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Firefly: The Verse (Upper Deck)

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April 16, 2015, 07:02 PM
Juelle Lou
Firefly: The Verse (Upper Deck)
So here is what we know so far link Here

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'FIREFLY: THE VERSE TRADING CARDS'
From Upper Deck in September


The Upper Deck Company, in conjunction with 20th Century Fox Licensing, has announced the September release of Firefly: The Verse Trading Cards.


The set consists of a 180-card base set featuring original art based on the TV series that will be sold in 7-card packs with 5-6 base cards in each pack. Chase cards include “actor autograph” cards, 1 of 1 artist sketch cards, cards replicating iconic badges from the series, authentic 1 of 1 press plate cards, and subsets featuring the ships, characters, locations and weapons used in the series.

Autograph Card
The Firefly: Verse Trading Cards will come with twenty 7-card packs in every box and 12 boxes per case. Upper Deck is producing three different parallels of the base set with foil, canvas stock, and autographed versions of every card for hardcore collectors to chase. Upper Deck has set a June 26 order cut-off date for the Firefly: Verse Trading Cards, which will ship to retail in September.

Despite the fact that Joss Whedon’s Firefly TV series lasted just 1 season (14 episodes), it has developed a true cult following and remains a potent licensing property particularly in the comics and games category

Seems like it is going to be a tough/expensive set to make a complete master set out of.

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May 13, 2015, 10:00 AM
Kryten67
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Juelle Lou


Don't Worry, I may have seen a few images here or there...it's all SHINY.

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May 13, 2015, 07:18 PM
WandringRebel
I saw info on the set posted on another site today. There will be autographs in addition to the sketch cards. The set is officially called Firefly the Verse.

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May 13, 2015, 08:02 PM
Logan
Here are the autograph mock-ups:



May 14, 2015, 03:21 AM
Scifi Cards
I'm not digging the Fillion auto card. I hope that design changes before release.

Makes no sense to have them sign opposite of the direction you hold the card.

Same elements could easily go into a card in portrait format and look very nice.

180 Card Base Set
4 levels of parallels including Autograph and Plates.

Can't wait to see all the details. Hopefully we have a little more info to base orders on.

And, expect the boxes to run over $100. Unless I was told wrong, this one is going to be pretty expensive to complete.

Still can't wait.

Ed

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May 14, 2015, 02:59 PM
Kryten67
the Jayne Auto Card IS by TIM SHAY, I'd stake my Life on it..... I have had a buch of cards by him.... couldn't be anyone else!


Tim, My GEEK CRED is on the Line here.....

chime in if it's you.........

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May 14, 2015, 03:03 PM
Shay
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Originally posted by Kryten67:
the Jayne Auto Card IS by TIM SHAY, I'd stake my Life on it..... I have had a buch of cards by him.... couldn't be anyone else!


Tim, My GEEK CRED is on the Line here.....

chime in if it's you.........



Damn that's a purdy card!
Let me just say, I am really looking forward to this release and am anxiously awaiting more details to be put out by Upper Deck.
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May 14, 2015, 06:56 PM
Juelle Lou
I like the look of the Jayne sketch auto, very nice, but also a bit unsure how I feel about the Fillion auto design.

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Thanks for the link Mr. Shay!


I've never bought or followed any Upper Deck products, if they are starting to release info now does that mean the release is imminent or still a ways off?
May 14, 2015, 07:31 PM
Shay
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Originally posted by Juelle Lou:
I like the look of the Jayne sketch auto, very nice, but also a bit unsure how I feel about the Fillion auto design.

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Thanks for the link Mr. Shay!


I've never bought or followed any Upper Deck products, if they are starting to release info now does that mean the release is imminent or still a ways off?


The info listed on icv2 and other sites indicate September as an ETA.
http://icv2.com/articles/news/...-verse-trading-cards
May 14, 2015, 08:50 PM
Juelle Lou
quote:
Originally posted by Shay:
The info listed on icv2 and other sites indicate September as an ETA.
http://icv2.com/articles/news/...-verse-trading-cards


Thank you. Smile

So when it says
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Upper Deck is producing three different parallels of the base set with foil, canvas stock, and autographed versions of every card for hardcore collectors to chase

does that mean every design of card is going to have an autographed version? that seems a bit excessive.
May 14, 2015, 09:16 PM
Scifi Cards
Release date is just "September" right now.

Orders due June 22nd, but like all popular titles, earlier might be better.

Yes, it would seem there is a 180 card autographed parallel set. And yes, that IS excessive. But, I'm guessing it will be the artist signing the card since it is an ALL ART set. I just hope UD has some if not all the autos ON CARD, but I wouldn't hold my breath.

Basic info:
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FIREFLY: THE VERSE TRADING CARDS PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS:
• Collect the180-card base set featuring Original Art based upon the series! Five to Six (5-6) base cards in each Hobby Pack!
• Look for Autographs of the Actors within the Firefly series!
• Look for cards containing replicated iconic patches from the Firefly series!
• 1-of-1 Artist Sketch Cards featuring original art interpretations of Firefly!
• Collect the three (3) different Parallels of the base set. Parallels come in foil, canvas stock and autographed versions.
• Look for Subset cards featuring the characters, ships, locations and weapons within The Verse!
• Looks for Authentic 1-of-1 Press Plate cards!


UD does not do "Suggested Pricing", but I'm guessing that these will be about $100 a box, give or take.

Should be interesting.

Ed

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May 15, 2015, 01:36 AM
Kryten67
Pretty well looks like a lot of Different Styles of Autos..... If the Jayne is by Shay...maybe he did some others......

Plus other Top Men are working on it.....
TOP MEN.....


& Top Women....

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May 15, 2015, 05:22 AM
ravenheart
New Firefly set: YES!
Upper Deck: NO!

Oh well, another set we'll never see in the UK Frown
May 15, 2015, 08:29 AM
rwn410
I loved the Inkworks Serenity set, there's never a box breakdown you could be unhappy with for that set, but I got onto it pretty late and only managed the two boxes at a reasonable price. The autograph images were unfortunately dark too. I'm looking forward to this - if I ever pick a UD box up - the sample cards seem nice so far Big Grin

I never got round to picking up a Wash autograph either, so hope he (and the rest of the crew) sign again.
May 15, 2015, 02:57 PM
Raven
So I love this title, but if the only premium hit guaranteed is a sketch, it is not for me at that price. UD includes autographs, but they are short printed and not in every box. Fine for those lucky enough to pull one, but not fine for those who don't. Manufactured patches and pins are not a premium hit to me, not a relic, and a press plate is just an extra.

By the way, is this the first product that has cut the standard 24 packs per box down to 20 packs per box? I know that the pack contains 7 cards, rather than 5 cards. The larger base set will require multiple boxes anyway, but I was wondering about the pack count decreasing.
May 15, 2015, 03:56 PM
Scifi Cards
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Originally posted by Raven:
By the way, is this the first product that has cut the standard 24 packs per box down to 20 packs per box? I know that the pack contains 7 cards, rather than 5 cards. The larger base set will require multiple boxes anyway, but I was wondering about the pack count decreasing.


Not the first, no. Avengers: Age of Ultron will have 20 packs. Guardians of the Galaxy only had 10.

Ed

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May 18, 2015, 06:02 PM
Kryten67
Metal

GEEK CRED SAVED!!!!!

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May 18, 2015, 06:56 PM
bradu
Dang, an all artwork set? That sounds cool.
June 03, 2015, 02:21 PM
Kryten67


CHECK OUT THE SKETCH CARD IN THE TOP CORNER.......

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July 05, 2015, 05:11 PM
rah
I am looking forward to it
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