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Sara Miguel / 27 May, 2015

Today marks the release of our newest trading cards set, DC Super-Villains!

George Nadeau / 26 May, 2015

Our DC Comics Super-Villains Trading Cards set releases tomorrow, May 27th, so this is the final entry of our bi-weekly Springtime sketch card blog series. Nineteen entries showcasing nearly 600 sketch cards created by more than 150 amazing artists. Thanks for sticking with us!

George Nadeau / 21 May, 2015

Less than a week before we release our DC Comics Super-Villains Trading Cards set! Today, let's take a look at one of the chase sets: the Forever Evil blank variant box toppers. DC Comics released several issues that were "taken over" by villains when it launched its Forever Evil crossover event a year and a half ago. For our trading card set, we have printed blank variants of nine of those covers on sketch cardstock. Each box of our Super-Villains set contains one of these 3.5" x 5" blank variant box toppers:

Sara Miguel / 20 May, 2015


Partnership strategically aligns with Cryptozoic long term sales strategy 

George Nadeau / 19 May, 2015

It's been a busy week since our last blog entry. Since then we conducted the case check for our DC Comics Super-Villains Trading Cards set. Among other tasks, we evaluated the packaging and whether all of the inserts and chase sets hit all of the target insertion ratios. The set comprises six chase sets, two sizes of sketch cards, two foil variants, and three other inserts, so there were a lot of components to verify. The case check went smoothly, so we can now announce the release date for this set: next Wednesday, May 27th!

George Nadeau / 14 May, 2015

Welcome back! Today we will continue our springtime sketch card blog series with previews of more DC Comics Super-Villains sketch cards.

But first we have a preview of one of the Super-Villains chase sets. We commissioned artist Xermanico to create a six-card puzzle featuring the Crime Syndicate of America. We think he's part artist, part magician.

Sara Miguel / 14 May, 2015

You can now revisit your favorite moments from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in trading cards! Released today, they have autographs from main and supporting cast as well as fine art cards. Get them from your local hobby store today.

Sara Miguel / 14 May, 2015

The most epic (so far) game of battling wizards has a sequel! Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards II: Rumble at Castle Tentakill is now available.

George Nadeau / 12 May, 2015

Before we continue showcasing exclusive sneak peeks of more DC Comics sketch cards, a reminder: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trading Cards set releases tomorrow! We hope you enjoy collecting the set as much as we enjoyed building it. We look forward to hearing about your favorite pulls on our Facebook wall and on Twitter @Cryptozoic.

George Nadeau / 07 May, 2015

Next week we will release The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trading Cards. Today the product page has been updated with more product details, so please check it out. And here are the final previews of the original, hand-drawn art cards that will be randomly packed inside.

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