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03 August
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RIDERS OF THE APOCALYPSE Playing Cards. The end of the world beautifully illustrated

For his quality, not only as a human-being but as an amazing illustrator, Justin Hussain (Ace Collectable Cards) has become one of our favorite artists. After Four Seasons and HorRoar!, Justin offers us his most recent creation: RIDERS OF THE APOCALYPSE.     Inspired by the famous biblical paragraph about the end of the world, the cards depict in each suit the allegories of conquest, war, famine and death. The horses and their horsemen are the protagonists of the court cards. The…

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02 August
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LUXX REDUX Playing Cards. The last edition of the elegant series by JP Games

Inspired by traditional cards but with a different, elegant and custom twist, in 2014, JP Playing Cards (JP Games), launched the first deck of the LUXX series, designed by my old friend Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company). that inaugurated JP’s new own brand. After the successful release, Paul Middleton teamed again with Randy and also with Rick Davidson to continue the series with other beautiful LUXX editions. After several months working on the details, JP has just released the last one of the series: LUXX…

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27 July
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MUERTOS ANIMALS EDITION Playing Cards by Natalia Silva. Pets join the fiesta

Less than two weeks ago I was talking about MUERTOS Playing Cards by Natalia Silva. The campaign was successfully funded and Natalia brings us the second part of this series dedicated to traditional Mexican celebration but with a very original style: MUERTOS ANIMALS EDITION.       The inspiration and the vector and colorful style are still present in this deck replacing the classic human skulls by those of fun animals.     Dark purple backgrounds, elaborated designs full of details and…

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21 July
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CHICKEN Playing Cards. Kings and queens arrive clucking

PlayingCardsDecks.com is a young company passionate about playing cards, with a significant previous experience in the commercial sector, that was created a few months ago. Although their main activity is the playing cards supply, they have been working with different designers in order to produce their own decks. Now, they begin their crowdfunding venture launching their very first deck: CHICKEN. Chicken is the first playing card work by the Canadian Susan Krupp, an experienced book covers and children’s books illustrator. With…

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16 July
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MUERTOS Playing Cards by Natalia Silva. The fun interpretation of the Mexican celebration

For several years, Natalia Silva has offered us decks with a very personal style. After her popular series dedicated to Russian folklore, she successfully combined these designs with the popular Mexican culture in Calaveras de Azúcar. Now, a new deck joins the collection: MUERTOS.     Using the well-known vector and colorful style, MUERTOS playing cards perfectly represent the aesthetic spirit of the great Mexican Day of the Dead celebration that has been the inspiration for so many decks along last…