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Wizard encased/number gold cards...

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Scored yet another slew of Wizard encased and numbered gold cards. The ones picked up today (pictured in the upper part of the photo) have a few I didn't have and are a bit less scratched up. A few dupes here and there but hell, I love that holofoil. (this is one of my closet collections... these and any other Wizard card from back in the day. My bestest card is a The Spirit card signed and numbered by Wil Eisner.)

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Sorry for the condition of the photo, wife and kids are on a trip and left me with the old camera. Now to get the damn price stickers off the cards... like the damn LCS owners should know NOT to do that by now. Ah well, just a dab of goo gone will do the trick.

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Let me know what dupes you have. I need a few of these. :thumb:

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Tim wrote:Let me know what dupes you have. I need a few of these. :thumb:
They are all pictured there... I can still send a list if ya need. You collect the ones from the magazine as well ?

Here is a whole list... (I need to update my list as I can see I am missing a few, but few indeed)

WHOA... never knew my: 1 Spawn (Todd McFarlane; Silver border, Diamond Conference; 100 made) was limited to only 100 made !!! (this kinda makes my day)


Wizard Magazine Series
Wizard - 1992-1997

Notes: These aren't all of the promo and special cards that have been distributed
in Wizard, but they encompass the period when Wizard was grouping them into
specific series. The gold cards were sent to retailers, in sealed and numbered cases,
for every 25 copies of the magazine that they ordered. (But occasionally the
company sent out incentive cards that weren't encased.) "Regular" in-comic promos
had prismatic borders and are identified by the issue # in which they were found.

No. Title

Image Series 1

1 Spawn (Todd McFarlane; #11 prismatic)
1 Spawn (Todd McFarlane; Gold)
1 Spawn (Todd McFarlane; Silver border, Diamond Conference; 100 made)
1 Spawn (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
2 Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; #12 prismatic)
2 Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; Gold)
2 Shadowhawk (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
3 The Savage Dragon (Erik Larsen; Prismatic Silver Border; #13)
3 The Savage Dragon (Erik Larsen; Plain Silver Border)
3 The Savage Dragon (Erik Larsen; Gold)
3 The Savage Dragon (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
4 Image Jam (Savage Dragon, Shaft, Velocity, Emp & Maul; Wizard Special Edition prismatic)
4 Image Jam (Savage Dragon, Shaft, Velocity, Emp & Maul) (Gold)
5 Image Jam (Spawn, Claymore & Shadowhawk; Wizard Special Edition prismatic)
5 Image Jam (Spawn, Claymore & Shadowhawk) (Gold)
6 Cyberforce (Mark Silvestri; #14 prismatic)
6 Cyberforce (Mark Silvestri; Gold)
6 Cyberforce (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
7 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; #15 prismatic)
7 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; Gold)
7 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; Red foil; WildC.A.T.s #4)
7 WildC.A.T.S (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
8 WetWorks (Whilce Portacio; #16 prismatic)
8 WetWorks (Whilce Portacio; silver prismatic)
8 WetWorks (Whilce Portacio; Gold)
8 WetWorks (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
9 Holly Daye (Jim Lee; Red foil; #17)
9 Holly Daye (Jim Lee; Gold)
9 Santa the Barbarian (Rob Liefeld; Red)
9 Santa the Barbarian (Rob Liefeld; Gold)
9 Santa the Barbarian (Rob Liefeld; Green foil; #17)
9 Santa the Barbarian (Rob Liefeld; Blue foil; #17)
9 Santa the Barbarian (Todd McFarlane; Gold)
-- Santa Todd (unnumbered prismatic)
-- Santa Todd (Gold, unnumbered)
-- Spawn Coin (to some comic shops, together with card #1)

Image Series 2

1 Pitt (Dale Keown; #18 prismatic)
1 Pitt (Dale Keown; Gold lettering)
1 Pitt (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
2 The Maxx (Sam Kieth; no city background; #19 prismatic)
2 The Maxx (Sam Kieth; city background; Gold)
2 The Maxx (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
2a The Maxx (Australia; Silver)
2a The Maxx (Australia; Gold; unsealed [possibly a rare promo])
2a The Maxx (Australia; Gold; sealed and numbered)
3 Youngblood (Jae Lee; Home Team; #20 prismatic)
3 Youngblood (Jae Lee; Home Team; Gold)
3 Youngblood (Jae Lee; Away Team; #20 prismatic)
3 Youngblood (Jae Lee; Away Team) (Gold)
3 Youngblood (no foil background on front; newstand edition)
3a Youngblood (Jae Lee; Home Team prismatic)
4 Stormwatch (Jim Lee; #21 prismatic)
4 Stormwatch (Jim Lee; Gold)
4 Stormwatch (signed by Jim Lee; Gold; sealed and numbered;
may have been from separate distribution)
4 Stormwatch (no foil background on front; newstand edition)
5 Supreme (Brian Murray; #22 prismatic)
5 Supreme (Brian Murray; Gold)
5 Supreme (no foil background on front; newstand edition)
6 Battlestone (Rob Liefeld; #23 prismatic)
6 Battlestone (Rob Liefeld; Gold)
6 Battlestone (no foil background on front; newstand edition)
7 Shaman's Tears (Mike Grell; #24 prismatic)
7 Shaman's Tears (Mike Grell; Gold)
8 Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; masked; #25 prismatic)
8 Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; masked; Gold)
8a Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; unmasked; Gold)
8a Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; unmasked; prismatic)
9 Stryke Force (Brandon Peterson; #26 prismatic)
9 Stryke Force (Brandon Peterson; Gold)
10 Wildstar (Jerry Ordway, no explosion; #27 prismatic)
10 Wildstar (Jerry Ordway; explosion in background; Gold)
10a Wildstar (Gold)
11 Brigade (Marat Mychaels; #28 prismatic)
11 Brigade (Rob Liefeld; Gold)
11a Brigade (Rob Liefeld; Gold; different image on front and info on back)

Image Series 3

1 Violator (Greg Capullo; #30 prismatic)
1 Violator (Greg Capullo; Gold)
2 Spawn (Greg Capullo; #31 prismatic)
2 Spawn (Greg Capullo; Gold)
3 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; #32 prismatic)
3 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; Gold)
4 Cyberforce (Mark Silvestri; #33 prismatic)
4 Cyberforce (Mark Silvestri; Gold)
5 Ripclaw (Rasko; silver stripe at left; #34 prismatic)
5 Ripclaw (Rasko; white stripe at left; #34 prismatic)
5 Ripclaw (Rasko; Gold)
6 Union (Mark Texeira; #35 prismatic)
6 Union (Mark Texeira; Gold)
7 Gen 13 (J. Scott Campbell; #37 prismatic)
7 Gen 13 (J. Scott Campbell; Gold)
-- Gen 13 (J. Scott Campbell, no guy flying; Gold)
-- Gen 13 (J. Scott Campbell, guy flying; Gold)
8 Doom's IV (#38 prismatic)
8 Doom's IV (Gold)
9 Cybernary (#39 prismatic)
9 Cybernary (Gold)
-- Kindred (Brett Booth; Gold; unnumbered)
-- Kindred (Brett Booth; Gold; numbered)

Series 4 ("Chromium Series")

1 Angela (Greg Capullo; clear; #56 prismatic)
2 Purgatori (Steven Hughes prismatic)
2 Purgatori (Steven Hughes; Embossed; #57)
2 Purgatori (Steven Hughes; Signed)
3 Fairchild (J. Scott Campbell; Refractor; #58)
4 Onslaught (Joe St. Pierre; Embossed; #59)
5 Spawn / Al Simmons (Tony Daniels; Double-sided; #60)
6 Youngblood / X-Force (Rob Liefeld; Double-sided; #61)
7 Lady Death (Steven Hughes; #62 prismatic)
8 Spider-Man (Mike Wieringo; Die-cut; #63)
9 Ash (Joe Quesada; Glow-in-the-dark; #64)
10 Shi (William Tucci; #65 prismatic)
11 Iron Man (Ryan Benjamin; Die-cut; #66)
12 Batman vs Wildcat (Art Thibert; Die-cut; #67)
13 The Darkness (Marc Silvestri; Refractor; #68)
14 Superman (Dan Jurgens; Refractor; #69)
15 Witchblade (Michael Turner; Refractor; #70)
16 Vampirella (Louis Small, Jr.; Refractor; #71)
16 Vampirella (signed by Louis Small, Jr.; Refractor; numbered to 1500
with COA; may have been from separate distribution)
17 Nightwing (Scott McDaniel; #72 prismatic)
18 Darkchylde (Randy Queen; Refractor; #73)
19 She-Hulk / Fairchild (Jason Pearson; Refractor; #74)
20 Divine Right (Jim Lee; Refractor; #75)

Wizard Special's Cards

0 Youngblood
0 Youngblood (Gold)
0 Youngblood (Gold) (Capital City exclusive)
0 Youngblood (within 3-1/2" x 4-1/2" oversized card, bound in newstand edition)
-- X-Men Turn Thirty
-- X-Men Turn Thirty (Gold)
-- X-Men Turn Thirty (package with magazine and card signed by Andy Kubert;
limited to 1000; Dynamic Forces)
-- Christmas Eve In Brooklyn
-- Christmas Eve In Brooklyn (Gold)
-- The Spirit (Red Foil Lettering)
-- The Spirit (Gold)
-- The Spirit (Gold; not encased)
-- The Spirit (Eisner Autographed Card, Gold Star, 1,000 signed.)
-- Superman The Man of Steel
-- Superman The Man of Steel (Gold)
-- Wizard 25th Anniversary Gop (Wizard #25)
-- Wizard 25th Anniversary Gop (Silver lettering; dealer incentive)
-- Beavis & Butt-Head Acetate

Creator's Portfolio

1 Mike Allred's Madman (Wizard #28)
2 Nelson's Mordare (#29)
3 Matt Wagner's Grendel (#30)
4 Jeff Smith's Bone (#31)

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Here are the ones I need. Actually, the ones from the magazine will be fine if anyone has them.


Image Series 1
1 Spawn (Todd McFarlane; #11 prismatic)
2 Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; #12 prismatic)
3 The Savage Dragon (Erik Larsen; Prismatic Silver Border; #13
7 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; #15 prismatic)
8 WetWorks (Whilce Portacio; #16 prismatic)


Image Series 2

1 Pitt (Dale Keown; #18 prismatic)
4 Stormwatch (Jim Lee; #21 prismatic)
5 Supreme (Brian Murray; #22 prismatic)

Wizard Special's Cards

0 Youngblood
-- Christmas Eve In Brooklyn

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I have about 20-30 of Superman The Man of Steel (Gold) and when my cash flow improves I will probably start actively hoarding these again. I just really like this card. 8-)

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Tim wrote:Image Series 1
1 Spawn (Todd McFarlane; #11 prismatic)
2 Shadowhawk (Jim Valentino; #12 prismatic)
3 The Savage Dragon (Erik Larsen; Prismatic Silver Border; #13
7 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; #15 prismatic)
8 WetWorks (Whilce Portacio; #16 prismatic)


Image Series 2

1 Pitt (Dale Keown; #18 prismatic)
4 Stormwatch (Jim Lee; #21 prismatic)
5 Supreme (Brian Murray; #22 prismatic)

Wizard Special's Cards

-- Christmas Eve In Brooklyn
I think I can hook you up with these. :thumb:

PM me.

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Tim wrote:Image Series 1

3 The Savage Dragon (Erik Larsen; Prismatic Silver Border; #13
7 WildC.A.T.S (Jim Lee; #15 prismatic)
8 WetWorks (Whilce Portacio; #16 prismatic)


Image Series 2

1 Pitt (Dale Keown; #18 prismatic)
4 Stormwatch (Jim Lee; #21 prismatic)
5 Supreme (Brian Murray; #22 prismatic)

Wizard Special's Cards

-- Christmas Eve In Brooklyn
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I might have more cards stored elsewhere... I can help with the above cards. Send me your addy. :thumb:

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I know that this is an ancient thread, but for some reason this set has been on my mind lately. Does anyone still put these together? I think the only ones that pique my interest are the gold incentive cards.

I'd be interested in seeing a legit, clear checklist of what comprises this "set".

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Great reset ... Jeff Allender's checklists are usually my go-to for stuff like this. It looks like that is where Knight got his list but maybe there have been some updates?

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depluto wrote:Great reset ... Jeff Allender's checklists are usually my go-to for stuff like this. It looks like that is where Knight got his list but maybe there have been some updates?

http://nslists.com/wizard.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
There are still some people living in the 90's on eBay, with huge pricing on this set, but for the most part, $1 to $3 per card I'd say is an affordable way to put this set together out of nostalgia! :thumb:


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