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13 May
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THE PLANETS: MARS Playing Cards. The fourth stop in a trip through the solar system

After Mercury, Venus and Earth editions, David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) continues his journey through the solar system with the fourth deck of the series: THE PLANETS: MARS.     Illustrated by the Serbian Srdjan Vidakovic (Widakk), this series is dedicated to the planets of the Solar System. The artist’s work combines vintage aesthetics with elegance and luxury finishes. This fourth deck is dedicated to Mars, the red planet. Although we have usually imagined the Martians as strange creatures, advanced, with weird biological configurations…

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12 May
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SNAKE OIL ELIXIR deck. The cure for all your playing card ailments

The difference between a doctor and a quack in the eighteen and nineteenth century was not easy to find out. That image of the man who traveled from town to town in a caravan offering false healthy miracles remains in our retina thanks to literature and cinema. Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) has designed a new deck to paid homage to the mounteback, that forerunner of false advertising and Internet’s fake remedies on the Internet: SNAKE OIL ELIXIR.     For…

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11 May
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CTHULHU CARDNOMICON Playing Cards. A new and interesting interpretation of Lovecraft’s fantasy world

The talent of Justin Hussain (Ace Collectable Cards) has given us awesome designs in decks plenty of creativity. He always wanted to produce a deck with the USPCC and he will do it very soon with CTHULHU CARDNOMICON. Lovecraft‘s work has already inspired a few decks. That fantasy world, full of extraordinary characters and beings is perfect to le any artist’s creativity loose. As a big fan of this fictional classic novel, Justin has made his own interpretation of this fantastic universe…

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10 May
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EL RECUERDO Playing cards. Mexican culture and history beautifully illustrated

Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) is one of those designers whose work is worth of admiration. He is able to turn each card into a piece of art. He already did it in the Golden Age decks and now he presents his new creation: EL RECUERDO. For this deck the artist takes the tradition and culture of Mexico combining folkloric and historical elements in a very successful way. With just a pencil and a paper Sviatoslav has taken a variety of references and…

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09 May
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ENEIDA Playing Cards. Beauty inspired by a classic epic poem

In 1798, the poem “Eneida” by the Ukranian writer Ivan Kotliarevsky was published. In 2011, one of its multiples reprints in 2011 included as a complement a beautifully illustrated bridge deck with the same name was created and it became a huge success. Now, Fullhouse has launched a new edition: ENEIDA. Eneida tells a story inspired by Virgil’s Latin epopee and adapted to Ukrainian folklore and culture. This literary adaptation was illustrated on playing cards in a sublime way with…