. Highlighted by one sketch card per box, the set also includes printing plates, foil parallels and a pair of insert sets.
Zombies walk again in 2012 Cryptozoic The Walking Dead Season 2. Once again collectors can chase autographs, costume cards and sketch cards.
Military Propaganda & Posters Series 1 from Cult Stuff is a 36-card factory set that captures some of the most striking WWII artwork. Sketch cards and military memorabilia redemptions are randomly inserted.
2012 Cult Stuff Titanic trading cards commemorate the 100th anniversary of the doomed ship. Sold as a 27-card factory set, highlights include randomly inserted cards with wood from the ship.
2012 E-Max Angry Birds trading cards bring the popular video game to the hobby with a simple mix of base cards and foil short prints.
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.
2012 Famous Fabrics Ink 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW is a high-end set that celebrates US Presidents. Each box comes with two cut signature cards and four base cards, which are limited to ten copies.
Filling a void for music trading cards, 2012 Famous Fabrics Music, Music, Music include a 1/1 cut signature autograph and two memorabilia cards in every single-pack box. Autographs include Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and John Lennon.
2012 Leaf Cut Signature Edition is another entry into one of the company’s most notable lines. Every box has an encapsulated cut autograph. Subjects include Tupac Shakur, Charlie Chaplin, Amy Winehouse and Jimi Hendrix.
2012 Leaf Oval Office Cut Signature promises a Presidential autograph in every pack. Not for the faint of heart, the checklist includes cut signatures from every man elected to lead the country.
Boasting five autographs per box, 2012 Leaf Pop Century includes autographs from actors, singers, politicians, athletes, personalities and other fringe celebrities. Headline signers include Jennifer Lopez, Brittney Spears, Sarah Palin and Harrison Ford.
Capturing the action of the latest teen-friendly franchise, 2012 NECA The Hunger Games is a no-frills set with only a 72-card base set. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Elizabeth Banks.
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.
Essential Elvis offers a high-end take on the King and his accomplishments. Each premium box promises one Elvis Presley-worn memorabilia card and one autograph from either a co-star or band member.
From the creative kids show comes an equally creative set. Yo Gabba Gabba from Press Pass mixes traditional favorites likes cards and stickers with fun inserts, including lenticular and audio cards.
2012 Rittenhouse Amazing Spider-Man Series 1 focuses on the latest film starring the most famous teenager in comic history. Every limited factory set comes with an autograph from the film’s star, Andrew Garfield, and seven costume cards.
Picking up where the first series left off, The Complete Star Trek the Next Generation Series 2 tackles the second half of the iconic show. The base set covers the final 88 episodes with five photos per card. Boxes promise four autographs.
The 2012 Rittenhouse Eureka Autograph Expansion Set offers five new autographs from the quirky sci-fi hit. Limited to 250 copies, the cards are only offered as a set.
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.
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.
2012 Rittenhouse James Bond 50th Anniversary is packed with lots of value, including three autographs per box, the first Bond Shadowbox cards and a 108-card set dedicated to Dr. No.
2012 Rittenhouse James Bond 50th Anniversary Series 2 continues to honor the super spy’s cinematic history. Continuing from the first set, highlights include several high-end autographs and Shadowbox inserts.
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.
Legends of Marvel: Series 3 continues Rittenhouse Archives’ ongoing spotlight on the various characters of the Marvel Universe. Hulk, Storm and Moon Knight each get nine cards in this limited set.
2012 Rittenhouse Marvel Bronze Age covers the comic juggernaut’s major events and debuts from 1970 to 1985. Every box promises a full-color sketch card.
2012 Rittenhouse Marvel Greatest Heroes puts the spotlight on the Averngers with one color sketch card per box. Melike Acar, “Axebone,” Charles Hall and Andy Price are among the contributing artists.
2012 Rittenhouse NCIS Premiere Edition marks the show’s debut in the hobby. Every premium pack comes with one autograph and two costume cards. Signers for the set include Pauley Perrette, Bob Newhart annd Cheryl Ladd.
Focusing largely on Gods of the Arena, 2012 Rittenhouse Spartacus is a premium trading card set boasting two autographs per pack. Packs also include two base cards and five limited edition inserts. Get complete info, a full checklist, card gallery, buying guide and more.
The first set dedicated to the show in a decade, 2012 Rittenhouse The Quotable Star Voyager trading cards have three autographs in every box. Signers include main cast members Kate Mulgrew and Jeri Ryan plus such notable guests as John Rhys Ifans and Virginia Madsen.
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.
2012 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season 3 promises an autograph and two relic cards. Signers include series regulars Eddie McClintock and Allison Scagliotti. Lindsay Wagner is among the guest stars with an autograph in the set.
2012 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand-New Series reboots the franchise in the classic 1980s style. The first full set of new Garbage Pail Kids in five years, highlights include sketch cards and the opportunity for collectors to be transformed into a GPK in the next series.
2012 Topps Mars Attacks Heritage reprints the original 55 cards while adding 25 new images. Inserts include multi-colored parallels, 3D lenticular cards and the first official Mars Attacks sketch cards.
Based on the popular video game, 2012 Topps Skylander Giants is a fun set that includes several different card types. Aimed at young collectors, the checklist explores the game’s characters, creatures, items and locations with basic and foil cards.
2012 Topps Star Wars Galactic Files is the biggest single-series Star Wars set ever made. With 350 cards, it covers all six films, the Expanded Universe and the Clone Wars. Boxes come with a sketch card and either an autograph or embroidered patch card.
Star Wars Galaxy 7 sees the popular art-based series continue. Every box guarantee one sketch card. Sketch-agraph autographed sketch cards return for a second set.
2012 Topps Wacky Packages All-New Series 9 sees the return of the iconic brand of satire sticker cards. Highlights include new Awful App stickers that take aim at popular smart phone apps and sketch cards from Wacky Packages artists.
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.
Avengers Assemble from Upper Deck sets the stage for the super hero blockbuster, offering collectors one sketch card and two other hits per box.
2012 Upper Deck Marvel Beginnings III concludes the ambitious character-focused line. Every box delivers either an autograph or sketch card. Other hits include rare holograms and comic panel cards.
Continuing from where the first set left off, 2012 Upper Deck Marvel Beginnings Series II has another comprehensive base set of 180 cards. Every box comes with either a sketch card, autograph or X-Men hologram, as well as a bunch of other inserts.
Taking comic trading cards to new heights, 2012 Upper Deck Marvel Premier is a super premium set like no other. Every five-card pack boasts a traditional sketch card, a folding dual, triple or quad sketch card, a numbered base card and an additional hit.
2012 Wax Eye Cereal Killers Series 2 sees the indie spoof return for a second helping of horror-breakfast mash-ups. Inserts include sketch cards, glow-in-the-dark cards, and foil cards.