Oct 172012

Now available in hobby and comic stores, the DC Comics The New 52 Trading Cards Feature Original Art Created Exclusively for the Set !


Warner Bros. Consumer Products and
DC Entertainment Partner with
Cryptozoic Entertainment to Launch
DC Comics The New 52 Trading Cards
Featuring Original Art Created
Exclusively for the Trading Card Set
Now Available in Hobby and
Comic Stores Nationwide

DC Comics New 52 Mike and Matt Glebe sketch cardIrvine, CA (October 18, 2012)Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the premier developer of original and licensed games and trading cards, including The Walking Dead™ Trading Cards and The Big Bang Theory Trading Cards, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, today announced the launch of their newest trading card collection, DC Comics The New 52. Honoring the DC Comics universe relaunch that began in 2011, the DC Comics The New 52 Trading Card set features a 61-card, exclusive-art base set, two chase sets and sketch cards of some of DC Comics’ most popular characters.DC Comics The New 52 Trading Cards are now available in hobby and comic stores nationwide.
The first DC Comics trading card set in three years, Cryptozoic’s DC Comics The New 52 features new adaptations of fan-favorite characters, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and many more, sketched by some of the industry’s leading artists. In addition, all base cards include original art, commissioned exclusively for the DC Comics The New 52 Trading Card set. Also featured in the set are bonus chase cards, including “The Lanterns” chase set, featuring iconic Lanterns, and the “Work in Progress” chase set, featuring lenticular sketch to full-color work.

“As this is the first DC Comics trading card set in years, we wanted to include something for trading card collectors and DC Comics fans alike. Exclusive base card art, sketch cards from some of the best artists in the business and a lenticular chase set—there’s something for everyone in every pack,” said Cryptozoic’s trading card brand manager, Miranda Anderson. “We’ve had a great time working with DC Comics on this card set, and we are really excited to launch today and get the cards to fans.”

The DC Comics The New 52 Trading Cards are now available at hobby and comic stores, for $3.50 per five-card pack and $84 per 24-pack display. Fans are encouraged to check with their local hobby stores for the exclusive DC Comics The New 52 Trading Cards Binders, retailing at $30.

Please visit www.cryptozoic.com/tradingcards for more information, and keep up-to-date with exclusive contests, promotions and game information on Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

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@CryptozoicAbout Cryptozoic Entertainment
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the World of Warcraft® Trading Card Game, The Lookouts comic book, The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game and The Walking Dead™ Board Game. Following a philosophy and core principle of “Fans First,” the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit www.cryptozoic.com for additional product and event information.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.  In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

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