'The Empire Strikes Back Black & White' and 'We Hate the 90s'
Posted by ICv2 on October 16, 2018 @ 10:02 pm CT
The Empire Strikes Back set includes 150 base cards and four insert sets, featuring black and white photography from the 1980 film classic. Parallel cards include Sepia (1 per pack), Blue Hue Shift (1:4 Packs), Green Hud Shift (#’ed to 99), Purple Hue Shift (#’ed to 25), Red Hue Shift (#’ed to 10), Orange Hue Shift (#’ed to 5), and Metal (numbered 1 of 1).
Insert cards include concept art, behind the scenes, iconic characters, and posters. One autograph or sketch card is guaranteed in each box, and rare dual and triple autograph cards can also be found. One ultra-rare six-person autograph card also exists.
Release date for 2019 Topps Star Wars Black & White: The Empire Strikes Back is the week of January 23. This is a hobby exclusive product.
Insert cards include Classic 90s Stickers (the top ten 90s pop culture Garbage Pail Kids return), and 90s Wax Pack Parodies, new GPK parodies of 90s Topps pop culture wax packs (in Hobby Collector only). Autograph and Sketch Cards include Artist Autograph Cards, Printing Plates, Sketch Cards (Display Box only), Shaped Sketch Cards (Hobby Collector only), Triptych Sketch Cards (Hobby Collector only), and Patch Cards (Hobby Collector only).
2019 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series #1 will be released in Hobby Distributor and Hobby Collector’s Edition Distributor editions the week of January 16.
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