Archive for December, 2009

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Feast Your Eyes on the First Pack!

December 28, 2009

Happy Holidays to everyone. Your gift from Legendary Cardboard is the first glimpse at a Marvel Superstars pack. These will be given away as part of Free Comic Book Day 2010, and we could not be more excited. The new year ahead is looking good already!

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Getting All Excited: Blade Bloodbath.

December 23, 2009

As much as I am itching to set up Storm as my Leader Character when Marvel Superstars hits the streets, I think the Bloodbath rave from Blade is even hotter. Check the video now and get ready for cardboard craziness coming soon to a kitchen table near you.

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Alter Egos: Abomination

December 20, 2009

Abomination is preparing to bring a savage beatdown to the Marvel Superstars Trading Card Game. For players who favor raw aggression, there will be no sweeter Leader to build a deck around. When it comes to the other roles that his actor has played in cinema history, however, things get very interesting.

Tim Roth is the man inside the myth when it comes to the film version of Abomination. Since we are collecting possible nicknames for future decks based on the additional characters played, let’s roll the dice with spice.

Artists like me remember this one fondly. Abomination was originally the greatest painter of all time. Vincent Van Gogh deck? Yes please.

Reservoir Dogs anyone? Mr. Orange is ready to finish things off in style. Not neccesarily my cup of tea, although I love talking the philosophy of Madonna songs.

This ends our survey, and it will be hard to resist. Pulp Fiction FTW, Honey Bunny deck on the horizon. Thanks Tim Roth, your roles will make some hilarious deck names in our new game.

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Breaking Into Comics The Marvel Way.

December 18, 2009

Even though the Marvel Superstars Trading Card Game will feature movie stills, the myths were born in comic books. For all of us who dream of being involved in the creation of such things, these are very exciting times.

In March of 2010, Marvel Comics will publish two special editions entitled Breaking Into Comics The Marvel Way.  The first cover, shown above, is drawn by a new artist named Matteo De Longis. The second is by Lost Fish and it is wicked intense.

Fair warning, I hope you are sitting down…

Wow. Crazy stuff, eh? What will be inside the books is an actual examination of the way to get your work noticed by the comic industry. There will also be some seriously succulent short stories from the hands of a fresh crop of artists. We leave you today with a Fantastic Four page featuring one of our all-time favorite subjects. Huge, annoying tentacles by Stephen Thompson.

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The Leader We Can’t Wait For.

December 11, 2009

The fire has been lit. When Upper Deck announced that Storm would be one of the first fifteen Leader Characters in the upcoming Marvel Superstars trading card game, it began burning a hole in our brains.

We do not know what her ability will be. We have no clue whether her strategy will be based on zapping bolts of direct damage or sweeping whirlwinds of control.  We only know one thing. Her cards are gonna look awful good. Turning Halle Berry sideways FTW.

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First Supporter Character and Action Card unveiled.

December 8, 2009

Very, very strong. Rock solid. Imagine having the whole team on the board at the same time. This guy gets BIG.

Hmmm. It looks like Iron Man will be packing a rather powerful beam of light. Zap!

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Iron Man 2 War Machine Released.

December 1, 2009

This is the real deal. Iron Man 2 will feature a brand new War Machine. That is the official photograph.

Drool.