Official Press Release
November 1, 2005, Runnemede, NJ – Dynamic Forces announced today an all-star line-up of artists and creators providing signatures and sketches for the Red Sonja Trading Cards series.
The cards, scheduled for release in December through comic shops, card shops and other specialty retailers across the country, serve as both a companion and enhancement to the Dynamite Red Sonja Comic Book series.
The cards are available by the Box (AUG052898) (or cases for fans who like receiving the case incentives) through your local specialty retailer as well as two special binders: a Regular Binder (AUG052902) and a Deluxe Binder (AUG052903) featuring a bonus card signed by current Sonja artist Mel Rubi!
Look for Signature Cards from: Alex Ross, Michael Turner, Peter Steigerwald, Paolo Rivera, Greg Land, Michael Avon Oeming, Frank Brunner, JG Jones, John Romita Sr., Greg Horn, Michael Turner, Billy Tan, Mel Rubi, Cully Hammer, Luke Lieberman and living legend and original Red Sonja writer Roy Thomas!!!
Look for Sketch Cards – featuring a piece of original art on each and every Sketch Card from: John Czop, Cully Hammer, Caesar Rodriguez, Robert Randle, Gordon Purcell and the legendary Sonja artist Frank Brunner!
The Red Sonja Trading Cards will be strictly limited to 200 cases! Retailers are encouraged to order through Diamond Comic Distributors or Inkworks Trading Cards.
For the first time ever! Over 30 years in the making! The Premiere Red Sonja Trading Card Series has arrived and this 72-card base set features Red Sonja through the ages! With 7 per pack, 36 packs per box, and 10 boxes per case, fans will be able to "check out" Red Sonja in all her glory.
From the classic images by artists Barry Windsor Smith, John Buscema, Frank Thorne and Frank Brunner to the newest images by Michael Turner, Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Gabrielle Del'Otto, Joseph Michael Linsner, Paolo Rivera, Art Adams, Frank Brunner, Michael Avon Oeming, Richard Isanove, Caesar Rodriguez, Billy Tan, and ongoing series artist Mel Rubi! Plus, many more!
And to make this series even better, DF has upgraded the card stock to an 14 point stock! Chase cards include 6 Fiery glow-in-the-dark chase cards (two randomly inserted in every box); a puzzle card subset featuring a new piece of art by Mel Rubi; 10 signed and sketched cards in the series with 2 randomly inserted signed cards in each box and 1 randomly inserted sketch card in each box.
Every full case guaranteed to have 2 "Hot Boxes" with a minimum of 10 Chase Cards each -- 5 - 6 signature cards, 3 - 4 Glow-In-The-Dark Cards and 2 special sketch cards - one by classic Marvel artist Frank Brunner and Gaijin Studios artist Cully Hamner.
ALSO AVAILABLE: COLLECTOR ALBUM Binder
RETAILERS AND FANS TAKE NOTE:
• For every 3 boxes of Red Sonja Trading Card Boxes ordered, retailers will receive a 6 Card Retailer ex Glow Set free.)
• For every 5 boxes of DF Red Sonja Trading Card Boxes ordered, retailers will receive a 6 Card Sketch Set for free.)
• Every Red Sonja Trading Card Case order is guaranteed to have two 2 "HOT" boxes containing ten random chase cards per box!
For more information on Dynamic Forces specialty merchandise, product art, exclusive creator interviews and upcoming releases, please visit the Dynamic Forces website at www.dynamicforces.com.